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Native American Names and Meanings

Miscellaneous By: Mentis Cibum
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A LONG list of Native American names and their meanings. It is a compilation that consists of several tribes' names. :3 Not necessarily in alphabetical order.


Submitted:Jul 22, 2012    Reads: 22,938    Comments: 0    Likes: 0   


Acoose - Standing Above Ground

Adoeete - Big Tree

Agoyoanye - Falling Star

Aiattaua - Beautiful Man

Alabama - Thicket Clearing

Aleshanee - She Always Plays

Amadahy - Forest Water

Amitola - Rainbow

Anevay - Superior

Anoki - Actor

Aponi - Butterfly

Arketah - No Liver

Avonaco - Lean Bear

Awendela - Daylight

Ayasha - Little One

Acotas - Group of Horses

Adohi - From the Woods

Ahanu - He Laughs

Akando - Ambush

Alaqua - Sweet Gum Tree

Alkas - She is Afraid

Amayeta - Big Berries

Anang - Star

Angeni - Angel

Anouk - Favor, Grace

Aquene - Peace

Asahavey - Bird Chief

Aweinon - Moving Flowers

Awentia - Fawn

Ayunli - Leader of Dance

Adahy - Timber Woods

Adsila - Blossom

Ahmoua - Whale

Akikta - Works With Determination

Alaska - Great Land

Altsoba - All War

Amisquew - Spoon

Anasazi - Ancient Ones

Ankti - Repeat the Dance

Apiatan - Lance Made with Wood

Aquinnah - High Land

Atahladte - Feather on Head

Awendea - Early Day

Awinita - Young Deer

Behitha - Eagle Child

Bena - Pheasant

Brocky - Tail Feather Coming Over the Hill

Catori - Spirit

Chantesuta - Firm of Heart

Chardon - Sand Bar

Chelan - Deep Water

Chetanluta - Red Hawk

Chicago - Onion; Skunk

Cholena - Bird

Citlali - Star

Connecticut - Beside the Long River

Cusick - One who Provokes

Dehateh - Enlightened

Dyami - Eagle

Elu - Beautiful, Fair

Bidaban - Beginning of Dawn

Carney - Old Woman or Carnival

Chanlyeya - Drifted Snow

Chanteyukan - Gracious, Benevolent

Chato - Flat Nose

Chenoa - White Dove

Chetanzi - Yellow Hawk

Chickoa - Daybreak

Chumani - Dew Drop

Cocheta - That You Cannot Imagine

Cree - Tribe Name

Dakota - The Allies

Deseronto - Lightning has Struck

Dyani - Deer

Enapay - Courageous Appearance

Boinedal - Big Blonde

Catahecassa - Black Hoof

Chanter - Sun

Chapa - Beaver

Chayton - Falcon

Chesmu - Gritty

Cheyenne - Unintelligible Speakers

Chimalus - Blue Bird

Ciqala - Little One

Cochise - Hardwood

Cunnawabum - One Who Looks at the Stars

Dasan - Chief

Donoma - Sight of the Sun

Elsu - Flying Falcon

Esadowa - Heap Wolves

Esarosa - White Wolf

Ezhno - He Walks Alone

Gajijens - Flowers Fall

Guitain - Heart of Young Wolf

Helki - Touch

Hongvi - Strong

Hotah - Gray / Brown

Illinois - Superior Tribe

Iniabi - The Sun on Which All Life Depends

Iowa - Beautiful Land

Istas - Snow

Jackopa - Six

Jolon - Valley of Oaks

Kachina - Spirit

Kanga - A Raven

Etenia - Wealthy

Fala - A Crow

Galihai - Gentle, Attractive

Halona - Fortunate

Hinto - Blue Haired

Hoowanneka - Little Elk

Howea - Clearing in the Woods

Imala - Disciplinarian

Insula - Red Feather

Ishedus - On Top

Iwatoke - Serpent

Jahdahdieh - Whale Who Sails

Joweese - Chirping Bird

Kaliska - Coyote Chasing Deer

Kansas - People of the South Wind

