African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

A-Z List of African Deity Names

The complete alphabetical list of African Gods and Goddess names.

We have 196 individual gods listed in the African pantheon of gods and spirits. Many legendary characters have more than one name. If you include nicknames, official titles and honorifics, some gods have hundreds of names! The Godchecker Holy Database currently contains 400 African deity names — these are listed below.

This list is frequently updated — we are constantly discovering more names!

This list of names from African mythology compiled by the data dwarves at Godchecker.com.