1001 Best Igbo Names And Meaning For 2024

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This article talks about Igbo names and what they mean in English. The Igbo-speaking people live mostly in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.

They are known for wanting to start businesses and grow them. The Igbos also have a rich culture, and naming is just one part of it.

Igbo names are considered very nice and interesting in Nigeria. There are many things that influence how a child is named in Igbo culture.

For example, if a family has lost four children and then has another baby, they might name that baby “OZOEMELA,” which means “Let another not happen.” So, to understand an Igbo person, it’s helpful to understand their name because it can tell you something about the circumstances that influenced their naming.

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Igbo Names And Meaning

IGBO NAMES                      ENGLISH MEANING                                            GENDER

  1. ADAEZE –                             “king’s daughter”                                                   female

  2. ADANNA  –                           “father’s first daughter”                                         female

  3. ADANNAYA –                      “her father’s first  daughter”                                    female

  4. AKACHI –                              “the hand of God”                                                  unisex

  5. AKUCHI –                              “God’s wealth”                                                        female

  6. AMADI  –                               “free man”                                                              male

  7. AMAKA /CHIAMAKA.          “God is good”                                                          female

  8. AMARA –                               “grace”                                                                   female

  9. AMARACHI –                       “God’s grace”                                                           female

  10. AÑULI/ANULIKA                “joy/joy is greater”                                                    female

  11. AZUBUIKE –                         “the past is your strength”                                        male

  12. CHI –                                       “god, spirtual being”                                              unisex

  13. CHIAMAKA  –                      “God is beautiful”                                                       female

  14. CHIBUEZE –                         “God is the king”                                                        male

  15. CHIBUIKE  –                                      “God is strength”                                           male

  16. CHIBUZO –                           “God leads the way”                                                   male

  17. CHICHI –                               “God”.                                                                         unisex

  18. CHIDI –                                  “God exists”                                                                unisex

  19. CHIDIEBERE –                     “God is merciful”                                                            unisex

  20. CHIDIEBUBE –                     “God is glorious”                                                           unisex

  21. CHIDIEGWU –                      “God is wonderful”                                                       male

  22. CHIDIKE  –                             “God is strong”                                                           male

  23. CHIDIMMA –                         “God is good”                                                              female

  24. CHIDUBEM –                                    “guided by God”                                                female

  25. CHIEMEKA  –                       “God has performed great deeds”                                 male

  26. CHIJINDUM –                       “God holds my life”                                                        male

  27. CHIKA                                   “God is the greatest”                                                      unisex

  28. CHIKE –                                 “God’s power”                                                                 male

  29. CHIKELU / CHIKERE. –      “God created”                                                                       male

  30. CHIMA –                                “God knows”                                                                   male

  31. CHINASA –                           “God answers”                                                                 female

  32. CHINEDU –                           “God leads”                                                                     male

  33. CHINONSO –                        “God is nearby”                                                              unisex

  34. CHINWE –                             “God owns”                                                                   female

  35. CHINWEIKE –                      “God owns power”                                                         male

  36. CHINWENDU –                    “God owns life”                                                             unisex

  37. CHINWEUBA –                     “God owns wealth”                                                        male

  38. CHINYELU /CHINYERE.   “God gave”                                                                        female

  39. CHIOMA –                             “good God”                                                                  female

  40. CHIZOBA –                           “God protect us”                                                            female

  41. CHUKS –                                “God”-Slangs                                                                 male

  42. CHUKWUDI  –                      “there is God”.                                                                 male

  43. CHUKWUEMEKA –                         “God has done something great”                           male

  44. CHUKWUMA –                      “God knows”.                                                                   male

  45. EBELE –                                 “mercy, kindness”                                                             unisex

  46. EKENE –                                “praise”                                                                            unisex

  47. EKENEDILICHUKWU –     “all praise to God”                                                                unisex

  48. EKWUEME –                         “he says, he does”                                                             male

  49. EMEKA –                               “great deeds”                                                                   male

  50. ENYINNAYA –                     “his father’s friend”                                                           male

  51. FUMNANYA  –                     “love me”                                                                         female

  52. IFUNANYA –                              “love”                                                                      female

  53. IKENNA –                              “father’s power”                                                          male

  54. NDIDI –                                  “patience”                                                                    female

  55. NGOZI –                                 “blessing”                                                                    female

  56. NKECHI –                              “Gods own”                                                                   female

  57. NKECHINYERE –                “what God has given”                                                      female

  58. NKEMDILIM –                      “let mine be mine”                                                         female

  59. NKIRU –                                  “the best is still to come”                                            female

  60. NKIRUKA –                           “the one ahead is better”                                              female

  61. NNAMDI  –                            “my father is alive”                                                      male

  62. NNEKA  –                              “my mother is greater”                                                female

  63. NNENNA –                            “father’s mother”                                                        female

  64. NNENNE  –                             “mother’s mother”                                                      female

  65. NWANNEKA  –                     “my siblings are supreme”                                          female

  66. OBI  –                                      “heart”                                                                       unisex

  67. OGECHI                                “Gods time”                                                                female

  68. OGECHUKWUKAMA –      “God’s time is beautiful”                                               female

  69. OLUCHI –                              “God’s work”                                                              female

  70. ONYEKA –                            “who is greater”.                                                         unisex

  71. ONYEKACHI –                     “who is greater than God?”                                           unisex

  72. UDO –                                                 “peace”                                                           female

  73. UZOCHI –                              “God’s way”                                                                 female

  74. UZOMA –                                “good way”                                                                unisex

  75. Chisomaga (Chisom)            God walks with me

  76.  Chisomnazu (Som)              God is my protector (God is behind me)

  77.  Somnazu (Som)                   Walk behind me

  78. Chukwukasiemobi               God console my heart

  79. Echioma (Oma)                       Brighter Tomorrow

  80. Enyichukwu                            God’s friend

  81. Chimeremeze                       My God made me King

  82. Chibunwannem                     God is my sibling

  83. Kaitochukwu                         Let’s praise God

  84. Chimsimdiri                             My God said I shall live

  85. Oguguochukwu                    Befriend God

  86. Makuochukwu                      Embrace God

  87. Lotachukwu                          Remember God, Remember the Father

  88. Kachizamekpere                     Let God answer my prayer

  89. Chizaramekpere                    God Answered my prayers

  90. Ekpereamaka                         Prayer is beautiful

  91. Nwukaamaka                         Children born on Sunday are beautiful

  92. Otitochukwu                         In God’s Praise

  93. Otutuchukwu                      Chant for God

  94. Chimdalu                              Thank you, my God,

  95. Chinalu                                  God is at work

  96. Akummiriigwe                       The Dew of Heaven

  97. Kamsiyochukwu                    How I pleaded with God

  98.  Fesochukwu                        Worship only God

  99. Chikeluwa                            God who created the world

  100. Ifechukwuadigo                   God’s light has come

  101. Adimchukwunobi                 Am in God’s heart

  102. Chimbusomma                  My God is so beautiful

  103. Zikoranachigidimma             Show the world your God is good

  104. Kammarachukwu                   Let me know God

  105. Olisabinaigwe                       God in Heaven

 

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