21 Sweet Yoruba Names to call Your Lover.

Yorùbá is a sweet language that South Western Nigerians speak. Yoruba tribe is predominantly of South Western Nigeria, some parts of Benin republic, Cuba, Brazil and so on. The reason for the spread to other continents and regions was due to colonialism and slave trade. Yoruba is one of the most spoken and understood languages in Nigeria and is fast becoming a world renowned/ global language. Yoruba language is very tonal and rich in intonations. When writing in Yoruba language, the tonal marks are used to mark the intonations on the words. In this article, we will be looking at 20 sweet, cute and romantic names in Yoruba language that you can call your husband, wife, lover, spouse, fiance, girlfriend, boyfriend and so on! All you need to do is to follow the pronunciation written underneath each name if you have difficulty pronouncing the Yoruba phrases.

There are so many sweet Yoruba names you can call your lover.. so many! Expressing love to your lover is very important. Calling your lover sweet names is a very good move. So, without much ado, let’s get to the 20 Yoruba romantic names to call your lover!

1. Àdùnní

Pronunciation: ah-doo-nee

Meaning: Àdùnní means “Sweet to have”.

2. Kíkẹ́ mí

Pronunciation: kee-keh Mee

Meaning: Kike mi means “The one I should pamper”.

3. Awélẹ́wà

Pronunciation: ah-way-leh-wah

Meaning: Awelewa Means,”Beauty filled one”.

4. Omolabake

Pronunciation: uh-muh-lah-bah-keh

Meaning: Omolabake Means, “a baby should be pampered”. 😊 Don’t you wish to pamper the love of your life? Use the name!

5. Ọkàn mí

Pronunciation: uh-kuh Mee

Meaning: “My heart”

6. Ìfẹ́ mí

Pronunciation: ee-feh-mee

Meaning: “My love”

7. Ayọ̀ mí

Pronunciation: ah-yuh-mee

Meaning: “My joy”

8. Ìdùnnú mí

Meaning: My happiness

9. Ayanmọ ìfẹ mí

Meaning: My destined lover

10. Ifẹ ọkan mi

Meaning: Love of my heart

11. Imọlẹ ayé mí

Meaning: Light of my life

12. Ìyanu mí

Meaning: My miracle

13. Ẹnití ọkan mí yàn

Meaning: The one after my heart

14. Ololufẹ mi

Meaning: My lover

15. Ẹyin oju mi

Meaning: The apple of my eyes

16. Oyin ayé mí

Meaning: The honey of my life

17. Orente mí

Meaning: My beautiful lady

18. Oló mí

Meaning: My lover

19. Onitemi nìkan

Meaning: My only one

20. Temi nìkan

Meaning: My only one

21. Áyá mí

Meaning: My wife

Wow. So, out of these 21 sweet names, pick whichever one you want! Ẹkú ìfẹ!

You might want to look forward to our next post on 25 Sweet or Romantic Yoruba Messages to send to your lover! Don’t miss out!

Moyinoluwa Olawoye

I am Moyinoluwa. A young Nigerian adult. Trying to make Yoruba more understandable and relatable. And of course, I am the founder of this beautiful website you are reading. 😍 Follow me on Facebook and Twitter! Don't forget to subscribe to the blog below too!

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I am Moyinoluwa. A young Nigerian adult. Trying to make Yoruba more understandable and relatable. And of course, I am the founder of this beautiful website you are reading. 😍 Follow me on Facebook and Twitter! Don't forget to subscribe to the blog below too!

6 thoughts on “21 Sweet Yoruba Names to call Your Lover.

  • April 8, 2019 at 6:26 pm
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    Hi Moyin… I love your content and website.. it’s a good way to make Yoruba more understandable as before… Ekuise takun takun😁

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      • April 30, 2019 at 7:56 pm
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        Moyin I see you nice post b

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  • May 5, 2019 at 7:53 am
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    Moyin pls what meaning of ayanfe mi too

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