Here are complications of Yoruba names for a baby boy to help you as a New Parent choose this first gift you will ever give your Newborn Baby. When you give your child a name, you want it to be very special and have a sacred meaning. It often happens that a name has an impact on a child’s fate and life.

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings

Following are the Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings in alphabetical order:

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter  A
Aanuoluwapo –                   God’s mercy is great.
Abayomi;          –               the enemy would have gloated over me
Abejide              –                born during the rainy season
Abidemi  born before the father’s arrival
Abidoye; born before the arrival of a chieftaincy title
Abiodun; born during the festival
Abiola/ Abimbola/Abisola; one born into wealth
Abiona; born during a journey
Abioye/Abisoye; born into status/title
Abisogun; born during a war
Abisuga; one born into the palace
Abodunrin; one who walks in with the festival/holiday
Adaramola; one who complements wealth with beauty
Ade; this refers to crown or royalty
Adebajo; the crown returns from a trip
Adebambo; the crown returns with me
Adebanjo; the crown fits me
Adebankole; the crown assisted me to build a house
Adebayo; the crown meets with joy
Adebiyi; the crown gave birth to this one
Adebola; the crown meets with the wealth
Adeboro; the crown meets wealth
Adebowale; the crown has come home
Adeboye; the crown meets the title
Adeboyejo; the crown befits the title
Adebusoye; the crown was added to the status
Adedamola; the crown is mixed with wealth
Adedapo; crowns associate/affiliate
Adedaramola; the crown associates with (complements) wealth well
Adedayo; the crown has become a joy
Adedeji; the crown has become two
Adediji; the crown has become a refuge
Adediran; the crown becomes hereditary
Adedoja; the crown has become a market
Adedokun; the crown has become (as wide as) the sea
Adedolapo; the crown holds wealth together
Adedotun; the crown has become fresh/new
Adedoyin; the crown has become honey
Adefemi; the crown loves me

