It means "Friend" and "Welcome" in Chinook, simple as that.
Tilikum is a friendly name, not one of malice.
door Chiropterace 3 september 2014
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From the ancient sanscrit language, which is read backwards. Mukilit; defined as Mutiliate, Kill It.
Tilikum sure did mutiliate and kill it.
door DrPearl 25 februari 2010
From the greek root 'tilikumas' meaning 'killer of innocents'
Tilikum sure is one killer whale!
door BadSenseOfHumor 24 februari 2010