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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
Gangleri Norse A name assumed by King Gylfe when he came to Asgard. Norse
Ganiagwaihegowa Haudenosaunee A monstrous bear with tender feet. Haudenosaunee
Ganiklis Lithuania A household spirit of herds, sheep, and cowboys. Lithuania
Ganna Celtic A Celtic prophetess, who succeeded Velleda. She went to Rome, and was received by Domitian with great honours.
Gans Apache Mountain spirits who became distressed by the corruption of people. Apache
Ganymede Greek A mortal boy that was given immortality & the job of cup bearer to the gods
Ganymedes Greek According to Homer and others, he was a son of Tros by Calirrhoe, and a brother of Ilus and Assaracus. Being the most beautiful of all mortals, he was carried off by the gods that he might fill the cup of Zeus, and live among the eternal gods. Greek
Gao Yao China God of judgment China
Gao Yao/ Ting-jian China A god of judgment
Gaomei China Ancient goddess and first mother was called Kao Mi in the Ching Dynasty and was changed into a male divinity during the Japanese occupation. China
Gapn Syria This god appears as a messenger of Baal & is absent in ritual texts
Gaqga Crow spirit Haudenosaunee Well known for sociability and thievery. Haudenosaunee
Garanus Italy A shepherd of gigantic bodily strength, who is said to have come from Greece into Italy in the reign of Evander, and slew Cacus. Aurelius Victor calls him Recaranus, but both writers agree in identifying him with the Greek Heracles. Italy
Garbh Ogh Ireland Giantess and goddess of the hunt Ireland
Gardaitis Lithuania A god of ships and sailors. Lithuania
Gardrofa Norse The goddess Gnaa has a horse by name Hofvarpner. The sire of this horse is Hamskerper, and its mother is Gardrofa. Norse
Gardua Hindu Archaic sun god Hindu/Vedic
Gargam Breton A Breton folklore legend with a limp. A limp what is not recorded.
Gargittios Greek One of the dogs that guarded the herds and flocks of Geryon, and which Hercules killed. The other was the two-headed dog, named Orthos, or Orthros.
Garmangabis British Goddess known from a single inscription found at Lanchester, Durham. British
Gartiae Greek Roman version of the Greek graces Roman
Garuda India God-mount of Vishnu and his consort Lakshmi, is usually pictured as a creature with the head, talons, beak, and wings of an eagle and limbs and trunk of human shape. India
Gasani Uganda A god of the sky and of the water and chief god of the Baken. Uganda
Gasueko Basque The lord of darkness as that may prove a friendly and helpful, but he may also appear as a devil
Gat Um Dug Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria Ancient Earth Mother and goddess of fertility of the Lagash. Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria
Gatumdug/ Gula Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadia A fertility goddess as well as the tutelary goddess of Lagas
Gauna aka Gauna Botswana Gawa, Gawama, was death, the underworld leader of spirits and Death. Botswana
Gaunab Africa The Evil One. Responsible for all misfortune, disease and death. South Africa
Gaunab Kohl Hottentot/ Namibia/ S Africa A malevolent God of darkness as well as the god of of of the black heaven
Gaunau Africa The supreme being of the Bushmen. South Africa
Gaunub Africa A god of evil, the destroyer, who was associated with solar and lunar eclipses. The Khoi-Khoi, South Africa
Gauri Hindu A form of the mighty Durga & a goddess of spring
Gauri Hindu The Goddess of marital felicity and longevity; she is worshipped particularly by ladies to seek the long life of their husbands. Hindu
Gauri India The Goddess of Spring, Wishes, Equality, Fertility, Harvest, Humour, Beauty and Protection. India
Gauri Jain A messenger goddess
Gauriil Ishliha Zoroastrian An angel whose duty is to see to it that the sun rises every morning at the right time, presumably sunrise. Zoroastrian/Hebrew.
Gautama Burman The chief deity of Burmah, whose favourite offering is a paper umbrella.
