Esan Names And Their Meaning

Ishan Names and Meaning: Looking for a beautiful Ishan name to call your child? or you just want to go through a list of wonderful Esan Names and their Meaning?

There are many Esan names for Males, Females and the names that can be given to both male and female children (Unisex). See a list of top Ishan names and meaning below. You may also go through Benin names and meaning by clicking here

Note that Ishan and Esan can be used interchangeably. The Esan people are an ethnic group of South Nigeria who speak the Esan language.

Ishan Names That Begin With “A”

Ishan Name Meaning Used for
Amenze Stream Water, water from the stream, Without enemies, Female
Abe Noble person, upright person Male
Adu Favor Male
Adese centre (given a female born after a succession of male children) Female
Agbonmeirhe I am living my own life and in my own world Unisex
Agbondiaefo There is no end to the world Male
Agbonkhese We are our own enemies, we create our own problems Unisex
Aidenojie You can change who is a king, who is mean’t to be a king will always be Male
Aigbokhan Don’t fight an innocent persons Male
Aisosa Nobody reach God, God is the greatest Female
Aitua Don’t be too in a hurry Unisex
Aizeyosabo You can’t choose for God Unisex
Akhere Junior, younger one out of twins. The opposite is Odion Unisex
Akhigbe Can’t be killed or destroyed Male
Akugbe Unity, oneness Unisex
Amenze Stream Water Female
Aziegbemi To be patient about something Male
Aihinoria you can not decide what another person will be in life, You can’t decide destiny for someone else, destiny is personal, my destiny is in my own hands Male
Aisaboluokpia To be a male child is not easy Male
Asuelinmhen my name be mentioned (given to a boy born after a long wait for the male child) Male
Aisekegbe we don’t know the other person has inside them Female
Ateso you say some, you leave some Male
Airelobhegbe Think if it were you Male
Akahomhen They are listening to me Male
Abumhenre Come to me Male

Ishan Names That Begin With B to I

Esan Name Meaning Used for
Ebhojie The hero in a society or community Male
Ebikade What is going on, what is happening Male
Ebosetae; Ebosetale What God has ordained or said will surely come to pass. Unisex
Eboseoye I leave it in the hands of God Unisex
Edoghonghon Edoghonghon Unisex
Edoghonghon My day of Joy Unisex
Efuose Wealth of God Unisex
Eguojie Palace of the King Male
Ehigiator Destined for long life Male
Ehigie Destiny Sent Male
Etinose God’s power Unisex
Ehinomen A destiny that is good Male
Ehisuoria It is destiny that leads a person Male
Ehizefa It is destiny that lightens up your path Unisex
Ehimhen/Ehimen Goodluck, my guardian angel is good Male
Ehizele It is the destiny that chose Male
Ehizojie It is destiny that choses a king or a leader Male
Ehizokhae Destiny to be a hero Male
Ehichoya God fights for me,
Emwanta Truth Male
Esohe Given freely, Free gift Female
Enahoro Someone desired or sought after Male
Ebosetale What God has said Unisex
Ekpen respect Female
Erhabor Father’s prophecy Male
Erhumwun Prayer Unisex
Eromosele The prayer has come to pass, My prayer is answered. Male
Ese Gift, act of kindness, given free of charge Female
Esebor The gift of deity Male
Eseosa The gift of God Female
Ekeleoseye Beauty is of the heart Male
Eghonghon Joy Male
Ebemhen what is good Female
Ejemhen good place Female
Edewede the day still breaks

Ishan Names That Begin With I to O

Ibizugbe I ignore them Male
Idemudia I am standing Male
Igbinosa I seek the refuge of God Male
Ighagbon Look at the world, looking at people Male
Ighalo Looking forward, looking ahead Male
Igho Money Unisex
Ighodalo Looking ahead Male
Ikhuoria I am not beefing anyone Male
Itohan Mercy, Female
Ikuenobe I will never succumb to evil Male
Ivie Precious, Coral beads, Pearl (pearls are symbolic of wisdom gained through experience) Female
Ituah Not in a hurry male
Ise Amen, so shall it be Unisex
Idemudia I stand Male
Imudia I stand firmly Male
Imafidon I did not do any wrong Male
Inegbenehi I seek the refuge of Angels, I seek refuge with destiny Male
Inegbinebor In the refuge of deity Male
Iniomo The root of a child Unisex
Irabor I glorify God Male
Iziegbe Patience Female
Izogie I have chosen a king Female
Irebhude I take advice Male
Itobiye I will forever be grateful to my mother Male
Isimhenmhen I prosper in a foreign land (people living abroad) Male
Inokpoare I come from a great family Female

