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This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the usage is Mythology.
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KHURSHID   m & f   Persian, Pakistani, Urdu, Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Hvare Khshaeta meaning "shining sun". In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata (or angel) who was associated with the sun.
KOIOS   m   Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek κοιος (koios), also spelled ποιος (poios), a questioning word meaning approximately "of what kind?"... [more]
KREIOS   m   Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from either Greek κρειων (kreion) "lord, master" or κριος (krios) "ram, male sheep"... [more]
KRISHNA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "black, dark" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu god believed to be an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He was the youngest of King Vasudeva's eight children, six of whom were killed by King Kamsa because of a prophecy that a child of Vasudeva would kill Kamsa... [more]
KRONOS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of CRONUS.
KSHATHRA VAIRYA   m   Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of SHAHRIVAR.
KUMARA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit कुमार (kumara) meaning "boy, son"... [more]
LAIOS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of LAIUS.
LAIUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Λαιος (Laios), which is of unknown meaning... [more]
LAKSHMANA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "having lucky marks" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana' he is the trusted companion of the hero Rama, accompanying him into exile.
LALITA   f & m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "playful, charming, desirable" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form ललिता and the masculine form ललित... [more]
LEANDER   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Λεανδρος (Leandros), derived from λεων (leon) meaning "lion" and ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος)... [more]
LEANDROS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of LEANDER.
LECH   m   Polish, Slavic Mythology
From the name of the Slavic tribe the Lendians, called the Lędzianie in Polish. According to Slavic legend this was the name of the founder of the Polish people... [more]
LEMMINKÄINEN   m   Finnish Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly related to Finnish lempi "love". In the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala' this is the name of an arrogant hero. After he was killed his mother fetched his body from the River of Death and restored him to life... [more]
LIBER   m   Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin liber meaning "free". This was the name of a Roman fertility god, often identified with Dionysus.
LINOS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Greek form of LINUS.
LINUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized), German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Greek name Λινος (Linos) meaning "flax". In Greek legend he was the son of the god Apollo, who accidentally killed him in a contest... [more]
LIR   m   Irish Mythology
Irish cognate of LLYR. Lir was the Irish god of the sea, the father of Manannan mac Lir.
LLEU   m   Welsh Mythology
Probably a Welsh form of LUGUS. In the Mabinogion, Lleu Llaw Gyffes is the son of Arianrhod... [more]
LLEW   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Variant of LLEU. It can also be a short form of LLEWELYN. It coincides with the Welsh word llew meaning "lion".
LLYR   m   Welsh Mythology
Means "the sea" in Welsh. This was the name of the Welsh god of the sea. He possibly forms the basis for the legendary King Lear of the Britons.
LÓEGAIRE   m   Irish Mythology, Ancient Irish
Means "calf herder", derived from Irish loagh "calf". In Irish mythology Lóegaire Búadach was an Ulster warrior. He saved the life of the poet Áed, but died in the process... [more]
LOKE   m   Norse Mythology, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Modern Scandinavian form of LOKI.
LOKI   m   Norse Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from the Indo-European root *leug meaning "to break". In Norse legend Loki was a trickster god associated with magic and fire... [more]
  m   Irish Mythology
Modern Irish form of LUGH.
LUCIFER   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "bringing light", derived from Latin lux "light" and ferre "to bring". In Latin this name originally referred to the morning star, Venus, but later became associated with the chief angel who rebelled against God's rule in heaven (see Isaiah 14:12)... [more]
LUG   m   Irish Mythology
Old Irish form of LUGH.
LUGAID   m   Irish Mythology
Old Irish form of LUGHAIDH.
LUGH   m   Irish Mythology
Probably an Irish form of LUGUS. In Irish mythology Lugh was a divine hero who led the Tuatha De Danann against the Fomorians who were led by his grandfather Balor... [more]
LUGHAIDH   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Derived from the name of the Irish god LUGH. This was the name of several characters in Irish legend, including the king Lughaidh mac Con.
LUGOS   m   Celtic Mythology
Variant of LUGUS.
LUGUS   m   Celtic Mythology
Probably from early Celtic meaning "light", ultimately from the Indo-European root *leuk "light, brightness". This was the name of a Celtic (Gaulish) god of commerce and craftsmanship, who was equated by the Romans with Mercury... [more]
LYCURGUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Λυκουργος (Lykourgos), derived from λυκος (lykos) "wolf" (genitive λυκου) and εργον (ergon) "work, deed"... [more]
LYCUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Λυκος (Lykos) meaning "wolf"... [more]
LYKOS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Greek form of LYCUS.
