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Here are the most popular Yoruba names

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…

Babajide Joshua
I have come across different names like Oluwadarasimi, Ayoola, Ayobami, Babatunde, Agbeke, Abike and Asake. All these are very common.

Oyekanmi Tope
The  popular names are Kolawole, Babatunde, Iyabo, Yetunde, Akorede, Enitan, etc.

Ganiu Mujida 
The most popular Yoruba names  are Femi, Wale, Tunde, Kunle, Tobi, etc. But for girls – Ronke, Nike,Tope, Opeyemi, Tosin and so on.

Shuaib Ibiyemi
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.

Ajelara Ajoke
Bolaji, Femi, Segun, Kunle, Tobi, Ope, Wale, Kayode, Damilola, Bunmi, Tosin, etc.

Adewale Onaopepo
Common names among Yoruba’s are Wale, Femi, Tobi, Ayo, Damilola, Ronke, Tope, Segun, Kunle, Biodun, Funke and more .

Eyiowuawi Timileyin
Shade, Lekan, Segun, Shola, Lanre, Olamide, Femi, Dupe, Tobi, Damilare. These are the popular I know.

Shuaib Ibiyemi
The most popular names among Yorubas are Wale, Tosin, Femi, Kemi, Joke, Damilola, Tope, Dupe, Opeyemi, Anuoluwpo and Funke.

– Shukurat Alimi for encomium



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