Winnipeg

Origin: Native American Meaning: from what I could find online, it’s a transcription of Western Cree words win-nipi meaning “muddy/brackish or dirty water”. The name Winnipeg is mentioned in Book 10 (The Slippery Slope) as the surname of one of the children EsmĂ© Squalor plans to steal the fortune of. Winnipeg is also the capital of…

Yuma

Origin: Native American; Japanese Meaning: son of the chief; serene truth/ gentleness, superiority/ distant leisurely + horse/hemp/ true, genuine Variants: Yuuma Gender: unisex This was one of the hardest names I’ve ever tried to find any information on. It seems to be both a Native American name and a unisex Japanese name, which was where…