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AAGNEY m Hinduism, Indian
Modern transcription of Agneya.
A'AKULUUJJUSI f Inuit Mythology
A'akuluujjusi is the great creator mother among the Inuit people.
AALLOTAR f Finnish, Finnish Mythology
From the Finnish aalto, meaning "wave", combined with feminine suffix tar. In Finnish mythology aallotars were mermaids.
AAMISH m Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali, Marathi
Means "bait, lure, something that tempts" in Sanskrit.
AARA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu
Means "saw, awl, shoemaker's knife" in Sanskrit.
AARIEL m Gnosticism
Variant of Ariel. This is the name of an angel found inscribed on an Ophitic amulet, alongside the name of the god Ialdabaoth.
AARNI m Finnish (Rare), Finnish Mythology (Rare)
Finnish form of Arne (1). It can also be taken from the ancient Finnish aarni "treasure". In Finnish mythology, Aarni is a diety described as the guardian of treasures.
AASHIS m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam
Means "blessings" in Sanskrit.
AASTIKI f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Nepali, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese
Means "one who believes in a god or gods; theist" in Sanskrit.
AATXE m Basque Mythology, Popular Culture
Means "calf" or more specifically, "young bull" in Basque. In Basque mythology, Aatxe is either the androgynous deity Mari embodied as a young cow or bull, or a lesser shapeshifting spirit that takes the form of a bull and occasionally a human; the latter emerges at night, especially in stormy weather, from his cave dwelling in the Basque mountains.
AAVYA f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism
Means "to animate, to drive, to protect" in Sanskrit.
ABADIR m Near Eastern Mythology, Coptic (Bohairic), Coptic (Sahidic), Arabic (Archaic), Harari, Somali (Archaic)
Means "mighty father". This was a Phoenician name for the highest deity. It was borne by a legendary Coptic saint who was martyred with his sister Irais (or Iraja, Herais, Rhais).
ABAEUS m Greek Mythology
A toponymic epithet of Apollo, referring to the town of Abae, the etymology of which is unknown.
ABALAM m Popular Culture, Judeo-Christian Legend
Meaning unknown. In demonology, Abalam is a king of Jinnestan and one of the assistants of Paimon. This demon was featured in the 2010 film 'The Last Exorcism'.
ABAN m Persian Mythology, Persian
Means "October" in Persian. In Persian mythology, this is also the name of the Angel of October.
ABARBAREA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀβαρβαρέη (Abarbareê), perhaps derived from Greek α (a), a negative prefix, and βαρβαρος (barbaros) "foreign" (compare Barbara). This was the name of two nymphs in Greek mythology, the wife of Bucolion and an ancestor of the Tyrians.
ABARIS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Meaning unknown. Abaris the Hyperborean was a sage, healer, and priest of Apollo in Greek mythology.
ABATUR m Judeo-Christian Legend, Near Eastern Mythology, Arabic (Archaic)
Means literally, "father of the Uthre" in Mandaean, which translates roughly to "father of the angels," derived from aba "father" combined with uthra ('utria) "angel". In the Mandaean Gnostic cosmology, Abatur is "the third of four emanations from the supreme, unknowable deity", and the father of Ptahil, the Mandaean demiurge.
ABDEROS m Greek Mythology
Possibly means "the man with the whip", from Hesychian ἄβδης· µάστιξ. In Greek mythology, he is considered a divine hero, most notably known for his tragic role in Herakles' eighth labour.
ABDERUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Abderos. In Greek mythology he was a divine hero, most known for helping Herakles capture the four savage mares of Diomedes, only to be devoured by them.
ABDIEL m Biblical Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend, Literature
Means "servant of God" in Hebrew. In the Bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Gad. In John Milton's 'Paradise Lost' (1667), this is the name of a seraph who withstood Satan when he urged the angels to revolt.
ABELIOS m Greek Mythology
Variant of Apollo used in Crete.
ABELLIO m Celtic Mythology, Greek Mythology
Some scholars have postulated that Abellio is the same name as Apollo, who in Crete and elsewhere was called Abelios (Greek Αβέλιος), and by the Italians and some Dorians Apello, and that the deity is the same as the Gallic Apollo mentioned by Caesar, and also the same as the Belis or Belenus mentioned by Tertullian and Herodian.... [more]
ABHIMANYU m Hinduism
Meaning unknown. In Hinduism, he is the reincarnation of Chandra, the son of Arjuna and Subhadra, and nephew of Lord Krishna.
ABIGOR m Judeo-Christian Legend
In Christian demonology, this was an upper demon ("great duke") of hell. Allegedly Abigor (also known as Eligor and Eligos) was the demon of war, in command of 60 legions, portrayed riding a winged or skeletal steed... [more]
ABNOBA f Celtic Mythology
The name of an obscure Gaulish goddess, thought to be connected to Celtic abona "river" (source of Avon). The second element may be derived from either Proto-Indo-European nogʷo-, meaning "naked, nude" or "tree", or the verbal root *nebh- "burst out, be damp".
ABORA m Guanche Mythology
In the mythology of the native Guanche (Berber) people of La Palma, one of the Canary Islands, this was the name of the supreme god of the heavens.
ABRAXAS m Egyptian Mythology, Gnosticism, Popular Culture
From a word thought to have originated with the Gnostics or the Egyptians, found on many amulets during the last years of the Roman Empire. Abraxas was used by the Basilideans, a Gnostic sect of the 2nd century, to refer to the Supreme Being or god whom they worshipped; they believed it to be a name of power because it contained the seven Greek letters which, computed numerically, equal the number 365 (the number of days in the year)... [more]
ABRAXIS m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant of Abraxas. An angel mentioned in the Gnostic tradition that appears later on Jewish amulets and in Medieval Jewish angelologies.
ABTIN m Persian Mythology
The name of a character in the 11th-century Persian epic 'Shahnameh', the father of Fereydoun.
ABUK f African Mythology, Dinka
In Dinka mythology (south Sudan), the first woman. She is the patron goddess of women and gardens. Her emblem is a little snake. She is the mother of Deng (Danka).
