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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
God Name: Biame Australia The "Great One," or creator. Australia
God Name: Bias Greek Son of Amythaon, and brother of the seer Melampus. He married Pero, daughter of Neleus, whom her father had refused to give to any one unless he brought him the oxen of Iphiclus. Greek
God Name: Biasd na Srogaig Celtic A mythical animal that had one horn on its forehead and dwelt in lochs. Celtic. Isle of Skye
God Name: Bibi Gypsy A goddess of healing & cholera
God Name: Bibi the Child-Strangler Bibi Sometimes affectionately known as "Aunty Bibi," is a Romany witch-goddess. Bibi is an old crone who either wears torn black garments or is entirely naked. Like the Romanian goddess Dschuma, Bibi is disease incarnate, particularly cholera. She is referred to as "the child-strangler" because it is believed that disease often effects children, who are young and weak.
God Name: Biblys Greek Fell in love with her brother and when he refused her love, she turned into a constantly. flowing fountain. Greek
God Name: Biddy Mannion Ireland Goddess of midwives. Ireland
God Name: Bidhata Purusha Hindu A god of fate and the Hindu equivalent of the Fates and the Norns. He writes the child’s future life on its forehead, on the sixth day after its birth.
God Name: Bidhgoe Celtic Female of Illusion, Goddess of love and of sexuality Celtic
God Name: Biersel German A Kobold who lives in the cellar, drinks beer and cleans the jugs and bottles. German Torgau District
God Name: Biffant France A little-known demon, chief of a legion who was said to have entered the body of Denise de la Caille and who was obliged to sign with his claws the proces verbal of exorcisms. France
God Name: Bifrons Unk Demon of astronomy, geometry, and other such sciences, planetary influences. He often takes the form of a man. He is acquainted with the virtues of herbs, precious stones and plants. He can transport corpses from one place to another. It is he who lights the strange corpse lights above the tombs of the dead. Unk
God Name: Bifrost Norse [To tremble; the trembling way]. The rainbow. Norse
God Name: Bikeh Hozho Navaho The personification of speech. Navaho
God Name: Bila Australia Cannibal sun goddess. She provided light for the world by cooking her victims over a giant flame. Australia
God Name: Bile Celtic God of Hell. Celtic
God Name: Bileth Hebrew One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon. Hebrew
God Name: Biliku N Amerian Goddess of weavery, storytelling, arts and crafts Native American
God Name: Bilskirnir aka Bilskirner Norse The heavenly abode of Thor, from the flashing of light in the lightning. Norse
God Name: Bilwis Teutonic A maleficent spirit who was active on Walpurgis Night and wrought havoc to the crops. Teutonic
God Name: Binky Discworld The horse ridden by Death. Discworld
God Name: Bintang Borneo A goddess of love
God Name: Binzuru-Sonja Japan One of the pupils of Buddha, the first of the Sixteen Rakan. Rakan with grey hair and long eyebrows. Originally he was a retainer of the king, Uuten. He became a priest and attained miracle power by performing Arakan’s vow. It is said that he was praised by Shaka for he used the miracle power for the world and that he didn't enter Nirvana and made efforts cultivating ordinary people. He was worshipped on the above in Theravada Buddhism, however, many are worshipped in restaurants in China. He is enshrined in front of a temple in Japan. It is believed that stroking him eliminates distresses. Japan
God Name: Bir India A very malignant village demon. India
God Name: Birdu Babylon/Akkadia Minor underworld god. Babylon/Akkadia
God Name: Bisal Mariamna India Shakti of Sunlight in Mysore. Symbolized by a brass pot full of water called the Kunna-Kannadi or 'eye mirror'. India
God Name: Bisam India Goddess of health and diseases. India
God Name: Bishamon Japan One of the seven gods of luck and the Buddhist patron of warriors. Japan
God Name: Bishamon-Ten/ Bishamontenno/ Tiamontennu Japan A god of wealth & protector of human life that chases demons
God Name: Biston Greek A son of Ares. Bistonians The Thracians; so called from Biston, son of Mars, who built Bistonia on the Lake Bistonis. Greek
God Name: Bitol Mayan A sky god and one of the creator deities who participated in the last two attempts at creating humanity. Mayan
God Name: Bitru aka Sytry Greek Great Prince of Hell who appears in the form of a leopard with the wings of a griffon.
God Name: Black Angels Islamic A name used for the fallen angels and are generally considered demons. Islamic
God Name: Bladud Welsh God of the sun Welsh
God Name: Blathnat Welsh Maiden form of the triple goddess Ireland/Welsh
God Name: Bleidablik [vast splendour] Scandinavian The abode of Baldur, the Scandinavian Apollo.
