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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Danish"   (8 records)

NameOriginDescription
Spirit name
"Askefruer"
Denmark Ash-nymphs. Danish Forest-spirits with bodies covered with hair, with wrinkled faces, hanging breasts and dishevelled hair and are usually dressed in moss. They are endowed with powers to cure disease. Denmark

"Bulderbasse"
Danish A Poltergeist. Danish
Spirit name
"Elle Woman"
Danish The spirit of the elder tree. Danish

"Ellefolk"
Danish Danish elves
Goddess name
"Gefjon"
Germanic / Nordic / Icelandic Goddess of Agriculture. One of the AESIR deities and an attendant of the goddess FRIGG according to tradition mentioned by Snorri in the Edda. She bore four giant sons whom she turned into oxen and used them to plough a tract of land which was then towed out to sea to become Zeeland (Sjaeland). She is also said to have founded a royal Danish dynasty. Also Gefiun....
God name
"Hermod"
Nordic / Icelandic Messenger god. One of the sons of the Wiking god OTHIN, he was sent to Hel on a mission to obtain the release of the god Balder, who had been slain by the blind god Hod. The mission failed because only one creature in the world, a hag (probably LOKI in disguise), failed to weep at Balder's loss and Hermod returned empty-handed. It may be argued that Hermod is less a deity than a demigod hero modeled on the Danish king of the Beowulf Saga. Also Heremod; Hermoth....
Goddess name
"Nerthus"
Danish Goddess of fertility who, bless her heart, was associated with a piece Danish

"Tangie"
Danish The water sprite of the Orkneys; from Danish tang (sea-weed), with which it is covered. The tangie sometimes appears in a human form, and sometimes as a little apple-green horse.