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The meaning of Obioma is 'a kind-hearted person or 'a charming person who can win over people’s hearts' and it is of African origin. However, the name is also popular in Judaism. It can be pronounced as ‘o-by-oma’ or ‘o-be-oma’. There have been a few athletes with this name, however, the most well known is Obioma Okoli. She is a Nigerian weightlifter and competed in the Commonwealth Games in 2014, where she won a silver medal.

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The meaning of Omarosa is 'my precious and beautiful child'. It is a name with African origins and the pronunciation of the name is 'oma-rosa'. There have been a few famous people by this name. One is the reality TV star Omarosa Onee Manigault Newman, who is better known as Omarosa. She featured on the first season of the hit show 'The Apprentice' and went on to become a political aide for the former president Donald Trump, who was the star of 'The Apprentice'.

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Omolara is traditionally used to name girls and it is of African origin. The root of this name can be found in both the Nigerian language and the Beninese language. The meaning of Omolara is 'born at the right time' or 'born at the perfect moment' in both languages.

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The meaning of Onaedo is ‘gold’ or ‘a golden child’ or ‘an amazing or a bright child’. Onaido and Onydo are variants of the name Onaedo. It is derived from the African origin. It can be used as a surname or a middle name. It is pronounced as ‘Ona-yado’.

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The name Oneika means ‘someone who is greater than god’ and has African origins. It is a variant of the name Onika. The name Onika is derived from African and Sanskrit. The meaning of Onika is ‘a courageous soldier’. Oneika and Onika both are pronounced as ‘Oni-ka’. There are a few famous people by the name Onika. One is Onika Theola Wallerson, popularly known as Onika Wallerson who is an American cricketer. She debuted for Women’s T20 International (WT20I) for the United States Women's Cricket team in 2019. She is currently part of the United States Women's National Cricket team.

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The meaning of Orma is ‘free people’ and the name is of African and German origins. It is a variant of the name Ormanda which in Latin means ‘ninth member of the family’. The male version of the name is Ormand. It is pronounced phonetically as ‘Or-ma’. Orma is also the name of the dialect that a community speaks in the south of Kenya.

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