MABON   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Derived from Welsh mab meaning "son". This was the name of an old Celtic god.
MADHAVA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "vernal, of the springtime" in Sanskrit. This is an epithet of several Hindu gods. It was also the name of a 14th-century Hindu scholar.
MAGNI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from the Old Norse element magn meaning "mighty, strong". In Norse mythology this name is borne by a son of Thor and the giant Járnsaxa.
MAHESHA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "great lord" from Sanskrit महा (maha) "great" and ईश (isha) "lord, ruler"... [more]
MANI   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "jewel" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this name is borne by a serpent and an attendant of Skanda.
MANU (1)   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "thinking, wise" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is a title of Svayambhuva, the progenitor of the human race, as well as several of his descendants.
MARDUK   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Possibly from Sumerian amar-Utu meaning "calf of UTU". In Babylonian mythology he was the chief god, presiding over heaven, light, sky, battle, and fertility... [more]
MARS   m   Roman Mythology
Possibly related to Latin mas "male" (genitive maris). In Roman mythology Mars was the god of war, often equated with the Greek god Ares... [more]
MATH   m   Welsh Mythology
Possibly from Celtic matu meaning "bear". According to the Mabinogion, Math ap Mathonwy was a king of Gwynedd and a magician. He was the uncle of the hero Gwydion.
MAUI   m & f   Hawaiian, Polynesian Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Hawaiian mythology Māui was a trickster who created the Hawaiian Islands by having his brothers fish them out of the sea. He was also responsible for binding the sun and slowing its movement.
MEHR   m   Persian, Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of MITHRA.
MELANTHIOS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μελας (melas) "black, dark" and ανθος (anthos) "flower"... [more]
MELCHIOR   m   Dutch, Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Semitic roots meaning "king city". This was a name traditionally assigned to one of the wise men (also known as the Magi, or three kings) who were said to have visited the newborn Jesus.
MELQART   m   Near Eastern Mythology
From Phoenician mlk "king" and qrt "city". This was the name of a Phoenician god worshipped especially in the city of Tyre.
MENELAOS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of MENELAUS.
MENELAUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Μενελαος (Menelaos) which meant "withstanding the people", derived from μενω (meno) "to last, to withstand" and λαος (laos) "the people"... [more]
MENTOR   m   Greek Mythology
Possibly related to Greek μενος (menos) "mind, purpose, strength, courage"... [more]
MERCURIUS   m   Roman Mythology
Latin form of MERCURY.
MERCURY   m   Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Mercurius, probably derived from Latin mercari "to trade" or merces "wages". This was the name of the Roman god of trade, merchants, and travellers, later equated with the Greek god Hermes... [more]
MICTLANTECUHTLI   m   Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "lord of Mictlan" in Nahuatl. In Aztec mythology he was the skeletal ruler of Mictlan, the realm of the dead, with his wife Mictecacihuatl.
MIDAS   m   Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Greek myth Midas was a king of Phrygia in Asia Minor. He was granted a wish by the god Dionysos - that everything he touch be turned to gold.
MINOS   m   Greek Mythology
Possibly from a Cretan word or title meaning "king". This was the name of a king of Crete in Greek mythology. He was the son of Zeus and Europa... [more]
MITHRA   m   Persian Mythology
Derived from an Indo-Iranian root *mitra meaning "oath, alliance, friend". In Persian mythology he was a god of light and friendship, the son of the supreme god Ahura Mazda... [more]
MITRA (1)   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "friend" in Sanskrit, a cognate of MITHRA. This is a transcription of both the feminine form मित्रा and the masculine form मित्र, which is the name of a Hindu god of friendship and contracts who appears in the Rigveda.
MOHANA   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "bewitching, infatuating, charming" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form मोहन (an epithet of the Hindu gods Shiva, Krishna and Kama) and the feminine form मोहना.
MORDRED   m   Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
From Welsh Medraut, meaning uncertain. In Arthurian legend Mordred was the illegitimate son (in some versions nephew) of King Arthur... [more]
MORPHEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek μορφη (morphe) meaning "shape", referring to the shapes seen in dreams... [more]
MOT   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Means "death" in Ugaritic. This was the name of the Ugaritic god of death and the lord of the netherworld. He was a son of the supreme god El.
MUKESHA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of Muka" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva, given to him because he killed Muka, a demon in the form of a wild boar.
MURALI   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "flute" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, given to him because he played the flute.
MYRDDIN   m   Welsh Mythology
Original Welsh form of MERLIN.
