[ 2 syll. o-ba, ob-a ] The baby girl name Oba is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced ow-BAA- †. Oba is of African-Yoruba origin. The meaning of Oba is 'ancient river goddess'.
Forms of Oba include the names Obah, Obba, and Obbah.
See also the related categories, river, yoruba, goddess, and ancient.
Oba is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Oba include Obah, Obey, Obeye, Opah, Ova, Ove, and Aube.
† English pronunciation for Oba: OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"