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40 Interesting Yoruba Names That Would Make Your Children Stand Out

Names are very important. The African culture believes that what a parent names a child sometimes affect how the child behaves or what they grow to be.

Hence, you should not just pick any name off your head for your child. Research can be made into the meaning or origin of a name. You want the best for your child, don’t you?

Today, we will be paying attention to Yoruba names

Below are some of the most beautiful Yoruba names ever and their meanings.

1. Adekanmi; I am entitled to the crown

2. Adekilekun; the crown makes the house full

3. Adekitan; the crown does not finish/end

4. Adekoyejo; the crown brings together titles

5. Adelabi; we gave birth to a crown

6. Adelana; the crown opens the way

7. Anjolaoluwa; We are basking in the wealth of God

8. Ayotomide; my joy came looking for me

9. Biolaoluwaseto; How large is the wealth of God

10. Dideolu; the rising of God

11. Diekolaoluwa; God’s wealth is not little

12. Durodola; wait for wealth

13. Demilade; God has crowned me with joy

14. Iyanuoluwa; The wonder of God

15. Iremide: My gift has come

16. Imoleayo; The light of God

17. Ifeoluwakitan; The love of God never runs out

18. Ilerioluwakiiye; The promises of God never fails

19. Jaiyesimi; One who believes in enjoying the life.

20. Jesulayotimoni; Jesus is the joy I have.

21. Jesudabiralayemi; God did a wondrous thing in my life

22. Jibola; A child born with wealth.

23. Morohundiya; I find one to lessen my suffering

24. Morohunmubo; I have found someone to bring back

25. Oluwamumirayomi; God has made me witness my joy

26. Obafemi; the king loves me

27. Obasola; the king makes wealth

28. Oduntan; a famed year in stories

29. Oluwatamiloreire; The Lord gave me a good gift

30. Oluwateniola God is all encompassing

31. Oluwatetisimi; God heard my voice/ God has listened to my voice

32. Oluwademilade; God crowned me

33. Oluwafirefunmi;  God gave me blessings

34. Oluwakiyesimi; God hearkened to me

35. Oluwakamiye: God counted me worthy

36.  Perosayemi; Invoke ease and calmness into my life.

37. Pipeloluwa; Perfect God/ God is complete

38. Pamilerinayo; Cause me to laugh for joy

39. Shoyebi; One who wards off all evil in life

39. Tewogbare; stretch out your hands to receive wealth

40. Yosolaoluwa; Enjoy the wealth of God

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