Gender: Female Origin of Oba: Nigerian mythology name

Oba Origin and Meaning

The name Oba is a girl's name of Nigerian origin.

Intriguing name of the ancient goddess of rivers.

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"Oba" means king in Yoruba. "Oba" was the title historically given to kings in Yorubaland, which is now parts of Nigeria, Togo and Benin.