His Hocąk name is given as Cha Wak Ja Xi Gah (Hocak Worak), which is for Cawakjaxiga, "Tan Buck", from cāwą́k, buck (< cā, "deer"; and wąk, "male"); -ja, an auxiliary expressing the standing position; xi, "yellow, the color of plums going into brown, of somebody’s eyes"; and -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names. This is a Deer Clan name.
He had the following children with Stella Decorah (1929, 1937 censuses):
Percy (b. 1915 - 7 December 1965)
Alfred (b. 1921) (1929 census)
Lyle Burke (b. 12 July 1922)
Frederick Oliver (b. 7 May 1924)
Oliver (b. 8 May 1927)
Orville Lindly (b. 16 November 1928)
John (26 November 1930 - 4 July 1938)
Mary (Owen) (28 January 1933 - February 1987)
Nina (Cleveland) (2 September 1918 - 17 June 2014)
1929 Indian census; Roll: M595_570; Page: 35; Line: 1; Agency: Tomah. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M595, 692 rolls); Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
1937 Indian census; Roll: M595_573; Page: 40; Line: 1; Agency: Tomah Indian School. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M595, 692 rolls); Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75; National Archives, Washington, D.C.