50+ Best Luo Names and Their Meanings (Boys & Girls) 2023
What are some of the best Luo names and what do they actually mean?.
Here is the list of more than 50 most popular names from the Luo tribe in Kenya, they include names for both the girl child and the Luo boys too.
The Luo of Kenya are a Nilotic ethnic group native to western Kenya and the Mara Region of northern Tanzania in East Africa.
The Luo Tribe are the fourth-largest ethnic group in Kenya, after the Kikuyu, the Luhya and the Kalenjin.
Luo is actually one of the most popular tribes in the country and the tribe is known for hundreds of reasons.
Names in Luo are mostly given to a child at birth in regards to events in the Luo community, character, seasons, places of birth, weather and the mother’s straggles among others.
With that being said, below are the Luo names for boys and girls including their meanings in Luo.
Luo Tribe Boy Names and Meanings:
Omondi – means someone born at dawn.
Oluoch – means someone born on a cloudy day.
Okeyo – refers to someone birthed during harvesting time.
Onyango – means someone born in the morning before noon.
Opiyo – refers to the firstborn of the twins.
Okech – it refers to someone birthed during a famine.
Okelo – which refers to someone born after twins or third born of triplets.
Ochieng – means someone born during daytime when the sun was shining.
Odongo – means second born of twins.
Odoyo – refers to someone born during weeding time.
Okoth – meaning someone birthed during the rainy season or when it was raining.
Otieno – refers to someone birthed at night.
Owiti – meaning someone born after a misfortune like difficult birth process.
Owuor – which means someone born on a mid-morning.
Obera – refers to someone considered to be handsome in Luo land.
Odhiambo – refers to someone birthed late in the evening.
Okello – means someone born after twins.
Ojwang – refers to someone who survived despite being neglected.
Jaramogi – means someone who is very courageous.
Ochola – means someone birthed after the death of the father.
Oburu – refers to someone born during a funeral.
Those are some of the most popular Luo names for Luo men.
Below is another list of more common Luo names for beautiful Luo ladies and their meanings.
Luo Tribe Girl Names and Meanings:
Akoth – referring to someone birthed during the rainy season.
Athiambo – means someone birthed late in the evening.
Atieno – meaning someone delivered at night.
Awiti – meaning someone birthed after a misfortune such as difficult birth process.
Akello – means someone born after twins.
Angweng – refers to someone birthed during the season of white ants.
Anyango – means someone born at midday.
Apiyo – refers to the firstborn of the twins.
Anindo – means that the mother slept a lot during pregnancy.
Awino – means someone birthed with the umbilical cord around the neck.
Aluoch – means someone delivered during cloudy season.
Akomo – refers to someone delivered during planting or prosperous times of the year.
Aoro – refers to someone born during a very dry season.
Auma – means someone delivered with the face down or through the caesarean process.
Akech – refers to someone birthed during a famine.
Adongo – means the second born of the twins.
Hawi – means good luck.
Achieng – means that someone was birthed at midday.
Akinyi – refers to someone birthed very early in the morning.