Gauteovan Colombia The mother of all things who created the world, the sun and everything else. Colombia
Gav Vedic Earth goddess and the Cosmic Cow. Vedic
Gavida Irish A minor god of the forge
Gavur li yalyal Micronesia The beneficent supreme being and creator of the world. Micronesia
Gawang Assam/Burma The omniscient supreme god who represents the unity of the universe from the duality of the sky and earth. Assam/Burma
Gazardiel Enochian The angel you pray to if you want the sun to rise in the morning. Face the rising sun in the morning and pray to this angel for spiritual gifts. Enochian
Gazarniel Jewish An angel of flame of fire who tried to wound Moses when he dropped in to Heaven for a coffee. Moses defeated Gazarniel by pronouncing the Holy Name consisting of 12 letters. Jewish Demonograpy
Gbenebeka Nigeria A goddess from the sky and mother of the Ogonu. Nigeria
Gbohulu Ghana The sun of springtime. Ghana
Ge Greek A shortened form of Gaea. Greek
Ge Gu China Goddess of health and medicine China
Geb Egypt God of the Earth. He is also a Patron of herbalism. Egypt
Gebeleizis Thrace God of thunderstorms. Thrace
Gebeleizis/ Zalmoxis Thrace A god of thunderstorms
Gebjon Norse Goddess of healing. Norse
Geburah or Geburael Occult The angel who upholds the left hand of God. Occult
Geburathiel Enochian The angel of divine strength, might, and power. He is the chief steward of the 4th hall in the 7th Heaven. Enochian
Gedariah Enochian A supervising angel in the third Heaven. He checks the prayers ascending from the second heaven then passes them on to his supervisor. Enochian
Gedemel Patacelus An angel of Venus. Patacelus
Geezhigo Ojibwa Sky mother Ojibwa
Geezhigo Quae Ojibiwa She was the sky mother
Gefion Scandinavia A vegetation and fertility goddess. Scandinavia
Gefjun or Gefjon Norse A goddess. She is a maid, and all those who die maids become her maid-servants. She is present at ?ger's feast. Odin says she knows men's destinies as well as he does himself. Norse
Gefn German German Mother goddess in charge of Spring, Sun, Winter, Fertility, Foresight, Growth, Health, Love, Magic and Protection.
Gehenna Hebrew The place of eternal torment. Strictly speaking, it means simply the Valley of Hinnom (Ge-Hinnom), where sacrifices to Moloch were offered and where refuse of all sorts was subsequently cast, for the consumption of which fires were kept constantly burning. Hebrew
Gehyaguga Cherokee God of the Sun. Cherokee
Geirrod Norse A son of King Hraudung and foster-son of Odin; he becomes king and is visited by Odin, who calls himself Grimner. He is killed by his own sword. There is also a giant by name Geirrod, who was once visited by Thor. Norse
Geirskogul Norse A valkyrie. Norse
Geirvimul Norse A heavenly river. Norse
Gekka O Japan God of marriage Japan
Geleon Greek A son of Ion, a king of Athens between the reigns of Erechtheus and Cecrops
Geliel Christians Angels of the Mansions of the Moon.
Gemmagog France Son of the giant Oromedon, and inventor of the Poulan shoes. France
Gendenwitha Iroquois Goddess of the dawn and the morning star Iroquois
Genetaska Iroquois Goddess of justice, fairness and of peace. Tradition and Unity are important to her. Iroquois
Gengenver Egyptian The goose who laid the Cosmic Egg. Egyptian
Geniel Christians Angels of the Mansions of the Moon.
Genii Eastern Genie and genius. Eastern spirits, whether good or bad, who preside over a man or nation.
Genii Indian The Persian and Indian genii had a corporeal form, which they could change at pleasure. They were not guardian or attendant spirits, but fallen angels, dwelling in Ginnistan, under the dominion of Eblis. They were naturally hostile to man, though compelled sometimes to serve them as slaves.
Genii Roman Were attendant spirits. Everyone had two of these tutelaries from his cradle to his grave. But the Roman genii differ in many respects from the Eastern. The Roman genii were tutelary spirits, very similar to the guardian angels spoken of in the Hebrew Scripture. Roman
Genii of Fire Occultism There are three genii of fire: Anael, king of astral light; Michael, king of the sun; and Sammael, king of volcanoes. Occultism
Genius Roman God of the men only Roman
Genius Loci Latin The tutelary deity of a place. Latin
Genneas Syrian A Syrian sun god likes to ride horses.
