- Name: Temitope
- Meaning: The crown fits well
- Gender: Unisex
- Origin: Yoruba (Nigerian)
- Pronunciation: Teh-mee-toh-peh
Temitope is a unisex Yoruba name meaning “The crown fits well” and signifies that the child is a perfect blessing from God to the parents. The name consists of two parts: “Ti” meaning “fits or conforms” and “ope” meaning “crown”. Temitope originated among the Yoruba ethnic group native to southwestern Nigeria, Benin and Togo. The pronunciation varies slightly but is typically spoken as /tèmítópé/. Those with this name often excel at whatever role or position they occupy in life, fitting well into places of responsibility, leadership and influence. They tend to be dependable, organized individuals with a high skill of execution that makes them perfect for certain tasks. Temitopes are blessings to those around them, bringing satisfaction, peace and joy through their competence and great fit within their families and communities. Their presence positively complements and crowns those they interact with.