Ishan Names That Begin with O to Z

Name Meaning Used For
Obehi The hand of destiny Female
Odeh Path, way Unisex
Odia It is right Male
Odianosen Correct, in the right manner Unisex
Odije fortified, provided with defensive works as a protection against attack Male
Ofeimu Fearless, not afraid Male
Ofure Peace, Peaceful Female
Ogbeide The family unit that can not be broken Male
Ohainlose Awesome Male
Okoduwa Prince of wealth
Okojie Son of the King, Pince Male
Okosun Priest of Osun spirit and deity Male
Okonofua A prince who is handsome Male
Omon Child Female
Omonigho A child is better or more precious than Money Female
Omozokpia A child/children makes you famous Male
Oriakhi Avenger Male
Orobosa It is in the hands of God Female
Oriabure it is people we go to for help
Osaro God exists
Osahon God hears me, God has answered,
Osagie God sent Male
Oseghale God’s plan, It is God who shares Male
Osabuohien It is God that will judge Female
Osadebamwen God is with me Male
Osakpolor God is big, God is great Male
Oyeh To be liked or ardored Female
Olumhense He does me right Male
Okalo First person Male
Osolease His word is final Male
Oseremhen God gives me Male
Oberaifo(h) my father’s hand never dries Male
Onakhurekhanlen the pursued Male
Omesan a child of Esan Male
Noredia Who came to live Unisex
Udo(h) rock male
Uwaokhonye the battle is at home Male

