Lakota Names

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Check out some traditional Sioux Lakota Names. A List of Native American Lakota Names for boys and girls with their meanings and their origins within the Native American Lakota tribe.

  • Interesting list of Lakota Names for boys and girls  with meanings and origins
  • Sioux Lakota Names for boys with meanings and tribes
  • Naming was  based on gender, nature, totem animals and descriptions
  • A List of Native American Sioux Lakota Names for boys and girls with their meanings and origins within the tribe
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Lakota Names and Meanings

Check out this list of Sioux Lakota Names for boys and girls  with their meanings and origins. The collection of Native American Lakota Names includes baby names for boys and girls. The naming traditions of Native American Indians varied greatly from tribe to tribe but were generally based on gender, nature, totem animals and descriptions of the appearance or features of a baby. We have a specific list for girls and another list of for boys.

The Lakota Tribe
The Sioux were largest Indian tribe and comprised of three major divisions based on Sioux dialect and subculture: Santee or Eastern Dakota tribes. western Sioux, known for their hunting and warrior culture, are often referred to as Lakota. middle Sioux are often referred to as Yankton or Western Dakota, often classified as “Nakota” Sioux.

List of Lakota Names for Girls
A name is the very first present that we give to our baby. The following list contains unusual ideas for Sioux Lakota Names for Girls  together with their meanings where this info is available. This website will be of interest to anyone searching for Sioux Lakota Names for Girls as it contains facts and interesting information about the culture, history and traditions of this famous Native American tribe.

List of Sioux Lakota Names for Girls

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Chapa
Chapawee
Chumani
Dowanhowee
Ehawee
Hantaywee
Kimimela
Macha
Magaskawee
Makawee
Mika
Ojinjintka
Ptaysanwee
Shappa
Skah
Wichahpi
Winona
Zitkala
Zonta
Mina
Tahcawin
Talutah
Wachiwi
Wasula
Weayaya
Wichapi
 

Beaver
Industrious
Dewdrops
Singing voice
Laughing maid
Faithful
Butterfly
Aurora
Graceful
Earth maiden
Clever raccoon
Rose
White buffalo
Red thunder
White
Star
First born daughter
Bird
Trustworthy
Eldest Daughter
Doe
Scarlet
Dancing Girl
Hair Storm
Sunset
Star

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List of Sioux Lakota Names for Girls

 

 

 

Sioux Lakota Names for Boys

We have accompanied our list of Lakota Names for boys and girls with some stunning pictures of American Native Indians.

Some tribes, such as the Sioux, had a complicated naming system with six classes of names which incorporated Birth Names, Nicknames, Honor Names, special deed Names, Secret and Spirit names.

The sacred and spirit names were only known to the individual and the Medicine Man

This website contains facts and interesting information about the culture, history and traditions of different Native American tribes which we hope will add additional interest for those searching for unusual Lakota Names.

 

List of Lakota Names for Boys
A name is the very first present that we give to our baby. The following list contains unusual ideas for Names for Girls  together with their meanings where available. This website will be of interest to anyone searching for Lakota Names for Girls as it contains facts and interesting information about the culture, history and traditions of this famous Native American tribe.

List of Sioux Lakota Names for Boys

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Chankoowashtay
Chatan
Chayton

Ciqala
Dakotah
Enapay
Hanska
Hotah
Kangee
Kohana
Lootah
Mahkah
Mahpee
Mato
Matoskah
Mika
Napayshni
Odakotah
Ogaleesha
Ohanzee
Ohiyesa
Otaktay
Takoda
Tashunka
Teetonka
Wahkan
Wambleeska
Wicasa
Akecheta
Appanoose
Canowicakte

Chaska
Makhpia-Luta
Mankato
Mato Watakpe
Sintay Galeska
Tahatan
Tatanka Ptecila
Wapasha
Wasechun Tashunka

Good road
Hawk
Falcon
Little one
Allies or friends
Appears Bravely
Tall
Strong
Crow
Swift
Flint
Earth
Sky
Bear
White bear
Racoon
Courageous
Friendship
Wears a red shirt
Shadow
Winner
Kills many
Friend to everyone
Horse
Big lodge
Has much Practice
White eagle
Of wealthy parents
Warrior
Chief when a Child
Kills In Woods
Eldest Son
Red Cloud
Blue Earth
Running Bear
Spotted Tail
Hawk
Little Bull
Red Leaf
American Horse

 
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List of Lakota Names for Boys

 

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  • Baby Lakota Names for boys and girls with meanings
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  • Female Names
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  • Meanings and origins

 

Lakota Names - Pictures and Videos of Native Americans
Names for girls and boys with meanings and tribal origins. Discover the vast selection of pictures which relate to Native American Indians. The pictures show the clothing, war paint, weapons and decorations of various Native Indian tribes that can be used as a really useful history resource for those interested in the culture of Native American tribes. We have included different pictures to accompany the main topic of this section - Cherokees Names. The videos enable fast access to the images, paintings and pictures together with information and many historical facts. All of the articles and pages can be accessed via the Native Indian Tribes Index.

 

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