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NameOriginDescription
"Hameh" Arabian In mythology, a bird formed from the blood near the brains of a murdered man. This bird cries "Iskoonee!" (Give me drink!), meaning drink of the murderer's blood; and this it cries incessantly till the death is avenged, when it flies away. Arabian
"Para" Sanskrit In philosophy, infinite, supreme; the final limit. Sanskrit
"Finnguala aka Nuala" Irish In some legends as queen of Faerie. Irish
Goddess name "Lahamu" Babylonian In the Babylonian story of creation, Lahama is the daughter of the primordial goddess Tiamat. She guards the gate to the sea; the sea is her dominion. She holds an overflowing vase; she contains, bestows the waters of life. The Seven Tablets of Creation
"Devil's Advocate" Christian In the Catholic Church when a name is suggested for canonisation, some person is appointed to oppose the proposition, and is expected to give reasons why it should not take place. This person is technically called Advocatus Diaboli. Having said his say, the conclave decides the question.
"Sophia Achamoth" Gnostic In the Gnostic Pistis Sophia, the second or inferior Sophia, the personification of the productive force in nature. Gnostic
Goddess name "Huruing Wuhti" Hopi In the Hopi Indian creation story, they were a pair of women who survived the Great Flood. The Huruing Wuhti were later venerated as mother goddesses, because they gave birth to the Hopi people.
"Po" Chinese In the I Ching "the full manifestation of the kwei" -- the kama-manas or animal soul. Chinese
"Mundane Egg" Egyptian In the Phoenician, Egyptian, Hindu, and Japanese systems, it is represented that the world was hatched from an egg. In some mythologies a bird is represented as laying the mundane egg on the primordial waters.
King name "Atli" Icelandic  In the Volsunga Saga Atli is a king corresponding to Etzel in the Nibelungenlied; he marries Gudrun and invites her brothers to court, where they are treacherously slain. Gudrun avenges them by killing her own and Atli’s two sons, and later, Atli himself.
"Nyambi" Africa In the beginning Nyambi made all things. He made animals, birds. At that time he lived on earth with his wife, Nasilele. Africa
"Yusn" Mexico In the beginning Yusn, the Life-giver, created the universe. New Mexico
Spirit name "Hemoana" Tongans In the beginning there was just the sea, and the spirit world. Tangaloa took the sky and Maui the underworld. Hemoana in the form of a sea snake, and Lupe, whose form was a dove, then divided the remainder between them, Hemoana taking the sea and Lupe taking the land. Tongans
Spirit name "Will-o'-the-wisps" Europe In the mediaeval ages, the will-o'-the-wisps were known as elf lights, for these tiny sprites were supposed to mislead travelers; and popular superstition claimed that the Jack-o'-lanterns were the restless spirits of murderers forced against their will to return to the scene of their crimes. Northern Europe
King name "Zabi" Arabia In the morning, when she wakes, the particles of musk are lying over her bed. She sleeps much in the morning; she does not need to gird her waist with a working dress. She gives with thin fingers, not thick, as if they were the worms of the desert of Zabi. In the evening she brightens the darkness, as if she were the light-tower of a monk. Ancient Arabia
"Aeolus" Greece In the mythical history of Greece there are three personages of this name, who are spoken of by ancient writers as connected with one another, but this connexion is so confused, that it is impossible to gain a clear view of them.
King name "Dagonet" Britain In the romance La Mort d' Arthure he is called the fool of king Arthur, and was knighted by the king himself. Britain
King name "Pwyll" Welsh In the tale of Pwyll, the earliest reference to Annwn, the Welsh mythological otherworld, occurs. It is ruled by Arawn, at war with Hafgan. Arawn obtains the help of Pwyll by exchanging kingdoms with him for a year, and Pwyll defeats Hafgan. Welsh
God name "Elohim" Semitic In theology, Elohim (the plural of Eloah) means the "Lord of Hosts," or Lord of all power and might. Jehovah signifies rather the God of mercy and forgiveness. Hence, Elohim is used to express the God of creation, but Jehovah the God of the covenant of mercy. Semitic
"Hor-Hekenu" Egypt In this form, Horus is the lord of protection Egypt
Goddess name "Inanna" Mesopotamia Inana, the original "Holy Virgin," as the Sumerians called her, is the first known divinity associated with the planet Venus. This Sumerian goddess became identified with the Semitic goddesses Ishtar and later Astarte, Egyptian Isis, Greek Aphrodite, Etruscan Turan and the Roman Venus. Mesopotamia
"Hayagriva" Hindu Incarnation of Vishnu Hindu / Puranic / Epic
"KRSNA" Hindu Incarnation of Vishnu known as the dark one Hindu / Puranic / Tamil / Epic
God name "Matsya" Hindu Incarnation of the god Visnu Hindu / Puranic / Epic
God name "Parasurama" Hindu Incarnation of the god of Visnu. Hindu
Goddess name "Tadaka" Indian Indian earth and nature goddess.
