Cultures, Research

Lists of names of hairy humanoids in languages from around the world


If you are aware of some that are not listed, please let us know.

Aboriginal names for Yowie (Sasquatch) in Australia: Quinkin, Joogahinna, Jarrawarra, Myngawin, Puttikan, Gubba, Dooligar, Doolagahl, Gulaga, Thoolagal, Noocoonah, Moolowonk, Jimbra, Jingra, Tjangara, Marbu, Pangkarlangu, Turramulli, Dulugar, Yahoo.

Abnauayu | Russian Western Caucasus

Almas, Almasty | Elbus, Russia

Amomongo | Mt Kanlaon, Phillipines

Agogwe | Portugues East Africa

Ameranthropoides Loisi | Sierra de Perijá

ASA Monster | Virginia, USA

Babaloo | Maine

Bardin Booger | Palatka, FL

Barmanou | Afghan/Pakistan

Basajaun | Andalusia, Spain

Batutut | Mentawi Islands

Big Greyman | Ben Macdui, Scotland

Bukwas | Kwakiutl, BC

Chinese Yeti | Hubei, China

Didi | Amazon

Dooligah (male) | Victoria, Australia

Fouke Monster | Miller County, AK

Grassman | Ohio

Hantu Jarang | Malaysian Peninsular

Hibagon | Hiroshima, Japan

Homo floresiensis | Flores, Indonesia

Homo gardarensis | Greenland

Gin-Sung | Central China

Kapre | Malitbog, Phillipines

Kayadi | Papua New Guinea

Kitchi Sabe | Algonquin

Kushtaka | Southeast Alaska

Louisiana Wookie | Honey island Swamp, LA

Mande Burung | NE India, Bangladesh

Mapinguari | Brazil and Bolivia

Mawas | Jelebu, Malaysia

Meleema (adult female) | Victoria, Australia

Menehune | Hawaii

Misabe, Sabe | Algonquin

Moehau, Maeroero | New Zealand

Mogollon Monster | Mogollon Rim, AZ

Monkey man of New Delhi, India

Mono Grande | Guyana

Monstrous Wild Man | Mark Twain N.Forest

Minnesota Iceman | Minneapolis, MN

Nargan (female) | Victoria, Australia

Ngawa Whakata Cafe | New Zealand

Người Rừng | Vietnam

Nittaewo | Sri Lanka

Nyalmu | Tibet

Nyatja (young male) | Victoria, Australia

Orang Pendak | Sumatra, Indonesia

Pangboche Hand | Nepal

Sisimique | Nicaragua

Skunk Ape | Lake City, FL

Tjutjuna | Siberia, Russia

Tutu | Suari, Ecuador

Ucu | Argentina

Urayuli | Southwest Alaska

Wadagadan (young female) | Victoria, Australia

Waterbobbejaan | South Africa

Walking Sam | South Dakota

Wendigo | Canada

Woodewose, Wudwosa | Canterbury, Kent

Yeren | Shennongjia, China

Yeti | Siberia, Russia

Yeti | Nepal/Tibet

Yowie, Yahoo | NSW, Austrailia

** La bête noire (Cajun Sasquatch) | Louisiana

A

  • A hoo la huk, meaning, unavailable (Yup’ik Indian)
  • Albatwitche, the manlike apple stealers (Susquehannock Native)
  • Almas
  • Almasty
  • American Ape
  • Anisau
  • Ape-Man
  • Atahsaia, “The Cannibal Demon”, Zuni Indian
  • At’at’ahila, meaning unavailable, Chinookan Indian

B

  • The Bad Smelling Tree Men (USA, ID, Coeur d’Alene, and WA, Spokane)
  • Barmanu (northwest Pakistan)
  • B’gwas (Haisla, Canada, BC)
  • Biabin-Guli
  • Big Big Hairy Figure With Eyes Sunk Deep In The Head (n.w. USA, Wakashan, Kwakiutl Tribe)
  • big hairy man, the messenger (USA, Hopi Tribe)
  • Big Hairy Monster
  • the Big Man (USA, western SD, Lakota)
  • Big Ones
  • Blacki
  • Boggy Boon
  • Boggy Bill (USA, east TX)
  • the Booger
  • Booger Man
  • Boogie Man
  • Boogy Monster
  • Boqs, “Bush Man”, (s.w. Canada, Bella Coola Tribe)
  • Brenin Llwyd
  • Brother Who Comes Back Before The Next Very Big Winter (USA, SD, Ogala, Lakota)
  • Bukwas, “Wildman of the Woods”, Kwakwaka’wakw Indian

C

  • Caddo Critter
  • Cannibal, Tshimshian Indians
  • the Cannibal Giant (USA, Native American)
  • the Cannibal, who eats dead people (USA, Na-Dene)
  • Cave Monster
  • Cave Spirit
  • Cave Yeller (USA, KY)
  • Cer Ra Ca Wa “the turkey eater” (northern Mexico)
  • Chi-Chi
  • Chinese Wild man
  • Chiye-tanka, great elder brother (n.w. USA, Dakota and Lakota Sioux)
  • Choanito, “Night People”, Wenatchee Indian
  • Chuchuna
  • Ci-e (USA, SD, Pine Ridge Res.)
  • Crying Beast(USA, southern Ohio, 1800s)

