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400 Native American Indian Horse Names

Here is a collection of native American Indian horse names, along with their meanings.

  • KEEGSQUAW: Algonquin : “virgin”
  • ONATAH: Iroquois: “Daughter of the Earth and Corn Spirit”
  • SHESHEBENS: Chippewa: “Small duck”
  • PELIPA: Zuni: “lover of horses”
  • OYA: Moquelumnan: “Called Forth”
  • WICHAHPI: Sioux: “star”
  • CHUMANI: Sioux : ” dewdrops”
  • ZIRACUNY: Kiowa: “Water Monster”
  • PULES: Algonquin : “pigeon”
  • YEPA: “snow woman”
  • KIWIDINOK: Chippewa: “woman of the wind”
  • TAIPA: Miwok : “spread wings; flying quail”
  • WATSEKA: Potawatomi: “Pretty Woman”
  • AWENASA: Cherokee: “my home”
  • HINTO: Dakota: “Blue”
  • CHEPI: Algonquin : “fairy”
  • NATA: “speaker”
  • HIALEAH: Seminole: “Pretty Prairie”
  • SIPATU: Miwok: “pulled out”
  • CHOCHMINGWU: Hopi : “corn mother”
  • PAZI: Ponca: “yellow bird”
  • YOKI: Hopi : ” rain”
  • PAMUY or PAMUYA: Hopi : “water moon”
  • MAHU: Hopi myth name.
  • MAI: “coyote”
  • TAKCHAWEE: Sioux : “doe”
  • OOLJEE: Navajo : “moon”
  • USDI: Cherokee: “baby”
  • SATINKA; SANTINKA: “magical dancer”
  • TSULA: Cherokee: “Fox”
  • KAMAMA: Cherokee: “Butterfly”
  • SACAJAWEA: Shoshone: “Bird-woman”
  • ODAHINGUM: Cheyenne : “rippling water”
  • PANOLA: Choctaw: “Cotton”
  • SOOLEAWA: Algonquin : “silver”
  • APONI: butterfly
  • MIKA: intelligent raccoon
  • MAGENA: “moon”
  • ISI: Choctaw : “deer”
  • ANGENI: “spirit”

  • DIBE: Navajo : “sheep”
  • CHIMALIS: “bluebird”
  • PETUNIA: flower name
  • OHCUMGACHE: Cheyenne: “Little wolf”
  • SAHPOOLY: Kiowa: “Owl”
  • KUCKUNNIWI: Cheyenne: “Little wolf”
  • SOKW: Algonquin : “sour”
  • OOTA DABUN: Algonquin : “day star”
  • LILUYE: Miwok : ” singing chicken hawk that soars”
  • ONAIWAH: Ojibway: “Pigeon or Dove”
  • ODINA: Algonquian: “mountain”
  • YANABA: Navajo: “she meets the enemy”
  • ONIDA: “the one searched for”
  • HACHI: Seminole: “stream”
  • GALILAHI: Cherokee : “attractive”
  • HONIAHAKA: Cheyenne: “Little wolf”
  • WAUNA: Miwok : “singing snow goose”
  • PTAYSANWEE: Sioux : “white buffalo”
  • ZALTANA: “high mountain”
  • HANTAYWEE: Sioux : ” faithful”
  • TADITA: Omaha : “one who runs”
  • WIKIMAK: Algonquin : “wife”
  • AWENTIA: fawn
  • ALAMEDA: “grove of cottonwood”
  • PAKUNA: Miwok : “deer jumping downhill”
  • UTINA: Timucua: “woman of my country”
  • INOLA: Cherokee: “Black Fox”
  • URIKA: Omaha : “useful to all; useful”
  • YAMKA: Hopi : “blossom”
  • CHA’KWAINA: Hopi : “one who cries”
  • TALULAH: Choctaw : “leaping water”
  • SANUYE: Miwok : “red cloud at sundown”
  • CHA’RISA: Hopi : “elk”
  • SONOMA: Miwok: “ground place”
  • TABLITA: Hopi : “tiara; crown”
  • TAIGI, TAINI: Omaha : “returning moon”
  • WAPUN: Potawatomi: “dawn”
  • MOSI: Navajo : ” cat”
  • NECHE: Ojibway: “Friend”