Demon name "Beyreva" Indian Indian demon, master of souls that roam through space after being changed into airy demons. It is said to have crooked nails with which it lopped off one of Brahma's heads.
Spirit name "Belas" Indonesian Indonesian tree spirits who should be asked to move before chopping a tree down
"Klaboutermannikin" Dutch Inhabit the figureheads of ships, giving them guidance and protection. Dutch
Spirit name "Fravasi/ Fravartin" Iran Interesting - The concept denotes the spirit of the pre-existence of the believer that watches over him as a protective spirit
"Vasudeva" Hindu Interpreted as 'descendant of Vasudeva', another name for Krishna. Hindu
"Bootes" Greek Inventor of the plough. At his death he, his plough, and the two oxen yoked to it, were taken into the heavens as the constellation. Greek.
Goddess name "Ix Zacal Nok" Mayan Inventor of weaving as well as Creator goddess Mayan
Deities name "Dama" Huli Invisible deities which control the weather, attack people and cause illness, sterility or death. Huli
"Iormungandur" Scandinavian Iormungandr. The Midgard serpent. The serpent that encompasses the whole earth. Scandinavian
"Iphicles' Oxen" Greek Iphiclos or Iphicles was the possessor of large herds of oxen, and Neleus promised to give his daughter in marriage to Bias if he would bring him the oxen of Iphicles, which were guarded by a very fierce dog. Melampos contrived to obtain the oxen for his brother, but being caught in the act, he was cast into prison. Melampos afterwards told Astyocha, wife of Iphicles, how to become the mother of children, whereupon Iphicles gave him the coveted herd, and his brother married the daughter of Neleus. The secret told by Melampos to Astyocha was "to steep the rust of iron in wine for ten days, and drink it." This she did, and became the mother of eight sons.
"Nekmet" Arabic Ireland
God name "Aesun" Ireland Irish early god whose name means "to be." Most likely part of a lost creation myth. Aesun was also known by the Persians and Umbria and Scandinavia. Ireland
"Moruadh" Ireland Irish mermaids, they resemble human women but with webbed hands and fin-like feet. Ireland
God name "Irioba" Tanzania Iriuba, Enokwe. The Sun, the sky, the only real god who created the world and all that it contains. Tanzania
"Vale" Norse Is a brother of Balder, who slays Hoder when only one night old. He rules with Vidar after Ragnarok. Vale. Norse
Spirit name "Okitsu-Hiko" Japanese Is a divinity in Japanese Shinto. His name literally translates to "Great Land Master", and he was originally the ruler of Izumo Province, until he was replaced by Ninigi. In compensation, he was made ruler of the unseen world of spirits and magic. He is believed a god of nation-building, farming, business and Medicine.
Deities name "Ama-no-Koyane-no-mikoto" Japan / Shinto Is a kami, a male deity of the Japanese religion of Shinto. He is one of the deities of Kasuga Shrine, Nara, Japan and is considered to be an ancestor of the Fujiwara family. Japan / Shinto
God name "Asphodel Meadows" Greek Is a section of the Ancient Greek underworld where indifferent and ordinary souls were sent to live after death. Hades, the Greek name for the underworld, also the name of the god Hades, is divided into two main sections: Erebus and Tartarus.
