List of Nigerian Baby Names Meanings View Other Origins

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  • Olla
    Olla. Gender. Girl. Meaning. One who is precious/ giver of life ; well- being / a relic of one's ancestors.
    Meaning: One who is precious, giver of life, well- being, a relic of ones ancestors, Origin: Nigerian / Hawaiian
  • Alike
    In African, the name Alike means - girl who drives out beautiful women.The name Alike originated as an African name. The name Alike is most often used as a girl name or female name. African Name Meaning - girl who drives out beautiful women. Origin - Africa.
    Meaning: Girl who drives out beautiful women, Origin: Nigerian
  • Akanke
    Akanke is a Nigerian name for girls meaning To know her is to love her. Read below for Akanke's celebrity and ruler associations, and numerological meanings. If Akanke is the one, congratulations!
    Meaning: To know her is to love her, Origin: Nigerian
  • Bem
    African Meaning: The name Bem is an African baby name. In African the meaning of the name Bem is: peace'.
    Meaning: Peace, Origin: Nigerian
  • Abeke
    The meaning of the name “Abeke” is: “We begged for her to caress her”. Categories: African American Names, African Names, Nigerian Names, Yoruba Names. Used in: African countries.
    Meaning: We begged for her, Origin: Nigerian
  • Abiola
    Abiola is a Nigerian name of Yoruba origin. The meaning of Abiola is "born in honor, wealth". Notable people with the surname include: Hafsat Abiola, Nigerian civil-rights activist.
    Meaning: Born in honor. Baby name given to one born during the New Year., Origin: Nigerian
  • Alizabeth
    12% this week. Gender: Female Meaning of Alizabeth: "pledged to God" Origin of Alizabeth: Variation of Elizabeth.
    Meaning: A gift from god, precious, Origin: Nigerian
  • Amoy
    A user from Florida, United States says the name Amoy is of Jamaican origin and means "Beautiful goddess".
    Meaning: Beautiful goddess, Origin: Nigerian
  • Arber
    Arber Name Meaning. ... South German: either from Middle High German arber 'tree' (related to Latin arbor), an occupational name for a forester or perhaps a habitational name from some place named with this word, or from Arbihari, a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German arbi 'inheritance' + hari 'army'.
    Meaning: Naming of albania in medieval hera, Origin: Nigerian
  • Arta
    Arta. The name Arta is a Male name. Welsh meaning: The name Arta is a Welsh baby name The Welsh meaning of Arta is: Bear hero, A rock.
    Meaning: Golden, Origin: Nigerian
  • Artan
    The meaning of the name Artan is Little Bear. The origin of the name Artan is Irish. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
    Meaning: Golden, Origin: Nigerian
  • Azgba
    Meaning: Out of town birth, Origin: Nigerian
  • Besa
    Besa (Albanian culture) ... The Albanian adjective besnik, derived from besa, means "faithful", "trustworthy", i.e. one who heeps his word. Besnik for men and Besa for women continue to be very popular names among Albanians.
    Meaning: Faith, Origin: Nigerian
  • Besim
    Besim is an Albanian masculine given name. It means "belief" or "faith" in Albanian.
    Meaning: Faith, Origin: Nigerian
  • Blerim
    The meaning of the name “Blerim” is: “Flower, Bloom”. Categories: Albanian Names, Swiss Names. Used in: Albanian speaking countries. Gender: Boy Names.
    Meaning: Blossoming, Origin: Nigerian
  • Blerta
    Blerta is an Albanian female given name, which means "green" or blossom, from the Albanian blertë. The male equivalent is Blerti. The name may refer to: Blerti Hajdari (born 1990), Albanian football player.
    Meaning: Green, Origin: Nigerian
  • Damerae
    Da-me-rae, dam-er-ae ] The baby boy name Damerae is pronounced DaaM-er- †. Damerae has its origins in the Jamaican language. Damerae's meaning is 'a joyous boy'. ... Damerae is seldom used as a baby name for boys.
    Meaning: A boy of joy, Origin: Nigerian
  • Durene
    Meaning: Everlasting, Origin: Nigerian
  • Ejona
    Origin and Meaning of Ejona. "Ejona" is a name of Albanian origin, and it means "Ours".
    Meaning: Ours, Origin: Nigerian
  • Engjell
    MEANING: This name means “angel, messenger, the messenger of God”. Saint Angelus (Italian: Sant'Angelo) (1185–1220), who was one of the early members of the Carmelite Order, suffered martyrdom for the Faith at Leocata, Sicily.
    Meaning: Angel, Origin: Nigerian
  • Ewansiha
    The meaning of the name “Ewansiha” is: “Secrets cannot be bought”.
    Meaning: Secrets cannot be held, Origin: Nigerian
  • Genti
    Gen-ti, ge-nti ] The baby boy name Genti is pronounced as JHEHNTiy †. Genti is used predominantly in the Albanian language and it is also derived from Albanian origins. Gent (Latin), Genthius (Latin), and Gentius (Latin) are older forms of Genti. ... Both the origin and meaning of Genti is inherited by all variant forms.
    Meaning: Ilirian king, Origin: Nigerian
  • Gowon
    The meaning of the name “Gowon” is: “Maker of rain”.
    Meaning: Rainmaker, Origin: Nigerian
  • Izegbe
    Izegbe's origin is African. Izegbe's meaning is long-awaited child. The names Izegbea, Izegbee, Izegbey, Izegbi, Izegbie, and Izegby are forms of Izegbe. Izegbe is seldom used as a baby name for girls.
    Meaning: Log awaited child, Origin: Nigerian
  • Khenan
    Origin and Meaning of Khenan. "Khenan" is a name of Jamaican origin, and it means "The rising sun". It's a name commonly given to boys.
    Meaning: The rising sun, Origin: Nigerian
  • Liri
    Meaning & History. Means "freedom", from the Albanian liri. It is also a diminutive of Liridon, Liridona, Lirian, Liriana and other beginning with Liri-.
    Meaning: Freedom, Origin: Nigerian
  • Lirim
    Lirim. The name Lirim is a baby boy name. The baby name Lirim originated as an Albanian name. In Albanian, the name Lirim means- freedom. Name Information.
    Meaning: Freedom, Origin: Nigerian
  • Marsela
    Marsela. LANGUAGE FAMILY: indo-european > italic > latin ORIGIN: pie (proto indo-european) / latin NAME ROOT: MāWORT- > MāVORS > MARS > MARCUS. MEANING: This name means “consecrated to the God Mars, God of war, dedicated to Mars”.
    Meaning: Born in march, Origin: Nigerian
  • Nosakhere
    The meaning of the name “Nosakhere” is: “The way of god is the only way”. Categories: African Names, Beninese Names, Nigerian Names. Used in: African countries. Gender: Boy Names.
    Meaning: Way of god, Origin: Nigerian
  • Obayana
    The meaning of the name Obayana is King warms himself at the fire. The origin of the name Obayana is African - Nigerian. Obayana is an African - Nigerian name that means 'King warms himself at the fire' FIND THE PERFECT NAME FOR YOUR NEW BABY: Perfect baby names.
    Meaning: King of fire, Origin: Nigerian