Caer Ibormeith: Celtic (Irish). A daughter of Prince Ethal Anbuail of Sid Uamuin in Connacht; goddess of sleep and dreams. Usually took the form of a swan wearing a golden chain with one hundred and thirty golden balls. Associated with the horse, the moon, sleep, music magic, and prophetic dreams.
Cagn: South Central African. Creator god among the bush men, associated with sorcery and shape-shifting.
Caillech: Celtic (Irish and Scottish). Destroyer goddess associated with bad weather, wisdom, seasonal rites, disease, and cursing.
Caireen: Celtic (Irish). Protective mother goddess associated with holly leaves and the protection of children.
Cally Berry: Celtic (Irish and Scottish). Goddess representation of spring, the hunt and the guardian of animals. Perhaps a derivative of Diana/Artemis, she sometimes took the form of a crane. Associated with ecological magic, weather forecasting, and animals.
Camaxtli: Aztec. One of the four creator gods; a god of war and hunting, identified with the Milky Way, the stars, and the heavens.
Campestres: Celtic. Gaul fertility goddess of fields.
Camulos: Celtic. God of war who lived in today's Belgium.
Canola: Celtic (Irish). Associated with inspiration, dreams and music magic, he was one of the oldest of the Irish goddesses and inventor of the harp.
Caolainn: Celtic (Irish). Guardian goddess who granted wishes that often showed the wishers that they did not really desire what they thought they did. Origin of the wishing well -- an image taken from the birth canal of the great earth mother from which all was created. Associated with wisdom, fertility, healing, falling stars, and wishing wells.
Carman: Celtic (Irish). A warrior-woman and sorceress from Athens who tried to invade Ireland in the days of the Tuatha Dé Danann, along with her three sons, Dub ("black"), Dother ("evil") and Dian ("violence"). She used her magical powers to destroy all the fruit of Ireland.
Carne: Celtic (Britain). Probably another version of Herne.
Carravogue: Celtic (Britain). Goddess associated with the number 9; originally a virgin goddess of spring, associated with earth magic, responsibility, and reincarnation.
Cathubodia: Celtic (Britain). Gaul war goddess associated with earth magic.
Cebhfhionn: Celtic (Irish). Goddess of inspiration associated with knowledge, healing, and mental powers. Kept the sacred water from the well of knowledge away from humans, feeling that they could not handle its power.
Cernunnos: Celtic. Horned god of nature and the underworld, depicted with antlers or horns and sitting in a lotus position. Associated with the stag, the bull, the ram and serpent. Rules over warriors and the hunt, sacrifice, sex, fertility and virility, animals, nature and forests, commerce, magic, sacrifice, and reincarnation.
Centzon Totochtin: Aztec. Moon gods who were depicted with moon-shaped nose ornaments and white and black faces.
Ceres: Roman. Goddess of growing plants (particularly grains) and of motherly love. Her name comes from the Proto-Indo-European root "ker," meaning "to grow," which is also the root for the words "create" and "increase." Called Demeter by the Greeks.
Ceridwen: Celtic. Originally a corn goddess, she had a magic cauldron in which she created a broth to make her terribly ugly son terribly wise.
Cernunnos: Celtic. A horned god associated with horned male animals, especially stags and the ram-headed snake; linked to produce and fertility.
Cerridwen: Celtic (Wales and Scotland). A magician, grain and moon goddess; mother of Taliesin, Morfran, and a beautiful daughter Crearwy (or Creirwy). Her husband was Tegid Foel, and they lived near Bala Lake in Wales. Associated with divination, death, past lives, inspiration, magic, regeneration, science, spells, astrology, herbs, wisdom and knowledge.
Cessair: Celtic (Irish). Leader of the first inhabitants of Ireland before the Biblical Flood, in what may be a Christianisation of a legend that pre-dates the conversion, but may alternatively be the product of post-conversion pseudohistory. She was associated with the cauldron and rising sun, new beginnings, strength, foresight, perseverance, water magic, and leadership.
Cethlion: Celtic (Irish). A prophetess who foretold the fall of her people to the Tuatha De Danann. Associated with divination and prophecy.
Chac: Mayan. God of agriculture and fertility; associated with thunder, lightning, and rain.
Chimati-no-Kami: Japanese. Fertility god of footpaths and crossroads.
Chac: Mayan. A benevolent rain god; with his lightning axe, he strikes the clouds and produces thunder. Conceived of as divided into North, South, East, and West and associated with the wind god, Kukulcan.
Chahuru: North American (Pawnee). A water spirit.
Chalchiuhtlicue: Aztec. Goddess of youthful beauty, lakes and streams; patroness of birth. Caused a great flood to punish the wicked.
Chandra: Indian. A lunar deity, lord of plants and vegetation. Associated with the antelope, rabbits, dew, and fertility.
Ch'ang-o: Chinese. Moon goddess who lives only on the moon, often depicted with a hare, (the hare can still be seen traced on the surface of the full Moon). She represents the female source of yin.
Chantico: Aztec. Fire goddess who symbolized pain and pleasure together. Associated with precious stones within the Earth, as well as wealth and fire.
Charun: Etruscan. Escort to the underworld and tormentor of the dead. Depicted with a hammer, his religious symbol, and is shown with pointed ears, snakes around his arms, and a blueish coloration symbolizing the decay of death.
Chasca: Incan. Goddess of dawn, twilight, and Venus; associated with the protection of virgin girls.
Cheng-huang: Chinese. Protective deities who can provide rain in time of drought, harvests and affluence. Also guided souls of the dead to heaven.
