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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods 

NameOriginDescription
"Manjughosa" Buddhist Speaks from the depths of Enlightened awareness and transforms wrong views into Wisdom. A Buddhist Bodhisattva
"Manjusri" Buddhist The bodhisattva of keen awareness. Buddhist
God name "Manmatha" Hindu God of love, represented as a young and handsome winged man who wields a bow and arrows. His bow is made of sugarcane with honeybees on it as the string and his arrows are decorated with five kinds of fragrant flowers. Its string is made of a chain of honeybees. Hindu
"Mannheimar" Norse Mannheimar (plural) [Homes of man]. Our earth. Manheim. Norse
God name "Manohel-Tohel" Mayan Creator God. Mayan
"Mansa, Matsya, Madya, Maithuna, Mudra" Hindu M. The five M's: Mansa, Matsya, Madya, Maithuna, and Mudra (flesh, fish, wine, women, and gesticulation). The five forms of Hindu asceticism.
God name "Mantchu Muchangu" Africa Strange but by teaching humans how to make clothes & covering their bodies he ended up being the God of dressmakers
"Mantius" Greek A son of Melampus, brother of Antiphates and the father of Cleitus. Greek
"Manto" Greek 1. A daughter of the Theban soothsayer Teiresias.
"Manto" Greek 2. A daughter of the soothsayer Polyeidus (Polyidus)
Spirit name "Mantra or Mintra" Persian A spell, a talisman, by which a person holds sway over the elements and Spirits of all denominations. Persian
God name "Manu" Hindu Primordial creator God Hindu/Vedic
God name "Manungal" Akkadia Chthonic underworld God Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria
Goddess name "Manuzi" Syria Goddess of mountains, part of the pair with the weather god Syria
Goddess name "Manuzi/ Liluri" Syria A mountain Goddess, part of the pair with the weather god
God name "Manzasiri Kalmyk" Mongol Primeval God from whose body at the world of was formed Mongol
God name "Mao Meng" China God of astronomy, Jupiter, Mercury China
God name "Maponos" British Tribal God British
Goddess name "Mara" Buddhist Goddess of death or the evil principle Buddhist
"Mara" Norse Definitely a goblin to fear, he seizes males while in their beds & removes all speech & motion
"Mara" Norse Definitely a goblin to fear, he seizes males while in their beds and removes all speech and motion. Norse
Angel name "Mara d Rabuta" Aramaic Mara-d-Rabutha-'laita, Aramaic word meaning Priest and King and Angel.
"Mara d Rabutha" Aramaic Mara d Rabutha is the Lord of Greatness. Aramaic
Goddess name "Marama" Maori Goddess of the moon Polynesia/Maori
God name "Marawa" Melanesia God who made human beings mortal, supposedly only because he did not know how they were made Melanesia
"Marcassin" Italian The Prince of the Italian fairies.
