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|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by loveth(f): 11:32am On Jan 26, 2007|
Chinweokem------- God have my portion
Nkemdilim-----------Let my own remain for me.
Nkechinyerem------The one God gave me.
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by loveth(f): 11:49am On Jan 26, 2007|
Chimuanya----------God is awake.
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by loveth(f): 11:51am On Jan 26, 2007|
[flash=200,200]http://Chimuanya----------God is awake[/flash].
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by bright2e(m): 2:01pm On Jan 29, 2007|
ema my dear, the names they gave to u is really good names to name a child, but in all i did not see my name there, CHIMEZIE, GOD MAKES IT WELL, CHIMA, GOD KNOWS, CHIDI THERES GOD, CHINEDUME GOD LEDS ME, OBINNA THE FATHER'S MIND, CHIBUZOR GOD IS THE ROAD OF SUCCESS, I WILL TELL U MORE AT HOME.
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by toshmann(m): 3:54pm On Jan 31, 2007|
i love that name kamsiyochukwu. i once met an ill child in hospital in owerri in 2005, he had that name, i saw the child everyday b4 he was discharged. it was my 1st time of hearing the name, and i fell for it. i'm glad it's unisex(abi?) b/c now i know what to call my child when God gives me one(i hope my wife will accept. . . .when God gives me a wife.lol.)
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by NiteAngel(m): 12:38am On Feb 06, 2007|
Nkemdilim, Nwakaego, Amarachi, Nkechi, Chizoba, Ikemefuna, , I'm sure your guy speaks the language (ask him to translate) otherwsie he may not even be interested in an Igbo name.
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by kamsi(f): 8:06am On Feb 09, 2007|
yes kamsi is unisex.
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by Empressive(f): 9:30am On Feb 14, 2007|
WOW! This is great.
Is there a lot of Igbo names that start with the letter ""? What about names that start with the letter "J"?
If so please post with meaning as well.
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by nikynike(f): 11:57am On Feb 14, 2007|
Jawachinma-Give praise to God
Dibure-Husband brings honour
Onyeokereinye-Whom God wants to bless
Daberechi-Rest ur heart in God
Obianauju-Delivered during festivals
Obiamaka-The heart of the Lord is good
Nwanyibueze-Women are queen/king
Udoka-Peace is greater
Izuchukwu-The plan or schedule of God
Obioma-Kindness or generous
Ejikeme-Do with power
Emenike-Never do with power
Ogadimma-It shall be well
Onyenaturuchi-Who decides for God
Odinkemere-ldid not do anything
Odinakachi-It all depends on God
Chibunna-God is the father
Nneka- Mother is greater/Superior thats my name according to Hottepper.
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by ifylove505(f): 4:47pm On Mar 14, 2007|
I have some to add:
Chisolu- God follow
Chijindu- God holds life
Chiedozie- God has planned
Chimbusonma-My God is good/nice
Ndidiamaka-Patience is good
Chimakpam- God knows my worries
Chidera-God has written
Nkiruka- What is ahead is greater
Ukoma/Okwuoma- Good talk
Obioma- God's heart
Nzubechukwu- God's plan
Uzoamaka- Good way
Onyemaechi- No one knows tomorrow
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by Donzman(m): 8:08pm On Mar 14, 2007|
Obumneme - Is it of my own doing?
Azubuike - People behind me are my strength
Ositadimma (Osita) - It's going to be good starting from today
Obiora - Heart of the masses
Ejimonye - I'm not holding anyone back
Okwudili - Word belongs to the man who spoke it
Kameme - Whatever I do. . . it's never enough for the world
Nwakaego - Child is better than wealth
Egodi - There is wealth
Chinecherem - God worries/thinks/plans for me
Chineme - God does it for me
Somtochukwu - Join me in praising God
Tochukwu - Praise God
Ugochukwu - God's Eagle (Eagle signifies strength and glory)
Ikemefuna - May I never lose my strength
Chidubem (Dubem) - God guide me
Chidozie (Dozie) - God make it right
Nnadozie (Dozie) - Father make it right
Damn. . .Not many names with D.
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by nezerst(f): 9:55am On Mar 16, 2007|
Strictly for special children
Chinezerem- God guides me
Ifeatu- Examplary child
Chimamanda- My God will never fail
Chiagozikam-God has so blessed me
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by ai2: 9:35am On Mar 18, 2007|
my friend is trying to find the meaning of his names, i think they are igbo, they are tekena and ibulo, please help
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by Donzman(m): 9:19pm On Mar 18, 2007|
Tekena?. . .I got no clue!
