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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods 

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name "Madalait" Australia Creator Goddess and the sister-in-law of Wala, a sun goddess. Australia
God name "Madari" Qanat A fertility God and he who enriches in the mother’s womb. Qanat
Goddess name "Madb" Celtic A Celtic Goddess of war.
Goddess name "Madder-Akka" Lapland Creator Goddess. Lapland
God name "Madhukara" Buddhist God whose name means honey maker. Buddhist
Deity name "Madumda" N American The creator Deity(god) of the Pomo, frequently identified with Coyote.
"Maeltine Mor-Brethach" Ireland Maeltine Mor-Brethach - styled 'of the Great Judgments', he was a wise man of the Tuatha De Danaan who advised Lugh not to spare the life of Bres after the second battle of Magh Tuireadh. Ireland
Demon name "Maenades" Greek The priestesses of Dionysus, who at the celebration of his festivals gave way to expressions of frenzied enthusiasm, as if they were under the spell of some Demonic power. Greek
Goddess name "Maenads" Greek A Goddesses of intoxication
"Maera" Greek One of the four daughters of Erasinus of Argos.
"Maera" Greek A daughter of Atlas, was married to Tegeates, the son of Lycaon.
"Maera" Greek A daughter of Proetus and Anteia, was one of the companions of Artemis, but was killed by her after she had become by Zeus the mother of Locrus
Goddess name "Maeve" Ireland Mother Goddess who is the apotheosis of the land Ireland
Goddess name "Mafdet" Egypt Minor Goddess who is Guardian against snakes and scorpions Egypt
"Magano" Ethiopia The supreme being of the Tambaro and the Sidamo, identified with the sky. Ethiopia
"Magbabaya" Philippines The highest and most powerful divinity, the creator and the sources of all life. Philippines
Goddess name "Magh Mor" Ireland Firbolg princess/Goddess Ireland
Goddess name "Magh Mor Irish A" Fir Bolg princess/ Goddess
Goddess name "Magha" Hindu Benevolent minor Goddess of fortune Hindu/Puranic/Epic
King name "Magi" Christian According to Christian fable, were Melchior, Gaspar, and Balthazar, three Kings of the East. The first offered gold, the emblem of royalty, to the infant Jesus; the second, frankincense, in token of divinity; and the third, myrrh, in prophetic allusion to the persecution unto death which awaited the "Man of Sorrows."
Demon name "Magic Rings" Italy This superstition arose from the belief that magicians had the power of imprisoning Demons in rings. The power was supposed to prevail in Asia, and subsequently in Salamanca, Toledo, and Italy.
Goddess name "Magna Mater" Roman The Queen of Heaven, Mother of All the Gods, Great Mother of the gods, Creatrix of the Universe, etc. Mother Goddess from the beginning of time and exists in almost every ancient mythology. She is the Earth or bears the planet and beings out of herself.
"Magna Mater aka Cybele, Rhea" Roman Magna Mater aka Cybele, Rhea. The Great Mother. Roman
"Magne [megin" Norse Strength]. A son of Thor. Norse
"Magnes" Greek 1. A son of Aeolus and Enarete, became the father of Polydectes and Dictys by a Naiad. The scholiast of Euripides calls his wife Philodice, and his sons Eurynomus and Eioneus but Eustathius calls his wife Meliboea, and mentions one son Alector, and adds that he called the town of Meliboea, at the foot of mount Pelion, after his wife, and the country of Magnesia after his own name. 2. A son of Argos and Perimele, and father of Hymenaeus from him also a portion of Thessaly derived its: name Magnesia. 3. A son of Zeus and Thyia, and brother of Macedon. Greek
God name "Magni" German This is a God of the future who has not yet arrived & a son of Thor
Deity name "Magog" Celtic A mountain Deity(god)
Demon name "Magog and Gog" Hebrew Are variously presented as men, supernatural beings (giants or Demons), national groups, or lands. Gog and Magog occur widely in mythology and folklore.
