100+ Goddess Names for Girls (2024)

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May 23, 2023

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Many parents are looking to instill strength and power into their baby girl’s name. That’s why they often turn to ancient goddess names or celestial names for their babies. These names can come from Greek Goddess names to Roman Goddess names to Norse Goddess names, as welll as other cultures who revere mythological names.

We’ve rounded up over 100 unique names from mythology and the heavens for baby girls. Have any to add? Email us at

  • names@babynames.com.
    • Aine – Irish/Celtic an early Celtic goddess of summer
    • Alectrona – Greek goddess of the sun
    • Alethea – Greek goddess of truth
    • Amalthea – Greek nymph who nursed the infant Zeus
    • Andarta – Celtic warrior goddess of victory, worshipped in Gaul (now southern France)
    • Andromeda – Character in Greek mythology and also the name of a galaxy
    • Anaisa – Goddess of love, money, and happiness recognized in Puerto Rican/Haitian/Dominican cultures
    • Anjea – Indigenous Australian fertility goddess
    • Antheia – Greek Greek goddess of gardens, flowers, swamps, and marshes
    • Aphea – Greek Greek goddess of fertility, worshipped solely on the island of Aegina
    • Asteria – Greek goddess of the stars
    • Astra – Of the Stars
    • Astraea – Greek virgin goddess of justice, innocence, purity, and precision. The daughter of Astraeus and Eos.
    • Atalanta – Greek warrior Goddess, could run faster than the fastest man
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    • Atlas – Greek Titan condemned to hold up the celestial heavens for eternity
    • Aura – Greek titan of the breeze
    • Aurora – Roman goddess of sunrise whose tears turned into the morning dew
    • Bellona – Ancient Roman goddess of war
    • Bia – Greek goddess of force and raw energy
    • Brigid – Irish/Celtic goddess of fire
    • Celeste – Latin name meaning “Of the stars/heavens”
    • Calliope – Greek muse of epic poetry
    • Calypso – Greek sea nymph who detained Odysseus on the island of Ogygia
    • Carina – Constellation in the Southern sky
    • Cassiopeia – In Greek mythology, the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda, who was
      changed into a constellation
  • Chandra – Hindi goddess of the moon
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  • Circe – Greek enchantress and minor goddess,
    renowned for her vast knowledge of potions and herbs
  • Clementia – Roman goddess of forgiveness and mercy
  • Clio – Greek muse of history
  • Concordia – Roman goddess of harmony and peace
  • Cora – Greek epithet of Persephone, goddess of fertility and the underworld
  • Coventina – Celtic goddess of the sacred waters
  • Cybele – Greek goddess of caverns, mountains, nature and wild animals
  • Cynthia – Greek epithet for Artemis or Diana
  • Dalia – Lithuanian goddess of fate
  • Demetria – Greek goddess fo the earth
  • Devi – Literally means “goddess” in Sanskrit. Devi is the Hindu mother goddess who manifests herself as all other goddesses
  • Diana – Roman goddess of the hunt and wild animals
  • Doris – Greek sea nymph whose name represented the bounty of the sea
  • Eachna – Irish/Celtic goddess renowned for her beauty, brains and stylishness
  • Eileithya – Greek goddess of childbirth and labor pains. Daughter of Zeus and Hera
  • Electra – Greek one of the seven Pleiades
  • Eris – Greek goddess of chaos, strife and discord, another daughter of Zeus and Hera
  • Estelle – Latin name meaning “Star”
  • Euterpe – Greek muse of music and lyric poetry
  • Fauna – Roman goddess of the earth
  • Flora – Roman goddess of flowers
  • Freya – Nordic goddess of love, beauty, fertility, war, wealth, divination and magic
  • Gaia – Greek goddess of the Earth and prophecy, Gaia is the primordial mother and a personification of Mother Earth, Harmona.
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  • Hera – Greek Queen of the Olympians and Goddess of marriage and birth
  • Hemera – Greek goddess of the daytime and daylight
