Near Eastern Mythology Names

These names occur in the mythologies of the Near East. That is, the mythologies of the Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians, Canaanites, Phoenicians and others. Listed separately are Egyptian mythology names and Persian mythology names.
There are 42 names matching your criteria.

ADAD   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Akkadian cognate of HADAD
AN (2)   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Means "heaven, sky" in Sumerian. An was the Sumerian god of the heavens.
ANAT (1)   f   Near Eastern Mythology
Possibly derived from a Semitic root meaning "water spring"... [more]
ANU (2)   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Babylonian form of AN (2)
ASHERAH   f   Near Eastern Mythology
Perhaps derived from Semitic roots meaning "she who walks in the sea"... [more]
ASHTORETH   f   Biblical, Near Eastern Mythology
From עַשְׁתֹרֶת ('Ashtoret), the Hebrew form of the name of a Phoenician goddess of love, war and fertility... [more]
BA'AL   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Derived from Semitic ba'al meaning "lord" or "possessor"... [more]
BAAL   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Variant spelling of BA'AL
CYBELE   f   Near Eastern Mythology (Hellenized)
Meaning unknown, possibly from Phrygian roots meaning either "stone" or "hair"... [more]
DAGON   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Derived from Ugaritic dgn meaning "grain"... [more]
EA (1)   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Meaning unknown, perhaps from Sumerian meaning "house of water"... [more]
EL   m   Near Eastern Mythology
From a Semitic word meaning "god", perhaps originally derived from a root meaning "power"... [more]
ELLIL   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Babylonian form of ENLIL
ENKI   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Derived from Sumerian en-ki "lord of the earth" (though maybe originally from en-kur "lord of the underworld")... [more]
ENLIL   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Derived from Sumerian en-lil "lord of the wind"... [more]
ERESHKIGAL   f   Near Eastern Mythology
Means "lady of the great earth" in Sumerian... [more]
GILGAMESH   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
HADAD   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Possibly derived from a Semitic root meaning "thunder"... [more]
INANNA   f   Near Eastern Mythology
Possibly derived from Sumerian (n)in-an-na "lady of the sky"... [more]
ISHTAR   f   Near Eastern Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
LILITH   f   Near Eastern Mythology, Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Akkadian lilitu meaning "of the night"... [more]
MARDUK   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Possibly from Sumerian amar-Utu meaning "calf of UTU"... [more]
MELQART   m   Near Eastern Mythology
From Phoenician mlk "king" and qrt "city"... [more]
MOT   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Means "death" in Ugaritic... [more]
NABU   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Possibly from a Semitic root meaning "to announce"... [more]
NANAYA   f   Near Eastern Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly related to INANNA... [more]
NANNA (2)   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
NINA (2)   f   Near Eastern Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
NINGAL   f   Near Eastern Mythology
Means "great lady" in Sumerian... [more]
TANITH   f   Near Eastern Mythology
Derived from Semitic roots meaning "serpent lady"... [more]
TIAMAT   f   Near Eastern Mythology
Means "sea" in Akkadian... [more]
UTU   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Derived from Sumerian ud meaning "sun"... [more]
YAM   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Means "sea" in Ugaritic... [more]
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