320 Igbo Names for Girls and Their Meanings

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Are you trying to decide on a name for your little Igbo princess? We’re pleased to assist you!

We have names for everyone, whether you are an old soul who would prefer traditional Igbo names like Obiageli or you are looking for more contemporary names like Zioranachidinma. Our extensive and varied collection of over 300 traditional and contemporary names for girls has been hand-picked just for you. It also includes some unusual, fashionable, and lovely Igbo names.

A little background first. From the southeast of Nigeria, the Igbo tribe makes up the majority of the population. The earth and everything in it were created by a supreme god known as “Chukwu” (the big spirit), according to their traditional faith. Minor gods offered sacrifices to him.

The Igbo people still adhere to their traditional religion, despite the fact that they now make up the majority of Christians. Just in case you’re looking, here are 350 Igbo names for boys and their meanings.

320 Igbo Names for Girls and Their Meanings

NAME MEANING
Adaego Daughter of wealth
Adaeze Daughter of a King/Princess
Adaiba The people's daughter/ Daughter of the people
Adaku Daughter born into wealth/ to bring wealth to the family
Adamma Beautiful daughter
Adanna Her father’s daughter
Adannaya Her father's daughter
Adanne Her mother’s daughter
Adaobi First daughter in the family compound (obi)
Adaolisa God’s daughter
Adaora The people’s daughter
Adaugo Beautiful daughter/Daughter of an eagle
Adauke/Aduke Daughter of Uke (town in Anambra State)
Adaure/Adure Daughter of Uruala (town in Imo State) / A beautiful daughter/ A daughter of pride/ A daughter born with joy
Ahunna Body of her father
Akuabata Wealth has come in
Akuada Daughter born into wealth/ to bring wealth to the family
Akwaugo Precious daughter
Amaka Beautiful/good
Amara/Amarachi/Amarachukwu Mercy/Mercy of God
Anwuli Joy
Anwulichukwu Joy of the lord
Anwulika My joy is great/Joy is greater
Apunanwu Precious girl/ beautiful girl/ not to be tainted by the sun
Azuka Confidence/ Well experienced/ Confidence built from past experiences
Binyelum Stay with me
Binyerechukwu Stay with God
Chetachi Remember God
Chiachogomnma God has decorated me/ God has beautified me
Chiagozie God has blessed me
Chiamaka God is beautiful/good
Chiamanda God will not fail
Chiasoka God is too sweet
Chiazakam God answered me well
Chiazokam God saved me well
Chibarameze/Chimeremeze God called/ made me a king
Chibinobim God dwells in my heart
Chibuifem God is my light
Chibundo God is my shelter
Chibuogwu/ Chibuogu God is my medicine/ my strength/ my weapon
Chichetaram God remembered me
Chidera Once God writes/says it (destiny can’t be changed)
Chideziri God wrote my story (destiny) well
Chidiebere God is merciful
Chidinma God is good
Chidiogo God is gracious
Chidumebi God lives with me/ God leads me in my daily life
Chiechezonam Don't forget me lord
Chielotem God has remembered me
Chigemezu God will complete or perfect all things
Chigozie Bless me oh lord
Chijioke God is the custodian of all shares/ talents/ blessings
Chikairanyelu We’ve committed it to God/ In God’s hands
Chikamdabere I'm leaning on God
Chikamharida May I not fail, lord
Chikanele Looking up to God
Chikanene/ Chikanele/ Chikamnele It's God we are looking up to/ I'm looking up to God
Chikanyima/ Chikaima It’s only God we know
Chikaodili It’s all up to God
Chikasimma God is the best
Chikasirimobi God consoled me
Chikenyelum God gave me my portion
Chikumnaka God is carrying me in his hands
Chikwudolum My God stood for me
Chilotem Remember me oh lord
Chimagozielam My God has blessed me
Chimalume God did well
Chimamanda/ My God will not fail/
Chimasoka My God is too sweet
Chimbuchi My God is God
Chimbusomma My God is so beautiful
Chimdi/Chidi My God is a living God/ is alive
Chimdiomimi My God is mysterious
Chimdire My God is omnipotent
Chimdiuto My God is sweet
Chimedaramobi God consoled me/comforted me
Chimeluogo God granted me a favour
Chimeremma God has done something good
Chimeremoñu God made me happy/ joyous
Chimereya God did it!