NABU   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Possibly from a Semitic root meaning "to announce". This was the name of an Assyrian and Babylonian god of wisdom, letters and writing.
NAIRYOSANGHA   m   Persian Mythology
Derived from Avestan nairyo "male" and sangha "word". Nairyosangha was a Zoroastrian Yazata (or angel) who served as a messenger for Ahura Mazda.
NALA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "stem" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a king of the Nishadha people in the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata'.
NANABOZHO   m   New World Mythology
Means "my rabbit" in Ojibwe. In Anishinaabe mythology Nanabozho (also called Wenabozho) is the name of a trickster spirit.
NANDA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "joy" in Sanskrit. In Hindu texts this is a name of both Vishnu and the foster-father of Krishna, as well as various other characters... [more]
NANNA (2)   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the Sumerian god of the moon. He was the son of Enlil and the husband of Ningal.
NAOISE   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Meaning unknown, presumably of Gaelic origin. In Irish legend he was the young man who eloped with Deirdre, the beloved of Conchobhar the king of Ulster... [more]
NARAYANA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "path of man" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of the god of creation, later synonymous with the god Brahma, and even later with Vishnu.
NARCISSUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Late Roman, Biblical
Latinized form of Greek Ναρκισσος (Narkissos), possibly derived from ναρκη (narke) meaning "sleep, numbness"... [more]
NARKISSOS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of NARCISSUS.
NECHTAN   m   Irish Mythology, Ancient Celtic
Celtic name of uncertain meaning, possibly meaning "damp" (cognate with NEPTUNE). In Irish mythology Nechtan was the husband of Boand, the goddess of the River Boyne... [more]
NEOPTOLEMUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Νεοπτολεμος (Neoptolemos) meaning "new war", derived from νεος (neos) "new" and πολεμος (polemos) "war"... [more]
NEPTUNE   m   Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Neptunus, which is of unknown meaning, possibly related to the Indo-European root *nebh "wet, damp, clouds". Neptune was the god of the sea in Roman mythology, approximately equivalent to the Greek god Poseidon... [more]
NEPTUNUS   m   Roman Mythology
Latin form of NEPTUNE.
NEREUS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Derived from Greek νηρος (neros) meaning "water". In Greek myth this was the name of a god of the sea, the father of the Nereids... [more]
NESTOR   m   Greek Mythology, Russian
Means "homecoming" in Greek. In Homer's 'Iliad' this was the name of the king of Pylos, famous for his great wisdom and longevity, who acted as a counselor to the Greek allies.
NIKEPHOROS   m & f   Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "carrying victory" from Greek νικη (nike) "victory" and φερω (phero) "to carry, to bear"... [more]
NJÁLL   m   Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse form of Niall (see NEIL). This is the name of the hero of a 13th century Icelandic saga, based on the life of a 10th-century Icelandic chieftain.
NJORD   m   Norse Mythology, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From Old Norse Njörðr, which was possibly derived from the Indo-European root *ner meaning "strong, vigourous". Njord was the Norse god of the sea, sailing, fishing and fertility... [more]
NJÖRÐR   m   Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of NJORD.
NUADA   m   Irish Mythology
Possibly means "protector" in Celtic. In Irish myth he was an Irish god and a leader of the Tuatha De Danann. He was killed in battle against the Fomorii.
NUADHA   m   Irish Mythology
Variant of NUADA.
NUDD   m   Welsh Mythology
Welsh cognate of NUADA.
NUMITOR   m   Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Roman mythology Numitor was the king of Alba Longa and the father of Rhea Silvia... [more]
NYYRIKKI   m   Finnish Mythology
Meaning unknown. This was the name of a Finnish god of the hunt, the son of Tapio.
OCEANUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of OKEANOS.
ODEN   m   Norse Mythology
Swedish form of ODIN.
ODIN   m   Norse Mythology, English (Modern)
Anglicized form of Old Norse Óðinn which was derived from óðr "inspiration, rage, frenzy". It ultimately developed from the early Germanic *Woðanaz... [more]
ODYSSEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Perhaps derived from Greek οδυσσομαι (odyssomai) "to hate"... [more]
OEDIPUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Οιδιπους (Oidipous), meaning "swollen foot" from οιδεω (oideo) "to swell" and πους (pous) "foot"... [more]
ÓENGUS   m   Ancient Irish, Irish Mythology
Old Irish form of AONGHUS.
OIDIPOUS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of OEDIPUS.
OISÍN   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "little deer", derived from Irish os "deer" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend Oisín was a warrior hero and a poet, the son of Fionn mac Cumhail.
