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Yoruba Names For Girls And Their Meaning

Yoruba names for Girls and meaning

Babies make us happy from their cute faces to their infectious  grins almost entices you to have your own “mini me”. Baby names are very important has it will always be a part of your child’s identity, hence, picking the right name is quite crucial in laying the foundation of a child’s identity.

Yoruba names are quite inspiring has it tends to have deep meaning.

Below is a list of Yoruba names for girls and their meaning:

Adebisi

Meaning: Added to the crown

Abeni

Meaning: We asked for her,behold, we got her

Adedamola

Meaning: The crown is mixed with riches

Adelola

Meaning: The crown brings honour

Abifoluwa

Meaning: Born for the Lord

Adepeju

Meaning: The crown is full of honour

Araoluwa

Meaning: The wonder of God

Anuoluwapo

Meaning: God mercies are abundant

Abioye

Meaning: A child born into royalty

Adenike

Meaning: The crown needs to be taken care of

Ayotola

Meaning: Joy is enough wealth

Bolatito

Meaning: The sanctification that joy brings

Abidemi

Meaning: A female child that was born in the absence of her father

Aderiyike

Meaning: The pampered crown

Abosede

Meaning: A child born on the first day of the week

Atinuke

Meaning: A child who has been looked after since conception

 Yoruba names for Girls and meaning

Ayomide

Meaning: My Joy has come

Ayoola

Meaning: The joy of wealth

Anuoluwabamise

Meaning: The mercy of the Lord has done it for me

Ayotunde

Meaning: My joy has returned

Ewatomi

Meaning: Beauty is enough

Bisi

Meaning: First born daughter in the Family

Bolanle

Meaning: A child who finds wealth at home

Bimpe

Meaning: A beautiful child

Enitan

Meaning: A child with a history

Erimipe

Meaning: My testimony is complete

Ewaoluwa

Meaning: The beauty of God

Eyitope

Meaning: Worthy of praise

Yoruba names for Girls and meaning

Ebunoluwa

Meaning: The Lord’s gift

Ereadura

Meaning: Reward of prayer

Eniyii

Meaning: A person of integrity

Eriifeoluwa

Meaning: Evidence of God’s love

Eniola

Meaning: A child of wealth

Fehintola

Meaning: Resting on wealth

Fisayo

Meaning: God has added to my joy

Folade

Meaning: Honour has arrived

Folake

Meaning: A child taken care with wealth

Feyisayo

Meaning: Used has joy

Fadekemi

Meaning: Take care of me with wealth

Folashade

Meaning: Honour confers a crown

Fowoke

Meaning: A child taken care of with money

Fiyinfoluwa

Meaning: Praise the Lord

Funmilayo

Meaning: God has brought me joy

Gbohunmi

Meaning: Hear my cry

Gbemisola

Meaning: Carry me into wealth

Ife

Meaning: Love

Ibidun

 Yoruba names for Girls and meaning

Itunuoluwa

Meaning: Comfort of God

Ibukun

Meaning: Blessings

Ifesowapo

Meaning: Love has connected us

Ibilola

Meaning: A girl born into wealth

Ibukunoluwa

Meaning: The blessings of God

Idunnuola

Meaning: Happiness

Ibironke

Meaning: The family will care for this child

Iretomiwa

Meaning: A child who has brought blessings

Idowu

Meaning: A girl born after twins

Iretioluwa

Meaning: God’s hope

Ibidolapo

Meaning: A child’s birth that consolidate wealth

Ifedayo

Meaning: Love has become joy

Ifedolaoluwa

Meaning: The Lord has blessed our love

Ifetundun

Meaning: Love is sweet

Ifelayo

Meaning: Love is peace

Ifede

Meaning: Love is here

Ilerioluwa

Meaning: The promise of God

Jolasun

Meaning: Let the riches come forth

Jibola

Meaning: A child born into wealth

Jaiyeola

Meaning: one who is enjoying wealth

Kikelomo

Meaning: A child who is pampered

Lolade

Meaning: God is with you

Monife

Meaning: The loved one

Morenikeji

Meaning: This girl resembles me

Olamide

Meaning: My wealth has arrived

Omorinsola

Meaning: The child who walks into riches

Yoruba names for girls and meaning

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Oluwafunbi

Meaning: God has given this child to me

Omolade

Meaning:Child of the crown

Oluwajomiloju

Meaning: The Lord has surprised me

Oyinlola

Meaning: Wealth is sweet

Oluwabusayo

Meaning: God adds to my wealth

Oluwamakinwa

Meaning: The Lord’s goodness

Tiwa

Meaning: One who owns the crown

Tejumola

Meaning: A child who looks forward to better days

Titilayo

Meaning: A child who is ever happy

Toluwalase

Meaning: God’s will be done

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