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Boy Name: Mohawk

Name: Mohawk
Pronunciation: \mo-hawk, moha-wk\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: people of the flint
Origin: Native American Indian
Similar Names: Mohave, Hawk, Mack, Malak, Mark, Mihaly, Mihail


Mohawk \mo-hawk, moha-wk\ as a boy's name is of Native American Indian origin, and the meaning of Mohawk is "people of the flint". The source form is Kanienkehaka. The Mohawk Indians were a tribe of the Iroquois confederacy. Their name has been given to a river and a roadway, the Mohawk Trail. In Algonquin, Mohawk means "cannibal".

Similar baby names are Mohave, Hawk, Mack, Malak, Mark, Mihaly and Mihail.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Mohawk.


Mohawk is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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