Yorubas, like all cultures, have lyrical names, with deep meanings. Many names are, however, very common.
Encomium Weekly sampled opinions on Yoruba’s most popular…
I have come across different names like Oluwadarasimi, Ayoola, Ayobami, Babatunde, Agbeke, Abike and Asake. All these are very common.
The popular names are Kolawole, Babatunde, Iyabo, Yetunde, Akorede, Enitan, etc.
The most popular Yoruba names are Femi, Wale, Tunde, Kunle, Tobi, etc. But for girls – Ronke, Nike,Tope, Opeyemi, Tosin and so on.
Shade, Folake, Titi, Bola, Opeyemi, Funmi and Damilola. These names are for female, while for male are Kunle, Femi, Olumide, Olamide, Ayo, Tunde and many more.
Bolaji, Femi, Segun, Kunle, Tobi, Ope, Wale, Kayode, Damilola, Bunmi, Tosin, etc.
Common names among Yoruba’s are Wale, Femi, Tobi, Ayo, Damilola, Ronke, Tope, Segun, Kunle, Biodun, Funke and more .
Shade, Lekan, Segun, Shola, Lanre, Olamide, Femi, Dupe, Tobi, Damilare. These are the popular I know.
The most popular names among Yorubas are Wale, Tosin, Femi, Kemi, Joke, Damilola, Tope, Dupe, Opeyemi, Anuoluwpo and Funke.
– Shukurat Alimi for encomium