• Ashanti Tribe,  Lifestyle

    What’s your name?

    In the Ashanti Tribe you are given a name for the day that you are born. There are a number of variations of the names, I will use the one that I like to use. There is female and male version of the names, which can be fun if you twins in the family. Have a look at what day you were born on , see what your name is. In Ashanti homes, Sunday-born males and females are named Kwasi or Akosua respectively (meaning ‘associated with the universe’); Monday-born are Kojo or Adwoa (meaning ‘associated with peace’); Tuesday-born are Kwabena or Abena (meaning ‘associated with the ocean’); Wednesday-born Kwaku or Akua (meaning ‘associated with…

  • Ashanti Tribe,  Lifestyle

    What's your name?

    In the Ashanti Tribe you are given a name for the day that you are born. There are a number of variations of the names, I will use the one that I like to use. There is female and male version of the names, which can be fun if you twins in the family. Have a look at what day you were born on , see what your name is. In Ashanti homes, Sunday-born males and females are named Kwasi or Akosua respectively (meaning ‘associated with the universe’); Monday-born are Kojo or Adwoa (meaning ‘associated with peace’); Tuesday-born are Kwabena or Abena (meaning ‘associated with the ocean’); Wednesday-born Kwaku or Akua (meaning ‘associated with…