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Dahomean Mythology God and Goddess Names For Baby


Lisa (male) and Mawu (female), married twin siblings of Nana Buluku, are the creator spirits, occasionally combined as Mawu-Lisa, an androgynous spirit. Mawu-Lisa created the world and made it orderly, then made plants, animals, and humans; the entire process took four days.

AngelsName has collected God and Goddess names of Dahomean mythology, which you may consider for your newly born baby.

List of Dahomean God and Goddess names are given below:

Name Meaning Origin Gender Numerology
Age patron God of hunters, and the wildernessDahomeanBoy 4
Avrikiti god of fishermenDahomeanBoy 9
Ayaba Sister GoddessDahomeanGirl 3
Da Son of Mawu and LisaDahomeanBoy 5
Dan SnakeDahomeanBoy 1
Egberun Deities of prosperity and protectionDahomeanBoy 9
Fa God of wisdom and knowledgeDahomeanBoy 7
Gbadu Daughter of Mawu and LisaDahomeanGirl 8
Gleti Moon GoddessDahomeanGirl 8
Gu Son of Mawu and Lisa, God of warDahomeanBoy 1
Ifa God of wisdom and knowledgeDahomeanBoy 7
Lisa Supreme GodDahomeanBoy 5
Loko Sister GoddessDahomeanGirl 8
Mawu Creator GoddessDahomeanGirl 4
Nana Goddess of fertility and creativityDahomeanGirl 3
Nana Buluku female supreme beingDahomeanGirl 1
Okanu God of DreamsDahomeanBoy 8
Sakpata God of smallpoxDahomeanBoy 6
Salosteles TBDDahomeanBoy 1
Xevioso Thunder GodDahomeanBoy 1
Zinsu semi-divine twin magicianDahomeanBoy 8