200+ Native American Dog Names


When looking for a name, Native American dog names can be a beautiful and compelling choice. This means that your dog will not only have a unique name, but you will also give him a talisman and hope that he will live a happy and healthy long life with you.

The beauty and meaning of Native American names stem from the fact that the name protects, heals, and helps a person or animal throughout their lives.

Native American Dog Names With Meanings

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  • Miki – Little (Inuit)
  • Awinita – Fawn
  • Nayavu – Clay
  • Odakota – Friends
  • Nizhoni – Pretty
  • Maska – Strong
  • Axe – Father of peace
  • Alo – Spiritual guide
  • Wahkhan – Sacred
  • Adsila – Blossom
  • Chaska – First born son
  • Denali – Great one
  • Akecheta – Fighter
  • Liseli – Light
  • Diwali – Bowls
  • Bidaban – Beginning of dawn
  • Tama – Thunder
  • Sasa – Goose
  • Micco – Chief (Seminole)
  • Luyu – Wild dove
  • Atsila – Fire
  • Askook – Snake
  • Kai – Willow tree
  • Sayen – Loveable
  • Chepi – Fairy
  • Raini – The creator
  • Mahkah – One who belongs to and is one with the Earth.
  • Nikiti – round and smooth
  • Hateya – To make a footprint
  • Quanah – Fragrant
  • Hakan – Fire
  • Jacy – Moon
  • Aviaja – My cousin
  • Yahto – Blue
  • Tooantuh – Spring frog
  • Kilchii – Red boy
  • Nova – Chases butterfly (Hopi)
  • Piapot – Lightning
  • Pazi – Yellow bird
  • Catori – Spirit
  • Enola – A loner
  • Mika – Intelligent raccoon
  • Nikan – My friend (Potawatomi)
  • Henna – Red
  • Catahecassa – Black hoof
  • Tattuye – A fox
  • Wuti – Woman
  • Sinopa – Fox
  • Chlumani – Dew
  • Ahmik – Beaver
  • Sawni – Echo
  • Papina – Ivy
  • Kateri – The mohawk
  • Tallulah – Leaping water (Choctaw)
  • Patwin – Man
  • Skah – White
  • Enapay – Brave and powerful
  • Bidziil – Strong man
  • Kasa – Dressed in furs (Hopi)
  • Aylen – Happiness
  • Etenia – Rich
  • Akando – Ambush
  • Macha – Aurora
  • Sitsi – Daughter
  • Yoki – Rain (Hopi)
  • Delsin – ‘He is so’
  • Cailan – A warrior of life
  • Hotha – A man who is gray
  • Winnie – Fair one
  • Etu – Sun
  • Hanska – Tall (Sioux)
  • Dyani – Deer
  • Elan – Friendly
  • Ahawi – Deer
  • Menewa – Great warrior
  • Goga – Summer
  • Misu – Rippling Brook (Miwok)
  • Pati – Fish basket
  • Tepkunset – Moon
  • Tocho – Mountain lion
  • Kanti – Sings (Algonquin)
  • Herrick – Leader of an army
  • Makya – Eagle hunter
  • Akikta – Determined
  • Kele – Sparrow (Hopi)
  • Tahki – Cold
  • Pallaton – Warrior
  • Calusa – A Native American tribe
  • Helki – Touch
  • Chenoa – Dove
  • Pinon – Name of a myth
  • Wyanet – Beautiful
  • Onida – Child of importance
  • Kuruk – Bear (Pawnee)
  • Enesta – Hear
  • Maikoh – Wolf (Navajo)
  • Amadahy – Forest water
  • Kaya – Pure
  • Aditsan – Listener
  • Yansa – Buffalo (Cherokee)
  • Nese – Two
  • Ahunu – He laughs
  • Niaran – Five
  • Dena – Valley
  • Abeytu – Green leaf
  • Annawan – Chief
  • Peta – Golden Eagle
  • Laneetees – Big elk
  • Fala – Crow
  • Tasunke – Horse
  • Chatan – Hawk
  • Kohana – Swift (Sioux)
  • Tadita – One who runs
  • Yuma – Son of the Chief (Navajo)
  • Ituha – Sturdy oak
  • Bodaway – Fire maker
  • Mato – Bear
  • Cheveyo – Spirit warrior

