Sakakawea
Origin/Usage
Native American
Pronunciation
sak-ə-kə-WEE-ə
Meaning
Dragging a boat
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Sakakawea is another version of the name Sacagawea. Sacagawea originates in Native American languages and means "dragging the boat". This was the name of a legendary woman from the Lemhi Shoshone tribe, who joined the Lewis and Clark Expedition in the Western United States as an interpreter. As a feminine given name it is very rare in the United States these days.

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