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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods 

NameOriginDescription
King name "Gangleri" Norse A name assumed by King Gylfe when he came to Asgard. Norse
"Ganiagwaihegowa" Haudenosaunee A monstrous bear with tender feet. Haudenosaunee
Spirit name "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.
Spirit name "Gans" Apache Mountain Spirits who became distressed by the corruption of people. Apache
God name "Ganymede" Greek A mortal boy that was given immortality & the job of cup bearer to the Gods
God name "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
God name "Gao Yao" China God of judgment China
God name "Gao Yao/ Ting-jian" China A God of judgment
Goddess name "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
God name "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
Goddess name "Garbh Ogh" Ireland Giantess and Goddess of the hunt Ireland
God name "Gardaitis" Lithuania A God of ships and sailors. Lithuania
Goddess name "Gardrofa" Norse The Goddess Gnaa has a horse by name Hofvarpner. The sire of this horse is Hamskerper, and its mother is Gardrofa. Norse
God name "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.
Goddess name "Garmangabis" British Goddess known from a single inscription found at Lanchester, Durham. British
"Gartiae" Greek Roman version of the Greek graces Roman
God name "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
God name "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
Goddess name "Gat Um Dug" Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria Ancient Earth Mother and Goddess of fertility of the Lagash. Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria
Goddess name "Gatumdug/ Gula" Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadia A fertility Goddess as well as the tutelary goddess of Lagas
Spirit name "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
God name "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
God name "Gaunub" Africa A God of evil, the destroyer, who was associated with solar and lunar eclipses. The Khoi-Khoi, South Africa
Goddess name "Gauri" Hindu A form of the mighty Durga & a Goddess of spring
Goddess name "Gauri" Hindu The Goddess of marital felicity and longevity; she is worshipped particularly by ladies to seek the long life of their husbands. Hindu
Goddess name "Gauri" India The Goddess of Spring, Wishes, Equality, Fertility, Harvest, Humour, Beauty and Protection. India
Goddess name "Gauri" Jain A messenger Goddess
Angel name "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.
Deity name "Gautama" Burman The chief Deity(god) 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
Goddess name "Gav" Vedic Earth Goddess and the Cosmic Cow. Vedic
God name "Gavida" Irish A minor God of the forge
"Gavur li yalyal" Micronesia The beneficent supreme being and creator of the world. Micronesia
Supreme god name "Gawang" Assam/Burma The omniscient Supreme God who represents the unity of the universe from the duality of the sky and earth. Assam/Burma
Angel name "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
Angel name "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
Goddess name "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
Goddess name "Ge Gu" China Goddess of health and medicine China
God name "Geb" Egypt God of the Earth. He is also a Patron of herbalism. Egypt
God name "Gebeleizis" Thrace God of thunderstorms. Thrace
God name "Gebeleizis/ Zalmoxis" Thrace A God of thunderstorms
Goddess name "Gebjon" Norse Goddess of healing. Norse
Angel name "Geburah or Geburael" Occult The Angel who upholds the left hand of God. Occult
Angel name "Geburathiel" Enochian The Angel of divine strength, might, and power. He is the chief steward of the 4th hall in the 7th Heaven. Enochian
Angel name "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
Angel name "Gedemel" Patacelus An Angel of Venus. Patacelus
"Geezhigo" Ojibwa Sky mother Ojibwa
"Geezhigo Quae" Ojibiwa She was the sky mother
Goddess name "Gefion" Scandinavia A vegetation and fertility Goddess. Scandinavia
Goddess name "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
Goddess name "Gefn" German German Mother Goddess in charge of Spring, Sun, Winter, Fertility, Foresight, Growth, Health, Love, Magic and Protection.
King name "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
God name "Gehyaguga" Cherokee God of the Sun. Cherokee
King name "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
God name "Gekka O" Japan God of marriage Japan
King name "Geleon" Greek A son of Ion, a King of Athens between the reigns of Erechtheus and Cecrops
Angel name "Geliel" Christians Angels of the Mansions of the Moon.
"Gemmagog" France Son of the giant Oromedon, and inventor of the Poulan shoes. France
Goddess name "Gendenwitha" Iroquois Goddess of the dawn and the morning star Iroquois
Goddess name "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
Angel name "Geniel" Christians Angels of the Mansions of the Moon.
Spirit name "Genii" Eastern Genie and genius. Eastern Spirits, whether good or bad, who preside over a man or nation.
Angel name "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.
Angel name "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
King name "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
God name "Genius" Roman God of the men only Roman
Deity name "Genius Loci" Latin The tutelary Deity(god) of a place. Latin
God name "Genneas" Syrian A Syrian sun God likes to ride horses.