D

  • Devils
  • Devil Monkey (USA, s.w. OK)
  • Destroyer Who Breaks Up Houses (USA, Na-Dene)
  • Doolagahi
  • Doolagahl (Aboriginal Australia)
  • Doolagarl (Aboriginal Australia)

E

  • El-Ish-kas, meaning unavailable, Makah Indians
  • Engeco
  • Esti Capcaki, “Tall Man”, Seminole Indian

F

  • Ferla Mohair
  • The Fetid Beast
  • Forest Devil
  • Forest Giants
  • Fouke Monster

G

  • Ge no sqwa, “Stone Giants”/”Stone Coats”, Iroquois/Seneca Indian
  • Gerendel (Old Danish)
  • Get’qun, meaning unavailable, Lake Lliamna Indian
  • Giganto
  • Gigantopithecines blacki
  • Gilyuk, “Big Man with little hat”, Nelchina Plateau Indian
  • Gin-sung
  • Gogit, meaning unavailable, Haida Indians
  • Goo tee khl, meaning unavailable, Chilkat Indian
  • Grass man
  • Gooligah (Aboriginal Australia)
  • Gugu (Sumatra)

H

  • Hairy Bill (USA, TX)
  • Hairy Giants
  • Hairy Ones
  • Hairy Man, Hairy Woman, or Hairy People
  • “the hairy man (men) who appears as a symptom of disruption” (USA, SD, Lakota)
  • The Hairy People (USA, KY, Leslie County)
  • the Hairy Stinka Boo (USA, southern OH)
  • Hecaitomixw, “Dangerous Being”, Quinault Indians
  • Hill Monkeys (OK)
  • Hokou
  • Holla Yella (USA, WV)
  • Holayela (USA, WV and east OH)
  • Hoodoo
  • Hoohoo
  • Honey Island Monster

I

  • Iktomi, “The Trickster ” Plains Indians
  • Indin Hair Man (USA, WV)

J

  • Jacko (Canada, BC)
  • Jimbra (Aboriginal Australia)
  • Jingera (Aboriginal Australia)
  • Jinka
  • The Jungle Man (India)

K

  • Kakundak (Africa)
  • Kala’litabiqw, Skagit Valley Indian
  • Kaptat
  • Kecleh-Kudleh, “Hairy Savage”, Cherokee
  • Kikomba
  • King Kong
  • Kushtaka, “Otter Man” Tlingit Indian

L

  • Llariyin “Bush Man” Hare Indian
  • Loo poo oi’yes, Miwuk Indian
  • Long Eared Ape
  • Loup-garou (French for wolf-man)

M

  • Madukarahat “Giant” Karok Indian
  • Manabai’wok “The Giants” Menomini Indian
  • Matlose (w.Canada, Nootkas Tribe)
  • The Man-Beast
  • Mande Burung (India)
  • Man-Monkey
  • Mannimal
  • Mapinguari
  • Mesingw “The Mask Being” Lenni Lenape Indian
  • Miitiipi “Bad luck or disaster” Kawaiisu Indian
  • Mirygdy
  • Misinghalikun “Living Solid Face” Lenni Lenape Indian
  • Monkey Man (USA, OK)
  • Momo, Mo Mo (USA, short for ‘Missouri Monster’)

N

  • Na’in “Brushman” Gwich’in Indians
  • Nantiinaq Kenai Peninsula Indian
  • Nant’ina, Dena’ina Indian
  • Narcoonah
  • Neanderthal
  • Neginla eh, “Wood Man”, Alutiiq/Yukon Indian
  • Nibagon
  • Ngoloko
  • Nguoi rung (Asia)
  • Ngui Rung (Vietnamese)
  • Nolem or Dog Eaters (USA, Nadene)
  • Noocoonah (Aboriginal Australia)
  • Not Available Oglala Lakota Sioux Indian “The Big Man”Not Available Twana Indians “Stick Indians”Not Available Coeur d’Alene/Spokane Indian “The Tree Men”
  • Nuk-Luk (North America)
  • Nu’numic (Aztec)
  • Nun Yunu Wi, “The Stone Man”, Cherokee
  • Nu’numic, “The Giant”, Owens Valley Paiute
  • Nyalmo (Asia)

O

  • Oh-mah, “Boss of the Woods”, Hoopa Indian
  • Omah, Yurok Indian
  • Old Hairy Bill (TX)
  • Old Yellow
  • Old Yellow Top (Canada, Ontario)
  • Old Ones Who Cry
  • Old Ones Who Run At Night
  • Old Skunky Bill (USA, east TX)
  • Opie (USA, TN and NC)
  • Orang Pendek (Oceania, Sumatran)
  • Ot-ne-yar-hed/Ot ne yar heh, The Stone Giants (north eastern USA, Iroquoian)

