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Benin Baby Names by ievbuomw(f): 3:17am On May 07, 2008
I would love to get some Benin names (edo) boys, girls, unisex, and the meanings. Benin names from Edo state ONLY-Thank you!!
Re: Benin Baby Names by ztyle(m): 2:35pm On May 08, 2008
Omoge, Koyo

Check this out, as a bini rep. i got this for you.


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Benin Names /Gender/ Meaning.

Abieyuwa Yuwa, Uwa Unisex Born into prosperity
Adesuwa Ade Usually Female In the center or midst of progress, prosperity
Akugbe Usually Female Togetherness, unity, oneness
Amenaghawon Amen Unisex The water you shall drink (Destiny)
Amenze Amen Usually Female River Water, always calm and brings order into a chaotic situation

iEdosa Unisex The day of God
iEfe Unisex Wealth
iEfosa iEfe Usually Male God's wealth
iEghosa iEghe Unisex God's time or Time of God
iEhigiator iEhi Usually Male The spirit allows us to live long or to last
iEhimwenma iEhi Unisex My spirit or guardian angel is good
iEhiosu iEhi Unisex The spirit or angel protects or leads
iEhizogie iEhi, Zogie Unisex The spirit or angel installs titles or status
iEkinadoese iEki, Nadoese Unisex One who does good deeds
iEkiuwa iEki, Uwa Unisex The deed that brings or leads to prosperity
Emwinghare Ghare Unisex End of situations appear to be in doubt (have faith & be prepared)
Erharuyi Uyi Usually Male Respect of a father, or your father is lifted high
iEsohe Usually Female A free gift
iEsomo Usually Female A gift of a child
iEsosa Usually Female God's gift

Idehen Usually Male I have fallen on solid or very secured foundation
Idemudia Mudia Male Stability (I came standing - usually for sons who came out of the womb with their feet)
Ifueko Usually Female Gentle, moderation, careful
Ighayezomo Ezomo Unisex I will still celebrate the birth of a child
Imadeyunuagbon Imade Unisex I did not enter the world by mistake (I have a purpose in life)
Imudiase Mudia Male Stability (I stood well)
Isiuwa Uwa Unisex The center of prosperity
Isoken Usually Female Satisfaction
Itohan Usually Female Mercy
Ivie Female Precious, precious beads
Iyekoetin Iyeke Unisex The back or support group is strength
Iziegbe Usually Female Patience
Izoduwa Oduwa Unisex I have chosen the path of prosperity
Izogie Unisex Laughter (Isaac), I choose laughter

Jesuobo Usually Male Jesus is the magician or miracle worker

Nekpen Unisex Gentle
Nosakhare Nosa Usually Male What God has said

Oghogho Unisex Joy
iOmoragbon iOmo Usually Male A child is life or continuity of life, existence or humanity
iOmoregbe iOmo Usually Male A child is family, Children make up a family
iOmoruyi Uyi Usually Male A child lifted on high or respected
iOmosefe iOmo, Efe Unisex A child is greater than wealth
iOmosigho iOmo Unisex A child is of more value than money
iOmoyemwen iOmo Usually Female I appreciate or admire a child
iOmozuwa Zuwa Usually Male A child chooses prosperity
Osadebamwen Deba Unisex God is with me (Emmanuel - God is with me/us)
Osagiemwenagbon Osagie Usually Male God sent me into the world
Osarenmwindamwen Osarenmwinda Usually Male God knows what I lack or fervently desire/seek
Osaretin Usually Male God is my strength, or God is strength
Osariemen Unisex God gave to me
Osarobo Usually Female God is the magician or a miracle worker
Osarodion Usually Male God is the senior or is supreme
Osarumwense Male God treated or treats me well
Osasere Usually Female God is supreme
Osasumwen Sumwen Unisex God escorts me, God protects me, God is with me
Osatohanmwen Osato Unisex God has or had mercy on me
Osawe Usually Male Gods says or decides
Osayemwenre Usually Female God remembers me
Osayimwense Yimwen Male God made or created me well
Osayomore Usually Male God remembers a child or children
Osayuware Yuwa, Yuware Unisex God remembered or remembers us
Osaze Usually Male God Chooses
Osazuwa Zuwa Usually Male God chooses prosperity, progress
Osemwengie Usually Male It is describable, like a title
Otasowie Ota, Owie Unisex There is always a new beginning for the better (evening to morning)

Usiosefe Usi, Efe Male Good name is superior to or better than riches/wealth
Uyiosa Uyi Usually Male Respect of God, or God be praised or lifted high


Cheers wink

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Re: Benin Baby Names by Spermdrops(m): 5:10pm On May 08, 2008
Thank you Niceuzor.