  • KWANITA: Zuni: “god is gracious”
  • XOCHITL: Nahuatl : “flower”
  • HALONA: of happy fortune
  • HAKIDONMUYA: Hopi : “time of waiting moon; time of waiting”
  • CHU’SI: Hopi : “snake flower”
  • EHAWEE: Sioux : “laughing maiden”
  • CHENOA: “dove”
  • AYASHE, AYASHA: Cheyenne: “little one”
  • ANKTI: Hopi : “repeat dance.”
  • NAMPEYO: Hopi: “Snake Girl”
  • DOBA: Navajo : “no war”
  • DOWANHOWEE: Sioux: “Singing voice”
  • OPA: Choctaw: “owl”
  • ITUHA: “sturdy oak or white stone”
  • HAUSIS, HAUSISSE: Algonquin : “old woman”
  • TAKALA: Hopi : “corn tassel”
  • AMITOLA: “rainbow”
  • TAIMA:”thunder”
  • ADSILA: Cherokee: “blossom”
  • ISTAS: “snow”
  • ALGOMA: “valley of flowers”
  • ALTSOBA: Navajo: “all war; All are at war”
  • SOKANON: Algonquin : “rain”
  • ALIKKEES: Nez Perce : “haircut”
  • TALISA: Creek: “Beautiful Water”
  • KUWANYAMTIWA: Hopi : “beautiful badger going over the hill”
  • AMADAHY: Cherokee: “forest water”
  • MIGISI: Chippewa: “eagle”
  • MELI: Zuni : “bitter”
  • ANEMY: “Superior”
  • YOOMEE: Coos: “Star”
  • KANTI: Algonquin : “sings”
  • SOYALA: Hopi : ” time of the winter solstice”
  • NIDAWI: Omaha : ” fairy”
  • UNA: Hopi : ” remember”
  • KOKYANGWUTI: Hopi : “spider woman at middle-age”
  • MISU: Miwok: “Rippling brook”
  • SALALI: Cherokee : “squirrel”
  • TIPONI: Hopi : “child of importance”
  • TAA: Zuni: “seed”
  • NAMID: Cheyenne : “star dancer”
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  • PAPINA: Miwok : “vine growing around an oak tree”
  • KUWANLELENTA: Hopi : “to make beautiful surroundings”
  • SHIMASANI: Navajo : ” grandmother”
  • NADIE: Algonquin : “wise”
  • MANKALITA: Zuni name. Meaning unknown
  • TUSA: Zuni: “prairie dog”
  • SUNI NATI: Zuni: “middle”
  • LITONYA: Miwok : ” darting hummingbird; hummingbird darting”
  • WINEMA: “chief”
  • NIMEDA: Potawatomi: “Dance”
  • GIGYAGO: Potawatomi: “Girl”
  • ANEVAY: “superior”
  • SHIMA: Navajo : “mother”
  • POLOMA: Choctaw : “bow”
  • PATI: Miwok : ” break by twisting; fish basket”
  • MONA: gathered of the seed of a jimson weed
  • NINOVAN: Cheyenne: “our home”
  • HELKI: Miwok : “touch”
  • OLATHE: “beautiful”
  • STINKA: “magical dancer”
  • NITUNA: “daughter”
  • ETHETE: Arapaho: “Good”
  • WEEKO: Sioux : ” pretty”
  • AHAWI: Cherokee: “Deer”
  • WACHIWI: Sioux : ” dancer; dancing girl”
  • HALOKE: Navajo : “salmon”
  • ZONTA: Sioux: “Trusted”
  • OJINJINTKA: Sioux: “rose”
  • KIWIDINOK: Cheyenne : “of the wind”
  • CHITSA: “fair”
  • TOLINKA: Miwok : “flapping ear of a coyote; coyote’s long ears flapping”
  • NOYA: Cherokee: “Sand”
  • TIVA: Hopi : ” dance”
  • TSIISHCH’ILI: Navajo: “Curly haired”
  • SHUMAN: Hopi : ” rattlesnake handler”
  • NOVA: Hopi : “chases butterfly”
  • TSOMAH: Kiowa: “Yellow Hair”
  • QUAHNEAH : Cheyenne: “morning dew” — kwa-nay-ah
  • ANPAYTOO: Sioux: “radiant”
  • SAHKYO: Navajo : “mink”
  • AGASGA: Cherokee: “Rain”
  • MINYA: Osage: “Older Sister”
  • CHAPA: Sioux : “beaver”
  • WUTI: Hopi : “woman”
  • NINA: “strong”

