250+ Names of God in Yoruba Language and their Meaning

There are a lot of names of God in the Yoruba language that is used to praise and worship especially by the Christians. Have you come across any of the names and you find it difficult to understand the meaning? This article contains more than 250 names of God in the Yoruba language and their meaning in the English language.

The Yoruba tribe is one of the major tribes in Nigeria that is known for praising God with their rich language. Most of these names can be found in songs, prayers, and praises used by various churches. Thus, if you’re interested in knowing the meaning of some particular names of God in Yoruba, you should finish reading this article to discover many amazing names.

Names of God in the Yoruba language with meaning in English Language

Below is the names of God in Yoruba language with their meaning in English Language. See the Top 10 Most Spoken Languages in Africa 2021

  • Akoda aye means The first among all things in the universe
  • Aseda orun means He who made the heavens
  • Alatilehin means Our succor
  • Alaanu means The merciful one
  • Arugbo Ojo means Ancient of days, the beginning and the end.
  • Adagba Ma Paaro Oye means The Unchanging Lord
  • Alewilese, Aleselewi, Owibee sebee means He that cannot only speak but act.
  • Awimayehun means He who speaks and cannot change his words.
  • Asoromaye means The God who prophesize and comes to past
  • Afunni ma s’iregun means He who blesses without asking for a reward
  • Adanimagbagbe means The Lord who creates all things and doesnt forget any
  • Alakoso orun at’aye means The God of Heaven and the earth
  • Atogbojule means A dependable Lord
  • Alagbawi eda, Atofarati means Our defender and reliable Lord
  • Alagbada ina means He that wears fire branded robe
  • Alawotele oorun means The God whose underwear is Sun
  • Asorodayo means He who gives joy to his people
  • Aduro tini bi akoni eleru means God who is ever faithful
  • Alaabo, Olupamo means Our keeper and guide
  • Atogbokanle means The trustworthy Lord
  • Atofokante means The Confidante Lord
  • Adunbarin, Adunbalo means The Lord who is worthy to walk with
  • Adunkepe means The God who you can call at all times of need
  • Apata ayeraye, Apata wa means The rock of ages
  • Alabarin aye wa means Our companion
  • Aabo wa means our protector
  • Asoku d’alaye means He who brings the dead to life
  • Adakedajo means The silent judge.
  • Adunbalo means The God who is worth following.
  • Aduro gboingboin lehin asotito means The God who protects the truthful.
  • Agbo ma te ni o means The God who is ancient but never weak.
  • Akoda aye, Asheda orun means He who Creates the earth and heaven
  • Alakoso orun at’aye means The Convener of heaven and earth
  • Alawo tele orun means One who is full of light. Check out Most Spoken Languages ​​In The World – Top 10
  • Alfa ati Omega, Ibere Ogbon, Opin Imo means The Alpha and the Omega, the origin of wisdom and the ending of knowledge.
  • Adajo ma fi t’enikan se means The Impartial judge
  • Abiyamo ode orun means The great mother of heaven
  • Atorise means God who turn a bad situation to good
  • As’oloriburuku d’olorire means God who turns problems to glad tidings
  • Arinu r’ode means God who sees the visible and the invisible.
  • Awamaridi means The Unsearchable God
  • Abetilukara bi ajere means A God who hears all
  • Aribirabata means The Great God.
  • Aseke orun means He who created heaven.
  • Asoku d’alaye means One who can bring the dead back to life.
  • Asorodayo means Lord that gives joy
  • Atobiju means The greatest God.
  • Atofarati bi oke means He who defends and supports.
  • Awa ma ri di means Mysterious Lord.
  • Awiiro alaafia means The Prince of peace.
