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
Lisha Girl African Full of mystery
Madu Boy African People
Mazi Boy Hebrew Be helpful
Mbafor Girl African Born during mark...
Mbeke Girl African Born at the begi...
Mhonum Girl African Mercy
Modupe Boy African Gratefulness
Monifa Girl African I am lucky
Morayo Girl African I see joy
Morihinze Both African Either a son or ...
Natashenka Girl Italian Christ's birthday
Ndulu Boy African Dove
Ngozi Both African Being a blessing
Nkiruka Girl African A good future
Nneka Girl African Her mother is re...
Nnenaya Girl African Like her paterna...
Nnenia Girl African Like her paterna...
Nosakhere Boy African The way of god i...
Nourbese Girl African Wonderful child
Nwabudike Boy African The strength of ...
Nwakaego Girl African More valuable th...
Obasi Boy African Honor of god
Obataiye Boy African King of the whol...
Obayana Boy African Warms himself at...
Obi Boy African Heart
Obike Boy African A strong household
Obioma Girl African Kind
Ode Both African Born along a road
Odion Boy African Eldest of twins
Ofure Girl African Peace