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
Abagbe Girl African This child was d...
Abagebe Girl African The one long exp...
Abassi Boy African God
Abayomi Both African Pleasant meeting...
Abebi Girl African Asked for girl c...
Abegbe Girl African We asked for thi...
Abeje Girl African Asked-for
Abejide Boy African Born during winter
Abeke Girl African We begged for he...
Abeo Girl African I bring joy
Abidemi Girl African Girl born during...
Abimbola Girl African Born to be wealthy
Abiodun Boy African Born during a war
Abiola Boy African Born in honor
Abiona Girl African Born during a trip
Abisola Girl African Born into a weal...
Adamma Girl African Beautiful girl
Adanna Girl African Being the father...
Adanya Girl African Being the father...
Adebayo Boy African Born in a joyful...
Adebola Girl African Honor is brought...
Adebomi Girl African My crown covered...
Adedagbo Girl African Joyfulness is a ...
Adedewe Girl African Broken crown
Adedoja Girl African The crown has be...
Adejola Boy African Feeds on honors
Adeleke Girl African A crown reaches ...
Adenrele Girl African The crown has re...
Adeola Girl African The crown has vi...
Aderinola Girl African A crown approach...