Blackfoot Names

Native Indian Tribe

Blackfoot Names and Meanings
Check out this list of Blackfoot Names for boys and girls  with their meanings and origins. The collection of Native American Blackfoot 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 Blackfoot Tribe
The Blackfoot were a tribe of nomadic hunter gatherers and members of the north-western Plains Indian people of North Dakota and South Dakota. Their name 'blackfoot' relates to the dark colored moccasins which they wore. The enemies of the Blackfoot tribe included the Shoshone, Crow and Cree tribes.

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

Alsoomse: Independent
Hausis: Old Woman
Hurit: Beautiful
Kanti: Sings
Keegsquaw: Virgin
Kimi: Secret
Makkitotosimew: She has large breasts
Nadie: Wise
Nijlon: Mistress
Nittawosew: She is not sterile
Numees: Sister
Nuna: Land
Nuttah: My heart
Oota dabun: Day star
Pules: Pigeon
Sokanon: Rain
Sokw: Sour
Sooleawa: Silver
Tahki: Cold
Wapun: Dawn
Wawetseka: Pretty woman
Koko: Night
Peta: Golden Eagle
Sinopa: Fox Kitten

List of Blackfoot Names for Boys
Abukcheech: Mouse
Achachak: Spirit
Achak: Spirit
Ahanu: He laughs
Anakausuen: Worker
Aranck: Stars
Askook: Snake
Askuwheteau: He keeps watch
Chansomps: Locust
Chogan: Blackbird
Eluwilussit: Holy one
Enkoodabaoo: One who lives alone
Etchemin: Canoe man
Etlelooaat: He who shouts
Hassun: Stone
Huritt: Handsome
Keme: Thunder
Kestejoo: Slave
Kitchi: Brave
Machk: Bear
Makkapitew: He has large teeth
Matchitehew: He has an evil heart
Matunaagd: He who fights
Matwau: Enemy
Megedagik: Kills many
Mekledoodum: Conceited
Mingan: Gray wolf
Mukki: Child
Nixkamich: Grandfather
Nootau: Fire
Pannoowau: He lies
Powaw: Priest
Rowtag: Fire
Samoset: He walks over much
Segenam: Lazy
Sucki: Black
Sunukkuhkau: He crushes
Tihkoosue: Short
Togquos: Twin
Apisi: Coyote

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