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What does Oba mean?

Oba Pronunciation of Oba [oba] as a girls' name is of Nigerian origin. Name of a goddess of rivers.

Associated with: goddess, rivers.


Creative forms:
(female) Daba, Osa, ..

(male) Obah, Oon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Oba Kenzi (O.K.), ..

How popular is Oba?

Oba is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#46153 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Oba has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Oba name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Oba outside U.S.

Similar Names

Oba is alike in pronunciation to Abba, Abbi, Abby, Abi, Abia, Abiah, Eba, Ebba, Ebo and Eubha. Other recommended names are Oda, Ola, Oma and Ora. These names tend to be more commonly used than Oba.

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