The Many Names of the Mermaid – Africa as shared by AquaTails. For those who want to add more depth to your mermaid costume, mermaid tail for swimming, persona or mermaid cosplay, or just for fun, this is a series of mermaid names used around the world and throughout history. Have fun!
North & Central Africa – have a goddess or spirit of the sea, named “Mami Wata”, which means “Mammy Water”
Cameroon – Jengu
Togo – Azinza
Yoruba – Onijegi