Mythology Submitted Names

These names occur in mythology and religion.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Hrishti f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Hinduism, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali, Bengali
MEANING : delight, joy, pride... [more]
Hrist f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "the shaker" from Old Norse hrista "shake, quake". In Norse poetry the name was frequently used as a kenning for "woman"; in mythology it belonged to a Valkyrie.
Hrǫnn f Norse Mythology
Means "wave" in Old Norse. In Norse mythology, Hrǫnn was a billow maiden and one of nine daughters of Ægir and Rán.
Hrossþjófr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from hross ("horse") and þjófr ("thief"). This is the name of a giant in Norse mythology.
Hróðvitnir m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from hróðr "fame, glory" and vitnir "wolf". This is another name for Fenrir.
Hrund f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Meaning unknown; possibly related to Old Norse hrinda ("prick, push"). This is the name of a Valkyrie.
Hrungnir m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from either hröngl ("tumult, movement") or hrang ("noise, din"). This is the name of a Jǫtunn.
Hrvat m Croatian (Rare), Slavic Mythology
An old Croatian name meaning ''Croat''.... [more]
Huaxu f Chinese, Chinese Mythology, Far Eastern Mythology
From the characters 华 (huá, meaning “flower”, “luxuriance”) and 胥 (xū, meaning “all, each and every”). In Chinese mythology this name is borne by the mother of Fuxi and Nüwa... [more]
Hubal m Near Eastern Mythology
May mean "master god". From the Aramaic hu meaning 'spirit, god', and Ba'al 'master, lord'.... [more]
Huehueteotl m Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Aztec god that recieved particularly brutal human sacrifices.
Huginn m Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse hugr "mind, thought" (see also Hugubert). In Norse mythology, Huginn is the name of one of Odin's two ravens. Huginn signifies Thought and each day, he and Muninn (the other raven) fly over all the nine worlds known in Norse mythology in order to gather news and information for Odin.
Hugstari m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Possibly means "the stubborn one". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology, also called Haugspori.
Huitaca f New World Mythology
Etymology unknown. This was the name of the Muisca goddess of arts, dance and music, witchcraft, sexual liberation and the Moon who was turned into a white owl.
Humban m Near Eastern Mythology, Elamite Mythology
This was the name of the most important male god in the Elamite pantheon. His name apparently means "commander" in Elamite1, as it is derived from the Elamite verb huba "to command"2... [more]
Hunahpu m Mayan Mythology, New World Mythology
From Popul Vu, the Mayan holy book. Hunahpu was one of the hero twins from Mayan mythology, and with his brother Xbalanque defeated the underworld gods.
Hunsag m Caucasian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Hunsag (or Hunstag) was the Vainakh patron spirit of the forest and forest animals. He sought to kill hunters he met in the woods and was defended by the nature, flora, and fauna of the forest.
Hushang m Persian Mythology, Persian
Alternate transcription of Houshang.
Hutran m Near Eastern Mythology, Elamite Mythology
In Elamite religion, Hutran is the son of the god Humban (also known by his epithet Napirisha) and his wife, the goddess Kiririsha.1 It is uncertain what kind of god he was, but since his name might possibly mean "overwhelmer" in Elamite2, it could be that he was a god of soldiers and fighters3... [more]
Huyændon Ældar m Ossetian Mythology
Means "Lord of the Strait" in Ossetian, probably referring to the present-day Strait of Kerch. Huyændon Ældar is the Ossetian lord of fish and a great magician and spirit.
Hvelgelmir m Norse Mythology
Possibly means "bubbling cauldron". In Norse mythology this is the name of a spring in Niflheimr where Níðhǫggr lives.
Hvit f Norse Mythology, Norwegian
In the Hrolfs Saga Kraka, an old Norse mythological text, a woman named Hvit is queen of Norway. The word means "white" in Norwegian.
Hvitserk m Norse Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Old Norse Hvítserkr, from the elements hvítr "white" and serkr "shirt". In Norse legend this name belonged to one of the sons of the 9th-century king Ragnar Lodbrok and his wife Kráka.
Hyakkimaru m Japanese Mythology
abandoned by parents at birth, started fighting demons to get body parts back, Dororo, hes 16/17
Hyale f Greek Mythology
The name of one of the band of sixty young Okeanid Nymphs which formed the core retinue of the goddess Artemis. Her name is derived from the word Ὑαλως (hyalos) meaning "crystal".
Hyas m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name derived from ῡ̔́ω (hū́ō) meaning "rain".
Hybris f Greek Mythology
Possibly from the Greek yvris (Ὑβρις), meaning "insult". Hybris was a spirit or goddess of violence, insolence and outrageous behaviour.
Hydra f Astronomy, Greek Mythology
Means "water-serpent" in Greek (from hydor "water"). In Greek myth this was the name of a many-headed Lernaean water serpent slain by Hercules. It is also a northern constellation that is said to resemble a serpent, as well as a moon of Pluto.
Hygeia f Greek Mythology
Greek goddess of medical cleanliness, the English word hygiene is derived from her name.
Hygelac m Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Old English form of Hugleikr. This name occurs in the 8th-century epic poem 'Beowulf' belonging to a king of the Geats.
Hylaeus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ὑλαιος (Hylaios), which is probably derived from Greek ὕλη (hylē) meaning "forest, woodland". However, it could also have been derived from Greek ὗλις (hylis) "mud" or from Greek ὑλάω (hylaō) meaning "to bark, to bay"... [more]
Hylonome f Greek Mythology
Etymology unknown.
