Other Origin(s):Nigerian
Meaning:Older of twins; Born on Nkwo day
Oko is a masculine name with Ghanaian and Nigerian connections. In the Ghanaian language, it translates to “the older of twins” and makes for an adorable choice if you’re welcoming two bundles of joy into your life. Oko can also act as a shortened version of the Nigerian name Okonkwo, which means “born on Nkwo day.” In the Igbo culture, their traditional calendar has four market days in the week, with one of the days being Nkwo. If you want a name that celebrates baby’s familial roots and commemorates the day they started their life or joined your family, the name Oko will make for a meaningful choice.

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