Name of the Day: Awiti

Today’s name is a Luo name. Awiti is sometimes used as a protection name for a prematurely born child, explained by Caprice here. It’s sweet and cute, and could possibly catch on outside of East Africa.

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PRONOUNCIATION: ah-WEE-tee

MEANING: Awiti is a Luo name, meaning “thrown away”.

POPULARITY: No recorded popularity for Awiti.

NICKNAMES: Awi, Witi, Iti, Tia

SIBLING SUGGESTIONS: Akinyi, Otieno (sorry, I couldn’t find much information on Luo names)

COMBOS: Awiti Margot, Awiti Ocean, Awiti Melissa

AS A MIDDLE NAME: Juliette Awiti, Marigold Awiti, Clare Awiti

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