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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Christian"   (95 records)

NameOriginDescription

"Morgante"
France A ferocious giant, converted by Orlando to Christianity. After performing the most wonderful feats, he died at last from the bite of a crab. France
Angel name
"Mormon"
Hebrew / Christian The last of a pretended line of Hebrew prophets, and the pretended author of The Book of Mormon, or Golden Bible, written on golden plates. This work was in reality written by the Rev. Solomon Spalding, but was claimed by Joseph Smith as a direct revelation to him by the angel Mornion.
God name
"Mungu"
Swahili / East Africa Creator god. The name applied to the notion of a single god in the heavens, influenced by the spread of Christianity. Also Mulungu....
Goddess name
"Nana"
Pre - Christian Armenian Mother goddess. Her cult became widespread and she may be equated with the Phrygian goddess KYBELE....
God name
"Ne'nenk'nenkicex"
Kamichadal The Christian God
God name
"Ne'nenkicex"
Kamchadal / southeastern Siberia Creator god. The name given to the Christian god by the Kamchadals under influence of the Russian Orthodox church....
Angel name
"Neciel"
Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.
God name
"Ngai"
Kikuyu / Masai / East Africa Creator god. The name given to a single god in the heavens, influenced by the spread of Christianity. He is also perceived as, and may have evolved from, a weather god whose presence is symbolized by lightning....
Monster name
"Nkadimpemba"
Kongo The word coined by the missionaries in the Kongo to convey their ideas of that prong-tailed fire-loving monster they call the Christians' devil
God name
"Nosenga"
Korekore / Shona / Zimbabwe, southern Africa Tribal god. He is accessible to mankind through a mortal medium or oracle known as Hore, who lives in the town of the tribal chief and is consulted only with the chief's permission. Nosenga has several human priestess consorts who are wedded to him in chastity in the fashion of Christian nuns....

"Oculata fides"
Christian The eye of faith is the eagle-eye that discerns the Lord's body. Christian
King name
"Oraios"
Christian Seven appeared in chaos, androgynous. They have their masculine names and their feminine names. The feminine name is Pronoia (Forethought) Sambathas, which is 'week'. And his son is called Yao: his feminine name is Lordship. Sabaoth: his feminine name is deity. Adonaios: his feminine name is kingship. Elaios: his feminine name is Jealousy. Oraios: his feminine name is Wealth. And Astaphaios: his feminine name is Sophia (Wisdom). These are the seven forces of the seven heavens of chaos. And they were born androgynous, consistent with the immortal pattern that existed before them, according to the wish of Pistis: so that the likeness of what had existed since the beginning might reign to the end. Christian / Gnostic. The Nag Hammadi
Deity name
"Oraios (wealth)"
Gnostic Christian Primordial deity. One of the androgynous elements born to YALDABAOTH, the prime parent, and ruler of the seven heavens of chaos in Gnostic mythology....
Demon name
"Ordog"
Christian A demonic creature from Hungarian mythology. It personifies the dark aspects of the world. Later it is identified with the Christian devil.
God name
"Ordog"
Pre - Christian Hungarian Chthonic malevolent god. After Christianization he became syncretized with the devil....

"Ormandine"
Christian The necromancer who by his magic arts threw St. David for seven years into an enchanted sleep, from which he was redeemed by St. George. Christian
Spirit name
"Osmand"
George A necromancer who by his enchantments raised up an army to resist the Christians. six of the Champions of Christendom were enchanted by Osmand, but St. George restored them. Osmand tore off his hair in which lay his spirit of enchantment, bit his tongue in two, disembowelled himself, cut off his arms, and then died.
God name
"P:erende"
Albanian A storm god that lets you know he is around with thunder & lightning. It was used by the Christians to identify their god in that region
Goddess name
"Paca-Mama (earth mother)"
Inca / pre - Columbian South America / highlands of Peru Chthonic earth goddess. Worshiped extensively by farmers but now largely syncretized with the Christian Virgin Mary....
Goddess name
"Pacha Mama"
Inca A chthonic goddess of fertility & the earth, now syncretized with the Christian Virgin Mary

