Mythology Submitted Names

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Schneeweißchen f Folklore (Germanized)
Means "snow white" in High German, thus a cognate of Schneewittchen. This is the name of a peasant girl in the traditional German folktale "Snow-White and Rose-Red" or "The Ungrateful Dwarf".
Schneewittchen f Folklore (Germanized), German (Modern, Rare)
Means "snow white" in German. This is the name of an unfortunate princess hated by her stepmother in a traditional German folktale, immortalized first by the Brothers Grimm retelling in their "Grimms' Fairy Tales" (1812, 1854) and then by Walt Disney's animated film (1937).... [more]
Schoeneus m Greek Mythology
The name of a number of figures in Greek mythology, meaning "rushy".
Schoenous m Greek Mythology
The name of several individuals in Greek mythology.
Sciron m Greek Mythology
Means "mistral, northwest Mediterranean wind". This was the name of a Corinthian bandit in Greek mythology.
Scylaceus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Σκυλακεύς (Skylakeus), which is a more elaborate form of Scylax. In Greek mythology, Scylaceus was a Lycian comrade-in-arms of Sarpedon and Glaucus... [more]
Scylla f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Scylla (/ˈsɪlə/ sil-ə; Greek: Σκύλλα, Skylla, pronounced skýl̚la)1 was a monster that lived on one side of a narrow channel of water, opposite its counterpart Charybdis... [more]
Sealtiel m Judeo-Christian Legend
Form of the name Shealtiel, an archangel in Eastern Orthodox and some Catholic traditions, meaning "Prayer of God."
Seaxnēat m Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Old English cognate of Sahsnot, as the name consists of Old English seax meaning "knife, dagger, sword" combined with Old English nēad meaning "help, need".... [more]
Sebile f Arthurian Romance, Folklore
Variant of Sybil. In Arthurian legend and Italian folklore, Sebile is a queen or princess often portrayed as a fairy or enchantress.
Sedeqetelebab f Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of the wife of Shem in the Book of Jubilees.
Seela m Caucasian Mythology
Variant transcription of Sela.
Seelasat f Caucasian Mythology
Means "oriole (a type of bird)". Seelasat was the protector of virgins in Vainakh mythology.
Seiōbo f Japanese Mythology
The Japanese name of the Queen Mother of the West, or Xiwangmu.
Seiryū m Japanese, Far Eastern Mythology
This name combines 青 (shou, sei, ao, ao-, ao.i) meaning "blue, green," 清 (shou, shin, sei, kiyo.i, kiyo.maru, kiyo.meru) meaning "cleanse, exorcise, pure, purify, Manchu dynasty" or 聖 (shou, sei, hijiri) meaning "holy, master, priest, sage, saint" with 龍 (ryuu, ryou, rou, tatsu) meaning "dragon, imperial," 竜 (ryuu, ryou, rou, ise, tatsu) meaning "dragon, imperial" or 流 (ryuu, ru, naga.su, -naga.su, naga.re, naga.reru) meaning "a sink, current, flow, forfeit."... [more]
Sekhmet f Egyptian Mythology
In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet was originally the warrior goddess as well as goddess of healing for Upper Egypt. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath formed the desert... [more]
Sela m Caucasian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the Vainakh god of stars, thunder, and lightning. He is usually portrayed as an evil and cruel god who lives on the peak of Mount Kazbek with his fire chariot.
Selaphiel m Judeo-Christian Legend, Biblical, English
Variant of Shealtiel and Salathiel. This is the name of one of the seven Archangels of the Presence who is venerated in Eastern Orthodoxy and Eastern Catholicism... [more]
Selasphoros m & f Greek Mythology
Means "light-bearing" in Greek (compare Nikephoros). This was a title of the Greek moon goddess Artemis (also worshipped as "Artemis Phosphoros").
Sėlija f Baltic Mythology
Feminine name derived from the name of the Lithuanian Goddess of the planet Saturn, the last daughter of Saule.
Sena f Indian, Hinduism
Means "army; missile, dart" in Sanskrit.... [more]
Sentia f Roman Mythology
In Roman mythology, Sentia is the goddess of child development and the bringer of awareness into young children. The English word "sentient" meaning "able to perceive or feel things", is derived from her name.
Sentinus m Roman Mythology
God who gives sentience or the powers of sense perception (sensus). Augustine calls him the sensificator, "creator of sentience."
Senuna f Celtic Mythology
A Celtic goddess worshipped in Roman Britain. Her name is possibly related to the Proto-Celtic 'seno' meaning "old". Some academics have associated the name to the ancient river Senua that was once located in southern Britain, which may have also been known as Alde, from the Anglo-Saxon 'ald' meaning old... [more]
Seonangsin f Korean Mythology
The name of the Korean goddess of villages, boundaries and war. Her name is derived from the hanja 城 (seong) meaning "city wall, fort, defensive wall", 隍 (hwang) meaning "dry moat" or "god of a city" and 神 (sin) meaning "god".
Sepehr m Persian Mythology, Persian
Means "sky" or "heaven" in Persian.
Sequana f Ancient Celtic (Latinized), Celtic Mythology
Latinized form of the Gaulish (Celtic) name Sicauna, which is argued to mean "sacred river" or "the fast flowing one". This was the name of the Gallo-Roman goddess of the River Seine.