Evea - Principal Captain

Fone - Snow Child

Garsteaode - Standing Rock

Hateya - To Make a Footprint

Hokaratcha - Pole Cat

Hosa - Little Raven

Huslu - Hairy Bear

Inali - Black Fox

Ioviano - Yellow Hawk

Isqesis - Small Woman

Ize - Sun

Jicarilla - Water Rapids

Kabecka - Twin

Kanapima - One Who is Talked Of

Karmiti - Trees

Kayteequa - Female Eagle

Keme - Secret

Kilenya - Coughing Fish

Kimimela - Little Butterfly

Kirima - Hill

Knoton - Wind

Kuthun - Cuts the Binding String

Lakota - Tribe Name

Liluye - Singing Hawk While Soaring

Macawi - Female Coyote

Magaska - White Swan

Makya - One Who Hunts Eagles

Maovesa - Horse

Mato - Bear

Mekaisto - Red Crow

Keemeone - Rain

Kentucky - Land of Tomorrow

Kimama - Butterfly

Kineks - Rosebud

Kishi - Night

Kwanita - God is Gracious

Lalawethika - Rattle Sound

Lonato - Flint Stone

Macha - Aurora

Mahaska - White Cloud

Maminnic - Head of an Eagle

Massachusetts - Around the Big Hill

Meli - Of the Sea; Bitter

Kele - Sparrow or Hawk

Kiasax - Bear on the Left

Kimeya - Singing Throat

Kiona - Brown Hills

Kitkun - Night Bird

Kopin - Buffalo Mountain

Lahoma - the People

Laneetees - Big Elk

Luyu - Wild Dove

Maconaquea - Captive White One

Mahola - Dance

Manyiten - Woman Heart

Massika - Turtle

Meguinis - Feather

Memengwa - Butterfly

Menawa - Great Warrior

Migina - Fairy Woman

Mika - Beautiful Smell

Mingan - Grey Wolf

Mississippi - Father of Waters

Mitena - the Coming Moon

Moise - Crawling Mountain

Monkaushka - Earth quake

Mowway - Shaking Hand

Namas - Little Sturgeon Bird

Napeu - Man

Nascha - Owl

Natane - Female Child

Nebraska - Flat Water

Neomonni - Rain Cloud

Mensonsea - Left Handed

Migisi - Eagle

Mikasi - Coyote

Minnesota - Sky-Colored Water

Mitsis - Wise

Monone - Horse

Nahuel - Jaguar

Namid - Dancer

Napezi - Yellow Hand

Nashua - Land Between Two Rivers

Nawkaw - Wood

Neena - Mighty

Netis - Friend

Michigan - Great Lake

Mihewi - Sun Woman

Minal - Fruit

Misae - White Sun

Misu - Ripples in the Water

Mohawk - Tribe Name

Monchonsia - White Feather

Mowanza - Little Wolf

Najinca - Stampede

Nantai - Chief

Napowsa - Travelling Bear

Nasnan - Surrounded by Song

Nayeli - I love You

Neka - Wild Goose

Newat - Left Handed

Niabi - Fawn Spared by the Hunter

Nida - Giant

Nodin - Windy Day

Notin - Wind

Ogima - Chief

Ojai - Moon

Olathe - Lovely, Beautiful

Oneida - Eagerly Awaited

Opa - Owl

Osceola - Black Drink Bellower

Outacite - Man Killer

Pahkakina - Good Man

Pakuna - Deer Jumping Downhill

Paytah - Fire

Peso - Pacer

Nituna - My Daughter

Nolcha - Sun

Ochekka - Four Legs

Ohanzee - Shadow

Okena - Water Chief

Ometaway - One Who Gambles

Oni - Born on Holy Ground

Oscosh - the Bravest of All

Oyintsa - White Duck

Pahukumaa - Edge of Sunflower

Pallaton - Fighter

Pegalesharro - Man Chief

Peta - Golden Eagle

Nibaw - Standing Tall

Noapeh - Soldier Troop

Notchimine - No Heart

Odakota - Friend

Ohio - Large River

Oklahoma - Red People

Onawa - Awake

Ooyu - Rainbow

Orenda - Great Spirit

Ouray - Arrow

Pahana - Lost White Brother

Paitalyi - Son of the Sun

Papina - Ivy

Pemota - One Who Walks

Piapot - Flash in the Sky (Lightning)

