Greek God Names - A to Z

The following is a list of male Greek god names. This list includes both major and minor male gods from both Greek and Roman mythology. 

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Note that clicking on Greek god names that have links will take you to a detailed description of that particular god. Not all gods have their own pages.

 

 

Greek God Names A-C


  • Achelous - The patron god of the Achelous river.

  • Aeolus - (a.k.a. Aeolos, Aiolos, Aiolus, Eolus) God of air and the winds.

  • Aether - (a.k.a. Aither, Akmon, Ether) God of light and the atmosphere.

  • Alastor - God of family feuds.

  • Apollo - (a.k.a. Apollon, Apulu, Phoebus) God of the sun, music, healing, and herding.

  • Ares - (a.k.a. Enyalius, Mars, Aries) God of chaotic war.

  • Aristaeus - (a.k.a. Aristaios) Patron god of animal husbandry, bee-keeping, and fruit trees.

  • Asclepius - (a.k.a. Aesculapius, Asklepios) God of health and medicine.

  • Atlas - The Primordial Titan who carried the weight of the heavens on his back.

  • Attis - The (minor) god of rebirth.

  • Boreas - (a.k.a. Aquilo, Aquilon) The North Wind. One of the Anemoi (wind gods).

  • Caerus - (a.k.a. Kairos, Occasio, Tempus) The (minor) god of luck and opportunity.

  • Castor - (a.k.a. Castore, Kastor) One of the twins who represent Gemini.

  • Cerus - The wild bull tamed by Persephone, made into the Taurus constellation.

  • Chaos - (a.k.a. Khaos) The nothingness that all else sprung from.

  • Charon - (a.k.a. Charun) The Ferryman of Hades. He had to be paid to help one cross the river Styx.

  • Chronos - (a.k.a. Chronus, Khronos) God of time.

  • Crios - The crab who protected the sea nymphs, made into the Cancer constellation.

  • Cronus - (a.k.a. Cronos, Kronos, Saturn) God of agriculture, father of the Titans.

 

 

Greek God Names D-L


  • Dinlas - Guardian god of the ancient city of Lamark, where wounded heroes could heal after battle.

  • Dionysus - (a.k.a. Bacchus, Dionysos, Liber) God of wine and pleasure.

  • Erebus - (a.k.a. Erebos) God of darkness.

  • Eros - (a.k.a. Amor, Cupid, Eleutherios) God of love, procreation and sexual desire.

  • Eurus - (a.k.a. Euros, Vulturnus) The East Wind - One of the Anemoi (wind gods).

  • Glaucus - (a.k.a. Glacus, Glaukos) A fisherman turned immortal, turned Argonaut, turned a god of the sea.

  • Hades - (a.k.a. Aita, Dis Pater, Haidou, Orcus, Plouton, Pluto) God of the Dead, King of the Underworld.

  • Helios - (a.k.a. Sol) God of the Sun.

  • Hephaestus - (a.k.a. Hephaistos, Vulcan, Sethlans, Mulciber) God of fire and blacksmithing who created weapons for the gods.

  • Heracles - (a.k.a. Herakles, Hercules, Hercle) An immortal hero of many Greek legends, the strongest man on Earth.

  • Hermes - (a.k.a. Pyschopompus, Mercury, Turms) God of commerce and travel, and messenger of the gods.

  • Hesperus - (a.k.a. Hesperos, Vesper) The Evening Star.

  • Hymenaios - (a.k.a. Hymenaeus, Hymen) God of weddings.

  • Hypnos - (a.k.a. Somnus) God of sleep.

  • Kratos - A god of strength and power.

Greek God Names M-R


  • Momus - (a.k.a. Momos) God of satire, writers, and poets.

  • Morpheus - God of dreams and sleep.

  • Nereus - (a.k.a. Phorcys, Phorkys) Titan God who Fathered the Nereids. God of the Sea before Poseidon.

  • Notus - (a.k.a. Auster) The South Wind. One of the Anemoi (wind gods).

  • Oceanus - Titan god of the ocean.

  • Pallas - A giant who was one of the ancient Titan gods of war.

  • Pan - (a.k.a. Faunus, Inuus) God of woods, fields, and flocks. Also a Satyr.

  • Phosphorus - (a.k.a. Phosphor, Lucifer) The Morning Star.

  • Plutus - God of wealth.

  • Pollux - (a.k.a. Polydeuces) One of the twins who represent Gemini.

  • Pontus - (a.k.a. Pontos) Ancient god of the deep sea.

  • Poseidon - (a.k.a. Neptune, Nethuns, Neptunus) God of the sea and earthquakes.

  • Priapus - (a.k.a. Priapus, Mutinus, Mutunus) A (minor) god of gardens and fertility, best known for having an enormous penis.

  • Pricus - The immortal father of sea-goats, made into the Capricorn constellation.

  • Proteus - An early sea god before Poseidon.

Greek God Names T-Z


  • Tartarus - (a.k.a. Tartaros, Tartarizo) God of the depths of the Underworld - a great storm pit - and the father of Typhon.

  • Thanatos - (a.k.a. Mors) God of death.

  • Triton - (a.k.a. Triton) Trumpeter of the sea and messenger of the deep.

  • Typhon - (a.k.a. Typhaon, Typhoeus, Typhus) God of monsters, storms, and volcanoes. Challenged Zeus for control of Mount Olympus.

  • Uranus - (a.k.a. Ouranos, Caelus) God of the sky and the heavens. Father of the Titans.

  • Zelus - The god of zeal, rivalry, and jealousy.

  • Zephyrus - (a.k.a. Zephyros, Favonius, Zephyr) The West Wind. One of the Anemoi (wind gods).

  • Zeus - (a.k.a. Dias, Jupiter, Tinia, Jove, Jovis Pater) Leader of the Olympic gods, and god of lightning, thunder, and the heavens.

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