Mythology Submitted Names

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Antinoe f Greek Mythology
Derived from αντι (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" and νοῦς (nous) meaning "mind".
Antiphonus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀντίφονόν (Antiphonon), derived from Greek ἀντίφονος (antiphonos) meaning "in return for slaughter" or "in revenge for blood", from ἀντί (anti) "in return for; for the sake of, for" and φόνος (phonos) "murder, slaughter; blood shed in murder, gore"... [more]
Antiphos m Greek Mythology
From Greek Ἄντιφος, who is the one of the 50 sons of Priam.
Antu f Near Eastern Mythology
She evolved from the Sumerian goddess Ki. ... [more]
Anu f Celtic Mythology
Proto-Celtic theonym *Φanon- "mother", Anu is an Irish goddess with uncertain functions and often conflated with other figures of Irish mythology and folklore, like Danu... [more]
Anuket f Egyptian Mythology, African Mythology
Allegedly means "the embracer" or "embrace". This was the name of the personification of the Nile in Egyptian mythology.... [more]
Anuradh m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi
MEANING - accomplished, worship, happiness, born under the asterism 'Anuradha', Seventeenth of twenty -eight lunar mansions... [more]
Anushtha f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Punjabi, Buddhist, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali, Indian (Sikh)
MEANING - to stand near or by, follow out, to govern, to superitend, attend to, do
Anzû m Near Eastern Mythology
A Mesopotamian demon, who was drawn in the form of a huge fire and water breathing bird, or a lion-headed eagle.
Aoibheall f Irish Mythology, Folklore
Probably from Old Irish óibell "spark, fire". In Irish legend this is the name of a banshee or goddess who appeared to the Irish king Brian Boru on the eve of the Battle of Clontarf (1014). She is still said to dwell in the fairy mound of Craig Liath in County Clare.
Aoibhgréine f Irish Mythology
Derived from Irish aoibh "smile, pleasant expression" and grian "sun". This name belonged to the daughter of Deirdre and Naoise in Longas Mac nUislenn (The Exile of the Sons of Uisnech), a story of the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology... [more]
Aoris m Greek Mythology
Meaning uncertain. In Greek legend this name belonged to a son of Aras, an autochthon who was believed to have built Arantea, the most ancient town in Phliasia. When his sister Araethyrea died, Aoris renamed the country of Phliasia after her ("Araethyrea").
Apanuugak m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Apanuugak is a culture hero who was sometimes depicted as an error-prone warrior who lives to old age and sometimes as a dastardly villain.
Apasam-kamuy m Ainu, Japanese Mythology
Ainu god (Kamuy) of the threshold, often summoned for protection during changes of state.
Apate f Greek Mythology
Directly taken from Greek aπάτη, meaning "scam, cheat". Apate was the personification of deceit in Greek Mythology. She was the daughter of Nyx, the personification of night.
Apemerukoyan-mat-unamerukoyan-mat f Far Eastern Mythology
Means "rising sparks fire woman" in Ainu. It is an alternate of Kamuy-huci.
Aphaia f Greek Mythology
Aphaia was a Greek goddess who was worshipped almost exclusively at a single sanctuary on the island of Aegina in the Saronic Gulf. She originated as early as the 14th century BCE as a local deity associated with fertility and the agricultural cycle... [more]
Aphareus m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
The meaning of this name is uncertain. It could have been derived from Greek ἀφαρεί (apharei), which is an adverb of Greek ἄφαρ (aphar), which can mean "straightway, forthwith" as well as "suddenly, quickly"... [more]
Apheidas m Greek Mythology
Means "unsparing, not miserly" in Greek, derived from the Greek negative prefix ἀ (a) combined with the Greek adjective φειδός (pheidos) meaning "sparing, thrifty".... [more]
Aphidas m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Apheidas. This was the name of a centaur from Greek mythology.
Apolaki m Philippine Mythology
Means "giant lord" from the Tagalog title apo meaning "lord, master" and laki meaning "big, large". In Tagalog mythology Apolaki was the god of the sun and war and the brother of Mayari... [more]
Apollyon m Judeo-Christian Legend, Literature
The Greek name for Abaddon, Hebrew for “The destroyer” or “Place of destruction”.... [more]
Aporia f Greek Mythology
Aporia was the spirit of difficulty, perplexity and powerlessness. Her Roman name was Egestas.
Appaliunas m Near Eastern Mythology
Anatolian god which possibly means "father lion" or "father light". A Theory states that Appaliunas can be equated with Apollo
Apsat m Georgian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Apsat was the god of birds in Svan (a subgroup of the Georgian people) mythology.
Aquiel m Judeo-Christian Legend
Found on a list of demons.
Ara f Greek Mythology
A Greek goddess of vengence and destruction, she is the personification of curses.... [more]
Aracynthias f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αρακυνθιας (Arakynthias), an epithet of the goddess Aphrodite meaning "of Arakynthos", Arakynthos or Aracynthus being a mountain upon which there was a temple dedicated to her... [more]
Aradia f Folklore (Italianized, ?)
Allegedly a Tuscan dialectical form of Erodiade. According to 'Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches' (1899), a book composed by American folklorist Charles Leland, she was a goddess in regional Italian folklore, who gave the knowledge of witchcraft to women.
Arag m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Sinhalese, Bengali, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Kannada, Gujarati, Assamese, Punjabi
MEANING - Unimpassioned, calm, a name of lord Shiva
Araga f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Marathi
MEANING - impassioned, calm, a name of goddess Durga
Arahas m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali
MEANING - "absence of secrecy "... [more]
Arani f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali, Marathi
Means "sun, mother, wood used for kindling fire by attrition, pain, being fitted or turning round".
Arava f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Nepali, Marathi
Meaning = "Noiseless ", "calm", "silent "... [more]
Aravan m Hinduism
Tamil form of Iravan.
Araziel m Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "light of God" or "moon of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of a fallen angel who was cast out of heaven by God for having relations with earthly women.
Arcas m Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology he was a son of Zeus and Callisto. He was remembered for having taught people the art of weaving and baking bread... [more]
Arceisius m Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Arcesius was the son of either Zeus or Cephalus, and king in Ithaca.
Arcesilaus m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name derived from ᾰ̓ρκέω (arkéō) meaning "to assist" and λᾱός (lāós) meaning "men".
Arcesius m Greek Mythology
The son of either Zeus or Cephalus, and king in Ithaca.
Arche m Greek Mythology
A moon of jupiter
Archelochos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Either a variant of Archilochos or an independent name in its own right. If the latter is the case, then the first element of this name is different from that of the aforementioned name, but the second element is exactly the same: Greek λόχος (lochos) meaning "ambush"... [more]
Archelochus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Archelochos. In Greek mythology, Archelochus was one of the leaders of the Dardanians, who aided the Trojans in their fight against the Achaeans.
Archemachus m Greek Mythology
Derived from ἄρχω (árkhō) meaning "to command" and μᾰ́χη (mache) meaning "battle".
Archemoros m Greek Mythology
Means "the forerunner of death" in Greek. It is the name of several characters in Greek mythology.
Archemorus m Greek Mythology
Son of Lycurgus
Archenor m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀρχός (archos) meaning "master, leader" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Archeptolemos m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek αρχος (archos) "master" or from Greek αρχη (arche) "origin, source". The second element is derived from Greek πολεμηιος (polemeios) meaning "aggressive" or "warlike" (see Ptolemy).
Archilochos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀρχός (archos) meaning "master, leader" 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]
Archilochus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Archilochos. This was the name of a Greek lyric poet from the 7th century BC.... [more]
Architeles m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἄρχω (arkho) meaning "to begin, lead, rule, command" and τέλος (telos) meaning "end, result".
Ardra f Hinduism, Astronomy
The name of the star the star Betelgeuse (α Ori) in Hinduism, meaning "green" or "the moist one". It is associated with Rudra, the god of wind, storms, the hunt, destruction and terror.
Arduinna f Celtic Mythology
From the Gaulish arduo- meaning "height". Arduinna was a Celtic goddess of the Ardennes Forest and region, represented as a huntress riding a boar. The name Arduenna silva for "wooded heights" was applied to several forested mountains, not just the modern Ardennes.
Areatha f Etruscan Mythology
Areatha is the Etruscan name for Ariadne, a character from Ancient Greek religion.
Areia f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀρεία (areia) meaning "warlike, martial", literally "of Ares, devoted to Ares", the feminine form of ἄρειος (areios) (see Areios)... [more]
Areithous m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀρηΐθοος (Areithoos), which meant "swift in battle" from the name of Ares, the Greek god of war and destruction, which was used to mean "war, battle, discord, slaughter", combined with (θοός) "swift, quick".
Arenavachi f Persian Mythology
Avestan name which probably means "she who speaks the injustice (to denounce it)" (from arəna "injustice" and vak-, ouuāč-ī "speaking" or perhaps "word"). In Persian mythology this name belonged to a daughter (or sister) of King Jamshid... [more]
Aretias m Greek Mythology, Literature
Mentioned in Homer's 'Odyssey' as father of Nissus of Dulichium.... [more]
Argestes m Greek Mythology
The name of a minor wind deity, meaning "clearing".
Argeus m Greek Mythology
The name of two figures from Greek mythology, including a king of the city of Argos.... [more]
Argiope f Greek Mythology
Means "silver face" in Greek. It is the name of several characters in Greek Mythology.
Argonias m & f Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown.
Argyra f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀργύρεος (argyreos) meaning "(of) silver". According to Pausanias, Argyra was the nymph of a well in Achaea, whose human lover Selemnus died of grief after she abandoned him... [more]
Aricia f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology, Literature, Theatre
Latinized form of the Greek Άρικία (Arikia), probably derived from Latin aro "to plough". Aricia was a niece of King Aegeus of Athens and became the wife of Virbius - the name by which Hippolytos went after he came back to life as a demigod... [more]
Aricie f Greek Mythology (Gallicized), Theatre, French (Rare)
French form of Aricia used by Jean Racine in his play 'Phèdre' (1677).
Aridela f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Aridelos. On the Greek island of Crete, the mythological Cretan princess Ariadne was also called Aridela... [more]
Arijoutsi m Finnish Mythology
Old Finnish name. Possibly has Sami or Karelian origins.
Arikia f Greek Mythology
Original Greek form of Aricia.
