What does Navajo mean?
Definitions for Navajo
ˈnæv əˌhoʊ, ˈnɑ və-nava·jo
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a member of an Athapaskan people that migrated to Arizona and New Mexico and Utah
the Athapaskan language spoken by the Navaho
A member of the Navajo people, currently the largest Native American tribe in North America.
An Apachean (Southern Athabaskan) language of the Athabascan language family belonging to the Na-Dené phylum. It is spoken by 149,000 people in the American Southwest (Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado).
The Navajo (; British English: Navaho; Navajo: Diné or Naabeehó) are a Native American people of the Southwestern United States. With more than 399,494 enrolled tribal members as of 2021, the Navajo Nation is the largest federally recognized tribe in the United States; additionally, the Navajo Nation has the largest reservation in the country. The reservation straddles the Four Corners region and covers more than 27,325 square miles (70,000 square km) of land in Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico. The Navajo Reservation is slightly larger than the state of West Virginia. The Navajo language is spoken throughout the region, and most Navajos also speak English. The states with the largest Navajo populations are Arizona (140,263) and New Mexico (108,306). More than three-fourths of the enrolled Navajo population resides in these two states.Besides the Navajo Nation proper, a small group of Navajos are members of the federally recognized Colorado River Indian Tribes.
Navajo is a census-designated place in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 2,097 at the 2000 census. Navajo is the most Navajo town in the United States, with 95.04% of residents having full or partial Navajo ancestry.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Navajo is ranked #134712 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Navajo surname appeared 125 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Navajo.
72.8% or 91 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
15.2% or 19 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
6.4% or 8 total occurrences were Black.
The numerical value of Navajo in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Navajo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Navajo in a Sentence
To come to Navajo, where you know you're going to be covering long distances, driving long hours, (and where) pay is not going to be equal to the state or to the county.
The EPA was right in the middle of the disaster, and we intend to make sure the Navajo Nation recovers every dollar it spends cleaning up this mess and every dollar it loses as a result of injuries to our precious Navajo natural resources.
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye:
They are not going to get away with this, the EPA was right in the middle of the disaster, and we intend to make sure the Navajo Nation recovers every dollar it spends cleaning up this mess and every dollar it loses as a result of injuries to our precious Navajo natural resources.
After dubbing Star Wars in Navajo and seeing the audience reaction, I knew we needed to do more for the kids, this movie is a true classic and we will work hard to uphold the Disney and Pixar standard while giving our Navajo kids an engaging and imaginative way to learn their language.
If we are successful in obtaining a lease extension and if the Navajo Nation were to be successful in keeping the plant operating economically beyond 2019, SRP could potentially purchase power from NGS at that time if the price was consistent with our other alternatives.
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