Xhosa clan names
Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko (pl.) in Xhosa) are family names which are considered more important than surnames among Xhosa people.[citation needed] Much like the clan system of Scotland, each Xhosa person can trace their family history back to a specific male ancestor or stock. Mentioning the clan name of someone you wish to thank is the highest form of respect, and it is considered polite to enquire after someone's clan name when you meet them. The clan name is also sometimes used as an exclamation by members of that clan.
When a woman marries she may take her husband's surname, but she always keeps her own clan name, adding the prefix Ma- to it. A man and a woman who have the same clan name may not marry, as they are considered to be related.

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Xhosa clan names - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko (pl.) in Xhosa) are family names which are considered more important than surnames among Xhosa people.
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Iziduko – Xhosa Clan Names | Iziduko
Apr 26, 2013 ... Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko (pl.) in Xhosa) are family names which are considered more important than surnames among Xhosa ...
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Iziduko nezinqulo zamaXhosa jikelele (Xhosa clans ...
Aug 20, 2010 ... Intetho yabo ixube isiZulu nesiXhosa. nandi May 22, 2012 ...... Molweni, My name is Vuyiswa Nomazela .... Help me with the Nkomo clan. Reply.
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Iziduko | Iziduko nezithakazelo nezinqulo zamaXhosa – Xhosa Clan ...
Apr 26, 2013 ... Iziduko nezithakazelo nezinqulo zamaXhosa - Xhosa clan names.
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amaXhosa People of South Africa - Geni
This dislocated Xhosa clans and disrupted the traditional lineage-family .... Xhosa clan names (iziduko) are family names which are considered more important ...
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Maduna Family - Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko...
Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko (pl.) in Xhosa) are family names which are considered more important than surnames among Xhosa people[1].
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Zithuthe | Just Curious
Jun 1, 2012 ... Clan names, Iziduko (Xhosa) Seboko (Sotho) or Izithakazelo (Zulu) are family names and if you refer to Nelson Mandela as Madiba then you ...
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Rhodes University - Iziduko zama Hlubi
'For H.M. Ndawo, who edited the only collection of Xhosa clan praises yet published, ... abantu iziduko ezi, naweendawo," These clan praises are the names of ...
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The Complete List of Nguni Surnames or Clan Names - lushanduko ...
Aug 15, 2012 ... Following is a list of all Nguni groups in general, including amaZulu, amaHlubi, amaSwati, amaNdebele (north and south) and partly amaXhosa ...
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Xhosa Population, History And Information - Assata Shakur
Xhosa derives its name from a royal chief called Xhosa whose ... Here are some Xhosa surnames and the clan names associated with them:
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Xhosa clan names - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko (pl.) ... A few clan names of amaXhosa and related ethnic groups include: .... Found at Rhodes University Library.
Iziduko – Xhosa Clan Names | Iziduko
Apr 26, 2013 ... Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.) ... Clan names A few clan names of amaXhosa and related ethnic .... Found at Rhodes University Library.
Rhodes University - Iziduko zama Hlubi
'For H.M. Ndawo, who edited the only collection of Xhosa clan praises yet published, ... abantu iziduko ezi, naweendawo," These clan praises are the names of ...
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Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko (pl.) ... A few clan names of amaXhosa and related ethnic groups include: .... Found at Rhodes University Library.
Xhosa clan names - Expand Your Mind
Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko (pl.) ... A few clan names of amaXhosa and related ethnic groups include: .... Found at Rhodes University Library.
Maduna Family - Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko...
Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko (pl.) in Xhosa) are family names which are considered more important than surnames among Xhosa people[1].
University Nicknames in South Africa | andrewcusack.com
Apr 3, 2013 ... What are these mystical nicknames for South Africa's universities, ... is “the Madibaz”, as Madiba is the Xhosa clan name of Prince Nelson ...
Translation of Xhosa clan names in English
Translation of Xhosa clan names in English. Translate Xhosa clan names in English online and download now our free translator to use any time at no charge .
[PDF]isixhosa - National African Language Resource Center - Indiana ...
