ABEQUEfIndigenous American Possibly means "she stays at home" in Ojibwe, from Ojibwe abi "s/he is at home, sits in a certain place" and ishkwii "s/he stays behind" or nazhikewabi/anzhikewabi "s/he lives alone, is home alone, sits alone".
ADELTÚmCharrúa The name belonged to Vicente Adeltú, a charruan tribe leader who lived in Buenos Aires. He was used by the Viceroy Avilés to convince other tribe leaders to be reduced and christianized.
AHAYAmIndigenous American Ahaya (ca. 1710 – 1783) was the first recorded chief of the Alachua band of the Seminole tribe. He was born to the Muskogean-speaking Oconee, who were originally from central Georgia. His people settled along the Chattahoochee River in North Florida when he was a small boy... [more]
ALLIQUIPPAfIndigenous American, 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.
ALOPEfApache Borne by the first wife of the Apache chief Geronimo (1829-1909), daughter of Noposo, from the Nedni-Chiricahua band of Apache. She and her three children with Geronimo were killed by Mexican raiders.