ABUNDANTIA f Roman Mythology, Late Roman, Italian
Feminine form of Abundantius. She was the Roman personification of abundance, prosperity and good fortune, portrayed as distributing grain and money from a cornucopia. (The mythological character has survived in French folklore as Lady Hobunde.) The name was also borne by an Italian saint martyred during the persecutions of emperor Diocletian.
ACACALLIS f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
This was a word for the narcissus flower used in Crete. It is said to mean "unwalled" in Greek, possibly from the Greek negative prefix α (a) with an element related to ἀκή (ake) "point, edge"... [more]
ACADEMUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀκάδημος (Akademos), which apparently meant "of a silent district". This was the name of a legendary Athenian hero of the Trojan War tales, whose estate (six stadia from Athens) was the enclosure where Plato taught his school... [more]
ACAMAS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Means "unwearying." Latinized form of Greek Ἀκάμας (Akamas). In Greek mythology, Acamas was the son of Theseus and Phaedra. He took part in the Trojan War and was one of the men who hid inside the Trojan horse and was thus smuggled into the city.
ACAN m Mayan Mythology
Means "groan". This is the name of the Mayan God of wine and celebration.
ACANTHIS f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Literature
Latinized form of Greek Ἀκανθίς (Akanthis), which was the name of a type of finch, known as thistle finch in English, literally meaning "prickly" from Greek ἄκανθα (akantha) "thorn, prickle, thistle" (compare Acantha, Acanthus)... [more]
ACANTHUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Άκανθος (Akanthos), which is derived from Greek ακανθος (akanthos), the name of a plant with large spiny leaves. The plant ultimately derives its name from Greek ακη (ake) "thorn, point" and Greek ανθος (anthos) "flower, blossom"... [more]
ACARNAN m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀκαρνάν (Akarnan), which is derived from Greek ἀκαρνάν (akarnan), which is said to mean "laurel", but can also refer to a kind of thistle. In Greek mythology, Acarnan was the son of Alcmaeon... [more]
ACASTE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἂκαστη (Akaste), which is the feminine form of Akastos (see Acastus). This name is borne by two characters in Greek mythology. One was a companion of Persephone, the other nursed the children of king Acastus of Argos.
ACASTUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἄκαστος (Akastos), which is derived from Greek ἄκαστος (akastos) meaning "maple tree, maple wood". In Greek mythology, Acastus was the king of Iolcus, the oldest son of Pelias... [more]
ACCALIA f Roman Mythology (?), English (Rare)
According to questionable sources, such as baby name books and websites, this was another name for Acca, the human foster-mother of Romulus and Remus in Roman legend, also known as Acca Larentia (see Acca)... [more]
ACESO f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ἀκεσώ (Akeso), derived from ἄκεσις (akesis) meaning "healing, curing". She was the Greek goddess of healing (wounds) and curing (illness); unlike her sister Panakeia (Panacea), Aceso personified the process of a curing rather than the cure itself.
ACESTES m Greek Mythology
A hero of Trojan origin, who founded Segesta on Sicily. In a trial of skill Acestes shot his arrow with such force that it took fire. He helped Aeneas when the latter arrived on Sicily after his wanderings.
ACESTOR m Greek Mythology
Comes from the surname Acestor, which was the surname for Apollo which characterises him as the god of the healing art, or in general as the averter of evil.
ACHAEMENIDES m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Achaimenides. In Greek mythology, Achaemenides was one of the companions of Odysseus who remained on Sicily with the Cyclopes. When Aeneas arrived on the island, he took Achaemenides with him.
ACHAEUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Achaios. In Greek mythology, this was the name of the son of Xuthus, who the Achaean people regarded as their (mythical) ancestor. Other bearers of this name include Greek tragic poet Achaeus of Eretria (5th century BC) and the son of king Seleucus I Nicator (3rd century BC).
ACHAIA f Greek Mythology, English (Rare)
Of uncertain etymology, possibly derived from Greek ἄχος (achos) meaning "grief, pain, distress" (also see Achaios, Achilles). This was an Attic and Boeotian epithet of the goddess Demeter, possibly used in reference to her grief for the loss of her daughter Persephone.... [more]
ACHAIMENIDES m Greek Mythology
Basically means "offspring of Achaimenes", derived from the hellenized Persian name Achaimenes combined with the Greek patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). Also compare other Greek names that contain this patronymic suffix, such as Euripides, Simonides and Thucydides.
ACHAIOS m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
The meaning of this name is a little uncertain; it may have been derived from Greek αχος (achos) meaning "grief, pain, woe" (also see Achilles). It is also interesting to note that there is the Greek word achaia, which was an epithet of the Greek goddess Demeter... [more]
ACHAMAZ m Caucasian Mythology
Chechen and Ingush form of Atsamaz.
ACHELOIS f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Achelôios (see Achelous). In Greek myth this was the name of a minor moon goddess as well as a general name for water nymphs and an epithet of the Sirens (as the daughters of Achelous).
ACHELOUS m Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Achelous is the deity of the river of that name, and ruler of all rivers. He is the eldest son of Oceanus and Tethys. He fought with Heracles for Deianira, a Greek princess... [more]
ACHERON m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἄχεα ῥέων (áchea rhéōn) meaning "the stream of woe". Also compare Greek αχος (achos) meaning "pain". Some consider the aforementioned meaning to be folk etymology, saying that instead the name might be derived from Greek acherousai meaning "marsh-like water"... [more]
ACHIROË f Greek Mythology
Etymology unknown, perhaps related to ἄχος (akhos) meaning "distress, grief" and ρόη (rhoe) meaning "flow, stream, river".
ACHLYS f Greek Mythology
Means "death-mist, mist-over-eyes" in Greek. In Greek mythology Achlys was the personification of misery and sadness as well as daemon of the "death-mist", i.e., the clouding over of the eyes preceding death... [more]
ACHTAN f Irish Mythology, Celtic Mythology
The Irish heroine who bore Cormac, the king.
