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Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by irishCream: 5:19pm On Mar 20, 2015
ITbomb:
I rarely see people answer Itorobong, most are just Itoro and it doesn't means Glory, it means Praise. Glory is Ubong

Yeah...that's our name and it unique!

It means praise, don't tell me you don't know the meaning of your sweet name all these while grin

Nice to see my namesake here wink

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Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Queenybliss(f): 5:21pm On Mar 20, 2015
Der is no efik name here.......




















least I 4get "efik edi mbakara"

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Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Freksy(m): 5:31pm On Mar 20, 2015
osina1414:
EFIK/IBIBIOs generally known across Nigeria as CALABAR People are very passionate about good names. here are some of their names and the meanings:
* Uduak-Abasi -- Godswill
* MfonObong -- Godsgrace
* Itorobong -- Godsglory
* Enobong -- Godsgift
* Iniabasi/Iniobong -- Godstime
* Akpan -- first son
* Udo -- second son
* Ekaette -- father's mother/grand mother
* Unwana -- Bright
* Okon -- male child born @ nyt
* Utibe-Abasi -- wonderful God
* Edidiong -- Blessing
* Emem -- Peace
* Anieb
Utibe-Abasi = Gods Wonder (note: wonderful God would imply the person is God) The full name is: Utibe-mkpo Abasi
Unwana = Brightness
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Freksy(m): 5:36pm On Mar 20, 2015
Vivipop:
Toyo-Abasi ----Remember God
Nsikak-Abasi ----What is hard for God?
Nsini-----What time
Idara ----Joy
Iboro-----Response
Itoro------Praises
Nsisong----Thank you
Nsisong = What is difficult?

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Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by ojayunited(m): 6:17pm On Mar 20, 2015
@Op, sosono= thank you.
while
sosono etie etie= thank you very much
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by stynhaq(m): 6:57pm On Mar 20, 2015
Nairalandi:
Abeg wetin Otu-Ocha mean for Efik grin grin

Itid
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by naijaguy77: 7:00pm On Mar 20, 2015
These are Ibibio name. Don't add Efik to the title if you are going to be listing Ibibio names cos you end you miseducating people.

Okon is an Efik name though

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Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by stynhaq(m): 7:03pm On Mar 20, 2015
oneda:
Ekaette Unoma ado enyen eka mmi, akpeb mien iko ndito ebe emo grin grin grin


Ekaette Unoma ado anwan Ette mmi

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Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Raffie20: 7:57pm On Mar 20, 2015
these are only Ibibio names and not Efik names... u guys should stop misinforming people here.
Thank you
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by owo(m): 8:00pm On Mar 20, 2015
Freksy:

Utibe-Abasi = Gods Wonder (note: wonderful God would imply the person is God) The full name is: Utibe-mkpo Abasi
Unwana = Brightness

Please correct the following
Unwana = Light
Yamma = Bright
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by udysweet(f): 8:03pm On Mar 20, 2015
;DThis got me laughing
Idiokho ayin eka mmi
paschenko:


Ininghe abadieh?
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by udysweet(f): 8:12pm On Mar 20, 2015
Yeah,my broda answers d same name but he's is ItoroAbasi,we hardly use Obong. Like mine now is UduakAbasi tho som pple prefer to call me UduakObong. And again,I have a cousin called Etoro,dos it mean d same thing? I nev got to ask sha
ITbomb:
I rarely see people answer Itorobong, most are just Itoro and it doesn't means Glory, it means Praise. Glory is Ubong
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Pennyways: 8:22pm On Mar 20, 2015
viruz007:
Ekpenyong - Lion from Above

#AkwaIbomAndProud smiley cool
Ekpenyong is a name of a diety, such as Ekanem, Idiong, Ibok, Idem, Ndem and Nbiam worship by our forefathers. Next time don't say what you don't know

