Its source is an Igbo expression meaning "Chi's blessing."
This boy's name is used in Igbo.
The Literary World
Albert Chinua Achebe (born 1930)
Nigerian poet and novelist.
Nigerian novelist, winner of the Margaret Wrong Memorial Prize, 1959, for Things Fall Apart, 1975 Lotus Award for Afro-Asian Writers, 1987 Booker Prize nomination for Anthills of the Savannah (see list of Prose Writers of the 20th Century)
Nigerian poet, winner of the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, 1972, for Beware, Soul Brother (see list of Poets of the 20th Century)