More Filters. South African ancestry and family tree research HOME : SEARCH : THE DATABASE : HELP : CONTACT US : Surnames in the database beginning with W. NdiwenikaZwane,,uMkheswa,uMdladla,uNjola­uNtanzikuselawaseMangweni,uthwalabesabewengwe,uMalebomfula,,uLodung'owadungizizwe,,uBuhlasibasendlunkulu,,uNdlov'eyaphiceleziny'emazibukweni!!,,Lingwe! I'm really confused! It's GASA not Gaza.....GASA was the grandfather of SOSHANGANE kaZikode Nxumalo....the Nxumalo clan( A Nguni clan) still reigns...All amaShangane are definition....they speak Tsonga but are Nguni nonetheless...their surnames are Nguni even though they change some letters. YOU DONT EVEN KNOW WHAT YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT IN THIS PAGE. We're you able to find more info? Ntshiza,Mbhabha, Malilelwa Zintombi zithi bhuti ndizeka andina mama, andina tata ,Gubha, Ngonyama,Mpuml'inkulu,Rhadu,Bhayi Kacetywa,Totoba, Simelela ngenduku ebuthelezini,Nankazana,Manqashe, Hlazo,Chunu ,Madela ,Gigaba,Sihlobo sikaNokhepheyi,Tshaka ,Mlom'ubomvu ngathi unekelebha,Nyuswa,Ubhukuluzwa yinkonjane. Bheka, nanamhlanje kukhona indawo lena eNkayi abathi kwaDakamela. Names are of huge significance in the continent and that is why some cultures go as far as having naming ceremonies where families officially name their children in the presence of other people. Duma, in the face of this evil, fled with the major portion of his clan, ending up in the hospitality of the Tembu Chief on the River Tseleni near the coast just north of present day Richards Bay. Kodwa uzalolukaKhambule owabe engumnawabo kaMadlozi bezalwa naye nguSiyobikaMthombeni kaMlotshwa kaMzilankathakaNcube lona lwanquma ukusenzisa igama lakhe njengesibongo. Do you know amanguni yini? They comprise about 3% of the list, and about 2.1% on the Xhosa list, showing a non-Nguni origin. I maintain the list. This name was popularized by South African actress Charlize Theron (1975-), who was named after her father Charles. Davids. The most common South African surnames come from Nguni clans, which consist of the Zulu, Xhosa, and Ndebele clans. Nine bekunene ngicela imvelaphi yalesbongo saka Nyalunga mbetse bulongo nekutsi sihlobene nabobani.Ngingabonga kakhulu boNgwane. If you know the Goqolo clan in Zimbabwe, please consult me. Shangaans are Tsongas not Ngunis. Discover the ethnic origin and meaning of last names. andazi ke kuqhtyekwa kuthiweni. 1. I'd like to know more about the clan yakwaMaduna, ooGubevu, ooNokhala. I would request to know about the origin of Mahaye clan. I understand they were Zulus who went to Swaziland during the time of wars and later settled at mzimkhulu..changed the surname to hide identity... Any help..please, Mnguni, Ncobela, Shawuza, shawuz'oshisayo obashisa emuva nangaphambili, macash'emhlungwini, abahamba ngenhlanhlatho, abahle nangaphansi konyawo, Mnguni omhlophe, umhlakothi owugawula uhlume,Shawuza kashayeki ushayeka ngamatshe, onkomo zabo ziningi. Their original home was inland of the Babanango Mount at the source of the Mhlatüze river, some 20 miles inland of present day Ulundi. there was a great movement of people tribes and clans during Difaqane looking for peaceful refuge. South Africa is the mother of various Bantu speaking groups that have worked collectively into making their country what it is today. A'Bear (22) 2. ... Let’s face it; there’s definitely no shortage of strange names or even surnames in South Africa. Futhi, uqinisile umfokaKhumalo uma ethi yena iNduna ebidumile yasemaNcubeni kwakunguyena uDakamela. Basuka e Zimbabwe? 3. Kwakuyisiko labakwaNcube. Short explanations of commonly used abbreviations and of column headings, An overview of how the database has grown, and A short German poem on the topic of genealogy. My Great great grandfathers names were Sikhotha,Mwane,Mbeya. Amathuna abanye okhokho ase Maseru. Abel (6) 8. I would like to know about the origins of Ndaba Bhadela Mntungwa Tshibase Nonunu Nogubela surname Dlova ,from which tribe and where are they originate . Find out how surnames are ranked in popularity, how many people in the United States of America bear a particular name, and how the statistics change between 1990 and 2000 US Censuses. Ngifuna onolwazi olwaziyo noma oyisihhlobo nomaMahaye. Here are some of the most beautiful African names and what they mean. You contact them to see if you share the same families, and if you do, you share your