300 Nigerian Male Names

Several Nigerian male names exist across the various tribes in the country. In fact, there is no list that can be exhaustive in terms of the beautiful and diverse names Nigerians give their male children. Nigerian male names are at times unique for males, while at some other times, they are shared with female counterparts.

Below, you will find a list of some Nigerian male names from some of the tribes in Nigeria – Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Urhobo and Ijaw. This list is not exhaustive and can still be updated later. Nigerian male names are diverse and enriched in meaning to show bravery, wisdom, love, affiliation to God, royalty, and so on.

Hausa Nigerian male names

  1. Danjuma
  2. Balarabe
  3. Danladi
  4. Danlami
  5. Gaddo
  6. Gambo
  7. Gowon
  8. Rashidi
  9. Hassan
  10. Tanimu
  11. Yohance
  12. Ahmed
  13. Adamu
  14. Dansabe
  15. Hussain
  16. Idris
  17. Ibrahim
  18. Shehu
  19. Ismaila
  20. Yakubu
  21. Musa
  22. Ali
  23. Aminu
  24. Bashir
  25. Faruq
  26. Bilal
  27. Amir
  28. Fa’izu
  29. Faisal
  30. Fu’ad
  31. Habib
  32. Hadi
  33. HAfiz
  34. Hamzah
  35. Hussein
  36. Imam
  37. Jalil
  38. Kamil
  39. Jibril
  40. Mehmudu
  41. Monsur
  42. Mustafa
  43. Umaru
  44. Usman
  45. Nasiru

Yoruba Nigerian male names

  1. Abayomi
  2. Abidemi
  3. Abidoye
  4. Abiodun
  5. Abiola
  6. Abimbola
  7. Abiona
  8. Abioye/Abisoye
  9. Abodunrin
  10. Adebambo
  11. Adebayo
  12. Adebiyi
  13. Adedamola
  14. Adedapo
  15. Adedayo
  16. Adedeji
  17. Adegbenga
  18. Adegboyega
  19. Adegoke
  20. Adekola
  21. Adekunle
  22. Ademola
  23. Ademolu
  24. Adeniyi
  25. Adeola
  26. Adeolu
  27. Adeoye
  28. Adesoji
  29. Adesupo
  30. Adetunji
  31. Adewale
  32. Adeyemi
  33. Adeyemo
  34. Adeyinka
  35. Afolabi
  36. Ajibola
  37. Ajibade
  38. Akin
  39. Akindele
  40. Akinlolu
  41. Akinola
  42. Akinsanmi
  43. Akintunde
  44. Akinyemi
  45. Alaba
  46. Alade
  47. Alao;
  48. Atanda;
  49. Ayo
  50. Ayokunle
  51. Ayodele
  52. Babatunde
  53. Boluwatife
  54. Gbolahan
  55. Ibikunle
  56. Modupe
  57. Obafemi
  58. Oladapo
  59. Olabisi
  60. Oladayo
  61. Oladele
  62. Oladepo
  63. Oladeji
  64. Oladiran
  65. Olawale
  66. Olajide
  67. Olamide
  68. Oluwafemi
  69. Olumide
  70. Olukolade
  71. Olusegun
  72. Oluwaseyi
  73. Olusola
  74. Opeyemi
  75. Temitope
  76. Temitayo
  77. Tanimola
  78. Tejumade
  79. Toluwalase

