Navajo Submitted Surnames
are used by the Navajo people of the southwestern United States.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
meaning "his grandchild", a commonly adopted surname when the BIA required Native Americans to take surnames for the purpose of official records.
Derived from Navajo bá
"for him" and álílee
From Navajo tłʼaaí
meaning "lefty, left-handed one", from the verb nishtłʼa
"to be left-handed".
From Navajo hataałii
meaning "medicine man, shaman", literally "singer" (from the verb hataał
"he sings, he is chanting").