are used in the country of Nigeria in western Africa.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Tunde m Yoruba
Means "returned again" in Yoruba, more often used as a short form of other Yoruba names ending in tunde
, such as Babatunde
Turai f Hausa
Name given to a girl born on a Tuesday.
Uche f & m Igbo
Means "wisdom, intention, common sense, will" in Igbo. ... [more
Uchechukwu m & f Igbo, African
Based on the IGBO belief in a Supreme deity, Chukwu whose decision or will is final in the determination of human fate or destiny. It is a combination of two words of the Igbo (IBO), language, UCHE (WISH,WILL,THOUGHT) and CHUKWU (GOD)... [more
Udo m Efik
Means "second son" in Efik.
Uduma m Igbo
The name means serenity, quietness. It's derived from the deity god of river, Uduma mmiri. A deity believed to be responsible for maintaining stillness of the waters in ohafia community in Igbo race.
Ugonna m Igbo
Meaning "eagle of the father" or "father's glory" in Igbo.
Ugwu m Igbo
From Igbo Ùgwù
meaning "respect; reverence; dignity" or Úgwú
meaning "hill, mountain; highland" or also "north". ... [more
Uke m Igbo
God's Blessing/ Igbo Origin
Ukume f Nigerian
"Ukume" means "sound of rain in water/ river" in nigerian
Ulu f Igbo
Given for the second-born female.
Umoh m & f Efik
Means "born during a festival" in Efik.
Utibe m Efik
Means "marvelous: wonderful" in Efik.
Utibeima f Nigerian
The name means wonderful love in ibibio. Ibibio is an ethnic group in Nigeria
Walshak m Ngas
WAL means "cry", shak means "one another''. Which Literally means Feel for one another
Wandoo m & f Tiv
Means "a child is good" in Tiv.
Wariboko f Ijaw
Wariboko and Tomanotanye Davies were conjoined female twins born in Nigeria in 1953 to Mrs Veronica Davies, who came from the Delta region of Northern Nigeria. Her husband was from the Ijaw people of that region... [more
Wuraola f Yoruba
Means "gold of wealth" or "shining treasure of wealth" in Yoruba.
Yaƙutu f Hausa
Refers to a sapphire, ruby, jacinth, corundum, or similar stone.
Yemaja f Yoruba
Contraction of the Yoruba words Iye
, meaning "mother"; ọmọ
, meaning "child"; and ẹja
, meaning "fish"; roughly translated the term means "mother of fish children.”
Yemanyá f Yoruba
This name is the name of an Orishá (a feminine deity/goddess) of the Yoruba pantheon. The goddess is also popular in Brazil.
Yemaya f Yoruba
Yemaya, an African Goddess originally from the Yoruba religion, represents a mother's love for her children, for birthing, creating, for home and family. She represents connectivity to the creation of life and the process and continuation of caring for... [more
Yemi m & f Yoruba
Means "I am honourable" in Yoruba.
Yemọja f African Mythology, Yoruba
Derived from the Yoruba phrase Yeye emo eja
meaning "mother whose children are like fish". She is the mother goddess and patroness of birth of the Yoruba people of Nigeria, worshipped primarily by women.
Yinlayefa f Ijaw
Means "nothing can be compared to a mother" in Ijaw.
Ziola m & f Ijaw
Means "the last born" in Ijaw.
Zuo m & f Ijaw
Means "protection" in Ijaw.