Death/Dead Names

Azrael

Variant of Hebrew Azriel, meaning help of God This is the name of the Angel of Death, who separates the soul from the body upon death.

Daffodil

Asphodel English name derived from the name of the flower, itself from Latin asphodelus, from Greek asphodelos. In Greek mythology, it is described as a pale yellow deathless kind of lily flower that overspreads the plains of Hades and is the favorite food of the dead.

Libitina

Roman myth name of a goddess of corpses, funerals, and the dead. Her name was synonymous with the word death

Morana

Slavic myth name of a goddess of death and winter, meaning "death."

Mort

English nickname for both Morton settlement on the moor, and Mortimer dead sea

Mortimer

English surname transferred to forename use, itself from a Norman baronial name, meaning dead sea in Old French. Used as an English form of Irish/Gaelic Muiriartach mariner, seaman

Than

Nickname for Greek Thanatos, meaning "death."

Thanatos

Greek myth name of a god of death, meaning "death."

Ukwtakun

starvation; in the Indian legends represented as a quasi demigod, whose howling and approach indicate death and destruction.

Valdis

"Goddess of the dead." Scandinavian name, composed of the Old Norse elements valr "the dead" and dis "goddess."
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