Glossary of Known Djinn Names and their References

1. Marid (References: Arabian folklore, “Aladdin” – Disney movie)

   Marid is one of the most powerful types of Djinn, known for their immense strength and ability to grant wishes. They are often depicted as towering and majestic beings.

2. Ifrit (References: Arabian folklore, “The Thief of Bagdad” – 1940 film)

   Ifrits are fiery Djinn associated with fire and known for their rebellious nature. They are often depicted as fierce and dangerous beings, capable of causing chaos and destruction.

3. Ghoul (References: Arabian folklore, “The Arabian Nights” – collection of stories)

   Ghoul is a malevolent type of Djinn associated with graveyards and devouring human flesh. They are depicted as shape-shifting creatures that prey on unsuspecting travelers.

4. Sila (References: Arabian folklore, “The Chronicles of Solomon Kane” – stories by Robert E. Howard)

   Sila is a Djinn associated with the wind and storms. They are often portrayed as elusive and unpredictable beings, capable of causing powerful gusts of wind and manipulating weather.

5. Jann (References: Arabian folklore, “The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories” – anthology)

   Jann is a type of Djinn associated with deserts and wilderness. They are often depicted as powerful and elemental beings, dwelling in remote and inhospitable regions.

6. Hinn (References: Islamic mythology, “The Book of Thousand Nights and a Night” – collection of stories)

   Hinn is a mischievous type of Djinn known for their playful nature. They are often depicted as small and elusive creatures that enjoy playing tricks on humans.

7. Qarin (References: Islamic mythology, “One Thousand and One Nights” – collection of stories)

   Qarin is a type of Djinn that is believed to be a personal companion or guardian assigned to each individual at birth. They can be either benevolent or malevolent, influencing the person’s actions and fate.

8. Shaitan (References: Islamic mythology, “The Satanic Verses” – novel by Salman Rushdie)

   Shaitan, also known as Shaytan or Iblis, is a malevolent Djinn associated with evil and temptation. They are often depicted as manipulative and deceptive beings, seeking to lead humans astray.

9. Nasnas (References: Arabian folklore, “The Thousand Nights and a Night” – collection of stories)

   Nasnas is a type of Djinn described as having half a human body, often cut vertically. They are portrayed as malevolent and grotesque creatures, known for causing harm and spreading mischief.

10. Houri (References: Islamic mythology, “The Conference of the Birds” – poem by Farid ud-Din Attar)

    Houri is a type of Djinn associated with paradise and described as beautiful and pure beings. They are believed to be heavenly maidens who await righteous individuals in the afterlife.

Note: The references provided in this glossary represent a few examples of works in which these Djinn names are mentioned. Djinn lore has a rich history and appears in various cultural and literary traditions beyond the specific references mentioned here.