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NameOriginDescription
Archangel name "A'albiel" Christian An angel that helps the archangel Michael in his heavenly chores. 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
Angel name "Abariel" Christian A hippy angel into ceremonial magic who appears on the second pentacle of the moon. Christian
Angel name "Abdizuel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon. There are twenty-eight angels, who rule in the twenty-eight mansions of the moon
Angel name "Abel" Christian angel assistant to St. Peter. He checks souls as they arrive in heaven. Christian
Demon name "Abigor" Christian A warrior demon who commands sixty legions and a Grand Duke of Hell. Can fortell future and give military advice.
God name "Abraham aka Avraham" Arabic Ashkenazi, Avrohom, Avruhom, regarded as the founding patriarch of the Israelites and of the Arabic people in Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition. In that tradition, Abraham is brought by God from his home in the ancient city of Ur into a new land, Canaan, where he enters into a covenant: in exchange for sole recognition of Yahweh as supreme universal authority.
Angel name "Abrinael" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Angel name "Achaiah" Christian The angel into serenity, patience, tranquility and the secrets of nature. Christian
"Adamas" Gnostic Christian / Nassene Primordial creator being. Recognized locally in Phrygia [northwestern Turkey] as an androgynous force in the cosmos....
Planet name "Adamida" Christian A planet on which reside the unborn spirits of saints, martyrs, and believers. U'riel, the angel of the Sun, was ordered at the crucifixion to interpose this planet between the Sun and the earth, so as to produce a total eclipse. Early Christian
Angel name "Adnachiel" Christian The angel of the Sun sign Sagittarius. Ask him nicely and he'll grant you independence, honesty and chat-up lines. Christian
Spirit name "Adona" Christian A seraph, the tutelar spirit of James, the "first martyr of the twelve." Christian
"Adoram" Christian A seraph, who had charge of James the son of Alpheus. Christian
Angel name "Adriel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Angel name "Af Bri" Christian An angel who makes it Rain. Christian
Angel name "Afriel" Christian angel who safeguards children, though not that well. Christian
Angel name "Aftiel" Christian The angel of twilight. Christian
Angel name "Agares" Christian One of the fallen angels, of the order of the virtues who governs thirty-one legions, appears riding a crocodile and carrying a sparrowhawk.
Angel name "Agiel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
God name "Agu'gux" Aleut / Aleutian Islands Creator god. The name given to the Christian god under Russian Orthodox influence....
Angel name "Aha" Christian An angel of the fire used in magical operations. Christian
Angel name "Ahadiel" Christian An angelic hitman. Christian
Planet name "Aholibamah" Christian A granddaughter of Cain, loved by the seraph Samiasa. She is a proud, ambitious, queen-like beauty, a female type of Cain. When the flood came, her angel-lover carried her under his wings to some other planet.
Demon name "Aim" Christian Aka Haborym, Aym, is a fire demon and a duke of hell, who commands 26 legions. He appears holding a torch and riding a viper and he has 3 heads: a serpent, a man, and a cat.
Angel name "Akatriel" Christian The angel who sits close to God and speaks for Him. Christian
Angel name "Alimon" Christian angel of body armour who protects from gunshot wounds and pointed sticks. He's helped by Reivtip and Tafthi. Christian
Angel name "Amatiel" Christian The angel of spring. Christian
Angel name "Ambriel" Christian The angel of ungarbled messages. Christian
Angel name "Amnediel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Angel name "Amnixiel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Angel name "Amutiel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Archangel name "Anael" Christian The prince of the Archangels and one of the seven angels of creation. He is in charge of Fridays, Venus, the moon and human sexuality. Christian
"Anfial" Christian One of the game wardens of the celestial safari park. Christian
"Angel of Darkness" Christian Often said to be Satan or the fallen Lucifer. Christian
"Angels" Christian / Jewish / Islam Messengers between the heaven and earth, with nine orders at present. Christian / Jewish / Islam
Angel name "Angels Of Prayer" Christian Seven angels who convey the prayers of the saints to God. Akatriel, Gabriel, Metatron, Raphael, Sandalphon, Sizouse and Michael. Christian
Angel name "Anixiel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
God name "Anti-Christ / AntiChrist" Christian Anti-Christ or the Man of Sin, expected by some to precede the second coming of Christ. St. John so calls every one who denies the incarnation of the eternal Son of God. Christian
God name "Arab" Pre - Christian Georgian Local god of Agriculture. Probably derived from the Armenian god ARAY....
God name "Aray" Pre - Christian Armenian war god. Probably derived locally from the Greek ARES. Some traditions suggests that he was also a dying-andrising god....
Spirit name "Archer" Gnostic / Christian A governing spirit of Aquarius. Gnostic / Christian
God name "Archons" Christian / Gnostic Primordial creator gods. They include Uriel, Michael, Raphael, Gabriel, Shauil and Cassiel. Christian / Gnostic
Angel name "Ardefiel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Supreme god name "Armaz" George The supreme god & a warrior deity pre Christian style
Supreme god name "Armaz" Pre - Christian Georgian Supreme god. Depicted as a warrior deity clad in golden armor, wearing jewels and wielding a sword....
"Astapaios" Gnostic Christian The Prime parent ruling the seven heavens of chaos in gnostic mythology
Deity name "Astaphaios" Gnostic Christian Primordial deity. One of the androgynous principles born to YALDABAOTH, the prime parent, ruling the seven heavens of chaos in gnostic mythology....
Goddess name "Astlik" Pre - Christian Armenian Astral goddess. Derived from the Mesopotamian model of ISTAR. Survived in Christian times as the mother of fairies....
Angel name "Ataphiel" Christian An angel who supports heaven with three fingers. Christian
Angel name "Atel" Christian An angel of the air ruling who only works on Sundays. Christian
Goddess name "Atete" Christian Goddess of fertility in Ethiopia and was assimilated into the Christian as the Virgin Mary, Atete was invoked by Pagans during ancient fertility rituals known as the Astar yo Mariam.
Goddess name "Atete" Kafa / Ethiopia, northeastern Africa Fertility goddess. She was assimilated into the Christian cult of the Virgin Mary, but is probably the subject of an ancient fertility rite performed by women who collect various sacred plants and throw them into the river. The festival is known as Astar yo Mariam (Epiphany of Mary)....
Angel name "Atheniel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Angel name "Atliel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Angel name "Attarib" Christian One of the four angels of Winter. Christian
Angel name "Atuesuel" Christian A super hero angel who fights the monsters of hell. Christian
Archangel name "Auriel" Christian The archangel of alchemy and vision, the tallest of the archangels with eyes that can see across eternity and the ability to let you into the fairy kingdoms. Christian
God name "Auseklis (morning star)" Pre - Christian Latvian Minor astral god. An attendant of the Sun god, linked with fertility and involved in the activity of the heavenly bath house....
Angel name "Azariel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Angel name "Azer" Christian angel who starts fires. Christian
Angel name "Azeruel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
God name "Azrael" Christian Also known as the Great Attractor and the death of Universes, is apparently not a worshipped god on the Discworld, but he exists nonetheless, and is an entity of enormously unthinkable scope and size.
God name "BELENUS" Celtic, European, Irish Pastoral deity concerned with light, solar worship and healing. Considered to be one of the oldest of the Celtic gods thus far recognized. Celebrated long into the Christian era in the festival of Beltine or Cetsbamain, set on May 1, the start of the “warm season.” The rites involved lighting huge bonfires and driving cattle between them as a protection against disease. It marked the season when cattle were liberated after Winter to graze the open pastures....
Goddess name "BRIGIT (exalted one)" Celtic / Continental / European / Irish Fertility goddess. A major Celtic pastoral deity, described as a “wise woman, the daughter of the DAGDA,” Brigit became “Christianized” as St. Brigit of Kildare, who lived from AD 450-523 and founded the first female Christian community in Ireland. She was originally celebrated on February 1 in the festival of Imbolc....