Angel name "Marchocias" Europe Prince of the hellish realms, supposedly one of the Angels who followed Satan. Medieval Europe
Angel name "Marchocias Medieval" Europe He is a prince of the hellish realmy, supposedly one of the Angels that followed Satan
Goddess name "Marcia Proba" Britain A warrior queen Goddess
Goddess name "Marcia Proba" British Warrior queen Goddess British
Goddess name "Marcia Proba" Celtic Goddess of justice Celtic
"Mardal" Norse Mardoll or Martholl. One of the names of Freyja. Mardallar gratr (the tears of Mardal), gold. Norse
God name "Marduk" Babylon God of fertility , the lord of all the Gods Babylon/Mesopotamia
Supreme god name "Maret Jikky" Botocudo Supreme goddess Botocudo
Supreme god name "Maretkhmakniam" Botocudo Supreme god Botocudo
Goddess name "Margawse" British Mother, aspect of the Goddess British/Welsh
"Marginen" Siberia A personification of the creative principle of the world. The Chukchee, Siberia
"Margutte" France A giant ten feet high, who died of laughter on seeing a monkey pulling on his boots. France
"Mari" Buddhist The deification of literature
"Mari" Buddhist Deification of literature Buddhist
Goddess name "Mari" Davidian/ Tamil A rain Goddess & the goddess of smallpox
Goddess name "Mari" Dravidian Rain Goddess and the goddess of smallpox Dravidian/Tamil
Goddess name "Mari" East Mother and Goddess of the sea Middle east
Goddess name "Mari Mai" Hindu Plague Goddess associated with cholera Hindu
Goddess name "Mari/ Marian" Middle East A mother & sea Goddess
Goddess name "Marian" Greek An ancient pagan Sea-Goddess
Goddess name "Mariana" Belem A Goddess of healing & protector of sailors
Goddess name "Mariana" Belem Goddess of healing and protector of sailors Belem
Goddess name "Mariana" Brazil Goddess of love Brazil
Goddess name "Marica" Etruscan Goddess of agriculture. Etruscan
Goddess name "Marici" Buddhist Solar Goddess Buddhist/China
Goddess name "Marie aim'e" Martinique Goddess of disease Martinique
Goddess name "Marina" Slavic Goddess of the moon Slavic
Goddess name "Marinette" Haiti An Goddess of the earth Haiti
Goddess name "Marishi Ten" Japan Goddess of dawn and warriors Japan
Goddess name "Mariyamman" Dravidian Plague Goddess with a bizarre form of penance Dravidian/Tamil
King name "Mark" Cornwall A mythical King of Cornwall, Sir Tristram's uncle. He lived at Tintagel Castle, and married Isolde the Fair, who was passionately enamoured of his nephew, Sir Tristram. The illicit loves of Isolde and Tristram were proverbial in the Middle Ages.
God name "Marmalik" Kafir/ Afghanistan A chthonic underworld God
God name "Marmalik Kafir" Afghanistan Chthonic underworld God Afghanistan
God name "Marnas" N Arabia A local tutelary God
God name "Marnas N" Arabic , Local tutelary God Arabic
"Marpessa" Greek A daughter of Evenus and Alcippe. She was the wife of Idas and became by him the mother of Cleopatra, or Alcyone, wife of Meleager. Their daughter was called Alcyone because Marpessa was once carried off by Apollo, and lamented over the separation from her beloved husband, as Alcyon had once wept about Ceyx. Greek
God name "Marruni" Melanesia God of earthquakes Melanesia
God name "Mars" Roman An ancient Roman God, who was at an early period identified by the Romans with the Greek Ares, or the god delighting in bloody war, although there are a variety of indications that the Italian Mars was originally a divinity of a very different nature. Roman
"Marsyas" Greek Or Mapotfas, a mythological personage, connected with the earliest period of Greek music. He is variously called the son of Hyagnis, or of Oeagrus, or of Olympus. Some make him a satyr, others a peasant. Greek
"Martha" Christian Patron saint of good housewives, is represented in Christian art as clad in homely costume, bearing at her girdle a bunch of keys, and holding a ladle or pot of water in her hand. Like St. Margaret, she is accompanied by a dragon bound, but has not the palm and crown of martyrdom. The dragon is given to St. Martha from her having destroyed one that ravaged the neighbourhood of Marseilles. Christian
God name "Martu" Sumeria 'He who dwells on the pure mountain' and is sometimes described as a 'shepherd', a son of the sky-God Anu. Sumeria
King name "Marunogere" Kiwai Papuans After he taught them how to build their great communal houses he bored a hole in each woman to give her sexual organs and in the evening he was content to die after he felt the gentle rocKing of the great house as the men and women were locked in the first sexual embrace. Kiwai Papuans
God name "Marunogere Kiwi-Papua" New Guinea A very popular fellow, he taught people to make their houses but most importantly he created the sexual parts of women, but not claimed to be a God
Deities name "Marutgana" Hindu Maruts, storm Deities and sons of Rudra and Diti and attendants of Indra. The number of Maruts varies from two to sixty (three times sixty in RV 8.96.8. They are very violent and aggressive, described as armed with golden weapons i.e. lightnings and thunderbolts, as having iron teeth and roaring like lions, as residing in the north, as riding in golden chariots drawn by ruddy horses. Hindu
God name "Marutgana/ Maruts" Hindu/ Vedic Storm Gods
Spirit name "Maruts" India This is a group of storm Spirits
Goddess name "Marzana" Poland Goddess of winter Poland
God name "Masauwu" Hopi God of fire, war, death, and the night Hopi
Goddess name "Masaya" Nicaragua Goddess of fire volcanoes and earthquakes Nicaragua
Angel name "Masgm" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
Goddess name "Massassi" Zimbabwe Goddess of the morning star Zimbabwe
God name "Master of Winds" Iroquois God of the winds Iroquois
"Mastor" Greek Two mythical personages, one the father of Lycophron in Cythera, and the other the father of Halitherses in Ithaca.