Adefolarin; the crown walks with the wealth
Adegbenga; the crown elevates/uplifts
Adegbenro; the crown establishes
Adegbola; the crown carries the wealth
Adegboyega; the crown has elevated the title
Adegoke; the crown ascends a height/hill
Adegoroye: the crown ascends to a title
Adegunte; the crown ascends the throne
Adeiye; the crown of salvation
Adejare; the crown has overcome
Adejobi; the crown gives birth together
Adejoro; the crown enjoys (eats) wealth
Adejumo; the crown unites
Adejumobi; the crown unites to give birth to
Adejuwon; the crown is greater than them
Adekanmi; I am entitled to the crown
Adekilekun; the crown makes the house full
Adekitan; the crown does not finish/end
Adekola; the crown collects the wealth
Adekoyejo; the crown brings together titles
Adekunle; crowns fill the house
Adelabi; we gave birth to a crown
Adelana; the crown opens the way
Adelani; we own the crown
Adelanwa; it is a crown that we look for
Adeleke; the crown triumphs
Adelodun; the crown owns the festival
Adelowo; the crown has respect
Adeloye; the crown is (the essence) of a title
Ademola; the crown has been added to a wealth
Ademolu; the crown has been added to the master
Adeniji; the crown has protection/refuge (to offer)
Adeniran; the crown has history/lineage
Adeniyi; the crown has prestige/dignity
Adenola; the crown owns a wealth
Adenrele; the crown is going home
Adenuga; the crown owns the palace
Adeoba; the crown of the king
Adeola; a crown of wealth
Adeolu; the crown of God
Adeoti; the crown does not fade
Adeoye; a crown of title
Adepeju; the crown is full of honour
Adepero; the crown pacifies
Adepitan; the crown tells a story
Adepoju; crowns are many
Aderemilekun; the crown has dried my tears
Aderoju; the crown has succour
Aderopo; the crown replaces
Adesanmi; the crown profits me
Adesile; the crown opens a new house
Adesina; the crown has opened the way
Adesoji; the crown is revived
Adesokan; the crown is one
Adesola; the crown makes wealth
Adesoro; the crown makes wealth
Adesoye; the crown watches over the title
Adesupo; the crown aggregates
Adetola; the crown is the worth of wealth
Adetolu; the crown which belongs to God
Adetona; the crown gives direction
Adetoyebi; the crown is big enough to birth titles
Adetoyese; the crown has beautified the title
Adetunji; the crown has woken again
Adewale; the crown has come home
Adewetan; the crown has being bath
Adeyanju; the crown succeeds
Adeyato; the crown is different
Adeyemi; the crown befits me
Adeyemo; the crown befits a child
Adeyiga; the crown surrounds the palace
Adeyinka; the crown surrounds me
Adeyeye; the crown befits its titles
Adeyoye; the crown rejoices over the title
Afolabi; one born with wealth
Afolami; one who breathes with the wealth
Afolarin; one who walks with the wealth
Afolorunso; one kept under God’s protection
Agboola; the stage/platform of wealth
Aibinuola; one who is not antagonistic of wealth
Aje; a child born on Monday
Ajibola; one who wakes up to meet the wealth
Ajibade; one who wakes into royalty
Ajirola; one who wakes to the sight of wealth
Akin; refers to warrior/ valour
Akinbiyi; a warrior gave birth to this one
Akinbode; a warrior has arrived
Akinbola; valour meets with the wealth
Akindele; the warrior has come home
Akinkunmi; valor fills me
Akinlabi; we gave birth to a warrior
Akinleye; valour has glory
Akinlolu; the Lord is Valor
Akinloye; valour is a title
Akinmade; the warrior takes the crown
Akinniyi; valour has dignity
Akinola; valour of wealth
Akinpelu; the warrior was one of them
Akinrinnola; the warrior walks in wealth
Akinsanmi; valour profits me
Akintayo; valour is the worth of joy
Akintola; valour is the worth of wealth
Akintoye; valour is the worth of the title
Akintunde; the warrior has come again
Akinwunmi; warriors appeal to me
Akinyele; valour befits a home
Akinyemi; valour befits me
Akeju; one who is over pampered
Anjolaoluwa; we are enjoying (eating) the wealth of God
Alaba; the second child born after a set of twins
Alade; the crowned one
Alayo; one who is full of joy/merriment
Aremu; is the name given to the first male child
Ariyo; one who is the joy to behold
Asikooluwaloju; the Timing of God is best
Ayan; refers to drums/drumming.
Ayanbadejo; drumming complements the crown well
Ayandele; the drummer has come home
Ayantola; drumming is the worth of wealth
Ayantuge; drumming is the worth of the palace
Ayanyinka; drumming surrounds me
Ayo; means joy
Ayoade; the joy of the crown
Ayobade; joy meets with the crown
Ayobami; joy meets with me
Ayodabo;
Ayodeji; joy has doubled
Ayodele; joy has come home
Ayodiran; joy becomes hereditary
Ayoku; joy remains
Ayokunle; joy fills the house
Ayokunnumitetete; joy fills my insides completely/ joy saturates me
Ayomide /Ayomitide; my joy has come
Ayoola; the joy of wealth
Ayorinde; joy walks in
Ayotunde; joy has come again.

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter  B
Bababunmi; father gave me
Babajide; father has awoken
Babalola; father is wealth
Babarinsa; “father saw and ran”. Name given to a child whose father dies shortly after his birth
Babasola; father makes wealth
Babatola; father is the worth of wealth
Babatunde; father has come again
Babatunji; father had arisen/reincarnated
Babawale; father has come home
Babayeju; father confers dignity
Badejoko; one who sits with then crown

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter D
Dideolu; the rising of God
Durodola; wait for wealth
Durojaiye; wait to enjoy (eat) life
Durosinmi; wait to bury me.

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter  E
Ebudola; insults have become wealth/ honour
Eni; means a person
Enilo; the person who went away
Eniola; a person of wealth
Enitan; a person about whose birth a story is told
Eniolurunda; a person created/moulded (especially) by God
Eniolorunopa; a person who God will not kill
Enitanwa; a person who we have been waiting for
Ekundayo; tears have become the joy
Ereola; the benefit/advantage of the wealth
Erioluwa; evidence/testimony of God
Etoade; a right of the crown
Eyiloreoluwa; this is the favour of God
Eyitola; this (one) is the worth of wealth
Fehintiola; rest/relax on wealth
Feyifoluwa; give this (one) to God
Fijinjesu/ Fijinoluwa; consecrated unto Jesus/God
Fiyinfoluwa; give prestige to God
Folagbade; receive a crown with a wealth

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter  G
Gbekelolu; rest on God
Gbadewole; enter a place with the crown
Gbolagunte; ascend the throne with a wealth
Gbolahan; show off wealth
Gbowoade; receive the crown

 Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter  I
Ibidokun – family becomes (as wide as) the sea
Ibikeye – childbirth brings honour
Ibikunle – birth (children) fill the house
Ibiyemi; childbirth honours me
Ibiolagbajosi; the place wealth converges at
Ibukunoluwa; a blessing of God
Idowu; the name was given to the child born after a set of twins
Idurotioluwa; the steadfastness/ abiding presence of God
Ife; means love
Ifeade; love of the crown
Ifedolapo; love holds wealth together
Ifejobi; love gave birth together
Ifeoluwakusi; the love of God abounds
Ifetayo; love is the worth of joy
Igbagboluwa; belief/faith of God
Ikeoluwa; the care of God
IseOluwanimi : God’s handy work
Imoleoluwa; a light of God
Inioluwa; a property of God
Ipadeola; assembly of wealth
Iwalewa; good character is beautiful
Iyanda; a selected being
Iyiola; the prestige of wealth.

 

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter  J
Jejeolaoluwa; the wealth of God is gentle/restful
Jenrola; let me find a wealth
Jokotade; sit with the crown
Jokotola; sit with a wealth

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter K
Kalejaye; sit and eat (savour) life
Kasimawo; let’s wait and see (if this child will live long)

Kokumo; he/she will not die again
Koledowo; build a house in anticipation of wealth
Kosoko; there is no hoe
Kukoyi; death rejects this (one)

Yoruba Name for a Baby Boy

 Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter M
Magbagbeoluwa; do not forget God
Majekodunmi; do not let it hurt (pain) me
Majemuoluwa; a covenant of God
Makanjuola; do not be in a hurry to get wealthy
Malomo; don’t go away any more
Matanmi; don’t deceive me
Meraola; I did not buy wealth
Mobiyina; I have given birth to this one (at last!)
Mobolaji; I awoke with a wealth
Mofogofolorun; I give God glory?
Mofolami; I breathe with the wealth
Mofolusho/Mofolorunsho; I place in Gods protection/keeping
Mofopefolorun; I give thanks to God
Mokolade; I have brought the wealth
Morakinyo; I have found a warrior to rejoice over
Morohundiya; I find one to lessen my suffering
Morohunfola; I bestow something on wealth
Morohunfolu; I have found whom to give to God
Morohunkolafun; I have found whom to build wealth for.

 

