Sioux Names

Sioux names are used by the Sioux people of the central United States and Canada.
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KIMIMELAfNative American, Sioux
Means "butterfly" in Lakota.
MAHPIYAmNative 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.
OHIYESAmNative American, Sioux
Means "winner" in Dakota and Lakota.
TASUNKAmNative 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.
TATANKAmNative 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.
WAPASHAmNative American, Sioux
Means "red leaf" in Dakota. This was the name of several Dakota chiefs.
WINONAfEnglish, Native American, Sioux
Means "firstborn daughter" in Dakota. This was the name of the daughter of the 19th-century Dakota chief Wapasha III.
ZITKALAfNative American, Sioux
Means "bird" in Lakota.
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