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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
Enmesarra Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadia The god of law
Enmesharra Sumerian A god of the underworld who often worked with Enbilulu to bring water to the surface of the Earth. Sumerian
Ennead Egypt The Heliopolis pantheon as a group
Enneads Egypt The Ancient Egyptians set up multiple Enneads; the Great Ennead, the Lesser Ennead, the Dual Ennead, plural Enneads, and the Seven Enneads.
Ennugi Sumeria Attendant and throne bearer god. A younger brother of Sin, he was also the god of Irrigation and a canal inspector. Sumeria
Enodia Greek Goddess of crossroads and gates. Greek
Enorches Greek A son of Thyestes by his sister Daeta, was born out of an egg, and built a temple to Dionysus. Greek
Entelechy Rabelais The kingdom of Queen Quintessence in the History of Gargantua and Pantagruel' (NOT for the easily offended). Pantagruel and his companions went thither in search of the Holy Bottle. It may be called the city of speculative science. Rabelais
Enten Mesopotamia Fertility god who doubled as Guardian deity of farmers Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Entoria Roman Wife of Saturn, mother to Janus, Hymnus, Faustus, and Felix. Roman.
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Enudu Gisha Uganda God of plague, specifically smallpox Uganda
Enyalius Greek The warlike, frequently occurs in the Iliad (never in the Odyssey) as an epithet of Ares. Greek
Enyo Greek The goddess of war, who delights in bloodshed and the destruction of towns, and accompanies Mars in battles. Greek
Enzu Akkadia God who was named appears to be a corrupted form of Suen Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia
Eolus Roman God of the winds. Roman
Eos Greek In Latin Aurora, the goddess of the morning red, who brings up the light of day from the east. She was a daughter of Hyperion and Theia or Euryphassa, and a sister of Helios and Selene. Greek
Eostre Celtic A Goddess of animal reproduction. Easter is derived from her name. Celtic
Epactaeus or Epactius Greek The god worshipped on the coast and used as a surname of Poseidon in Samoa. Greek
Epaine Greek The fearful, a surname of Persephone. Plutarch suggests, that it might also be understood in a euphemistic sense as the praised goddess. Greek
Epaphos Greek The progenitor of the Egyptians
Epaphos aka Epaphus Greek A son of Zeus and Io, who was born on the river Nile, after the long wanderings of his mother. He was then concealed by the Curetes, by the request of Hera, but Io sought and afterwards found him in Syria. Greek
Epaphus Greek A son of Zeus and was concealed by the Curetes, by the request of Hera. He subsequently became king of Egypt and built the city of Memphis. Greek
Epet Egypt Goddess of healing, childbirth, children Egypt
Ephesus Greek A son of the river-god Caystrus, who was said, conjointly with Cresus, to have built the temple of Artemis at Ephesus, and to have called the town after himself. Greek
Ephialtes Greek A giant who was deprived of his left eye by Apollo, and of his right eye by Hercules. Greek
Ephialtes Greek One of the giants, who in the war against the gods was deprived of his left eye by Apollo, and of the right by Heracles. Greek
Ephialtes Greek One of the Aloeidae. When Iphimedeia and her daughter, Pancratis, celebrated the orgies of Dionysus on Mount Drius, they were carried off by Thracian pirates to Naxos or Strongyle; but both were delivered by the Aloadae Otus and Ephialtes. Greek
Ephra Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Epiales Greek The personification of the cold shivering fit which precedes an attack of fever. Greek
Epidaurus Greek The mythical founder of Epidaurus, a son of Argos and Evadne, but according to Argive legends a son of Pelops, and according to those of Elis a son of Apollo. Greek
Epidotes Greek A divinity who was worshipped at Lacedaemon, and averted the anger of Zeus Hicesius for the crime committed by Pausanias. Epidotes, which means the "liberal giver," occurs also as a surname of other divinities, such as Zeus at Mantineia and Sparta, of the god of sleep at Sicyon. Greek
Epigones Greek One of the sons of the seven heroes who were beaten before Thebes. Greek
Epimetheus Greek Was the brother of Prometheus ("foresight", literally "fore-thought"), a pair of Titans who "acted as representatives of mankind". They were the inseparable sons of Japetus, who in other contexts was the father of Atlas. Greek
Epona Celtic "Divine Horse." Mother Goddess and goddess of horses. Celtic
Epos Olloatir Celtic Horse God often seen as either a male or male representation and masculine aspect of Epona. Celtic
Epos/ Olloatir Britain A god often seen as a male form of Epona
Eranoranhan Canaan Protector of men only Canary Is./Hierro Is.
