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According to an analysis of ancient Nahuatl names that was performed by Bob McCaa of the University of Minnesota, the top five Aztec names for girls are:
» Teyacapan
» Tlaco
» Teicuih
» Necahual
» Xoco
The Aztecs were native American people who were predominant in northern Mexico during the early 16th century. They are believed to have originated from Aztlan, somewhere in the north of modern Mexico. The Aztecs had their own language called 'Nahuatl', which was a form of pictorial writing. Nowadays, there is a popular trend among parents to give unique names to their kids. Aztec names qualify as being unique since Nahuatl is an agglutinative language, which means, very long words can be formed by adding many different kinds of affixes to a root. This characteristic makes Aztec names a popular choice of uncommon names, especially for baby girls.
Cute Baby
NameMeaning
A
AmoxtliBook
AnacaonaGolden flower
AtlWater
AtziThe rain
NameMeaning
C
CentehuaOnly one
ChalchiuitlJade
ChicomecoatlSeventh serpent
ChimalmaShield-bearer
CihuatonLittle woman
CitlaliStar
CitlalminaShooting Star
CoszcatlJewel
CozamalotlRainbow
Funny Baby
NameMeaning
E
EleuiaWish
EloxochitlMagnolia
EréndiraThe one who smiles
NameMeaning
I
IchtacaSecret
ItotiaDance
ItzcaliHouse of beauty
IuitlA feather
IxcatzinLike cotton
IxchelMayan goddess of the earth, moon, and medicine, meaning "rainbow lady."
IzelUnique
Baby Girl
NameMeaning
M
MalinalxochitlGrass flower
MetztliGoddess of night
MiyaoaxochitlMaize tassel flower
MizquixaualMesquite face paint
NameMeaning
N
NecahualSurvivor
NelliThe Truth
NenetlDoll
NoxochicoztliMy necklace of flowers
NameMeaning
O
OhtliRoad
NameMeaning
P
PapanFlag
PatliMedicine
Cute Baby Girl
NameMeaning
Q
QuetzalxochitlQueen
NameMeaning
T
Teiuc Second-born
TepinLittle one
Teuicui/TeicuihYounger sister
TeyacapanFirst-born
TieganLittle princess in the big valley
TlacoMiddle-born
TlacotlOsier twig
TlalliEarth
TlazohtzinOne who
is loved
TonalnanMother of light
ToziAztec goddess of healing and sweet water
Cute baby
NameMeaning
X
XilonenHairy one
XiloxochCalliandra
XitllaliGoddess of the moon
XiuhtonalPrecious light
XochicotzinLittle necklace of flowers
XochiquetzalMost beautiful flower
XochiyotlHeart of a gentle flower
XocoYoungest sister
XocoyotlThe younger one/youngest child
NameMeaning
Y
YaretziYou will always be loved
YolihuaniSource of life
YoltzinSmall heart
YoloxochitlFlower of the heart
NameMeaning
Z
ZeltzinDelicate
ZyanyaAlways; forever
Before you pick an Aztec name for your girl child, try to know the correct pronunciation and meaning of the same.