Geofon British Goddess of the ocean British
Geras Greek God of old age. A son of Nyx and Erebus, he was depicted as a tiny shrivelled up old man. Geras' opposite was Hebe the goddess of youth. Greek
Gerd Scandinavia Earth goddess who married Freyr. She was a giantess, and considered very beautiful. Scandinavia
Gerda Norse Daughter of the frost giant Gymer, a beautiful young giantess; beloved by Frey. She is so beautiful that the brightness of her naked arms illuminates both air and sea. Frey (the genial spring) married Gerda (the frozen earth), and Gerda became the mother of children. Norse
Gere or Geri Norse [gerr, greedy]. One of Odin's wolves. Norse
Germael Greek The angel sent by God to create Adam from dust. Moon lore
Gerra Mesopotamia/ Babylon/ Akkadia The god of fire who was the Sumeria god Gibil
Gerra aka Gibil Mesopotamia/Sumeria God of fire. He lived in the 'House of Awful Radiance,' and taught people to cook food. Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Gerseme Norse One of Freyja's daughters. Norse
Geryones Geryon Greek A son of Chrysaor and Calirrhoe, a fabulous king of Hesperia, who is described as a being with three heads, and possessing magnificent oxen in the island of Erytheia. He acts a prominent part in the stories of Heracles. Greek
Geshtin-Ana Mesopotamia/Sumeria Minor goddess who takes Dumuzi's place in the Netherworld for six months every year. Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Gestin-Ana/ Gestianna? Mesopotamia/ Sumeria A minor goddess
Gestinanna Sumerian An oracular Goddess and an interpreter of dreams. Also fond of sheep. Sumerian
Gestu Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria Minor god of the intellect whose blood was used in the creation of mankind. Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria
Gethel Greek An angel set over hidden things.
Gethsemane Greek The Orchis maculata, supposed in legendary story to be spotted by the blood of Christ.
Geus Tasan Iran A cattle god accused of creating the cattle
Geus Urvan Iran God who created and protected cattle Iran
Geush Urvan Assists the Amesha Spenta, Vohu Manab Urvan
Geush Urvan Iranian "Soul of The Bull", the power of Mother Earth. Iranian
Geviririon Enochian An angel personifying fear or strength. Enochian
Geyaguga Cherokee The moon spirit. Cherokee
Gezuriya Malarcy The head guard of one of the celestial halls and the boss of the angel of the sun. Malarcy
Ghantakarna Hindu God of healing Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Ghantapani Buddhist God running a round with a bell in his hand Buddhist/Mahayana
Ghasmari Buddhist Goddess fond of blodd-filled bowls. Buddhist
Ghede Vodun God of death, and of fertility and love Vodun
Ghentu Hindu Minor god Hindu
Ghoul Persian A demon that feeds on the dead. Persian
Gia tri luc Buddhist Magical power of determination that Buddha confers on all who seek it and upholds it.
Gian ben Gian Arabia King of the Ginns or Genii, and founder of the Pyramids. He was overthrown by Azazil or Lucifer. Arabia
Giants Greek Of Greek mythology, sons of Tartaros and Ge. When they attempted to storm heaven, they were hurled to earth by the aid of Hercules, and buried under Mount Etna.
Gibborim Genesis "Mighty Men of Renown," the offspring of angels and human women or descendants of Abel who married the daughters of Cain. The gibborim are genarlaly regarded as evil. Genesis
Gibil aka Gerra Mesopotamia/Sumeria Girra, God of fire. He lived in the 'House of Awful Radiance,' and taught people to cook food. Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Gibil/ Girra/ Girru Mesopotamia/ Sumeria A Fire God
Gibini Uganda Plague god associated with of the smallpox god Uganda
Gibini Gishu Uganda A plague God associated with of the smallpox god
Gicholan Siberia The supreme being "The-One-on-High". Siberia
Gicholetinvilan Siberia The supreme being "The-Master-on-High". Siberia
Gidaijal Enochian An angel luminary of the seasons. Enochian
Gidim Sumerian The spirits of the dead, living in the Netherworld. Sumerian
Gidja Australia God of the moon. He can bestow the power of Dreamwalking. Australia
Gigantes Greek According to Homer, they were a gigantic and savage race of men, governed by Eurymedon, and dwelling in the distant west, in the island of Thrinacia; but they were extirpated by Eurymedon on account of their insolence towards the gods. Greek
Gikuyu Kikuyu One of the spiritual ancestors of all the Kikuyu people.
