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Yoruba Oriki names and top facts you should know about them

Yoruba Oriki names and top facts you should know about them Yoruba Oriki names are names Yoruba people give to their children for symbolic reasons. It is a popular thing mostly among the people of the Yoruba descents.  Continue reading t…

AWON Abiku Nile Yoruba, Oruko won ATI itumo

AWON Abiku Nile Yoruba, Oruko won ATI itumo  Abiku : "Bo ku o te" meaning "If you die you disgrace yourself", revealing that this woman had had "abiku" (short- lived) children prior to this one "Biobaku…

Oruko Oriki Nile Yoruba (Yoruba Praise name and their meanings)

Oruko Oriki Nile Yoruba (Yoruba Praise name and their meanings) Akanbi = A male child born after many female children (the parent are looking for female) Alabi. = A male child born after many female children or born by another wife after…

Twins family, their name and meaning in Yoruba

Twins family, their name and meaning in Yoruba  Baba ibeji……… Twins father Iya ibeji………….Twins mother Iya ibeta……….Triple’s mother Baba Ibeta……..Triple’s father Ibeta…………….Triplet Omo meji /ibeji /ejire (eji ore) Kedunwa = A child born b…

Oruko Amutorun wa ( Named you bring from heaven and their meanings)

Oruko Amutorun wa ( Named you bring from heaven and their meanings) Ajayi. = Child faced down immediately after the birth Ojo = A baby boy born with umbilical cord round his neck Aina = A baby girl born with umbilical cord around her nec…

Traditional Yoruba names relating to IFA and ORISA and their meanings

Traditional Yoruba names relating to IFA and ORISA and their meanings  Ogundele= Ogun (the Orisa) has reached (his) home. Ogundare(Ogun da are) = Ogun has found in my favor, acquitted me.Ogunsola= Ogun se ola = Ogun has created (ie. e. c…

Names In Yoruba Land

Names In Yoruba Land  Yoruba names are much more than mere identification tags, much more than mere "luggage labels"; each has a reason (a) for being just what it is; and (b) for being given to a particular individual.  Yoruba …

Chieftaincy name in Yoruba land and their meanings

Chieftaincy name in Yoruba land and their meanings Adenekan = Ade ni eniti o nkan = Crown (or honor) comes only to the chosen. Adedoyin= Ade di oyin = (My) crown had become (sweet as) honey. Adeyinka= Ade yi mi ka = (My) crown surrounds …

Yoruba names that has to do with your star and where you are born

Yoruba names that has to do with your star and where you are born Another names are those or the types the star with ‘a bi’ meaning ‘born to’ Abiola =Born during the time of a festival. Abiola = Born into wealth Abiona = Born on the road…
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