Nkem (pronounced in-kem) is a slightly female-biased unisex given name[1] found among the Igbo people of Nigeria. It is a short form of either Nkemdilim, Nkemjika or Nkemakonam and means "mine" or "my own."[2] The name may refer to:

Nkem
Pronunciation[ˈnke:m]
Genderfemale and male
Origin
Word/nameIgbo
MeaningMay what is mine be mine, May I not lack what is mine
Region of originNigeria
Other names
Related namesNkemdilim, Nkemakonam, Nkemjika

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Baby name guesser". gpeters.com. Retrieved 2019-03-16. Based on popular usage, it is 2.251 times more common for Nkem to be a girl's name.
  2. ^ "Nigerian baby names". maternitynest.com. Retrieved 2019-03-16.