Cree Names

Native Indian Tribe

Cree Names and Meanings
Check out this list of Cree Names for boys and girls  with their meanings and origins. The collection of Native American Cree 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 Cree Tribe
The Cree tribe are one of the largest tribes of Native American Indians and members of the Plains Indian people who originally lived in the sub-arctic regions of eastern Canada. They migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast and settled on new lands in northern Minnesota, North Dakota and Montana. The Algonquian language was spoken by the Cree.

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

Alawa: Pea
Alsoomse: Independent
Hausis: Old Woman
Hurit: Beautiful
Kanti: Sings
Keegsquaw: Virgin
Kimi: Secret
Nadie: Wise
Nijlon: Mistress
Numees: Sister
Nuna: Land
Nuttah: My heart
Oota dabun: Day star
Pules: Pigeon
Sokanon: Rain
Sokw: Sour
Tahki: Cold
Wapun: Dawn
Wawetseka: Pretty woman
Wikimak: Wife

List of Cree Names for Boys
Abooksigun: Wildcat
Abukcheech: Mouse
Achachak: Spirit
Ahanu: He laughs
Anakausuen: Worker
Aranck: Stars
Askook: Snake
Askuwheteau: He keeps watch
Chansomps: Locust
Chogan: Blackbird
Enkoodabaoo: One who lives alone
Etchemin: Canoe man
Etlelooaat: He who shouts
Hassun: Stone
Huritt: Handsome
Keme: Thunder
Kitchi: Brave
Machk: Bear
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
Samoset: He walks over much
Segenam: Lazy
Sucki: Black
Sunukkuhkau: He crushes
Tihkoosue: Short
Wematin: Setting sun

Native American Indian Names
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