Erathipa Australian A huge boulder in the shape of a pregnant woman. It is said that the souls of dead children reside within it, and that if a woman of child-bearing age walks by a soul slips from the boulder and into her womb to be reborn. Australian
Erato Greek The Muse of lyric poetry & mime
Erato Greek A nymph and the wife of Ares, by whom she became the mother of Elatus, Apheidas, and Azan. She was said to have been a prophetic priestess of the Arcadian Pan. Greek
Erce Anglo-Saxon A triple goddess; a youthful maiden during the spring, maturing into a mother during the Summer, then aging into a crone at Winter-time. Anglo-Saxon
Erda Germanic Very old and wise goddess of the earth germanic
Erebos Greek/ Roman A primordial deity, different
Erebus Greek A primordial god, the personification of darkness. Greek
Erechtheus Erichthonius Greek There can be little doubt but that the names Erichthonius and Erechtheus are identical; but whether the two heroes mentioned by Plato, Hyginus, and Apollodorus, the one of whom is usually called Erichthonius or Erechtheus I. and the other Erechtheus II., are likewise one and the same person, as Muller and others think, is not so certain, though highly probable. Greek
Ereshkigal Akkadia/ Hittite This goddess is the mother of the storm god as well as an underworld goddess
Erg Enochian A cacodemon. Enochian
Erge Basque Spirit who takes men's lives Basque
Ergediel Christians Angels of the Mansions of the Moon.
Erh Lang China God, with a magic dog, who fights the mountain demons. China
Eri Ireland Eri of the Golden Hair, Virgin Goddess of the Tuatha De Danann. Ireland
Eri of the Golden Hair Irish A virgin goddess of the Tuatha De Danann
Erigone Greek A daughter of Aegisthus and Clytaemnestra, and by Orestes the mother of Penthilus. Greek
Erinnyes Greek Erinnyes, Eumenides or Erinys (the Romans called them the Furies) were female personifications of vengeance. When a formulaic oath in the Iliad invokes "those who beneath the earth punish whoever has sworn a false oath" - "the Erinyes are simply an embodiment of the act of self-cursing contained in the oath" Greek
Erinys Greek A goddess of wrath
Eriphila Greek The personification of avarice, who guards the path that leads to pleasure, in Orlando Furioso. Greek
Eriphyle Greek A daughter of Talaus and Lysimache, and the wife of Amphiaraus, whom she betrayed for the sake of the necklace of Harmonia. Greek
Eris Greek Born of Ate and Zeus, or, according to Homer, Hera and Zeus (Iliad IV), she is the goddess who calls forth war and discord. According to the Iliad, she wanders about, at first small and insignificant, but she soon raises her head up to heaven (IV). Greek
Erishkigal Sumeria A goddess of the underworld
Eriskegal Allatu/ Babylon She is one of the divinities who ruled the netherworld
Eriskegal aka Erishkigal Babylon/Allatu Demon Queen of Seduction and Undeath, Mistress of Succubi. Babylon/Allatu
Eriu Ireland One of the three queens of the Tuatha De Danann and Goddess of fertility. Ireland
Eriu/ Erin/ Eire Irish One of the three queens of the Tuatha De Danann & a fertility goddess
Erix Greek Son of Goliath and grandson of Atlas. He invented legerdemain. Greek
Erkilek Inuit Malevolent hunting god. Inuit
Erlik Samoyed Finnish God of the netherworld Finnish
Erlking German King of the elves, who prepares mischief for children, and even deceives men with his seductions. He is said to haunt the Black Forest. German
Ermutu Egypt Goddess of childbirth and midwives. Egypt
Ern Enochian A cacodemon. Enochian
