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
Dada Both African Curly-haired
Danuwa Girl African A good friend
Daurama Girl African Ninth queen; nin...
Dayo Girl African Happiness has come
Dumaka Boy African A helping hand
Ebun Girl African Being a gift
Edenausegbo... Girl African Good favors reme...
Ehioze Boy African Stands above envy
Ehizemen Girl African God's decision
Ekaghogho Girl African Born on a day of...
Ekenesenarh... Girl African Acknowledge that...
Enomwoyi Girl African Graceful or char...
Esosa Girl African A blessing of God
Etinosa Girl African Strength of God
Ewansiha Boy African Secrets cannot b...
Fabayo Girl African A lucky birth th...
Faraa Girl African Cheery, animated...
Farih Girl African Light-complexioned
Fasina Boy English N/A
Fayola Girl African Fortunate, lucky...
Fayolla Girl African Lucky
Femi Girl African Love me
Fola Girl African Glory and honor
Folade Girl African Honor comes with...
Folami Girl African Grant honor to me
Folashade Girl African Honored with a c...
Folayan Girl African Dignity
Foluke Girl African Under God's prot...
Gerda Girl Germanic Twig; strong wit...
Gimbya Girl African Princess