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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Iziduko nezinqulo zamaXhosa jikelele (Xhosa clans ...
Aug 20, 2010 ... Iziduko nezinqulo zamaXhosa jikelele (Xhosa clans) .... Mhlonyane, Poswa, Mabanga, Zuma…to name the few) khawuphande apho ke.
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The Complete List of Nguni Surnames or Clan Names - the rebirth of ...
Aug 15, 2012 ... 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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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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Xhosa Clan Names - Learn How To Pronounce Names Correctly
Results 1 - 10 of 56 ... From Wikipedia, "Xhosa clan names are family names which are considered more important than surnames...Each Xhosa person can trace ...
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Iziduko (Clan names) - Nivile
Apr 17, 2012 ... Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko (pl.) in Xhosa) are family names which are more important than surnames among Xhosa people.
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amaXhosa People of South Africa - Geni
AmaXhosa Clan Lineage Traditions. According to tradition, the leader from whom the Xhosa people take their name was the first King of the nation. Another ...
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Xhosa Surnames and meanings | Ancestry24
The following lists give the Xhosa surname followed by the the English meaning and origin or history where available. ... Gama, name. Gcina, keep. Gcinisiko, to ...
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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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Xhosa clans; symbol of kinship (Izikudo) | INTLALO NEENGCAMBU ...
Jul 26, 2012 ... The significance of clan names can be seen during cultural rituals, in the kraal, in the community and in the general living of the Xhosa people ...
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My Xhosa clan name. | Khaya Hatile
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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 zama Hlubi - Rhodes University
In other words, Xhosa izibongo of individuals or clans consist of a series of names of the subject or of the clan ancestors, each usually extended into a phrase, ...
Name choices among the Xhosa of South Africa. - Free Online Library
This view is strengthened by the fact that Xhosa first names are generally ..... Xhosa speakers, through their clan names (iziduko), are linked to a common .... Honours Dissertation, Xhosa Department, University of the Western Cape Early days ...
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Jan 22, 2007 ... English Xhosa Dictionary, Arnold Fischer, Oxford University Press ... Here are some Xhosa surnames and the clan names associated with them ...
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have a common clan name they are related. AmaXhosa regard the clan name as more important than surname, such that a married woman never changes her ...
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The word Xhosa refers to a people and a language of South Africa. ... In the case of women, clan names are preceded by a prefix meaning "mother of. .... One of the most famous of the missionary institutions, the University of Fort Hare, boasts ...
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Isikhundla Sababhali - Xhosa ruimte ... Ngqase reviews P T Mtuze's book, Umdlanga · Clan names of AmaBhele ... He obtained his Honours degree in English and Xhosa, and started lecturing in the Department of English at the University of ...
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Name Choices among the Xhosa of South Africa ..... through their clan names ( iziduko), are linked to a .... Honours Dissertation, Xhosa Department, University ...
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Iziduko nezinqulo zamaXhosa jikelele (Xhosa clans) · 20 Aug .... Mhlonyane, Poswa, Mabanga, Zuma…to name the few) khawuphande apho ke. Thulani April 12, 2012 at 2:57 pm ...... School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London ...
The amaCirha Chiefdom: Fact or Fiction? - Amathole Museum
The latter would explain why the amaCirha still exists as a Xhosa clan (isiduko) today and ... to tell the tale, but also had male descendants to transmit their clan-names down to the present. ... Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press.
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Xhosa poets and poetry
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
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.
Language and Social History: Studies in South African Sociolinguistics
Language and Social History: Studies in South African Sociolinguistics
Rajend Mesthrie, 1995
This is a Xhosa custom which was adopted by the Basotho some years ago' ( 1896:114, my translation). ... 14 Similarly, Soga cites the example of one Xhosa clan, the AmaBamba, for whom the name of a distinguished ancestor, Tangana ...
The house of Phalo: a history of the Xhosa people in the days of ...
The house of Phalo: a history of the Xhosa people in the days of ...
Jeffrey B. Peires, 1982
Both clans and chiefs have praises. Clan praises, usually consisting of only one word, are still in universal use. When one Xhosa tells another the name of his clan, the latter will probably respond with a clan-praise (For instance, T am an ...
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Peter Magubane, 1998
Since the patronymic or clan name used by an adult male or female was inherited from his or her father, membership of the ... The Xhosa in return acquired not only regular trade goods (blankets, beads and metal), but also horses and guns.
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