Uncategorized October 13, 2016 at 10:23 am

7 Most Fascinating Traditional African Baby Naming Ceremonies

Mark Babatunde October 13, 2016 at 10:23 am

October 13, 2016 at 10:23 am | Uncategorized

Photo Credit: UNESCO

Photo Credit: UNESCO

Congo Naming Ceremony
Christianity is the prevalent religion in the DR Congo, so in most cases, a newborn child is given a Christian name followed by two traditional names. Names are often chosen by a maternal uncle, the mother, or a sister to the mother. Often the names chosen reflect an event surrounding the birth or serve to carry on a family story.

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