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Native American Names

GIRLS

Anevay

(ah – ne – VAY)
Meaning: superior
Anevy

Byhalia

(bie – HAL – ee – ah)
Meaning: white oak standing

Caneadea

(KAHN – ee – ah – DEE – ah)
Meaning: where heaven
Canada

Cheyenne

(shie – AN)
Meaning: strangers or foreigner
Cheyanna, Cheyanne, Chiana, Chianna

Coahoma

(ko – ah – ho – mah)
Meaning: panther
Choctaw

Cocheta

(sho – CHAY – tah)
Meaning: stranger

Dena

(DAY – nah)
Meaning: valley

Doli

(do – lee)
Meaning: bluebird

Donoma

(do – mo – mah)
Meaning: the sun is there

Dyani

(die – YAH – nee)
Meaning: deer

Ethete

(eth – e – te)
Meaning: good quality

Eyota

(e – YO – tah)
Meaning: the greatest

Galilani

(gal – i – lan –ee)
Meaning: attractive

Genesee

(JEN – e – see)
Meaning: shinning
Gennisheyo

Halona

(hah – LO – nah)
Meaning: fortunate

Hialeah

(hie – ah – lee -ah)
Meaning: pretty prairie

Humita

(hoo – MEE – tah)
Meaning: shelled corn

Imala

(EE – mah – lah)
Meaning: strong willed
Imalah

Inola

(in – o – lah)
Meaning: black fox

Izusa

(ee – zoo – sah)
Meaning: white stone
Izusah

Kai

(KIE)
Meaning: willow tree

Litonya

(li – TON – yah)
Meaning: humming bird

Magena

(mah – GEH – nah)
Meaning: moon

Makawee

(mah – kah -wee)
Meaning: generous
Macawi, Macawee

Mansi

(man – see)
Meaning: plucked flower

MI – NA

(mih – nah)
Meaning: first born daughter

Minnehaha

(min – neh –  hah – hah)
Meaning: laughing water

Misae

(mih – sah -eh); (mih – say)
Meaning: white sun

Mitena

(mih – ten -ah)
Meaning:  born at the new moon

Nacsha

(nas – cha)
Meaning: owl

Nalin

(nah – lin)
Meaning: young maiden

Namid

(NAH – meed)
Meaning: star dancer

Natane

(nah – TAH – ne)
Meaning: daughter

Necedah

(ne – CEE – dah)
Meaning: yellow

Neenah

(nee – nah)
Meaning: running water

Niabi

(nee – ab – ee)
Meaning: fawn

Nituna

(nee – TOO – nah)
Meaning: daughter

Nuna

(NOO – nah)
Meaning: land

Odina

(o – DEE – nah)
Meaning: mountain

Ogin

(o – GEEN)
Meaning: wild rose
Ogina, Ogyna

Olathe

(o – LAY – thah)
Meaning: beautiful

Oneida

(o – NIE – dah)
Meaning: standing rock

Salali

(sal – al -ee)
Meaning: squirrel

Sawni

(saw – nee)
Meaning: echo
Suwannee

Shada

(shah – dah)
Meaning: pelican

Shawnee

(shaw – nee)
Meaning: southern people

Simi

(see – me)
Meaning:  valley of  wind

Sisika

(si – SEE – kah)
Meaning: bird

Sitala

(si – TAH – lah)
Meaning: one who remembers

Soyala

(so – yah – lah)
Meaning:  winter solstice

Taini

(tah – ee -nee)
Meaning: new moon
Tainee

Takala

(TAH – kah – lah)
Meaning: corn tassel
Takalah

Talise

(tah – LEES)
Meaning: beautiful water

Tama

(TAH – mah)
Meaning: fox

Tamia

(tah – EE – mah)
Meaning: thunderclap

Tayanita

(tay – ah – nee – tah)
Meaning: young beaver

Tiva

(tih – vah)
Meaning: dance

Tula

(TOO – lah)
Meaning: mountain peak

Tusa

(TOO – sah)
Meaning: prairie dog

Utina

(oo – TEE – nah)
Meaning: member of my tribe

Waneta

(wah – NAY – tah)
Meaning: charger
Wanita

Wauna

(WAH – oo -nah)
Meaning: snow geese flying

Waynoka

(way – no – kah)
Meaning: sweet water

Wenona

(we – NO – nah)
Meaning: variation of Winona

Winema

(we – NEH – mah)
Meaning: female chief

Winona

(wi – NO – nah)
Meaning: first born
Wenona, Winny, Winn, Nonna

Wyanet

(wie – AH – net)
Meaning: legendary

Xanay

(shah – nay)
Meaning: one who walks the earth
Shanay, Shay

Zaltana

(zahl – TAH – nah)
Meaning: high mountain
Zaltanah

Zinna

(ZEE – nah)
Meaning: spins

Zuzela

(zoo – zeh – lah)
Meaning: Sitting Bulls wife

BOYS

Chaske

(chah – skay)
Meaning: first son

Chetan

(chay – TAHN)
Meaning: hawk

Dasan

(DAH – sahn)
Meaning: ruler

Elan

(EE – lan)
Meaning: friendly

Halian

(hah – lee – AHN)
Meaning: youthful

Igasho

(ee – GAH – sho)
Meaning: wanderer
Igashu

Inteus

(een – TAY – oos)
Meaning: proud

Istu

(EES – too)
Meaning: sugar pine tree

Jolon

(JO – lon)
Meaning: valley of dead oaks

Kaga

(kah – gan)
Meaning: chronicler

Kangi

(KAN – gee)
Meaning: raven
Kangee

Kele

(KEL)
Meaning: sparrow hawk
Kelle

Lonato

(lo – NAH – to)
Meaning: flint

Mahkah

(mah – kah)
Meaning: earth

Mankato

(man – kay – to)
Meaning: blue earth
Machecate, Monecato

Matoskah

(mah – to – skah)
Meaning: white bear

Motega

(mo – TE – gah)
Meaning: new arrow

Nigan

(NEE – gahn)
Meaning: ahead

Nitis

(NEE – tes)
Meaning: friend

Nodin

(NO – din)
Meaning: wind

Odakota

(o – dah – ko – tah)
Meaning: friend

Ouray

(o – RAY)
Meaning: arrow

Quanah

(KWH – nə)
Meaning: fragrance

Sani

(SAH – nee)
Meaning: wisdom

Tokala

(to – kah – lah)
Meaning: fox

Yuma

(YOO – mah)
Meaning: chiefs son