Latin form of Greek Aigle
, myth name of one of the
one of the Hesperides, and a Naiad, meaning light,
Greek myth name of one of the three Graces, meaning "beauty,
splendor." The other two are Thalia
"blossoming, luxuriant," and Euphrosyne
, "joy, merriment."
Celtic myth name of a goddess of strife and war. The name derives from
, literally meaning
myth name of the personification of the "war cry."
Latin form of Greek Alkippe
, meaning mighty
In Greek mythology, this was the name of a daughter of
Latin form of Greek Alkyone
In Greek mythology, this was the name of a daughter
Latin form of Greek Alekto
, myth name of one of the Furies (Gr. Erinyes, Eumenides), meaning unceasing Virgil
named two others: Megaera grudging,
and Tisiphone avenging murder
Japanese myth name of a sun goddess who ruled the heavens, meaning
shining over heaven
Persian myth name of a goddess of immortality, meaning
Persian myth name of a goddess of fertility and water, meaning
This is also the Persian name for the planet Venus.
Celtic myth name of a Briton goddess of victory, meaning
myth name of a goddess who relieved men from pain and sorrow.
She was also a protectress of Rome and keeper of its sacred name
which could not be pronounced lest it be revealed to enemies. In
art, she has been depicted with a bandage over her mouth and a
finger pressed to her lips, demanding silence. Her festival is
called Divalia or Angeronalia and is celebrated on December 21st.
"Flower." Greek myth name of a goddess of
flowers, gardens, love, marshes, and swamps. She was
worshiped on Crete.
Greek myth name of a daughter of Ares
queen of the Amazons) who was kidnapped and married by Theseus
, making her the first Amazon ever to marry. The
meaning of her name is debatable. The first half, Anti-,
could have derived from anti "against;
counter," or antios "set against."
The second half, -ope, could have derived from ope
"hole," ops "voice," or opsis
Greek myth name of the one of the three original Muses
before their number was increased to nine, meaning "to sing."
"Risen from the foam." Greek myth name of the goddess of love and mother of
, composed of the elements afros "foam"
and dity "dive; rise."
Greek myth name of a daughter of Zeus
and twin sister to Apollo.
The name is of uncertain origin. It may be related to the word artamos
"a butcher" or artemes "safe."
Hindi myth name of a goddess of the night, the
sky, and the stars. She was the wife of the sage Vasishtha, and is
identified with the morning star.
Semitic myth name of a
mother goddess, meaning she who treads on the
Phoenician form of Greek myth name Astarte
name of a goddess of fertility and war. Meaning unknown.
Greek form of Phoenician Ashtoreth
myth name of a goddess of fertility and war,
equivalent to the Semitic goddess Ishtar. Meaning is unknown.
Greek myth name of a goddess of justice, derived from
the word aster, meaning "star."
Greek myth name of the goddess of wisdom. Plato
fancifully derived her name from A-theo-noa,
meaning "mind of God," but the true meaning is
Greek myth name of one of the original three Fates, known
as the "inevitable" or "inflexible."
myth name of a goddess of morning, meaning dawn
Female of the ointment jar
Original form of Egyptian myth name Bastet
, a cat-headed goddess. Originally, she was a sun goddess depicted as a lion, who defended the pharaoh and, consequently, the chief god, earning her the title of Lady of flame,
and Eye of Ra
Later, the Greeks changed her to a moon goddess.
A variant of Bast
additional feminine suffix added to the one already present. Since this name
literally means "female of the ointment jar," Bast
et later became
thought of as a goddess of perfumes.
From the Hindi myth name Bharat Mata, meaning
Also known as Bharathamba, India
In Hindu mythology she was the personification of India
more recently considered a goddess of fertility. She is usually depicted
wearing a saree and holding a flag.
Norse myth name of the goddess of the evening mist who slays the sun every night. Derived from the elements borg fortification
and hildr battle
Name of the tutelary
goddess of the Brigantes (British Celts) from which the mythic Irish Brighid
, daughter of
, is probably an offshoot.