"Kunmanngur" Australia Is a serpent from an Aboriginal tale, "The Flood and the bird Men", told by Kianoo Tjeemairee of the Murinbata tribe. There are many names for the Rainbow serpent in Aboriginal mythology, depending on location and language. It is a powerful symbol of fertility and creation. Australia
Deity name "Azumi-no-isora" Japan / Shinto Is a shinto deity of the seashore. He is considered to be an ancestor of the Azumi family. He is worshiped at Mekari Shrine of Kitakyushu, Shiga Shrine of Tsushima. Japan / Shinto
King name "Bamapana" Australia Is a trickster hero who causes discord. He is obscene and profane and once committed incest, thus breaking a strict taboo. Australia
Deity name "Ardhanari aka Ardhanarishvara" Ammaiappan / Naranari Is an androgynous deity composed of Shiva and his consort Shakti, representing the synthesis of masculine and feminine energies. Ammaiappan / Naranari
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
"Nara-Narayana" Hindu Is broken down where Nara means human and Narayana means the Supreme divinity, or Vishnu. In the concept of Nara-Narayana, the human soul Nara is the eternal companion of the Divine Narayana. Hindu
Spirit name "Kwoth" Sudan Is considered to be the spirit in or of the sky. Like all spirits Kwoth is invisible and omnipresent, but he manifests himself in a number of forms. Nuer, eastern Sudan
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
"Nemesis" Greek Is most commonly described as a daughter of night, though some call her a daughter of Erebus or of Oceanus. Nemesis is a personification of the moral reverence for law, of the natural fear of committing a culpable action, and hence of conscience, and for this reason she is mentioned along with Shame. Greek
"Thessaly" Greek Is one of the 13 peripheries of Greece, and is further sub-divided into 4 prefectures. The capital of the periphery is Larissa. The prefecture lies in central Greece and borders Macedonia on the north, Epirus on the west, Sterea Hellas or Central Greece on the south and the Aegean Sea on the east. Greek
God name "Anala" Hindu / Puranic Is one of the Vasus, gods of the material world. He is equated with Agni, and the name usually used for Agni when listed among the Vasus. Hindu / Puranic
God name "Vertumnus" Roman Is said to have been an Etruscan divinity whose worship was introduced at Rome by an ancient Vulsinian colony. The name signifies "the god who changes or metamorphoses himself." For this reason the Romans connected Vertumnus with all occurrences to which the verb verto applies, such as the change of seasons, purchase and sale, the return of rivers to their proper beds,etc. But in reality the god was connected only with the transformation of plants, and their progress from being in blossom to that of bearing fruit. Roman
"Prometheus" Greek Is sometimes called a Titan, though in reality he did not belong to the Titans, but was only a son of the Titan Japetus (Theogony of Hesiod 528) by Clymene, so that he was a brother of Atlas, Menoetius, and Epimetheus (Theogony of Hesiod 507). Greek
Nymph name "Callisto" Greek Is sometimes called a daughter of Lycaon in Arcadia and sometimes of Nycteus or Ceteus, and sometimes also she is described as a nymph. (Apollodorus iii) She was a huntress, and a companion of Artemis. Greek
King name "Finvarra" Ireland Is the High king of the Daoine Sidhe in Irish folklore. In some legends, he is also the king of the Dead. Finvarra is a benevolent figure who ensures good harvests, strong horses, and great riches to those who will assist him. Ireland
King name "Yang" China Is the brighter element; it is active, light, masculine, upward-seeking and corresponds to the day. Yin is often symbolized by water or earth, while Yang is symbolized by fire, or wind. China
"Muso" Africa(west) Is the dark moon preceding the shinning new moon sliver in the night sky. Africa(west)
Goddess name "Bharati" Hindu / Vedic / Epic Is the first of the three great goddesses of Hinduism, the other two being Lakshmi and Durga. Saraswati is the consort of Lord Brahma, the Creator. Hindu / Vedic / Epic
Hero name "Dwarf Alberich" Scandinavian Is the guardian of the famous "hoard" won by Siegfried from the Nibelungs. The dwarf is twice vanquished by the hero, who gets possession of his Tarn-kappe (cloak of invisibility). Nibelungen Lied
Deity name "Muruga" Hindu Is the most popular Hindu deity amongst Tamils of Tamil Nadu state in India and in the Tamil diaspora.
