Appendix:English terms of Eskimo-Aleut origin/Place names, personal names and tribe names

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An offshoot of Appendix:English terms of Native American origin, this list includes place names, personal names and tribe names which originated from Eskimo or Aleut languages. See Appendix:English terms of Eskimo-Aleut origin for a list of common nouns derived from these languages.

from Eskimo languages[edit]

from Inuit languages[edit]

Inupiak[edit]

  • Malamute (also attested in other spellings) — "(a member of) an Inupiak people who live in western Alaska and who breed malamute dogs" — from Inupiak malimiut