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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Chioma mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Chioma

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User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Chioma means "Good God, Good luck" and is of Nigerian origin.
  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Chioma means "The literal meaning of Chi means God but for some Ibos, it means destiny or Star. Looking deep into it, Chi means Destiny Oma means Good. So the meaning truly means "Good destiny or Goodluck or Good God or Good Star"" and is of Nigerian origin.
  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Chioma is of Nigerian origin and means "Chioma is a Nigerian name from one of the three major tribes known as Igbo tribe. It means God is good. Chi here is an abbreviation of Chukwu which means God.while OMA means Good. It also means good luck, bright day.".
  • A submission from Australia says the name Chioma means "Good God/Good Tidings/ favoured in sight of God" and is of Nigerian origin.
  • According to a user from Minnesota, United States, the name Chioma is of Nigerian origin and means "Good God".
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International Interest

From Vulgar Latin cloma, from Latin comula, diminutive of coma.

  1. head of hair (poetic or jokingly)
  2. mane (of a horse)
  3. foliage
  4. tail (of a comet)

Notable Persons Named Chioma

Chioma Chukwuka- Akpotha is an actor and actress. Chioma was born on March 12th, 1980 in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area Anambra State, Nigeria.


Chioma Ajunwa is an athlete. Chioma was born on December 25th, 1970 in Umuihiokwu, Nigeria.


Chioma Ubogagu is a soccer player for the Houston Dash, Coppell High School, Arsenal L.F.C., United States women's national under-20 soccer team, and United States women's national under-23 soccer team. Chioma was born on September 10th, 1992 in London, England.


Chioma Igwe is a soccer player for the SC Sand, Notre Dame High School (Belmont, California), California Golden Bears, Santa Clara Broncos, SoccerPlus Connecticut, FC Saarbr├╝cken, Chicago Red Stars, Boston Breakers, SC Freiburg (women), and United States women's national under-20 soccer tea. Chioma was born on July 21st, 1986 in San Mateo, California.


Chioma Okoye is an actor and actress. She was most active from 2002 to present. Chioma was born on July 3rd, 1983 in Kaduna. Chioma is also known as Okoye and Chioma.


Chioma Toplis is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2004. Chioma was born on November 14th, 1972 in Umuahia. Chioma is also known as Elizabeth.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Chioma

Kingsley Chioma is a soccer player.


Oyewusi Olusola Chioma is an athlete for the Sunshine Queens.


How popular is the baby name Chioma in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 6 6 0
1975 6 6 0
1978 10 10 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 14 14 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 21 21 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 8 8 0
1985 12 12 0
1986 10 10 0
1987 15 15 0
1988 19 19 0
1989 22 22 0
1990 24 24 0
1991 15 15 0
1992 11 11 0
1993 17 17 0
1994 22 22 0
1995 29 29 0
1996 26 26 0
1997 40 40 0
1998 24 24 0
1999 26 26 0
2000 28 28 0
2001 23 23 0
2002 17 17 0
2003 35 35 0
2004 30 30 0
2005 28 28 0
2006 31 31 0
2007 27 27 0
2008 32 32 0
2009 26 26 0
2010 20 20 0
2011 23 23 0
2012 15 15 0
2013 21 21 0
2014 23 23 0
2015 18 18 0
2016 19 19 0
2017 21 21 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Chioma

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Chioma as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Chioma

  • How Popular is the name Chioma? Chioma is the 11,767th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Chioma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 843 babies born with the first name Chioma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chioma to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chioma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Chioma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chioma is Friday, May 29th, 1942.
  • What year had the most people named Chioma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chioma was in 1997 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Chioma Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chioma is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Chioma: Your name in reverse order is Amoihc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hoiacm. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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