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Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Mikeshine(m): 11:58am On Feb 09, 2018
OLUWASHINAAYOMI..

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Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by darlenese(f): 11:58am On Feb 09, 2018
what about "Oloriburuku" ?¿?

isn't that Yoruba people favourite word_/name¿
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Funkybabee(f): 12:00pm On Feb 09, 2018
donnaD:

wao tanks sis..


You are welcome sister someone correct me now


Teniola lay the mat of fortune/wealth
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Awoofawo(m): 12:02pm On Feb 09, 2018
emmalezy:

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. This is why parents often come to the matter of choosing a name for their baby with all responsibility and research the absolutely unique ones with the most interesting meanings.

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning
Why choose an uncommon name?

There are enough namesakes running around and parents just don’t want their son or daughter to be another one with the same popular name.

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning

Besides that, there are research results that show how people with uncommon names differ from others. They have different ambitions, different characters, and different lives. The point is that a child with a rare beautiful name feels slightly uncomfortable with it through the whole life and it’s a great motivation. For example, a child’s name means something so significant that people start to put great expectations on him or her. It makes a child strive for the success, prove that he or she is worth it. This is how notable personalities are created by a name alone.

On the other hand, by giving their child an uncommon name, parents just want to return to their roots and remember the culture and traditions of their ancestors. It’s a great tendency that young parents look through some Yoruba names dictionary to choose the most authentic and meaningful name for their baby. It’s a guarantee that traditions and beliefs of their people won’t be forgotten with time.

Let’s see, which Yoruba names and meanings are suitable for babies of today.
Yoruba female names with meanings

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning

There are many beautiful female names of the Yoruba origin with a lovely and tender meaning that can fully convey the parents’ love. Choose the one to your liking for your little queen.

Adunni – someone you are happy or love to have
Ayotundun – this is a special Yoruba word that means the sweetness of joy
Bolatito – this is another Yoruba word that means the sanctification that joy brings
Bosede – a daughter who was born on Sunday
Diekololaoluwa – the Lord’s blessing is always great
Diekololaoluwalayemi – there are no boundaries to the Lord’s wealth in my life
Emilohi – the Lord is great
Eriifeoluwa – the embodied evidence of the Lord’s love
Feyisola – a daughter who has the blessing of her parents always on her
Feyikemi – this is one more special Yoruba word, which means that this daughter’s parents were blessed with her birth
Folusho – a girl who’s always under the Lord’s protection and care
Ibidun – a daughter whose birth was sweet
Ibironke – a daughter who will be loved by her family
Idowu – a very special name for a daughter who was born after twins
Ife – love, or a woman who will be loved
Jadesolaoluwa – a daughter who has come into the Lord’s wealth
Kinfeosioluwa – one more Yoruba word that means the increasing love for the Lord
Korede – a daughter whose birth has brought the family blessings
Latorunwa – one of the most beautiful Yoruba names for girls, which means a daughter that has come down from heaven
Lolade – may the Lord be with you
Oluwafunbi – the Lord has given this daughter to me

Yoruba names for men with meanings

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning

There are many lovely male names in the Yoruba tradition and it’s not a problem to find a good list to choose from. It’s much more difficult to choose one because they are all lovely and meaningful.

Abiola – the son who was born into wealth
Adebamgbe – this is a special word that means the royalty that dwells inside the bearer of this name
Bayode – the son who brings joy with his very existence
Babasola – the father’s wealth that has arrived
Durojaiye – stay and enjoy living
Folarin – walk with glory
Gbadebo – the son who has brought the crown
Ifelewa – the most tender male name that means love is beauty
Iyanu-Oluwa – the Lord’s miracle
Jimoh – the son who was born on Friday
Mayowa – the son who has brought joy to the family
Modupeore –i am thankful for blesings
Mofolorunso – the son who’s always under the Lord’s care
Oba – King
Obasolape – this is a special Yoruba word that means: the Lord has completed this child’s wealth
Odunayo – the year of happiness
Olusola – the Lord has blessed me

Uncommon and beautiful Yoruba names for men and women

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning

Apart from completely male or totally female names, there are the ones that can be given to children of both genders. They usually mean something neutral and beautiful. They are not numerous but their meaning is as charming as that of other Yoruba names.