Irish Gaelic myth
name of an ancient Celtic goddess, daughter of Dagda
, one of the Tuatha Dé
Myth name of the wife of
, a shieldmaiden and
valkyrie. The name is the Old Norse equivalent of German Brunhild
armored warrior woman
Latin form of Greek Kalliope
name of the muse of epic poetry, meaning beautiful voice
myth name of a goddess of health, door hinges,
handles, and thresholds, meaning door-pivot
myth name of a goddess of flesh, meaning horn
This is the
name from which the word carnal was derived. Also the myth name of a
nymph who the god Janus
fell in love
Irish/Gaelic myth name of a water goddess of inspiration,
intelligence, knowledge and creativity, meaning fair locks
myth name of the goddess of agriculture, derived
from the Proto-Indo-European root ker, meaning to
Latin form of Greek Keto
, myth name of a goddess of the
dangers of the sea, meaning sea monster; whale
myth name of
a goddess of water and rivers, and wife of Tlaloc
meaning jade skirt
shoot." In Greek mythology, this is another name of the goddess Demeter
. This name is also mentioned in the bible by Paul
Greek myth name of a goddess of vegetation, derived from
the word chloros, meaning
Latin form of Greek Kleio
myth name of the muse of poetry and history, meaning
Latin form of Greek Klotho
, name of one of the
three Fates (Moirae) of Greek mythology, meaning
Latin myth name of a goddess of peace, meaning
harmony; peace; with (one) heart
Myth name of a Celtic goddess of harvest, meaning red claws
She is also known by the names Lasair and Lassar, meaning flame, Fhina
, meaning wine,
and Lasairiona, meaning flaming wine
Myth name of a Phrygian goddess of fertility adopted by
the Greeks and Romans. The true meaning of the name is
uncertain; the traditional derivation is "she of
Slavic myth name of the
personification of the "morning star."
myth name of one of the Moirae, meaning
Greek myth name borne by Artemis
referring to her place of birth, meaning "of
"Of Delphi." Greek myth name borne by Artemis
referring to Delphi, where she had a shrine.
Hungarian form of Latin Demetrius
meaning "loves the earth."
Greek myth name of a daughter of Poseidon
Hindi name derived from Sanskrit devi meaning
myth name of a goddess of the moon and hunting,
meaning divine, heavenly
goddess." Greek myth name of the mother of Aphrodite.
The name is a feminine form of Zeus.
form of Greek myth name Eris
Greek myth name of a goddess of the sea, consort of
and mother of the Nereids (sea nymphs). The name
was derived from a Greek ethnic name meaning
Hindi myth name borne by the goddess Devi. She is usually depicted riding a lion or tiger, and having twelve hands, each holding a weapon and assuming a mudra (symbolic hand gesture). The name was derived from the Sanskrit word durga, meaning fort
or protected place
Greek myth name of a sea
nymph and daughter of Proteus
, meaning knowing
Greek myth name of a goddess of childbirth, derived from the word eilelythyia,
meaning "the ready-comer."
Norse myth name of a goddess of healing and medicine, meaning help,
Greek myth name of a goddess of peace, meaning "peace."
"Horror." Greek counterpart of Roman
myth name of a goddess of war known as the "waster of cities" and
depicted as being covered in blood and carrying weapons. She was a companion
and is sometimes said to be his sister or mother.
Greek myth name of the goddess of dawn, meaning "dawn."
Derives from epos, meaning "horse," and
epa, meaning "mare." This is the Celtic myth name of the goddess of horses and fertility.
Greek myth name of the muse of poetry, derived from the Greek word arastos,
Mesopotamian myth name of the goddess of Irkalla, the land of the dead. There are various meanings given for her name: Lady of the Great Place, Lady of the Great Earth,
and Lady of the Great Below
Greek myth name of the personification of "strife." She is
the sister of Ares. Her Roman
name is Discordia.
"Well-spoken." Greek myth name of a goddess of good omen,
praise, and shouts of triumph, composed of the elements eu
"good, well" and phemi "I speak."
Greek myth name of one of the three Graces, meaning "joy, mirth."
Greek myth name of the goddess of the seas, and wife of Krios
meaning "wide violent force."
According to Orphic mythology, this was the
queen goddess of the world before Rhea
cast her and her husband Ophion
Greek myth name of one of the Muses fathered by Zeus.
She is called the "giver of pleasure," and her name means
Feminine form of Roman Faunus
This is an alternate name for several mythological
characters including Bona Dea/Marica,
, and Terra.
Hungarian form of Roman
meaning "fortune; good luck."
myth name of a goddess of flowers and spring, meaning
Old Norse myth name of the goddess of love, derived from the Old High German
element frouwa, meaning lady, mistress
Old Norse myth name of the goddess of earth, wife of Odin
, derived from the
, meaning to love
Irish myth name of
the first wife of Midir, a witch
goddess who turns the heroine Étaín into a pool of
water, then a worm, and finally a beautiful butterfly.
Lithuanian myth name of a goddess of fire. Meaning unknown.