information with each other. Pronunciation : case sensitive: see the pronunciation key for a guide on how to write the sounds; sounds can only be searched in names that have been assigned pronunciations * is a wildcard that will match zero or more letters in the pronunciation example: *lee matches names which end with the sound lee _ is a wildcard that will match exactly one letter in the pronunciation Thanks. This database contains over 1,000 extracted entries from two South African Jewish "Who's Who" books: 1929's The South African Jewish Year Book: Directory of Jewish Organizations and Who's Who in South African Jewry 1929, 5689-90, and 1945's The Jew in South Africa: A record of what individual Jews are doing in … I think has exactly what you referring to. i am Qinani Mthunzi original a swathi but now settled in Zimbabwe need to know more about my totem and history of Mthunzi family. Can somebody out there help me with regard to the origin and the relation between Mkhwanazi, Nkwali Nyide: Ndabase, and Maphisa: Mlambo, Sishange, Mabhedla. To get the contact details of the particular surname researcher, please, Simple theme. Those of Tsonga origin and those of Nguni origin, who are also known as Gaza Ngunis. Ngcela lusito ngesibongo saka Mqobokazi and their origin please. Pages in category "Afrikaans-language surnames" The following 138 pages are in this category, out of 138 total. NEVER TALK LIES TO THE WORLD. Abrahams. They are mostly found in Port Alfred, is there any surname by Khanyayo? One of the claimants to the throne, Mlambö by name, settled the dispute by moving, with as many of the tribe that would follow him, to the area of Qwabeleland around Eshowe, ruled by the Chief of the Qwabe, where Mlambö and his followers were allocated some land. African names have always been associated with personal identity and personality structure expressed in the hopes and aspirations of the … Can anyone enlighten me? 1111 penpals Top 100 South African names - South Africa See also first names from South Africa on : [] - It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State - Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Propaganda Chief. The lie can only be maintained for such a time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of that lie. Not long after his succession Duma fell foul of some evil portent when a ground hornbill, - (inTsingizi) - entered the Kraal. 1. Welcome to South African Ancestry: We would suggest that first time visitors to the South African Ancestry website first do a search on the surnames that you are researching to see what records are available on the South African Ancestry database. To avoid tempering too much with the list, I have left it almost as it was sent to me, leaving all the various repetitions in place. Whıch zulu surname starts wıth the letter "L"? Usage: Language + Letters. Cha azihambelani lezi izibongo abokoncube ngabakwakozilankatha.kanjalo. You will not receive your family history all done for you. His son, Mnqandi, eighty years later, was among that army of amaqhawe slaughtered by Zibhebhu, son of Maphitha, esigodlweni sase oNdini, ngonyaka ka-1883; and his grandson, Sishishili, was killed after the Bambatha uprising (imfazo yakwaZulu) of 1906. African last names or surnames have deeper meanings than many think. may anyone help me with izithakazelo zakwaSkhosana buso noMahlangu bhorholo. You will find one of the regiments were lead by Ncube.So what makes you think they are not Nguni? Part of amaHlubi clan which settled (among other places) in the Ladysmith/Harrismith (MManthatisi's Batlokwa land, you also find Radebe people in QWAQWA. Hi. Nqarhwane Xhosa clan where are they found in the eastern cape? Hey! If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. Okhokho nabomkhulu abaziwayo kuqala kuMawindi (Rogers), kaMatsokwane (Dubhi), kaTshobuta, can someone help me with the NYONI 's clan name (Ndebele) pliz, uMathema nguMkhwanazi bafo ngethemba kuyezwakala. Discover the ethnic origin and meaning of last names. Simunye! Others they say we Sothos others say we are Zulus. Nemvelaphi yabo ayicacile kodwa babexhumene noDlamini. We are the Fingo people / AmaMfengu and this clan can be found in Lesotho and Eastern Cape. My problem is that nobody seem to know the clan praise. hi I would love to know about thanjekwayo clan where it originated and isithakazelo coz I've