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

Lusungu - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Lusungu
L-U-S-U-N-G-U, is a 7-letter male given name.
Meaning of Lusungu
Mercy (tribe-kunda).
Origin of Lusungu
The name 'Lusungu' finds its roots in the Chewa language, which is spoken primarily in Malawi, Zambia, and Mozambique. In Chewa culture, names hold great significance and are often chosen based on their meanings and cultural associations.
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Popularity of Lusungu
The popularity of the name 'Lusungu' is relatively low, as it is not commonly used outside of Chewa-speaking communities. It is more prevalent in Malawi, where it is considered a traditional and culturally significant name.
Lusungu currently has 2 likes, and is in the top 10% of liked boy's names. The name Abayomi is slightly more popular than Lusungu.

Etymology of Lusungu

The name 'Lusungu' is derived from the Chewa word 'lusungu', which means 'blessing' or 'luck'. It is often given to boys with the hope that they will lead fortunate and prosperous lives.

Cultural Significance of Lusungu

In Chewa culture, names are chosen with great care and are believed to have a profound impact on an individual's life. The name 'Lusungu' is seen as a positive and auspicious name, symbolizing the parents' desire for their child to be blessed with good fortune and success.