Uchean Rivers  Aboriginal Name Language Meaning


1.Tennessee River Kallamuchee (k’alaw’ayuchi) Yuchean Yuchi Run
2.Tennessee River Cootela (K’othla) Yuchean Crooked
3.Holston River Hogoheegee (hugegee) Delaware * Yuchi people
4.Swannanoah Swannanoah (xawaeno) Yuchean * Snake Spirit (Shawnee)
5.Savannah Savannah  Uchee * Xawaeno (Shawnee)
6.Nolichucky Nonachunkeh Yuchean * foot of Mountains river
7.Hiawasee Euphasee (Yufatse) Yuchean * great paddle water
8.Clinch Pellissippi (pelecenepi) Yuchean Yonder drink
9.Little River Canot (caono) Yuchean * Eagle River
10.Little Tennessee Tanasee (Tanatse) Yuchean * Brother Water
11.Tellico ptsaliko (Cittico Satico) Yuchean Stand together as shield
12.French Broad Agiqua (longman) Agikwa Yuchean * long tow river
13.Cumberland Warioto ?? --
14.Chattahoochee Chatayuchi (Bartram p312) Yuchean * Yuchi Red River
15.Ogeechee Ogeechee (Hohoheegee) Algonquin * Uchee People
16.Catawba Cotaba Yuchean Man Strong People
17.Wolf River Margot ?? --
18.Loushatchee Loushatchee Koasati --Hatchee Hatchee Koasati town
19.Sequatchee Sequatchee (S’akwachi) Yuchean * Woodpecker’s eye (ogee)
20.Ocoee Ocoee (wocoee) Yuchean Canoe jump
21.Canasuaga Canasauga (caonasauga) Yuchean* Eagle Bear (deputy chief)
22.Wataga Wataga Yuchean * Bass many
23.Chickamauga Chickamauga (Chiskasauga) Yuchean Mouse Bear
24.Yazoo Yasuu Yuchean * Leaf
* denotes a high level of confidence due to verification factors.
Mountains


25.Unaka Yunekgah Yuchean * Great Rattlesnake 
26.Great Valley Yuk’u Yuchean * Great Valle

 

Physiographic Nomenclature – Rivers Woktela D.K. Hackett 

 

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