Chinese Mythology

The Folk Gods and Spirits of the Middle Kingdom

A-Z List of Chinese Deity Names

The complete alphabetical list of Chinese Gods and Goddess names.

We have 154 individual gods listed in the Chinese 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 665 Chinese deity names — these are listed below.

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

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

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