Native American Submitted Place Names

These names are or were used by the various indigenous peoples who inhabited North and South America.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
CELILO(Body of Water)Native American
Means: echo of falling water. A famous waterfall used as a Native American fishing ground.
CUZCO(Political Subdivision)Quechua, Spanish (Latin American)
The name is said to mean "World's navel"
KALISPELL(Other)Salishan (Rare)
The name Kalispell is a Salishan (Salish) word meaning "flat land above the lake". Kalispell is also the gateway to Glacier National Park.
WAUSAU(Region & Settlement)Native American (Latinized, Rare)
Term used in many Native American languages with varying similar meanings such as "to see from a distance" or "to hear from a distance." It was the Native American name for a valley in central Wisconsin that is still refered to as such by locals... [more]