are used by the Mohawk (Kanienkehaka) people of New York, Ontario and Quebec. Mohawk children are traditionally given a name that is unique to their community, and it is not reused while the bearer is alive. It is considered inappropriate for outsiders to use these names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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.
Kanahstatsi f Mohawk
Name of the clan matron of the clan St. Kateri Tekakwitha belonged to.
Kawennáhere f Mohawk
Notable bearer is award-winning Mohawk actress, Kawennahere Devery Jacobs.
Ohserase m Mohawk
Means "new year" in Mohawk. This is the name of Shawn Youngchief's character on 'Mohawk Girls'.
Okwaho m & f Mohawk
Literally means wolf in Mokawk, also can mean; shows loyalty.
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.
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.
Tekahionwake f Mohawk
Means "Double life". This is the Mohawk name of Canadian writer and performer Pauline Johnson (1861-1913).