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Chima - Meaning of Chima

What does Chima mean?

Meaning of the name ChimaChimaijemChukwuma

[ syll. (c)hi-ma, ch-ima ] The baby boy name Chima is pronounced as CH-IYMAH †. Chima is used chiefly in the Igbo language and its origin is African-Igbo. The name means God knows. It is derived from the word 'Chi' meaning God.

Chima is a short form of the name Chimaijem (Igbo).

The name Chukwuma is a variant of Chima.

See also the related categories, igbo and god.

Chima is a rare baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Chima include Camas, Chaimek, Chanak, Chancea, Chancee, Chancey, Chanci, Chancie, Chancy, Chaning, Channing, Channoc, Channoch, Channock, Channok, Channyng, Chanoc, Chanoch, Chanock, and Chanok.

† approx English pronunciation for Chima: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"


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