What does Mohawk mean?

Definitions for Mohawk
ˈmoʊ hɔkmo·hawk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mohawknoun

    a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living along the Mohawk River in New York State

  2. Mohawknoun

    the Iroquoian language spoken by the Mohawk

  3. mohawk, mohawk haircutnoun

    haircut in which the head is shaved except for a band of hair down the middle of the scalp


  1. Mohawknoun

    (also mohawk) A hairstyle where both sides are shaved, with the hair along the crest of the head kept long, and usually styled so as to stand straight up.

  2. Mohawknoun

    An indigenous people of North America originally from the Mohawk Valley in upstate New York to southern Quebec and eastern Ontario, the easternmost of the Iroquois Five Nations.

  3. Mohawknoun

    The Iroquoian language spoken by these North American indigenous people.

  4. mohawknoun



  1. mohawk

    A mohawk is a hairstyle in which both sides of the head are shaved and the hair is left long and often standing up in the middle, resembling a Native American tribe's traditional hairstyle. The thickness, height, and length of the hair in the middle can vary according to personal preference.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mohawknoun

    one of a tribe of Indians who formed part of the Five Nations. They formerly inhabited the valley of the Mohawk River

  2. Mohawknoun

    one of certain ruffians who infested the streets of London in the time of Addison, and took the name from the Mohawk Indians


  1. Mohawk

    Mohawk is a village in Herkimer County, New York, United States. The population was 2,731 at the 2010 census. The village was named after the adjacent river. The Village of Mohawk is at the north border of the Town of German Flatts and adjacent to the Erie Canal. Mohawk is southeast of Utica. The sports teams of the Mohawk school district call themselves the "Mohicans". The Mohawk Nation occupied the Mohawk Valley.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mohawk

    mō′hawk, n. the name of a tribe of North American Indians of the Huron-Iroquois family—hence one of a set of London street-ruffians about the beginning of the 18th century.—Also Mō′hock.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Mohawk

    a tribe of American Indians, gave name to a band or club of ruffians who infested the streets of London in 1711-12.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mohawk is ranked #71886 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Mohawk surname appeared 271 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Mohawk.

    46.4% or 126 total occurrences were White.
    42.8% or 116 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    8.4% or 23 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mohawk in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mohawk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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