are used by the Inuit people of the North American Arctic.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AGUTA m & f Inuit
Means "gatherer of the dead" in Inuit.
ATKA m & f Inuit
Means "guardian spirit" in Inuktitut
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.
ILA f Inuit
Yupik word for "companion" or "associate."
IMONA f Inuit
Meaning unknown at this point in time. A known bearer of this name is the Inuit artist Imona Natsiapik (b. 1966).
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.
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.
LUSA f Inuit, Literature
Used by Erin Hunter in the Seekers series of novels. It means, "Midnight".
MUKTUK m Inuit
An Inuit name. This is the name of a main character of the movie "The Journey Home".
NUVUA f Inuit
An Inuit name. This is the name of an Inuit woman in the movie: "The Journey Home".
OSUITOK m & f Inuit
Known bearer is Inuit sculptor Osuitok Ipeelee.
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".
TULIMAQ m Popular Culture, Inuit
Means "rib". Used for a character in the Canadian Inuktitut-language film 'Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner' (2001).
YUKA f & m Inuit
Means "bright star" in Inuit.