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.
Báalam m & f Yucatec Maya, Classic Mayan, Mayan Mythology
Báalam, who represents Jaguars, is a deity from Mayan Mythology. His name means “Jaguar” in Yucatec Maya.
Baalham m & f Mayan, Classic Mayan, Mayan Mythology
Baalham means “Jaguar” in the Classic Mayan language.
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.
Gukumatz m & f Mayan, Mayan Mythology
Meaning ‘quetzal serpent’ in The K’iche’ Mayan language. Is also the K’iche’ Mayan god of Rain.
Hacavitz m & f Mayan Mythology
Means ‘mountain’ in the lowland Mayan language. A variant of Jacawitz.
Hunraqan m & f Mayan, Mayan Mythology
The original Mayan variant of Huracan.
Huracan m Mayan Mythology
The hurricane god in Maya mythology. In modern Spanish, huracán means "hurricane".
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 Hunahpu 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.
Jacawitz m Mayan Mythology
Means "mountain" in the lowland Maya language, as well as "first mountain" in the Cholan languages; also compare the highland Maya word qʼaqʼawitz meaning "fire mountain". This was the name of a K'iche' Maya mountain god, a companion of the sun god Tohil... [more]
Kianto m Mayan Mythology
The Lacandon Maya god of foreigners and diseases.
Sak-Nikte' f Yucatec Maya, Mayan Mythology
Means "white mayflower" in Yucatec Maya. This was the name of a legendary princess, also written about in Antonio Mediz Bolio's Chichén-Itzá y la princesa Sac-Nicté.
Xtabay f Mayan Mythology
This is the name of a female demon in Mayan legend.