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Behind Every Name Lies A Story – Hammamat Montia Details The Incredible Story Behind The Choosing Of Her Name

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Behind every name lies a story, each unique in its own way.
Ghanaian model Hamamat Montia has quite a unique name  and with a post online she has dropped the story behind the name – why she was given the name ‘Hamamat’.
“Across Africa baby names are given much significance for their ability to enhance a child’s life path.” the former Miss Malaika winner began, writing on Instagram.
“African names represent ancestral meanings from the first tribes on the planet to modern day societies… You’ll find that the names provided are rich in culture and with unique meanings compared to Westernized society.”
Hamamat then gave the punchline, the meaning to her name.
“Have you ever seen a flock of birds in a “V” shape ? I was named after the bird at the tip of the “V”. “Hamamat” is the name of the bird that leads the flock.”
What is the meaning of your Name ?
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Goodmorning #KingsandQueens A little reminder of our continent #Africa : Across Africa baby names are given much significance for their ability to enhance a child’s life path . African names represent ancestral meanings from the first tribes on the planet to modern day societies. Being the 2nd largest continent on the planet and encompassing a large variety of cultures and people, there is rich diversity in parenting traditions. Children from one country to another experience vastly different rites of passage, upbringing, and tradition. For example – Children from Nigeria are educated differently from children in Ethiopia. You’ll find that the names provided are rich in culture and with unique meanings compared to Westernized society. ????Have you ever seen a flock of birds in a “V” shape ? I was named after the bird at the tip of the “V” . “Hamamat” is the name of the bird that leads the flock. ? What is the meaning of your Name ? #hamamatafrica

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