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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
God Name: Manjughosa Buddhist Speaks from the depths of Enlightened awareness and transforms wrong views into Wisdom. A Buddhist Bodhisattva
God Name: 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
God Name: Mannheimar Norse Mannheimar (plural) [Homes of man]. Our earth. Manheim. Norse
God Name: Manohel-Tohel Mayan Creator god. Mayan
God Name: 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
God Name: Mantius Greek A son of Melampus, brother of Antiphates and the father of Cleitus. Greek
God Name: Manto Greek 1. A daughter of the Theban soothsayer Teiresias.
God Name: Manto Greek 2. A daughter of the soothsayer Polyeidus (Polyidus)
God 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
God Name: Manuzi Syria Goddess of mountains, part of the pair with the weather god Syria
God 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
God Name: Mara Buddhist Goddess of death or the evil principle Buddhist
God Name: Mara Norse Definitely a goblin to fear, he seizes males while in their beds & removes all speech & motion
God Name: Mara Norse Definitely a goblin to fear, he seizes males while in their beds and removes all speech and motion. Norse
God Name: Mara d Rabuta Aramaic Mara-d-Rabutha-'laita, Aramaic word meaning Priest and King and Angel.
God Name: Mara d Rabutha Aramaic Mara d Rabutha is the Lord of Greatness. Aramaic
God 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
God Name: Marcassin Italian The Prince of the Italian fairies.
God Name: Marchocias Europe Prince of the hellish realms, supposedly one of the angels who followed Satan. Medieval Europe
God Name: Marchocias Medieval Europe He is a prince of the hellish realmy, supposedly one of the angels that followed Satan
God Name: Marcia Proba Britain A warrior queen goddess
God Name: Marcia Proba British Warrior queen goddess British
God Name: Marcia Proba Celtic Goddess of justice Celtic
God Name: 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
God Name: Maret Jikky Botocudo Supreme goddess Botocudo
God Name: Maretkhmakniam Botocudo Supreme god Botocudo
God Name: Margawse British Mother, aspect of the goddess British/Welsh
God Name: Marginen Siberia A personification of the creative principle of the world. The Chukchee, Siberia
God Name: Margutte France A giant ten feet high, who died of laughter on seeing a monkey pulling on his boots. France
God Name: Mari Buddhist The deification of literature
God Name: Mari Buddhist Deification of literature Buddhist
God Name: Mari Davidian/ Tamil A rain goddess & the goddess of smallpox
God Name: Mari Dravidian Rain goddess and the goddess of smallpox Dravidian/Tamil
God Name: Mari East Mother and goddess of the sea Middle east
God Name: Mari Mai Hindu Plague goddess associated with cholera Hindu
God Name: Mari/ Marian Middle East A mother & sea goddess
God Name: Marian Greek An ancient pagan Sea-goddess
God Name: Mariana Belem A goddess of healing & protector of sailors
God Name: Mariana Belem Goddess of healing and protector of sailors Belem
God Name: Mariana Brazil Goddess of love Brazil
God Name: Marica Etruscan Goddess of agriculture. Etruscan
God Name: Marici Buddhist Solar goddess Buddhist/China
God Name: Marie aim'e Martinique Goddess of disease Martinique
God Name: Marina Slavic Goddess of the moon Slavic
God Name: Marinette Haiti An goddess of the earth Haiti
God Name: Marishi Ten Japan Goddess of dawn and warriors Japan
God Name: Mariyamman Dravidian Plague goddess with a bizarre form of penance Dravidian/Tamil
God 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
God Name: 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
God Name: 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
God Name: 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
God 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
God 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
God Name: Maruts India This is a group of storm spirits
God Name: Marzana Poland Goddess of winter Poland
God Name: Masauwu Hopi God of fire, war, death, and the night Hopi
God Name: Masaya Nicaragua Goddess of fire volcanoes and earthquakes Nicaragua
God Name: Masgm Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
God Name: Massassi Zimbabwe Goddess of the morning star Zimbabwe
God Name: Master of Winds Iroquois God of the winds Iroquois
God Name: Mastor Greek Two mythical personages, one the father of Lycophron in Cythera, and the other the father of Halitherses in Ithaca.
God Name: Mat Slavic Goddess of the earth Slavic
God Name: Mat/ Zemlya Syra Slavonic The earth goddess
God Name: Mata Hindu Primeval mother goddess Hindu
God Name: Mata Ireland The Sea-Turtle that could suck down a man in armour. Ireland
God Name: Matara Hindu Mother goddess applied to the divine mothers Hindu
God Name: Mataras India Group of goddesses India
God Name: Mataras/ Ambikas India A Group of goddesses
God Name: Matarisvan Hindu Minor messenger god Hindu/Epic
God Name: Mater Matula Italy A sky goddess
God Name: Mater Matuta Roman Goddess of the dawn, the sky and seafaring Roman
God Name: Matergabiae Lithuania Goddess of fire, and the home Lithuania
God 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
God Name: Mathgen Ireland Mathgen - the great magician of the Tuatha de Danaan who had the power to topple mountains onto his enemies. Ireland
God Name: Mathit Egypt Tree goddess who helps the dead climb to heaven Egypt
God 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
God Name: Mati syra zemlya Slavic Goddess of justice Slavic
God Name: Matlalceuitl aka Matlalcueje Aztec Goddess of rainfall and singing. Identified with Chalchiuhtlicue. Aztec
God Name: Matlalcueye Aztec Minor goddess of fertility. Aztec
God Name: Matres Celtic Triads of mother goddesses Roman/Pan-Celtic
God Name: Matriel, Matarel, Matariel, Ridya and Zalbesal Greek Angels of the Rain.
