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Meaning & History

Means "god, spirtual being" in Igbo, referring to the personal spiritual guardian that each person is believed to have. Christian Igbo people use it as a name for the personal Christian god. This can also be a short form of the many Igbo names that begin with this element.
VariantsAmaka, Chinwe Igbo
DiminutiveChichi Igbo
Feminine FormChioma Igbo
Same SpellingChi (1), Chí
User SubmissionChi

Categories

gods, mythology
Entry updated January 25, 2013   Contribute