Arioch m & f Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend, Hebrew
Meaning: "a fierce lion" or "lion-like" and "venerable".... [more]
Arion m Ancient Greek, Greek, Greek Mythology, Popular Culture
In Greek mythology, Arion is the name of a divine immortal talking horse, who is the son of the gods Poseidon and Demeter. In real life, this name was borne by a Greek singer and poet of Methymna on Lesbos, skilled at the cithara and inventor of the dithyramb... [more]
Aristolochos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀριστόλοχος (aristolochos) meaning "well-born", which consists of the Greek adjective ἄριστος (aristos) meaning "best" combined with the Greek noun λόχος (lochos) meaning "childbirth" as well as "ambush"... [more]
Aristolochus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aristolochos. This name was borne by an Olympic victor from 344 BC.... [more]
Aristomachus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology
Latinized form of Aristomachos. In Greek mythology, Aristomachus is the name of one of Heracles' descendants.
Aristomenes m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek αριστος (aristos) "best" combined with Greek μενος (menos) "power, strength, spirit."
Arj m Sanskrit, Indian, Telugu, Hinduism, Marathi, Hindi
MEANING : gain, to acquire, to earn... [more]
Arjan m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Punjabi, Kannada, Bengali, Sinhalese, Nepali, Marathi, Gujarati
MEANING : procuring, gaining , earning, acquiring... [more]
Arjati f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian
MEANING : to gain, to earn or acquire... [more]
Arkadia f Greek Mythology, Polish (Archaic)
Greek feminine form of Arkadios and Polish feminine form of Arkadiusz and Arkady.
Arke f Greek Mythology
Arke was the messenger of the Titan gods and the twin sister of the rainbow goddess Iris. She is sometimes affiliated with the faded second rainbow sometimes seen in the shadow of the first.
Arki m Hinduism
An Indian name meaning "descendent of the sun", which is an epithet for Yama, the Vedic god of death.
Armozel m Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of a Gnostic angel and "aeon", identified in Sethian works.
Arnaaluk f Inuit Mythology
The spirit name of a group of Inuit from a particular region, meaning "a big woman", a spirit of the woman under the sea. Prominent in Inuit mythology.
Arnakuagsak f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Arnakuagsak, meaning "old woman from the sea," was an Inuit goddess, one of the primary deities of the religion, who was responsible for ensuring the hunters were able to catch enough food and that the people remained healthy and strong.
Arnapkapfaaluk f New World Mythology, Inuit Mythology
Means "big bad woman". Arnapkapfaaluk was the sea goddess of the Inuit people living in Canada's Coronation Gulf area. Although occupying the equivalent position to Sedna within Inuit mythology, in that she had control of the animals of the seas, she was noticeably different as can be seen by the English translation of her name.
Arnarquagssaq f Inuit Mythology
The Inuit goddess of the sea. According to most versions of the legend Arnarquagssaq, commonly known as Sedna, was once a beautiful mortal woman who became the ruler of Adlivun (the Inuit underworld at the bottom of the sea) after her father threw her out of his kayak into the ocean... [more]
Arnatuk f Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
The name is from the mythological concept of soul or name wandering: arnattartoq: arnattoq/arnappoq meaning "seeks a mother".
Arnemetia f Celtic Mythology
Arnemetia's name contains Celtic elements are," meaning "against, beside," and nemeton, meaning "sacred grove." Her name is thus interpreted as "she who dwells in the sacred grove," suggesting Arnemetia may be a divine epithet rather than a name in its own right.
Arngrim m Medieval English, Norse Mythology
Anglo-Scandinavian variant of Arngrímr. This was the name of a berserker in Norse mythology; he figures in Hervarar saga, Gesta Danorum, Lay of Hyndla, a number of Faroese ballads, and Örvar-Odds saga.
Arnhǫfði m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "eagle-headed", derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle" and hǫfuð "head". This is a by-name for Odin.
Ārohirohi f Polynesian Mythology
The name of the goddess of mirages and shimmering heat. Her name may be related to the word ārohi meaning "to scout, reconnoitre".
Arosh m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
MEANING : gentleness, calm or happy, freedom from anger. Here अ means free from + रोष means anger
Arshtat f Persian Mythology, Popular Culture
Older, Avestan form of Ashtad, derived from the Avestan word for "justice". In Zoroastrianism, Arshtat was a Yazata (angel) who personified justice and rectitude.... [more]
Arsinoos m Greek Mythology
Derived from ἄρσις (arsis) meaning "lifting" and νοος (noos) meaning "mind".
Artha f & m Hinduism, Indian, Sanskrit
Means “riches, wealth” in Hindi aboriginal language.
Arthelais f Judeo-Christian Legend
Saint Arthelais (544–560) is venerated as a Christian saint.... [more]
Artio f Celtic Mythology
Derived from the Gaulish word artos "bear".... [more]
Aru f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Nepali
MEANING - the sun, red blossomed khadira tree
Aruddh m Hinduism, Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Nepali, Sinhalese
MEANING : ( not obstructed, unhindered, unrestrainable. ) Here अ means not + रुद्ध means hindered, stop or obstruct... [more]
Aruddha f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian (Christian), Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Hinduism
MEANING : ( not obstructed, unhindered, unrestrainable. ) Here अ means not + रुद्ध / रुद्धा means hindered, stop or obstruct... [more]
Árvakr m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "early awake, early rising". This is the name of one of Sól's horses in Norse mythology.
Arzhang m Persian, Persian Mythology
Possibly derived from Persian جنگ (jang) meaning "war" or رنگ (rang) meaning "colour". This is the name of a character in the Persian epic 'Shahnameh'.
Ásabragr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "best of the Æsir". This is a by-name for Odin and Thor in Norse mythology.
Asbolus m Greek Mythology
Means "sooty" in Greek.