ACIS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latin form of Akis (Ακις), from Greek element ακις (akis) meaning "pointed object" or "little". Acis was the husband of Galatea.
ACLIMA f Judeo-Christian Legend
Meaning unknown. In some religious traditions, this is the name of the first human female born, a daughter of Adam and Eve.
ACMON m Roman Mythology
A companion of Aeneas.
ACOETES m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀκοίτης (Akoites) meaning "bedfellow, husband". This was the name of several characters in Greek mythology, including the helmsman of a ship that landed on the island of Naxos, where some of the sailors found a beautiful sleeping boy and brought him on board with them... [more]
ACONTEUS m Greek Mythology
In Greek Mythology, a friend of Perseus.
ACORAN m Guanche Mythology
In the mythology of the Guanches indigenous to Gran Canaria, one of the Canary Islands, this was the name of the supreme god meaning "sustainer, he who sustains". It is probably a cognate of the name used for the supreme god on the Canarian island of Tenerife, Achamán, which is said to mean "the skies" in the extinct Guanche language... [more]
ACRAEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀκραία (Akraia), an epithet of numerous goddesses whose temples were situated on hills or mountains, including Athena and Hera, which meant "of the heights" or "dwelling on the heights"... [more]
ACRAEPHEUS m Greek Mythology
Etymology unknown, although it may be related to ακραίος (akraios) meaning "extreme", or "marginal, at the edge". In Greek mythology, he is a son of Apollo.
ACRATOPOTES m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀκρατοπότης (Akratopotês) meaning "drinker of unmixed wine", derived from ἄκρατος (akratos) "unmixed, undiluted, pure", a word used of liquids and effectively meaning "wine without water", and πότης (potês) "drinker"... [more]
ACRISIUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀκρίσιος (Akrisios), which is possibly derived from Greek ἀκρίς (akris) meaning "locust". In Greek mythology, Acrisius was a king of Argos who enclosed his daughter Danaë in an impenetrable bronze tower (or a deep underground cave)... [more]
ACTAEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aktaie and Aktaia, both of which derive from Greek ἁκτή (akte) "headland, sea-coast, shore" (compare the masculine equivalent Aktaios and its latinized form Actaeus)... [more]
ACTAEON m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Άκταίων (Aktaion), which is derived from Greek ἀκτὴ (akte), which can mean "headland, foreland, promontory, cape" as well as "coast, shore". In Greek mythology, Actaeon was son of Aristaeus and Autonoe in Boeotia... [more]
ACTAEUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀκταῖος (Aktaios), which may have been derived from Greek ἀκτὴ (akte), which can mean "headland, foreland, promontory, cape" as well as "coast, shore"... [more]
ACTOR m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἄκτωρ (Aktor), which is derived from Greek ἄκτωρ (aktōr) meaning "leader", which in turn is ultimately derived from Greek ἄγω (agō) meaning "to lead"... [more]
ACTORION m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Aktorion, which is a diminutive form of Aktor (see Actor).
ACUECUCYOTICIHUATI f Aztec and Toltec Mythology
The Aztec goddess of the ocean, running water, and rivers, closely associated with Chalchiuhtlicue of whom she is another appearance. She is invoked by Aztec women in labor.
ACUSILAUS m Greek Mythology
Son of Cabas or Scabras, and was a Greek logographer, and he also wrote genealogies according to the Suda.
ADAMANTHEA f Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from ancient Greek ἀδάμας (adamas) “invincible, untameable” (composed of the elements ἀ (a) “not” and δαμάζω (damazo) “I tame”). In Greek myth, she was the nymph who nursed Zeus (when Rhea gave Cronus a stone to swallow instead of the new-born Zeus)... [more]
ADAMASTOS m Greek Mythology
Means "untamed" in Greek. This was an epithet of Hades. In Greek legend Adamastus of Ithaca was the father of Achaemenides, Odysseus' companion.
ADASTREA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Adastreia, which is a variant of Adrasteia.
ADEONA f Roman Mythology
The Roman goddess who guides the child back home, after it has left the parental house for the first time and monitored its coming and going in learning to walk.
ADGILIS DEDA f Georgian Mythology
Means "the mother of locality" or "place mother", from Georgian ადგილი (adgili) meaning "place" and დედა (deda) meaning "mother". In Georgian mythology, Adgilis Deda is the goddess of fertility and livestock portrayed as a beautiful woman with silver jewelry... [more]
ADIRAEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "magnificence of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of a fallen angel in Jewish mysticism.
ADMETE f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Admetos (see Admetus). This name belonged to two characters in Greek mythology: the daughter of King Eurystheus, for whom Herakles stole the girdle of Hippolyta; and one of the Oceanids.
ADMETUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ἄδμητος (Admetos), from Greek ἄδμητος (admêtos) "unbroken" - a word usually reserved for oxen, hence also "wild" or "untamed". In Greek myth this was the name of a king of Pherae in Sicily, the husband of Alcestis, who died for him.
ADRAMELECH m Biblical, Near Eastern Mythology, Literature
Latin form of אַדְרַמֶּלֶךְ (Adar-malik) meaning "king of fire" in Hebrew. This was the name of a Babylonian deity to whom infants were burnt in sacrifice (II Kings xvii, 31). He is possibly the sun god worshipped at Sippar (Sepharvaim)... [more]
ADRASTIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
One of the Latinized forms of Adrasteia
ADRASTUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Greek Mythology
Latinized form of Adrastos. Traditionally translated as "nonparticipant" or "uncooperative." The king of Argos. He married his daughters to Tydeus and Polynices, both chased out of Thebes. To return his sons-in-law to their homeland, he mounted an expedition, known as the Seven Against Thebes... [more]
ADRESTIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Variant form of Adrastia, which is one of the various latinized forms of Adrasteia. In Greek mythology, this was the name of a war figure and goddess of revenge and balance, who often battled in war... [more]
ADRIKA f Indian, Hinduism
Means "small mountain" in Sanskrit. According to the Mahabharata, Adrika is an apsara (a female spirit of clouds and waters) who was the mother of Matsya and Satyavati.
