The names given by the Zulus to this illustrious Natal family and the meanings, will be of some interest and also amusement;
Henrique : Gabuza a warrior who attacks with slashing, thrusting upper cuts like a fighting bull, but was none of these who in nature being in a gentle inoffensive man.
William : Unsonkonsokwana ; the tall thin and stately one.
Offy : Mhlakuvana , the little castor oil plant, forever going of pop like the seeds of this plant when expelled on ripening from the plant.
Alice : Ntombhazi, after Ntombhazi the mother of the Nxumalo Zulu chief, Zwide.
Arthur : Ummango a long steep incline , meaning that he was a man of determination, prepared to meet and overcome any difficulty. Ntabeni, or hill has a similar meaning.
Florence : Nozinyathi, or "Miss Buffalo", because of her plumpness she was like a young buffalo cow.
Walter :Khanda, the man with brains