Igbo Submitted Names

Igbo names 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.
Abuchi m & f Igbo
Means "song of God" in Igbo.
Achike m Igbo
Means "take the things of the world easy" in Igbo.
Adaego f Igbo
Means "daughter of money" in Igbo.
Adaku f Igbo
Means "daughter of wealth" in Igbo.
Adamma f Igbo
Means "daughter of beauty" in Igbo.
Adaora f Igbo
Means "the people's daughter" in Igbo.
Afuluchianya m Igbo
Means "does one see God?" in Igbo.
Aghadinuno m Igbo
Means "war is in the house" in Igbo.
Ahamefuna m & f Igbo
Means "may my name not be lost" in Igbo.
Ajaero m & f Igbo
Taken from the Igbo phrase ana aja gi n’ihu ana ero gi n’azu, meaning "they praise you to your face and mock you behind your back".
Akachukwu m Igbo
Means "hand of God" in Igbo.
Akobundu m Igbo
Means "wisdom is life" in Igbo.
Aku m Igbo
Means "wealth" in Igbo.
Akunna f Igbo
Means "father's wealth" in Igbo, from aku meaning "property, wealth" and nna meaning "father".
Akuwueziuka f & m Igbo
Means "prosperity is a good talk" in Igbo.
Amarachukwu f Nigerian, Igbo
Means "God's grace" in Igbo. (See Amara and Chukwu).
Amogechukwu f Igbo
Means "no one knows God's timing" in Igbo.
Anekwe m Igbo
Means "let the gods not agree to bad things" in Igbo.
Anwilika f Igbo
Means "joy is greater" in Igbo.
Arachie m & f Igbo
Possibly means "to have chosen a portion ahead of another; to supplant" in Igbo.
Azu m Igbo
Means "fish" in Igbo.
Azubike m Igbo
Variant of Azubuike.
Azuka m Igbo
Means "the past is greater" or "my back is greater" in Igbo.
Chekwubechukwu m & f Igbo
Means "hope in God" in Igbo.
Chetanna m & f Igbo
Means "remember the father" in Igbo.
Chiazam f & m Igbo
Means "God answered me" in Igbo.
Chiazo m & f Igbo
Means "God saves" in Igbo.
Chibuifem m & f Igbo (Latinized, Rare)
Means "God is my light" in Igbo.
Chibuzor f & m Igbo
Means "God is the way" in Igbo.
Chidera m Igbo
Means "God is here" in Igbo.
Chidili m Igbo
Means "God be with me" in Igbo.
Chidiomimi m Igbo
"God is Mysterious"... [more]
Chidirim f & m Igbo
Means "God is With me" in Igbo.
Chiedozie m Igbo
Means "God will repair" in Igbo.
Chiejina m & f Igbo
Means "let the night not come" in Igbo.
Chiekwe m & f Igbo
Means "Chi 2 has allowed it" in Igbo.
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.
Chikairanyelu f Igbo
Means "We’ve committed it to God" / "In God’s hands" in Igbo.
Chikamara m & f Igbo
Means "God knows best" or "God is wisdom" in Igbo.
Chikanma f & m Igbo
Means "God is the best" in Igbo.
Chikodinaka f African, Igbo
Means "in God's hands" in Igbo.
Chikwendu m Igbo, African
Means "God agrees to life", taken from the Igbo phrase o buru na chukwu kwe ndu ga-adi "if god agrees there will be life".
Chimamanda f Igbo
Means "my God will not fail me" in Igbo. A famous bearer is Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Chimdindu m Igbo
Means "my God is alive" in Igbo.
Chinasaokwu m Igbo
Means "God is my advocate" in Igbo.
Chincia f Igbo
Variant of Chinasa.
Chinelo m Igbo
Means "the thoughts of God" in Igbo.
Chinemere m & f Igbo
Means "God is doing" in Igbo.
Chineto f & m Igbo
"God praises" "God uplifts" "God glorifies" "God gives talent"
Chinua m African, Nigerian, Igbo
meaning: god's own blessing... [more]
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.
Chinwendum m & f Igbo (Modern, Rare)
Means "I am consecrated to God" or "I am owned by God" in Igbo.
Chionye m Igbo
Means "God will give to him what he prays for" in Igbo.
Chiwetel m Igbo
Means "God brings" in Igbo.
Chukwubuikem m Igbo
Means "God is my strength" in Igbo.
Chukwucheta m Igbo
Means "let God remember" in Igbo.
Chukwudubem m & f Igbo
Means "God, lead me" in Igbo.
Chukwudumebi m & f Igbo
Means "God is living with me" in Igbo.
Chukwueneka m Igbo
Means "God has dealt kindly with" in Igbo.
Chukwufumnanya f Igbo
Combination of Chukwu and Fumnanya.
Chukwumaeze m Igbo
Means "God knows the king" in Igbo.
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
Chukwunwike m & f Igbo
Means "God has the power" in Igbo.
Dami m & f Igbo, Yoruba
Short form of Damilola.
Demilade f & m Western African, Igbo, Yoruba
Means "God has crowned me with joy" in Yoruba.
