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1. Joburg Jewelry

What better city to associate your jewelry brand with than the City of Gold? A fitting pair.

2. Gatsby Kitchen

A catchy name for a low-budget establishment that serves South African foods like the gatsby.

3. Koeksister Korner

A fun name for a small shop making and selling fresh koeksisters.

4. Madiba Motors

A clever way to brand your auto repair business as authentically South African.

5. Boerewors Palace

"Palace" evokes a sense of opulence. An ideal name for an upmarket South African establishment.

6. Ubuntu Upholstery

A good name for an upholstery making furniture in the South African aesthetic.

7. Mzansi Marketing

A clever name for a marketing firm offering services to companies seeking to invest in South Africa.

8. Biltong Hut

A catchy name for a small shop selling the much sought-after South African biltong.

9. Cape Town Cardio

A great name for a fitness center branding itself as proudly South African.

10. Durban Diving

It's a good idea to name your diving school after a beautiful coastal city known for its beaches.

11. Gauteng Gym

Conjures up an image of a chiseled South African "boet" from Gauteng. A fun and catchy name.

12. Nelspruit Nutrition

An excellent name for a wellness brand drawing on South Africa's rich nutritional heritage.

13. Pretoria Pediatricians

A great name for a pediatric service catering to a South African market.

14. The South African Way

A fitting name for a rugby academy that teaches kids the South African rugby ethos.

15. Braai House

A great name for a restaurant renown for its authentic South African food.

16. Taste South Africa

A name with an action word that encourages customers to try South African cuisine.

17. Café Malva

A great name for a coffee and cake shop specializing in South African desserts like malva pudding.

18. South African Vegan

A good name for a South African restaurant specializing in vegan foods.

19. Authentically South African

A no-frills name that tells customers exactly what they get: authentic South African food.

20. My South African Restaurant

"My" imparts a sense of familiarity on customers. Yours is the South African restaurant they love.

African Business Names

Traditional name ideas for an authentic African business.

More South African Business Name Ideas:

Catchy South African Business Names:

  • Tough Takkies.
  • The Biltong Boets.
  • Laduma Labs.
  • Local & Lekker.
  • The Boer Broers.

Unique South African Business Names:

  • Mzanzi Industries.
  • The Bakkie Brothers.
  • The Braai Buddies.
  • Muti MediCenter.
  • Saffa & Soul.

Fun South African Business Names:

  • ChakaLekker.
  • Padkos Productions.
  • Mahala Mechanics.
  • Home Bru Distillery.
  • AfriJol.

Kasi Business Names:

  • Eish!
  • Gogo's House.
  • The Shongololo Shebeen.
  • Yebo Yummy.
  • The Shap Shop.


How can I come up with some South African company names?

  1. Brainstorm some potential names.
  2. Think about words and concepts related to your South African business, target audience, and mission statement.
  3. Try combining words or use a business name generator.
  4. Review and reflect on your list.
  5. Gain feedback.
  6. Check the name's availability.
  7. Secure the name.

What makes a good South African business name?

A good South African business name draws from all areas of South African life, including geography, food, history, and landmarks, in a fun and memorable way. Associating your business with these words will increase your South African appeal.

What are some existing small business names in South Africa?

  • PotjieGuy.
  • Mokgalaka Creations.
  • Drip Footwear.
  • Great Africa Hair Company.
  • Sage Wise.

Where can I find a list of available company names in South Africa?

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) allows people to search for available company names and domain names that are available in South Africa.

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