Naas: Celtic (Ireland). Goddess who died in County Kildare (the site still bears her name today).
Nai-no-Kami: Japanese. God of earthquakes, who lives within the earth. At times he inflicts terrible punishment upon the Japanese islands.
Nair: Celtic (Ireland). Goddess whose name means "modesty"; associated with prosperity, and spirits.
Nammu: Sumerian. Sea goddess and creator of heaven and earth, she moulded clay collected and brought it to life, thus creating mankind.
Nanna: Sumerian. God of the moon. His name means "illuminator." He decides the fate of the dead.
Nanna: Norse. Goddess who died of grief when her husband, Balder, died.
Nanse: Sumerian. Fertility goddess associated with rivers and canals; gave priests the ability to prophesy and interpret dreams.
Naru-Kami: Japanese. Thunder goddess associated with artisans and protection.
Nehalennia: Celtic (Britain). Goddess almost always depicted with marine symbols and a large, benign-looking dog at her feet. Associated with the protection of sea traders.
Nehebkau: Egyptian. Fierce snake-god who guarded the entrance to the underworld. Associated with death, protecting the pharaoh in the afterlife, vengeance, and cursing.
Neit: Celtic (Ireland). God of war and fertility rites.
Neith: Egyptian. Goddess similar to the Greek goddess Athena. Depicted as a weaver, and also as a weapon-bearing war goddess. A mortuary goddess connected with the woven bandages of the mummy.
Nekhebet: Egyptian. Local goddess-patron of the city of Nekheb; later the patron of upper Egypt. Associated with childbirth, motherhood, and protection.
Nemain: Celtic (Ireland). The fairy spirit of the frenzied havoc of war, and possibly an aspect of the Morrígan, whose name means frenzy or fury. She sometimes appears as a bean nighe, the weeping washer by a river, washing the clothes or entrails of a doomed warrior.
Nemesis: Greek. Goddess of divine retribution against those who succumb to excessive pride, undeserved happiness, and the absence of moderation. Vengeful fate personified as a remorseless goddess.
Nemetona: Celtic (England). Goddess whose name means "shrine"; associated with temples and sacred groves.
Nemglan: Celtic (Ireland). God of birds, spirits of the dead and fertility.
Nenaunir: Masai of Kenya, Africa. Evil, dreaded god associated with rainbows, clouds, and storms.
Neper: Egyptian. God of grain and reaping; associated with barley and emmer wheat.
Nephthys: Egyptian. The divine corresponding "power" (or completion) of her sister, Isis; "The Useful Goddess," who represented divine assistance and protective guardianship on a multitude of levels. An underworld goddess associated with life and death.
Neptune: Roman. God of horses, analogous but not identical to the god Poseidon of Greek mythology. Associated with fresh water, as opposed to Oceanus, god of the world-ocean.
Nerit: Egyptian. Goddess associated with physical strength.
Nergal: Babylonian. Evil god of the underworld who rules with his consort Ereshkigal. Responsible for war, pestilence, and devastation. Represents the sun of noontime and of the summer solstice that brings destruction.
Ngai: Masai of Africa. Creator god associated with life and Death.
Ngami: Africa. Goddess of the moon.
Niamh: Celtic (Ireland). Goddess whose name means "bright"; associated with love, aiding the passing from life to death, and contact with the spirit world.
Nicevenn: Celtic (Scotland). Goddess during the middle ages whose name means "Divine" or "Brilliant. Equated with the Roman goddess Diana and her Wild Hunt.
Ninazu: Sumerian. Benevolent god of healing and the underworld, where he kept the waters of life.
Ninhurzag: Sumerian. Earth and mother goddess, acted as midwife at the creation of man. Responsible for the change of seasons. Ensures fertile fields; when she cursed the world it became barren.
Nintu: Babylonian. Wife of Anu and mother of all gods, she created humans from clay and blood.
Ninurta: Sumerian. Ancient thunder god of rain, fertility, war, thunderstorms, wells, canals, floods, the plough and the South Wind. Had a warlike character.
Njambi: Lele, Africa. Creator god associated with fertility, forests, help, justice, and protection.
Njord: Norse. God of wind, fertile land along the seacoast, as well as seamanship, sailing and fishing. Father of Freyr and Freya.
Noctiluca: Celtic (Gaul). Goddess about whom little is known today; possibly of Roman origin, associated with magic rituals.
Nohochacyum: Mayan. Creation god and protector against evil.
Nu: Egyptian. The male form of the Egyptian goddess Naunet; deification of the primordial watery abyss.
Nu Kua: Chinese. Goddess creator of mankind and repairer of the wall of heaven; intermediary between men and women, who grants children. Associated with creation myths.
Num: Finno-Ugrian. God of the sky and heaven.
Numitorem: Finno-Ugrian. Sky god and the creator of all animals.
Nun: Egyptian. Personification of the waters of chaos that existed on Earth before land, and the chaos that existed at the edges of the universe.
Nut: Egyptian. Goddess whose body arches across the sky, wearing a dress decorated with stars that forms a canopy over the Earth.
Nwyrve: Celtic (Wales). Sky god about whom little is known today.
Nyambe: Koko of Nigeria, Africa. Life restoring god.
Nyambi: The Barotse of Upper Zambesi, Africa. Great god; the creator of everything.
Nyame: The Twi of West Africa. Great god who prepared the soul to be reborn and handed out its fate.
Nyamia Ama: Senegal, Africa. Sky god associated with storms, rain and lightning.
Nzambi: The Bankongo of the Congo, Africa. Great goddess who created everything, associated with human justice, reward, and punishment.