Names That Mean We

  1. Abeni
    • Origin:

      Yoruba, Nigerian
    • Meaning:

      "we prayed for her and she arrived"
    • Description:

      Perhaps the most perfect name for a long-awaited daughter.
  2. Nimrod
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "we shall rise up, we shall rebel"
    • Description:

      Our kids laughed when they saw this name. Enough said.
  3. Abebi
    • Origin:

      Variation of Abeni, Yoruba
    • Meaning:

      "we asked for her and she arrived"
    • Description:

      A rarer version of the charming Yoruba name Abeni.
  4. Abeke
    • Origin:

      Yoruba, Nigeria
    • Meaning:

      "we begged for her to pet her"
    • Description:

      Yoruba names are full of meaning and often reveal circumstances of birth or parents' hopes for their child. Abeke suggests that the child was long awaited by her parents, who looked forward to holding her.
  5. Omilaní
    • Origin:

      Yoruba
    • Meaning:

      "water is what we have"
    • Description:

      A name from the Yoruba language that happens to have a similar ending to the Hawaiian -lani names. Source
  6. Petiri
    • Origin:

      Shona
    • Meaning:

      "where we are"
    • Description:

      Unknown in this country, it has some worldly appeal.
  7. Abeje
    • Origin:

      Yoruba, Nigerian
    • Meaning:

      "we asked to have this one"
    • Description:

      Cheerful Yoruba name for a wished-for daughter.
  8. Nimród
    • Origin:

      Hungarian variation of Nimrod, Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "we shall rise up, we shall rebel"
  9. Abény
    • Origin:

      Variation of Abeni, Yoruba
    • Meaning:

      "we prayed for her and she arrived"
    • Description:

      Variation of the West African name Abeni, borne by the South Sudanese-Australian model Abény Nhial.
  10. Abagbe
    • Origin:

      Yoruba, Nigerian
    • Meaning:

      "we begged to have this one to lift up"
    • Description:

      A meaningful Yoruba name historically bestowed on long-awaited daughters.