"Sibylla" Greek Is the name by which several prophetic women are designated who occur in various countries and at different times in antiquity. The name is said to signify the counsel of Zeus. Greek
God name "Aja" Surya Is the son of king Raghu, and thus a scion of the Ikshavaku dynasty, who claimed descent from the Sun-God Surya. His paternal grandfather was the pious king Dileepa. king Aja's consort was the heavenly nymph Indumati; they were the parents of king Dasaratha of Ayodhya, who was the father of Rama.
"Cakra" Hindu Is thought to be a nexus of metaphysical and / or biophysical energy residing in the human body. The New Age movement, and to some degree the distinctly different New Thought movement, have also adopted and elaborated on this belief. Hindu
Nymph name "Silenus" Greek It is remarked in the article Satyrus, that the older Satyrs were generally termed Sileni, but one of these Sileni is commonly the Silenus, who always acts a prominent part in the retinue of Dionysus, from whom he is inseparable, and whom he is said to have brought up and instructed. Like the other Satyrs he is called a son of Hermes, but others call him a son of Pan by a nymph, or of Gaea. Greek
"Veronica" Christian It is said that a maiden handed her handkerchief to Jesus on His way to Calvary. He wiped the sweat from his brow, returned the handkerchief to the owner, and went on. The handkerchief was found to bear a perfect likeness of the Saviour, and was called Vera-Iconica (true likeness), and the maiden was ever after called St. Veronica. One of these handkerchiefs is preserved at St. Peter's church in Rome, and another in Milan cathedral. Christian
Demon name "Abaddon" Babylonian It is the second of the seven names of the underworld in the Babylonian Talmud. Chief of the demons of the 7th hierarchy Hebrew / Christian
"Fimbul" Norse It means mighty great. In the Norse mythology it appears as:
Goddess name "Itonius" Greek Itonia, Itonias, Itonis or Itonius, a surname of Athena, derived from the town of Iton, in the south of Phthiotis. The goddess there had a celebrated sanctuary and festivals, and is hence also called Incolaltoni. From Iton her worship spread into Boeotia and the country about lake Copais, where the Pamboeotia was celebrated, in the neighbourhood of a temple and grove of Athena. Greek
"Itonia" Greek Itonias, Itonis, a surname of Athena, derived from the town of Iton, in the south of Phthiotis. Greek
God name "Ulster" Ireland Iubdan of the Faylinn, Ulster god Ireland
God name "Izanagi" Japan Izanagi-no-Mikoto. "Male Who invites". Creator god, father god, man of men. Symbolizes magic. Japan
God name "Izuwa" Tanzania Izua, Izuva. Another Creation and Sun god, this time from Tanzania
Goddess name "Jw" Buddhist Ja'u, Jawi. Possibly a part of the syncretistic Agami Jawi. Many Hindu-Buddhist gods, called dewata with Sanskrit names, are incorporated in Agami Jawi. Dewi Sri comes from Sri, the consort of Vishnu, and in Java is the goddess of fertility and rice.
God name "Wepwawet" Egyptian Jackal god of war and funerary cult leader. Egyptian
"Jagannath" Hindu Jagganath, Jagannatha, "Lord of the world";. Name for Vishnu in his manifestation as Krishna. Hindu
God name "Tlaloc" Olmec Jaguar God of the underworld. Olmec
God name "O-Wata-Tsumi" Japanese Japanese god of the sea and marine creatures.
Goddess name "Tamiyo" Japanese Japanese goddess of abundance.
God name "Jahve" Israel Jawhe, Jahveh. The god of Israel.
Spirit name "Djinn" Arabian Jin, Ginn, spirits of vanished ancient peoples who acted during the night and disappeared with the first light of dawn. Arabian
"Yahia-Yuhana" Nazorean John the Baptist. Early Nazorean
God name "Jesus aka Iesous" Christian Joshua, Yehoshua, Yeshua. Another Son of God, the second person in the Trinity of Jehovah, and the source of Christian belief.
