Mythology Submitted Names

These names occur in mythology and religion.
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Akop m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Hinduism, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada
Means "angerless" in Sanskrit.
Akopan m Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Telugu, Bengali
MEANING : not irascible, one who is not ill-tempered, not irritable. Here अ means not, without + कोपन means anger, irritation
Äkräs m Finnish Mythology
The God of Fertility and the turnip in Finnish Mythology. He was also the protector of beans, peas, cabbage, flax and hemp.
Akshata f Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Indian (Sikh)
" unhurted "; "uninjured " ;"virgin "
Akshita f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Nepali
Meaning "limitless, undecayed, uninjured, imperishable".
Akshiti f Sanskrit, Indian, Marathi, Hinduism, Hindi
"Imperishableness, Imperishable "
Aktaie f Greek Mythology
Means "shore, headland" in Greek. In Greek myth Aktaie was one of the fifty Nereids or goddesses of the sea, particularly responsible for the seashore.
Aktoris f Greek Mythology
The name of a handmaid of Penelope in the Odyssey.
Akycha m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Akycha is a solar deity worshipped in Alaska.
Alabandus m Greek Mythology
Means "horse victory". From the Carian ala 'horse' and banda 'victory'. In Greek mythology he was a Carian hero, son of Euippus and the naiad Callirrhoe, and through Callihrrhoe the grandson of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys... [more]
Alægatæ m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a general of the Narts in the Ossetian Nart epic.
Alahtin f New World Mythology
The name of the Chumash goddess of the moon who also governs over purification, health and menstruation.
Alakshmi f Indian (Rare), Hinduism
The name of the older sister of Lakshmi and the Hindu goddess of misfortune. She is sometimes viewed, according to one source, as another avatar of a form of the goddess Kali... [more]
Alala f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀλαλή (alalē) meaning "war-cry, battle-cry". This onomatopoeic name belonged to the female personification of the war-cry in Greek mythology. She was an attendant of the war god Ares, whose war-cry was her name: Alale alala.
Alalcomeneïs f Greek Mythology
An epithet of Athena as guardian of Boeotia.
Alalcomenes m Greek Mythology
Means "guardian" in Greek.
Alar m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Punjabi, Nepali, Marathi
MEANING - door; a kind of Aloe plant ; Name of preceptor of lord Buddha... [more]
Alardy m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the Ossetian lord of smallpox who had to be placated.
Alastor m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀλάστωρ (alastor) meaning "avenging spirit or deity". This was an epithet of Zeus as well as the name of several characters from Greek mythology.
Alator m Celtic Mythology, Roman Mythology
An epithet of Mars found on an altar at South Shields in England, and on a votive plaque found in Hertfordshire in England. There is disagreement of its meaning, with some academics interpreting it as "hunstman" and others as "cherisher"... [more]
Alaunus m Celtic Mythology
Also a Gaulish god of healing and prophecy, who was venerated in the areas of Mannheim (Germany) and Salzburg (Austria).
Alawīdaz m Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse element ala ("entire; all") combined with one of several possible elements: vīðr ("wide, far, extensive"), viðr ("forest, wood, tree") or veðja ("engage, stake, wager").... [more]
Alawiniz m Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse elements ala "entire, all" and vinr "friend".
Al Basty f Caucasian Mythology
A spirit in Caucasian mythology who is seen as being a personification of guilt, associated with punishing crimes which have gone unpunished.
Albiorix m Celtic Mythology
A name given on an inscription at Avignon to a Celtic war god, who may have been Tiwaz (see Tyr) or Teutates' (Latinized form of Toutatis)... [more]
Albunea f Roman Mythology
A Roman nymph of the sulfuric spring near Tibur (the current Tivoli).... [more]
Alcander m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alkandros. This name was borne by different figures in Greek mythology.
Alcanor m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alkanor. This name was borne by two characters from Greek mythology.
Alcathoe f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀλκαθόη (Alkathoê), which is derived from Greek αλκη (alke) "strength" and θοός (thoos) "swift, nimble"... [more]
Alcathous m Greek Mythology
The son of Pelops and Hippodamia. The king of Megara, Megareus, gave him the hand of his daughter for his services and named him his successor... [more]
Alcestis f Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alkestis. In Greek mythology, this was the name of a princess who offered to die in the place of her husband Admetus. She was later rescued from the Underworld by Heracles and reunited with Admetus, who was also allowed to live... [more]
Alcibie f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αλκιβίη (Alkibie) which was derived from ἀλκή (alke) meaning "defense, defensive strength, valour" and βία (bia) "bodily strength, force, act of violence" (compare Alcibiades)... [more]
Alcidice f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ἀλκιδίκη (Alkidike), which is derived from Greek αλκη (alke) "strength" combined with Greek δικη (dike) meaning "justice, judgement" as well as "custom, usage"... [more]
Alcimede f Greek Mythology
Meaning "mighty cunning." The mother of Jason.
Alcimus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alkimos. This name was borne by a Greek rhetorician, who flourished around 300 BC. It was also the name of several characters from Greek mythology.
Alcinous m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀλκίνους (Alkinous), derived from αλκη (alke) "defense, defensive strength, valor" and νους (nous) "mind"... [more]
Alcithoe f Greek Mythology
Derived from αλκη (alke) meaning "strength" and θοός (thoos) meaning "swift, nimble".
Alcmaeon m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized), Theatre
Latinized form of Alkmaion. This occurs in Greek mythology belonging to the son of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle.
Alcmenor m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alkmenor. In Greek mythology, this is the name of one of the sons of king Aegyptus of Egypt.
