Name Entry

Dòsùnmú



Meaning of Dòsùnmú

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 and Dòsùmú, but also as Dossoumon in other parts of French West Africa. This is the most common (and most phonological) spelling.



Morphology

di-òsùn-mú



Gloss

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


Geolocation

Common in:
EKO



Famous Persons

The Dòsùnmú Royal family in Lagos.



Media Links

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



Variants

Dòsùmú, Dossoumon, Docemo



See also