"Jotunheim" Norse Jotunheimer. The Utgaard; the home of the giants in the outermost parts of the earth. Norse
"Abattur" Mandaean Judges the dead and weighs souls and their deeds. Mandaean
God name "Jumo" Russia Jume. The supreme deity and sky god of the Cheremis. Russia
"Juok" Africa / Egypt Juok of the Shilluks. Juok molded all men of earth while he wandered the earth creating the rest of the world. White men were created from white sand which Juok found in the land of the white. Red or brown men were created out of the mud of the Nile in Egypt. Black men were created from black earth found in the land of the Shilluck. According to this creation story, man was given all necessary parts to function. Each part had a reason for being. For example, Juok gave man arms in order for man to work. Africa
Planet name "Jupiter" Roman Jupiter is, properly speaking, a derivation of Jove and pater (Latin for father) The name of the god was also adopted as the name of the planet Jupiter, and was the original namesake of the weekday that would come to be known in English as Thursday (the etymological root can be seen in French jeudi, from Jovis Dies). The Indo-European deity who also evolved into the Germanic Tiwaz (after whom Tuesday was named), the Greek Zeus, and Dyaus Pita of the Vedic religion. Jove is a vocative form of the name, evolved from Dyeus. Roman
"Alcyoneus or Alcion" Argonautica Jupiter sent Hercules against him for stealing some of the Sun's oxen. But Hercules could not do anything, for immediately the giant touched the earth he received fresh strength. At length Pallas carried him beyond the moon. His seven daughters were metamorphosed into halcyons. Argonautica
Nymph name "Juturna" Roman Juterna, the nymph of a well in Latium, famous for its excellent healing qualities. She is said to have been beloved by Jupiter, who rewarded her with immortality and the rule over the waters. Arnobius calls her the wife of Janus and mother of Fontus, but in the Aeneid she appears as the affectionate sister of Turnus. Roman
God name "Kabezya-Mpungu" Bantu Kabezya-Mpungu decides to become invisible after creating the world and the first humans who did not yet have a heart. After balancing the Rain, Sun, moon, and darkness, he leaves. To replace the visible god, he sends the people Mutima ("heart"), the life-giving or Divine part of humans. Bantu
"Kai-matutsi" N American Kai-matutsi lived on the earth and below. The word associated is with 'earth occupation.' Pomo
Demon name "Kaitabha and Madhu" Hindu Kaitabha and Madhu were two horrible demons who, according to Mahabharata and the sprang from the ear of Vishnu while he was asleep. Hindu
"Khodumodurno" Bantu Kammapa or Karnmapa, a huge, shapeless thing that swallowed every living creature that came in its way. Bantu
Goddess name "Kanat-Nit'ufta" Nazorean Kanat is the title of a Ruling Goddess in the Nazorean heavens. Nitufta again means "drop" or formed impregnated seed. Early Nazorean
Hero name "Kanati" Cherokee Kanati "The Lucky Hunter". Sometimes called First Man. He lives with his wife Selu ("Corn") in the east where the Sun rises, and their sons, the Twin Thunder Boys, live in the west. Cherokee
"Kanfi'il" Nazorean Kanfiel. A heavenly being. Early Nazorean
Goddess name "Vedenemo (mother of waters)" Finland Karelian goddess of water
God name "Katoyalla aka Apu Illapu" Inca Katoyalla aka Apu Illapu, a very popular weather god. He was said to keep the milky Way in a jug and use it to create Rain. He appeared as a man in shining clothes, carrying a club and stones. Inca
Goddess name "Arianrhod" Wales Keeper of the circling Silver Wheel of Stars, a symbol of time and karma. Mother aspect of the Triple Goddess. Honoured at the Full moon. Wales
Goddess name "Kauket" Egypt Keket. A primordial goddess, one of the eight who represent chaos. She was a snake-headed woman who ruled over the darkness with her husband. Egypt
"Keri and Kame Bacairi." Bochica Keri and Kame Bacairi. Twin brothers who steal the Sun and the moon from a vulture then created humanity. Bochica
God name "Khnum" Egypt Khnemu, one of the earliest Egyptian gods, originally the god of the source of the Nile River. Since the annual flooding of the Nile brought with it silt and clay, and its water brought life to its surrounds, he was thought to be the creator of human children, which he made at a potter's wheel, from clay, and placed in their mothers' wombs. He was later described as having molded the other gods, and he had the titles Divine Potter and Lord of created things from himself. Egypt
Angel name "Khshathra Vairya" Zoroastrianism Khshathra Vairya 'Desirable Dominion', the angel presiding over metals. Zoroastrianism
Spirit name "Khitka" Russian Kidnapping spirit; an aspect of the Rusalka. Russian
"Nix" German Kind busy-body. Little creatures not unlike the Scotish brownie and German kobold. They wear a red cap, and are ever ready to lend a helping hand to the industrious and thrifty. "Another tribe of water-fairies are the Nixes, who frequently assume the appearance of beautiful maidens."- T. F. T. Dyer: Folk-lore of plants
Goddess name "Gyhldeptis" Haida Kindly Forest goddess Tlingit / Haida
Goddess name "Kihe Wahine" Hawaii Kindly goddess of demons, who from the the goodness of her heart is also a goddess of lizards Hawaii
King name "Areithous" Greek king of Arne in Ioeotia, and husband of Philomedusa, is called in the Iliad vii the club, because he fought with no other weapon but a club. He fell by the hand of the Arcadian Lycurgus, who drove him into a narrow defile, where he could not make use of his club.
