Names of God in Igbo

Names of God in Igbo

The names of God in Igbo language are numerous. This ethnic group has a rich culture, which is shown in everything. People praise God, thank Him, follow Him. Learn these extraordinary names and their meaning, maybe you’ll find something new and precious for yourself.

Names of God in Igbo
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Names of God in Igbo and meaning

  • Chukwu means the first force and being that proceeds every other existing force;
  • Odogwu Akataka means fearless warrior;
  • Eze Ndi Eze means King of kings;
  • Echeta Scherzo means He that takes away every pains and worry;
  • Ejide Obi Esike means My confidence;
  • Obata Obie means He that ends every trouble;
  • Di Nwanyi Isi Mpe means Husband of the widow;
  • Ikuku Amanoyo means unquenchable fire;
  • Dike Na’gha means mighty warrior;
  • Chi ne cherem means the God that thinks for me;
  • Oke Mmiri N’ebu Ogwe means Great water that carries fearful storm;
  • Oku N’ere Ere means consuming fire;
  • Ike Nkwu abandon Mba means the authority upon which I make my declaration;
  • Oje name Mmuo means he that works in the spirit;
  • Ebube Mbekumbe means Glorious forever;
  • Nkume Mgbe Ebighi means film foundation;
  • Igweeee means king;
  • Ekwueme means He does what he says;
  • Okechi means Great God;
  • Ogaranya Nga Danya means the wealthiest;
  • Obata Ulo Adi ima means the peacemaker;
  • Agubata Ohia Mgbada aware Oso means the most feared God;

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  • Chi no matter Eluigwe Oga do ya anu akpu n’ala means God that sits in heaven and uses earth as his footstool;
  • Ebighiebi Eluigwe means Everlasting in heaven;
  • One ukwu n’ogba agha means the great worrior ;
  • Ogbajiri igwe kpo ya nku means He that breaks iron with his hands like an ordinary firewood ;
  • Oloro one photo Ihe means very very big God that is bigger than all things;
  • Otigburu agbara n’ihu mmuo ya means He that kills a native doctor on his shrine;
  • Oke mmuo means Great spirit;
  • Ome Okachie means he says and does the final;
  • Gi Obara akpu nwa n’afo means he that forms a child with blood;
  • Agiga na ato akpu means the needle that loosens the tightest something;
  • O’gbara nkiti Okwu biri n’onu ya means he that has the final says in his silence;
  • Oke mmiri n’ebu ogwe means great water that carries the bridge;
  • One mmanwu n’eti one ya means masquerade that flaunt itself;
  • Gaga n’ogwu means God that walks on thorns;
  • Ojena mmuo means God that walk in the spirit realm;
  • Amama Amasi amasi means God that knows all;

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  • Ikuku ima na onya means air that can never be caught via trap;
  • Nkume mgbe ebighi ebi means firm foundation;
  • Chukwuemeka means All sufficient God;
  • Eze ebere means king of mercy;
  • Chioma means Good God;
  • Uzo chukwu means the way of God;
  • Odinakachi means in the hand of God;
  • Chukwu MA mee means God that knows me;
  • Ifunanyachukwu means God’s love;
  • Okwu chi means God’s love;
  • Akachi Chineke di bia means God’s hand has come;
  • Chinaza ekpere means God that answers prayers;
  • Oke Chineke means big God;
  • Olu ebube means glorious God;
  • Chima obim means God that knows my heart;
  • Chineke ile onye mi ihe n’ile means God that knows everything;
  • Chinekelle ne ihe ndu means God that gives life;
  • Chinekelle ne ihe mee ndu nbetubaha means God that does everything;
  • Ifunanya chukwu means the love of God;
  • Eze ifeoma means King of Fortune;
  • Chukwu ma n’pan means God who knows all my problems.

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Igbo people are extremely religious. They believe in God as Creator of the world. The traditional understanding of the Igbo world is religious and orderly.

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