For the horse who is strong and dignified, a name of Native American descent may be just 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.
Female Native American Horse Names
Male Native American Horse Names
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 are some of our favorites for you to consider:
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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 that is rich in history! With our traditional, mythological, and fun names, there is sure to be a name that captures the essence of every horse!
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