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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods 

NameOrigin Description
God name "Isten/ Isden" A God known from the the Middle Kingdom & later
Spirit name "Iatiku and Nautsiti" Acoma Sisters who, when giving life to the snakes and fishes, accidentally created the Evil Spirit. Acoma. Native American
God name "Indr" Afghanistan Tutelary and weather God. Afghanistan
God name "Ifru Roman" Africa God known from an inscription at Crita Africa
God name "Imana Banyarwanda" Africa Chief God Africa(east)
Goddess name "Imo" Africa Goddess of justice Africa
"Inkanyamba" Africa A legendary serpent living in a waterfall lake area in the northern forests near Cape Town, South Africa
"Inkosazana" Africa Who came out on the same day that men came out of the earth. She is not commonly seen. We hear it said the primitive men knew her. No one existing at the present time ever saw her. She is said to be a very little animal, as large as a polecat, and is marked with little white and black stripes; on one side there grows a bed of reeds, a forest, and grass;97 the other side is that of a man. Such is her form. South Africa
Goddess name "Inkosikasi" Africa A Chicken hypnotist and a beneficent sky Goddess. The Zulu, South Africa
Goddess name "Inna" Africa Goddess of justice. Africa
Goddess name "Isamba" Africa Goddess of the moon Africa
Goddess name "Ises" Africa Goddess of bow and arrow Africa
Goddess name "Istar" Akkadia Goddess of fertility and war known as the star of heaven Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia
God name "Isum" Akkadia Minor God, possibly a god of fire Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia
Goddess name "Inana, Ištar,Ishtar" Akkadian / Sumerian The most important of all Mesopotamian Goddesses, and a multi-faceted personality, occurring in cuneiform texts of all periods. The Sumerian name probably means "Lady of Heaven", and the Akkadian name Ishtar is related to the Syrian Astarte and the biblical Ashtaroth is usually considered as a daughter of Anzu, with her cult located in Uruk, but there are other traditions as to her ancestry, and it is probable that these reflect originally different goddesses that were identified with her. Ishtar is the subiect of a cycle of texts describing her love affair and ultimately fatal relationship with Tammuz.
"Ikas" Algonquin Mother Earth Algonquin
God name "Ing" Anglo-Saxon Ancestral God. Anglo-Saxon
God name "Inzak" Arabia The God who watches over his people. Bahrain, Arabia
Spirit name "Ifreet or Afreet or Afrit" Arabian A powerful evil jin or Spirit of Arabian mythology.
Goddess name "Ilat" Arabian Allat. "The Goddess", a pre-Islamic Arabian Goddess who was one of the three chief goddesses of Mecca who the pre-Islamic Meccans referred to as "The Daughters of God".
"Isaf" Arabian An Arabian idol in the form of a man, brought from Syria, and placed in Es-Safa, near the temple of Mecca. Some say Isaf was a man converted into stone for impiety, and that Mahomet suffered this one "idol" to remain as a warning to his disciples.
Spirit name "Isa" Arabic The Muslim Jesus. The Messiah supported by the Holy Spirit
"Id?'an Mother" Asia Minor Cybele, who had a temple on Mount Ida, in Asia Minor.
Goddess name "Ishtar" Assyrian/Babylon A mother Goddess, fertility goddess, the goddess of spring, a storm goddess, a warrior goddess and goddess of war, a goddess of the hunt, a goddess of love, goddess of marriage and childbirth, and a goddess of fate. She was also an underworld deity, her twin sister being Ereshkigal, the Goddess of Death, but her dominant aspects are as the mother goddess of compassion and the goddess of love, sex and war. Assyrian/Babylon
Spirit name "Imberombera" Australia Travels over the country making everything and leaving Spirit children behind her. She sends out her spirit children to different parts of the country telling them to talk different languages. Kakadu, Australia.