Goddess name "Mat" Slavic Goddess of the earth Slavic
Goddess name "Mat/ Zemlya Syra" Slavonic The earth Goddess
Goddess name "Mata" Hindu Primeval mother Goddess Hindu
"Mata" Ireland The Sea-Turtle that could suck down a man in armour. Ireland
Goddess name "Matara" Hindu Mother Goddess applied to the divine mothers Hindu
Goddess name "Mataras" India Group of Goddesses India
Goddess name "Mataras/ Ambikas" India A Group of Goddesses
God name "Matarisvan" Hindu Minor messenger God Hindu/Epic
Goddess name "Mater Matula" Italy A sky Goddess
Goddess name "Mater Matuta" Roman Goddess of the dawn, the sky and seafaring Roman
Goddess name "Matergabiae" Lithuania Goddess of fire, and the home Lithuania
King name "Math fab Mathonwy" Welsh A King of Gwynedd who needed to rest his feet in the lap of a virgin unless he was at war, or he would die. Welsh
"Mathgen" Ireland Mathgen - the great magician of the Tuatha de Danaan who had the power to topple mountains onto his enemies. Ireland
Goddess name "Mathit" Egypt Tree Goddess who helps the dead climb to heaven Egypt
King name "Matholwch" Ireland A King of Ireland, is a character in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi
God name "Mathonwy" Welsh A benevolent ruler of the underworld akin to Beli, or perhaps that God himself under another title, for the name Math. Welsh
Goddess name "Mati syra zemlya" Slavic Goddess of justice Slavic
Goddess name "Matlalceuitl aka Matlalcueje" Aztec Goddess of rainfall and singing. Identified with Chalchiuhtlicue. Aztec
Goddess name "Matlalcueye" Aztec Minor Goddess of fertility. Aztec
Goddess name "Matres" Celtic Triads of mother Goddesses Roman/Pan-Celtic
Angel name "Matriel, Matarel, Matariel, Ridya and Zalbesal" Greek Angels of the Rain.
Goddess name "Matrona" Celtic Goddess of the Marne River Celtic
Goddess name "Matronae" Celtic These are the three mother Goddesses that oversee fertility, they prefer peace, tranquillity & kids
Goddess name "Matronit" Spain Goddess of chastity, promiscuity, and motherhood. Spain
God name "Matsuo" Japan God of sake brewers Japan/Shinto
God name "Matsya" Hindu Incarnation of the God Visnu Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God name "Maturaiviran" Hindu Locally worshipped God with an interesting story Hindu
"Maugys" Britain A giant who keeps a bridge leading to a castle by a riverside, in which a beautiful lady is besieged. Sir Lybius, one of Arthur's knights, does battle with the giant; the contest lasts a whole summer's day, but terminates with the death of the giant and liberation of the lady. Britain
God name "Maui" Maori Tutelary God Polynesia/Maori
"Maut" Egypt Female principle of generation. Egypt
"Mauthe Dog" Manx A spectre hound that for many years haunted the ancient castle of Peel town, in the Isle of Man. This black spaniel used to enter the guard-room as soon as candles were lighted, and leave it at day-break. While this spectre-dog was present the soldiers forebore all oaths and profane talk. One day a drunken trooper entered the guard-house alone out of bravado, but lost his speech and died in three days. Manx
Goddess name "Mawu" Benin Goddess of peace, joy, motherhood. happiness, and the sky Benin/Fon
God name "Mawu Ewe" Tongo Sky God Tongo
Goddess name "Mawu Fon" Benin Goddess of the moon Benin
"May Molloch" Irish May Molloch or The Maid of the Hairy Arms. An elf who condescends to mingle in ordinary sports, and even to direct the master of the house how to play dominoes or draughts. Like the White Lady of Avenel, May Molloch is a sort of banshee. Irish
Goddess name "May-day" Roman Polydore Virgil says that the Roman youths used to go into the fields and spend the calends of May in dancing and singing in honour of Flora, Goddess of fruits and flowers. The early English consecrated May-day to Robin Hood and the Maid Marian, because the favourite outlaw died on that day. Stow says the villagers used to set up May-poles, and spend the day in archery, morris-dancing, and other amusements.