King name "Magpyr family" Discworld A family of vampires who attempted to invade the Kingdom of Lancre. Discworld
God name "Mah" Persia God, the progenitor of the cow who also presides over tides and time as well as God of the moon Persia
"Mah-Abadean Dynasty" Persia The first dynasty of Persian mythological history. Mah Abad (the great Abad) and his wife were the only persons left on the earth after the great cycle, and from them the world was peopled. Azer Abad, the fourteenth and last of this dynasty, left the earth because "all flesh had corrupted itself," and a period of anarchy ensued.
God name "Maha-Ganapati" Hindu Elephant God, this time with 10 arms Hindu/Puranic
Goddess name "Maha-Sarasvati" Hindu Goddess, an emanation of Laksmi Hindu/Puranic
God name "Mahabala" Buddhist God, a rather fearsome emanation of Amitabha Buddhist/Mahayana
God name "Mahabja" Hindu Snake God, a Naga Hindu/Puranic
"Mahadara" Borneo The supreme being and creator of all things. The Ot-danoms, Borneo and Indonesia
Supreme god name "Mahadeva" Shaivism An aspect of Shiva, the supreme God in Shaivism.
God name "Mahakala" Buddhist Guardian God of science and tents Buddhist
Goddess name "Mahakala" Hindu A Hindu Goddess, considered by some to be the consort of Shiva, and by others as the basis of Reality
Goddess name "Mahakali" Hindu A form of the Goddess Kali
Goddess name "Mahakali" Hindu One of three manifestations of Mahadevi, The Great Goddess. Hindu
Goddess name "Mahakali" Hindu Represent the ten Mahavidyas or "Great Wisdom Goddesses". She is depicted in this form as having ten heads, ten arms, and ten legs. Hindu
Goddess name "Mahakali" Jain Goddess learning Jain
God name "Mahakapi" Buddhist God and epitaph of the Buddha in a previous incarnation when he was an ape Buddhist
Goddess name "Mahal Mata" Hindu Mother Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Mahalaya" India A Devi Goddess, the source of the universe. India
Goddess name "Mahalbiya Hausa" Africa Goddess of healing, fevers, ulcers Africa
Goddess name "Mahalkakshmi" India The Divine Mother. Goddess of war, wisdom and passion. India
Goddess name "Mahamanasika" Jain Goddess of learning Jain
Goddess name "Mahamantranusarni" Buddhist Guardian Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name "Mahamataras" Hindu Group of Goddesses Hindu
God name "Mahamayuri" Buddhist Snake God Hindu/Buddhist/Mahayana
God name "Mahapadma" Hindu Snake God Hindu
God name "Mahapararinirvanamurti" Buddhist God Buddhist
"Mahaprabhu" India Singi-Arke. The supreme being and creator is generally benevolent but is known to cause fever and convulsions. His wife is Sita Mahalakshmi. The Bondo, India
Goddess name "Mahapratisara" Buddhist Guardian Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name "Mahapratyangira" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God name "Mahapurub" India The creator God of the Raja Maria. Identified with Bhagavan. India
Goddess name "Maharaksa" Buddhist Group of guardian Goddesses Buddhist
Goddess name "Maharatri" Hindu Goddess associated with Kali and Kamala Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Mahasahasprramardani" Buddhist Goddess whose name means the thousandfold destroyer Buddhist
"Mahasarasavati" India One of the 108 names of Kali. India
Goddess name "Mahasitavati" Buddhist Guardian Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name "Mahaskti" India Divine mother, Goddess of war, passion, and wisdom, Supreme creator of the universe India
Goddess name "Mahaskti/ Mahesvari/ Mahakali/ Mahalkakshmi/ Mahasarasavati" India She is not only in the divine mother, Goddess of war, passion, & wisdom but she is the Supreme creator of the universe
Goddess name "Mahasri-Tara" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God name "Mahasthamparata" India God of knowledge India
King name "Mahatala" Borneo Mahatara. The Prince Of The Sun and The King Of The Moon. The Ngaju, Borneo
Goddess name "Mahavidya" Buddhist Of the collective name of a group of Goddesses Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Mahayasa" Buddhist Minor Goddess Buddhist/Marriott
Goddess name "Mahcinatra" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Tibet/Mahayana
Spirit name "Maheo" Cheyenne The void dwelling omnipotent Great Spirit and creator who created the water, light and air. With the help of Coot he made land by placing mud on the back of Grandmother Turtle, who then became the earth. Cheyenne Indians
God name "Mahes" Egypt God of the sun normally worshipped in the region of the Nile delta Egypt
"Mahesvari" Hindu/Puranic/Epic The female energy of Mahesvara or Siva or as Durge the consort of Siva. Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Mahi" Hindu Minor Goddess of sacrifice Hindu/Vedic
Demon name "Mahisa" Hindu Demonic god Hindu/Puranic/Epic
Goddess name "Mahisasruramardini" Hindu Form of the Goddess Devi Hindu/Puranic
God name "Mahiuikez" Polynesia Fire God Polynesia
Spirit name "Maho Peneta" Dakota The Great Spirit of the Mandan. North Dakota
Spirit name "Maho Peneta Mandan" N American Great Spirit USA
Goddess name "Mahodadhi" Buddhist Minor Goddess Buddhist/Meola
"Mahoun" Scotland Name of contempt for Mahomet, a Moslem, a Moor. In Scotland it used to mean devil.