Goddess name "Geofon" British Goddess of the ocean British
Goddess name "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
Goddess name "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
Angel name "Germael" Greek The Angel sent by God to create Adam from dust. Moon lore
God name "Gerra" Mesopotamia/ Babylon/ Akkadia The God of fire who was the Sumeria god Gibil
God name "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
King name "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
Goddess name "Geshtin-Ana" Mesopotamia/Sumeria Minor Goddess who takes Dumuzi's place in the Netherworld for six months every year. Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Goddess name "Gestin-Ana/ Gestianna?" Mesopotamia/ Sumeria A minor Goddess
Goddess name "Gestinanna" Sumerian An oracular Goddess and an interpreter of dreams. Also fond of sheep. Sumerian
God name "Gestu" Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria Minor God of the intellect whose blood was used in the creation of mankind. Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria
Angel name "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.
God name "Geus Tasan" Iran A cattle God accused of creating the cattle
God name "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
Angel name "Geviririon" Enochian An Angel personifying fear or strength. Enochian
Spirit name "Geyaguga" Cherokee The moon Spirit. Cherokee
Angel name "Gezuriya" Malarcy The head guard of one of the celestial halls and the boss of the Angel of the sun. Malarcy
God name "Ghantakarna" Hindu God of healing Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God name "Ghantapani" Buddhist God running a round with a bell in his hand Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Ghasmari" Buddhist Goddess fond of blodd-filled bowls. Buddhist
God name "Ghede" Vodun God of death, and of fertility and love Vodun
God name "Ghentu" Hindu Minor God Hindu
Demon name "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.
King name "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.
Angel name "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
God name "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
God name "Gibil/ Girra/ Girru" Mesopotamia/ Sumeria A Fire God
God name "Gibini" Uganda Plague God associated with of the smallpox god Uganda
God name "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
Angel name "Gidaijal" Enochian An Angel luminary of the seasons. Enochian
Spirit name "Gidim" Sumerian The Spirits of the dead, living in the Netherworld. Sumerian
God name "Gidja" Australia God of the moon. He can bestow the power of Dreamwalking. Australia
God name "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
Spirit name "Gikuyu" Kikuyu One of the Spiritual ancestors of all the Kikuyu people.
Goddess name "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
God name "Gilgames" Sumeria Early historical King of Uruk, who later became and deified and was considered a God of the underworld. Sumeria
God name "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.
Goddess name "Gillian" British Goddess spring. British
"Gilling" Norse Father of Suttung, who possessed the poetic mead. He was slain by Fjalar and Galar. Norse
Goddess name "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
Goddess name "Giriputri" Bali Goddess of mountains and water. Bali
God name "Girru" Sumeria The God of fire and light and the patron of the arts and the god of civilization. Sumeria
God name "Gish" Afghanistan God of war Afghanistan
God name "Gisl [Sunbeam]" Norse One of the horses of the Gods. Norse
"Giszida" Mesopotamia "Lord of the Tree of Truth," Mesopotamia
Goddess name "Gita" Buddhist Mother Goddess Buddhist/Tibet
Spirit name "Gitche Manitou" Algonquin The Great Spirit, the Creator of all things and the Giver of Life. Algonquin
Spirit name "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
God name "Glad [Clear" Norse Bright]. One of the horses of the Gods. Norse
"Gladsheim" Norse Gladsheim [Home of brightness or gladness]. Odin's dwelling. Norse
God name "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
Demon name "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.
God name "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
God name "Glaukos" Greek A sea God, a rather bizarre story like many other god claims
Spirit name "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
God name "Gler [The glassy]" Norse One of the horses of the Gods. Norse
Goddess name "Gleti" Benin Goddess of the moon Benin
Goddess name "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
Spirit name "Glispa" Navaho Spirit who gave the healing chant to the people Navaho
"Glitner [The glittering]" Norse Forsete's golden hall. Norse
God name "Glooscap" Canada The God of righteousness who made the plains, food plants, animals and humans. Canada
King name "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
Demon name "Glykon" Gnostic-Mitharic The reincarnation of Asklepios, a Demon with a human head & body of a snake
Angel name "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
Demon name "Gnomes" Pan-European Demonic beings who inhabit woods, mountains and water. Pan-European
Goddess name "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
God name "Gobannon" Celtic The God of metalworking and the patron of blacksmiths, mechanics, and craftsman. Celtic
Spirit name "Goblin or Hobgoblin" Scandinavia A phantom Spirit.
God name "Gobnu" Irish A God of skills to include Ale brewing
Ghost name "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 name "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 name "God of Prosperity" Chinese One of the Gods found in Malaysia and is very important to local Malaysian Chinese especially businessmen. Chinese
God name "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 name "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
Goddess name "Goewin/ Goewyn" Wales A Goddess of sovereignty
"Gog" Gallic Consort of Magog
Goddess name "Goga" Melanesia Goddess of fire and rain. Melanesia
"Gohone" Haudenosaunee The divinity of Winter, and things associated with that season. Haudenosaunee
God name "Goibbiu" Ireland God of the blacksmith craft, brews beers which grants immortality to the drinker. Ireland
God name "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
Demon name "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
Goddess name "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
God name "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
God name "Gon-Po Nag-Po" Tibet A God of many names
God name "Gon-Po Peng" Tibet Mountain God and the great guardian of Tantrism. Tibet
Demon name "Gonael" Christian One of the numerous guards of the gates of the North Wind. Christian Demonology