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What does Mohawk mean?

Mohawk Pronunciation of Mohawk [mo-hawk] as a boys' name is of Native American Indian origin, and the meaning of Mohawk is "people of the flint". The source form is Kanienkehaka. The Mohawk Indians were a tribe of the Iroquois confederacy. Their name has been given to a river and a roadway, the Mohawk Trail. In Algonquin, Mohawk means "cannibal".

Associated with: river.


Creative forms:
(male) Mahawk, ..

(female) Mohait, Mohami, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mohawk Brooks (M.B.), ..

How popular is Mohawk?

Mohawk is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#72905 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Mohawk has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mohawk name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mohawk outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Hawk, Mack, Maik, Malak, Mark, Mihai, Mihail, Mihaly, Moab, Mochan, Mohajit, Mohamad, Mohamed, Mohamet, Mohave, Mojave, Moray and Mosaed. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mohawk.

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