Meaning and name origin
Mohawk \mo-hawk, moha-wk\ as a boy's 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".
Mohawk is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mohawk for boys. Mohawk has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).