The meaning of the name Anasazi is Ancient Ones. The origin of the name Anasazi is Native American. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
The name Anasazi is a Navajo word given to another tribe thought to be ancient Pueblo Native Americans. It could mean "Ancient Ones" or "Ancient Enemies." The Anasazi tribe existed from approximately 200-1300 A.D.