ADROA m African Mythology
The God of the Lugbara, who dwell in the area between Zaire and Uganda. Adroa had two aspects: good and evil. He was looked on as the creator of heaven and Earth, and was said to appear to a person who was about to die... [more]
ADSULLATA f Celtic Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly British adsiltia "she who is gazed at". This was the name of a river goddess worshipped by the Continental Celts. It may be an older form of Esyllt.
ADVAIT m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism
Means "not dual" in Sanskrit. One of its forms advaita is a branch of Hinduism called advaita vedanta.
ADVAY m Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Assamese, Nepali
Means "without second, unique" in Sanskrit.
ADVESHA f Hinduism
Means "harmless, not malevolent".
ADYMUS m Greek Mythology
The Minoan epithet for the morning star and evening star.
AEACUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αἰακός (Aiakos), which was either derived from Greek ἄϊσσω (aisso) meaning "to run" or from Greek αιακτος (aiaktos) meaning "lamentable, wailing"... [more]
AECHMAGORAS m Greek Mythology
In Greek Mythology, the son of Heracles and Phialo.
AEDDAN m Welsh Mythology, Celtic Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Welsh form of Áedán and diminutive of AEDD. In Welsh Legend, Aeddan was the son of Caw, a Pictish overlord. He was an enemy of King Arthur.
AËDON f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀηδών (aēdōn) "songstress" or from Greek ἀηδονίς (aēdonis) "nightingale". Also compare Greek ἀοιδή (aoidē) meaning "song". This was the name of a legendary queen of Thebes who plotted to kill her rival Niobe's son, but killed her own son accidentally... [more]
AEDOS f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Αιδως (Aidos) which meant "modesty, decency". In Greek mythology, Aedos was a goddess or daimona of modesty, reverence and respect and a companion of the goddess Nemesis.
AEDUMANDA f Celtic Mythology (Latinized)
Reconstructed old Celtic form of Aimend.... [more]
AEËTES m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αἰήτης (Aiêtês), possibly derived from Greek αἴητος (aiêtos) "terrible, mighty". In Greek mythology Aeëtes was a king of Colchis in Asia Minor (modern Georgia) and the father of Medea... [more]
ÆFSATI m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the Ossetian protector of wild animals, deer, boars, and mountain goats.
AEGA f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, she nursed Zeus (when Rhea gave Cronus a stone to swallow instead of the new-born Zeus). She is sometimes a woman, sometimes a nymph, and sometimes the daughter of gods. Her name is either connected with the Ancient Greek αίξ, which signifies a "goat", or with άιξ, a "gale of wind"; and this circumstance has led some critics to consider the myth about her as made up of two distinct ones, one being of an astronomical nature and derived from the constellation Capella, the rise of which brings storms and tempests, and the other referring to the goat which was believed to have suckled the infant Zeus in Crete.
AEGAEON m Greek Mythology
Means "stormy one", "goatish", or "Aegean" in Greek. Aegaeon is the god of the storms of the Aegean Sea in Greek mythology.
AEGEA f Greek Mythology
She was sister to Circe and Pasiphae, and daughter of the sun. When the Titans attacked the gods of Olympus, Gaia placed Aegea in a cave to hide her shining loveliness.
AEGEUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αἰγεύς (Aigeus), which is a variant form of Aigeas. Aegeus, an Athenian king, was the son of Pandion and the brother of Pallas, Nisos and Lykos. He is best known as being the father of the hero Theseus.
AEGIALE f Greek Mythology
The daughter of Adrastus and Amphithea. She married Diomedes but was unfaithful to him during his absence.
AEGIALEUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αἰγιαλεύς (Aigialeus), which is derived from Greek αἰγιαλός (aigialos) meaning "beach, sea-shore". Also compare Greek αἴξ (aix) meaning "a tall wave"... [more]
AEGINA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αιγινη (Aigine), which is of unknown meaning, perhaps an alternative name for the plant known as Etruscan honeysuckle in English. In Greek mythology she was a naiad loved by Zeus, who abducted her in the form of an eagle, carrying her off to the island of Attica... [more]
ÆGIR m Norse Mythology
Means "sea, ocean" in Old Norse. Ægir was the Norse god of the sea, whom sailors both worshipped and feared, for they believed he would occasionally appear on the surface to take ships, men and cargo alike, with him to his hall at the bottom of the ocean.
AEGISTHUS m Greek Mythology
The son of Thyestes and his daughter Pelopea.
AEGLEIS f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αἰγληίς (Aigleis), a derivative of αἴγλη (aigle) meaning "radiance, splendour" (compare Aegle). In Greek mythology this name belonged to one of the Hyacinthides, the four daughters of Hyacinthus the Lacedaemonian, who was said to have moved to Athens and, in compliance with an oracle, to have caused his daughters to be sacrificed by the Athenians on the tomb of the Cyclops Geraestus for the purpose of delivering the city from famine and the plague, under which it was suffering during the war with Minos.
AEGYPTUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Aigyptos (Αἴγυπτος), derived from Amarna Hikuptah, which corresponds to Egyptian Ha(t)-ka-ptah "temple of the soul of Ptah". Historically one of the names of Memphis, it was taken by the Greeks to be the name of the whole country.... [more]
ÆKHSÆRTÆG m Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian, Caucasian Mythology
This was the name of a main character in the Ossetian epic Nart. He was the father of Uarkhaga, husband of Saynagon, and twin brother of Akhsara. Today, his name (along with the variants Akhsar, Akhsartag, and Akhsarbek) are commonly given to Ossetian boys.
AELLO f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἄελλα (aella) "whirlwind, tempest". This was the name of a "storm-swift" harpy in Greek myth.
AELLOPOS f Greek Mythology
Means "swift-footed like a storm-wind" or "storm-footed" from Greek aella "storm wind" and pous "foot". In Greek myth this was the name of a harpy. It was also an epithet of the goddess Iris, the messenger of the gods.