Hymen m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek hymenaios meaning "bridal song, hymeneal (wedding hymn)". In Greek mythology Hymen was the god of marriage and weddings, supposed to preside over every wedding.
Hymir m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic (Modern, Rare), Norse Mythology
Means "darkening one", related to húm ("semi-darkness, twilight"). This is the name of a giant in Norse mythology, the father of Týr, from whom Thor wants to fetch a cauldron for the Æsir... [more]
Hyndla f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "the dog". In Norse mythology this is the name of a giantess who insults Freyja.
Hyperenor m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ὑπέρ (hyper) meaning "over, above, beyond" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Hyperippe f Greek Mythology
Derived from ὑπέρ (hupér) meaning “above” and ἵππος (híppos) meaning “horse”.
Hypermnestra f Greek Mythology
Feminine name taken from Greek mythology meaning "the much-wooed one". Hypermnestra was one of Danaus' fifty daughters, the Danaids. When ordered to kill her husband on their wedding night, her sisters complied whilst Hypermnestra refused... [more]
Hyperochus m Greek Mythology
Derived from ῠ̔πέρ (hupér) meaning "above, over, across, beyond" and ὄχος (ókhos) meaning "chariot", or, more broadly, "anything which holds, bears something".
Hypnos m Greek Mythology
Means "sleep" in Greek. This was the name of the Greek personification of sleep, twin brother of Thanatos.
Hypsenor m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ὕψος (hypsos) meaning "height" as well as "top, summit" and "grandeur" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Hypseus m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ὕψος (hypsos) meaning "height". This name was borne by three characters in Greek mythology, one of them being the son of the river god Peneus by the nymph Creusa.
Hypsipyle f Greek Mythology
Derived from ὕψῐ (húpsi) meaning “on high” and πύλη (púlē) meaning "door, gate".
Hyrrokkin f Norse Mythology
a giantess from Norse mythology, who launched Hringhorni, Baldr's funeral ship
Hyrtacus m Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Hyrtacus is an obscure character associated with the Trojan War. He was a comrade of King Priam of Troy and married Arisbe, daughter of King Merops of Percote, after Priam had divorced her to marry Hecabe... [more]
Ia f Georgian, Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Georgian noun ია (ia) meaning "violet", as in the spring flower (also see Violet). In turn, it is thought to be derived from the Georgian noun იასამანი (iasamani) meaning "lilac", which might possibly be of Persian origin... [more]
Iaius m Greek Mythology
Iaius was the father of Oedipus in Greek mythology
Iakhsari m Georgian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Iakhsari was a mythical hero in Georgian mythology who aided Kopala in his adventures of slaying demons and monsters.
Ialdabaoth m Gnosticism, Hebrew, Phoenician Mythology
The first archon of darkness. In Hebrew, cabala, and Gnostic lore, Iadalbaoth is the demiourgos, occupying a position immediately below the "unknown Father". In Phoenician Mythology, he is one of the 7 elohim, creators of the visible universe... [more]
Iambe f Greek Mythology
The name of the Greek goddess of humor and poetry.
Ianassa f Greek Mythology
Ianassa was one of the nereides
Ianeira f Greek Mythology
The name of various characters in Greek mythology, among them one of the Nereids, a possible spouse of Capaneus and one of the many Oceanid daughters of Oceanus and Tethys who is said to have gathered flowers with Persephone when she was abducted by Hades.
Iárnvidia f Norse Mythology
Means "she of Iron-wood" in Old Norse. In the Prose Edda Iárnvidia is a female troll who lives in Járnvid ("the iron wood"). She is sometimes identified with Angrboða.
Iasion m Greek Mythology
The name of a minor mythological figure, occasionally depicted as the springtime consort of Demeter. The meaning of the name Iasion is unknown, but it has occasionally been suggested to mean "bindweed".
Iasis f Greek Mythology
From Greek mythology, the name of one of a group of spring nymphs whose waters were believed to cure aches and pains. The name Iasis may come from the root ιατρός (iatros) meaning "healer" or from the related word ίασης (iasis), meaning "cure, remedy, healing".
Iaso f Greek Mythology
A minor goddess of curing ailments, one of the daughters and attendants of Asklepios. Her name comes from the word ίασης (iasis), meaning "cure, remedy, healing".
Icovellauna f Celtic Mythology
meaning is unknown, name of a Celtic water goddess
Ida f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali
MEANING - speech, Goddess of speech ( Saraswati), earth, heaven, refreshment, food, vital spirit, offering ... [more]
Idaea f Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek for "from mountain Ida".
Idaia f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, the name of a minor nymph. The name Idaia is probably taken from her home, Mt Ida.
Idas m Greek Mythology
In The Iliad, Idas kidnapped Marpessa, who was loved by Zeus. When Zeus made Marpessa choose between them she chose Idas.
Idliragijenget f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Idliragijenget is the god of the ocean.
Idmon m Greek Mythology
Means "having knowledge" in Ancient Greek.
Iemanjá f Afro-American Mythology, New World Mythology
Portuguese Brazilian variant of Yemaja, also used in Uruguay. In many Afro-American religions she is the Goddess of the Ocean, also the Mother Goddess and patron of women.
Igaluk m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Igaluk is a lunar god. He lusted after his sister, the solar goddess Malina, but she rejected his advances and fled from him. Their eternal chase explains the movement of the sun and the moon through the sky.... [more]
Ignirtoq m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Ignirtoq is a god of light and truth.
