Iroquois Submitted Names

Iroquois names are used by the Iroquois people of the United States and Canada.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ahyouwaighs m Mohawk
Meaning unknown. A famous person is John Brant (easier to pronounce than his real name, which is here), who was a Mohawk leader and had a role in the War of 1812.
Ákat f Mohawk
Mohawk form of Ida.
Akwiraron m Mohawk
Notable bearer is child actor Akwiraron Louis Beauvais.
Alliquippa f Iroquois
Meaning unknown, perhaps from a Seneca word meaning "hat". A noted bearer was Queen Alliquippa, a leader of the Seneca tribe of American Indians during the early part of the 18th century.
Á:nen f Mohawk
Mohawk form of Ann.
Atená:ti m Mohawk
Means "elk" in Mohawk.
Deganawida m Iroquois
Means "Two River Currents Flowing Together" in Iroquois. This was the name of a historical figure commonly known as the Great Peacemaker as he was known as, along with Jigonhsasee and Hiawatha, the founder of the Haudenosaunee, commonly called the Iroquois Confederacy... [more]
Deganawidah m Iroquois
Means "two rivers running" in Oneida. Possibly from the Oneida tékni 'two' and -wyhuhatatye- 'river running along'.... [more]
Desagondensta m Mohawk
Means "he stands people on their feet" in Mohawk.
Genessee m & f Seneca, English
From Seneca fen-nis'-hee-yo "the beautiful valley". It is also the name of many locations in the United States.
Gyantwachia m Seneca
Means "the planter" in Seneca.
Iakonie:ien f Mohawk
Notable bearer is Miss Indian World 2017-2018, Raven Iakonie:ien Swamp.
Iostha f Mohawk
Name of Allyson Pratt's character on Mohawk Girls.
Jigonhsasee f Iroquois
Etymology unknown. This was the name of an Iroquoian woman considered to be a co-founder, along with The Great Peacemaker and Hiawatha, of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy sometime between AD 1142 and 1450... [more]
Johiehon f Mohawk
Johiehon is used for a fictional Mohawk young woman in the fourth series of 'Outlander'. She is played by Sera-Lys McArthur.
Kahenrahtiio m Mohawk
Notable bearer is actor Kahenrahtiio Hemlock.
Kahsennenhawe f Mohawk
{She carries the name}
Kahsennonkwas f Mohawk
Notable bearer is child actress Kahsennonkwas Deer-Toelle.
Kahwihta f Mohawk
Means "she takes it with her" in Mohawk.
Kaiennenhawi f Mohawk
Means "she carries her footsteps" in Mohawk.
Kaientaronkwen m Mohawk
Means "gathering the goods" in Mohawk.
Kaintwakon m Seneca
Means "by what one plants" in Seneca.
Kakaionstha f Mohawk
Notable bearer is Kakaionstha Betty Deer.
Kakwité:ne f Mohawk
Notable bearer is actress Kakwité:ne Jacobs.
Kanahstatsi f Mohawk
Name of the clan matron of the clan St. Kateri Tekakwitha belonged to.
Kanien'tahawi f Mohawk
Name of Adriana Garisto's character on Mohawk Girls.
Kanontienentha f Mohawk
Means "she pushes mountains" in Mohawk.
Kariwase m Mohawk
Means "a new way of doing things" in Mohawk.
Karonhyawake m Mohawk
Notable bearer is singer-songwriter Karonhyawake Jeff Doreen.
Karontase m Mohawk
Notable bearer is actor Jay Karontase Montour.
Katsitsienhawi f Mohawk
Means "she carries the flowers" in Mohawk.
Kawennáhere f Mohawk
Notable bearer is award-winning Mohawk actress, Kawennahere Devery Jacobs.
Kawennitake f Mohawk
Notable bearer is actress Bobbi Kawennitake Deere.
Konwakeri f Mohawk
Name of the wife of historic Mohawk Chief Two-Axe.
Konwatsi'tsiaienni f Mohawk
Means "someone lends her a flower" in Mohawk.
