About 1000+ (African)Òrìsà Yorùbá Names
Whether you are an Ifá practitioner, a researcher, or student exploring the culture and religion of the Yorùbá, 1,000+ (African) Òrìsà/Yorùbá Names will make your search for a name interesting and memorable.
For the first time 1,000+ (African) Òrìsà/Yorùbá Names and their meanings have been gathered in a single book. The book is filled with easy to read, concise definitions. It includes variations of spellings and the acceptable contractions of each name. 1,000+ (African) Òrìsà/Yorùbá Names is an accessible way to help you gain the knowledge and confidence you need for insightful and responsible name choices in all kinds of situations.
1,000+ (African) Òrìsà/Yorùbá Names is indispensable to English-speaking priest of African-Diaspora Yoruba religions, particularly in order to choose sacred names during the Itá reading of Osha and Ifá initiations. The book provides names and epithets for children born to drummers, names given to Èsù, Ògún, Ifá, Obàtálá, Òsosì, Òsun, Oya, Sàngó, and Yemoja priests, as well as names referring to royalty, wealth, and warriors.
-- David H. Brown, Ph.D.
A Sample of Oyá Names": / Un ejemplo de nombres para Oyá: