Mohawk Submitted Names

These names 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.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ÁKAT f Mohawk
Mohawk form of Ida.
AKWIRARON m Mohawk
Notable bearer is child actor Akwiraron Louis Beauvais.
Á:NEN f Mohawk
Mohawk form of Ann.
ATENÁ:TI m Mohawk
Means "elk" in Mohawk.
DESAGONDENSTA m Mohawk
Means "he stands people on their feet" in Mohawk.
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.
JOHIEHON f Native American, 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.
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.
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.
OTSI'TSA f Mohawk
Means "flower" in Mohawk.
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.
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.
SÓ:SE m Mohawk
Mohawk form of Joseph.
TA'WINEONAWIRA m Native American, 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.