Native Igala Names And Meaning

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The Igala people are majorly found in the eastern part of Kogi state, with significant population in Benue, Enugu Anambra, Delta and Edo states.

Popular Igala towns in Kogi state includes Dekina, Bassa, Ankpa, Ibaji, Ofu, Idah, Ajaka, Olamaboro, etc.

Some Beautiful Igala baby names and their meaning

1. Ache – Name for female child born after his father’s death.
2. Abalaka – As we said/agreed.
3. Achimugwu – with accordance to inheritance.

4. Aboh – To fine out.
5. Achagba – child is the bond between spouses.
6. Achegbulu – one always does things by force.

7. Achemu – Lamb producer.
8. Acheneje – A Cheater.
9. Achenyo – Good did.
10. Achonu – King maker.
11. Achimi – My cover.
12. Adaji – Stream clearer.
13. Adaji – River blocker, for catching fish.

14. Adaji – Spoil and no longer act.
15. Adama – Let’s come together.
16. Adebo – Chief priest of a shrine.
17. Adejo- We are all together.
18. Adegbe – Grass clearer/cutter.
19. Adukwu -A child born without hope of survival but later survived all odds.
20. Agefu – Sees heart.
21. Agbeju – Cleverness.
22. Agude – Strong Person.
23. Ajanigo – Market has look.
24. Uchebo – A child born with a sack.

25. Ajogwu – Warrior.
26. Ajuma – Female child born on Friday.

27. Aladi -Female child born on Sunday.

28. Laluba/Aluba – Female child born on Wednesday.
29. Alami – Female child born on Thursday.

30. Akoji – Representative, always given to a child born after father’s death.
31. Akowe – Writer Clerk.
32. Akogwu – A historian.
33. Akpayi – This man.
34. Alewo – Community’s voice.
35. Alewo – Gone round towns, always given to a child that the mother has suffered sickness while pregnant and look for cure everywhere.

36. Alika – Walk about, always given to a child that the mother passed the same as number 35 above.
37. Alifeli – Goodluck.
38. Amade – Take proper care and maintain rules and orders.
39. Ameh – Full of wisdom.
40. Anene – Ground own it.
41. Anone – One who has people.
42. Anoko – Wealthy person.
43. Anaja – A distinguished personality.

44. Atulukwu – the seed that reproduce never dies.
45. Abimaje – A name for a child that is under probability to survive.
46. Ajigwu – Forcefully.
47. Ajifa – Silver.
48. Akwu -To spread everywhere.

49. Adegbe – Farmer never lack food. 50)Ahiaba-Said no to depression, always fighting to succeed.
51. Aneju – Expected, always given to a female child that the parents expected to be a male.

52. Aruwa – Remembrance.
53. Ojochenemi – God is my person.
54. Ojochide- God is the protector.

55. Ojochogwu – God is the medicine.
56. Ebiojo – Request of God.
57. Edegbo – Brave heart.
58. Edogbanya – The elders greeting.
59. Edoeje – Patient.
60. Ejura – In pleasure.
61. Edibo – Royal guard.
62. Ejima – Twins.
63. Egbunu – Name given to child born with umbilical cord tied round the neck or leg or hand.
64. Ekojonwa – God’s plan.
65. Eleojo – God’s gift.
66. Ekele – Male.
67. Enemona – Who knows tomorrow.
68. Enebi – The last person.
69. Enenyo – Good person.
70. Enefola – Who find trouble.
71. Enemi – Who rest?.
72. Enejo – Godly person.
73. Ojimaojo – God’s honor.
74. Umola – Knowledgeable.
75. Etila – Follow wrong path.
76. Eyimeje – This is our own so we must get it.

77. Etimabo – The oracle find it difficult.

78. Enemakwu – The person will not dies.

79. Fitumi – Am confused.
80. Ufedo – Love.
81. Ibe – Wisdom.
82. Ichala – Protector.
83. Idaji – Woke from death.
84. Idakwo – Father of the house.
85. Idachaba – Be proud and boastful.
86. Idajili – Saw while waking from death.

87. Idoko – He went to farm.
88. Iganya – Admirable.
89. Ikojo – God’s time.
90. Ikani – Maybe or Probably.
91. ILeje – World wont agree.
92. Iyoma – Recantation of mother to become child.
93. Itodo – Under arrest.
94. Ichado – Don’t dare an oath taking.

95. Idegwu -The owner of the case face it when it reaches court.
96. Obaje – Tiny colorful object design with attraction.
97. Oboni – Child born with 6 fingers.

98. Obaka – Rainbow’s command.

99. Odoma – Place where people Leaves

100. Ogala – Leader never lost.
101. Omebije – Strong like iron.
102. Omachonu – Children are king.

103. Onechojo – Human is not God.

104. Onaji – Road blocked.
105. Ogwuche – Medicine has worked.
106. Onoja – People’s king.
107. Onalo – Road clears.
108. Okayi – Tricked person.
109. Okpanachi – at a particular period.

110. Opaluwa – Continuation of family lineage.

111. Okolo – Helper.
112. Ugbane – Saviour.
113. Ojonimi – God owns life.

114. Ojomugbo – God know the destination.

115. Ocholi – Strong child assumed to be strongest ever.

Frome the above Igala names and meaning, you can choose a combination of names to give to your Igala babies.

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  • January 27, 2022 at 8:30 pm
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    Wow!
    Great job.

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  • February 4, 2022 at 8:49 pm
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    Kogi state is filled with youth who has potential but lack found ,only if our young and amiable governor can assist we will be greatly greatful❤️🥰🥰

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  • April 20, 2022 at 4:57 pm
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    What’s d meaning of Oboyi

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  • June 12, 2022 at 6:00 pm
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    The meaning Ukwuchome and is very important for me to know the meaning please

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