Female Native American Dog Names

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  • Hinto – Having deep blue eyes
  • Soma – Sun
  • Tanis – Daughter
  • Chimalis – Bluebird
  • Atepa – Wigwam
  • Chenoa – Dove
  • Hateya – Make tracks; press with the foot
  • Adila – Blossom
  • Tepkunset – Moon
  • Enesta – Hear
  • Kasa – Dressed in furs
  • Aponi – Butterfly
  • Hokaratcha – Pole cat
  • Enola – Solitary
  • Nistu – Three
  • Kimi – Secret
  • Maji – Leave
  • Awendea – One who is a beautiful morning.
  • Amadahy – Forest water
  • Na’estse – One
  • Awinita – One who loves social life; fawn
  • Aviaja – A cousin; expressive and positive
  • Kineks – Rosebud
  • Hurit – Beautiful
  • Niaran – Five
  • Nese – Two
  • Meli – Daughter
  • Winona – First
  • Catori – Spirit
  • Neewa – Four
  • Imala – Disciplines
  • Kateri – The mohawk
  • Nizhoni – Beautiful one
  • Atotoztli – Something which is not very clear.
  • Dyani – Deer
  • Halona – Happy Fortune
  • Awendela – Fawn
  • Seke – Black
  • Ayita – First to dance
  • Chilam – Snowbird
  • Aiyana – Eternal blossom
  • Halyn – Unique
  • Helki – Touch
  • Enemene – Sing
  • Aylen – A clear individual; happiness
  • Fala – A bird name; crow
  • Etenia – The wealthy

Male Native American Dog Names

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  • Caiya – To be near something
  • Kuruk
  • Ouray – Sharp as an arrow
  • Kenesaw – Grass
  • Calian – He is a warrior of the life
  • Japa – To chant
  • Dyami – A majestic Eagle
  • Tatanka – A bull buffalo
  • Raini – The creator
  • Pegalesharro – A person who is like a man’s chief.
  • Elsu – A flying falcon
  • Lonato – Flintstone
  • Laneetees – Big elk
  • Elan – A friendly and lovely person; a tree
  • Quanah – Fragrant, sweet-smelling
  • Jacy – He has the face of the Moon
  • Tattuye – A fox
  • Makya – Eagle hunter
  • Catahecassa- Black hoof
  • Kele – Sparrow
  • Pays – One who is coming
  • Huslu – One who is a hairy bear
  • Bidaban – Beginning of dawn; an excellent human being
  • Dakotah – A friend of friends
  • Alo – Spiritual guide
  • Hotha – A man who is gray.
  • Luta – Red; beautiful
  • Akando – Ambush; has power and wealth
  • Asahavey – Bird Chief; a perfect leader
  • Akikta – Works with determination
  • Piapot – A person who understands the secret of Sioux.
  • Hassun – Stone
  • Enapay – Brave and powerful
  • Tasunke – Horse
  • Ahanu – He laughs
  • Paytah – Born out of the fire
  • Sahale – Like a falcon
  • Mahkah – One who belongs to and is one with the Earth.
  • Dasan – A chief
  • Keme – Secret thunder

Top 50 Classic Native American Dog Names

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  • Tiva – Dance (Hopi)
  • Sequoiah
  • Black Hawk
  • Kasa – Dressed in Furs (Hopi)
  • Onida – The One Searched For (Sioux)
  • Peta – Golden Eagle
  • Misu – Rippling Brook (Miwok)
  • Honi – Wolf (Arapaho)
  • Squanto
  • Sacajawea
  • Kitchi – Brave (Algonquin)
  • Hiawatha
  • Koko – Night (Blackfoot)
  • Nova – Chases Butterfly (Hopi)
  • Kuruk – Bear (Pawnee)
  • Bly – Tall
  • Una – One
  • Kohana – Swift (Sioux)
  • Yansa – Buffalo (Cherokee)
  • Kele – Sparrow (Hopi)
  • Kimi – Secret (Algonquin)
  • Pocahontas
  • Cochise
  • Makwa – Bear (Algonquin)
  • Weeko – Pretty (Sioux)
  • Yuma – Song of the Chief (Navajo)
  • Denali – Great One
  • Hanska – Tall (Sioux)
  • Pontiac
  • Tecumseh
  • Kitchi – Brave (Algonquin)
  • Kiona – Brown Mountain
  • Alawa – Pea (Algonquin)
  • Nokosi – Bear (Seminole)
  • Tallulah – Leaping Water (Choctaw)
  • Wakanda – Possesses Magic (Sioux)
  • Kaya – Pure
  • Kanti – Sings (Algonquin)
  • Micco – Chief (Seminole)
  • Mansi – Plucked Flowers (Hopi)
  • Crazy Horse
  • Eyota – Great
  • Kinta – Deer (Potawatomi)
  • Mona – Noble One
  • Winona – Giving (Sioux)
  • Nina – Strong
  • Pavita – Clear Water (Hopi)
  • Maka – Earth (Sioux)
  • Takoda – Friend to Everyone (Sioux)
  • Dakota – Friend (Sioux)

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