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Gods and Goddesses
Post # 1
My boyfriend and I were discussing baby names, we decided weather it is a boy or girl we want it to have either a god or goddesses name.

I could use some help. If you know any pagan/wiccan/greek god and goddesses names please tell me :) ~Blessed be
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Re: Gods and Goddesses
By: / Beginner
Post # 2
Boy. Ajax after the heir in the Iliad.
Girl. Acantha after a nymph that was beloved by God Apollo. Acantha means thorn or prickle.
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Re: Gods and Goddesses
Post # 3
At the moment I know of:


Adraste - Goddess of Destiny

Amemet - Goddess of The Land of the West

Ana - Goddess of Plenty

Anapurna - Goddess of Plenty

Aphrodite - Goddess of Love and Beauty, But also of the Hunt

Aradia - Daughter of Diana, Goddess of the Full Moon

Ariadne - Goddess of Light

Arianrhod - Goddess of Fertility and Life Passage; Goddess of the Full Moon

Artemis - Huntress Goddess of Wildlife, Fertility, Children and Young Girls

Atremis of Ephesus - Goddess as the Great Mother

Astraea - Goddess of Justice

Asthoreth (Astarte) - Horned Goddess of Fertility and Love; Goddess of War

Bendis - Goddess of the Dark Moon, Wisdom, The Under-World and Witches

Brigit - Goddess of Fertility, Healing, Skills, and Poets

Cerridwen - Goddess of Magic, Wisdom and the Underworld

Danu - Mother Goddess, Goddess of Abundance

Demeter - Goddess of Fertility, Crops and Fruitfulness

Diana - Goddess of the Moon, Children, Wilderness and Witches

Diti - Goddess of Wishes Granted

Epona - Goddess of Horses and Abundance

Fortuna - Goddess of Fate and Chance

Freya - Goddess of Nature, Fertility, and Magic

Gaia - Goddess of the Earth, Earth Mother

Gerda - Goddess of Light

Harmonia - Goddess of Warrior Women

Hecate - Goddess of the Dark Moon, Magic, Wisdom and Witches

Hulda - Goddess of the Underworld

Inanna - Goddess of the Horned Moon, Goddess of Love

Isis - Great Goddess, Mother Goddess, and Goddess of Magic

Lakshmi - Goddess of Fortune

Lola - Goddess of Gambler's Luck

Maat - Goddess of Truth and Balance

Minerva - Goddess of War, Wisdom, Crafts and Skills

Morrigan (The) - Triple Goddess of Battle, War and Plenty (Badb, Macha, Anu)

Nixes - Goddess of Water Spirits

Norns - Three Fates

Persephone - Goddess of Corn (Wheat) and of the Underworld

Ran - Sea Goddess

Rhea - Great Mother Goddess

Rhiannon - Goddess of the Underworld

Sarasvati - Goddess of Knowledge, Poetry, Music, and Patroness of Students

Selene - Goddess of the Full Moon and Magic Workers

Sin - Fairy Women with Magical Warriors

Skadia - Mountain Goddess

Tailtiu - Goddess of the Earth

Uma Parvati - Mother Goddess, Goddess of the Earth, Fertility

Uto - Snake Goddess of Regeneration and Fertility

Vesta - Goddess of the Hearth, Home and Herblore


Adonis - God Of Vegetation and Rebirth

Anubis - God of the Underworld and Death Passage

Apollo - God of the Sun, Healing, Protection, and Oracles

Arawn - God of the Underworld

Aten - Egyptian Supreme God, solar deity

Attis - God of Vegetation and Rebirth (Sometimes called Pa)

Baal - God of Fertility and Storms

Balder - God of Light, Vegitation and Resurrection

Benu - God of the Sun

Cernunnos - Stag-Horned God of nature, Fertility, animals and Wilderness

Chronos - God of Time

Dionysos - God of Resurrection, Cycles of Life, Wine, Divination

Dis - God of the Underworld, and Riches

Eros - God of Love

Faunus - God of Herds, Crops and Oracles

Februus - God of the Underworld

Frey - God of Nature and Fertility

Ganesha - God of Wisdom, Prosperity, and Remover of Obstacles

Greenman - God of Nature and Wildwood

Hades - God of the Underworld, Wealth and Serets

Herne (The Hunter) - Antlered God of Nature, Gatherer of Souls

Horus - God of the Sun and resurrection

Lugh - God of Skills, God of the Sun

Manannan Mac Lir - God of the Sea and Fertility (Sometimes Called Mac)

Mimis - God of Fresh Water and Wisdom

Min - God of Fertility

Mithras - God of Warriors, The Sun and resurrection

Nun - God of Primal Wars

Osiris - God of the Underworld and Resurrection

Pan - Goat Horned God of Nature, Fertility, Herds and the Great All

Prometheus - God of Smithery, Crafts and skills

Shiva - God of Creation, Protection, Destruction, Fertility

Silvanus - God of the Forests, Fields and Herblore

Tammuz - God of Resurrection and the Underworld

Thor - God of Fertility, Thunderstorms and Protection

Thoth - God of Writing, Wisdom and Magic

Tyr - God of Law and Justice

Ullur - God of Justice, Archery and Skiing

Wayland Smith - God of Smithery, Skills and Crafting

Both God and Goddess

The Great All - Divine Androgyne

Atum - Divine Androgyne, The Great He/She

Fjorgyn - Divine Androgyne

Shiva Ardhanari - Divine Androgyne

But... I was wondering if there were others
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Re: Gods and Goddesses
Post # 4
A name that wasn't mentioned above...try Isis goddess of Magick.
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Re: Gods and Goddesses
Post # 5
I would say go with a name that flows smoothly with the middle and last. Other then that pick a god/ goddess that wouldn't obscure ho people view your child. Like don't pick Loki if you don't want the child's first impressions to be like a trickster or someone who might cause trouble.
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Re: Gods and Goddesses
By: Moderator / Knowledgeable
Post # 6

If you're going to post information that was taken from another source, either a book or a website, you need to post where that information was obtained from. To do otherwise is plagiarism and is a violation of the site rules.

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Re: Gods and Goddesses
Post # 7
Aphrodite is not the goddess of hunt, that is Diana. (or Artemis.)
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Re: Gods and Goddesses
By: / Novice
Post # 8
Consider the deities qualities, but also how 'unique' you want your child's name to be. You might worship Neptune, but how will the childs life with that name be? Children can be cruel, do you want your child coming home crying because they're named Pan?

There's a lot to consider when it comes to naming children. If you want to use a deities name, look into names of gods from your heritage [a white child named Vishnu might not be wise] and names commonly used [Like Morgan or Bridgette. Spelling can be closer to the actual god if you wish] of course you could choose the dirty for the middle name like 'Mary Freya Smith' so you they could choose later on if she wants people calling her 'Freya' or 'Mary'.
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Re: Gods and Goddesses
By: / Beginner
Post # 9
What do you mean by "white child"
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Re: Gods and Goddesses
By: Moderator / Adept
Post # 10
Nekoshema obviously meant "non Asian child". Don't be so quick to accuse racism.
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