Kwaku (Kweku, Kuuku, Korku, Kɔku), is an Ashanti name given to Ashanti male children born on Wednesday from the Ashanti people ethnic group. Historically, Ashanti language birthday names are associated with appellations that give an indication of the character of Ashanti people born on such days. Typical appellations for the Ashanti given name Kwaku are Atobi, Daaku, Bonsam. The Ashanti female given name variant of Kwaku is Akua (Akúá, Akuba).