List of fertility deities

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Coatlicue, Aztec goddess of fertility, life, death and rebirth

A fertility deity is a god or goddess in mythology associated with fertility, pregnancy, and birth. In some cases these deities are directly associated with sex, and in others they simply embody related attributes. The following is a list of fertility deities.

African mythology[edit source | edit]

Armenian mythology[edit source | edit]

Aztec mythology[edit source | edit]

Baltic mythology[edit source | edit]

Canaanite mythology[edit source | edit]

In Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia[edit source | edit]

Celtic mythology[edit source | edit]

Catholic hagiology[edit source | edit]

Note: Catholicism is a monotheistic religion, and as such, saints are not considered deities. See Intercession of saints and Hagiography for details about those aspects of Catholic doctrine.

Egyptian mythology[edit source | edit]

Min, ancient Egyptian god of fertility and lettuce

Etruscan mythology[edit source | edit]

Finnish mythology[edit source | edit]

Germanic mythology[edit source | edit]

Greek mythology[edit source | edit]

Hawaiian mythology[edit source | edit]

Hindu mythology[edit source | edit]

Parvati

Hittite mythology[edit source | edit]

Inca mythology[edit source | edit]

Indigenous Australian mythology[edit source | edit]

Inuit mythology[edit source | edit]

Japanese mythology[edit source | edit]

Maya mythology[edit source | edit]

Inanna, Sumerian goddess of sexual love, fertility and warfare

Native American mythology[edit source | edit]

Norse mythology[edit source | edit]

Oceania mythology[edit source | edit]

Persian mythology[edit source | edit]

Roman mythology[edit source | edit]

Venus, Roman goddess of love, beauty and fertility

* These 8 gods/goddesses consummate marriage and some of them are listed in the Indigitamenta [1]

Sami mythology[edit source | edit]

Slavic mythology[edit source | edit]

Turkic mythology[edit source | edit]

Vodou[edit source | edit]

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ Philip Wilkinson, Neil Philip. Mythology. ISBN 978-1-4053-1820-4. p.17. 2007

See also[edit source | edit]