Meaning:Boy born on Orie
Meaning “boy born on Orie,” Okeli is a boy’s name from Nigeria. In the traditional calendar system of the Igbo people, there are four market days in a week: afor, nkwo, eke, and orie. While the advent of this calendar can be traced back to the rise of commerce, it soon became common practice for parents to name their children after the market day they were born on. So, if you’d like to share a piece of your cultural heritage with your little one, Okeli is a fitting choice for babies born on Orie day.
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