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List of Gods : "Celtic"   (75 records)

NameOrigin Description
Goddess name
"Alaisiagae the"
Celtic / British / Roman They are minor goddess
Goddess name
"Andarta"
Celtic / Gallic A fertility goddess most likely

"Aengus"
Celtic / Irish worshipped from about 500 BC / 400 AD
God name
"Aericura"
Celtic / Roman An underworld god known only from inscription
Goddess name
"Sirona"
Celtic / Roman A local goddess of healing from the Moselle basin of Germany
King name
"Lud"
Celtic / British London; so called from Lud, a mythical king of Britain. Ludgate is, by a similar tradition, said to be the gate where Lud was buried. Celtic / British
God name
"Ludd"
Celtic / British God of the ocean, war and light. Celtic / British

"Alisanos"
Celtic / France A personification of "alder-tree Forestation. Celtic / France
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Goddess name
"Divonia"
Celtic / Gaelic Goddess of fertility associated with water. Celtic / Gaelic
God name
"Aed"
Celtic / Ireland underworld god. Son of Lir and Aobh. Celtic / Ireland
Goddess name
"Sirona"
European / Celtic A sky Goddess and a deity of the Sun. European / Celtic
Goddess name
"Noctiluca"
Gaul A goddess of Magic from Celtic Gaul
Goddess name
"AEGIR (water)"
Icelandic / Nordic God of the ocean. A lesser known AESIR god of Asgard concerned with the moods of the sea and their implications for mariners. The river Eider was known to the Vikings as “Aegir's Door.” Aegir is also depicted in some poetry as the “ale brewer,” perhaps an allusion to the caldrons of mead which were thought to come from under the sea (see also the Celtic deities DAGDA and GOBNIU). There are references in literature to Saxons sacrificing captives, probably to Aegir, before setting sail for home. Linked in uncertain manner to the goddess RAN he was believed to have sired nine children, the waves of the sea, who were possibly giantesses....
Goddess 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
Goddess name
"Flidais (Watch-Out-Dear)"
Ireland A huntress and archer fond of the chase. A Celtic Artemis except, whereas Artemis was a virgin goddess, Flidais was very fond of jolly bonking. Ireland
Goddess name
"Cliodna"
Ireland / Scotland Sea and Otherworld Goddess who usually took the form of a sea bird and therefore symbolized the Celtic afterlife. Ireland / Scotland
Goddess name
"Dana"
Ireland / Welsh Goddess, ancestor of mortal celtic people. Ireland / Welsh
Deities name
"Silvanus"
Roman Minor god of woodlands and Forests. Worship of Silvanus seems largely to have been limited to northern Italy. He became incorporated into the Celtic pantheon where his symbolism includes a bill-hook, pots and hammers. His sacred animal is the stag. The name was extended to embrace groups of woodland deities, the Silvani or Silvanae....
God name
"Aericura"
Roman / Celtic Chthonic underworld god. Known only from inscriptions....
God name
"Mullo"
Roman / Celtic Mule god. Known from inscriptions and apparently associated with the god MARS....
Goddess name
"Neharennia"
Roman / Celtic Goddess of seafarers. Worshiped extensively between the second and thirteenth centuries AD, particularly in the Netherlands with sanctuaries at Domberg at the mouth of the Rhine and Colijnsplaat on the Scheldt. Probably began as a tribal deity of the Morini tribe. She is generally depicted with the attributes of fertility—a basket of fruit or cornucopia. She may also often have a small lapdog. Alternatively, she stands with one foot on the prow of a boat and grasps an oar or the rope....
Goddess name
"Nemetona"
Roman / Celtic Goddess of sacred groves. Consort to the Roman deity MARS. Evidenced at places such as Bath (England) and Mainz (Germany); but also in place names which include the etymological base nemeton (a shrine)....
Goddess name
"Ritona"
Roman / Celtic Goddess of river fords. Known from inscriptions and associated with the Treveri tribe....
Goddess name
"Sulis"
Roman / Celtic Chthonic underworld goddess. Also a deity concerned with knowledge and prophecy. The tutelary goddess of the thermal waters at Bath, England, she is closely linked with the Roman goddess MINERVA....
God name
"Vosegus"
Roman / Celtic mountain god. A local deity from the Vosges known only from inscriptions....
God name
"Abandinus"
Roman / Celtic / British God of unknown affinities. The name appears in an inscription at Godmanchester, Cambridge, England....
Goddess name
"Alaisiagae"
Roman / Celtic / British Minor goddesses. They are identified at houseteads (Northumberland) in a shrine to Mars Thincsus....
Goddess name
"Andrasta"
Roman / Celtic / British Goddess of war. The patron goddess of the Iceni tribe. The warrior queen Boudicca is reported to have prayed to her before battle and she was the recipient of human sacrifice. Andrasta does not appear in Celtic Gaul, though a deity called Andraste is mentioned by the...
God name
"Anextiomarus"
Roman / Celtic / British Local tribal deity. God of uncertain affinities but linked with APOLLO....
Goddess name
"Arnemetia"
Roman / Celtic / British water goddess. A deity known only from inscriptions....