Goddess name "Ichpuchtli" Aztec The ruler of love, marriage, flowers, art, music, women, magic, spinning, fertility, sex, weaving, and changes. Ichpuchtli is also the Goddess of Sacred Prostitutes, and professions which imitate nature. Aztec
Goddess name "Ilamatecuhtli" Aztec Old mother Goddess
Goddess name "Ilmatecuhtli" Aztec The Goddess of the beauty and creator of the stars. Aztec
God name "Inta" Aztec God of fire who is associated with paternalism. Aztec
Supreme god name "Ipalnemohuani" Aztec 'he by whom the people live'. The Supreme God and the giver of Life. Aztec
God name "Itzcoliuhqui" Aztec God of volcanoes, destruction and of the night Aztec
Goddess name "Itzcutintli" Aztec Guardian Goddess of the home Aztec
God name "Itzli" Aztec A God of stone, particularly in the shape of a sacrifical knife. He served Tezcatlipoca as the god of the Second Hour of the Night. Aztec
Goddess name "Itzpapalotl" Aztec "Clawed Butterfly" or "Obsidian Butterfly" was a fearsome skeletal Goddess, who ruled over the paradise world of Tamoanchan. Aztec
Goddess name "Itzpapalotl-Itzcyeye" Aztec Minor mother Goddess who was found only in the Valley of Mexico Aztec
God name "Itztlacoliuhqui" Aztec "Everything Has Become Bent by Means of Coldness", or "Plant-Killer-Frost". The God of frost. Aztec
God name "Ixcozauhqui" Aztec Associated with paternalism & A God of fire
Goddess name "Ixcuiname" Aztec Earth Goddess. She was linked with sex, which in the Aztec mind was unclean, and thus she was also regarded as a personification of filth. Aztec
Goddess name "Ixnetli" Aztec A Goddess of weavers
God name "Ixpuztec" Aztec A minor underworld God
God name "Ixpuztec aka Mictlantecuhtl" Aztec "broken face", underworld God on their way to whom the dead people’s skin would be ripped off by a wind of knives and would eventually live as skeletons. Aztec
God name "Ixquimilli" Aztec The God of cold, stone and castigation. Aztec
God name "Ixtlilton" Aztec "The Little Black One" God of healing and feasting. Aztec
God name "Izquitecatl" Aztec Fertility God personified by the Maguey plant Aztec
God name "Ixquimilli-Itzlacoliuhqui" Aztec/ Mexico A God of justice
Supreme god name "In-Shushinak" Babylonia The Supreme God of the Elamites. East of Babylonia
Goddess name "Ishtar/ Inanna" Babylonia She was the Goddess of sexuality & of love and war
God name "Iruwa" Bantu God of the Wachaga, but they insist that the sun is not the same thing as God. Bantu
"Ilazki" Basque Apotheosis of the moon in a feminine form Basque
Goddess name "Illargui" Basque Goddess of the moon Basque
God name "Inguma" Basque The God of dreams. He was regarded as a malevolent force who entered houses at night and plagued the residents with nightmares. Basque
God name "Itzeti Mara Edutzi" Bolivia The sun God of the Araona. Bolivia
Spirit name "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
God name "Iae" Brazil God of the moon. Iae and his brother, Kuat, stole the light from the vulture God Urubutsin. Kuat became the Sun god and Iae god of the Moon. Brazil
Goddess name "Ituana" Brazil Goddess of the afterworld Brazil
God name "Itukoviche" Brazil A somewhat shy God who is responsible for the existence of the world. Brazil
Deity name "Isa" Buddhist Guardian Deity(god) Buddhist
God name "Indagarra" Burundi The supreme being and God of judgment after death created a man and a woman. Under him is Ryangombe. The Wa-Twa, Burundi
God name "Irvun" Cameroon God of the sun. Cameroon
God name "Il" Canaan Creator God Syria/Canaan/Lebanon
God name "Ithm" Canaan God of herds, usually sheep. Canaan
"Ialanus" Celtic The male deification of riverside clearings. Celtic
God name "Ialonus" Celtic The personification of the land and fertility God. Celtic
"Icauna" Celtic The patronness of the Yonne River Yonne. France. Celtic
Goddess name "Iccovellauna" Celtic Goddess of water. Celtic
"Ifurin" Celtic The Hades of the ancient Gauls. A dark region infested by serpents and savage beasts. Here the wicked are chained in loathsome caverns, plunged into the lairs of dragons, or subjected to a ceaseless distillation of poison. Celtic
