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List of Gods : "creator"
NameOriginDescription
Aakuluujjusi Inuit The great creator mother among the Inuit people.
Abassi Efik The creator god of the Nigerian Efik people. On the suggestion of his wife Atai Abassi created the first humans; to prevent them from exceed his wisdom, he ordered the first humans to neither procreate nor labor. This prohibition lasted some time, but eventually the first couple did have children and work, for which crime Abassi slew them and set their children against each other.
Abira Antioquia Creator god. Antioquia
Aditi Hindu Hindu supreme creator of all that has been created
Adroa Africa A god of the Lugbara people of central Africa. Adroa has two aspects: one good and one evil. He is the creator of Heaven and Earth, and he appears to those about to die. Adroa is depicted as a tall, white man with only half a body – one eye, one arm, one leg, one ear. Africa
Aebhel Afekan Melanesia/ New Guinea The creator goddess
Afekan Melanesia/New Guinea Creator goddess. Melanesia/New Guinea
Ahura Mazda Persia An exalted divinity of ancient proto-Indo-Iranian religion that was subsequently declared by Zarathustra (Zoroaster) to be the one uncreated creator of all. Persia
Ajbit Mayan One of the thirteen creator gods who helped construct humanity from maize. Mayan
Ajtzak Mayan One of the thirteen creator gods who helped construct humanity from maize. Mayan
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Akongo Ngombe Supreme and creator god. Ngombe
Alatangana Africa With Sa, one of two creator deities he created land from swamp and placed vegetation on earth. He then eloped with the Sa's daughter and fathered seven boys and seven girls. Kono - Eastern Guinea, West Africa
Alatangana Kono Africa One of the two creator deities, this god created land from swamp Africa(west)/Guinea
Alom Mayan Sky god and one of the creator deities who participated in the last two attempts at creating humanity. Mayan
Amayicoyondi Peru Goddess of the sky and the wife of Niparaja, the omnipotent supreme god and creator of heaven and earth. Peru
Amma Africa Creator god. He first created the sun from a clay pot and coils of copper and the moon using a clay pot and brass. Black people were created from sunlight and white from moonlight. He then proceeded to circumsise the earth goddess, whose clitoris was an anthill and their first offspring was a jackal. She then got pregnant by rain and produced plants. He then became the father of mankind. Dogon Mali, West Africa
Amma Dogon/ Mali The creator god with a novel story
Amotken Salish Creator god of the Salish, a kind, elderly man who lives alone in heaven. He created five women from five hairs from his head and asked them what they wanted to be. Each gave him a different answer: wickedness and cruelty, goodness, mother of the Earth, fire, water. Amotken did as they asked and declared that wickedness would rule Earth for a time, but goodness would win in the end.
Amponyinamoa Ghana Creator goddess of Ghana. She carries a head and a brass pan.
Ananse Ashanti Creator of the sun, stars, day, moon and night who often intercedes between gods and mortals Ashanti
Ananse Ashanti Africa The creator of the sun, stars, day, moon & night who often intercedes between gods & mortals
Anulap Micronesia A god of magic and knowledge in the mythology of Micronesia, who teaches these things to humanity. He is the husband of the creator goddess Ligobubfanu, and may be a creator deity himself.
Aondo Africa Creator god who lives in the sky and sends the sun each morning. Central Nigeria, West Africa
Aondo Tiv Nigeria The creator god that lives in the sky
Apap Teso Uganda Creator god who as a benevolent sky god brings rain Uganda
Ara Borneo Primeval creator god, in the form of a bird, who created the heavens , and with Irik, created mankind from clay. The Sea Dyaks of Sarawak, Borneo
Arabati Africa Creator god worshipped by a pigmy tribe living along the banks of the river Ituri. Congo, West Africa
Aramazd Armenia The father of all gods and goddesses, the creator of heaven and earth. Armenia
Ararat Anatolia The ancient creator goddess
Arawa Kenya Moon goddess and the daughter of the creator god Tororut and his consort Seta. Kenya and Uganda
Archons Christian/Gnostic Primordial creator gods. They include Uriel, Michael, Raphael, Gabriel, Shauil and Cassiel. Christian/Gnostic
Armazd Georgia Creator of the universe and the god of wisdom. Georgia
Asase Ya Ashanti Ghana A goddess of the earth, fertility & the creator of humanity
Asis Kenya/Uganda God of the sun. The younger brother of the supreme god of heaven Tororut. In Nandi Asis becomes the supreme creator god. Kenya/Uganda
Ataa Naa Nyongmo Gan Ghana The creator god that controls the sun & the rain, call causes disasters as epidemics & and earthquakes if you don't follow his rules
Ataokoloinona Madagascar (What-A-Strange-Thing} son of Ndriananahary, the creator god, who was sent to Earth to look in to everything and to advise on the possibility of creating living beings. He never appeared again. Madagascar
Aten Egypt The creator of the universe in ancient Egyptian mythology, usually regarded as a sun god represented by the sun's disk. Egypt
Atua Fafine Polynesia Creator being Tikopia/Polynesia
Atua Fafine Tikopia Polynesia A creator being
Atua I Raropuka Polynesia Creator deity Tikopia/Polynesia
Atua I Raropuka Tikpoa Polynesia Another creator deity
Awonawilona Pueblo/Zuni "The One Who Contains Everything." The Supreme God, the Creator of All. Before the creation there was only Awonawilona; all else was darkness and emptiness. Both male and female, Awonawilona created everything from himself and taking form became the maker of light, the Sun. Pueblo/Zuni
Ayi' Uru'n Toyo'n Yakut Yakut creator spirit.
