Name Entry

Òsínbàjò



Meaning of Òsínbàjò

The (head of the) Ọṣìn divinity has returned from a journey.



Extended Meaning

"In his native Ijebu, one of the oldest and most distinct dialects of the Yoruba language, Ọsìn could also refer to a “child” and Ọsínbàjò (Osìn bọ̀ láti àjò) could then be interpreted to mean a child has returned from a journey." From https://www.thecable.ng/osibajo-osinbanjo-osinbajo-meet-nigerias-newest-politician-buharis-running-mate Ọṣìn (also sometimes written as Ọsìn or Ọshìn) is common in many Ìjẹ̀bú names like Ọsìnọ́wọ̀ or Ọ̀shítẹ̀lú, etc, referring to the Ọṣìn divinity.



Morphology

oṣìn-bọ̀-àjọ̀



Gloss

osìn - (head of) the Ọsìn divinity, king
bọ̀ - return, come back
àjò - journey


Geolocation

Common in:
IJEBU



Famous Persons

Yẹmí Ọ̀sínbàjò, the vice-president of Nigeria (2015- )



Media Links

https://www.thecable.ng/osibajo-osinbanjo-osinbajo-meet-nigerias-newest-politician-buharis-running-mate



Variants

Òsíbàjò, Ọ̀shíbàjò



See also