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Origin of the name AFFRICA.
Etymology of the name AFFRICA.
Meaning of the baby name AFFRICA.

  

AFFRICA.  Africa (q.v.), the continent, probably means "land of the Afarik," the great tribe of the Berbers or Numidians.  But in certain parts of Europe, it stands for Celtic Aoiffè (q.v.), meaning "pleasant." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).  Afrika is in use as a masculine name.  Usage:  Ireland, Isle of Man, Wales.

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