Chenoo: North American (Abnaki). Stone giants who were able to camouflage themselves and blend into rock formations; called upon to assist hunters.
Chicomecoatl: Aztec. Popular maize goddess, because maize was considered the giver of life. Carried a double maize cob and wore a large, four-sided headdress.
Chih-Nii: Chinese. Goddess of weavers, spinners, and clouds; associated with rain and hand-crafts.
Chindi: North American (Navajo). The ghost released at one's dying breath. An evil force, consisting of all that was bad about the deceased.
Ch'in-Shu-Pao: Chinese. Guardian god associated with protection, the guarding of doors, and privacy.
Chiuta: African. Self-created and omniscient creation god, associated with rain, plant growth, food, and help.
Chixu: North American (Pawnee). Spirits of the dead.
Chlaus Haistic: Celtic (Irish). An ancient goddess about which little is known today. A powerful crone goddess associated with druids and magic.
Chuang-Mu: Chinese. Goddess of the bedchamber; associated with love, sex, sleep, recovery from illness, and birth.
Chu-Jung: Chinese. Fire god and executioner; associated with death, justice, and revenge. Penalizes those who break the laws of heaven.
Chuku: Nigerian. Creator god for whom many offerings and sacrifices were offered. Associated with goodness and help.
Cian: Celtic (Irish). God who was born with a caul on his head, and was turned into a pig as a boy when struck by a druid's wand. Thereafter he could transform into a pig at will. In other versions he could transform into a dog. Associated with love magic.
Cihuacoatl: Aztec. Snake goddess associated with childbirth.
Cinteotl: Aztec. Corn god who sometimes took on the form of a female. Associated with food and nourishment. During April festivals held in his honor, reeds were smeared with blood and placed at house doors as offerings.
Cit Chac Coh: Mayan. God of war.
Cliodna: Celtic (Irish and Scottish). Queen of the Banshees who rules over the sheoques of South Munster. The wails of the banshee can be heard echoing the valleys and glens at night, scaring the wits out of those who hear; the wail of a banshee is potent and instills fear in good people. Associated with water magic, spirit contact, beauty, and appreciation.
Clota: Celtic (Scotland, Britain, Wales). Patron goddess of the River Clyde, the waters of which were believed to help control seizures.
Coatlicue: Aztec. Snake skirt or serpent lady goddess. A great Earth mother; both positive and negative, who could both harm and bless. Associated with earthquakes, famines, and life on Earth.
Coinchend: Celtic. A semi-divine warrior goddess associated with spirit contact.
Condatis: Celtic. Name means "waters meet." A deity worshipped primarily in northern Britain but also in Gaul, associated with the confluences of rivers, in particular the Tyne and the Tees. In Roman times he was equated with Mars, probably in his healing function.
Condwiramur: Celtic (Wales). Goddess of sovereignty associated with the ancient grail mysteries, and discovering one's own feminine power.
Corchen: Celtic. (Ireland). Ancient snake goddess about whom little is known today. Probably once a regional earth mother goddess; associated with reincarnation and past lives, as well as earth magic.
Corra: Celtic (Scotland). Goddess of prophecy who appeared in the form of a crane. Associated with prophecy and divination, transcendent knowledge and transitions to the underworld.
Coventina: Celtic (Scotland). One of the most potent Romano-British goddess of wells and springs, probably Roman in origin. Associated with inspiration, time and new beginnings, divination, protection of birds, life cycles and wishes.
Coyolxauhqui: Aztec. A moon goddess who wore golden bells on her cheeks.
Coyote: North American Indian. Prankster deity who assumes innumerable forms. To make human life more interesting, he created sorrow, illness, and death. A creative but mischievous character.
Cred: Celtic (Ireland and Scotland). Faery queen goddess associated with Dana's mountains, the color pink, and rose oil. Responsible for spirit contacts, love magic, keeping secrets, and searching for the perfect mate.
Credne: Celtic (Ireland). God of smithing and metallurgy who worked in bronze. A son of Brigid and Tuireann and the artificer of the Tuatha Dé Danann, working in bronze, brass and gold. Associated with tool blessing, self-defense, and inspiration of artistic endeavors.
Creiddylad: Celtic (Wales). Goddess of summer flowers, daughter of Lludd Llaw Eraint. The "May Queen," associated with strength of will, love and courage.
Crobh Dearg: Celtic (Ireland). A harvest goddess whose name means "red claws." Associated with flame and fire of wine.
Cromm Cruaich: Celtic (Ireland). Ancient harvest god of death and sacrifice. Associated with the underworld, death, and the harvest.
The Crone: Celtic. Third aspect of the triple goddess. Associated with winter, old age and death, the waning moon, menopause, and the destruction of all things that comes before rebirth. Often seen with crows and black dogs.
Cronos: Celtic. Minor sun and harvest god imprisoned in the land of the dead. Appears not to be connected to the Greek god of the same name.
Cybele: Phrygian. Fertility and Great Mother goddess who embodies the fertile Earth; a goddess of walls and fortresses, caverns and mountains, nature and wild animals (especially lions and bees).
Cyhiraeth: Celtic (Wales). A ghostly spirit goddess; a disembodied moaning voice that sounds before a person's death. Associated with inner-transformation, water magic, faery contact, and death.
Cymidei Cymeinfoll: Celtic (Wales). Irish giantess mentioned in the First Branch of the Mabinogi. Gave birth to one fully-formed and armed warrior every six weeks. Associated with creative magic, strength, and reincarnation.