Incan Mythology Submitted Names

These names occur in the mythologies and legends of the Incan people.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ch'aska f Incan Mythology, Quechua
In Incan mythology, Ch'aska ("Venus") or Ch'aska Quyllur ("Venus star") was the goddess of dawn and twilight, the planet Venus, flowers, maidens, and sex. She protected virgin girls. This name is of a separate etmology, with the Quechua ch'aska referring to what they thought was the brightest star but was the planet Venus... [more]
Ekkeko m Incan Mythology
A Bolivian god of plenty and wealth. According to an ancient legend, when you place a miniature object on a doll representing the god, you will receive what you wish for the following year. It is considered bad luck to remove those objects from the doll.
Quilla f Incan Mythology (Hispanicized)
Hispanicized form of Killa. In Inca mythology Mama Quilla or Mama Killa was the goddess of the moon, worshipped in particular by women and often represented by a disc made of either gold or silver... [more]
Raphi f Quechua (?), Incan Mythology (?)
Means "petal" in Quechua.
Viracocha m Incan Mythology
Viracocha is the great creator deity in the pre-Inca and Inca mythology in the Andes region of South America. Full name and some spelling alternatives are Wiracocha, Apu Qun Tiqsi Wiraqutra, and Con-Tici (also spelled Kon-Tiki, the source of the name of Thor Heyerdahl's raft)... [more]
Wicadith m Incan Mythology (Anglicized, Rare)
Means "shiny" in ancient Tulalip-inca tribe scripts,as in Bagobago 1,87: "With thee shall be the song of the wekkadeth birds"