Cherokee Horse Names And Meanings (212 Awesome Ideas)

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Horses are majestic creatures that deserve a name befitting their stature. If the horse you’ve adopted just so happens to have an indescribable power, make sure it has character and receives recognition with its new moniker!

The following is a list of Cherokee words for your consideration. When a horse projects a noble air reminiscent of ancient Native warriors or wise men, you want a name that will be a perfect fit. Each Cherokee horse name listed here comes with its English translation and pronunciation.

Let’s dive in.

Cherokee Horse Names

Best Cherokee Horse Names

Whether male, gelding, or female, any Cherokee name below will roll off the tongue that is perfect for any horse. Once you get the hang of how to pronounce this Native language, you’re sure to find them attractive and appealing.

  1. Dalogv [dah-low-guh] – rain raven or storm crow
  2. Goga [goh-gah] – summer
  3. Ulvsati [oo-luh-sah-tee] – quartz crystal
  4. Didatinehi [deedah-teenay-hee] – leader
  5. Salali [sah-lah-lee] – squirrel
  6. Nuna [noona] – potato
  7. Dotsi [dot-see] – white pine
  8. Atsilvquodi [aht-see-luh-quo-dee] – honor or distinguished
  9. Uhlisda [oo-lees-da] – quick
  10. Ani [a-knee] – Strawberry
  11. Agali [ah-gah-lee] – sunshine
  12. Quanena [quah-nee-nah] – banana
  13. Unisdelesdi [oo-nee-day-lays-dee] – comfrey found in the wild
  14. Unega [oo-nay-gah] – white
  15. Hiawasee [hee-ah-wah-seee] – meadow
  16. Unole [oo-know-lay] – air or wind
  17. Wahga [wah-gah] – cow
  18. Golisdayvi [goh-lease-dah-yuh-ee] – swift water
  19. Asvnoyi [ahs-uh-know-yee] – nighthawk
  20. Asgitisdi [ahs-gee-tees-dee] – dream
  21. Nvdadikani [nuh-da-dee-ka-knee] – sunflower  
  22. Usgewi [oos-gay-wee] – cabbage
  23. Wahya or Waya [why-ya] – wolf
  24. Gasoqualvi [gah-so-kwah-luh-ee] – dream catcher
  25. Ulogili [oooh-low-ghee-lee] – cloud
  26. Dalitadegv [dah-leeta-day-guh] – jump or jumping
  27. Dikodaldi [dee-coh-dahl-dee] – as in the spice, pepper
  28. Uhnvtsadi [ooh-nuh-tsah-dee] – speckled
  29. Ogana [o-ga-nah] – groundhog
  30. Tlanowa [tlah-know-wah] – thunderbird
  31. Usdi [oos-dee] – baby
  32. Agasga [ahh-gahs-ga] – rain  
  33. Talutsa [tah-loo-tsah] – basket
  34. Kayi [kah-yee] – spice; nutmeg
  35. Haliyi [ha-lee-yee] – gray in color
  36. Udiwesga [oo-dee-ways-gah] – healing
  37. Tojuhwa [toe-yooh-wah] – redbird
  38. Ulsuhwida [ool-sooh-wee-dah] – colored
