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Litonya Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Litonya is of Native American Miwok origin.

The meaning of Litonya is "darting hummingbird".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 girls were given the name.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Litonya Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Litonya has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Litonya to other names.


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Litonya falls into the bird name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Litonya in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

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Just for fun, see the name Litonya in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Naming a child in the Native American culture is a sacred event only to be performed by the wisest in the group, the elders. Because of the level of ritual that it is given, Native American names are considered especially significant and powerful.

Children are often named after something that appears in nature, a personality trait or their perceived destiny.

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