"Pagan"
Christian Pagan properly means "belonging to a village";. The Christian Church fixed itself first in cities, the centres of intelligence. Long after it had been established in towns, idolatrous practices continued to be observed in rural districts and villages, so pagan and villager came to mean the same thing.
God name
"Pajainen"
Pre - Christian Finnish God. The deity who kills the great bull in Finnish legend....
God name
"Pajonn"
Pre - Christian Lappish God of thunder. The name is derived from “the one who dwells in the heaven.”...
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"Pekko"
Finnish God responsible for the duration and harvest in the barley, used to make beer. In christianity you may find him with the name of St. Peter Finnish
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"Pekko"
Pre - Christian Finnish / Baltic regions God of cereal crops. In Finland he is PELLON PEKKO and specifically a god of barley used in brewing beer. In Estonia he is a corn god whose image, made of wax, was kept in the corn chest. He was originally honored on a day taken over by a Christian festival for St. Peter....
God name
"Pellon Pekko"
Finnish A god responsible for the duration & harvest in the barley, used to make beer. Under Christianity you may find him with the name of St. Peter
God name
"Pellon Pekko"
Pre - Christian Finnish vegetation god. The deity responsible for the germination and harvesting of barley used to make beer. The first brewing is dedicated to Pellon Pekko. He may have largely become syncretized with St. Peter under Christian influence.See also PEKKO....
God name
"Perende"
Pre - Christian Albanian storm god. In the ancient Illyrian culture his presence was announced by thunder and lightning. The name subsequently became adopted to identify God in the Christian sense....
God name
"Perkons"
Pre - Christian Latvian God of thunder. Depicted armed with iron weapons, he is also a fertility god who brings beneficial Rain. Also Perkunas (Lithuanian)....
God name
"Picullus"
Roman / Prussia will god that was taken over by the Christians as a their devil
God name
"Picullus"
Roman / Celtic / Prussian Chthonic underworld god. He becomes syncretized with the devil in Christian times....

"Pistis"
Christian / Gnostic The primordial force of faith. Christian / Gnostic

"Pistis/ Pistis Sophia"
Gnostic Christian The primordial female force
Monster name
"Pistris"
Greek Pistrix, Pristis or Pristrix. The sea-monster sent to devour Andromeda. In ancient art it is represented with a dragon's head, the neck and head of a beast, fins for the forelegs and the body and tail of a fish. In Christian art the pistris was usually employed to represent the whale which swallowed Jonah. Greek
God name
"Pluto"
Roman God of the underworld. Derived from the Greek model of HADES, he abducted the daughter of CERES, PROSERPINA, to reign as his queen. The three-headed dog Cerberus was set to guard the gate of Hades and through the kingdom flowed the two rivers of death, the Cocytus and the Acheron which could be crossed only by the ferryman Charon. According to Roman tradition, the entrance to the underworld was at Avernus in Rome where the Christian church of St. Maria del Inferno was built.See also HADES....
God name
"Poxiom"
Mayan / Tzeltal Indian, Mesoamerican / Mexico God of disease. Apparently perceived as a star in the sky or a ball of fire. He may also be depicted as a fertility god shelling maize or as a fisherman, doctor, musician or hunter. An image of the god was discovered in the Christian church in Oxchuc, and the Indians were forced to revoke and spit on the icon before it was publicly burnt....
Goddess name
"Prende"
Pre - Christian Albanian Goddess of love. The consort of the thunder god Perendi who became absorbed into Christianity as a saint....

"Pronoia (forethought)"
Gnostic Christian Primordial being. The feminine aspect of one of the androgynous principles born to YALDABAOTH, the prime parent, and ruling the seven heavens of chaos in Gnostic cosmogony. Also described in other Gnostic tracts as Protennoia, the voice of the thought, and alternatively the voice of LOGOS (logic), who descends to earth in human form and plays a part in the primordial salvation of the world....

"Psychopomp"
Greek A conductor of souls; applied to Charon, Apollo, and especially to Hermes, who was the conductor of souls to Hades or the underworld and back again, an office assigned by Christians to Jesus Christ after his resurrection. Greek
Archangel name
"Raphael"
Christian / Gnostic The archangel of healing, joy, healing, love, miracles and grace. He inspires humans and is also protective of travelers, guarding and guiding those who take outward or inward journeys. Raphael also grants courage and encourages scientific breakthroughs and knowledge in general. Bedtime story for losers
Goddess name
"Raudna (rowan tree)"
Pre - Christian Lappish Goddess. The consort of the thunder god HORAGALLES....
Demon name
"Raum"
Christian / Gnostic A Great Earl of Hell, ruling thirty legions of demons.
God name
"Redeemer"
Jewish Often applied by Christians to Jesus Christ as the Son of God who sacrificed himself as a propitiation of the sin his Father invented. Prometheus, Dionysus and others can also be called redeemers. The serpent Agathodaimon is another name for the cosmic redeemer; Lucifer the Light-bringer and illuminator, could be classed as our inner redeemer, as was the mystic serpent who withstood the Jewish God in Eden.
Angel name
"Requiel"
Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.

