Draconic Names are extremely powerful because of what they represent.
Draconic names mean names related to dragons. Dragons are powerful, mythical creatures who were seen as bearers of wisdom in China or the East.
However, dragons or draconic lore was seen as evil in the West. In modern times, dragons have become part of our pop culture. There are many different kinds of dragons and they have their respective fire dragon names, ice dragon names, and names for water dragons.
Dragon names and even Dragonborn names (from Skyrim) have become quite popular among gamers and fantasy writers. Many people user a name generator to know the right dragon or dragoness names for them. Such a generator can be easy to use and you may find many names in it. But a name generator may deliver a poor list of dragon names without much meaning which defeats the purpose of the name. In our list, you can find the origin of dragon names. Such dragon names would be authentic for your draconic character and would fit them better than any name you get from a name generator. Read on for dragon names with meanings.
Cool Dragon Names
Dragon names can be tough on your tongue but they can be cool once you understand their lore. Here is a list of cool male and female dragon names you can choose from:
1.Archion (Greek origin) meaning 'ruler'.
2.Arrow (English origin) is a great English name.
3.Brenton (English origin) is based on the word 'flame' which goes well with dragons. Brenton literally means 'From Bryni's town (Town of Fire).
4.Bullet (English origin) meaning 'fast'.
5.Daenerys (Greek origin) is the 'Queen of dragons' in Game of Thrones.
6.Dart (British origin) meaning 'fast'.
7.Deadheart (English origin) is a popular dragon name and could mean 'cold heart'.
8.Devlin (Irish origin) meaning unfortunate.
9.Drache (German origin) meaning 'dragon'.
10.Draga (Slavic origin) is the female version of Drago meaning 'dragon'.
11.Drago (Slavic origin) meaning 'dragon'.
12.Dragonite is a dual-type dragon in the popular cartoon Pokemon.
13.Drake (English origin) means 'dragon' or 'snake'.
14.Druk (Bhutanese origin) is the 'Thunder Dragon' of Bhutanese mythology and Bhutan's national symbol. A druk is present on the flag of Bhutan.
15.Egan (Irish origin) means 'Little Fire'.
16.Flurry (Irish origin) meaning 'in bloom'.
17.Ghidorah is a giant three-headed dragon hydra and Godzilla's arch-enemy.
18.Godzilla (Japanese origin) meaning 'gorilla'. This dragon was made popular by the film of the same name, directed by Ishirō Honda.
19.Helios (Greek origin) is the name of the Greek Sun god.
20.Knucker (English origin) is a dialect word for a kind of water dragon, living in Knuckerholes in Sussex, England.
21.Maleficent (English origin) - The villain in the animated movie, Sleeping Beauty.
22.Mushu is the deuteragonist of Mulan. He is a popular Chinese dragon.
23.Neptune (Roman origin) is the name of the Roman god of the sea.
24.Ness (Scandinavian origin) meaning 'headland'.
25.Nocturne (English origin) meaning 'of the night'.
26.Oboth is a Biblical baby boy’s name.
27.Pendragon (Anglo-Saxon origin) means 'Chief Dragon' or 'Head Dragon' representing both leadership and might. This name is an Anglo-Saxon baby’s name.
28.Shenron is a wish-fulfilling dragon from the Dragon Ball anime series.
29.Tatsuya (Japanese origin) is the name of a Japanese dragon that represents intelligence and longevity.
30.Typhon (Greek origin) meaning 'child of the Titans'.
Names That Mean Dragon
Dragon names can come from different origins too as they have been found in different cultures. Here's a list of names that mean 'dragon' in different languages for you to choose from:
31.Anguis (Latin American origin) denotes excellent strength.
32.Arad (Persian origin) means the Name of an Angel.
33.Cadmus (Greek origin) meaning 'dragon's teeth'.
34.Doryu is one who understands the ways of a dragon.
35.Draak (Dutch origin) meaning 'dragon'.
36.Draco (Italian origin) means dragon. It is a popular name after the character Draco Malfoy from the Harry Potter series.
37.Draken (Greek origin) Boys with this name have a strong desire for a stable family or a community. They also need appreciation by working with others.
38.Drayce (English origin) meaning 'modern dragon'.
39.Fafner (Greek origin) is a popular mythical character.
40.George (English origin) refers to the knight who slew a fire-breathing dragon.
41.Georgina (English origin) refers to the medieval legend when a farmer slew a fire-breathing dragon.
42.Hydra (Greek origin) refers to the multi-headed water dragon.
43.Irad (Israeli origin) has a biblical reference.
44.Kaida (Japanese origin) means 'looks like a little dragon'.
45.Kaliyah (Indian origin) is a girl’s name, and it means the killer of a thousand-headed dragon.
46.Ladon (Greek origin) denotes influential personalities. Boys with this name are focused on their goals, and they work on setting new ones.
47.Libelle (German origin) meaning 'Dragonfly'.
48.Long (Chinese and Vietnamese origins) meaning 'dragon'.
49.Melly (Greek and French origin) show the same braveness and uniqueness as one can see in dragons!
