are used by the Ojibwe people of Canada and the United States.
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.
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".
Abeque f Ojibwe
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
"s/he lives alone, is home alone, sits alone".
Anangokaa f & m Ojibwe
Meaning: Plenty of Stars; There are many stars; Many Stars; There is an abundance of Stars; Star Abundance
Biidaaban f Ojibwe
Loosely translated from Anishinaabemowin (the Ojibwe language) it is a name meaning "daybreak," "the approach of dawn," "dawn is coming." ... [more
Gaa-binagwiiyaas m Ojibwe
Meaning, in various translations, "which the flesh peels off," "Sloughing Flesh", "Wrinkle Meat", or "Old Wrinkled Meat".
Kiiwedinaashik m & f Ojibwe
I know Kiiwedin, or Giiwedin means North, or North wind, but I do not know the meaning of aashik.
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.
Namid m Ojibwe
Means "star dancer" in the Ojibwe language
Ontonagon f & m Ojibwe
Located in the state of Michigan, this Upper Peninsula county, which features the Porcupine Mountains, is named after the Ontonagon River. The name is said to be derived from an Ojibwe language word Nondon-organ, meaning "hunting river"... [more
Ozaawindib m Ojibwe
Meaning, "yellow head." The original bearer was a "two spirit" and thus the name may be considered gender neutral.
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...