Goddess name "Maya" Hindu A Goddess of illusion
Goddess name "Maya[devi]" Buddhist A mother Goddess
Goddess name "Mayahuel" Aztec A minor fertility Goddess associated with the maguey plant
Goddess name "Mayahuel aka Mayahual" Aztec Mayouel, the Goddess of maguey, and by extension, alcohol. Aztec
Goddess name "Mayajalakrama-Kurukulla" Buddhist/ Mayhayana A Goddess
Goddess name "Mayan" Hindu Goddess of illusion Hindu
Goddess name "Mayan[devi]" Buddhist Mother Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name "Mayanhuel" Mexico Goddess of the night sky and of drunkenness Mexico
Goddess name "Mayanjalakrama-Kurukulla" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Mayanvel" India Goddess of children India
Goddess name "Mayavel" India Another Goddess of children
Supreme god name "Mayin" Tungus/ Siberia A benevolent, remote, supreme God
Supreme god name "Mayin Tungus" Siberia Benevolent, remote, Supreme God Siberia
God name "Mayon" Dravidian Creator God Dravidian/Tamil
Demon name "Mazikeen or Shedeem" Arabian A species of beings in Jewish mythology exactly resembling the Arabian Jinn or genii, and said to be the agents of magic and enchantment. When Adam fell, says the Talmud, he was excommunicated for 130 years, during which time he begat Demons and spectres; for, it is written, "Adam lived 130 years and (i.e. before he) begat children in his own image". Genesis v
Spirit name "Mazzikin the" Jewish These are rather evil Spirits that like to make things rough for humans
God name "Mbitumbo Baule" Ivory Coast Creator and guardian God Ivory Coast
God name "Mbomba Mongo" Zaire Creator God Zaire
God name "Mbomba Mongo/ Nkundo" Zaire The creator God
Goddess name "Mbombe Nkundo" Zaire Mother Goddess Zaire
God name "Mbongo Ngbandi" Zaire God of rivers Zaire
God name "Me Na/ Ninmenta" Mesopotamia/ Sumeria Unknown God
Spirit name "Me'mdeye-Ecl'e" Yukaghir/ Siberia Known as father fire, a fire Spirit
Spirit name "Me'mdeye-Ecl'e Yukaghir" Siberia Known as father fire, a fire Spirit Siberia
"Mecca's Three Idols" Arabic Lata, Aloza, and Menat, all of which Mahomet overthrew.
