Yoruba Names

Yoruba names are used by the Yoruba people of Nigeria.
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ABENI f Western African, Yoruba
Means "we asked for her, and behold, we got her" in Yoruba.
ABIDEMI m Western African, Yoruba
Means "born during father's absence" in Yoruba.
ABIMBOLA m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "born wealthy" in Yoruba.
ABIODUN m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "born on a festival" in Yoruba.
ABIOYE m Western African, Yoruba
Means "born into royalty" in Yoruba.
ADE (1) m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "crown" in Yoruba, also a short form of other Yoruba names beginning with this element.
ADEBAYO m Western African, Yoruba
Means "the crown meets joy" in Yoruba.
ADEBOLA m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "the crown has met wealth" in Yoruba.
ADEBOWALE m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "the crown has come home" in Yoruba.
ADEDAYO m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "the crown becomes joy" in Yoruba.
ADEGOKE m Western African, Yoruba
Means "the crown has been exalted" in Yoruba.
ADETOKUNBO m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "the crown came from over the sea" in Yoruba.
ADISA m Western African, Yoruba
Means "one who is clear" in Yoruba.
AFOLABI m Western African, Yoruba
Means "born into wealth" in Yoruba.
ALABA f Western African, Yoruba
Means "second child after twins" in Yoruba.
AMADI (2) m Western African, Yoruba
Means "seemed destined to die at birth" in Yoruba.
AYO f & m Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy" in Yoruba, or a short form of names containing that element.
AYODELE m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy has come home" in Yoruba.
AYOKUNLE m Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy has filled the home" in Yoruba.
AYOMIDE f & m Western African, Yoruba
Means "my joy has arrived" in Yoruba.
AYOTUNDE m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy has returned" in Yoruba.
BABAJIDE m Western African, Yoruba
Means "father has returned" in Yoruba.
BABATUNDE m Western African, Yoruba
Means "father has returned" in Yoruba.
BAMIDELE m Western African, Yoruba
Means "follow me home" in Yoruba.
BOLANLE f Western African, Yoruba
Means "finds wealth at home" in Yoruba.
BOSEDE f Western African, Yoruba
Means "born on Sunday" in Yoruba.
DADA f Western African, Yoruba
Means "curly hair" in Yoruba.
DAYO m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy arrives" in Yoruba.
EKUNDAYO f & m Western African, Yoruba
Means "sorrow becomes joy" in Yoruba.
ENIOLA f & m Western African, Yoruba
Means "person of wealth" in Yoruba.
ENITAN m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "person with a story, storied person" in Yoruba.
FOLAMI m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "respect and honour me" in Yoruba.
GBEMISOLA f Western African, Yoruba
Means "carry me into wealth" in Yoruba.
IDOWU m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "born after twins" in Yoruba.
IFE f Western African, Yoruba
Means "love" in Yoruba.
IGE f Western African, Yoruba
Means "born feet first" in Yoruba.
KAYIN (1) m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "celebrated child" in Yoruba.
KAYODE m Western African, Yoruba
Means "he brought joy" in Yoruba.
MOJISOLA f Western African, Yoruba
Means "wake up to wealth" in Yoruba.
MONIFA f Western African, Yoruba
Means "I am lucky" in Yoruba.
OLABODE m Western African, Yoruba
Means "wealth returns" in Yoruba.
OLAMIDE m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "my wealth has arrived" in Yoruba.
OLAMILEKAN m Western African, Yoruba
Means "my wealth is increased" in Yoruba.
OLANREWAJU m Western African, Yoruba
Means "my wealth is the future" or "my wealth is moving forward" in Yoruba.
OLAYINKA f & m Western African, Yoruba
Means "wealth surrounds me" in Yoruba.
OLUBUNMI f Western African, Yoruba
Means "gift of God" in Yoruba.
OLUFEMI m Western African, Yoruba
Means "God loves me" in Yoruba.
OLUFUNKE m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "God has cared for" in Yoruba.
OLUFUNMILAYO f & m Western African, Yoruba
Means "God gave me joy" in Yoruba.
OLUFUNMILOLA f & m Western African, Yoruba
Means "God gives me wealth" in Yoruba.
OLUJIMI m Western African, Yoruba
Means "given by God" in Yoruba.
OLUKAYODE m Western African, Yoruba
Means "God brings happiness" in Yoruba.
OLUMIDE m Western African, Yoruba
Means "God has come" in Yoruba.
OLUWAKANYINSOLA m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "God has added sweetness to my wealth" in Yoruba.
OLUWASEGUN m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "God has been victorious" in Yoruba.
OLUWASEUN m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "we thank God" in Yoruba.
OLUWASEYI f & m Western African, Yoruba
Means "God made this" in Yoruba.
OLUWATOYIN m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "God is worthy to be praised" in Yoruba.
OLUWAYEMISI f & m Western African, Yoruba
Means "God honours me" in Yoruba.
OMOBOLANLE f & m Western African, Yoruba
Means "a child who met wealth at home" in Yoruba.
OMOLARA f Western African, Yoruba
Means "a child is family" in Yoruba.
ONI f Western African, Yoruba
Possibly means "born in sacred abode" in Yoruba.
OPEYEMI m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "I should give praise" in Yoruba.
SIMISOLA f Western African, Yoruba
Means "rest in wealth" in Yoruba.
TEMITOPE f & m Western African, Yoruba
Means "enough to give thanks" in Yoruba.
TITILAYO f Western African, Yoruba
Means "eternal happiness" in Yoruba.
YEJIDE f Western African, Yoruba
Means "image of the mother" in Yoruba.
YETUNDE f Western African, Yoruba
Means "mother has returned" in Yoruba.
YEWANDE f Western African, Yoruba
Means "mother has returned" in Yoruba.