Ayotunde – joy has come back
Jaiyesimi – the one who’s enjoying life
Modupeore – thank you for this gift, my Lord
Morenikeji – the child resembling the parents, “my child looks like me”
Niyilolawa – here is the wealth
Olajuwan – the excitement of the victory
Olusola – the one who has conveyed the Lord’s blessing to the parents
Tejumola – the one who’s always looking forward to better times
Tiwa – ours
Tokunbo – the one who’s come from across the seas

How to choose a child’s name and make no mistakes? In a nutshell, choosing a beautiful and unique name for your baby, try not to overdo with the uniqueness.

source
https://www.reportnaija.ng/2018/02/09/top-uncommon-yoruba-names-boys-girls-see-list/
Nothing uncommon in all the names you mentioned oga! They are every day names. Try Mofetoluwa, Nifemi, Awogbemi, Moradehun, Boluwatife, Ifafunmilayo, Esupofo.....etc

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Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by donnaD(f): 12:03pm On Feb 09, 2018
Funkybabee:


You are welcome sister someone correct me now

Teniola lay the mat of fortune/wealth
Ok noted.

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Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by penisilin(m): 12:03pm On Feb 09, 2018
td2tnkstr:


Ola - Wealth
Ogo - Glory
Iyi - Honor
Oro - Labour

undecided undecided Your own your a must be very close to Benin republic grin grin
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Awoofawo(m): 12:05pm On Feb 09, 2018
Lilimax:
Yem-isi Rama-otu Ola-niyi These are beautiful names undecided shocked
Ramotu is not Yoruba's name..... na Muslim o!
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Nobody: 12:07pm On Feb 09, 2018
penisilin:


undecided undecided Your own your a must be very close to Benin republic grin grin
Meaning?
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by successinlife: 12:11pm On Feb 09, 2018
teamsynergy:
OdeTobi - a big fool

This is not it's unique translation,as ode could also be translated to a hunter. Odetobi= great hunter. e.g Oluwatobi= God is great
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Nobody: 12:11pm On Feb 09, 2018
Oluwaniisola
Dunmininu
Adeite
Morountodun
Ayoolamiposi

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Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Henitan24(f): 12:13pm On Feb 09, 2018
wakaman:
Olatunji- wealth rises over again

You can say that again... Miss Olatunji and Mrs Olatunji to be. I'm just so fortunate.
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Henitan24(f): 12:13pm On Feb 09, 2018
wakaman:
Olatunji- wealth rises over again

You can say that again... Miss Olatunji and Mrs Olatunji to be. I'm just so fortunate grin
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by laydoh(m): 12:13pm On Feb 09, 2018
pls hw did OLA turn to glory instead of wealth.or is dia a new version of yoruba?
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by penisilin(m): 12:14pm On Feb 09, 2018
darlenese:
what about "Oloriburuku" ?¿?


isn't that Yoruba people favourite word_/name¿

Madam koi koi, you are not correct.

"OLORIBURUKU" refers to those with ultra flat heads. Yorubas can see through your big wigs and rightly deduce an "OLORIBURUKU".

If you are still in doubt, stand in front of a mirror, remove your wig and put a plum on your head to check the flatness.

And It will surprise you that you have a special name on your birth certificate "OLORIBURUKU".

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Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by penisilin(m): 12:15pm On Feb 09, 2018
td2tnkstr:

Meaning?

That's on a lighter note

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Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by laydoh(m): 12:17pm On Feb 09, 2018
scholes0:


Ola should mean more on the side of Glory not wealth.
pls hw did OLA turn to glory instead of wealth.or is dia a new version of yoruba language i dnt knw?

