Given Name ENLIL

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: 𒀭𒂗𒆤 (Sumerian Cuneiform)
PRONOUNCED: EN-lil (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From Sumerian 𒂗 (en) meaning "lord" and possibly 𒆤 (lil) meaning "wind". Enlil was the Sumerian god of the wind and storms, the son of An and Ki. He was later worshipped by the Akkadians, Assyrians, Babylonians, and other Mesopotamian peoples.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Elil, Ellil (Semitic Mythology)

Sources & References

Categories

air, gods, storm deities, weather
Entry updated July 11, 2018