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Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter O
Oba; means king/ruler
Obafemi; the king loves me
Obasola; the king makes wealth
Obileye; a family has an honour
Odun; means year
Odunayo; year of joy
Oduntan; a famed year in stories
Okanlanwon; only male child amongst several female children
Okiki; means fame
Okikiade; the fame of crown
Okikiimole; the fame of light
Okikiola; the fame of wealth
Ola; means wealth.
Olabamidele; wealth accompanies me home
Olabamiji/Olabanji; wealth wakes with me
Olabanwo; wealth looks after (this) for me
Olabimtan; wealth beget me complete
Olabisi; wealth has given birth to more
Olabode; wealth has arrived
Olabosipo; wealth returns to its position
Oladahunsi; wealth responds to (me)
Oladapo; wealth associates/affiliates
Oladayo; wealth becomes the joy
Oladega; wealth arrives at the palace
Oladeinde/Olasehinde; wealth has returned
Oladeji/Oladimeji; wealth has become two/double
Oladejo; wealth becomes eight
Oladele; wealth has come home
Oladepo; wealth arrives its rightful position
Oladiji; wealth becomes a refuge
Oladipo/ Oladipupo; wealth has become plenty
Oladiran; wealth becomes a heritage
Oladitan; wealth becomes a story
Oladokun; wealth becomes (as wide as) the sea
Oladosu; wealth becomes a month
Oladotun; wealth has become renewed
Oladunjoye; wealth is sweeter than titles
Oladurotoye; wealth stays with titles
Olafimihan; wealth shows me off
Olagoke; wealth ascends a hill
Olagunjoye; wealth is superior to titles
Olagunte; wealth ascends the throne
Olaiya; the wealth of a mother
Olajide; wealth awakes to come
Olajire; wealth awakes to goodness
Olajobi/Olajumobi; wealth unites to give birth to
Olajumoke; wealth unites to pamper
Olakanmi; wealth has touched me/I am entitled to wealth
Olakitan; wealth does not finish
Olalekan; wealth has increased by one
Olalere; wealth has benefits
Olamakinde; wealth has brought the warrior
Olamide; my wealth has come
Olamiji; my wealth has awoken
Olanifesi; wealth has the love for me
Olanipekun; wealth is endless
Olaniyan; wealth has its pride
Olaniyi; wealth is honourable
Olanlesi; wealth is increasing
Olanrele; wealth is going home
Olanrewaju; wealth is moving forward
Olansile; wealth opens a house
Olaoluwa; a wealth of /from God
Olaosebikan; wealth does dwell exclusively in one place
Olaoti; wealth does not fade
Olaoye; the wealth of the titled one
Olapademi; wealth meets with me
Olapeju; wealth is full of value
Olapitan; wealth tells a story
Olasunkanmi; wealth moves nearer to touch me
Olasupo; wealth clusters together
Olatelemi; wealth follows me
Olatemina; I also deserve wealth
Olateju; wealth is abundant
Olatidoye; wealth has become a title
Olatokunbo; wealth from across the sea
Olatunbosun; wealth has once more shifted (forward)
Olatunji; wealth has been revived
Olawale; wealth come home
Olawuwo; wealth is heavy
Olayemi; wealth befits me
Olayikanmi; wealth turned to touch me
Olayiwola; wealth twists into wealth
Olayinka; wealth surrounds me
Olayonu; wealth has burdens
Olu/oluwa; means God. They are used interchangeably.
Oluade; God of the crown
Olubajo; God returns from a journey
Olubamise; God has done it for me
Oluwabusayo; God adds to the joy
Oludahunsi; God answers (me)
Oluwadairo; God establishes this one
Oluwadamilare; God exonerates/acquits me
Oluwadamilola ; God makes me wealthy
Oluwadamisi; God spares me/my life
Oluwadarasimi; God has been good to me
Oluwadayisi; God created this one
Oludemilade; God has crowned me
Oluwadetan; God has finally arrived
Oludolamu; God is the custodian of wealth
Oludotun; God becomes new
Olufela; God expands wealth
Oluwafemi; God loves me
Olugbayilo; God takes this (one) to use
Olugbemileke; God makes me overcome
Oluwagbeminiyi; Gods honours me
Oluwagbotemi; God hears me
Oluwajimisayo; God wakes me into Joy
Oluwajomiloju; God has surprised me
Olukayode; God has brought joy
Oluwakemi; God pampers me
Olukolade; God brings the wealth
Olukorede; God has brought good (to me)
Olukunmi; God completes me
Olulaanu; God has mercy
Oluwaleti; God has ears (to hear my request)
Oluwalomose; God knows how best to do it
Oluwalonike; God owns (this one) to take care of
Oluwalonimi; God owns me
Olumayokun; God makes joy complete
Olumayowa; God brings joy
Olumide; my God has come
Olumoyebo; God has brought titles
Oluwanifemi; God has the love for me
Oluwapamilerinayo; God has caused me to laugh in joyfulness
Oluranti; God remembers
Oluwaremilekun; God has dried my tears
Oluropo; God replaces
Oluwarotimi; God is with me
Olusaanu; God wrought mercy
Olusanmi; God benefits me
Olusanya; God compensates for my suffering
Olusayo; God makes joy
