The Akan language, also known as Twi and Fante, is the principal language spoken in Ghana, as well as significant parts of the Ivory Coast. The Akan people and those living around Akans or absorbed into their populations speak Kwa languages of which Twi and Fante are counted. Kwa languages are branched off from the Niger-Congo region of Africa and their respective language families. The language also came to the Caribbean and South America, spoken by the Jamaicans and enslaved people from the region of the Ivory Coast. Baby Name World has many African and Akan baby names and name meanings to help make your research and selection easy.