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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
Dicte Greece A nymph from who was beloved and pursued by Minos, but she threw herself into the sea, where she was caught up and saved in the nets of fishermen. Greece
Dictynna Crete A mother goddess
Dictynna aka Britomartis Cretan Originally a Cretan divinity of hunters and fishermen. Her name is usually derived from sweet or blessing, and a maiden, so that the name would mean, the sweet or blessing maiden.
Didi Thakrun Hindu a plague goddess associated with cholera
Dido Carthage Dido was queen of Carthage, who fell in love with ?neas, driven by a storm to her shores. After abiding awhile at Carthage, he was compelled by Mercury to leave the hospitable queen. Dido, in grief, burnt herself to death on a funeral pile.
Dieva-deli Latvia Heavenly beings, 2 sometimes 3
Dievas aka Dievs Latvia The supreme god in the pre-Christian religion of Lithuanians, where Dievas was understood to be the supreme being of the world. Latvia
Dievini Latvia Group of minor gods. Latvia
Dievs Latvia A pre-Christian sky god
Digambara Jain "clothed with the directions of space; sky-clad" That is, wears nothing other than space; naked. Jain
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Digawina Melanesian  A demoness who steals food and stuffs it into her enormous vagina.
Dii Mauri Africa The God of Moors. Immortal, they act as redeemers, and benevolent indigenous deities. North Africa
Dii Mauri Moor N Africa They were redeemers, immortals, & exalted deities that were almost never named
Dii Penates Roman Household gods. Roman
Diiwica Serbia Goddess of the hunt. Serbia
Diiwica/ Dilwica Serbia Another goddess of the hunt
Dikkumara Jain/ India A god associated with rain & thunder
Diksa Hindu Or initiation is personified as the wife of Soma, the Moon. Hindu
Dil Irish A goddess
Dil Ki Baat India Goddess of strength and wisdom. India
Dilis Varskvlavi Russia Dilis Varskvlavi "the Morning Star", the winter god. Russia
Dilmun Sumeria God of fresh water Sumeria
Dilwica Slavic Goddess of hunting Slavic
Dimme Sumeria Female demon of fever and and diseases of infants. There were seven evil spirits of this kind, who were apparently regarded as being daughters of Anu, the god of the heavens. Sumeria
Dimt Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Dinawagan Tinguian The wife of Hatan "The head anito, who made the laws of the sky world and rules it" and invoked for help particularly in illness. Tinguian
Dinditane Huli Fertility god of gardening. Huli
Dindymene Greek The Great Mother of Mount Dindimus. Greek
Dinmt Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Diom Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Diomede Greek A daughter of Phorbaa of Lemnos, was beloved by Achilles. Greek
Diomedes Greek A son of Tydeus and Deipyle, the husband of Aegialeia, and the successor of Adrastus in the kingdom of Argos, though he was descended from an Aetolian family. Greek
Dion Greek A king in Laconia whose daughters were metamorphosed into rocks. Greek
Dione Greek A female Titan, a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, and, according to others, of Uranus and Ge, or of Aether and Ge. She was beloved by Zeus, by whom she became the mother of Aphrodite. Greek
Dionysia Greek Festivals celebrated in various parts of Greece in honour of Dionysus. We have to consider under this head several festivals of the same deity, although some of them bore different names, for here, as in other cases, the name of the festival was sometimes derived from that of the god, sometimes from the place where it was celebrated, and sometimes from some particular circumstance connected with its celebration. Greek
Dionysius Greek These mysterious rites were, at first, imparted to a few, but afterwards communicated to great numbers, both men and women Greek
Dionysus Greek The youthful, beautiful, but effeminate god of wine. He is also called both by Greeks and Romans Bacchus, that is, the noisy or riotous god, which was originally a mere epithet or surname of Dionysus, but does not occur till after the time of Herodotus. Greek
Dioscuri Greek Sons of Zeus, the well-known heroes, Castor and Pollux, or Polydeuces Greek
Dioskouroi Greek Twin gods see Castor & Pollux
Dioxippe Greek wife of Aegyptus
Dipa Buddhist Goddess of light Buddhist/Tibet
Dipa Tara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Dipamkara Buddhist Proceeded the Buddha in east Asia Buddhist
Dipankara Buddhas Deity who is one of the minor group of Buddhas Buddhist/Tibet
Dipti Hindu Minor goddess Hindu/Puranic
Dirachiel Christians Angels of the Mansions of the Moon.
