Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. eesh-CHEHL(Mayan)
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Meaning & History

Possibly means "rainbow lady", from Classic Maya ix "lady" and chel "rainbow". Ixchel was a Maya goddess associated with the earth, jaguars, medicine and childbirth. She was often depicted with a snake in her hair and crossbones embroidered on her skirt.

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Ixchel from the Dresden CodexIxchel from the Dresden Codex

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Entry updated April 5, 2022