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List of Gods : "Lake"
NameOriginDescription
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
Ahti aka Ahto Egypt God of streams, lakes and sea. Egypt
Am-Heh Egypt Underworld god and minor deity who lives in a lake of fire. Egypt
Ame-No-Mi-Kumari-No-Kami Japan/Shinto Goddess of water, lakes, rain and rivers. Japan/Shinto
Amimitl Aztec A god of lakes and fishermen. Aztec
Andriam Vabi Rano Africa A goddess of water & lakes
Atargatis Syria Goddess of lakes, fertility and nature. She wears a mural crown, is the ancestor the royal house, the founder of social and religious life, the goddess of generation and fertility. Syria
Atlahua Aztec Minor god of lakes and fishermen. Aztec
Belisama Gaul Goddess connected with lakes and rivers, fire, crafts and light. Identified with Minerva/Athena and has been compared with Brigid. Gaul
Benthesicyme Greek An Ethiopian sea nymph, a goddess of the waves and a daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite, the wife of king Enalos. She raised Eumolpus, son of Chione and Poseidon. (Apollodorus iii) Her husband Enalos: of the sea, may have been Triton, the god of lake Tritonis in Greek
Biston Greek A son of Ares. Bistonians The Thracians; so called from Biston, son of Mars, who built Bistonia on the Lake Bistonis. Greek
Bolbe Greek An extremely beautiful Lake Goddess, the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. Bolbe's offspring was Limnades who are Nymphs living in fresh water lakes. Greek
Brigantia British A goddess in Britain and Europe. She was the tutelary goddess of the Brigantes in northern Britain (modern Yorkshire) and of the Brigantes on Lake Constance in Austria. British
Chalchiuhtlcue Aztec A goddess rain & storms, violence, vitality, lakes, whirlpools, rivers, water , love, beauty & youth Don't make this one mad whatever you do.
Cymochles British A man of prodigious might, brother of Pyrochles, son of Malice (Acrates) and Despite, and husband of Acrasia, the enchantress. He sets out to encounter Sir Guyen, but is ferried over the idle lake by Wantonness (Ph?'dria), and forgets himself; he is slain by King Arthur. British
Daemones Greek Family of elementals who inhabit fields, forests, mountains, oceans, streams, lakes, valleys, desert, some towns and they are immortal Greek
Dame du Lac Britain A fay, named Vivienne, who plunged with the infant Lancelot into a lake. This lake was a kind of mirage, concealing the demesnes of the lady "en la marche de la petite Bretaigne." Britain
Gaasyendietha Haudenosaunee Meteor Fire Lizards, they travel quickly from lake to lake to avoid setting the forest ablaze. Haudenosaunee
Huitzilopochtli Aztec The divine leader who rescued an ancestral people from his devastated island kingdom in the Atlantic Ocean, Aztlan. Arriving in the Valley of Mexico, they built a new capital to commemorate their lost city, when Tenochtitlan was constructed on a rocky island at the center of a man-made lake. Aztec
Inkanyamba Africa A legendary serpent living in a waterfall lake area in the northern forests near Cape Town, South Africa
Itonius Greek Itonia, Itonias, Itonis or Itonius, a surname of Athena, derived from the town of Iton, in the south of Phthiotis. The goddess there had a celebrated sanctuary and festivals, and is hence also called Incolaltoni. From Iton her worship spread into Boeotia and the country about lake Copais, where the Pamboeotia was celebrated, in the neighbourhood of a temple and grove of Athena. Greek
Iya Lake "The Stone Child killed the evil spirit Iya. That’s how the Great Salt Lake was formed, from the blood of Iya. When you find a Stone Child, a perfectly round stone, the Stone Child will bring you home." - Lakota Myth
Jokinam Lake Albert/ E Africa A lake god
Jokinam Lake Albert Africa Lake god Africa
Ka Ata Killa Peru Goddess of the moon. Had a nice house with a view of Lake Titicaca. Peru
Karora Australia A creator god. He was born in a lake and, after fathering many children, he returned there to slumber. Australia
Korobona Caribbean Goddess of lakes Caribbean
Lalli Finland Finn who slew Bishop Henry on the ice of Lake Kцyliц, according to a legend.
