Norse Mythological Figures

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Name: Race: Domain: Gender: Other Names/Spellings:
Aarvak Horse Pulled Sol's Chariot Male ??
Aegir Giant The Sea Male Gymir, Hler, Alebrewer, Aeger
Afi Human Ancestor of all peasants Male Grandfather
Alsvid Horse Pulled Sol's Chariot Male ??
Agnar Human Light Male ??
Ai Human God of peasants / serfs Male Great Grandfather
Alfrigg Dwarf Smiths Male ??
Alvis Dwarf Turned to Stone by Thor Male ??
Amma Human Wife of Afi Female Ama, Grandmother
Anar ?? Early Creator Deity Male Annar, Onar
Andrimne ?? Cook to the Gods Male Andhrimner, Andhrimnir
Andvari Dwarf Guarded the treasures of the gods, especially those made of gold Male Andvare, Alberich, Elbegast, Gondemar, Laurin, Oberon
Angeyja ?? Water, The Waves Female ??
Angrboda Giant Mother of Fenrir Female Angrbodha
Ask Human First human created, "ash tree" Male Askr
Aud Dwarf? God of Night Male Audr
Audhumla Cow nourished Ymir, "rich, hornless cow" Female Audumla
Aurboda Jotun -- Female --
Aurvandil ?? Sun, Wind Male ??
Austri Dwarf One of the four supporters of the heavens Male Austre
Baduhenna ?? War, Storms Female ??
Balder Aesir Light, Joy, Purity, Beauty, Innocence, Reconciliation, Piety Male Baldr, Baldur
Baugi Giant Held the mead of inspiration Male --
Bergelmir Frost Giant Survived the flood Male Bergelmer
Berling Dwarf Smiths Male ??
Bestla Giant Mother of Odin, Ve, & Vili Female Besla, Bettla
Beyla Vanir? Earth deity, handmaiden of Freyr, & wife of Byggvir, "Bee" Female --
Bil Asynjor Waining Moon Female ??
Boe Aesir? Avenges Baldur's death Male Vale
Bor Aesir? Odin's father Male Borr
Bragi Aesir Poetry Male Brage
Bresla Giant Wife of Bor Female Bestla
Brokk Dwarf Helped make golden hair for Sif Male --
Brynhild Valkyrie A Valkyrie Female Brunhilda
Buri Aesir? Father of Bor Male Bori, Bur, Bure
Byggvir Vanir? Companion of the gods Male --
Dagr -- Day ?? --
Donar Aesir Thunder Male Thor, Thunar
Dwalin Dwarf Smiths Male ??
Edda Human Wife of Ai Female Great Grandmother
Eir Vanir? Healing Female Eil, Eira, Eyr, Eyra
Eldir ?? Servant of Aegir Male ??
Elli Personification Beat Thor at wrestling, "old age" Female --
Embla Human Wife of Ask, the first woman Female Emla, Emola
Fadir Human ?? Male ??
Fafnir Dragon Slain by Sigur Male Fafner
Fenrir Wolf Bit off Tyr's hand Male Fenrer, Fenris
Fimafeng ?? Servant of Aegir Male ??
