Nigerian Boy & Girl Names

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Nigerian Names

Nigeria is located in West Africa and borders Republic of Benin, Chad, Cameroon and Niger. There are over 500 ethnic communities in Nigeria including the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba people. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and known as "the Giant of Africa," and many baby names used there are unique to the different cultural groups living there. We have Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba names in our Nigerian baby names collection, as well as other names that are commonly found within the country. Browse our Nigerian baby names list and find a baby name that honors your heritage from this great West African country.

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Name Gender Origin Meaning Rating
Adesimbo Girl African Of righteous birth
Adesina Girl African She opens the way
Adeyemi Girl African The crown fits me
Adio Girl African Born on Monday; ...
Adisa Boy African Clear spoken per...
Aduke Girl African Beloved
Adunbi Boy African Pleasant
Aina Girl Catalan Catalan form of ...
Aiyetoro Girl African Peace covering t...
Ajala Both African Believer of Allah
Ajani Both African He fights for wh...
Akanke Girl African Lovable at first...
Akanni Boy African Our meeting brin...
Akin Boy African Brave boy
Akinlabi Boy African A boy
Akinlana Boy African Courage
Akins Boy African Brave boy
Akono Boy African It is my opportu...
Alaba Girl African Second born afte...
Alake Girl African One to be cuddled
Ama Girl Native Ame... Water
Amadi Boy African Appeared destine...
Amarachi Girl African God's grace
Amonke Girl African You caress her i...
Aniweta Boy African Spirit
Annakiya Girl African Sweet of face
Anuli Girl African Daughter who bri...
Apara Boy African One who comes an...
Areta Girl Maori Of noble kind
Arria Girl African Thin