Pocahontas Name Meaning and Origin

Pocahontas is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Native American’ origin. The baby name Pocahontas means “The Frisky One”.


Pocahontas Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Native American”



Pocahontas is a Girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “poh + kah + HAWN + tahs”


Pocahontas Name Meaning:

Pocahontas originates in Native American languages and means “the frisky one”. This was the name of a legendary Virginia Indian, the daughter of Chief Powhatan, who married a white colonist. As a feminine given name it was popularized by the 1995 Disney movie of the same name. Nowadays, Pocahontas is the name of numerous places in the United States.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Not available


Famous people with this name:

Pocahontas (born Matoaka, aka Amonute), Native American Powhatan woman who was said to have saved the life of English settler John Smith




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