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
Gowon Boy African Maker of rain
Hanna Girl Hebrew Grace; favour
Haruna Both Japanese Springtime veget...
Hasana Girl African The first born o...
Hazika Girl Arabic Enlightened pers...
Hembadoon Girl African Victorious one
Idowu Both African Being born after...
Ifama Girl African Everything is al...
Ife Girl African Love
Ifetayo Girl African Love brings joy
Ige Girl African A breech birth
Ijaba Girl African A long-awaited g...
Ikuseghan Girl African Peace overcomes ...
Imarogbe Boy African Born to a good f...
Innya Girl Russian One who is innoc...
Irawagbon Girl African The enemy tried ...
Isoke Girl African Good gift from t...
Iverem Girl African Blessings
Iyabo Girl African Mother has come ...
Iyapo Boy African Many hard situat...
Izegbe Girl African Long awaited child
Jaja Boy African Respected
Jumoke Both African Loved by everybody
Katerina Girl Greek Pure
Kehinde Both African Youngest of twins
Kinah Girl Afghan Strong-willed
Kiziah Girl African Light of heart
Kokumo Girl African Immortal
Kosoko Boy African Don't dig a grave
Limber Girl African Happiness