God Name: Blemmyae Greek A race of people described by Pliny, they are headless and have their eyes and mouths in their breasts.
God Name: Blemys Indian Along with Orontes, and Oruandes, was a chief of the Deriades who fought against Dionysus in the Indian War.
God Name: Blid Norse Goddess of happiness. Norse
God Name: Blinded Angel Catholic The devil Satan. According to Pope John Paul II the devil exists in perpetual darkness because he has blinded himself to the light and beauty of God. Catholic
God Name: Blisargon Hebrew The Grand Enticer of Thieves, he eventually leads all of his followers to destruction. Unk
God Name: Blud Wendish A Will-o’-the-wisp and is the soul of an unbaptized child. Wendish
God Name: Blue Goblin Carnarvonshire A malevolent demon in Carnarvonshire.
God Name: Blue Men Scotland "The fallen angels were driven out of Paradise in three divisions, one became the Fairies of the land, one the Blue Men in the sea and one the Nimble Men . . . or Merry Dancers of the sky." Campbell. Superstitions of Scotland.
God Name: Blue Men of the Minch Islands Blue Men of the Minch, fallen angels who dwell in the strait between Long Island and the Shiant Islands and responsible for sudden thunderstorms and shipwrecks.
God Name: Bmola Abenaki Bird spirit. Abenaki
God Name: Bo Benin God of the Ewe people in Benin. He was a protector of warriors.
God Name: Bo Dhu Ireland Black cow goddess. Ireland
God Name: Bo Find Ireland White cow goddess. Ireland
God Name: Bo Hsian China/Taoist God. China/Taoist
God Name: Bo Ruadh Ireland Goddess who helped bring fertility to barren. Ireland
God Name: Boaliri Australia The younger of the two sister goddesses that created life. The other was Waimariwi. Australia
God Name: Boamiel Jewish An angel with authority over the four divisions of heaven. Jewish
God Name: Boann Ireland Goddess of fertility and the river Boyne. Ireland
God Name: Boann/ Boannan Boyne Irish A goddess of fertility & the river Boyne
God Name: Bochica Chibcha Supreme sun god and a god of law Chibcha
God Name: Bod Indian The divinity invoked by Indian women who desire fecundity. Children born after an invocation to Bod must be redeemed, or else serve in the temple of the goddess. Indian
God Name: Bodachs Scotland Malicious house spirits of the Scottish Highlands in the form of a shriveled old man who lives up the chimney in the daytime and comes out at night to punish naughty children. Scotland
God Name: Bodn Norse One of the three vessels in which the poetical mead was kept. Hence poetry is called the wave of the bodn. Norse
God Name: Bodua Celtic Goddess of war Celtic
God Name: Boel Zohar The angel with the keys to the Garden of Eden. He's also in charge of Saturn. Zohar
God Name: Boeotus Greek A son of Poseidon or Itonus and Arne (Antiope or Melanippe), and brother of Aeolus. He was the ancestral hero of the Boeotians, who derived their name from him. Greek
God Name: Bogan aka Bauchan Celtic A type of Hobgoblin. Celtic
God Name: Bogeyman Scotland Boogyman, or bogyman, is a legendary ghost-like monster often believed in by children. The bogeyman has no specific appearance. The term bogeyman is also used metaphorically to mean a person or thing of which someone else has an irrational fear.
God Name: Boggart Scotland A local hobgoblin or spirit. Scotland
God Name: Bogie or Bogle Scotish A bugbear (Scotish form of bug).
God Name: Bogles Scotland A form of Goblin with a very nasty temperament.
God Name: Boibhniu Celtic Blacksmith god Celtic
God Name: Bokwus Kwakiutl Fearsome spirit in the great North Western American forests. Kwakiutl
God Name: Bolay or Boley Indian The giant which conquered heaven, earth, and the inferno. Indian
God Name: Bolbe Greek An extremely beautiful Lake Goddess, the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. Bolbe's offspring was Limnades who are Nymphs living in fresh water lakes. Greek
God Name: Boldogasszony Hungary Virgin goddess who protected mothers and children. Hungary
God Name: Bolon Ti Ku Mayan Collective name for the the nine underworld gods who are not well defined Mayan
God Name: Bolon tza cab Maya Ruling God of All. Maya
God Name: Bolontiku Maya A group of underworld gods. Maya
God Name: Bolthorn Norse A giant, father of Bestla, Odin's mother. Norse
God Name: Bolverkr aka Bolverk Norse [Working terrible things]. An assumed name of Odin, when he went to get Suttung's mead. Norse
God Name: Bomazi Congo Ancestral deity of the Bushongo and other peoples of the Congo.
