The name Ixchel was in use in 16th-century Yucatán and amongst the Poqom in the Baja Verapaz. The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Ixchel for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.: For other names check our Name Day Calendar.  Its meaning is not certain. What is the origin of the name Ixchel? Interpretation: Qualities: Philosophical, Spiritual Ruling planet: Neptune Colors: Green Gemstones: Moonstone. In myths from Oaxaca, the aged adoptive mother of the Sun and Moon siblings is finally imprisoned in a sweatbath to become its patron deity. "Supernatural Patrons of Maya Scribes and Artists." Francisco de Lopez de Gomara (Hernan Cortes' chaplain) described the shrine on Cozumel island as a square tower, wide at the base and stepped all around. Children named Ixchel are often icy and astonishing but most of all they are read more >>. Information and translations of ixchel in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on … Its meaning is not certain. We do not have enough data to determine in which part of the world this name is used. We keep adding meaning and other info to all names. Baby names for girls and boys. Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ixchel in Nautical Flags page. Learn about origin, meaning and other facts about the girl’s name Ixchel and find alternate name ideas here. Her name Ix Chel has been translated as “Lady Rainbow” or as “She of the Pale Face,” an allusion to the moon's surface. Assuming that the name originated in Yucatán, chel could mean "rainbow".Her glyphic names in the (Post-Classic) codices have two basic forms, one a prefix with the primary meaning of "red" (chak) followed by a portrait glyph ("pictogram"), the other one logosyllabic. Itzamná: The Mayan Supreme Being and Father of the Universe, Hecate: Greece's Dark Goddess of the Crossroads, History of Animal and Plant Domestication, Mending the Past: Ix Chel and the Invention of a Modern Pop Goddess. According to several historical records, during the Spanish colonial period, there was a life-sized ceramic statue known as the Oracle of Ix Chel located on Cozumel Island.  In Taube's revised Schellhas-Zimmermann classification of codical deities, Ixchel corresponds to the Goddess O.  Several Maya myths have aged goddesses end up in the same place, in particular the Cakchiquel and Tzʼutujil grandmother of Sun and Moon, called Bʼatzbʼal ("Weaving Implement") in Tzʼutujil. This page was last edited on 15 October 2020, at 13:47.