Native American Names

These names are or were used by the various indigenous peoples who inhabited North and South America.
There are 69 names matching your criteria.

AHTAHKAKOOP   m   Native American, Cree
Means "star blanket" in Cree. This was the name of an early 19th-century Cree chief.
AILEN   f   Native American, Mapuche
Variant of AYLEN.
ANTIMAN   m   Native American, Mapuche
Means "condor of the sun" in Mapuche.
ANTINANCO   m   Native American, Mapuche
Means "eagle of the sun" in Mapuche.
APUTSIAQ   m   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "snowflake" in Greenlandic.
AQISSIAQ   m   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "ptarmigan" in Greenlandic (a ptarmigan is a type of bird which lives in cold regions).
AUCAMAN   m   Native American, Mapuche
Means "wild condor" in Mapuche.
ÂVIÂJA   f   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "cousin" in Greenlandic.
AYELEN   f   Native American, Mapuche
Variant of AYLEN.
AYLEN   f   Native American, Mapuche
Possibly means either "happiness" or "clear" in Mapuche.
CALFURAY   f   Native American, Mapuche
Means "violet (flower)" in Mapuche.
CATAHECASSA   m   Native American, Shawnee
Means "black hoof" in Shawnee. This was the name of a Shawnee warrior and chief of the 18th century.
CITLALI   f & m   Native American, Nahuatl
Means "star" in Nahuatl.
COWESSESS   m   Native American, Ojibwe
Means "little child" in Ojibwe. This was the name of a late 19th-century chief of the Saulteaux.
CUAUHTÉMOC   m   Native American, Nahuatl
Means "falling eagle" in Nahuatl. This was the name of the last Aztec emperor, ruling until he was captured and executed by the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés in the year 1525.
GOYATHLAY   m   Native American, Apache
Means "one who yawns" in Apache. This was the real name of the Apache chief Geronimo, who fought against Mexican and American expansion into his territory.
HIAWATHA   m   History, Native American, Iroquois
From the Iroquoian name Haio-went-ha meaning "he who combs". This was the name of a 16th-century Mohawk leader who founded the Iroquois Confederacy. He was later the subject of a fictionalized 1855 poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
HOKOLESQUA   m   Native American, Shawnee
Means "cornstalk" in Shawnee. This was the name of an 18th-century Shawnee chief.
ISI   m & f   Native American, Choctaw
Means "deer" in Choctaw.
ITZEL   f   Native American, Mayan
Possibly a variant of IXCHEL.
KANEONUSKATEW   m   Native American, Cree
Means "one that walks on four claws" in Cree. This was the name of a 19th-century Cree chief.
KAWACATOOSE   m   Native American, Cree
Means "poor man" or "lean man" in Cree. This was the name of a 19th-century Cree chief.
KISECAWCHUCK   m   Native American, Cree
Means "daystar" in Cree. This was the name of a 19th-century Cree chief.
LALAWETHIKA   m   Native American, Shawnee
Means "he makes noise" in Shawnee. This was another name of the Shawnee leader Tenskwatawa (1775-1836).
MAIARA   f   Native American, Tupí
Means "wise" in Tupí.
MALIK (2)   m   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "wave" in Greenlandic.
MAQUINNA   m   Native American, Nuu-chah-nulth
Meaning unknown, of Nuu-chah-nulth (also known as Nootka) origin. This was the name of a late 18th-century chief of the Mowachaht.
METHOATASKE   f   Native American, Shawnee
Means "turtle laying its eggs" in Shawnee.
MILLARAY   f   Native American, Mapuche
Means "golden flower" in Mapuche.
MUSCOWEQUAN   m   Native American, Cree
Means "hard quill" in Cree. This was the name of a 19th-century Cree chief.
NAHUEL   m   Native American, Mapuche
Means "jaguar" in Mapuche.
NAIRA   f   Native American, Quechua, Aymara
Means "big eyes" in Quechua and Aymara.
