Divine Names

Quick Guides:

Female Names: Female Deities, Pertaining to deities/divine/religion
Male Names: Male Deities, Pertaining to deities/divine/religion

(Female Deities)

 

Alala: greek: War goddess; Mar’s sister.

Ambika (ahm-bee-kah): hindu: Goddess of power and destruction

Anahid: armenian: Goddess of Moon

Artemis: roman: The Roman name of Diana; Goddess of the Moon and the Hunt. Connected with childbirth and had the power to inflict or heal sickness.

Astarte: syro-phoenician: Moon goddess, also goddess of war, victory, revenge, astrology, and sexuality

Astrea/Astraea (Ahs-tray-ee-ah): latin: Goddess of Justice

Bellona: roman/latin: Goddess of War

Brigid/Brigit/Brigitte: celtic: Similar to Vesta; Virgin Goddess of Fire of the hearth and home

Calliope: latin: Goddess of Epic poetry; one of the Muses

Ceres: roman: Goddess of agriculture, identified with Demeter

Chanda: sanskrit: Name of goddess devi

Chandi: Angry name of goddess Sakti

Chloris/Flora: latin: Godess of Flowers

Cluacina (kloo-ay-seen-ah): roman: Surname of Venus; Goddess of Love

Cybele: phrygian: A goddess of the Earth and caverns, dark magick, and revenge

Cytheria/Cythereis (sigh-thehr-ees): latin: Another name for Venus; Goddess of Love

Cynthia: greek: Moon Goddess

Damia: greek: Goddess of the forces of nature

Demitri/Demeter: greek: Goddess of moon, grain and harvest; she was mother to Persephone, who went into the underworld as a bride of Hades.

Diana: greek: Virgin goddess of the moon and the wild hunt, she is also the protectoress of young women, goddess of childbirth, chastity, and fertility

Dictynna: latin: By-name of Diana (Goddess of the Moon and Hunt) as the goddess of the chase

Dione: greek: Another name for Diana; Goddess of the Moon and the Hunt

Eira: ?: Goddess of Medicine

Ellama: indian: Mother Goddess

Eris: latin: Goddess of discord or chaos

Feronia: sabine: Goddess of the groves

Feronia: latin: Goddess of the springs and woods (I know it’s written twice, but the other was a “Sabine” version)

Freyja: norse: Goddess of love, sexuality, fertility, childbirth, magick and war, also leader of the Valkyries and a shape-shifter

Gaea/Gaia (jee-ah or gigh-yah): greek: Goddess of the Earth; Mother of all life and the Gods

Hebe/Hebes: latin: Goddess of youth; cup bearer to the Gods

Hecate: greek: Dark goddess of the lower world or Underworld, worshiped as a goddess of spells and enchantment

Hera: greek: Great mother, Queen of Heaven, goddess of Earth and Moon, protector of women, marriage, the home, and childbirth

Hertha: german: A goddess of the Germans

Hlin (hel-in): ?: Goddess of Consolation; Counselor

Horae/Horarum: latin: The hours; goddess of the seasons

Irene: greek: Goddess of peace

Iris: greek: She is the Goddess of the rainbow. May have certain influences with the chakras. She is the sign of good fortune after a “storm” or tragic event

Isis: egyptian: Supreme Goddess, goddess of marriage, childbirth, domestic life, healing, fertility, reincarnation, Earth, and Moon; Mother of the Gods

Juno: roman: The roman name of Hera; Queen and mother of the Gods

Kairos: greek: Goddess from Jupiter

Kali: sanskrit: Energy, dark Goddess. In Hindu belief, she is the Goddess of destructive forces. She is also a goddess of vengeance. She is said to carry something in each hand for battle.

Laka: hawaiian: Goddess of the hula

Laverna: latin: Goddess of rogues and thieves

Libitina: latin: Goddess of the funerals

Lilith: assyrian: Storm goddess

Luecothea: latin: Ino as a sea-goddess

Lucina: latin: Goddess of Childbirth

Luna: roman: Goddess of the Moon.