50.Meraxes (Russian origin) is a female dragon from Game of Thrones.
51.Ryoko (Japanese origin) is a girl’s name that means dragon.
52.Ryu (Japanese origin) is a popular and fascinating Japanese mythology character.
53.Scylla (Greek mythology) meaning 'dragon monster'.
54.Syrax (Italian origin) meaning 'charisma'.
55.Yang (Korean origin) meaning 'brave' is used as a girl’s name that can also be used as a family name. It is related to the philosophy of Yin-Yang.
Mythical Dragon Names
Dragons have been an important part of mythologies. Here's a list of the famous ones that can inspire you with names:
56.Abrasax is a well-known term in Gnostic traditions, where the entity is considered as the great ‘Archon’ or God.
57.Akhekh is a fantastical beast with a long serpentine body that is supported by its four legs. The creature was said to reside in remote corners of the Egyptian lands.
58.Bahamut - Child of the dragon god Io. Referred to as the God of the Dragons.
59.Campe is a winged serpent.
60.Chimera is a lion’s body with a dragon’s tail and a goat head on its back, slain by Bellerophon.
61.Druk or the ‘Thunder Dragon’ in Bhutanese culture.
62.Fafnir is the most famous of all the dragons mentioned in this list.
63.Heperios is the dragon guarding Golden Apples.
64.Ketos is also called the Kraken who tried to eat Andromeda.
65.Kholkikos - a dragon from the legend of Jason and the Argonauts.
66.Komodo is a creature found in Indonesia, known as the Komodo dragon.
67.Kraken is a dragon with tentacles.
68.Kukulkan - The great ‘feathered serpent’ god.
69.Kur - Supposedly, the first dragon.
70.Python- An earth dragon that came from Delphi.
71.Smaug is a popular dragon character from the high fantasy novel called The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien.
72.Thespiakos is supposed to be a monstrous dragon who destroyed the land of Thespiai.
73.Tiamat is a popular dragon from the video game Dungeons and Dragons.
74.Vritra is the ancient Aryan Vedic texts as the main adversary of the Indra .
75.Wyvern is a legendary dragon, featuring in Polish myths.
Dragon Names Inspired By Popular Games
Video games have had dragons in them for a long time, either in the entire game or part of it. The list below shows a list of character names that are part of video games:
76.Alduin is a dragon from The Elder Scrolls Skyrim. A powerful and fearsome dragon known for his destructive powers.
77.Archdemons is an intelligent dragon from the game Dragon Age: Origins and is known to be wittier than the rest.
78.Dracolich is a dragon name from Dungeons & Dragons.
79.Draigoch is a popular dragon name from Lord of the Rings Online. He is evil but known to be more powerful than the rest.
80.Enywas is an evil dragon from Darkmere.
81.Flammie is a great draconic name from the Secret of Mana. He is a beautiful white dragon who has the capability of carrying three people on his back.
82.Grigori is a massive red dragon from Dragon's Dogma.
83.Grima is a mighty dragon from the game Fire Emblem Awakening.
84.Kalameet is a huge ancient dragon from the video Dark Soul.
85.Marun/Marux is a draconic language (from gaming) word for "lightning".
86.Minerva is a dragon character in Fire Emblem. Also the name of the Goddess of Wisdom in ancient Greece.
87.Naga is another character from the Fire Emblem Awakening. Naga is the queen of six dragon tribes that used to rule the land.
88.Paarthurnax is a wise old dragon from The Elder Scrolls Skyrim.
89.Singe is a popular dragon from the game Dragon's Lair.
90.Spyro is an extremely energetic and curious dragon from the game Spyro the Dragon & Skylander. Despite his small size, he is courageous.
91.Synn is another dragon character from Dungeons and Dragons: Shadow over Mystara. Synn is a huge red dragon that is considered to be dangerous.
Dragon Names Inspired By Literature
A lot of novels and books have dragons as protagonists. Following is a list that gives you some name ideas that you may even find as part of popular movies. If you search for male and female dragon names that you can use for your character, then here is a great list of names for dragons for you:
92.Drogon is a huge black and red dragon that was hatched by the fictional character Daenerys Targaryen. The book, A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin, was later made into a television series called the Game of Thrones.
93.Eldrax is a dragon who ravages the kingdom of Princess Elizabeth in The Paper Bag Princess.
94.Faranth is the last Golden dragon that was shown in the book Dragonriders of Pern. He is known to be the most influential dragon in Pernese history.
95.Griffin is the main character of the book Griffin the Dragon.
96.Katla is a dragon name from a famous Swedish fictional book called The Brothers Lionheart by Lindgren.
97.Moon is a young and dynamic dragon from The Baby Unicorn and Baby Dragon.
98.Norberta is a dragon from the Harry Potter series. Norberta is a huge female Norwegian dragon who was extremely friendly in J. K. Rowling's first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
99.Ruth is a white dragon with a great memory. He is an important character from the book Dragonriders of Pern.
100.Saphira is a kind but fierce blue-colored dragon from Eragon.
101.Viserion is another dragon hatched by Daenerys Targaryen in the novel series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin.
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