Alcyoneus m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀλκυονεύς (Alkyoneus), which is the masculine form of Alkyone (see Alcyone). This name was borne by four characters in Greek mythology, one of them being a Thracian Giant... [more]
Aldafaðir m Norse Mythology
Means "all-father", derived from Old Norse elements ala ("entire, all") and faðir ("father"). This is a by-name for Odin in Norse mythology.
Aldebaran m Astronomy, Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Arabic الدبران (al-Dabarān) meaning "follower" (from دبر (dábar) "to turn one's back"). This is the name of the brightest star in the constellation Taurus, presumably so named because it appears to follow the Pleiades rightward across the night sky... [more]
Ale m Swedish, Ancient Scandinavian, Folklore
Probably a short form of various Old Norse names, for example Áleifr and Alríkr. Oldest known usage of the name is from a runic inscription from the 9th century.
Alectrona f Greek Mythology
An early goddess who was a daughter of the sun. It is speculated by some that she was possibly a goddess of the morning, or of man's waking sense, which causes him to wake up in the morning; the Doric form of her name is akin to the Greek word for "rooster" (Alectrona, the feminine genitive of Αλεκτορ, Alektor, the Greek word for "rooster"), while the Greek form Electryone is akin to the word for "amber" (Ἠλέκτρα, Elektra), as in the amber color of sunrise (as opposed to sunset, implied by Helios being her father); naturally, either of which would be an appropriate name for a solar goddess.
Alectryon m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
The Ancient Greek word for "rooster". In Greek mythology, Alectryon was a youth, charged by Ares to stand guard outside his door while the god indulged in illicit love with Aphrodite.
Alegenor m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Epic Greek verb ἀλέγω (alego) meaning "to have a care, to mind, to heed" or the adjective ἀλεγεινός (alegeinos), which is the Epic Greek form of ἀλγεινός (algeinos) meaning "painful, grievous"... [more]
Alektor m Greek Mythology
Means "rooster" in Ancient Greek. This was the name of several men in Greek mythology.
Alemona f Roman Mythology
Roman birth deity that feeds the embryo or generally nourished growth in utero.
Alemonia f Roman Mythology
Perhaps related to Greek ἀλήμων (ălēmon) "a wanderer, rover". In Roman mythology, Alemona or Alemonia was a minor, tutelary goddess of the fetus, the entity responsible for feeding the unborn child (i.e., nourishing growth in utero).
Aletheia f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀλήθεια (aletheia) meaning "truth". (Compare English Alethea.) According to some Greek myths she was the personification of truth, a daughter of Zeus and one of the nurses to Apollo.
Aleus m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek
Latinized form of Greek Ἀλεός (Aleos), which is derived from Greek ἀλέομαι (aleomai) meaning "to avoid, to divert". Also compare Greek ἀλεείνω (aleeinō) meaning "to avoid, to shun"... [more]
Alexanor m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Alexiares m Greek Mythology
Derived from ἀλεξιάρης (alexiares), which is the masculine form of the Greek feminine noun ἀλεξιάρη (alexiare) meaning "she that guards from death and ruin". It consists of the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun ἀρή (are) meaning "bane, ruin"... [more]
Alexikakos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀλεξίκακος (alexikakos) meaning "keeping off ill, averting evil", which consists of the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun κάκη (kake) meaning "wickedness, vice"... [more]
Alexinomos m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun νόμος (nomos) meaning "usage, custom, law, ordinance" (see Eunomia).
Alexinomus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alexinomos. In Greek mythology, this is the name of the father of the warriors Alcidamas and Melaneus, who were both slain by Neoptolemus during the Trojan War.
Alexippos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun ἵππος (hippos) meaning "horse".
Alexippus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alexippos. This was the name of an ancient Greek physician from the 4th century BC.... [more]
Alexirhoe f Greek Mythology
Variant spelling of Alexirrhoe.
Alexiroe f Greek Mythology
Variant transcription of Alexirhoe, which in turn is a variant spelling of Alexirrhoe.
Alexirrhoe f Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun ῥοή (rhoe) meaning "river, stream". Also compare the Greek noun ῥόος (rhoos) meaning "stream, flow of water, current" as well as the name Alexirrhoia, which are both closely related.... [more]
Alexirrhoia f Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun ῥοία (rhoia) meaning "flow, flux", which is related to the Greek noun ῥοή (rhoe) meaning "river, stream".... [more]
Aleyin m Near Eastern Mythology, Phoenician
A Phoenician god of springs and vegetation.
Alfarinn m Norse Mythology
Has several possible etymologies. Maybe derived from Old Norse alfr ("elf, supernatural being") and ǫrn ("eagle"); alf and arinn ("fire, immolation place"), a word meaning "far, long" and far ("to travel"), or ala ("entire, all") and a word meaning "deserted".... [more]
Alfrigg m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Variant of Alfríkr or combination of alf "elf" and freginn "experienced". This is the name of one of the four dwarfs who made Freyja's necklace Brísingamen in Norse mythology.
Alfríkr m Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse elements alfr "elf" and rik "mighty, distinguished".
Alignak m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Alignak is a lunar deity and god of weather, water, tides, eclipses and earthquakes.
Alilat f Near Eastern Mythology
Variant of Allat. The Arabian mother goddess.
Alisanos m Celtic Mythology
A local god in Gaul who is mentioned in inscriptions in central France. Attempts have been made to identify him as a mountain-ash god or a god of rowan trees. The ancient Gaulish city of Alesia, now called Alise-Sainte-Reine, may well be connected with him.
