Given and family names are an important aspect of an individual’s identity. Our names often have special meanings that connect us to our ancestors, our ethnicity, and our national identity. Our names give us an understanding of who we are, where we came from, and our place in the larger world.
This report provides detailed information about The Gambia’s traditional name structure, a list of the 100 most common surnames (family names) and their meanings, plus 50 each of the most common male and female given names and their meanings.
This report is especially useful for those who seek to understand the connection of given and family names with The Gambia’s culture, those conducting genealogical studies, as well as those who wish to learn the meaning of their own The Gambia origin given and family names.
Content: This The Gambia—Names Report contains four content modules, 10+ photographs, and a minimum of 15 pages of editorial.
The four content modules for The Gambia are:
- Name Structure
- Surnames (100 most popular family names and meanings)
- Given Names (50 most popular male name and meanings)
- Given Names (50 most popular female names and meaning)
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Report Date: June 11, 2023
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