"Balaam's Ass" Christian An ass which is said to have spoken Hebrew to Balaam. Christian
"Balberith" Christian Ex-prince of the Order of Cherubim, now in Hell, Grand Pontiff and Master of Ceremonies, usually the one to countersign or notarize the signatures on any pact entered into between mortals and the devil, and so referred to a 'Scriptor of Hell.' Christian
Goddess name "Ban Chuideachaidh Moire" Ireland Old Goddess who appears in modern Irish legends as the midwife who assisted the Christian Virgin Mary with her birth, and was also a title applied to St. Bridget. A once forgotten goddess of childbirth. Ireland
Angel name "Barbeliots" Greek A sect of Gnostics. Their first immortal son they called Barbeloth, omniscient, eternal, and incorruptible. He engendered light by the instrumentality of Christ, author of Wisdom. From Wisdom sprang Autogenes, and from Autogenes, Adam (male and female), and from Adam, matter. The first angel created was the Holy ghost, from whom sprang the first prince, named Protarchontes, who married Arrogance, whose offspring was Sin. Burnt by the Christians
Angel name "Barbiel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
God name "Barigputys" Pre - Christian Lithuanian Sea god. Known as the...
God name "Barsamin" Pre Christian Armenian weather or sky god. Probably derived from the Semitic god BAAL S AMIN....
Angel name "Batqol" Christian A female angel whose name means "heavenly voice." and her voice was heard by Cain asking "Where is thy brother, Abel?" after Cain murdered his brother.
Angel name "Bethnael" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Goddess name "Boldogasszony" Pre - Christian Hungarian Tutelary goddess. The guardian deity of women and children, she became syncretized with the Virgin Mary after Christianization....
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 "Chamer" Mayan / Chorti, Mesoamerican / eastern Guatemala God of death. Appears as a skeleton dressed in white. His consort is Xtabai. Attributes include a scythe with a bone blade, probably copied from the traditions of Christian immigrants....
God name "Chors" Pre - Christian Slav / Balkans Sun god. Identified from the Nestor Chronicle. Attributes include horns and a canine head....
"Christmas Decorations" Christian The great feast of Saturn was held in December, when the people decorated the temples with such green things as they could find. The Christian custom is the same but transferred Jesus. The holly or holy-tree is called Christ's-thorn in Germany and Scandinavia, from its use in church decorations and its putting forth its berries about Christmas time. The early Christians gave an emblematic turn to the custom, referring to the "righteous branch," and justifying the custom from Isaiah lx. 13- "The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee; the fir-tree, the pine-tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary."
God name "Chul Tatic Chites Vaaneg (holy father, creator of man)" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. Thought to be the Mayan name of the Christian god....
God name "Chul Tatic Chites Vaneg" Maya A creator god thought by some to be the name of the Christian God
God name "Dabog" Balkans / S Russia Before Christians he was a Sun god, alas, now he's reduced to a diabolic personality
God name "Dabog" Slav / Balkans / southern Russia Sun god. References found in inscriptions from Kiev. After Christianization he was reduced to a diabolic personality....
God name "Daramulum" Australian aboriginal Creator god. Otherwise known as Gayandi he is the son of BAIAME and BIRRAHGNOOLOO and is worshiped principally by the Wiradyuri and Kamilaroi groups of aborigines in the southeast of Australia, who regard him as an intermediary between his father, the supreme being, and the human race. To an extent this role may have developed through Christian missionary influence....
"Darkness Angel of" Christian Often said to be Satan or the fallen Lucifer. Christian
Supreme god name "Deive" Latvia The supreme god. The same word refers to the Christian deity in modern Latvian. In ancient Latvian mythology, Dievs was not just the father of the gods, he was the essence of them all. Latvia
"Demiurge" Platonists The mysterious agent which made the world and all that it contains. The Logos or Word spoken of by St. John, in the first chapter of his gospel, is the Demiurgus of Platonising Christians. In the Gnostic systems, Jehovah (as an eon or emanation of the Supreme Being) is the Demiurge. Platonists
Demon name "Demogorgon" Christian Often ascribed to Greek mythology, is actually an invention of Christian scholars, imagined as the name of a pagan god or demon, associated with the underworld and envisaged as a powerful primordial being, whose very name had been taboo.
Spirit name "Devil" Christian The supreme spirit of evil, the tempter and spiritual enemy of mankind, the foe of God and holiness. Jewish and Christian
"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.
