According to Native American culture, many tribe elders passed down a name to their son. They would also often wait until their son reached puberty before deciding on a specific name because they wanted the name to be chosen after a life experience, event, dream or after the son's personality.
These traditional Native American boy names are taken from directly from the Native languages. Choose a name that has a specific meaning to you. Following are some name ideas and their meaning:
These popular Native American names are masculine names with a strong sound and meaning. Check out some of our top picks, along with the meaning:
If some of these Native American boy names seem to difficult to pronounce or spell, why not invent or adapt a new name of your very own or shorten the Native American name? For instance, if you think Dohasan might be too confusing, consider the name Hasan or Hanson -- your boy name can still be inspired by the original Native American name.
Remember, when it comes to baby names, there are no rules...except the ones you make up.
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