Aschenputtel f Folklore (Germanized)
Means "digging in the ashes" in German. This is the German name for Cinderella used by the Brothers Grimm.
Asdzą́ą́ Nádleehé f New World Mythology
The name of a Navajo creation goddess whose name means "changing woman" or "woman who changes".
Ashi f Persian Mythology
Means "that which is attained" in Avestan, from the root ar- "to allot". In Zoroastrianism this was the personification of reward, recompense, and capricious luck.
Ashir m Hinduism
Name - Ashir अशिर... [more]
Ashmua f Judeo-Christian Legend
In the Book of Jasher, this is the name of the wife of Lamech, and thus, the mother of Noah.
Ashokananda m Hinduism
The creator of happiness,one who brings happiness without any hurt to other
Ashokasundari f Hinduism
The name of the daughter of Shiva and Parvati. Her name is derived from Ashoka, refering to the easing of Parvati's sorrow, and sundari meaning "beautiful girl".
Ashoki f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Kannada, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil
MEANING- '"not sorrowful", not causing sorrow, happy. Here अ means not + शोकी means sorrowful
Ashtbhuja m & f Indian, Hinduism
in feminine it refers to the Godess Durga... [more]
Ashwina f Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism
A feminine form of Ashvin, the seventh month of the lunisolar Hindu calendar. It means "light" in Sanskrit, and Ashvini is the first star that appears in the evening sky (the head of Aries). Ashvin also stands for the Divine twins considered to be the Hindu gods of vision in Hindu mythology.
Asiaq f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Asiaq is a weather goddess (or, more rarely a god) and was quite frequently invoked by the angakoq for good weather.
Asintmah f New World Mythology
Etymology unknown. This was the name of Athabaskan earth and nature goddess and the first woman.
Asius m Greek Mythology
In the Iliad, Asius is a Trojan hero from Arisbe, the son of Hyrtacus. He was killed in battle after foolishly not heeding the advice of Polydamas.
Asmodaeus m Judeo-Christian Legend
Proper latinized form of Asmodai via its hellenized form Asmodaios.
Asmodai m Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend
From Hebrew Ashmedai, which itself is derived from Avestan aēšma-daēva meaning "demon of wrath". Asmodai is a semi-Biblical demon mostly known thanks to the deuterocanonical Book of Tobit... [more]
Asmodeus m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant spelling of Asmodaeus, which has gone on to become the spelling most commonly used, even though Asmodaeus is more correct.
Aspelenie f Baltic Mythology
Alleged Lithuanian goddess of stoves and, more specifically, stove corners.... [more]
Asphalion m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀσφαλής (asphales) meaning "safe, secure" as well as "steadfast, reliable, trustworthy". The word is ultimately derived from the Greek verb ἀσφαλίζω (asphalizo) meaning "to fortify, to make secure, to make safe"... [more]
Astacia f Greek Mythology
A character in Greek Mythology, occasionally used as a given name.
Astakop m Hindi, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali
MEANING : one whose anger is laid aside. Here अस्त means to laid aside, disappear + कोप means wrath
Astar m Near Eastern Mythology
The name of an Aksumite god.
Asteria f Greek Mythology, History (Ecclesiastical), Italian, German (Bessarabian)
Feminine form of Greek Asterios and Italian Asterio. In Greek Mythology, the daughter of Titans Phoebe and Coeus bore this name... [more]
Asterion m Greek Mythology
Means "little star", derived from the Greek noun ἀστήρ (aster) meaning "star" combined with the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion).
Asterios m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀστέριος (asterios) meaning "starred, starry", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun ἀστήρ (aster) meaning "star".... [more]
Asterius m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Asterios. This name was borne by a Roman consul and general, who both lived in the 5th century AD. It was also the name of several saints.
Asterodia f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Derived from Greek αστηρ (aster) meaning "star" and ‘ροδον (rhodon) "rose". In Greek myth Asterodia was a nymph who inhabited a Caucasian mountain stream that bore gold (her name may even imply the sparkle of gold, "like a star-rose").
Asteropaeus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Asteropaios. In Greek mythology, this was the name of an important ally of Troy during the Trojan War. He was a grandson of the river god Axius.
Asteropaios m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀστεροπαῖος (asteropaios) meaning "of lightning", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun ἀστεροπή (asterope) meaning "lightning" (see Asterope).... [more]
Asterope f Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀστεροπή (asterope) meaning "lightning". Also compare ἀστεροπός (asteropos), which is a variant spelling of the Greek adjective ἀστερωπός (asteropos) meaning "starry-eyed" or "star-faced"... [more]
Astghik f Armenian, Armenian Mythology
Derived from Armenian աստղ (astġ) "star".... [more]
Asti f Hinduism
MEANING : exsistent, present, happen, be, Name of a sister of prapti ( daughter of Jarasandhas & wife of Kansa)... [more]
Astik f & m Indian, Hinduism, Mythology
name of Sanskrit origin denoting a brahmin with the gotra of atri (अत्रि). Believed to being directly originating from the septarishi atri.
Astimat m Hinduism
MEANING : possessed of property, opulent... [more]
Astita f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Bengali, Nepali, Gujarati
MEANING : existence, reality... [more]
Astraeus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Astraios, the masculine form of Astraia (see Astraea).