King name "Og" Hebrew king of Bashan, according to Rabbinical mythology, was an antediluvian giant, saved from the flood by climbing on the roof of the ark. After the passage of the Red Sea, Moses first conquered Sihon, and then advanced against the giant Og (whose bedstead, made of iron, was above 15 feet long and nearly 7 feet broad, Deut. iii. 11). The Rabbins say that Og plucked up a mountain to hurl at the Israelites, but he got so entangled with his burden, that Moses was able to kill him without much difficulty.
King name "Vidyaraja" Buddhist king of Knowledge. Buddhist
King name "Melki-Ziwa" Aramaic king of Light behind the north star. Aramaic
King name "Grangousier" Utopia king of Utopia, who married, in "the vigour of his old age," Gargamelle, daughter of the king of the Parpaillons, and became the father of Gargantua, the giant. He is described as a man in his dotage, whose delight was to draw scratches on the hearth with a burnt stick while watching the broiling of his chestnuts. (Rabelais: Gargantua.)
King name "Gwythelyn Gorr" Celtic king of the Dwarfs whose magical bottles are required for the marriage feast of Kulhwch and Olwen. Celtic
King name "Jamshid" Persia king of the Genii, famous for a golden cup full of the elixir of life. This cup, hidden by the genii, was discovered while digging the foundations of Persepolis. Persia
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
King name "Gwethyr" Wales king of the Upperworld Gwyrthur Ap Gwreidawl
King name "Gwethyr aka Gwyrthur Ap Gwreidawl" Welsh king of the Upperworld. Welsh
King name "Apollyon" Greek king of the bottomless pit. Greek
King name "Erlking" German king of the elves, who prepares mischief for children, and even deceives men with his seductions. He is said to haunt the Black Forest. German
King name "Gwynn Ap Nudd" Welsh king of the fairies and the underworld. Welsh
King name "Wu Guan" Chinese king of the fourth hell. Chinese
King name "Sesha" Hindu king of the serpent race, on which Vishnu reclines on the primeval waters. It has a thousand heads, on one of which the world rests. The coiled-up sesha is the emblem of eternity. Hindu
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
Goddess name "Koliada" Poland Koljada, Kolyada. Goddess of time and personification of the Winter solstice. Poland
God name "Khors" Slavic Korsha, Korssa, Chors, Corsa, Xors. A Sun or daylight god, he may be synonymous with Dazhbog and Bielbog. He was invoked him for hunting and against diseases. Slavic
God name "Kostromo" Russian Kostrubonko - A dying-and-ressurecting spring fertility-god. Russian
God name "Kek" Egypt Kuk, Keku, the god of the darkness of chaos, the darkness before time began. Egypt
Supreme god name "Kucumatz" Guatemala Kukumatz. Supreme god of Quiche people of Guatemala.
