Wish to add some charm to your baby’s name?
You’ve come to the right place. Here is a list of cool wizard names that you can give to your baby boy or baby girl.
All of us are fascinated by magic, aren’t we? And why shouldn’t we be, magic injects novelty into our humdrum daily lives. It makes us wonder about the possibilities of life and the existence of things beyond our comprehension. It keeps us wide-eyed and open about the potential of what is out there.
The birth of a child is nothing short of magic. So, why not commemorate it by giving our children witchy names that resonate with potential and possibility? If you’ve been searching for famous wizards' names to provide your child with, we have provided you with 100 famous wizard names and witchy names (a witch is the name for a female wizard) for boys and girls. With these mystical names, your little witches and wizards will never fall short of magic dust ever again.
Unique Wizard Name Ideas
Let’s put an end to your search for good and famous wizards names; just pick from one below.
1. Agnes (Greek origin), meaning “pure/holy.” Agnes Waterhouse was of England’s well known witches.
2. Alice (Old French origin), meaning “noble.” Alice Kyteler was among Ireland’s first witches. This is one of the well-known female wizard names.
3. Alizon (American origin), meaning “son of Alice,” refers to the Pendle witches.
4. Angela (English origin), meaning “angel,” refers to Angela de Barthe, notorious English witch.
5. Abraham (Hebrew origin), meaning “father of multitudes.” He was an Egyptian mage.
6. Blaise (Roman origin), meaning “to lisp,” name of a Christian martyr and well known warlock.
7. Bessie (English origin), meaning “oath.” Bessie is the Greek form of the name Elizabeth, also the name of a famous Scottish witch.
8. Cassandra (Greek origin), meaning “prophetess,” believed to have been gifted the power of prophecy by Apollo.
9. Circe (Greek origin), meaning “bird.” She was the daughter of Helios in Greek myth, with the power of turning men into animals with her wand.
10. Christian (Latin origin), meaning “follower of Christ,” the name of a successful modern-day warlock.
11. Eliphas (Hebrew origin), meaning “eager for war.” Eliphas is another form of the name Alphonse and is tied to the legacy of Alphonse Louis Constant.
12. Gwen (Welsh origin), meaning “holy,” related to Gwen Ellis, the first woman to be hanged by the Church for the crime of being a witch.
13. George (Greek origin), meaning “farmer.” George Pickingill was a nineteenth century warlock who practiced folk magic.
14. Gerald (Germanic origin), meaning “ruler of the spear,” this is the name of the most influential practitioner of Paganism and Wicca through the '50s and '60s.
15. Gwydion (Welsh origin), meaning “born of trees,” name of a trickster in Welsh myths.
16. Joan (English origin), meaning “God is gracious,” feminine form of John, a famous Medieval healer.
17. Laurie (English origin), meaning “bay laurel.” Laurie Cabot’s contributions to popularizing witchcraft in the US are unparalleled.
18. Leanne (English origin), meaning “dweller by the wood.” Leanne Marrama is the High Priestess of the Raven Moon Coven.
19. Marie (French origin), meaning “sea of bitterness.” Marie Laveau was a renowned practitioner of Voodoo traditions in the New Orleans area in the nineteenth century.
20. Margaret (Latin origin), meaning “pearl,” name of an eighteenth century witch with powers to control the weather.
21. Margery (Medieval English origin), meaning “pearl.” Margery Jourdemayne was a medieval English witch believed to have the power to resurrect the dead.
22. Medea (Greek origin), meaning “middle,” name of an enchantress in Greek myth who helped with the Argonaut mission.
23. Moll (English origin), meaning “bitter.” Moll Dyer was a seventeenth century herbal healer.
24. Morgana (English origin), meaning “circle or sea.” A good witch who turned into King Arthur’s adversary after being trained by Merlin. Morgana and Merlin are both great wizard name ideas.
25. Mark (Latin origin), meaning “consecrated to the God of Mars.” Mark Eadicicco is a prominent member of the NYC Pagan community.
26. Merlin (Welsh origin), meaning “from the sea fortress,” Merlin is the famous warlock from the Arthurian legend, considered widely as the most powerful wizard to have ever existed.
27. Raven (Old English origin), meaning “crow.” Raven Grimmassi is a famous elder belonging to the Willow tradition of witchcraft.
28. Raymond (Germanic origin), meaning “guard or protector.” Raymond Buckland is often called the Father of American Wicca as he popularized Gerald Gardner’s teachings for the mainstream.
29. Scott (Latin origin), meaning “Gaelic speaker.” Scott Cunningham is best known for authoring Neo-Wicca books that simplify complicated Wicca and Pagan concepts for readers.
30. Tamsin (English origin), meaning “twin.” Tamsin Blight was a notable English healer.
31. Ursula (English origin), meaning “bear,” the sea-witch daughter of Poseidon in Greek mythology.
Good Wizard Names From Literature
Learn about famous wizard names and names for witches from literature here. You can also choose names of sorcerers (the term to describe "bad" wizards).
32. Alatar, meaning “after comer,” immortal wizard sent to Middle Earth to fight away Sauron in Tolkien’s 'Lord Of The Rings' series.
