New World Mythology Submitted Place Names

These names occur in the mythologies and legends of the various indigenous peoples who inhabited North and South America.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aztlan (Other & Settlement) Aztec and Toltec Mythology, Aztec
From the very name of the mythical homeland of the Aztec peoples. Etymology uncertain, often said to mean "place of the herons", from Nahuatl aztatl "heron, snowy egret" and the locative suffix -tlan, though this doesn’t fit Nahuatl morphology... [more]
Mayantuyacu (Region, Body of Water, River & Other) Indigenous American, South American, New World Mythology
Means ‘the water and the air’ in Asháninka.
Mictlan (Settlement) Aztec, Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Meaning ‘underworld’ in Aztec.
Omeyocan (Settlement) Aztec, Aztec and Toltec Mythology
It means "the place of duality." The word is composed of ōme ('two') and -yō (suffix for abstractions), which gives ōmeyōtl or duality; and -cān (place).
Xibalba (Settlement & Other) Mayan, Mayan Mythology
Means “a place of fright“.