Name Entry

Dòsùmú



Meaning of Dòsùmú

Hold onto the sacred Òsùn staff.



Extended Meaning

This is a common royal name in Lagos and other parts of West Africa. it has been written in the colonial times as Docemo but also as Dossoumon in other parts of French West Africa. It most common (and most phonological) spelling is Dòsùnmú.



Morphology

di-òsùn-mú



Gloss

dì...mú - hold onto
òsùn - a sacred staff of the Òsùn divinity


Geolocation

Common in:
EKO



Famous Persons

Fálolú Dòsunmú, former Ọba of Lagos



Media Links

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



Variants

Dòsùnmú, Dossoumon, Docemo



See also