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As Africa’s Population Booms, Meaning-Packed Baby Names Gain Popularity

Move over, Noah and Sophia - Lovemore and Nthabiseng are gaining on you. As Africa bears down for a massive baby boom, the global balance of baby names is also going to get a lot more interesting. As increasing numbers of Americans are going with names that are old fashioned or creative, parents across Africa are also drawing from a rich culture, history and imagination for names for their bundles of joy. From the apple-cheeked Sundays of Nigeria, to the roly-poly Alemayehus of Ethiopia, to...

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