Alkandros m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek αλκη (alke) "strength" combined with Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man".
Alkanor m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".
Alkelda f English (British, Rare, Archaic), Anglo-Saxon Mythology, History (Ecclesiastical)
Younger form of Old English Hǣlcelde. Saint Alkelda (died on 28 March c. 800) was ostensibly an Anglo-Saxon princess who was strangled by pagan Viking women during Danish raids in about 800 at Middleham in Yorkshire, England... [more]
Alkestis f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀλκηστής (alkestes) meaning "valiant, brave, courageous", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength".
Alkimedon m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength" combined with the Greek noun μέδων (medon) meaning "ruler" (see Medon).
Alkimos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἄλκιμος (alkimos) meaning "stout, strong, brave", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength".
Alkinoe f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Alkinous (see Alcinous). In Greek mythology this name was borne by several minor characters, including a naiad and a princess of Corinth.
Alkinoos m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Variant of Αλκινους (Alkinous) (see Alcinous).
Alkmenor m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek adjective ἀλκμαῖος (alkmaios) meaning "young" or the Greek name Alkmene (see Alcmene)... [more]
Allani f Hurrian Mythology
In Hurrian mythology, Allani was the goddess of the underworld. Her name is likely derived from Hurrian allai=ni "lady, mistress".
Allat f Near Eastern Mythology
Means "the Goddess" from Arabic al-Lat. She was an ancient mother and fertility goddess of the pre-Islamic Arabs.
Allatu f Near Eastern Mythology
This was the name of the Mesopotamian goddess of copulation, equal to the Sumero-Babylonian goddess Ereshkigal; perhaps her name was a Semitic form of Ereshkigal... [more]
Allatum f Persian Mythology
The goddess of the underworld in early Iranian mythology. She is believed to be of Mesopotamian origin (Ellat).
Allerleirauh f Folklore (Germanized)
Means "all kinds of fur" in German. This is the name of the title character of a fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. Allerleirauh is a princess who flees from her father, who wants to marry her, and brings three dresses and a coat with all kinds of furs with her... [more]
Allvaldi m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Variant of Alvaldr. In Norse mythology this is the name of Þjazi's father.
Almaqah m Near Eastern Mythology
A moon-god and tutelary god of the South Arabian kingdom of Saba.
Almus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἄλμος (Almos), which is possibly derived from Greek ἄλμα (alma) meaning "grove", which in turn is apparently related to Greek ἄλσος (alsos) meaning "sacred grove"... [more]
Alobha f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Kannada, Indian
MEANING - free from greed or cupidity, moderation, Contentment
Alobhini f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Tamil
MEANING - "free from desires", not-greedy. Here अ means not + लोभिनी means greedy, desiring
Aloeus m Greek Mythology
Probably derived from Greek ἀλοάω (aloaō), which can mean "to thresh, to tread" as well as "to crush, to smash". In Greek mythology, Aloeus was the son of Poseidon and Canace, and husband to Iphimedeia... [more]
Alom m Mayan Mythology
A Mayan god of the sky, and one of the seven gods who created the world and the humans.
Aloña f Basque (Rare), Basque Mythology
Taken from the name of a massif on the Basque Mountains range.... [more]
Alope f Greek Mythology
Unknown etymology, although it may be linked to the word ᾰ̓λώπηξ (alṓpēx) meaning "fox".
Alpan f Etruscan Mythology
The Etruscan goddess of love and the underworld. She belongs to the Lasas and is usually portrayed naked.
Alpanu f Etruscan Mythology
The Etruscan goddess of the underworld, associated with rebirth, revenge, and triumph out of suffering.
Alpheiaia f Greek Mythology
Epithet of the Greek goddess Artemis which was derived from the name of the river god Alpheios, who loved her. Artemis Alpheiaia was worshipped at Letrini in Elis and on the island of Ortygia near Syracuse; she also shared an altar with Alpheios at Olympia... [more]
Alpheios m Greek Mythology
Derived either from Greek ἀλφή (alphê) meaning "produce, gain, profit" or from Greek ἀλφός (alphos) which meant "whiteness" as well as "white leprosy", a cognate of Albus... [more]
Alphenor m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is not entirely certain, as there are two possible etymologies for it. The first is that it is derived from the Greek noun ἀλφή (alphe) meaning "produce, gain, profit", which is etymologically related to the Greek verb ἀλφάνω (alphano) meaning "to bring in, to yield, to fetch (a price)".... [more]
Alphesiboea f Greek Mythology
The daughter of Phegeus. She was married to Alcmaeon. This is also the name of several other characters in Greek mythology.
Alsvartr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from the Germanic name elements allr "all, everybody, entire" and svartr "black". This is the name of a giant in Norse Mythology.
Alsvid m Norse Mythology
Means "all-swift; very fast" in Old Norse. In Norse mythology this is the name of one of the horses that pulls the Sun.
Alsviðr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ala "entire, all" and svinnr "fast, clever". In Norse mythology this is the name of both a jotunn and one of Sól's horses.
Altes m Greek Mythology
A Lelegian king who resided at Pedasus, which was situated in or near the Troad. According to Homer's Iliad Altes was the father of Laothoe, one of the many wives (or concubines) of King Priam... [more]
Althaemenes m Greek Mythology
The son of Catreus and brother to Apemosyne, Aeropa, and Clymene.
Alþjófr m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ala "all, entire" and þjófr "thief". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Althos m Guanche Mythology
One of Acoran's names, used in the islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.
