Mythology Submitted Names

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Óinn m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from óa-sk ("to be frightened"). In Norse mythology this is the name of a dwarf and a kenning for "snake".
Oinopion m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective οἰνωπός (oinopos) meaning "wine-coloured, wine-dark" as well as "wine-coloured in complexion" or "ruddy-complexioned". The word is ultimately derived from the Greek noun οινος (oinos) meaning "wine"... [more]
Oinotros m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek οἶνος (oinos) meaning "wine" and τρέπω (trepo) "to turn (towards a thing)", perhaps meaning "addicted to wine". In Greek mythology this was borne by a son of Lycaon who went to Italy and became the eponymous king of Oenotria.
Oizys f Greek Mythology
Means "misery, woe, or distress." Oizys was the spirit of misery and woe, distress and suffering. She was one of the malevolent children of Nyx.
Ojas m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Assamese, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Malayalam
MEANING - bodily strength, vital energy, splendoustrength, manifestation, appearance, vitality, power,
Ojasi f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali
MEANING;: vigorous , Splendourous , Shine
Ojayit m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Nepali, Sinhalese
MEANING : courageous behavior, stout heartedness
Ojmana f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada
Name: Ojmana ओज्मना... [more]
Okaja f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati, Bengali
Name: Okaja ओकजा... [more]
Okeoma m & f African Mythology
Okeoma meaning good gift from God
Okinagatarashi f Japanese Mythology
In Japanese mythology, this was Empress Jingu's name before she took the throne. Her name is derived from the honorific o, meaning "breath", meaning "long, long time, everlasting, increasing", , refering to the obi on a kimono, or "belt, band", meaning "equal, match, comparison" and meaning "to sell".
Okridion m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ὀκρίδες (okrides), which is the plural form of Greek ὄκρις (okris) meaning "peak, point" (which is often in reference to a mountain top). Also compare the Greek adjective ὀκριοειδής (okrioeides) meaning "rugged, jagged".
Okyrhoe f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
OKYRHOE (Ocyrhoe) was a Naiad-nymph of the Aegean island of Samos. She was pursued by the god Apollon and when she tried to flee from the island, he turned the boat to stone and the sailor into a pilot-fish... [more]
Olodumare m & f African Mythology
The "creator" manifestation of Olorun
Olofi m & f African Mythology
A manifestation of Olorun which acts as the conduit between Orun (Heaven) and Ayé (Earth).
Olorun m & f African Mythology
Means "ruler of heaven" in Yoruba. From the Yoruba Olú-Ọ̀rún.... [more]
Ǫlvaldr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Combination of Old Norse ǫl ("ale") and valdr ("ruler"). May be a variant of Alvaldr.
Ǫlvir m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Variant of Ǫlvér. In Norse mythology this is the name of Hjálmþér's brother.
Omakshi f Nepali, Indian, Sinhalese, Hinduism, Hindi
Name: Omakshi... [more]
Omatra f Hinduism
Name: Omatra ( Omatraa ) ओमात्रा... [more]
Omjit m Hinduism
The name emans the conqueror of Earth hell and Heaven. It actually signifies that mixing of these three states.
Omkara f Hinduism
Omkara ओङ्कारा /ओम्कारा / ॐकारा means- Buddhist Shakti, A female personification of divine energy
Omkari f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Nepali
Name: Omkari ओम्कारी / ॐकारी... [more]
Omkrit m Hinduism
Omkrit ओङ्कृत /ओंकृत means- having an uttered 'OM', accompanied by 'OM'(ॐ) ... [more]
Omoikane m Far Eastern Mythology
Shinto god of wisdom and intelligence. His name means "serving one's thoughts."
Omphale f Greek Mythology
This name comes from the Greek omphalos which means "navel". It is the name of a queen who used Heracles as a slave during one year and disguised him in woman.
Omyaa f Hinduism
Name: Omyaa ओम्या... [more]
Onatah f New World Mythology
In Iroquois mythology, Onatah was one of the Deohako (the Life Supporters, or Three Sisters.) Onatah represented the spirit of the corn, while her two sisters represented beans and squash. In one common Iroquois legend, Onatah was stolen by Tawiscara and hidden underground, causing a great famine until she was found and freed... [more]
Oorjin m Hinduism
MEANING : possessing strength, fertile, exuberant ... [more]
Oorjit m Hinduism
MEANING : endowed with strength or energy, mighty, powerful, energetic , excellent ... [more]
Ophelestes m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ὄφελος (ophelos) meaning "help, advantage" combined with the Attic Greek suffix -της (-tes), which forms nouns that represent a state of being.... [more]
Ophion m Greek Mythology
Diminutive form of Ophios, as this name contains the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion). In Greek mythology, Ophion was a titan who ruled Olympus together with Eurynome until the two were (forcibly) replaced by Cronus and Rhea.
Ophios m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ὄφις (ophis) meaning "serpent, snake".
Ophius m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ophios. In Greek mythology, Ophius is the father of Combe of Pleuron, a woman who was assaulted by her sons and subsequently transformed into a bird.
Opis f Roman Mythology
Variant (i.e., genitive case) of Ops.
