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List of Gods   : "Germanic"

NameOriginDescription
God name "AESIR" Icelandic / Nordic The major race of sky gods in Norse religion. The twelve Aesir gods are headed by OTHIN, the All-Father and probably are, in part, derived from a Germanic pantheon established in prehistory. The Aesir follow a common pattern whereby cultures establish a “senior” pantheon of great gods which usually number seven or twelve....
God name "Aesir" Germanic Pantheon of the gods norse / germanic
Deities name "Alcis" Germanic / possibly Icelandic / Nordic Unknown status. The Alcis are twin deities (brothers) known only as sons of the sky gods. From Germanic times we have a La Tene urn with pictures of paired men on horseback and linked by a wooden beam. Tacitus describes the worship of twin gods by the Naharvali tribe, their priests dressed in effeminate costume (see also the Phrygian deity ATTIS). They may have been worshiped in Forest sanctuaries along the northern coast of Europe....
Goddess name "Beda" Germanic Goddess who, along with the Alaisiagae sisters and Fimmilena and Mars Thingsus was popular among the Tubantes.
"Dickepoten" Germanic The Jack-o'-Lantern of Mark and Lower Saxony.
Goddess name "Disir" Germanic Collective name for guardian goddesses norse / germanic
Goddess name "Disir" Nordic / Icelandic / / Germanic Collective name for guardian goddesses. They were the subject of a sacrificial ritual in autumn and have strong fertility connotations as vegetation and fertility deities. They are identified in the Sigr drifumal (Poetic Edda) and include the Valkyries and Norns of Germanic mythology....
God name "Donar" Germanic God of the sky and thunder. germanic
God name "Donar" Germanic storm god. The god of thunder whose symbol is either a hammer or an ax. The day name Donnerstag in modern German equates with Thursday, a corruption of Thor's day.See also THOR....
Goddess name "Erda" Germanic Very old and wise goddess of the earth germanic
God name "Forseti" Norse / Germanic A god of justice for men & gods
Goddess name "Freya" Germanic A goddess of fertility, love, beauty, sex & youth
Goddess name "Frjorgyn" Germanic Goddess with no known cult, the name suggests she is a mountain / Forest goddess and possibly revered as a goddess of fertility norse / germanic
Goddess name "Fulla" Germanic Minor goddess. Identified in the second Merseburg Charm as an attendant of the goddess FRIGG and possibly her sister....
Goddess name "Fulla/ Folla" Germanic A goddess of healing
Goddess name "Garmangabis" South Germanic Tutelary goddess. Invoked by the Suebi tribe to bring prosperity. She may be linked with the north German goddess GEFJON....
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 "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
Goddess name "Hel" Germanic / Nordic / Icelandic Chthonic underworld goddess. The daughter of LOKI and the giantess Angrboda, and the sibling of both the Midgard worm who will cause the sea to flood the world with the lashings of his tail, and of Fenrir, the phantom wolf who will swallow the Sun, at Ragnarok. She is queen of the otherworld, also known as Hell, and she takes command of all who die, except for heroes slain in battle, who ascend to Valhalla. In some mythologies she is depicted as half black and half white. She was adopted into British mythology....
Goddess name "Hel[i]" Germanic A goddess of death
Goddess name "Heli" Germanic Goddess of death germanic
Goddess name "Hexe" Germanic Goddesses of curing illness germanic
God name "Hoenir" Nordic / Icelandic / Identified in the Voluspa / Poetic Edda / as the priest of the Viking gods who handles the “blood wands” i God. e. Divines future events. Some authors believe Hoenir to be a hypostasis of the god OTHIN, particularly concerned with giving the human race senses and feelings. Also known in north Germanic culture. He is said to have fled to Vanaheim after the great battle between the AESIR and VANIR gods....
Goddess name "Holda" Germanic Goddess of beauty and love germanic
Goddess name "Holle" Germanic Goddess of the newborn emerged from the underworld, where she also accepts the souls of the dead germanic
God name "Irmin" Germanic The mythical founder of the Hermiones tribe, son of Mannus, war god, Germanic
God name "Irmin" Germanic war god. Probably equating with TIWAZ, the name implies one of great strength. In Saxony, there is the so-called Irmin pillar which may be a reference to the deity....