God Name: Bombat KaMayann Hindu Local deceased goddess. Hindu
God Name: Bombat Kamayan Hindu A local deceased goddess
God Name: Bomo Rambi Zimbabwe Goddess of the moon. Zimbabwe
God Name: Bomo Rambi/ Bomu Rambi Zimbabwe A moon goddess
God Name: Bomong Minyong Goddess of war. Minyong
God Name: Bona Dea Roman A Roman divinity, who is described as the sister, wife, or daughter of Faunus, and was herself called Fauna, Fatua, or Oma, worshipped at Rome from the earliest times as a chaste and prophetic divinity; and her worship was so exclusively confined to women.
God Name: Bona Dea/ Fauna Roman A goddess of fertility, great prophecy, the dispenser of healing herbs & rather prim & chaste
God Name: Bonchor Tunisia God thought to be the creator deity Tunisia
God Name: Boon-givers India Favourers, finders of light, and Heaven, with gracious love accept my songs, my prayer, my hymn. The Rig-Veda
God Name: Boora Pennu Khondi India God of light who created the goddess of the earth and they made the other great gods India
God Name: 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.
God Name: Borak Arab Borak or Al Borak (the lightning). The animal brought by Gabriel to carry Mahomet to the seventh heaven. It had the face of a man, but the cheeks of a horse; its eyes were like jacinths, but brilliant as the stars; it had the wings of an eagle, spoke with the voice of a man, and glittered all over with radiant light. This creature was received into Paradise.
God Name: Boraspati ni Tano Batak Earth spirit Batak
God Name: Boreas Greek Bopeas, or Bopas), the North wind, was, according to Hesiod (Theogony 379), a son of Astraeus and Eos, and brother of Hesperus, Zephyrus, and Notus. He dwelt in a cave of mount Haemus in Thrace. Greek
God Name: Borghild Norse Goddess of the moon norse
God Name: Bormanus Briton God of hot springs Celtic/Briton
God Name: Bormonia Roman Yet another goddess of healing. Roman
God Name: Bormus Greek A son of Upius, abducted by nymphs. Greek
God Name: Borr / Bor Norse Borr aka Bor [burr, a son; Scotch bairn]. A son of Bure and father of Odin, Vile and Ve. Norse
God Name: Borvo British/Gaul God of hot springs equated with Apollo and has similarities to the goddess Sirona, who was also a healing deity associated with mineral springs. British/Gaul
God Name: Borvo/ Bromo/ Bormanus/ Gramnnos/ Belenos/ Toutiorix Britain/ Gaul The god of hot springs who replaced his mother Sirona
God Name: Borysthenes Arab The Scythian river god of Borysthenes, now called the Dneiper.
God Name: Bossum African One of the two chief deities of the Gold Coast, the other being Demonio. Bossum, the principle of good, is said to be white; and Demonio, the principle of evil, black. African
God Name: Botis Hebrew A horrid viper, but when commanded, assumes a human shape, with large teeth and horns. He bears a sharp sword in his hand, discerns past, present and future, and reconciles friends and foes. One of the three demons in the service of Agaliarept. Hebrew
God Name: Bottomless Pit Hebrew The abyss, often referred to as hell. The angel in charge is called Abaddon or Appolyon. He has a key that can bind Satan for a thousand years. Hebrew
God Name: Bouders or Boudons Indian A tribe of giants and evil genii, the guard of Shiva. Indian
God Name: Bower of Bliss France A Wandering Island, the enchanted residence of Acrasia, destroyed by Sir Guyon. France
God Name: Bozaloshtsh Wendish A messenger of death who cries like a child outside a house where someone is about to die. Wendish
God Name: Brag srin mo Tibet Goddess of fertility and an ancestral goddess Tibet
God Name: Bragi Norse God of eloquence and wisdom. Norse
God Name: Bragi aka Brage Norse The god of poetry. A son of Odin. He is the best of skalds. Norse
God Name: Brags England Mischievous Goblins that can take the form of a cow with a white flag around its neck, an ass, or a naked man flapping a white sheet, a chanting girl, or a giant, white singing cat. England
God Name: Brahani Hindu Mother goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Brahma Hindu Supreme god and creator of the cosmos. Hindu
God Name: Brahma Hindu Creator god, part of the main hindu trinity, the other two being Vishnu and Shiva. Brahma is the unmoved, uncaused first cause, and he created everything. Hindu
God Name: Brahmadaityas Hindu Benign ghosts of Brahmin priests with four faces and four hands. They guard their master against Shiva the destroyer.