Ihi f Polynesian Mythology
The Tahitian goddess of wisdom and learning. Her name may refer to the Tahitian chestnut tree.
Ihit m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Gujarati, Nepali, Marathi, Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Mauritian, Fijian, Indian (Sikh), Assamese
MEANING - sought, wished, desired, attempted, desire, request
Ijaakaaq m Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Greenlandic name meaning "moon".... [more]
Ijaska f Judeo-Christian Legend
This name was used for the wife of Nahor in the Book of Jubilees.
Ikelos m Greek Mythology
Derived from Ancient Greek Ικελος ‎(Ikelos) meaning "like, resembling". This was the name that the other gods used on Phobetor.
Ilaheva f Polynesian Mythology
The god Eitumatupua climbed down from the sky on a great tree, and took a worm descendant, Ilaheva, as his wife.
Ilasiaq m Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Means "a companion acquired (through magic)" in Greenlandic. This occurs in a legend from the Upernavik region of northern Greenland.
Ileshi f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism
MEANING : wife of king (queen)... [more]
Iliona f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Derived from Greek Ἴλιον (Ilion), an alternative name of Troy, the ancient city that was besieged by the Greeks in Homer's 'Iliad'. In Greek myth Iliona or Ilione was a Trojan princess, a daughter of Priam and Hecuba and wife of the Thracian king Polymestor.
Illyrios m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Precise meaning unknown. In Greek mythology, Illyrios was the son of Cadmus and Harmonia, from which the ancient kingdom Illyria (also Illyricum) derived its name.
Ilmr f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "sweet smell". Also a kenning for "woman". In Norse mythology this is the name of an Ásynja (an Æsir goddess).
Ilpotar f Finnish Mythology
In the Finnish epic 'Kalevala' Ilpotar was another name of Louhi, the queen of the north.
Imana f Judeo-Christian Legend
Blessed Imana of Loss (died circa 1270) was a Cistercian Benedictine nun and abbess at Salzinnes, Namur, France.
Imanja f Afro-American Mythology
Form of Yemaya found in Uruguay. Compare Iemanjá.
Imentet f Egyptian Mythology
Means "she of the west". In Egyptian mythology she was the goddess representing the necropolis west of the Nile River and the consort of Aken. Typically depicted wearing the hieroglyph for 'west' on her head, she often appeared on tombs to welcome the deceased into the afterlife... [more]
Imsety m Egyptian Mythology
In Egyptian mythology he was a funerary deity, one of the four sons of Horus tasked with protecting his throne in the underworld. His image was depicted on the canopic jar that held the liver of the deceased.
Inachus m Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Inachus was the first king of Argos after whom a river was called Inachus River, the modern Panitsa that drains the western margin of the Argive plain. Most modern mythologists however understand Inachus as one of the river gods, all sons of Oceanus and Tethys and thus to the Greeks part of the pre-Olympian or "Pelasgian" mythic landscape.
Inani f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian
Name: Inani/Inaani इनानी- Vatapattri plant (वटपत्त्री का पौधा), energetic, mighty... [more]
Inara f Near Eastern Mythology
In Hittite–Hurrian mythology, Inara was the goddess of the wild animals of the steppe and daughter of the Storm-god Teshub.
Inari f & m Japanese, Japanese Mythology
Means "carrying rice" or "rice load" in Japanese.... [more]
Indeg f Welsh (Rare), Welsh Mythology
Possibly derived from Welsh un "one" and teg "beautiful; fair".
Indraja f Lithuanian (Rare), Baltic Mythology
Borrowed from the name of a lake and river in the Utena district municipality of north-eastern Lithuania, derived from Eastern Aukštaitian Lithuanian indrė (standard Lithuanian nendrė) meaning "reed."... [more]
Indrid m Popular Culture, Folklore
Indrid Cold is the name of a being originating in North American folklore, whose appearance usually coincides with sightings of UFOs or other cryptids.
Ingeld m Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Old English name, possibly derived from the Old English intensive prefix in- and geld, gield "payment, tribute". This was the name of a legendary prince of the Heathobards who appears in Anglo-Saxon tales, including the 8th-century epic poem Beowulf.
Ingit m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Hinduism, Nepali, Bengali, Assamese, Indian (Sikh)
MEANING - sign, secret aim, indication, movement, gesture, change of voice
Inguma m Basque Mythology
In Basque mythology, Inguma is a nocturnal spirit who enters the home at night and tries to disturb the sleep of those who live at the place (similar to the Alp and Mara in Germanic folklore). To ward him off, one needs to seek help of Saint Agnes.
Inias m Judeo-Christian Legend
One of the 7 angels reprobated by the church council in Rome (745 C.E.) The others were Uriel, Raquel, Simiel (Semibiel), Tubuel, Tubuas, and Saboac.... [more]
Ino f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, she was the second wife of Athamas, a Theban maenad who raised her dead sister Semele's son Dionysos and who was apotheosized into the sea goddess Leucothea.
Inshushinak m Near Eastern Mythology, Elamite Mythology
Inshushinak was the name of one of the major gods of the Elamite pantheon. He started out as a mere local god1, in which capacity he was the patron deity of the city of Susa2... [more]
Intercidona f Roman Mythology
Goddess who provides the axe without which trees cannot be cut (intercidere).
Interduca f Roman Mythology
The goddess that accompanies the child in leaving and returning to the home. See also Adeona.
