Gender: Female Origin of Imo: Nigerian place name

The name Imo is a girl's name . Imo and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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The rural Imo State in southeast Nigeria is named after the Imo River, which runs through it. An obscure but intriguing possibility as a first name.

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Chae-Eun Says:


Means maternal aunt, in Korean.

CupcakeGirl13 Says:


IMO, Imo is not a good name.

spacepiranha Says:


It means potato in Japanese! :D

DearestJules Says:


Also it sounds like "emo" when you say it out loud.

raevynstar Says:


IMO, this is too much of an acronym.