Dirce Greek A daughter of Helios and wife of Lycus. Her body was changed by Dionysus into a well on mount Cithaeron. Greek
Dirghadevi Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A goddess
Diri Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Dirona aka Sirona Gaul Serona, Sarona, Dirona, Sthirona. The Star Goddess of Gaul
Dis Roman Contracted from Dives, a name sometimes given to Pluto, and hence also to the lower world. Roman
Dis Pater Roman A god of war
Dis Pater / Dispater Celtic Dis Pater aka Dispater, was a Roman and Celtic god of the underworld.
Dis plural Disir Norse Attendant spirit or guardian angel. Any female mythic being may be called Dis. Norse
Disa Hindu In minor goddess and the momma of the minor creation god Sarga Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Disani Afghanistan Supreme fertility and mother goddess. Afghanistan
Disciplina Roman A minor deity and the personification of discipline. Roman
Disciplina Etrusca Etruscan The three books of fate. Etruscan
Discordia Roman Goddess of strife and Discordian goddess of chaos. Roman
Disir Germanic Collective name for guardian goddesses norse/germanic
Dispater/ Dis Pater Gaul A god whose name means the father
Diti Hindu Goddess of the earth. Hindu
Dius Fidus Roman God of oaths, associated with Jupiter. Roman
Div Turkish A giant demon or a fiend of gigantic size, and ugly, really ugly. Turkish
Dive zeny Bohemian "Wild women", female forest-spirits. Bohemian
Dives aka Divs Arab Deevs. Demons of Persian mythology. According to the Koran, they are ferocious and gigantic spirits under the sovereignty of Eblis.
Divine Pagan Christian Hypatia, who presided over the Neoplatonic School at Alexandria. She was torn to pieces (CE. 415) by a Christian mob with the concurrence of the Archbishop Cyril.
Diviriks Lithuania Deity of the rainbow. Lithuania
Divonia Celtic/Gaelic Goddess of fertility associated with water. Celtic/Gaelic
Divus Pater Falacer Italian An ancient and forgotten Italian divinity, considered to be the same as Jupiter.
Diwali India/Bhil Goddess of happiness and merriment. India/Bhil
Dixom Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Djalai Malaya A sky goddess of the Kenta, Malaya
Djamar Australia The supreme being and creator, the giver of the moral laws and of initiation rites. He was responsible for the first bull-roar.
Djanggau / Djunkgao Australian Djanggau with Her sister Djunkgao, are dual fertility goddess who brought forth all life in the beginning. Australian
Djanggawuls Aus The goddesses of fertility that messed up & created humanity & of vegetation
Djibril Arabic The Arabic name for the archangel Gabriel.
Djigonasee Huron Goddess of justice, fairness and peace. Huron
Djila'qons Haida Goddess of the sea. Haida
Djinn Arabian Jin, Ginn, spirits of vanished ancient peoples who acted during the night and disappeared with the first light of dawn. Arabian
Djinnestan India The realm of the djinns or genii of Oriental mythology.
Djua Mulungu Tanzania The sun god. Tanzania
Dobby's Walk Ireland The goblin's haunt or beat. Dobby is an archaic word for a goblin or brownie.
Dobrochot Russian A demon, especially a domestic spirit. Russian
Docetes Christian An early Christian sect, which maintained that Jesus Christ was only God, and that His visible form was merely a phantom; that the crucifixion and resurrection were illusions. Most of the followers were burnt by the Catholic Church.
Doda aka Dodola Serbia Goddess of rain Serbia
Doda/ Dodola Serbia A goddess of rain
Dodon Greek A son of Zeus by Europa, from whom the oracle of Dodona was believed to have derived its name. Other traditions traced the name to a nymph of the name of Dodone. Greek
Dodona Greece A famous oracle in Epiros, and the most ancient of Greece. It was dedicated to Zeus, and situated in the village of Dodona.