OKEANOS   m   Greek Mythology
From the name of the river or body of water thought by the ancient Greeks to surround the Earth. In Greek mythology Okeanos was the Titan who personified this body of water.
ORESTES   m   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ορεστιας (orestias) meaning "of the mountains"... [more]
ORION   m   Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, but possibly related to Greek ‘οριον (horion) "boundary, limit"... [more]
ORMAZD   m   Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of AHURA MAZDA.
ORPHEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Perhaps related to Greek ορφνη (orphne) meaning "the darkness of night"... [more]
ǪRVAR   m   Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of ORVAR.
ORVAR   m   Swedish, Norse Mythology
Means "arrow" in Old Norse. Orvar Odd is a legendary Norse hero who is the subject of a 13th-century Icelandic saga.
OSCAR   m   English, Irish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "deer friend", derived from Gaelic os "deer" and cara "friend". Alternatively, it may derive from the Old English name OSGAR or its Old Norse cognate ÁSGEIRR, which may have been brought to Ireland by Viking invaders and settlers... [more]
OSIRIS   m   Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
Greek form of the Egyptian Asar which is of unknown meaning. In Egyptian mythology Osiris was the god of the dead and the judge of the underworld. He was slain by his brother Seth, but revived by his wife Isis.
ÓÐINN   m   Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of ODIN.
OURANOS   m   Greek Mythology
Original Greek form of URANUS.
OWAIN   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Probably a Welsh form of EUGENE, though it might be derived from Welsh eoghunn meaning "youth". This was the name of several figures from Welsh history and mythology... [more]
PADMA   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form पद्म and the feminine form पद्मा... [more]
PALLAS (2)   m   Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek παλλω (pallo) "to brandish"... [more]
PAN   m   Greek Mythology
Derived from a Greek word meaning "shepherd". In Greek mythology Pan was a half-man, half-goat god associated with shepherds, flocks and pastures.
PANKAJA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "born of mud", referring to the lotus flower, derived from Sanskrit पङ्क (panka) "mud" and (ja) "born"... [more]
PARIS (1)   m   Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Greek mythology he was the Trojan prince who kidnapped Helen and began the Trojan War. Though presented as a somewhat of a coward in the 'Iliad', he did manage to slay the great hero Achilles... [more]
PARTHA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "son of PRITHA" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is another name for the Pandavas, who were sons of Pritha (another name of Kunti) and Pandu.
PARTHALÁN   m   Irish Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly from BARTHOLOMEW. In Irish legend he was the first man on Ireland after the biblical flood.
PATROCLUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Πατροκλος (Patroklos) which meant "glory of the father", derived from πατηρ (pater) "father" (genitive πατρος) and κλεος (kleos) "glory"... [more]
PATROKLOS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of PATROCLUS.
PEGASUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Πηγασος (Pegasos), possibly either from πηγος (pegos) "strong" or πηγαιος (pegaios) "from a water spring"... [more]
PEKKO   m   Finnish Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the Finnish god of fields and crops.
PEREDUR   m   Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Possibly means "hard spears" in Welsh. This was the name of several figures from Welsh mythology. It was later used by the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth in his Arthurian tales... [more]
PERSEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek περθω (pertho) meaning "to destroy"... [more]
PERUN   m   Slavic Mythology
Means "thunder" in Slavic. In Slavic mythology Perun was the god of lightning, sometimes worshipped as the primary god. The oak was his sacred tree.
PHANUEL   m   Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend
Form of PENUEL used in the New Testament, where it is borne by the father of Anna the prophetess. It also appears in the apocryphal Book of Enoch belonging to an angel.
PHILANDER   m   English (Archaic), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Φιλανδρος (Philandros) meaning "friend of man" from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος)... [more]
PHILANDROS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of PHILANDER.
PHOBOS   m   Greek Mythology
Means "fear, panic" in Greek. This was one of the sons of Ares in Greek mythology. Also, one of the moons of Mars bears this name.
PHOEBUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Φοιβος (Phoibos), which meant "bright, pure"... [more]
PHRIXOS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of PHRIXUS.
PHRIXUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Φριξος (Phrixos) which meant "thrilling, causing shivers", derived from φριξ (phrix) "ripple, shiver"... [more]
PITAMBARA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "yellow garments", derived from Sanskrit पीत (pita) "yellow" and अम्बर (ambara) "garment"... [more]
PLOUTON   m   Greek Mythology
Original Greek form of PLUTO.
PLUTO   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Latinized form of Greek Πλουτων (Plouton), derived from πλουτος (ploutos) meaning "wealth"... [more]
POLLUX   m   Roman Mythology
Roman form of Greek Πολυδευκης (Polydeukes) meaning "very sweet", from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" and δευκης (deukes) "sweet"... [more]
POLYDEUKES   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of POLLUX.