  • Awimayehun means He whose word does not change.
  • Awuwo ma se gbe means The He who cannot be overthrown.
  • Baba mimo, Omo mimo, Emi mimo means The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
  • Eleburu ike means He whose care for us is endless.
  • Eleeda ohun gbogbo means He who created all things.
  • Eleti gbo aroye means The One who listens.
  • Elewu oye means He who is clothed in royalty.
  • Eleyinju Imole means He who has holy eyes.
  • Eni aiyeraiye means The eternal God.
  • Eni ti nrin lori iye apa afefe means He who moves on wind’s wings.
  • Eniti ofo ilekun ide means He who broke the brass gates.
  • Gbani, gbani tan sa ya means Who we run for help to.
  • Ibi isadi olododo means He who is the refuge for the righteous.
  • Ikan lana, Ikan lola, Ikan loni means Same as yesterday, today or tomorrow
  • Oyigiyigi means The great and mighty God
  • Olorun Agbalagba means Ancient of days
  • Oluwa means God or Lord
  • Olorun means God or Lord
  • Oluwa Wa means Our Lord
  • Olorun Wa means Our God
  • Oluwa Awon Oluwa means The Lord of lords, the king of kings.
  • Olorun Awon Olorun means The God of all other gods
  • Kabiyeesi means The King of the world
  • Oba Awon Oba means King of kings
  • Olodumare, Atobiju means The Almighty God
  • Olorun Ti o Yipada means The unchanging/unchangeable God
  • Olorun kan lai-lai means The only God
  • Ikan Lana, Ikan Loni, Ikan Lola means Same yesterday, today and forever
  • Okan titi aye ainipekun means The same forever and ever
  • Oba ti mbe nibi gbogbo nigba gbogbo means the universal and omnipresent God
  • Metalokan, Ologo meta means The trinity, Three in One God
  • Olorun Baba, Olorun Omo, Olorun Emi Mimo means God the Father, God the son, God the Holy Spirit.
  • Olorun Abrahamu, Olorun Isaki, Olorun Jakobu means God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
  • Olorun owu means The jealous God
  • Olorun ti kii s’enia ti yio paro means The God that no man that can change. The unchangeable changer.
  • Eleda means The creator
  • Eru jeje l’eti okun pupa means The Most powerful by the red sea
  • Onimajemu means Covenant-keeping God.
  • Olulana means One who makes a way where there is none.
  • Olorun oro means The God of spoken word
  • Oba to ti o gbe oro Re ga ju Oruko Re lo means The Lord who exalts his word more than his name
  • Olufe okan wa means Our lover
  • Oba t’o yan wa fe means The Lord who has predestined us
  • Olusegun, Ajasegun means The conqueror
  • Ogbagba ti ngb’ara adugbo means The one who protect others
  • Oba t’o pin okun pupa n’iya means The mighty one who parted the red sea for his people
  • Olorun t’o mu Jodani sa niwaju awon omo re means God who parted the river Jordan
  • Oba t’o bi odi Jeriko wo means The lord who destroyed the walls of Jericho
  • Olorun t’o kolu Egipiti l’ara awon akobi re means God who killed all the firstborns of the Egyptians
  • Oba t’o ju gbogbo orisa lo means The King who is greater than all dieties
  • Olorun t’o tobi ju gbogbo aye lo means God who is greater than all the nations of the earth
  • Oba t’o da monamona fun ojo means He who created lightning for the day
  • Oba to ni owa t’owa, Oba t’oni olo, t’olo, Oba t’oni k’owa, t’owa means The Lord who commands
  • Oba t’oni k’omasi, ti o si si mo means The God who can close a door that no human can open
  • Oba t’ao ri, sugbon t’ari ise owo re means The unseen God but his people feel his impacts
  • Olorun t’o n gbo adura means He who hears prayers
  • Oba t’o n dahun adura means He who answers prayers
  • Olutoju wa means Our Keeper
  • Onibuore means The God whose stores are full of abundant blessings
  • Oba t’o mu ‘banuje tan means The one who puts end to sorrow
  • Ogbeja k’eru o ba onija means A God who fights for the defenseless