Altjira m Indigenous Australian Mythology
The sky father of the Aranda tribes of Central Australia, Altjira is looked on as the god of the Alchera, the dream time.
Aluberi m New World Mythology
The great spirit of the Arawak of Guyana.
Aluluei m Polynesian Mythology
On the Caroline Islands the god of knowledge and navigation. He is the son of Palulop.
Al-ʻuzzā f Near Eastern Mythology
The ancient Arabian goddess of might, protection and love. Her name is derived from al-‘Azīz meaning "the mighty".
Alvaldr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ala "all, entire" and valdr "ruler, mighty one".
Áma f Ancient Scandinavian, Greenlandic, Norse Mythology
Feminine form of Ámr or a Greenlandic form of Amma. In Norse mythology this is the name of a giantess.
Amadioha m Igbo, African Mythology
Means "man of the people" in Igbo. He is the Igbo god of thunder and lightning.
Amael m Judeo-Christian Legend
Amael is an angel of hope and a principality who resides on the third heaven. He is the ruling angel of Venus. Amael is a name likened to that of Haniel, an angel who has as many aspects as variant forms of his name.
Amaethon m Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Derived from the Brittonic name *Ambaχtonos meaning "divine ploughman" or "ploughman-god". This was the name of the Welsh god of agriculture. In the late 11th-century legend of Culhwch and Olwen, Amathaon appeared as an Arthurian warrior; "as one of his tasks, Culhwch had to convince Amathaon to plow the lands of the giant Ysbaddaden."
Amaguq m Inuit Mythology
According to Inuit mythology Amaguq is a trickster and wolf god.
Amalteja f Polish, Literature, Greek Mythology
Polonised version of Amalthea, appears in the Greek Mythology by Jan Parandowski
Amalur f Basque, Basque Mythology
Combination of Basque ama "mother" and Lur.
Amanchuu f Far Eastern Mythology
Okinawan reading of Amamikyu, the traditional creator goddess of the Ryukyu Islands. Her name is derived from 阿 (a) meaning "a", 摩 (ma) meaning "to rub, chafe", 美 (mi) meaning "beauty" and 久 (yu) meaning "long time"... [more]
Amanozako f Japanese Mythology
The furious and monsterous goddess born from Susanoo's pent up rage. Her name means "heaven opposing everything".
Amarok m Inuit Mythology
Amarok is the name of a giant wolf in Inuit mythology. It will hunt down and devour anyone foolish enough to hunt alone at night. It is sometimes considered equivalent to the waheela of cryptozoology.
Amarynceus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀμαρυγκεύς (Amarynkeus), though technically Amarygkeus is the correct spelling (compare Lynceus in that regard)... [more]
Amarysia f Greek Mythology
An epithet or title of the Greek goddess Artemis meaning "of Amarynthus", Amarynthus being a town in Euboea (according to Stephanus of Byzantium, Euboea itself)... [more]
Amathaunta f Near Eastern Mythology
In Sumerian mythology she is the goddess of the ocean, possibly related to Poseidon. She was also worshipped by Sumerian immigrants in Egypt which lead to some believing her to be an Egyptian goddess... [more]
Amathia f Greek Mythology (Latinized, ?)
A form of Amatheia. In Greek myth this was the name of one of the Nereids, the 50 daughters of the sea god Nereus.
Ambika f Hinduism, Indian
Possibly means "dear mother" in Sanskrit. Ambika is a feminine personification of the Hindu goddess Durga and also another name for Parvati.
Ambracia f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
In Greek mythology Ambracia was the daughter of Melaneus, son of Apollo and Oechalia. The ancient Greek city of Ambracia in Epirus was named after her.
Ambriel m Judeo-Christian Legend
Allegedly means "energy of God" in Hebrew. In Jewish and Christian mythology, this is the name of an angel associated with the zodiacal sign of Gemini and the month of May. It was found engraved on a Hebrew amulet for warding off evil.
Amekushin-otome-ōankami f Far Eastern Mythology
An alternative name for the Okinawan creator goddess Amanchuu. Her name is derived from 天 (ame) meaning "heavens, sky", 久 (kyu) meaning "a long time", 神 (shin) meaning "spirit, deity", 乙女 (otome) meaning "daughter, maiden, virgin", 王 (ō) meaning "king", 御 (here read as 'an'), an honourific particle, and 神 (kami) meaning "spirit, deity".
Amemnar f Judeo-Christian Legend
A sorceress mentioned in Talmud (Pes. 110).
Ame-no-uzume f Japanese Mythology
Japanese goddess of dawn, mirth and revelry. Her name is derived from 天 (ame) meaning "sky, heavens", 宇 (u) meaning "roof, eaves, house" or "the whole world", 受 (zu) meaning "accept" and 売 (me) meaning "sell", or meaning "ornamental hairpen" and 女 (me) meaning "woman".
Amergin m Irish Mythology
This was the name of two poets in Irish mythology.
Amesemi f Eastern African, African Mythology
Amesemi was goddess of the ancient Kingdom of Kush, and wife of the god Apedemak.
Ámgerðr f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse ámr "black, loathsome, dark" and garðr "enclosure, protection". This is the name of a giantess in Norse mythology.
Amhar m Judeo-Christian Legend
Son of Arthur is English legend.
Amicitia f Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
Means "friendship" in Latin. Amicitia was the Roman goddess of friendship and affection. Her Greek equivalent is Philotes.
Amida m Japanese Mythology
The god to whom the Japanese turned at the moment of death.
Amilamia f Basque, Basque Mythology, Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
In Basque mythology, Amilamia is a benevolent being who helps those in need.... [more]
Aminon m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the Ossetian gatekeeper of the underworld.