Chimerika My God is big/ limitless
Chimezirim God did me well/ fixed me up well
Chimezuru God completed the work he started
Chimfumnanya My God loves me
Chimkarifa/Chimkalifa My God is greater than them
Chimkasi My God is the greatest
Chimkasimma/ Chimkachamma My God is the best
Chimkasiuto My God is the sweetest
Chimkezirim My God created me well
Chimkodinaka It's in the hands of my God
Chimleziemanya May God take good care of me
Chimmaranma My God is beautiful
Chimnora As long as my God is present/ in control, all shall be well
Chimsimchia/ Chimsirimchia My God told me/ has given me a reason to laugh
Chimsonari My God is the sweetest
Chimuanya My God is awake
Chimudinma My God is beautiful
Chimziteihe My God, send your light
Chimzuruoke My God is complete
Chinaraekele/Chinaraekene May God receive all the praise
Chinazaekpere/Chinasa God answers prayers
Chinazor God saves
Chinelo God thinks for me/ In God’s thoughts
Chinememma God does good
Chinemerem / Chukwunemerem, My God will continue to do for me
Chinenye God gives
Chinonso God is near
Chinuruekperem God heard my prayers
Chinwendu Life belongs to God
Chinweotito/ Chinwekene All praise belong to God
Chinyeaka God help me
Chinyere/Chinyelu God’s gift/ God has given me
Chioma Good God!
Chisimbiri God says I shall live
Chisimdi God says I shall live
Chisimñuria God says I shall rejoice/ God gave me a cause to celebrate
Chisom God is with me
Chisombiri God lives with me
Chizaramekpere / Ozaram God answered my prayers/ God granted my request
Chizimuzor God show me the way
Chizirimuzo God showed me the way/ God directed my path
Chizitelu/Chizitere/Chizitel/Chizitalu Sent from God/ God’s gift/ God-sent
Chizua May God nuture/supply my needs
Chizurum God is sufficient for me
Chizuterem God met me at the point of my need
Chukwubuzo God is First/God is the Way
Chukwumeziauzo God, straighten my path
Daberechi/Daberechukwu Lean on God
Daluchi Thank God
Ebube Glory
Egoamaka Money is good/ beautiful
Ejimetochukwu People praise God because of me
Ekpereamaka Prayer(or praying) is good/beautiful
Ekperezorom Prayer saved me
Ekwutosi Do not speak bad about me/ condemn me
Erinma A child of beauty and great prospects
Esimnachibia I came from God
Etomchukwu I praised God for what he did
Eziamaka Good things are obtained by going out
Ezichi Good God!
Ezichim My good God
Ezihe A good thing
Ezinne Good mother
Ezinwanyi Good woman
Febechukwu/ Febechi Worship God
Ginika What is greater?
Ginikachukwu What is greater than God? What is too big for God?
Ginikanwa What is greater than a child?
