Igbo Names

Igbo names are used by the Igbo people of Nigeria.
gender
usage
Adaeze f Western African, Igbo
Means "eldest daughter of the king" in Igbo.
Adanna f Western African, Igbo
Means "eldest daughter of the father" in Igbo.
Adannaya f Western African, Igbo
Means "eldest daughter of her father" in Igbo.
Akachi m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "the hand of God" in Igbo.
Akuchi f & m Western African, Igbo
Means "wealth from God" in Igbo.
Amadi 1 m Western African, Igbo
Means "freeborn man" in Igbo.
Amara f Western African, Igbo
Means "grace" in Igbo.
Amarachi f Western African, Igbo
Means "God's grace" in Igbo.
Anuli f Western African, Igbo
Means "joy" in Igbo.
Azubuike m Western African, Igbo
Means "the past is your strength" or "your back is your strength" in Igbo.
Chi 2 m & f Igbo Mythology, Western African, Igbo
Means "god, spiritual 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 (as opposed to the omnipresent Chukwu, though the names are used synonymously in some contexts). This can also be a short form of the many Igbo names that begin with this element.
Chiamaka f Western African, Igbo
Means "God is more beautiful" in Igbo.
Chibueze m Western African, Igbo
Means "God is the king" in Igbo.
Chibuike m Western African, Igbo
Means "God is strength" in Igbo.
Chibuzo m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "God is the way" in Igbo.
Chichi f Western African, Igbo
Diminutive of Chi 2.
Chidi m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "God exists" in Igbo, derived from Chi 2, referring to God, and dị meaning "is". It is also a short form of Igbo names beginning with Chidi.
Chidiebere m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "God is merciful" in Igbo.
Chidiebube m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "God is wonderful" in Igbo.
Chidiegwu m Western African (Rare), Igbo (Rare)
Means "God is awe-inspiring" in Igbo.
Chidike m Western African, Igbo
Means "God is strong" in Igbo.
Chidimma f Western African, Igbo
Means "God is good" in Igbo.
Chidubem m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "God is guiding me" in Igbo.
Chiemeka m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "God did a greater deed" in Igbo.
Chigozie m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "God bless" in Igbo.
Chijindum m & f Western African (Rare), Igbo (Rare)
Means "God holds my life" in Igbo.
Chijioke m Western African, Igbo
Means "God holds a portion" in Igbo.
Chika 1 f & m Western African, Igbo
Means "God is greater" in Igbo.
Chike m Western African, Igbo
Means "God of strength" in Igbo.
Chikere m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "God created" in Igbo.
Chima m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "God knows" in Igbo, derived from Chi 2, referring to God, and meaning "know".
Chimezie m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "God rectify" in Igbo.
Chinasa f Western African, Igbo
Means "God is answering" in Igbo.
Chinedu m Western African, Igbo
Means "God is leading" in Igbo.
Chinenye f Western African, Igbo
Means "God is giving" in Igbo.
Chinonso m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "God is nearby" in Igbo.
Chinwe f Western African, Igbo
Means "God possesses" in Igbo. It is also a short form of Igbo names beginning with Chinwe.
Chinweike m Western African, Igbo
Means "God possesses power" in Igbo.
Chinwendu f & m Western African, Igbo
Means "God possesses life" in Igbo.
Chinweuba m Western African, Igbo
Means "God possesses plenty" in Igbo.
Chinyere f Western African, Igbo
Means "God gave" in Igbo, derived from Chi 2, referring to God, and nyè meaning "give".
Chioma f Western African, Igbo
Means "good God" in Igbo, derived from Chi 2, referring to God, and ọ́má meaning "good, beautiful".
Chisom f & m Western African, Igbo
Means "God goes with me" in Igbo.
Chizoba f & m Western African, Igbo
Means "God continues to save" in Igbo.
Chuks m Western African, Igbo
Diminutive of Igbo names beginning with the element Chukwu meaning "God".
Chukwudi m Western African, Igbo
Means "God exists" in Igbo (a variant of Chidi using Chukwu as the first element).
Chukwuebuka m Western African, Igbo
Means "God is greater" in Igbo.
Chukwuemeka m Western African, Igbo
Means "God did a greater deed" in Igbo.
Chukwuma m Western African, Igbo
Means "God knows" in Igbo (a variant of Chima using Chukwu as the first element).
Ebere f Western African, Igbo
Means "mercy, kindness" in Igbo.
Ebuka m Western African, Igbo
Short form of Chukwuebuka and other Igbo names ending with the same element.
Ejike m Western African, Igbo
Means "one having strength" in Igbo.
Ekene m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "thanks, gratitude" in Igbo.