Diji m Igbo
Means "a farmer" in Igbo.
Dinobi f & m Igbo
Means "Beloved" relate to Nwadinobi
Ebelechukwu f Igbo
Means "God's mercy" in Igbo.
Eberechi f & m Igbo
The mercy of God
Efuru f Igbo
Means "daughter of heaven" in Igbo.
Ejikeme m Igbo
Used mostly by the Igbos of West Africa. ... [more]
Ejimmadu m & f Igbo
I am with human being
Ekwunife m & f Igbo
Means "don't make a secret open" in Igbo.
Ekwutosi m & f Igbo
Means "don't cause slander" 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
Ezeuzo m Igbo
Means "king of the road" in Igbo.
Ezinwanne m Igbo
nwanne, nwanneka"good companion or relative" igbo, african
Fechukwu m & f Igbo
Worship God
Ginikanwa f & m Igbo
Means "what is greater than a child" in Igbo.
Golibe f Igbo
Short form of Golibenachukwu.
Golibenachukwu f Igbo
Means "rejoice the Lord" in Igbo.
Ifejika m Igbo, Nigerian
Why we are greater; What I have is greater;
Ifemelu f Igbo, Literature
Ifemelu is the name of the main protagonist in 'Americanah' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Ifeyinwa f & m Igbo
Igbo (Nigerian)
Iheanyichukwu m Igbo
Means "there is nothing God cannot do" in Igbo.
Ihunanya f Igbo
Means "love" in Igbo.
Ihuomachukwu f Igbo
Means "good face of god" in Igbo.
Ikemba m Igbo
Means "strength of a nation" or "power of the people" in Igbo.
Iruuju m Igbo
Means "sorrowful" in Igbo.
Jaachike m Igbo
Variant of Jachike.
Jachike m Igbo
Means "praise God" or "Hail God" in Igbo.
Jidenna m Igbo
"Hold the Father"
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)
Kalu is a shortened name of, or derived from; Kamalu or Kamanu, the deity of thunder. Kamalu is an important deity in the traditional belief system of the people of many subethnic Igbo people (an ethnic group of southeastern Nigeria)... [more]
Kamharida f Igbo
Means "may I not fall" in Igbo
Kanayochukwu m & f Igbo
Means "Let's keep asking God" in Igbo.
Kaneme m & f Igbo
Means "let's keep doing" in Igbo.
Kaodinna m Igbo
Means "the way it pleases God" in Igbo.
Kaosisochukwu m & f Igbo
Means "as it pleases God" in Igbo.
Kenechi m Igbo
Means "thank God" or "thanks be to God" in Igbo (compare Ekene, Chi 2).
Kieruka f Igbo
Variant of Nkiruka.
Kosisochi m & f Igbo
Kosisochi Meaning: As it Pleases God. ... [more]
Kosisochukwu m & f Igbo
Means "as it pleases God" in Igbo.
Kwento m Igbo
Means "let me live long" 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
Meenuba m Igbo
Means "make/cause wealth" in Igbo.
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.
Mgbemena m & f Igbo
Means "whenever it's done" in Igbo.
Mmagwulaku f Igbo
Means "beauty that exhausted wealth" in Igbo.
Mmesomachukwu m & f Igbo
Means "the kindness of God" in Igbo.
Munachim f & m Igbo
Means "me and my God". It can be used as a nickname for Munachimso.
Munachimso f Igbo
Means "me and my God".
Munachiso f & m Igbo
Means "God is with me" in Igbo.
Muogboo m Igbo
Means "let the spirits intervene or settle the matter" in Igbo.
Ndidiamaka f Igbo
Means "patience is very good" in Igbo.
Ndudi f Igbo
Means "there is life" in Igbo.
Nduefuna m & f Igbo
Means "let life not be lost" in Igbo.
Ngozichukwu f Western African, Igbo
Means "God's blessing", derived from Igbo ngozi "blessing" and Chukwu "God".
Nkechika f Igbo
The one God gave me is the best.
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.
Nkem m & f Igbo
Nkemakolam f Igbo
Means "let me not lose mine" in Igbo.
Nkeoma f & m Igbo
Means "that which is good" in Igbo.
Nmachi f Igbo, African
The name means "beauty of God" in Igbo.
Nnaemeka m Igbo
God the father has done great also related to chukwuemeka
Nnebuogor f Igbo
Means "mother is a gift" in Igbo.
Nnedi f Igbo
Diminutive of Nnedimma.... [more]
Nneoma f Igbo
"Good mother"
Nwaaku f Igbo
Means "child of wealth" in Igbo.
Nwaamaka f Igbo (Rare)
Allegedly means "child is good".
Nwaanyiabia f Igbo
Means "a woman has come" in Igbo.
Nwabueze m Igbo
Means "child is king" in Igbo.
Nwabugo f Igbo
Means "child is glory" in Igbo.
Nwachukwu m Igbo
Means "child of God" in Igbo.
Nwakaego f Igbo
Means "child surpasses money" in Igbo.
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.
Nwankasiobi m & f Igbo
Means "child of consolation" 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.