"Mahpiyato" Lakota After the time of creation, the world was divided into three regions; the sky, the earth and waters and the underworld. When Mahpiyato created humans, they were placed in the subterranean region.. The Lakota, Plains Indians
Demon name "Mahr" Germanic Demonic being similar to an Alp germanic/Slavic
"Mahrem Auxmite" Ethiopia Head of the pantheon responsible for war Ethiopia
"Mahu" Lear The fiend-prince that urges to theft. Lear
Supreme god name "Mahu Fon" Africa She is the Supreme Goddess of the earth as well as a goddess of the moon & fertility
Goddess name "Mahui Iki" Polynesia Goddess of fire and the underworld. Polynesia
Goddess name "Mahuika" Polynesia Goddess of earthquakes who rules the edges of the underworld Polynesia
Spirit name "Mahzian-the-Word" Nazorean The "Spirit who bestows light." Early Nazorean
Goddess name "Maia" Greek Goddess of midwives, the night sky, spring, fertility and fire Greek
"Maia" Greek Or Mcuas, a daughter of Atlas and Pleione (whence she is called Atlantis and Pleias), was the eldest of the Pleiades, and in a grotto of mount Cyllene in Arcadia she became by Zeus the mother of Hermes. Areas, the son of Zeus by Callisto, was given to her to be reared. Greek
Goddess name "Maia" Roman A Goddess of growth whose cult was associated with that of Vulcanus
God name "Maianwatahe" Sioux God of plenty and prosperous hunting. Sioux
"Maimoa-a-Longona" Polynesia The iron rock called Touiafutuna was split asunder and there leapt forth the second pair of the primordial male and female twins, Atungake and Maimoa-a-Longona. Tonga, Polynesia
God name "Mainatavasara" Melanesia One of Fiji’s fourteen vanua; the ancient Gods. Melanesia
"Maipe" Argentina A supreme being associated with the darkness of night, the violent wind of the desert and other dangers. Argentina
"Maiph" Argentina A supreme being, considered beneficent. The Pampean/Patagonians, Argentina
"Mair" Brazil The demiurge of the Urubu. Brazil
God name "Maira-Monan" Brazil Maire-Monan. Among the Tupinamba, the creator God. Among the Tupi, a culture hero. Brazil
Deity name "Maitresse Amelia" Haitian A loa or minor Deity(god). Haitian Vodun
"Maitreya" Buddhist Designate Buddhist/India
"Maja" Sioux Earth mother Sioux
God name "Majas Gars" Latvia Household God Latvia
God name "Majestas" Roman A divinity worshipped at Rome. She is mentioned in connection with Vulcan, and was regarded by some as the wife of that God, though it seems for no other reason but because a priest of Vulcan offered a sacrifice to her on the first of May. Roman
Goddess name "Maju" Basque God who is the consort of the mother Goddess and a divine spirit Basque
"Makarom Manouwe" Indonesia The masculine principle lives in the sky and sometimes in the sun, a primordial pair with Makarom Mawakhu. Island of Keisar, Indonesia
"Makarom Mawakhu" Indonesia The feminine principle is Present in the earth, and forms a primordial pair with Makarom Manouwe. Island of Keisar, Indonesia
