Mtsweni clan names derive from the Ndebele people of South Africa. These clan names have been in existence for centuries and help preserve Ndebele culture and heritage.
Mtsweni clan names are not simply surnames but rather a naming system which honours the Ndebele ancestors, and which runs across multiple families.
Izithakazelo zakwa Mtsweni
Nodrarhana Nondrarhaneliwaia Isihlangu esakhaya’ entabeni.
Rhadase Mphangandlala abanye baphangu Mnono;
Mzila_kata abanye bayithwala;
Umfazi omnyama wamabele aamade owancelisa umntwana ngaphesheya
Mfene zimabuthio ngokufolathelana ngokuthshinga kwelanga
Ndala phieima mhlabe phirima.