God name "Dievs" Pre - Christian Latvian sky god. He is depicted in the guise of a gentleman farmer wearing cap and sword and mounted on a horse, or driving a cart. Tradition has it that he first set free the Sun....
Angel name "Dirachiel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
"Divine Pagan" Christian Hypatia, who presided over the Neoplatonic School at Alexandria. She was torn to pieces (CE. 415) by a Christian mob with the concurrence of the Archbishop Cyril.
God name "Docetes" Christian An early Christian sect, which maintained that Jesus Christ was only God, and that His visible form was merely a phantom; that the crucifixion and resurrection were illusions. Most of the followers were burnt by the Catholic Church.
Angel name "Dominations" Christian One of the nine accepted orders or choirs of angels. The ruling princes of the order are said to be Hashmal, Zadkiel, Muriel, and Zacharael.
Ghost name "Dove" Christian In Christian art, symbolises the Holy ghost. In church windows the seven rays proceeding from the dove signify the seven gifts of the Holy ghost. It also symbolises the human soul, and as such is represented coming out of the mouth of saints at death.
Angel name "Dragon" Christian dragon in Christian art symbolises Satan or sin. In the pictures of St. Michael and St. Margaret it typifies their conquest over sin. Similarly, when represented at the feet of Christ and the Virgin Mary. The conquest of St. George and St. Silvester over a dragon means their triumph over paganism. In the pictures of St. Martha it means the inundation of the Rhone, spreading pestilence and death; similarly, St. Romanus delivered Rouen from the inundation of the Seine, and Apollo's conquest of the python means the same thing. St. John the Evangelist is sometimes represented holding a chalice, from which a winged dragon is issuing.
"Ee-A-o/ Yao" Gnostic Christian A primordial being
"Eee-A-O (Yao)" Gnostic Christian Primordial being. The first of the androgynous principles born to YALDABAOTH, the prime parent, ruling the seven heavens of chaos in gnostic mythology....
Angel name "Egibiel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
God name "Eiael" Christian A minor god of the occult sciences and longevity. Christian
Angel name "Eloa" Christian A female angel that was born from the tears that Jesus wept. Christian
"Eloai" Gnostic Christian Primordial being. The second of the androgynous principles born to YALDABAOTH, the prime parent, ruling the seven heavens of chaos in Gnostic mythology....
Demon name "En" Iltyrain A god who was demoted a demon by the Christians
Angel name "Enediel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Angel name "Ergediel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
"Eternal Jew / Wandering Jew." Christian The Jew who hurried on Jesus Christ when he was led to crucifixion. As a punishment, he is compelled to wander about the world, homeless and restless, till the Day of Judgment. Christian
Angel name "Ezgadi" Christian A minor angel in charge of successful journeys. Christian
Demon name "Flauros" Christian A Great Duke of Hell who gives true answers of all things past, present and future, but he must be first commanded to enter a magic triangle for if not he will lie, deceive the conjurer, and beguile him in other business. Christian demonology
Demon name "Focalor" Christian A Great Duke of Hell who kills men, drowns them, and overthrows warships and has power over wind and sea and hoped to return to heaven after one thousand years, but he was deceived in his hope. Focalor is depicted as a man with the wings of a griffin. Christian demonology
Demon name "Foras aka Forcas" Christian Forrasis, a powerful Great President of Hell who teaches logic and ethics, the virtues of all herbs and precious stones, can make a man witty, eloquent, invisible, live long and discover treasures and recover lost things. Christian demonology
Demon name "Forneus" Christian A Great Marquis of Hell, and has twenty-nine legions of demons under his rule. He teaches Rhetoric and languages, gives men a good name, and makes them be loved by their friends and foes. He is depicted as a sea-monster. Christian demonology
Demon name "Furcas" Christian A Knight of Hell, and rules twenty legions of demons. He teaches Philosophy, Astronomy, Rhetoric, Logic, Chiromancy and Pyromancy. He is depicted as a cruel old man with a long beard and hairy head, riding a pale horse. Christian demonology
Angel name "Furfur" Christian A powerful Great Earl of Hell, being the ruler of twenty-six legions of demons. He is a liar unless compelled to enter a magic triangle; then he gives true answers to every questions speaking with a rough voice. Furfur causes love between a man and a woman, creates storms and tempests, thunders, lightning and blasts, and teaches on secret and Divine things. He is depicted as a hart or winged hart, and also as an angel. Christian demonology
Demon name "Gaap" Christian The demon of Vanity. Christian demonology
Goddess name "Gabija" Pre - Christian Lithuanian Fire goddess. She was invoked by tossing salt on to a sacred flame....