Below is a list of some universities in the United States that currently offer ... share a common clan name are related to each other even if they do not have the ...
Xhosa Population, History And Information - Assata Shakur
English Xhosa Dictionary, Arnold Fischer, Oxford University Press ... Here are some Xhosa surnames and the clan names associated with them ...
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Xhosa Poets and Poetry
Jeff Opland, 1998
For H.M. Ndawo, who edited the only collection of Xhosa clan praises yet published, "Ngamagama abantu iziduko ezi, naweendawo" ["These clan praises are the names of people, and of places"] (1939: 1) and, in the preface, "Umntu isiduko ...
Clicking with Xhosa * New Edit
Silvia Skorge, 2003
Did you know ... that apart from a surname, every Xhosa person has a clan name (isiduko)? A clan, similar to that of the Scottish clan name system, is a conceptual kinship group and members trace their kinship to a common male ancestor.
South Africa - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
South Africa - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
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Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will...
Xhosa Oral Poetry: Aspects of a Black South African Tradition
Jeff Opland, 1983
The fullest collection of Xhosa iziduko is that of Henry Masila Ndawo (1939); the most detailed study of Xhosa iziduko is by Wandile F. Kuse (1973) and ... The clan name, isiduko, used as a surname, is the name of one eponymous ancestor.
The House of Phalo: A History of the Xhosa People in the ...
Jeffrey B. Peires, 1982
A History of the Xhosa People in the Days of Their Independence Jeffrey B. Peires ... When one Xhosa tells another the name of his clan, the latter will probably respond with a clan-praise (For instance, T am an umNgwevu' 'Ah! Tshangisa!').
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Iziduko nezinqulo zamaXhosa jikelele (Xhosa clans) | Abongisocial's Blog
"Ungumni?", uyathanda ukubuza loonto xa eqala ukukubona umXhosa. Wena ke uphendula ngokuzithutha wenze kanje (wenjenje): Mna ndinguQhudeni, uMvelase, uNgoza, uMpafana, uMakhonzegoduka, oMfazi uncancisa isana ngebele elinye, kuThukela umlambo ongawelwayo uwelwa ziinkonjane zodwa, zona zidlisela ngamaphiko, uKheswa kaNozulu, Umthembu owanfenguza kwaXhosa. Ndizalwa emaQwathini, amaBangula, ooDumba, ooMhotho, uCakeni, phantsi koBhabha, ooPhembeshiya, ooSiximba kaSixolothi, Ngub' ingaxuthwa ininkw' abathandwayo,…
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Iziduko – Xhosa Clan Names | Iziduko
Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko (pl.) in Xhosa) are family names which are considered more important than surnames among Xhosa people. Much like the clan system of Scotland, each Xhosa person can trace their family history back to a specific male ancestor or stock. Mentioning the clan name of someone you wish to thank is the highest form of respect, and it is considered polite to…
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What Everyone Ought to know: Xhosa Clan names (Iziduko)
I am Xhosa but I have always wondered what the fuss about clan names is and why are they important? Luckily for me I saw information on XhosaCulture.co.za and it has helped me to understand the importance of our clan names. Xhosa clan names (isiduko) are family names considered more important than surnames amongst Xhosa people. Mentioning the clan name of someone you want to thank is the highest form respect and it is considered polite to enquire after someone’s clan name when you meet them.When a woman marries she takes her husband’s surname but she keeps her clan name adding the prefix Ma to it.
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U-XHOSA uzele u-MALANGANA noNKOSIYAMNTU. U-NKOSIYAMNTU uzele uCIRHA, uJWARHA noTSHAWE.
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Zithuthe | Just Curious
Yesterday we spoke of family ... today I'm asking who you are? Clan names, Iziduko (Xhosa) Seboko (Sotho) or Izithakazelo (Zulu) are family names and if
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Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko (pl.) in Xhosa) are family names which are considered more important than surnames among Xhosa people[1]. Much...
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TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” ― Nelson Mandela from Xhosa tribe,South Africa.
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