Mayan Mythology Submitted Names

These names occur in the mythologies and legends of the Maya people.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ACAN m Mayan Mythology
Means "groan". This is the name of the Mayan God of wine and celebration.
AH-CILIZ m Mayan Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the Mayan god of eclipses.
AJBIT m Mayan Mythology
One of the thirteen Mayan gods who created human beings. Ajbit assisted in the actual construction work.
AJTZAK m Mayan Mythology
One of the thirteen Mayan gods who created human beings. He did mainly the same work as AJBIT did.
ALOM m Mayan Mythology
A Mayan god of the sky, and one of the seven gods who created the world and the humans.
AWILIX f New World Mythology, Mayan Mythology
The name of the Mayan goddess of the moon, night, underworld, sickness and death. Her name may be derived from the Q'eqchi' Maya word kwilix/wilix meaning "swallow (bird)".
CABRAKAN m Mayan Mythology
Means "earthquake" in Mayan. Cabrakan was the god of mountains and earthquakes.
CAMAZOTZ m Mayan Mythology
Camazotz represented bats in Mayan mythology. Bats were considered symbols of rebirth and the underworld.
COLEL f Mayan Mythology
Colel Cab is the Mayan earth goddess associated with bees and beekeeping. Modern Maya Daykeepers invoke her name in chants to ward off attacks to nests and solve problems for hive keepers with their bees.
HUNAHPU m Mayan Mythology, New World Mythology
From Popul Vu, the Mayan holy book. Hunahpu was one of the hero twins from Mayan mythology, and with his brother Xbalanque defeated the underworld gods.
ITZAMNA m Mayan Mythology
Mayan God of the Sun, and leader of the Gods.
IXBALANQUÉ m Mayan Mythology (Hispanicized, Archaic)
In mayan mythology, Ixbalanqué is the twin brother of Hunahpú, son of the god Hun-Hunahpú and the young Ixquic.
IXQUIC f Mayan Mythology, New World Mythology
Means "blood lady" in Quiché (Mayan), from the feminine prefix ix- combined with qiq "blood". In Mayan mythology she was the mother of the twin gods Hunahpú and IXBALANQUÉ.
IXTAB f Mayan Mythology
At the time of the Spanish conquest of Yucatán (1527–1546), Ix Tab or Ixtab ( "Rope Woman", "Hangwoman") was the indigenous Mayan goddess of suicide by hanging. Playing the role of a psychopomp, she would accompany such suicides to heaven.
KIANTO m Mayan Mythology
The Lacandon Maya god of foreigners and diseases.
XBALANQUE m Mayan Mythology
The name of one of the hero twins in the Mayan Popul Vuh. He defeated the underworld gods with his brother, Hunahpu.
XTABAY f Mayan Mythology
This is the name of a female demon in Mayan legend.