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  • Unique and Uncommon Igbo Names

    Unique and Uncommon Igbo Names

     A THREAD OF UNCOMMON IGBO NAMES. (That you may or may not have heard of.) Iwuka – “Rules take precedence”  Obiajunwa – “A loving heart can’t reject a child.”  Dimgba – A wrestling champion/ winner. Ofoegbu – “Personal belief doesn’t kill”  Adaku – “wealthy daughter”  Utara – “satisfaction”  Nwakaego – “Child is greater than money” …

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  • IGBO SURNAMES AND MEANINGS

    GỊNỊ BỤ AHA GỊ?  Updated: 06/10/2023 “When a person is given a name, his gods accept.” – Igbo proverb Traditions like the naming ceremony demonstrate the importance of names within Igbo society. In Igbo, the ceremony is referred to as “Igu Afa”. In contemporary Igbo culture, it is customary to perform a naming ceremony for…

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