Gender Masculine
Scripts 𒀭𒂗𒆤(Sumerian Cuneiform)
Pronounced Pron. EHN-lil(English)

Meaning & History

From Sumerian 𒂗 (en) meaning "lord" and possibly 𒆤 (lil) meaning "wind". Enlil was the Sumerian god of the wind and storms, the son of An and Ki. He was later worshipped by the Akkadians, Assyrians, Babylonians, and other Mesopotamian peoples [1].

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesElil, Ellil(Semitic Mythology)


Sources & References

Entry updated December 7, 2022