Other Origin(s):Egyptian
Meaning:Administrative head; Firstborn son
Okpara is a boy’s name of African descent. Among the Igbo people in Nigeria, the Okpara is the administrative head of their kindred, responsible for making important decisions, settling disputes, and ensuring cooperation between everyone. Okpara also takes on the meaning of “firstborn son” in Egypt, so you can use this name for such an occasion! It may even inspire your child to emulate the values cherished by the Igbo—family, community, and respect.
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