Gilfaethwy Celtic A son of the goddess Don and brother of Gwydion and Arianrhod in the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi. His uncle Math ap Mathonwy, king of Gwynedd, must keep his feet in the lap of a young virgin at all times unless he is going to war. Celtic
Gilgames Sumeria Early historical King of Uruk, who later became and deified and was considered a god of the underworld. Sumeria
Gilgamesh Greek A demigod of superhuman strength who built a great wall to defend his people from external threats, a sort of Sumerian equivalent to the Greek Heracles.
Gillian British Goddess spring. British
Gilling Norse Father of Suttung, who possessed the poetic mead. He was slain by Fjalar and Galar. Norse
Giltine Lithuania The goddess of death whose sacral bird is the owl. Giltine proclaims disaster. She goes with the goddesses of black death. Lithuania
Gimle [Heaven] Norse The abode of the righteous after Ragnarok. Norse
Ginnunga-ga Norse The great yawning gap, the premundane abyss, the chaos or formless void, in which dwelt the supreme powers before the creation. In the eleventh century the sea between Greenland and Vinland (America) was called Ginnunga-gap. Norse
Giriputri Bali Goddess of mountains and water. Bali
Girru Sumeria The god of fire and light and the patron of the arts and the god of civilization. Sumeria
Gish Afghanistan God of war Afghanistan
Gisl [Sunbeam] Norse One of the horses of the gods. Norse
Giszida Mesopotamia "Lord of the Tree of Truth," Mesopotamia
Gita Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist/Tibet
Gitche Manitou Algonquin The Great Spirit, the Creator of all things and the Giver of Life. Algonquin
Gitche/ Manitou Algonquin/ Lenape The Great Spirit, the All Father
Gjallar horn Norse Heimdal's horn, which he will blow at Ragnarok. Norse
Gjallarrbridge [gjalla Norse To yell, to resound]. The bridge across the river Gjol, near Helheim. The bridge between the land of the living and the dead. Norse
Gjalp Norse One of Heimdal's nine mothers. Norse
Gjoll Norse One of the rivers Elivagar that flowed nearest the gate of Hel's abode. Norse
Glad [Clear Norse Bright]. One of the horses of the gods. Norse
Gladsheim Norse Gladsheim [Home of brightness or gladness]. Odin's dwelling. Norse
Glanis France A Gaulish god associated with a healing spring at the town of Glanum in the Alpilles mountains of Provence in southern France.
Glaser Norse A grove in Asgard. Norse
Glasya-Labolas Christian A mighty President of Hell who commands thirty-six legions of demons. He teaches all arts and sciences just in an instant. He is the author and captain of manslaughter and bloodshed, tells all things past and to come, gains the minds and love of friends and foes causing love among them if desired, incites homicides and can make a man invisible. Christian demonology
Glauca Greek wife of Alcis.
Glaucippa Greek wife of Potamon.