Ekenedilichukwu m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "gratitude belongs to God" in Igbo.
Ekwueme m Western African, Igbo
Means "one says, one does" in Igbo, indicating a person who is truthful about his behaviour.
Emeka m Western African, Igbo
Short form of Chukwuemeka and other Igbo names ending with the same element.
Enyinnaya m Western African, Igbo
Means "his father's friend" in Igbo.
Fumnanya f & m Western African, Igbo
Means "love me" in Igbo.
Ifeanyi m Western African, Igbo
Means "we can do anything" in Igbo. It can be a short form of Ifeanyichukwu.
Ifeanyichukwu m Western African, Igbo
Means "we can do anything with God" in Igbo.
Ifeoma f Western African, Igbo
Means "good thing" in Igbo, derived from ífé meaning "thing" and ọ́má meaning "good, beautiful".
Ifunanya f Western African, Igbo
Means "love" in Igbo (literally "to see in one's eye").
Ijeoma f Western African, Igbo
Means "good journey" in Igbo.
Ikechukwu m Western African, Igbo
Means "power of God" in Igbo.
Ikenna m Western African, Igbo
Means "power of the father" in Igbo.
Kelechi m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "thank God" in Igbo.
Ndidi f & m Western African, Igbo
Means "patience" in Igbo.
Ndubuisi m Western African, Igbo
Means "life is foremost" in Igbo.
Ngozi f Western African, Igbo
Means "blessing" in Igbo.
Nkechinyere f Western African, Igbo
Means "this which God gave" in Igbo.
Nkemdilim f Western African, Igbo
Means "that which is mine belongs to me" in Igbo.
Nkiruka f Western African, Igbo
Means "that to come is greater" in Igbo.
Nnamdi m Western African, Igbo
Means "my father is alive" in Igbo. This name is given to a child when it is believed that he is a reincarnation of his grandfather.
Nneka f Western African, Igbo
Means "mother is greater" in Igbo.
Nnenna f Western African, Igbo
Means "father's mother" in Igbo. This name is given in honour of the child's paternal grandmother.
Nnenne f Western African, Igbo
Means "mother's mother" in Igbo. This name is given in honour of the child's maternal grandmother.
Nwanneka f Western African, Igbo
Means "sibling is greater" in Igbo.
Obi m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "heart" in Igbo.
Obinna m Western African, Igbo
Means "heart of the father" in Igbo, from óbì "heart, mind" and ńnà "father".
Ogechi f Western African, Igbo
Means "God's time" in Igbo.
Ogechukwu f Western African, Igbo
Means "God's time" in Igbo (a variant of Ogechi using Chukwu as the second element).
Ogechukwukamma f Western African (Rare), Igbo (Rare)
Means "God's time is greater" in Igbo.
Ogochukwu f & m Western African, Igbo
Means "favour of God" in Igbo.
Okafor m Western African, Igbo
Means "boy (born on) Afor" in Igbo, Afor being one of the four days of the Igbo week.
Okechukwu m Western African, Igbo
Means "portion of God" in Igbo.
Okeke m Western African, Igbo
Means "boy (born on) Eke" in Igbo, Eke being one of the four days of the Igbo week.
Okonkwo m Western African, Igbo
Means "boy (born on) Nkwo" in Igbo, Nkwo being one of the four days of the Igbo week.
Okorie m Western African, Igbo
Means "boy (born on) Orie" in Igbo, Orie being one of the four days of the Igbo week.
Okoro m Western African, Igbo
Means "boy, young man" in Igbo.
Oluchi f Western African, Igbo
Means "work of God" in Igbo.
Onyebuchi m Western African, Igbo
Means "who is equal to God?" in Igbo.
Onyeka m & f Western African, Igbo
Short form of Onyekachi.
Onyekachi m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "who is greater than God?" in Igbo.
Onyekachukwu m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "who is greater than God?" in Igbo (a variant of Onyekachi using Chukwu as the second element).
Onyinye f Western African, Igbo
Means "gift" in Igbo.
Onyinyechi f Western African, Igbo
Means "gift from God" in Igbo.
Tochukwu m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "praise God" in Igbo.
Uche m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "wisdom, sense, mind" in Igbo.
Uchenna m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "wisdom of the father, sense of the father" in Igbo.
Udo 2 m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "peace" in Igbo.
Ugochi f Western African, Igbo
Means "eagle of God" in Igbo, from ùgó meaning "eagle, honour" and Chi 2, referring to God.
Ugochukwu m Western African, Igbo
Means "eagle of God" in Igbo.
Uju f Western African, Igbo
Means "fullness, plenty" in Igbo.
Uzochi m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "way of God" in Igbo.
Uzoma m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "good way" in Igbo.