Inuus m Roman Mythology
Meaning, "entry." The phallic god Mutunus Tutunus, and Pertunda enable sexual penetration. Inuus, sometimes identified with Faunus, embodies the mammalian impulse toward mating... [more]
Invidia f Ancient Roman, Roman Mythology
This was the Roman equal of demigoddess Nemesis, who ruled over revenge. From the Latin word invidere meaning "to look against, to look at in a hostile manner".
Iocaste f Greek Mythology
Variant of Iokaste. It is also the name of one of Jupiter's moons.
Iofiel m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant of Jophiel. Iofiel is the name of the Angel of Beauty.
Ioke f Greek Mythology
The Ancient Greek personification of battle onslaught. Her name is related to διωκή (dioki) meaning "rout, pursuit".
Iolaos m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἰός (ios), which can mean "arrow" as well as "poison" and "rust". The second element is derived from Greek λαος (laos) meaning "people".
Iolaus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Iolaos. This is a mortal nephew of Heracles, son of his mortal twin brother, Iphicles. He came with Heracles to fight the Hydra.
Iphianassa f Greek Mythology
Means "strong queen" in Ancient Greek.
Iphianeira f Greek Mythology
Derived from Ancient Greek wirds ιφιος (iphios) meaning "strong, stout" and possibly ανηρ (aner) meaning "man".
Iphicles m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Iphikles. In Greek mythology, Iphicles was the mortal twin to Heracles, son of Alcmene and Amphitryon.
Iphiclus m Greek Mythology
Derived from Ancient Greek words ιφιος (iphios) meaning "strong, stout" and κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory".
Iphikles m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ιφιος (iphios) meaning "strong, stout, mighty" combined with Greek κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory".
Iphimedeia f Greek Mythology
Means "ruling over with strength" from Greek ἶφι (iphi) "strongly, stoutly, mightily, by force" (compare the first element in Iphianassa, Iphigeneia, Iphidamas and Iphiklos) and the verbal root μέδ- (med-) from μεδω (medo) "to protect, to rule over" with the feminine noun suffix -εια (-eia)... [more]
Iphimedusa f Greek Mythology
Derived from ιφιος (iphios) meaning "strong, stout" and μεδω (medo) meaning "to protect, to rule over".
Iphinoe f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, the name Iphinoe (Ἰφινόη) may refer to:... [more]
Iphis f & m Greek Mythology
Possibly from Greek ιφιος (iphios) meaning "strong, stout". This was the name of seven characters in Greek myth, both male and female, including the slave woman given to Patroclus by his cousin Achilles in Homer's 'Iliad'.
Iphition m Greek Mythology
Diminutive form of Iphitos, as this name contains the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion). In Greek mythology, this is the name of two Trojans.
Iphitos m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ιφιος (iphios) meaning "strong, stout, mighty".
Iphitus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Iphitos. This is the name of several characters in Greek mythology, one of them being a king of Elis.
Iphthime f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἴφθιμος (iphthimos) "stout, strong", a word which meant "comely, goodly" when applied to women. This name was borne by a sister of Penelope in Homer's epic the 'Odyssey'.
Ipmil m Sami Mythology
Means "God" in Northern Sámi.
Ira m & f Hinduism
In Hinduism, Ira (ईर) is the name of the wind-god who is the father of the monkey god Hanuman. His name means "wind" in Sanskrit.... [more]
Iravan m Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit इरावत् (irāvat) meaning "satiating, comfortable, endowed with provisions", from इरा (irā) meaning "food, refreshment". This is the name of a minor Hindu deity and a character in the Mahabharata... [more]
Iravati f Hinduism
Means "possessing refreshment" in Sanskrit, from इरा (ira) meaning "water, refreshment" and वती (vati) meaning "having". This is the name of a figure in Hindu mythology who is associated with the Ravi River in northwestern India... [more]
Irawan m Indonesian, Indonesian Mythology
Indonesian form of Iravan. This is the name of a character in the Javanese version of the Hindu epic Mahabharata, who is sometimes called Bambang Irawan.
Irdlirvirisissong m & f Inuit Mythology, Inuit
Means "demon cousin of the moon"
Ireri f Indigenous American, Tarascan, Spanish, New World Mythology
Means "the one and only" in Tarascan.
Iresu-kamuy f Far Eastern Mythology
Means ""people teacher"" in Ainu; alternate name of Kamuy-huci.
Íri m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "Irishman". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Irial m Irish Mythology, Irish (Rare)
Irial Fáid was a legendary High King of Ireland.
Irita f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Nepali, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Name- Irita (Eerita ) ईरिता... [more]
Irkalla f Near Eastern Mythology
Another name for Ereshkigal, the Queen of the underworld.
Iro f Finnish Mythology, Finnish
Mother of Väinämöinen, Ilmarinen and Joukahainen. Finnish name day April 5.
Irpa f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Feminine form of Jarpr. This is the name of a goddess who along with Þorgerðr was worshipped in 10th-century Hálogaland (northern Norway).
Iruene f & m Guanche Mythology, Spanish (Canarian)
This is the name of a demon that manifested itself as a large black and woolly dog, mainly in Tenerife and Gran Canaria. Variant of Yurena.
Isander m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Isandros. This was the name of a man killed by the god Ares in Homer's "Iliad".
Isandros m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἴσανδρος (isandros) meaning "like a man", which consists of the Greek adjective ἴσος (isos) meaning "equal" combined with Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man".
