Name Entry

Ọlátóyè



Meaning of Ọlátóyè

Wealth is worth honor/chieftaincy.



Extended Meaning



Morphology

ọlá-tó-oyè



Gloss

ọlá - wealth
tó - enough for, sufficient for
oyè - honour, chieftaincy


Geolocation

Common in:
OTHERS



Famous Persons

Two cousins who are Nigerian-Americans: 1. Shọlá Ọlátóyè, Chairwoman of New York Housing Authority 2. Deji Olatoye, Cornerback for Dallas Cowboys, a NFL team



Media Links

See this link on the controversy generated by the correct pronunciation of this name in New York sometime last year: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/25/nyregion/city-housing-authoritys-leader-has-a-surname-that-stopped-1000-lips.html?_r=0



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