AELLOPUS f Greek Mythology
An epithet of the Harpy Aello meaning "whirlwind-footed".
AENETE f Greek Mythology
Derived from αἰνή (aene) meaning either "horrible" or "praised".
AE-OYNA-KAMUY m Far Eastern Mythology
A Kamuy (god or spirit) in Ainu mythology. Described as a man encircled by smoke and flame, under which he wears a coat of bark, he is said to have taught humans domestic skills, earning him the moniker Aynurakkur ("father of humanity").
AEQUITAS m & f Roman Mythology
Means "equity, equality, fairness" in Latin. During the Roman Empire, Aequitas as a divine personification was part of the religious propaganda of the emperor, under the name Aequitas Augusti, which also appeared on coins... [more]
AERACURA f Celtic Mythology
Of unclear origin. It has been connected with Latin aes, aeris "copper, bronze, money, wealth" as well as era "mistress" and the name of the Greek goddess Hera.... [more]
AERFEN f Welsh Mythology
Welsh form of Aerten, the name of a Brythonic goddess of fate. Aerten is derived from Proto-Celtic *agro- "carnage, slaughter" (cf. Agrona) and *tan-nu "to broaden, to spread" or *ten-n-d-o- "to break, to cut"... [more]
AERGIA f Greek Mythology
The name of the Ancient Greek personification of sloth and idleness. Her name means "inactivity".
AERICURA f Celtic Mythology (Latinized)
The origins of this name are uncertain; probably a Latinized form of a Celtic name, although some Latin roots have been suggested (including aes, genitive aeris, "brass, copper, bronze, money, wealth"; and era, genitive erae, "mistress of a house")... [more]
AEROPA f Greek Mythology
Elaboration of Aerope.
AEROPE f Greek Mythology
Possibly from an ancient name for the bee-eater, a type of bird. In Greek myth Aerope was a daughter of the king of Crete, granddaughter of Minos and wife of Atreus (to whom she was married after the death of his son and her first husband Pleisthenes - with whom she had sons Agamemnon and Menelaus)... [more]
AESACUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αιςακος (Aisakos), probably meaning "branch of myrtle". In Greek mythology he was a Trojan prince (son of Priam by Alexirhoe) who loved the naiad Asterope, but, fleeing his advances, she stepped on a venomous adder and died... [more]
ÆSCFERÐ m Anglo-Saxon Mythology
The first element of this name is Old English æsc "ash tree". The second element may be Old English ferhð "soul, spirit, mind, life" (compare Unferð) or a variant form of Old English friþ "peace" (in which case this is a variant of the attested Old English name Æscfrith)... [more]
ÆSCHERE m Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Derived from the Old English elements æsc "ash tree" and here "army". This name occurs in the 8th-century epic poem 'Beowulf' belonging to King Hroðgar's most trusted adviser; Æschere is killed by Grendel's mother in her attack on Heorot after Grendel's death.
AESEPUS m Greek Mythology
A river god in Greek mythology, personifying the river and town of Aesepus (today Gönen, Turkey).
ÆSIR m Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Icelandic masculine form of Æsa. This is the name of a character in Norse mythology.
AETHALIDES m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αἰθαλίδης (Aithalides), derived from Greek αἴθαλος (aithalos) "soot, thick smoke" (see Aithalos) and the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides)... [more]
AETHALION m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aithalion. In Greek mythology, Aethalion was a sailor who was turned into a fish by Dionysus.
AETHALUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aithalos. In Greek mythology, Aethalus is a man whose son was killed by Aeneas during the Trojan War.
AETHENOTH m Folklore, Pet
Likely a variant or corruption of Æthelnoð. This was the name of the horse of Lady Godiva who rode down the streets of Coventry, England in the nude.
AETHER m Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Aether was the personification of the upper air. It has also come to be the name of the fifth element (the heavens) in alchemy.... [more]
AETHION m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aithion. In Greek mythology, Aethion was an Ethiopian chief who was killed by Perseus.
AETHON m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aithon. This is the name of several characters in Greek mythology, one of them being the father of Hypermestra.
AETHRA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αιθρη (Aithre) meaning "bright, purer air; the sky" in Greek (from aithein "to burn, shine"). This was the name of several characters in Greek myth including the mother of Theseus, a captive of Troy, at the service of Helen until the city was besieged.
AETION m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aition. In Greek mythology, Aetion was one of the defenders of Thebes against the Seven.
AETNA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αἴτνη (Aitne), perhaps from aithein "to burn". Aetna was the Greek personification of Mount Etna, a volcano on Sicily. Its strange noises were attributed to the ironworking of Vulcan's forge.
AETNAEUS m Greek Mythology
The epithet given to several gods associated with Mount Etna.
AETOLUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
The son of Endymion. Initially he was the king of Ellis, but later he stayed in a region that was later named after him: Aetolia.
AEVAL f Irish Mythology
Anglicized form of Aibell.
AEX f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αιξ (Aix) meaning "goat". In Greek mythology Aex or Aega was a goat nymph who nursed the infant Zeus in Crete, and he afterwards changed her into the constellation Capella... [more]
AFAGDDU m Welsh Mythology
Derived from Welsh y fagddu meaning "utter darkness". In Welsh legends this was originally a nickname belonging to the Arthurian warrior Morfran, who was so ugly and hairy that when he fought at the battle of Camlann, none of the other warriors struck him because they thought he was a devil; later legends transferred the character's ugliness and nickname to a brother, Afagddu.
AFALLACH m Welsh Mythology
Probably derived from Middle Welsh afall "apple". This may be cognate with Abelio or Abellio, the name of a Gaulish god, which is thought to come from Proto-Celtic *aballo- "apple" (also the source of the mythical place name Avalon)... [more]
AFI m Norse Mythology
Means "grandfather" in Old Norse. In the Rígsþula, Afi and his wife Amma are one of the three couples the god Rígr visits.
