Navajo Submitted Names

Navajo names 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.
AHIGA m Navajo
Neans "he fights" in Navajo.
AJEI f Navajo
Means "my heart" in Navajo.
ASDZA f Navajo
Woman "asdzą́ą́"
AWEE f Navajo
Baby "awééʼ"
CHOOLI f Navajo
Mountain "dził"
DEZBA f Navajo
War "anaa'"
DIBE f Navajo
Lamb "dibé"
DILYÉHÉ f Navajo (?), Astronomy
Means "planting stars" in Navajo. This is the Navajo name of the star cluster known in English as the Pleiades.
DOBA f Navajo
There was no war
DOLI f Navajo
Bluebird "dóliiłchííʼ"
GAAGII m Navajo
Means "raven" in Navajo.
GAD m Navajo
Means "juniper tree" in Navajo.
GALILHAI f Miwok, Paiute, Omaha-Ponca, Algonquian, Navajo, Meskwaki, Sioux, Shonshone, Lakota
Meaning "Gentle", "Attractive".
HAKʼAZ ASDZĄ́Ą́ f Navajo
Means "cold woman" in Navajo.
HALOKE f Navajo
HASEYA f Navajo
She rises
HASTSÉOLTOI f New World Mythology, Navajo
The name of the goddess of the chase or hunt in Navajo mythology.
HOK'EE m Navajo
Means "abandoned" in Navajo.
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]
HOZSHONA f Navajo (Rare, ?)
Possibly derived from Navajo hózhǫ́ "it is beautiful".
IINA f Navajo
Life "iiná"
JOHONA f Navajo
Sunny "jóhonaaʼéí"
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).
MAI f Navajo
Bright flower
MANABA f Navajo
Return to war
MOSI f Navajo
Cat "mósí", "mósi", "másí", "moasi"
Means "he works" in Navajo.
Means "whirling woman" in Navajo.
NASCHA f Navajo
Owl "néʼéshjaaʼ"
NIYOL m Navajo
Means "wind" in Navajo.
OOLJEE f Navajo
Moon "ooljééʼ"
SAHKYO f Navajo
Mink "tábąąh dlǫ́ʼii"
SANI m Navajo
Means "the old one" in Navajo.
SHILAH m Navajo
Means "brother" in Navajo.
SHIYE m Navajo
Means "son" in Navajo.
SHIZHE'E m Navajo
Means "father" in Navajo.
Little bluebird
SICHEII m Navajo
Means "grandfather" in Navajo.
SIK'IS m Navajo
Means "friend" in Navajo.
TIBAH f Navajo
Grey "łibá"
T'IIS m Navajo
Means "cottonwood" in Navajo.
TSÉGHÁDIʼNÍDÍINII ATʼÉÉD f New World Mythology, Navajo
Means "rock crystal girl" in Navajo, composed of tséghádiʼńdínii "rock crystal" and atʼééd "girl, maiden". This is the name of a character in the creation myth of Navajo mythology.
TSINTAH f Navajo
Among the forest
YANAHA f Navajo
Brave "náhineesyiz"
YAZHI f Navajo
Means "little" in Navajo.
YEITSO m Navajo, New World Mythology
A fearsome man-eating giant in Navajo myth. He is one of the monstrous anaye.
Means "white shell woman" in Navajo.