June 2, 2019

ESAN NAMES AND MEANINGS


 ESANLAND
1.     Agbonkhese – Human beings are the unseen forces contending with fellow humans
2.    Aburekhan - One followed by a multitude

3.    Emuakhagbon Meaning, to keep your focus on tomorrow concerning that thing you’re doing today in that not to suffer in old age.
One’s later days in life. Likewise, planning for old age
4.    Aituajie/Eituajie – It's not ideal to laugh or make mockery in a hurry
5.    Abhulimhen – The verdict is in my favour
6.    Enaholo – These are the ones desired
7.     Ehizokhale – It is God who makes one great
8.    Oseidobor – God does not make mistakes
9.    Omonkhose – Child is the beauty of life
10.  Omejele – Child of esteem, exalted one
11. Oshioikhina – I am wary of friends
12.   Aiwanfo – One can never have infinite wisdom
13.   Aiwansubhor – Death defies wisdom
14.   Odianosen – It is well, fine
15.   Omonzehio - Child brings pride
16.   Ekeleoseye – Beauty is in the heart
17.Ikuenobe – I will not succumb to evil
18.                       Irebhude – I hearken to advice
19.   Akaehomhen – They are listening to me
20. Aigbojie – You dont fight a king
21.   Inokpoare – I come from a great home
22.     Abumhenre/Abumere – Come to me
23.  Isimhenmhen/Isimemen – I prosper in a foreign land
24.  Onakhuerekhanlen – The pursued
25.  Iyebagbe – I am not one to be killed
26. Ebemhen – What is good
27.  Ejemhen – Good place
28. Edewede – The day still breaks
29. Isokun – I have gotten to the top
30. Isowa – I have reached my house
31.   Ehiaghe – Looking up to destiny
32.  Aiwanfoh – No one is completely wise
33.  Odalomeiye – I am at the forefront
34. Emoagbon – Issues of life
35.  Aizehinomo – You don’t choose a child's destiny
36. Omoaghe – Because of the child
37.  Ivie – Precious child
38. Oze – Silver
39. Ekan – Gold
40. Ebimienbhagbon – My life experience
41.   Oriabure – It is people we go to
42. Abhulimhen/Abhulimen – Judgement is delivered in my favour
43. Oseghale – God plans
44. Ebosele – Medicine has worked/succeeded
45.  Asuelinmhen – Let my name be mentioned
46.    Olumhense/Olumese – He does me right
47.  Ehimhen/Ehimen – My guardian angel/Goodluck
48. Iluobe – I do no wrong/evil
49. Osezua – It's God that gives wealth
50. Oaikhena – I'm wary of my family/home
51.   Inegbenehi – I seek God's protection
52.     Inegbedion – I seek the elders' protection
53.     Okhueleigbe – That your name is repeatedly slandered or maligned does not harm/kill you
54.     Okosun – Son of shrine
55.     Okouromi – Son, friend of Uromi
56.     Okoyomon - Son, friend of Oyomon
57.     Okoinemen – Son, friend of Inemen
58.    Okoemu – Son, friend of Emu
59.  Idenekpoma – I am coming for Ekpoma
60. Okotue/Omotue – Pastor, a regular church goer or church worker
61.   Oseidobor/Ehiidobor – God does not make mistakes
62. Oseikhuemhen/Ehikhuemhen – It is God I praise
63. Ohainlo – Miracle, marvel
64. Oinoghose/oiloghose – It is not hard for God
65.  Omonkhose – Child is the beauty of life
66. Onuwabhagbe – One whom the family has not betrayed or given out to be harmed/killed.
67.  Otibhor/Otimhenbhor – This makes me glad
68. Uhonmhonebamhon – One's life is greater than one-s possessions
69. Uwahimhinre/Oahimhinre – It is one's home one strives to bring things to
70.  Uwayemen – I love wealth
71.Iboi – Boy
72.                       Akhigbe – This one will not be killed
73.  Odegua – She has mixed up with (given to the only female child among males)
74.  Adesuwa/Adesua – One who is born into wealth, centre of wealth
75.  Oseholen – God has heard
76.  Amiende – A child can’t be bought
77.   Ebhodaghe – People are seeing, the world is a Witness
78.  Erejele/Ejele – Father of exaltation/esteem
79.  Esene – Evil will not triumph
80.Emiowele – One has no control over life, one just wakes up to behold the dawning of the day

81.  Itulah – I have blossomed
82.    Anetor – Obedience of the law (by not doing things that are forbidden in the land) engenders long life
83. Ibhakewanlan – I didn’t get wise early
84. Irobekhian – I dislike evil, I dont go with evil
85. Omobera – Child of esteem, child of my right hand
86. Omonkherebhe – All are children
87.  Onahoemhonlen – The beloved
88. Oseigbovo/Osaigbovo – God is not jealous
89. Ehigiator – The guardian angel /God allows one to live long
90. Oriarewo – One who appears strong, tough draws his/her strength, confidence from another, enjoys the backing of another
91.   Eigbibhalu – You don't fight/harm/punish the Innocent
92. Osemhen, Osemen – My own
93. Osedebamhen, Osedebamen – God is with me
94. Obeimhen/Obeime – Evil is not good
95.  Aimioshior – No friend
96.  Obhafuoso – No one is completely free from the troubles and challenges of life, no one is perfect
97.  Odibo – Servant
98. Eidenojie/Aidenojie – You cannot unmake/change a king
99. Oseatofo – God has the final say
100.                 Aigbedion/Eigbedion – You don't fight/strive with elders
101. Ighodaro – I am looking forward
102.                  Ekpen – Respect
103.   Esele – Gift
104.  Ebhomeiye – I am in my place/land
105.   Efua – light/sunshine
106.  Osebor – God builds
107. Iyere – I remember/remembrance
108.  Ikhuoria – I am after no one. I don't pursue people
109.  Omoijade – My child will not let me fall, let me down
110. Oigbochie – he will not go back
111.   Omochiere – My child has returned
112.     Omonigho – Child is greater than wealth
113.     Okalo – First
114.    Aiyegbeni – No one wants their neighbour's good
115.     Aigbokhan – You don't fight/harm a person for no just cause
116.    Udo(h) – Rock
117.     Omoehi – Child of destiny
118.    Eboseremhen – What God gave me
119.    Ebehiremhen – What destiny gave me.

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