Goddess name "Igaehinvdo" Cherokee Goddess of the sun Cherokee
Hero name "Ikanam" Chinook A kind being who touched up the coyote's crude essays with a sharp stone, opening the eyes of men, and giving their hands and feet the powers of movement. He also acted as a "culture-Hero," introducing the first arts. The Chinook, Oregon/Washington
"Ibofanga" Creek Aka Hisagita-Imisi, Hisagitaimisi. The Master of Breath, created the world and all other things. The Creek, Georgia
"Isakakate" Crow The supreme being of the Crow. Plains Indians
God name "Isakakate" Crow Ruler of the Anasazi and a God of the heavens and the sky. Crow
"Ice Giants" Discworld Similar to the Jotuns of Norse mythology, the Ice Giants are apparently necessary for the Apocralypse. When this came close to occurring during the events of Sourcery, the Ice Giants, described as huge beings made of ice with tiny, coal-like eyes and riding tame glaciers, hurtled down towards the civilised world. They spoke with a pronounced Nordic accent. Discworld
Goddess name "Ikebana" Discworld The Goddess of Topiary, worshipped by the Militant Servitors of Ikebana. She is named after the Japanese art of formal flower arranging. Discworld
Demon name "Imps" Discworld Imps are tiny Demons that perform minor tasks rapidly. A number of Discworld labour-saving devices exist which function by trapping small imps. The most notable is the iconograph, but others include watches, food processors, razors and personal organisers. The imps in these devices seem not to mind their jobs, although they get sarcastic if overworked or asked to do things outside their purview. Discworld
Angel name "I conjure you" Egypt O sword, by the three Holy Names, ALBROT, ABRACADABRA, JEOVA! Be thou my fortress and defence against all enemies, visible and invisible, in every magical work. By the Holy Name SADAY, which is great in power, and by these other names, CADOS, CADOS, CADOS, ADONAY, ELOY, ZENA, OTH, OCHIMANUEL, the First and the Last, Wisdom, Way, Life, Virtue, Chief, Mouth, Speech, Splendour, Light, Sun, Fountain, Glory, Mountain, Vine, Gate, Stone, Staff, Priest, Immortal, MESSIAH, Sword, do thou rule in all my affairs and prevail in those things which oppose me. Amen. Ceremonial Magic Zendou Ki. A protecter spirit who, along with Myodou Ki, protects En no Gyoja. Japan Zeoteus. A son of Tricolonus, and founder of the town of Zoetia in Arcadia. Zephon [scarcher of secrets ]. The cherub despatched by Gabriel to find Satan, after his flight from hell. Ithuriel goes with him. Milton: Paradise Lost, iv. Zephyritis. A surname of Aphrodite, derived from the promontory of Zephyrium in Egypt. Zephyrus, the personification of the west wind, is described by Hesiod as a son of Astraeus and Eos. Greek Zervan, Zurvan, Zrvan. The god of time in Persian literature. Identified in the Greek texts with Chronos and, in the Roman world, with Saturn. Zerynthia. A surname of Aphrodite, from the town of Zerinthus in Thrace, where she had a sanctuary said to have been built by Phaedra. Zetes, a son of Boreas and Oreithyia, and a brother of Calais. Zetes and Calais, called the Boreadae, are mentioned among the Argonauts ( Apollodorus i.), and are generally described as winged beings though some say that they had wings at their heads and feet and others that they had them only at their feet or at their shoulders. Greek Zethus, a son of Zeus and Antiope, at Thebes, and a brother of Amphion. According to some he was married to Aedon, and according to others to Thebe. Greek Zeus, the greatest of the Olympian gods, and the father of gods and men, was a son of Cronus and Rhea, a brother of Poseidon, Hades (Pluto), Hestia, Demeter, Hera, and at the same time married to his sister Hera. Greek Zeuxippe, a sister of Pasithea or Praxithea, was a Naiad and married to Pandion, by whom she became the mother of Procne, Philomela, Erechtheus and Butes. Greek Zha-Zha. Angels which come against those who send the evil eye against the Baptized. Early Nazorean Zhir u Zahrun, means "the Illuminated and the Illuminating." Early Nazorean