Astrape f Greek Mythology
From Ancient Greek ἀστραπή ‎(astrapḗ) meaning "lightning". This is the name of a Greek goddess of lightning, sister of Bronte and an attendant of Zeus... [more]
Astrilde f Norse Mythology
Astrilde was a Norse Goddess equivalent of Cupid. She was the Goddess of love.
Astris f Greek Mythology
Derived from αστερ (aster) meaning "star, starry". It is the name of a star-nymph daughter of the sun-god Helios.
Astyanax m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀστυάναξ (astyanax) meaning "lord of the city", which consists of the Greek noun ἄστυ (asty) meaning "city, town" combined with the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".... [more]
Astycrateia f Greek Mythology
Derived from ἄστυ (astu) meaning "town, city" and κρατος (kratos) meaning "power".
Astydameia f Greek Mythology
Derived from ἄστυ (astu) meaning "town, city" and δαμάζω (damázo) meaning "to tame, subdue".
Astydamia f Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek ἄστυ (astu) meaning "town" and δαμαω (damao) "to tame". In Greek myth this name belonged to five individual characters.
Astylochos m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἄστυ (asty) meaning "city, town" 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]
Astylochus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Astylochos. In Greek mythology, this is the name of one of the suitors of Penelope.
Astymedusa f Greek Mythology
Derived from ἄστυ (ástu) meaning "city" and μεδω (medo) meaning "to protect, to rule over".
Astyoche f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Astyochos. This is the name of several characters in Greek mythology, including two nymphs and several princesses.
Astyochos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀστυόχος (astyochos) meaning "protecting the city". It consists of the Greek noun ἄστυ (asty) meaning "city, town" combined with the Greek verb ὀχέω (ocheo) meaning "to bear, to carry, to hold fast, to sustain", which is closely related to the Greek verb ἔχω (echo) meaning "to have, to hold, to possess"... [more]
Astyochus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Astyochos. This was the name of a Spartan naval commander from the 5th century BC.... [more]
Astypalaea f Greek Mythology
Derived from ἄστυ (astu) meaning "town, city" and πάλαι (palai) meaning "long ago".
Astypylos m Greek Mythology
Means "gate of the city", derived from Greek ἄστυ (astu) or (asty) "city, town" combined with Greek πύλη (pule) or (pyle) "gate, entrance".
Astypylus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Astypylos. In Greek mythology, Astypylus was a Paeonian killed by Achilles.
Asukar m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Indian, Nepali
"Arduous"; "not easily done"; "difficult "... [more]
Asukari f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Kannada
"arduous"; "difficult to do"... [more]
Atabey f New World Mythology
Supreme goddess of the Taínos worshipped as a goddess of fresh water and fertility.
Ataegina f Celtic Mythology, Celtiberian Mythology
The name of a goddess worshiped by the ancient Iberians, Lusitanians, and Celtiberians. Her name possibly comes from the proto-Celtic *atte- and *geno- which together mean "reborn", or else *ad-akwī- meaning "night".
Atalante f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of Atalanta. This was borne by a sister of the 4th-century BC Macedonian general Perdiccas.
Atargatis f Mythology
Atargatis was the chief goddess of northern Syria in Classical antiquity. She was also referred to as Derketo (Ancient Greek: Δερκετὼ) or Deasura (by Romans)... [more]
Atarrabi m Basque Mythology
The good son of Mari, student of Etsai.
Ate f Greek Mythology
Means "ruin, folly, delusion" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was the goddess (daimona) of blind folly and delusion, leading men down the path to ruin. Her power was countered by the Litai or Prayers, which followed in her wake.
Atégina f Celtic Mythology, Portuguese, Spanish
The Lusitanian goddess of nature and cure. A popular goddess worshipped by the ancient Iberians, Lusitanians, and Celtiberians of the Iberian Peninsula. Derived from a Celtic source: the two roots atte- and geno- to mean "Reborn" or from ad-akwī- (Irish adaig) meaning "night".
Atemu m Egyptian Mythology
In Egyptian mythology, Atemu was the name of the god of Annu.
Atenai f Spanish (Canarian, Archaic), Guanche Mythology
From Guanche *aḍănay, meaning "recipient". This was the name of a goddess worshipped in Gran Canaria. She was represented as a black and red clay bowl.
Atguaychafanataman m Guanche Mythology
This is one of Acoran's names and it means "behold the cause of lightning".
Athak m Hindi, Marathi, Indian, Hinduism, Punjabi, Bengali, Indian (Sikh), Gujarati, Assamese
MEANING - untiring, tireless, indefatigable
Atharva m & f Indian, Hinduism
derived from vedic culture, Atharva-veda.... [more]
Athos m Greek Mythology, Literature, French
Athos was one of the Gigantes, children of Gaia, who hurled a mountain at Zeus. Zeus knocked the mountain to the ground near Macedonia, and it became Mount Athos, or the "Holy Mountain."... [more]
Atikaya m Hinduism
Means "gigantic" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the Ramayana he is one of the sons of the demon king Ravana.
Atira f New World Mythology
Etymology unknown. This was the name of the Pawnee earth goddess.
Atisha f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Punjabi, Indian (Sikh), Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati
Name - Atisha अतीशा ... [more]
Atla f Norse Mythology, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Feminine form of Atli. In Norse mythology, Atla is one of the nine mothers of Heimdallr.
Atlahua m Aztec and Toltec Mythology
The name of an Aztec god, allegedly a water god, fisherman and archer. There were said to be at least four temples dedicated to him, and supposedly the Aztecs prayed to him when there were deaths in water, such as during Hernán Cortés's conquest of Tenochtitlan (the Ancient Aztec capital on a lake, now Mexico City).