Goddess name "Gabjauja" Pre - Christian Lithuanian corn goddess. She was degraded to an evil demonic presence after Christianization....
Angel name "Gabriel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Angel name "Gabriel" Hebrew / Christian The angel of death to the favoured people of God, the prince of fire and thunder, and the only angel that can speak Syriac and Chaldee. The Mahometans call him the chief of the four favoured angels, and the spirit of truth. In medi?val romance he is the second of the seven spirits that stand before the throne of God, and, as God's messenger, carries to heaven the prayers of men. Hebrew / Christian
God name "Gabrus" Hebrew / Christian A minor goatish Gaulish god
King name "Gad" Christian A seer in the Christian bible. He was one of the personal prophets of king David.
Angel name "Gadiel" Hebrew / Christian A "most holy angel"; who lives in the 5th heaven and guards the gates of the South wind. The Greater Key of Solomon
Angel name "Gadreel" Hebrew / Christian According to Enochian lore it was Gadreel, a fallen angel, and not one of Satan's Subtle serpents, who led Eve astray. He also, along with Azazel, introduced weaponry to mankind.
Angel name "Gadriel" Hebrew / Christian An angel of the 5th heaven in charge of wars. He also accompanies prayers to the 6th heaven.
Angel name "Galearii" Christian The lowest ranking angels who clean the celestial toilets and make the tea. Christian demonology
Angel name "Geliel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Angel name "Geniel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Goddess name "Giliiie" Pre - Christian Lithuanian Goddess of death. She is said to enter the house of a dying person, dressed in a white gown, and suffocate them....
Demon name "Glasya-Labolas" Christian A mighty President of Hell who commands thirty-six legions of demons. He teaches all arts and sciences just in an instant. He is the author and captain of manslaughter and bloodshed, tells all things past and to come, gains the minds and love of friends and foes causing love among them if desired, incites homicides and can make a man invisible. Christian demonology
Angel name "Gmial" Christian An angelic traffic warden of the seven celestial halls. Christian demonology
Ghost name "God" Christian The deity held by Christians to be the supreme reality and the sole creator of life, the universe and everything. A triple deity made up of four parts: God the Father, God the Son, God the Son in human form and the Holy ghost.
God name "God/ Deus/ Gott" Christian / Anglo-Saxon / Germanic / Roman Claimed to be the creator god around 325 C.E., still in vouge by the Christian sect
Demon name "Golab" Christian A spirit of wrath and sedition and an adversary of the seraphim. Christian demonology
Demon name "Gonael" Christian One of the numerous guards of the gates of the North wind. Christian demonology
Demon name "Gusion" Christian A strong Great Duke of Hell, and rules over forty legions of demons. He tells all past, present and future things, shows the meaning of all questions that are asked to him, reconciles friends, and gives honour and dignity. He is depicted as a baboon. Christian demonology
Goddess name "Hel" Scandinavia Goddess of death and the underworld. The Christian concept of "Hell" came from this goddess, however, her realm of the dead for those who were wicked was cold and dark, not fiery. Scandinavia
God name "Hermensul or Ermensul" Christian A Saxon deity, worshipped in Westphalia. Charlemagne broke the idol, and converted its temple into a Christian church. Probably it was a war-god.
God name "Hiisi" Pre - Christian Karelian / Finland Tree god. Said to reside in pine Forests. After Christianization he was degraded to a troll....
God name "Hittavainen" Pre - Christian Karelian / Finnish Hunting god. Guardian deity of hare-hunters....