  39. Atsila [aht-see-lah] – Fire
  40. Nudageyusvna [noo-dah-gee-yoo-suhna] – loveless
  41. Onacona [oh-nah-co-nah] – white owl
  42. Adelv Unegv [ah-day-luh oo-nay-guh] – the color or metal of silver
  43. Atsilvha [aht-sea-luh-hah] – fiery or fire filled    
  44. Tsula [tsooh-la] – fox
  45. Adehaluge [ah-day-ha-loo-gay] – purple or violet in color
  46. Uksuti [ook-soo-tee] – diamondback rattle snake
  47. Ganali [gah-nah-lee] – lazy
  48. Tanamara [ta-na-mah-ra] – lonely wind
  49. Anagalisgv [ah-nagah-lees-guh] – lightning
  50. Uweyvi [oo-way-yuh-ee] – creek, river or stream
  51. Ajilvhi [ah-yee-luh-hee] – in the fire
  52. Dikewi [dee-kay-wee] – blind
  53. Jiyu [Yee-you] – pilot  
  54. Wodige’I [woe-dee-gay-l] – reddish-brown 
  55. Gitli [ghee-tlee] – canine, dog
  56. Uwaga [ooh-wa-ga] – purple variety of passion flower  
  57. Gvhnage [guh-nah-gay] – black
  58. Sagonige [sah-go-nee-gay] – blue
  59. Tsuyuhelidi [tsoo-yoo-hay-lee-dee] – tulip
  60. Yansa [yahn-sa] – buffalo
  61. Ayvdaqualosgv [ay-uhda-qua-loss-guh] – thunder
  62. Elohi [ay-low-hee] – globe, world or earth
  63. Diligalisgi [dee-lee-gah-lease-ghee] – willow
  64. Kawaya [ka-wa-ya] – blueberry
  65. Atsina [aht-see-na] – juniper or cedar
  66. Agasuyeda [ah-gahsoo-yay-da] – the chosen one
  67. Gahdaha [gah-dah-ha] – dirty
  68. Sotsena [so-tsay-nah] – black-eyed Susan or coneflower; echinacea
  69. Soquili [so-keel-ee] – horse
  70. Ahwi [ah-wee] – deer (white-tailed variety)
  71. Aligodadodi [ah-lee-go-dah-doh-dee] – asunder
  72. Aliyo [ah-lee-yo] – sock
  73. Ama [ah-ma] – water
  74. Sasa [sa-sa] – goose  
  75. Sequoyah [say-coy-yah] – sparrow
  76. Awenasa [ah-wen-asa] – my home
  77. Odalvi [o-dah-luh-ee] – mountain
  78. Gigage [ghee-gah-gay] – red
  79. Ulanigisdisgi – catchy song
  80. Ahawi [ah-ha-wee] – stag or deer
  81. Unanelidi [oo-nah-nay-lee-dee] – graceful
  82. Ayita [ah-yee-tah] – the first one who dances
  83. Doya [doh-yah] – beaver
  84. Ayanuli [ah-yah-noo-lee] – fast
  85. Adanvdo [ah-dah-nuhd-o] – heart or spirit
  86. Tsayi [tsay-ee] – copper
  87. Ahda [ah-dah] – wood or stick
  88. Dustu [doos-too] – spring frog
  89. Gatsinula [gah-tsee-noo-lah] – swift
  90. Aktahnai [ahk-tah-nie] – knowledgeable
  91. Dalonige [dah-low-nee-gay] – yellow
  92. Dagwalela [dah-gwah-leelah] – wagon, cart or car
  93. Adohi [ah-do-hee] – woods or timber
  94. Ijeiyusdi [eee-yay-eee-yous-dee] – green in color, to indicate jealousy
  95. Nulinigvgv [noo-lee-nee-guh-guh] – might, strength or energy

