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 Esmé 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…