are used by the Igbo people of Nigeria.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ACHIKE m Igbo
Means "take the things of the world easy" in Igbo.
ADAKU f Igbo
Means "daughter of wealth" in Igbo.
ADAORA f Igbo
Means "the people's daughter" in Igbo.
AKUNNA f Igbo
Means "father's wealth" in Igbo, from aku
meaning "property, wealth" and nna
ANEKWE m Igbo
Means "let the gods not agree to bad things" in Igbo.
AZUKA m Igbo
Means "the past is greater" or "my back is greater" in Igbo.
CHIAZOR f & m Igbo (Anglicized)
An Igbo name that became noticeable about the 1960's..Meaning: God saves or God is the one that saves or God has saved. This name is tone and dialect dependent.
CHIBUIFEM m & f Igbo (Latinized, Rare)
An emerging name common among the people of south-eastern zone of nigeria. It was first coined and named by the family of Sir Christopher Anthony Chibuife Onyia. It means "God is my light" or "God is the light to my pathway so I fear no evil and don't grope in darkness... [more
CHIEMEELA m Igbo
This is a name that is given among the Igbos usually it has a celebratory undertone to it. It is formed by joining two words "CHI-EMEELA" - "God thank you" Chi-God
and Emeela-thank you/well done
Usually it is given to baby boys when the parents are satisfied or do not wish to have more children, especially if the gender of the child was sought after.
CHIKAMARA m & f Igbo
Means "God knows best" or "God is wisdom" in Igbo.
CHIKWENDU m Igbo, African
This name - Chikwendu is a typical Igbo name. It is an "expressive" wish or desire for God (Chi) to 'allow, permit or grant' (kwe) life (ndu) to someone you consider dear.... [more
CHIMAMANDA f Igbo
Means "my God will not fail me" in Igbo. A famous bearer is Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
CHINETO f & m Igbo
"God praises" "God uplifts" "God glorifies" "God gives talent"
CHINUALUMOGU m Igbo
Means "may God fight on my behalf" in Igbo. This was the full birth name of Chinua Achebe (1930-2013), a Nigerian writer.
CHINWEMMERI f & m Igbo
Chinwe is a short form of a variety such as Chinwendu, Chinweizu, Chinwemmeri and others. Chinwe in itself means "God's own." Chinwemmeri means "God's own victory." These names are synonymous with the Igbo ethnic group from the south eastern Nigeria.
CHIONYE m Igbo
Means "God will give to him what he prays for" in Igbo.
CHUKWUEBUKA m & f Igbo
Derived from the word CHUKWU
and the meaning is split between two separate words, "chukwu" and "ibuka" meaning "God" and "YOU ARE GREAT".... [more
CHUKWUNENYE m Igbo
Igbo name from Eastern Nigeria. It originates from the belief that children are gifts from God and means "God gives". The feminine variant is CHINENYE
, which also has the same meaning
EFURU f Igbo
Means "daughter of heaven" in Igbo.
EKWUNIFE m & f Igbo
Means "don't make a secret open" in Igbo.
ELOCHUKWU m & f Igbo
"elo" means plan while "chukwu" means God. "Elochukwu" means the plan of God or God's plan.
EMECHEBE m & f Igbo
Means "when it’s done then it’s thought about" in Igbo.
EZENWA m Igbo (Rare)
The name Ezenwa is an Igbo name meaning King, Prince, or Son of King
GINIKANWA f & m Igbo
Means "what is greater than a child" in Igbo.
IFEMELU f Igbo, Literature
Ifemelu is the name of the main protagonist in 'Americanah' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
IKEMBA m Igbo
Means "strength of a nation" or "power of the people" in Igbo.
KAITO m & f Igbo
Means "let us glorify God" in Igbo.
KAITOCHI f Igbo
The name originates from the Igbo tribe in the Eastern part of Nigeria, West Africa. It means "let us praise God"; referring to the Christian God.
