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What Is Your "English" Name?

Everyone knows how Nigerians have a Nigerian Name and Also an "English" name,

What is your English Name?

I'll go first- Mine is Sara

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Mine's Stephen

English:Stephen,Steven

French:Etienne

Spanish:Estaban

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Samuel, my friends call me Sammy or Sam.

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[center]A L E K Z A N D E R[/center]

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K E L V I N.

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Odebode Olumide Kelvin

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aint got a english name.

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My English name is Joyce

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don't have any

buf if m goin to get one for myself its goin 2 be roseline

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Agnes lool jokes

ma english name is amanda

why do igbo people give children wired names like

gods gift

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abeg i no get English Name i am a Nigerian, wetin i want with that?

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I don't have one.

My yoruba name sounds good alright. means good too.

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I don't have any! lol

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dont have one but ppl call me KC my initials.

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I was actually given a non nigerian name at birth/baptism. The name is not english. It is rather a name common among people of the East of europe.

I stopped using my non-african name because I felt that it does not make any sense. I dont know any Non-African that has an African name.

The use of the so called english names is a left over of the colonial era. We have to do away with them. I have two kids and I gave them only local names

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@ ebelegirl

ebele is also my cousin's name but she goes by maureen in school.

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mine is sharon but i don't like it. when i was younger, i used to ask my parents why they didn't use my english name for school because people couldn't prenounce adanma. but when i got older i started to appreciate my name because it makes me who i am and gives me pride in my culture.

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Don't have one.

It makes me happy that my names are African.

However many parents give their children English names to use in school and they believe that it will help them to get a job later on in life.

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Anthonia is my baptisimal name or Daisy,but i prefer to use Anthonia

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dont know if this is english , Jonathan. but thats my name

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I got tired of the name my parents gave me so I gave myself "God's Love". I've heard of someone called that.

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Kim, which one is kim? the one i know is a berom name o! is that your english name?

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Nop.

I never thought u were untruthful.

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beyunce, did u think i was fibbing?

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My grandmum was Felicia, and my cousin was named felica after my grandma, and becos my dad really wanted me to be named after her as well but was beaten to it, he called me Felicity.

My dad was educated and lived in the UK, so that explains, but i'm glad its a different name, hardly come across anyone with that name.

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My english name is Felicity, Damn thank God its not Felicia, my cousin got that one

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Not all surnames are slave names.

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mine english name is God's Love.

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both, i guess. Christian names are the ones u get at birth, or during baptism. some non-christians also have english names. slave names are mostly surnames

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What is an english name? U mean christian names or slave names??

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Simon Robbie Luke then surname

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Everyone pronounces my name well. We asked our parents for English names when we were younger. They refused to give us English names so we each gave ourselves one -- and you'll see those names on our various documents.

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They pronounce Sade good but some people be bleeping up with Folasade.

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Mine is Victor Valentine, but victor would do

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CHRISTANA or christina

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Mine is Thomas but friends call me Tom

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Who told you all Nigerians have English names?

I've lived in England my whole life and I don't have an 'English name'.

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