Goddess name
"Brigantia"
Roman / Celtic / British Tutelary goddess. The goddess of the Brigantes in the West Riding of Yorkshire. She became identified with CAELESTIS. At Corbridge, Northumberland, there is an altar inscribed to various deities, including Caelestis Brigantia. In a carved stone relief at Birrens, on the Antonine Wall in Scotland, she is depicted with the attributes of MINERVA. She may also bear links with the goddess BRIGIT. She is frequently associated with water and herding....
Goddess name
"Britannia"
Roman / Celtic / British Tutelary goddess. The genia loci of Britain who first appears on the coinage of Antoninus Pius in the second century AD. She became the symbol of the British Empire after being partly syncretized with the Roman war goddess MINERVA....
God name
"Contrebis"
Roman / Celtic / British Local god. Identified from an inscription at Lancaster in conjunction with another deity, IALONUS....
Goddess name
"COVENTINA"
Roman / Celtic / British Tutelary and water goddess of uncertain affinities. Little is known of Coventina other than that she was a purely local British goddess of some importance. She is best observed from the period of the Roman occupation, at which time she shows a classical influence but is clearly Celtic in origin....
God name
"Ocelus"
Roman / Celtic / British God of healing. He becomes largely syncretized with the Roman god MARS, thus there is an inscription to Mars Ocelus at Carlisle....
Goddess name
"Rosmerta (great provider)"
Roman / Celtic / British / Gallic Fertility goddess. Consort to the god Mercury. Probably locally worshiped and often depicted carrying a basket of fruit, purse or cornucopia. She and Mercury frequently appear together. In addition to her purse, she may bear a twin-headed ax or, alternatively, she may carry Mercury's caduceus (snake-entwined wand).See also MERCURIUS....
God name
"Grannus"
Roman / Celtic / Continental / Europe God of healing. The name appears across a wide area generally associated with medicinal springs and hot mineral waters, including sites at Aix-laChapelle, Grand (Vosges), Trier, Brittany, and as far distant as the Danube basin. Grannus became syncretized with the Roman god APOLLO as Apollo Grannus, and baths were sometimes called Aquae Granni....
Goddess name
"Abnoba"
Roman / Celtic / European Forest and river goddess. Known locally from the Black Forest region of Germany. The name “Avon,” associated with many rivers, derives from her name....
God name
"Alaunus"
Roman / Celtic / European Local god. Known from areas around Mannheim and Salzburg. The Romans syncretized him with MERCURIUS....
Goddess name
"Ancamna"
Roman / Celtic / European water goddess. Known only from inscriptions at Trier....
Goddess name
"Arduinna"
Roman / Celtic / European Goddess of Forests and hunting. Known only from inscriptions and figurines in the Ardennes region. Depicted riding on the back of a wild boar and presumed to be a guardian deity of boars. Identified by the Romans with the goddess DIANA....
Goddess name
"Artio of Muri"
Roman / Celtic / European Fertility goddess and guardian spirit of bears. Known only from inscriptions and sculptures in the Berne region of Switzerland, she is linked with bears. A bronze depicts her offering fruit to a bear. She seems also to be a goddess of prosperity and harvest. She became syncretized with the...
God name
"Moccus"
Roman / Celtic / European Local swine god. Assimilated with Mercury.See also MERCURIUS....
God name
"Poeninus"
Roman / Celtic / European mountain god. Known locally from the alpine regions and generally thought to be assimilated with JUPITER....
God name
"Abellio"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Tree god. Known from inscriptions in the Garonne valley of southwestern France and thought to be associated with apple trees....
God name
"Alisanos"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Local chthonic earth god. Known only from inscription in the region of the Cote d'Or and associated with the land. Also Alisonus, Alisanus....
Goddess name
"Aveta"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Goddess of birth and midwifery. Known mainly from clay figurines found at Toulon-sur-Allier, France. The models show the goddess with infants at the breast and apparently she is concerned especially with nursing mothers. The figure is often accompanied by a small lapdog....
God name
"Borvo"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic God of healing. Identified with several therapeutic springs and mineral baths....
Goddess name
"Icauna"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic River goddess. Guardian deity of the river Yonne [Brittany]....
Deity name
"Mogounos"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Local tribal deity. Assimilated with APOLLO....
God name
"Nemausius"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic God of water. Associated locally with a sacred spring at Nimes in France....
God name
"Rigisamus"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic God of war. Assimilated with MARS....
God name
"Rudiobus"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Probably a horse god. Xnown from an inscription at Neuvy-en-Sullias which includes a depiction of a stallion....
Goddess name
"Sequana"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic River goddess. The tutelary goddess of the Sequanae tribe. A pre-Roman sanctuary northwest of Dijon near the source of the Seine has yielded more than 200 wooden votive statuettes and models of limbs, heads and body organs, attesting to Sequana's importance as a goddess of healing. During the Roman occupation the site of Fontes Sequanae was sacred to her and was again considered to have healing and remedial properties. A bronze statuette of a goddess was found wearing a diadem, with arms spread and standing in a boat. The prow is in the shape of a duck, her sacred animal, with a cake in its mouth. Also found were models of dogs, an animal specifically associated with healing through its affinity with the Greco-Roman physician deity AESCULAPIUS....