Isara f Near Eastern Mythology
Means "treat, binding promise" in Hittite. ... [more]
Isarraitaitsoq f Inuit Mythology
Etymology unknown. This is the name of the minor wife of the Netsilik Inuit scorpionfish god Kanajuk.
Isengrim m Literature, Folklore, Ancient Germanic
A variant form of Isangrim. This is the name of a wolf found in many medieval stories, most notably in the French folktale of Reynard the Fox. The author J. R. R. Tolkien used it as a hobbit name in 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954).
Ishaan m Sanskrit, Hinduism
In Hindu tradition, Ishaan is the guardian of the north-east direction. He is often identified with the deity Shiva.
Ishara f Near Eastern Mythology
An ancient Hittite goddess associated with love and oaths. Her name comes form the Hittite word for "treaty, binding promise", or may be related to the name of the goddess Ishtar.
Ishashis m Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Sanskrit, Punjabi, Kannada, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu
Name - Ishashis ईशाशिस्... [more]
Ishay m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Assamese
Means "refresh, strengthen, animate" in Sanskrit.
Ishme-karab f Near Eastern Mythology, Elamite Mythology
This was the name of a goddess in Elamite religion. Her name is Akkadian and means "she who has heard the prayer"1 or "she has heard the supplication".2 The Elamite form of her name is said to be Išnikarap.3 The fact that her name is Akkadian rather than Elamite, is possibly due to the fact that Elam had repeatedly been under Akkadian rule and was thus influenced by the Akkadian language and culture... [more]
Isht m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Indian, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, American, Assamese, Tamil, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Indian (Sikh), Sinhalese, Gujarati
MEANING - wished, desired, loved, worshipped, respected, sacrificing, lover, husband
Ishta f Sanskrit, Tamil, Hinduism, Telugu, Hindi, Indian, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Nepali, Sinhalese
MEANING - desired, loved, worshipped, respected, sacrificed
Ishtar-deela m Caucasian Mythology
Possibly from the name Ishtar combined with Chechen дела (dela) meaning “god, deity”. This is the name of the Vainakh god of death and ruler of the underworld.
Isonoe f & m Greek Mythology
One of jupiter's moons
Isos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἴσος (isos) meaning "equal".
Israfel m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variation of Israfil.
Issitoq m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Issitoq is a deity that punishes those who break taboos. He usually takes the form of a giant flying eye.
Issoria f Greek Mythology
An epithet of the Greek goddess Artemis which derives from Issorion, the name of a mountain near Sparta on which there was a sanctuary dedicated to her... [more]
Ištanu m Near Eastern Mythology
From Hattic estan meaning "Sun-god". He was the Hittite and Hattic god of the sun. In Luwian he was known as Tiwaz or Tijaz. He was a god of judgement, and was depicted bearing a winged sun on his crown or head-dress, and a crooked staff..
Isus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Isos. In Greek mythology, Isus was one of the numerous sons of king Priam of Troy.
Ithunn f Norse Mythology
Anglicization of the Norse name Iðunn, keeping the 'th' sound instead of replacing the 'ð' with a 'd'.
Ithuriel m Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "discovery of God" in Hebrew, according to some sources. However, it could possibly instead mean "the light of God is with me", derived from Hebrew 'itay "with me", uri "light, fire" and el "God"... [more]
Itylus m Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Itylus was the son of Aedon, daughter of Pandareus of Ephesus and wife of King Zethus of Thebes... [more]
Itzamna m Mayan Mythology
Mayan God of the Sun, and leader of the Gods.
Ītzpāpālōtl f Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Derived from Nahuatl itztli meaning "obsidian, obsidian knife" and pāpālōtl "butterfly". This name has been translated as "clawed butterfly", perhaps in effect equal to "bat". In Aztec mythology, Ītzpāpālōtl was a skeletal warrior goddess of infant mortality and women who die in childbirth.
Iulus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ioulos. In Greek mythology, this was the name of a legendary king (better known under the name Ascanius) who was also the son of the Trojan hero Aeneas.
Iunit f Egyptian Mythology
Iunit of Armant means "she of Armant". Armant, also known as Hermonthis, is a town in Egypt whose name is derived from Montu. In Egyptian mythology she was a minor goddess and a consort of Montu.... [more]
Iusaaset f Egyptian Mythology
Etymology uncertain, may mean something similar to "she who grows as she comes". This was the name of the feminine counterpart to Atum, also associated with the acacia tree.
Iuverna f Roman Mythology
Latinate version of Juverna
Ívaldi m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Meaning unknown; possibly an Old Norse form of Iwawaldan or Inhu-waldan. In Norse mythology Ívaldi was the father of a dwarfs... [more]
Iwerydd f Medieval Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Derived from Welsh Y Werydd meaning "the ocean". In Welsh mythology she was a wife of the sea-god Llyr and the mother of Brân the Blessed.
Ixbalanqué m Mayan Mythology (Hispanicized, Archaic)
In mayan mythology, Ixbalanqué is the twin brother of Hunahpú, son of the god Hun-Hunahpú and the young Ixquic.
Ixion m Greek Mythology
Probably derived from the Greek noun ἰξός (ixos), which can mean "mistletoe" as well as "birdlime". In Greek mythology, Ixion was king of the Lapiths (the most ancient tribe of Thessaly) and a son of Ares or Antion or the notorious evildoer Phlegyas.