God name "Hunab Ku" Mayan / Yucatec, Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The greatest deity in the pantheon, no image is created of Hunab Ku since he is considered to be without form. His son is the iguana god, ITZAM NA, and he may have become the Mayan counterpart of the Christian god....
"Iblis" Islamic The Islamic version of the Jewish / Christian devil
Angel name "Ikal Ahau" Maya A chthonic death god, that strangely enough, is considered to inhabit Christian church towers in Mexico
God name "Ikal Ahau" Mayan / Tzotzil, Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic god of death. Perceived as a diminutive figure who lives in a cave by day but wanders at night attacking people and eating raw human flesh. He is also considered to inhabit Christian church towers in Mexico and is probably personified by vampire bats....
God name "Immarinen" Pre - Christian Finnish sky god. A weather god who places the stars in the sky. Also a guardian deity of travelers and a smith-god who educated man in the use of iron and forging....
Goddess name "Inlti (sun)" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Sun god. His consort is the moon goddess MAMA-KILYA. Inti was depicted as a trinity in the sanctuaries in Cuzco, possibly in deference to the Christian Trinity. The Temple of the Sun is reported to have housed images, in gold, of all the sky gods in the Inca pantheon on more or less equal terms, since the Sun is regarded as one of many great celestial powers. Inti may also have been depicted as a face on a gold disc. The socalled “fields of the Sun” supported the Inca priesthood. The three Sun deities are Apo-Inti (lord Sun), Cori-Inti (son Sun) and Inti-Wawqi (sun brother). The Sun god(s) is perceived as the progenitor of the Inca rulers at Cuzco through two children—a son Manco Capac and his sister / consort Mama Ocllo Huaco. The Quechua Indians of the central Andes call the same deity Inti Huayna Capac and perceive him as part of a trinity with the Christian god and Christ....
God name "Inmar" Votyak / Finno - Ugric sky god(dess). The name became incorporated into Christian tradition and interpreted as “the mother of God.”...
Goddess name "Inmar Votyak" Finnish / Ugric A sky goddess that was taken over by the Christians and called of the Mother of God
Angel name "Irmiongot" Germanic This possibly Irmin, found in The Hildebrandslied, strangely the poem shows Christian influence
God name "Isten" Pre - Christian Hungarian Creator god. According to tradition, his sacred animal, the eagle, guided the Hungarian people to their homeland. Other attributes include arrow, horse phallus and tree....
God name "Jagaubis" Pre - Christian Lithuanian Fire god. Largely eclipsed by GABIJA....
Angel name "Jazeriel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
"Jehennam" India The Gehenna or Inferno of the Arabs. It consists of seven stages, one below the other. The first is allotted to atheists; the second to Manicheans; the third to the Brahmins of India; the fourth to the Jews; the fifth to Christians; the sixth to the Magians or Ghebers of Persia; and the seventh to hypocrites. The Koran
God name "Jehovah" Israel Creator god of Israel. A mix of of letters from Jhwh / Yhwh and Adonai - created so that people wouldn't utter the actual name. When Christians, unaware of the Jewish tradition, started to read the Hebrew Bible, they read it with the Masoretic vowels together with the consonants as written, and obtained Iehovah. Today this transcription is generally recognized as mistaken. Many religious groups continue to use the form Jehovah, because it is familiar and because the correct pronunciation is unknown.
God name "Jehovah" Christian Creator god. The name came into usage from circa AD 1200 and is an adulteration which has largely replaced the title YHWH in the English-speaking churches.See also YHWH....
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.
Supreme god name "Jumala" Finland A generic name for a major deity. Originally the name given by the Finns to the sky, the sky-god, and the supreme god. Later taivas and Ukko were used as the names for the sky and the sky-god. The word means god and was later used for the Christian God. The origin of the word is unknown – some possible explanations are derivation from Jomali, the supreme deity of the Permians and origination from the Estonian word jume.
God name "Jumis" Pre - Christian Latvian Fertility god. Symbolized by cereal stalks joined at the heads, or bent over and buried in the ground....
"Kaliyuga" Hindu The last of the four Hindu periods contained in the great Yuga, equal to the Iron Age of classic mythology. It consisted of 432,000 solar-sidereal years, and began 3,102 years before the Christian era. The bull, representing truth and right, has but one foot in this period, because all the world delights in wickedness.