NANOOK   m   Native American, Inuit
Variant of NANUQ. This was the (fictional) name of the subject of Robert Flaherty's documentary film 'Nanook of the North' (1922).
NANUK   m   Native American, Inuit
Variant of NANUQ.
NANUQ   m   Native American, Inuit
Means "polar bear" in Inuktitut.
NAYELI   f   Native American, Zapotec
Means "I love you" in the Zapotec language.
NINA (3)   f   Native American, Quechua
Means "fire" in Quechua.
NITA (2)   f   Native American, Choctaw
Means "bear" in Choctaw.
NIVIARSIAQ   f   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "girl" in Greenlandic. This is the name of a variety of flower that grows on Greenland.
NIZHONI   f   Native American, Navajo
Means "beautiful" in Navajo.
NUKA   m & f   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "younger sibling" in Greenlandic.
PILOQUTINNGUAQ   f   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "little leaf" in Greenlandic.
PIPALUK   f   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "nurse" in Greenlandic.
POCAHONTAS   f   History, Native American, Algonquin
Means "she is playful" in Algonquin. This was the name of a young Algonquin woman, daughter of a powerful chief, who married a white colonist.
QILLAQ   m   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "seal hide" in Greenlandic.
QUANAH   m   Native American, Comanche
Means "fragrant" in the Comanche language. This was the name of a 19th-century chief of the Comanche.
QUIDEL   m   Native American, Mapuche
Means "burning torch" in Mapuche.
RAYEN   f   Native American, Mapuche, Spanish (Latin American)
Means "flower" in Mapuche.
SACAGAWEA   f   Native American
Probably from Hidatsa tsakáka wía meaning "bird woman". Alternatively it could originate from the Shoshone language and mean "boat puller"... [more]
SACNITE   f   Native American, Mayan
Means "white flower" in Mayan.
SAQUI   f   Native American, Mapuche
Means "favourite" in Mapuche.
SAYEN   f   Native American, Mapuche
Means "sweet, lovely" in Mapuche.
SHIKOBA   m & f   Native American, Choctaw
Means "feather" in Choctaw.
SISSINNGUAQ   f   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "squirrel" in Greenlandic.
TAMAYA   f   Native American, Quechua
Means "in the center" in Quechua.
TECUMSEH   m   Native American, Shawnee
Means "panther passing across" in Shawnee. This was the name of a Shawnee leader who, with his brother Tenskwatawa, resisted European expansion in the early 19th century.
TENSKWATAWA   m   Native American, Shawnee
Means "open door" in Shawnee. This was the name of a Shawnee prophet. With his brother Tecumseh he led his people in resistance against European expansion in the early 19th century.
TIRIAQ   m   Native American, Inuit
Means "ermine" in Inuktitut.
TUPAARNAQ   f   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "wild thyme" in Greenlandic.
UJARAK   m   Native American, Inuit
Means "rock" in Inuktitut.
UKALEQ   f   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "hare" in Greenlandic.
ULLORIAQ   f   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "star" in Greenlandic.
WAPASHA   m   Native American, Sioux
Means "red leaf" in the Dakota language. This was the name of several Sioux chiefs.
WAYNA   m   Native American, Quechua
Means "young" in Quechua.
WAYRA   m   Native American, Quechua
Means "wind" in Quechua.
WICKANINNISH   m   Native American, Nuu-chah-nulth
Possibly means "having no one in front of him in the canoe" in the Nuu-chah-nulth (or Nootka) language. This was the name of a chief of the Clayoquot in the late 18th century, at the time of European contact.
WINONA   f   English, Native American, Sioux
Means "firstborn daughter" in the Dakota language. This was the name of the daughter of the Sioux Dakota chief Wapasha III.
XOCHITL   f   Native American, Nahuatl, Spanish (Latin American)
Means "flower" in Nahuatl.
ZYANYA   f   Native American, Zapotec
Means "forever, always" in Zapotec.
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