Goddess name "Medb" Celtic Goddess of sexuality, jolly bonking, intoxication and war. Celtic
King name "Medea" Greek A sorceress, daughter of the King of Colchis. She married Jason, the leader of the Argonauts, whom she aided to obtain the golden fleece. Greek
"Medea's Kettle or Caldron" Greek Medea's Kettle or Caldron, to boil the old into youth again. Medea, the sorceress, cut an old ram to pieces, and, throwing the pieces into her caldron, the old ram came forth a young lamb. The daughters of Pelias thought to restore their father to youth in the same way; but Medea refused to utter the magic words, and the old man ceased to live. Greek
"Medeia" Greek A daughter of Aeetes by the Oceanid Idyia, or, according to others, by Hecate, the daughter, of Perses. Greek
Goddess name "Medeine" Lithuania Goddess of the forests Lithuania
Goddess name "Medeine/ Mejdejn" Lithuania A Goddess of the forests
Goddess name "Medha" Buddhist Minor Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
King name "Medhbh" Irish Queen of Connacht in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology. Her father was Eochaid Feidlech, the High King of Ireland. Her best-known husband was Ailill mac Mata, although she had several husbands before him, all of whom were Kings of Connacht while they were married to her.
Goddess name "Medici" Manichaean Goddess of light Manichaean
Goddess name "Meditirina" Roman Goddess of healing Roman
Goddess name "Meditrina" Roman Goddess of healing, of medicine Roman
"Medon" Greek 2. A son of Oileus and Rhene, and a brother of the lesser Ajax.
Spirit name "Medr" Ethiopia Ancient earth Spirit, gender unknown Ethiopia
"Medusa" Greek A daughter of Phorcys and Ceto, and one of the Gorgons. Greek
Goddess name "Mefitis" Roman This Goddess was associated with sulfur springs
Goddess name "Megaera of Eumenides" Greek Goddess of justice Greek
King name "Megapenthes" Greek A son of Proetus, was King of Argos, and father of Anaxagoras and Iphianeira. He exchanged his dominion for that of Perseus, so that the latter received Tiryns instead of Argos. (Apollodorus. ii.) He is said to have afterwards slain Perseus. Greek
God name "Meghanda" Hindu Minor God Hindu
"Megisto" Greek Another form for Callisto, the mother of Areas, who is also called Thernisto. Greek
God name "Mehen" Egypt Minor chthonic underworld God Egypt
God name "Meher" Armenia God of the sun who was closely linked with Mithra Armenia
Goddess name "Mehet-Weret" Egypt Minor Goddess of the creation accounts Egypt
Goddess name "Mehet-uret" Egypt Goddess who was the embodiment of all primeval waters Egypt
Goddess name "Mehit" Egypt Goddess of lions Egypt
Goddess name "Mehit/ Mechit" Egypt A lion Goddess
Goddess name "Mehturt" Egypt Goddess of the sky Egypt
Goddess name "Meiboia" Greek Goddess of bees Greek
God name "Meiden" Lithuania He is the God of forest & animals, figures doesn't it
"Meile" Norse A son of Odin. Norse
Goddess name "Meilichia" Greek An underworld Goddess
God name "Meilichius" Greek I. e. the God that can be propitiated, or the gracious, is used as a surname of several divinities. 1. Of Zeus, as the protector of those who honoured him with propitiatory sacrifices. At Athens cakes were offered to him every year at the festival of the Diasia.
Goddess name "Mejdejn" Lithuanian Goddess of trees and forests. Lithuanian
God name "Mekal aka Nergal" Phoenecian Resheph. God of the plague and of the underworld, fertility, war, well-being and plenty. Phoenecian
"Melampus" Greek A son of Amythaon by Eidomene, or according to others, by Aglaia or Hhodope and a brother of Bias. He was looked upon by the ancients as the first mortal that had been endowed with prophetic powers, as the person that first practised the medical art, and established the worship of Dionysus in Greece. Greek
King name "Melaneus" Greek A son of Apollo, and King of the Dryopes, He was the father of Eurytus and a famous archer. According to a Messenian legend Melaneus came to Perieres who assigned to him a town as his habitation which he called Oechalia, after his wife's name. Greek
"Melanippe" Greek A daughter of Cheiron, is also called Euippe. Being with child by Aeolus, she fled to mount Pelion but Cheiron made search after her and in order that her condition might not become known, she prayed to be metamorphosed into a mare. Artemis granted the prayer, and in the form of a horse she was placed among the stars. Greek
Angel name "Melas" Greek A son of Poseidon by a nymph of Chios, and brother of Angelus.