33. Albus (English origin), meaning “bright.” Albus Dumbledore is the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in J.K. Rowling’s 'Harry Potter' series. Many believe he is the greatest wizard of all time.
34. Atlantes (Greek origin), plural of “Atlas,” meaning “book of maps.” An evil wizard, the sorcerer finds mention in the medieval poem 'Orlando Furioso'.
35. Andromeda (Greek origin), meaning “daughter of Cassiopeia,” name of a pure-blood witch in 'Harry Potter'.
36. Alcina (Greek origin), meaning “famous bearer.” She was a sorceress who ruled over a mythical island in Greek lore.
37. Asterope (Greek origin), meaning “starry face,” name of a Hesperid in Greek myth.
38. Bonnie (Scottish origin), meaning “attractive,” a good witch character in 'The Vampire Diaries' series.
39. Belinda (English origin), meaning “beautiful snake,” name of a Pagan Goddess of earth and heaven in Babylonian mythology.
40. Calypso (Greek origin), meaning “to hide,” sea nymph with magical powers in Homer’s epic 'Odyssey'.
41. Circe (Greek origin), meaning “bird,” sorceress daughter of Helios in Greek myth.
42. Celeste (Latin origin), meaning “heavenly.” A dark witch in 'The Vampire Diaries' novel series.
43. Dune (Dutch origin), meaning “mound of sand created by the wind.” Finds mention in the book 'Warlock: A Novel of Ancient Egypt'.
44. Eris (Greek origin), meaning “strife.” Eris was the goddess of strife whose actions set off the Trojan War in Greek myth.
45. Elric (English origin), meaning “wise ruler,” wizard character from 'The Dresden Files' book series.
46. Elphaba (American origin), based on the initials of L. Frank. Baum, the author of 'The Wizard of Oz'. Elphaba is better known as the Wicked Witch of the West.
47. Fabian (Latin origin), meaning “bean grower,” name of an English pure-blood wizard in 'Harry Potter'.
48. Gandalf (Old Norse origin), meaning “wand elf,” Gandalf was the leader of The Fellowship of the Ring in the Tolkien novels.
49. Ganondorf (Irish origin), meaning “fair-skinned,” antagonist in 'The Legend Of Zelda' series.
50. Ginevra (Italian origin), meaning “white shadow”, the name of the Weasley family matriarch in 'Harry Potter'.
51. Glinda (Italian origin), meaning “pretty,” the good witch in 'The Wizard Of Oz'.
52. Harry (English origin), meaning “estate ruler,” most famous for being the protagonist wizard in J. K. Rowling’s fantasy 'Harry Potter' series.
53. Hecate (Greek origin), meaning “far off.” Greek goddess associated with witchcraft and wizardry in ancient Greek lore.
54. Hermione (Greek origin), meaning “messenger.” Hermione Granger is possibly the most brilliant young witch in 'Harry Potter' .
55. Icarus (Greek origin), meaning “son of Dedalus who tried to escape from Crete on false wings” in Greek myth.
56. Iris (Greek origin), meaning “rainbow.” Iris is the personification of the rainbow in Greek mythology.
57. Jafar (Arabic origin), meaning “small stream,” a powerful wizard with a genie in 'Aladdin'.
58. James (English origin), meaning “supplanter,” the father of the famous 'Harry Potter'.
59. Lucius (Roman origin), meaning “light,” a dark wizard and the father of Draco Malfoy in 'Harry Potter' .
60. Minerva (Latin origin), meaning “Roman Goddess of wisdom,” Headmistress of Hogwarts in the 'Harry Potter' novels.
61. Maleficent (Norwegian origin), meaning “causing harm supernaturally,” the evil fairy godmother in the Grimm’s fairy tale 'Sleeping Beauty'.
62. Matilda (English origin), meaning “battle mighty,” the title character of Roald Dahl’s book, with psychokinetic powers.
63. Neville (English origin), meaning “new town,” another literary wizard from 'Harry Potter'.
64. Nora (Arabic origin), meaning “light”, the name of a witch featured in the literary series 'The Vampire Diaries'.
65. Oscar (Spanish origin), meaning “god spear,” the real name of L. Frank Baum’s 'Wizard Of Oz'.
66. Pallando, meaning “far traveling one,” wizard from the 'Lord Of The Rings' series, who was sent to Middle Earth to rescue its people from Sauron.
67. Peter (Greek origin), meaning “rock,” a commonly used magical name for characters in fantasy fiction literature written for the young.
68. Percy (Greek origin), meaning “one who pierces the valley,” the name of one of the Weasley wizards in J. K. Rowling’s fantasy fiction 'Harry Potter' series.
69. Poppy (English origin), meaning “red flower,” the matron and witch at Hogwarts in 'Harry Potter'.
70. Prospero (Latin origin), meaning “a person capable of magic,” derived from William Shakespeare’s play 'The Tempest' with a sorcerer of the same name.
71. Puck (Dutch origin), meaning “a mischievous spirit,” found mentioned in English folklore, and later in Shakespearean literature.
