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List of Gods
NameOriginDescription
U Blei Nong-thaw Assam The Supreme god of the Khasis. To the Khasi, life is God’s greatest gift and he therefore has to account for it in the hereafter. Assam
Ua-Ildak Mesopotamia Goddess responsible for pastures and grassland. Poplar trees are sacred to her. Mesopotamia
Uadjet Egypt Wadjit, Wedjet, originally a local city goddess she eventually became the patron goddess of the whole of Lower Egypt associated with the land.
Uairebhuidhe Ireland Bird goddess and possibly a goddess of death. Ireland
Ualare New Guinea The name for ancestors, ualare is that by which all sacred objects are designated. Certain animals are ualare, and as these were never injured or eaten. The Elema, Papuan Gulf, New Guinea
Uanari Venezuela Supreme god and creator who is constantly vying with the malevolent Kahu. Venezuela
Uarahiulu Brazil A stone being who was the wife of Darukavaitere and the mother of the sun and moon. Brazil
Uathach Ireland/Scotland Goddess who trained warriors. One of the mistresses of Cuchulain. Ireland/Scotland
Ubasi Nigeria The creator god of the Yako. Nigeria
Ubastet Egypt Originally viewed as the protector goddess of Lower Egypt, and consequently depicted as a fierce lion. Egypt
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Ubelluris Hittite A mountain god who carried the western edge of the sky on his shoulders. Hittite
Ubertas Roman Minor god of agriculture associated with fruitfulness, fertility and prosperity. Roman
Ucchusma Buddhist Purifier of the defiled and who speaks with divine power. Buddhist
Uchoreus Greek A river god and the father of Memphis. Greek
Uchtsiti Acoma Your father, Uchtsiti made you, and it is he who has made the world, the sun which you have seen, the sky, and many other things which you will see. But Uchtsiti says the world is not yet completed, not yet satisfactory, as he wants it. This is the reason he has made you. Uchtsiti first made the world. He threw a clot of his own blood into space and by his power it grew and grew until it became the earth. Then Uchtsiti planted you in this and by it you were nourished as you developed. Acoma
Ucuetis Celtic A Celtic god who, along with his consort Bergusia, was venerated at Alesia in Burgundy. The divine couple are named on inscriptions of the Romano-Celtic period, and an image of a divine couple has been found on the same site, the male figure bearing a hammer, the female appearing as a goddess of prosperity.
Udadhikumara Jain Generic name of one of the group of deities called Bhavanvasi-nikaya. The Bhavanvasi-nikaya consists of the types: Asurakumara, Nagakumara, Vidyutkumara, Suparnakumara, Agnikumara, Vatakumara, Stanitakumara, Udadhikumara, Dvipakumara and Dikkumara. Jain
Udens Mate Latvia Mother of water, presided over small bodies of water such as wells and ponds. Latvia
Ueuecoyotl Aztec "old coyote", a renowned trickster fond of promiscuity, wild parties and jolly bonking. Aztec
Ugar Syria A messenger of Baal and an agriculture god. Syria
Ugaracandika Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A distinctive form of a goddess Durga
Ugatame New Guinea The omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent creator. New Guinea
Ugatara Puranic Death goddess with a strange taste in hats. She is very fond of golden idols and buffalo sacrifices. Puranic
Ugayafukiaezu Japan A Japanese deity (kami) and the father of Japan's mythical first emperor, Emperor Jimmu.
Uhubaput Honduras The sun-god of the Sumus, their supreme deity. Honduras
Uitzilopchtli Aztec God of the incarnating of the sun at Midday. Aztec
Ukat India Goddess of good luck and whoever recites the 700 slokas of markand purana and asks for a specific boon, the goddess will grant it instantaneously. India
Uke Mochi Japan Goddess of food, she prepared a feast by facing the ocean and spitting out a fish, then she faced the forest and bountiful game spewed out of her mouth, finally turning to a rice paddy she coughed up a bowl of rice. Japan
Ukko Finnish God of rain storms, thunder, weather and the sky. Finnish
Ukko (old man) Finland The god of the sky and thunder, related to Thor (Estonian Taara).
