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Adaora

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Photo by Emma Bauso on Pexels.com Origin: IgboMeaning: "daughter of all."Gender: feminine(ah-DOH-rah) The name sounds exactly like Adora, being composed of the Igbo elements, ada (daughter) and ora (all). A common short form is Ada. Source Microsoft Word - Igbo Dictionary Version Nov 06.DOC (columbia.edu)
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Chukwudi

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Photo by Dazzle Jam on Pexels.com Origin: IgboMeaning: "God exists."Gender: masculineCHUCK-WOOD-DEE The name is an Igbo male name meaning "God exists." A notable bearer is British actor, Chuk Iwuji (b. 1975). A common short form is Chuk, which sounds exactly like Chuck. Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/chukwudihttps://www.mdhumanities.org/wp-content/uploads/Igbo-Glossary-for-Purple-Hibiscus.pdfhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chukwudi
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Olanna

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The name can be Igbo and mean "father's jewel," being composed of the Igbo words ọla (jewel; precious thing) and nna (father). It appears as the name of one of the main characters in the Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie novel, Half of a Yellow Sun (2006). It is also a Scandinavian feminine form of Ole. Other…
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Akachi

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Photo by Rakicevic Nenad on Pexels.com Origin: IgboMeaning: "hand of God."Gender: unisexAH-kah-CHEE The name is composed of the Igbo words, aka (hand) and chi (God). Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/akachihttps://www.igbostudy.com/blog/igbo-names-for-your-baby-boy
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Nnenna

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Photo by David Kuko on Pexels.com Origin: IgboMeaning: "father's mother."Gender: femininePronunciation: NEN-nah The name comes from the Igbo meaning "father's mother," it is sometimes given to girls who families believe the father's mother has been reincarnated. Sources https://www.mdhumanities.org/wp-content/uploads/Igbo-Glossary-for-Purple-Hibiscus.pdfhttps://www.behindthename.com/name/nnennahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nnennahttps://www.igbostudy.com/blog/igbo-girl-nameshttp://www.ijhssi.org/papers/vol9(6)/Series-1/H0906014253.pdf
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Ozioma

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Origin: Igbo Meaning: "good news." Gender: unisex The name is composed of the Igbo words ozi (good) and oma (news), hence "good news." The name is traditionally used as a unisex name. Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/ozioma/submitted https://www.igbostudy.com/blog/igbo-girl-names https://maternitynest.com/nigerian-baby-names-igbo-names-boys/
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