More Ishan Names And Meanings

  • EKELEOSEYE* – BEAUTY IS OF THE HEART
  • AIRELOBHEGBE – THINK IF IT WERE YOU
  • AKAHOMHEN – THEY ARE LISTENING TO ME
  • IREBHUDE – I TAKE ADVICE
  • OLUMHENSE – HE DOES ME RIGHT
  • OKALO – FIRST PERSON
  • OSOLEASE – HIS WORD IS FINAL
  • OSEREMHEN* – GOD GIVES ME
  • EGHONGHON* – JOY
  • IDEMUDIA – I AM STANDING (OFTEN, NOT ALWAYS, GIVEN UNDER THE SAME CONDITIONS AS ASUELINMHEN OR AMIOLEMHEN
  • IKUENOBE – I WILL NEVER SUCCUMB TO EVIL
  • ABUMHENRE – COME TO ME
  • AIGBOJIE – YOU DON’T FIGHT THE KING
  • OBERAIFO(H) – MY FATHER’S HAND NEVER DRIES
  • ITOBIYE – I WILL FOREVER BE GRATEFUL TO MY MOTHER
  • ONAKHUREKHANLEN – THE PURSUED
  • OMESAN* – A CHILD OF ESAN
  • ISIMHENMHEN* – I PROSPER IN A FOREIGN LAND (PEOPLE LIVING ABROAD)
  • UWAOKHONYE* – THE BATTLE IS AT HOME
  • ATESO – YOU SAY SOME, YOU LEAVE SOME.
  • UDO(H) – ROCK
  • FEMALE ITOHAN – MERCY/COMPASSION
  • INOKPOARE – I COME FROM A GREAT FAMILY
  • ADESE – CENTRE (GIVEN A A FEMALE BORN AFTER A SUCCESSION OF MALE CHILDREN
  • EKPEN – RESPECT
  • IVIE – PRECIOUS (TRANSLITERATION, “CORAL BEADS”
  • IYEBAGBE – I AM NOT ONE TO BE CRUSHED
  • EBEMHEN – WHAT IS GOOD
  • EJEMHEN – GOOD PLACE
  • OMONZEHIO – THE CHILD BRINGS PRIDE
  • EDEWEDE – THE DAY STILL BREAKS
  • AISEKEGBE – WE DON’T KNOW THE OTHER PERSON HAS INSIDE THEM
  • AMENAMUON – MY TIME DOES NOT PASS (TRANSLITERATION, “THE WATER YOU WILL DRINK CANNOT YOU BY”
  • ISOKUN : I HAVE GOTTEN TO THE TOP
  • ISOWA : I HAVE REACHED MY HOUSE
  • EHIAGHE : LOOKING UP TO DESTINY/ANGEL
  • EWIEAGHE: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
  • AIWANFOH : NO ONE IS COMPLETELY WISE
  • EJASHANAGHE : LOOKING AT WHERE I AM GOING.
  • ODALOMEIYE: I AM AT THE FOREFRONT .
  • ODALOAGHE: LOOKING FORWARD.
  • EMOAGBON: ISSUES OF LIFE.
  • EHIZOYA: DESTINY ELEVATE SOMEONE FROM POVERTY.
  • OYAFOH: SUFFERING IS OVER.
  • AIZEHINOMO: YOU DON’T THINK FOR A CHILD.
  • EBHIMIENWAGBON: MY LIFE EXPERIENCE.
  • OMOAGHE: BECAUSE OF THE CHILD.
  • OSEAGHE : LOOKING AT GOD.
  • EJEMENAGHE: LOOKING AT A BETTER PLACE.
  • EWOJIE: PLACE OF KING.
  • EWOYE: DREAMS.
  • EWOAGHE : LOOKING AT THE PEOPLE.
  • EDEKI : MARKET DAY.
  • EWIEZELE: BECAUSE OF TOMORROW.
  • EHIZELE: BECAUSE OF DESTINY.
  • EJOBOSELE: WHAT MY HAND CAN DO.
  • EWANZELE: BECAUSE OF DESTINY.
  • ISODALO: I AM AT THE FRONT.
  • AKUGBEAHU : UNITED WE STAND.
  • OYAZELE: BECAUSE OF SUFFERING.
  • IGHOGBOYA : MONEY CONQUERS SUFFERING.
  • AITUAJEMEN: DON’T LAUGH ME IN A HURRY.
  • EDENAGBON:
  • OBEHIAGHE: THE HAND OF DESTINY.
  • ODEHI: ROAD OF DESTINY.
  • ODUWA: ROAD TO WEALTH/HOUSE
  • OBOSEAGHE: LOOKING AT THE HAND OF GOD.
  • IYASELE: PRIME MINISTER.
  • OBOSELE: WHAT MY HAND CAN DO.
  • OMOEHI: CHILD OF DESTINY.
  • OMOSE: CHILD OF GOD.
  • OMOZELE: BECAUSE OF THE CHILD.
  • OMONIGHO: A CHILD IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN WEALTH.
  • OMOEFE: CHILD OF WEALTH. 
  • OJIEMEN: MY KING. 
  • OZIEGBE/IZIEGBE: PATIENCE. 
  • OFURE: PEACE.
  •  EGHONGHON: HAPPINESS. 
  • EHI: DESTINY.
  •  EFEISEMEN: MY WEALTH IS ENOUGH.
  •  UWAMEIYE: I AM IN MY HOUSE.
  •  IHOEMOEGBE: LOVE. 
  • ORIRI: GLORY.
  •  MOSE: BEAUTY. 
  • UGHEGBE: MIRROR. 