Baau Phoenicia Creator goddess. Mother of the first man. Phoenicia
Bagadjimbiri Australia Two brothers and creator gods. They arose from the ground as dingos and made water-holes, sex organs from a mushroom and another fungus for the androgynous first people, and invented circumcision. Australia
Bahyra Brazil The creator god of the heavens and the earth who "expressed his wrath by thunder and lightning." The Apiaca, Brazil
Baiamai Australia He is considered by some to be the creator. Others believe he created his son, Burambin, who then created the world. Australia
Baiame Australia The omniscient intangible great spirit is self-created, lives in the sky, is the creator of all things. He is important in initiation rites; he "receives the souls of the innocent." His voice is the thunder, his will is manifest through the wind. The Kamilaroi, Wiradjuri, and Euahlayi, Australia
Banaitja Australia Banaitja is a creator god. Australia
Bartsing Formoza One of the creators of the sun, moon, and stars. the other was Dgagha. The Amia, Formosa
Bharati Hindu/Vedic/Epic Is the first of the three great goddesses of Hinduism, the other two being Lakshmi and Durga. Saraswati is the consort of Lord Brahma, the Creator. Hindu/Vedic/Epic
Biame Australia The "Great One," or creator. Australia
Bitol Mayan A sky god and one of the creator deities who participated in the last two attempts at creating humanity. Mayan
Bonchor Tunisia God thought to be the creator deity Tunisia
Brahma Hindu Supreme god and creator of the cosmos. Hindu
Brahma Hindu Creator god, part of the main hindu trinity, the other two being Vishnu and Shiva. Brahma is the unmoved, uncaused first cause, and he created everything. Hindu
Brahmins Hindu Their "tri-murti" is a three-headed deity, representing Brahma (as creator), Vishnu (as preserver), and Siva (as destroyer).
Cacoh Maya A creator god
Cagn Mantis Africa According to the Hottentots and the Bushman the supreme deity and creator of the world whose loves are ‘pleasing’ and it is especially attached to the moon, having made it out of one of its old shoes. Africa
Cagn Mantis/ Kalahari Africa The creator
Camaxtli aka Mixcoatl-Camaxtli Aztec A god of hunting, war, fate and fire and one of the four creator gods, who made the Earth. He leads human sacrifices and warriors who have been slain in battle to the eastern sky, where they become stars. Aztec
Chicoonahuiehecatl Aztec Minor creator god. Aztec
Chiuke Ibo Nigeria Sky god who is also regarded as Creator god. Nigeria
Cholmus Siberia Creator of animals Siberia
Chul Tatic Chites Vaneg Maya A creator god thought by some to be the name of the Christian God
Chul Tatic Chites Vaneg, Mayan Creator god Mayan
Cihuacoatl-Quilaztli Aztec Creator goddess who helped Quetzalcoatl create the current race of humanity by grinding up bones from the previous ages, and mixing it with his blood. Aztec
Citalatonac Aztec Creator god. Aztec
Citlalicue Aztec Creator goddess and the goddess of Milky Way. Aztec
Cneph Egyptian An Egyptian Creator of the world.
