51 Popular Native American Girl Names with Meanings


Native Americans have been in America for at least 15,000 years and it’s easy to see their influence in music, food, art, products, words, games, and names throughout the United States. Though many rivers and states have names that are Native in origin, Native American names are not as prominent in mainstream culture. If you are thinking about a Native American name for your child and you have a connection to the culture, here are some best Native American names for girls along with their meanings.

51 Best Native American Names for Girls

Name Meaning
Aiyana Endless beauty
Amitola Like a rainbow
Arizona Little spring
Atotoztli Unclear
Aviaja My cousin
Awinita Little fawn
Aylen  Joy
Calfuray Flower of purple
Cheyenne Alien speakers
Citali Like a star
Dakota Friendly companion
Donoma Seeing the sun
Dyani Deer
Elan Friendly
Haloke Salmon
Kuacaltzintli Unclear
Isi Deer-like
Kachina Dancing spirit
Kimana Butterfly girl
Maiara Sage
Matlalatzin Unclear
Methotase Laying eggs in the sand
Methotaske Laying eggs in the sand
Miakoda The moon is powerful
Millaray Blossom of gold
Misae Pasty sun
Missouri From Missouri
Moema Delicious
Naira Woman with big eyes
Namid Dancing star
Nayeli I love you
Niviarsiaq Little girl
Nizhoni Pretty
Nokomis From my grandmother
Nuka My younger brother or sister
Oneida Of the upright rock
Pipaluk The little one
Pocahontas The frisky one
Rayen Blossom
Sacagawea Dragging a boat
Sacnite Pasty blossom
Sakakawea Dragging a boat
Saqui Popular
Sayen Lovable
Sequioia Sequoia tree
Shikoba Little feather
Sissinnguaq Like a little squirrel
Tadita The running one
Tamaya In the middle
Tupaarnaq Wild herb
Ukaleq Hare from Arctic