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Origin of the name AFUA.
Etymology of the name AFUA.
Meaning of the baby name AFUA.


AFUÁ.  A girl's name in Ghana.  In the Twi language it means "born on Friday."  Its masculine equivalent is KofiEfua is a Fanti form.
    Esther Afua Ocloo (d. 2002), a former Ghanian entrepreneur and pioneer of micro-lending. (Wiki)

    A more remarkable feature still, in the very centre of the coastline of West Africa, is that, in the languages and dialects of the Twi group, in Efe, and in Ga, the week is a recognised division of time, and is divided into seven days.  Each day has a name, and they are made use of in naming children according to the day on which they are born; and between the day of the week and the personal name there is some etymological connection. (The Languages of West Africa, Migeod, 1911).


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