72. Ravenna (Italian origin), meaning “raven.” She is the evil queen antagonist of Snow White.
73. Rand al’Thor, a powerful wizard in the 'Wheel Of Time' book series.
74. Radagast (Slavic origin), meaning “tender of beasts,” one of the five wizards sent on the rescue mission to save the inhabitants of Middle Earth from Sauron in 'The Lord Of The Rings'.
75. Remus (Roman origin), meaning “twin,” name of a wizard and shapeshifter in 'Harry Potter'.
76. Rincewind, meaning “idiot,” a wizard name mentioned in Terry Pratchett’s novel, 'Discworld'.
77. Ron (English origin), meaning “counsel rule,” famous wizard and friend of Harry Potter in J. K. Rowling’s fictional series of the same name.
78. Rubeus (Hebrew origin), meaning “red,” name of a friendly half-wizard half-giant from 'Harry Potter'.
79. Sabrina (English origin), meaning “patience,” the name of the witch protagonist of the comic book series 'Sabrina, The Teenage Witch'.
80. Saruman (Old English origin), meaning “man of kill,” a wizard living in Middle Earth in the third age in 'The Lord Of The Rings'.
81. Seamus (Irish origin), meaning “supplanter.” Hogwarts student and friend to Harry Potter.
82. Selena (Greek origin), meaning “moon.” Moon Goddess sister of Helios in Greek myth.
83. Selma (Arabic origin), meaning “godly helmet.” Witch in the epic 'Beowulf'.
84. Severus (Latin origin), meaning “stern,” a famous wizard in the literary world of 'Harry Potter'.
85. Stephen (English origin), meaning “crown/wreath.” Stephen Strange is the Sorcerer Supreme in Marvel Comics.
86. Zatanna (Hebrew origin), meaning “beautiful magic,” the name of a sorceress who traces her lineage back to Nicholas Flamel, Nostradamus and Leonardo da Vinci in the DC Universe.
Names Of Legendary Wizards From Film And TV
Find a selection of magical boy names and magical girl names from TV and movies.
87. David (Hebrew origin), meaning “beloved.” David Lo Pan is an undead wizard in the movie 'Big Trouble In Little China'.
88. Endora (Aztec origin), meaning “light,” a white witch character in the TV series 'Bewitched'.
89. Fiona (Irish origin), meaning “fair.” She is the head witch of a New Orleans coven in the TV series 'American Horror Story'.
90. Louise (French origin), meaning “famous warrior,” name of the protagonist of the film 'Teen Witch'.
91. Nancy (English origin), meaning “grace,” one of the witches in the primary coven in the movie 'The Craft'.
92. Prue (English origin), meaning “good judgment,” name for a witch character in the TV series 'Charmed'.
93. Piper (English origin), meaning “person who plays a pipe,” the name of a white witch in 'Charmed'.
94. Phoebe (Greek origin), meaning “bright,” a witch sister with the power of premonition in 'Charmed'.
95. Paige (English origin), meaning “young helper,” yet another white witch character from 'Charmed'.
96. Queenie (English origin), meaning “woman,” another powerful witch from 'American Horror Story'.
97. Rochelle (French origin), meaning “small rock,” one of the protagonist witches of 'The Craft'.
98. Sarah (Hebrew origin), meaning “princess,” a naturally gifted witch character in 'The Craft'.
99. Samantha (English origin), meaning “God heard,” the white witch protagonist of the TV series 'Bewitched'.
100. Willow (English origin), meaning “tree/shrub of temperate climate.” Willow Rosenberg was one of the notable witches in the series 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer'.
Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for famous wizard names, then why not take a look at magical girl baby names, or for something different try these magician names.
At Kidadl we pride ourselves on offering families original ideas to make the most of time spent together at home or out and about, wherever you are in the world. We strive to recommend the very best things that are suggested by our community and are things we would do ourselves - our aim is to be the trusted friend to parents.
We try our very best, but cannot guarantee perfection. We will always aim to give you accurate information at the date of publication - however, information does change, so it’s important you do your own research, double-check and make the decision that is right for your family.
Kidadl provides inspiration to entertain and educate your children. We recognise that not all activities and ideas are appropriate and suitable for all children and families or in all circumstances. Our recommended activities are based on age but these are a guide. We recommend that these ideas are used as inspiration, that ideas are undertaken with appropriate adult supervision, and that each adult uses their own discretion and knowledge of their children to consider the safety and suitability.
Kidadl cannot accept liability for the execution of these ideas, and parental supervision is advised at all times, as safety is paramount. Anyone using the information provided by Kidadl does so at their own risk and we can not accept liability if things go wrong.
Sponsorship & Advertising Policy
Kidadl is independent and to make our service free to you the reader we are supported by advertising.
We hope you love our recommendations for products and services! What we suggest is selected independently by the Kidadl team. If you purchase using the buy now button we may earn a small commission. This does not influence our choices. Please note: prices are correct and items are available at the time the article was published.
Kidadl has a number of affiliate partners that we work with including Amazon. Please note that Kidadl is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.
We also link to other websites, but are not responsible for their content.