Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Full moon names for January 15th or 16th, 2014

Full moon. Image: morgueFile.

The full moon for January 2014 takes place on January 15th or 16th, depending on your location. Following is a list of full moon names for January, ranging from common to surprising. Which names speak to you?

Greetings Maker Moon - Abenaki
Sun Has Not Strength to Thaw - Algonquin
Great Spirit Moon - Anishnaabe
Time of Flying Ants - Apache
When the Snow Blows Like Spirits in the Wind - Arapaho
Center Moon - Assiniboine
Duruthu Poya - Buddhist
Quiet Moon - Celtic
Cold Moon - Cherokee
Moon After Yule - Cherokee
Moon of the Strong Cold - Cheyenne
Holiday Moon - Chinese
Cooking Moon - Choctaw
Winter Moon - Colonial American
Middle Moon - Comanche
Year Moon - Comanche
Great Moon - Cree
Midwinter Moon - Cree
When the Old Fellow Spreads the Brush - Cree
Little Winter - Creek
Winter's Younger Brother - Creek
Moon of the Terrible - Dakotah Sioux
Wolf Moon - Deborean
Wolf Moon - English Medieval
Hunger Moon - European
Bear Hunting Moon - Haida
Paush Poornima - Hindu
Purnima Vrat - Hindu
Joyful Moon - Hopi
Month of Life at its Height - Hopi
Avunniviayuk - Inuit
Dark Moon - Janic
Quiet Moon - Janic
Stay Inside - Kalapuya
Nadzi-kisraiti - Keresan
Lakes Frozen - Klamath
Thumb Moon (counting on fingers, beginning in August) - Klamath
Halamrtinya - Kumeyaay
Big Cold Moon - Mohawk
Trail Squint - Mountain Maidu
Cold Meal Moon - Natchez
Full Snow Moon - Native American
Old Moon - Native AmericanSmall Eagle - Navajo
Ice Moon - Neo Pagan
Moon When Snow Drifts into Tipis - Omaha
Whirling Wind Month - Passamaquoddy
Weight Loss Month - Pima
When Animals Lose Their Fat - Pima
Buckeyes Ripe - Pomo
Snow Thaws Moon - Ponca
Month of the Bear - Potawatomi
Ice Moon - San Juan
Severe Moon - Shawnee
Freezing Moon - Shoshoni
Frost in the Teepee - Sioux
Moon of Strong Cold - Sioux
Wolves Run Together - Sioux
Man Moon - Taos
Goose Moon - Tlingit
Dusting Moon - Unknown
Storm Moon - Unknown
Ceremonial Initiate - Valley Maidu
Two Trails - Valley Maidu
Cold Moon - Wiccan
Her Cold Moon - Wishram
Kesan Meecha - Yaqui
Frozen Ground - Yuchi
Moon When Limbs of Trees Are Broken by Snow - Zuni

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