Serenus m Ancient Roman, Roman Mythology
Roman cognomen which was derived from the Latin adjective serenus meaning "clear, tranquil, serene" (see Serena).... [more]
Šerida f Sumerian Mythology
The Sumerian name of the dawn goddess Aya.
Serket f Egyptian Mythology
Means "(she who) tightens the throat" or "(she who) causes the throat to breathe". ... [more]
Serrin m New World Mythology
A new world mythology name meaning traitor, deciever
Sesha m & f Hinduism
In Hindu tradition, Sesha (also: Shesha, Sheshanaga) is the king of all Nagas (serpent deities).
Seshat f Egyptian Mythology
Means "(she who) scrivens (who is the scribe)". ... [more]
Sétanta m Irish Mythology
“Given name of the folk hero, Cúchulainn”. This birth name was imparted by the deity, Lug, prior to the conception of the demigod child by the mortal mother, Deichtine.
Setenay f Circassian, Caucasian Mythology
West Circassian (Adyghe) form of Satanaya.
Seteney f Caucasian Mythology
East Circassian (Kabardian) form of Satanaya.
Setna m Ancient Egyptian, Literature, Greek Mythology
Used as a name for Khaemweset in Greco-Roman stories of ancient Egypt. Setna is a distortion of his title as setem-priest of Ptah; modern scholars call this character 'Setne Khamwas'.
Sgàthach f Folklore
Scottish Gaelic form of Scáthach.
Shachi f Hinduism, Sanskrit
Means "glow; flame" in Sanskrit. Shachi is the Queen consort of Indra. She is the goddess of beauty, jealousy and rage. She is one of the seven Matrikas (mother goddesses). Shachi is described as beautiful and having the most beautiful eyes... [more]
Shadri m & f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Bengali, Marathi, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati
MEANING (as masuline ) - cloud, elephant... [more]
Shafagh f Persian Mythology
Means "twilight" in Persian.
Shai f & m Egyptian Mythology
Means "(that which is) ordained".... [more]
Shailesh m Hinduism, Indian
Indian Mythology.... [more]
Shait f Egyptian Mythology
The feminine form of Shai (the Egyptian god).
Shala f Near Eastern Mythology
The name of a Mesopotamian corn goddess who is also associated with war as well as the name of a Sumerian goddes of grain and the emotion of compassion.... [more]
Shalvari f Hinduism
shalvari means silver in Sanskrit.... [more]
Shamath m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Fijian, Indian (Sikh)
MEANING - counsellor, Minister, tranquility, quiet, absence of passion
Shangdi m Chinese Mythology
Shangdi (Chinese: 上帝; pinyin: Shàngdì; Wade–Giles: Shang Ti), also written simply, "Emperor" (Chinese: 帝; pinyin: Dì), is the Chinese term for "Supreme Deity" or "Highest Deity" in the theology of the classical texts, especially deriving from Shang theology and finding an equivalent in the later Tian ("Heaven" or "Great Whole") of Zhou theology.
Shaohao m Chinese, Chinese Mythology, Far Eastern Mythology
From the characters 少 (shào, meaning “young”) and 昊 (hào, meaning “vastness” or “heaven”). In Chinese mythology, Shaohao was one of the Five Emperors, sage-kings who ruled during the early days of Chinese civilization... [more]
Shar m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism
"arrow"; shaft" ; "a sort of reed"
Shara m Near Eastern Mythology
In Sumerian mythology Shara is a minor god of war, mainly identified with the city of Umma, north-east of Unug (Uruk). He is identified in some texts as the son of Inana (Ishtar).
Shashank m Hinduism, Indian
Described in Vedic literature as that part of Earth which broke off and is now know as Moon. ... [more]
Shat-padm m Indian, Hinduism
Meaning "hundred petaled lotus."
Shatrughna m Hinduism
Means "destroyer of enemies" in Sanskrit, from शत्रु (shatru) meaning "enemy, foe" and घ्न (ghna) meaning "destroyer, killer". In the Hindu epic the Ramayana he is the twin brother of Lakshmana and the half-brother of the hero Rama.
Shaunit m Hinduism
Shaunit (शौनित) is an Indian boy name derived from the Irish name Shaun which means God is gracious; gift from God.
Shennong m Chinese Mythology, Far Eastern Mythology
From a combination of the characters 神 (shen, meaning “god” or “divine”) and 农 (nong, meaning “farmer”). This was the name of a culture hero in Chinese mythology who taught agriculture and herbology to humanity... [more]
Sherida f Near Eastern Mythology, Dutch, Literature, Popular Culture
Sumerian goddess, consort of Utu.... [more]
Shiashum f Near Eastern Mythology, Elamite Mythology
This was the name of a goddess in Elamite religion. It is uncertain what the meaning of her name was in the Elamite language. Not much is known about Shiashum, unfortunately. It is said that she, along with the goddesses Narundi and Niarzina, was a sister of the 'great goddess', namely Kiririsha1... [more]
Shifa f Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Telugu
"Fibrous root ", "root of water-lily ", "mother"... [more]
Shimti f Near Eastern Mythology
Means "fate".... [more]
Shiramba-kamuy m Ainu, Far Eastern Mythology, Japanese Mythology
Ainu god (Kamuy) of vegetation. He is depicted as the brother of Hasinaw-uk-kamuy, the goddess of the hunt.
Shivananda m Indian, Hinduism
SHIV IS GOD FROM HINDU MYTHOLOGY... [more]
Shivum m Hinduism, Indian
This name is of Indian and Hindu origin and generally means "auspicious" and relates to the god Shiva.
Shiwin m Nepali, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Marathi, Tamil, Sinhalese, Kannada, Telugu
Name: Shiwin शिविन्... [more]
Shraddha f Indian, Hinduism
It means Faith and trust
Shreekrishna m Hinduism
Variant transcription of Shrikrishna.
Shrikrishna m Hinduism
Meaning 'Lord Vishnu'.
Shrisha f Hinduism, Hindi
One of god Vishnu's names.
Shu m Egyptian Mythology (Latinized)
Shu, meaning "emptiness" and "he who rises up", was one of the primordial Egyptian gods, a personification of air, one of the Ennead of Heliopolis.
Shulgan m Folklore
Theorised to be derived from Chinese 水 (shuǐ) meaning "water" combined with 龍 (lóng) meaning "dragon" and 王 (wáng) "king". In Bashkir and Turkic folklore, Shulgan is the mythical ruler of an underwater realm... [more]
Shunmugavelan m Hinduism
The name of a Hindu god. Very unpopular,and not widely used, but most rare and best Indian name ever!
Shuri f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil
"Valiant" ; "female warrior "
Siamak m Persian, Persian Mythology
A Persian boy's name meaning "Bringer of joys, great emperor."
Sidda f Hinduism
Derivation of Sanskrit word "Siddha" meaning "enlightened, accomplished, fulfilled"
Siddhida f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Nepali
MEANING - Conferring felicity or beatitude, bestowing success. a name of goddess Durga. Here सिद्धि means success + दा means giving
Sidero f Greek Mythology
Means "iron" in Greek. In legend Sidero was the abusive stepmother of Tyro, finally murdered by Tyro's adult son Pelias atop an altar to the goddess Hera.
Siduri f Near Eastern Mythology
The name of an ancient Mesopotamian wise female divinity associated with fermentation, beer and wine. Her name is derived from the Hurrian word meaning "young woman".
Siegeminne f Germanic Mythology
The name is formed from the German name elements Sieg "victory" and Minne "courtly love".... [more]
Sigfaðir m Norse Mythology
Derived from sigr ("victory") and faðir ("father"). This is a by-name for Odin.
Siggautr m Norse Mythology
Derived from sigr ("victory") and gautr ("Goth, Geat, one from Gautland"). This is a kenning for Odin.
Sigrdríf f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name meaning "victory-bringer" or "inciter to victory", the first element from sigr "victory" (the second element perhaps related to drífa "driven snow, snowdrift"; compare Drífa)... [more]
Sigyn f Norse Mythology, Swedish
Means "victorious girl-friend" from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and vinr "friend" (feminine vina). In Norse mythology Sigyn was the wife of the trickster god Loki. When he was chained to a rock by the other gods, Sigyn stayed by her husband's side, holding a basin over his face to catch the venom dripping from a serpent that Skaði had fastened above him; still a few drops fell onto Loki, causing him to writhe in pain so violently that he caused earthquakes... [more]
Silene f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Silenus.
Silenus m Greek Mythology
Latinized form of the Greek Seilenos, meaning "sloshing in the wine trough." In mythology, Silenus was the tutor and chief companion of the Greek wine-god Dionysus, and he possessed special knowledge and the power of prophecy when drunk... [more]
Silewe Nazarate f Far Eastern Mythology
Etymology unknown. This is the name of the moon goddess of Nias Island, Indonesia.
Simiel m Judeo-Christian Legend
Possibly a variant form of Samael or even a short form of Jesimiel. According to Pope Saint Gregory I, this was the name of an archangel.
Similde f German (Rare, Archaic), Germanic Mythology
In the "King Laurin Legend" Similde is the princess whom the dwarf king falls in love with and eventually abducts to his magical rose garden.... [more]
Simoeis m Greek Mythology
The name of the god of the river Simois, and taken from that river. Simoeis was a son of Oceanus and Tethys and as the father of Astyoche and Hieromneme.
Simurg f Persian, Persian Mythology
From the name of a monstrous bird in Persian mythology, derived from Pahlavi sin "eagle" and murgh "bird". In the 11th-century epic the 'Shahnameh', Simorğ was a mighty bird who nursed the infant Zāl (father of Rostam).
Simut m Near Eastern Mythology, Elamite Mythology
In the Elamite pantheon, Simut was a herald god1 - although there are also sources who claim that he was a tutelary god2 (with one source even speculating that he might have been an astral deity3)... [more]
Sina f Polynesian Mythology, Samoan
The name of a number of figures in Samoan mythology. It is derived from sina meaning "white" or "grey haired".
Sinfiotli m Norse Mythology
Variant of Sinfjötli. In Norse mythology, Sinfjötli was born from an incestuous relationship between Sigmund and his sister Signý... [more]
Sinfjötli m Norse Mythology
Meaning unknown; possibly means "son of Seigeir or is a variant of Old High German Sintarvizzilo.
Sini f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati
MEANING - "white" ; " bright "... [more]
Sinmara f Norse Mythology
The name of a giantess in the poem 'Fjǫlsvinnsmál' (a very late part of the Poetic Edda) whom scholars sometimes identify with the underworld goddess Hel. The second element of this obscure character's name is often thought to be Old Norse mara, which refers to a type of evil spirit or incubus in Germanic folklore... [more]
Sinoe f Greek Mythology
The name of a nymph of Mount Sinoe in Arkadia and the nurse of the god Pan. Her name is either named after Mt Sinoe (or alternatively it may be named for her) or taken from the element ςίνος (sinos) meaning "mischievous".
Sinope f Greek Mythology
one of jupiter's moons!
Sinterklaas m Folklore
The name comes from Sint en Nicolaas or Klaas.
Sinthgunt f Germanic Mythology
Sinthgunt is a figure in Germanic mythology, attested solely in the Old High German 9th- or 10th-century "horse cure" Merseburg Incantation. In the incantation, Sinthgunt is referred to as the sister of the personified sun, Sunna... [more]
Siofna f Germanic Mythology
A minor goddess of love, or rather of young love, in Germanic Mythology.... [more]
Sionna f Irish Mythology (?)
Allegedly an Anglicization of Sionainn.
Siris f Near Eastern Mythology
Mesopotamian goddess of beer and the mother of Zu; a large bird that can breathe fire and water.... [more]
Sírnir m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "lazy". This is the name of a Jotunn.
Sirona f Celtic Mythology, Germanic Mythology
The name of a Celtic goddess mainly worshipped in middle Europe and the region of the Danube. She was associated with healing, wolves, and children.... [more]
Sisak m Armenian, Armenian Mythology
The name of the legendary ancestor of the Armenian princely house of Syuni. The Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi states that Sisak was the brother of Harmar who was known as Arma, son of Gegham and a descendant of the legendary patriarch of the Armenians, Hayk.
Sisyphus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Σίσυφος (Sisyphos), of which the meaning is uncertain. It may possibly be derived from Greek σίσυς (sisys), which can mean "a goat's skin" or "cheap garment" or "any coarse"... [more]
Siua f Baltic Mythology
Latin form of Ziva, as found in the Mater Verborum.
Sjöfn f Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Name of a minor Norse goddess, one of Frigg's handmaidens, said (by the Icelandic chieftain and poet Snorri Sturluson, d. 1241) to be related to Old Icelandic sjafni "love". Modern-day academics, however, argue that it might rather be related to Old Norse sefi meaning "sense" as well as "relation".
Skaga f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Feminine form of Skagi. This is the name of a Valkyrie.
Skalmǫld f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "battle". This is the name of a Valkyrie.
Skamandros m Greek Mythology
The meaning of this name is uncertain. The second element looks like it is derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man", but there are sources who doubt this. The first element is more difficult to pinpoint: it could be derived from Greek σκάζω (skazo) "to limp, to stumble (over an obstacle)" or from Greek σκαιός (skaios) meaning "left(-handed)" or "awkward"... [more]
Skáviðr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "good tree" or "slanting tree". This is the name of a dwarf.
Skeggjǫld f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from skeggja ("battle-axe") and ǫld ("age"). This is the name of a Valkyrie.
Skirfir m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Possibly derived from skirfill ("shard, cut piece"). This is the name of a dwarf.
Skírnir m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "shining one". In Norse mythology Skírnir is a servant of Freyr.
Skjalf f Norse Mythology
Variant of Skjǫlf. In Norse mythology, Skjalf is the daughter of a Finnish king. She marries Agni and strangles him with his necklace.
Skjǫldr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
From Old Norse skjǫldr meaning "shield". In Norse mythology this is one of Odin's sons, the husband of Gefjon.
Skjǫlf f Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse skjalfa, meaning "to shake, shiver or quiver". Skjǫlf is another name of Freyja mentioned in the Heimskringla.
Skǫgul f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "battle". This is the name of a Valkyrie in Norse mythology.
Skǫll m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "mockery". In Norse mythology Skǫll is the wolf that pursues the sun. He is the son of Fenrir and the brother of Hati.
Sleipnir m Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse sleipr "slippery" (in relation to "bog, marsh"). In Norse mythology, Loki's son Sleipnir was Odin's eight-legged horse.
Smrita f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
MEANING- remembered, recollected, thought of, mentioned
Snær m Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "snow" in Old Norse.
Sneewittchen f Folklore (Germanized)
Archaic form of Schneewittchen. This was the original German form used by the Brothers Grimm for their famous retelling of the folktale "Snow White".
Sneewittken f Folklore (Germanized)
Original Low German form of Schneewittchen.
Snegurka f Folklore
This is the name of the popular Russian fairy tale character Snegurochka "The Snow Maiden". The name comes from Russian снег (sneg) which means "snow".
Snegurochka f Folklore
Diminutive of Snegurka.... [more]
Snøhvit f Folklore
Norwegian form of Snow White.
Snør f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "string". Snør is the wife of Karl in the Rígsþula (Lay of Rígr), part of the Poetic Edda.
Snót f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "woman; gentlewoman". In Norse mythology this is the name of one of Karl and Snør's daughters.
Snotra f Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse snotr "clever; smart". In Norse mythology, Snotra is a goddess associated with wisdom. Snotra is solely attested in the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson and may be an invention of Snorri's... [more]
Snövit f Swedish (Modern, Rare), Folklore
Used as a Swedish translation of the name of the fairy tale character Snow White (Schneewittchen), from Swedish snö "snow" and vit "white".
Sobek m Egyptian Mythology
Sobek is likely derived from the Ancient Egyptian sbk, the verb meaning "to impregnate". This is likely because he was considered a violent, hyper-sexual, and erratic deity, prone to his primal whims.... [more]
Sofana f New World Mythology
Nicaragua-spanish... [more]
Sofiel f Judeo-Christian Legend
Perhaps a variant of Zophiel, or possibly means "nature" as Sofiel was an angel of nature and vegetables and fosters a love of nature in human hearts; also an angelic bookkeeper appointed over the records of souls, living and dead.
Soham m Hinduism
Originating from the Sanskrit words 'So' and 'Aham' , Soham literally translated means, I am He, that is, I am God, proclaiming that God is within all of us.... [more]
Sokni m Norse Mythology
Possibly derived from the Old Norse verb sœkja "to seek". In Norse mythology he was king of what is now Norway. Nórr killed him and took possession of his kingdom.
Sól f Norse Mythology, Icelandic, Faroese
Means "sun" in Old Norse. In Norse mythology, Sól was the goddess of the sun and the sister of Máni (the moon-god).
Solomonia f Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently a feminine form of Solomon. According to Eastern Orthodox tradition, Solomonia was the unnamed woman with seven sons described in 2 Maccabees 7 of the Old Testament... [more]
Soma m & f Hinduism, Indian
Means "lunar nectar", from the name of an intoxicant used in ancient Vedic ritual, prepared from the juice of some plant, which is from Indo-European *seu- "juice", ultimately from the root *seue- "to take liquid" (cf... [more]
Somnus m Roman Mythology
The Roman equivalent of Hypnos
Soos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from σόος (soos), which is the Epic and Ionic Greek form of the adjective σῶς (sos) meaning "safe, whole, unwounded".... [more]
Sophalexios m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "skilled defender".
Sophrosyne f Greek Mythology
The name of the spirit of moderation, self-control, temperance, restraint, and discretion in Greek mythology. In some tales she was one of the good spirits released from Pandora's box, but fled to Olympus and away from humankind... [more]
Sǫrli m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of Sarilo. This is the name of the main character in the story Sǫrla þáttr, found in the Flateyjarbók manuscript.
Sosandra f Greek Mythology
Sosandra is an alleged epithet of a Greek goddess known from a statue errected on the Akropolis. It has been suggested that Sosandra may have been an epithet of Aphrodite, Hera, Hestia or Demeter 1.
Sose f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek σως (sos) meaning "safe, whole, unwounded". In Greek mythology this was the name of a prophetic Oreiad or Naiad nymph of Arcadia (a southern region of Greece). According to one account she was the mother of the god Pan by Hermes.
Sosryque m Caucasian Mythology
East Circassian (Kabardian) form of Sosruko.
Sostratos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Contracted form of Sosistratos. Notable ancient Greek bearers of this name include the famous merchant Sostratos of Aegina (6th century BC) and the sculptor Sostratos of Chios (5th century BC).
Sostratus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Sostratos. A known bearer of this name was Sostratus of Cnidus, an ancient Greek architect and engineer from the 3rd century BC.
Soteria f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun σωτηρία (soteria) meaning "salvation, deliverance, preservation".... [more]
Sous m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Soos. This was the name of a semi-mythological king of Sparta, who is thought to have lived in the 9th century BC.
Sparkr m Norse Mythology
Old Norse byname or personal name meaning, ‘sprightly’, ‘vivacious’
Sparsh m Indian, Hinduism
act of touching; touch; contact; the quality of touch or tangibility; whit, jot; effect of touch or contact; any of the consonants.
Sparta f & m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek, English
Short form of Spartacus. It is also the name of an ancient Roman city.
Speio f Greek Mythology
Speio is the Nereid of the sea "caves". With the exception of Pausanias all of the Greek Poets (Hesiod, Homer, Apollodorus & Hyginus) and even the Roman Poet Virgil list Speio among the ranks of the Haliad Nymphs known as the Nereides .
Spenta Armaiti f Persian Mythology
A Zoroastrian divinity, one of the six creative or divine manifestations of Wisdom and Ahura Mazda. Her name means "creative harmony", although she was later associated with religious devotion... [more]
Spes f Roman Mythology
Means "hope" in Latin. She was the Roman personification of hope.
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).
Sponde f & m Greek Mythology
Jupiter's moon
Srit m Sanskrit, Indian, Bengali, Hinduism, Hindi
Name: Srit ( सृत)... [more]
Srut m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi
Name: Srut स्रुत... [more]
Staphylus m Greek Mythology
The name of several figures in Greek Mythology, meaning "grape cluster".
Starkaðr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from the Old Norse elements sterkr "stark, sturdy" and hǫð "battle" (cognate with Old High German hadu). This was the name of a hero in Norse legends.
Statina f Roman Mythology
The goddess who gives the baby fitness or "straightness," (i.e. the ability to live) and the father held it up to acknowledge his responsibility to raise it. Unwanted children might be abandoned at the Temple of Pietas or the Columna Lactaria... [more]
Sterope f Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun στεροπή (sterope) meaning "flash of lightning". Also compare the Greek noun στέροψ (sterops) meaning "flashing" and the related name Asterope, which basically has the same meaning.... [more]
Steropes m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun στερόπης (steropes) meaning "lightner", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun στεροπή (sterope) meaning "flash of lightning" (see Sterope)... [more]
Sthenele f Greek Mythology
Derived σθένος (sthénos) meaning "strength".
Sthenelus m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "strong one".
Stheno f Greek Mythology
Means "forceful" from Greek σθένος (sthenos) "strength, vigour". In Greek mythology this was the name of one of the Gorgons, the elder sister of Medusa and Euryale.
Stilbe f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek στίλβω (stilbô) meaning "to glitter, gleam". This was the name of a nymph who was loved by the god Apollo and bore him Lapithes, the eponymous first king of the tribe, and some say Kentauros (or Centaurus), who mated with mares to produce the tribe of Kentauroi (Centaurs).
Stratonice f Greek Mythology
The name of several figures in Greek mythology. It is derived from στρατός (stratos) meaning "army" and νίκη (nike) meaning "victory".
Stratos m Greek Mythology, Greek
Derived from the ancient Greek noun στρατός (stratos) meaning "army". In modern times, the name is often encountered as a diminutive or short form of Efstratios.... [more]
Strenua f Roman Mythology
In ancient Roman religion, Strenua was a goddess of the new year, purification, and wellbeing. According to Johannes Lydos, her name is derived from a Sabinian word strenuae "wellbeing; fortune".
Stygne f Greek Mythology
Means "hated, abhorred" in Greek.
Stymphalos m Greek Mythology
Meaning uncertain. The first element of this name might be derived from the noun στύμα (styma), which is the Aeolic Greek form of ancient Greek στόμα (stoma) meaning "mouth"... [more]
Stymphalus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Stymphalos. In Greek mythology, Stymphalus is the name of a son of Elatus, who was treacherously killed by Pelops.
Styx f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology the Styx is the river that forms the boundary between the underworld and the world of the living, as well as a goddess and a nymph that represents the river.
Sua f Basque, Basque Mythology
Derived from Basque su "fire".... [more]
Suada f Roman Mythology
Related to Latin suadere meaning "to urge, persuade" from Proto-Indo-European *swad- (related to suavis "sweet"). She was the Roman personification of persuasion, seduction and charming speech, equivalent to the Greek goddess or daemon Peitho.
Su Ana f Mythology
Derived from su meaning "water" and ana meaning "mother", this is the name of a water spirit in many Turkic cultures.
Subigus m Roman Mythology
Subigus is the god (deus) who causes the bride to give in to her husband. The name derives from the verb subigo, subigere, "to cause to go under; tame, subdue," used of the active role in sexual intercourse, hence "cause to submit sexually".
Suchar m Hindi, Sanskrit, Bengali, Kannada, Indian, Marathi, Hinduism, Nepali, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi
MEANING - "one who walks or moves excellently ", having beautiful gait, performing well . Here सु means well, excellent + चर means moving, performing
Sucharvi f Sanskrit, Nepali, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
MEANING : "extremely beautiful lady", very delightful or lovely woman, . Here सु means extremely, very + चार्वी means beautiful woman
Suda f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Assamese, Indian (Sikh)
MEANING - giving bountifully; munificent, highly generous. Here सु means very highly + दा means bestowing, giving
Sudakshina f Hinduism
marrid to king dilip
Sufax m Greek Mythology
Meaning uncertain, although the etymology of the name is probably Greek. In both Greek and Berber mythology, Sufax was a son of Hercules and Tinjis.
Suizei m Far Eastern Mythology
Means "joyfully healthy peace" in Japanese. In Japanese legend, this is the second emperor of Japan, son of Jimmu.
Sukanya f Hinduism, Indian, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Thai
Derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with कन्या (kanya) meaning "girl, daughter". This is the name of a figure in Hindu mythology, a wife of the sage Chyavana.
Sukaya f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Marathi, Hinduism, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu
MEANING - " having beautiful body" ; beautiful . Here सु means beautiful + काया means body... [more]
Sulastri f Indonesian Mythology, Javanese
From Javanese solatri, the name of a flowering plant native to Southeast Asia and Australia (genus Calophyllum). This is the name of a goddess and a wife of Arjuna in the Javanese version of the Hindu epic Mahabharata.
Sulien m Breton, Welsh, Celtic Mythology
Derived from the Celtic name Sulgen meaning "born from the sun". This was the name of a Celtic sun god. It was borne by several early saints.
Sulis f Celtic Mythology (Anglicized, Archaic)
The name of a deity worshipped at the thermal spring in Bath as a part of localised Celtic polytheism. She was then worshipped by the Romano-British as Sulis Minerva.
Sulom m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
MEANING : beautiful haired, having beautiful hair . Here सु means beautiful + लोम means hair... [more]
Sumitr m Hinduism
MEANING : Good friend ... [more]
Sumitra f & m Hinduism, Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Odia, Marathi, Assamese, Punjabi, Kannada, Thai, Indonesian
Means "good friend" from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with मित्र (mitra) meaning "friend"... [more]
Sunanda f Hinduism
meaning is that, Hindu Mythology told that,the great festival called DURGA PUJA-MAA DURGAS name is it.
Sund m Hinduism
MEANING : shining, handsome, name of lord Vishnu, It was also the name of a demon... [more]
Sungula f Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Greenlandic name meaning "sun". Sungula is the name for the sun in East Greenlandic legends
Sunna f Germanic Mythology, German, Scandinavian, Icelandic
This is the Old High German, Old Saxon and Old Norse word for "sun" (compare Sunniva). Sunna was the Germanic goddess who personified the sun.... [more]
Sunrita f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Punjabi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Nepali, Indian (Sikh)
MEANING - "Goddess of truth "; truth personified as Goddess; Glee; exultation; song of joy; Kind & true speech
Supu f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil
MEANING : clarifying well, well purifying. Here सु means well, better + पु means purify
Supuns m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism
MEANING : Handsome man, highly masculine .Here सु means handsome, Very + पुंस means male, masculine, man
Supur m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, Sinhalese, Nepali
MEANING : a strong fortress. Here सु means strong + पुर means fortress, castle
Suria f English, Celtic Mythology
Suria, also Syria, is the female deification of supposedly good flowing water, conceived as a weaning Mother goddess, in ancient Celtic polytheism.
Surina f Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit sura meaning "goddess."
Suroman m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada
MEANING : beautiful -haired, having beautiful . Here सु means beautiful + रोमन् means hair, bodily hair... [more]
Surtr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Variant of Svartr. In Norse mythology this is the name of a fire giant, the enemy of the gods, who will fight Freyr at Ragnarok and the two of them will kill each other.
Susanowo m Japanese Mythology
Alternate historical transcription of Japanese Kanji 須佐之男 (see Susanoo).
Sushim m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Marathi, Nepali, Sinhalese, Punjabi, Gujarati
MEANING - cold, frigid, Moonstone or Moon gem, pleasant. Agreeable ... [more]
Suðri m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from suðr ("south"). In Norse mythology Suðri is a dwarf who supports the vault of heaven.
Suttungr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Norse mythology Suttungr is Baugi's brother and the protector of the mead of the skalds.
Suya-jya m Indian, Hinduism
A synonym for god Sudarshana (chakra). The weapon of Lord Vishnu
Svafa f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Meaning uncertain, possibly "Swabian woman" or "woman from Schwaben" from Old Norse svabar "Swabians", from the name of a Germanic (Suebic) tribe which allegedly derived from Old German swēba "free, independent"... [more]
Svaksh m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Hinduism, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati
MEANING : beautiful eyed, a name of lord Vishnu, having beautiful axle .Here सु means beautiful + अक्ष means eye, axle
Svanhvít f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Derived from svan "swan" and hvítr "white". In Norse mythology this is another name for Hlaðgunnr.
Svantovít m Slavic Mythology
Svantovít is male name of Slavic origin. The name created from word svet (violent) and ending -vit (ruler, winner, warrior), somewhere violent Mr.... [more]
Svárnir m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "slayer". This is a kenning for both Odin and "snake".
Svaði m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "slippery place". In Norse mythology Svadi is a giant, the father of Hadda and the owner of Svaðilfari.
Sveigðir m Norse Mythology
Means "waving one" in Old Norse. Sveigðir was a legendary Swedish king, son of Fjǫlnir and father of Vanlandi... [more]
Sveið f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Possibly means "noise". This is the name of a Valkyrie.
Svika f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Bengali, Kannada
"One's own" ;"my own" ; "peculiar"... [more]
Svipdagr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from svipr ("sudden sweeping movement") and dagr ("day, lifetime"). In Norse mythology Svipdagr wishes to marry Menglǫð.
Svipul f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "changeable" in Old Norse. This name belongs to a Valkyrie in both the skaldic poem 'Darraðarljóð' and the Poetic Edda book the 'Skáldskaparmál' (where it is used as a kenning (synonym) for "battle" - presumably in reference to the changeable nature of fate, of which the Valkyries are represented as directors).
Svíurr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "the vanishing one". This is the name of a dwarf.
Svǫlnir m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "cooler; the cooling one". This is a by-name for Odin.
Swaka f & m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali
MEANING - one's own, one of one's own people, a relation, kinsman, friend, one's own people, friends ,one's own goods property, wealth, riches. It is feminine of स्वक... [more]
Swaróg m Slavic Mythology
God of heaven, fire, and blacksmithing in Slavic Mythology.
Swayxtix m Baltic Mythology
Old Prussian god of light whose name is derived from Old Prussian swāigstan "light; shine".... [more]
Swika f Sanskrit, Hindi, Punjabi, Indian, Hinduism, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu
"One's own "; "my own" ; belonging to oneself " ; "peculiar"... [more]
Syke f Greek Mythology
A hamadryade nymph of the fig tree whose name is derived from the element syke meaning "fig tree".