God name "Makawe" New Zealand The chief God of the Arawa, Ngatituwharetoa, and Whanganui tribes. New Zealand
God name "Make Make" Polynesia God of creation. Polynesia, Easter Island
God name "Makila" Californoa The thunder God who gave the people knowledge and taught them hunting and fishing and the arts. With Kuksu, the creators. The northern Pomo, California
God name "Makilehohoa" Java A sky God, father of Kimulani. Nukumanu and Ontong Java Melanesia
Supreme god name "Makonaima" British Makunaima. The Supreme God and creator who sent his son Sigu to rule over the earth. Among the Makushi he created the sky and earth, vegetation, animals and men. Among the Ackawoi and Caribs, he created birds, animals, and food plants, assisted by his son Sigu. British Guiana
God name "Makowasendo" Mexico The sky God is the husband of Nangkwijo, the earth. The Tewa, Pueblo Indians, New Mexico and Arizona
God name "Makumba" Rhodesia A great God, the tribal god from whom the chief gets his authority. He gives, deprives, and kills, is invoked and made offerings. The Baushi , Rhodesia
"Makunaimma" Caribbean/ C America He is the creator of the heavens, humans, & animals in no particular order
God name "Mal" Dravidian Pastoral God whose name means either the the great one or the dark one Dravidian/Tamil
God name "Mal" Dravidian/ Tamil He is a pastoral God whose name means either the the great one or the dark one
Goddess name "Mal" Irish She was the Goddess who ruled the hag's headland
Goddess name "Mala" Buddhist Mother Goddess Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Mala" Celtic Not actually a specific Goddess, more of a generalized concept of a Crone Goddess. Celtic
God name "Malak-bel" Palmyra Of course other Gods called "Lord" could be and sometimes were identified totally or in part with Bel Marduk. The god Malak-bel of Palmyra is an example, though in the later period from which most of our information comes he seems to have become very much a sun god which Marduk was not.
God name "Malakbel" N Arabia A vegetation God
God name "Malakbel N" Arabic , Vegetation God Arabic
"Malamanganga'e" Polynesia Creator being who was a personification of light Polynesia
"Malamangangaifo" Polynesia The other creator being that was a personification of light
"Malambruno" Spain The giant, first cousin of Queen Maguncia, of Canday'a, who enchanted Antonomasia and her husband, and shut them up in the tomb of the deceased queen. The infanta he transformed into a monkey of brass, and the knight into a crocodile. Don Quixote achieved their disenchantment by mounting the wooden horse called Clavileno.
Nymph name "Maliades" Greek Nymphs who were worshipped as the protectors of flocks and of fruit-trees. The same name is also given to the Nymphs of the district of the Malians on the river Spercheius. Greek
God name "Malik" Arabic Tutelary God, this name is found among other Semitic people and used as a designator for a god Arabic
"Malimeihevao" Polynesia A supernatural being known through the oral traditions of the Tonga, Polynesia.
