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.
ASPELENIE f Baltic Mythology
Alleged Lithuanian goddess of stoves and, more specifically, stove corners.... [more]
AUSCA f Baltic Mythology
Alleged Lithuanian goddess of sunbeams and sunlight.... [more]
AUŠRINĖ f Lithuanian, Baltic Mythology
Derived from Aušra with the feminine adjectival suffix -inė, referring to something made from or pertaining to a noun, ultimately meaning something along the lines of "auroral; pertaining to the dawn."... [more]
AUSTRA f Latvian, Baltic Mythology
Derived from Latvian austra "aurora", this is the name of the Latvian personification (sometimes goddess) of the dawn and light who acts as a messenger of the sun.
AUSZRINE f Baltic 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]
BEZLEA f Baltic Mythology (Latinized)
The name of an alleged Lithuanian goddess of the evening.... [more]
BREKSTA f Baltic Mythology (Latinized)
An alleged Lithuanian goddess.... [more]
CURCHE m Baltic 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).
DĒKLA f Baltic Mythology, Latvian (Rare)
Dēkla is a Latvian goddess of fate and the sister of the goddesses LAIMA and Kārta. In old Latvian folk songs Laima and Dēkla are often considered one and the same goddess and their names are used interchangeably... [more]
DIRVOLIRA f Baltic Mythology
Lithuanian goddess whose name and function are a complete mystery. She was recorded in documents written by Jesuit monks between 1580 and 1620.
GILTINĖ f Baltic Mythology
The Lithuanian goddess of death, first mentioned by Matthäus Prätorius.... [more]
GOTHIA f Baltic Mythology
Lithuanian goddess of cattle, recorded by 17th-century historian and ethnographer Matthäus Prätorius in his work Deliciae Prussica (published in 1703).... [more]
INDRAJA f Lithuanian (Rare), Baltic Mythology
Borrowed from the name of a lake and river in the Utena district municipality of north-eastern Lithuania, derived from Eastern Aukštaitian Lithuanian indrė (standard Lithuanian nendrė) meaning "reed."... [more]
JAVINĖ f Baltic Mythology, Lithuanian
Name of a feminine household god who protects grains and barns.... [more]
JUNDA f Baltic Mythology (Archaic), Lithuanian (Archaic), Literature
Fictional character used by the Lithuanian writer Skomantas in his book 'Jundos Lemtis,' (English: The Faith of Junda).... [more]
LAZDONA f Baltic Mythology
The name of an alleged Lithuanian goddess of hazels and hazelnuts.... [more]
MAGGILA f Baltic Mythology
Alleged Prussian Lithuanian goddess of wrath.... [more]
MARZANA f Russian, 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]
MEDEINA f Baltic Mythology, Lithuanian
Lithuanian goddess of the forest and the hunt, her name deriving from either Lithuanian medis "tree; wood" or Lithuanian medė "forest".... [more]
NERINGA f Lithuanian, Baltic Mythology
From Lithuanian legends about Neringa and Naglis. The exact origin and meaning of the name are uncertain, however some scholars believe that it is derived from Old Prussian neria "to dive (like a swimmer)."... [more]
NOSLOUM m Baltic 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]
PECKOLS m Baltic Mythology
Old Prussian god of Hell and darkness, often compared to Greek PLUTO.... [more]
PERKŪNAS m Baltic 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]
PUSCHKAYTS m Baltic Mythology
Old Prussian god of the earth.... [more]
SĖLIJA f Baltic Mythology
Feminine name derived from the name of the Lithuanian Goddess of the planet Saturn, the last daughter of Saule.
SIUA f Baltic Mythology
Latin form of ZIVA, as found in the Mater Verborum.
SPĪDOLA f Latvian, 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).
SWAYXTIX m Baltic Mythology
Old Prussian god of light whose name is derived from Old Prussian swāigstan "light; shine".... [more]
UKU m Estonian, Baltic Mythology
Estonian cognate of Finnish UKKO. This name is borne by the god of weather and lightning in Estonian mythology.
VAIVORA f Baltic Mythology
The Lithuanian goddess of the planet Mercury, one of the daughters of the sun goddess SAULĖ.... [more]
VAKARĖ f Baltic Mythology, Lithuanian
Epithet of the goddess VAKARINĖ. The name itself is derived from Lithuanian vakaras "evening; night".
VAKARINĖ f Baltic Mythology
Derived from Lithuanian vakaras meaning "evening; (plural only) west" (compare Vakarė) with the feminine adjectival suffix -inė, referring to something made from or pertaining to a noun, ultimately meaning something along the lines of "vesperal; pertaining to the evening."... [more]
WIDEWUTO m Prussian, 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]
ŽEMYNA f Lithuanian (Modern), Baltic Mythology
Lithuanian goddess of the earth, her name deriving from Lithuanian žemė "earth".... [more]
ŽIEZDRĖ f Baltic 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.
ŽVORUNA f Baltic 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]