Baltic Mythology Submitted Names

These names occur in the mythologies and legends of the Baltic peoples.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ASPELENIEfBaltic Mythology
Alleged Lithuanian goddess of stoves and, more specifically, stove corners.... [more]
AUSCAfBaltic Mythology
Alleged Lithuanian goddess of sunbeams and sunlight.... [more]
AUŠRINĖfLithuanian, Baltic Mythology
Allegedly derived from Lithuanian aušra "dawn" (compare Aušra).... [more]
AUSTRAfLatvian, Baltic Mythology
Latvian personification (sometimes goddess) of the dawn and light who acts as a messenger of the sun. Her name is likely derived from the Roman goddess of the morning, Aurora. ... [more]
AUSZRINEfBaltic Mythology
Either an older or a Polonized form of Aušrinė (or possibly both seeing as many of the early documents on Baltic deities were composed by Polish authors).... [more]
BEZLEAfBaltic Mythology (Latinized)
The name of an alleged Lithuanian goddess of the evening.... [more]
BREKSTAfBaltic Mythology (Latinized)
An alleged Lithuanian goddess.... [more]
CURCHEmBaltic Mythology
Old Prussian god first mentioned in the peace treaty of 1249 between the Teutonic Knights and the Old Prussians. He is also mentioned in Simon Grunau's Preussische Chronik (1517-1521) and Matthäus Prätorius' Deliciae Prussicae (1635-1704).
DIRVOLIRAfBaltic Mythology
Lithuanian goddess whose name and function are a complete mystery. She was recorded in documents written by Jesuit monks between 1580 and 1620.
GILTINĖfBaltic Mythology
The Lithuanian goddess of death, first mentioned by Matthäus Prätorius.... [more]
GOTHIAfBaltic Mythology
Lithuanian goddess of cattle, recorded by 17th-century historian and ethnographer Matthäus Prätorius in his work Deliciae Prussica (published in 1703).... [more]
INDRAJAfLithuanian, Baltic Mythology
This was the name of the personification of the planet Jupiter in Lithuanian mythology, sometimes attributed as meaning "water witch" and probably related to Indra. She was a daughter of the sun goddess Saulė... [more]
JAVINĖfBaltic Mythology, Lithuanian
Name of a feminine household god who protects grains and barns.... [more]
JUNDAfBaltic Mythology (Archaic), Lithuanian (Archaic), Literature
Fictional character used by the Lithuanian writer Skomantas in his book 'Jundos Lemtis,' (English: The Faith of Junda).... [more]
JURATEfLithuanian, Baltic Mythology
The name Jurate originated from the pagan Lithuanian legend of Jurate & Kastytis, written in poetic form. Jurate was the goddess of the Baltic Sea who fell in love with the fisherman Kastytis... [more]
LAZDONAfBaltic Mythology
The name of an alleged Lithuanian goddess of hazels and hazelnuts.... [more]
MAGGILAfBaltic Mythology
Alleged Prussian Lithuanian goddess of wrath.... [more]
MĀRAfLatvian, Baltic Mythology
From Marija and from Tamara. This is also the name of a goddess in Latvian mythology.
MARZANAfRussian, Slavic Mythology, Baltic Mythology
Baltic and Slavic goddess associated with seasonal agrarian rites based on the idea of death and rebirth of nature, Marzana is often referred to as a goddess of death.... [more]
MEDEINAfBaltic Mythology, Lithuanian (Rare)
Lithuanian goddess of the forest and the hunt.... [more]
NERINGAfLithuanian, Baltic Mythology
From Lithuanian legends about Neringa and Naglis. ... [more]
NIJOLĖfLithuanian, Baltic Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Lithuanian mythology, Nijolė was the name of a Lithuanian goddess of the underworld and the wife of Poklius.
NOSLOUMmBaltic Mythology
The name of a Lithuanian god or mythical being recorded in writings by Jesuit monks dating back to the era between 1580 and 1620.... [more]
PECKOLSmBaltic Mythology
Old Prussian god of Hell and darkness, often compared to Greek Pluto.... [more]
PERKŪNASmBaltic Mythology, Lithuanian (Rare)
Derived from Proto-Indo-European *perkwunos or *perkunos, which itself is ultimately derived from Proto-Indo-European *perkwus or *perkṷu meaning "oak tree" or "fir tree"... [more]
PUSCHKAYTSmBaltic Mythology
Old Prussian god of the earth.... [more]
SĖLIJAfBaltic Mythology
Feminine name derived from the name of the Lithuanian Goddess of the planet Saturn, the last daughter of Saule.
SPĪDOLAfLatvian, Baltic Mythology
Meaning unknown. In the Latvian national epic Lāčplēsis this is the name of a witch enslaved by the devil, but eventually rescued by the hero Koknesis (whom she then marries).
SWAYXTIXmBaltic Mythology
Old Prussian god of light whose name is derived from Old Prussian swāigstan "light; shine".... [more]
UKUmEstonian, Baltic Mythology
Estonian counterpart to Finnish Ukko, the god of thunder; sometimes related to the scandinavian god Odin.
VAIVORAfBaltic Mythology
The Lithuanian goddess of the planet Mercury, one of the daughters of the sun goddess Saulė.... [more]
VAKARĖfBaltic Mythology, Lithuanian (Rare)
Epithet of the goddess Vakarinė. The name itself is derived from Lithuanian vakaras "evening; night".
VAKARINĖfBaltic Mythology
Derived from Lithuanian vakarinis, meaning both "evening" and "west".... [more]
WIDEWUTOmPrussian, Baltic Mythology
Derived from the Old Prussian adjective videvis meaning "aware, informed" as well as "known" combined with an Old Prussian diminutive suffix that is the equivalent of the modern Lithuanian masculine diminutive suffix -utis... [more]
ŽEMYNAfLithuanian (Modern), Baltic Mythology
Lithuanian goddess of the earth.... [more]
ŽIEZDRĖfBaltic Mythology
Derived from Lithuanian žiezdrà "sand; earth; spark". In Lithuanian mythology, this was the name of the personification of the planet Mars, one of the daughters of Saulė.
ŽVORUNAfBaltic Mythology
This was the name of the Lithuanian goddess of the hunt and the forest as well as the protector of wild animals who was first recorded in Russian chronicles of the 13th century. ... [more]