Amithya f Sanskrit, Nepali, Hinduism, Gujarati, Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Hindi
MEANING - not-falsely, truthfully. Here अ means not + मिथ्या means false, lie
Amlodd m Welsh (Rare), Welsh Mythology
Variant of Amlawdd, derived from the Welsh intensifying prefix an-/am- and llawdd "praise". In Welsh myth he is the father of Eigyr (Igraine) and therefore the grandfather of King Arthur... [more]
Amma f Norse Mythology, Old Swedish, Greenlandic
Has several possible meanings. May be a short form of names beginning with Arn- or Am-, derived from Old Swedish amma ("wet nurse"), Old Norse amma ("grandmother") or Old Norse ama ("dark one").... [more]
Ammavaru f Indian, Hinduism
An ancient goddess of India who existed before the beginning of time. She laid an egg that hatched into the divine trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva.
Ammay m Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada
Hindi, Sanskrit script : अम्मय... [more]
Ammayi f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Gujarati, Bengali, Hindi
Hindi, Sanskrit script : अम्मयी... [more]
Ammi m Jewish, Biblical, Jewish Legend, Hebrew
Means "my people" in Hebrew. This is the name of a character in the Old Testament, Hosea's second son, who was originally named Lo-Ammi meaning "not my people" but was renamed Ammi "my people"... [more]
Ammit f Egyptian Mythology
Derived from Ancient Egyptian ꜥm-mwt "devourer of the dead". In Egyptian mythology she was a female demon and funerary deity with a body that was part lion, hippopotamus, and crocodile, all of which were seen as dangerous animals to the ancient Egyptians... [more]
Ammonia f American (Rare, Archaic), Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Ammon. In Greek mythology, Ammonia is an epithet of the goddess Hera.
Amoor m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Nepali, Gujarati
"Astute"; "not-ignorant " ; "sharp-sighted "
Amotken m New World Mythology
The creator deity of the Salish, North American Indians, he dwells in heaven, solitary and alone.
Ampelos m Greek Mythology
Means "grapevine" in Greek. In Greek myth it belonged to the satyr of the grapevine, loved by the god Dionysos.
Ampelus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ampelos. Used by a saint martyred by Diocletian in 302.
Amphiale f Greek Mythology
A Rhodian woman, mother by Lernus 3 of Cleodorus
Amphianassa f Greek Mythology (?)
Apparently derived from Greek αμφι (amphi) meaning "around, on both sides" (compare Amphitrite) and ανασσα (anassa) meaning "queen, lady" (used as a term of address for goddesses)... [more]
Amphianax m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near" combined with the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".... [more]
Amphiaraos m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from the Greek verb ἀράομαι (araomai) meaning "to pray to", which is related to the Greek noun ἀρά (ara) meaning "prayer"... [more]
Amphiaraus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amphiaraos. This was the name of the legendary king of Argos, the seer and healer, who was honoured as a god.
Amphidamas m Greek Mythology
Derived from αμφι (amphi) meaning "around, on both sides" and δαμάζω (damázo) meaning "to tame, subdue".
Amphikles m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from Greek κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory."
Amphilochos m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from the Greek noun λόχος (lochos) meaning "ambush", a word that later came to signify a tactical sub unit of the ancient Greek army... [more]
Amphilochus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amphilochos. In Greek mythology, Amphilochus was the son of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle, and brother of Alcmaeon... [more]
Amphimachos m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from Greek μαχη (mache) meaning "battle."
Amphimachus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amphimachos. This name is borne by several characters in Greek mythology, one of them being a king of Elis.
Amphimedon m Greek Mythology
Derived from αμφι (amphi) meaning "around, on both sides" and μέδων (medon) meaning "ruler".
Amphinome f Greek Mythology
Derived from αμφι (amphi) meaning "around, on both sides" and νομή (nome) meaning "devision, destribution".
Amphinomus m Greek Mythology
Meaning "grazing all about." He was the son of King Nisos and one of the suitors of Penelope that was killed by Telemachus.
Amphion m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". This name is borne by several characters in Greek mythology, one of them being a son of Zeus by the nymph Antiope.
Amphiro f Greek Mythology
The name of one of the Okeanides and a minor goddess of the rising tide.
Amphithea f Greek Mythology
The name of several women in Greek mythology.
Amphithemis m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from the Greek noun θέμις (themis) meaning "law of nature, divinely ordained justice, that which is laid down" (see Themis).... [more]
Amphitrite f Greek Mythology
Possibly from Greek amphis "surrounding" and tris "third" ("the third" apparently refers to the sea). In Greek mythology Amphitrite was the goddess of saltwater, wife of Poseidon and mother of Triton; her offspring also included seals and dolphins... [more]
Amphitryon m Greek Mythology
Meaning, "harassing either side."
Amphoterus m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Derived from Greek ἀμφότερος (amphoteros) which meant "both".
Ampyx m Greek Mythology
Means "woman's diadem" or "headband" in Greek. It is the name of several characters in Greek mythology.
Amraagni m Hinduism
The protector,one who serves for his motherland
Ámsvartnir m Norse Mythology
Means "red-black one" or "completely black one" in Old Norse. This is the name of a lake in Norse mythology.
Amula f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Gujarati, Hinduism, Marathi
MEANING : { rootless , Agnishikha plant ( Methonica Superba- Bot. ) , a bulbous plant ... [more]
Amunet f Ancient Egyptian, Egyptian Mythology
From Egyptian imnt meaning "the female hidden one", as a feminine form of Amun. ... [more]
Amycus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
This was the name of the first king of the Bebryces tribe in eastern Bithynia (northwestern Anatolia) in Greek legend, the son of Poseidon and the nymph Melia... [more]
Amymone f Greek Mythology
Daughter of Danaus, 'the blameless one'.