POSEIDON   m   Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek ποσις (posis) "husband, lord" and δα (da) "earth"... [more]
PRABHU   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "mighty, powerful, master" in Sanskrit. This is an epithet of both the Hindu gods Surya and Agni.
PRAMODA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "joy" in Sanskrit. This is the name of an attendant of the Hindu god Skanda.
PRIAM   m   Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Greek Πριαμος (Priamos), possibly meaning "redeemed"... [more]
PRIAMOS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of PRIAM.
PROMETHEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek προμηθεια (prometheia) meaning "foresight, forethought"... [more]
PROTEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek πρωτος (protos) meaning "first"... [more]
PRYDERI   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "care" in Welsh. According to Welsh legend this was the name of the son of Pwyll and Rhiannon... [more]
PTAH   m   Egyptian Mythology
Possibly means "opener" in Egyptian. Ptah was an Egyptian god associated with creation and the arts.
PUCK   m & f   Anglo-Saxon Mythology, Dutch
Meaning unknown, from Old English puca. It could ultimately be of either Germanic or Celtic origin. In English legend this was the name of a mischievous spirit, also known as Robin Goodfellow... [more]
PURUSHOTTAMA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "the best man" from Sanskrit पुरुष (purusha) "man" and उत्तम (uttama) "highest"... [more]
PWYLL   m   Welsh Mythology
Meaning unknown. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh mythology, Pwyll is a king of Dyfed who pursues and finally marries Rhiannon.
PYRRHUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Πυρρος (Pyrros) which meant "flame-coloured, red", related to πυρ (pyr) "fire"... [more]
PYTHIOS   m   Greek Mythology
From the Greek place name Πυθω (Pytho), an older name of the city of Delphi, which was probably derived from Greek πυθω (pytho) meaning "to rot"... [more]
QUETZALCOATL   m   Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "feathered snake" in Nahuatl, derived from quetzalli "feather" and coatl "snake". In Aztec and other Mesoamerican mythology he was the god of the sky, wind, and knowledge, also associated with the morning star... [more]
QUIRINUS   m   Roman Mythology, Late Roman
Possibly derived from the Sabine word quiris meaning "spear". Quirinus was a Sabine and Roman god who was later identified with Mars... [more]
RA   m   Egyptian Mythology
Possibly means "sun" in Egyptian. Ra was an important Egyptian sun god originally worshipped in Heliopolis in Lower Egypt. He was usually depicted as a man with the head of a falcon crowned with a solar disc... [more]
RAGHU   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "swift" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a heroic king in Hindu epics, the great-grandfather of Rama. It is also mentioned as the name of a son of Buddha in Buddhist texts.
RAGUEL   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "friend of God" in Hebrew. The Book of Enoch names him as one of the seven archangels.
RAIDEN   m   Far Eastern Mythology
Variant transcription of RAIJIN. This is the usual spelling of the god's name in English.
RAIJIN   m   Far Eastern Mythology
From Japanese (rai) meaning "thunder" and (jin) meaning "god, spirit"... [more]
RAMA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "pleasing" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He is the hero of the 'Ramayana', a Hindu epic, which tells of the abduction of his wife Sita by the demon king Ravana, and his efforts to recapture her... [more]
RAMACHANDRA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "Rama moon", derived from RAMA, another name of Vishnu, combined with Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon"... [more]
RAMESHA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of Rama", derived from Sanskrit रमा (Rama), a name of Lakshmi (wife of the god Vishnu), combined with ईश (isha) "ruler"... [more]
RANGI   m   Maori, Polynesian Mythology
Means "sky" in Maori. In Maori and other Polynesian mythology Rangi or Ranginui was a god of the sky, husband of the earth goddess Papa... [more]
RASHN   m   Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Rashnu meaning "justice". In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata who judged the souls of the dead.
RASHNU   m   Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of RASHN.
RAVI   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "sun" in Sanskrit. Ravi is a Hindu god of the sun, sometimes equated with Surya.
RE   m   Egyptian Mythology
Variant spelling of RA.
REMIEL   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "mercy of God" in Hebrew. The Book of Enoch names him as one of the seven archangels.
REMUS   m   Roman Mythology, Romanian
Meaning unknown. In Roman legend Romulus and Remus were the founders of Rome. Remus was later slain by Romulus.
ROMULUS   m   Roman Mythology
Means "of Rome" in Latin. In Roman legend Romulus and Remus were the founders of the city of Rome.
