In a narrative by the reverend Prof. Chinua Achebe, he opined that because of the natural apprehension to creating an all powerful individual as evinc ...read more
Find the meaning of Igbo names
lit: God's honour. From the expression: "Ugo-chukwu-nyelu": The honor/excellence bestowed by God.
A var. of Ugochi, Ugoala, Ugoanyanwu. See also Ugonna, Turugo, Ugobude, Ugorji, Ugokwe, Ugosinachi, Nnanyelugo and Ugoama
*The eagle is the symbol of excellence & honour among the Igbos which is why titled men wear the quill feather of the eagle on their caps. Hence, the Igbo word for the eagle and honour/excellence- Ugo- are homonymous.