Category Archives: Black History Month Baby Names

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National Black History Month

February marks the beginning of Black History Month, recognizing the history of the African heritage in countries such as the United States and Canada. In 1926, historian Carter G. Woodson had a goal to inform the public of African American history including culture and lifestyle through a week long dedication. If you are expecting within the month of February and proud of your heritage, here are a few names that might interest you for your soon-to-be.

Boys:

Jackson (English): The son of Jack or John
Jamal (Arabic): A handsome man
Terence (Latin): From the ancient Roman clan
Tyrone (Gaelic): From Owen’s land

Girls:

Adaya (Hebrew): Precious charm of God
Ebony (Egyptian): A dark beauty
Halle (English): From the field of hay
Shantelle (American): Form of Chantal, meaning “A beautiful singer”