Names and Surnames in Malawi

Malawi, officially the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in southeastern Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland. It is bordered by Zambia to the west, Tanzania to the north and northeast, and Mozambique surrounding on the east, south and southwest. Malawi spans over 118,484 km2 (45,747 sq mi) and has an estimated population of 18,143,217. Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa, takes up about a third of Malawi's area. Its capital is Lilongwe, which is also the country's largest city; the second largest is Blantyre, the third largest is Mzuzu and the fourth largest is its old capital Zomba. The name Malawi comes from the Maravi, an old name of the Chewa people who inhabit the area. The country is nicknamed "The Warm Heart of Africa" because of the friendliness of its people.


Most Common Surnames In Malawi :
Most Common Names In Malawi :
Male Name Female Name
Gift Grace
Blessings Mercy
Emmanuel Martha
Joseph Memory
James Mary
Peter Alinafe
John Esther
Innocent Ruth
Patrick Patricia
Charles Catherine
Random Names in Malawi by Name Generator :
Male Name
Christopher Phiri
Gift Lungu
William Harawa
James Banda
Davie Ng'ambi
Samuel Manda
Precious Tembo
Madalitso Chawinga
Alex Ngoma
Felix Ngulube
Female Name
Rabecca Phiri
Maria Mbale
Catherine Kumwenda
Mary Nkhoma
Getrude Chirwa
Ellen Kazembe
Annie Banda
Linda Mandala
Martha Manda
Violet Mtambo
Closest Countries to Malawi by Given Names :
Country %
Uganda 49.00%
Zimbabwe 47.00%
Solomon Islands 45.00%
Kenya 40.00%
Ghana 39.00%
Papua New Guinea 38.00%
Liberia 37.00%
Bahamas 36.00%
Tanzania 30.00%
Rwanda 30.00%
Northern Ireland 29.00%
Closest Countries to Malawi by Surnames
Country %
Zambia 28.00%
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