Name Entry

Ẹniìtàn



Meaning of Ẹniìtàn

1. A historical personage, one born in ways and manners to be remembered. 2. a person with history. (Translation courtesy of Prof. Kole Ọmọ́tọ́ṣọ́)



Extended Meaning

The name is given to a child believed to embody a specific history that is worthy of remembering. Perhaps a notable event occasioned his/her birth. In the case of Ọọ̀ni Ògúnwùsì, he was so-named because he was born at the exact time it was predicted that he would be born. The name is often, incorrectly, written as Ẹnitàn.



Morphology

ẹni-ìtàn



Gloss

ẹni - person
ìtàn - story, history


Geolocation

Common in:
OTHERS



Famous Persons

Ọba Adéyẹyè Ẹniìtan Ògúnwùsì, Ọọ̀ni of Ifẹ̀.



Media Links

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adeyeye_Enitan_Ogunwusi



Variants

Ẹnitàn



See also