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Native American Names and Meanings - Starting with A
Check out this list of Native American Names for boys and girls starting with A with their meanings and origins. The collection of Native American Baby names include Apache, Cherokee, Navajo, Sioux, Cheyenne, and Crow 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 of Native American Names for girls and another list of of Native American Names for boys.

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

Abedabun: Sight of day: Chippewa
Abeque: She stays at home: Chippewa
Abey: Leaf: Omaha
Abeytu: Green leaf: Omaha
Abeytzi: Yellow leaf: Omaha
Adsila: Blossom: Cherokee
Alawa: Pea: Algonquian
Aleshanee: She plays all the time: Coo
Alsoomse: Independent: Algonquian
Altsoba: All are at war: Navajo
Amadahy: Forest water: Cherokee
Anaba: She returns from war: Navajo
Angpetu: Radiant: Sioux
Angwusnasomtaqa: Crow mother spirit: Hopi
Ankti: Repeat dance: Hopi
Anna: Mother: Algonquian
Atepa: Wigwam: Choctaw
Awanatu: Turtle: Miwok
Awenasa: My home: Cherokee
Awinita: Fawn: Cherokee
Ayasha: Little one: Chippewa
Ayashe: Little one: Chippewa
Ayita: First to dance: Cherokee

List of Native American Names for Boys starting with A
Abooksigun: Wildcat: Algonquian
Abukcheech: Mouse: Algonquian
Achachak: Spirit: Algonquian
Achak: Spirit: Algonquian
Adahy: Lives in the woods Cherokee
Adoeette: Great tree: Kiowa
Ahanu: He laughs: Algonquian
Ahiga: He fights: Navajo
Ahmik: Beaver: Chippewa
Ahote: Restless one: Hopi
Ahtunowhiho: One who lives below: Cheyenne
Akecheta: Fighter: Sioux
Alo: He looks up: Hopi
Anakausuen: Worker: Algonquian
Apiatan: Wooden lance: Kiowa
Apisi: Coyote: Blackfoot
Aponivi: Where the wind blows down the gap:  Hopi
Aranck: Stars: Algonquian
Ashkii: Boy: Navajo
Askook: Snake: Algonquian
Askuwheteau: He keeps watch: Algonquian
Ata'halne: He interrupts: Navajo
Atohi: Woods: Cherokee
Atsadi: Fish: Cherokee
Atsidi: Hammer: Navajo
Avonaco: Leaning bear: Cheyenne
Ayawamat: One who follows orders: Hopi

The Algonquian languages are spoken by a number of tribes of the Northeast Woodlands and the Great Plains Indians.
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