Uks Akka Swedish Goddess of midwives who looks after newborn babies. Swedish
Ukupanipo Hawaii A shark god who controls the amount of fish close enough for the fisherman to catch. He occasionally adopted a human child who gains the power to transform into a shark. Hawaii
Ukur Babylon Underworld spirit of earth and water. Babylon
Ukur/ Kus Mesopotamia/ Babylon/ Akkadian A chthonic underworld god
Ulfrun Norse One of Heimdal's nine giant mothers. Norse
Uli Polynesia A forest goddess who also dabbles in sorcery. Polynesia
Uliliyassis Hittite Minor Hittite god who was invoked, before the invention of Viagra, to remove impotence.
Ulixes Greek Ulysses, Ulyxes. The Roman name for Odysseus, one of the principal Greek heroes in the Trojan war.
Ull/ Ullr Germanic/ Norse A god of archery, hunting & skis
Uller Norse God whose name meant "the brilliant one". Symbolizes oaths, pacts, duels, hunting, winter, and glory. Norse
Ullikummi Hurrian A giant stone monster, son of Kumarbi and the sea god's daughter. Hurrian
Ullr Norse A son of Sif and a stepson of Thor who appears to have been a major god in prehistoric times. Norse
Ulster Ireland Iubdan of the Faylinn, Ulster god Ireland
Ultor Roman The avenger, a surname of Mars, to whom Augustus built a temple at Rome in the forum.
Ulu'tuyar Egyptian "Thou Beautiful Power, thou Beautiful Rudder of the Northern Heaven, Power of Heaven, Opener of the Disk, thou Beautiful Rudder of the Northern Heaven" From the Egyptian Book of the Dead
Ulu'tuyar Ulu Toyo'n Yakut/ Cen Siberia A rather evil creator spirit
Ulupi Hindu One of Arjuna's wives who abducted him and carried him to the underworld. Hindu
Ulutuyer Ulu Toyon Siberia Ulu-Toyon. The chief of the 'dark' spirits is Ulutuyer-Ulu-Toyon, 'Onmipotent Lord'. He is always described as living in the western sky, and, in contrast to the inactive Art-Toyon-Aga, he is the personification of action and of the passions. Ulu-Toyon is not always harmful to men, for he gives to them one of his souls, sur, and defends them from the attacks of abassylar. The Yakut, Siberia
Uma Hindu Consort of Siva, famous for her defeat of the army of Chanda and Munda, two demons. She is represented as holding the head of Chanda in one of her four hands, and trampling on Munda. The heads of the army., strung into a necklace, adorn her body, and a girdle of the same surrounds her waist. Hindu
Umaj Bulgarian Proto-Bulgarian goddess of fertility.
Umaj Yakut Goddess of midwives, fertility, and birth. Yakut
Umashii-Ashi -Kabi-Hiko-Ji-No-Kami Japan/ Shinto A creator being formed from the reeds floating on the primordial waters
Umbanda Afro-Brazilian Afro-Brazilian religion that blends African traditions with Roman Catholicism,
Umlimo Africa The creator deity of the Amantebele (Zulu). South Africa
Umlungu Africa The invisible supreme being of the Lake Nyasi region. East Africa
Umubumbi Uganda The aspect of God as the creator, "the potter." The Gisu, Uganda
Umusemyi Burundi A creator god of the Barundi. Burundi
Umvelatanqi Africa Ukqamata. The supreme being of the Amakxosa. South Africa
Umvelinkwangi/ Umvelinqangi Zulu/ S Africa The sky god
Umvelinqangi Zulu The Sky God who has a voice like thunder and is known to send down lightning bolts. He descended from heaven to marry Uthlanga and created the primeval reeds from which Unkulunkulu emerged. Zulu
Una Christian Truth, so called because truth is one. She starts with St. George on his adventure, and being driven by a storm into "Wandering Wood," retires for the night to Hypocrisy's cell. St. George quits the cell, leaving Una behind. In her search for him she is caressed by a lion, who afterwards attends her. She next sleeps in the hut of Superstition, and next morning meets Hypocrisy dressed as St. George. As they journey together Sansloy meets them, exposes Hypocrisy, kills the lion, and carries off Una on his steed to a wild forest. Una fills the air with her shrieks, and is rescued by the fauns and satyrs, who attempt to worship her, but, being restrained, pay adoration to her ass. She is delivered from the satyrs and fauns by Sir Satyrane, and is told by Archimago that St. George is dead, but subsequently hears that he is the captive of Orgoglio. She goes to King Arthur for aid, and the king both slays Orgoglio and rescues the knight. Una, now takes St. George to the house of Holiness, where he is carefully nursed, and then leads him to Eden, where their union is consummated. Spenser: Faerie Queene
Undine Greek The water-nymph, who was created without a soul, like all others of her species. By marrying a mortal she obtained a soul, and with it all the pains and penalties of the human race. Greek
Unelanuhi Cherokee Goddess of the sun who invented hours and minutes. Cherokee
Ungamilia Australia Goddess of the evening star. Australia
Ungud Australia A snake god who is sometimes male and sometimes female. He is associated with rainbows and the fertility and erections of the tribe's shamans. Australia
Uni Etruscan The supreme goddess and the patron goddess of Perugia. Etruscan
Unicorn Europian According to a belief once popular, the unicorn by dipping its horn into a liquid could detect whether or not it contained poison. In the designs for gold and silver plate made for the Emperor Rudolph II. by Ottavio Strada is a cup on which a unicorn stands as if to essay the liquid.