Latis British Lake goddess who later became a goddess of ale and meade British
Lerna Greek A Lerna of ills (malorum Lerna). A very great evil. Lake Lerna is where Hercules destroyed the hydra which did incalculable evil to Argos. Greek
Liban Ireland Goddess of lakes Ireland
Limnades Greek A goddesses of lakes, marshes, swamps
Limnaea Greek Limnetes, Limnades, Limnegenes, i. e. inhabiting or born in a lake or marsh, is a surname of several divinities who were believed either to have sprung from a lake, or had their temples near a lake. Instances are, Dionysus at Athens, and Artemis at Sicyon, near Epidaurus, on the frontiers between Laconia and Messenia, near Calamae, at Tegea, Patrae; it is also used as a surname of nymphs that dwell in lakes or marshes. Greek
Midewiwin Canada Showed and taught people the importance of maintaining a balanced living by herbal medicines, vision questing, and the sacred teachings and songs. Prayers and songs invoked the power of the plant medicines. Great Lakes tribes. Canada
Mrantna'irgin Chukchee She went to the lake. Then she began to sing on the lake-shore. "From the lake, O penis, come out!" Then a [mere] penis appeared. She sat down upon it, and she herself copulated with it. At the dawn of the day she went home. Chukchee
Mugizi Bunyoro Lake Guardian deity of Lake Albert Uganda
Mukasa Lake God of Lake Victoria. Buganda, Uganda
Murigen Celtic A goddess of lakes, and associated with flooding. Celtic
Nick Scandinavian A water-wraith or kelpie. There are nicks in sea, lake, river, and waterfall. Both Catholic and Protestant clergy have laboured to stir up an aversion to these beings. They are sometimes represented as half-child, half-horse, the hoofs being reversed, and sometimes as old men sitting on rocks wringing the water from their hair. This kelpie must not be confounded with the nix. Scandinavian
Oceanides Greek The Oceanids were the three thousand children of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. Each of these nymphs was the patron of a particular spring, river, ocean, lake, pond, pasture, flower or cloud. Greek
Opo Akan Ghana The god the ocean & inland lakes & rivers
Orotalt of Lake A tutelary god
Ph?dria Lake Handmaid of Acrasia the enchantress. She sails about Idle Lake in a gondola. Seeing Sir Guyon she ferries him across the lake to the floating island, where Cymochles attacks him. Ph?dria interposes, the combatants desist, and the little wanton ferries the knight Temperance over the lake again. Fairy Tale
Psycarpax [granary thief] Lake Son of Troxartas, King of the Mice. The Frogking offered to carry the young prince over a lake, but scarcely had he got midway when a water-hydra appeared, and King Frog, to save himself, dived under water. The mouse, being thus left on the surface, was drowned, and this catastrophe brought about the battle of the Frogs and Mice.
Rurema Zaire The supreme being of the pygmies of Lake Kivu. Zaire
Ruydera Britain The duenna of Belerma She had seven daughters, who wept so bitterly at the death of Durandarte that Merlin, out of pity, turned them into lakes or estuaries. Britain
Stymphalides Greek The celebrated rapacious birds near the Stymphalian lake in Arcadia, whence they were driven by Heracles and compelled to take refuge in the island of Aretias in the Euxine, where they were afterwards found by the Argonauts. Greek
Umlungu Africa The invisible supreme being of the Lake Nyasi region. East Africa
Vellamo Finland The wife of Ahti, goddess of the sea, lakes and storms. A current image of Vellamo can be seen on the coat of arms of Pдijдnne Tavastia.
Vivien Britain Lady of the Lake. Vivien, mistress of Merlin, the enchanter, who lived in the midst of an imaginary lake, surrounded by knights and damsels. Tennyson, in the Idylls of the King, tells the story of Vivien and Merlin. Britain