  • TANGAKWUNU: Hopi: “Rainbow”
  • BYHALIA: Choctaw: “White Oaks Standing”
  • WOYA: Cherokee: “Dove”
  • GAHO: mother
  • WYOME: Algonquian: “large plain”
  • KINTA: Choctaw: “Deer”
  • FLO: “arrow”
  • ANNA: Algonquin: “mother”
  • NASHOTA: “twin”
  • SHADA: “pelican”
  • MUNA: Hopi : “overflowing spring”
  • KENDA: Dakota: “Magical Powers”
  • LULU: “rabbit”
  • TAYANITA: Cherokee : “young beaver”
  • MEOQUANEE: Cheyenne : “wears red”
  • KOSA: Cheyenne: “Sheep”
  • SIKYA: Hopi: “small canyon”
  • PANA: Blackfoot: “Partridge”
  • DEZBA: Navajo : “goes to war; there was no war”
  • UNEGA: Cherokee: “white”
  • SNANA: Sioux: “jingle like little bells”
  • ABEQUA, ABEQUE: Cheyenne: “stays at home”
  • DOLI: Navajo : ” bluebird”
  • HAIWEE: Shoshone: “Dove”
  • HUMITA: Hopi : “shelled corn”
  • NAMID or NAMIDA: Chippewa: “Star Dancer”
  • KIMAMA: Shoshone : “butterfly”
  • SUNKI: Hopi : “to catch up with”
  • CHA’RISA: Hopi: “Elk”
  • MEOQUANEE: Chippewa: “wears red”
  • ELU: Zuni: “Beautiful”
  • KUWANYAUMA: Hopi : “butterfly showing beautiful wings”
  • TADEWI: Omaha : “wind”
  • BENA: “pheasant”
  • MIMITEH: Omaha : ” new moon”
  • PETA, PETAH: Blackfoot : ” golden eagle”
  • KEEZHEEKONI: Cheyenne : “burning fire”
  • ASDZA: Navajo: “woman”
  • ETENIA: “rich”

  • SKENANDOA: Iroquois: “Deer”
  • JACI: Tupi: ” moon”
  • OMINOTAGO: Cheyenne : “beautiful voice”
  • SISIKA: “bird”
  • MITUNA: Miwok : ” wraps salmon in willow leaves”
  • QUANAH : Comanche: ” fragrant”
  • AHYOKA: Cherokee: “She brought happiness”
  • CHILAILI: “snowbird”
  • WINONA, WENONA, WENONAH: Sioux : “giving; first born daughter”
  • KAI: Navajo : “willow tree”
  • AWENDELA: morning
  • TIWA: Zuni: “Onion”
  • DOYA: Cherokee: “Beaver”
  • ALSOOMSE: Algonquin: “independent”
  • YATOKYA: Zuni: “sun”
  • SAPATA: Miwok: “dancing bear”
  • KEWANEE: Potawatomi: “prairie hen”
  • POWAQA: Hopi : “witch”
  • KIMI: Algonquin : “secret”
  • MAKKITOTOSIMEW: Algonquin : “she has large breasts”
  • LOMASI: “pretty flower”
  • MAKAWEE: Sioux : ” mothering; earth maiden or generous”
  • WASHTA: Sioux: “Good”
  • ANABA: Navajo: “returns from war; She returns from war”
  • ABEDABUN: Cheyenne: “sight of day”
  • SASA: Cherokee: “Goose”
  • TULA: Choctaw: “Peak”
  • MAHAL: “woman”
  • ANAMOSA: Sauk: “White Fawn”
  • ABETZI: Omaha: “yellow leaf”
  • HUATA: Moquelumnan: “Basket Carrier”
  • SITALA: Miwok : “of good memory; display memory”
  • CHU’MANA: Hopi : “snake maiden”
  • TUWA, TUUWA: Hopi : “earth”
  • MACHA: Sioux: “aurora”
  • MACAWI: Sioux : “generous”
  • WANETA: “charger”
  • TAINI: Omaha: “new moon”
  • WAKI: Hopi : “shelter”
  • KANGEE: Sioux: “Raven”
  • DONOMA: Omaha : “sight of the sun; visible sun”

