Meaning of Adékẹ́yè
The crown flatters the title/position.
The name is also found in use amongst Òndó, Ìgbómìnà, and Offa people. A variant is Adégẹyè, as used by the juju maestro, King Sunny Ade, an Ondo man.
Glossadé - crown, royalty
kẹ́ - pet, dandle or take loving care of
(o)yè - title, chieftaincy, or position
Former Chief of Naval Staff Abdulganiyu Adékẹ́yè from Offa and Muyiwa Adékẹ́yè, former editor the News, from Edidi (Igbomina) in Kwara State.