[ syll. lio-ba, li-oba ] The baby girl name Lioba is pronounced LiyOWBAH †. Lioba has its origins in the Germanic language and it is used largely in German. It is derived from liob meaning 'dear, beloved' ; leubh. The name was borne by Saint Lioba (710-782), an Anglo-Saxon nun who joined Boniface's missionary to Germany.
See also the related form, Ljuba (Slavic).
Lioba is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Lioba include Labeeba, Laufia, Leaba, Leafea, Lehava, Lehavah, Leviya, Leviyah, Livannah, Livea, Livija, Ljubica, Lluvia, Lovea, Lovejoi, Lovia, Loviah, Lovisa, Lubaba, and Lubabah.
† approx English pronunciation for Lioba: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"