AFRASIAB m Persian Mythology, Pashto (Rare)
Possibly means “fearsome” from Middle Persian plʾsy̲d̲ʾp̄. In Persian mythology, Afrasiab was the mythical king of Turan (a region in Central Asia). He was the main antagonist of the epic poem 'Shahnameh'.
AGAMEDES m Greek Mythology
The son of the Boeotian king Erginus. Together with his brother Trophonius he built the temple of Apollo at Delphi. The oracle told them to indulge themselves in all pleasures for six days and on the seventh their heart's desire would be granted... [more]
AGANIPPE f Greek Mythology
The name of various figures in Greek mythology. The most well known Aganippe was the name of both a fountain and the naiad associated with it. The well was created by the hooves of Pegasus and was associated with the Muses as a source of poetic inspiration... [more]
AGANJU m African Mythology, Yoruba
The son of Obatala and Odudua. He marries his sister Yemaja and they produce a son named Orungan ("air").
AGAPENOR m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀγάπη (agape) meaning "love, affection, esteem" (see Agape) combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
AGASAYA f Near Eastern Mythology
Possibly means "shrieker". This was the name of an early Semitic goddess of war who was merged into Ishtar in her identity as fearless warrior of the sky.
AGATHODAEMON m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀγαθοδαίμων (Agathodaimon) meaning "noble spirit", from ἀγαθὸς (agathos) "good, noble" and δαίμων (daimon) "spirit".... [more]
AGELAOS m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek ἀγείρω (ageiro) "to amass" or from Greek ἄγω (ago) "to guide, to lead" (also see Agis). The second element is derived from Greek λαος (laos) meaning "people".
AGELAUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agelaos. In Greek mythology, this is the name of one of the suitors of Penelope.
AGENOR m Greek Mythology
Means "heroic, manly". In Greek mythology, he was the king of Tyros and a son of Poseidon. He is the father of Europa and Cadmus. When Europa was abducted by Zeus, he sent his sons in search of her.
AGENORIA f Roman Mythology
Goddess who endowed a child with the capacity to lead an active (actus) life. Her name is presumably derived from the Latin verb ago, agere, egi, actum, "to do, drive, go."
AGESTRATOS m Greek Mythology
Means "host leading" in Greek. It is an epithet of Athena.
AGLAONOE f Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun νόος (noos) meaning "mind".... [more]
AGLAOPE f Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with either the Greek noun ὄψ (ops) meaning "voice" or the Greek noun ὤψ (ops) meaning "eye, face, countenance".... [more]
AGLAOPHEME f Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαόφημος (aglaophemos) meaning "of splendid fame", which consists of the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun φήμη (pheme) meaning "prophetic saying" as well as "rumour" and "(good) report, repute, fame".... [more]
AGLAOPHONOS m & f Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαόφωνος (aglaophonos) meaning "with a splendid voice", which consists of the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun φωνή (phone) meaning "voice" as well as "sound, tone".... [more]
AGLAOPHONUS m & f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aglaophonos. In Greek mythology, Aglaophonus is the name of one of the Sirens.
AGLAOS m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright". Also compare the related name Aglaia.
AGLAUROS f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, eldest daughter of the Athenian king Cecrops.
AGLAURUS f Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from the Ancient Greek Agraulos "countryside flute".... [more]
AGLAUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aglaos. This name was borne by a Roman governor of Crete from the 3rd century AD.... [more]
AGLOOLIK m & f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Agloolik is a spirit that lives underneath the ice and gives aid to fishermen and hunters.
AGNI m Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Short form of names beginning with Agi- or Egg-. In the Ynglingatal, Agni Skjálfarbondi is a legendary Swedish king, one of the Ynglingar (Swedish royal dynasty in the early Middle Ages). His wife Skalf hanged him with his own necklace.
AGREUS m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek αγρεύς (agreus) meaning "hunter". In Greek mythology, Agreus is the name of one of the Panes.
AGRIUS m Greek Mythology
The son of the Calydonian king Parthaon, brother of Oeneus. This is also the name of several other characters in Greek mythology.
AGRIYA m & f Indian, Hinduism
First Best, Prime... [more]
AGRON m Albanian, Greek Mythology
From the Ancient Greek Ἄγρων (Ágrōn) meaning "field" or "wild, rustic", or from Albanian ag "dawn". This was the name of an Illyrian king, husband of Teuta. In Greek mythology, Agron was a youth who lived on the island of Cos and was impious toward the gods, and was consequently turned into a bird.
AGROTORA f Greek Mythology
This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Artemis, under which title she was regarded as the patron goddess of hunters. Conceivably related to Greek ἄγρᾱ (agra) "hunt, catch" and the name of the Brythonic war goddess Agrona, from old Celtic agro "battle, carnage".
AGUNDA f Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian
Derived from Persian آخوند (âkhund) meaning "cleric, teacher". This is the name of a heroine in the Ossetian 'Nart' sagas and the daughter of Saynag-Aldara, an enemy of the hero Soslan.
AGUYNDÆ f Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian
Variant transcription of Agunda.
AGWÉ m Haitian Creole, Mythology
Haitian name meaning "spirit of the sea". In Vodou, and especially in Haiti, Agwé (also spelt Goue, Agoueh, or Agive), is a loa who rules over the sea, fish, and aquatic plants, as well as the patron loa of fishermen and sailors.
AHALYA f Hinduism
In Hindu myth, Ahalya is the wife of a devout sage. The god Indra once made love with Ahalya. As a punishment, Ahalya's husband turned her into stone. Years later Rama lifted the spell by touching her and persuaded her husband to forgive her.
AHAN m Sanskrit, Malayalam, Hindi, Hinduism, Punjabi, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Nepali, Marathi
From Sanskrit अहन् ahan "day".
AH-CILIZ m Mayan Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the Mayan god of eclipses.
AHEZ f Breton Legend
Of unknown origin and meaning, albeit a connection to Welsh aches, a word denoting the sound of the water clashing on the shore, has been suggested. In Breton legend, Ahez is always described as the daughter of King Gralon, sometimes described as a sorceress, enchantress, fairy or giantess, and often, though not always, considered identical with Dahud... [more]
AHILYA f Hinduism
Variant of Ahalya.