Goddess name "Iabet" Egypt The Goddess of the Eastern Desert, of fertility and rebirth. She was a personification of the land of the east. Egypt
God name "Ibis or Nile-bird" Egypt The Egyptians call the sacred Ibis Father John. It is the avatar' of the God Thoth, who in the guise of an Ibis escaped the pursuit of Typhon. The Egyptians say its white plumage symbolises the light of the sun, and its black neck the shadow of the moon, its body a heart, and its legs a triangle. It was said to drink only the purest of water, and its feathers to scare or even kill the crocodile. Egypt
God name "Ihi aka Ehi" Egypt God of the sistrum. Egypt
"Ihi/ Ehi" Egypt He is the lord of the sistrum
God name "Ihy" Egypt A young God personifying the jubilation emanating from the sacred rattle. Egypt
"Ikhekhu or Akhekhu" Egypt A semi-supernatural being described as a serpent with four legs, resembling an European griffin. Egypt
God name "Imhotep" Egypt The first architect and physician known by name in written history. Two thousand years after his death, his status was raised to that of a God. He became the god of medicine and healing. He was linked to Asclepius by the Greeks. Egypt
God name "Imiut" Egypt Minor chthonic protective God Egypt
God name "Imset" Egypt Funerary God charged with the care of the liver of the deceased. Egypt
God name "Imset/ Amset" Egypt This God is a funerary god charged with the care of the liver of the deceased
Goddess name "Ini" Egypt Goddess of justice Egypt
Goddess name "Ini Heret" Egypt She is the Goddess of mediators, diplomats, statesman's & other professional liars
God name "Inmutef/ Inummutef" Egypt A minor canopic God
Demon name "Ipet" Egypt She was originally the Demon-wife of Apep, the original god of evil. Egypt
Goddess name "Ipet/ Ipi" Egypt She started life as a hippopotamus Goddess
Goddess name "Ipy" Egypt A mother Goddess that occasionally will wet nurse the king
Goddess name "Ipy aka Ipet" Egypt Apet, Opet, a benign hippopotamus Goddess known as a protective and nourishing deity. Egypt
God name "Isdes" Egypt Chthonic God of death Egypt
Goddess name "Isis" Egypt Goddess of childbirth, death, the earth, fertility, marital devotion, motherhood, healing, home, magic, the moon and the mother Goddess Egypt
God name "Island of Flame" Egypt Though not a God, without it eight gods would never have came into being Egypt
God name "Isten" Egypt God related to knowledge and wisdom Egypt
Goddess name "Iusaas" Egypt A Goddess of Heliopolis whose name means, "she comes who is great". She plays a crucial role as the feminine principle in the creation of the world. Egypt
Goddess name "Iusaaset" Egypt The female counterpart of Tem and a solar Goddess. Egypt
"Inmutef" Egyptian Egyptian bearer of the heavens.
Book name "Isa - Soma - Ulu'tuyar - Ulu Toyo'n - Uru'n Ajy Toyo'n" Egyptian Ulu Toyo'n "Thou Beautiful Power, thou Beautiful Rudder of the Northern Heaven, Power of Heaven, From the Egyptian Book of the Dead
Angel name "Imntd" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
Angel name "Imtd" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
Angel name "Izaz" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
Angel name "Izinr" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
Angel name "Izixp" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
Angel name "Iznr" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
Angel name "Izraz" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
Angel name "Izxp" Enochian A minor Angel. Enochian
"Illalei" Ethiopian Yet another supreme being and the creator humanity. Ethiopian this time
God name "Ibmel" Finland A sky God and a general name for various gods. Finland
God name "Iku-Turso" Finland A malevolent sea monster and a God of war. Finland
God name "Ilma" Finland God of air. Symbolizes element of Air, the element of wind. Finland
Spirit name "Ilmatar" Finland Female Spirit of air; the daughter of primeval substance of creative spirit. Mother of Vдinдmцinen in Kalevala.
