native american boy names with meanings

500+ Popular Native American Boy Names With Meanings

If you want to respect your culture by giving your baby a name that represents your culture, then you can consider a Native American name. In Native American culture, tribe elders named their babies after an event or dream or according to the son’s personality. We have collected more than 500 Native American boy names from Native languages and listed them here with meanings. Take a look at below names to find one for your baby boy:

A to Z list of Native American Names For Boys:

 

  1. Abooksigun: Wildcat
  2. Abornazine: Abnaki word for keeper of the flame.
  3. Abukcheech: Abukchech means “Mouse”
  4. Achachak: Spirit
  5. Achak: It means spirit
  6. Adahy: Adahy means lives in the woods
  7. Aditsan: Listener
  8. Adoeete: Kiowa word for tree.
  9. Adriel: Symbol of skill
  10. Ahanu: Laughs
  11. Ahiga: It means fights
  12. Ahmik: Beaver
  13. Ahote: Restless one
  14. Ahtahkakoop: Ahtahkakoop means “Star Blanket”
  15. Ahtunowhiho: One who lives below
  16. Ahuitzotl
  17. Ahusaka: Ashusaka means wings
  18. Akando: Ambush
  19. Akecheta: Fighter
  20. Akikta: Work with Determination
  21. Akule: Looks up
  22. Alahmoot
  23. Aleekcheaahoosh: It means accomplished.
  24. Alemwa: Dog
  25. Alenia: Man
  26. Alikkees
  27. Allahkoliken
  28. Alo: He looks up
  29. Amitola: Amitola means “Rainbow”
  30. Anakausuen: Worker
  31. Angvariationu Toke
  32. Annawan
  33. Anoki: Actor
  34. Antiman: Antiman “Condor of the Sun.”
  35. Antinanco: It means “Eagle of the Sun.”
  36. Apash Wyakaikt
  37. Apenimon: Worthy of trust
  38. Apiatan:
  39. Apisi: Coyote
  40. Aponivi: Where the wind blows down the gap
  41. Appanoose: Sauk word for child.
  42. Aranck: Stars
  43. Arapoosh: It means stomach ache.
  44. Asahavey: Bird Chief
  45. Ashishishe: Crow name for crow.
  46. Ashkii: Boy
  47. Askook: It means “Snake”
  48. Askuwheteau
  49. Ata’halne
  50. Ata’halne
  51. Atagulkalu: Pitched trees.
  52. Atahladte
  53. Ataian: It means “Version of Steven”
  54. Atohi: Woods
  55. Atsadi: Fish
  56. Attakullakulla
  57. Aucaman: Wild Condor
  58. Avonaco
  59. Awan:  It means somebody
  60. Awena: Sunrise
  61. Axayacatl
  62. Axe: Father of Peace
  63. Ayawamat
  64. Bagwunagijik
  65. Buegoneguig
  66. Behitha: Eagle Child
  67. Bemidii Ojibwa
  68. Bemossed: Walker
  69. Beshiltheeni: Metalworker
  70. Beshkno: It means “Bald eagle”
  71. Bidaban: Excellent Human Being
  72. Bidziil: Strong
  73. Bilagaana: Bilagaana means “White person”
  74. Bimisi: It means slippery
  75. Bisahalani: Speaker.
  76. Biyen
  77. Bodaway: It means fire maker
  78. Bornbazine
  79. Brocky
  80. Buegoneguig
  81. Byue
  82. Caiya: Near Something
  83. Calian: Warrior
  84. Canowicakte
  85. Cashesegra
  86. Catahecassa: Black Hoof
  87. Cetanwakuwa: Attacking hawk.
  88. Cha’akmongwi
  89. Cha’tima: It means the caller
  90. Chankoowashtay: Good Road
