African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

Godchecker's A-Z names index of African Gods and Spirits

Our alphabetical list of African Gods and Goddesses names.

Many gods have more than one name. Our Holy Database currently contains 400 African deity names and 196 unique articles. The concise list can be found on our pantheon page of African Gods and spirits.

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

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