Maia: greek: Nurse, mother, goddess of spring

Matuta: latin: Goddess of the early hours or dawn

Minerva: greek: Goddess of wisdom, the arts and science, protection, peace, and medicine

Moira/Moriae: greek: Goddess of destiny/fate

Nahid: latin?: Another name for Venus; Goddess of Love

Nemesis: greek: Dark goddess of justice and revenge

Nott: ?: Goddess of Night

Opis: latin: Goddess of plenty

Phoebe: latin: Moon goddess, sister of Phoebus

Pomona: latin: Goddess of fruits

Quan-Yin/Kwan-Yen: chinese: The Chinese goddess of Mercy and Compassion.

Sedna: native american: Goddess of food

Selena/Selene: greek: Moon goddess. Sister to Helios. Similar to Diana, but not a huntress or a virgin. Said to have had fifty daughters by Endymion.

Sita: indian: Mother, earth Goddess

Snotra: ?: Goddess of Virtue

Tacita: latin: The goddess of silence

Terra: latin: Goddess of Earth

Tethys (teh-thees): latin: A sea-goddess

Uke Mochi: japanese: The goddess of food, who was killed by Tsuki-Yomi.

Vacuna: sabine: Goddess of rural leisure

Venus: roman: Roman equivalent of Aphrodite; Goddess of Love, beauty, sex, and healing

Vesta: greek: Virgin goddess of the hearth and domestic life

❀Pertaining to deities/divine/religion❀

Abida: arabian: She who worships

Ailsa: hebrew: Consecrated to God; Pledge from God

Ajay: hindu: God

Amadis: latin: Love of god

Apollonia/Abellona: danish-greek: Of Apollo

Artemisia: greek: Belong or of Artemis

Bohdana: russian: From god

Chane: hindu: Name of a god

Christine/Christina/Chrisi/Christy/Crysti/Christiana: latin: Anointed Christian; Follower of Christ

Deandra: latin: Divine

Denise: greek: Of Dionysus

Dea: italian: Goddess

Deva: sanskrit: Divine

Diana/Diane: greek: Of Diana; Divine

Diella (dee-el-uh): latin: Worships god

Dillian: latin: Worshiped one

Diva: latin: Goddess

Ellice: greek: The Lord is God

Isabel/Elizabeth/Isabella/Eliza/Lyzie: spanish/english/latin: Pledge to God

Jeane/Jeanne/Jeanine/Jeannette/Jennette/Janice: latin: God is gracious

Joaquin/Joaquine: hebrew: God will judge

Kaili: hawaiian: A name of a deity

Megami: japanese: Goddess

Matrika: hindu: Mother, name of goddess

Moriah/Mariah: hebrew: The Lord is my teacher

Panthea: greek: Of all the gods

Rabie: turkish: Goddess

Thea (thee-uh): greek: Goddess

Theola: greek: Divine


(Male Deities)

 

Aeolus (ay-ee-oh-lus): latin: God of winds

Aesculapius (ay-skuh-lah-pee-uhs): latin: God of the medical
arts

Anila: indian: God of wine

Anubis: egyptian: Dog-headed God

Apis: egyptian: The bull, an Egyptian God

Apollo: greek: Sun god

Ares: greek: God of War

Ashura/Ashur: assyrian: Ashur was the chief god of war and empire. He was always spoiling for a fight, was very mischievous, and was constantly getting in trouble with the other gods.

Bacchus: roman: God of wine

Balder: scandinavian: God of Light

Clusius (kloo-see-uhs): ?: Surname of the god Janus in the time
of peace

Cronus/Cronos/Kronos: greek: The Greek version of Saturn. Was the god of time and the mightiest of all Titans.

Cupid: roman: God of love, son of Venus

Dinesh: hindu: Sun, god of the day

Dionysus: greek: Greek name of Bacchus; God of Wine

Erebus: latin: God of Darkness

Eros: greek: God of love

Gradivus: latin: Surname of Mars, who steps to the battle

Hinun: ?: God of clouds and rain

Indra: hindu: God of power

Ivar: norse: A Norse God; the archer

Jupiter/Jove: roman: The Roman version of Zeus. He was the god of the heavens and the Earth, the god of justice and the ruler of all the other gods.

Manda: hindu: Saturn, God of the occult

Mars: roman: The Roman name of Ares; God of War. One of the chief gods of the pantheon, who was associated with military power and glory. He was driven by rage and violence and preferred to spend his days battling.

Masou (mah-so-oo): native american: Fire deity

Mayon: hindu: The black god

Mercurius/Mercury/Hermes: latin/roman/greek: The messenger of the gods; God of eloquence, luck, game of chance, wealth, commerce, sleep, dreams and story telling. He was a patron of merchants, deception and thieves. He was the messenger and herald of the gods and the conductor of the souls of the dead to Hades.

Mithras: persian: Sun-god

Mitra (migh-trah): indian: God of daylight

Morpheus: latin: God of Dreams

Nereus: latin: A sea-god

Neptune: roman: The god of water, rain, and fertility and known as the King of the Sea and Ocean. Also sometimes known as the god of horses.

Odin: norse: Odin is one of the three original Aesir gods who created the world and mankind. He is the God of war, storms, wisdom, and honor. He had only one eye, but had inner sight, and nine of his children became gods as well.

Osiris: egyptian: Lord of life after death, The Great God, god of fertility, death and reincarnation, justice, order, power. God of Gods

Pan: greek: God of the woodlands, fertility in all its forms, wild animals, music, nature spirits, and dance

Peneus: latin: River-god

Phoebus: latin: Sun-god; brother of Phoebe

Pilumnus: latin: An old god of marriage

Pluto: roman: God of the lower world, equivalent is Hades in greek mythology. Also connected to Plutus.

Plutus: latin: God of wealth

Poseidon: greek: The greek version of Neptune.

Priapus: latin: God of fruitfulness

Proteus: latin: A sea-god

Raiden: chinese: Originally spelled “Raijin”. Raijin is the god of thunder, and is often portrayed as a red demon beating a drum. In Japanese, the word “raiden” means “thunder”.

Raini: native american: Deity who created the world

Saturn: roman: The god of the harvest.

Shiva: hindu: Shiva is one of the three principal Hindu deities. Shiva is a god of complementary actions. He is portrayed as both destroyer and restorer of worlds; as a both a giver and a taker. He is part of the triad that also includes Brahma and Vishnu.

Silvanus: latin: God of the woods

Sin: sumerian: God of the moon, destiny, destruction of all evil, predictions, and wisdom

Summanus: ?: An Etruscan; later also a Roman deity: the god of Night throwing lightning

Surya: indian: Sun God

Terminus: latin: God of boundaries

Tsuki-Yomi: japanese: Japanese Shinto god of the moon, who killed the goddess Uke Mochi.

Uranus: roman/greek: Personifies the evening night sky, who came forth spontaneously from Gaea, the Earth. Was also the husband of Gaea and fathered the Titans, the Cyclops, the hundred-handed monsters, and other creatures.

Vejovis: roman: God of vengeance

Vertumnus: latin: God of seasons

Vulcanus: latin: God of fire and furnace

Zephyr: latin/greek: The god of the West wind. Also known as the “gentle wind”.

Zeus: greek: Supreme diety and the most powerful of the gods. He was god of the sky, rain, thunder, and thunderbolts.

❀Pertaining to deities/divine/religion❀

Akshay: hindu: Name of a god

Alhamdulellah (ahl-hahm-dool-leh-lah): persian: Thank God

Amado: latin: Loving deity

Chike: african: Power of God

Dennis: greek: Of Dionysus

Dio: italian: God

Divus: latin: God

Gustave/Gustaf: swedish: God’s staff or Staff of God; Staff of the Goths

Ilias: latin: Jehovah is my God

Joe/Joseph/Joey: hebrew: God will increase

Jonathan: hebrew: Gracious gift of God

Kaikara (kah-ee-kah-rah): ugandan: Traditional name of god

Kaiou (kaioh): japanese: Sea/Ocean King. Refers to the god Neptune/Poseidon.

Kamal: hindu: A name of a God

Kantha: hindu: A name of a God

Meiou (meioh): japanese: Dark King. Refers to the god of the underworld; Pluto/Hades.

Nathan: hebrew: Gift of God

Sandya: hindu: Name of a god

Tenou (tenoh): japanese: Sky/Heaven King. Refers to the god Uranus.