Goddess name "Ilmatar" Finland The virgin Goddess of the air. She is portrayed as androgynous with both male and female aspects, though she is primarily female. Despite her virginity, she was the mother of Vainamoinen, the god of music, Lemminkainen, god of magic, and Ilmarinen, the god of smithing. Finland
God name "Ilmarinen" Finnish Finnish creator God, also a sky and smith god. He is also protective deity of travelers
God name "Ilmarinen" Finnish A God of good weather & the wind, he is also a protective deity of travelers & for a lark he forged the sun
Goddess name "Inmar Votyak" Finnish/ Ugric A sky Goddess that was taken over by the Christians and called of the Mother of God
Goddess name "Inmar" Finnish/Ugric Sky Goddess. Finnish/Ugric
King name "Island of St" Gaul Brandan. The flying island, the supposed retreat of King Rodrigo. So called from St. Brandan, who went in search of the Islands of Paradise in the sixth century. Gaul
God name "Irmin" Germanic The mythical founder of the Hermiones tribe, son of Mannus, war God, Germanic
Angel name "Irmiongot" Germanic This possibly Irmin, found in The Hildebrandslied, strAngely the poem shows Christian influence
Spirit name "Iadalbaoth" Gnostic Child from the egg of Chaos; the Spirit of matter, the chief of the lower elohim and father of the six dark stellar spirits. Gnostic
"Iao" Gnostic 'serpent-faced' Archon. Gnostic
"Iacchus" Greek The solemn name of the mystic Bacchus at Athens and Eleusis. The Phrygian Bacchus was looked upon in the Eleusinian mysteries as a child, and as such he is described as the son of Demeter and Zeus, and as the brother of Cora, that is, the male Cora or Corus.
"Iakchos" Greek An epithet of Dionysus in the Eleusinian mysteries, derived from the element iacho, meaning "to shout." Greek
"Ialemus" Greek A personification of the dirge, or a song of a very serious and mournful character, only to be sung on the most melancholy occasions. Greek
"Ialmenues" Greek A son of Ares and Astyoche, and brother of Ascalaphus. One the Argonauts and a suitor of Helena. Greek
Goddess name "Iambe" Greek Daughter of Pan and Echo, and a slave of Metaneira, the wife of Hippothoon. Others call her a slave of Celeus. The extravagant hilarity displayed at the festivals of Demeter in Attica was traced to her for it is said that when Demeter, in her wanderings in search of her daughter, arrived in Attica, Iambe cheered the mournful Goddess by her jokes. Greek
"Iamus" Greek A son of Apollo and Evadne, was initiated in the art of prophecy by his father, and was regarded as the ancestor of the famous family of seers, the Lamidae at Olympia. Greek
"Iapetos" Greek The father of Atlas and ancestor of the human race, called genus Iapeti, the progeny of Iapetus. By many considered the same as Japheth, one of the sons of Noah. Greek
"Iapis or Iapyx" Greek Was a son of Iasus, and a favourite of Apollo, who wanted to confer upon him the gift of prophecy and the lyre, but Iapis, wishing to prolong the life of his father, preferred the more tranquil art of healing to all the others. He also cured Aeneas of the wound he had received in the war against La- tinus. Greek
Nymph name "Iasion" Greek Also called Iasius, was, according to some, a son of Zeus and Electra, tLe daughter of Atlas, and a brother of Dardanus (Theogony of Hesiod 970 ) but others called him a son of Corythus and Electra, of Zeus and the Nymph Hemera, or of Ilithyius, or of Minos and the nymph Pyronia.Greek
Goddess name "Iaso" Greek A daughter of Asclepius or Amphiaraus, and sister of Hygieia, was worshipped as the Goddess of recovery. Greek
"Iasus 1" Greek A son of Phoroneus, and brother of Pelasgus and Agenor, or Arestor.
"Iasus 2" Greek A son of Argus and Evadne, a daughter of Strymon, or a son of Peitho, the father of Agenor, and father of Argus Panoptes.
