The Shona names are a group of people living predominantly in Zimbabwe, but can be used in many other African countries too. This generator will give you 15 random Shona names with context and a surname. They are around 11 million inhabitants and are divided into East and Western Shona. These 2 groups speak languages (with different dialects) that are considered two distinct languages, but have so many similarities that they can also be seen as two dialects of the same language. Traditionally the Shona were farmers and many are still today. They prefer to live in small, round cabins, often with separate functions (cabins, lounges, etc.), however, over time, this shifts more and more to an urban life.
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The Shona are a group of ancient people whose ancestors constructed great stone villages in south Africa hundreds of years ago. Today, over 10 million Shona live all over the world. The majority of the Shona are found in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa. This unique group of people is believed to be the descendants of a group of farmers that migrated to the African continent from the Southern Hemisphere. They were known as the Shona as they wore brightly colored clothing.
The ancient Shona built great stone villages with large and beautifully decorated homes. Today, you will find these beautiful stone dwellings scattered all over the country, including the northern plains of Zambia and the mountains and desert areas of Zimbabwe. You can also find many modern Shona who own their own homes. The modern Shona tend to have larger gardens with fruit and vegetables on them. Most Shona today live within a few hundred yards of water. Shona are known for their high tolerance for cold weather. This is probably why they can still live in such an arid region where it used to be impossible for them to survive.
The Shona culture is known for their love of animals. Their diet includes animal meats, fish and game, as well as plant products. However, they do not consume any alcohol, tobacco or caffeine. Shona use their own traditional medicine. This is a highly ritualized system of healing which incorporates the teachings of the spiritualist traditions. You can learn more about this fascinating culture by visiting their web site. You will also find more information on Shona clothing, pottery and artwork.