Goddess name
"Sirona"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Local goddess of healing. Known from limited inscriptions in which she is usually associated with the god GRANNUS or with the Celtic APOLLO. A sculpture from Hochscheid in the Moselle basin in Germany describes her with a snake round her wrist reaching toward a bowl of three eggs in her left hand. She may also have a small lapdog. Some authors suggest she has sky associations.See also DIVONA and ONUAVA....
Goddess name
"Souoonna"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic River goddess. Guardian of the river Saone and known chiefly from inscriptions at Chalon....
Goddess name
"Suleviae"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Goddesses of passage. Collective name for female deities associated with crossroads....
God name
"Taranis"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Thunder god. Known only from limited inscriptions, but may emulate the Germanic god DONAR and is possibly the same as Taranucos. The Romans equated him with JUPITER and a Jupiter Tanarus inscription at Chester in England may refer to Taranis. His symbol is a spoked wheel and he is presumed to be the object of savage rites. The modern Breton word for thunder is taran. Also Taranos....
God name
"Tarvos Trigaranos"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Bull god. Known chiefly from a four-sided monument erected near Paris by boatmen of the Seine during the reign of the emperor Tiberius. It depicts ESUS, VulcanUS, JUPITER and Tarvos. As Tarvos Trigaranos, he is drawn as a bull with three cranes on its back and can be seen at such places as Dorchester in England. The bull may alternatively bear three horns....
God name
"Teutates"
Roman / Celtic / Gallic Local tribal deity. Known only from limited inscriptions. Teutates may be less the name of a deity than an epithet meaning “great.” According to the Roman writer Lucan, he is one of three Celtic gods encountered by Caesar's army in Gaul and the object of savage rites in which victims were drowned in sacrificial lakes. He may equate with a British god, Totatis. He becomes assimilated variously to Mercury or MARS. Also Teutatis....
God name
"Picullus"
Roman / Celtic / Prussian Chthonic underworld god. He becomes syncretized with the devil in Christian times....
Goddess name
"Hamavehae"
Roman / Celtic / Rhineland Mother goddesses. A trio of matres known from inscriptions....
God name
"Rigisamus"
Roman / Celtic A god of war
God name
"Anextiomarus"
Roman / British A Celtic epithet of the Sun-god Apollo recorded in a Romano-British inscription from South Shields, England. The form is a variant of Anextlomarus 'Great protector', a Divine style or name attested in a fragmentary Gallo-Roman dedication from Le Mans, France. Anextlomarus is also attested as a Gaulish man's father's name at Langres, and a feminine Divine form, Anextlomara, appears in two other Gallo-Roman dedications from Avenches, Switzerland. Roman / British
Goddess name
"Aericura aka Erecura"
Roman / Celtic Herecura, Eracura, was a goddess worshipped in ancient times, often thought to be Celtic in origin, mostly represented with the attributes of Proserpina and associated with the Roman underworld god Dis Pater. Roman / Celtic
Goddess name
"Arduinna"
Roman / Celtic Goddess of the Ardennes Forest. Her cult thus originated in the Ardennes, which derived its name from her. She was assimilated to the Roman Diana. Roman / Celtic

"Poeninus"
Roman / Celtic The divinity of the Pennines, Britain. Roman / Celtic
Goddess name
"Souconna"
Roman / Celtic River goddess who was the guardian of the river Saone. Roman / Celtic
Goddess name
"Sulis"
Roman / Celtic Goddess of healing who presided over sacred, healing springs. Roman / Celtic
Goddess name
"Sulis"
Roman / Celtic She was called Brigantia by the Britons; and later Saint Brighid (after Christianity). She is also a deity concerned with knowledge and prophecy. The tutelary Goddess of the thermal waters at Bath, England, she is closely linked with the Roman Goddess Minerva. Roman / Celtic
God name
"Coventina"
Scotland One of the most potent of the Celtic river gods
Demon name
"Addanc aka adanc"
Welsh Addane, afanc, avanc, abhac, abac, a lake monster that also appears in Celtic and British folklore. It is described alternately as resembling a crocodile, beaver or dwarf, and is sometimes said to be a demon. The lake in which it dwells also varies; it is variously said to live in Llyn Llion, Llyn Barfog, near Brynberian Bridge or in Llyn yr Afanc, a lake in Betws-y-Coed that was named after the creature. Welsh
Goddess name
"Modron"
Welsh Divine Mother, one of the most powerful of the Celtic mother goddesses. She may have been the prototype of Morgan le Fay from Arthurian legend. Welsh
Goddess name
"Dana/ Donu/ Don/ Ana"
Welsh / Irish The mortal Celtic race are her descendants, she is a goddess
Goddess name
"Aerten"
Welsh / Cornish Goddess of fate who presided over the battles of several Celtic clans. She is often equated to the Three Fates of Greco-Roman mythology. Welsh / cornish