ROSTAM   m   Persian, Persian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Rostam was a warrior hero in Persian legend. The 11th-century Persian poet Firdausi recorded his tale in the 'Shahnameh'.
SAAM   m   Persian, Persian Mythology
Variant transcription of SAM (2).
SACHIN   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "pure, essence" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva. A famous bearer is the retired Indian cricket player Sachin Tendulkar (1973-).
SAM (2)   m   Persian, Persian Mythology
Means "dark" in Avestan. This is the name of a hero in the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh'.
SAMAEL   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "severity of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of an archangel in Jewish tradition, described as a destructive angel of death.
SAMPO   m   Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Finnish mythology this is the name of a magical artifact (perhaps a mill) created by the smith god Ilmarinen.
SANJAYA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "completely victorious, triumphant" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a royal official in the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata'.
SAROSH   m   Persian Mythology
Middle Persian form of SOROUSH.
SARPEDON   m   Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Greek legend Sarpedon was the son of Zeus and Laodamia, and the king of the Lycians. He was one of the chief warriors who fought against the Greeks in defense of Troy, but he was killed by Patroclus... [more]
SATURN   m   Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Saturnus, which is of unknown meaning. In Roman mythology he was the father of Jupiter, Juno and others, and was also the god of agriculture... [more]
SATURNUS   m   Roman Mythology
Latin form of SATURN.
SAVITR   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "rouser, stimulator" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu sun god, sometimes identified with Surya.
SEPPO (1)   m   Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish seppä "smith". Seppo Ilmarinen ("the smith Ilmarinen") was the name of a master craftsman in the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala'.
SETH (2)   m   Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
From Σεθ (Seth), the Greek form of Egyptian Swtkh (reconstructed as Sutekh), which possibly means "pillar" or "dazzle"... [more]
SHAHRIVAR   m   Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Kshathra Vairya meaning "desirable power". In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a god of metal and a protector of the weak... [more]
SHANI (2)   m   Hinduism
From the Sanskrit name of the planet Saturn. This is the name of a celestial Hindu god.
SHANKARA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from the Sanskrit elements शम (sham) "auspicious, lucky" and कर (kara) "making"... [more]
SHANTANU   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "wholesome" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of a king of Hastinapura.
SHIVA (1)   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit शिव (shiva) meaning "benign, kind, auspicious"... [more]
SHRIPATI   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "husband of Shri" from the name of the Hindu goddess SHRI combined with Sanskrit पति (pati) "husband, lord"... [more]
SHYAMA   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit श्याम (shyama) meaning "dark, black, blue"... [more]
SIAVASH   m   Persian, Persian Mythology
Means "possessing black stallions" in Avestan. This is the name of a prince in the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh'.
SIEGFRIED   m   German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and frid "peace"... [more]
SIGURD   m   Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Norse Mythology
From the Old Norse name Sigurðr, which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and varðr "guardian"... [more]
SILVANUS   m   Roman Mythology, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Roman name derived from Latin silva "wood, forest". Silvanus was the Roman god of forests. This name appears in the New Testament belonging to one of Saint Paul's companions, also called Silas.
SILVIUS   m   Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin silva "wood, forest". This was the family name of several of the legendary kings of Alba Longa. It was also the name of an early saint martyred in Alexandria.
SINDRI   m   Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Possibly means either "small, trivial" or else "sparkling" in Old Norse. In Norse legend this was the name of a dwarf who, with his brother Brokk, made many magical items for the gods.
SKANDA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "spurting, spilling" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this was the name of the god of war, also known as Kartikeya or Murugan. He is worshipped especially by the Tamils in southern India.
SOHRAB   m   Persian, Persian Mythology
Possibly means either "illustrious, shining" or "red water" in Persian. In the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh' this is the name of the son of the hero Rostam.
SOROUSH   m   Persian Mythology, Persian
Modern Persian form of Avestan Sraosha meaning "obedience". In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata (or angel), later equated with the angel Gabriel.
SOSRUKO   m   Caucasian Mythology
Derived from Turkic suslä "menacing". This is the name of a trickster god in Caucasian mythology. He is the hero of the Nart sagas.
SRAOSHA   m   Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of SAROSH.
STRIBOG   m   Slavic Mythology
Possibly means "flowing god" in Slavic. Stribog was the Slavic god of the wind, cold, ice and frost.
SUMMANUS   m   Roman Mythology
Means "before the morning", derived from Latin sub "under, before" and mane "morning". Summanus was the Roman god of the night sky and night lightning, a nocturnal counterpart to Jupiter.