Atlantia f Greek Mythology
A hamadryad (tree nymph) and the wife of Danaus in Greek Mythology.
Atríðr m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "attacker". This is a byname for Odin.
Atsamaz m Caucasian Mythology, Ossetian
Meaning uncertain, most likely of Alanian origin. In Caucasian mythology Atsamaz is a musician who plays a magical golden pipe. He is also a hero in the Nart sagas.
Atshen m & f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Atshen is a cannibalistic spirit.
Atsyrukhs f Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian (Rare)
From Ossetian ацы (atsy) meaning "present, real, true" and рухс (rukhs) meaning "light". This is the name of a character in the Nart sagas, the daughter of the god Khur.
Atthis f Greek Mythology
In Greek myth, the daughter of Cranaus.
Attika f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Assamese, Marathi
Means "elder sister" in Sanskrit.
Atvarðr m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "defender" or "relative". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Atymnius m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀτύμνιος (Atymnios), of which the meaning is fairly uncertain. It may be a compound name that consists of the Greek negative prefix ἄ- (a-) combined with Greek τυμνία (tumnia) or (tymnia) meaning "rod, stick, wand"... [more]
Âu Cơ f Far Eastern Mythology
From Sino-Vietnamese 嫗姬 (Âu Cơ) meaning "lady of the Âu Việt", the name of a group of ancient tribes that inhabited northern Vietnam and southern China in the 3rd century BC. In Vietnamese mythology, Âu Cơ is a fairy deity and the wife of Lạc Long Quân... [more]
Audren m & f Breton Legend, Medieval Breton, Breton (Modern)
Medieval Breton form of Aodren which was revived in the 1970s. While this name was strictly masculine in medieval times, in modern times it is used on men and women alike.... [more]
Auge f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αὐγή (auge) meaning "light of the sun". In Greek mythology Auge was the daughter of Aleus, king of Tegea, and mother of the hero Telephus by Heracles. According to Hyginus this name also belonged to one of the Horae, namely the goddess who personified the first light of day... [more]
Aulanerk f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Aulanerk is a friendly sea goddess who rules over the tides, waves and joy.
Aumanil m & f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Aumanil is a kind and beneficent spirit. Also, it is said that this god lived on land and controlled the movement of the whales.
Aura f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek αὔρα (aura) "breeze". In Greek mythology, Aura is the goddess of the morning breeze. According to Nonnus, Aura was the daughter of the Titan Lelantos and the mother, by Dionysus, of Iacchus.
Aurboða f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from aur "again; water; sand" and boð "message". In Norse mythology this is the name of both a jotunn, the wife of Gymir and the mother of Gerðr, and one of Menglǫð's maids.
Aurgelmir m Norse Mythology
Combination of aur ("gravel, sand, clay") and galmr ("shouting one"). This is the name of a jǫtunn, probably another name for Ymir, the father of Þrúðgelmir and grandfather of Bergelmir.
Aurgrímnir m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from aur "sand, clay" and grímr "person wearing a face mask or helmet" or grimmr "grim". This is the name of a jotunn in Norse mythology.
Aurkonungr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from aur "again; sand" and konungr "king". This is a by-name for the god Hœnir.
Aurnir m Norse Mythology
Derived from aurr ("gravel, sand, clay"). This is the name of a Jotunn in Norse mythology.
Aurvandill m Norse Mythology
Means "beam; morning; morning star", or possibly derived from aur ("water") and vandill ("sword"). In Norse mythology one of Aurvandill's toes broke off. Thor threw it into the sky, where it became a star.
Aurvangr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "one from Aurvangar". Aurvangar "the gravelly wetlands", also called Jǫruvellir "sandy plain", is the home of the dwarfs. In Norse mythology Aurvangr is the name of a dwarf.
Ausca f Baltic Mythology
Alleged Lithuanian goddess of sunbeams and sunlight.... [more]
Auson m Greek Mythology (Hellenized)
The name of a son of Odysseus. Taken from Ausones, the Greek form of Latin Aurunci, the name of a tribe. Aurunci is most likely derived from Latin aurum "gold".
Aušrinė f Lithuanian, Baltic Mythology
Derived from Aušra with the feminine adjectival suffix -inė, referring to something made from or pertaining to a noun, ultimately meaning something along the lines of "auroral; pertaining to the dawn."... [more]
Austra f Latvian, Baltic Mythology
Derived from Latvian austra "aurora", this is the name of the Latvian personification (sometimes goddess) of the dawn and light who acts as a messenger of the sun.
Austri m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic (Rare), Norse Mythology
From Old Norse austr meaning 'east'. In Norse mythology this is the name of a dwarf who supports the sky made of Ymir's skull in the east.
Auszrine f Baltic Mythology
Either an older or a Polonized form of Aušrinė (or possibly both seeing as many of the early documents on Baltic deities were composed by Polish authors).... [more]
Autarieus m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly of Illyrian origin.... [more]
Auðhumla f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse auðr "prosperity, riches" and humala "hornless". In Norse mythology this is the name of the primeval cow who freed Buri, the first god, from ice.
Autochthe f Greek Mythology
Derived from αὐτός (autós) meaning "self" and χθών (khthṓn) meaning "ground, earth, soil".
