Igbo Names For Newborn Boys and Their Meaning

Since the ancient times, the choice of Igbo baby boy names has been a very serious task. It was necessary to choose a name that would help the boy grow up strong, courageous, smart, manly, become a lucky hunter, brave warrior, and a vigorous protector of the family.

Igbo names for newborn baby boy

Ancient people believed that a name can have a great impact on the destiny and nature of a person and tried to choose a name that would contain only positive features. Modern parents do not always considered the spiritual impact of name on their baby’s life. Still, they always feel the responsibility to give good and meaningful names to their babies.

Igbo names for newborn baby boy

The very sound of certain names, their meanings and the mental images they create are very important for the parents. Continue reading to learn many Igbo names and meanings for your baby boy.

Here’s a list of the most popular Igbo boy names 2017. If you like, you may choose a name from this list. However, if you want something unique, keep on reading.

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  • Achike – the name means “Give praise to the Lord”
  • Chetachukwu – the name means “Remember the Lord”
  • Chibueze – the name means “The Lord is King”
  • Chidubem – the name means “Lead me oh my Lord”
  • Chiemeka – the name means “The Lord did a good thing”
  • Ejikeme – the name means “It’s not by power”
  • Elochukwu – the name means “The Lord’s thought”
  • Enyinna – the name means “His father’s friend”
  • Ifeanyichukwu – the name means “There’s nothing more powerful than the Lord”
  • Ikechukwu – the name means “Strength of the Lord”
  • Jachimike – the name means “Hail my Lord”
  • Jideofor – the mane means “Stick to your truth, you are justified”
  • Naetochukwu – the name means “Keep praising the Lord”
  • Obiefune – the name means “Tolerance”
  • Tobechukwu – the name means “Begin praising the Lord”

More list of Igbo baby boy names meanings

  • Abaeze – the name means “ The branch of kings”
  • Achebe – the name means “ The one who’s protected by the Goddess”
  • Afamefuna – the name means” My name won’t be lost”
  • Akachukwu – the name means “The hand of the Lord”
  • Akunna – the name means “His father’s wealth”
  • Amaechi – the name means “Who knows tomorrow?”
  • Amandi – the name means “Trust no one” or “The one who doesn’t trust”
  • Amobi – the name means “Nobody knows a man’s heart”
  • Anozie – the name means “We have found a nice place to settle”
  • Arinzechukwu – the name means “Thanks to the Lord”
  • Azubuike – the name means “Strength gained from past experience”
  • Bunkechukwu- the name means “The one who belongs to the Lord”
  • Chetachi – the name means “The one who remembers the Lord”
  • Chetachukwu – the name means” The one who remembers the Lord”
  • Chibuike – the name means “The Lord is strength”
  • Chibundu – the name means “The Lord is life”
  • Chibunna – the name means “The Lord is my father”
  • Chibuzor – the name means “The Lord is the first” or “The Lord leads”
  • Chidiadi – the name means “There is the Lord”
  • Chidiebere – the name means “The Lord is merciful”
  • Chidiebube – the name means “The Lord is glorious and great”
  • Chidozie – the name means “May the Lord make everything good for me”
  • Chiemeka – the name means “The Lord has done well”
  • Chimankpa – the name means “The Lord knows what I want”
  • Chimaobi – the name means “The Lord knows my heart”
  • Chimezie – the name means “Let the Lord do it”
  • Chinaka – the name means “The Lord decides”
  • Ezesinachi – the name means “The chief from the Lord”
  • Ezeudo – the name means “The King of peace”
  • Ganiru – the name means “Good luck”
  • Golibe – the name means “Rejoice, you joyous fellow”
  • Gosifechukwu – the name means “Show the Lord’s light to all”
  • Hanyechukwu – the name means “Leave it to the Lord”
  • Yafeu – the name means “A bold and strong warrior”

Which name would you choose for your child?

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