been searching and I can't find anything. They exist in the Nguni's and Bapedi's. Abell (2) 9. With time, this section of the family down at the coast became there known as abakwa-Ncube, not as abasema-Ncubeni.Uma ufisa, ngokulandisela futhi umlando wabantu bakwa-Khambule, abahlobana nabakwa-Ncube, njengoba ngishilo ngaphezulu. Adams. You e-mail me the surnames you are interested in, and I send you the e-mail address(es) of the person(s) who are researching these surnames for their own family history. Ngizwe kuthiwa bango Somgonyama noma Nsongonyama, ngabe kuliqiniso loku? THE NGWENYA PEOPLE ARE FROM THE NGUNI PEOPLE IN THE SURNAME OF MYENI>>>>THEY WERE SETTLED AT UMFOLOZI IN KWAZULU NATAL BEFORE THE TIMES OF SHAKA, MOST OF THEM MIGRATED TO ESWAZINI, US WE ARE STILL IN KWAZULU NATAL FROM BIRTH AND OUR GRANDFATHERS WITNESS OUR ORIGINS. From this Mlotshwa family were afterwards derived the small eziBisini, emaNcubeni, and Khambule clans.The family branch which later formed the eziBisini clan did not migrate far afield. Ive just discovered that the surname Im using is not my biological surname can u please help me find out who I am and where biological blood line liesGam, Nqana, Kahla are the clan names given to me by my father, wich I cant seem to find. Ngicela ukwazi izithakazelo zakwa Makhanya nokuthi bahlobana nabakwa bani. Bathini bona xa bezithutha? Hi can youl help me with Manana hyms praises please, Plz help with the izithakazelo zakwa Masango,phondolubomvu, Thank you for this valuable information. I am battling to understand this list of names! This list may not reflect recent changes (). Aalgaard (1) 3. Mlambö died there around 1754, leaving two sons, (twins) Ngwenya (senior) and Ntsinde (junior), and the two divisions of the new clan were called aba-kwa-Ngwenya and aba-kwa-Ntsinde, and they lived together in Qwabeleland for some time. I would like to know where the Mzozwana (Motsotsoana), Mpofu(Phofu) and Sibindi(Sebete) fall? ngcela ukbuza ukuthi abaka hlathwayo ngabaphi futhi basukaphi (izithakazelo,amaculo,namakhosi), Mine is quite rare and ots origins I am tryi g to find. Is there a Sibidla surname in the Ndebele clan izithakazelo zabo are something like: Bhele lakwa Lenge, Sijakula, Mncwane Mlotsha, Tshangelenkosi, Dlambula...?? From what I have told, she came from southern Zululand districts/areas along or near the Thukhela river. Ngicela ungisize ngemvelaphi ngamaNguni akwaNcobela, would like to find out if there is any problem if abakwa maseko bangathatha kwa ndlovu or vise vesa, My mom is a Xhosa her surname is James i so wish to know izithakazelo zakhona can any1 help me*lost*, Search and find out out if your mom's real surmane is not Jama or Jamela. Incidentally, Bukalanga are the seed nation for my mother's people the Swazis as well. Discover your DNA story and unlock the secrets of your ancestry and genealogy with our DNA kits for ancestry and the world’s most comprehensive DNA database. Labantu badabuka eLusuthu esizweni lesi sabeSuthu okungakuthi nabo bangabeSuthu.Sibathola bona sebezinze laphaya entabeni Intabazwe (Harriesmith) nasOndini(Underburg), Umuntu esiqala ukuzwa ngaye kulababantu nguye uMncube uqobo. Uma sibheka emva lena, abantu bakwa-Ncube bankabayinye nabakwa-Khambule, Mlotshwa, Shezi, kanye nabantu baseziBisini. The problem with this Lushanduko pageis that it spreads the confusion that is very common in Zimbabwe that animal surnames never existed in South African Nguni society therefore they must be Kalanga. SHELEMBE, Hi I am Buhle Mhlanga,my clan name is Skosana I want to my more about my clan name where they coming from and side we belong eg.mfengus or other. In fact surnames like Ndlovu, Ngwenya etc existed in Zululand long before the Mfecane. South African Submitted Surnames Home » Submitted Names. Mna ndingu Goqolo, Mabhengu / Bhengu, Teni, Tshengezana, Tshevula, Ngwane. uMsuthu uzele uNcube, Khoza lo Maphalala. Most of the surnames of the Brazilian population have a Portuguese origin, due to Portuguese colonization in the country (it is estimated that 80% of the Brazilian population has at least one Portuguese ancestor), while other South American countries were largely colonized by the Spanish. Ubuduna bemaZilankatheni koMthwakazi bukoDakamela besekuthi indlu yeskhosini semaZilankatheni kulesisizwe sikaMzilikazi buko Bowell okaHlahla uyaphila lamanje utholakala eNyamayendlovu usanda