Olusegun; God is victorious
Oluwasemilore; God has done me a favour
Oluwaseteminirere; God has done things for my good
Oluwaseun; thanks be to God
Oluwaseunbabaralaiyemi; God has done extremely great things for me
Oluwaseunayo; God has done something joyous
Oluseye; God makes dignity
Oluwaseyi; God has done this
Olusoga; God is the master
Olusoji; God has arisen
Olusola; God makes wealth
Oluwatemilorun; God contents me
Oluwatimilehin; God backs me up
Oluwatisetan; God has done completed “it”
Oluwatobi; God is big/mighty
Olutomiwa; God has come for me
Oluwatosin; God is worthy of worship
Olutoyelo; God worth more than titles
Oluwatoyosi; God is worth celebrating
Olutumibi; God rebirths me
Olutunde; God has returned
Oluwawapelumi; God is with me
Oluwemimo; God washes me pure
Oluwole; God enters the home
Oluwayemisi; God holds me in high regards/God honours me
Oluyomi; God delivered me
Omo; means a child
Omobayi; child meet this
Omobolade; child comes (home) with a wealth
Omobolaji; child awoke with a wealth
Omoborode; the child has come with riches
Omojola; the child is greater than wealth
Omokeinde/ Omokeyinwa; child comes in last/brings up the rear
Omokeyede; child brings honour
Omokorede; child brings goodness
Omolabi; it’s a child we have given birth to
Omolere; children are good
Omoleye; children are worthy
Omololu; a child is a master
Omoluwabi; responsible child
Omoniyi; children are honourable
Omopariola; children are the completion are a wealth
Omotade; a child is the worth of the crown
Omotayo; a child is the worth of (equivalent of) joy
Omotola/Omotolani; a child is as worthy as wealth
Omotoso; children are the worth of adornments
Omotunde; a child has come again
Omowafola; a child is destined for wealth
Omowon; children are expensive/dear/precious
Omowunmi; a child is appealing to me
Omoyeni; child befits a person
Oni; means a person
Onifede; here comes the person of love
Onipede; here comes the console
Oniyide; here comes the dignified one
Ope; means thanks
Opemipo; I have many thanks to rendering
Opeoluwa; God’s gratitude
Opetunde; gratitude has come again
Opeyemi; thanks befits me/I should be grateful
Ore; means favour/goodness/kindness
Oreofe; free favour (undeserved favour). I.e. grace
Oreolu; favour of God
Òré; means friend
Òrédola; friendship becomes wealth
Òrélolu; God is a friend
Òréoluwa; friend of God
Òréotitololuwa; God is a true friend
Ori; means head
Oriade; head of the crown
Oridola; head has become wealth
Orimolade; the head knows who should be crown
Oriola; head of wealth
Oromidayo; my case has become that of joy
Otito; means truth
Otitoju; the truth is greatest
Otitoluwa; the truth of God
Owo; this refers to money
Owolabi; money is what we have given birth to
Owoseni; money can be had
Oye; means titles
Oyebamiji/Oyebanji; the title awakes with me
Oyebode; title has come
Oyebola; title meets with a wealth
Oyebolujo; the titles fit God
Oyedele; the title comes home
Oyediran; title becomes hereditary
Oyegoke; title ascends a hill
Oyekanmi; it is my turn to receive the title
Oyekunle; title fills the house
Oyelakin; the title is valour
Oyeleke; title overcomes
Oyelowo; title has respect
Oyemade; title with crown
Oyeniran; the title has the pedigree
Oyeniyi; title has dignity
Oyenola; title has the wealth
Oyenuga; the title owns the palace
Oyerinde; title has walked in
Oyesanya; the title compensates for my suffering
Oyesina; the title has opened the wat
Oyetunde the title has come again
Oyeyemi; titles befit me
Oyeyipo; titles roll together/surround each other
Oyin; means honey. It refers also to a sweetness
Oyindamola; honey is mixed into wealth.

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Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter P
Popoola; highway of wealth

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter  S
Segilade; ornaments are crowns
Similolaoluwa; restfulness of the wealth of God
Sijuade; look in/open (your) eyes wide in the direction of the crown
Sijuwola; look in the direction of wealth

Yoruba Names for a Baby Boy and their meanings that start with Letter  T
Taiwo/Taiye; taste life/the world. The name was given to the younger of a set of twins
Tejumade; endless wealth
Titilayo; endless joy
Tiwalolu; ours is God
Tiwatope; our situation is worthy of thanks
Tolulope; Gods’ is thanks
Tolulore; gift which belongs to God
Toluwalase; God’s word is the law
Toluwani; Gods belonging
Towobola; dip your hand into wealth


Do you have any favourites among these listed names or you have Yoruba names you would like us to be added in this list? Please comment below.

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