AHKIYYINI m Inuit Mythology
In Eskimo folklore there is a skeleton-ghost named Ahkiyyini. He was always dancing when he was alive, and his skeleton comes back every so often to do a jig that shakes the ground and turns boats over in the river... [more]
AHLADINI f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Bengali, Indian ( Sikh ), Marathi
MEANING - causing joy or delight, delightful, a name of goddess Durga
AHTUNOWHIHO m New World Mythology, Cheyenne
Derived from Cheyenne ȧhtóno'e "under, below" and vé'ho'e "trickster, spider, white man". This is the name of a Cheyenne god who lives under the ground.
AHUÑA f Basque (Rare), Basque Mythology
From the name of a mountain in the Basque region of Spain whose Basque name Ahuñamendi is derived from Basque ahuña "small goat" and mendi "mountain".... [more]
AHURA f Near Eastern Mythology, Persian Mythology
Referring to either the creator god Ahura Mazda or the various other ahuras of the Avesta. Meaning, "lord" or "spirit."
AHURANI f Near Eastern Mythology, Persian Mythology
Means "she who belongs to Ahura" in Avestan, from the name Ahura, referring to either the creator god Ahura Mazda or the various other ahuras of the Avesta, combined with the feminine suffix -ani meaning "companion, wife, mate"... [more]
ÁI m Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ái meaning "great-grandfather, ancestor". In Norse mythology, this is the name of both a dwarf and the husband of Edda.
AIA f Greek Mythology
A Naiad associated with a well, spring or fountain of the town of Aia, also known as Kolkhis, on the Black Sea. Her name was taken from that place. According to myth she was loved and pursued by the local river-god Phasis, and saved from him by the gods who transformed her into an island bearing that name.
AIAI m Polynesian Mythology
A male has this name in Hawaiian Mythology
AIDE f Basque Mythology
Derived from Basque aide "air", Aide is a supernatural entity that either helps or hinders the living. She could manifest herself in both good (gentle breeze) and evil (storm wind) forms.
AIDEKO f Basque Mythology
Aideko is the supernatural aspect of Aide (as opposed to Berezko who represents Aide's natural aspect).
AIDONEUS m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is probably derived from Greek αἰδώς (aidōs), which can mean "reverence, awe, respect" as well as "shame". Also compare Greek αἰδέομαι (aideomai) meaning "to be ashamed"... [more]
AIDOS f Greek Mythology
From Greek Αἰδώς aidṓs "shame, respect, reverence." This is the Greek goddess of shame, modesty, and humility.
AIGOKEROS m Greek Mythology, Astronomy
Epithet of the Greek god Pan meaning "goat-horned", derived from Greek αἴξ (aix) "goat" and κέρας (keras) "horn". This is also the Greek name for the astrological sign of Capricorn.
AIL m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi
Means "plenty, abundance (of food or refreshments)" in Sanskrit.
AILAB m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Indian
Means "noise, cry, roaring" in Sanskrit.
AILLEANN f Irish Mythology
This was the true name of the Grey-hammed Lady who, in an Irish romance, married King Arthur when she took him and his men to the Otherworld. She was the daughter of Daire (Daere in Welsh legend), a fairy king, by Rathlean... [more]
AIMEND f Irish Mythology
Irish sun godess. This name appears to be derived from Proto-Celtic aidu-mandā. The name literally means "burning stain," which may have been a byword for the notion of ‘sunburn.’ The Romano-British form of this Proto-Celtic name is likely to have been Aedumanda.
AINIA f Greek Mythology
Ainia was an Amazon who presumably accompanied Penthesilea to the Trojan War and was eventuelly killed by Achilles. She is known only from an Attic terracotta relief fragment.
AININA f Georgian Mythology
Meaning unknown, though it is believed that her name is a corruption of the name Danina, derived from Georgian da and nana. Ainina is a Georgian goddess and in a pair with the deity Danina.
AION m Greek Mythology
Aion comes from the Greek word "Αἰών" meaning century and is the circle encompassing the universe and zodiac. Aion is the god of eternity unlike Chronos (the god of time).
AIPALOOVIK m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Aipaloovik is an evil sea god associated with death and destruction.
AISCHRIS f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek αισχρός (aischros) "the one with shame".
AISH m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati
Means "divine, supreme, regal" in Sanskrit.
AISHI f Hinduism
Means "God's gift" in Hindi.
AISWARAN m Indian, Hinduism
Means "belongs to the lord; lordly".
AITA m Etruscan Mythology
The Etruscan god of the underworld. He is identical with the Greek Hades and the Roman god Pluto.
AITHALION m Greek Mythology
Diminutive form of Aithalos, as this name contains the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion).
AITHALOS m Greek Mythology
Derived from either the Greek noun αἴθαλος (aithalos) meaning "thick smoke, smoky flame" or the Greek noun αἰθάλη (aithale) meaning "soot". Also compare the Greek adjective αἰθαλέος (aithaleos) meaning "smoky"... [more]
AITHION m Greek Mythology
Diminutive form of Aithon, as this name contains the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion).
AITHON m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun αἰθος (aithos) meaning "fire, burning heat", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb αἴθω (aitho) meaning "to ignite, to light (up), to kindle, to burn".
AITHRA f Greek Mythology, Greek (Rare)
Original Greek form of Aethra.
AITHUSA f Greek Mythology, Popular Culture
In Greek mythology Aethusa is the daughter of Poseidon and Alcyone, and lover of Apollo with whom she had Eleuther. ... [more]
AITION m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective αἴτιος (aitios) meaning "responsible" as well as "culpable, guilty, blameworthy", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun αἰτία (aitia) meaning "responsibility" as well as "guilt, blame, accusation"... [more]
AITNE f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Aitne is the name of a nymph seduced by Zeus. This is also the name of one of the moons of Jupiter. Mount Aetna's name also derives from this name.
