Botswana Baby Names
Botswana is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. It has a landscape defined by the Okavango Delta and the Kalahari Desert. 70 percent of its territory being the Kalahari Desert. A mid-sized country of just over 2 million people, Botswana is one of the most sparsely populated nations in the world. The official language of Botswana is English although Setswana is widely spoken across the country. Other languages spoken in Botswana are Kalanga , Sarwa, Ndebele, and Afrikaans. Its culture and heritage is vibrant and rich.
An estimated 70% of the country's citizens identify as Christians. Other minorities are muslim and hindu. Approximately 20% of citizens espouse no religion.
Botswana people have strong beliefs in God. Children are seen as a gift from God. This is illustrated in names such as: Kaboyamodimo, Mphoyamodimo, Modimoopeloor Tiroyamodimo.
Tswana names bear a multilayered significance. They have a way of using names to keep in memory those who have passed away. Batswana are not just concerned with keeping the past through naming, they also use names to project to the future since some names they give their children reflect the dreams and aspirations they hold.
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