kuphuma koBulawayo, Bonke o Ndlovu asiwo maNdebele these are the Hole who were incorporated into the Ndebele state.Thabani Dlodlo, Thabani Dlodlo koMthwakazi silo Ndlovu (Gatsheni/Gegana kunye lo Mthombeni). Copyright Anne Lehmkuhl Click here to contact me, PLEASE NOTE: This is ONLY a listing of who is interested in which South African families. Dlamini (244,336) 3. This is why you hardly see an African man bearing a Western name as his last name. I do not realy know where I fall coz there are zulu people callin a similar clan as mine but to be specificI'm xhosa by xhosa speaking... Ndingu songo nodwala umthwa nothabizolo nonyele ncenceni owathi izulu liyezisa kanti seli zongomaWhat/where are my clan roots? In anticipation of National Archives Awareness Week, we have taken a closer look at the 10 most common surnames in the Western Cape. South african last names starting with B By the time of the South African (or Anglo-Boer) War in 1899, after the diamond rush and the discovery of gold, Boers had married Brits, who had followed the original settlers in droves, both had married across the colour line, and slaves had married Khoi and Bantu. Ngicela ukwazi ngesibongo sakwaMpofana how it originated which part of the country are they found in which tribe do they belonged also may I have their praises please this is very important to me for my child. I think you should look at the origins of the surname Ncube before assuming that it is a Kalanga surname. Thank you in advance. tiba, nyabuse, mphokwe, mleke, sicubu somlenze asiphekwa siyosiwa, singaphekwa koqhuma izimbiza! We are the Fingoes / AmaMfengu. In origin, they were closely related to the Mabaso-Khumalo-Khoza group of the Nondweni district; and, being few in numbers, they allied themselves with the Buthelezi chieftain and occupied a portion of his dominions abutting on the emaMbatheni and ebaThenjini, south of the White uMfolozi. Will someone out there provide some information for me regarding the origin of the Mthimunye(also spelt Mtimunye) clan and surname. Thokozani Bantu Bakithi, ngicela onolwazi ngabakwa Maseko nokuthi bahlobene kanjani nabakwaPhiri? Ngicela kuchazelwa ngesibongo sakwa Zakwe. Can anyone help me with Titayi's clan names, please. usage Close. In Zimbabwe's case these surnames in Zimbabwe Ndebele society were among people of Sotho, Tswana, Venda and Kalanga ancestry. I JUST NEED AN EXPLANATION ABOUT THE MASILELA SURNAME AND HOW THE NDEBELE & THE PEDI MASILELAS RELATE OR HOW THEY DIFFER.ARE THEY THE SAME TRIBE OR WHAT?ALSO EXPLAIN ME THEIR ORIGIN. Can anyone help me. My great grandmother's surname was Tusi. Ngicela ukwazi ukuthi uNyathi uhambisana kanjani noMdluli?lokho ngikusho ngoba abantu bakwa Nyathi e Zimbabwe isithakazelo sabo oMdluli ukhona ongangichazela? However I'm concerned that it's merely a list and it does not create links. The top 10 surnames by province of birth registration, according to the latest report released by Statistics South Africa are as follows: 1. Which Skhosana are you, Ndebele, Zulu or Xhosa?. Yenawazala uMzilankatha owazala uMlotshwa yena wazala uSiyobi owazala uMadlozi.Bafike kuleli lakwaZulu lisengalakwaMthethwa lonke leliyazwe elingaphesheya kwemfolozingaselwandle. And so began some 30 years of unsettled history of the Myeni, with Duma and his people moving to emaTubatuba; then being chased out of there as far as the enGwavuma River to the East of Swaziland where they eventually settled as vassals to Chief Zondiwe of the Mngomezulu. Ngomlando wakwethu, nansi inqolobane yama-Ncube, funda futhi uyigogose.At the time of the entry of the Ntungwa-Ngunis into the Vryheid district out of the south-eastern Transvaal, and their subsequent break-up there into numerous clans, there was among them a certain leader named Mlotshwa. As copied,Izithakazelo zakwaThusi19th September 2016IzithakazeloThusiThusiMlotshwa,Sishange,Ndlebenkomo,Bhulekuphangweni,Makhanya,Gcwabaza,Nondlela,Msuthu,Ndandali,Ntamonde,Khambule,Ndlandla,Vunisa,Zindela,Manyoni,Mbuyisa,Mzilankatha,Mshazi,Mlambo,Mabhedla,Vunisa,Inina enehla ngomzungulu niphuma empumalanga umzungulu wasala wabola, Sbumbu setshwele eligulayo,Madla umchamo wenjaManyosi sofakaza, May you please share the origin and history of ''BIYASE''. Really appreciate to know more about the Tutu surname, hi i want to be innovative while choosing a for... 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