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Obi Meaning


What does Obi mean?

The name Obi is of African Igbo origin.

The meaning of Obi is "heart".

Obi is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced O-bi.

The Given Name Obi

Obi is good for parents who want a name that is delightful and daring.

Stylish yet valiant, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Wrap it up and take it home, Obi may just be the name you're looking for.

Obi Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 6,960 in baby name popularity for boys with 12 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 7,953 in baby name popularity for boys with 10 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Obi Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Obi has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Obi to other names.

Obi Related Names

The name Obie is a form of Obi.

Famous Obis

    Obi Numerology

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    Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Obi.

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    Obi Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Obi in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Obi.

    Just for fun, see the name Obi in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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