  91. Chansomps
  92. Chantesuta: Firm Heart
  93. Chanteyukan
  94. Chapa
  95. Chardon
  96. Chas chunk a: It means Wave
  97. Chasity
  98. Chaska
  99. Chavatangakwunua: It means “Short rainbow”
  100. Chayton: Chayton means Falcon
  101. Cheasequah: Red bird.
  102. Cheauka
  103. Chebona Bula
  104. Cherokee: It means “Perfect Time”
  105. Chesmu: Witty
  106. Chetan: Chetan means hawk
  107. Chetanzi: Yellow Hawk
  108. Cheveyo
  109. Chimalus: It means “Bluebird”
  110. Chitto: Brave.
  111. Chochmo
  112. Chochokpi
  113. Chochuschuvio: it means white tailed deer
  114. Chogan: Blackbird
  115. Choovio: Antelope
  116. Choviohoya: Young deer
  117. Chowilawu
  118. Chu’a
  119. Chuchip: Deer spirit
  120. Chusi: Snake Flower
  121. Chuslum
  122. Ciqala: Little one
  123. Citana: Star
  124. Cochise : Warrior chief made by a special wood
  125. Cochise
  126. Cochise Wood
  127. Coowescoowe
  128. Cowessess
  129. Cuauhtemoc: Falling Eagle
  130. Cuba
  131. Cuitlahuatzin
  132. Cusa
  133. Dadgayadoh
  134. Dakoda: A Friend, it is a unisex name.
  135. Dakotah: It means a friend of friends
  136. Dasan A Chief
  137. Deganawidah
  138. Degataga
  139. Dekanawida
  140. Delsin
  141. Delsy
  142. Delsin:
  143. Demonthin:
  144. Dichali: It means who speaks a lot
  145. Diwali
  146. Dohasan: Cliff.
  147. Dohate
  148. Dustu
  149. Dyami: it means a majestic eagle
  150. Ealahweemah
  151. Ealaot Wadass
  152. Ealaothek Kaunis
  153. Eapalekthiloom
  154. Edensaw
  155. Editon:
  156. Elan: A Tree
  157. Elaskolatat
  158. Elki
  159. Elsu: It means flying falcon.
  160. Elu: Full of Grace
  161. Eluwilussit: Eluwilussit means “Holy one”
  162. Enapay: Brave
  163. Enkoodabaoo: Lives alone
  164. Enli
  165. Enyeto
  166. Esadowa: Wolves
  167. Eskaminzim: Big mouth.
  168. Espowyes: Light on the mountain.
  169. Etchemin
  170. Etlelooaat: Shouts
  171. Etu
  172. Eyanosa: Big both ways.
  173. Eyota: It means Great.
  174. Ezhno: Solitary
  175. Gaagii: It means “Raven”
  176. Gad: Juniper tree
  177. Gahege: Chief
  178. Gawonii
  179. Gomda: It means “Wind”
  180. Gosheven
  181. Gudahi
  182. Guyapi
  183. Hahkethomemah: Little robe
  184. Hahnee: Hahnee means beggar
  185. Hakan: Fire
  186. Halian
  187. Hania
  188. Hanska: Tall
  189. Harkahome: It means “Little robe”
  190. Haroldas: Army Ruler
  191. Hassun: Stone
  192. Hastiin: Man
  193. Hawiovi
  194. He lush ka
  195. Heammawihio: Wise one above
  196. Hekli
  197. Helaku: Sunny day
  198. Helki
  199. Helushka (he-lush-ka): Fighter
  200. Herrick: Armay Rule
  201. Herrold Authoritative Person in the Army
  202. Heskovizenako
  203. Hesutu
  204. Hevataneo: Hairyrope
  205. Hevovitastamiutsto: Whirlwind
  206. Hiamovi: Hiamovi means “High chief”
  207. Hiawatha
  208. Hinto: Blue
  209. Hohnihohkaiyohos: High backed wolf
  210. Hok’ee: It means Abandoned”
  211. Hokolesqua: Cornstalk
  212. Holata
  213. Honani: Badger
  214. Honaw: Honaw means Bear
