Creek Submitted Names

Creek names are used by the Creek people of Florida and Oklahoma.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
COOSA f Creek
Short form of Coosaponakeesa.
Means "lovely fawn" in Creek. Mary Musgrove, born Coosaponakeesa, was a cultural liaison between colonial Georgia and her Native American community in the mid-eighteenth century.
MICCO m Creek
Means "chief" in Creek.
OSCEOLA m History, Creek (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Creek Asi Yahola meaning "black drink singer" from asi, the name of a ritual beverage, and yahola "shouter". It was borne by a 19th-century Seminole leader.
TAFV f Creek
Means "feather" in Creek.
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.
WYNEMA f American (Rare), Creek (?)
Used by S. Alice Callahan for the heroine of 'Wynema: A Child of the Forest' (1891), the first novel written by a Native American woman. Callahan was one-sixteenth Muscogee (Creek), but it is unknown if this name was commonly used in the Creek tribe or if she invented it for use in her book.