Unk Oglata A female being of magical beauty full of passion but having, in part, an evil nature. Oglala.
Unkulunkulu Zulu The creator god and great ancestral spirit of the Zulu people. Unkulunkulu is believed to have grown on a reed in the mythical swamp of Uhlanga. Zulu
Untombinde Africa "Tall-Maiden". A beautiful maiden who became the goddess of the sea. Africa
Unumbotte Togo Creator god. Bassari, Togo
Unumbotte Bassari Togo A creator god
Unvelingange Africa The uncreated creator god, father of mankind. The Kaffir, South Africa
Unwabu Zulu A chameleon who was sent to humanity to grant them immortality. Unwabu was too slow, leading to the current mortality of humanity. The chameleon's color changes from green to brown because it is mourning Unwabu's sloth. Zulu
Unxia Roman Minor goddess of marriage, concerned with anointing the bridgegroom's door. Roman
Upakesini Buddhist Minor goddess of cultivation accomplished through the merits of generosity. Buddhist
Upayapattivasita Buddhist A minor goddess
Upelluri Hurrian The Hurrian "dreaming god". The gods placed the stone giant Ullikummi on Upelluri's shoulders to form the world. In his slumber, Upelluri was unaware of his burden.
Upes Mate Latvia Mother of rivers, presided over rivers. Latvia
Upius Greek A king of Bithynia whose son, Bormus, a youth of extraordinary beauty, was abducted by nymphs. Greek
Upulero Indonesia The god of heaven, who fertilizes Upunusa, the earth. Indonesia
Upulvan Sri Lanka 'the water-lily colored' One of a group of "four great gods", and each of these four gods was the patron of a certain part of the Island. Sri Lanka
Upunusa Grandmother Earth Indonesia The female principle who was fertilized by Upulero. Indonesia
Urania Greek One of the Muses, a daughter of Zeus by Mnemosyne. (Theogony of Hesiod 78. Fasti by Ovid) The ancient bard Linus is called her son by Apollo and Hymenaeus also is said to have been a son of Urania. Greek
Uranus Greek Also known as Ouranos, the Latin Caelus, a son of Gaea (Theogony of Hesiod 126), but is also called the husband of Gaea, and by her the father of Oceanus, Coeus, Crius, Hyperion, Lapetus, Theia, Rheia, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Tethys, Cronos, of the Cyclopes, Brontes, Steropes, Arges, and of the Hecatoncheires Cottus, Briareus and Gyes. (Theogony 133) Greek
Uras Sumeria Urash, a goddess of earth, and one of the consorts of the sky god An. She is the mother of the goddess Nininsinna. Sumeria
Urd Norse A goddess of fate
Urda Scandinavian Verdandi, and Skulda. The three Nornir (Past, Present, and Future) who dwell in a beautiful hall below the ash-tree Yggdrasil'. Their employment is to engrave on a shield the destiny of man. Scandinavian
Urda Urdan Scandinavian Urda or Urdan Fount. The sacred fount of light and heat, situated over the Rainbow Bridge, Bifrost. Scandinavian
Urgan s A mortal born and christened, but stolen by the king of the fairies and brought up in elf-land. He was sent to Lord Richard, the husband of Alice Brand, to lay on him the "curse of the sleepless eye" for killing his wife's brother Ethert. When Lord Richard saw the hideous dwarf he crossed himself, but the elf said, "I fear not sign made with a bloody hand." Then forward stepped Alice and made the sign, and the dwarf said if any woman would sign his brow thrice with a cross he should recover his mortal form. Alice signed him thrice, and the elf became "the fairest knight in all Scotland, in whom she recognised her brother Ethert." Scotland
