Some popular Cherokee names for horses include Adsila (female; meaning "blossom"), Galilahi (female; meaning "attractive") and Adahy (male; meaning "lives in the woods"). Other Cherokee names that may denote a horse's color are Unega (white), Gvhnage'i (black), Haliyi (gray) and Wodige'i (reddish or red brown clay or animal colors).
Sokwali is the Cherokee word for "horse." When choosing a Cherokee name for a horse, make sure that it's easy to say, has a ring to it and hints at the horse's personality or most notable quality. More catchy and meaningful Cherokee names are Gola (winter), Awenasa (my home), Atsila (fire) and Diwali (bowl).