Igbo Nigerian male names

  1. Rapuokwu
  2. Ibezimako
  3. Ikemefuna
  4. Jubinoh
  5. Solumtobechuckwu
  6. Dumetochukwu
  7. Dumetolisa
  8. Ajuluchukwu
  9. Ikenna
  10. Udegbulam
  11. Ibekwe
  12. Rapuluchukwu
  13. Ozuluonye
  14. Jamuike
  15. Ifeatu
  16. Ibeabuchi
  17. Ugonnatubelum
  18. Sopuluchi
  19. Beluchi
  20. Madukaife
  21. Igwebuike
  22. Belonwu
  23. Onyemaechi
  24. Onwuatuegwu
  25. Mbadiwe
  26. Amalachukwu
  27. Arinzechukwu
  28. Chibuike
  29. Chibuzo
  30. Chima
  31. Chimaroke
  32. Chimezie
  33. Chinedu
  34. Chinekwu
  35. Chukwudiogo
  36. Chukwudi
  37. Chukwudinma
  38. Chukwuebuka
  39. Chukwudozie
  40. Chukwueloka
  41. Chukwuemeka
  42. Chukwuerika
  43. Chukwuezugo
  44. Chukwugozie
  45. Chukwuka
  46. Chukwuma
  47. Chukwunazo
  48. Ebelechukwu
  49. Ekenechukwu
  50. Emenike
  51. Ifeanyichukwu
  52. Ifekwumelu
  53. Ikenna
  54. Kanayochukwu
  55. Nnanna
  56. Obiajulu
  57. Obinna
  58. Ogbonna
  59. Ogbonnaya
  60. Ogbonnia
  61. Ogochukwu
  62. Ogonna
  63. Oluchukwu
  64. Omuluzo
  65. Onwuaso
  66. Onwobiko
  67. Onwuchekwa
  68. Onwuka
  69. Onwuma
  70. Ozaram
  71. Tobechukwu
  72. Uchenna
  73. Udochukwu
  74. Ugochukwu
  75. Ugonna
  76. Ugwunna
  77. Uzoma
  78. Chijioke
  79. Chike
  80. Chikelu
  81. Chikere
  82. Chima
  83. Chimaijem
  84. Chinelo
  85. Chinua
  86. Chineze
  87. Dike
  88. Mazi

Ijaw tribe Nigerian male names

  1. Derioteidou
  2. Tubokebima
  3. Parelayefa
  4. Tari
  5. Tamarapreye
  6. Beinmonyo
  7. Ina’ngo
  8. Ayebabomote
  9. Baratuipre
  10. Ayebaidobamo
  11. Nengimote
  12. Inemo
  13. Tamaranlayefa
  14. Ebipade
  15. Akpoebi
  16. Ebi-akpo
  17. Teinane
  18. Tarilayefa
  19. Pereotu
  20. Ekio
  21. Kromor
  22. Ebiowei
  23. Ezoukumor
  24. Eyerinmene
  25. Peremoboere
  26. Poweide
  27. Owoufiniere
  28. Ebiketon
  29. Youbaitongha
  30. Oifie
  31. Ondotimi
  32. Ebiakpo
  33. Perepakerekere
  34. Ayibaseighe
  35. Ayiba-deinyefa
  36. Ayiba-einnidetei
  37. Ayiba-deinyefa
  38. Ayiba-tari
  39. Ayiba-tonbra
  40. Ayiba-emomoemi
  41. Ayiba-emi
  42. Endutimi
  43. Okobanti
  44. Pere-Owei
  45. Ayebanua
  46. Kurokeme
  47. Awoala
  48. Awongo
  49. Oyin-kuro
  50. Perekeme

Urhobo tribe Nigerian male names

  1. Akpenvwoghene
  2. Anaborhi
  3. Ejiroghene
  4. Edewor
  5. Erhiaganoma
  6. Erhinyoja
  7. Eseoghene
  8. Eserovwe
  9. Oghenebrume
  10. Oghenechovwe
  11. Oghenegaren
  12. Oghenekohwo
  13. Oghenekevwe
  14. Ogheneme
  15. Oghenemine
  16. Oghenenyore
  17. Ogheneruemu
  18. Oghenerukevwe
  19. Ogheneruno
  20. Oghenetaga
  21. Oghenevwede
  22. Oghenevwogagan
  23. Oghenenochuko
  24. Okeroghene
  25. Omamerhi
  26. Onakpoma
  27. Onomavwe
  28. Onomine
  29. Onovughakpor
  30. Achojah
  31. Arugodore
  32. Efemini
  33. Oboganriemu
  34. Ogbaremu
  35. Ojakorotu
  36. Ighomuedafe
  37. Etaredafe
  38. Okagbare

Now, feel free to choose from the handsome Nigerian male names listed above. In case you any question or looking for a male name from a particular tribe, let us know in the comment box below.

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