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What's The Origin Of The Name Odubade?

Hi all -- I'm a writer working on creating a Nigerian character, and I'd like to know whether the surname 'Odubade' is Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa, or something else. My Google searching seems to indicate Yoruba, but I can't find any conclusive information. Can anyone enlighten me?

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Odubade is a Yoruba name from Odu-ifa-ba-ade. Odu is related to the ifa oracle, my guess is that Odu-ifa is the prophecy or proclamation from ifa i.e when the cowrie shells are thrown for divination, what is received from ifa is the odu. My literal interpretation of Odubade is Odu meets the crown. The Ijebu's are the ones who usually have Odu as a prefix e.g Odusanya, Odunniyi, Odugbemi. Surnames with 'ade' may have links to the crown or royalty.

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Odubade is a Yoruba name.

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