Dogumrik Afghanistan Local warrior and guardian god. Afghanistan
Doh Yenisi Siberia a rather good magician that could fly over the waves, become weary, then create islands to rest on, almost god like
Dohit Mosetene God who created the first human from clay. Mosetene
Dola Russia/Serbia Goddess of fate. Russia/Serbia
Dola/ Dolya Russia/ Serbia A goddess of fate
Dolop Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Dolops Greek A son of Hermes, who had a sepulchral monument in the neighbourhood of Peiresiae and Magnesa, which was visible at a, great distance, and at which the Argonauts landed and offered up sacrifices. (Argonautica) Greek
Dolya Slavic The personification of the fortune of an individual who accompanies the person throughout his life. Slavic
Dom-Daniel Arabian The abode of evil spirits, gnomes, and enchanters, somewhere "under the roots of the ocean," but not far from Babylon. (Continuation of the Arabian Tales.)
Domfe Kurumba Africa God of rain and wind Africa
Dominations Christian One of the nine accepted orders or choirs of angels. The ruling princes of the order are said to be Hashmal, Zadkiel, Muriel, and Zacharael.
Domnu Ireland Goddess of the Formorians Ireland
Domovoy Slavic A. Every house has its domovoy, domestic spirit, who lives with his wife and family. Slavic
Don Cymric The ancestress of the forces of knowledge and light who overcame the powers of darkness. Cymric
Don Welsh Goddess who is called a god of death Ireland/Welsh
Don/ Donn/ Dhonn Irish/ Wales A goddess that is called a god of death
Donar Germanic God of the sky and thunder. germanic
Donaufurst Austrian An water-spirit who asks all who come to the river what they wish most, and then ducks them in the river. Austrian
Dondasch India An Oriental giant contemporary with Seth, to whose service he was attached. He needed no weapons, as he could destroy anything by the mere force of his arms.
Dongo Songhoi God of thunder. Songhoi
Donn Ireland God of the underworld, the Dark One responsible for the passage of the dead to the underworld. Ireland
Donpa Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Doop Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Dopa Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Dorina Nigeria Goddess of hunting. Nigeria
Doris Greek A daughter of Oceanus and Thetys, and the wife of her brother Nereus, by whom she became the mother of the Nereides. (Theogony 240, Metamorphoses by Ovid ii. 269.) The Latin poets sometimes use the name of this marine divinity for the sea itself. Greek
Dorje Tibet Destroyer of ignorance. Tibet
Dorje Naljorma Tibet A goddess of happiness
Dornoll Celtic Goddess of physical prowess Celtic
Dorothea Greek Represented with a rose-branch in her hand, a wreath of roses on her head, and roses with fruit by her side; sometimes with an angel carrying a basket with three apples and three roses. The legend is that Theophilus, the judge's secretary, scoffingly said to her, as she was going to execution, "Send me some fruit and roses, Dorothea, when you get to Paradise." Immediately after her execution, while Theophilus was at dinner with a party of companions, a young angel brought to him a basket of apples and roses, saying, "From Dorothea, in Paradise," and vanished.
Dorus Greek The mythical ancestor of the Dorians; he is described either as a son of Hellen, by the nymph Orseis, and a brother of Xuthus and Aeolus (Apollodorus i); or as a son of Apollo, by Phthia, and a brother of Laodocus and Polypoites (Apollodorus i), whereas Servius calls him a son of Poseidon. Greek
Dou Mou China A goddess North Star, health & diseases & justice
Doudoun Nubia The god of the Nile cataracts
Doushen China Goddess of justice. China
Dove Christian In Christian art, symbolises the Holy Ghost. In church windows the seven rays proceeding from the dove signify the seven gifts of the Holy Ghost. It also symbolises the human soul, and as such is represented coming out of the mouth of saints at death.
Dragon Christian Dragon in Christian art symbolises Satan or sin. In the pictures of St. Michael and St. Margaret it typifies their conquest over sin. Similarly, when represented at the feet of Christ and the Virgin Mary. The conquest of St. George and St. Silvester over a dragon means their triumph over paganism. In the pictures of St. Martha it means the inundation of the Rhone, spreading pestilence and death; similarly, St. Romanus delivered Rouen from the inundation of the Seine, and Apollo's conquest of the python means the same thing. St. John the Evangelist is sometimes represented holding a chalice, from which a winged dragon is issuing.