Eros Greek In Latin, Amor or Cupido, the god of love. In the sense in which he is usually conceived, Eros is the creature of the later Greek poets; and in order to understand the ancients properly we must distinguish three Erotes: viz. the Eros of the ancient cosmogonies, the Eros of the philosophers and mysteries, who bears great resemblance to the first, and the Eros whom we meet with in the epigrammatic and erotic poets, whose witty and playful descriptions of the god, however, can scarcely be considered as a part of the ancient religious belief of the Greeks. Greek
Erra Akkadian The god of mayhem and pestilence who brought plagues and other calamities. Akkadian
Errata Discworld The Goddess of Misunderstandings. This little known goddess was the cause of the Tsortean Wars; not, as most people believe, Elenor. Understandably not the most liked goddess, Errata wasn't invited to many weddings. Discworld
Ersa and Pandeia Greek 1. The wife of Danaus and mother of Hippodice and Adiante. (Apollod. ii. 1.) 2. A daughter of Cecrops and sister of Agraulos, Pandrosos, and Erysichthon. She was the beloved of Hermes, and the mother of Cephalus. Greek
Erymanthean Greek A devastating boar which wandered about in Arcadia. Its capture was one of the labours of Hercules. Greek
Erysichthon Greek That is, the tearer up of the earth. Greek
Eryx Greek In Apollodorus. ii he is called a son of Poseidon though others call him a son of Aphrodite and Butes of Sicily. Greek
Erzla Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Erzuli Haiti Goddess of justice. Haiti
Erzuli Mapiangueh Haiti A goddess of justice
Erzulie Haiti Goddess of health, clothes, flowers, jewelry, of fertility, love, virginity, beauty and sex. Haiti
Es Ket Siberia Creator god who fashioned humans from clay. Siberia
Esceheman Arapaho Grandmother earth. Arapaho
Eschetewuaraha Chamacoco The goddess of rain
Eschu Africa/Yoruba The god of mischief, is the son of Lusa and Mahu. He supported Legba in giving power of the loa to a mortal as a force of good against the evil unleashed by their brother Sagbata. Africa/Yoruba
Eschu/ Legba Yoruba/ Africa These deities are messengers between gods & mortals, not very nice either
Eseasar Africa Goddess of the earth. Africa
Esenchebis Greek The Greek name of the goddess Isis. Greek
Eshara Chaldea Goddess of productive fields and a war goddess who represented the armed defense of land and property. Chaldea
Eshmun Phonecian Lesser God of health and healing. Phonecian
Eshmun Semitic A northwestern Semitic god of healing and the tutelary god of Sidon.
Eshshata Jewish The a spirit of fever. Jewish Folklore
Eshu Yoruba/Fon Divine messenger. Yoruba/Fon
Esme Welsh Minor goddess of wealth, also seen as a gracious protector. Welsh
Espiacent Hebrew Another angel concerned with earwax. Hebrew
Esprit Follet French The French poltergeist.
Essus Gaul Harvest God worshipped in Brittany and Gaul by the the Essuvi.
Essus/ Esus Britain/ Gaul A harvest/ woodcutter god
Estar Akkadian "Queen Of Heaven", the goddess of war, love and fertility. Akkadian
Estsanatlehi Navaho Vegetative, fertility and creator sky goddess. Navaho
Esu Benin/Yoruba The dark side of God. He is an independent entity and timeless. Benin/Yoruba
Esu Edo Benin/ Yoruba A god of passage that stands at the gates of home of the gods
Esus Celtic The war god that may have been a tree god
Esus aka Essus Gaul God of boatmen, fond of cutting branches from trees with his axe. Gaul
Etain Ireland Goddess of war Ireland
Etain/ Echraidhe Irish A goddess of war
Etemmu Akkadian The name given to the ghost of a person who had not been buried and considered potentially harmful. Akkadian
Eteocles Greek 1. A son of Andreus and Evippe, or of Cephisus, who was said to have been the first that offered sacrifices to the Charites at Orchomenos, in Boeotia.
