The Infernal Names of the Devil

The following are the different names of the devil in different languages and ethnicities. Some you might recognize, some you might not.

Abaddon-(Hebrew) the destroyer

Adramelech-Samarian devil

Ahpuch-Mayan devil

Ahriman-Mazdean devil

Amon-Eygptian ram-headed god of life and reproduction

Apollyon-Greek synonym for Satan, the arch fiend

Asmodeus-Hebrew devil of sensuality and luxury, originally "creature of judgement"

Astaroth-Phoenician goddess of lasciviousness, equivallent of Babylonian Ishtar

Azazel-(Hebrew) taught man to make weapons of war, introduced cosmetics

Baalberith-Canaanite Lord of the covenant who was later made a devil

Balaam-Hebrew devil of avarice and greed

Baphomet-worshipped by the Templars as symbolic of Satan

Bast-Eygptian goddess of pleasure represented by the cat

Beelzebub-(Hebrew) Lord of the Flies, taken from symbolism of the scarab

Behemoth-Hebrew personification of Satan in the form of an elephant

Beherit-Syriac name for Satan

Bilè-Celtic god of Hell

Chemosh-national god of Moabites, later a devil

Cimeries-rides a black horse and rules Africa

Coyote-American Indian devil

Dagon-Philistine avenging devil of the sea

Damballa-Voodoo serpent god

Demogorgon-Greek name of the devil; it is said it should not be known to mortals

Diabolus-(Greek) "Flowing downwards"

Dracula-Romanian name for devil

EmmaO-Japanese ruler of Hell

Euronymous-Greek prince of death

Fenriz-son of Loki, depicted as a wolf

Gorgo-dim. of Demogorgon, Greek name of the devil

Haborym-Hebrew synonym for Satan

Hecate-Greek goddess of the underworld and witchcraft

Ishtar-Babylonian goddess of fertility

Kali-(Hindu) daughter of Shiva, high priestess to the Thuggees

Lilith-Hebrew female devil, Adam's first wife who taught him the ropes

Loki-Teutonic devil

Mammon-Aramaic god of wealth and profit

Mania-Etruscan goddess of Hell

Mantus-Etruscan god of Hell

Marduk-god of the city of Babylon

Mastema-Hebrew synonym for Satan

Melek Taus-Yezidi devil

Mephistopheles-(Greek) he who shuns the light, q.v. Faust

Metztli-Aztec goddess of the night

Mictian-Aztec god of death

Midgard-son of Loki, depicted as a serpent

Milcom-Ammonite devil

Moloch-Phoenician and Canaanite devil

Mormo-(Greek) King of the Ghouls, consort of Hecate

Naamah-Hebrew female devil of seduction

Nergal-Babylonian god of Hades

Nihasa-American Indian devil

Nija-Polish god of the underworld

O*Yama-Japanese name for Satan

Pan-Greek god of lust, later relegated to devildom

Pluto-Greek god of the underworld

Proserpine-Greek queen of the underworld

Pwcca-Welsh name for Satan

Rimmon-Syrian devil worshipped at Damascus

Sabazios-Phrygian origin, identified with Dionysos, snake worship

Satian-Enochian equivalent of Satan

Sammael-(Hebrew) "venom of God"

Samnu-Central Asian devil

Sedit-American Indian devil

Sekmet-Egyptian goddes of vengeance

Set-Egyptian devil

Shaita-Arabic name for Satan

Shiva-(Hindu) the destroyer

Supay-Inca god of the underworld

T'an-mo-Chinese counterpart to the devil, covetousness, desire

Tchort-Russian name for Satan, "black god"

Tezcatlipoca-Aztec god of Hell

Thamuz-Sumerian god who later was relegated to devildom

Thoth-Egyptian god of magic

Tunrida-Scandinavian female devil

Typhon-Greek personification of Satan

Yaotzin-Aztec god of Hell

Yen-lo-Wang-Chinese ruler of Hell

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