Ossetian Mythology Submitted Names

These names occur in the mythologies of the Ossetian people of the Caucasus.
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Æfsati Ӕфсати m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the Ossetian protector of wild animals, deer, boars, and mountain goats.
Agunda Агуындӕ f Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian
Derived from Persian آخوند (akhund) meaning "cleric, teacher". This is the name of a heroine in the Nart sagas.
Akhsar Ӕхсар m Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian
Means "bravery, valour, courage" in Ossetian. This is the name of a hero in the Nart sagas.
Akhsartag Ӕхсӕртӕг m Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian
Variant of Akhsar. This is the name of a hero in the Nart sagas.
Alægatæ Алӕгатӕ m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a general of the Narts in the Ossetian Nart epic.
Alardy Аларды m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the Ossetian lord of smallpox who had to be placated.
Aminon Аминон m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the Ossetian gatekeeper of the underworld.
Anigol Анигол 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.
Atsyrukhs Ацырухс 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.
Barastyr Барастыр 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.
Bedukhæ Бедухӕ f Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Bedukhæ is a character in the Nart epics and a beautiful Nart woman who falls in love with Sosruko.
Borkhuarali Борхуарали, Бурхорали, Бурхор m Ossetian Mythology
This is the name of the Ossetian god of cereals and grain and the son of Khorældar. He was killed by Batraz, causing the Narts to fall to famine.
Donbettyr Донбеттыр m Ossetian Mythology
Probably from Ossetian дон (don) meaning "water, river" combined with a form of the given name Peter. In Ossetian mythology, this is the name of the god of water and the patron of fishermen.
Dzerassa Дзерассӕ f Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian
Possibly means "golden-haired, shining", perhaps related to Persian زر (zar) meaning "gold". In Ossetian mythology Dzerassa is the daughter of the sea god Donbettyr.
Fælværa Фӕлвӕра m Ossetian Mythology
Possibly a combination of the names of the saints Florus and Laurus. Fælværa was the one-eyed protector of sheep. There is a festival of sheep-shearing honored after him in September... [more]
Gatag Гатаг, Батаг m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Gatag is a water spirit in Ossetian mythology and the father of Syrdon in the Nart epics. Since he was the ruler of water, he could cut off the Narts' water supply at any time he desired, but he chose to befriend them instead... [more]
Huyændon Ældar Хуыӕндон Ӕлдар 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.
Khæmyts Хӕмыц m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This was the name of a hero in the Ossetian Nart epics, the twin brother of Uryzmag, and an Akhsartagkata (one of three groups of people in the Nart epics).
Khorældar Хорӕлдар m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Ossetian mythology, Khorældar is the god of bread, patron of harvest, and father of Borkhuarali. When his son was killed by Batraz, he decided to punish the Narts by putting them in famine.
Khutsau Хуыцау m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the supreme Ossetian deity, creator of the earth, and God of all gods.
Khyzmydæ Хъызмыдӕ f Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Khyzmydæ is a character in the Ossetian Nart epics and the aunt of Uryzmag and Khæmyts... [more]
Kurdalægon Куырдалӕгон m Ossetian Mythology
Contraction of Kurd Alæ Wærgon in which Kurd (derived from *kur- meaning "to heat", "to incandesce") and Alæ (Ossetian for "Aryan" and later "Alan") are epithets meaning "blacksmith" and "Alan (a nomadic Iranian ethnic group), Aryan (an Indo-Iranian term meaning "noble") and Wærgon (from Old Ossetic *wærg meaning "wolf") , the original name of Kurdalægon... [more]
Safa Сафа m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the Ossetian God of the hearth chain and the most important domestic deity to the Ossetian people.
Satana Сатана f Ossetian Mythology
Ossetian variant of Satanaya.
Saubarag Саубараг m Ossetian Mythology
Means "black rider" in Ossetian. This is the name of the Ossetian God of darkness and thieves, comparable to the Biblical figure Satan.
Saynag-aldara f Ossetian Mythology
The mother of Agunda in the Ossetian 'Nart' sagas.
Sozyryqo Созырыхъо m Ossetian, Ossetian Mythology
Ossetian form of Sosruko.
Syrdon Сырдон m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of trickster character in the Nart sagas, comparable to Loki of Scandinavian beliefs.
Tætærtupp Тӕтӕртупп m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a character in Ossetian Mythology and the Caucasian Nart sagas. He is a close friend and favorite of God.
Totradz Тотрадз m Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Totraz.
Totraz Тотрадз m Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian
Possibly a form of Tahmuras via Georgian თეიმურაზ (Teimuraz). This is the name of a hero in the Nart sagas.
Tutyr Тутыр m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Tutyr was the Ossetian lord of wolves and the enemy of Fælværa, protector of sheep. He is identified with Saint Theodore of Tyre.
Uarkhag m Ossetian Mythology
Means "like a wolf" in Ossetian, derived from Scythian varka "wolf". His name comes from the fact that wolves were seen as a totemic symbol to the Ossetian people. This is the name of the ancestor of the Narts in the Ossetian Nart epic... [more]
Uastyrdzhi Уастырджи m Ossetian Mythology
From an Ossetian form of the name George. In Ossetian mythology, this is the name of a patron god and the father of Satanaya... [more]
Uatsilla Уацилла m Ossetian Mythology
From the name of Saint Elijah of the Bible. Uatsilla was the God of rain, lightning, and thunder, and the protector of the harvest. If one was struck by lightning, they were considered to be chosen by this God, and if they survived, they would receive a sheep sacrifice in their honor... [more]
Uyryzmag Уырызмаг m Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian, Caucasian Mythology
This was the name of a hero in the Ossetian epic and saga Nart. He is the son of Ækhsærtæg and Dzerassa, twin brother of Khæmyts, and half-brother of Satanaya... [more]