Nwaokocha m Igbo
Means "son of a fair man" in Igbo.
Obiajulu m Igbo
Obiajulu is an Igbo name; and it simply means my heart has cool down.
Obianuju f Igbo
Means "born at the time of plenty" in Igbo.
Obichukwu m Igbo, Nigerian
"Heart of God," which could be the same as OBINNA.... [more]
Obinze m Igbo, Literature
The love interest of Ifemelu in 'Americanah' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Obioma f & m African, Igbo, Nigerian
Grace, Goodness, Favor. Literally - "Good Heart"
Obiora m Igbo
Means "the mind of the people" in Igbo.
Obumneke m & f Igbo
Meaning: "Am I The Creator?"... [more]
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 "it's", di "in", na "the", aka "hand" (compare Akachi) and Chukwu "God".
Odirachukwunma m & f Igbo
Means "once it pleases God" in Igbo.
Ogbodo m & f Igbo
Ogbodo is an ancient name. It is used/ popularly heard in the Eastern part of Nigeria. ... [more]
Okechwukwu m Igbo
Means "God's share" in Igbo.
Okenna m Igbo
derived from the combination of two words of the Igbo origin,"OKE" and "NNA" literally meaning "GREAT" and "FATHER".... [more]
Okoye m Igbo (Archaic, ?)
This name originates from the Igbo tribe in Western Africa.... [more]
Okpara m Igbo
Firstborn son
Okwuchukuw m Igbo
Means "God's word" in Igbo.
Olaedo f & m Igbo
Interpretation: "Ola edo" means a yellowish precious metal, a jewel; it is Igbo for "gold." Hence a child so name is adjudged "precious" and "golden."
Olaudah m History, Igbo (Anglicized, ?), Afro-American (Slavery-era)
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.
Olekamma f Igbo
Means "how many are better?" in Igbo.
Olisa m Igbo
Igbo form of Oscar.
Oluchukwu m & f Igbo
It means "God's handiwork".
Omanukwue m & f Igbo
Means "let the one who knows speak" in Igbo.
Omerogo f Igbo
Comes from the Igbo people of Nigeria.
Onumajuru m Igbo
Means "let anger cease" in Igbo.
Oñumsinachi m & f Igbo
Means "my joy is from God" in Igbo.
Onwuegbunam m & f Igbo
Means "let death not kill me" in Igbo.
Onwutalobi m Igbo
Means "death has eaten the kingdom", a shortened form of the sentence I ga adi makana onwu talu obi, roughly translating as "you will endure as death has claimed our entire family".
Onyedikachi m & f Igbo, African
Means "who is greater than God?" in Igbo.
Onyedikachukwu m Igbo
Means "who is like God?" in Igbo.
Onyekaozulu m Igbo
Means "who is self-sufficient?" in Igbo.
Onyemaechi m Igbo
Means "who knows tomorrow?" in Igbo.
Onyemechi m & f Igbo, Western African
Means "who knows tomorrow?" from Igbo onye "who", ma "knows" and echi "tomorrow".
Onyemelukwe m Igbo
Means "who has done evil and agreed to it?" in Igbo.
Onyenwuwa m Igbo
Means "who owns the world?" in Igbo.
Onyinyechukwu f & m Igbo, Nigerian
Means "God's gift" from Igbo onyinye meaning "gift, present" and chukwu meaning "God".
Opara f & m Igbo
Opara is common as a surname or literal word in Nigeria. The oldest son, who has inherited the rights and responsibilities of his father after his father has died.
Orakwue m Igbo
Means "let the folks have their say" in Igbo.
Orieji f Igbo
Old school Igbo name
Osita m Igbo
Osita is a shorter form of Osita di nma which means from today onwards it will be better.
Ositadimma m Igbo
Meaning: from today things will be good... [more]
Osondu m Igbo
Means "race of life" in Igbo.
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.
Qidy m Igbo
Variant of Chidi.
Somtochukwu f & m Western African, Igbo
Means "praise God with me" in Igbo.
Tinnie f & m Igbo
Used for very small children.
Tobechukwu m Igbo
Means "praise God" in Igbo.
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]
Udoka m Nigerian, Igbo
Allegedly an Igbo name meaning "peace is above all else"; compare Udo 2.
Udonna m Igbo
Means "Father's Peace" in Igbo.
Udonne f Igbo
Means "Mother's Peace" in Igbo.
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.
Ugo m & f Igbo
Means "eagle" in Igbo. It is also a short form of names containing the element ùgó.
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 & f Igbo
Short form of names beginning with or containing Uke-.
Uloma f Igbo
Means "beautiful home" in Igbo.
Ulu f Igbo
Given for the second-born female.
Urenna f Igbo
Means "father's pride" in Igbo.
Uzoaku f Igbo
Means "a way to wealth" in Igbo.
Uzoamaka f Igbo, African
Means "a good path" in Igbo.
Uzoamani f Igbo
Means "the road to aspirations" in Igbo.
Uzoechina m & f Igbo
Means "let the road not be closed" in Igbo.
Uzondu m Igbo
Means "way of life; road of life" in Igbo.