A names, Ancient Greek, Female, Greek, Greek mythology, Mythology, Nature, Thunder/Lightning

Astrape

Astrape is the name of a goddess of lightning in Greek mythology, the twin of Bronte (goddess of thunder); the sisters were attendants of Zeus. Her name, fittingly, means "lightning". Her Roman counterpart is Fulgora. Origin: Ancient Greek Male forms: Astrapios (Ancient Greek)  

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B names, Female, Greek mythology, Male, Mythology, Nature, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Thunder/Lightning, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes

Bronte

Bronte is the name of the Greek goddess of thunder, twin sister to Astrape, goddess of lightning, both of whom served as attendants to Zeus. Bronte's name fittingly means "thunder" from Ancient Greek brontḗ which derives from PIE *bʰrem- (to make noise; roar, clash, shout). Brontë is also an Irish surname, the Anglicized form of Ó Proinntigh meaning “descendant of Proinnteach”, the latter originally… Continue reading Bronte

Female, Hebrew, Mythology, Nickname names, Norse, Norse mythology, Old Norse, T names, Thunder/Lightning, Virtues/Attributes

Tova

Tova is a Hebrew female name meaning "good", though it's also a Swedish variant of Tove, a modern form of Old Norse Tófa which is a short form of Old Norse Þórfríðr (or Thorfrither) meaning "Thor is beautiful" or "beautiful Thor" from Þórr/Thor (Thor) and fríðr (beautiful, beloved), Thor being the Norse god of thunder, strength, war and storms; his name fittingly means "thunder". Origin:… Continue reading Tova

Arabic, Color, E names, Earth, Elements, Female, Green, Hebrew, Thunder/Lightning

Esmeralda

Esmeralda is the Spanish and Portuguese word for "emerald", also used as a given name. It comes from Old French esmeraude via Vulgar Latin (which is the common speech of Latin including different dialects) esmeralda, esmeraldus which comes from Ancient Greek smaragdos meaning "green gem". That itself could come from a Semitic source such as Hebrew baraket or bareqeth meaning "emerald, shine" or Arabic barq "lightning". Origin:… Continue reading Esmeralda

Arabic, Estonian mythology, J names, Male, Mythology, Nature, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-Iranian, Sky/Heavens, Thunder/Lightning, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Jumal

Jumal is the name of the Estonian god of the sky; the name means "god" in Estonian and Finnish, likely borrowed from the Proto-Indo-Iranian *diyumna, a cognate of Sanskrit dyuman (heavenly, shining, radiant). Jumal has also been used as a generic word used to refer to a god as well as also being used for the Christian God. Another… Continue reading Jumal

Greek mythology, Male, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Sky/Heavens, Thunder/Lightning, Virtues/Attributes, Z names

Zeus

Zeus is the main god in the Greek pantheon, the god of the sky and thunder, law and order, and oaths. According to mythology, he was the youngest son of the Titan Cronus and Rhea. Because his father was told that a son of his would overthrow him just as Cronus had overthrown his own… Continue reading Zeus

Earth, Elements, Male, Mythology, Nature, Norse, Norse mythology, Old Norse, Surname names, T names, Thunder/Lightning

Thurstan

Thurstan comes from an English surname derived from Norse given name Torsten, from Old Norse Þórsteinn meaning "Thor's stone", Thor being the Norse god of thunder, strength, war, and storms . His name means "thunder". Origin: Old Norse Variants: Thorstein (Norwegian) Torstein (Norwegian) Torsten (Swedish, Danish, German) Thorsten (Danish, Swedish, German) Torsti (Finnish) Turstin (Medieval English)… Continue reading Thurstan