Uwaila (Uwa) is my favorite! wink

Or

Osayande or Oriazo for a boy!

Don't know their meanings sorry. embarassed
Re: Benin Baby Names by ievbuomw(f): 4:56am On May 10, 2008
Uwese!! This is wonderful, Keep them coming if at all possible grin
Re: Benin Baby Names by ztyle(m): 11:33am On May 10, 2008
Spermdrops:

Thank you Niceuzor.

Uwaila (Uwa) is my favorite! wink

Or

Osayande or Oriazo for a boy!

Don't know their meanings sorry. embarassed

. . . . You are welcome, but plz who are you? & may i know you plz.
Re: Benin Baby Names by davenport(m): 3:20am On May 30, 2009
Correction
Osarumwense is usually 4 a female

Others are
Uhunoma Male Good Head
Agbondimwin Female The World is Deep, (Life is Broad)
Orobosa Male He is in God's hands
Amowie Unisex Morning Rain
Re: Benin Baby Names by TOYOSI20(f): 4:21am On May 30, 2009
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I love names live

Eghosa

Esosa

Omorose

Ose

Uyi

just to name a few. . . . smiley
 
Re: Benin Baby Names by Outstrip(f): 5:16am On May 30, 2009
Nogie (I don't know if it is the short form of a name) Female
Uwagboe           Male
Osaro
Iyeke   (short form of a name. I think it means BACK)
Osasu          Male/Female
Oviaso          Male
Akenzuwa      Male
Itohan  Female
Edokpolo Male
Bazuaye
Obaze

Many of the other ones I know have already been added
Re: Benin Baby Names by davenport(m): 6:23am On May 30, 2009
Nogie (I don't know if it is the short form of a name) Female

U have Jesunogie & Osasogie so Nogie is a short form

Also Osasu is a short form for Osasumwen & Osasusyi.

U r rite. Iyeke means back.
Re: Benin Baby Names by Atreides(f): 7:25am On Jan 02, 2011
Ayevbosa-Who is like God. Its unisex. Imagbenikaro-I did not kill those before me. Its usually male. Etinosa-The strength of God. Amenasighiontoghasegbe-Water that touches the sponge must also touch the body. Its usually female. Osayukidolasan-God has used the moon to beautify the night. Its mostly female. Eronmwon-Silver. Female. Osayuwamen-God has given me riches/wealth. Could be shortened to Osas or Uwa. Its unisex.
Re: Benin Baby Names by TinTin18(f): 11:27pm On Jan 02, 2011
Atreides:

Ayevbosa-Who is like God. Its unisex. Imagbenikaro-I did not kill those before me. Its usually male. Etinosa-The strength of God. Amenasighiontoghasegbe-Water that touches the sponge must also touch the body. Its usually female. Osayukidolasan-God has used the moon to beautify the night. Its mostly female. Eronmwon-Silver. Female. Osayuwamen-God has given me riches/wealth. Could be shortened to Osas or Uwa. Its unisex.


That's one long a/s/s bini name! wow!
@Atreides, do you speak bini?


Omosigho - Child is greater than wealth (which is true! Children are huge gifts/blessings from God, ask a woman looking up to God for a child, )
Oghoghosa - The joy of the lord
Osamagbe - God is good
Osaretin - God is power
Iziengbe (hope I got the spelling right) - Patience
Nosakhare - What God has said/destined (No man can change your destiny but God)
Re: Benin Baby Names by Atreides(f): 7:07am On Jan 03, 2011
@TinTin,yeah i do. Not very well oh,buh i understand it perfectly. That name's an old one-my grandpa gave it to one of his daughters(my aunt). . I dont think ive seen anyone bear that particular variant of Amen.
Re: Benin Baby Names by earlalright(m): 12:19pm On Feb 28, 2011
Esan (Ishan) Names/Sex/Meaning

