are used by the Yoruba people of Nigeria.
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Titi f Yoruba
Means "forever" in Yoruba and is typically a short form for names starting with Titi
such as Titilayo
Tokunbo m & f Yoruba
Means "returned from overseas". It is often given to children born abroad and brought home.
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
Wuraola f Yoruba
Means "gold of wealth" or "shining treasure of wealth" in Yoruba.
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.