God name "Kurdalaegon" Caucasus Kurdaligon. God of blacksmiths who shoes the hooves of dead men's horses. Caucasus
"Kusta" Nazorean Kushta, means Truth, and the Monastery (Sangha) and is a name of Miryai, the spouse of Mind in Valentinian theology. Early Nazorean
God name "Lyr" Welsh LLyr, a god of the sea. Welsh
"Lactanus" Greek Lactans, Lacturnus, and Lacturcia, Lactura, Roman divinities, who were believed to protect the young fruits of the field. Some believe that Lactans and Lacturcia are mere surnames of Ops, and that Lacturnus is a surname of Saturnus. Greek
Goddess name "Kamui-fuchi" Ainu Lady Hearth. A Hearth Goddess who is also known as the Supreme Ancestress and the spirit of female reproductivity and the home. Ainu, Japan
King name "Vivien" Britain Lady of the lake. Vivien, mistress of Merlin, the enchanter, who lived in the midst of an imaginary lake, surrounded by knights and damsels. Tennyson, in the Idylls of the king, tells the story of Vivien and Merlin. Britain
God name "Jokinam Lake Albert" Africa lake god Africa
Goddess name "Latis" British lake goddess who later became a goddess of ale and meade British
"Lamia" Greek Lamia by John Keats, A son of Apollo and Phthia, a brother of Dorus and Polypoethes, in Curetis, was killed by Aetolus.
"Lamminin" Scottish Lamkin, Linkin or Bold Rakin. A scottish ogre, represented in the ballad as a bloodthirsty mason; the terror of the Scots nursery.
"Mecca's Three Idols" Arabic Lata, Aloza, and Menat, all of which Mahomet overthrew.
"Thanatos" Greek Latin Mors, a personification of death. In the Homeric poems death does not appear as a distinct divinity, though he is described as the brother of Sleep, together with whom he carries the body of Sarpedon from the field of battle to the country of the Lycians. Greek
God name "Deus Munificentissimus" Roman Latin for "The most bountiful God"
Goddess name "Lauka Mate" Latvia Laukamat, Goddess of Agriculture Latvia
"Laufey" Norse Leafy island. Loke's mother. Norse
"Jack Frost" Discworld Leaves frosty tracings on icy windows. Can draw anything, but happens to really like fern patterns. Mentioned in Hogfather, when the newly created Verruca Gnome convinced him to branch out from ferns, feathers, and paisley. Discworld
"Krak" Poland Legendary founder of Cracow. He rescued the people from control of a dragon.
Hero name "Achle" Etruscan Legendary hero of the Trojan war, from the Greek Achilles. Etruscan
Ghost name "Guinevere" British Legendary queen consort of king Arthur. The Welsh form Gwenhwyfar can be translated as The White Fay or White ghost. British
God name "Agros" Greek Lesser God of fields, courtyards, viticulture, and wine cellars. Brother of
God name "Eshmun" Phonecian Lesser God of health and healing. Phonecian
God name "Agreus" Phonecian Lesser God of hunting. Brother of Halieus. Phonecian
God name "Agrotes" Phonecian Lesser God of the earth, horses, hunting, and wanderers. Appears as a charioteer, sometimes accompanied by packs of dogs. Phonecian
God name "Amunos" Phonecian Lesser God of village life. Brother of Magos. Phonecian
God name "Kolpia" Phoenicia Lesser God of wind Phoenicia
Goddess name "Leucothea" Greek Leukothea. [White Goddess]. So Ino was called after she became a sea nymph. Her son Pal?mon, called by the Romans Portunus, or Portumnus, was the protecting genius of harbours. Greek
King name "Excalibur" Britain Liberated from the stone. The sword which Arthur drew out of the stone, whereby he proved himself to be the king. Britain
"Lifthraser" Norse Lif. The two persons preserved in Hodmimer's grove during Surt's conflagration in Ragnarok; the last beings in the old and the first in the new world. Norse
God name "Letfeti" Norse Light-foot. One of the horses of the gods. Norse
"Fulgurator" Roman lightning Hurler. An epithet for Jupiter
"Cupido" Greece Like Amor and Voluptas, a modification of the Greek Eros, whose worship was carried to Rome from Greece.
