Sioux Names

Sioux names are used by the Sioux people of the central United States and Canada.
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KIMIMELA   f   Native American, Sioux
Means "butterfly" in Lakota.
MAHPIYA   m   Native American, Sioux
Means "cloud, sky" in Dakota and Lakota. This is the first part of the names of the Dakota chief Mahpiya Wicasta (1780-1863), known as Cloud Man, and the Lakota chiefs Mahpiya Luta (1822-1909), known as Red Cloud, and Mahpiya Iyapato (1838-1905), known as Touch the Clouds.
OHIYESA   m   Native American, Sioux
Means "winner" in Dakota and Lakota.
TASUNKA   m   Native American, Sioux
From Lakota tȟašuŋke meaning "his horse". This forms the first part of the name of Tasunka Witko (1840-1877), translated as Crazy Horse, a Lakota war leader.
TATANKA   m   Native American, Sioux
From Lakota tȟatȟáŋka meaning "bull". This is the first part of the name of the Lakota holy man and chief Tatanka Iyotake (1831-1890), translated into English as Sitting Bull.
WAPASHA   m   Native American, Sioux
Means "red leaf" in Dakota. This was the name of several Dakota chiefs.
WINONA   f   English, Native American, Sioux
Means "firstborn daughter" in Dakota. This was the name of the daughter of the 19th-century Dakota chief Wapasha III.
ZITKALA   f   Native American, Sioux
Means "bird" in Lakota.
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