AJATAR f Finnish Mythology
Possibly from Finnish ajaa, menaing "to pursue", and the ending -tar, translates to "female pursuer". She is an evil, female spirit in Finnish Mythology. She lives in the woods on the Pohjola Mountains.
AJBIT m Mayan Mythology
One of the thirteen Mayan gods who created human beings. Ajbit assisted in the actual construction work.
AJOK m African Mythology
The god of the Lotuko, a Sudanese people. It was believed that he was benevolent, but only if men chose to keep him so. Family strife was seen to be the cue for death to enter the family, and indeed a story is told of a Lotuko mother who implored Ajok to restore her dead child to life... [more]
AJTZAK m Mayan Mythology
One of the thirteen Mayan gods who created human beings. He did mainly the same work as Ajbit did.
AJUT f Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Derived from Canadian Arctic ajujuq meaning "runs away". In Greenland mythology Ajut is the name of the woman who flees from her pursuer and becomes the sun.
AJYSYT f Siberian Mythology
Means "birthgiver" or "mother of cradles" in Yakut. Ajysyt wwas the mother goddess in Yakut mythology. She was said to be present whenever one of her people gave birth, and she brought with her the soul of the child, so that a complete human being could be brought into existence.
AKASHAGAMINI f Hinduism
Means "flew in the sky". It is one of the 108 names of the goddess Durga.
AKAZ m Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse aka "to drive". This is a by-name for Odin in Norse mythology.
AKBUL m New World Mythology
Is a Mayan mythology name, which means, 'of the night.'
AKEN m Egyptian Mythology
The custodian of the ferryboat who ferries the souls of the deceased to the Egyptian underworld of Duat, and he was also said to rule Duat in general on behalf of Osiris. He was typically depicted with the head of a ram... [more]
AKESSAMENOS m Greek Mythology
In Greek Mythology, king of Pieria and founder of the Macedonian city Akesamenai.
AKHED m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Nepali, Hindi, Sinhalese
MEANING : sorrowless; free from pain or depression . Here अ means not + खेद means sorrow, pain, affliction ... [more]
AKHLUT m & f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Akhlut is a spirit that takes the form of both a wolf and an orca. It is a vicious, dangerous beast. Its tracks can be recognized because they are wolf tracks that lead to and from the ocean.
AĸIGSSIAĸ f Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Means "Ptarmigan chick" in Greenlandic.
AKIS m Greek, Greek Mythology
Greek form of Acis, or diminutive of names containing aki.
AKNA f New World Mythology, Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Akna ("mother") is a goddess of fertility and childbirth. ... [more]
AKOP m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Hinduism, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada
Means "angerless" in Sanskrit.
AKOPAN m Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Telugu, Bengali
MEANING : not irascible, one who is not ill-tempered, not irritable. Here अ means not, without + कोपन means anger, irritation
ÄKRÄS m Finnish Mythology
The God of Fertility and the turnip in Finnish Mythology. He was also the protector of beans, peas, cabbage, flax and hemp.
AKSHATA f Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Indian (Sikh)
" unhurted "; "uninjured " ;"virgin "
AKSHITI f Sanskrit, Indian, Marathi, Hinduism, Hindi
"Imperishableness " ; "Imperishable "
AKTAIE f Greek Mythology
Means "shore, headland" in Greek. In Greek myth Aktaie was one of the fifty Nereids or goddesses of the sea, particularly responsible for the seashore.
AKTORIS f Greek Mythology
The name of a handmaid of Penelope in the Odyssey.
AKYCHA m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Akycha is a solar deity worshipped in Alaska.
ALABANDUS m Greek Mythology
Means "horse victory". From the Carian ala 'horse' and banda 'victory'. In Greek mythology he was a Carian hero, son of Euippus and the naiad Callirrhoe, and through Callihrrhoe the grandson of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys... [more]
ALÆGATÆ m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a general of the Narts in the Ossetian Nart epic.
ALAHTIN f New World Mythology
The name of the Chumash goddess of the moon who also governs over purification, health and menstruation.
ALAKSHMI f Indian (Rare), Hinduism
The name of the older sister of Lakshmi and the Hindu goddess of misfortune. She is sometimes viewed, according to one source, as another avatar of a form of the goddess Kali. It is derived from a, a negative participle, and the name Lakshmi, meaning "one who is not the goddess Lakshmi".
ALALA f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀλαλή (alalē) meaning "war-cry, battle-cry". This onomatopoeic name belonged to the female personification of the war-cry in Greek mythology. She was an attendant of the war god Ares, whose war-cry was her name: Alale alala.
ALALCOMENEÏS f Greek Mythology
An epithet of Athena as guardian of Boeotia.
ALALCOMENES m Greek Mythology
Means "guardian" in Greek.
ALAR m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Punjabi, Nepali, Marathi
MEANING - door; a kind of Aloe plant ; Name of preceptor of lord Buddha... [more]
ALARDY m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the Ossetian lord of smallpox who had to be placated.
ALASTOR m Greek Mythology
Means "avenger" in Greek. This was the name of several people in Greek mythology, and was an epithet of Zeus.
ALATOR m Celtic Mythology, Roman Mythology
An epithet of Mars found on an altar at South Shields in England, and on a votive plaque found in Hertfordshire in England. There is disagreement of its meaning, with some academics interpreting it as "hunstman" and others as "cherisher"... [more]
ALAUNUS m Celtic Mythology
Also a Gaulish god of healing and prophecy, who was venerated in the areas of Mannheim (Germany) and Salzburg (Austria).
ALAWĪDAZ m Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse element ala ("entire; all") combined with one of several possible elements: vīðr ("wide, far, extensive"), viðr ("forest, wood, tree") or veðja ("engage, stake, wager").... [more]
ALAWINIZ m Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse elements ala "entire, all" and vinr "friend".
AL BASTY f Caucasian Mythology
A spirit in Caucasian mythology who is seen as being a personification of guilt, associated with punishing crimes which have gone unpunished.