Fjalar Fire Giant Warner of the Giants at Ragnarok, "Red Cock" Male Havamal, Suttung, Utgard-Loke
Fjorgynn Asynjor Fertility, Thor's mother Female Fiorgyn
Forseti Aesir Justice Male Forsete
Freki Wolf Attends Odin Male Freke
Frey Vanir Rain, Sunshine, Fruits of the Earth, Fertility, the World, Married Couples, leader of the Dwarves Male Freyr, Fraig, Fro, Fricco, Ingun, Ingunnar-Frey, Ingvi-Frey, Sviagod, Yngri, Yngvi
Freya Vanir Love, Beauty, Fertility Female Freja, Freyja, Frey'a, Gefion, Horn, Mardal, Mardoll, Menglad, Menglod, Moertholl, Sessrymner, Syr, Vanadis
Frigg Aesir Marriage, Motherhood, Love, Fertility, Civilisation Female Frigga, Frig, Fri, Frija, Frygga, Frea, Fria, Holda
Fulla Aesir? Guardian of Frigg's toilet and treasures Female Abundantia, Abundia, Habone, Vol, Vola, Volla
Garm Canine Hound of the underworld Male Garme, Gamr, Garnr
Gefion Giant Made Seeland an Island, Fertility, Unmarried Women Female Gefjon, Gefjun, Diana
Geirod Giant An enemy of the Gods Male Geirrod, Gerrothr, Geruthus, Grimner, Grimnir
Gerda Giant Frozen Soil, Light Female Gerd, Gerdhr, Gerdr
Geri Wolf Attends Odin Male Gari, Gere
Gilling Giant Made the mead of inspiration; Killed by dwarves Male --
Gna Aesir? Attendant of Frigg Female Gnaa
Goldmane Equine Horse of Hrungnir Male Gullfaxi
Grendel monster ?? ?? ??
Grerr Dwarf Smiths Male ??
Grid Giant A Wife of Odin Female --
Grith Giant Wife of Geirod Female --
Groa Sorceress Master of Spells & Incantations Female --
Gullinbursti Boar Made by dwarves; owned by Freyr -- Gullinborst, Gullin-Bursti, Slidrugtanni, Golden Bristled
Gullinkambi Rooster Awakens the Gods Each Morning, Sounds the Coming of Ragnarok Male Gullinkambe
Gullveig Vanir / Jotun Evil, Death Female Gollveig, Gulveig, Golveig-Heid, Gulveig-Hoder, Angerboda, Angerbohda, Aurboda, East Wind Hag, Heid, Heidr, Ljod, Midgard, Orboda, The Volva
Gunnlad Giant Guards the Mead of Poetry Female Gonlad, Gunnlod, Gonlod, Gundlad
Hag Jotun -- Female --
Hagbard Human Signy's lover Male ??
Hamingja -- Fortune Female Haminja
Hati Wolf Pursues the moon, brother of Skoll Male Hati Hrodvitnisson
Heidrun Goat Provided mead and food for Valhalla Female --
Heimdal Aesir Watchman of the Gods; "the white" Male Heimdall, Heimdallr, Heimdal-Rig, Rig
Hel -- Ruled the Underworld Female Hela, Hella, Urd, Urth
Henir Aesir Silence Male Hoeni, Hoenir, Hone, Honer, Honir
Hermodr Aesir Messenger of the Gods, Wind, War Male Hermod
Hertha -- Agriculture Female Nertha, Aertha, Aerth
Hildisvin Boar Owned by Freya; "battle pig" ?? Hildisvini
Hjordis Human A wife of Sigmund Female Hiordis
Hler ?? Rules the Underworld Male Oegir
Hlin -- Consolation Female Hlina
Hlodyn Giant Possible mother of Thor Female --
Hodr Aesir Darkness, Winter; accidentally killed Baldur Male Hod, Hothenus, Hodar, Hoder, Hodhr, Hodir, Hodr
Holda -- Weather Female Holla, Hulda, Hulle, Frau Holle, Frau Venus
Hraesveglur Giant "Guardian of the Gates" Male --
Hraesvelgr -- Winter, Icy Winds Male Hrae-Svelger, Hraesvelg, Hraesvelgur
Hreidmar Dwarf? A Magician, A King of the Dwarves Male Hreithmarr, Reidmar
Hrungnir Giant Killed in a duel with Thor Male --
Hugi Giant Personification of Thought Male Thought
Huginn Raven belonged to Odin Male Hugin
Hymir Sea Giant Father of Tyr Male Hymer
Idun Asynjor Guarded the golden apples of youth Female Iduna, Idunn, Idunna, Ithun, Y'dun
Ing Dwarf? ?? Male ??
Iokul Personification Icicles Male --
Jarl ?? ?? Male ??