Eteocles2 Greek A son of Oedipus and Jocaste. Greek
Eternal Jew / Wandering Jew. Christian The Jew who hurried on Jesus Christ when he was led to crucifixion. As a punishment, he is compelled to wander about the world, homeless and restless, till the Day of Judgment. Christian
Eth Wicca An angel who carries out time and motion studies. Wicca
Ethausva Etruscan An Etruscan Goddess of Childbirth and Midwifery.
Etugen Mongol A virgin earth goddess
Etugen aka Itugen Mongol Virgin goddess of the earth. Mongol
Etzel Nibelungenlied The second husband of Kriemhild, king of the Huns. Nibelungenlied
Euboea Greek A daughter of the river-god Asterion near Mycenae, who together with her sisters Acraea and Prosymna acted as nurses to Hera. Greek
Eucharis Greek A nymph of the goddess Calypso. Greek
Eucleia Greek A personification of the glory which the Athenians had reaped in the battle of Marathon. Greek
Eudora Greek A daughter of Nereus and Doris. Greek
Eueucoyotl Aztec God of fertility, sex, pleasure, sorrow and spontaneity. Aztec
Eumenides Grek Eumenides [the good-tempered goddesses ]. A name given by the Greeks to the Furies, as it would have been ominous and bad policy to call them by their right name, Erinnyes.
Eumenides/ Erinyes Greek A goddesses of justice
Eumeus Greek A faithful servant and guardian of the troops of Ulysses. Greek
Eumolpus Greek That is, " the good singer," a Thracian who is described as having come to Attica either as a bard, a warrior, or a priest of Demeter and Dionysus. Greek
Euneus Greek A son of Jason by Hypsipyle, in the island of Lemnos, from whence he supplied the Greeks during their war against Troy with wine. Greek
Eunomia Greek One of the Horae and goddess of order and lawful conduct. Greek
Eunostos Greek Goddess of flour mills Greek
Eupatridae Attica The lords of creation. Attica
Euphemus Greek A son of Poseidon by Europa, the daughter of Tityus, or by Mecionice or Oris, a daughter of Orion or Eurotas. Greek
Eupheno Greek wife of Hyperbios.
Euphorbus Greek A son of Panthous and brother of Hyperenor, was one of the bravest among the Trojans. He was the first who wounded Patroclus, but was afterwards slain by Menelaus, who subsequently dedicated the shield of Euphorbus in the temple of Hera, near Mycenae. Greek
Euphrosyne Greek One of the three Charites or Graces. The cheerful one, or life lived in exuberance and joy, the Goddess of mirth, and the incarnation of grace and beauty. A daughter of Zeus and Eurynome, or of Dionysus and Aphrodite. Greek
Eurabatres Greek An angel from the planet Venus.
Euronomus Greek A demon who ate the flesh of corpses. Greek
Europa Greek The daughter of Agenor, King of Phoenicia, or Telephassa, Her famous brother was Cadmus. She was a beautiful girl who caught the eye of Zeus one day while on the shore at Sidon (Tyre). He transformed himself into a snow-white bull with crescent horns among the herds of Agenor and lay down at her feet as she gathered flowers in the meadows with her attendants. Greek
Euros East God of the east winds Roman/Greek
Eurotas Greek A son of Myles and grandson of Lelex. He was the father of Sparta, the wife of Lacedaemon, and is said to have carried the waters, stagnating in the plain of Lacedaemon, into the sea by means of a canal, and to have called the river which arose therefrom after his own name, Eurotas. Greek
Eurus Greek The east wind. Greek
Euryale Greek The name of the three sisters known as the Gorgons; her name means Wide-Wanderer. Greek
Eurybates Greek The herald of Odysseus, who followed his master to Troy. He is humorously described as hump-backed, of a brown complexion, and witn curly hair; but he was honoured by his master, since he was kind and obedient. Greek
Eurybates aka Eribotes Greek The son of Teleon, was one of the Argonauts, and appears to have acted as surgeon, as he is represented as attending on Oileus when he was wounded by one of the Stymphalian birds.. (Argonautica). Greek
Eurybia Greek A daughter of Pontus and Ge, who became by Crius the mother of Astraeus, Pallas, and Perses. Greek
Eurydamas Greek 1. A son of Irus and Demonassa, was one of the Argonauts. Apollonius Rhodius calls him a son of Ctimenus. 2. One of the suitors of Penelope, who was killed by Odysseus. Greek
Eurydice Greek A mountain valley nymph with a sad love story[ aren't they all?]
