are used by the Cherokee people of the United States.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AHULUDEGI m Cherokee
Supposedly means "he who throws away the drum". The Cherokee name of John Jolly, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation–West.
AMADAHY f Cherokee
Means "forest water" from Cherokee a ma
"water" and a do hi i na ge
"forest" or a da
ATTAKULLAKULLA m Cherokee
Means "leaning wood" in Cherokee, from *ada
meaning "wood", and *gulkalu
, a verb that implies something long, leaning against some other object.
AYUHWASI f Cherokee
Ayuhwasi, meaning "savanna" or "large meadow". The name has been applied to several entities past and present in the U.S. states of Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee
LEWIE-ZA-WAU-NA-SKIE m Cherokee
A notable (perhaps the only?) bearer is Lewis Downing, who served as Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1867 to 1872.
SALLALI f & m Cherokee
Means "squirrel", from the Cherokee sa lo li
SCATCHWAH f Cherokee
Meaning unknown. It may be related to the Cherokee wa ya
TSALI m Cherokee
Name of a notable leader of the Cherokee tribe during the early 1800s.
TSIANINA f Creek (?), Cherokee (?)
Meaning unknown. A noted bearer is Tsianina Redfeather Blackstone (December 13, 1882 – January 10, 1985), a Creek/Cherokee singer and performer.
WASHOE m Popular Culture, Cherokee
Nickname of Cordell Walker in the famous Tv series: 'Walker, Texas Ranger'. The name is claimed to be Cherokee meaning "lone eagle".