5 Letter Nigerian Names

Here you can easily browse through 5 letter Nigerian names. Names are presented alphabetically so scroll through them freely. By clicking on the name, you will be presented with more information about the name, such as its meaning, celebrities named with that name and also the name's origin.

# Name Gender Meaning
1 Abass / Unisex -
2 Abbas Boy stern, somber; father
3 Abdul Boy servant
4 Adama Girl The study or facts of earth or ground
5 Adams / Unisex The person who is made of earth
6 Adamu Boy A variant of Adam, meaning father of mankind.
7 Ademu / Unisex -
8 Adisa / Unisex Clear Spoken Person - African
9 Afeez Boy -
10 Agada / Unisex -
11 Agbor / Unisex -
12 Agnes Girl chaste
13 Ahmad Boy highly praised or one who constantly thanks God
14 Ahmed Boy highly praised or one who constantly thanks God
15 Aisha Girl alive, well
16 Ajadi / Unisex -
17 Ajala / Unisex -
18 Ajani / Unisex -
19 Ajayi Boy Born face-down
20 Ajoke Girl -
21 Akeem Boy intelligent
22 Akpan Boy -
23 Alaba Girl -
24 Alabi / Unisex -
25 Alade / Unisex -
26 Alice Girl noble, exalted
27 Alimi / Unisex -
28 Aliyu Boy -
29 Aluko / Unisex -
30 Amadi / Unisex -
31 Amadu Boy -
32 Amaka Girl -
33 Amesi / Unisex -
34 Amina / Unisex A honest and trustworthy being
35 Aminu Boy -
36 Amodu / Unisex -
37 Amuda / Unisex -
38 Amusa / Unisex -
39 Anayo Boy -
40 Aneke / Unisex -
41 Anene / Unisex -
42 Anita Girl Gracious, Merciful
43 Aremu / Unisex -
44 Ariyo / Unisex -
45 Asabe / Unisex -
46 Asiya Girl -
47 Asmau Girl -
48 Atiku Boy -
49 Attah / Unisex -
50 Auwal Boy -
51 Awawu Girl -
52 Ayeni / Unisex -
53 Ayuba Boy -
54 Azeez Boy The servant of the mighty
55 Barau / Unisex -
56 Barde / Unisex One who Sings Ballads
57 Basil Boy royal, kingly
58 Bello Boy Helper
59 Binta Girl With God
60 Bintu Girl -
61 Brown / Unisex Brown; Colour Name; Russet-complected
62 Bukar Boy -
63 Bulus Boy A small and humble person
64 Bunmi Girl To be my gift
65 Caleb Boy dog
66 Chidi Boy Strongest God
67 Chika / Unisex Filled with wisdom and intellect
68 Chima Boy God knows everything
69 Chime / Unisex Everlasting or immortal
70 Chris Boy Christ-Bearer
71 Chuks Boy God; the Supreme immortal
72 Chuku / Unisex -
73 Clara Girl bright, famous
74 Cyril Boy master, lord
75 Dauda Boy -
76 Daudu / Unisex -
77 David Boy beloved
78 Doris Girl Dorian woman
79 Ebele Girl It means mercy or kindness.
80 Ebere Girl -
81 Ebong / Unisex -
82 Ebuka Boy -
83 Edith Girl strife for wealth
84 Edwin Boy Rich/Prosperous Friend
85 Ejike Boy -
86 Ejiro Girl -
87 Ekene Boy The one who recieves a lot of praise
88 Ekong / Unisex War or battle.
89 Emeka / Unisex -
90 Emily Girl rival, laborious, or eager
91 Ezike / Unisex -
92 Faith Girl loyalty or belief
93 Faiza Girl -
94 Faruk Boy One who can tell the right from the wrong
95 Fatai / Unisex -
96 Felix Boy lucky, successful
97 Frank / Unisex -
98 Funke Girl -
99 Funmi Girl -
100 Gambo Boy -
101 Ganiu / Unisex -
102 Garba Boy -
103 Gimba / Unisex -
104 Glory Girl glory
105 Grace Girl favor or blessing
106 Gyang / Unisex -
107 Habib / Unisex -
108 Hamza Boy strong, steadfast, Loin
109 Happy Girl cheerful or lighthearted
110 Hasan / Unisex Good, Handsome, Beautiful, One who Beautifies
111 Hauwa / Unisex -
112 Hawau Girl -
113 Helen Girl torch
114 Henry Boy home ruler
115 Idoko / Unisex -
116 Idowu / Unisex A daughter who is born after twins.
117 Idris Boy fiery leader; prophet
118 Ieben / Unisex -
119 Iliya / Unisex -
120 Ilori / Unisex -
121 Inusa / Unisex -
122 Inuwa Boy -
123 Irene Girl peace
124 Isaac Boy he will laugh, he will rejoice
125 Ishaq Boy -
126 Isiya / Unisex -
127 Itoro Girl -
128 Iyabo Girl -
129 Jacob Boy holder of the heel
130 Jafar Boy stream
131 James Boy he who supplants
132 Jamiu Boy -
133 Janet Girl God is gracious
