Ojibwe Submitted Surnames

Ojibwe names are used by the Ojibwe (or Chippewa) 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.
Maytwayashing Ojibwe
Unknown meaning, most commonly found in Anishinaabe communities in Manitoba. A notable bearer is Clifford Maytwayashing, a legendary fiddle player.
Vallad Ojibwe
Name given to dozens of a First Nations Anishinaabek at residential schools.
Wagamese Ojibwe
Comes from an Ojibway phrase meaning ‘man walking by the crooked water.’