  • Hestia – Greek goddess of the hearth and home
  • Holle – Sometimes named “Holda,” a Germanic winter goddess of the sky and weather
  • Idony – Nordic goddess of spring and eternal youth
  • Inanna – Sumerian goddess of love, war, and fertility
  • Iris – Greek goddess of the rainbow and messenger to the gods
  • Irene – Greek goddess of peace
  • Ishtar – Babylonian and Assyrian mother goddess who presided over love, war and fertility
  • Isis – Egyptian goddess of life and magic
  • Jaya – Buddhist goddess, whose name means “victory”
  • Juno – Roman goddess of love, marriage, and childbirth
  • Kali – Hindu goddess of death and rebirth
  • Kamala – The name of one of the Pleiades in the Hindu epic the Mahabharata, and another name for the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
  • Keres – In Greek mythology Ker (singular) or Keres (plural) were female death-spirits
  • Kianda – A mermaid goddess of the sea and of fisherman – Angolan.
  • Lakshmi – Hindu goddess of abundance, beauty, and prosperity
  • Levana – Roman goddess of the moon
  • Lilinoe – Hawaiian goddess of haze
  • Lissa – African supreme mother goddess
  • Luna – Roman goddess of the moon
  • Lyra – A small constellation in the northern sky, representing the lyre of Orpheus
  • Maia – Greek goddess of fields
  • Marina – Slavic goddess of the moon
  • Minerva – Roman goddess of wisdom, medicine and crafts
  • Nike – Greek goddess of victory
  • Nixie – Roman tribe of childbirth goddesses
  • Nyx – In Greek mythology Nyx is the daughter of Chaos and a primordial Goddess of the Night
  • Oberon – A satellite of Uranus named after Shakespeare’s mythical king of the fairies in A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Ostara – Germanic goddess of the Spring, another name for Easter
  • Orion – In Greek mythology, a giant huntsman whom Zeus or Artemis placed among the stars. Also the name of a constellation.
  • Parvati – Hindu goddess of love and devotion
  • Persephone – Greek goddess/queen of the underworld, and wife of Hades. She was also the goddess of spring growth.
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  • Phoebe – Greek Phoebe is linked to the oracle of Delphi
  • Polyhymnia – Greek muse of sacred poetry, hymn, dance, and eloquence
  • Pomona – Roman goddess of fruiting trees and gardens
  • Rhea – Greek Earth Goddess, responsible for the fertility of the soil and women
  • Rhiannon – Celtic goddess of fertility, linked with the moon, night and death
  • Saranya – Hindu goddess of dawn and the clouds
  • Selene – Greek Titan personification of the moon
  • Skye – Referring to the sky or the Isle of Skye in Ireland
  • Starr – Celestial
  • Stella – Latin/Italian name meaning “Of the stars”
  • Styx – In Greek mythology, a god and a river that forms the boundary between Earth and the Underworld
  • Thalia – Greek goddess of comedy and pastoral poetry
  • Theia – Greek goddess of sight
  • Tyche – Greek goddess of fortune and prosperity – the daughter of Aphrodite and either Zeus or Hermes
  • Vega – The brightest star in the northern constellation of Lyra
  • Venus – Roman goddess and love and beauty
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  • Vesta – Roman guardian of the sacred flame
  • Zaria – Slavic goddess of battle
  • Ziva – Slavic fertility goddess

I’m excited that some of these names are coming back into our current culture, as we can celebrate the strong women in our mythology of many cultures.

Jennifer Moss

Jennifer Moss (she/her) is the founder of BabyNames.com, author of The Baby Names Workbook, and Producer of The Baby Names Podcast. Jennifer is widely regarded as the leading expert on popular baby name trends and the naming process, serving as the authoritative source on the subject for national and international media.

Jennifer entered the tech arena in the 80s as a software developer and database architect, and became a pioneer in the Internet industry. In addition to operating BabyNames.com, Jennifer owns a web development agency in central California.

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