List Of Kalenjin Names and Their Meanings 2024

Here is a list of the best Kalenjin names for both girls and boys that are inspirational, unique and powerful.

In Kalenjin, names that mostly start with CH are for women while names that start with a K are mostly for Kalenjin men.

The Kalenjin are a group of Southern Nilotic tribes descending from Maliri people, indigenous to North and East Africa, residing mainly in what was formerly the Rift Valley Province in Kenya and Western slopes of Mount Elgon in Uganda.

In this article, we have listed down the best Kalenjin names in Kenya and their meanings in English.

They include male Kalenjin names and female Kalenjin names that are beautiful and have a wonderful meaning behind them.

Kalenjin Names And Their Meanings:

Kiprop/Cherop – means born during the rainy season

Kipkoech/Chepkoech – means born very early in the morning

Kiprotich/Cherotich – means born when cows are coming home

Kipkemoi/Chepkemoi – means born at night

Kiptoo/Cheptoo – means born when the visitor arrived

Kiprono/Cherono – means born when goats/sheep are coming from pastures

Kipchirchir/Chepchirchir – means the Mom’s labor did not last long

Kipchumba/Chepchumba – means born when visitors are around

Kimutai/Chemutai – means the Mom’s labor lasted longer

Kipruto/Cheruto – means born when mom went for a visit

Kipkorir/Chepkorir – means born before sunrise

Kipngeno/Chepngeno – means born when goats were waking up

Kiptanui/Cheptanui – means born when someone fainted

Kipsang/Chesang – born outside the house

Kibet/Chebet – means born midday

Kiplangat/Cheplangat – means born after 7 pm

Kipngetich/Chepngetich – means born when cows are being takes to pasture

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Kipyator/Chepyator – means opening the way or a firstborn

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