God Name: Brahman Hindu The one and only (formless) supreme aspect of God. The Universe in Potential Static Energy. Hindu
God Name: Brahmins Hindu Their "tri-murti" is a three-headed deity, representing Brahma (as creator), Vishnu (as preserver), and Siva (as destroyer).
God Name: Branab Llyr Celtic He is a god of the dead & can restore him is to life
God Name: Brangwaine Welsh Goddess of love. Welsh
God Name: Branwen Ireland/Welsh/Manx Venus of the Northern Seas and a goddess of love. Ireland/Welsh/Manx
God Name: Branwen/ Branwyn Irish/ Manx/ Wales The Venus of the Northern Seas & a goddess of love
God Name: Brap Enochian A minor angel, skilled at locating precious metals. Enochian
God Name: Brcn Enochian A minor angel. Enochian
God Name: Breasal Welsh/Cornwall A legendary High King of Ireland of the 2nd or 3rd century BCE. Welsh/Cornwall
God Name: Breath-of-the-Wind Iroquoi A spirit of the air and child of Ataensic. Iroquoi
God Name: Breidablik Norse [Literally to gleam, twinkle]. Balder's dwelling. Norse
God Name: Breksta Lithuania A goddess of twilight. Lithuania
God Name: Brekyirihunuade Akan Brekyirihunuade is the highest god in the religion of the Akan people, "he who knows and sees everything".
God Name: Brenos Celtic God of war. Celtic
God Name: Bres Maclatha Ireland Vegetation god. Ireland
God Name: Brhaspati Hindu Astral god personifying Jupiter Hindu/Puranic/Epic
God Name: Briant Britain Goddess of the river which holds her name. Britain
God Name: Briap Enochian An alternative name for the angel Brap. Enochian
God Name: Briareos Greek A giant with fifty heads and a hundred hands. Homer says the gods called him Briareos
God Name: Briareus Greek Also called Aegaeon, a son of Uranus by Gaea. Aegaeon and his brothers Gyges and Cottus are known under the name of the Uranids (Theogony of Hesiod 502), and are described as huge monsters with a hundred arms and fifty heads. (Apollodorus i. Theogony of Hesiod 149) Greek
God Name: Brigantia British A goddess in Britain and Europe. She was the tutelary goddess of the Brigantes in northern Britain (modern Yorkshire) and of the Brigantes on Lake Constance in Austria. British
God Name: Brigantia Celtic Goddess of the seasons, doctors smiths, poets, and women in childbirth Pan-Celtic
God Name: Brigantia/ Bridget/ Brigit Pan-Celtic The goddess of the seasons, doctors smiths, poets, & women in childbirth
God Name: Brigantis Celtic Goddess of the moon Celtic
God Name: Brighid Celtic A goddess of education, healing, sore eyes
God Name: Brighid Celtic Goddess of education, healing, sore eyes Celtic
God Name: Brighid Gaelic Goddess of metal working Gaelic
God Name: Brigit Irish A fertility goddess
God Name: Brigit aka Brigid Ireland Brighit, Bridget ("exalted one") was the daughter of Dagda and wife of Bres of the Fomorians. She had two sisters, also named Brighid, and is considered a classic Celtic Triple Goddess. Ireland
God Name: Brihaspati India God of incantation and ritual India
God Name: Brimo Greek The angry or the terrifying, occurs as a surname of several divinities, such as Hecate or Persephone (Argonautica), Demeter, and Cybele. Greek
God Name: Brisaya Greek Goddess of the dawn and the violet light of morning Greek
God Name: Briseis Greek A patronymic from Briseus, and the name of Hippodameia, the daughter of Briseus of Lyrnessus, who fell into the hands of Achilles, and about whom the quarrel arose between Achilles and Agamemnon. Greek
God Name: Brisingamen Scandinavian Freyja's necklace made by the fairies. Freyja left her husband Odin in order to obtain this necklace; and Odin deserted her because her love was changed into vanity. It is not possible to love Brisingamen and Odin too, for no one can serve two masters.
God Name: Britannia British Genia Lord of British British
God Name: Britomartis Greek Appears to have originally been a Cretan divinity of hunters and fishermen. Her name is usually derived from sweet or blessing, and a maiden, so that the name would mean, the sweet or blessing maiden. Greek
God Name: Brizo Greek A prophetic goddess of the island of Delos, who sent dreams and revealed their meaning to man. Her name is connected to falling asleep. Greek
God Name: Brollachans Scottish Scottish fairies that help with housework. When frightened they may bleat like a goat.