Eurydice Greek The most famous was a woman-or a nymph-who was the wife of Orpheus. While fleeing from Aristaeus, she was bitten by a serpent and died. Distraught, Orpheus played such sad songs and sang so mournfully that all the nymphs and gods wept and gave him advice. Orpheus accomplished something no other person ever has: he traveled to the underworld and by his music softened the heart of Hades and Persephone, who allowed Eurydice to return with him to the world of the living. Greek
Eurylochus Greek One of the companions of Odysseus in his wanderings. He was the only one that escaped from the house of Circe, while his friends were metamorphosed into swine; and when Odysseus went to the lower world, Eurylochus and Perimedes performed the prescribed sacrifices. It was on his advice that the companions of Odysseus carried off some of the oxen of Helios. Greek
Eurymedon Greek A Cabeirus, a son of Hephaestus and Cabeiro, and a brother of Alcon. 2. One of the attendants of Nestor. 3. A son of Ptolemaeus, and charioteer of Agamemnon; his tomb was shown at Mycenae. Greek
Eurynome Greek A daughter of Oceanus. When Hephaestus was expelled by Hera from Olympus, Eurynome and Thetis received him in the bosom of the sea. Greek
Eurynomus Greek A daemon of the lower world, concerning whom there was a tradition at Delphi, according to which, he devoured the flesh of dead human bodies, and left nothing but the bones. Greek
Eurypylus Greek A son of Euaemon and Ops. He appears in the different traditions about him, as a hero of Ormenion, or Hyria, or as a king of Cyrene. Greek
Euryte Greek A nymph, the daughter of Hippodamas. She married Porthaon and produced Licymnius, Sterope, Agrius and Oeneus. Greek
Eurytion Greek A son of Irus and Demonassa, and a grandson of Actor, is mentioned among the Argonauts. (Argonautica) According to others he was a son of Actor, and he is also called Eurytus. (Apollodorus i) When Peleus was expelled from his dominions, he fled to Eurytion and married his daughter Antigone but in shooting at the Calydonian boar, Peleus inadvertently killed his father-in-law, (Apollodorus iii)
Eurytos Greek One of the giants that made war with the gods. Bacchus killed him with his thyrsus. Greek
Eurytus Greek A son of Melaneus and Stratonice was king of Oechalia, probably the Thessalian town of this name. He was a skilful archer and married to Antioche, by whom he became the father of lole, Iphitus, Molion or Deion, Clytius, and Toxeus. Greek
Euterpe Greek Muse of lyric poetry and music. Greek
Eutpa Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Eutychia Greek The goddess of good fortune. Greek
Evadne Greek 1. A daughter of Poseidon and Pitane. Immediately after her birth, she was carried to the Arcadian king Aepytus, who brought her up. She afterwards became by Apollo the mother of Iamus. 2. A daughter of Iphis, or Philax. (Apollodorus iii) There are three other mythical personages of the same name. Greek
Evaki Bakairi Goddess of the night and day who places the sun in a pot every night and moves the sun back to its starting point in the east every day. Bakairi
Evan Etruscan Considered female a being that is one of the Las
Evangelos Greek The bearer of good news. Under this name the shepherd Pixodarus had a sanctuary at Ephesus where he enjoyed heroic honours, because he had found a quarry of beautiful marble, of which the Ephesians built a temple. Greek
Evippe Greek The name of five mythological personages, concerning whom nothing of interest is related. (Apollodorus. ii. Metamorphoses) Greek
Ewauna Coquille Creator goddess. Coquille
Exadius Greek One of the Lapithae, who distinguished himself in the contest at the nuptials of Peirithous. Greek
Exarp Enochian A spirit of the Air. Enochian
Excalibur Britain Liberated from the stone. The sword which Arthur drew out of the stone, whereby he proved himself to be the king. Britain
Exr Enochian A cacodemon. Enochian
Eyrgjafa Norse One of Heimdal's nine mothers. Norse
Ezgadi Christian A minor angel in charge of successful journeys. Christian
Ezili Haiti/Vodun/West Indies The spirit of love, beauty, jewellery, dancing, luxury and flowers. Haiti/Vodun/West Indies
Ezili Fon Haiti/ Vodun/ West Indies A goddess who represents wisdom & beauty & love
Ezinu Sumerian The Sumerian goddess of grain.
