Gender: Male Meaning of Hiawatha: "he makes rivers" Origin of Hiawatha: From Iroquoi, Haio-hw'tha

Hiawatha Origin and Meaning

The name Hiawatha is a boy's name of Iroquoi origin meaning "he makes rivers".

African-American journalist Hiawatha Bray is a singular contemporary bearer of this name of a Native-American leader immortalized in a Longfellow poem.

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