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
Asabi Girl African Of special birth
Auta Girl African Born last
Ayo Girl African Joy; joyful
Ayobami Girl African I was blessed wi...
Ayobunmi Girl African I have been give...
Ayodele Girl African Happiness return...
Ayofemi Girl African Joy has an affin...
Ayoka Girl African A joy bringer
Ayoluwa Girl African Happiness for ou...
Ayoola Girl African Happy in riches
Azagba Boy African Out of town birth
Azalee Girl African Singer; she who ...
Babafemi Boy African Loved by his fat...
Baderinwa Girl African To be respected
Baina Girl African Glittering
Bayo Girl African Happiness has be...
Becca Girl Hebrew To tie
Bejide Girl African Born during the ...
Bem Boy African Peace
Binah Girl African One who dances
Bolade Girl African Honor comes with...
Bolanile Girl African This house's wea...
Boseda Boy African On sunday born
Bunmi Girl African Being my gift
Chijioke Boy African Strength of chi
Chika Girl Japanese A thousand summe...
Chike Boy African God's strength
Chinue Girl African A blessing from ...
Chioma Girl African Gift from God
Chisom Girl African God accompanies me