Goddess name "Karta" Pre - Christian Latvian Goddess of destiny. Known only from folk traditions....
God name "Kondos" Finnish A god of cereal crops that was renamed by the Christians to St. urban
God name "Kondos" Pre - Christian Finnish God of cereal crops. Particularly identified with the sowing of wheat. After Christianization, he was absorbed by the figure of St. Urban....
Spirit name "Kwoith" Nuer / Sudan Creator god. The Nuer people have been affected by the expansion of Islam, and probably by Christianity, and recognize a supreme deity, or spiritual being, responsible for all creation. One of his epithets is Tutgar, meaning “strong and without limit.”...
Angel name "Kyriel" Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
Goddess name "Laima" Pre - Christian Latvian Goddess of fate. Particularly concerned with guarding women at childbirth, and with the newborn. Regarded as a household goddess of prosperity and good fortune....
Goddess name "Lamaria" Svan / Caucasus Tutelary goddess. Particularly invoked by women as a hearth goddess and protector of cows. Her name may have been derived under Christian influence....
Goddess name "Lamaria Svan" Caucasus A tutelary goddess, it is suspected that her name as been christianized
Goddess name "Lauka Mate" Pre - Christian Latvian Goddess of Agriculture. Worshiped in the fields at ploughing time....
"Lawrence" Christian Patron saint of curriers, because his skin was broiled on a gridiron. Christian
Deities name "Lei Kung" Taoist / Chinese God of thunder. He heads the deities of the pantheon who are responsible for storm, wind and Rain and is usually accompanied by YU SHIH, the god of Rain. He appears in anthropomorphic form from about the beginning of the Christian era, depicted as a strong, youthful figure holding hammer and chisel. In drama his movements are punctuated by rumblings on strings and drums. Circa AD 1000 he becomes depicted as a bird-like being with a monkey face. The transition was probably influenced by the popularity of the Hindu god GARUDA....
Demon name "Lempo" Finland Originally a fertility spirit, became synonymous with demon in the Christian era.
God name "Lesa" southeastern African Creator god. The name by which the supreme deity is known across a wide area of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Equating to LISA in regions of West Africa. Also regarded as a Rain god. Probably strongly influenced by Islam and, to a lesser extent, by Christianity. Also Leza....
God name "Lianja" Nkundo / Democratic Republic of Congo, central Africa God. He became the subject of an epic known as Nsongo and Lianja and is regarded today less as a god than a heroic figure, probably under the influence of Christianity....
"Lilith or Lilis" Christian The Talmudists say that Adam had a wife before Eve, whose name was Lilis. Refusing to submit to Adam, she left Paradise for a region of the air. She still haunts the night as a spectre, and is especially hostile to new-born infants. Some superstitious Jews still put in the chamber occupied by their wife four coins, with labels on which the names of Adam and Eve are inscribed, with the words, "Avaunt thee, Lilith!" Rabbinical mythology
God name "Lisa" Fon / others / Benin, West Africa Creator god. Probably the equivalent of LESA in parts of East Africa. The supreme deity, whose more or less monotheistic role may have been influenced by the spread of Islam and Christianity....
Spirit name "Loa" Puerto Rico / Haiti spirit beings. The gods of the voodoo cult who were originally imported by slaves from West Africa. An amount of Christian influence is present in their makeup....
"Logos" Christian The principle embodied in the flesh by Jesus the Christ
God name "Logos" Christian Word coming from the mind of their god Christian / Gnostic
"Logos" Christian Principle embodied in the flesh by Jesus the Christ Christian
God name "Logos" Gnosticn Christian The word coming from the mind of their god
Deities name "Logos" Greek Primordial spirit of reason. A concept pro moted by the Stoics, who perceived Logos as the mind of JUPITER, but more generally recognized as the Divine essence from which all deities arise. Philo of Alexandria apportioned human charac teristics to Logos. The Gnostic Christian, Valenti nus, identified Logos as the word coming from the mind of the father. The Christian father Clement of Alexandria claimed it to be the first principle of the universe, while Origen perceived it as the prin ciple embodied in the flesh by Jesus Christ....
