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List Of Nupe Names And Their Meanings

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List Of Nupe Names And Their Meanings


List Of Nupe Names And Their Meanings




List Of Nupe Names In Nupe Kingdom


  • Abati = Just
  • Abami = Soft Minded
  • Abagi = Bully
  • Abu = Zainab
  • Adagi = Free person
  • Adi = Hadiza
  • Afako = Relief
  • Ababunu = Tree steam
  • Abakpere = Cut to pieces
  • Abadugba = Rely on hoe
  • Abafingi = To cut a blade
  • Abagbe = A lucky hunter
  • Abanfi= To fell apart
  • Abasankpe = Does not decide on own
    self.
  • Abakpeti = Some one who borrow cap
  • Awushe = Aisha
  • Bago = Merciful (Abdulrahman)
  • Bake = meet/Mix in Resemblance
  • Bale = Abdulmutallib/Handy
  • Badan = Iliyasu
  • Boye = Love
  • Bojin = Behaviour
  • Boye = Right
  • Banti = Giant
  • Bayiwo = Step child/Mother inlaw
  • Bana = To shine in luck
  • Bayele = Mirror of fond
  • Batini = Does not like trouble
  • Bolo = Ibrahim
  • Bologi = Beauty
  • Cekpa = Has good intention
  • Cetu = Achiever
  • Ceyagi = Lost mother at infant
  • Chado = Favourable
  • Ciko = Big person
  • Ciwan = Honourable
  • Dada = Dauda
  • Damashin = Rabi/Rabecca
  • Dewo = Exchange
  • Degi = Little quantity
  • Dirisu = Idris
  • Dokoci = Suleiman
  • Dyagi = Satisfied
  • Dyadya = Wisdom
  • Dzafu = Town keeper
  • Dzoko = Dwaff
  • Dwan = Light/Flash
  • Dangana = Faith in God’s decision
  • Dufya = Nafisat
  • Egba = Expert
  • Eban = Gateway
  • Ebo = Grateful
  • Eba = Twince
  • Ebaya = Reliable
  • Gana = Competitor
  • Gandzo = Leader
  • Gimba = Prophet
  • Gabi = Faithful
  • Gboya = Grate listener
  • Gbake = Straight forward
  • Goye = Came with grass
  • Gata = Medicinal Leaf
  • Gbagbari = Shauibu
  • Gbangba = Hasiya/Sadiq
  • Gbongbo = Factual
  • Gbongboroko = Adamu
  • Gborigi = Bello
  • Guye = Mustapha
  • Iye = Sakina
  • Jiya = Sufficient
  • Jidan = Innocent
  • Jiwo = Able/capable
  • Kolo = Brave and helpful
  • Katsan = Descent
  • Kyatswa = Holy
  • Kpatagi = Acceptable
  • Kafa = Leisure
  • Kpedo = Settler
  • Kpade = Fortunate
  • Kashi = Rudiment (Hauwa/Eave)
  • Kakpe = Rightly informed
  • Kpake = Honest/truthful
  • Kpaka = Compel
  • Kpako = Mahmud
  • Kpamagi = Junior/lasy born
  • Kogi = Adama
  • Kuru = Got in long distance after
    marriage
  • Kudu = Gentle
  • Kwago = Kind
  • Kusogi = Jungle
  • Legbo = Loyal
  • Leba = Servant
  • Lema = Super human
  • Lelu = Head
  • Layi/Zumagi = Fatima
  • Li a/Liya = Good in sellection
  • Mana = Sweet/grace
  • Mawo = Happiness /Encouragement
  • Macima = Aunty
  • Maman = Mother
  • Manman = Great person (Muhammad)
  • Miwan/Azumi = Born during fasting
  • Majin = well doer
  • Magana = Shares accurately
  • Mimacinle = Destiny
  • Ndadzuru = Yusuf
  • Nnaboro = Maimuna
  • Ndanko = Grandpa
  • Nanna = Hannatu(favour or grace)
  • Nnanko = Granny
  • Nnadwa = Be-loved/Safiya
  • Nmaga = Stranger
  • Nnaga = Stranger
  • Nmagi = Caring
  • Nnandagi = Hajara
  • Ndace = hunter/Warrior
  • Ndaama = Abdullahi
  • Nnabadegi = Habiba
  • Nnaama = Amina
  • Nnasha = Aisha
  • Nnakpan = Bilkis
  • Ndakpan = Adnan
  • Ndana = Religious
  • Ndazhiko = Bilal
  • Nyagbanfa = Rest of mind
  • Nnabini = Legbo = Loyal
  • Papa = Pastor
  • Pita = Peter
  • Polu = Paul
  • Putu = Bashar
  • Ryatwa = Gift
  • Rufya = Freelance
  • Sana = Hassana/Hassan
  • Sanyi = Hussaina/Hussaini
  • Samu = Samuel
  • Sogba = God delivance
  • Shetu = Aisha
  • Sali = Salamatu
  • Saba = Distance from trouble
  • Sadisu= fouth child of the family
  • Sidi = A Tree Shade
  • Sagi = Head
  • Shirun = Came through uterus
  • Sokoeyanyao = Farahat (Gift)
  • Suki = Asma’u
  • Tete/Kari = Abubakar
  • Tako/mana = Usman
  • Tanimu/Dagbako = Umar
  • Tifin/Gabagi = Aliyu
  • Tata = Ramatu
  • Tswanya = Trustee
  • Tswasha = Surveyor
  • Tsadu = Seeker
  • Tsado = Favourable
  • Tsubenya = Maryam
  • Tswankwa = Arrow Master
  • Tsoede = Nupe political Head
  • Tsondede = Stands up right
  • Woye = Saratu
  • Wusa = Obedient
  • Wusabolo = Hafsat
  • Wureni = Unique
  • Wushe = Aisha
  • Wonciko = Big quantity
  • Yaka = Rukayya
  • Yagba = Generous
  • Yaba = Escape
  • Yabaya = Avoid distress
  • Yebo = Show appreciation (Musa/
    Moses)
  • Yetu = Hope
  • Zagun = Associate
  • Zhigi = Herbalist
  • Zhirin = Jibrin
  • Zhigun = Accomondating
  • Zanna = Born after father’s death
  • Zumagi/Layi = Fatima
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