Gender: Female Meaning of Ife: "love" Origin of Ife: African, Yoruba

Ife Origin and Meaning

The name Ife is a girl's name of African, Yoruba origin meaning "love".

Simple African name all-but-unknown in the U.S. and Europe, which is exactly why it might make a perfect choice. Similarity to such popular names as Ava and Eva (and the Irish Aoife) makes it more familiar, but potentially more confusing.

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Howieport Says:


Is this pronounced EEV or EE-vuh? or ee-VUH