God Name: Brome Greek Another nymph who was a nurse for Dionysus
God Name: Brome aka Bromie Greek One of the nymphs who brought up Dionysus on mount Nysa. Greek
God Name: Bronach Ireland Goddess linked to forgotten Samhain rituals Ireland
God Name: Brono Norse God of light norse
God Name: Brontes Greek A blacksmith personified, one of the Cyclops. The name signifies Thunder. Greek
God Name: Brown Man Of The Muirs Scotland Brown Man Of The Muirs, the protector of wild animals. Scotland
God Name: Brownie Scotland A domestic fairy; the servants friend if well treated. Scotland
God Name: Brownies Scotland House spirits of Scotland doing the housework, guiding cows back to the farmyard and ushering their hens back to their roosts.
God Name: Brycea Greek Brycea wife of Pandion.
God Name: Buadza Ghana God of the wind. Ghana
God Name: Buadza Gan Ghana A god of the wind
God Name: Bubak Bohemian A Bohemian bogeyman used to frighten children.
God Name: Bubastis Egypt A daughter of Osiris and Isis, and sister of Horus (Apollo). Her mother, Isis, entrusted Bubastis and Horns to Buto, to protect them from Typhon. Egypt
God Name: Bubilas Lithuania A household god of bees. Later hypothetical reconstructions say that people sacrificed honey for Bubilas. People believed that doing so would make bees swarm better. Bubilas is the husband of Austeja. Lithuania
God Name: Bubilas Lithuanian A household god of bees. Later hypothetical reconstructions say that people sacrificed honey for Bubilas. People believed that doing so would make bees swarm better. Bubilas is the husband of Austeja. Lithuanian
God Name: Bucca Cornwall A goblin of the wind, supposed by the ancient inhabitants of Cornwall to foretell shipwrecks.
God Name: Bucentaur Venetian Half-man and half-ox. The Venetian state-galley employed by the Doge when he went on Ascension Day to wed the Adriatic was so called
God Name: Bucolion Greek A son of Laomedon and the nymph Calybe, who had several sons by Abarbarea
God Name: Buddha India He was deified after his death
God Name: Buddhaalocana Buddhist Goddess and female Buddha Buddhist/Shingon
God Name: Buddhabodhiprabhavasita Buddhist "Born to be Englightened". Minor goddess Buddhist
God Name: Buddhakapala Buddhist/ Mahayana A god
God Name: Budha Hindu/ Vedic/ Epic/ Puranic/ Buddhist An astral god
God Name: Budhi Pallien India A fearsome goddess of forests and jungles, who roams northern India in the form of a tiger. India
God Name: Budhi Pallien Indian Assamese Forest Goddess, appears as a tiger prowling through the jungle. Indian
God Name: Buer Unk A demon of the second order and has the form of a star, though sometimes depicted with the head of a lion and the feet of a goat. He appears when the Sun is in Sagittarius. Unk
God Name: Bug or Bugbear Welsh Any imaginary thing that frightens a person. Welsh
God Name: Buga Siberia/Tungus The supreme god and represents the entire universe. Siberia/Tungus
God Name: Bugaboo Italian A monster, or goblin, introduced into the tales of the old Italian romancers.
God Name: Bugady Musun Siberian Revered by many Siberian peoples. Bugady Musun was the patron of wildlife and the guardian of animals.
God Name: Bugarik Assam / Garos A lovely river siren with the body and arms of a woman, but no legs. Her head floats on the current and she will kill anyone she catches.
God Name: Bugarit British The spirit found on building sites and invoked as the cause of minor accidents. British
God Name: Bugid Y Alba Haiti God of war Haiti/Puerto Rico
God Name: Buk Neur/ Sudan The goddess of rivers & streams
God Name: Buk Neur Sudan Goddess of rivers and streams Sudan
God Name: Buku Africa God/goddess of the sky Africa(west)
God Name: Bulaing Karadjeri Australia Goddess Australia
God Name: Bulan Indonesia Goddess of the moon Indonesia/Malaysia
God Name: Bulane Mozambique God of water Mozambique
God Name: Bulderbasse Danish A Poltergeist. Danish
God Name: Bulis Greek Bulis metamorphosed into a drake; and his son, Egypios, into a vulture. Greek
God Name: Bulla Roman An amulet worn, by Roman children, intended to ward off ghostly anger.
God Name: Bullkater German A field-spirit resembling a tom-cat. German
God Name: Buluc Chabtan Mayan Sometimes referred to as "God F," he was a war god who received human sacrifices. Mayan
God Name: Buluga Andaman Islands A god
God Name: Bumann German A bogeyman of an undefined nature. German
God Name: Bumba Bantu/ Africa A god of fire
God Name: Bumba Bantu Africa God of fire. Africa