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210 Native American Dog Names with Meanings

  • Denali – Great one
  • Akecheta – Fighter
  • Hanska – Tall (Sioux)
  • Odakota – Friends
  • Henna – Red
  • Pinon – Name of a myth
  • Hotha – A man who is gray
  • Chaska – First born son
  • Chepi – Fairy
  • Tepkunset – Moon
  • Ahmik – Beaver
  • Bidaban – Beginning of dawn
  • Goga – Summer
  • Calusa – A Native American tribe
  • Catori – Spirit
  • Wahkhan – Sacred
  • Catahecassa – Black hoof
  • Chlumani – Dew
  • Aditsan – Listener
  • Kanti – Sings (Algonquin)
  • Dyani – Deer
  • Dena – Valley
  • Tadita – One who runs
  • Nizhoni – Pretty
  • Atsila – Fire
  • Kateri – The mohawk
  • Kasa – Dressed in furs (Hopi)
  • Kohana – Swift (Sioux)
  • Raini – The creator
  • Tallulah – Leaping water (Choctaw)
  • Akando – Ambush
  • Herrick – Leader of an army
  • Patwin – Man
  • Maikoh – Wolf (Navajo)
  • Wuti – Woman
  • Kele – Sparrow (Hopi)
  • Mahkah – One who belongs to and is one with the Earth.
  • Tama – Thunder

  • Sawni – Echo
  • Annawan – Chief
  • Liseli – Light
  • Bidziil – Strong man
  • Nese – Two
  • Nikiti – round and smooth
  • Skah – White
  • Misu – Rippling Brook (Miwok)
  • Enola – A loner
  • Kilchii – Red boy
  • Miki – Little (Inuit)
  • Helki – Touch
  • Hateya – To make a footprint
  • Enapay – Brave and powerful
  • Awinita – Fawn
  • Quanah – Fragrant
  • Adsila – Blossom
  • Sinopa – Fox
  • Sasa – Goose
  • Micco – Chief (Seminole)
  • Laneetees – Big elk
  • Yuma – Son of the Chief (Navajo)
  • Cheveyo – Spirit warrior
  • Amadahy – Forest water
  • Cailan – A warrior of life
  • Tocho – Mountain lion
  • Akikta – Determined
  • Tahki – Cold
  • Mika – Intelligent raccoon
  • Niaran – Five
  • Askook – Snake
  • Sayen – Loveable
  • Bodaway – Fire maker
  • Pati – Fish basket
  • Yoki – Rain (Hopi)
  • Menewa – Great warrior
  • Papina – Ivy
  • Macha – Aurora
  • Enesta – Hear
  • Nikan – My friend (Potawatomi)

  • Etenia – Rich
  • Sitsi – Daughter
  • Wyanet – Beautiful
  • Diwali – Bowls
  • Tooantuh – Spring frog
  • Aviaja – My cousin
  • Piapot – Lightning
  • Winnie – Fair one
  • Delsin – ‘He is so’
  • Ahunu – He laughs
  • Luyu – Wild dove
  • Tattuye – A fox
  • Onida – Child of importance
  • Jacy – Moon
  • Mato – Bear
  • Fala – Crow
  • Alo – Spiritual guide
  • Peta – Golden Eagle
  • Nova – Chases butterfly (Hopi)
  • Etu – Sun
  • Aylen – Happiness
  • Kaya – Pure
  • Yansa – Buffalo (Cherokee)
  • Makya – Eagle hunter
  • Elan – Friendly
  • Abeytu – Green leaf
  • Chenoa – Dove
  • Tasunke – Horse
  • Chatan – Hawk
  • Yahto – Blue
  • Pazi – Yellow bird
  • Ahawi – Deer
  • Hakan – Fire
  • Axe – Father of peace
  • Kuruk – Bear (Pawnee)
  • Ituha – Sturdy oak
  • Kai – Willow tree
  • Pallaton – Warrior
  • Nayavu – Clay
  • Maska – Strong

  • Pavita – Clear water (Hopi)
  • Tyee – Chief
  • Alawa – Pea (Algonquin)
  • Ama – Water (Cherokee)
  • Shikoba – A feather
  • Koko – Night (Blackfoot)
  • Winona – First born daughter
  • Luta – Red
  • Waapi – White
  • Bena – Pheasant
  • Soma – Sun
  • Hurit – Beautiful
  • Cha’tima – The caller
  • Sunki – To “catch up with”
  • Winema – Chief
  • Eyota – Great
  • Nistu – Three
  • Honi – Wolf (Arapaho)
  • Doli – Bluebird
  • Tala – Wolf
  • Meli – Daughter
  • Sahale – Like a falcon
  • Anna – Mother
  • Awendela – Fawn
  • Gad – Juniper tree
  • Aponi – Butterfly
  • Elsu – Flying falcon
  • Japa – To chant
  • Lonato – Flint stone
  • Kineks – Rosebud
  • Migina – Fairy woman
  • Achak – Spirit
  • Sihu – Flower (Hopi)
  • Tiva – Dance (Hopi)
  • Imala – Disciplines
  • Tatanka – A bull buffalo
  • Iye – Smoke
  • Dasan – A chief
  • Wakanda – Possesses magic (Sioux)
  • Weeko – Pretty (Sioux)
  • Enemene – Sing
  • Takoda – Friend to everyone (Sioux)
  • Kwanita – Meaning ‘God is gracious’
  • Tayen – A new moon
  • Makwa – Bear (Algonquin)
  • Kimi – Secret (Algonquin)

  • Hinto – Having deep blue eyes
  • Paytah – Born out of fire
  • Hassun – Stone
  • Mona – Noble one
  • Mongwau – Owl
  • Mitexi – Sacred moon
  • Bly – Tall
  • Tanis – Daughter
  • Arizona – Little spring
  • Lusio – Light
  • Lye – Smoke
  • Neewa – Four
  • Jolon – Valley of the dead oak
  • Nokosi – Bear (Seminole)
  • Kinta – Deer (Potawatomi)
  • Pezi – Grass
  • Nakos – Sage
  • Kitchi – Brave (Algonquin)
  • Maka – Earth (Sioux)
  • Cherokee – Native American tribe
  • Taima – Thunder
  • Tokala – Fox
  • Keme – Secret thunder
  • Atim – Dog
  • Inola – Black fox
  • Enyeto – Walks as a boar
  • Halyn – Unique
  • Lulu – Rabbit (Hopi)
  • Calian – A warrior of life
  • Doba – There was no war
  • Seke – Black
  • Una – One
  • Nayeli – ‘I love you’
  • Dakota – Friend (Sioux)
  • Kenesaw – Grass
  • Dyami – Eagle
  • Atepa – Wigwam
  • Adahy – Lives in the woods
  • Aiyana – Eternal blossom
  • Mansi – Plucked flowers (Hopi)
  • Hokaratcha – Pole cat
  • Nina – Strong
  • Rozene – Rose
  • Huslu – Shaggy bear
  • Chilam – Snowbird
  • Naira – Girl with large eyes
  • Kiona – Brown mountain
  • Halona – Happy fortune