Meaning of Dossoumon
This is a French-African version of the Yorùbá name "Dòsùnmú".
The original name, spelt either as Dòsùmú or Dòsunmú, is a name common in the Lagos area, particularly among the ruling house. (See: Dòsùnmú). This French-African variation is common in Benin Republic, Togo, and every other place in French West Africa where Yorùbá emigration has taken root. The name was, for a while in colonial Nigeria, also spelt as Docemo.
Glossdì...mú - hold onto
òsùn - a sacred staff of the Òsùn divinity
Máfòyà Dossoumon, writer.
Dòsùnmú, Dòsùmú, Docemo