Gender: Male Meaning of Obi: "heart" Origin of Obi: African, Nigerian-Ibo

Obi Origin and Meaning

The name Obi is a boy's name of African origin meaning "heart".

"Return of the Jedi": strongly linked to the complex "Star Wars" character, Obi Wan Kenobi.

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thedarkfirefly Says:


Even though I'm all in for naming a kid after awesome franchises, (for example, Zelda), I'd still just see this name as only a nick or a middle as a tribute to Africa.