Greenlandic Names

Greenlandic names are used by the indigenous people of Greenland.
gender
usage
Aputsiaq m Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "snowflake" in Greenlandic.
Aqissiaq m Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "young ptarmigan" in Greenlandic (a ptarmigan is a type of bird that lives in cold regions).
Arnaq f Indigenous American, Greenlandic, Inuit
Means "woman" in Greenlandic and Inuktitut.
Aviaaja f Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "cousin" in East Greenlandic.
Malik 2 m Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "wave, sea" in Greenlandic.
Naja f Indigenous American, Greenlandic, Danish
From Greenlandic najaa meaning "his younger sister". It was popularized in Denmark by the writer B. S. Ingemann, who used it in his novel Kunnuk and Naja, or the Greenlanders (1842).
Nauja f Indigenous American, Greenlandic, Inuit
Means "seagull" in Greenlandic and Inuktitut.
Niviarsiaq f Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "young girl" in Greenlandic. This is the name of a variety of flower that grows on Greenland, the dwarf fireweed (species Chamaenerion latifolium).
Nuka m & f Indigenous American, Greenlandic
From Greenlandic nukaa meaning "younger sibling".
Piloqutinnguaq f Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "little leaf" in Greenlandic, from piloqut "leaf" and the diminutive suffix -nnguaq.
Pipaluk f Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "sweet little thing who belongs to me" in Greenlandic.
Qillaq m Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "seal hide" in Greenlandic.
Sissinnguaq f Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "squirrel" in Greenlandic.
Tulugaq m & f Indigenous American, Greenlandic, Inuit
Means "raven" in Greenlandic and Inuktitut.
Tupaarnaq f Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "wild thyme" in Greenlandic.
Ujarak m & f Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "stone" in Greenlandic.
Ukaleq f Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "hare" in Greenlandic.
Ulloriaq m & f Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "star" in Greenlandic.