Nymph name "Limnaea" Greek Limnetes, Limnades, Limnegenes, i. e. inhabiting or born in a lake or marsh, is a surname of several divinities who were believed either to have sprung from a lake, or had their temples near a lake. Instances are, Dionysus at Athens, and Artemis at Sicyon, near Epidaurus, on the frontiers between Laconia and Messenia, near Calamae, at Tegea, Patrae; it is also used as a surname of nymphs that dwell in lakes or marshes. Greek
God name "Mihos" Egypt Lion god of Lower Egypt
God name "Aa Maakhuer" Egypt Lion god of truthful speech: "he whose voice, or speech, is right and true"; Book of the Dead. Egypt
God name "Ruti" Egypt Lion god who guards the temple of heaven. Egypt
God name "Khesef" Egypt Lion god who repels feelings of lust Egypt
Goddess name "Menhit" Egypt Lion goddess Egypt
God name "Dua" Egypt Lion headed god of the future and protector of the stomach of the deceased. Egypt
God name "Oxlahun Ti Ku" Mayan Literally the Thirteen Gods, are probably the gods of the thirteen heavens of the Maya cosmos, but they are usually treated as a single god. Mayan
Goddess name "Ri" Phoenician Little known Phoenician goddess of the moon.
"Si-wang-mu" China Lived eternally in the Jade mountains, was Mother queen of the West and a deputy of heaven who could see the world from her mountain peak and punish evil doers. China
"Lityerses" Greek Lived in Phrygia, engaged in rural pursuits, and hospitably received all strangers that passed his house, but he then compelled them to assist him in the harvest, and whenever they allowed themselves to be surpassed by him in their work, he cut off their heads in the evening, and concealed their bodies in the sheaves, accompanying his deed with songs. Heracles, however, slew him, and threw his body into the Maeander. Greek
"Sakti" Dwarawati Lived in Sapta Pratala, the seventh layer of the earth. When he was angry he would became a gigantic scary snake and the world would shake. Dwarawati
"Cacos or Cacus" Greek Lived in a cave and committed various kinds of robberies. Among others, he also stole a part of the cattle of Hercules. Greek
"Kali-matutsi" N American Lived in the sky and heavens above. The word is associated with 'sky occupation.' Pomo Indians, California
"Agu'gux" Aleut Lives with his community in a land of snow. Like all other humans, Agu’gux is composed of all he knows and all he has ever known. Aleut
"Wati-kutjara" Australian Lizard men. Australian Aboriginal
Goddess name "Carravogue" British / Ireland Local Crone Goddess from County Meath who was transformed into a huge snake for eating forbidden berries. Her original purpose is basically lost in modern times because her stories became so absorbed by Christian legends which attempt to make her a Celtic Eve. British / Ireland
God name "Shomde" Afghanistan Local creator god of the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan
Goddess name "Bombat KaMayann" Hindu Local deceased goddess. Hindu
Deity name "Prakde Kafir" Afghanistan Local deity Afghanistan
God name "As" Egypt Local fertility god. Egypt
Goddess name "Minaski" Hindu Local fish goddess Hindu
Goddess name "Sepset" Egypt Local funerary goddess from Memphis Egypt
God name "Khyung-Gai mGo-Can" Buddhist Local god Buddhist / Tibet / Bon
God name "Ilaalge" Semitic Local god Semitic
God name "Dusara" Semitic Local god associated with vegetation and fertility survived until about 500 BCE. Semitic
God name "Baal Malage" Phoenicia / Canaan Local god known from inscription. Phoenicia / Canaan
God name "Kinyras" Syria Local god of metalworking (thought to have come from Syria) Cyprus
God name "Susdinak" Elamite Local god, the god of Susa. Elamite
God name "Papas" Turkey Local god. Phyrgian, Turkey
Goddess name "Cenkalaniyammal" Hindu Local goddess who guards the maize fields Hindu.
Goddess name "Nappinnai" Tamil Local goddess who has hair surrounded by holy scent. Tamil
Goddess name "Mikal" Phoenicia Local goddess with a cult in Cyprus Phoenicia
Goddess name "Sefkhet-Abwy" Egypt Local goddess, concerned with libraries and writing Egypt
"Samkarsana" Dravidian Local last form of Balarama Dravidian / Camille
Goddess name "Karalkal Ammaiyar Hindu" India Local mother goddess India