Popularity:18378
Origin:Swahili
Meaning:leader; beach, shore
Sahel is a boy's name of Swahili origin. A variant of Sahil which means "leader," it's commonly found in Hindi-speaking countries and on the Indian subcontinent. Sahel also means "beach" or "shore," sharing its name with the southern Sahara desert region, where the land is fertile and arable. Whether you want baby to lead the family or exude the peaceful, constant essence of a sandy shore, Sahel is a versatile name that ticks all the right boxes.
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