Obianuju means "He/She comes in the time of sorrow"
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by althea(m): 12:05pm On Mar 29, 2007|
I don't know if you've got the meaninig of the name Ejitu. If not here it is:
"Ejitu" means literally: to hold a while. This could be a form of "Ejituruchukwu" - holding a while for God - referring to God as the source of life. Hence keeping, holding, taking care of this life - the child - for a while before God takes it back. Such a name can arise from a situation where the parents have lost one or more children before.
A similar name but with a different reference is: "Njikwiilimonwu", Ejituruonwu" meaning "may I hold this (child) for a while for death.
The above meaning applies if the emphasis is laid on the three syllables: É-jí-tú.
If the emphasis is on the first two syllables (É-jí-tu) with the Ejitu as a name on its own, then it could mean: (Someone) Indomitable, impossible to hold.
I hope this is of help to you.
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by laudate: 2:22pm On Mar 29, 2007|
I love my cousin's names:
Nkemakolam - May I not lack what's mine,
Nwachinemelu - The child whom God does things for.
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by Ezinwannem: 8:27pm On Apr 07, 2007|
Yea, I love "NWACHINELU",
Yes ooo, its OBIANUJU NOT OBIANAUJU (NIKKYNIKE)
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by CrazyMan(m): 9:16pm On Apr 07, 2007|
Ogechi --- God's time
Nkechi --- God's own
Kelechi --- Thank God
Onyebuchi --- Who is God
Chioma --- God is good
Ijeoma --- Safe journey
Ezinne --- Good mother
Obinna ---- Father's heart
Kalu ---- God of thunder
Onyedikachi --- Who is like God
Ngozi --- Blessing
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by ebeledi(m): 11:42pm On Apr 07, 2007|
does anyone know what "Ebeledi" means
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by Donzman(m): 12:24am On Apr 08, 2007|
You don't know the meaning of your name?
Ebeledi - There is Mercy or Mercy Exists!
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by ebeledi(m): 1:15am On Apr 08, 2007|
how did you know and where are you from in nigeria
yea i admit i didnt know, and i never seen anybody with that name before so i was just wondering
whats your ethnicity
besides i am really trying get in touch with my roots being born and raised in america has got me to know very little of what my culture is about
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by Donzman(m): 1:39am On Apr 08, 2007|
Well I'm Igbo and if you're Igbo then that is probably what your name means. I'm from Anambra state, the cradle of Igbo civilization.
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by ultrafem(f): 2:18am On Apr 08, 2007|
igbo names are so lovely, especially the uncommon female names, i really like Ijeoma and nneka
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by omoge(f): 2:56am On Apr 08, 2007|
ultrafem, you calling me?
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by ultrafem(f): 3:40am On Apr 08, 2007|
really? which one are you nneka or ijeoma? i thought you were Yoruba anyway take care
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by CrazyMan(m): 6:16pm On Apr 08, 2007|
Ifeoma --- Good thing
Nkem ---- My own
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by omoge(f): 6:27pm On Apr 08, 2007|
haha, I'm not yoruba but grew up in Ibadan and Lagos
won't tell you my name though one of the names in your post is guess it and keep it
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by CrazyMan(m): 6:35pm On Apr 08, 2007|
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by omoge(f): 6:54pm On Apr 08, 2007|
Nwakego child is bigger than money
anyone to helep me with the meaning of some of the above(i think Uzo is same as Uzoma, the good way, ), Obiagele, okonkwo, ebele (mercy ?)
Man, i hope i no lost my language for this obodo,
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by CrazyMan(m): 7:11pm On Apr 08, 2007|
tell me your name and i will tell you the meaning of them that's if i know the meaning
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by omoge(f): 7:41pm On Apr 08, 2007|
lol, you wan take style know my name eh? lol, mba
but go ahead and tell me the meaning plz i will give you chocolate cookie for your help
|Re: Igbo Names & Their Meanings by Donzman(m): 9:40pm On Apr 08, 2007|
Uzo can be Uzoma (Right Path) or Uzochukwu (God's Way) or Uzonna (Father's Way). . .
Obiageli - She has come to Eat (Consume, Enjoy). . .That's why you should watch out before marrying Obiageli!
Okonkwo - Man born on Nkwo market market day
Ebele - Mercy
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