Demon name "Lucifer" Babylon Very haughty and overbearing. Lucifer is the name given by Isaiah to Nebuchadnezzar, the proud but ruined king of Babylon: "Take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, ... How art thou fallen, from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning!" (Isa. XIV. 4, 12). The poets feign that Satan, before he was driven out of heaven for his pride, was called Lucifer. Milton, in his Paradise Lost, gives this name to the demon of "Sinful Pride." Christian / Gnostic
God name "Lucy" Christian Patron saint for those afflicted in the eyes. It is said that a nobleman wanted to marry her for the beauty of her eyes; so she tore them out and gave them to him saying, "Now let me live to God." The story says that her eyesight was restored; but the rejected lover accused her of "faith in Christ," and she was martyred by a sword thrust into her neck. Christian
King name "Magi" Christian According to Christian fable, were Melchior, Gaspar, and Balthazar, three kings of the East. The first offered gold, the emblem of royalty, to the infant Jesus; the second, frankincense, in token of divinity; and the third, myrrh, in prophetic allusion to the persecution unto death which awaited the "Man of Sorrows."
God name "Majas Gars" Pre - Christian Latvian household god. Invoked until very recent times in country districts as a deity who would bring prosperity to the family home....
Goddess name "Mama Qoca (mother sea)" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc Goddess of the ocean. Originally a pre-Inca goddess of coastal regions who retained her influence under Inca rule. Invoked by all Indians who gain their livelihood from the sea. Today probably syncretized largely with the Christian Virgin Mary. Also Mama Cocha....
God name "Manda d-Hiia Mandaean" Christian / early this god is concerned with teaching of life, redemption & a savior / redeemer
"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
Goddess name "Medeine (of the trees)" Pre - Christian Latvian Woodland goddess. Known from medieval manuscripts....
God name "Meher" Pre - Christian Armenian Sun god. Closely linked with the Persian model of MITHRA, he is the son of Aramazd who appears in the form of fire. In contrast to this imagery, his home is said to be in a cave and he takes the animal guise of a raven....
Goddess name "Meiess" Pre - Christian Latvian moon god. Consort of the Sun goddess SAULE. He is a guardian deity of travelers and military expeditions....
Goddess name "Meiulis" Pre - Christian Lithuanian moon god. Consort of the Sun goddess....
"Mephistopheles" Christian Mephistophilis, Mephostophilus. A sneering, jeering, leering tempter. The character is that of a devil in Goethe's Faust. He is next in rank to Satan. Christian
"Mephistopheles/ Mephisto" Christian The devil as found in the literature for magic & necromancy from the middle ages
Angel name "Michael" Hebrew / Christian Prince of the celestial armies, commanded by God to drive the rebel angels out of heaven. Gabriel was next to him in command. Hebrew / Christian
God name "Milcom" Hebrew / Christian Milcom god of the Ammonites whose cult Solomon introduced in Jerusalem. In the Book of Judges the name is replaced by Chemosh. Milcom may be identifiable with Molech.
God name "Mirsa" Pre - Christian Caucasus region God of light. Probably derived from the Persian god MITHRA. Also the deity responsible for fire....
God name "Mithra" Persia A god of war & light that had all the trappings of Christianity from 400BCE-200CE
God name "Modimo" Tswana / Botswana, South Africa Universal god. A monotheistic deity possibly, though not with certainty, influenced by Christianity. Not specifically a creator god, since the universe and MODIMO have “always been.” Perceived as the river of existence which flows endlessly through space and time. He rules the light and dark opposites in the universe, as well as the proper order of life on earth....
Goddess name "Modron (another)" Celtic / Welsh Mother goddess. The mother of MABON, whom she subsequently loses. Her cult is closely linked with that of Mabon and she may originally have been one of the aspects of the goddess(es) MORRIGAN. In Christian times some authors believe that she became St. Madrun....
Goddess name "Mokos" Pre - Christian Slavonic European Goddess of fertility. Identified in the Nestor Chronicle as a goddess of midwifery. Her cult was taken over by that of the Virgin Mary....