"Iasus 3" Greek A son of Argus Panoptes and Ismene, the daughter of Asopus, and the father of Io.
"Iasus 4" Greek A son of Io.
"Iasus 5" Greek A son of Triopas, grandson of Phorbas, and brother of Agenor.
"Iasus 6" Greek An Arcadian, a son of Lycurgus and Cleophile or Eurynome, a brother of Ancaeus and Amphidamas, and the husband of Clymene, the daughter of Minyas, by whom he became the father of Atalante.
"Iasus 7" Greek A son of Eleuther, and father of Chaeresileus.
"Iasus 9" Greek A son of Sphelus, the commander of the Athenians in the Trojan war, was slain by Aeneias.
God name "Icarius" Greek Also called Icarus and Icarion. An Athenian, who lived in the reign of Pandion, and hospitably received Dionysus on his arrival in Attica. The God showed him his gratitude by teaching him the cultivation of the vine, and giving him bags filled with wine. Icarius now rode about in a chariot, and distributed the precious gifts of the god; but some shepherds whom their friends intoxicated with wine, and who thought that they were poisoned by Icarius, slew him, and threw his body into the well Anygrus, or buried it under a tree. Greek
"Ichthyocentaurus" Greek A fish-centaur, or a particular kind of Triton. Ichthyocentauri were fabulous beings, the upper part of whose body was conceived to have a human form, and the lower that of a fish, while the place of the hands was occupied by a horse's feet. Greek
"Idaeus" Greek A son of Dardanus and Chryse, and brother of Deimas, went with his father from Peloponnesus, by way of Samothrace, to Phrygia, and settled on the mountains of Phrygia, which derived from him the name of Ida, or the Idaean mountains.Greek
"Idas" Greek A son of Aphareus and Arene, the daughter of Oebalus, whence he and his brother Lyriceus are called Apharetides, or Aphareidae.Greek
Goddess name "Idothea" Greek A Goddess of the sea
Nymph name "Idothea aka Eidothea" Greek The Nymph, a daughter of the aged Proteus, who instructed Menelaus, in the island of Pharos at the mouth of the river Aegyptus, in what manner he might secure her father and compel him to say in what way he should return home. Greek
"Ilaeira" Greek A daughter of Leucippus and Philodice, and a sister of Phoebe, together with whom she is often mentioned by the poets under the name of Leucippidae. Greek
Goddess name "Ilithyia" Greek A Goddess of childbirth Eileithyia, Eilethyia, Eleuto
Goddess name "Ilithyia Eileithyia" Greek Eilethyia, Eleuto, Goddess of childbirth. Greek
King name "Ilus" Greek 1. A son of Dardanus by Bateia, the daughter of Teucer. Ilus died without issue, and left his Kingdom to his brother, Erichthonius. 2. A son of Tros, and grandson of Erichthonius. His mother was Calirrhoe, and being a great-grandson of Dardanus, he is called Dardanides.Greek
Demon name "Imp" Greek A puny Demon or spirit of mischief.
God name "Inachus" Greek A river God and king of Argos, is described as a son of Oceanus and Tethys. By a Melian nymph, a daughter of Oceanus, or, according to others, by his sister Argeia, he became the father of Phoroneus and Aegialeus, to whom others add Io, Argos Panoptes, and Phegeus or Pegeus. Greek
Goddess name "Ino" Greek Greek heroine who raised the infant Dionysus. Later she was elevated to a sea Goddess under the name of Leukothea. Greek
"Inous" Greek That is, the son of Ino, a name given to Melicertes and Palaemon. Greek
God name "Intonsus" Greek I. e. unshorn, a surname of Apollo and Bacchus, alluding to the eternal youth of these Gods, as the Greek youths allowed their hair to grow until they attained the age of manhood, though in the case of Apollo it may also allude to his being the god of the sun, whence the long floating hair would indicate the rays of the sun. Greek
"Invidia" Greek The personification of envy, is described as a daughter of the giant Pallas and Styx. Greek
Nymph name "Io" Greek A Nymph of the Argive River Inachos who was loved by Zeus. Greek
"Iodameia" Greek A priestess of Athena Itonia, who was changed into a block of stone on seeing the head of Medusa. Greek
"Iole" Greek The last beloved of Heracles, and a daughter of Eurytus of Oechalia. According to some writers, she was a half-sister of Dryope.
