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Page 1/3. 41 Indian names of Indian origin for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Indian names for girls.


Calumet .. Term that the French in Canada used for the Indian peace pipe, a highly ornamental pipe smoked on ceremonial occasions ..
[Callumet]

Cherokee .. "People of a different speech."

Cheyenne .. "Unintelligible speakers."
[Chayan, Chayann, Shayan, Shayanne]

Cochise .. The name of a renowned warrior, chief of the Chiricahua Apache.

Comanche .. Name of a Native American tribe ..

Dakota .. "Friend, ally."
[Daccota, Dakoda, Dakodah, Dakotah, Dakoeta, .. 3 more]

Mackinley .. It is also known by its Athabaskan Indian name, Denali ..
[Mackinlay, Mckinlay, Mckinley]

Mandan .. Name of a tribe native to the upper Missouri River which had developed high levels of material culture, but were almost wiped out due to smallpox in 1837 ..

Mankato .. "Blue earth."

Martin .. Saint Martin de Porres (16th and 17th century), a man of mixed Spanish and Indian blood, is patron of work for interracial justice and harmony ..
[Marinos, Mart, Martel, Martell, Marten, .. 12 more]

Mohandas .. Mohandas was the first name of the Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi .. His use of passive resistance was key to gaining Indian independence from Britain.

Mohave American place name: the Mohave desert in southern California takes its name from the Mohave Indians who are related to the Yumans.
[Mojave]

Mohawk .. "People of the flint." The Mohawk Indians were a tribe of the Iroquois confederacy ..

Mohegan .. A tribe related to the Algonquins, native to eastern Connecticut ..
[Mahican, Mohican]

Osage .. Name of a Native American tribe of the Plains, who were displaced from Missouri and Arkansas into smaller land holdings in Oklahoma.

Pawnee .. Name of a Plains tribe who were excellent horsemen ..

Powhatan .. "Powwow hill."

Quanah .. "Fragrant, sweet-smelling."

Rainer .. Mount Rainier is an important landmark named for a British naval officer, but the Indian name was Tacoma or Tahoma, meaning "snowy peak" ..
[Rainier, Ranier, Rainor, Rayner, Raynier, .. 1 more]

Rajan .. Raja (RAH-jah) is an Indian or Malay princely title ..
[Raj, Raja, Rajah]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Indian names: Dakota, Martin

Martin is a commonly used name, while Calumet, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Cochise, Comanche, Dakota, Mackinley, Mandan, Mankato, Mohandas, Mohave, Mohawk, Mohegan, Osage, Pawnee, Powhatan, Quanah, Rainer and Rajan are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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