Amyntor m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
From Greek ἀμύντωρ (amyntôr) meaning "defender, protector", which is a derivative of ἀμύνω (amynô) "to keep off, defend oneself". (Compare Amyntas.) This name belonged to several characters in Greek mythology... [more]
Amythaon m Greek Mythology
Son of Cretheus and Tyro, and brother of Aeson and Pheres in Greek Mythology.
Anactoria f Literature, Greek Mythology (Latinized, ?), Ancient Greek (Latinized, ?)
Latinized form of the Greek Ἀνακτορία (Anaktoria), derived from ἀνακτόρῐος (anaktorios) "royal", literally "belonging to a king, a lord" from ἀνάκτωρ (anaktor) "lord", from αναξ (anax) "lord"... [more]
Anael m & f Judeo-Christian Legend, Biblical, Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew name of uncertain meaning, possibly "God answers" (making it an equivalent of Anaiah, using el "God" as the second element as opposed to yah "Yahweh"); alternatively the first element may be related to chanah "favour, grace" (making it a relative of Hananiah and perhaps a form of Hanniel or Channiel)... [more]
Anaga f Hinduism, Indian, Tamil
Means "sinless."
Anaideia f Greek Mythology
Meaning "without shame", from the Greek aidṓs (αιδώς) - "shame, decency" , combined with the negative prefix a. In Greek mythology, Anaideia was the personification of shamelessness, ruthlessness and unforgiveness... [more]
Anala m Hinduism
Meaning "fire." A Hindu attendant god. He is one of the eight vasu deities who serve the god Indra.
Anamitra m & f Hinduism
Means "Lord Surya (Sun)."
Anamrin m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada
MEANING : having no enemy that can injure... [more]
Anandan m Hinduism
The name of serpant(sarpam) of Lord Vishnu where he use as his bed in the ocean. The nagaraja is his true brother. The name is better for his friendship
Anane m & f Judeo-Christian Legend
A fallen angel mentioned in the Book of Enoch.
Ananke f Greek Mythology
Meaning "force, constraint, necessity." Ananke was the personification of destiny, necessity and fate, depicted as holding a spindle. She marks the beginning of the cosmos, along with Chronos.
Anansi m African Mythology
From Akan anansi meaning "spider". In West African and Caribbean folklore, Anansi is a trickster spirit who frequently takes the form of a spider.
Ananthiy f Hinduism
Meaning, Happiness or Joy
Anapel f Siberian Mythology
Known as "Little Grandmother," this goddess of the Koryak people of Siberia is Matron of Reincarnation. She was worshipped at ceremonies following the birth of a new child.
Anarr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Variant of Annarr. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Anasuya f Hinduism, Indian, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada
Means "without envy" or "without spite", from Sanskrit अ (a) meaning "not" and असूया (asūyā) "envy, jealousy". In Hindu mythology, Anasuya is the pious wife of the ancient rishi (sage) Atri.
Anax m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief". In ancient Greece, it was a title denoting a tribal king or military leader.... [more]
Anaxandra f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, French (Quebec, Rare)
Feminine form of Anaxandros. In Greek legend this name was borne by the wife of King Procles of Sparta. It was also the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek painter, who is mentioned in Clement of Alexandria's essay 'Women as Well as Men Capable of Perfection'.
Anaxarete f Greek Mythology
Means "master of virtue" in Greek. In Greek myth this name belonged to a Cypriot maiden whose rejection of Iphis incurred the wrath of Aphrodite... [more]
Anaxibia f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Anaxibios. This name is carried by several characters in Greek mythology.
Anaxo f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek αναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".
Ancaeus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Attributed to two heroes in Greek mythology. Both were among the Argonauts.
Ancamna f Celtic Mythology (Latinized)
A water goddess from Continental Celtic mythology known from inscriptions in the area of modern-day France and Germany.... [more]
Ancasta f Celtic Mythology
Ancasta is the name of a little known goddess of Roman Britian.
Ancerika m New World Mythology
The sun god of the Tapirape, Brazil.
Anchiale f Greek Mythology
The name of the Titan goddess of the warming heat of fire, the sister of Prometheus and mother of the metal-working Daktyloi. Her name may be derived from ank-, a prefix meaning "to reveal or uncover" and further elements meaning "heat"... [more]
Anchiroe f Greek Mythology
The name of several Greek mythological figures, meaning "pouring flow".
Anchises m Roman Mythology
The father of Aeneas, from Virgil's 'The Aeneid'.
Andarta f Celtic Mythology
Andarta was a goddess worshiped in southern Gaul (in present-day southern France and in Bern, Switzerland). Her name has traditionally been translated as "Great Bear" (from Gaulish artos "bear"), more recent analyses of the name, however, offer the translation "Well-fixed, Staying firm".
Andhrímnir m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of and "against, opposite, hostile" and hrīm "rime, soot". In Norse mythology this is the name of both an eagle and a cook in Valhalla.
Andiciopec m New World Mythology
In Crow mythology, this is a legendary warrior-hero invincible to bullets.
Andjety m Egyptian Mythology
Possibly means "he who is stable", from the Ancient Egyptian city of Andjet, whose name was probably derived from djed 'stability, durability'.... [more]
Andorás m Hungarian Mythology
Older form of András. According to tradition, Andorás is a descendant of one of the leaders of the conquering Hungarians, the founder of the Andrássy family in Csíkszentkirály and Krasznahorka.
