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Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. The Republic of the Congo is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa.

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Ancestry Soul Name Explained

In Ghana, children are given a name based on the day in the week they are born. Day names have further meanings concerning the character of the person

Ghana Sankofa Symbol

Trendy names have little meaning and have little to no relevance to the African family however, Ghana soul names are already chosen and boys and girls are born into this world with ties to the ancestors and living family.

Hearing and sharing name soul names fastens a person with their ancestral tribe creating an inner strength in the soul and fills the inner self with spiritual intenseness. Men and women Ghana soul name or day names are explained below.


Men Ghana soul name or day name 


Sunday born males names are Akwasi, Kwasi, Kwesi, Akwesi, Sisi, Kacely, or Kosi.

Monday born males names are Kojo, Kwadwo, Jojo, Joojo, or Kujoe.

Tuesday born males names are Kwabena, Kobe, Kobi, Ebo, Kabelah, Komla, Kwabela, Kobby, or Kobena.

Wednesday born males names are Kwaku, Abeiku, Kuuku, or Kweku.

Thursday born males names are Yaw, Ekow, or Yao.

Friday born males names are Kofi, Fifi, Fiifi, or Yoofi.

Saturday born males names are Kwame, Kwamena, or Kwamina.


Women Ghana soul name or day name


Sunday born female names are Akosua, Akasi, Akos, Esi, or Awesi.

Monday born female names are Adwoa, Adjoa, Adzoa, or Adwoma.

Tuesday born female names are Abena, Araba, or Abenayo.

Wednesday born female names are Akua, Aku, Kukua,or Akuma.

Thursday born female names are Aba, Yaa, Yawa, Baaba, or Awo.

Friday born female names are Afua, Afia, Afi, or Efua.

Saturday born female name is Ama.

Ghana soul name African Proverbs


To give is to store.
People who remove honey from a beehive are always two.
To ask is the desire to know the way.
A relationship is in the soles of the feet.
Everything has its own time.
All wisdom is not taught in school.
The clever person is not overcome by difficulties.
To be called is to be sent.
Travelling is learning.

What is your Ghanaian soul name or day name

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Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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