Cosmiel Kircher The creator of the world. He gave Theodidactus a boat of asbestos, in which he sailed to the sun and planets. Kircher
Coyote USA Multifaceted deity. demigod, creator, trickster. In Tongva Mythology Coyote challenges "The River" to a race. Coyote is victorious, but collapses from fatigue. The river laughs at him and takes the name "Hahamongna". USA
Coyote/ Koyote Pan-W USA A demigod/ creator/ trickster
Daramulum Australia Lunar being and mediator between the creator and humans. Australia
Demurge Gnostic "artisan" or "craftsman" the Creator or Maker of the world. Gnostic
Diang Sudan Cow goddess and the wife of the first human, Omara, sent by the creator god. Her son is Okwa, who married the crocodile goddess Nyakaya. Shilluk, Sudan
Djamar Australia The supreme being and creator, the giver of the moral laws and of initiation rites. He was responsible for the first bull-roar.
Dyaus Pitar Hindu/India/Vedic Creator god. Hindu/India/Vedic
E Alom Mayan Primeval creator goddessess, literally, those who conceive and give birth Mayan
E Quhalom Maya/ Quiche A primeval creator god
Eka Abassi Africa Creator of life Africa
Elkunirsha Hittite Creator Of The Earth. Hittite
Elkunisra Canaan Creator god. Canaan
Ellil Akkadia Creator and air god Babylon/Akkadia
Emeli Sudan Creator god and generic term meaning Lord, Sudan/Tuareg
Emeli Hin Tuareg Sudan A creator god & generic term meaning Lord
Enki/ Ea Sumeria/ Mesopotamia A creator god, water, cunning & fertility
Es Ket Siberia Creator god who fashioned humans from clay. Siberia
Estsanatlehi Navaho Vegetative, fertility and creator sky goddess. Navaho
Ewauna Coquille Creator goddess. Coquille
Fidi Mukullu Bena Lulua Zaire A creator god
Gainji New Guinea Creator god of the Papuan Keraki people. New Guinea.
Gamab Africa Supreme god and creator of the world who lives beyond the stars Africa
Gamab/ Ganna/ Gawa/ Gaunab Damaras Africa The supreme god & creator of the world who lives beyond the stars
Gavur li yalyal Micronesia The beneficent supreme being and creator of the world. Micronesia
Gitche Manitou Algonquin The Great Spirit, the Creator of all things and the Giver of Life. Algonquin
Gluskap/ Glooscap Algonquin The creator force
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/ Deus/ Gott Christian/ Anglo-Saxon/ Germanic/ Roman Claimed to be the creator god around 325 C.E., still in vouge by the Christian sect
Gulu Dinka Creator god Dinka
Haapkemnas Takelma The god from before time and the creator of all things. Takelma
Habuiri West Indies A creator and sky god who make plants grow. West Indies
Hachacyum Mexico The creator and principle deity of the Lacandon. Mexico
Hachacyum/ Nohochacyum Maya The creator the world who was helped by three other gods
Hahgwehdiyu Iroquois The creator god; he planted a single maize plant in his mother's body. This single plant grew and was a gift to mankind. Iroquois
Hatala Borneo The creator of the earth which he poured out of head of Naga Busai, the serpent in the primeval water. Borneo
Heammawihio India A sky and creator god who taught his people to make arrow points, knives, bows and arrows, how to hunt, and to make fire. Plains Indians
Heryshaf Egypt An ancient ram-god and a creator and fertility god who was born from the primeval waters. He was pictured as a man with the head of a ram, or as a ram. Egypt
Himerus or Phanes Greek A mystic divinity in the system of the Orphics, is also called Eros, Ericapaeus, Himerus Metis, and Protogonus. He is said to have sprung from the mystic mundane egg, and to have been the father of all gods, and the creator of men. Phanes means "Manifestor" or "Revealer," and is related to the Greek words "light" and "to shine forth." Greek
Hintubuet Melanesia The supreme being, the creator of the sky, earth and humanities granny Melanesia
Hiranyagarbha Hindu Creator god identified in the Rig Veda, the demon King who proclaimed himself king of the universe Hindu/Vedic
Huiracocha Inca The creator of the world. Inca
Huiracocha/ Viracocho Inca The supreme deity accused of a virgin birth & creator of of the world
Hun Hunapu Mayan Creator god. Mayan
Hunab Ku/ Itzamn Maya The most important creator god & the greatest deity in the pantheon
Hunapu Maya Another creator god
Huracan Quiche Creator god who fashioned the first humans Quiche
Huracan/ Hurucan/ Hurakan/ Hurukan Quiche A creator god that fashioned the first humans
Hutsipamamau'u Ocean Woman Chemehuevis The Great Mother, the creator of all things who created the earth from her flaking skin. Chemehuevis
Huwe Botswana Yet another supreme being and creator of all things, this time from Botswana.