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Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Pennyways: 8:31pm On Mar 20, 2015
udysweet:
Yeah,my broda answers d same name but he's is ItoroAbasi,we hardly use Obong. Like mine now is UduakAbasi tho som pple prefer to call me UduakObong. And again,I have a cousin called Etoro,dos it mean d same thing? I nev got to ask sha
Etoro Obong means glorified God, Itoro Obong obong magnificient God
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by IGWISE(m): 8:50pm On Mar 20, 2015
viruz007:
Ekpenyong - Lion from Above

#AkwaIbomAndProud smiley cool
U sabi book
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by hector(m): 9:00pm On Mar 20, 2015
@op. tanx for this thread. nw i knw d meaning of my name in ibibio. I will rather go with Andikan than Victor. i don dey find native name since, today i don find am. na andee or andre go be the short form.
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by udysweet(f): 9:02pm On Mar 20, 2015
Oh greats,thanks for the explanation

Pennyways:
Etoro Obong means glorified God, Itoro Obong obong magnificient God
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Vivipop(f): 10:10pm On Mar 20, 2015
Freksy:

Nsisong = What is difficult?
Really? what about Nsikak? What does it mean?
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by ideology(m): 10:11pm On Mar 20, 2015
osina1414:
MORE NAMES:
* AniebietAbasi -- who's like God
* Akaninyene -- above riches
* Ukeme -- ability
* Uwakmfon -- abundant grace
* Edikan -- Victory
* Emediong -- Blessed
* Mbuotidem -- Faith
* Idoreyin-- Hope

Guy i go punch you o o, grin grin spell my name well

IDORENYIN

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Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Cletus244(m): 10:55pm On Mar 20, 2015
Utomobong-----Gods work
Abasiama-------Gods love
Unyime----------Acceptance
Etieno-----------Goodgift
Etimbok--------Goodnews
Etido------------Good habit
Udom----------Right
Vote Udom Emmanuel as governor akwa ibom state. Vote PDP
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Nobody: 11:03pm On Mar 20, 2015
qualityovenbake:
*Akpan - First son
*Udo - Second son
*? - Third son
*? - Last born

* Etok Udo - third son
* akpe edem/asanga edem - last born
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Nobody: 11:14pm On Mar 20, 2015
mifavour:
Here to learn o....i need to learn the language like mad
PM for tutorials
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Nobody: 11:18pm On Mar 20, 2015
Optimall:
Unyime means??

acceptance/agreement
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Nobody: 11:26pm On Mar 20, 2015
Vivly:
What does Ukara mean?
thats my son's name(UKARA-ABASI), meaning God's dominion/God's rule/God's leadership
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Dramadiddy(m): 11:26pm On Mar 20, 2015
Wah of aniette?
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Nobody: 11:37pm On Mar 20, 2015
ideology:


Guy i go punch you o o, grin grin spell my name well

IDORENYIN

lol.... take am easy abeg, nna my Nokia3310 i use type
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by ideology(m): 11:45pm On Mar 20, 2015
osina1414:


lol.... take am easy abeg, nna my Nokia3310 i use type

You are pardoned, grin
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by oneda(m): 11:59pm On Mar 20, 2015
bigfrancis21:


I welu na-asupu asusu ibibio etu a? cheesy Onye ebee ka I bu?
Abia
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by qualityovenbake(m): 5:39am On Mar 21, 2015
osina1414:


* Etok Udo - third son
* akpe edem/asanga edem - last born
Asanga Edem!(I like how it sound when am pronouncing it). Thank you for the tutorial.
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by Dramadiddy(m): 7:59am On Mar 21, 2015
osina1414:


lol.... take am easy abeg, nna my Nokia3310 i use type
what of aniette
Re: Efik/ibibio Names And Their Meaning by just2simple: 9:01am On Mar 21, 2015
[color=#000099][/color] shocked Mbang=Anchor. Mbong =Kings. :PMbang=Anchor. Mbong =Kings.

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