  • NITA: Choctaw : “bear”
  • ATEPA: Choctaw: “wigwam”
  • TANSY: Hopi : “name of a flower”
  • MANSI: Hopi : “plucked flower”
  • WEAYAYA: Sioux: “sunset”
  • CALFURAY: Mapuche: “violet flower”
  • AT’EED: Navajo: “girl”
  • ABEY: Omaha: “leaf”
  • ZITKALA: Dakota : “bird”
  • WYANET: “beautiful”
  • KIMIMELA: Sioux : “butterfly”
  • BONITA: Apache: “Beautiful”
  • DYANI: “deer”
  • MALILA: Miwok : “fast salmon swimming up a rippling stream;salmon going fast up a rippling stream”
  • OTEKAH: Navajo: “Sun Maiden” (oh-tee-kuh)
  • COCHETA: “stranger”
  • SITSI: Navajo : “daughter”
  • LISELI: Zuni name. Meaning unknown
  • KAKAWANGWA: Hopi : “bitter”
  • HONOVI: Hopi : “strong deer”
  • MITENA: Omaha: “born under coming or new moon”
  • CHOSOVI: Hopi : “bluebird”
  • KAYA: Hopi : “elder sister”
  • CHOSPOSI: Hopi : “bluebird eye”
  • ZIHNA: Hopi : “spins; spinning”
  • MIGINA: Omaha : “returning moon”
  • YONA: Cherokee: “bear”
  • AMA: Cherokee: “Water”
  • TAHKI: Algonquin: “cold”
  • KACHINA: Hopi : “spirit, sacred dancer”
  • NITTAWOSEW: Algonquin : “she is not sterile”
  • NUKPANA: Hopi : “evil”
  • SINOPA: Blackfoot : “fox; kit fox”
  • GOLA: Cherokee: “Winter”
  • ROZENE: “rose”
  • LOMAHONGVA: Hopi : “beautiful clouds arising”
  • KOKO: Blackfoot : “night”
  • AWINITA: Cherokee: “fawn”
  • MAPIYA: Sioux : “sky; sky or heavenly”
  • TACI: Zuni: “Washtub”
  • POLIKWAPTIWA: Hopi : “butterfly sitting on a flower”
  • NUTTAH: Algonquin : “my heart”

  • GOGA: Cherokee: “Summer”
  • HOLA: Hopi: “Seed Filled Club”
  • ENOLA: “solitary”
  • TOKALA: Dakota: “Fox”
  • KASA: Hopi : “dressed in furs”
  • NATANE: Arapaho: “Daughter”
  • AYITA: Cherokee: “first to dance”
  • SHIDEEZHI: Navajo : “younger sister”
  • NIYOL: Navajo: “Wind”
  • CHLUMANI: Sioux: “Dew”
  • OGIN: “wild rose”
  • ALESHANEE: Coos : “She plays all the time”
  • AWANATA: Miwok: “turtle”
  • CHOLENA: “bird”
  • MINAL: fruit
  • NAHIMANA: Sioux : “mystic”
  • WITASHNAH: Sioux : “virginal”
  • OSYKA: Choctaw: “Eagle”
  • MAGASKAWEE: Sioux : ” graceful; swan maiden; swan girl”
  • NUMEES: Algonquin : “sister”
  • MAKA: Sioux : “earth”
  • WAWETSEKA: Potawatomi: “pretty woman”
  • LEOTIE: flower of the prairie
  • MINA: Sioux: “Oldest Daughter”
  • SADZI: Carrier: “Disposition”
  • ODAHINGUM: Chippewa: “Rippling water”
  • TOTSI: Hopi : “moccasins”
  • HUATA: Miwok : ” carrying seeds in a basket; to carry seeds”
  • MALIA: Zuni : ” bitter;bitter or sea of bitterness”
  • LUYO: “wild dove”
  • SAWNI or SUWANEE: Seminole: “Echo”
  • KINEKS: “rosebud”
  • KAMALI: Mahona: “Spirit Guide”