SUNDARA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit सुन्दर (sundara) meaning "beautiful"... [more]
SURESHA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of the gods" from Sanskrit सुर (sura) "god" and ईश (isha) "ruler, lord"... [more]
SURYA   m   Indian, Indonesian, Hinduism
Means "sun" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of the sun.
SUSHILA   f & m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "good-tempered, well-disposed", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) "good" combined with शील (shila) "conduct"... [more]
SUTEKH   m   Egyptian Mythology
Reconstructed Egyptian form of SETH (2).
SVAROG   m   Slavic Mythology
Derived from Slavic svar "bright, clear". This was the name of the Slavic god of the sky and sun. He was originally the supreme god in Slavic mythology.
SVETOVID   m   Slavic Mythology
Derived from the Slavic elements svetu "blessed, holy" and vidu "sight, view"... [more]
TAHMURAS   m   Persian Mythology
Persian form of Avestan Takhma Urupi meaning "strong body". Takhma Urupi is a hero from the Avesta who later appears in the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh'.
TAKHMA URUPI   m   Persian Mythology
Avestan form of TAHMURAS.
TANE   m   Maori, Polynesian Mythology
Means "man" in Maori. In Maori and other Polynesian mythology Tane was the god of forests and light. He was the son of the sky god Rangi and the earth goddess Papa, who were locked in an embrace and finally separated by their son... [more]
TANGAROA   m   Polynesian Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Polynesian mythology he was the god of the sea, the son of Rangi and Papa... [more]
TAPIO   m   Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Meaning unknown. Tapio was the Finnish god of forests, animals, and hunting.
TARANIS   m   Celtic Mythology
Derived from Celtic taran meaning "thunder", cognate with Þórr (see THOR). This was the name of the Gaulish thunder god, who was often identified with the Roman god Jupiter.
TATIUS   m   Roman Mythology, Ancient Roman
Roman family name of unknown meaning, possibly of Sabine origin. According to Roman legend, Titus Tatius was an 8th-century BC king of the Sabines who came to jointly rule over the Romans and Sabines with the Roman king Romulus.
TERMINUS   m   Roman Mythology
Means "limit, boundary, end" in Latin. This was the name of the Roman god of boundaries.
TEZCATLIPOCA   m   Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "smoking mirror" in Nahuatl. In Aztec and other Mesoamerican mythology he was one of the chief gods, associated with the night sky, winds, war, and the north... [more]
THANATOS   m   Greek Mythology
Means "death" in Greek. This was the name of the Greek god of death who resided with Hades in the underworld.
THESEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek τιθημι (tithemi) meaning "to set, to place"... [more]
THOR   m   Norse Mythology, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
From the Old Norse Þórr meaning "thunder", ultimately from the early Germanic *Þunraz. Thor was the Norse god of strength, thunder, war and storms, the son of Odin... [more]
ÞÓRR   m   Norse Mythology
Original Old Norse form of THOR.
THOTH   m   Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
Greek form of Egyptian Djhwty (reconstructed as Djehuti), which is of uncertain meaning. In Egyptian mythology Thoth was the god of the moon, science, magic, speech and writing... [more]
ÞUNOR   m   Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Anglo-Saxon cognate of Þórr (see THOR).
TIW   m   Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Anglo-Saxon form of Tiwaz (see TYR).
TLALOC   m   Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "of the earth" in Nahuatl. He was the Aztec god of rain and fertility, the husband of Chalchiuhticue.
TÝR   m   Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of TYR.
TYR   m   Norse Mythology
Norse form of the name of the Germanic god Tiwaz, related to Indo-European dyeus (see ZEUS). In Norse mythology Tyr was the god of war and justice, the son of the god Odin... [more]
UKKO   m   Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Means "old man" in Finnish. In Finnish mythology Ukko is the god of the sky and thunder.
ULYSSES   m   Roman Mythology, English
Latin form of ODYSSEUS. It was borne by Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), the commander of the Union forces during the American Civil War, who went on to become an American president... [more]
URANUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Ουρανος (Ouranos), the name of the husband of Gaia and the father of the Titans in Greek mythology... [more]
URIEN   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Means "privileged birth" from Celtic orbo "privileged" and gen "birth". In Welsh legend and Arthurian romances Urien is a king of Gore and the husband of Morgan le Fay.
UTHER   m   Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
From the Welsh name Uthyr, derived from Welsh uthr "terrible". In Arthurian legend Uther was the father of King Arthur... [more]
UTTARA   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "north" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form उत्तर (also written Uttar) and the feminine form उत्तरा (also written Uttarā), both of which occur in the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' belonging to the son and daughter of King Virata.
