Nahuatl Submitted Names

Nahuatl names are used by the Nahua peoples of Mexico and Central America.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AHMICQUI f & m Nahuatl
Means "something that does not die" in Nahuatl.
AHUILIZTLI m & f Nahuatl
Means "joy" in Nahuatl.
AMEYALXOCHITL f Nahuatl
Derived from Nahuatl ameyalli meaning "spring" and xochitl meaning "flower".
AQUETZALLI f Nahuatl
Derived from Nahuatl quetzalli, meaning "quetzal feather", from the Nahuatl root quetza "to stand up". The word quetzalli also denotes something precious. The quetzal held great cultural and religious significance to the Aztecs, and other indigenous peoples of Central America... [more]
AZTLAN m & f Aztec and Toltec Mythology, Nahuatl (?), American (Hispanic, Rare), Mexican (Rare)
Aztlan is the mythical homeland of the Aztec peoples. In their language (Nahuatl), the roots of Aztlan are the two words: aztatl tlan(tli) meaning "heron" and "place of". The homeland was said to have many heron birds and may have been translated to 'place of white-ness' or even 'brightness' (as used by some Chicanos) because of the large population of the white feathered birds living there... [more]
CACAMATZIN m Native American, Nahuatl
This was the name of the king of Texcoco.
CENTLI m & f Nahuatl
In the Aztec culture, Centeotl (also known as Centeocihuatl or Cinteotl) is the maize deity. Therefore, comes some derivatives of the name like: Cintli or Centli which means "dried maize still on the cob" or simply "corn"; and Teōtl means "deity"... [more]
CHALCHIUITL f Nahuatl, Native American
Means "emerald" in Nahuatl.
CIPACTLI m & f Nahuatl, Aztec
Nahuatl unisex name referring to the first daysign in the tonalpohualli, or Aztec day-count. It is possible that pre-Colombian civilisations may have chosen to name their children after the daysign under which they were born... [more]
CITLALMINA f Nahuatl
Means "arrow stars (meteorites)" in Nahuatl.
COAXOCH f Nahuatl
Means "snake/serpent flower" in Nahuatl, from Nahuatl coatl, "snake" and xochitl, "flower".
CUAUHTLATOATZIN m Nahuatl
Means "talking eagle" in Nahuatl.
CUETLACHTLI m Nahuatl
Means "wolf" in Nahuatl.
CUETZPALLI m Nahuatl, Native American
Nahuatl and Native American name meaning "lizard".
ELOXOCHITL f Nahuatl, Native American
Means "magnolia" in Nahuatl.
ICCAUHTLI m Nahuatl, Native American
Nahuatl and Native American name meaning "younger brother".
ISEL f Nahuatl
Means "alone, unique, only" in Nahuatl. From the Nahuatl isel.
ITOTIA f & m Nahuatl
Means "dance" in Nahuatl.
ITZCOATL m Nahuatl
Means "obsidian snake" in Classical Nahuatl. The name of the fourth ruler of Tenochtitlan.
ITZTLI m Nahuatl
Means "obsidian" and "obsidian knife" in Nahuatl.
MALINALXOCHITL f Nahuatl
Means "grass flower" in Nahuatl, from Nahuatl malinal, "grass" and xochitl, "flower". In Aztec mythology, Malinalxochitl is a beautiful sorceress and sister of Huitzilopochtli.
MALINTZIN f Nahuatl
This is a variant of Malinali which means "Goddess of Grass." Malintzin is the honorific version with the suffix 'tzin' being the equivalent of 'Ma'am' or 'Lady.'
MATLAL m Aztec, Nahuatl
Means "dark green" in Nahuatl.
MAYALEN f Nahuatl, Mexican
Mayalen alteration of the name Mayahuel (Nahuatl pronunciation: maˈjawel) is the female divinity associated with the maguey plant among cultures of central Mexico in the Postclassic era of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican chronology, and in particular of the Aztec cultures... [more]
MAZATL m Nahuatl, Mexican (Rare)
From Nahuatl mazatl meaning "deer". This was the name of a cacique or leader of the Nahuas of Papayeca, active during the Spanish conquest of what is now Honduras.
MOCTEZUMA m Native American, Nahuatl
It is a compounds of a noun meaning "lord" and a verb meaning "to frown in anger", and so is interpreted as "he is one who frowns like a lord" or "he who is angry in a noble manner".
NAHUITOCHTLI f Nahuatl
"Four Rabbit" (the day of the name owner's birth in the Mexica social calendar)
NENETL f Nahuatl
Means "doll" in Nahuatl.
NEZAHUALCOYOTL m Nahuatl
Etymology uncertain, although it may mean "fasting coyote".
NEZAHUALPILLI m Nahuatl, Aztec
The name of a ruler of Texcoco.
PAPAN f Nahuatl, Native American
Means "flag" in Nahuatl.
QUETZALXOCHITL f Nahuatl
Means "feather flower" or "precious flower" in Nahuatl, from Nahuatl quetzalli "feather" or "precious" and xochitl "flower".
TLACAELEL m Native American, Nahuatl
Means "greatest hero" in Nahuatl.
TLILPOTONCATZIN m Native American, Nahuatl
This is the name of the 2nd Cihuacoatl of Mexico-Tenochtitlan.
TLILPOTONQUI m Nahuatl, Native American
Means "feathered in black" in Nahuatl.
TLILTICOATL m & f Nahuatl (Spanish, Modern, Rare)
It means Black Serpent/snake, Tlilti means Black in Nahuatl and Coatl is serpent.... [more]
TOCHTLI m & f Nahuatl
Means "rabbit" in Nahuatl, related to the Nahuatl verb totoca "run fast". The Tochtli (Rabbit) is one of the day signs in the Aztec calender.
TONATIUH m Nahuatl, Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "sun" in Nahuatl. This is the name of the Aztec sun god.
XIUHXOCHITL f Nahuatl
Means "turquoise flower" in Nahuatl, from Nahuatl xiuhuitl, "turquoise" and xochitl, "flower".
YAOTL m & f Aztec, Nahuatl
Means "warrior" or "war" in Nahuatl.
YOALLY f Nahuatl
Means "night" in Nahautl.
YOLLOTZIN m & f Nahuatl
Means "beloved heart" in Nahuatl.
YOLOXOCHITL f Nahuatl
Derived from Nahuatl yolotl meaning "heart" and xochitl meaning "flower".
YOLTZIN f Nahuatl, Native American
Means "little heart" in Nahuatl.
ZELTZIN f Native American, Nahuatl
Means "delicate" in Nahuatl.
ZOLIN m Nahuatl
From the Nahuatl zōlin "quail".