  • MARALAH: born during an earthquake
  • NIABI: Osage : “fawn”
  • ATSILA: Cherokee: “Fire”
  • ONAWA: “wide awake”
  • HOWI: Miwok: “Turtle dove”
  • NEKOMA: Chippewa: “Grandmother”
  • HUYANA: Miwok : ” falling rain; rain falling”
  • NUNA: “land”
  • KEEZHEEKONI: Chippewa: “fire briskly burning”
  • MANABA: Navajo : ” return to war; war returned with her coming”
  • ORENDA: Iroquois : “magic power”
  • TOOANTUH: Cherokee: “Spring frog”
  • NIJLON: Algonquin : “mistress”
  • PAKWA: Hopi : “frog”
  • CHAPAWEE: Sioux: “Industrious, Busy”
  • ADOETTE: Kiowa: large tree, big tree”
  • TALA: “wolf”
  • TEHYA: “precious”
  • SUNI: Zuni: “Native Tribal Member”
  • IMALA: “disciplines”
  • HATEYA: Miwok: “to press with the foot”
  • FALA: Choctaw : “crow”
  • WENONA: “firstborn daughter”
  • PAVATI: Hopi : “clear water”
  • MEMDI: henna
  • TAMA: “thunder”
  • HURIT: Algonquin : “beautiful”
  • AIYANA: “Forever flowering; eternal blossom”
  • ANGPETU: Sioux: ” Radiant, Day”
  • AQUENE: peace
  • MIAKODA: power of the moon
  • AMAYETA: Miwok : Meaning is unknown
  • OMUSA: Miwok : “misses with arrows; missing when shooting with arrows”
  • ALAWA: Algonquin: “pea”
  • MIGISI: Cheyenne : “eagle”
  • DENA: “valley”

  • KOLENYA: Miwok : “coughing fish”
  • SHADI: Navajo : ” older sister”
  • NIRVELLI: Tudas: “Water child”
  • HEHEWUTI: Hopi : “warrior mother spirit”
  • YENENE: Miwok: “medicine man”
  • ABEYTU: Omaha: “green leaf”
  • GENESSEE: Iroquois: “beautiful valley”
  • YAZHI: Navajo : ” little one”
  • NOKOMIS: Cheyenne : “grandmother”
  • CATORI: Hopi: “spirit”
  • SINOPA: Cayuse: “Fox Cub”
  • EYOTA: Sioux: “great”
  • YUTU: Miwok: “coyote out hunting”
  • MITENA:Ojibway: “Born at the New Moon”
  • NASCHA: Navajo : “owl”
  • KELE: Hopi: “Sparrow”
  • NISHWEQUANNIQUAWESEH: Algonquin: “third little doe” (third daughter)
  • PAUWAU: Algonquin : “witch”
  • ANGWUSNASOMTAQA: Hopi : “crow mother spirit”
  • ALAQUA: “sweet gum tree”
  • MISAE: Osage : “white sun”
  • WAKANDA: Sioux : “possesses magical power”
  • TIS-SEE-WOO-NA-TIS: Cheyenne : “she who bathes with her knees”
  • TALUTAH: Sioux : “blood-red”
  • MAUSI: plucks flowers
  • POSALA: Miwok : “farewell to spring flowers”
  • WICAPI WAKAN, WIKAPI WAKAN: Dakota : “holy star”
  • WANEKIA: Paiute: “Makes Life”
  • TOSKI: Hopi: “Squash Bug”
  • SIHU: Hopi : “flower”
  • HIAWASSEE: Cherokee: “Meadow”
  • LEQUOIA: meaning unknown (probably an alteration of sequoia, name of a giant redwood tree)
  • COAHOMA: Choctaw: “Red Panther”
  • SULETU: Miwok : ” flies; to fly around”
  • BLY: “tall”
  • TAKHI: Algonquin : “cold”
  • LUYU: “wild dove”
  • MEDA: prophetess
  • CIQALA : Dakota: “Little one”
  • KALISKA: Miwok : “coyote chasing deer”
  • WIHAKAYDA: Sioux : “little one”
  • LENMANA: Hopi : “flute girl”