In the Native culture (the way I was raised anyways…because it is different across different nations), I was given Native names. Oddly, I have two. Yes, strange. I am not sure why or how come. I am pretty sure it was because of a life changing event.
However, I know where they come from and what they mean. The thing I sometimes wonder about is where did my “non-native” name come from? I mean, I am pretty sure my last name is French? Or seems like it. Me and my family are not French. So where did it come from?
I know my first name came after ten days of birth of being with out a name (yes, I didn’t have a name until ten days later). As for my middle name, I know where that came from… hands down.
But this is just something I wonder about. Who gave my family their last name and where does it come from?