"Melas" Greek A son of Phrixus and Chalciope, was married to Eurycleia, by whom he became the father of Hyperes.
"Meleager" Greek A son of Oeneus and Althaea, the daughter of Thestius, and was married to Cleopatra, by whom he became the father of Polydora. Greek
Nymph name "Melia" Greek A Nymph, a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, became by Inachus the mother of Phoroneus and Aegialeus or Pegeus. (Apollodorus. ii) By Seilenus she became the mother of the centaur, Pholus (Apollodorus. ii), and by Poseidon of Amycus. Greek
"Meliboea" Greek 1. A daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, and, by Pelasgus, the mother of Lycaon. 2. A daughter of Magnes, who called the town of Meliboea, in Magnesia, after her. 3. One of the daughters of Niobe. Greek
Goddess name "Melicertes" Greek Son of Ino, a sea deity. Athamas imagined his wife to be a lioness, and her two sons to be lion's cubs. In his frenzy he slew one of the boys, and drove the other, Melicertes, with his mother into the sea. The mother became a sea-Goddess, and the boy the god of harbours. greek
Goddess name "Melinoe" Greek Or Chthonia, may mean the subterraneous, or the Goddess of the earth, that is, the protectress of the fields, whence it is used as a surname of infernal divinities, such as Hecate, but especially of Demeter. Greek
"Melior" French A lovely fairy, who carried off Parthenopex of Blois to her secret island in her magic bark. French
Book name "Melissa" s The prophetess who lived in Merlin's cave. Bradamant gave her the enchanted ring to take to Rogero; so, assuming the form of Atlantes, she went to Alcina's island, and not only delivered Rogero, but disenchanted all the forms metamorphosed in the island. In Bookxix. she assumes the form of Rodomont, and persuades Agramant to break the league which was to settle the contest by single combat. A general battle ensues. Orlando Furioso
King name "Melissus" Greek An ancient King of Crete, who, by Amalthea, became the father of the nymphs Adrastea and Ida, to whom Rhea entrusted the infant Zeus to be brought up. Other accounts call the daughters of this king Melissa and Amalthea. Greek
God name "Melkart" Phoenicia God in charge of travelers, sailors, colonies and the city of Tyre who, like the Phoenix, is regenerated by fire Phoenicia
God name "Melkart/ Melqart" Phonecia A rather busy God in charge of travelers, sailors, colonies & the city of Tyre who, like the Phoenix, is regenerated by fire
King name "Melki-Ziwa" Aramaic King of Light behind the north star. Aramaic
Goddess name "Mella" Zimbabwe Goddess of healing, sorcery and shamanism. Zimbabwe
"Mellonia" Roman A Roman divinity, who was believed to protect the honey, but is otherwise unknown.
Nymph name "Melobosis" Greek A Nymph, said to have been a daughter of Oceanus. Greek
Goddess name "Melpomene" Greek The singing Goddess, one of the nine Muses, became afterwards the Muse of Tragedy. Greek
"Melpomenus" Greek The singer, was a surname of Dionysus at Athens, and in the Attic demos of Acharne. Greek
God name "Melqart" Tyre Melkart, the tutelary God of the Phoenician city of Tyre.
"Melusina" France Having enclosed her father in a high mountain for offending her mother, she was condemned to become every Saturday a serpent from her waist downward. When she married Raymond, Count of Lusignan, she made her husband vow never to visit her on a Saturday; but, the jealousy of the count being excited, he hid himself on one of the forbidden days, and saw his wife's transformation. Melusina was now obliged to quit her mortal husband, and was destined to wander about as a spectre till the day of doom. Some say the count immured her in the dungeon of his castle. France
Goddess name "Melusine" Britain/ Scotland A serpent Goddess
God name "Melwas" Britain God of the underworld and the "king of the Summer Country". Cornwall, Britain
Goddess name "Mem Loimis" Wintun Goddess of water. Wintun
Goddess name "Meme" Zaire Goddess of healing Zaire