What does Obi mean?
Obi /obi/ as a boys' name is of Nigerian origin, and the meaning of Obi is "heart".
(male) Eibi, Osi, ..
(female) Obior, Oti, ..
How popular is Obi?
Obi is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#25657 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name statistics of Obi for boys. Obi has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Obi is pronounced similarly to Abba, Abbie, Abby, Abey, Abia, Abiah, Abie, Abo, Ebbie, Ebby and Obie▼. Other recommended names are Ab, Abdi, Abe▼, Abid, Abir, Adi, Afi, Ali▲, Ani, Ari▲, Avi, Bibi, Bri, Cai, Cobi, Dai, Eb, Efi, Eli▲, Eri, Gabi, Hai, Hi, Ib, Jai▲, Kai▲, Kobi, O-, Oak, Obed, Odie▼, Odin▲, Odis▼, Odo, Ofir, Ola, Ole▼, Olin▼, Omri, Or, Orin, Oro, Orv, Osei, Osip, Ot, Ota, Otis▼, Ovid, Owin, Oz, Rabi, Rai, Rei, Robi, Roi, Rubi, Si, Tobi, Udi, Umi and Uri. These names tend to be more frequently used than Obi.