are used by the Ojibwe people of Canada and the United States.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
MISSISSAUGA (Region) Ojibwe (Anglicized)
From the Anishinaabe word misi-zaagiing
, meaning "Those at the Great River Mouth". Name of the Mississauga tribe, and now a name of a Toronto suburb. Closely related to the Ojibwe word misswezahging
, mean "river of many outlets".
NIPIGON (River & Settlement) Ojibwe
Town and river in ONTARIO
. From the Ojibwe word Alimipigon
, possibly meaning "where the water begins".
PUKASKWA (Other & River) Ojibwe
National park and river in ONTARIO
. May be from the Ojibwe word 'pukasu', meaning "to cook the marrow in the bones of animals", or "eaters of fish"... [more]
WAWA (Settlement & Body of Water) Ojibwe
Name of a town and lake in ONTARIO
. From the Ojibwe wording wewe
, meaning "wild goose"