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Yoruba Baby Names - Male

Guest Author - Jeanne Egbosiuba Ukwendu

Although not a complete list, here is a list of Yoruba baby names for boys. A new baby is given a name during a traditional naming ceremony on their eighth day of life. Children are often named after the circumstances in which they were born, as a honor to God, or as a reflection of the wealth they bring to their family.

NAMEMEANING
AbidemiBorn During Father's Absence
AbiodunBorn In A Festive Period
AdebukolaA Crown Has Been Added To Wealth
AdegboyegaThe Child Is Like A Crown That Brings Honor To A King
AdemideMy Joy Is Here
AdeoluThe Crown Of The Lord
AdesewaCrown Of Beauty
AdisaOne Who Is Clear
AjaniHe Who Wins The Struggle
AkandeFirst Born
AkinadePopularity Mixed With Wealth
AkinolaThe Brave And Wealthy One
AkinseyeHonor
AkinwaleThe Warrior Came Home
AkinyeleThis House Gains From Valor
AmadiSeemed Destined To Die At Birth
ArewaBeauty
AyandaSpecial Creature
AyobamiWealth Meet Me
AyodejiTwice The Joy. My Joy Is Doubled.
AyomideMy Joy Has Arrived
AyotundeJoy Has Returned
  
BamideleFollow Me Home
BayodeHe Brings Joy With Him
BoluwajiRise Up With Lord
  
DebareCame At A Time Of Goodness
DjimonStrong Blood Or Powerful Blood
  
EbunoluwaGod's Gift Or Gift Of God
EniafeBeloved
EnitanPerson Of Story
  
FisayoGod Has Added To My Joy
FolamiRespect And Honor Me
FolushoGod's Protection
  
IbukunoluwaGod's Blessing
IfeLove
IfejesukristiThe Awesome Love Of Jesus Christ
IlerioluwaPromise Of God
IremideMy Good Has Come
Iyanu-OluwaMiracle Of The Lord
  
JesutoyinJesus Is Worthy Of Praise
JimohBorn On A Friday
  
KayinCelebrated Child
KinaadeValuable Royality / Nobility
KoredeProsperity
  
LanreMy Wealth Is The Future - My Wealth Is Progressing
  
MabayojeDo Not Destroy Joy
MobolajiBorn Of Wealth
ModupeI Am Grateful
MojisoreWoke Up To Goodness
MorayoI See Joy
MotunrayoI Have See Joy Again
  
NaadePrecious Royalty
NumilekunoluwaClean My Tears Lord
  
OdunayoYear Of Happiness
OgooluwaGod's Glory
OladapoWealth Has Been Mixed Together
OlaiyaWealth Of A Mother
OlamilekanMy Wealth Is Increased
OlaonipekunWealth Is Endless
OlasubomiWealth Surround Me
OlawoleWealth Has Come
OlorunyomiGod Has Saved Me
OludaraGod Is Good
OlufunlolaGod Has Given Me Wealth
OlugbengaGod Has Raised Me Up
OlumiseunThanks To God
OlusogaThe Boss, The Leader, Head
OluwabukunmiGod Has Added Unto Me
OluwadunmoIt's Good To Know God
OluwafunmilolaGod Has Given Me Wealth
OluwakayodaGod's Blessing
OluwalogboGod Knows All
OluwasemiloreGod Favors Me
OluwasoromidayoGod Made My Life Joyful
OluwatobatanyinGod Is Worthy To Be Praised
OluwatomiGod Is Sufficient For Me
OluwawemimoGod Has Washed Me Clean
OmobolanleA Child Who Met Wealth At Home
OmololuA Child Is Precious
OmoniyiChildren Are Honorable
OmotundeAnother Child Has Arrived
OmoyeniWe Are Worthy Of A Child
OreoluwaGift From God
OyedeHere Is Leadership
  
RemilekunStop My Grief
RopoCome To Save
  
SeyeHonor
SijuwadeDestined For Greatness
  
TaiwoFirst Of Twins
TantoluwaWho Is Like God
TemidayoMine Has Turned To Joy
TemiloluwaGod Is Mine
TeniayoFoundation Of Joy
TifeoluwaIt Is The Will Of God
TiwaloluwaThe Lord Is Ours
TobibolaBig Boy In Wealth
TolulopeThanks Be To God
ToluwanimiI Belong To God
ToriolaBeing Because Of Wealth
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