Yoruba Mythology Submitted Names

These names occur in the mythologies and legends of the Yoruba people of Nigeria.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aganju m Yoruba Mythology, Afro-American Mythology
The son of Ọbatala and Odudua. He marries his sister Yemọja and they produce a son named Orungan ("air").
Oba m & f Yoruba, Yoruba Mythology
Means "king, ruler" in Yoruba. It can refer to Obaluaye, a spirit associated with infectious disease and healing.
Oduduwa m Yoruba Mythology
Oduduwa, Olofin Adimula, Emperor and First Suzerain of the Yoruba, was the Oba of Ile-Ife. His name is generally ascribed to the ancestral dynasty of Yorubaland due to the fact that he is held by the Yoruba to have been the ancestor of their numerous crowned kings... [more]
Orungan m Yoruba Mythology
Means "air" in Yoruba.... [more]
Oya f Yoruba Mythology, Afro-American Mythology
Literally means "she (who) tore" in Yoruba. ... [more]