[ 3 syll. (c)hi-ne-lo, ch-in-elo ] The baby boy name Chinelo is pronounced as CH-IY-Neh-Low- †. Chinelo's language of origin is African-Igbo. It is predominantly used in the African and Igbo languages. The name means 'thought of the personal God'. It is derived from the word Chi which means 'God'.
Chinelo is a derivative (African) of the African and Igbo Chike.
Chinelo is an unusual baby boy name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.
† English pronunciation for Chinelo: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"