Goddess name "Malinalxochitl" Aztec Sorceress and Goddess of snakes, scorpions and insects of the desert. Aztec
Goddess name "Mallina" Inuit Goddess of the sun Inuit
"Malsum" Algonquin Destructive brother of Gluskap Algonquin
God name "Mam" Maya A God of evil
God name "Mam" Mayan God of evil Mayan
God name "Mam" Mopan Rain God Mopan
Goddess name "Mama" Korea Goddess of healing Korea
Goddess name "Mama Allpa" Peru Goddess of the harvest Peru
"Mama Brigitte" Celtic Guardian of the Cemetary and of the Dead. Celtic
Goddess name "Mama Cocha" Inca Goddess rain, wind and the ocean Inca/Peru
Goddess name "Mama Kilya" Inca Goddess of the moon Inca
Goddess name "Mama Pacha" Inca Goddess of autumn Inca
Goddess name "Mama Qoca" Inca Goddess of the ocean Inca
Goddess name "Mama Quilla" Inca Goddess of the moon Inca
Goddess name "Mamaki" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist
"Mamaldi" Amur/ Siberia She is the co-creator of earth but she was killed by her husband for creating Asia, for spite she created souls for at the magicians he built
"Mamaldi Amur" Siberia Co-creator of earth but she was killed by her husband for creating Asia, for spite she created souls for at the magicians he built Siberia
Goddess name "Mami" Babylon Mother Goddess, created humankind Babylon
Goddess name "Mami" Sumeria Goddess of drunkenness and midwives Sumeria
Deities name "Mami Wata" Africa A pantheon of ancient water spirits or Deities of the African diaspora.
Goddess name "Mami/ Mama" Sumeria A Goddess of drunkenness & midwives
Goddess name "Mamitu" Akkadia Goddess of treaties and oaths, as well as a judge in the underworld Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia
Goddess name "Mamlambo" Zulu The mother Goddess and the goddess of rivers. Zulu
God name "Mammon" Syriac The God of this world. Mammon was the Syrian god of wealth, similar to Plutus of Greek and Roman mythology. Syriac
"Man of Brass" Crete Talos, the work of Heph?stus. He traversed Crete to prevent strangers from setting foot on the island, and threw rocks at the Argonauts to prevent their landing. Talos used to make himself red-hot, and hug intruders to death.
"Man of Sin" Roman The Roman Catholics say the Man of Sin is Antichrist. The Puritans applied the term to the Pope of Rome; the Fifth-Monarchy men to Cromwell; many modern theologians apply it to that "wicked one" (identical with the "last horn" of Dan. vii.) who is to immediately precede the second advent.
"Mana" Oceanic A concept of an impersonal force or quality that resides in people, animals, and inanimate objects and that instills in the appreciative observer a sense of respect or wonder. Oceanic
Spirit name "Mana uDmuta" s Mana and his Likeness, or Likeness of Spirit. Relates to the Mother of Life, coutnerpart of the Living Spirit in Mani's system. Early Nazorean
Spirit name "Manabozho aka Nanabush" Ojibwa Manabozo, a Spirit trickster figure and culture hero. He was the son of a human mother and Bangishimog, a spirit father. Nanabozho most often appears in the shape of a rabbit and is characterized as a trickster. He was sent to Earth by Gitchi Manitou to teach the Ojibwe, and one of his first tasks was to name all the plants and animals. Ojibwa
"Manabozo/ Nena bu shu Menonemi" US/ Canada A redeemer & a trickster who a rabbit on earth under a bowl
Goddess name "Manah" Aribic One of the three chief Goddesses of Mecca. The goddess of fate and the oldest of the three "Daughters of God". Aribic
"Manang Jaban" Bali A medicine man or woman, a witch doctor or wizard. There are both terrestrial and celestial Manang. Bali.