Ihoiho Society Isl Creator god who created everything including the primeval waters Society Is.
Ikvaku Hindu/ Vedic An ancestral sun god, that creator god
Il Canaan Creator god Syria/Canaan/Lebanon
Ilanzi Tanzania The supreme god and creator. Tanzania
Illalei Ethiopian Yet another supreme being and the creator humanity. Ethiopian this time
Ilmarinen Finnish Finnish creator god, also a sky and smith god. He is also protective deity of travelers
Ilmatecuhtli Aztec The goddess of the beauty and creator of the stars. Aztec
Imana Rwanda The Creator deity in Banyarwanda mythology in Rwanda.
Imra Kafir/ Afghanistan A creator god that is still worshipped today
Indeesa Tanzania The creator gooddess who caused no afflictions and is invoked for inner reflection. Tanzania
Ioskeha Iroquois Creator of the first man and woman Iroquois
Irik Borneo A primeval creator spirit, in the form of a bird, who created the earth; with Ara, created mankind from clay. The Sea Dyaks of Sarawak, Borneo
Irma Peru An early coastal name of the creator god. Peru
Isewahanga Tanzania The creator god of the Zinza. Tanzania
Ithuwa Tanzania The sun and creator god. Tanzania
Itzam Na/ Hun Itzamna/ Yaxcocahmut Maya Another creator god, water, agriculture, drawing, healing, medicine & the moon
Ix Zacal Nok Mayan Inventor of weaving as well as Creator goddess Mayan
Ixpiyacoc Mayan One of the thirteen creator gods who helped construct humanity. Mayan
Izanagi Japan Izanagi-no-Mikoto. "Male Who invites". Creator god, father god, man of men. Symbolizes magic. Japan
Izanagi/ Izanagi No Kami Japan/ Shinto One of the 17 creator gods & the male primeval god
Izanami-No-Kami/ Izamnami Japan/ Shinto A creator goddess who died and giving birth to the fire god as well as the primeval female goddess
Jacy Brazilian Moon god and the creator of plant life. Brazilian
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.
Juck Shilluck Africa This is the creator of the world
Jugumishanta New Guinea Creator goddess and Mother of Earth. New Guinea
Jukun Nigeria The creator of the Shido and Chido people. Nigeria
Julunggul Aus A creator god that was the bringer of culture & identified with of the rainbow-snake
Juok and Bunzi The creator of all men
Jupka N American Creator god and teacher of the people. The Yahi, California
Ka Tyeleo Senufo Ivory Coast Creator god Ivory Coast
Kagaba Uganda Sun goddess, creator and mother of all. Uganda
Kalahari aka Cagn Mantis Africa a creator god of the people of the Kalahari in Africa and in particular Botswana. He is credited with having made all things (he made the moon from an old shoe), and is the god of natural phenomena. Omnipresent, he manifests himself in everything in the world, but especially in the mantis and caterpillar, which seem to be his favored animals. He has one wife, Coti, and, with her, two sons, Cogaz and Gewi. At one time, he lived on earth but he later moved his dwelling to the top of the sky.
