100+ Native American Horse Names: Ideas for Strong & Dignified Horses

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For the horse who is strong and dignified, a name of Native American descent may just be what you are seeking! Whether you have indigenous ancestors and its a piece of your heritage, or merely love the history of your country and are intrigued by Native American traditions and language – we have a list of names sure to provide you with not only great name suggestions but a bit of history!

With traditional male and female names with meanings, suggestions inspired by the Native American spirits, and a few legendary horse name options – we have it all. We hope you find a suitable and perfect match! 

To better outline our names, we have first given you the Native American name, followed by the language, and lastly, it’s meaning. 

 

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Native American Female Horse Names

  • Wichahpi | Sioux | Star
  • Kimmela | Sioux | Butterfly 
  • Wapun | Potawatomi | Dawn 
  • Nidami | Omaha | Fairy 
  • Kinta | Choctaw | Deer
  • Chepi | Algonquin | Fairy
  • Hinto | Dakota | Blue 
  • Anomosa | Sauk | White Fawn
  • Talulah | Choctaw | Leaping Water
  • Onatah | Iroquois | Daughter of the Earth and Corn Spirit
  • Ojinjintka | Sioux | Rose
  • Anpaytoo | Sioux | Radiant
  • Hialeah | Seminole | Pretty Prairie
  • Takchawee | Sioux | Doe
  • Tablita | Hopi | Tiara, Crown
  • Shideezhi | Navajo | Younger Sister
  • Macha | Sioux | Aurora
  • Wuti | Hopi | Woman
  • Takala | Hopi | Corn Tassel
  • Gigiyago | Potawatomi | Girl
  • Neche | Ojiway | Friend 
  • Adsila | Cherokee | Blossom
  • Xochitl | Nahuatl | Flower
  • Miki | Inuit | Little 
  • Elu | Zuni | Beautiful
  •  Nampeyo | Hopi | Snake Girl
  • Panola | Choctaw | Cotton 
  • Kasa | Hopi | Dressed in Furs 
  • Tsomah | Kiowa | Yellow Hair
  • Yanaba | Navajo | She Meets the Enemy
  • Galilahi | Cherokee | Attractive 
  • Wikimak | Algonquin | Wife 
  • Kimana | Shoshone | Butterfly
  • Tadita | Omaha | One Who Runs 
  •  Kolenya | Miwok | Coughing Fish
  • Awentia | Fawn 
  • Chenoa | Dove
  • Utina | Timucua |Woman of My Country 
  • NOVA | Hopi | Chases Butterfly
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Native American Male Horse Names 

  • Cocheta | Stranger 
  • Takhi |Algonquin | Cold 
  • Kamali | Mahona | Spirit Guide
  • Tokala | Dakota | Fox
  • Nirvelli | Tudas | Water Child
  • Nukpana | Hopi | Evil
  • Pakwa | Hopi | Frog
  •  Totsi | Hopi | Moccasins
  • Koko | Blackfoot | Night
  •  Ethete | Arapaho | Good
  • Kamali | Mahona | Spirit Guide
  • Migisi | Cheyenne | Eagle
  • Doba | Navajo | No war
  • Maka | Sioux | Earth
  • Wanekia | Paiute | Makes Life
  • Nita | Choctaw | Bear 
  • Howi | Miwok | Turtle Dove
  • Keezheekoni | Cheyenne | Burning Fire
  • Chapawee | Sioux | Industrious, Busy
  • Yazhi | Navajo | Little One
  • Nuttah | Algonquin | My Heart
  • Noya | Cherokee | Sand
  • Inola | Cherokee | Black Fox
  • Ttangakwunu | Hopi | Rainbow
  • Eyota | Sioux | Great
  • Agasga | Cherokee | Rain
  • Huyana | Miwok | Rain Falling
  • Taini | Omaha | New Moon
  • Wenasa | Cherokee | My Home
  • Niyol | Navajo | Wind
  • Sawni or Suwanee | Seminole | Echo
  • Sikya | Hopi | Small Canyon
  • Suni Nati | Zuni | Middle
  • Orenda | Iroquois | Magic Power
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Native American Spirit Horse Names 

Horses are an important pillar in Native American culture. Some of these majestic creatures have even left a legacy behind. Their roles throughout history are both intriguing and amazing – selecting a name from our list of mythological and real-life horse heroes would be a grand gesture that any horse would be proud to sport. Another integral part of the culture includes the belief in spirits. A name inspired by their beliefs and spiritual traditions is a distinctive and incredibly cool idea for a horse. We have also included some of the important figures found throughout various tribes. Below we have listed some of our favorites for you to consider:

  • Isha | Paiute | Creator 
  • Jamul | Achumawi | Coyote God 
  • Kolowa | Shaggy Ogre
  • Canotina | Forest Spirits
  • Keri | Bakairi God 
  • Wakanda | Omaha, Osage, Ponca | Creator
  • Stonecoat | Rock Giants 
  • Asin | Ogress
  • Sedna | Inuit Goddess
  • Selu | Cherokee Goddess
  • Poloma | Bird Spirit
  • Mitena | Ojibway |Born at the New Moon
  • Kujuri |Apalai | God 
  • Gitchi Manitou | Anishinabe God
  • Raweno | Huron, Mohawk | Creator 
  • Tamuchi | Carib | Creator 
  • Hutash | Chumash Goddess
  • Wisaka | Transformer God
  • Breathmaker | Seminole God
  • Windigo | Creature Coated in Ice
  • Ababinili | Chickasaw God
  • Kudo | Bribri God
  • Menilly | Cahuilla | Moon Goddess
  • Kame | Bakairi | Creator 
  • Evaki | Bakairi Goddess
  • Uktena | Horned Serpent
  • Ahone | Powhatan | Creator 
  • Atius-Tirawa | Pawnee God

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Finding the Right Native American Name for Your Horse

Deciding on a Native American name for your horse is unique as the culture is vibrant and diverse. Your horse is truly an individual and should be paired with a name that represents that! We hope that our list has prompted you to choose something with a beautiful meaning and is rich in history! Our traditional, mythological, and fun names, there is sure to be a name that captures the essence of every horse! 

However, if your search for the perfect name continues, please check out one of our other cat name lists linked below: 


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