|Origin of name||Shawnee people|
Shawnee Street is named for the Shawnee people. They originally inhabited the Ohio River valley but have since moved to many places, including Oklahoma. The French called them Ouchaouanag in 1648, from their own name for themselves, Ša:wanwa, meaning "person of the south."
- George Thornton Fleming. History of Pittsburgh and Environs: From prehistoric days to the beginning of the American Revolution, vol. 1, pp. 148–149. American Historical Society, New York and Chicago, 1922. Google Books 7ctaAAAAYAAJ, ffQMAAAAYAAJ, S88wAQAAMAAJ, tzUafgt-eskC; HathiTrust 011262563; Historic Pittsburgh 01aee9405m; Internet Archive historypittsbur01compgoog, historypittsbur01socigoog, historypittsbur01yorkgoog. [view source] fleming-history
- George T. Fleming. "History recalled by street names: Stanwix brings to mind many important happenings in the early days of the Western Pennsylvania settlement." Pittsburgh Gazette Times, Dec. 6, 1914, second section, p. 8. Newspapers.com 85907599. [view source] fleming-history-recalled
- Annie Clark Miller. Early Land Marks and Names of Old Pittsburgh: An address delivered before the Pittsburgh Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution at Carnegie Institute, Nov. 30, 1923, p. 8. Pittsburgh Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, 1924. Historic Pittsburgh 00awn8211m; Internet Archive earlylandmarksna00mill. [view source] miller
- William Bright. Native American Placenames of the United States, p. 436. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 2004, ISBN 978-0-8061-3598-4. [view source] bright