Aboiralor - male - it is my hand i am rubbing - praying to God for all i need.
Aigbodion/Airhuodion - male - you don't beat an elder/senior - you don't drag/argue/compete with and elder or senior
Aidenoje - male -You don't change a king once he has been mentioned/crowned
Ajele - male - they were sent - usually when the older siblings are males.
Abumere - male - i will be sought for help. people will need my help
Akhere - male - younger twin
Asotie - male - they cried to, we cried to, we called for help, they called for help

Ehimemelen - male - my guardian angel/God is good. He is the one that is good
Ehizode - male - it is my guardian angel/ God that determines our path and destiny
Ehigimentor - male - may my guardian angel/God make me last/live long
Eigbe - male - you don't kill/harm this one
Eseigbe - male - Evil/Misfortune does not harm/kill this one
Ewalen - unisex - wisdom
Esele - female - free/gift/good
Eromon - unisex - prayer
Ebosetale - what God said
Ebozele/Obozele - male - it is the doctor/herbalist that helped/saved the situation

Onaneromona - unisex - the one that was prayed for
Odion - unisex - older twin/senior
Osajie - male - God sent
Osemekhian - female - it is my own i am going - not troubling or poke nosing into others business
Osesemen - unisex - God is enough for me
Oseseme-aga - male - God is enough for me to serve
Onabu - male - the one people meet for help
Obehi - unisex - from the hand of my guardian angel/God
Onosetale - unisex - What God said
Osebhakhiemen - female - God did not fail me
Okojie - male - child of a king
Okonofua - male - for a fair child - somebody that is white

Iyoha - male - in slavery because of a debt. this is named when a person is rendering personnal service because of inability to pay debt.
Ibhade - female - i did not fall
Inegbenose - male - i have run to God for safety
Ikhuoria - male - i am not pursuing anybody, i am living my life and my own pace and ability. self content and satisfied
Irekpitan - female - i will testify of this
Ekpenmene - female - Peace is better
Igho - female - Money
Igho-ya-men - money is not water and money does not intimidate me

i shall let you know the rest as i get the meanings.
Re: Benin Baby Names by Outstrip(f): 5:40pm On Feb 28, 2011
I am speechless about Iyoha. What sort of name is that.
Re: Benin Baby Names by MissyB3(f): 2:37pm On Mar 01, 2011
Outstrip, are you bini?
Re: Benin Baby Names by Outstrip(f): 11:08pm On Mar 01, 2011
No. Dad is etsako and Mom is Igbo. Grew up in Benin though
Re: Benin Baby Names by Atreides(f): 8:17am On Mar 02, 2011
So you speak Bini then? @Outstrip
Re: Benin Baby Names by jennykadry(f): 1:12pm On Mar 02, 2011
Outstrip do you speak Igbo? what part of Igbo is your mum from?
Re: Benin Baby Names by Outstrip(f): 10:02pm On Mar 02, 2011
I don't speak bini. Nobody spoke bini around me. I took Edo in school that is the most bini I can speak.


@ Jenny My mom is from Arondizogu (Imo state). I can only insult you in igbo LOL
Re: Benin Baby Names by babaearly(m): 10:12pm On Mar 02, 2011
Osayande is the best name for a baby boy (my name too)- means Gods owns the day, errday.
Re: Benin Baby Names by babaearly(m): 10:13pm On Mar 02, 2011
earlalright:

Esan (Ishan) Names/Sex/Meaning

Aboiralor - male - it is my hand i am rubbing - praying to God for all i need.
Aigbodion/Airhuodion - male - you don't beat an elder/senior - you don't drag/argue/compete with and elder or senior
Aidenoje - male -You don't change a king once he has been mentioned/crowned
Ajele - male - they were sent - usually when the older siblings are males.
Abumere - male - i will be sought for help. people will need my help
Akhere - male - younger twin
Asotie - male - they cried to, we cried to, we called for help, they called for help

Ehimemelen - male - my guardian angel/God is good. He is the one that is good
Ehizode - male - it is my guardian angel/ God that determines our path and destiny
Ehigimentor - male - may my guardian angel/God make me last/live long
Eigbe - male - you don't kill/harm this one
Eseigbe - male - Evil/Misfortune does not harm/kill this one
Ewalen - unisex - wisdom
Esele - female - free/gift/good
Eromon - unisex - prayer
Ebosetale - what God said
Ebozele/Obozele - male - it is the doctor/herbalist that helped/saved the situation