Kalisia Pygmy/ Zaire/ Congo A creator god that is the guardian of hunters & the jungle forests
Kalisia Pygmy Congo Creator god who is the guardian of hunters and the jungle forests Congo/Zaire
Kalunga Ndonga Africa Creator of all things Africa(south)
Kami-Musubi-No-Kami Japan Third creator being in the primordial a list of deities, this being was born alone in the cosmos and its presence remains hidden from humans Japan/Shinto
Kando Japan The Ainus consider the heavens to be three in number. The first in order is called Shi-nish kando, "the greatest skies;" this is supposed to be the home of the chief of the gods, i.e. the Creator. The second order of heavens is called Nochiu-o kando, "the skies which bear the stars;" the second order of gods is supposed to dwell here. The last or lowest heavens are named range kando or urara kando, i.e. "the hanging skies" or "the fog skies;" the lowest orders of gods and some of the demons, especially the demons of thunder, are supposed to live here. Japan
Karora Australia A creator god. He was born in a lake and, after fathering many children, he returned there to slumber. Australia
Katavul India Ultimate creator all who exists in the world and able to judge humanity and to reward or punish India/Tamil/Sri Lanka
Katavul Tamil S India/ Sri Lanka Such a supreme god that he was the ultimate creator all that exists in the world & able to judge humanity & to reward or punish at well
Kazyoba Nyamwezi Tanzania God of the sun-held to be the creator and tutelary deity of the tribe Tanzania
Ketq Skwaye Huron Creator Huron
Khnum Egypt Khnemu, one of the earliest Egyptian gods, originally the god of the source of the Nile River. Since the annual flooding of the Nile brought with it silt and clay, and its water brought life to its surrounds, he was thought to be the creator of human children, which he made at a potter's wheel, from clay, and placed in their mothers' wombs. He was later described as having molded the other gods, and he had the titles Divine Potter and Lord of created things from himself. Egypt
Khovaki Siberia Creator of the world Siberia
Khovaki/ Savaki Tungus/ Siberia This entity is guilty of being in the creator of the world
Kiehton Algonquin Great spirit and creator. The Algonquin
Kitchki Manitou "The Great Spirit", "The Supreme God", "Father, Creator, universal Big Daddy." I'm sure you get the message. Manitou
Kneph Egypt Was originally the breath of life, his name meaning soul-breath. Indeed, according to Plutarch and Diodorus, kneph was identical with the Greek pneuma. Kneph in this context was a spirit that breathed life into things, giving them form. Egypt Kneph eventually became considered to be the creator god himself, in Elephantine, although his identity was finally assimilated into the more important god Amun.
Kokyan S America Creator goddess; she created humans, plants, and animals Hopi
Kulcan Mayan The Mayan supreme god. He was also a god of the four elements, the creator god, god of resurrection and reincarnation.
Kumarbi[s] Hittite/ Hurrian The creator/ father of the gods
Kumarbis Hittite Creator/father of the gods Hittite/Hurrian
Kumokums Modoc Oregon Creator god Oregon
Latipan Canaan A creator god, see Il for particulars
Lesa Africa Creator god Africa(south)
Lesa SE Africa A creator god
Leza Bantu/ Zimbabwe A creator god
Leza Bantu Zimbabwe Creator god Zimbabwe
Libanza Upotos Zaire Creator god Zaire
Libanza Upotos/ Bangala Zaire a creator god
Lodur Germanic Creator god mentioned in the creation myth. germanic
Lodur[r] Germanic A creator god mentioned in the creation myth
Lumauwig Philippines Lumawig The supreme god and creator of all things. Philippines
Luonnotar Finland Spirit of nature, feminine creator.
Madalait Australia Creator goddess and the sister-in-law of Wala, a sun goddess. Australia
Madder-Akka Lapland Creator goddess. Lapland
Madumda N American The creator deity of the Pomo, frequently identified with Coyote.
Magbabaya Philippines The highest and most powerful divinity, the creator and the sources of all life. Philippines
Mahadara Borneo The supreme being and creator of all things. The Ot-danoms, Borneo and Indonesia
Mahaprabhu India Singi-Arke. The supreme being and creator is generally benevolent but is known to cause fever and convulsions. His wife is Sita Mahalakshmi. The Bondo, India
Mahapurub India The creator god of the Raja Maria. Identified with Bhagavan. India
Mahaskti India Divine mother, goddess of war, passion, and wisdom, Supreme creator of the universe India
Mahaskti/ Mahesvari/ Mahakali/ Mahalkakshmi/ Mahasarasavati India She is not only in the divine mother, goddess of war, passion, & wisdom but she is the Supreme creator of the universe
Maheo Cheyenne The void dwelling omnipotent Great Spirit and creator who created the water, light and air. With the help of Coot he made land by placing mud on the back of Grandmother Turtle, who then became the earth. Cheyenne Indians
Maira-Monan Brazil Maire-Monan. Among the Tupinamba, the creator god. Among the Tupi, a culture hero. Brazil
Makila Californoa The thunder god who gave the people knowledge and taught them hunting and fishing and the arts. With Kuksu, the creators. The northern Pomo, California
Makonaima British Makunaima. The supreme god and creator who sent his son Sigu to rule over the earth. Among the Makushi he created the sky and earth, vegetation, animals and men. Among the Ackawoi and Caribs, he created birds, animals, and food plants, assisted by his son Sigu. British Guiana
Makunaimma Caribbean/ C America He is the creator of the heavens, humans, & animals in no particular order
Malamanganga'e Polynesia Creator being who was a personification of light Polynesia
Malamangangaifo Polynesia The other creator being that was a personification of light