Odu Ifa Otura Meji

Only a few Yorubas realise that most, if not all, Yoruba proverbs (owe) and folkloric songs (aalo apagbe) have their origins from Ifa. The same applies to names. Below are some of these Yoruba names and the Odu Ifa from which they came:

Titilayo – Okanran Ofun
Yewande – Okanran Osa
Ajagbe – Ogbe’Di
Abimbola – Ogbe’Di
Labogunde – Ogbe’Kanran
Waleola – Oyeku Iwori
Ajibowu – Oyeku Owonrin
Adedoyin – Odi’Gbe
Akintohunde – Irosun Oturupon
Adeyokun – Obara Irete
Aikuola – Ogunda Oyeku
Adegoroye – Osa ‘Yeku
Ajibola – Osa Meji
Adegorite – Ika Meji
Egunbiyi – Ika Meji
Oyepolu – Oturupon Meji
Okikiola – Idin’Gbe
Ariwodola – Ofun Meji
Amosun – Ogbe’Gunda
Adejoke – Ogbe’Sa
Ayoka – Iwori-Ika
Babarinde – Oyeku Ogunda
Modupe – Otura Irete
Mosope – Otura Irete
Olusola – Iwori Otura

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