Yetunde (variant forms: Yewande, Yeside, Yejide; alternatively spelled Iyabo or Iyabode) is a traditional name of the Yoruba ethnic group for females which factors into Yoruba mythology, meaning "Mother has returned".
Notable people with the name include:
- Anthonia Yetunde Alabi, Nigerian musician and businesswoman.
- Yetunde Onanuga, Nigerian politician
- Yetunde Price, the elder half-sister of tennis players Venus Williams and Serena Williams.
- Yewande Osho, British comedian and actress.
- Yewande Adekoya, Nigerian actress.
- Yewande Akinola, Nigerian engineer
Notable people with the alternative name form include:
- Iyabo Obasanjo-Bello, daughter of Nigerian former president.
- Iyabo Anisulowo, Nigerian politician
- Iyabo Ojo, Nigerian actress.
- Olufunke Iyabo Osibodu, Nigerian banker
- Iyabode Ololade Remilekun Wallinkoski, Finnish model.
- Comfort Iyabo Momoh British-Nigerian nurse/midwife.
- Rhoda Omosunlola Johnston; A. Nupo Samuel (1973). Iyabo of Nigeria. Alpha Iota Chapter of Pi Lambda Theta, Claremont Graduate School (Indiana University). https://books.google.com/books?id=GJ0PAQAAMAAJ&q=Iyabode+name+Yoruba+name&dq=.
- Vincent L. Wimbush (2012). African Americans and the Bible: Sacred Texts and Social Textures. Wipf and Stock Publishers. p. 170. ISBN 9781610979641. https://books.google.com/books?id=EkpNAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA170&dq=.
- "Girl names, Baby names: Yetunde". http://www.thenamemeaning.com/yetunde/. Retrieved October 24, 2015.
- Marcellina Ulunma Okehie-Offoha; Matthew N. O. Sadiku (1996). Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Nigeria. Africa World Press. p. 134. ISBN 978-0-865-4328-33. https://books.google.com/books?id=bOdSMvlA7zsC&pg=PA134&lpg=PA134&dq=.
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