DonbettyrДонбеттырmOssetian 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.
FælværaФӕлвӕраmOssetian 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]
GatagГатаг, БатагmOssetian 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 ÆldarХуыӕндон ӔлдарmOssetian 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.
KhæmytsХӕмыцmOssetian 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).
KhorældarХорӕлдарmOssetian 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.
KhutsauХуыцауmOssetian Mythology Meaning unknown. This is the name of the supreme Ossetian deity, creator of the earth, and God of all gods.
KurdalægonКуырдалӕгонmOssetian 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]
SafaСафаmOssetian 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.
UarkhagmOssetian 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]
UatsillaУациллаmOssetian 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]