This name generator gives you 15 random Mandinka names and surnames. Mandinka is a language spoken by western African Mandinka people and descendents of the Mali empire. The majority live in Gambia, Guinea, Mali and Ivory Coast and according to a 1996 census, their total population is around 13 million. The overwhelming majority of the people of Mandinka today are Muslims, as is seen in their names. They also have African variants of Muslim names, along with the most common Mandinka names. We concentrated primarily on the latter two, since a separate Muslim name generator is already available on our website.
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The Mandinka are indigenous people living in the vast tropical rain forests of the Sahel region of Africa. The Mandinka are also known by the names, Malinke, Mandingo, Mamba and Gumba. The Mandinka are a group of people who are originally from the central areas of Ghana. However, the Mandinka are now spreading to different parts of the Sahel region of Africa and have their own cultures and languages. In spite of their large size, the Mandinka are not that large in numbers.
The name, Mandinka, comes from the Gumba River where they originated. The Mandinka are mostly located in areas that receive high rainfall as well as desert areas. The name, Mandinka, is a corruption of "Mande," which means mud or earth. The area where the Mandinkas originated is known as "Mandinka," and this name has been passed on to the modern day Mandinkas as well. The region of Mandinka is situated in the southern part of the country, in the southeast part of Ghana. The Mandinka are known for their large stature, large eyes, dark skin, small breasts, narrow hips and wide buttocks, as well as their strong legs and strong arms. The Mandinka are also known for their great stamina and endurance, and for the fact that they are also considered to be one of the fastest growing urban groups in the world.
The traditional clothing of the Mandinka is mainly a short skirt or dress. Their jewelry consists mainly of beads and tusks. They have their own religion known as "Mangue." The language of the Mandinka is called "Kanembe," which means "people of the sun" or "sun people." However, there is no written language used by the Mandinka.