Urgel Slavic Satan's son who became lord of the Pleiades. Slavic
Urjani Hindu Goddess of physical prowess and strength Hindu
Ursa Major Roman Calisto, daughter of Lycaon, was violated by Jupiter, and Juno changed her into a bear. Jupiter placed her among the stars that she might be more under his protection. Roman
Ursule Haiti Goddess of love Haiti/Vodun
Uru'n Ajy Toyo'n Egyptian "Thou Beautiful Power, thou Beautiful Rudder of the Northern Heaven, Power of Heaven, Opener of the Disk, thou Beautiful Rudder of the Northern Heaven" Egyptian Book of the Dead
Uru'n Ajy Toyo'n/ Ayi' Uru'n Toyoy'n Yakut/ Siberia A creator being that lived in the north east
Ururupuin Micronesia Goddess of flirting, happiness and playfulness. Micronesia
Uruzimu Urartan One of the fiends who seek to cast down the Seven Gates of the Stars. Urartan
Usas Hindu A beneficient goddess who produces daylight and urges men to their works. Hindu
Ushas Sanskrit Sanskrit for "dawn", is a Vedic deity. She is the chief goddess, sometimes imagined as several goddesses, Dawns, exalted in the Rig Veda. She is portrayed as a beautifully adorned, sexually attractive young woman riding in a chariot. She is the daughter of Dyaus "Heaven".
Usins Latavia An astral god that was affiliated with both the morning & evening star, he sidelined with beekeepers & spring until the Christians showed up and then he became St. George
Uslo Siberia Spirit of the mountains, one of the guardians of the natural world Yakut, Siberia
Usnisa Buddhist The deity who can eliminate all evil karmic hindrances and eradicate the suffering of all evil paths." Buddhist
Usnisavijaya Buddhist A goddess of longevity in Buddhism. She wears an image of the Budda Vairocana in her headdress. She is the most popular Budda goddess in Nepal, Tibet, and Mongolia.
Uso Dori Japan Goddess of singing. Japan
Utgard Norse [The out-yard]. The abode of the giant Utgard-Loke. Norse
Utgard-Loke Norse The giant of Utgard visited by Thor. He calls himself Skrymer. Norse
Uthlanga Africa The supreme father and creator god; the source of all beings. The Zulu, South Africa
Utixo Khoi A benevolent deity who lived in the sky, sending rain for the crops, and speaking with thunder. Khoi
Utlunta Cherokee Goddess of physical prowess. Her body has the density of stone and the ground shudders with her awesome weight. Cherokee
Utnapishtim Sumerian Utnapishtim is the wise king of the Sumerian city state of Shuruppak who, along with his wife, survived a great flood sent by Enlil to drown every living thing on Earth. Utnapishtim was secretly warned by the water god Ea of Enlil's planned and constructed a great boat or ark to save himself, his family and representatives of each species of animal.
Uttara Bhadrapada Hindu A goddess of the hunt and one of Shiva's servants. Hindu
Uttara Palguni Hindu Minor goddess of healing and disease. Hindu
Uttarabhadrapada Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess of fortune
Uttarapalguni Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic A minor goddess
Uttarasadha Hindu Minor goddess of fortune revered by seers and poets, by gods and then by men. Hindu
Uttu Sumeria The goddess of weaving and clothing. Sumeria
Utu Sumeria God of the sun and justice who rules the fate of the dead. Sumeria
Uwolowu Togo Creator god who first made a woman on the earth and bore with her the first child, the first human being. Akposso, Togo
Uzume Japan The Great Persuader, and The Heavenly Alarming Female. The goddess who lured out the sun deity, Amaterasu, by dancing naked in a bath. Japan