Ops f Roman Mythology
Derived from the Latin noun ops which can mean "power, might, influence" as well as "aid, help, support" and "wealth, abundance, riches, resources." In Roman mythology, Ops (also called Opis) is a fertility goddess who is the wife of Saturn and mother of (among others) Jupiter and Juno.
Orchil f Literature, Germanic Mythology, Celtic Mythology (?)
The name of an obscure earth goddess, mentioned in poems by William Sharp and W. B. Yeats.
Orcius m Roman Mythology (?)
Most likely a variant of Orcus
Orcus m Roman Mythology
Likely a Roman transliteration of Horcus. In Roman mythology, Orcus was a god of the underworld and the punisher of broken oaths.
Oreithyia f Greek Mythology
An Athenian princess whom the god of the North wind, Boreas, fell in love with and swept off to marry while she was out dancing. Their sons became the Argonauts.
Orenda f & m New World Mythology
Orenda roughly translates into "Great Spirit", "divine essence", "Holy Spirit", or simply "God" in Iroquois.... [more]
Orestheus m Greek Mythology
Probably a more elaborate form of Orestes, which is ultimately derived from Greek όρος (oros) meaning "mountain, hill". It is at least quite unlikely that this is a compound name where the second element is derived from Greek θεος (theos) meaning "god", because then the name would have been spelled as Ὀρεσθεος (Orestheos) in Greek... [more]
Orithyia f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Ορειθυια (Oreithyia) which possibly meant "woman raging in the mountains" from Greek ορειος (oreios) "of the mountains" (from oros "mountain"; cf... [more]
Orm m Medieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norse Mythology
Medieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish and modern Scandinavian form of the Old Norse name Ormr, which itself was derived from Old Norse ormr "snake, serpent".... [more]
Ormr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse ormr "snake, serpent" (the English word worm derives from the same root). In Norse mythology, this was another name for Jǫrmungandr (see Jörmungandr), the son of Loki.... [more]
Orneus m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek ὄρνις (ornis) meaning "bird, chicken". Also compare Greek ὄρνεον (orneon) meaning "bird" and the name Ornytion... [more]
Ornytion m Greek Mythology
Diminutive form of Ornytos, as this name contains the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion). In Greek mythology, Ornytion was the name of the father of Phocus and Thoas.
Ornytos m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek ὄρνυμι (ornymi) or Greek ὀρνύω (ornyo), both of which mean "to rouse, to stir, to awaken". These words may be etymologically related to Greek ὄρνις (ornis) meaning "bird, chicken".
Ornytus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ornytos. This was the name of several characters in Greek mythology, a few of which were soldiers.
Orochi f Japanese Mythology
From Japanese 大蛇 meaning "big snake". In Mythology, this was the name of a serpent that demanded virgin sacrifices.
Oros m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, this is the name of a king of Troezen, who is the (human) maternal grandfather of the demi-god Althepus.... [more]
Orphne f Greek Mythology
In mythology, the name of a nymph of the underworld. Her name comes from the element ορφνη (orphne) meaning "darkness".
Orsilochos m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is uncertain. It might possibly be derived from ὄρσω (orso), the future case of the Greek verb ὄρνυμι (ornymi) meaning "to awaken, to arouse" as well as "to raise, to excite" and "to stir up"... [more]
Orsilochus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Orsilochos. This is the name of several characters in Greek mythology, one of which is a son of the river god Alpheus.
Orthosia f Greek Mythology
One of the Horae, goddess associated with times and seasons. The name Orthosia is derived from the element ορθωσις (orthosis) meaning "prosperity".
Orthosie f & m Greek Mythology
One of Jupiter's moons
Orthros m Greek Mythology
A name taken from the mythological Kyon Orthros, a two-headed, serpent-tailed dog, father to the Sphinx and the Nemean Lion. He was killed by Herakles. The name comes from the word ορθρος (orthros) meaning "morning light, morning twilight" or may alternatively have (also) been influenced by the word ορθος (orthos) meaning "straight" or "height".
Orungan m African Mythology
Means "air" in Yoruba.... [more]
Orus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized), English (American, Rare)
Latinized form of Oros. A known bearer of this name was the American professional golfer and Olympic medalist Orus Jones (1867-1963).
Óski m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Masculine form of Ósk. This is a by-name for Odin.
Ossa f Greek Mythology
Another name for Pheme used by Homer.
Ossipago f Roman Mythology
A god who built strong bones, from ossa, "bones," + pango, pangere, "insert, fix, set."
Ostara f Germanic Mythology, Popular Culture
Hypothetical Old High German form of the name of a Germanic goddess of fertility and spring (probably originally of sunrise, whose feast was celebrated at the spring equinox), reconstructed by linguist Jacob Grimm... [more]
Otava m Finnish, Finnish Mythology, Astronomy
Means "salmon net" from an Ancient Finnish word sometimes used also to mean "bear" or "wheel". ... [more]
Ot Ene f Mythology
Altai, Kyrgyz and Turkmen form of Od Ana, derived from ot meaning "fire" and ene meaning "mother".
Othagwenda m New World Mythology
Sapling, the older twin brother of Juskaha, culture heroes of the Seneca. They were born to a young woman magically impregnated by the West Wind. Flint was cast out by his grandmother who hated him, but Juskaha went looking for him and found him in a hollow tree, and took him back home where they grew up together... [more]
Óðr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "furious, vehement". In Norse mythology this is the name of Freyja's husband, the father of Hnoss and Gersemi... [more]
Othryoneus m Greek Mythology
The meaning of this name is a bit uncertain. If it is derived from only one element, then it possibly basically means "of Mount Othrys", derived from Greek Όθρυς (Othrys), the name of the mountain... [more]
Otohime f Japanese Mythology
Means "luminous jewel" or "youngest princess". She was a goddess is Japanese mythology, also known as Toyotama-Hime.... [more]
Otr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "otter". In Norse mythology this is the name of a dwarf, one of the children of Hreiðmarr.
Otrera f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Queen of the Amazons in Greek mythology, Otrera is sometimes considered the mythological founder of the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, which was closely connected with Amazons. She is also sometimes considered the founder of the Amazon nation, though many myths place the first Amazons much earlier.
Otrere f Greek Mythology
Otrere was an Amazonian queen and the founder of the Amazons, also called Otrera. Her two daughters were Penthesilea and Hippolyta.
Óttarr m Icelandic, Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse ótti "terror, fear" and herr "army". In Norse Mythology, Óttar is a protégé of the goddess Freyja.
Otus m Greek Mythology
Greek name meaning "One keen of hearing"
Oureana f Medieval Portuguese, Folklore
Variant of Ouroana. In 1158, a Christian knight, Gonçalo Hermigues and his companions kidnapped a Moorish princess named Fatima... [more]
Oxylos m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ὀξύς (oxys) meaning "sharp, keen, pointed" as well as "quick, swift".... [more]
Oxylus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Oxylos. This is the name of several characters from Greek mythology, one of them being a son of Ares and Protogeneia.
Oxyporos m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ὀξυπόρος (oxyporos) meaning "passing rapidly". It consists of the Greek adjective ὀξύς (oxys) meaning "sharp, keen, pointed" as well as "quick, swift" combined with the Greek noun πόρος (poros) meaning "passage, passage-way" as well as "ford, strait, ferry" (as in, a means of passing over a body of water).
Oxyporus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Oxyporos. In Greek mythology, this is the name of a son of king Cinyras of Cyprus.
Oya f Yoruba, African Mythology, Judeo-Christian Legend
Literally means "she (who) tore" in Yoruba. ... [more]
Ozirisz m Egyptian Mythology
Hungarian form of Osiris.
Ozkarri m Basque Mythology
Odei as thunder sprite.
Paaliaq m Inuit Mythology
a fictional shaman in the book The Curse of the Shaman, written by Michael Kusugak, who supplied Kavelaars with the names of giants from Inuit mythology that were used for other Saturnian moons.
Paeëon m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Paieon, which is the Epic Greek form of Paian. Paian or Paean was the physician of the gods in Greek mythology.
Paikea m & f Maori, Mythology, Popular Culture, Literature
In Maori legend, Paikea is the name assumed by Kahutia-te-rangi because he was assisted by humpback whales (paikea) to survive an attempt on his life by his half-brother Ruatapu... [more]
Päivätär f Finnish Mythology
The Finnish goddess of the sun, who is associated with silver, silver yarn and beauty. Her name is derived from päivä meaning "day" and an old poetic term for the sun, and the feminine ending -tar.
Pakhet f Egyptian Mythology
Means "she who scratches" in Ancient Egyptian. This was the name of a lion-headed war goddess.
Palaemon m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Palaimon. This name was borne by several characters in Greek mythology.... [more]
Palaestra f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine Greek name derived from παλαίστρα (palaestra), the name of a wrestling school. This was the name of two characters in Greek myth - one of them the mortal lover of Hermes, the other his daughter, the goddess of wrestling.
Palaimon m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek verb παλαιμονέω (palaimoneo) meaning "to wrestle, to fight", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb παλαίω (palaio) meaning "to wrestle"... [more]
Palamedes m Greek Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Possibly derived from Greek πάλαι (palai) "long ago, in days of yore" and μῆδος (mêdos) "plans, schemes" (itself from the verb μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to plan")... [more]
Palioxis f Greek Mythology
The Greek mythological personification of backrush or retreat in battle.
Palk m Korean Mythology
In Korean mythology, he is the sun god and founder of the realm of light.
Palladia f Greek Mythology
Variant of the name Pallas. Used as another name for Athena. Means "wisdom".
Palladios m Greek Mythology
Means "palladium" in Greek. In Greek mythology and legend, palladium (or palladion) was a magical metal that the safety of the ancient city of Troy depended on. Nowadays the word palladium is used to describe anything that will provide the well-being of a country or nation.
Pallene f Greek Mythology
Likely related to Pallas. In Greek Mythology, it was the the name of one of the Alkyonides, as well as the name of a daughter of King Sithon.
Palthanor m Greek Mythology
Hellenized form of an Indian name, of which both the original form and the meaning are unknown.... [more]
Paltith f Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of one of Lot's daughters according to the lost Book of Jasher.
Palulop m Polynesian Mythology
Allegedly a sea god of the Caroline Islands.
Pammerope f Greek Mythology
Perhaps from Greek παμ- (pam-), a variant of παν (pan) "all, every", combined with μέροψ (merops) "dividing the voice, articulate" or "bee-eater" (species Merops apiaster; compare Merops, Merope)... [more]
Pamphile f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Pamphilos. This was the name of a legendary woman who invented silk weaving on the Greek island of Kos. A historic bearer was Pamphile of Epidaurus, a 1st-century historian who was much esteemed in antiquity for her Historical Commentaries... [more]
Pana m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Pana was the god who cared for souls in the underworld (Adlivun) before they were reincarnated.... [more]
Panacea f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Πανάκεια (Panakeia), from Greek πανακής (panakês) "all-healing". This word, πανάκεια (panakeia), was used of various herbs reputed to have universal healing powers, and was personified as a goddess of remedies, cures and universal healing, daughter to Asclepius and Epione... [more]
Pandaie f Greek Mythology
Etymology unknown.
Pandareus m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
The son of Merops and a nymph.
Pandarus m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Literature, Theatre
Latinized form of Greek Πάνδαρος (Pandaros), which was possibly derived from παν (pan) "all" and an uncertain second element. This is the name of a mythical archer who appears in stories of the Trojan War, and "who by an arrow-shot violates the truce between the Trojans and Greeks, and is afterwards slain by Diomedes." In Homer's 'Iliad' he is portrayed as an energetic and impetuous warrior, but in medieval literature he becomes a witty and licentious figure who facilitates the affair between Troilus and Cressida... [more]
Pandemos f & m Greek Mythology
An epithet to Aphrodite meaning "common to all the people" with (pantes) "all" or (pas) the same meaning and (demos) "the people".
Pandia f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
In some cases this is a latinized form of Greek Πανδείη (Pandeie) or Πανδεία (Pandeia) - though the spelling Πανδία (Pandia) has also been used - which may be related to the word πανδῖος (pandios) meaning "all-divine"... [more]
Pandion m Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, this is the name of several kings and heroes.
Pandrosos f Greek Mythology
Means "all bedewed" from a combination of Greek παν (pan) "all" and δροσος (drosos) "dew". In Greek mythology Pandrosos was one of the three daughters of Kekrops, the first king of Athens, along with her sisters Aglauros and Herse... [more]
Pandrosus f Greek Mythology
Derived from πᾰν- (pan-) meaning "all" and δρόσος (drósos) meaning "dew, pure water" or "young of animals".
Pandu m Hinduism
Means "pale, whitish, yellowish" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the Mahabharata this is the name of the father of the Pandavas and the husband of Kunti.
Panhu m Chinese Mythology, Far Eastern Mythology
From a combination of the characters 盘 (pan, meaning “plate”) and 瓠 (hu, meaning “gourd”). This is the name of a hound in Chinese mythology who possessed a five-colored pelt. He is considered the ancestor of several ethnic minorities in southern China, such as the Yao and She peoples.
Pania f Maori, Polynesian Mythology
Pania, often styled "Pania of the Reef", is a figure of Māori mythology, and a symbol of the New Zealand city of Napier.
Panopaea f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Πανοπαία (Panopaia), which is a variant form of Panope. In Greek mythology, Panopaea was the name of one of the Nereids.
Panope f Greek Mythology
Means "all-seeing", derived from Greek παν (pan) "all" combined with Greek ωψ (ops) "eye, face". In Greek mythology, Panope is the name of one of the fifty daughters of Thespius and Megamede.
Panopeus m Greek Mythology
Masculine form of Panope. In Greek mythology, Panopeus and his twin brother Crisus were sons of Phocus.
Pantariste f Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek πάντες (pantes) meaning "all", which is ultimately derived from Greek πᾶς (pas) meaning "all, for all, of all". The second element is derived from Greek αριστος (aristos) meaning "best"... [more]
Pantea f Persian, Persian Mythology (?), History (?)
Persian form of Panthea. Pantea Arteshbod was a 6th-century BC Persian commander during the reign of Cyrus the Great. She was said to be the most beautiful woman in Asia, so she wore a mask during battle to stop men from falling in love with her.
Panthalis f Greek Mythology
Panthalis is a figure in Greek mythology. She was a servant of Helena. Derived from παν (pan) "all" and θαλλω (thallo) meaning "to blossom".
Panthea f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Πανθεια (Pantheia) which was derived from πανθειος (pantheios) meaning "of or common to all gods", ultimately from the elements παν (pan) "all" and θειος (theios) "of or for the gods, divine"... [more]
Panthous m Greek Mythology
Panthous was originally a priest of Apollo at Delphi. When Priam, after Troy had been destroyed by Heracles, sent a son of Antenor to Delphi to inquire whether it was appropriate to build a new citadel on the foundations of the destroyed city, said son of Antenor was charmed by Panthous' beauty and carried him off... [more]
Paras m & f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Nepali, Pakistani, Urdu
In Hindi and Urdu, this name means "touchstone" or "philosopher's stone."... [more]
Parca f Roman Mythology
One of the three goddesses of fate in relation to birthing. See also Nona and Decima. Parca or Partula oversees partus, birth as the initial separation from the mother's body (as in English '"postpartum")... [more]
Paribanou f Folklore
Composed of Persian پری‎ (pari) "fairy" and بانو‎ (bânu) "lady". This is the name of a female genie in the 'Arabian Nights' fairy tale 'The Story of Prince Ahmed and the Fairy Paribanou'.
Pariksheet m Hinduism
Hindu mythology character of mahabharat known as king pariksheet he was a son of abhimanu and grandson of Arjuna
Pariti f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Gujarati
MEANING - calx of brass employed as collyrium... [more]
Parthaon m Greek Mythology
Name of a Calydonian king, father to Oeneus and Agrius.
Parthavi f Hinduism
Means "Daughter of the Earth"
Parthenopaios m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek παρθενος (parthénos) meaning "maiden, girl, virgin". The second element is probably derived from Greek παῖς (pais) "child", which would give the name as a whole the meaning of "child of a virgin".1 Another possibility is that the second element is derived from Greek οψ (ops) "voice", which would then make the name a masculine form of Parthenope... [more]
Parthenopeus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Variant spelling of Parthenopaeus, which has gone on to become the spelling most commonly used, even though Parthenopaeus is more correct... [more]
Pasiphaë f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek πασιφαής (pasiphaēs) meaning "shining on all", which is ultimately derived from Greek πᾶς (pas) meaning "all, for all, of all" combined with Greek φάος (phaos) meaning "light" (related to Greek φῶς (phos) "light")... [more]
Pasithea f Greek Mythology
Means "goddess of all", derived from Greek πᾶς (pas) meaning "all, for all, of all" combined with Greek θεα (thea) meaning "goddess". In Greek mythology she was one of the Charites, married to Hypnos, the god of sleep and dreams; she may have been regarded as a goddess of rest and relaxation or of hallucinations and hallucinogenic drugs.
Patarz m Caucasian Mythology
Chechen and Ingush form of Batradz.
Patutai m Polynesian Mythology
Maori - Meaning hit the tide.
Pauchi-kamuy m Ainu, Far Eastern Mythology, Japanese Mythology
Ainu god (Kamuy) of insanity, said to plague humanity with stomach aches, seizures, and uncontrollable dancing.
Paventia f Roman Mythology
The name of a minor Roman goddess, who protects against childhood fears (pavor), protects against sudden fright and comforts those who have been frightened.
Pawan f & m Hinduism, Indian
THE MEANING OF THIS NAME IN ENGLISH IS WIND.THIS SHOWS THE POWER IN THE AIR AND THE EVERYWHERE.SO THIS NAME DENOTES TO THE POWER
Peckols m Baltic Mythology
Old Prussian god of Hell and darkness, often compared to Greek Pluto.... [more]
Peirene f Greek Mythology
The name of a naiad of the fresh-water spring of the city of Korinthos and a daughter of Asopos. She was carried off by Poseidon and bore him two sons. Her name may be derived from the element πειραίνω (peiraino), and either mean "tied, fastened" or "the fastening one"... [more]
Peisandros m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from the Greek verb πείθω (peitho) meaning "to persuade, to convince" as well as "to obey, to yield to" and "to believe, to trust (in)"... [more]
Peisenor m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from the Greek verb πείθω (peitho) meaning "to persuade, to convince" as well as "to obey, to yield to" and "to believe, to trust (in)"... [more]
Peisianassa f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Peisianax. In Greek mythology, Peisianassa is a Tyrian maid who attends to Semele.
Peisidice f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Peisidike. This name is borne by several characters in Greek mythology, most of whom are princesses.
Peisidike f Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from the Greek verb πείθω (peitho) meaning "to persuade, to convince" as well as "to obey, to yield to" and "to believe, to trust (in)"... [more]
Peisinoe f Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from the Greek verb πείθω (peitho) meaning "to persuade, to convince" as well as "to obey, to yield to" and "to believe, to trust (in)"... [more]
Peisis m & f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion" as well as "affection, susceptibility". It is ultimately derived from Greek πείσομαι (peisomai), which is the first-person singular future middle indicative of the Greek verbs πάσχω (pascho) meaning "to undergo, to experience, to feel (an emotion)" and πείθω (peitho) meaning "to persuade, to convince" as well as "to obey, to yield to" and "to believe, to trust (in)".... [more]
Peisistratos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from the Greek verb πείθω (peitho) meaning "to persuade, to convince" as well as "to obey, to yield to" and "to believe, to trust (in)"... [more]
Peitho f Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek verb πείθω (peitho) meaning "to persuade, to convince" as well as "to obey, to yield to" and "to believe, to trust (in)".... [more]
Pelagon m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "of the ocean".
Pelasgus m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "ancient".
Pelenė f Folklore
Lithuanian form of Cinderella.
Peleus m Greek Mythology
Probably derived from Greek πηλός (pelos) meaning "clay". However, it could also have been derived from Greek πελός (pelos) meaning "grey, dark-coloured." In Greek mythology, Peleus was the father of Achilles.
Pelias m Greek Mythology
Perhaps derived from the Ancient Greek peleia (πέλεια) 'rock pigeon'.... [more]
Pellervo m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish word pelto "field". In Finnish mytholofy Pellervo (also known as Sampsa Pellervoinen) was a god of fertility, fields and crops.
Pelopea f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Pelopea was a name attributed to four individuals.
Pelopia f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology this was a name given to several women.
Pelops m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Means "dark eyes" or "dark face" in Ancient Greek. From the Ancient Greek pelios 'dark' and ops 'face, eye'.... [more]
Penarddun f Welsh Mythology
Means "chief beauty" or "most fair", derived from the Welsh elements pen "head, chief, foremost" and arddun "fair, beautiful". In Welsh mythology she was a wife of the sea-god Llyr.
Penelopeia f Greek Mythology
Epic form of Penelope. Homer's epic the 'Odyssey' was written in Epic Greek (or Homeric Greek).
Peneus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Πηνειός (Peneios), which is either derived from Greek πῆνος (pēnos) "web" or from Greek πήνη (pēnē) "thread, weft" (see Penelope)... [more]
Penia f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek Πενία "deficiency; poverty", Penia was the personification of poverty and need. She married Porus at Aphrodite's birthday and was sometimes considered the mother of Eros.
Penn m English, Welsh Mythology
Means "head, top" in Welsh. This was the name of two characters in Welsh legend. It can also come from the English surname which was from a place name meaning "hill" in Old English.
Penthesilea f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Penthesilea was an Amazonian queen, daughter of Ares and Otrera, and sister of Hippolyta, Antiope and Melanippe. She led her troops to the Trojan War in support of King Priamos.... [more]
Pentheus m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek πένθος (penthos) meaning "grief, sorrow, sadness, mourning". In Greek mythology, Pentheus was the name of a king of Thebes.
Pepelka f Folklore
Slovenian form of Cinderella.
Perchta f Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Old High German word beraht meaning "bright", this was the name of a goddess worshiped in Austria, Baveria, Baden, Swabia, Switzerland and Slovenia.
Perdix m Greek Mythology
Means "partridge" in Greek. In Greek myth Perdix or Talos was a nephew of the inventor Daedalus, to whom he was apprenticed... [more]
Pergamus m Greek Mythology
Etymology uncertain, but it may be related to πῠ́ργος (púrgos) meaning "tower, watchtower".
Periboia f Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek word περιβοάω (periboaô) meaning "to defame", composed of περι (peri) "around" and βοάω (boaô) "to shout, to proclaim" (when used of the wind and waves, "to roar" and "to howl")... [more]
Periclymenus m Greek Mythology
Derived from περῐ- (peri-) meaning "about" and κλῠ́μενος (klúmenos) meaning “heard”.
Perilaos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek περί (peri) meaning "around, near, surrounding" combined with Greek λαος (laos) meaning "(the) people".
Perilaus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Perilaos. This name was borne by a Greek tyrant of Argos (6th century BC) as well as by several characters in Greek mythology.
Perileos m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek περί (peri) meaning "around, near, surrounding" combined with λεώς (leos) meaning "the people" (see Leos), which is the Attic Greek form of ancient Greek λαος (laos) meaning "the people"... [more]
Perimede f Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek feminine name meaning "very cunning" or "cunning all around".
Perimele f Greek Mythology
Derived from περῐ- (peri-) meaning "about, around" and an unknown second element.
Periphron m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek περί (peri) meaning "around, near, surrounding". The second element is derived from either the Greek noun φρόνις (phronis) meaning "prudence, wisdom" or the Greek verb φρονέω (phroneo) meaning "to think" as well as "to be minded"... [more]
Peristhenes m Greek Mythology
Ancient masculine name meaning "exceedingly strong".
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]
Persephassa f Greek Mythology
Older, archaic form of Persephone, which suggests pre-Hellenic origins.
Perses m Greek Mythology
Titan of destruction.
Pertunda f Roman Mythology
Pertunda enabled sexual penetration. Pertunda is the female personification of the verb pertundere, "to penetrate", and seems to be a name for invoking a divine power specific to this function.
Peta f Roman Mythology
Goddess that saw to the infants first wants.
Petrez m Caucasian Mythology
West Circassian (Adyghe) form of Batradz.
Phaeax m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Phaiax. Bearers of this name include an architect and an orator, who both lived in the 5th century BC.... [more]
Phaenops m Greek Mythology
Derived from φαεινος (phaeinos) meaning "shining" and an unknown second element, perhaps οψ (ops) meaning "voice".
Phaeo f Greek Mythology
The name of one of the Hyades, derived from φαιός (phaiós) meaning "dull, ashy, grey".
Phaëthon m Greek Mythology
the son of Helios
Phaethousa f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Means "beaming, radiant" in Greek, being a participle of the verb φαέθω (phaethô) "to shine". In Greek mythology this was the name of a daughter of the sun god Helios by the nymph Neaira... [more]
Phaia f Greek Mythology
"Dusky" or "Grey", from "phaios". ... [more]
Phaiax m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun Φαίαξ (Phaiax) meaning "Phaeacian". A Phaeacian was an inhabitant of Phaeacia, a region in Greek mythology.... [more]
Phaidimos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek φαίδιμος (phaidimos) meaning "shining, radiant, glistening". This was the name of several characters in Greek legend, including a king of Sidon mentioned in the 'Odyssey'... [more]
Phainon m Greek Mythology
The name of a mythological celestial deity, the god of either Saturn or the planet Jupiter. The name is ultimately derived from the root φαινω (phaino) meaning "shining".
Phalibhu m Indian, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi
MEANING : : to obtain fruit or reward. Here फली means reward, fruit + भू means obtaining... [more]
Phalya f Hinduism
MEANING : a flower, bud ... [more]
Phantes m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "visible".
Phegeus m Greek Mythology
A king who offered succor and his daughter, Arsinoe (named Alphesiboea in some versions), to Alcmaeon, who was fleeing from the Erinyes.
Pheidippos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective φειδός (pheidos) meaning "sparing, thrifty" combined with the Greek noun ἵππος (hippos) meaning "horse".
Pheme f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Pheme was the personification of fame and renown. Her favour being notability, her wrath being scandalous rumors. She was a daughter either of Gaia or of Elpis... [more]
Pheres m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Ancient Greek φέρω (phérō) meaning "to bring, carry".
Pherusa f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Φέρουσα (Pherousa) which meant "carrying", being a participle of the verb φέρω (phero) "to carry". In Greek mythology this was borne by one of the Nereids; along with her sister Dynamene, Pherusa was associated with ocean swells.
Phialo f Greek Mythology
Etymology uncertain, likely derived from φιλος (philos) meaning "lover, friend".
Phidippus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pheidippos. In Greek mythology, this is the name of one of the suitors of Helen of Troy.
Philistos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective φίλιστος (philistos) meaning "most beloved", which is a superlative of the Greek adjective φίλος (philos) meaning "beloved, dear".... [more]
Philistus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philistos. This was the name of a Greek historian from Syracuse in Sicily, who lived in the 5th century BC.
Philoctetes m Greek Mythology
Derived from φίλος (phílos) meaning “friend” and‎ κτάομαι (ktáomai) meaning “to acquire”.
Philodice f Greek Mythology
Derived from φίλος (phílos) meaning “friend” and δίκη (dice) meaning "law, judgement, justice".
Philogenes m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek φιλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover" combined with Greek γενης (genes) meaning "born".
Philomache f Greek Mythology
Derived from φίλος (phílos) meaning “friend” and μαχη (mache) meaning "battle".
Philomelos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Masculine form of Philomele (see Philomela). A notable bearer of this name was the Greek general Philomelos of Phocis (4th century BC).
Philomelus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philomelos. In Greek mythology, this was the name of a minor demi-god.
Philommeides f Greek Mythology
An epithet of Aphrodite meaning φῐ́λος (phílos) meaning "love" and μεῖδος (meîdos) meaning "smile, laughter".
Philonoe f Greek Mythology
The name of a number of characters in Greek mythology. Philonoe is derived from νοέω (noeō) meaning “to intend, to perceive, to see, to understand" and φίλος (philos) meaning “beloved”.
Philophrosyne f Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover". The second element is derived from Greek φρενός (phrenos) "mind", which is related to the Greek verb φρονεῖν (phronein) "to think, to judge, to estimate"... [more]
Philotes f Greek Mythology
Means "friendship" or "affection" in Greek. Philotes was the Greek goddess of friendship and affection. Her Roman equivalent is Amicitia.
Philyra f Greek Mythology
Means "lime-tree" in Greek. This was the name of an Oceanid nymph loved by the Titan Cronus. 'When his wife Rhea came upon their rendezvous, he quickly transformed himself into a horse to escape detection... [more]
Philyre f Greek Mythology
Means "linden tree" in Greek. In mythology, this is the name of an Ocean nymph and mother of Chiron.
Phlegon m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Essentially means "burning, aflame, inflamed, fiery", since it is derived from the Greek verb φλέγω (phlego) meaning "to burn (up), to inflame". A known bearer of this name was Phlegon of Tralles (2nd century AD), a Greek writer and freedman of the Roman emperor Hadrian.... [more]
Phlegyas m Greek Mythology
Son of Ares and Chryse or Dotis, was king of the Lapiths in Greek mythology.
Phobetor m Greek Mythology
From the Greek name Φοβητωρ (Phobētōr) meaning "frightening"; ultimately from Ancient Greek φόβος (phóbos) "fear, terror, fright". In Greek mythology, Phobetor (or Ikelos) was the god of and personification nightmares and a son of Nyx.
Phocus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Φῶκος (Phokos), which is a variant form of Phokas (see Phocas). This name was borne by at least four characters in Greek mythology.
Phorbas m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek mythology meaning "pasture giving".
Phorkys m Greek Mythology
Meaning "of the sea". In mythology, this is an old man ruling over the sea; later he is described as a god of the hidden dangers of the deep, a brother of Nereus, and is depicted as a kind of merman.
Phoroneus m Greek Mythology
Possibly means "to bring help", derived from Greek φορεω (phoreo) "to bring, to carry, to bear" combined with Greek ὀνή (onē) meaning "help". Another possibility is that the name is derived from Greek φόρον (phoron) meaning "forum, market", or even from Greek φόρος (phoros) meaning "tribute, tax"... [more]
Phosop f Far Eastern Mythology
Etymology unknown. This is the name of the Thai goddess of rice.
Phosphoros m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek φῶς (phos) "light" combined with Greek φορεω (phoreo) "to carry, to bear." For the latter element, also compare Greek φερω (phero), which has the same meaning... [more]
Phosthonia f Greek Mythology
Means "light" (phôster) in Greek. This was the name of one of the Alcyonides, Alkyoneus, the King of the Giants. When Herakles slew their father, they cast themselves into the sea and were transformed by Amphitrite into kingfishers.
Phra Mae Thorani f Far Eastern Mythology
Thai chthonic earth goddess. Her name is derived from พระ (phra), an honorific title, แม่ (mae) meaning "mother" and the Pali word dhāraṇī meaning "ground, earth".