  215. Honiahaka: Little wolf
  216. Honon: Bear
  217. Honovi: Honovi means “Strong”
  218. Hoowanneka
  219. Hosa: Young Crow
  220. Hosteen: A Title of Respect for Males
  221. Hotaama: Gray
  222. Hotah
  223. Hototo: It means warrior spirit who sings
  224. Hotuaekhaashtait: Tall bull
  225. Howahkan
  226. Howahkan: The Mysterious Voice.”
  227. Howi: Turtle dove
  228. Huritt: Handsome
  229. Huslu: A Hairy Bear
  230. Igasho: It means Wanders
  231. Iiniwa: Buffalo
  232. Illanipi Amazing
  233. Inteus
  234. Isi: Deer
  235. Istaqa: Coyote man
  236. Istu: Sugar
  237. Ituha
  238. Iye: Smoke
  239. Jacy
  240. Japa
  241. Jolon
  242. Kabecka
  243. Kaga: Kega means “Chronicler”
  244. Kajika
  245. Kanapima
  246. Kaneenawup
  247. Kaneonuskatew
  248. Kanga: Black Bird
  249. Kangee:  It means crow
  250. Kangee: Raven
  251. Kansas: People of the South Wind
  252. Kanuna: Bullfrog
  253. Karey
  254. Kawacatoose: Poor Man
  255. Keemeone: Rain
  256. Kele: Sparrow
  257. Keme:  Secret Thunder
  258. Kenesaw: Grass
  259. Kentucky
  260. Kesegowaase: Swift
  261. Kestejoo: It means “Slave”
  262. Kiasax Means: The bear on the left
  263. Kilchii: Kilchii means “Red boy”
  264. Kimeya Kimeya: Throat
  265. Kisecawchuck: Day-star
  266. Kishil: Night
  267. Kitchi: Brave
  268. Kitkun: Bird of the Night
  269. Kiyiya: It means howling wolf
  270. Ki’somma: Sun
  271. Klah Left handed
  272. Knoton: One of the wind
  273. Koda: Partners
  274. Kohana: Swift
  275. Kohkahycumest: White antelope
  276. Koi: Koi means “Panther”
  277. Kolichiyaw: Skunk
  278. Koshisigre
  279. Kosumi: Fishes for salmon with spear
  280. Kotori
  281. Kuckunniwi: Little wolf
  282. Kuruk: Bear
  283. Kuruk
  284. Kusinut
  285. Kwahu: It means “Eagle”
  286. Kwatoko: Bird with big beak
  287. Lalawethika
  288. Lallo: It means little boy
  289. Laneetees
  290. Langundo: Peaceful
  291. Lansa: Lance
  292. Lapu: Lapu means cedar bark
  293. Len: Flute
  294. Lenno: Man
  295. Leyati: Shaped like an abalone shell
  296. Leyti
  297. Lise
  298. Liwanu: Growling bear
  299. Lokni:
  300. Lonan: It means “Cloud”
  301. Lonato: A flint stone
  302. Lonato: Flint
  303. Lootah: Red
  304. Luta
  305. Machakw: It means horny toad
  306. Machk: Bear
  307. Magaska: A white swan
  308. Magi
  309. Mahaskah: It means “A White Cloud”
  310. Mahkah: Earth
  311. Mahpee: Sky
  312. Makkapitew
  313. Makya
  314. Mammedaty: Mammedaty means “Walking above”
  315. Mantotohpa: Four bears
  316. Maovesa
  317. Maquilla
  318. Masichuvio Gray deer
  319. Maska
  320. Matcaw: Leave
  321. Matchitehew: It means “Who has an evil heart”
  322. Mato: Bear
  323. Matoskah: White bear
  324. Matto: Matto means “A Brave Warrior”
  325. Matunaaga: Fights
  326. Matwau: Enemy
  327. Maza Blaska: Flat Iron
  328. Meda
  329. Megedagik: Kills many
  330. Mekledoodum: Conceited
  331. Mekwi: Red
  332. Melkedoodum: conceited
  333. Meturato: Black kettle
  334. Micco: It means “Chief”
