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Girl Names of Native American Indian Origin

Native american indian baby names and what they mean, with 31 results. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest 2 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.48%) and has become much reduced since (ADOPTION 0.15%, 69%), with names like Shyanne becoming somewhat dated. Dakota (#247) and Tallulah (#1281) are two of the more chic birth names here, while Caneda (TOP 49%) and Crye (22%) are popular last names.

Native American Indian names

Aiyana - Shasta | Shawnee - Zuni

Aiyana - Shasta

Aiyana

Aiyana
"Forever flowering." Alyana is also a moderately common kid's name. Also variant of the Kiswahili name ..

Alaqua
"Sweet gum tree." Unusual, but Alaqua is comparable to common -ua last names Arangua (UPPER 95%), Auelua (92%).

Amitola
"Rainbow." Amitola is a rare female name. See also Anatola.

Aponi
"Butterfly." Apoan and Apoana are creative variations.

Canada
"Village, settlement." Canady (TOP 3%), Canaday (6%) are conventional surnames. See also Chanda. Geography name ..

Cheyenne

Cheyenne
"Unintelligible speakers." Chayan, Chayanne, Chiana, Chianna and Shayan are more unconventional as variant forms of Cheyenne. Name of a Native American tribe ..

Cree

Cree
Name of a tribe in Canada .. Moderately atypical as a birth name, Cree is used more frequently as a last name. Unisex name.

Dakota

Dakota
"Friend, ally." Popular, with usage of 0.078% for Dakota and variants as children's names in 2018, but lower than 0.079% the year before. Tribal name and American place name ..

Mahala

Mahala
"Woman." Usage of Mahala as a children's name has declined since 1880-1889. See also Mihaila. Also variant of Mahalia.

Mendota
.. Springs, named after an Indian princess. Mendota was not a Top birth name in 2018.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Native American Indian names: Aiyana, Cheyenne, Cree, Dakota, Mahala

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Native American Indian names: Oneida, Shania, Shasta

Nebraska
"Flat water." Not in Top 2000. .. derives from a Sioux Indian word.

Neka
"Wild goose." Rather uncommon as a baby name. See also Neda.

Nituna
"My daughter." Rare. Nituna (cf. Norina) ends with the androgynous-sounding -na.

Nokomis
"Daughter of the moon; grandmother." Nokomis is not in the Top 2000. From Longfellow's famous poem The song ..

Olathe
"Lovely." Not in Top 2000. See also Oletha.

Oneida

Oneida
"Long awaited." Oneida is commonly occurring (TOP 56%) as a feminine name, while Onida and Onyda are sparsely used. Name of an American brand of ..

Pocahontas
"Playful." Pocahontas is rare as a women's name. Nickname of Matoaka, the daughter of ..

Seneca
The Seneca tribe of Iroquois lived .. Rather quirky as a girls' name, Seneca occurs more conventionally as a last name.

Shania

Shania
"I'm on my way." Popular as birth names, Shania and Shanea are similar to the popular Shona. From an Ojibwa phrase ..

Shasta

Shasta
Tribal name, the name of a .. Used somewhat widely as girls' names, Shasta, Shahsta, etc. are similar to the conventional Shanta.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Native American Indian names for girls.

1. Aiyana - Shasta
Aiyana, Alaqua, Amitola, Aponi, Canada, Cheyenne [Shyanne], Cree, Dakota, Mahala, Mendota, Nebraska, Neka, Nituna, Nokomis, Olathe, Oneida, Pocahontas, Seneca, Shania, Shasta


Shawnee, Shoshone, Shyanne, Taima, Talise, Tallulah, Vilma, Winona, Wyanet, Wyome, Zuni

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