Syleus m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek συλεύς (syleus) meaning "privateer", which is ultimately derived from Greek συλάω (sylao) meaning "to plunder, to rob, to strip (off)". Also compare Greek σύλη (syle), a term used to refer to the right of seizing a ship... [more]
Syllis f Greek Mythology
The name of a naiad of the town of Sikyon and perhaps a daughter of Asopos. Her name may come from the element συλλύω (sylluo) meaning "reconciler".
Symaithos m Greek Mythology
In mythology, a River-God of eastern Sikelia. His name is taken from the river Symaethus, of unknown etymology.
Syn f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "refusal, denial". This is the name of a goddess, the guardian of the gates. Her name is also used as a kenning for "woman".
Synecho f Greek Mythology
The name of one of the Hyades, derived from συνέχεια (synécheia) meaning "continuation, continuity".
Syrdon m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of trickster character in the Nart sagas, comparable to Loki of Scandinavian beliefs.
Syrinx f Greek Mythology
Greek for "pan pipe". Syrinx was the name of a nymph and follower of Artemis, the virgin huntress. She was pursued by Pan, and in an attempt to escape, she ran to the river's edge and asked the river nymphs for assistance... [more]
Taamash-yerdi m Caucasian Mythology
Means "lord of wonder". Taamash-Yerdi was the god of fate in Vainakh mythology who could grow in size when angered.
Tacita f Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin tace "to be silent". In Roman mythology, (Dea) Tacita was a goddess of the dead. According to Ovid, she was originally a water nymph called Lara or Lala, a daughter of the god Almo who was raped by Mercurius and eventually became a goddess of the underworld... [more]
Tætærtupp m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a character in Ossetian Mythology and the Caucasian Nart sagas. He is a close friend and favorite of God.
Tähkäpää f Folklore
From Finnish tähkä meaning "ear of grain", and pää meaning "head". It is the Finnish name for Rapunzel and not used as a given name in Finland.
Tailtiu f Irish Mythology
Tailtiu is the name of a presumed goddess in Irish Mythology.
Tainã-Kan m & f New World Mythology, Tupi, Guarani
Means "great star" in Tupi-Guaraní.... [more]
Taiyoo f Japanese Mythology
The name of a legendary queen regnant of Yamatai, successor of queen Himiko. Her name is derived from 臺 (tai) meaning "tower, lookout, platform" and 與 (yo) meaning "to give, award, provide".
Takánakapsâluk f Inuit Mythology
Etymology unknown. This is the Igloolik name of Sedna.
Takeru m Japanese, Japanese Mythology
This name can be used as 猛 (mou, takeru) meaning "fierce, rave, rush, become furious, wildness, strength" or it can be used to combine 武 (bu, mu, take.shi) meaning "arms, chivalry, military, warrior", 丈 (jou, take, dake) meaning "length, jō (unit of length - equal to 3.03 metres), measure, Mr., Ms., height, stature, all (one has), only, that's all, merely" or 尊 (son, ta'to.i, touto.i, ta'to.bu, touto.bu, take) meaning "revered, valuable, precious, noble, exalted" with 瑠 (ryuu, ru) meaning "lapis lazuli", 流 (ryuu, ru, naga.su, -naga.su, naga.re, naga.reru) meaning "a sink, current, flow, forfeit", 琉 (ryuu, ru) meaning "gem, lapis lazuli, precious stone" or 留 (ryuu, ru, to.meru, to.maru, todo.meru, todo.maru, ruuburu) meaning "detain, fasten, halt, stop."... [more]
Tala f Philippine Mythology
Means "star" in Tagalog, ultimately from Sanskrit तारा (tārā). In Tagalog mythology, Tala is the goddess of stars and a daughter of the supreme deity Bathala.
Talos m Greek Mythology
In Greek Mythology Talos was a bronze winged automaton given to Europa for protection in Crete from pirates and invaders.
Tama f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali
Name - Tama तमा... [more]
Tamar f Georgian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Tamar was the Georgian goddess of the sky who was portrayed as riding on a snake. She is identified with the goddess Lamara.
Tamara f Cornish, Celtic Mythology
In Cornish folklore, Tamara is a nymph who lived in the underworld and wanted to wander freely in the mortal world, against the advice of her parents. When she falls in love with the giant Tawradge, she refuses to return to the underworld with her father... [more]
Tamasvi f Hinduism
Hindu name meaning "one who has darkness inside"
Tamesis f Celtic Mythology
The Celtic goddess of fresh waters. Her name survives in the English River Thames and in Tamise, a French name for the Schelde (Scheldt).
Tami f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Tamil, Nepali, Hinduism
Name - Tami तमी... [more]
Tamiel m Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "perfection of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of the fallen angels listed in the Book of Enoch.
Tanagra f Greek Mythology
The name of a daughter of Asopos and a naiad of the spring, well or fountain of the town of Tanagra in Boioti. Her name is taken from that place.
Tandava f Hinduism
The "Dance of Shiva" in the Hindu religion.
Tanish m Indian, Hinduism
Masculine form of Tanisha.
Tanisha f Indian, Hinduism
Meaning "Ambition".
Tank m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism
Name: Tank टङ्क ... [more]
Tankan m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism
Name : Tankan टङ्कण / टंकण... [more]