Type Country
Scripts Уганда(Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian) უგანდა(Georgian) Ուգանդա(Armenian) אוגנדה(Hebrew) اوگاندا(Persian) ウガンダ(Japanese Katakana) 우간다(Korean Hangul)
Pronounced Pron. yoo-GAN-də(English)
oo-GAN-da(German, Italian, Spanish, Polish)
oo-GUN-du(Portuguese)
oo-GAN-də(Catalan)
OO-gahn-dah(Finnish)
OO-gawn-daw(Hungarian)
uw-GAN-də(Russian)
OO-gan-da(Czech)
OO-GAHN-DAH(Georgian)
oo-GAHN-dah(Armenian)
OO-GAN-DA(Japanese, Korean)
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Meaning & History

From Buganda, the name of a kingdom within Uganda, which means "land of the Ganda" in the Luganda language. The Ganda are an ethnic group, their name possibly deriving from a Bantu word meaning "family". Uganda is a landlocked country in eastern Africa.

Related Names

VariantsBuganda, Yuganda(Ganda)
Other Languages & CulturesUghanda(Arabic) Oeganda(Dutch) Ouganda(French)

Entry updated April 25, 2021