Kó:r m Mohawk
Mohawk form of Paul.
Koyengquahtah m Seneca
Means "young king" in Seneca.
Minnehaha f Iroquois
Meaning "laughing woman". In Iroquois, it is haha meaning laugh/laughing, and minne meaning woman.
Ohserase m Mohawk
Means "new year" in Mohawk. This is the name of Shawn Youngchief's character on 'Mohawk Girls'.
Ojistah f Mohawk
Means "star" in Mohawk.
Okwaho m & f Mohawk
Literally means wolf in Mokawk, also can mean; shows loyalty.
Onerahontsokon f Mohawk
Means "under the wing feather" in Mohawk.
Onwá:ri f Mohawk
Variant of Wá:ri.
Otetiani m Seneca
This was the name of Red Jacket (known as Otetiani in his youth and Sagoyewatha (Keeper Awake) Sa-go-ye-wa-tha because of his oratorical skills) (c. 1750 - 1830), a Native American Seneca orator and chief of the Wolf clan... [more]
Otsi'tsa f Mohawk
Means "flower" in Mohawk.
Owennokon f Iroquois
Born 1857 Quebec,Canada. Owen no kon. Also called. Theresa
Owisò:kon f Mohawk
Means "under ice" in Mohawk. Mohawk names are created uniquely for each individual and are not to be repeated while the bearer is living. There is currently a living bearer of this name.
Rahrakwasere m Mohawk
Means "he follows the moon" in Mohawk. Mohawk names are created uniquely for each individual and are not to be repeated while the bearer is living. There is currently a living bearer of this name.
Ratonhnhaké:ton m Popular Culture, Mohawk
Means "he scratches/scrapes at life" in Mohawk. This name was invented by Mohawk Tribe academics Akwiratékha Martin and Teiowí:sonte Thomas Deer for Ubisoft's game 'Assassin's Creed III'.
Rohahes m Mohawk
Notable bearer is musician Rohahes Iain Phillips.
Sagoyewatha m Seneca
Meaning literally, "keeper awake."
Sa:k m Mohawk
Mohawk form of Jim.
Shakohahiiostha m Mohawk
Notable bearer is child actor Shakohahiiostha Jacobs.
Shawátis m Mohawk
Mohawk form of John.
Si-gwa-ah-doh-gwih m Seneca
Means "spear hanging down" in Seneca.
Só:se m Mohawk
Mohawk form of Joseph.
Ta'wineonawira m Mohawk
Means "otter tooth" in Mohawk.... [more]
Tá:wit m Mohawk
Mohawk form of David.
Tehwehron m Mohawk
Notable bearer was Joseph Tehwehron David (1957–2004), a Mohawk artist who became known for his role as a warrior during the Oka Crisis in 1990.
Teiakotsinarèn:tonte f Mohawk
Means "the hoof lady" in Mohawk.
Teioshontathe f Mohawk
Notable bearer is actress Teioshontathe McGregor.
Tekahionwake f Mohawk
Means "Double life". This is the Mohawk name of Canadian writer and performer Pauline Johnson (1861-1913).
Tekaronhió:ken m Mohawk
Means "split in the sky" in Mohawk.
Tekonwenaharake f Mohawk
Means "her voice travels through the wind" in Mohawk.
Terés f Mohawk
Mohawk form of Theresa.
Tier m Mohawk
Mohawk form of Peter.
Tsio:kwaris m Mohawk
Means "black Raven" in Mohawk.
Tsis'swakeras f Mohawk
She carries the summer wind
Wá:ri f Mohawk
Mohawk form of Mary.
Wariso:se f Mohawk
Mohawk form of Mary-Jo.
Wathahi:ne f Mohawk
Means "she walks" in Mohawk.
Wíshe m Mohawk
Mohawk form of Michael.
Yo-da-gent f Iroquois
Allegedly means "she who saves" or "she who carries help" in the Oneida language. This was the honorary Oneida name of Dr. Lillie Rosa Minoka Hill, given to her by the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin.