Greek Goddess Names - A to Z

It's about time we had a list just for Greek goddess names. In Greek mythology a goddess was just as important as a god - sometimes more so. The Greek goddesses covered everything from fertility to death and from poetry to war.

The following is a list of both major and minor goddess names. This is a list of female gods only.

Click here for a list of male gods from Greek mythology.

Click here for a complete list of Greek gods and goddesses.

Note that clicking on Greek goddess names that have links will take you to a detailed description of that particular goddess. Not all goddesses have a link to a separate page.

Greek Goddess Names A-B

  • Achelois - One of the moon goddesses.

  • Alcyone - One of the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione.

  • Alectrona - Early Greek goddess of the sun.

  • Amphitrite - (a.k.a. Salacia) The wife of Poseidon and a Nereid.

  • Antheia - Goddess of gardens, flowers, swamps, and marshes.

  • Aphaea - (a.k.a. Aphaia) A Greek goddess who was worshipped exclusively at a single sanctuary on the island of Aegina in the Saronic Gulf.

  • Aphrodite - (a.k.a. Anadyomene, Turan, Venus) Goddess of love and beauty.

  • Artemis - (a.k.a. Agrotora, Amarynthia, Cynthia, Kourotrophos, Locheia, Orthia, Phoebe, Potnia Theron) Goddess of the moon, hunting, and nursing.

  • Astraea - The Star Maiden - a goddess of justice, included in Virgo and Libra mythologies.

  • Até - Goddess of mischief.

  • Athena - (a.k.a. Asana, Athene, Minerva, Menerva) Goddess of wisdom, poetry, art, and the strategic side of war.

  • Atropos - (a.k.a. Aisa, Morta) One of The Fates - She cut the thread of life and chose the manner of a persons death.

  • Bia - The goddess of force.

  • Brizo - A prophet goddess and protector of mariners, sailors, and fishermen.

Greek Goddess Names C-G

  • Calliope - One of the Muses. Represented epic poetry.

  • Calypso - (a.k.a. Kalypso) The sea nymph who held Odysseus prisoner for seven years.

  • Celaeno - The name of a wife of Poseidon.

  • Ceto - (a.k.a. Keto) a sea monster goddess who was also the mother of other sea monsters.

  • Circe - (a.k.a. Kirke) A goddess who transformed her enemies into beasts.

  • Clio - One of the Muses. She represented History.

  • Clotho - (a.k.a. Nona) One of the Fates - Spun the thread of life from her distaff onto her spindle.

  • Cybele - (a.k.a. Agdistis, Magna Mater, Meter, Meter Oreie) Goddess of caverns, mountains, nature and wild animals.

  • Demeter - (a.k.a. Ceres, Demetra, Tvath) Goddess of the harvest.

  • Doris - A Sea Nymph, mother of the Nereids.

  • Eileithyia - (a.k.a. Eileithyiai, Eilithia, Eilythia, Eleuthia, Ilithia, Ilithyia, Lucina) Goddess of childbirth.

  • Electra - (a.k.a. Atlantis) One of the seven Pleiades.

  • Elpis - (a.k.a. Spes) The spirit of hope.

  • Enyo - (a.k.a. Bellona) A (minor) goddess of war, connected to Eris.

  • Eos - (a.k.a. Aurora, Eosphorus, Mater Matuta, Thesan) Goddess of the Dawn.

  • Erato - One of the Muses - represents Lyrics/Love Poetry.

  • Eris - (a.k.a. Discordia) Goddess of strife, connected to Enyo.

  • Euterpe - One of the Muses - represents Music/Lyrics/Poetry.

  • Gaia - (a.k.a. Celu, Gaea, Terra) Goddess of the Earth, also known as Mother Earth.

Greek Goddess Names H-N

  • Harmonia - (a.k.a. Concordia) Goddess of Harmony and Concord.

  • Hebe - (a.k.a. Juventas) Goddess of youth.

  • Hecate - (a.k.a. Hekat, Hekate, Trivia) Goddess of magic, witchcraft, ghosts, and the undead.

  • Hemera - (a.k.a. Amar, Dies, Hemere) Goddess of daylight.

  • Hera - (a.k.a. Juno, Uni) Goddess of goddesses, women, and marriage and wife of Zeus.

  • Hestia - (a.k.a. Vesta) Greek goddess of the home and fertility. One of the Hesperides.

  • Hygea - (a.k.a. Hygieia, Salus) Goddess of cleanliness and hygeine.

  • Iris - Goddess of rainbows.

  • Kotys - (a.k.a. Cotys, Cottyto, Cottytus) A Dionysian goddess whose celebrations were wild and liscivious.

  • Lacheses - (a.k.a. Decima) One of the Fates. Measured the thread of life with her rod.

  • Maia - (a.k.a. Mya, Fauna, Maia Maiestas, Bono Dea) One of the seven Pleiades, Goddess of fields.

  • Mania - (a.k.a. Mania, Manea) Goddess of insanity and the dead.

  • Melpomene - One of the Muses - represented Tragedy.

  • Merope - One of the seven Pleiades, married to king Sisyphos.

  • Metis - Titan goddess of wisdom.

  • Nemesis - (a.k.a. Rhamnousia, Invidia) Goddess of retribution (vengeance).

  • Nike - (a.k.a. Victoria, Nice) Goddess of victory.

  • Nyx - (a.k.a. Nox) Goddess of night.

Greek Goddess Names P-S

  • Peitha - (a.k.a. Peitho, Suadela) Goddess of persuasion.

  • Persephone - (a.k.a. Persephassa, Persipina, Persipnei, Persephatta, Proserpina, Kore, Kora, Libera) Goddess of the Spring who lives off-season in the Underworld.

  • Pheme - (a.k.a. Fama) Goddess of fame and gossip.

  • Polyhymnia - One of the Muses - represents sacred poetry and geometry.

  • Rhea - (a.k.a. Cybele) Goddess of nature.

  • Selene - (a.k.a. Luna) Goddess of the Moon and the 'mother' of vampires.

  • Sterope - (a.k.a. Asterope) One of the seven Pleiades, who bore a child of Ares.

  • Styx - A Naiad who was the first to aid Zeus in the Titan war. (Not to be confused with the river Styx).

Greek Goddess Names T-Z

  • Taygete - (a.k.a. Taygeti, Taigeti) One of the seven Pleiades, a mountain nymph.

  • Terpsichore - One of the Muses - represented Dancing.

  • Thalia - One of the Muses - represented Comedy.

  • Themis - Ancient goddess of divine order, law, and custom.

  • Thetis - Leader of the Nereids, a shapeshifter, and a prophet.

  • Tyche - (a.k.a. Fortuna, Nortia) Goddess of fortune and prosperity.

  • Urania - One of the Muses - represented Astronomy and Astrology.

Click here for a list of male gods from Greek mythology.

Click here for a complete list of Greek gods and goddesses.

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