All new parents know naming your child is one of the hardest decisions you'll probably ever have to make.
Native American baby names are unique, and they have powerful, sentimental, and beautiful meanings behind them.
Anyone with an American Indian background can pay the ultimate homage to their heritage by giving their bundle of joy a classic Native American name.
Keep reading for 50 unique Native American boy and girl names.
And if you are looking for shower gifts, be sure to check our Native American baby gift guide!
This girl's name means “forever flowering.”
Adriel is a native American boy's name that means “beaver or symbol of skill.”
If you like shorter names, Bly is a girls name meaning “tall or high.”
While this name may sound different to some, it's a male Navajo name meaning “he is strong.”
A beautiful girls name with an even more beautiful meaning. Cheona means “white dove.”
A powerful name for a little boy. Cochise means “Renowned warrior chief of the Chiricahua Apache.”
Dakota is a popular name for both male and female babies across America. The Native American name means “friend.”
Another firm male name, Dasan means “chief.”
A female name that means “magnolia.”
Elu is a boy's name that means “full of grace.”
Halona is a female name meaning “fortune.”
This cool boy's name means “spirit warrior.”
If you have a little girl in the winter, maybe name her Istas, it means “snow.”
This name is ultra popular now. It means “willow tree” in Navajo.
Mika is often used for both boys and girls; the name means “rabbit.”
Just like the name of former President Barack Obama's daughter, Malia means “calm” and is derived from the name Mary.
This popular girl's name is common in other cultures as well; it means “mighty or fire.”
This unique name is a Chippewa girl's name meaning “grandmother or daughter of the moon.”
The Native American Algonquin name means “mountain.” Usually, it's a girl's name.
Jacy is a common male Native America name meaning “the moon.”
Arguably the most famous Native American name, it means “playful one.”
A beautiful girl's name meaning “leaping water.”
Just like actress Winona Rider, the name means “the first daughter.”
A popular name for boys Chayton means “falcon.”
Another unique boy's name. Kosumi means “fishes for salmon with spear.”
This cute boy's name means “sparrow” in Hopi.
A solid boy's name meaning “one who is alert and watchful.”
A common Native American girl's name meaning “new moon or coming moon.”
This sweet-sounding boy's name means “bear.”
This stunning name means “valley of the wind.”
Onacona means “white owl” in Cherokee.
Nahele is a boy's name that means “forest.”
This boy's name means “above or high place.”
Another famous name on the list. It means “bird woman.”
A boy's name that means “he who wrestles.”
Just like the city, it means “man of high status.”
This male name means “giver of the water.”
An adorable name for a little boy. Tokala means “fox.”
This popular male name means “friend.”
A strong name for a boy, Tyee means “chief, leader, or big and superior.”
This stunning girls name literally means “beautiful.”
Paco is a male name meaning “eagle.”
A cute name for a little girl that means “sweet.”
A male Navajo name that means “brother.”
Shysie is a girl's name that means “silent little one.”
Similar to Dakoda, this female name means “friend to all.”
A lovely girl's name that means “new moon.”
Wapi is a male name that means “lucky.”
Makawee means “Generous, abundant, freely giving and motherly” in Sioux
This name is a variation of Cheyanne that means “sight of day.”
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