Frequently Used Shona Nicknames

General Frequently Used Shona Nicknames

Below is a list of frequently used Shona nicknames. I will sort it out alphabetically later on when I get time, nevertheless here it goes:

  • Phillip = Fidza
  • Genius = Ginimbi
  • Tafadzwa = Taffy
  • Hazel = Hezi
  • Fadzai or Fadzayi = Faffy
  • Farai or Farayi = Faffy
  • Andrew = Endi
  • Munashe = Muna
  • Anesu = Ane
  • Godfrey = Godhi
  • Primrose = Purimi
  • Violet = Vhai
  • Ashley = Ashi
  • Patience = Peshi
  • Robert = Bhobho
  • Jonathan = Jonso
  • Morgan = Mogaz
  • John = Jonso
  • Jacob = Jobho
  • Memory = Memo
  • Brian = Branso, Mabhu, Bhubhu or Bhi
  • Simbarashe = Simbaaa
  • Tapiwa = Tapu
  • Melisa = Meli or Melo
  • Gerald = Jedza
  • Evidence = Evi
  • Tadiwa = Tadi
  • Makanaka = Makaaa
  • Tendai or Tendayi = Tindo or Tendi
  • Loveness = Lavhu
  • Lovemore = Lavhu
  • Tambudzai = Tambuuu
  • Olinda = Ori
  • Beverly = Bhevhu
  • Samantha = Samu or Samaz
  • Takesure = Teki
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