Popular Itsekiri Names

 

Name Abbreviation Gender Meaning
Ajemigbitse Ogbitse Unisex Give me the blessing
Abidemi   Unisex A child born before either the father or grandparents arrive
Alero   Female First-born female child
Amajuoritse Ama or Amaju Unisex We do not know more than God
Besida   Female As destiny decides/dictates
Omasan   Unisex Child is good
Oritsebemigho Bemigho Unisex Lord watch over him/her for me
Oritsegbubemi Gbubemi Unisex God answered my prayer
Onetoritsebawoete Bawo or Ete Unisex Whom the Lord is with cannot be put to shame
Oritsetimeyin Oti or Timeyin Unisex The lord is behind me or the lord has my back
Oritseweyinmi Weyinmi Unisex The lord is with me
Oritsejolomi Jolomi Unisex The lord has fixed me
Oritsematosan Tosan Unisex God knows best
Eyituoyo Tuoyo Unisex This is enough for joy
Mogbeyiteren Mogbeyi Unisex I will take this (child) for now
Eyimofe Mofe Unisex This is my desire
Orighomisan Misan Female My head is good
Toritsefe Tofe Female What the lord desires
Toritseju Toju Unisex God's (will) is supreme