Vintage Somali Names for Boys

I put together a list of names I could think of and find online, and although it’s far from exhaustive I’m hoping it’d serve as a nifty resource for those looking to name baby boys. 


Aar

Abaadir

Amaadin

Abron

Afrax

Aflax

Aweys

Absiye

Awale

Ayaanle

Ashkir

Abyan


 

Bodhari

Bile

Badri

Bootan

Bulxan

Buraale

Beyle

Birmad

Biixi

Baashe

Bacadle

Bicir

Bullaale


 

Caraale

Caynanshe

Carte

Cirjuge

Cigale

Cilmi

Cigaal

Cabbane

Cadceed

Ciiltire

Ceelaabe

Caagane

Ciid

Cawil

Cabsiiye

Caroofe

Caymiye

Ciilmooge

Carraabe

Cowke

Cirroole


 

Dirir

Dalmar

Diiriye

Ducaale

Deeq

Dayax

Daacad

Dugsiiye

Dacar

Diinle

Diyaar

Dafle

Duulane

Dharaar

Dhuux

Dhamuuke

Dheereeye


Fahiye


 

Guuleed

Garaad

Geele

Guhan

Galool

Guure

Galeyr

Gaboobe

Gudoon

Gurey


 

Hanad

Hufane

Haybe

Hilowle

Halac

Hayaan

Haareey

Hanuuniye

Hiirad

Hurre

Hiraabe


 

Jimcaale

Jaamac

Jannaalle


 

Keenadiid

Keyse

Kulmi

Keynaan

Kaarshe

Kheyre

Kooshin

Kaahiye

Kediye


 

Liibaan

Looyan

Ladane

Looge


 

Mire

Magan

Mahad

Mooge

Madal


Nuuriye

Naaleeye


Qeys


 

Rooble

Raage


 

Sade

Sooyan

Samawade

Suudi

Sahal

Sabriye

Salaad

Saxardiid

Sareeye

Sooran

Samatar

Siyaad

Sugule

Seeraar

Samo-kaab

Shire

Sharmarke

Shirwac

Shuuriye


 

Toor

Tarax


Ugaas


 

Wardiye

Warsame

Weheliye

Wardheere

Warfaa

Waaberi

Wacays

Warmooge


 

 

Xirsi

Xareed

Xalane

Xandulle

Xaamud

Xaayow

Xidig

Xaraf


 

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