Ethiopian Names

Male Names
  • Amare (African) - Handsome; good looking [African and English speaking countries]

    Amaré Stoudemire is an American basketball player.

  • Kaleb (Hebrew) - Dog; Heart [English speaking countries]

    Although Caleb spelled with a "K" is often used in English speaking countries just as a simple change to spelling the name with the more traditional "C", Kaleb is a legitimate form of the Hebrew name Caleb. Kaleb is actually an Ethiopian cognate of Caleb

Female Names
  • Aisha (Arabic) - Alive; she who lives [African, Arabic, English and Swahili speaking countries]

    A'isha or Aisha was the third and favored wife of Mohammed, and the daughter of Abu Bakr, the first caliph.

    Aisha Tyler is an American actress.

  • Amira (Arabic) - Princess; prosperous [African, Arabic, English, Hebrew and Swahili speaking countries]

    As a Hebrew name, Amira may come from the Hebrew meaning "speech" or "treetop" if written with the letter Aleph, or "sheaf of corn" if written with the letter Ayin. It is also the feminine form of the Arabic name Amir.

  • Ayana (African) - Beautiful blossom [African and English speaking countries]

    Variant of Ayanna.

Gender Neutral Names
  • Amara (Greek) - Unfading; eternal [English and Hindi speaking countries]

    The feminine Amara may be derived from the Greek amarantos (eternal, unfading).
    Alternatively, it may be from the Latin amarus (bitter, sour).

    As a male name it is Sanskrit in origin, and means 'immortal'. It also refers to the numb