Jarnsaxa Giant coupled with Thor Female Iarnsaxa
Jonakr -- Winter Male Hraesvelgr
Jord A Personification The Uncivilized Earth Female Fjorgyn, Hlodyn, Jord Nerthus, Jorth, Erda
Jormungandr Serpent Encircled the Earth Male Iormungandr, Midgard Serpent, Midgardsormen
Kaare Giant Wind, Storms Male --
Kara Valkyrie -- Female Sigrun
Karl ?? ?? Male ??
Kvasir Giant Wisest of the gods Male Kvaser
Lif Human "Life" Male Life
Lifthrasir Human Companion of Lif; "eager for life" Male --
Lodur ?? Helped create humans Male ??
Lofn -- Love, Lust, Passion, Attendant of Frigg Female --
Logi Fire Giant "Flame" Male Loge, Flame
Loki Aesir Fire, Magic, Shape-shifting, Tricksters, Chaos Male Fjalar, Loder, Lodur, Loke, Lokkju, Lopter, Lopti, Sagloki, Suttung, Thok, Utgard-Loki
Magni Aesir Might, Strength Male Magne, Thrud, Might
Mani Giant The Moon Male Mane
Menglad -- Healing; "necklace-glad" Female Menglod
Mimingus Troll owned a magic sword Male Miming
Mimir Giant / Aesir Wisdom, Prophecy, Water, Ponds Male Mim, Mimar, Mime, Mimer-Nidhad, Baugreginn Jotunn, Hodd-Dropnir, Hodd-Mimer, Hoddrofnir, Naddgofugr
Modgud -- Guards the Bridge over Gjoll Female --
Modi Aesir Battle Wrath, Courage, Wind Male Mode
Modir Human ?? Female ??
Modsogner Dwarf Created Dwarves Male Modsognir
Mothir -- Nobles Female --
Mundilfari Giant ?? ?? ??
Muninn Raven Attendant of Odin Male Munin
Nanna ?? Moon Female --
Narvi ?? His intestines were used to tie up Loki Male Narve, Narfe, Nare, Narfi, Nari
Nehallennia -- Plenty Female --
Neri -- Morning, Sky Male Norine
Nerthus ?? Water, Fertility, Peace, Death Female Hertha, Njorda
Nidhod Dragon Eats the corpses of evil doers Male Niddhogge, Nidhogg, Nidhoggr, Nidhug, Nighhoggr, Nithogg
Njord Vanir Winds, Fire, Sea, Wealth, Fertility, Weather Male Niord, Njorth, Nordur
Nordi Dwarf Helps support the vault of the heavens Male Nodri, Nordri
Norvi Giant Father of Nott Male Narvi, Nor, Norve
Nott -- Night Female Nacht, Nat
Odin Aesir War, Death, Poetry, Wisdom Male Alfdaur, Alfadir, Bileygr, Glapsuidir, Othinn, Wodan, Wotan, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Ouvin, Votan, Wode, Wodemus, Wodhen, Woden, Wodin, Wotam, Woutan, Wuotan, ...
Oegir ?? Sea Male Hler
Ottar -- Sea, Changed into an Otter Male Otr, Oter, Ottarr, Otter
Ragnar Lodbrog Human Could only be killed by a Viper Male --
Ran -- Pulls drowning men to their death in her nets Female --
Ratatosk Squirrel Runs through the world-tree Male Ratatpslr
Regin Dwarf? Wisdom, Smiths Male Reginn
Rerir ?? Father of Volsung Male --
Rind Giant Hard/Frozen Earth Female Rhind, Rinda, Rindar, Rinde
Roskva Human? Servant of Thor Female --
Saerimne Boar Eaten by the Gods, but came back to life again each day to be eaten again Male ??
Saga -- History, Legend, Song Female Laga
Sattung Giant Father of Gunlodd Male Suttung, Fjalar
Sif Aesir Fertility Female ??
Siggeir ?? Darkness Male --
Sigi Human King of Franconia Male Sige
Sigmund Human Sun Male --
Signy Human Dawn Female --
Sigrun Valkyrie -- Female Kara
Sigurd Human Hero Male Siegfreid, Sigird
Sigyn ?? Earth Female Siguna
Sindri Dwarf Smith Male Sindre
Sinfiotli Werewolf Son of Sigmund and Signy Male Sinfjotle, Sinfiotli
Sinmore ?? Wife of Surt Female ??
