Inuit Submitted Names

Inuit names are used by the Inuit people of the North American Arctic.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AASSANAAQ m Inuit
Popular diminutive being Ossie.
AGUTA m & f Inuit
Means "gatherer of the dead" in Inuit.
AKLAQ m & f Inuit
Meaning, "black bear."
ALASIE f Inuit
Inuktitut form of Alice.
ALORNERK m & f Inuit, Greenlandic
Means "under-feet" in Inuktitut.
AMAQJUAQ m Inuit, Popular Culture
Means "the strong one" in Inuit. It is the name of a character in 'Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner'.
AMARUQ m & f Inuit
Inuit meaning "grey wolf."
APUT m & f Inuit, Greenlandic
Inuit meaning "Snow."
AQILLUTAQ m & f Inuit
Meaning, "new snow."
ARNAUYQ m Literature, Inuit
Meaning, "imitation of woman."
ATIQTALAAQ m & f Inuit
Means "polar bear cub" in Inuit.
CHIKUK f Native American, Inupiat, Inuit, Yupik
Meaning unknown. This is the name of poet and writer Tikasuk Brown's mother.
CUPUN m & f Inuit, Greenlandic
Means "coal".
ELISAPIE f Inuit (Modern)
Inuktitut form of Elizabeth. ... [more]
HANTA m Inuit
Inuktitut form of Hunter.
HIGALIK f Inuit (Anglicized)
Means "Ice House". Borne by a female shaman of the Copper Inuit people who "adopted" anthropologist Diamond Jenness for two years in 1914 while he studied their way of life.
IKIAQ m & f Inuit
Means "red spruce".
ILA f Inuit
Yupik word for "companion" or "associate."
IÑUKSUK m Yupik, Greenlandic, First Nations, Inuit
Means "that which acts in the capacity of a human" in Inuktitut. An inuksuk is a human-made stone landmark, used as a point of navigation and reference in the Arctic circle, where few natural landmarks exist.
JISSIKA f Inuktitut, Inuit
Inuktitut form of Jessica.
JUATAN m Inuit
Inuktitut form of Jordan.
KALLIK f & m Inuit, Literature
Used by Erin Hunter in the Seekers series of novels. It means, "Lightning".
KENOJUAK f & m Inuit
Known bearer is renowned Inuit artist Kenojuak Ashevak.
KISSIMI m & f Inuit
Used by Erin Hunter in the Seekers series of novels. It means "alone".
KUMAGLAK m Inuit, Popular Culture
The name of the tribal chief in the 2001 Canadian film 'Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner', the first feature film ever to be written, directed and acted entirely in Inuktitut. Set in the ancient past, the film retells an Inuit legend passed down through centuries of oral tradition.
LIUNA f Inuit
Inuktitut form of Leona.
LUSA f Inuit, Literature
Used by Erin Hunter in the Seekers series of novels. It means, "Midnight".
MIKI m & f Inuit
Means "small" in Inuit.
MUKTUK m Inuit
An Inuit name. This is the name of a main character of the movie "The Journey Home".
NANOUK m & f Inuit
Variant of Nanuq.
NAUJA f Inuit, Greenlandic
Directly taken from Greenlandic nauja "gull, seagull".
NUNIQ f & m Inuit
Origination of Nanook.
NUVUA f Inuit
An Inuit name. This is the name of an Inuit woman in the movie: "The Journey Home".
OSHA f & m Inuit, ? (Rare)
Means, "Daughter of the Sun".
OSUITOK m & f Inuit
Known bearer is Inuit sculptor Osuitok Ipeelee.
PITSEOLAK m & f Inuit
Famous bearer: Inuit artist Pitseolak Ashoona.
QIMMIQ m & f Inuit
Means "dog" in Inuit.
SUUSAN f Inuit
Inuktitut form of Susanna.
TAKTUQ m & f Inuit
Meaning, "mist, fog."
TALIRIKTUG m & f Inuit
Meaning, "strong arm."
TARĸIK m Inuit
Means "moon" in Inuit.
TIGUAĸ m Inuit
Inuktitut (Canada) name meaning "adopted child".
TOKLO m Inuit, Literature
Used by Erin Hunter in the Seekers series of novels. It means, "Spontaneous and Versatile".
TSARLIS m Inuit
Inuktitut transliteration of Charles.
TUKKUTTOK m & f Inuit
Means "generous" in Inuit.
TUKTU m & f Inuit
Means "caribou" in Inuktitut.
TULIMAK m & f Inuit
Variant of Tulimaq.
TULIMAQ m Popular Culture, Inuit
Means "rib". Used for a character in the Canadian Inuktitut-language film 'Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner' (2001).
TULUGAQ m & f Inuit
Meaning, "raven."
UJURAK m Inuit
Variant of Ujarak.
UKIUK m & f Inuit
Meaning, "winter."
UMIAKTORVIK m & f Inuit
Means "river" in Inuit.
UUKKARNIT m & f Inuit
Means "calved ice" in Inuktitut.
YUKA f & m Inuit
Means "bright star" in Inuit.
YURA f & m Inuit
Means "beautiful" in Inuit.