Haluchi Leave it for God
Ifeatu A thing of reference/ example
Ifechiluru What God has done
Ifechimamanda The light God has given me shall not go dim
Ifechukwu Light of God
Ifedikachiakonam May I never lack the presence of God in my life
Ifedimma Something good
Ifekerenma/ Ihekerenma Beautifully created
Ifemyolunna What I asked of God/ What I prayed for
Ifeoma A good thing
Ifeyinwa Nothing can be compared to a child
Ifunanya Love
Ihedimma A good thing
Ihuaku/ Iruaku The face of wealth
Ihuomachukwu God’s Favour
Ijeawele Smooth journey
Ijebusomma My Journey is/ was beautiful
Ijechikamma A journey with God is the best
Ijemabalum My journey brought me gain
Ijemma Good journey/ My Journey was worthwhile/ Going out brought me something good
Ijeoma Farewell
Iruoma/Ihuoma Favoured
Isioma Fortunate/blessed/ Goodluck
Iyorachi/ Iyorachukwu Once you ask God for something, he answers/ Ask and you shall receive
Jachinma Glorify my God/ Hail God for his goodness
Jenetanachidimma Taste and see that the lord is Good
Jeweluchiozi Do God's work/ God's messenger
Kachimra The size of my God
Kachisiemeamaka The deeds/ acts of God are beautiful
Kaefeechukwu/ Kamfeechukwu Let’s worship God/ Let me praise God
Kaineneolisa/Kainenechukwu Let’s look unto God
Kairaluchukwu Let’s choose God/ Let’s leave it for God
Kairamarachukwu As we know God/ The lot of us who know God
Kaisoluchukwu Let’s follow God
Kamarachimdi How great is my God's grace
Kamarachizuoroanyi Let the grace of God be sufficient for us
Kamaranachimdi Let the world know that my God is alive
Kambili Let me live/ I shall live
Kambirinachi Let me live in God
Kamharida I shall not fall
Kammarachi Let me know God
kamsichor How I wanted it/ My wish
Kamsiyochukwu/ Kamsiyonna As I asked God, so he answered/ God granted my request
Kamtochukwu Let me praise God
Kandibe/ Kamdibe My consolation/ Let me be consoled
Kanebinudo Let's live in peace
Kanyibirinudo Let's live in peace
Kanyidirinachi Let us live/be in God
Kanyiñulia Let’s rejoice
Kaodizerachi Leave it in the hands of God
Kaomasirichi As it pleased God
Karaluchukwu Let’s leave it for God
Kasarachi/ Kasarachukwu Tell it to God
Kasiemobi Comfort me/ Console me
Kesandu Spread life to all
Ketandu You shall live/ You shall have abundant life
Kiriemmachukwu Admire the beauty of God
Korafummachukwu Let the world/ people see the goodness of God
Kosarachi/ Kosaluchi Tell it to God
Kosisochukwu As it pleases God
Kosoluchi As it pleases God
Kosoluchukwu As God pleases
Lebechi Look unto God
Lotachi/Lotachukwu Remember your God
Makuachukwu Embrace God
Mkpulunma A seed/ thing of beauty
Mkpuruomachi God's beautiful seed
Mmachimerem The beauty God bestowed on me
Mmachukwu Beauty of God
Mmasichukwu Will of God
Mmasinachi Beauty comes from God
Mmerisinachi Victory comes from God
Mmesomachukwu/Nmesomachukwu God’s goodness
Mukaosolu Pleasing to me
Munachimso I am walking with my God
Nachukwukambi I live in God
Nchekwube/Chekwube Hope/ Trust in God
Ndidi Patience
Ndidiamaka It's good to be patient
Nefechi Keep worshipping God
Nesochi Follow God
Ngozi Blessing
Ngozika Great blessing
Njideka A bird in the hand/ Survival
Nkechinyere(m) The one given to me by God
Nkemdilim/ Nkemakonam May what is mine be mine
Nkemjika What I have is greater
Nkemyochukwu The one I asked God for
Nkenna Belongs to the father (God)
Nkennanyerem The one given to me by my father (God)
Nkiruka/ Nkeiruka Greater things are ahead/ The future is bright
Nkolika Peace/ Dialogue is better than war
Nkwachi God's promise
Nneamaka Mother(hood) is beautiful
Nnebuife Mother(hood) is great
Nnedi Mother(hood) is beautiful
Nneka Mother(hood) is great
Nnekasi Mother(hood) is the greatest
Nnenna Her father’s mother
Nneoma Good mother
Nonyelum Stay with me
Nwabundo/ Nwando A child is a shield (or a resting place) / A child brings peace of mind
Nwabuona A child is gold
Nwadiuto A child is sweet/ Sweet child
Nwamarabia The child came at the right time
