Names That Mean Different

  1. Cheyenne
    • Origin:

      Sioux
    • Meaning:

      "people of a different language"
    • Description:

      The name of a courageous tribe, Cheyenne became quite popular in the 1990s, inspiring a wide range of spelling variations—Shyanne is one example that's still on the rise.
  2. Cheyenne
    • Origin:

      Sioux
    • Meaning:

      "people of a different language"
    • Description:

      This is a great American name that deserves more attention from parents looking for a name that balances a soft sound with a more traditionally masculine cowboy image.
  3. Liyu
    • Origin:

      Amharic, Ethiopian
    • Meaning:

      "unique, different"
    • Description:

      This pretty Ethiopian name means "unique" or "different", and would live up to its name in English-speaking countries. Pronounced "lee-yoo", this name can also be spelled Liyou.
  4. Shyanne
    • Origin:

      Variation of Cheyenne
    • Meaning:

      "people of a different language"
    • Description:

      Shy Anne? The original place-name spelling Cheyenne is preferable to this phonetic and slyly jokey spelling in every way.
  5. Liyou
    • Origin:

      Amharic, Ethiopian
    • Meaning:

      "unique, different"
    • Description:

      This pretty Ethiopian name means "unique" or "different", and would live up to its name in English-speaking countries. Pronounced "lee-yoo", this name can also be spelled Liyu.