Glaucus Greek This sea god went around muttering prophesies
Glaucus Greek A grandson of Aeolus, son of Sisyphus and Merope, and father of Bellerophontes. Greek
Glaukos Greek A sea god, a rather bizarre story like many other god claims
Glauron aka Glaura Fnose A beneficent spirit of the air, involked from the North. Fnose
Gleipner Norse The last fetter with which the wolf Fenrer was bound. Norse
Gler [The glassy] Norse One of the horses of the gods. Norse
Gleti Benin Goddess of the moon Benin
Glipzo Discworld The Howondalandish tribe of this Goddess believed that their ancestors resided in the Moon. After a signal from their ancestors they were urged to kill anyone who didn't believe in Glipzo. Three years later the tribe was destroyed by a rock falling out of the sky, as a result of a star exploding a billion years before. Discworld
Glispa Navaho Spirit who gave the healing chant to the people Navaho
Glitner [The glittering] Norse Forsete's golden hall. Norse
Glooscap Canada The god of righteousness who made the plains, food plants, animals and humans. Canada
Gluskap Algonquin Was responsible for making all the good things in the universe from his mother's body. His evil brother Malsum created the mountains and valleys and all the nasty things. Algonquin
Gluskap/ Glooscap Algonquin The creator force
Glykon Gnostic-Mitharic The reincarnation of Asklepios, a demon with a human head & body of a snake
Gmial Christian An angelic traffic warden of the seven celestial halls. Christian demonology
Gnaa Norse She is the messenger that Frigg sends into the various worlds on her errands. She has a horse called Hofvarpenr, that can run through air and water. Norse
Gnipa-cave Norse The cave before which the dog Garm barks. Norse
Gnitaheid Norse Fafner's abode, where he kept the treasure called Andvarenaut. Gnita-heath. Norse
Gnome Norse The guardian of mines, quarries, etc. Norse
Gnomes Pan-European Demonic beings who inhabit woods, mountains and water. Pan-European
Gnowee Australia Sun goddess who lived on Earth before there was a sun. Gnowee's baby son wandered off while she was gathering yams and she began searching for him carrying a large torch. She continues to do so and her torch is the sun. Australia
Gobannon Celtic The god of metalworking and the patron of blacksmiths, mechanics, and craftsman. Celtic
Goblin or Hobgoblin Scandinavia A phantom spirit.
Gobnu Irish A god of skills to include Ale brewing
God Christian The deity held by Christians to be the supreme reality and the sole creator of life, the universe and everything. A triple deity made up of four parts: God the Father, God the Son, God the Son in human form and the Holy Ghost.
God of Evolution Discworld Is found 'sculpting' animals and since he hasn't figured out reproduction yet, he makes every animal unique. Although no-one believes in the God of Evolution, he survives thanks to his own strong belief. He does not believe in himself, because he is an atheist, but he believes in what he does. Discworld
God of Prosperity Chinese One of the Gods found in Malaysia and is very important to local Malaysian Chinese especially businessmen. Chinese
God of the Gaps Creationism The god who made everything that cannot yet be explained scientifically. Shrinks in power with each new scientific advance. Creationism
God/ Deus/ Gott Christian/ Anglo-Saxon/ Germanic/ Roman Claimed to be the creator god around 325 C.E., still in vouge by the Christian sect
Goewin Welsh Was Math fab Mathonwy's foot-holder; she was raped by Gilfaethwy. Learning that she was no longer a virgin, Math punished Gilfaethwy and his accomplice Gwydion, and married Goewin himself. Welsh
Goewin/ Goewyn Wales A goddess of sovereignty
Gog Gallic Consort of Magog
Goga Melanesia Goddess of fire and rain. Melanesia
Gohone Haudenosaunee The divinity of Winter, and things associated with that season. Haudenosaunee
Goibbiu Ireland God of the blacksmith craft, brews beers which grants immortality to the drinker. Ireland
Goibnui/ Govannon Celtic He is the god of the forge who's beer was so good, that the drinker gained immortality
Goin Norse A serpent under Ygdrasil. Norse
Golab Christian A spirit of wrath and sedition and an adversary of the seraphim. Christian demonology
Goldfax [Gold-mane] Norse The giant Hrungner's horse. Norse
Goldtop [Gold-top] Norse Heimdal's horse. Norse
Goleuddydd Welsh Goddess Welsh princes who was frightened by pigs
Golgus Greek A son of Adonis and Aphrodite, from whom the town of Golgi, in Cyprus, was believed to have derived its name. Greek
Goll Norse A valkyrie. Norse
Gomaj India The sun and moon are both called Gomaj, which is also used as a general term of god. India
Gomul Norse A heavenly river. Norse
Gon-Po Nag-Po Tibet A god of many names
Gon-Po Peng Tibet Mountain god and the great guardian of Tantrism. Tibet
Gonael Christian One of the numerous guards of the gates of the North Wind. Christian demonology