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Akan Day of Birth Names and Appellations (Male/Female)

Akan Day of Birth Names and Appellations (Male/Female).

In Ghana, amongst various ethnic groups, there is an automatic name for a child depending on the day that he/she is born.

In addition to the names, the Akan ethnic group also has appellations for the various names. Below are the names (according to day of birth) and the related appellations.

Day Of BirthFemale NameFemale ApellationMale NameMale ApellationEthnicity
MondayAdwoaBadwoKwadwo/KojoOkotoAkan
TuesdayAbenaNimoKwabenaOgyamAkan
WednesdayAkuaObirisuo, Obisi or OdaakuoKwakuAtobi, Daaku or BonsamAkan
ThursdayYaaBusuoYawPreko or OperebaAkan
FridayAfia/AfuaBaafi/NkosoKofiKyini, Ntiful or BaboneAkan
SaturdayAmaNyamewa or AdomaKwameAtoapoma, OteanankannuroAkan
SundayAkosua/AkoseDampoKwasi/KwesiBoduaAkan

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