P

  • Pecos Bill (in the original TX legend he was huge and hairy!)
  • Pongo

Q

  • Qah lin me/Qui yihahs, Yakama/Klickitat Indian
  • Quinken (Aboriginal Australia)
  • R
  • Red Eyes (Aboriginal Australia)
  • Rugaru (USA, ND, Turtle Mt Ojibway)

S

  • Saskets, “The Giant”, Salishan/Sahaptin Indian
  • Sasquatch/Sasahevas sε´sq’əč  “Wild Man of the Woods”, (Halkomelem, A Salishan language, southwest British Columbia)
  • Sc’wen’ey’ti, “Tall Burnt Hair”, Spokane Indian
  • Seat ka, Yakama Indian
  • Seatco, the Wicked Giant/”Stick Indian” Yakama/Klickitat/Puyallup (n.w. USA, native Nusqually)
  • Seeahtkch, Clallam Indian
  • See’atco, “One who runs and hides”, Coast Salish Indian
  • Shit Man, or Men (USA, WV)
  • Skanicum, “Stick Indians”, Colville Indians
  • Skookum, “Evil God of the Woods”, Chinook Indian
  • Skukum, “Devil of the Forest”, Quinault Indians
  • Skunk Ape
  • Skunk Demon
  • Skunky Bill
  • Slalakums, “The Unknown” Upper Stalo Indians
  • Sne nah, “Owl Woman” Okanogan Indian
  • So’yoko, Hopi Indian
  • Steta’l, “Spirt Spear” Puyallup/Nisqually Indian
  • Ste ye mah, “Spirit hidden by woods” Yakama Indian
  • Stinkaboo
  • Stink Man
  • St’ Iyahama (USA, OR, Umatilla)


T

  • Tah-tah-kle’-ah or Owl-Woman Monster (n.w. USA, Yakama and Shasta Indians)
  • Tsek Etinu’s (USA, Na-Dene)
  • Tsiatko Giants (n.w.USA, native)
  • Stsomu’lamux (USA, Na Dene)
  • Taku he (native American, Lakota )
  • Tano Giant (Africa)
  • Teh-Ima (Asia)
  • Tch-lma
  • Tree Men (USA, ID, Coeur d’Alene, and WA, Spokane)
  • Tjandara (Aboriginal Australia)
  • Tha-tha Kla-yah-ma (n.w. USA, Yakama )
  • Thoolagal (Aboriginal Australia)
  • Tomy Knocker
  • Tobi Juan In The Wood (USA, Ark., Tenn.)
  • Toylona, “Big Person” Taos Indian
  • Tsadjatko, “Giants” Quinault Indians
  • Tsawane’it Emux (USA, Nadene)
  • Tse’nahaha “Giant” Mono Lake Paiute
  • Tsiatko, “Wild Indians” Puyallup/Nisqually Indian
  • Tso’apittse “Cannibal Giant”, Shoshone (USA, Nevada)

U

  • Urayuli, SW Alaskan Eskimo
  • Ucumar (Latin America)

W

  • Weendego (USA, central to north-eastern, Ojibwa)
  • Wendigo (Algonquian, central to north-eastern USA)
  • Wetiko, Cree Indian
  • Windego, “Wicked Cannibal” Eastern Athabascan Indian (northern USA)
  • Wihalaid, the Cannibal Beast (USA, Na-Dene)
  • Windago “Wicked Cannibal” Eastern Athabascan Indian (central to north-eastern USA)
  • Windikouk (central to north-eastern USA)
  • Who-Who
  • the Wigidokowok People(n.w. USA, Native)
  • Wildman
  • Wild Man Uncle (n.w. USA, Nehalem)
  • Wild Man Of Borneo
  • Witiko
  • Woods Child (USA, Ohio, 1800s)
  • Woods Booger (southeastern USA)
  • Woods Devils (USA, NH, Coos county)
  • Wooly Booger
  • Wsinkhoalican, “The Game Keeper” Lenni Lenape Indian

X

Xi’lgo, “Wild Woman” Nehalem/Tillamook Indian

Y

  • Yahoo (Australia)
  • Yakaka
  • Yaroma (Aboriginal Australia)
  • Yahyahaas, Modoc Indian
  • Yayaya-ash, “The Frightener” Klamath Indian
  • Yeahoh (USA, KY, Algonkian)
  • Yé’iitsoh, “Big God ” Navajo Indians
  • Yellers
  • Yellow Top (Canada, Ontario)
  • Yeren (Chinese)
  • Yeti
  • Yi’ dyi’tay, “Wild Man” Nehalem/Tillamook Indian
  • Yowie (Australia)
  • Yuuri

Sources:  http://bigfootevidence.blogspot.com/2011/09/different-names-for-bigfoot-to-z.htm

http://www.sunstar-solutions.com/NAbigfootnames.htm

http://www.bigfoot-lives.com/html/bigfoot_indian_names.html

https://bigfootsasquatch.wordpress.com/2008/01/08/bigfoot-sasquatch-names-regional-names/

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