Menominee Place Names In Wisconsin

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Menominee Name Definition English Name
Wēskōhsek A Good Place To Live. Wisconsin
AEhsepan Raccoon Ashippun
Ahkōnemeh Watches for them place. Appleton
Ākem Snowshoe Algoma
Apaehsahkyah Brant, species of wild goose Pensaukee
Apaesiqtekow Complete meaning lost-deer something? Archaic Peshtigo
Apaesiqtekow-Sēpēw Possibly connected with deer, true meaning lost. Archaic Peshtigo River
Apīsīw-Sīpiah Black River The Black River
Asākēw Sauk Indian, Yellow earth Sauk County
Askēhtōn The Crier, raw mouth, man's name. Archaic. Askeaton
Askīpakiw-Nepēhsaeh Green Lake Marl Lake, Waupaca Chain of Lakes
Awaetok Aqsaen Spirit Rock Spirit Rock, on the Menominee Reservation
Es-Wāpanoh Thither see the dawning. Ashwaubenon
Enaenohnyah Little Walks Plainly, man's name The Black Creek
Kahkāmohnakaneh At the short cut. Portage
Kaekaewaeqnikoniw Crossing the portage. Archaic Underhill
Kenūsīw Northern Pike Kenosha
Kesīqnaeh Swift Flying Keshena
Kesīqnaeh-Nepēhsaeh Swift Flying Lake Keshena Lake
Kēwaeskam Steps it back Kewaskum
Kewāneh A species of duck. Archaic. Kewaunee
Kūwicīqsow-Nepēhsaeh Lake shaped like sacred double ball shinny game played by women Emmons Lake, Waupaca Chain of Lakes
Maehkaenah-Menaehsaeh Turtle Island Mackinac, Michigan
Maehsesēpēw Big spreading river Mississippi River
Maenaewah Some misfortune happens Milwaukee
Maenomehsāyak Wild rice along the banks Shiocton
Mahkaesen-Sīpiahsēhsaeh Indian Shoe Creek Moccasin Creek near Nekoosa
Mahwaew-Sēpēw The Wolf River Wolf River
Manetōwak Place of the spirits Manitowoc
Manōmenāskon-Sīpiah Rice Stalks River Little Eau Pleine River
Manōnaeh-Sīpiah Red or Yellow Earth, clay or chalk-like. Lemonweir River
Mekēk-Nepēhsaeh Otter Lake Otter Lake, Waupaca Chain of Lakes
Mēkon Feather Mequon
Mēkon-Sēpēw Plume or Feather River Yellow River
Menaehsaeh Little Island Menasha
Menīkāneh At the good village Menominee, MI
Mēqsekataew Hairy leg Mishicot
Meskwahkīw-Sīpiah Red Earth River Fox River
Metaeqsiakiwak-Nepēhsaehsyan Twin Lakes Miner and Dake Lakes,
Waupaca Chain of Lakes
Miasekakawīhsihkiw-Menaehsaeh Hemlock Forest Island Stevens Point Island, in WI River
Mīhekan Simple name of road or trail Indian Crossing Casino Grounds, Waupaca Chain of Lakes
Mōsāpnīw He dwells alone there Mosinee
Muqsāhkwat-Nepēhsaeh Clear Sky Lake Moshawquit Lake
Naehīhtwakan Torch Hunting Place West Branch Settlement
Naeqniw-Sīpiah Three Rivers Suring
Namaew-Wīhkit Bay of the Sturgeon Sturgeon Bay
Nanāweyah-Kaeqcekam Middle big water Lake Michigan
Nanāweyah Middle Village Middle Village
Nātawaew-Otaeskonekan Blow snake, Oneida warrior's club Oneida Reservation
Neyōpet Four sitting Neopit
Nekānes-Nepēhsaeh Little leader Lake. Family Name Neconish Neconish Lake
Nenah Me or I Neenah
Ocīkaeqsyah-kaeqcekam In the north big water. Lake Superior
Ocīpīw-Sēpēw Chippewa River (Ojibwa) Chippewa River
Okāhkoneh Pike fishing place Kaukauna
Okāqtōhsaehseh At the South Branch Settlement. South Branch, Menominee Reservation
Okāqtow The place of the Pike. Oconto