Sith ?? Harvest Female --
Sjofn ?? Inspires human passions Female --
Sjorn ?? ?? Female ??
Skadi Giant Winter Female Skade, Skadhi, Skathi
Skinfaxi Horse Draws Dag's chariot, "shining mane" Male Skin-Faxi, Skinfaxe
Skirnir ?? Freyr's Messenger Male Skirner, Shining
Skoll Wolf Pursues the Sun, Eclipses, Sunsets Male --
Skrymir Giant Loki's name when disguised as a giant Male Skrymer
Sleipnir Horse Odin's horse, has eight legs Male Sleipner
Snaer Personification Snow Male --
Snotra ?? Knowledge, Virtue Female Snorta
Sol Giant The Sun Female Nat
Sudri Dwarf Supports the vault of the heavens Male Sudre
Summer Personification The Summer Male --
Surt Fire Giant Guards Muspellsheim Male Surtr, Black Surt, Surter, Surtur
Sutlunc Giant ?? Male ??
Svadilfari Animal Belongs to the Giants Male Svadilfare
Svasud Giant Summer Sun Male Svosud, Svasuthr
Swanhild Human? Beautiful woman accused af adultery Female Svanhild
Syn ?? Trials Female Synia
Tanngnost Goat Pulls Thor's Chariot Male Tanngniostr
Tanngrisni Goat Pulls Thor's Chariot Male Tanngrisnr
Thialfi Human? Lightning, Servant of Thor Male Thjalfi
Thjazi Giant Killed by the Aesir Male Thiassi, Thjassi, Thiazi, Voland
Thok Giant Darkness Female Thauk, Thaukt, Thokk
Thor Aesir Thunder, Lightning, Protection, Fertility, Sky, Household, Pesants Male Donar, Thur, Tor, Tror
Thora ?? Wife of Ragnar Lodbrog Female --
Thrall ?? First serf Male Thraell
Thrud Giant Lover of Alvis Female Might
Thrudgelmir Frost Giant Had six heads Male Thrudgelmer
Thrym Frost Giant Stole Thor's Hammer Male Thrymr
Tyr Aesir Sky, War, Law, Order, Assembly Male Teu, Thingsus, Tiw, Tiwaz, Ty, Tyw, Zio, Ziv, Ziw
Udar ?? Water Male --
Ull Aesir Justice, Dueling, Agriculture, Winter, Skiing, Archery Male Auler, Holler, Oller, Ollerus, Uller, Ullerus, Ullr, Wuldor
Urd Norn Destiny Female Urdh, Urdur, Urpr, Urth, Wurd, Wyrd
Vafthrudnir Frost Giant Riddles Male Vafthrudni
Vali Aesir Vengence, Vegetation, Archery Male Ali, Beav, Bous, Vale, Voli
Vali Wolf Killed Narve Male --
Vasud ?? Icy Winds Male --
Ve ?? Helped create the human race Male We
Verdani Norn Destiny Female --
Vestri Dwarf ?? Male ??
Vidar Aesir Silence, Revenge, Peace Male Vidor, Vitharr
Vili Aesir Helped create humans Male Vile
Vindsual Personification Icy Wind Male Vindsval
Vingnir ?? Thor's foster father Male --
Vjofn ?? Love, Peace Female --
Volsung Human Sigmund & Signy's Father Male --
Volund Human?, Dark Elf? Smiths Male Foland, Phaland, Valland, Velint, Voland, Wayland, Weland, Wieland, Woland
Vor ?? Faith, Marriage, Contracts Female Var, Vara
Westri Dwarf Holds up the vault of the Heavens Male Westre
Ymir Frost Giant His body became the world Male Ymer, Augelmir, Aurgelmir, Aurgenimir, Fornjotnr, Hrim-Thus, Hrimthursar, Orgelmir, Yme
Ziu ?? Sky, Sun Male --

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