Angel name "Irmiongot" Germanic This possibly Irmin, found in The Hildebrandslied, strangely the poem shows Christian influence
Goddess name "Jord" Icelandic / Germanic An earth goddess mentioned in the Edda by Snorri
Planet name "Jupiter" Roman Jupiter is, properly speaking, a derivation of Jove and pater (Latin for father) The name of the god was also adopted as the name of the planet Jupiter, and was the original namesake of the weekday that would come to be known in English as Thursday (the etymological root can be seen in French jeudi, from Jovis Dies). The Indo-European deity who also evolved into the Germanic Tiwaz (after whom Tuesday was named), the Greek Zeus, and Dyaus Pita of the Vedic religion. Jove is a vocative form of the name, evolved from Dyeus. Roman
Goddess name "Kornjunfer" Germanic Goddess of grain germanic
God name "Lodur" Germanic Creator god mentioned in the creation myth. germanic
Deities name "Lodur" Germanic Creator god. Mentioned in passing in the creation mythology as being one of a trio of deities, with Odin and HOENIR, who engendered mankind.See also OTHIN....
God name "Lodur[r]" Germanic A creator god mentioned in the creation myth
God name "Lothur" Nordic / Icelandic God of physical senses. According to a brief mention in the Voluspa (Poetic Edda) the god concerned with physical being i.e. sight, hearing and speech. According to some authors he may be a hypostasis of the god OTHIN. Lothur is also known in northern Germanic tradition. Also LODUR....
Demon name "Mahr" Germanic demonic being similar to an Alp germanic / Slavic
God name "Mani" Germanic / Nordic / Icelandic moon god. He guides the chariot of the moon through the night sky and is involved in the downfall of the world at Ragnarok....
Goddess name "Nanna" Germanic A goddess of plants & flowers
Goddess name "Nanna" Germanic Goddess of plants and flowers. Germanic
Goddess name "Ostara" Germanic Sun goddess. Associated with the coming of spring and one of the derivations of the term Easter, she equates with the Anglo-Saxon deity EOSTRE....
Goddess name "Ostara/ Easter" Germanic A goddess of spring & the Sun
Goddess name "Rind" Northern Germanic / Nordic / Icelandic Chthonic goddess. She is mentioned as a consort of OTHIN and mother of VALI. Also Rinda; Rindr....
Goddess name "Sessrumnir" Germanic Goddess of fertility. Germanic
Goddess name "Sif" Nordic / Icelandic / / Germanic corn goddess. The consort of THOR. She is mentioned in the Eddaic Lay of Lokasenna and in the Lay of Har barth. According to Snorri Sturluson she was originally a prophetess called Sibyl. She possesses great beauty and has long golden hair. Her sons are ULL and Loridi. According to tradition, LOKI cut off Sif's hair in mischief, but when confronted and threatened by Thor, he had the dwarfs make her a magical hairpiece of pure gold which, when it touched her head, became a living part of her and grew....
Goddess name "Sindgund" Germanic Goddess of healing charms. Germanic
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 "Thunor" Germanic God of fertility, lightning and thunder germanic
God name "Tiwaz" Germanic The chief sky god and the god of war. Germanic
God name "Tursas" Finland The Tavastian god of war. May be same as the Norse Tyr and the Germanic Tîwaz.
God name "Ull/ Ullr" Germanic / Norse A god of archery, hunting & skis
Goddess name "Vor" Nordic / Icelandic Goddess. Of Germanic origin, one of the AESIR goddesses listed by Snorri in Prose Edda. He suggests that Vor may be concerned with the making of oaths and of marriage agreements, punishing those who break them. Possibly also Var(a), though Snorri lists her as a separate Aesir goddess....
"Were-Wolf" Germanic A human being, sometimes in one form and sometimes in another.
Goddess name "Wilden Wip" Germanic Goddesses of healing. Germanic
Deity name "Wodan" Anglo-Saxon The deity in Anglo-Saxon polytheism corresponding to Norse Odin, both continuations of a Proto-Germanic deity, Wodanaz. Other West Germanic forms of the name include Dutch Wodan, Alemannic Wuodan, and German Wotan.
God name "Woden" Germanic The Old English name as used by the Anglo-Saxons for the Germanic god Woden, known more commonly as the Norse god Odin.
God name "Wotan" Germanic God of inspiration and magic germanic
God name "Yng" Nordic / Icelandic Creator god. Progenitor of the earliest Swedish kings. Also, in Germanic tradition, ING, the father of the Baltic coastal tribe, the Ingwaeones....
"Yuletide" Germanic Has been held as a sacred festival by numberless nations.
Goddess name "Zisa" Germanic Goddess of autumn germanic