Andraemon m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἁνδραίμων (Andraimon), which is probably derived from Greek ανηρ (aner) "man" or Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man". This name was borne by roughly five characters in Greek mythology, one of them being one of the suitors of Odysseus' wife Penelope.
Andras m Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of a demon as described in the Lesser Key of Solomon as a creature with the body of an angel and an owl's head who rides a wolf. Andras commands thirty legions of lesser demons and his main purpose is to spread discord and violence amongst mortals.
Andreus m Greek Mythology
Variant form of Andreas (see Andrew). In Greek mythology, Andreus was the son of the river god Peneus.
Androdameia f Greek Mythology
Means "man fighter" or "subduer of men", derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man" and Greek δαμαω (damao) "to tame". In Greek mythology, this was the name of an Amazon who fought in the Attic War... [more]
Androgeus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀνδρόγεως (Androgeos), which is derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man" combined with Greek γεως or γεος (geos), the genitive of Greek γῆ (gē) meaning "earth, land"... [more]
Andromedes m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
In ancient Greek, there are two possible ways to write this name, and with each way the meaning is different.... [more]
Andros m Greek (Cypriot, Rare), Greek Mythology
From an element ανδρος (andros), a genitive form of ανηρ (aner). In Greek mythology, he was the son of Anius and grandson of Apollo.
Andvari m Norse Mythology
Means "careful one". In Norse mythology Andvari was a dwarf who lived under a waterfall and could change himself into a fish at will. He had a pile of gold and a magical ring, Andvaranaut, which made him wealthy... [more]
Aneecha f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Bengali, Tamil, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Hinduism
DEVANAGARI SCRIPT : अनीचा... [more]
Anesidora f Greek Mythology
Means "giver of gifts" (or "she who sends forth gifts", "sender-up of gifts") or "spender of gifts" in Greek. This was an epithet (and epiklesis) of the Greek goddesses Demeter, who had a temple under this name at Phlius in Attica, and Gaia; it was also applied to Pandora.
Angad m Indian (Sikh), Hinduism, Indian
a part of , normally pertains to a parent addressing the child as a part of themselves... [more]
Angawdd m Welsh Mythology
One of the sons of Caw in medieval Welsh legend.
Angelia f Greek Mythology
Probably related to Greek ἄγγελος (angelos) "messenger". Angelia was the spirit (daimona) of messages, tidings, and proclamations and is a daughter of Hermes.
Angeyja f Norse Mythology
The etymology of this name is uncertain. It could be derived from Old Norse angi "sweet odour" and ey, a name element which might mean "island" (compare Eyja)... [more]
Anggraini f Indonesian Mythology, Javanese
Derived from Javanese anggara meaning "Tuesday", ultimately from Sanskrit अङ्गार (angara). In the Javanese version of the Hindu epic Mahabharata, this is the name of a princess and the wife of Ekalavya.
Angitia f Roman Mythology
A Roman snake-goddess who was especially worshipped by the Marsi, a tribe in central Italy.
Angrboda f Norse Mythology
Angrboda means "the one who brings grief" or "she-who-offers-sorrow." In Norse mythology, Angrboda is a female jötunn (giantess). She is the mother of Fenrir, Hel and Jormungand by Loki.
Anguta m Inuit Mythology
Allegedly means "man with something to cut" (compare Inuktitut ᐊᖑᑦ (angut) meaning "man"). In Inuit mythology this is the name of a god, sometimes considered a psychopomp responsible for conveying the souls of the dead to the underworld, Adlivun, where they must sleep for a year... [more]
Anhur m Egyptian Mythology
Means "(one who) leads back the distant one".... [more]
Anich m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Kannada, Hinduism, Malayalam, Gujarati
DEVANAGARI SCRIPT : अनीच... [more]
Anigol m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Anigol is the Ossetian god of bees and the patron of beekeeping. He protects beehives from animals, thieves, and the evil eye.
Animikii m Ojibwe, New World Mythology
Means "thunder", from the Ojibwe animikiikaa "there is thunder". ... [more]
Aningâĸ m Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Means "big brother of a girl" in Greenlandic. Aningâĸ is the name of the moon in Greenlandic mythology.
Aningan m Inuit Mythology, Greenlandic
The god of the moon among the Inuit of Greenland. He is called Igaluk by the Inuit of Canada and Alaska.
Anius m Greek Mythology
The son of Apollo and Rhoeo. When Rhoeo became pregnant, her father had her placed in a chest and cast into the sea... [more]
Anjana f Hinduism, Indian, Bengali, Marathi, Odia, Hindi, Assamese, Malayalam, Tamil
Feminine form of Anjan. In the Hindu epic Ramayana, Anjana is the mother of the god Hanuman.
Anji f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Nepali, Bengali, Malayalam, Marathi, Kannada
MEANING - blessing, brilliancy, oointment, commander, sender, unctuous
Ankhinoe f Greek Mythology
Variant transcription of Ἀγχινόη (see Anchinoe).
Ankotarinja m Indigenous Australian Mythology
Among the Aranda people, the first man. He is the Dreaming hero who first emerged from the ground to create the world.
Ankou m Celtic Mythology, Breton Legend
This is the name of a legendary skeleton-ghost in parts of France, namely Brittany and Normandy as well as Cornwall. He travels by night, riding a creaking cart (or small coach) drawn by four black horses in which he comes to collect the souls of the recently departed... [more]
Ánn m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "old" in Old Norse. Ánn is the name of a dwarf mentioned in the Vǫluspá.