"Ion" Greek The fabulous ancestor of the Ionians, a son of Apollo by Creusa, the daughter of Erechtheus and wife of Xuthus.
"Iphicles' Oxen" Greek Iphiclos or Iphicles was the possessor of large herds of oxen, and Neleus promised to give his daughter in marriage to Bias if he would bring him the oxen of Iphicles, which were guarded by a very fierce dog. Melampos contrived to obtain the oxen for his brother, but being caught in the act, he was cast into prison. Melampos afterwards told Astyocha, wife of Iphicles, how to become the mother of children, whereupon Iphicles gave him the coveted herd, and his brother married the daughter of Neleus. The secret told by Melampos to Astyocha was "to steep the rust of iron in wine for ten days, and drink it." This she did, and became the mother of eight sons.
Goddess name "Iphigeneia" Greek According to the most common tradition, a daughter of Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra but, according to others, a daughter of Theseus and Helena, and brought up by Clytaemnestra only as a foster-child. Agamemnon had once killed a stag in the grove of Artemis, or had boasted that the Goddess herself could not hit better, or, according to another story, in the year in which Iphigeneia was born, he had vowed to sacrifice the most beautiful thing which that year might produce, but had afterwards neglected to fulfil his vow.Greek
"Iphimedeia" Greek A daughter of Triops, and the wife of Aloeus. Being in love with Poseidon, she often walked to the sea, and collected its waters in her lap, whence she became, by Poseidon, the mother of the Aloadae, Otus and Ephialtes.Greek
"Iphimedusa" Greek wife of Euchenor.
"Iphis" Greek A young man of humble parentage who died for love of Anaxarete. Greek
"Iphitus" Greek A son of Naubolus, and father of Schedius, Epistrophus, and Eurynome, in Phocis, was likewise one of the Argonauts.Greek
"Iphthima" Greek A daughter of Icarius, and sister of Penelope. Athena assumed the appearance of Iphthime, when she appeared to the unfortunate mother of Telemachus.Greek
Goddess name "Irene" Greek A Goddess of peace
Goddess name "Irene aka Eirene" Greek Goddess of peace and of spring. Greek
"Iris" Greek A daughter of Thaumas (whence she is called Thaumantias) and Electra, and sister of the Harpies. Greek
"Irus" Greek A son of Actor, and father of Eurydamas and Eurytion. He propitiated Peleus for the murder of his brother but during the chase of the Calydonian boar, Peleus unintentionally killed Eurytion, the son of Irus, Peleus endeavoured to soothe him by offering him his flocks but Irus would not accept them, and at the command of an oracle, Peleus allowed them to run wherever they pleased. A wolf devoured the sheep, but was thereupon changed into a stone, which was shown in later times on the frontier between Locris and Phocis. Greek
God name "Ischys" Greek A son of Elatus, and the beloved of Coronis at the time when she was with child (Asclepius) by Apollo. The God wishing to punish her faithlessness, caused Artemis to kill her, together with Ischys.Greek
King name "Ismene" Greek Daughter of OEdipus and Jocasta. Antigone was buried alive by the order of King Creon, for burying her brother Polynices, slain in combat by his brother Eteocles. Ismene declared that she had aided her sister, and requested to be allowed to share the same punishment. Greek
God name "Ismenius" Greek 1. A son of Apollo and Melia, who is said to have given his name to the Boeotian river which was before called Ladon or Cadmus. 2. A surname of Apollo at Thebes, who had a temple on the river Ismenus. The sanctuary of the God, at which the Daphnephoria was celebrated, bore the name of Ismenium, and was situated outside the city.Greek
God name "Isodaetes" Greek The God who distributes his gifts equally to all, occurs as a surname of Dionysus Zagreus. Greek
God name "Isodetes" Greek The God who binds all equally, is used as a surname of Pluto, to express his impartiality, and of Apollo. Greek