Dragon of Wantley Britain Warncliff, in Yorkshire. A monster slain by More, of More Hall, who procured a suit of armour studded with spikes; and, proceeding to the well where the dragon had his lair, kicked it in the mouth, where alone it was vulnerable. Britain
Dragon's Hill Britain Berkshire is where the legend says St. George killed the dragon. A bare place is shown on the hill, where nothing will grow, and there the blood of the dragon ran out. Britain
Dragoni Albania A god of thunder & lightning
Dragons Guardin Ladies European The walls of feudal castles ran winding round the building, and the ladies were kept in the securest part. As adventurers had to scale the walls to gain access to the ladies, the authors of romance said they overcame the serpent-like defence, or the dragon that guarded them. Sometimes there were two walls, and then the bold invader overcame two dragons in his attempt to liberate the captive damsel. European
Draught of Thor Norse The ebb of the sea. When Asa Thor visited Jotunheim he was set to drain a bowl of liquor. He took three draughts, but only succeeded in slightly reducing the quantity. On leaving Jotunheim, the king, Giant Skrymir, told him he need not be ashamed of himself, and showed him the sea at low ebb, saying that he had drunk all the rest in his three draughts. We are told it was a quarter of a mile of sea-water that he drank. Norse
Draupner or Draupnir Norse Odin's ring from which every ninth night dropped eight rings equal in size and beauty to itself. It was put on Balder's funeral-pile. Skirner offered it to Gerd. Norse
Drome Norse One of the fetters by which the Fenris-wolf was chained. Norse
Druantia Celtic A goddess
Druid Europe Pre-Roman spiritual leaders of Europe.
Druidiactos Celtic The Celtic religious movement returning to the traditional pre-Christian values, customs and faith of the Celtic people.
Druj nasu Avesta A "Corpse-fiend", the incarnation of pollution and contagion arising from decomposition of a dead body. Avesta
Drupadi Javanese A warrior and expert archer, wife of Yudistira. She often joins in battle dressed as a male warrior. Javanese
Dryads Greek Nymphs of the trees & woods
Dryas Greek A son of Ares, and brother of Tereus, was one of the Calydonian hunters. He was murdered by his own brother, who had received an oracle, that his son Itys should fall by the hand of a relative. Greek
Dryope Greek A goddess of water
Dryops Greek A son of the river-god Spercheius, by the Danaid Polydora or, according to others, a son of Lycaon (probably a mistake for Apollo) by Dia, the daughter of Lycaon, who concealed her new-born infant in a hollow oak tree.
Dsahadoldza Navaho Fiery god of earth and water. Navaho
Dtaa Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Dtoaa Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Du'uzu Dunatis Celtic A god of fortifications
Du-l Halasa SW Arabia A god that was demoted to the rank of an idle
Dua Egypt Lion headed god of the future and protector of the stomach of the deceased. Egypt
Duamutef aka Tuamutef Egypt Was one of the Four sons of Horus and a funerary god who protected the stomach and small intestines of mummified corpses. Egypt
Duan Luteh Ireland Goddess of the moon Ireland
Dubdiel Jewish An angel who acted as a guardian over the seventy nations. Jewish
Duberdicus Lusitanian God of fountains and water. Lusitanian
Dubh Lacha Ireland Early goddess of the sea Ireland
Duende Spanish A Spanish house-spirit.
Duergar Norse/Germany Dwarfs who dwell in rocks and hills; noted for their strength, subtilty, magical powers, and skill in metallurgy. They are the personification of the subterranean powers of nature. According to the Gotho-German myth, the duergar were first maggots in Ymir's flesh, but afterwards assumed the likeness of men. The first duergar was Modsogner, the next Dyrin. Norse/Germany
Dugnai Lithuania Goddess of baking and kneading and liquor Lithuania
Duha Deo Hindu Minor god the bridegroom Hindu
Duillae Roman Fertility and vegetation goddess Roman/Iberia
Dullahan Irish A malicious sullen spirit, or goblin. Irish
Duma aka Dumah Egypt The angel of Egypt and the angel of silence and who appeared to terrified the Israelites as they departed Egypt with Moses.