  335. Mika: Racoon
  336. Mikasi: Coyote
  337. Milap: Charitable
  338. Mingan
  339. Minninnewah: it means “Whirlwind”
  340. Misu Rippling brook
  341. Mitsu: Eat
  342. Mochni: Talking bird
  343. Mohe: Elk
  344. Mojag: Mojag means never silent
  345. Mokatavatah: Black kettle
  346. Moki: It means deer
  347. Mokovaoto: Black kettle
  348. Molimo
  349. Mona
  350. Mongwau: Owl
  351. Motavato: Black kettle
  352. Motega: It means new arrow
  353. Muata: Yellow jackets inside a nest
  354. Mukki: Child
  355. Mundoo
  356. Muraco: White moon
  357. Muscowequan: Hard Quill
  358. Naalnish
  359. Nahcomence
  360. Nahele: It means “Forest”
  361. Nahiossi: Has three fingers
  362. Nahuel: Jaguar
  363. Nakai: Mexican
  364. Nakamo: Sing
  365. Namito: See
  366. Napayshni: Napayshni means “Courageous”
  367. Nas: Three
  368. Nashashuk: Thundering
  369. Nashoba: Wolf
  370. Nastas: It means “Curve like foxtail grass”
  371. Nawat Left handed
  372. Nawkaw: Wood
  373. Nayati: wrestles
  374. Nayavu: Clay
  375. Nebi: Water
  376. Neeheeoeewootis
  377. Neka
  378. Niewi: Four
  379. Nigan: Ahead
  380. Niichaad: It means swollen
  381. Nikan
  382. Nikiti
  383. Nipahem: Moon
  384. Nitis: Friend
  385. Nixkamich
  386. Niyol: Niyol means “Wind”
  387. Nodin
  388. Nokosi
  389. Nootau: Fire
  390. Nosh: Nosh means father
  391. Notaku: It means growling bear
  392. Nukpana: Evil
  393. Nutomon: Means Hear
  394. Ocumwhowurst
  395. Odakota: Friend
  396. Ogaleesha: Wears a red shirt
  397. Ogima
  398. Ogleesha: It means red skirt
  399. Ohanko
  400. Ohanzee: Shadow
  401. Ohcumgache: Little wolf
  402. Ohitekah: Brave
  403. Ohiyesa : It means winner
  404. Okhmhaka: Little wolf
  405. Olowin: West
  406. Omawnakw: Cloud feather
  407. Onacona: It means white owl
  408. Osceola: Black drink
  409. Otaktay: Kills many
  410. Otetiani: He is prepared
  411. Otoahhastis: Tall bull
  412. Otoahnacto: Bull bear
  413. Ouray: Ouray means arrow
  414. Oyintsa: White Winter Duck
  415. Pachu’a : Water snake
  416. Paco: Eagle
  417. Pahana
  418. Pahkakino: Noble Gentleman
  419. Pajackok: Thunder
  420. Pala: Water
  421. Pallaton
  422. Pannoowau
  423. Pat: Fish
  424. Patamon: Tempest
  425. Patwin: Man
  426. Pay
  427. Payat
  428. Pays: One Who is Coming
  429. Paytah: It means Fire
  430. Pegalesharro
  431. Peopeo: Bird
  432. Peyak: One
  433. Pezi: Grass
  434. PiMne: Weasel
  435. Piapot: Understands the Secret of Sioux
  436. Pilan
  437. Pillan
  438. Pimne: It means “Weasel”
  439. Pitalesharo
  440. Pivane: Weasel
  441. Popo
  442. Poseanye: Dripping Dew
  443. Poviyemo: Falling Flower
  444. Powa: Rich Person
  445. Powwaw: Priest
  446. Qaletaqa: Guardian of the people
  447. Qualetaga: It means “Angel of the People”
  448. Quanah : Fragrant
  449. Quannah: Smells Sweet
  450. Quidel: Burning Torch
  451. Quirtsquip: Chewing Elk
  452. Raini: The Creator
  453. Roca: A Variant is Ruca
  454. Rowtag: Fire