Autolycus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology
Latinized form of Autolykos. In Greek mythology, Autolycus is a renowned thief and the maternal grandfather of Odysseus.
Automedon m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek αὐτός (autos) meaning "self" combined with the Greek noun μέδων (medon) meaning "ruler" (see Medon).... [more]
Autonoë f Greek Mythology
Feminine equivalent of Autonoos (see Autonous). In Greek mythology this was the name of the daughter of Cadmus, founder of Thebes and Harmonia, one of the Bacchae in Euripides' play of the same name.
Autonous m Greek Mythology
Possibly means "he is perceptive, or thoughtful, or has heart or soul". From the Ancient Greek autos (αὐτός) 'he, she, it, they; himself, herself, itself, themselves; same' and nous, or noos (νόος) 'the mind, as in perception, sense, the heart and soul; an act of mind, such as thought, purpose, design'.... [more]
Auxesia f Greek Mythology
The name of the goddess of spring growth, one of the Horai. The name also functioned as the title of the goddess Persephone, whose assent from the underworld marked the transition from winter into spring... [more]
Avan m Hinduism, Sanskrit, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese, Indian (Sikh), Bengali
Meaning, "favour, preservation, protection,(= तर्पण) satisfaction , joy, pleasure, desire, speed, preserving, a preserver."
Avanip m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada
MEANING - Protector or ruler of earth; Sovereign; King. Here अवनि means earth + प means protector, ruler
Aventia f Celtic Mythology
Aventia was a minor Celtic goddess of waters and springs. Her name is derived from Proto-Germanic H2euentiH2 "spring".
Aventinus m Roman Mythology
This name can be traced to the Aventine Hill, allegedly one of the Seven Hills that Ancient Rome was founded upon. Aventinus of Alba Longa was a mythical king said to have been buried there. It is debated as to whether the hill was named for the figure, or vice versa... [more]
Averruncus m Roman Mythology
In ancient Roman religion, Averruncus or Auruncus is a god of averting harm. Aulus Gellius says that he is one of the potentially malignant deities who must be propitiated for their power to both inflict and withhold disaster from people and the harvests.... [more]
Aveta f Celtic Mythology
A Gaulish goddess of birth and midwifery known from figurines and inscriptions found in the area of modern-day France, Germany and Switzerland.... [more]
Avtar m Hinduism
Hindu name meaning "descent" and refers to deities in Hinduism.
Awadh m Sanskrit, Hindi, Gujarati, Indian, Nepali, Hinduism, Sinhalese, Tamil, Marathi, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam
MEANING - indestructible, not hurting or killing, innoxious, not violable. Here अ means not, absence + वध means killing
Awadha f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Nepali, Sinhalese, Kannada, Telugu
MEANING : indestructible, not hurting, innoxious
Awan f Judeo-Christian Legend
In the Book of Jubilees, this was a daughter of Adam and Eve and sister of Seth, Abel, Azura and more, and the twin sister and wife of Cain.
Awilix f New World Mythology, Mayan Mythology
The name of the Mayan goddess of the moon, night, underworld, sickness and death. Her name may be derived from the Q'eqchi' Maya word kwilix/wilix meaning "swallow (bird)".
Axion m Greek Mythology
Derived from either the Greek adjective ἄξιος (axios) meaning "worthy, deserving" or from the Greek noun ἀξία (axia) meaning "worth, value". Both are closely related to the Greek verb ἀξιόω (axioo) meaning "to think or deem worthy"... [more]
Axylos m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἄξυλος (axylos) meaning "uncut wood" as well as "without wood", which consists of the Greek prefix ἀ- (a-) meaning "not, without, the opposite of" combined with the Greek noun ξύλον (xylon) meaning "cut wood, timber".
Axylus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Axylos. In Greek mythology, this is the name of a warrior from Arisbe who was slain by Diomedes in the Trojan War.
Aya f Near Eastern Mythology
Means "dawn" in Akkadian. In Akkadian mythology Aya was a mother goddess, the consort of the sun god Shamash, and associated strongly with the rising sun, sexual love, and youth... [more]
Aynia f Irish Mythology
Allegedly an Irish fairy queen from Ulster. Her name might be a corruption of Irish Áine with whom she might be identical.
Aynurakkur m Far Eastern Mythology
Means "father of humanity" in Ainu. It is an alternate name for Ae-oyna-kamuy.
Ayyappan m Hinduism, Malayalam, Tamil
Possibly means "lord father" from Malayalam അച്ഛൻ (acchan) meaning "father" and Malayalam അപ്പന്‍ (appan) or Tamil அப்பா (appa) both meaning "father"... [more]
Azenor f Breton, Breton Legend, Theatre
Breton name of uncertain origin and meaning.... [more]
Azesia f Greek Mythology
An epithet of the Greek goddesses Demeter and Persephone, likely derived from Greek azê "dry dirt" or azainô "to dry up" (cf. Azalea).
Aztlan m & f Aztec and Toltec Mythology, Nahuatl (?), American (Hispanic, Rare), Mexican (Rare)
Aztlan is the mythical homeland of the Aztec peoples. In their language (Nahuatl), the roots of Aztlan are the two words: aztatl tlan(tli) meaning "heron" and "place of". The homeland was said to have many heron birds and may have been translated to 'place of white-ness' or even 'brightness' (as used by some Chicanos) because of the large population of the white feathered birds living there... [more]
Azurad f Judeo-Christian Legend
A name meaning "treasured one". This is used for the wife of Eber in the Book of Jubilees.