God Name: Matrona Celtic Goddess of the Marne River Celtic
God Name: Matronae Celtic These are the three mother goddesses that oversee fertility, they prefer peace, tranquillity & kids
God 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
God Name: 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
God Name: Maut Egypt Female principle of generation. Egypt
God Name: 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
God Name: Mawu Benin Goddess of peace, joy, motherhood. happiness, and the sky Benin/Fon
God Name: Mawu Ewe Tongo Sky god Tongo
God Name: Mawu Fon Benin Goddess of the moon Benin
God Name: 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
God 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.
God Name: Maya Hindu A goddess of illusion
God Name: Maya[devi] Buddhist A mother goddess
God Name: Mayahuel Aztec A minor fertility goddess associated with the maguey plant
God Name: Mayahuel aka Mayahual Aztec Mayouel, the goddess of maguey, and by extension, alcohol. Aztec
God Name: Mayajalakrama-Kurukulla Buddhist/ Mayhayana A goddess
God Name: Mayan Hindu Goddess of illusion Hindu
God Name: Mayan[devi] Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist
God Name: Mayanhuel Mexico Goddess of the night sky and of drunkenness Mexico
God Name: Mayanjalakrama-Kurukulla Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Mayanvel India Goddess of children India
God Name: Mayavel India Another goddess of children
God Name: Mayin Tungus/ Siberia A benevolent, remote, supreme God
God Name: Mayin Tungus Siberia Benevolent, remote, supreme god Siberia
God Name: Mayon Dravidian Creator god Dravidian/Tamil
God 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
God 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
God 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
God Name: Me'mdeye-Ecl'e Yukaghir/ Siberia Known as father fire, a fire spirit
God Name: Me'mdeye-Ecl'e Yukaghir Siberia Known as father fire, a fire spirit Siberia
God Name: Mecca's Three Idols Arabic Lata, Aloza, and Menat, all of which Mahomet overthrew.
God Name: Medb Celtic Goddess of sexuality, jolly bonking, intoxication and war. Celtic
God 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
God Name: 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
God Name: Medeia Greek A daughter of Aeetes by the Oceanid Idyia, or, according to others, by Hecate, the daughter, of Perses. Greek
God Name: Medeine Lithuania Goddess of the forests Lithuania
God Name: Medeine/ Mejdejn Lithuania A goddess of the forests
God Name: Medha Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God 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.
God Name: Medici Manichaean Goddess of light Manichaean
God Name: Meditirina Roman Goddess of healing Roman
God Name: Meditrina Roman Goddess of healing, of medicine Roman
God Name: Medon Greek 2. A son of Oileus and Rhene, and a brother of the lesser Ajax.
God Name: Medr Ethiopia Ancient earth spirit, gender unknown Ethiopia
God Name: Medusa Greek A daughter of Phorcys and Ceto, and one of the Gorgons. Greek
God Name: Mefitis Roman This goddess was associated with sulfur springs
God Name: Megaera of Eumenides Greek Goddess of justice Greek
God 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
God Name: 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
God Name: Mehet-Weret Egypt Minor goddess of the creation accounts Egypt
God Name: Mehet-uret Egypt Goddess who was the embodiment of all primeval waters Egypt
God Name: Mehit Egypt Goddess of lions Egypt
God Name: Mehit/ Mechit Egypt A lion goddess
God Name: Mehturt Egypt Goddess of the sky Egypt
God Name: Meiboia Greek Goddess of bees Greek
God Name: Meiden Lithuania He is the god of forest & animals, figures doesn't it
God Name: Meile Norse A son of Odin. Norse
God 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.
God 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
God Name: 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
God 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
God Name: 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
God Name: Melas Greek A son of Poseidon by a nymph of Chios, and brother of Angelus.
God Name: Melas Greek A son of Phrixus and Chalciope, was married to Eurycleia, by whom he became the father of Hyperes.
God Name: 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
God 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
God Name: 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
God 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
God 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
God Name: Melior French A lovely fairy, who carried off Parthenopex of Blois to her secret island in her magic bark. French
God 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 book xix. 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
God 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
God Name: Melki-Ziwa Aramaic King of Light behind the north star. Aramaic
God Name: Mella Zimbabwe Goddess of healing, sorcery and shamanism. Zimbabwe
God Name: Mellonia Roman A Roman divinity, who was believed to protect the honey, but is otherwise unknown.
God Name: Melobosis Greek A nymph, said to have been a daughter of Oceanus. Greek
God Name: Melpomene Greek The singing goddess, one of the nine Muses, became afterwards the Muse of Tragedy. Greek
God Name: 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.
God Name: 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
God Name: Melusine Britain/ Scotland A serpent goddess
God Name: Melwas Britain God of the underworld and the "king of the Summer Country". Cornwall, Britain
God Name: Mem Loimis Wintun Goddess of water. Wintun
God Name: Meme Zaire Goddess of healing Zaire