Meaning and Origin
What does the name Lakota mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- A user from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Lakota is of English origin and means "For Lakota I was told when I was younger that it meant 'Friend to many waters' and I'm sure waters mean people".
- According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Lakota is of Native American origin and means "Friend, ally".
- According to a user from Arkansas, U.S., the name Lakota is of Native American origin and means "Friend".
- A user from the United States says the name Lakota is of Native American origin and means "Water goddess".
- A member of the large western branch of Sioux people which was made up of several groups that lived on the plains
From Lakota lakȟóta (“alliance of friends”)
- The language spoken by the Lakota.
- A city and town in Iowa.
- A small city, the county seat of Nelson County, North Dakota, United States.
- A member of a Native American tribe, also known as the Sioux, now living primarily on the Rosebud, Pine Ridge, Lower Brule, Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Reservations.
Lakota was also found in the following language(s): Polish