If you’re Igbo and expecting, then to know some popular Igbo names and meanings when considering naming your children would be top of your bucket list.
You don’t want to organize a Naming Ceremony and name your child off the top of your head some bizarre name like “Mgbodidem Akpadot Chukwudimeme“. If you dare do that, you won’t know what you’ve done to your child yet…just wait till they enter school then you’ll find out.
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So here are some of the most popular Igbo names and meanings for you to choose from:
#1. Adaeze – Princess, the daughter of a king
#2. Adaku – A girl born into wealthy family or the one who brings wealth to the family.
#3. Adanna – Father’s daughter, often given to an elder sister.
#4. Adaobi – First born daughter in the family
#5. Amaechi – Who knows tomorrow?
#6. Amaka – Queen of ravishing beauty
#7. Chibuike – God is strength
#8. Chibuzor – God first
#9. Chidozie – May God fix it
#10. Chukwuma – God knows
#11. Emeka – God has done a lot
#12. Ifeyinwa – Nothing can compare to a child.
#13. Ifunanya – Love
#14. Iheanacho – Something precious
#15. Ihuoma – Favored one
#16. Ikechukwu – Power of God
#17. Kalu – god of thunder
#18. Kelechi – Glorify God
#19. Maduka – Peop are worth more than money
#20. Obiageli – Born into wealth
Are there other popular names i missed? Let me know in the comments below and i’ll add them.