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Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Nephilim: 12:17pm On Feb 09, 2018
We also have names like

Okodunni - Dick is good to have.
Okodunnpo - Dick is too sweet cheesy
Obowunmi - I need a puscy
Obotunde - Puscy has come again
Okogbemiga - Dick has elevated me
Eponshule - Big blockus
Oyonshupo - boobs like cowbell milk factory
Animashaun - free Puscy giver
Etc
Ask ur yoruba friends for the rest
hahaha cheesy cheesy

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Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by kaypower1(m): 12:18pm On Feb 09, 2018
lovely, if i had a chance i'd name mi daughter, oluwasikemi, Bamitale, feyisayo. tho mi no be yoruba sha. by the way i want a yoruba bae
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Alariiwo: 12:20pm On Feb 09, 2018
Funny enough.. Igbos now give their kids Yoruba names. Especially the ones that marry Yoruba women.

I don't know what they plan to achieve by that but it is suspicious.

People should learn to be proud of their culture and heritage. Stop feeling inferior.

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Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by laydoh(m): 12:21pm On Feb 09, 2018
bjayx:
Hmmm...so this one na news abi?
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by gbigbega: 12:21pm On Feb 09, 2018
you forgot to add
Gbigbega ---- Exalted or created/destined for lifting
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by kporostic(m): 12:22pm On Feb 09, 2018
this is wonderful
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by laydoh(m): 12:22pm On Feb 09, 2018
bjayx:
Hmmm...so this one na news abi?
is nairaland all abt news?or u don turn am to newsroom.you shud buy dstv na,dey watch channels!
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by bjayx: 12:25pm On Feb 09, 2018
laydoh:
is nairaland all abt news?or u don turn am to newsroom.you shud buy dstv na,dey watch channels!
E be like say youvdey learn talk...u try
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Mhiztbee(f): 12:25pm On Feb 09, 2018
Mynd44:

But it is a lovely name and you look lovely too.


Dat's true. I agree
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Lexzyhands(m): 12:27pm On Feb 09, 2018
Why did my parents name me ADELEYE? . A boys' name for that matter cry[/quote]

My namesake. Beautiful name.
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by laydoh(m): 12:33pm On Feb 09, 2018
Funkybabee:

Teniola- one who have wealth
Desire- come for good
Teniola means spread the mat of wealth.
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Enemyofpeace: 12:37pm On Feb 09, 2018
I like okolabi, obowunmi, bamishe majekondunmi, domidada, gbesifunmi, bamigbesi and arokoyo

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Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by Enemyofpeace: 12:38pm On Feb 09, 2018
darlenese:
what about "Oloriburuku" ?¿?


isn't that Yoruba people favourite word_/name¿
yes it's a female name for girls like you
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by laydoh(m): 12:39pm On Feb 09, 2018
ogbeniolola:
All these are common names nau!...I was expecting uncommon names like Anikulapo, Ijadola, Ajenifuja, Tinubu, Sango, Obakoso, etc
me self dey wonder.
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by codedthingzzzzz: 12:40pm On Feb 09, 2018
Alagba raufu nko??
emmalezy:

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. This is why parents often come to the matter of choosing a name for their baby with all responsibility and research the absolutely unique ones with the most interesting meanings.

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning
Why choose an uncommon name?

There are enough namesakes running around and parents just don’t want their son or daughter to be another one with the same popular name.

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning

Besides that, there are research results that show how people with uncommon names differ from others. They have different ambitions, different characters, and different lives. The point is that a child with a rare beautiful name feels slightly uncomfortable with it through the whole life and it’s a great motivation. For example, a child’s name means something so significant that people start to put great expectations on him or her. It makes a child strive for the success, prove that he or she is worth it. This is how notable personalities are created by a name alone.

On the other hand, by giving their child an uncommon name, parents just want to return to their roots and remember the culture and traditions of their ancestors. It’s a great tendency that young parents look through some Yoruba names dictionary to choose the most authentic and meaningful name for their baby. It’s a guarantee that traditions and beliefs of their people won’t be forgotten with time.

