Ojibwe Submitted Names

Ojibwe names are used by the Ojibwe people of Canada and the United States.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AANAKWAD m & f Ojibwe
Just means "cloud." inini (man) or ikwe (woman) can be added to gender the name. Adjectives can also be added, like "meskwa," which means red.
AAZHAWIGIIZHIGOKWE f Ojibwe (Anglicized)
Meaning, "goes across the sky woman" or "the hanging cloud."
ABEDABUN f Ojibwe
Possibly means "she/he sees in the distance" in Ojibwe, from Ojibwe waabi "she/he has vision, sees" and debaabam "see at a distance".
ABEQUA f Ojibwe
Variant of Abeque.
AH-SHAH-WAY-GEE-SHE-GO-QUA f Ojibwe
Meaning, "hanging cloud."
ANANG f & m Ojibwe
Means "star" in Ojibwe.
ANIMIKII m Ojibwe, New World Mythology
Means "thunder", from the Ojibwe animikiikaa "there is thunder". ... [more]
ASHWIYAA f Ojibwe
Means "arms oneself"in Ojibwe.
ASINIIWIN m Ojibwe
Meaning, "rocky boy" or "stone child."
BAMEWAWAGEZHIKAQUAY f Ojibwe
Meaning, "woman of the sound (the stars make) rushing through the sky" in Ojibwe.
BIIDAABAN f Native American, Ojibwe
Loosely translated from Anishinaabemowin (the Ojibwe language) it is a name meaning "daybreak," "the approach of dawn," "dawn is coming." ... [more]
CHIBENASHI m Ojibwe
Meaning, "big little bird."
DAMASHKAWIZII f Ojibwe
Means "Lady of Strength."
GAA-BINAGWIIYAAS m Chippewa, Ojibwe
Meaning, in various translations, "which the flesh peels off," "Sloughing Flesh", "Wrinkle Meat", or "Old Wrinkled Meat".
KAH-GE-GA-GAH-BOWH m Ojibwe
Means "he who stands forever" in Ojibwe.
KAHKEWĀQUONĀBY m Ojibwe
Meaning, "sacred waving feathers."
KECHEWAISHKE m Ojibwe
Means "great renewer" in Ojibwe.
MAEMAENGWAHN f Ojibwe
Means "butterfly" in Ojibwe, from the Ojibwe memengwaa "butterfly".
MEDWEGANOONIND m Native American, Ojibwe
Means "who is heard spoken to" in Ojibwe.
MEEGWUN m Ojibwe
From Ojibwe miigwan "feather". This is borne by Meegwun Fairbrother, a Canadian actor of Ojibwe descent.
MESKWAOPWAGANIKWE f Ojibwe
Anishinaabek (Ojibwe) name meaning "red pipe woman." Meskwa means red, opwagan means pipe, and ikwe means woman. inini can replace ikwe to make it a male name.
NAAWAKAMIG m Ojibwe
Means "in the center of the universe" in Ojibwe.
NAAWAKAMIGOOKWE f Ojibwe
Meaning, "centered upon the ground woman."
NAMID m Native American, Ojibwe
Means "star dancer" in the Ojibwe language
NEE-GON-WE-WAY-WE-DUN m Ojibwe
Meaning, "thunder before the storm."
NENAA'ANGEBI m Native American, Ojibwe
Means "beautifying bird" in Ojibwe.
NODIN m Ojibwe
Means "wind" in Ojibwe.
OGIMAAWAATIGOOKWE f Ojibwe
Aninishinaabek (of the Ojibwe, Ottawa, and Potawatomi) name meaning poplar tree woman
OZAAWINDIB m Native American, Ojibwe
Meaning, "yellow head." The original bearer was a "two spirit" and thus the name may be considered gender neutral.
PEEZHICKEE m Ojibwe
From Ojibwe bizhiki meaning "buffalo".
TI-BISH-KO-GI-JIK m Ojibwe
Meaning, "looking into the sky."
WAABAANAKWAD m Ojibwe
Meaning, "white cloud."
WABANQUOT m Native American, Ojibwe
Means "white cloud", from Ojibwe waabaanakwad 'white cloud'.... [more]
WABUN-ININI m Ojibwe
Meaning, "man of dawn."
WAH-WAH-TEH-GO-NAY-GA-BO m Ojibwe
Meaning, "standing in the northern lights."
WAUBOJEEG m Native American, Ojibwe
Means "white fisher" in Ojibwe.
WAY-ME-TIG-O-ZHE-QUAY f Ojibwe
Found academic translation is "French woman". This Ojibwe woman was married (young) to a French fur trader...