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.
Adohi m & f Cherokee
Means "woods, timber" in Cherokee.
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 ᎠᏔᎫᎧᎷ m Cherokee
Means "leaning wood" in Cherokee, from *ada meaning "wood", and *gulkalu, a verb that implies something long, leaning against some other object.
Awentia f Cherokee
Variant of Awinita.
Aya f & m Cherokee
Aya in the Cherokee language is a term for one's self. Usually used as "I" or "Me". If a family member uses this for someone it would me that they see a bit of themself in that person and it would be meant as a compliment.It is also a type of fern that is known as a symbol of endurance and resourcefulness... [more]
Cuhtahlatah f Cherokee
Means "wild hemp" in Cherokee.
Danuwoa ᏓᏄᏩ ᎠᎾᎵᎯ m Cherokee
the warrior
Detsinulahungu m Cherokee
Means "I tried but could not" in Cherokee.
Deyani f Cherokee
Deyani means "successful" and "determined" in Cherokee.
Dikayuga ᏗᎧᏳᎦ m Cherokee
A Cherokee name that means Shark.
Di'wali m Cherokee
Means "the bowl" in Cherokee.
Enoli m Cherokee
Means "black fox" in Cherokee.
Gawonisgi ᎦᏬᏂᏍᎩ m Cherokee
Meaning, "speaker."
Gola ᎪᎳ f Cherokee
Means "winter" in Cherokee.
Gulkalaski m Cherokee
Means "one who falls from the leaning position" in Cherokee.
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 ᎫᏫᏍᎫᏫ 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".
Nanyehi ᎾᏅᏰᎯ f Cherokee
Means "one who goes about" in Cherokee. Notable bearer of this name is Nanyehi, who is known in English as Nancy Ward.
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".
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.
Tsoi m & f Cherokee
Three, third
Tsu-la m Cherokee
Means "kingfisher". Name borne by the husband of Nanyehi.
Twah'kohl m Cherokee (Archaic)
Name of Cherokee origin meaning "user of fog" or " fog user" or just "user"
Usdi m Cherokee
From the Cherokee word ᎤᏍᏗ (usdi) which is both a noun meaning "baby" and an adjective meaning "little, small". Wil Usdi ("little Will") was the Cherokee name of William Holland Thomas (1805-1893), an American lawyer, politician and soldier who had been adopted into the Cherokee tribe as a teenager.
Utsidihi m Cherokee
Means "man killer" in Cherokee.
Wahalanutah m Cherokee
Looking for the meaning of this name...was used by Cherokee male about the year 1819 in Georgia church record for David Weaver.
Wahya m & f Cherokee
Means "wolf" in Cherokee.
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".
Wohali m Cherokee
Means "eagle".
Woya f Cherokee
Means "dove" in Cherokee.
Ya'no m & f Cherokee
Means "wolf" in Cherokee.
Yona m Cherokee
Means "bear" in Cherokee.