Edited by Azizi Powell
This post provides hyperlinks to pancocojams post on names and nicknames in the United States that I have published up to November 4, 2016.
I've divided these links into a section on traditional African names and a section on Caribbean names.
The section on African names includes posts about Arabic names.
The section on Caribbean names includes the South American nation of Surinam.
These links with post titles are presented in chronological order by year with the oldest year given first.
This list does not include pancocojams posts about children's rhymes and cheers that include names of famous people or pancocojams posts about R&B songs that include names.
A few of these links are also found on "Links To Pancocojams Posts On Names & Nicknames In The United States" http://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2016/11/links-to-pancocojams-posts-on-names.html
TRADITIONAL AFRICAN NAMES
"How I Got My African Name"
"The Origins & Meanings Of "Jaffe Joffer" & Other Names From "Coming To America" (with videos)"
" "Yoruba Names And Their Meanings" by Fela Sowande"
"Swahili & Igbo Names That Begin With "Sh" or "Ch""
"Arabic Names That Begin With "Sh" or "Ch""
"The Survival Of Several Akan Day Names In 19th South Carolina & Other Linguistic Examples From An Excerpt Of The 1867 Book "Slaves Songs Of The South""
"Ethiopian Naming Practices (Information & Comments)"
"Excerpt From Kwasi Konodu's Book "The Akan Diaspora In The Americas" (with a focus on Akan day names in Suriname, South America)"
"Jamaican Names That Begin with "Ch" or "Sh""
"Lists Of Popular Contemporary Jamaican Personal Names"
"How Black Caribbeans Got Their Last Names During Slavery"
"Lists Of Most Common Bajan (Barbados) Last Names"
"Lists Of Most Common Last Names In Trinidad & Tobago, Antigua, St Vincents, The Virgin Islands, And Several Other Caribbean Nations"
"Haitian Personal Names - The Female Name "Wideline"
"Some Distinctive Haitian Female Names (with information about some Haitian naming customs)"
"Some Distinctive Haitian Male Names (with information about some Haitian naming customs)"
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