Common Mandinka Names

Mandinkas (Mandingo) were founders of the Great Mali Empire. Mandinka first names are typically Africanized Arabic names.

Girls

Fatou
Kaddy
Isatou
Birta
Amie
Haddy
Rohey
Nyima
Ramata

Boys

Lamin
Buba
Babaja
Ebrima
Ebou
Pa
Musa
Ousman
Assan






Surnames

Ceesay 
Condeh 
Condé 
Coulibaly 
Dabo 
Daramy 
Diawara 
Fadika 
Jawara 
Kaba 
Kabba 
Kabbah 
Kakay 
Keita 
Kouyaté 
Kuyateh 
Mansaray 
Mansaré 
Ouattara
Sesay 
Touré 
Turay