are used by the Navajo people of the southwestern United States.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
DILYÉHÉ f Navajo (?), Astronomy
Means "planting stars" in Navajo. This is the Navajo name of the star cluster known in English as the Pleiades.
HOSTEEN m Navajo
A term of respect meaning "man, grown man, elder, mister, husband." Transferred use of the Navajo word Hastiin
of the same meanings. Found as Áłtsé Hastiin
, the first man in the Navajo creation story... [more
KAI f & m Navajo
Means "willow" or "hazel" in Navajo.
KII m Navajo
From Navajo ashkii
"boy". A common childhood nickname for boys, as well as a common dog name.
LILAKAI f Navajo
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from Navajo łį́į́ʼ
"horse" and łigaii
"white". It was borne by Lilakai "Lily" Neil (1900-1961), the first woman to be elected to the Navajo Tribal Council (served 1946-1951).