F Mayan F. A god of war who likes a tasty human sacrifice. Mayan
Fa Africa The god with 16 eyes who brought learning to the people. Africa
Faax Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
Fabulinus Roman The god who taught Roman children to utter their first word. It was the god Vagitanus who taught them to utter their first cry. Roman
Fachea Ireland Goddess of poetry and patron of bards. Ireland
Fada France A fee or kobold of the south of France, sometimes called "Hada." These house-spirits, of which, strictly speaking, there are but three, bring good luck in their right hand and ill luck in their left.
Fadda Islam Mahomet's white mule. Islam
Fafner Norse Son of Hreidmar. He kills his father to get possession of the Andvarenaut. He afterwards changes himself into a dragon and guards the treasure on Gnitaheath. He is slain by Sigurd, and his heart is roasted and eaten. Norse
Fagus Gaul/Pyrenean God of beech trees. Gaul/Pyrenean
Fahfah Islam One of the rivers of Paradise. Islam
Faids Britain The second class of Druids. Britain
Faivarongo Polynesia Grandsire of the Ocean and the god of sailors. Polynesia
Faivarongo Tikopia Polynesia A god of sailors
Fakavelikele Polynesia The supreme god of the Futuna who, with Songia and Fitu, was considered the source of all good and evil. Polynesia
Falacer Italian An ancient and forgotten Italian divinity, considered to be the same as Jupiter.
Falhofner [Hollow-hoof] Norse One of the horses of the gods. Norse
Fama Roman The personification of rumour or report. Roman
Fan K'uei China God of butchers. China
Fand Celtic A goddess of happiness & pleasure
Fand Irish An early Irish sea goddess, later described as a "Queen of the Fairies". Her name is variously translated as "Pearl of Beauty" or "A Tear". She is seen as the most beautiful of goddesses.
Fangle Rainbowweb Computer games A fairy bringer of fortune who lives at the bottom of my tangled garden and is only seen in the mist of an early morning. She wears tangled dresses of multicoloured petals and has multicoloured wings like a butterfly.
Faragvoul Puerto Rico/ Haiti A votive god
Farbaute [Ship-destroyer] Norse The father of Loke. Norse
Farbauti Norse Father of Loki, Byleifstr, and Helbindi. Farbauti's wife was either Laufey or Nal. Norse
Faro Africa Purified the earth by sacrificing himself to atone for his twin Pemba's sin. Mande. Weat Africa
Faro Bambara W Africa A river god that brought order to the world when it was created
Fascinus Roman An early Latin divinity, and identical with Mutinus or Tutinus. He was worshipped as the protector from sorcery, witchcraft, and evil daemons and represented in the form of a phallus, the genuine Latin for which iafascimtm, this symbol being believed to be most efficient in averting all evil influences. He was especially invoked to protect women in childbed and their offspring.
Fata Italian An Italian fay, or white lady.
Fata-Morgana Celtic Goddess of the sea, illusion, enchantment, fate and death and Queen of the Fortunate Isles. Celtic