Let’s see, which Yoruba names and meanings are suitable for babies of today.
Yoruba female names with meanings

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning

There are many beautiful female names of the Yoruba origin with a lovely and tender meaning that can fully convey the parents’ love. Choose the one to your liking for your little queen.

Adunni – someone you are happy or love to have
Ayotundun – this is a special Yoruba word that means the sweetness of joy
Bolatito – this is another Yoruba word that means the sanctification that joy brings
Bosede – a daughter who was born on Sunday
Diekololaoluwa – the Lord’s blessing is always great
Diekololaoluwalayemi – there are no boundaries to the Lord’s wealth in my life
Emilohi – the Lord is great
Eriifeoluwa – the embodied evidence of the Lord’s love
Feyisola – a daughter who has the blessing of her parents always on her
Feyikemi – this is one more special Yoruba word, which means that this daughter’s parents were blessed with her birth
Folusho – a girl who’s always under the Lord’s protection and care
Ibidun – a daughter whose birth was sweet
Ibironke – a daughter who will be loved by her family
Idowu – a very special name for a daughter who was born after twins
Ife – love, or a woman who will be loved
Jadesolaoluwa – a daughter who has come into the Lord’s wealth
Kinfeosioluwa – one more Yoruba word that means the increasing love for the Lord
Korede – a daughter whose birth has brought the family blessings
Latorunwa – one of the most beautiful Yoruba names for girls, which means a daughter that has come down from heaven
Lolade – may the Lord be with you
Oluwafunbi – the Lord has given this daughter to me

Yoruba names for men with meanings

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning

There are many lovely male names in the Yoruba tradition and it’s not a problem to find a good list to choose from. It’s much more difficult to choose one because they are all lovely and meaningful.

Abiola – the son who was born into wealth
Adebamgbe – this is a special word that means the royalty that dwells inside the bearer of this name
Bayode – the son who brings joy with his very existence
Babasola – the father’s wealth that has arrived
Durojaiye – stay and enjoy living
Folarin – walk with glory
Gbadebo – the son who has brought the crown
Ifelewa – the most tender male name that means love is beauty
Iyanu-Oluwa – the Lord’s miracle
Jimoh – the son who was born on Friday
Mayowa – the son who has brought joy to the family
Modupeore –i am thankful for blesings
Mofolorunso – the son who’s always under the Lord’s care
Oba – King
Obasolape – this is a special Yoruba word that means: the Lord has completed this child’s wealth
Odunayo – the year of happiness
Olusola – the Lord has blessed me

Uncommon and beautiful Yoruba names for men and women

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning

Apart from completely male or totally female names, there are the ones that can be given to children of both genders. They usually mean something neutral and beautiful. They are not numerous but their meaning is as charming as that of other Yoruba names.

Ayotunde – joy has come back
Jaiyesimi – the one who’s enjoying life
Modupeore – thank you for this gift, my Lord
Morenikeji – the child resembling the parents, “my child looks like me”
Niyilolawa – here is the wealth
Olajuwan – the excitement of the victory
Olusola – the one who has conveyed the Lord’s blessing to the parents
Tejumola – the one who’s always looking forward to better times
Tiwa – ours
Tokunbo – the one who’s come from across the seas

How to choose a child’s name and make no mistakes? In a nutshell, choosing a beautiful and unique name for your baby, try not to overdo with the uniqueness.

source
https://www.reportnaija.ng/2018/02/09/top-uncommon-yoruba-names-boys-girls-see-list/
Re: Uncommon Yoruba Names For Boys And Girls – See List by codedthingzzzzz: 12:41pm On Feb 09, 2018
Or Ajanlekoko?
emmalezy:

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. This is why parents often come to the matter of choosing a name for their baby with all responsibility and research the absolutely unique ones with the most interesting meanings.

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning
Why choose an uncommon name?

There are enough namesakes running around and parents just don’t want their son or daughter to be another one with the same popular name.

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning

Besides that, there are research results that show how people with uncommon names differ from others. They have different ambitions, different characters, and different lives. The point is that a child with a rare beautiful name feels slightly uncomfortable with it through the whole life and it’s a great motivation. For example, a child’s name means something so significant that people start to put great expectations on him or her. It makes a child strive for the success, prove that he or she is worth it. This is how notable personalities are created by a name alone.