Cherokee Names For Female Horses

Mares or fillies that seem to have a gentle, magical quality about them may benefit from any of the following names.

You could combine two to give your female horse that will display her beauty and uniqueness.

  1. Dagvna [dah-guh-na] – pearl
  2. Amatha [ah-mah-tha] – fish
  3. Gatvdi [gah-tuh-dee] – charm
  4. Tsianina [tsee-ah-neena] – unknown meaning; famous singer
  5. Tuhnasdaa [too-nas-da-ah] – frost bite
  6. Dihndasdasgi [deehn-dahs-dahs-ghee] – blue violet
  7. Kalvgv [kah-luh-guh] – sunrise  
  8. Adadolisdi [ah-dah-doe-lease-dee] – grace
  9. Walela [wa-le-lua] – hummingbird
  10. Euna [ay-oo-na] – falls the running water or waterfall
  11. Uwodu [ow-woe-doo] – beauty
  12. Salalai [sah-lah-lee] – squirrel
  13. Adonvda [ah-doe-nuh-da] – whisper or faint spoken word 
  14. Wudeligv [woo-day-lee-guh] – sunset
  15. Tsidu Unigisdi [tsea-doo ooh-knee-ghees-dee] – wild rose 
  16. Ahyoka [ah-yoke-a] – she brought happiness
  17. Svnale Anitsilvsgi [suh-na-lay ah-knee-tsea-luhs-ghee] – morning glory
  18. Galvquodiyu [ga-luh-kwoh-dee-you] – glorious  
  19. Dikanogida [dee-kah-know-ghee-dah] – song
  20. Ugeyudi [ooh-gay-you-dee] – lovely
  21. Nuyigahli [noo-yee-gah-lee] – wild ginger
  22. Galvloi [gah-luh-low-ee] – sky
  23. Trahlyta [trah-lie-tah] – a famous princess from myth and legend
  24. Anidawehi [ah-nee-dah-way-hee] – angel
  25. Udahli [oooh-da-leee] – mistletoe
  26. Wadulisi [wah-doo-lee-see] – honey, molasses or syrup
  27. Uhnvgoladv [ooh-nuh-go-lah-duh] – rainbow
  28. Guwisti [goo-wee-stee] – sieve or sifter
  29. Cuhtahlatah [coo-tah-lah-tah] – wild hemp
  30. Selu [say-loo] – corn
  31. Gasgoyu [gahs-go-yoo] – honeybee  
  32. Iya [ee-ya] – pumpkin
  33. Nanye-Hi [nahn-yay-hee] – traveler or beloved woman
  34. Adasdelvdi [ah-dahs-day-luh-dee] – charity
  35. Gola [goh-lah] – winter
  36. Gvgeyui [guh-gay-yoo-ee] – love  
  37. Deyani [day-an-ee] – successful or determined
  38. Galilahi [kah-lee-lah-hee] – attractive
  39. Noya [noy-ah] – sand
  40. Kahngutsati [kahng-goots-ah-tee] – tiger lily
  41. Kawohni [kah-woe-nee] – April
  42. Kalisetsi [kah-lee-say-tsee] – sugar  
  43. Ageyv [a-gay-yuh] – lady  
  44. Kvnvgihlgi [kuh-nuh-gheel-ghee] – honeysuckle
  45. Losi [low-see] – rose
  46. Ulogohosdi [oo-low-go-hoes-dee] – season; fall or autumn
  47. Ageyutsa [ah-gay-hyoo-tsah] – girl
  48. Amadahy [ah-mah-dah-heee] – forest water
  49. Vnotsi Diganodv [uh-know-tsee dee-gah-know-duh] – snowball
  50. Adsila [aht-see-lah] – blossom
  51. Andatsi [an-dah-tsee] – evening primrose
  52. Uwoduhi [oo-woe-doo-hee] – pretty or beautiful
  53. Ghigau [keeg-ah-oo] – war woman or most beloved woman
  54. Unatsi [oo-nah-tsee] – white snow  
  55. Kamama [kah-mama]– butterfly
  56. Awinita [ah-ween-ee-tah] – fawn
  57. Woya [whoa-ya] – Dove
  58. Uyatsvsv [oo-yah-tsuh-suh] – frost

Cherokee Names For Male Horses

When your gelding or stallion has agility and strength echoing many historic tales of the Cherokee, only a name from this great nation will suffice.

