Pocahontas
Origin/Usage
Native American
Pronunciation
poh-kah-HAWN-tahs
Meaning
The frisky one
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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. Nowadays, Pocahontas is the name of numerous places in the United States. As a feminine given name it was popularized by the 1995 Disney movie of the same name.

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