Annapurna f Hinduism, Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Bengali, Hindi
Means "filled with food" from Sanskrit अन्न (anna) meaning "food, grains" and पूर्ण (purna) meaning "filled, full, complete, whole". This is the name of the Hindu goddess of food and nourishment.
Annarr m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Either a variant of Ánarr or from Old Norse meaning "the second one" or . In Norse mythology this is the name of Nótt's second husband, the father of Jǫrð.
Annea f Celtic Mythology
Annea was a goddess worshipped in the province of Cuneo in the southwest of the Piedmont region of Italy. The origin and meaning of her name are uncertain, it has, however, been suggested that it might be related to Celtic ann- "mother" (compare the name of the Irish goddess Anu).
Anningan m Inuit Mythology
Variant of Aningan. In Greenlandic mythology Anningan is the god of the moon and the brother of Malîna, the sun goddess... [more]
Annit f Near Eastern Mythology
Annit was a northern Babylonian moon goddess who was later replaced by Ishtar.
Annonaria f Roman Mythology
Means "she who supplies corn" in Latin, derived from annona "yearly produce", "crop, harvest" or "corn, grain" (also the name of a Roman goddess who personified the year), which was ultimately from annus "year"... [more]
Anouke f Egyptian Mythology, African Mythology
Possibly a variant of Anuket, as she is depicted in an almost identical way, or even Neith, and perhaps the inspiration for the Greek Goddess Hestia as they are thought to have shared similar duties... [more]
Ansa m Hinduism
In Hindu myth, one of the Adityas, the guardian deities of the months. A minor sun god.
Anshuman m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit अंशुमान (amshuman) meaning "sun". This is the name of a king in Hindu mythology.
Antaboga m Indonesian Mythology
Derived from Sanskrit अनन्त (ananta) meaning "infinite, endless" and भोग (bhoga) meaning "food, enjoyment, wealth". In Javanese and Balinese mythology this is the name of a snake deity who created the world.
Antaeus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀνταῖος (Antaios), which is derived from Greek ἀνταῖος (antaios) meaning "(right) opposite, opposed to, set over against". In turn, it is ultimately derived from the Greek verb ἀντάω (antaō) meaning "to come opposite (to), to meet face to face, to meet (with)"... [more]
Antandre f Greek Mythology
In Greek Mythology, Antandre was an Amazonian warrior. She was one of Penthesilea's twelve companions at Troy. Her name means, "She Who Precedes Men".
Antaura f Greek Mythology
Antaura is a Greek Demon of migraine headaches. She rises up out of the sea, moves like the wind, and enters into people’s heads to cause intense pain. Antaura is thwarted by the goddess Artemis, who diverts Antaura into the head of a bull in the mountains... [more]
Antenor m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, Galician
Derived from the Greek noun ἀντήνωρ (antenor) meaning "instead of a man", which consists of Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against" as well as "instead of" and "compared to, like" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Anteros m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, Croatian (Rare), Polish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Derived from the Greek noun ἀντέρως (anteros) meaning "counter-love". It consists of Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" combined with the Greek noun ἔρως (eros) meaning "love" (see Eros).... [more]
Anterus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Anteros. This name was notably borne by a pope from the 3rd century AD.
Anthe f Greek Mythology
Feminine given name from Greek Mythology which means "bloom". Anthe was one of the Alkyonides, nymphs of fair weather. After the death of their father at the hands of Herakles, they threw themselves into the sea in their grief and were transformed into kingfishers.
Anthelia f Coptic (Archaic), Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Anthelia was a water nymph and a dainaid. She is said to be a daughter of Polyxo and the wife of Cisseus.
Anthemion m Greek Mythology
Means "small flower", derived from Greek ἄνθεμον (anthemon) meaning "flower" combined with the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion). The former is ultimately derived from Greek ανθος (anthos) meaning "flower, blossom"... [more]
Antheus m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀνθέω (antheō) meaning "to blossom, to bloom", which is related to Greek ανθος (anthos) meaning "flower, blossom". In order words, this name is virtually the masculine form of Antheia (see Anthea)... [more]
Anthippe f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Anthippos. In Greek mythology, Anthippe is one of the fifty daughters of king Thespius. She had a son named Hippodromus with Heracles.
Anthracia f Greek Mythology
Means "a pile of charcoal" or "charcoal fire" in Greek.
Anthrakia f Greek Mythology
Means "embers, burning charcoal" in Greek. In Greek myth this name belonged to one of the nurses of the infant Zeus.
Anthus m Greek Mythology
Means "flower."
Anthylla f Greek Mythology
Comes from άνθος meaning "blossom". Anthylla was a sacrificed victim of the Minotaur.
Antianeira f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀντιάνειρα (antianeira) "a match for men", itself from ἀντί (anti) "against, compared to, like" and ἀνήρ (aner) "man"... [more]
Anticlea f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antikleia, which is the feminine equivalent of Antikles. In Greek legend this was the name of the mother of Odysseus.
Antilochos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" combined with the Greek noun λόχος (lochos) meaning "ambush", a word that later came to signify a tactical sub unit of the ancient Greek army... [more]
Antilochus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antilochos. This was the name of an ancient Greek historian.... [more]
Antimachos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀντίμαχος (antimachos) meaning "capable of meeting in war", which consists of Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" combined with the Greek noun μάχη (mache) meaning "battle".... [more]
Antimachus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antimachos. Bearers of this name include two Greek poets and two Graeco-Bactrian kings.... [more]