Jungle Book names

Here is a (incomplete) collection of named from the Jungle Book which are sometimes being used as names for Cub Scout leaders.

I try to get the names in as many languages as I can get, so please contribute where ever you can.

EnglishAnimalDutch
AhdeekreindeerAkhdik
AkelawolfAkela
Bagheerablack pantherBagheera
Baloobrown bearBaloe
Bandarlog (pl.)monkeysBandarlog
Chikaispringrat ??Chikai
DahindafrogDahinda
FeraowoodpeckerFerao
HathielephantHathi
IkkiporcupineIkki
JacalacrocodileJacala
KaapythonKaa
KeegofishKigo
MangbatMang
MessuaMowgli's (adoptive) motherMessoea
MorpeacockMor
MysabuffaloMysa
NagcobraNag
?? OoturtleOe
PhaowolfPhao
Phaonashe-wolfPhaona
Rakshamother wolfRaksha
RamabuffaloRama
RannkiteChil
Rikki-tikki-tavimongooseRikki-Tikki-Tavi
SahiporcupineSahi
ShadapelicanShada
Shere KhantigerShere Khan
SuggeemamosquitoSugima
TabaquijackalTabaqui
Thaelephant (spirit)Tha
Thuu (White Hood)white cobraThuu
Won-TollawolfWontolla

Names for Sixers (eldest cub of the den)

Black Plume, Brown Tip, Grey Brother, Red Fang, Tawny Fur, White Claw

Names awarded for prowess in Cub Activities

NameAnimalDescription
AhdeekReindeerTeam games
ApukwaBulrushWeaving
Blue Smoke Signalling
ChilKiteSinging
Crimson Arrow Throwing and catching
DahindaBullfrogLeapfrog, artwheels, etc
FeraoWoodpeckerWoodcraft ??
Golden Quil Artist
Hawkeye Observation
Hiawatha Athletics
Iagoo Telling stories
JacalaCrokodileActing
KaaPythonTree Climbing
KarelaBitter VineKnotting
KeegoFishSwimming
KeneuEagleRunning
KotickSealWrestling
KwasinStrong ManBoxing
LimmerskinWrenMessage carrying
Little Beaver Lair building
MysaWild BuffaloGood hearing
NagCobraFirst Aid
Nushka Guide
OenaiWolfReciting
PukeenaGrasshopperHigh Jump
Scarlet Feather Fire lighting
Sea CatchSealDiving
Shaw-ShawSwallowSkipping
SingumLionBook-carrying
Tilji-PhoLarkMusician
Toomai Folks dancing
WabeenoTovenaarWalking the plank
WawbeckRotsModelling
White Elk Long jump
Won-TollaWolfHopping

Names awarded by Akela at his discretion

NameAnimalDescription
HathiElephantRegular attendance
JeebiGhostFattest Cub
Kim Little Friend of all
KoCrowNoisiest Cub
MangBatObedience
MorPeacockTidiness and cleanliness
Onawee Alertness
ShadaPelicanPerseverance
Rikki-tikki-taviMongooseCheeriness
MowgliMan CubFriend to Animals
SonaBearGood manners
SugeemaMosquitoSmallest cub
Tall Pine Tallest cub

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Last modified: Fri Jun 23 11:51:53 2000