What does the baby name Kijana mean? Learn about what Kijana means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Kijana - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Kijana
K-I-J-A-N-A, is a 6-letter male given name.
Meaning of Kijana
Origin of Kijana
The name 'Kijana' has its origins in the Swahili language. Swahili is a Bantu language spoken in various countries in East Africa, including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda. 'Kijana' specifically comes from the Swahili word for 'youth' or 'young person'.
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Popularity of Kijana
The popularity of the name 'Kijana' has been relatively low. It is not a widely used name and does not rank among the most popular names for boys in any particular country.
Kijana currently has 2 likes, and is in the top 10% of liked boy's names. The name Abayomi is slightly more popular than Kijana.

Etymology of Kijana

The name 'Kijana' is derived from the Swahili word 'kijana', which means 'youth' or 'young person'. In Swahili, names often have meanings that reflect positive qualities or aspirations for the child.

Cultural Significance of Kijana

In Swahili-speaking cultures, the name 'Kijana' carries connotations of youthfulness, vitality, and potential. It is often seen as a name that represents the hopes and dreams of parents for their child's future.