KALU m Igbo (Rare)
It's a surname and a given name for boys meaning God of thunder (a reference to describe God's Power) or Young King. As a first name, strictly male; mostly last name, or in combination.... [more
KANEME m & f Igbo
Means "let's keep doing" in Igbo.
LOTAMBII'N m Igbo
Used by the Igbo fiction charachter Uzochi Lotambii'n Ihejirika, and has no meaning.
MASHGASH m & f Igbo
Posh name. Meaning: Intelligence and beauty
MEGAFU m & f Igbo
Means "do for all to see" in Igbo.
MEMBOLU m Igbo
Means "do something to me and I retaliate" in Igbo.
MENARI m & f Igbo
Means "do more than is expected" in Igbo.
MUOGBOO m Igbo
Means "let the spirits intervene or settle the matter" in Igbo.
NKEIROUKA f Western African, Igbo
This is the name of Russian curler Nkeirouka Ezekh. Her father is of Nigerian Igbo descent, and her mother of Chuvash.
NKEOMA f & m Igbo
Means "that which is good" in Igbo.
NNAEMEKA m Igbo
God the father has done great also related to chukwuemeka
NWAKANMA f Igbo
This feminine name means "Child is better" in Igbo.
NWAKAUBA m & f Igbo
Means "a child is more valuable than wealth" in Igbo.
NWANKWO m Igbo
Means "born on Nkwo market day" in Igbo. Nwankwo Obiora is a Nigerian footballer who plays for Académica de Coimbra as a defensive midfielder.
OBIAJULU m Igbo
Obiajulu is an Igbo name; and it simply means my heart has cool down.
OBIORA m Igbo
Means "the mind of the people" in Igbo.
OBUMNEME m & f Igbo
Means "am I the one causing it?" in Igbo.
ODINAKACHUKWU m & f Igbo
Means "it's in the hand of God" in Igbo, from o
"hand" (compare AKACHI
) and Chukwu
OGBODO m & f Igbo
Ogbodo is an ancient name. It is used/ popularly heard in the Eastern part of Nigeria. ... [more
OKENNA m Igbo
derived from the combination of two words of the Igbo origin,"OKE" and "NNA" literally meaning "GREAT" and "FATHER".... [more
OLAUDAH m History, Igbo (Anglicized, ?)
Possibly a form of the Igbo name OLAEDO
. This was borne by former slave, anti-slavery campaigner and autobiographer Olaudah Equiano (1745-1797), the son of a West African village chief.
ONWUTALOBI m Igbo
Shortened form of the sentence ga adi makana onwu talu obi
"you will live as death has claimed our entire family".
ORAKWUE m Igbo
Means "let the folks have their say" in Igbo.
OSITA m Igbo
Osita is a shorter form of Osita di nma which means from today onwards it will be better.
OZICHI f & m Igbo, African
The name originates from Eastern part of Nigeria from the Igbo speaking states. Predominatly from Imo state.... [more
OZIOMA m & f Igbo
Means, "God's good news" in Igbo.
OZOEMENA m Igbo
Means " let what has happened before not happen again" in Igbo.
UCHE f & m Igbo
Means "wisdom, intention, common sense, will" in Igbo. ... [more
UCHECHUKWU m & f Igbo, African
Based on the IGBO belief in a Supreme deity, Chukwu whose decision or will is final in the determination of human fate or destiny. It is a combination of two words of the Igbo (IBO), language, UCHE (WISH,WILL,THOUGHT) and CHUKWU (GOD)... [more
UDUMA m Igbo
The name means serenity, quietness. It's derived from the deity god of river, Uduma mmiri. A deity believed to be responsible for maintaining stillness of the waters in ohafia community in Igbo race.
UGONNA m Igbo
Meaning "eagle of the father" or "father's glory" in Igbo.
UGWU m Igbo
From Igbo Ùgwù
meaning "respect; reverence; dignity" or Úgwú
meaning "hill, mountain; highland" or also "north". ... [more
UKE m Igbo
God's Blessing/ Igbo Origin
ULU f Igbo
Given for the second-born female.