What Are Some Good Resources for Learning About Common African American Baby Names?

What Are Some Good Resources for Learning About Common African American Baby Names?

As of 2015, Teresa Norman's "The African-American Baby Name Book" and Linda Keister's "The Complete Guide to African-American Baby Names" are highly rated books that discuss African-American names, according to Amazon.com. Both offer common and uncommon African-American names, as well as their origins and meanings.

Norman's "The African-American Baby Name Book" is an alphabetical guide to more than 10,000 names, as well as their alternative spellings. It includes traditional African names, contemporary African-American names and traditional Muslim names.

Keister's "The Complete Guide to African-American Baby Names" offers various African, Caribbean and contemporary American names. It includes a name pronunciation guide and facts about noted African Americans.