Cherokee Submitted Names

Cherokee names 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.
Adawosgi m Cherokee
Means "he is swimming" in Cherokee language.
Adohi m & f Cherokee
Means "woods, timber" in Cherokee.
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 ᎠᎹᏕᎯ f Cherokee
Means "forest water" from Cherokee a ma "water" and a do hi i na ge "forest" or a da "wood".
Ama-edohi m Cherokee
Meaning, "water goer."
Amatha f Cherokee
Means "fish" in Cherokee.
Amo-adawehi m Cherokee
Meaning, "rain maker."
Amouskositte m Cherokee
Meaning, "dreadful water."
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.
Cuhtahlatah f Cherokee
Means "wild hemp" in Cherokee.
Danuwoa ᏓᏄᏩ ᎠᎾᎵᎯ m Cherokee
the warrior
Degataga ᏕᎦᏔᎦ m Cherokee
Meaning, "stand firm."
Detsinulahungu m Cherokee
Means "I tried but could not" in Cherokee.
Deyani f Cherokee
Deyani means "successful" and "determined" in Cherokee.
Di'wali m Cherokee
Means "the bowl" in Cherokee.
Enoli m Cherokee
Means "black fox" in Cherokee.
Euna f Cherokee
Cherokee for "falls the running waters" or "waterfall"
Gawonisgi ᎦᏬᏂᏍᎩ m Cherokee
Meaning, "speaker."
Gulkalaski m Cherokee
Means "one who falls from the leaning position" in Cherokee.
Guwisti f Cherokee
Means "sifter, sieve" in Cherokee language.
Inali m Cherokee
Variant of Enoli.
Incalatanga m Cherokee
Means "doublehead" in Cherokee.
Junaluska m Cherokee
Meaning, "one who tried but failed."
Kaiyatahee m Cherokee
Means "corn tassel" in Cherokee.
Kanagatucko m Cherokee
Means "stalking turkey" in Cherokee.
Kanuna m Cherokee
Means "bullfrog" in Cherokee.
Koo-wi-s-gu-wi m Cherokee
Means "little white bird" in Cherokee.
Kunagadoga m Cherokee
Means "standing turkey" in Cherokee.
Kunokeski m Cherokee
Means "young tassel" in Cherokee.
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.
Mohe m Cherokee
Mohe is a Native American (Cherokee) name meaning "elk".
Noya f Cherokee
Means "sand" in Cherokee language.
Oochalata ᎤᏤᎳᏔ m Cherokee
Ostenaco m Cherokee
Meaning, "big head."
Salali f Cherokee
It means "squirrel" in Cherokee.
Sallali f & m Cherokee
Means "squirrel", from the Cherokee sa lo li 'squirrel'.
Saloloneeta m Cherokee
Means "young squirrel" in Cherokee.
Salonitah m Cherokee
Means "flying squirrel" in Cherokee.
Scatchwah f Cherokee
Meaning unknown. It may be related to the Cherokee wa ya "wolf, wolves".
Scolaguta m Cherokee
Means "hanging maw" in Cherokee.
Ssiquoya ᏍᏏᏉᏯ, ᏎᏉᏯ m Cherokee
Variant of Sequoyah.
Tagwadihi m Cherokee
Means "Catawba killer" in Cherokee.
Tanamara f & m Cherokee
Cherokee meaning "lonely wind".
Tayanita f Cherokee
Means "young beaver" in Cherokee.
Tooantuh m Cherokee
Means "spring frog" in Cherokee.
Trahlyta f Cherokee (?), New World Mythology (?), Folklore
The name of a legendary Cherokee princess.
Tsali ᏣᎵ 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.
Twah'kohl m Cherokee (Archaic)
Name of Cherokee origin meaning "user of fog" or " fog user" or just "user"
Utsidihi m Cherokee
Means "man killer" in Cherokee.
Wahya m & f Cherokee
Means "wolf" in Cherokee.
Walela f Cherokee (Rare)
From Cherokee wa le lua meaning "hummingbird".
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".
Woya f Cherokee
Means "dove" in Cherokee.
Ya'no m & f Cherokee
Yona m Cherokee
Means "bear" in Cherokee.
Yonaguska m Cherokee
Means "drowning bear" in Cherokee.