Onaneromona - unisex - the one that was prayed for
Odion - unisex - older twin/senior
Osajie - male - God sent
Osemekhian - female - it is my own i am going - not troubling or poke nosing into others business
Osesemen - unisex - God is enough for me
Oseseme-aga - male - God is enough for me to serve
Onabu - male - the one people meet for help
Obehi - unisex - from the hand of my guardian angel/God
Onosetale - unisex - What God said
Osebhakhiemen - female - God did not fail me
Okojie - male - child of a king
Okonofua - male - for a fair child - somebody that is white

Iyoha - male - in slavery because of a debt. this is named when a person is rendering personnal service because of inability to pay debt.
Ibhade - female - i did not fall
Inegbenose - male - i have run to God for safety
Ikhuoria - male - i am not pursuing anybody, i am living my life and my own pace and ability. self content and satisfied
Irekpitan - female - i will testify of this
Ekpenmene - female - Peace is better
Igho - female - Money
Igho-ya-men - money is not water and money does not intimidate me

i shall let you know the rest as i get the meanings.





Bini names not Esan angry
Re: Benin Baby Names by yme1(f): 11:48pm On Mar 05, 2011
Females
Enibokun - - - stainless bird
osasere (unisex) - - - - God is greater than ALL
Oghogho - - - -Happiness
Adesuwa
Osamievbefan - - - God is gonna see me through
Imuentiyanosa - - - - -i put my trust in God
Edoghogho - - - - the day of happiness

Males
Osadebawen - - - - - God be with me
Oghama - - - - - -it is well
Eghosa - - - - - - - - God's time
uyi
Osaigbovo - - - - - - God is never jealous
Re: Benin Baby Names by Atreides(f): 3:42pm On Mar 08, 2011
@y_me,Eghosa,Uyi and Osadebamwen aren't exclusively male names-they're unisex.
Re: Benin Baby Names by snowdrops(m): 5:33pm On Mar 25, 2011
uwa huese o.

Osa de ba uwa
Re: Benin Baby Names by plappville(f): 12:48pm On Mar 30, 2011
Imayusegiowan, ( i dont laugh at some1 that is sufferin
Esohe, (i dont know thé meaning though)
Imose, (Beauty)
Otasovwe, abrév is Otas. All are My Benin friends name. (female)
Benin names sounds lovely as well as thé language.
Re: Benin Baby Names by snowdrops(m): 4:18pm On Mar 30, 2011
plappville:

Imayusegiowan, ( i dont laugh at some1 that is sufferin
Esohe, (i dont know thé meaning though)
Imose, (Beauty)
Otasovwe, abrév is Otas. All are My Benin friends name. (female)
Benin names sounds lovely as well as thé language.
A free gift
Re: Benin Baby Names by Blazay(m): 10:49am On Apr 01, 2011
I love the name "O-Say" as the Americans would call it. cheesy
Short for Osayuki. . . "Yuki" . . .sounds very Japanese.

cool
Re: Benin Baby Names by tiebe: 6:55am On Jun 19, 2012
ztyle: Omoge, Koyo

Check this out, as a bini rep. i got this for you.
Benin Names /Gender/ Meaning.

Abieyuwa Yuwa, Uwa Unisex Born into prosperity
Adesuwa Ade Usually Female In the center or midst of progress, prosperity
Akugbe Usually Female Togetherness, unity, oneness
Amenaghawon Amen Unisex The water you shall drink (Destiny)
Amenze Amen Usually Female River Water, always calm and brings order into a chaotic situation

iEdosa Unisex The day of God
iEfe Unisex Wealth
iEfosa iEfe Usually Male God's wealth
iEghosa iEghe Unisex God's time or Time of God
iEhigiator iEhi Usually Male The spirit allows us to live long or to last
iEhimwenma iEhi Unisex My spirit or guardian angel is good
iEhiosu iEhi Unisex The spirit or angel protects or leads
iEhizogie iEhi, Zogie Unisex The spirit or angel installs titles or status
iEkinadoese iEki, Nadoese Unisex One who does good deeds
iEkiuwa iEki, Uwa Unisex The deed that brings or leads to prosperity
Emwinghare Ghare Unisex End of situations appear to be in doubt (have faith & be prepared)
Erharuyi Uyi Usually Male Respect of a father, or your father is lifted high
iEsohe Usually Female A free gift
iEsomo Usually Female A gift of a child
iEsosa Usually Female God's gift