Ixquic f Mayan Mythology, New World Mythology
Means "blood lady" in Quiché (Mayan), from the feminine prefix ix- combined with qiq "blood". In Mayan mythology she was the mother of the twin gods Hunahpú and Ixbalanqué.
Ixtab f Mayan Mythology
At the time of the Spanish conquest of Yucatán (1527–1546), Ix Tab or Ixtab ( "Rope Woman", "Hangwoman") was the indigenous Mayan goddess of suicide by hanging. Playing the role of a psychopomp, she would accompany such suicides to heaven.
Ixtli f New World Mythology
Diminutive of Ixtaccihuatl, which means "white woman" in Nahuatl from iztac "white" and cihuatl "woman". This was the name of a beautiful princess in Mexican legend who fell in love with the hero Popo, but died of grief when a messenger falsely reported that her lover had died in war... [more]
Iynx f Greek Mythology
From Greek mythology. The name of a nymph who invented the magical love-charm known as the iynx--a spinning wheel with a wryneck bird attached, according to mythology she either used the charm to make Zeus fall in love with her or with another nymph, Io... [more]
Jaami f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali
MEANING : a virtuous or respectable woman, Sister, daughter -in-law. ( It is name of an apsara)
Jabru m Near Eastern Mythology, Elamite Mythology
This was the name of an obscure but very old god in Elamite religion. It is uncertain what the meaning of his name was in the Elamite language. Most sources equate him with the Babylonian god Anu1, so he must have been a god of the heavens... [more]
Jafnhárr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "equally high". This is the name of a Norse god.
Jami f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Punjabi, Marathi, Malayalam, Sinhalese, Telugu, Assamese, Odia
MEANING : a virtuous or respectable woman, Sister, daughter -in-law. (It is name of an Apsara)
Janaína f Portuguese (Brazilian), Tupi, Afro-American Mythology
From Tupi îandá una, referring to a type of black bird. This is also another name of the Yoruba goddess Yemaja, e.g. in the Afro-Brazilian cult of Candomblé, used as a given name in Brazil.
Jandira f Portuguese (Brazilian), New World Mythology
From the name of a sea goddess worshipped by the Bakairi people of Brazil, who speak a Carib language. This has been used as Brazilian given name since the 20th century.
Jari m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse jara "quarrel", or a Finnish pet form of Jarmo. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Járnsaxa f Norse Mythology
From Old Norse járn "iron" and sax "dagger, short sword".... [more]
Jarovit m Slavic Mythology
Wendish and Polabian form of Jarylo.
Jasy f Tupi (Rare), Guarani, New World Mythology
A Tupi name derived from îá "moon" and sy "mother". Its Guarani cognate jasy means "moon".... [more]
Jatayu m Sanskrit, Malayalam, Hinduism, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Indian, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati
MEANING - Bdellium, having entangled hair, long-lived
Java f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Hinduism, Gujarati, Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Nepali
MEANING : China rose, saffron... [more]
Javinė f Baltic Mythology, Lithuanian
Name of a feminine household god who protects grains and barns.... [more]
Jegudiel m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant form of Jehudiel. This is the name of one of the seven archangels in the Eastern Orthodox tradition.
Jeh f Persian Mythology
Possibly derived from the Arabic verb جَاءَ (ja'a) meaning "to come, to bring". In Zoroastrianism, Jeh is the consort of Ahriman, and is a demon of lasciviousness who is associated with the menstrual cycle, improper behaviour and the defilement of women.
Jehudiel m Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from the Hebrew יהודיאל (Yehudiel) which meant "praise of God" (compare Judah). Jehudiel was one of the seven archangels in Eastern Orthodox tradition.
Jeta m Hinduism
Meaning: to conquer (the passions), overcome or remove (any desire or difficulties or diseases) , truimphant (a name of lord Vishnu )... [more]
Jhala f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil
MEANING : sun-heat, girl, cricket (insect)... [more]
Jhalari f Sanskrit, Hindi, Tamil, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
MEANING : a sort of drum, curl... [more]
Jhali f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Nepali, Indian
MEANING :Areca-nut
Jhall m Sanskrit, Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Hinduism
MEANING : a prize-fighter, a cudgel player... [more]
Jhallak m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism
MEANING : cymbals... [more]
Jhallika f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Hinduism, Kannada, Bengali, Malayalam, Gujarati, Telugu, Nepali
MEANING : light, sunshine, cloth used for applying colour or perfumes... [more]
Jihaan m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali, Tamil
MEANING - flying (like an arrow), bounding forward (like a horse)... [more]
Jihana f Sanskrit, Telugu, Hindi, Hinduism, Malayalam, Indian, Tamil
MEANING - flying ( like an arrow ), bounding forward (like a horse ). It is feminine of Sanskrit word/ name Jihan, Jihaan... [more]
Jingwei f Chinese Mythology
From Chinese 精 (jīng) meaning "essence, spirit" and 卫 (wèi) meaning "guard, protect"... [more]
Jinx f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Popular Culture
Variant of Jynx, or else directly from the American English word meaning "a charm, a spell", which is ultimately derived from the same source (Greek iynx "wryneck", a bird used in witchcraft and divination)... [more]
Jiraiya m & f Japanese Mythology, Popular Culture, English (Modern, Rare)
First used in the 1806 yomi-hon Jiraiya Monogatari (自来也説話) and then subsequently in the folklore Jiraiya Gōketsu Monogatari (児雷也豪傑譚), published as a series from 1839 to 1868, belonging to the main character who uses shape-shifting magic to morph into a gigantic toad... [more]
Jiufeng m & f Chinese Mythology, Far Eastern Mythology
From a combination of the characters 九 (jiu, meaning “nine”) and 凤 (feng, meaning “phoenix”). This is the name of a deity mentioned in the Shanhaijing (山海经), or Classic of Mountains and Seas... [more]
Jolïete f Welsh Mythology
Possibly from Old French joli, jolif "pretty, cute, smart, joyful". According to Gerbert de Montreuil's 'Fourth Continuation' of Chrétien’s Perceval (c. 1230), this was the name of a maidservant of Bloiesine, Gawain’s lover.
Jonay m Spanish (Canarian), Folklore
Taken from Garajonay, a Canarian place name of Guanche origin. According to a local legend, Gara and Jonay were a pair of young Guanche lovers who died together in a joint suicide at Garajonay peak, the highest mountain on the Canarian island of La Gomera... [more]
Jophiel m Hebrew (Hellenized), Judeo-Christian Legend, Theology
Derived from Hebrew yofiel, which apparently means "beauty of God" in Hebrew. According to Christian lore, Jophiel was the angel who drove Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden.
Jori m Norse Mythology
Shortened form of Jörmungandr. Son of Loki, otherwise known as the world serpent.
Jormungand m Norse Mythology
Jormungand means "huge monster" in Norse Mythology. It is also known as the Midgard Serpent, or the world Serpent. Jormungand is a sea serpent, the middle child of the giantess Angrboda and Loki.
Jǫrð f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse jǫrð meaning "earth". In Norse mythology, Jǫrð was the goddess of the earth and the mother of Þórr (see Thor). Other names for her included Hlóðyn and Fjǫrgyn.
Josh m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
MEANING - pleasure, satisfaction, enthusiasm
Jóð m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
From Old Norse jóð meaning '(new born) child, descendant'. Jóð is one of the sons of Jarl and Erna in the Rígsþula.
Jowangsin f Korean Mythology
The goddess of the fire and hearth in traditional Korean religion. Her name is derived from the hanja 竈 (jo) meaning "hearth, kitchen stove, kitchen", 王 (wang) meaning "great, king" and 神 (sin) meaning "god, goddess, spirit".
Jugatinus m Roman Mythology
The name of a Roman conjugal god, from iugare, "to join, yoke, marry."
Junda f Baltic Mythology (Archaic), Lithuanian (Archaic), Literature
Fictional character used by the Lithuanian writer Skomantas in his book 'Jundos Lemtis,' (English: The Faith of Junda).... [more]
Juoksáhkká f Sami, Sami Mythology
Combination of Juoksa and Sami áhkká meaning "wife, woman, mother". Jousáhkká is a goddess in Sami mythology who decides whether an unborn baby will be a boy or girl... [more]
Juskaha m New World Mythology
Sapling, the younger twin brother of Othagwenda (Flint), culture heroes of the Seneca. They were born to a young woman magically impregnated by the West Wind... [more]
Justitia f Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin iustitia "justice", this was the name of the Roman goddess of justice.
Jyani m Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Assamese
MEANING - knowing, wise, intellectual, learned... [more]
Ka m Hinduism
This is the other name of Krishna who is a male character in Hindu Mythology.
Kaatyaayani f Hinduism
This is one of the 108 names of Maa Durga, the Hindu Goddess signifying power.
Kab Yeeb f Far Eastern Mythology
Hmong form of Guanyin. It may be derived from kab meaning "insect" or "path" and yeeb meaning "opium poppy".
Kadlu f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Kadlu refers to either one goddess or three sisters who presided over thunder.
Kadru f Hinduism
Means "tawny, reddish-brown" in Sanskrit. In Hindu mythology Kadru is the wife of Kashyapa and the mother of the nagas, a race of divine half-human, half-serpent beings.
Kagutsuchi m Japanese Mythology
From Japanese 迦 (ka), a phonetic character, 具 (gu) meaning "tool, means" and 土 (tsuchi) meaning "ground, earth, soil". In Japanese mythology, Kagutsuchi was the god of fire, as well as the son of Izanagi and Izanami... [more]
Kagututi m Far Eastern Mythology
Kagututi was the fire god of ancient Japanese mythology. His mother, Izanami, was killed while giving birth to him.
Kahalaomāpuana f Polynesian Mythology, Hawaiian (Rare)
A minor goddess, the fifth Maile sister. Combintion of ka "the", hala "pandanus", o "of" and māpuana "wafted fragrance".
Ka-ha-si m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Ka-Ha-Si was a lazy Inuit boy who was shunned by his tribe for his constant sleeping.
Kaheleha m Hawaiian, Polynesian Mythology
A legendary chief from native Hawaiian mythology.
Kaikeyi f Hinduism, Indian
Name of a character, the second consort of King Dasharatha and the Queen of Ayodhya, in the Hindu epic, the Ramayana.
Kaineus m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
It might possibly be best to see this name as a masculinization of Kainis. After all: in Greek mythology, Kaineus and Kainis are one and the same person... [more]
Kainis f Greek Mythology
Probably derived from the Greek noun καινίς (kainis) meaning "knife", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb καίνω (kaino) meaning "to kill, to slay".... [more]
Kairos m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun καιρός (kairos), which literally means "due measure, proportion, fitness" as well as "time, season", but has a more figurative meaning of "the right or opportune moment", as in: being in the right place at the right time.... [more]
Kaj m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
Meaning - "born from water "; "aquatic "; "lotus"... [more]
Kaja f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi
Meaning - "born from water "; "aquatic "; "lotus"... [more]
Kakia f Greek Mythology
Probably related to (kakos) which means "vice or immorality." Kakia was the spirit (daimona) of vice and moral badness.
