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Page 1/3. 45 Tribe names and what they mean, for tribe for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Tribe names for girls.

Alan .. In Russia, the name is linked to the ancient warrior tribe Alans that is the origin of the Ossetians ..
[Ailean, Ailin, Al, Alain, Alair, .. 20 more]

Cherokee .. The name of one of the largest Native American tribes, used as a given name .. They were farmers, and one of the first tribes to produce a written language.

Cheyenne .. Native American tribe indigenous to Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Montana ..
[Chayan, Chayann, Shayan, Shayanne]

Comanche .. Name of a Native American tribe ..

Cree Native Canadian tribe: the Cree originated in areas from Quebec to Alberta .. Some of the guides for the famous Northwest explorations of North America came from Cree tribes, as they were great warriors and travelers.

Dan .. Biblical: Dan was the fifth son of Jacob and founder of one of the 12 tribes of Israel ..

Eagle .. Some Native American tribes name children after birds and animals.

Erie American place name: one of the Great Lakes, the famous Erie Canal from Albany to Buffalo, and a tribe of Native Americans who lived in western New York State and Ohio.

Frank .. The name referred originally to a member of the tribe of the Franks, who were supposedly named for a type of spear that they used ..
[Franc, Franco, Franck, Francke, Frankie, .. 3 more]

Fulk .. (Old German) "People, tribe, folk." ..
[Folke, Fulke, Fawke, Fowke]

Gad .. Biblical: one of Jacob's twelve sons, and founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.

Ishmael .. Among his descendants were Bedouin tribes and Muhammad (seventh century), founder of Islam ..
[Ismael, Ismail, Ysmael, Ysmail]

Issachar .. Biblical: one of the twelve sons of Jacob who founded the 12 tribes of Israel.
[Isachar, Yisachar, Yissachar]

Joss .. (Old German) "A member of the Germanic tribe, the Gauts." ..
[Joslin, Josslin]

Kain .. Biblical: refers to the tribe of Kenites or to a city in Judah ..

Levi .. Biblical: Levi, third of Jacob's 12 sons, became father of the Levites tribe that was later assigned priestly duties ..
[Levey, Levin, Levon, Levy]

Magus .. The three wise men, or kings, who visited the baby Jesus, are supposedly from a tribe of priests from ancient Iran, who were thought to have power of demons.

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 ..

Midian Biblical: a son of Abraham who founded the tribe of Midianites, who were oppressors of the Israelites until their defeat by Gideon.

Moab .. Also one of the sons of Lot, and the tribe of Moabites was continually in conflict with the Israelites.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tribe names: Alan, Dan, Frank, Ishmael, Levi

Alan, Dan, Frank and Levi are commonly used names, while Cherokee, Cheyenne, Comanche, Cree, Eagle, Erie, Fulk, Gad, Ishmael, Issachar, Joss, Kain, Magus, Mandan, Midian and Moab are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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