In nordic mythology, the gods were divided in two groups:
- the Aesir = war-deities
- the Vanir = fertility-deities
Once, the Aesir were in war with the Vanir. For more info 'bout that see Aesir-Vanir-War.
The name "Aesir" comes from "Asian", Snorri couldn't call them "gods", cause of the catholic censorship.
The Aesir lived in Asgard and named (according to Snorri):
And the Ásynjur (female gods) named:
The Rune associated with the Aesir (and Odin, Wind) was Ansuz.
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