Okīkapow-Sēpēw They stand clustered,
Kickapoo Indian River
Kickapoo River
Omaeqnomenēw-Otaeskonekan Menominee Thing Set Apart Menominee Reservation
Omaeqnomenēw-Sēpēw Menominee River Menominee River
Omāhkahkow-Menīkān Frog Town Phlox
Omīniahkan Place where pigeons are hunted. Clintonville
Omīnīw The Pigeon Meeme
Onaepīhekaew He writes something. Archaic. Marinette, Michigan
Oqsaskahkoneh Abundance of Muskrats. Archaic. Ottman Lake, Waupaca Chain of Lakes
Oskas His Claw, Chief Oshkosh Oshkosh
Paehkuahkīhsaeh Small mound Butte de Morts
Paehkuahkiw Small round elevation, hillock Packwaukee
Paehkuahkiw Pointed Hillock Stiles
Paeqsāhkyan Lane through the trees Pesehkee
Pasīpahkīhnen It juts out as land, point of land Stevens Point
Pawāhān-Sīpiah Wild Rice Gathering River Poy Sippi
Pawāhekaneh Wild Rice Threshing Lake Lake Poygan
Penaewīkoh Partridge Place Fremont
Pīwānawkīw The flinty place. Archaic. Peewaukee
Pūcīhkit Bay that smells like something rotting Green Bay
Saenepān-Menīkān Ribbon, silk, or satin village Saint Paul, MN
Sakēmaewataenoh Mosquito Place New London
Sāpīwaehekaneh At a hearing distance in the woods Sheboygan
Saqnawehnaen It lies forking, especially a stream Zoar
Sāwanoh South Shawano
Sāwanoh-Nepēhsaeh South Lake Lake Shawano
Sekākoh Place of the Skunks Chicago, IL
Sēqsepaketaheqkoneh Duck Landing Place. Archaic. Duck Creek
Sīpiah-Sōpomāhtek Soft Maple River Eau Pleine River
Sīsepikamiw Sprawling water, like an animal basking in the sun Waupaca Chain of Lakes
Sōmen-Nepēhsaeh Wild Grape Lake Long Lake, Waupaca Chain of Lakes
Sōpomah-Menaehsaeh Sugar Island Government Island, Waupaca Chain of Lakes
Suaqmaekoh Sand Bar. Archaic Suamico
Tah-qua-kik Clearing on a Hill. Archaic. Powers Bluff
Tomāwaehsaw Menominee man's name - Chief Tomow Tomah
Uqpakiak-Nepēhsaeh Cattail flag lake. Archaic. Puckaway Lake
Wākecānāpaew Crooked beak man,
Thunderbird clan
Waukechon
Wākoh Fox, also man's name, Waukow Waukau
Wākohsaeh Little Fox Waukesha
Wānāhkiw Depression in the land, hollow Waunakee
Wanikaqmiw End of the lake. Archaic. Fond du Lac
Wāpahkoh Place of Tomorrow Seen Clearly Waupaca
Wāpah-Sēpēw Tomorrow River Tomorrow River
Wāpan First light Waupun
Wāpanahkīw-Otaeskonekan Eastern Star Indian Thing Set Apart (Reservation) Stockbridge Munsee Indian Reservation
Wāpanow Morning Star Religion,
man's name. Waubeno
Wabeno
Wāqnaw Far away place Wausau
Wasuskeqsinoh New grave mound in a marsh.
Questionable meaning? Archaic.
Chilton
Wātanikaen-Nepēhsaeh It is shaped round lake Round Lake,
Waupaca Chain of Lakes
Watōwsaeh Place of the small ball Wauwatosa
Wēnekaneh Place of the Skulls Winneconne
Wenepekōw Greenish dirty water from rotting vegetation Winnebago
Wenepekōw-Nepēhsaeh Greenish dirty water lake Lake Winnebago
Wēnotaewemyakwat-Sīpiah Smells like burnt timber river Brule River
Wēpet-Sīpiah Tooth River Mill Creek Community
Wēskōhsek-Sēpēw Good place to live river Wisconsin River
Wēyawekaeh Old Woman Weyauwega
Wēyawekaeh-Omīhekan- 
Nepēhsaeh
Old Woman's Road (Rainbow)Lake Rainbow Lake, Waupaca Chain of Lakes

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