"Saint George"
British Saint George Patron saint of England and the Christian adaptation of the dragon slaying legends of Bel and the dragon, Apollo and Python, Osiris and Typhon, etc. British
God name
"Samael"
Gnostic Christian Creator god. The “blind god.”See also YALDABAOTH....
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"Sampsa (sedge)"
Pre - Christian Finnish vegetation god. He is perceived as a giver of life to seed which lies dormant through the Winter months. His unnamed consort, to whom he is wed in a form of sacred marriage which takes place at sowing time, is also his stepmother....
Spirit name
"Sarvaga"
Sanskrit The spirit-substance of the world, its soul. Equivalent to the anima mundi, and that which the Christians call the Holy spirit. Sanskrit

"Satan"
Christian The Christian devil, a mere figment of theological imagination.
Goddess name
"Saule"
Pre - Christian Latvian Sun goddess. Also having agricultural links, she is perceived as living on a heavenly farm atop a mythical mountain and invoked to induce fertility and ripening among crops. Her consorts are the sky god DIEVS and the moon god MENESS....
God name
"Saxnot"
Christian Tutelary god, at one time required to be denounced at Christian baptism Saxon
Deities name
"Saxnot"
Saxon Tutelary god. He is mentioned beside Woden and Thunor as one of the deities to be renounced at Christian baptism. As Saxneat he was allegedly the founder of the Saxon royal dynasty in Essex. The name may derive from the word sahsginot meaning “companion of the sword.” He may also equate with the German god Tyr....
Angel name
"Scheliel"
Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon.

"Shax"
Christian A Judeo-Christian djinn and one of the 72 pillars of Solomon and has the power to away eyesight and hearing, and that of finding hidden treasure.
Goddess name
"Sheela Na Gig"
Celtic / Irish Mother goddess. The primal earth mother closely associated with life and death. One of the rare depictions of Irish Celtic deities that have survived into the Christian era. She is shown naked, with large breasts, with her legs apart and holding open her vagina. The image frequently adorns walls of Irish churches. Also Sheila na Cioch....
God name
"Snulk'ulxa'ls"
Bella Coola / BC Canada An arctypical god, rather like the Christian god in as he provided a conflict of decent and evil treatment for humans
God name
"Snulk'ulxa'ls Bella Coola"
BC Canada Arctypical god, rather like the Christian god in as he provided a conflict of decent and evil treatment for humans BC Canada

"Sophia"
Greek / Gnostic Christian The primordial female force of the cosmos
Goddess name
"Spadareamet"
Armenia Chthonic goddess concerned with fertility of the earth and death, the Christians equate her name with hell Armenia
Goddess name
"Spandaramet"
Pre - Christian Armenian Chthonic goddess. Concerned with the fertility of the earth and with death. Under Christian influence, her name equates with hell....
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
"Svantevit"
Pre - Christian Latvian God of war. Mentioned by the author Saxo Grammaticus as riding upon a white horse and holding a cornucopia, he is known locally from the island of Rugen. Also a guardian deity of crops....
Angel name
"Tagriel"
Christians angels of the Mansions of the moon. There are twenty-eight angels, who rule in the twenty-eight mansions of the moon
God name
"Tapio"
Pre - Christian Finnish Hunting god. Believed to inhabit Forests and invoked before a hunt....
God name
"Teljavelik"
Pre - Christian Lithuanian Creator god. He engendered the Sun god SAULE and is described as the heavenly smith....
Supreme god name
"Ti'hmar"
Kolyma Tungus / Siberia Supreme god. The name by which the Christian god was still addressed after local culture was influenced by Russian Orthodoxy....
Spirit name
"Ti'hmar Kolyma"
Tungus / Siberia The supreme spirit, it became the name for the Christian god
Deities name
"Tiki"
Polynesian / including Maori Creator god. One of the children of RANGINUI and PAPATUANUKU who created mankind. In some Polynesian traditions he is represented as the first man, akin to Adam. The word is also incorporated in tikiwananga or “god stick,” which describes the wooden or stone images of deities that are usually minimally worked and stand about 19.5 inches tall. Only thirty or so examples of these are known, most having been destroyed by Christian missions. The celebrated large Maori totems are depictions of ancestors who appear as human / bird or reptile hybrids. Also Ki'i (Hawaiian)....
God name
"Tir"
Pre - Christian Armenian God of wisdom. Also concerned with writing and revered as an oracle....
God name
"Tork"
Pre - Christian Armenian mountain god. Of terrifying appearance, he is the guardian deity of mountains and their inhabitants....
Deities name
"Tornarssuk (big tornak or shaman)"
Inuit Supreme being. The master of the tornat, the group of controlling deities. He is essentially benevolent and can be communicated with through the individual tornak of a shaman. His home is in the underworld in the land of souls. He is described as being of vague appearance, possibly in the guise of a huge bear, though in Greenland Inuit tradition he lives in the sea, appearing as a large fat seal with long tentacles (i.e. possibly a cuttlefish). He devours the souls of those he can capture. With the introduction of Christianity he was syncretized with the devil....
God name
"Triglav"
Slavic A god or complex of gods similar in nature to the Trinity in Christianity or Trimurti in Hinduism. Slavic
Deity name
"Trinity Tertullian"
Christian Trinity Tertullian (160-240 CE) introduced this word into Christian theology. The word triad is much older. Almost every mythology has a threefold deity.
God name
"Ukko"
Pre - Christian Finnish Thunder god. Drives a cart which generates flashes of lightning as the horses' hoofs hit stones along the way; the noise of thunder comes from the wheels or from Ukko grinding corn with a big stone. Attributes: ax, blue robe, hammer and sword....
King name
"Una"
Christian Truth, so called because truth is one. She starts with St. George on his adventure, and being driven by a storm into "Wandering Wood," retires for the night to Hypocrisy's cell. St. George quits the cell, leaving Una behind. In her search for him she is caressed by a lion, who afterwards attends her. She next sleeps in the hut of Superstition, and next morning meets Hypocrisy dressed as St. George. As they journey together Sansloy meets them, exposes Hypocrisy, kills the lion, and carries off Una on his steed to a wild Forest. Una fills the air with her shrieks, and is rescued by the fauns and satyrs, who attempt to worship her, but, being restrained, pay adoration to her ass. She is delivered from the satyrs and fauns by Sir Satyrane, and is told by Archimago that St. George is dead, but subsequently hears that he is the captive of Orgoglio. She goes to king Arthur for aid, and the king both slays Orgoglio and rescues the knight. Una, now takes St. George to the house of Holiness, where he is carefully nursed, and then leads him to Eden, where their union is consummated. Spenser: Faerie queene
God name
"Usins"
Latavia An astral god that was affiliated with both the morning & evening star, he sidelined with beekeepers & spring until the Christians showed up and then he became St. George
God name
"Usins"
Pre - Christian Latvian Astral god. Associated with both the morning and evening star and also has links with bee-keepers and spring. Under Christian influence he becomes absorbed into the figure of St. George....
God name
"Vahagn"
Pre - Christian Armenian God of victory. Considered to epitomize bravery, he is depicted born from a fire and with flames for hair....
Goddess name
"Veja Mate"
Pre - Christian Latvian Goddess of winds. Also responsible for birds and woodlands....
Goddess name
"Velu Mate"
Pre - Christian Latvian Chthonic underworld goddess. The “queen of the dead.” She is depicted wearing white and she greets the dead at the cemetery....
Demon name
"Verbti"
Albania God of fire His name means "blind one". In Albanian folklore he has perfect hearing and an aversion to obscene language and corruption. With Christianization he was reviled as a demon and associated with hell. Albania
God name
"Verbti"
Pre - Christian Albanian God of fire. He is associated with the north winds. Under Christian influence he becomes identified with the devil....

