Yoruba Mythology

The Gods of Yorubaland (Nigeria, Benin and Togo)

A-Z List of Yoruba Deity Names

The complete alphabetical list of Yoruba Gods and Goddess names.

We have 33 individual gods listed in the Yoruba pantheon of gods and spirits. Many legendary characters have more than one name. If you include nicknames, official titles and honorifics, some gods have hundreds of names! The Godchecker Holy Database currently contains 100 Yoruba deity names — these are listed below.

This list is frequently updated — we are constantly discovering more names!

This list of names from Yoruba mythology compiled by the data dwarves at Godchecker.com.