King name "Manannan" Manx Is believed to have three legs and his form of walKing was to roll in a circular motion on his three legs like a wheel in order to get from place to place. Manx
God name "Manannan Mac Lir" Ireland/Welsh/Scots The God of the sea. He is often seen as a psychopomp, whose responsibility is to escort newly-deceased souls to the afterlife, and considered to have strong connections to the Otherworld islands of the dead, the weather, and the mists between the worlds. Ireland/Welsh/Scots
God name "Manannan Mac Lir[Llyr]" Irish/ Wales He was a shape shifter & chief Irish sea God
Goddess name "Manasa" Hindu A naga and Goddess of fertility. She is popularly known as the goddess of wish fulfilment and one who protects against snakebite. She is also associated with the earth and higher knowledge. Hindu
Goddess name "Manasi" Indian The Goddess of Snakes. Indian
Goddess name "Manasvi" Indian The Goddess "That which controls mind". Indian
Goddess name "Manat" Arabic Goddess, a daughter of Allah Arabic
Goddess name "Manavi" Jain Goddess of learning Jain
Goddess name "Manawat" Semitic Goddess of destiny Semitic(West)
God name "Manawydan" Welsh God of the sea. Welsh
God name "Manawyddan" Welsh A sea God
God name "Manco Capac" Inca God of war and the sun Inca/Quechua
Planet name "Manda" India Regent of the Planet Saturn India
God name "Manda d-Hiia Mandaean" Christian (early) this God is concerned with teaching of life, redemption & a savior/ redeemer
Spirit name "Manda dHiia" s Manda-d-Hiya, the son of Nis'ibtun. Manda d Hiia means Gnosis of Life, or Temple of the Living Ones. A Savior Spirit sometimes identified with Hibil. Looks out for humanity. Younger brother of Hibil-Ziwa. Sometimes Mani's Living Spirit, but often Yeshu and Miryai. Identified with Yeshu when he was baptized by John. Manda dHiia and Mahzian appear to have originally been titles for the Living Spirit, but ones attached to Yeshu later on. Early Nazorean
Planet name "Manda/ Sani" India he is the divine and regent of the Planet Saturn
Deities name "Mandah" Arabic Collective name of gods, guardian Deities who took care of irrigation Arabic
Deities name "Mandah/ Mundih" Arabic A collective name of gods, guardian Deities that took care of irrigation
God name "Mandanu" Akkadia God of divine judgment Babylon/Akkadia
God name "Mandulis" Greek God of the sun Greek/Nubian
God name "Mandulis/ Merulis" Greek/ Nubian a sun God
Spirit name "Manes" Greek I.e. "the good ones" [mana], is the general name by which the Romans designated the souls of the departed but as it is a natural tendency to consider the souls of departed friends as blessed Spirits, the name of Lares is frequently used as synonymous with Manes, and hence also they are called dii Manes, and were worshipped with divine honours. Greek
Goddess name "Mang Chin i" China Goddess of the womb China
God name "Mang Shen" China Agriculture God China
God name "Mangala" Hindu Astral God Hindu
Goddess name "Mangala" Hindu A Goddess, a form of Parvati
Goddess name "Mangala" Hindu Goddess, a form of auspicious bliss. Hindu
Planet name "Mangalla" India Stellar deity who rules the Planet Mars India
God name "Mangalubulan" Batak God of thieves. Batak
God name "Mangar-kunjer-kunja" Australia A lizard God who created humans. He found the first beings, Rella manerinja, on one side of a hill; they were fused together and he separated them with a knife and cut holes for their mouths, ears, and noses, then gave them the knife, spear, shield, fire, boomerang, and the tjurunga, and lastly gave them a system of marriage. Australia
"Mani" Norse Moon or Maane. Brother of Sol (the sun, feminine), and both were children of the giant Mundilfare. Norse
"Mania" Etruscan An ancient and formidable Italian, probably Etruscan, divinity of the lower world, is called the mother of the Manes or Lares
Spirit name "Mania" Etruscan An ancient and formidable Italian, probably Etruscan, divinity of the lower world, is called the mother of the Manes or Lares. As regards her being the mother of the Manes or Lares, the idea seems to have been, that the souls of the departed on their arrival in the lower world became her children, and either there dwelt with her or ascended into the upper world as beneficent Spirits.
God name "Manibozho" Algonquin The Great Hare, a trickster God, and founder of their magical worship. He is also regarded as the inventor of fishing, hieroglyphs, and as the creator of the earth. Algonquin
Deity name "Manidhara" Buddhist Minor Deity(god) and Lokeshvara's attendant. Tibetan Buddhist
Goddess name "Manisha" Indian Goddess of mind; intelligence, desires and wishes. Indian
Spirit name "Manito/ Manitou/ Manitu" Lapiti/ Algonquin/ Lakota/ Ojibiwa & other tribes The Great Spirit
Spirit name "Manitou" Algonquin Manito, Manitu, in traditional Algonquian First Nations culture, is the Great Spirit, the Creator of all things and the Giver of Life. "Manitou" is an Algonquin word for "Spirit", and "Gitche Manitou" means "Great Spirit".