UTU   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Derived from Sumerian ud meaning "sun". In Sumerian mythology this was the name of the god of the sun. He was the son of the moon god Nanna and Ningal.
VAHAGN   m   Armenian Mythology, Armenian
From Avestan Verethragna meaning "breaking of defense, victory". In Armenian mythology this was the name of the heroic god of war.
VÄINÄMÖINEN   m   Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish väinä "wide and slow-flowing river". In Finnish mythology Väinämöinen was a wise old magician, the son of the primal goddess Ilmatar... [more]
VARUNA   m   Hinduism
Probably from a Sanskrit word meaning "to surround". In Hindu mythology Varuna is a god of water and the celestial ocean surrounding the world. He is one of the chief gods in the Hindu text the Rigveda.
VASANTA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "brilliant" or "spring" in Sanskrit. Vasanta is the name of the Hindu god of spring.
VASU   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "bright, excellent" in Sanskrit. This is an epithet of several Hindu gods. It also belonged to one of the authors of the Rigveda.
VAYU   m   Hinduism
Means "air, wind" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of the air and wind, one of the five elements.
VELES   m   Slavic Mythology
Variant of VOLOS.
VERETHRAGNA   m   Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of BAHRAM.
VIDAR   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Norse Mythology
From the Old Norse Víðarr, which is possibly derived from víðr "wide" and arr "warrior"... [more]
VIJAYA   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "victory" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form विजय and the feminine form विजया, both of which are used frequently in Hindu texts... [more]
VIKRAMA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "stride, pace" or "valour" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu. This was also the name of a semi-legendary 1st-century BC king (full name Vikramaditya) of Ujjain in India.
VISHNU   m   Indian, Hinduism
Probably means "all-pervasive" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Vishnu is the protector and preserver of the universe, usually depicted as four-armed and blue-skinned... [more]
VÍÐARR   m   Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of VIDAR.
VOHU MANAH   m   Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of BAHMAN.
VOLOS   m   Slavic Mythology
Derived from Slavic volu meaning "ox". Volos was the Slavic god of cattle, also associated with the earth, wealth, the underworld, and poetry.
VÖLUND   m   Norse Mythology
Scandinavian form of WIELAND.
VÖLUNDR   m   Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of WIELAND.
VULCAN   m   Roman Mythology
Possibly related to Latin fulgere "to flash". In Roman mythology Vulcan was the god of fire. He was later equated with the Greek god Hephaestus.
WIELAND   m   German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements wela possibly meaning "skill" and land meaning "land"... [more]
WODAN   m   Germanic Mythology
Continental Germanic cognate of Óðinn (see ODIN).
WODEN   m   Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Anglo-Saxon cognate of Óðinn (see ODIN).
WOTAN   m   Germanic Mythology
Variant of WODAN.
XANTHOS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
From Greek ξανθος (xanthos) meaning "yellow"... [more]
XOCHIPILLI   m   Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "flower prince" in Nahuatl. He was the Aztec god of love, flowers, song and games, the twin brother of Xochiquetzal.
YAM   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Means "sea" in Ugaritic. Yam was the Ugaritic god of the sea, also associated with chaos, storms and destruction. He was a son of the chief god El.
YAMA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "reign, curb" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of death. He is also regarded as the first mortal being, or in other words, the first person to die.
YAMANU   m   Egyptian Mythology
Reconstructed Egyptian form of AMON.
YERUSLAN   m   Folklore
From Tatar Uruslan, which was possibly from Turkic arslan meaning "lion". Yeruslan Lazarevich is the name of a hero in Russian and Tatar folktales... [more]
YIMA   m   Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of JAM.
YIMA KSHAETA   m   Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of JAMSHID.
YNGVI   m   Norse Mythology
Possibly an Old Norse cognate of ING. This was an alternate name of the god Freyr, who as Yngvi-Freyr was regarded as the ancestor of the Swedish royal family.
ZAL   m   Persian Mythology
Means "albino" in Persian. In the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh' this is the name of a white-haired warrior.
ZEPHYR   m   Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Greek Ζεφυρος (Zephyros) meaning "the west wind"... [more]
ZEPHYRUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Zephyros (see ZEPHYR).
ZERACHIEL   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Possibly means "command of God" in Hebrew. The Book of Enoch names him as one of the seven archangels.
ZEUS   m   Greek Mythology
The name of a Greek god, related to the old Indo-European god *Dyeus whose name probably meant "shine" or "sky". In Greek mythology he was the highest of the gods... [more]


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