African American Baby Name Meanings

African American baby name meanings are harder to look up in other books and from other websites as many African American names are created by the parent and are uniquely a new name. Thus, they don't appear in baby books and name books. By analyzing the letter placement in these names the personality characteristics can be determined. For example, let's take the ever-increasing popular names of Anulikka (female name) and Shakir (male name).

Name meaning of Anulikka

The African American baby name meanings of Anulikka is that of a workaholic who wants to improve the world in which she lives. She enjoys having fun, and yet fun is had only after the work is done. She was born of a sense of self and that knowledge cannot be destroyed. She will maintain her sense of self-worth her entire life.

Anulikka is an independent thinker and a natural leader, who leads for the benefit of the whole. She is naturally likable, and will not change who she is to gain favor.

Remember, these characteristics are just some of what the name Anulikka tells us. Remember this does not consider the influence of the middle nor last name, which can alter or adjust some of these characteristics.

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Name meaning of Shakir

The African American baby name meanings of Shakir is that of a workaholic who treasures his freedom. He can learn anything once he is shown the basics. In fact, he does not like being given any more information than what is needed to create his foundation as he likes to build the rest for himself. Shakir is a natural leader and yet may shy away from leading at different times in his life.

Shakir is sensitive to criticism and wants to shut down when criticized. Shakir may appear as if he fits in socially on the outside and yet he may feel that he is a loner on the inside. Shakir is highly independent and a bit of a rebel.

You will get a lot more cooperation from Shakir when you make a suggestion to him versus telling him what to do. Shakir treasures honesty in others and strives to be honest himself.

Remember, these characteristics are a small sampling of what the name Shakir tells us. Remember this does not consider the influence of the middle nor last name, which can alter or adjust some of these characteristics.

Please see the products page for any name's full analysis.

African Name Meanings are indexed by first letter in the first name.

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G, H, I and J


K, L and M


N, O, P and Q


R, S, T and U


V, W, X, Y and Z

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