Phrixa f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Phrixos (see Phrixus).
Phronios m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun φρόνις (phronis) meaning "prudence, wisdom", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb φρονέω (phroneo) meaning "to think" as well as "to be minded"... [more]
Phronius m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Phronios. This is the name of a character in Greek mythology.
Phrontis m & f Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun φροντίς (phrontis) meaning "thought, care, attention", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb φρονέω (phroneo) meaning "to think" as well as "to be minded"... [more]
Phthonos m Greek Mythology
From Greek φθόνος (phthonos) meaning "ill-will, malice, envy, jealousy". In Greek mythology Phthonos was the daimon or spirit of envy and jealousy; he was particularly associated with the jealous passions of love.
Phullit m Hinduism
MEANING : expanded, blown... [more]
Phylas m Greek Mythology
Derived from φῠλᾰ́σσω (phulássō) meaning "to watch, guard, protect", "to ambush", "to wait for" or "to maintain, preserve".
Phyleus m Greek Mythology
Probably derived from Greek φυλή (phylē) meaning "tribe, clan, race, people". However, compare Phyllis and also Greek φυλάσσω (phylassō) meaning "to keep watch, to guard"... [more]
Piasus m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "pea".
Piatã m New World Mythology, Tupi
Means "strong" in Tupi.
Pilumnus m Roman Mythology
Meaning, "staker." The god who grants the pestle necessary for making flour from grain. He ensured children grew properly and stayed healthy. Ancient Romans made an extra bed after the birth of a child in order to ensure the help of Pilumnus... [more]
Pinga f New World Mythology, Inuit Mythology
Means "the one who is up on high". Pinga was an Inuit goddess of the hunt, fertility and medicine. She was also the psychopomp, bringing souls of the newly-dead to Adlivun, the underworld.... [more]
Pinikir f Near Eastern Mythology, Elamite Mythology
This was the name of the most important goddess in Elamite religion. It is uncertain what the meaning of her name was in the Elamite language. Pinikir started out as the mother-goddess (in which capacity she was also the goddess of love and fertility), making her rank above all Elamite gods - even the male ones.1 This indicates a reverence of that what is feminine, which is reflective of both Elamite religion2 and Elamite society3: women were held in high regard and Elamite royal families' system of succession was always through the female line4 (although a ruler was always male and was called "the son of a sister"5)... [more]
Pirene f Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek feminine name meaning "of the osiers".
Pirithous m Greek Mythology
The sworn friend of Theseus. Pirithous helped Theseus abduct Helen of Troy before she was married. (She would later be taken again by Paris, initiating the Trojan War, etc.) Thesues returned the favor by journeying with his friend to the Underworld in an attempt to win the affections of Persephone, Hades' captive bride... [more]
Pisenor m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Peisenor. This is the name of several characters in Greek mythology, one of which is one of the many suitors of Penelope.
Pisidice f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Peisidike. This name is borne by several characters in Greek mythology, most of whom are princesses.
Pisinoe f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Peisinoe. In Greek mythology, this is the name of a siren.
Pisistratus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Peisistratos. This name was borne by several ancient Greek rulers as well as by two characters in Greek mythology.
Pittheus m Greek Mythology
The meaning of this name as a whole is not entirely certain. The second element is certainly derived from Greek θεος (theos) "god". The first element, however, is where the uncertainty lies... [more]
Pitys f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek πίτυς (pitys) meaning "pine". In Greek mythology, this was the name of an Oread nymph who was changed into a pine tree by the gods.
Pkharmat m Caucasian Mythology
Means "creator of the nation, language, or land". Pkharmat is a Demi-God (Nart) and legendary hero to the Vainakh (Chechen and Ingush) people who stole fire from the god Sela and brought it to mankind and ultimately led to the people forming a nation... [more]
Pleiada f Greek Mythology
From the Greek word Πλειάδες "pleiades", which were the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione and companions to Artemis.
Pleiadan m Greek Mythology
Possible diminutive of Pleiades.
Pleiades m & f Greek Mythology, Astronomy
Name of a star cluster, likely meaning "to sail", from the ancient Greek 'plein'. Also used in Greek mythology, the Pleiades were the seven daughters of Pleione and Atlas, thus meaning "daughters of Pleione".
Pleione f Greek Mythology
This name means "more", or "plenty" (pleiôn). It is the name of an Oceanid nymph from Mount Cyllene in Arcadia (southern Greece) who was the wife of Atlas. She may have been numbered amongst the Epimelides (nymphs of the flocks) and presided over the multiplication of the animals due the fact that her name refers to increase, and that her grandson, Hermes, was the god of animal husbandry.
Pleisthenes m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek πλεῖστος (pleistos) "most, greatest, largest" combined with Greek σθενος (sthenos) "vigour, strength." In Greek mythology, this is the name of several different people descended from Tantalus.
Plexippus m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "striking".
Plouto f Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek feminine name meaning "wealth".
Podarce f Greek Mythology
An epithet of the Harpy Aello meaning "foot-safe".
Podarces m Greek Mythology
Derived from πούς (poús) meaning “foot” and ἀρκέω (arkéō) meaning “run to assist”.
Podarge f Greek Mythology
An epithet of the Harpy Aello meaning "foot-speedy".