Disaster Names

Abaddon

ABADDON: Biblical name of the dark angel of the abyss, meaning destruction; ruination

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Ares

Greek myth name of the son of Zeus and Hera. Identified with Roman Mars. Derived from the Greek word ares, meaning "battle strife; ruination."

Avdima

Aramaic name meaning destruction, loss

Avdimi

Variant of Aramaic Avdima, meaning destruction, loss

Bora

Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning foreign; strange

Conlaoch

Chief warrior Irish myth name of the son of Cuchulainn who accidentally killed him, composed of the elements conn chief and laoch warrior

Corentin

Breton/French name of Celtic origin, probably meaning hurricane, tempest

Corentine

Feminine form of French Corentin, probably meaning hurricane, tempest

Cuchulainn

Hound of Culann Irish myth name of a heroic warrior who accidentally killed his son Conlaoch.

Desdemona

Literary name derived from the Greek word dysdaimon, meaning ill-starred

Disdemona

Variant of Desdemona, meaning ill-starred

Doireann

Old Gaelic name, probably derived from the word doireann (also spelled doirionn), meaning tempestuous weather

Dorean

English form of Gaelic Doireann, meaning tempestuous weather

Elyse

Variant form of English Elysia, meaning lightning-struck

Elysia

Lightning-struck English name derived from the name of the heavenly fields of Elysia in Greek and Roman mythology, a section of the Underworld called Elysium in Latin, Elysion in Greek. The name evolved from a designation of a place, or person, struck by lightning--enelysion, enelysios.

Huarwar

The Hungry Son of Halwn in Culhwch and Olwen. Called one of the three plagues of Cornwall.

Huarwor

Variant of Huarwar, meaning the hungry

Hung

Chinese name meaning flood

Hyakinthos

"Hyacinth flower." Greek myth name of a youth loved by Apollo who was accidentally killed by him, after which the Hyacinth flower sprouted from his blood.

Kepi

Egyptian name meaning tempest

Patience

One of the seven Christian virtue names, derived from the vocabulary word, itself from Latin pati, meaning to suffer The Puritans considered it virtuous to suffer misfortune and persecution without complaint or loss of faith.

Pele

Hawaiian myth name of the goddess of dance, fire, lightning, violence, and volcanoes, meaning lava She is said to sometimes appear to people, resembling either a beautiful young woman or a frail old woman. Signs of her presence are fine golden strands of volcanic glass said to be her hair, or droplets of lava said to be her tears.

Shiva

The destroyer Hindi myth name of one of the Trimurti, the other two being Brahma the creator and Vishnu the preserver

Sib

Variant of Hindi Shiva, meaning the destroyer

Svadilfari

Disaster; ill-fated In Norse mythology, this was the name of a magical stallion belonging to a frost giant.

Talbot

Messenger of destruction English surname transferred to forename use, probably composed of the Germanic elements tal destroy and bod message, tidings

Tempest

English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning tempest, violent storm

Ukwtakun

starvation; in the Indian legends represented as a quasi demigod, whose howling and approach indicate death and destruction.

Volkan

Turkish name meaning volcano

Vritra

Hindi myth name of a dragon or serpent, the personification of drought and enemy of Indra, meaning the enveloper
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