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Origin and Meaning of Ororo

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  • A submission from Ghana says the name Ororo means "OIL" and is of Unknown origin.
  • According to a user from Pennsylvania, United States, the name Ororo is of Unknown origin and means "Storm".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Ororo means "Ororo is an Edo (Nigeria) name. The most famous Ororo is an Ogiso from the 600 AD, Ogiso Ororo, who was a iron smith and master craftsman before he was elected Ogiso ( the title of kings in the old kingdom of igodomigodo, which became the kingdom of E and finally 'Benin Kingdom'). From Ogiso Ororo henceforth, the name came to be associated with beauty in craft. Ogiso Ororo skills were so Devine, he made iron shine and bronze glow. The name became associated with crafted beauty in general. Overtime however, since beauty is feminine in Edo, Ororo took on a feminine tinge. Hundreds of years later, people even believed Ogiso Ororo to have been a woman. By the 1920s, when Dantata, a merchant, popularized his groundnut oil production across the then forming Nigeria, particularly in the south south west region where Nigeria holds it must diversity of language and culture, this old Edo name began to be used to describe the beauty of the oil: I.e it's gold like quality/colour. Today in Nigeria, ororo means groundnut oil." and is of African origin.
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Fun Facts about the name Ororo

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Past life for Ororo born Aug 1, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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