Piav - Honeydew of the Mountains

Pocahontas - To Play

Poseanye - Dew Dripping

Powa - Wealthy

Pushmataha - The Spring is Ready for Him

Sacagawea - the Bird Woman

Salali - Squirrel

Sani - the Old One

Savannah - Open Plain

Sequoia - Giant Redwood Tree

Shania - I'm On My Way

Shesheba - Little Duck

Shomecossee - Wolf

Sinasta - Expert

Skah - White

Pillan - God of Stormy Weather

Pochanaw - Hump of a Buffalo

Povitamun - Morning Flower

Powasheek - To Run the Water Off

Quana - Aromatic

Sahkyo - Mink

Saloso - Wild Goose Cry

Sassaba - the Wolf

Scoop - Stands and Looks Back

Shada - Pelican

Shawano - From the South

Shilah - Brother

Shoneah - Silver

Sitanka - Big Foot

Skanawati - Beyond the Swamp

Pizi - Bravery, Gall

Popo - Tall Rye Grass

Poviyemo - Flower Falling

Pules - Pidgeon

Quirtsquip - Chewing Elk

Sahrahsahe - Black Eagle

Samoset - He Who Walks Over Much

Sedna - Goddess of the Sea

Shahaka - Big White One

Shecayah - Five Crows

Shima - Mother

Shonka - Dog

Snana - Jingles Like Bells

Sokanon - Rain

Steltella - Thunder

Tadewi - Wind Woman

Taigi - New Woman Returns

Taiomah - Bear Whose Voice Makes the Rocks Tremble

Takoda - Friend to Everyone

Tambe - Drum

Taregan - Crane

Tascalusa - Black Warrior

Tauankia - Sitting in the Saddle

Tchondee - Tobacco

Tenskwatawa - Open Door

Teyemthohisa - Two Doors Closed

Tiponya - Great Horned Owl

Sotsona - Fox

Tabananica - Hears the Sunrise

Tadita - Runner

Taima - Thunder Crash

Taipa - Wingspan

Tala - Wolf

Tallulah - Leaping Water

Tankaku - Her Younger Sister

Tarhe - Crane

Tasunke - Horse

Tayanita - Young Beaver

Tecumseh - Shooting Star

Teslin - Long, Narrow Water

Tibone - Sits in the Saddle

Tiva - Dance

Soyala - Winter Solstice

Tablitha - Tiara

Tahigwa - At peace

Taini - Returning Moon

Takala - Corn Tassle

Talasi - Cornflower

Tapa - Antelope Water

Tarlo - Bear Cub

Tattuye - Fox

Tazanna - Princess

Tennessee - Gathering Place

Texas - Friend

Tiltilla - Thunder

Tkalis - Sun

Tocho - Mountain Lion

Tokori - Owl

Toshawah - Silver Jewelry

Tsungani - Above All Others, Best

Tuwa - Earth

Viho - Chief

Wahmenitu - Spirit in the Water

Wakapa - To Excel

Wakichonze - Leader

Wanbli - Eagle

Watchemonne - Great Speaker

Wawinges - Skillfull

Weshcubb - Sweet

Winona - First Born (Girl)

Tolinka - Coyote's Ear

Totole - Star

Tuari - Young Eagle

Umatilla - Princess

Waapalaa - Playing Fox

Wahponjea - Swan

Wakaun - Serpent

Wakinyela - Dove

Waneta - Shape-Shifter, Charger

Wasabe - Black Bear

Wauna - Singing Snow Goose

Wealote - Princess

Wihe - Younger Sister

Woape - Hope

Tokala - Fox

Topanga - Where the Mountain Meets the Sea

Tsiyone - Flying

Utah - People of the Mountain

Wakanda - Possesses Magical Powers

Wakechai - Crouching Eagle

Walvia - Medicine Root

Wanyecha - Firefly

Wawa - Small Girl

Wenopa - Two Moons

Winaugusconey - Not Afraid to Travel

Woksapiwi - Harvest Moon

Wowashi - Worker

Yaholo - One Who Yells

Yanenowi - She Guards the Corn

Yantse - Yellow Willow

Yoomee - Star

Zelozelos - Cricket

Zitkala - Little Bird

Zonta - Honest, Trustworthy

Wozhupiwi - Spring Moon

Wyome - Plain

Yahto - Blue

Yanisin - Ashamed

Yepa - Winter Princess

Yuma - Son of the Chief

Zihna - Spins

Zitkalasa - Red Bird

Wyanet - Beautiful

Wyoming - Mountains and Valleys

Yamka - Budding Flower

Yimeyam - Bright

Zaltana - High Mountain

Zitkaduta - Red Bird

Zlhna - Spinning





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