  455. Sahale: Falcon
  456. Sahkonteic: White eagle
  457. Sahrahsahe: A Black Eagle
  458. Sakima: It means “Chief”
  459. Saloso A Cry of the Wild Goose
  460. Samoset: He walks over much
  461. Sani: The old one
  462. Sassaba: The Wolf
  463. Satanta: White bear
  464. Scoop: One Who is Standing Looking Back
  465. Segenam: Segenam means lazy
  466. Seke: Black
  467. Setangya: Sitting bear
  468. Setimika: Charging bear
  469. Sewati
  470. Shaman
  471. Shappa
  472. Shawree: A Name Given to a Powerful Bear
  473. Shikoba
  474. Shilah: Brother
  475. Shillan
  476. Shiriki: Coyote
  477. Shishiesh
  478. Shiye: It means “Son”
  479. Shizhe’e: Father
  480. Sicheii: It means “Grandfather”
  481. Sik’is: Friend
  482. Sike: He sits at home
  483. Sikyahonaw: Yellow bear
  484. Sikyatavo: Yellow rabbit
  485. Sinasta: An Expert
  486. Sipatu: Pulled out
  487. Siwili: Long tail of the fox
  488. Sixsipita: One Like a Black Eagle
  489. Skah: A White Man
  490. Skanawati
  491. Songaa: It means “Strong”
  492. Sotsona
  493. Sowi’ngwa
  494. Sucki: Black
  495. Sunukkuhkau: He crushes
  496. T’iis: Cottonwood
  497. Tadi: Tadi means “Wind”
  498. Tahkeome: Little robe
  499. Tahmelapachme: Dull knife
  500. Tahmoh
  501. Taima: Thunder
  502. Takoda: It means “Friend to everyone”
  503. Tala: Wolf
  504. Tangakwunu: Rainbow
  505. Tapco: Antelope
  506. Tapu: Two
  507. Taregan: Crane
  508. Tashunka: Horse
  509. Tatanka
  510. Tate
  511. Tatonga: Large dear
  512. Tawa: It means sun
  513. Tecumseh: Panther Passing Across
  514. Teetonka: Big lodge
  515. Teetonka: Talks too much
  516. Teluhci: Bear making dust
  517. Tenskwatawa: Open Door
  518. Tihkoosue: Short
  519. Tocho: Tocho means “Mountain lion”
  520. Togquos: Twin
  521. Tohopka: Wild beast
  522. Tokala: Fox
  523. Tooantuh: Spring frog
  524. Tse: Rock
  525. Tsiishch’ili: It means curly haired
  526. Tsiyi: Canoe
  527. Tuari: Young eagle
  528. Tuketu: Bear making dust
  529. Tumu
  530. Tupi
  531. Tyee: Chief
  532. Uzumati
  533. Vaive
  534. Viho
  535. Vipponah: It means “Slim face”
  536. Vohkinne: Roman nose
  537. Voistitoevitz: White cow
  538. Vokivocummast: White antelope
  539. Waban
  540. Wahanassatta
  541. Wahchinksapa: Wise
  542. Wahkan: Sacred
  543. Wahkoowah: Charging bear
  544. Wakiza: It means desperate warrior
  545. Wamblee: Eagle
  546. Wambleesha: White eagle
  547. Wambli waste: Good eagle
  548. Wanageeska: White spirit
  549. Wanahton: Charger
  550. Wanikiy
  551. Wapi
  552. Waquini: Hook nose
  553. Wayra: Wind
  554. Weayaya: Setting sun
  555. Wematin: Brother
  556. Wemilat
  557. Wicasa
  558. Wickaninnish
  559. Wikvaya: One who brings
  560. Wilu
  561. Wisaw: Yellow
  562. Wohehiv: Dull knife
  563. Wokaihwokomas: White antelope
  564. Wuliton
  565. Wuyi
  566. Wynono
  567. Wyome plain
  568. Yaholo: It means “Crier”
  569. Yahto: Blue
  570. Yancy: Englishman
  571. Yanisin
  572. Yas
  573. Yiska
  574. Yuma: Chiefs son