On the other hand, by giving their child an uncommon name, parents just want to return to their roots and remember the culture and traditions of their ancestors. It’s a great tendency that young parents look through some Yoruba names dictionary to choose the most authentic and meaningful name for their baby. It’s a guarantee that traditions and beliefs of their people won’t be forgotten with time.

Let’s see, which Yoruba names and meanings are suitable for babies of today.
Yoruba female names with meanings

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning

There are many beautiful female names of the Yoruba origin with a lovely and tender meaning that can fully convey the parents’ love. Choose the one to your liking for your little queen.

Adunni – someone you are happy or love to have
Ayotundun – this is a special Yoruba word that means the sweetness of joy
Bolatito – this is another Yoruba word that means the sanctification that joy brings
Bosede – a daughter who was born on Sunday
Diekololaoluwa – the Lord’s blessing is always great
Diekololaoluwalayemi – there are no boundaries to the Lord’s wealth in my life
Emilohi – the Lord is great
Eriifeoluwa – the embodied evidence of the Lord’s love
Feyisola – a daughter who has the blessing of her parents always on her
Feyikemi – this is one more special Yoruba word, which means that this daughter’s parents were blessed with her birth
Folusho – a girl who’s always under the Lord’s protection and care
Ibidun – a daughter whose birth was sweet
Ibironke – a daughter who will be loved by her family
Idowu – a very special name for a daughter who was born after twins
Ife – love, or a woman who will be loved
Jadesolaoluwa – a daughter who has come into the Lord’s wealth
Kinfeosioluwa – one more Yoruba word that means the increasing love for the Lord
Korede – a daughter whose birth has brought the family blessings
Latorunwa – one of the most beautiful Yoruba names for girls, which means a daughter that has come down from heaven
Lolade – may the Lord be with you
Oluwafunbi – the Lord has given this daughter to me

Yoruba names for men with meanings

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning

There are many lovely male names in the Yoruba tradition and it’s not a problem to find a good list to choose from. It’s much more difficult to choose one because they are all lovely and meaningful.

Abiola – the son who was born into wealth
Adebamgbe – this is a special word that means the royalty that dwells inside the bearer of this name
Bayode – the son who brings joy with his very existence
Babasola – the father’s wealth that has arrived
Durojaiye – stay and enjoy living
Folarin – walk with glory
Gbadebo – the son who has brought the crown
Ifelewa – the most tender male name that means love is beauty
Iyanu-Oluwa – the Lord’s miracle
Jimoh – the son who was born on Friday
Mayowa – the son who has brought joy to the family
Modupeore –i am thankful for blesings
Mofolorunso – the son who’s always under the Lord’s care
Oba – King
Obasolape – this is a special Yoruba word that means: the Lord has completed this child’s wealth
Odunayo – the year of happiness
Olusola – the Lord has blessed me

Uncommon and beautiful Yoruba names for men and women

Uncommon Yoruba female and male names with meaning

Apart from completely male or totally female names, there are the ones that can be given to children of both genders. They usually mean something neutral and beautiful. They are not numerous but their meaning is as charming as that of other Yoruba names.

Ayotunde – joy has come back
Jaiyesimi – the one who’s enjoying life
Modupeore – thank you for this gift, my Lord
Morenikeji – the child resembling the parents, “my child looks like me”
Niyilolawa – here is the wealth
Olajuwan – the excitement of the victory
Olusola – the one who has conveyed the Lord’s blessing to the parents
Tejumola – the one who’s always looking forward to better times
Tiwa – ours
Tokunbo – the one who’s come from across the seas

How to choose a child’s name and make no mistakes? In a nutshell, choosing a beautiful and unique name for your baby, try not to overdo with the uniqueness.

source
https://www.reportnaija.ng/2018/02/09/top-uncommon-yoruba-names-boys-girls-see-list/

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