"Issa" Greek A daughter of Macareus in Lesbos, and the beloved of Apollo, from whom the Lesbian town of Issa is said to have received its name. Greek
"Issoria" Greek A surname of the Laconiaii Artemis, derived from , Mount Issorion, on which she had a sanctuary. Greek
God name "Isthmus" Greek The God worship­ped on the Isthmus (of Corinth), a surname of Poseidon, in honour of whom the Isthmian games were celebrated. Greek
King name "Ithacensian Suitors" Greek The suitors of Penelope, wife of Ulysses, King of Ithaca. While Ulysses was absent, many suitors presented themselves to Penelope, affirming that Ulysses was certainly dead. Penelope put them off, saying she would give a definite answer when she had finished the robe she was weaving for Laertes, but at night she unravelled all she had woven during the day. At last Ulysses returned and slew the suitors. Greek
God name "Ithomatas" Greek A surname of Zeus, derived from the Messenian hill of Ithome, where the God had a sanctuary, and where an annual festival, the Ithomaea was celebrated in his honour. Greek
God name "Ithome" Greek A nymph from whom the Messenian hill of Ithome derived its name. According to a Messenian tradition, Ithome and Neda, from whom a small river of the country derived its name, were said to have nursed Zeus, and to have bathed the infant God in the well Clepsydra. Greek
"Itonia" Greek Itonias, Itonis, a surname of Athena, derived from the town of Iton, in the south of Phthiotis. Greek
Goddess name "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
Nymph name "Itonus" Greek A son of Amphictyon, and husband of the Nymph Melanippe, by whom he became the father of Boeotus and Chromia.Greek
Goddess name "Iunones" Greek Goddesses of femininity Roman/Greek
King name "Ixion" Greek A son of Phlegyas or, according to others, a son of Antion by Perimela, of Pasion, or of Ares. According to the common tradition, his mother was Dia, a daughter of Deioneus. He was King of the Lapithae or Phlegyes, and the father of Peirithous. He was bound to a revolving wheel of fire in the Infernal regions, for his impious presumption in trying to imitate the thunder of heaven. Greek
Goddess name "Iris" Greek/Roman Goddess of the rainbow, or the rainbow itself. In classic mythology she is called the messenger of the gods when they intended discord, and the rainbow is the bridge or road let down from heaven for her accommodation. When the gods meant peace they sent Mercury. Greek/Roman
Goddess name "Itaba" Haiti Ancestral Goddess Haiti
Angel name "Ithuriel" Hebrew One of the Angels commissioned by Gabriel to search for Satan, who had effected his entrance into Paradise. The other angel who accompanied him was Zephon. Hebrew
Angel name "Ithuriel's Spear" Hebrew The spear of the the Angel Ithuriel, the slightest touch of which exposed deceit. Hence, when Satan squatted like a toad "close to the ear of Eve," Ithuriel only touched the creature with his spear, and it resumed the form of Satan. Hebrew
"Ida" Hindu Of the earth, abundant food, and nourishment. She is also the granter of any blessings evoked through her. Hindu
Goddess name "Ila" Hindu Minor Goddess of sacrifices Hindu/Vedic
God name "Indra" Hindu A God of rain, storms, thunder & clouds
God name "Indra" Hindu The king of the Gods and ruler of the heavens, the god of thunder and rain and a great warrior who symbolises courage and strength. His mount is an elephant called Airavata and he has a golden chariot drawn by ten thousand horses. Hindu
Goddess name "Indrani" Hindu The Goddess of wrath and jealousy, and a daughter of Puloman, a demon who was killed by Indrani's future husband, Indra. She is beautiful and has one-thousand eyes. She is associated with lions and elephants. Hindu
Goddess name "Indukari" Hindu Goddess Hindu/Puranic/Epic
"Isa" Hindu Aspect of Siva Hindu/Puranic
God name "Istadevata" Hindu A generic title for a personal God or a house icon