Salishan Submitted Names

Salishan names are used by the Salish people of the western United States and Canada.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Matika f Salishan (?)
Matika Wilbur is a Native American photographer, of the Swinomish and Tulalip tribes.
Olahl f Salishan
A Duwamish female name.... [more]
Sholeetsa f Salishan
A Duwamish female name. ... [more]
Shweabe m Salishan
A Suquamish male name.... [more]
Tahoma m & f Salishan
From Salishan təqʷúbə, meaning "snow-covered mountain". Mount Rainier, also known as Tahoma or Tacoma, is a large active stratovolcano.
Ticwtkwa f Salishan
Of unknown meaning. Possibly of the Lilooet language, from the Salish language tree.
Xelas m New World Mythology, Salishan
Name used by the Lummi people of northwest Washington state for the Transformer, a being that appears in the mythologies of many indigenous peoples who inhabited the Pacific Northwest Coast. This legendary figure (or figures) is also known as Xáays in Squamish and Xa:ls in Halkomelem.