Meaning:Born on Saturday; Father of life
Kwame is a masculine Akan name of Ghanaian origin, meaning “born on Saturday.” A beloved name in Akan communities, Kwame is part of the tradition of naming children by the day of the week they were born. The female name for a child born on Saturday is Ama. Each name comes steeped in attributes; Kwame is associated with “combat-ready” and exudes an abundance of fortune, health, and spirituality. Kwame is a form of Koyame, meaning “Father of life,” and is considered another name of God. Kwame Nkrumah was Ghana's first President and liberated his people from Great Britain’s rule in 1957. A title steeped in majesty and strength will surely equip baby Kwame with the confidence to take on the world.
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