Mzimela 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.
Mzimela clan names are not simply surnames but rather a naming system which honours the Zulu ancestors, and which runs across multiple families.
Izithakazelo Zakwa Mzimela
Lwandle kaluwelwa luwela zinkonjane
Ngoba zindizela phezulu
AbaZimela abazimela ngentonga yethusi
Abafokazana bezimela ngomhlaba