  1. Attakullakulla [aht-tak-kool-lah-koolah] – leaning wood
  2. Tsali [tsah-lee] – Charlie
  3. Uku [ooh-coo] – chief
  4. Degataga [day-gah-tagah] – stand firm
  5. Amo-adawehi [ah-mo ahda-way-hee] – rain maker
  6. Kunagadoga [koona-gah-doh-gah] – standing turkey
  7. Gulkalaski [gool-ka-la-skee] – from the leaning position, he falls
  8. Saloloneeta [sah-low-low-nee-tah] – young squirrel
  9. Didahnvwisgi [dee-dah-nuh-wees-gee] – medicine man
  10. Utsidihi [oo-tsee-dee-hee] – man killer
  11. Twah’kohl [twah kohl] – user of fog, fog user or user
  12. Udadalv [oo-dah-dah-luh] – spot
  13. Galisdlav [gah-leased-lah-uh] – patch
  14. Conocotocko [coh-no-coht-occo] – Standing turkey
  15. Jistu [yee-stoo] – trickster rabbit
  16. Detsinulahungu [day-tseen-oo-lah-oon-goo] – I tried but could not
  17. Ugewidi [ooh-gay-weee-deee] – baldspot
  18. Gasadoyasdi [gah-sah-doh-yahs-dee] – force
  19. Udando [oo-dahn-doe] – his heart
  20. Amouskositte [ah-moose-koh-seet-tay] – dreadful water
  21. Tagwadihi [tah-gwah-dee-hee] – Catawba killer
  22. Nvya [nuh-yah] – stone or rock  
  23. Enoli or Inali [ay-know-lee or ee-nah-lee] – black fox
  24. Ahuludegi [ah-hoo-loo-day-gee] – he who throws away the drum
  25. Asgaya [ahs-gah-yah] – male or sire
  26. Adasegogisdi [ah-dah-say-go-ghees-dee] – victory
  27. Gawonisgi [ga-woe-nees-ghee] – speaker
  28. Ama-Edohi [ah-ma ay-doe-hee] – water goer
  29. Danuwoa [dah-noo-whoa-ah] – warrior
  30. Kunokeski [koo-know-kay-skee] – young tassel
  31. Wohali [whoa-hah-lee] – eagle
  32. Galegi [gah-lay-ghee] – black snake
  33. Kaiyatahee [kie-yah-tah-hee] – corn tassel
  34. Kanagatucko [kana-gatoo-coh] – stalking turkey
  35. Tooantu [too-ahn- too] – spring frog
  36. Adadega [a-da-day-ga] – he limps
  37. Yona [yo-na] – bear    
  38. Adanawidiha [ah-dah-nah-wee-dee-ha] – he is jumping forward
  39. Salonitah [sah-low-nee-tah] – flying squirrel
  40. Adawosgi [ah-dah-woahs-gee] – he swims
  41. Mohe [mow-hay] – elk
  42. Sequoya or Sikwayi [say-coy-ya or seek-wah-yee] – sparrow or writer of  alphabet
  43. Junaluska [yoon-ah-loo-skah] – he tries repeatedly, but fails
  44. Kanuna [kah-noo-nah] – bullfrog
  45. Ya’no [yah no] – wolf
  46. Getilosdi [gay-tee-lows-dee] – crowbar
  47. Scolaguta [sco-la-goo-ta] – hanging maw
  48. Ahuli [a-who-lee] – drum  
  49. Adawi [a-da-wee] – Adam
  50. Di’wali [dee wa-lee] – the bowl
  51. Adohi [ah-doh-hee] – woods
  52. Incalatanga [een-cah-lah-tangah] – double head
  53. Datsilosdiha [dah-tsee-lows-dee-ha] – he is drawing
  54. Moytoy [moi-toi] – rainmaker
  55. Ostenaco [oh-stay-na-ko] – large head
  56. Ganohalidohi [gah-know-hah-lee-doe-hee] – hunter
  57. Koowisguwi [koo-wees-gooey] – small white bird  
  58. Yonaguska [yo-nah-goose-kah] – drowning bear or the bear drowns him
  59. Washoe [wa-show-ay] – lone eagle  

Horse Name Inspiration

Sometimes, deciding on a solid name for your brand new horse can be a mind-numbing adventure. Don’t rush this important step and just take your time. Observe your horse; why should it have a Cherokee name?

Then, refer to a Cherokee-to-English dictionary to review all the words that describe your horse in a poignant way. However, some are very long and difficult to say since many Native American languages, including Cherokee, have an unusual arrangement if you compare it next to English.

Help Choosing The Right Name

When choosing the right name for your American horse and you want to use one from Native American culture, go the full distance. Make sure you pronounce it properly and give yourself a little language lesson before deciding. If you want to name your horse with a word from the Cherokee language, ensure you also observe the culture. This includes correct pronunciation.

Conclusion

Native American names for equine pets are a common practice for many horse owners to do; Cherokee words are some of the most popular. The words roll off the tongue and can present some of the most beautiful annunciations among the whole of human languages. But, when you go to pick one, ensure you show respect for the Cherokee by saying words properly.

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