Baccho f Greek Mythology
Derived from Bacchus, this was the name of one of the Hyades.
Bà Chúa Xứ f Far Eastern Mythology
The name of a Vietnamese goddess of business, health and the Vietnamese border. Her name is derived from bà chúa meaning "lady, a woman of wealth and luxury" and xứ meaning "country".
Badb f Irish Mythology, Irish
Means "crow, demon" in early Irish (and may have originally denoted "battle" or "strife"). In Irish myth the Badb was a war goddess who took the form of a crow. She and her sisters, the Morrígan and Macha, were a trinity of war goddesses known collectively as the Morrígna.
Badroulbadour f Literature, Folklore
From Arabic بدر البدور‎ (Badr ul-Budūr) meaning "full moon of full moons" (see also Budur). This is the name of the princess in the Middle Eastern fairy tale 'Aladdin', one of the tales in the 'Arabian Nights'.
Baduhenna f Germanic Mythology
Baduhenna was a minor goddess worshipped in ancient Frisia. According to Tacitus, a sacred grove was dedicated to her near which 900 Roman soldiers were killed in 28 CE. Her name is likely derived from Proto-Germanic *badwa- "battle" and -henna, a name element which appears in the names of matrons, Germanic goddesses widely attested from the 1st to 5th century CE on votive stones and votive altars.
Baeddan m Welsh Mythology
In the medieval Welsh tale 'Culhwch and Olwen' this name belongs to the father of Maelwys, one of Arthur's warriors.
Bældæg m Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Anglo-Saxon equivalent of Balder. Made up of the Old English elements bæl, of disputed origin, and dæg, meaning "day." ‘The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle,’ written after the Christianization of the Anglo-Saxons, treats him as a historical figure, listing him among the legendary ancestors of the kings of Bernicia and Wessex.
Báfurr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Baiame m Indigenous Australian Mythology
In many Indigenous Australian cultures, Baiame was the creator god.
Bain m Literature, Judeo-Christian Legend
Bain was the son of Bard in J. R. R. Tolkien's book, The Hobbit. "Bain" means "beautiful" in J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional language, Sindarin (Elvish).
Báine f & m Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Irish Mythology
An Irish name meaning "whiteness, pallor". In Irish Mythology, Báine was a princess, daughter of Tuathal Techtmar, ancestor of the kings of Ireland. "Cailín na Gruaige Báine" and "Bruach na Carraige Báine" are the names of two traditional Irish songs.... [more]
Bakchos m Greek Mythology
Original form of Bacchus.
Baku m Japanese (Rare), Japanese Mythology
The "Eater of Nightmares (a lion-headed ghost)" in Japanese Mythology. If you call for him, he will eat away your nightmares. It can also refer to a "Tapir", for its appearance. I've heard that in the Japanese language, Baku means "Command Esteem", "Receive or Gain", or "Win Acclaim".
Balaram m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Nepali
Alternate transcription of Balarama.
Balarama m Hinduism, Indian, Kannada, Odia
From Sanskrit बल (bála) meaning "power, strength, might" combined with the name of the Hindu god Rama 1. This is the name of a Hindu deity and the elder brother of Krishna.
Balin m Hinduism
Balin is the name of a monkey king in the Hindu epic, "The Ramayama".
Baloola m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Kannada
MEANING - strong ... [more]
Balor m Irish Mythology
In Irish mythology, Balor (Balar, Bolar) of the Evil Eye was a king of the Fomorians, a race of giants.
Bamapama m Indigenous Australian Mythology
Australian Aboriginal myth. The 'Crazy Trickster'
Banba f Irish Mythology
One of a trinity of Irish goddesses, with Ériu and Fódla.
Bandhavi f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Nepali
MEANING : female relative, Sister, freind
Bandhuli f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Indian, Bengali
MEANING - Noon-plant... [more]
Baphomet m Judeo-Christian Legend, Popular Culture
Probably from a medieval corruption of Mahomet. This appears in the Inquisition of the Knights Templar as the name of an alleged Muslim or pagan idol. In the 19th century it became associated with a Western occult symbol drawn by Eliphas Lévi, a "Sabbatic Goat" image depicting a demonic horned god.
Bára f Norse Mythology, Icelandic, Faroese
Means "wave, billow" in Old Norse. In Norse mythology, Bára was the daughter of Ægir and Rán. She was sometimes referred to as Drǫfn, also meaning "wave, billow".
Barachiel m Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "blessing(s) of God" or "lightning of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of the seven archangels in the Eastern Orthodox tradition.
Barastyr m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the Ossetian ruler of the underworld who assigns dead souls either to paradise or his realm, comparable to the Greek Hades.
Barbale f Georgian Mythology
Meaning unknown, though it is similar to the Sumerian and Akkadian epithet bibbiru meaning "shining, splendor". Barbale was the Georgian goddess of cattle, poultry fertility, the sun, women's fertility, and healing.
Barbari f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali
MEANING : 'curly-haired', a species of ocimum,yellow sandal wood, gum myrrh, vermilion
Barbelo f Judeo-Christian Legend
Refers to the first emanation of God in Gnostic cosmogony.
Bari m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from barr "harsh". Related to Swedish bare "magical being". In Norse mythology this is the name of a dwarf.
Barzin m Persian Mythology
Name of one of the commanders of the Sassanian kingdom in ancient Iran and It means a nobleman sitting on a horse's saddle