134 Jatau / Unisex -
135 Jauro / Unisex -
136 Jerry Boy -
137 Jimmy / Unisex -
138 Jimoh Boy One who is born on a Friday.
139 Jonah Boy dove
140 Joyce Girl lord
141 Jumai Girl -
142 Kabir Boy Kabir name means The Great
143 Kamal Boy perfection, perfect
144 Kasim Boy divided
145 Kufre Boy -
146 Kunle Boy -
147 Ladan Boy Witness
148 Lawal Boy -
149 Lawan Boy Beautiful
150 Lekan Boy A wealth that has increased, grown
151 Liman Boy -
152 Linda Girl flexible, soft, mild
153 Linus Boy flax
154 Lucky / Unisex The one who has or brings luck
155 Lydia Girl from Lydia
156 Maazu / Unisex -
157 Mabel Girl lovable
158 Maina Boy The one who brings a message from God
159 Mairo Girl -
160 Malam Boy -
161 Maria Girl star of the sea
162 Mercy Girl compassion or forbearance
163 Momoh / Unisex -
164 Moses Boy son
165 Muazu Boy -
166 Mutiu Boy -
167 Nafiu Boy -
168 Nancy Girl grace
169 Naomi Girl pleasantness
170 Nasir Boy supporter
171 Ndidi Girl One who is patient.
172 Nduka / Unisex -
173 Ngozi Girl blessing
174 Njoku / Unisex -
175 Nkiru Girl -
176 Nnadi / Unisex -
177 Nnaji / Unisex -
178 Nneji / Unisex -
179 Nneka Girl mother is great
180 Noble Boy aristocratic
181 Nonso Boy -
182 Nwali / Unisex -
183 Nwani / Unisex -
184 Nweke / Unisex -
185 Nweze / Unisex -
186 Nwibo / Unisex -
187 Nwodo / Unisex -
188 Nwogu / Unisex -
189 Nwosu / Unisex -
190 Nwoye / Unisex -
191 Nyong / Unisex -
192 Obasi / Unisex -
193 Obodo / Unisex -
194 Offor / Unisex -
195 Okeke / Unisex -
196 Okere / Unisex -
197 Okoli / Unisex -
198 Okolo / Unisex -
199 Okoro / Unisex Man
200 Okoye / Unisex -
201 Olisa / Unisex The combination of Olivia and Elisa.
202 Olotu / Unisex -
203 Omale / Unisex -
204 Onoja / Unisex -
205 Onyia / Unisex -
206 Opara / Unisex -
207 Oseni / Unisex -
208 Osita Boy -
209 Osoji / Unisex -
210 Ossai / Unisex -
211 Osuji / Unisex -
212 Ozuru / Unisex -
213 Peace Girl peace
214 Peter Boy stone
215 Queen Girl queen
216 Rabiu Boy -
217 Rafiu Boy -
218 Raimi / Unisex A compassionate person
219 Ramat Girl -
220 Rasaq Boy -
221 Rhoda Girl rose
222 Ronke Girl A person who has someone to pamper
223 Rufai Boy -
224 Rufus Boy red-haired
225 Saadu Boy -
226 Sabiu / Unisex -
227 Sadia Girl The woman who is righteous
228 Sadiq Boy One who is truthful
229 Sagir / Unisex -
230 Saidu Boy -
231 Salam / Unisex A person who doesn't harm others
232 Salau / Unisex -
233 Saleh Boy He who is righteous
234 Salim / Unisex One who is peaceful
235 Saliu / Unisex -
236 Sambo Boy -
237 Sanda / Unisex Defender of mankind
238 Sanni / Unisex -
239 Sarah Girl lady, princess, noblewoman
240 Sarki / Unisex Chief
241 Segun / Unisex -
242 Semiu Boy -
243 Serah Girl princess
244 Shehu Boy -
245 Shitu / Unisex -
246 Shola / Unisex A blessed one
247 Silas Boy forest, woods
248 Simon Boy he has heard
249 Sodiq Boy -
250 Soliu / Unisex -
251 Sunny Boy sunshine, happy, or cheerful temperament
252 Susan Girl lily
253 Tahir / Unisex Pure, clean
254 Taiwo / Unisex The first of the twin to see the world
255 Taiye Girl -
256 Tanko Boy -
257 Tasiu Boy -
258 Titus / Unisex Of the giants, a great defender
259 Tosin Girl Only God is servable.
260 Toyin Girl -
261 Tukur Boy -
262 Tunde Boy A small being or human in form.
263 Ubale / Unisex -
264 Ubani / Unisex -
265 Ubong Boy -
266 Udeme Boy -
267 Udoka / Unisex -
268 Uduak Girl -
269 Ukoma / Unisex -
270 Umaru Boy -
271 Ummar Boy -
272 Umoru / Unisex -
273 Usman Boy -
274 Uzoma / Unisex One born during a journey
275 Wahab / Unisex -
276 Wasiu Boy -
277 Worlu / Unisex -
278 Yahya / Unisex The almighty is gracious
279 Yakub / Unisex God will protect.
280 Yinka Girl -
281 Yusif Boy Jehovah increases
282 Yusuf Boy God increases in piety, power and influence

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