"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
Goddess name
"Victoria"
Roman the goddess of victory that became an attack by the Christians with an angelic capacity
Goddess name
"Victoria"
Roman Goddess of victory. Known particularly from the second century BC and closely linked with JUPITER. Became adopted by the Christian church in an angelic capacity....

"Vierge Ouvrante"
Christian The Opening Virgin with the whole world in her womb. Christian
God name
"Waka"
Oromo / Ethiopia Creator god. Largely syncretized with the Christian god, but regularly invoked in the morning....
Angel name
"Wallim"
Christian An angel of the 1st heaven. Early Christian

"Weatta"
Christian An agel of the seal. Early Christian
God name
"Ya'qhicnin"
Koryak / southeastern Siberia Creator god. The name given to the Christian god by the Koryaks to distinguish him from their own supreme being, TENANTO'MWAN....
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"Yaldabaoth"
Gnostic Christian Creator God. The so-called “prime parent” of Gnostic cosmogony, engendered by PISTIS SOPHIA out of the nothingness of chaos, provided with form and given charge over the substance of the cosmos. Yaldabaoth is, at first, unaware of the existence of Pistis Sophia and, by his own powers, engenders seven androgynous beings, placing them in seven heavens. He decrees himself alone and allpowerful, whereupon Pistis Sophia names him SAMAEL (blind god). Of his offspring, the most significant is SABAOTH, who stands against his father and on the side of Pistis Sophia. When she eventually reveals herself to Yaldabaoth as pure radiant light, he is humbled....
God name
"Yaro"
Kafa / Ethiopia Creator god. A sky god to whom sacrifice is still possibly enacted on hill tops and river banks in rural areas. Became largely syncretized with the Christian god. Also Yero....
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"Zemepatis"
Pre - Christian Lithuanian Chthonic god. A tutelary deity of farmers and guardian of cattle....
Goddess name
"Zemyna"
Pre - Christian Lithuanian Chthonic goddess. A deity with responsibility for vegetation andcrops. She was invoked at sowing and harvesting times....
Goddess name
"Zoe (life)"
Greek / Gnostic Christian Goddess of life. The daughter of PISTIS SOPHIA who, according to Gnostic mythology, became the consort of SABAOTH to create the angels, Israel and Jesus Christ....