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Origin of the name ALABA.
Etymology of the name ALABA.
Meaning of the baby name ALABA.

  

ALABA.  Unisex.  African.  From the Yoruba vocabulary word alaba, meaning "one person, an individual." (A Vocabulary of the Yoruba Language, Crowther, 1852)

Fọ̀bọlọ̀, v. to try to gain advantage by deceit.e.g., Àlàbá fọ̀bọlọ̀ mi, "Àlàbá has been trying to cheat me." (A Dictionary of the Yoruba Language, Church Missionary Society, 1913)

... Ajalorun called Iro Orishala, alaba la she, iku pa ni pori.  (Orishala means the great Orisha, Alaba-la-she, one who commands [the Balogun], Iku pa ni pori, Death kills us and kills the head)... (Nigerian Studies, Dennett, 1910)

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