Mthimkhulu clan names derive from the Zulu people of South Africa. These clan names have been in existence for centuries and help preserve Zulu culture and heritage.
Mthimkhulu clan names are not simply surnames but rather a naming system which honours the Zulu ancestors, and which runs across multiple families.
Izithakazelo Zakwa Mthimkhulu
Wena owamila edlukwini lapho okungamilwa khona,
Mashiya amahle njenge nyamazane,
Wena owashwabadela inkomo ne’mpondo,
Yathi mayifika emphinjweni yadlamalala,