  • OBOKOKHUNE: VICTORY.
  •  EHIMEN: GOODLUCK/LUCKY. 
  • OSEDEBAMEN: EMMANUEL, GOD IS WITH US.
  •  IMELOLO: FAVOUR.
  •  UREOBHO: FAITH.
  •  UREHUMAN: CLEMENT. 
  • ELINESILI: GOOD NAME. 
  • OFUBHEGBE: COMFORT. 
  • EDUZANA: SUNDAY. 
  • LLUESE/ EGBAGUELE: CHARITY.
  •  ONANEROMONAN: BLESSED.
  •  ESEOSE: GRACE. 
  • ESELE: THANKSGIVING. 
  • ODEFE: ROAD TO WEALTH.
  •  OMOZOYA: A CHILD HELP IN TIME OF NEED.
  •  EHIZOYA: DESTINY HELPS IN THE TIME OF NEED.
  •  OSEZOYA: GOD HELPS IN THE TIME OF NEED.
  •  EJEMEN: A PLACE THAT IS GOOD. 
  • ESANGBEDO: ESAN DON’T FIGHT EDO.
  •  EJAYE: WHERE I AM.
  •  IVIE: JEWEL/ PRECIOUS/ DIAMOND. 
  • EHIDIAMEN: MY DESTINY IS GOOD.
  •  IDEMUDIA: I STAND UP WHEN I FALL. 
  • OZE: SILVER.
  •  ESELE: GIFT. 
  • EKAN: GOLD.
  •  OIGBOCHIE: HE WILL NOT GO BACK. 
  • ELIMIHELE: HEAVEN HAS REFUSED HIM.
  •  ANUKHIMEJELE: CONTESTING THE POWER OF BRIGHTNESS OF THE MOON.
  •  EWANJADE: DESTINY WILL NOT LET ME DOWN/FALL. 
  • EBHIREMEN: WHAT DESTINY GAVE TO ME.?
  • OSEMEKHIAN: I AM GOING ON MY OWN. 
  • OSEJADE: GOD WILL NOT LET ME FALL/DOWN.
  •  EHIZELE: BECAUSE OF DESTINY. 
  • OSEZELE: BECAUSE OF GOD. 
  • EHIJIE: DESTINY SENT. 
  • OSEJIE: GOD SENT. 
  • OSEMUDIAMEN: GOD STANDS FOR ME. 
  • OMOYERE: CHILD REMEMBERS.
  •  IYERE: I REMEMBER/ REMEMBRANCE.
  •  IKHOURIA: I AM NOT PEOPLE.
  •  AMENAWON: WATER FOR DRRINKING/ DRINKING WATER. 
  • OMOJADE: MY CHILD WILL NOT LET ME DOWN/FALL.
  •  IGHODALO: I AM LOOKING FORWARD. 
  • OMOYEMEN: MY CHILD IS PRECIOUS/ VALUABLE. 
  • IDENEKPOMA: I AM COMING FOR EKPOMA. 
  • JESUOBOH: JESUS IS THE DOCTOR. 
  • EBHOMEIYE: I AM IN MY PLACE/LAND. 
  • ILLOBEKHEMEN: MY MIND IS DIFFERENT/ WE HAVE DIFFERENT MIND.
  •  EFUA: SUNSHINE. 
  • OKONOFUA: A WHITE PERSON. 
  • AKHATOR: I WILL LAST LONG. 
  • JESU CHRISTI: JESUS CHRIST. 
  • OMORIAWO: THE CHILD OF A STRONG PERSON. 
  • EDEWEDE: DAY BREAK.
  • OMODION: SENIOR CHILD. 
  • OSEBOR: GOD BUILDS.
  • OSEJADE: GOD WILL NOT LET ME
    FALL/DOWN.
  • EHIZELE: BECAUSE OF DESTINY.
  • OSEZELE: BECAUSE OF GOD.
  • EHIJIE: DESTINY SENT.
  • OSEJIE: GOD SENT.
  • OSEMUDIAMEN: GOD STANDS FOR
    ME.
  • OMOYERE: CHILD REMEMBERS.
  • IYERE: I REMEMBER/
    REMEMBRANCE.
  • IKHOURIA: I AM NOT PEOPLE.
  • AMENAWON: WATER FOR DRRINKING/
    DRINKING WATER.
  • UWAMEIYE: I AM IN MY HOUSE.
  • IHOEMOEGBE: LOVE.
  • ORIRI: GLORY.
  • MOSE: BEAUTY.
  • UGHEGBE: MIRROR.
  • OBOKOKHUNE: VICTORY.
  • EHIMEN: GOODLUCK/LUCKY.
  • OSEDEBAMEN: EMMANUEL, GOD IS
    WITH US.
  • IMELOLO: FAVOUR.
  • UREOBHO: FAITH.
  • UREHUMAN: CLEMENT.
  • ELINESILI: GOOD NAME.
  • OFUBHEGBE: COMFORT.
  • EDUZANA: SUNDAY.
  • LLUESE/ EGBAGUELE: CHARITY.
  • ONANEROMONAN: BLESSED.
  • ESEOSE: GRACE.
  • ESELE: THANKSGIVING.
  • EHIMHEN* (THAT IS THE CORRECT
    SPELLING IF YOU ARE FROM UBIAJA
    OR UROMI OR ENVIRONS BUT IT
    BECOMES EHIMEN IF YOU ARE
    FROM EKPOMA, IRRUA OR
    ENVIRONS.) MEANS GOODLUCK,
    TRANSLITERATION IS “MY GUARDIAN
    ANGEL IS GOOD”
  • EHICHOYA – GOD FIGHTS FOR ME
    (TRANSLITERATION “MY GUARDIAN
    ANGEL FIGHTS FOR ME)
  • ORIABURE – IT IS PEOPLE WE GO TO
    FOR HELP

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