Native American Baby Girl Names and Their Meanings

Native American names are some of the most meaningful names and a lot of consideration and thought goes into choosing one. In this Buzzle article, we have provided a list of some of the most popular Native American girl names along with their meanings.
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Native American baby girl name and its meaning
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Native American names is a collective term used for the names of many tribes that feature in this list. Some of these names include Cherokee Indian names, Cheyenne Indian names, Apache Indian names, Sioux Indian names, and Comanche Indian names.
It's time to name your baby daughter, and all you can think of are the same names over and over again. Since you don't have a family name that you are looking to pass on, you are really set on the idea of finding her a name that not only sounds different, but has a deep meaning to it. If you find yourself in this predicament, might we suggest that you look into certain Native American baby girl names.

These names are deeply rooted in tradition and are heavily influenced by nature. They not only sound exotic, but also have very deep meanings. In fact, the Native Americans name their babies in accordance to the forces of nature, the time of their birth, the position of the baby, and their achievements in life. Usually, every tribe follows a different practice when naming newborns. There are also other instances of nicknames being given, and names being changed to reflect an achievement in life.

So you see, any Native American female name that you will give your baby girl will be anything but common. Let's give you a complete list of these names in the following section.

Native American Names for Girls

A
Adsila - Blossom
Ama - Water
Anevay - Superior
B
Bena - Pheasant
Bly - Tall
Bonita - Beautiful

C
Catori - Spirit
Chenoa - Dove
Chepi - Fairy
D
Dena - Valley
Doli - Bluebird
Dyani - Deer

E
Elu - Beautiful
Etenia - Rich
Eyota - Great
F
Fala - Crow
Flo - Arrow

G
Galilahi - Attractive
Goga - Summer
Gola - Winter
H
Honovi - Strong deer
Hurit - Beautiful
Huyana - Falling rain

I
Inola - Black fox
Isi - Deer
Istas - Snow
J
Jaci - Moon

K
Kai - Willow tree
Kaya - Elder sister
Kele - Sparrow
L
Litonya - Darting hummingbird
Lovela - Soft spirit
Luyo - Wild dove

M
Magena - Moon
Maka - Earth
Misae - White sun
N
Neche - Friend
Nina - Strong
Noya - Sand

O
Odina - Mountain
Ogin - Wild rose
Onawa - Wide awake
P
Pamuy - Water moon
Pavati - Clear water
Pazi - Yellow bird

Q
Quanah - Fragrant
Quahneah - Morning dew
R
Rayen - Flower
Rozene - Rose

S
Sawni - Echo
Sihu - Flower
Sitsi - Daughter
T
Taa - Seed
Talulah - Leaping water
Tama - Thunder

U
Una - Remember
Unega - White
Urika - Useful to all
W
Waki - Shelter
Wapun - Dawn
Woya - Dove

X
Xochitl - Flower
Y
Yamka - Blossom
Yazhi - Little one
Yoki - Rain

Z
Zihna - Spinning
Zitkala - Bird
Zonta - Trusted

I am sure this list will give you a fair idea of how interesting, unique, and meaningful Native American names are. So, what do you think? A really cool Native American name for your baby girl?
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Published: August 13, 2014
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