Kakuyama-no-uneo-no-konoshita-ni-zasu-kami f Japanese Mythology
An epithet of the spring water goddess Nakisawame. It is derived from 香 (kaku) meaning "pleasant scent, fragrance", 山 (yama) meaning "mountain", の (no) meaning "of", 畝 (une) meaning "raised earth in a field" or "rib", 尾 (o) meaning "tail", "foot of a mountain" or "the end of something", の (no) meaning "of", 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood", の (no) meaning "of", 下 (shita) meaning "the below", 坐 (za) meaning "to sit, to bear fruit" and 神 (kami) meaning "god, deity, spirit".
Kalamainu'u f Polynesian Mythology
Etymology unknown. This was the name of an Hawaiian lizard goddess.
Kalamos m Greek Mythology
Means "reed" in Ancient Greek.
Kale f Greek Mythology
From ancient Greek Καλη meaning "beauty". In Greek mythology she was one of the Graces and a daughter of Zeus.
Kalervo m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Variant of Kaleva, possibly influenced by name Kullervo. In Finnish mythology Kalervo was the father of Kullervo.
Kalika f Hinduism
An epithet of the Hindu goddess Kali, destroyer of time, which is taken to mean "pertaining to time" as a derivative of kali, the feminine form of Sanskrit kala "time".
Kalimah f Hinduism, Mythology
Kali Ma, called the "Dark Mother," is the Hindu goddess of creation, preservation, and destruction.
Kalindi f Indian, Hinduism
Sanskrit name meaning "sun".... [more]
Kalleis f Greek Mythology
Kalleis comes from the Greek word "kallos", meaning "beauty". It was the name of one the three Kharites, or Graces.
Kallichore f Greek Mythology
One of Jupiter's moons
Kalligeneia f Greek Mythology
KALLIGENEIA (Calligeneia) was the nymph nursemaid of the goddess Demeter and her daughter Persephone. She was worshipped as a goddess of the Eleusinian Mysteries. And it means "beautiful born" from καλλή and γένης.
Kalma f Finnish Mythology
Finnish Goddess of death and decay, residing in the underworld. The name means "corpse stench", and can be used as a poetic word for death.Her father is Tuoni and her mother Tuonetar... [more]
Kalpesh m Hinduism
ancient times in harappa, the word 'kalpesh' was used as presentation of new articles.
Kalybe f Greek Mythology
The name of a Trojan nymph loved by King Laomedon of Troy. Her name is derived from the element καλυβη (kalybe), a type of rustic rural hut.
Kalyke f & m Greek Mythology
One of Jupiter's moons
Kamalipa f Hinduism
Kamal, Kamala, Kamalika & Kamalipa. All these names orginated from the flower name "Kamal(Lotus". The name Kamalipa means "Big Lotus"
Kamar f Georgian Mythology
Meaning uncertain. Kamar was the daughter of the Georgian god of nature and the god of the sky. She was seen as a symbol of divine fire and her beauty caused Amirani to kidnap her from heaven.
Kamuy m & f Ainu, Far Eastern Mythology, Japanese Mythology
Refers to a spiritual or divine entity in the mythology of the indigenous Ainu people of Japan. The term shares similarities with the Japanese word "kami" (神) in both phonology and meaning.
Kamuy-huci f Far Eastern Mythology
Ainu goddess (Kamuy) of the hearth. Also known as Apemerukoyan-mat Unamerukoyan-mat.
Kanaloa m Hawaiian, Polynesian Mythology
The god of the ocean in Hawaiian mythology.
Kandakoro-Kamuy m Ainu, Japanese Mythology, Far Eastern Mythology
God of the sky and prime originator in Ainu mythology.
Kanene Ski Amai Yehi f New World Mythology
Means "spider grandmother" in Cherokee. It is the name of the Cherokee goddess who brought the sun to the world.
Kaʻōhelo f Polynesian Mythology
Derived from ka meaning "the" and ʻōhelo referring to the ʻōhelo shrub. This was the name of the mortal sister of Pele.
Kapheira f Greek Mythology
The name of an Okeanid nymph of the island of Rhodes who nursed the infant Poseidon. The name is derived from the elements eir and kathos, meaning "stormy-breath".
Kar m Greek Mythology
Variant of Car.
Kara f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Nepali, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati
MEANING - condconfinement, Prison, binding , a part of lute below the neck ( for deadening the sound ), a female messenger, female worker in gold ● Origin - Sanskrit, Indian
Karapet m Armenian Mythology, Armenian
Karapet is a pre-Christian Armenian mythological character usually represented as a glittering long-haired thunder-god with a purple crown and a cross.... [more]
Kareeshma f Tamil, Hinduism, Indian
This name means blossum.And is similar to the name karishma
Karn m Sanskrit, Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Punjabi, Assamese
MEANING - ear, furnished with ears, the helm or rudder of a ship ( in Geometry ) the hypotenuse of triangle or diagonal of a tetragon
Karora m Indigenous Australian Mythology
The creator, according to the Bandicoot clan of the Arandan aborigines of Australia.
Kartlos m Georgian Mythology, Georgian
Derived from the Proto-Kartvelian root *kart meaning "Kartvelian".... [more]