Nwasinachi A child comes from God/ A child who came from God
Obiageli Born to win/ born into wealth
Obialunanma Born/ arrived in the midst of plenty
Obianuju Born/ arrived in the midst of plenty
Obioma Good heart
Odigomma/ Odiwomma Things are good now/ my situation has improved
Odinakachukwu In the hands of God
Odirachukwumma As long as it pleases God
Ogechukwu God’s time is the best
Ogochimere God’s favour
Ogochukwu God’s favour
Ogonna God’s favour
Okwuchi God’s word
Olachi/Olachukwu God’s pearl/jewel
Olaedo/ Onaedo Gold/ Precious
Olanma Beautiful pearl
Oluchi/Oluchukwu Work of God
Oluebube Miracle
Omasirichi It pleased God
Ononuju The one in the midst of plenty
Oñumsinachi My joy comes from God
Onyinye/Onyinyechi God’s gift
Onyinyeoma Good gift
Orahjimetochukwu People praise God because of me
Osoluchi It pleased God
Osorachukwu As it pleases God
Ozinna Message from the father
Ozioma Good message/news
Ranyerechukwu Committed into Gods hands
Rapuluchukwu Leave it for God
Sochikaima It’s only God we know
Sochukwudumebi Only God accompanies me in my daily life
Sofuchi There's only one God
Solumgolibe Rejoice with me
Soluzochukwu Follow the way of God
Somadina I shall not exist alone
Somtochukwu Praise God with me
Sopuruchi/Sopuruchukwu Honour/ respect God
Udodirim Peace be unto me
Ugonma A beautiful eagle
Ugonna Her father's eagle / Her father's pride
Ugonwa Eagle child
Ukamaka Dialogue is good / Church or religion is good (especially given to girls born on a Sunday)
Uloaku House of wealth
Uloma Good house
Urenna Her father's pride
Utochi/Utodinachi Sweetness of God/ There is sweetness in God
Uzoamaka Beautiful path/way
Yagazie Let things go well/ It shall be well with you
Zamekpere Answer my prayer
Zelunjo Avoid sin/ Do good
Zienachimdinma Spread the news that my lord is good.
Zieozichi Spread God's message/ Be an evangelist
Zifanaibuchim Show them that you are my God
Zikachiha Show the greatness of God
Zikoraebubechukwu Show the world the glory of God
Zikoraifechineme Let the world see the lord's doing
Zikoraifenkechukwu Show the world the light of God
Zikorammachukwu Show the world the goodness/beauty of God
Zikoranachidinma/Zioranachidinma Show the world that the Lord is good
Zikoranaibuchukwu/Zikoranaibuchi Show the world that you are God
Zimuzochi Show me the way of God
Zinachidinma Show that the Lord is good
Zinachimdimma Show that my God is good
Zinachimdindu Show the world that my God is alive
Zinachimere Show the world that God did it
Zioraifechukwu Show the world the light of God
Zirachi Ask/ send God to do anything for you, and he will
NAME MEANING
Adaego Daughter of wealth
Adaeze Daughter of a King/Princess
Adaiba The people's daughter/ Daughter of the people
Adaku Daughter born into wealth/ to bring wealth to the family
Adamma Beautiful daughter
Adanna Her father’s daughter
Adannaya Her father's daughter
Adanne Her mother’s daughter
Adaobi First daughter in the family compound (obi)
Adaolisa God’s daughter
Adaora The people’s daughter
Adaugo Beautiful daughter/Daughter of an eagle
Adauke/Aduke Daughter of Uke (town in Anambra State)
Adaure/Adure Daughter of Uruala (town in Imo State) / A beautiful daughter/ A daughter of pride/ A daughter born with joy
Ahunna Body of her father
Akuabata Wealth has come in
Akuada Daughter born into wealth/ to bring wealth to the family
Akwaugo Precious daughter
Amaka Beautiful/good
Amara/Amarachi/Amarachukwu Mercy/Mercy of God
Anwuli Joy
Anwulichukwu Joy of the lord
Anwulika My joy is great/Joy is greater
Apunanwu Precious girl/ beautiful girl/ not to be tainted by the sun
Azuka Confidence/ Well experienced/ Confidence built from past experiences
Binyelum Stay with me
Binyerechukwu Stay with God
Chetachi Remember God
Chiachogomnma God has decorated me/ God has beautified me
Chiagozie God has blessed me
Chiamaka God is beautiful/good
Chiamanda God will not fail
Chiasoka God is too sweet
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