  • Jagunjagun ode orun means The great warrior of the heavenly
  • Olowogbogboro means One whose hand is long enough to reach at any length of the earth. See 15 Most Popular Languages in Nigeria 2021
  • Olorun awon omo ogun means The great warrior
  • Oba t’o mu iji dake roro means A God who commands the storm to stay still
  • Oluso means Our guard
  • Oludande means Our Deliverer
  • Olugbala means Our saviour
  • Olutusile means The God of freedom
  • Oludariji means The God who forgives
  • Oba t’o se’gun agbara ese means The Lord who delivers from the bondage of sin
  • Oba t’o san gbogbo ‘gbese wa means The King who pays the price for our sins
  • Olorun ajinde means The one who resurrected others
  • Olutunu means Our comforter
  • Olorun t’ape t’o n je means He who answers whenever we call
  • Oba t’o n dahun adura pelu ina means The God that answers by fire
  • Olumoranokan eda means The one who sees the intent of the heart of every man
  • Oludamoran means The Great adviser
  • Baba wa means our father
  • Ibi isadi wa means Our refugee
  • Oluwosan means The great healer of the sick
  • Oba t’o fi’di aye s’ole s’ori omi means The Lord who established the earth on waters
  • Oba t’o mo wa means He who knoweth us
  • Oba t’o mo ohun gbogbo means The all knowing God
  • Oba ti kii s’ojusaju means The unbiased God
  • Oba t’enikan o le pe l’ejo means One who can never be judged
  • Oba aseyiowu means The unquestionable God
  • Oba tii s’agan d’olomo means The king who makes the barren women conceive
  • Oba ti ohun gbogbo nbe n’ikawo re means He who has the whole world in his hands
  • Oba to joko soke orun to f’ile aye se itise re means He who made the earth his footstool
  • Oba ti ntu won ka nibi ti won nti da’na iro means He who brings confusion amongst the enemies
  • Atererekariaye means He who spreads out across the earth
  • Eletigb’aroye means The great hear that hears all over the world
  • Oba ti aanu re duro lailai means He whose mercies endureth for ever
  • Olupese means Our provider
  • Oluranlowo means Our helper
  • Ireti wa means Our hope
  • Oba ti gbobo oba nt’owo Re gb’ase means Kings from whom kings take orders
  • Oba alade alafia means The Prince of peace
  • Oloore ofe means The gracious Lord
  • Olorun ife means God of Love
  • Olorun ayo means He who brings joy
  • Olutunu means Our comforter
  • Olubukun means The blessed God
  • Onise iyanu means Miracle worker
  • Onise ara means Wonderful God
  • Onise nla means Great God
  • Oba t’o ninu mimo means The Righteous God
  • Oba alaya fun fun means Immaculate God
  • Olotito, Olododo means The Truthful
  • Oloruko nla means The greatest name. See the Top 10 Richest Yoruba Actors and Actresses 2021 Update
  • Ologojulo means Glorious God
  • Emi ni ti nje Emi ni means I am that I am
  • Oba t’oni gbogbo ope means He who deserves all praise and worship
  • Olorun t’oni gbogbo iyin means He who deserves all honor on earth
  • Oba ti ko ni pin ogo Re pel’enikankan means God that does not share his glory with any man
  • Oba t’o ti wa, t’o si wa, ti o si ma wa lailai means The God that was, that is and that will remain forever
  • Ibere ati opin means The Alpha and omega
  • Aduro gboingboin lehin asotito means The defender of the truthful ones
  • Imole ninu okunkun aye means The light in the darkness
  • Alagbara l’orun ati l’aye means The mighty in heaven and on earth
  • Oba ti nyoni kuro ninu ofin aye means The Lord who rescues his own from the pit
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Conclusion

We have taken our time to compile the most commonly used names of God in the Yoruba Language and their meaning in the English Language. We hope you find it helpful.

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