Idehen Usually Male I have fallen on solid or very secured foundation
Idemudia Mudia Male Stability (I came standing - usually for sons who came out of the womb with their feet)
Ifueko Usually Female Gentle, moderation, carefu[/b]l
Ighayezomo Ezomo Unisex I will still celebrate the birth of a child
Imadeyunuagbon Imade Unisex I did not enter the world by mistake (I have a purpose in life)
Imudiase Mudia Male Stability (I stood well)
Isiuwa Uwa Unisex The center of prosperity
Isoken Usually Female Satisfaction
Itohan Usually Female Mercy
Ivie Female Precious, precious beads
Iyekoetin Iyeke Unisex The back or support group is strength
Iziegbe Usually Female Patience
Izoduwa Oduwa Unisex I have chosen the path of prosperity
Izogie Unisex Laughter (Isaac), I choose laughter

Jesuobo Usually Male Jesus is the magician or miracle worker

Nekpen Unisex Gentle
Nosakhare Nosa Usually Male What God has said

Oghogho Unisex Joy
iOmoragbon iOmo Usually Male A child is life or continuity of life, existence or humanity
iOmoregbe iOmo Usually Male A child is family, Children make up a family
iOmoruyi Uyi Usually Male A child lifted on high or respected
iOmosefe iOmo, Efe Unisex A child is greater than wealth
iOmosigho iOmo Unisex A child is of more value than money
iOmoyemwen iOmo Usually Female I appreciate or admire a child
iOmozuwa Zuwa Usually Male A child chooses prosperity
Osadebamwen Deba Unisex God is with me (Emmanuel - God is with me/us)
Osagiemwenagbon Osagie Usually Male God sent me into the world
Osarenmwindamwen Osarenmwinda Usually Male God knows what I lack or fervently desire/seek
Osaretin Usually Male God is my strength, or God is strength
Osariemen Unisex God gave to me
Osarobo Usually Female God is the magician or a miracle worker
Osarodion Usually Male God is the senior or is supreme
Osarumwense Male God treated or treats me well
Osasere Usually Female God is supreme
Osasumwen Sumwen Unisex God escorts me, God protects me, God is with me
Osatohanmwen Osato Unisex God has or had mercy on me
Osawe Usually Male Gods says or decides
Osayemwenre Usually Female God remembers me
[b]Osayimwense Yimwen Male God made or created me well

Osayomore Usually Male God remembers a child or children
Osayuware Yuwa, Yuware Unisex God remembered or remembers us
Osaze Usually Male God Chooses
Osazuwa Zuwa Usually Male God chooses prosperity, progress
Osemwengie Usually Male It is describable, like a title
Otasowie Ota, Owie Unisex There is always a new beginning for the better (evening to morning)

Usiosefe Usi, Efe Male Good name is superior to or better than riches/wealth
Uyiosa Uyi Usually Male Respect of God, or God be praised or lifted high



Cheers wink

Ifueko means Comfort
the short form of Osayimwense is usually Osayi
and i thought Osayomore means Na God de create children come. as in 'Osa yi Omo re' shortened to Osay'omore. yer dig?
also, Otasowie means the evening (end) is better than the morning (beginning)
Re: Benin Baby Names by Nobody: 11:54am On Jun 01, 2013
Blazay: I love the name "O-Say" as the Americans would call it. cheesy
Short for Osayuki. . . "Yuki" . . .sounds very Japanese.

cool
Most are Fine fine names sha but this ur post called 4 laff. Are u a comedian?
Re: Benin Baby Names by keneguae(m): 7:20pm On Sep 17, 2013
ti-ebe:


Ifueko means Comfort [b][/b]
the short form of Osayimwense is usually Osayi
and i thought Osayomore means Na God de create children come. as in 'Osa yi Omo re' shortened to Osay'omore. yer dig?
also, Otasowie means the evening (end) is better than the morning (beginning)

Ufumwen and Ifueko means 'calmness or gentleness' not Comfort. Ofumw'egbe means Comfort.
Re: Benin Baby Names by Nobody: 7:42pm On Sep 17, 2013
Such pretty names.

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