Wanjiku Name Meaning & Origin

Wanjiku

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Traditional Kikuyu name. The Kikuyu are the largest ethnic group in Kenya.

According to the Myth of Origin, God made Gĩkũyũ and placed him near Mount Kenya at a place called Mũkũrwe wa Gathanga God saw that he was lonely and gave him a wife, Mũmbi. Gĩkũyũ and Mũmbi were blessed with nine daughters, but no sons. The daughters’ names, arranged from the eldest to the youngest were as follows:

Wanjirũ, Wambũi, Njeri, Wanjikũ, Nyambũra, Wairimũ, Waithĩra, Wangarĩ, and the last one was Wangũi. These are the founders of the nine clans of the Kikuyu. http://emmanuelkariuki.hubpages.com/hub/Kikuyu-Names-for-Girls

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