US Popularity:10873
Meaning:Thought of God, God's plan
Chinelo is a gender-neutral name of Nigerian origin, meaning “thought of God” or “God’s plan.” This name has its roots in Igbo, a language spoken by the Igbo people of Southeastern Nigeria. In the Igbo culture, names are chosen for very specific reasons, such as the date, time, or significance of someone’s arrival. As your little one grows, they can make this name their own- finding a meaning that resonates with them. Whether your Chinelo finds hope in the idea of a divine plan or the bright future ahead, good things await.

Chinelo Name Popularity Data

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