Nigerian Boy & Girl Names

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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
Ofure Girl African Peace
Ogbonna Boy African Looks like his f...
Okechuku Boy African Gift from god
Okpara Boy African First-born son
Olabisi Girl African Joy increases
Olabunmi Girl African Honor is rewarded
Oladele Boy African Respected at home
Olafemi Boy African Successful
Olaniyan Boy African Respected
Olaniyi Girl African Glory in stored ...
Olateju Girl African Vast wealth
Olawutobi Boy African God is good
Olubayo Both African Highest delight
Olubunmi Girl African God has given he...
Olufemi Both African God loves me
Olufunke Girl African Given by God to ...
Olufunmilayo Girl African God gives me hap...
Olugbala Boy African From the people
Olujimi Boy African Given by god
Olumide Boy African God arrives
Olumiji Boy African Awakens
Oluremi Girl African God brings comfort
Olushola Boy African Being blessed by...
Oluwa Boy African Our lord; our god
Oluyemi Boy African Pleased
Omalara Girl African Wanted
Omolara Both African Born at the perf...
Omorede Boy African A royal prince
Omorenoniwa... Girl African Not intended to ...
Omorose Girl African My beautiful child