Dumu-zi Babylonian "Child of life." A god of the sun. Babylonian
Dumu-zi-zuab Babylonian A local deity. Nebo, under this name, is described as a son of the deep. Babylonian
Dumuzi Babylon God of fertility. Babylon
Dumuzi Sumeria A shepherd god & the Jewish Tammuz
Dumuzi Summerian Summerian form of Tammuz, a god of vegetation, fertility and the Underworld. Possibly the husband of Inanna.
Dun Cow Britain The dun cow of Dunsmore heath was a savage beast slain by Sir Guy, Earl of Warwick. A huge tusk, probably that of an elephant, is still shown at Harwich Castle as one of the horns of the dun-cow. The fable is that this cow belonged to a giant, and was kept on Mitchell Fold (middle fold), Shropshire. Its milk was inexhaustible; but one day an old woman who had filled her pail, wanted to fill her sieve also. This so enraged the cow, that she broke loose from the fold and wandered to Dunsmore heath, where she was slain by Guy of Warwick. Britain
Dun-shagga Babylonian A local deity. Babylonian
Dunatis Celtic God of fortifications Celtic
Dunawali Huli Evil goddess Huli
Dunawali Huli An evil goddess who lodges herself in a woman' s internal organs making the victim the innocent vehicle of the goddesses evil power. Huli
Dunlyrr Norse Harts that gnaw the branches of Ygdrasil. Norse
Dunne Siberia Goddess of the sky, fire and who ruled over the clan territory Siberia/Tungus
Dunroamin Britain God of semi-detached houses. Britain
Dunstan Britain Patron saint of goldsmiths. He burnt the devil's nose with red hot tongs. Britain
Duppies Jamaican The ghosts of deceased people. An Obeah man will summon a Duppy and plant it in a home to curse the occupants. A sample of the victim's clothing, hair or especially menstrual fluid may be obtained so that a Duppy may rape a female victim while she sleeps and make her ill. Jamaican
Dur Iran Underworld god Iran/Kassite
Dur Kassite Iran An underworld god
Durandana or Durindana s Orlando's sword, given him by his cousin Malagigi. It once belonged to Hector, and was made by the fairies. It could cleave the Pyrenees at a blow.
Durangama Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Vajrayana
Durathror Norse One of the four stags living in the branches of Yggdrasill. Norse
Durga Hindu Goddess of fire and a vengeful warrior Hindu/Puranic
Durinn Norse A dwarf, second in degree. Norse
Durjata Buddhist Minor goddess who waits on the god Buddhakapala Buddhist/Mahayana
Dusara Semitic Local god associated with vegetation and fertility survived until about 500 BCE. Semitic
Dusiens Gauls The name given by the Gauls to those demons that produce nightmares.
Duttur Sumeria Goddess of ewes. Sumeria
Duzi Kafir/ Afghanistan a local god known only from of an altar stone, but he did like male goats as a sacrifice
Dvalinn Norse A dwarf. Norse
Dvergr Norse A dwarf. In modern Icelandic lore dwarfs disappear, but remain in local names, as Dverga-steinn, and in several words and phrases. From the belief that dwarfs lived in rocks an echo is called dwerg-mal (dwarf talk), and dwerg-mala means to echo. The dwarfs were skilled in metal-working. Norse
Dvorvoy Russian A household spirit who lives in the yard. Russian
Dware Anglo-Saxon A diminutive being, human or superhuman. Anglo-Saxon
Dwarf Alberich Scandinavian Is the guardian of the famous "hoard" won by Siegfried from the Nibelungs. The dwarf is twice vanquished by the hero, who gets possession of his Tarn-kappe (cloak of invisibility). Nibelungen Lied
Dwerger German Dwergugh or Duergar, Gotho-German dwarfs, dwelling in rocks and hills.
Dwyn Celtic God of love. Celtic
Dwyn Kazoba Baziba Africa He is in the god of the sun and as well as the moon
Dwyn/ Dwynwen Celtic A god of love
Dxagz Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Dxgz Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Dyaus Vedic Dyaus-pitri. Denotes heaven or the father of the gods. Vedic
Dyaus Pitar Hindu/India/Vedic Creator god. Hindu/India/Vedic
Dyaush India First supreme god. India