Dragon Names

Adalinda

Variant of German Adelinda, meaning "noble serpent."

Adelind

Abbreviated form of German Adelinda, meaning "noble serpent."

Adelinda

"Noble serpent." Old German name derived from the elements adal, "noble," and lint "serpent, dragon."

Adelinde

Variant form of German Adelinda, meaning "noble serpent."

Adelonda

Variant of German Adelinda, meaning "noble serpent."

Aethelinda

(Æðelinda): Noble serpent Original Anglo-Saxon form of English Ethelinda, composed of the Old English elements ædel noble and lindi serpent, dragon

Amelinda

Probably an old German name, or a variant of one, from amal "work" and lint "serpent, dragon."

Annabelinda

Graceful beautiful serpent English compound name composed of Latin Anna favor; grace, and Belinda, beautiful serpent

apalala

APALALA: Hindi myth name of a Buddhist water dragon. Meaning unknown.

Apep

Egyptian myth name of the personification of evil, seen as a giant snake, serpent or dragon. Known as the Serpent of the Nile or Evil Lizard, he was an enemy of the sun god. Meaning of the name is uncertain, but may be connected to the root pp, meaning to slither

Apophis

Greek form of Egyptian Apep, possibly meaning to slither

Askook

Native American Algonquin name meaning snake

Belinda

Old German name of which the first element remains a mystery while the second is probably from lint "serpent, dragon." The name is usually rendered "beautiful serpent."

Bellinda

English variant of German Belinda, meaning beautiful serpent

Belynda

English variant of German Belinda, meaning beautiful serpent

Bindy

English pet form of German Belinda, meaning "beautiful serpent."

Chua

Native American Hopi name meaning snake

Chumana

Native American Hopi name meaning snake maiden

Chusi

Native American Hopi name meaning snake flower

Coatl

Nahuatl name meaning snake

Coaxoch

Nahuatl name meaning serpent flower

Dalinda

Variant of English Delinda, meaning noble serpent

Delinda

English nickname for German Adelinda, meaning noble serpent

Draco

Latin form of Greek Drakon, meaning dragon This was the name of a 7th century scribe of Athens, Greece. It is also a constellation name.

Dracul

Romanian name meaning "devil" or "dragon."

Drago

Slovene name derived from the Slavic element dorogo meaning "precious."

drake

This English name is more often found as a surname, or used as a byname, but sometimes it is given as a forename. It could have derived from any of the following: English surname from Old English byname Draca, meaning snake or dragon

Drakon

Greek name meaning "dragon."

Ehecatl

Nahuatl name meaning wind serpent

Ethelinda

English form of Anglo-Saxon Aethelinda, meaning noble serpent

Fafnir

Norse myth name of a dwarf who transformed into a dragon, the symbol of greed.

Herensuge

Basque legend name of a dragon, meaning dragon

Hydra

Greek myth name of a many-headed female water dragon killed by Hercules, from Greek hydor, meaning water

knucker

KNUCKER: Old English legend name of a kind of serpentine, winged water dragon that attack with venom or constriction, derived from the Anglo-Saxon word nicor, meaning water monster

Ladon

Greek myth name of a cleansing river and a hundred-headed dragon who guarded the garden of the Hesperides. Meaning unknown.

Leviathan

Biblical name of an demonic water dragon, meaning coiled; twisted In Hebrew the name means whale

Linda

English name of Germanic origin, probably meaning serpent In some cases, it may have been derived from the Spanish word for pretty

Lindy

Pet form of English Linda, meaning serpent

Linnie

Pet form of English Linda, meaning serpent

Longwei

Chinese name meaning dragon greatness

Lynda

Variant of Linda, meaning serpent

Lyndi

Pet form of Lynda, meaning serpent

Malandra

Modern English creation, possibly a blend of the names Malinda black/dark serpent and Sandra defender of mankind

Malinda

Variant of Melinda, a modern name blending two other names, possibly meaning black/dark serpent

Medousa

Greek form of Latin Medusa, meaning "guardian."

Medusa

Guardian Latin form of Greek Medousa, name of one of the three Gorgons who had snakes for hair, and whose glance turned anyone who looked at them to stone.

Melinda

Modern creation, possibly a blend of Melanie black, dark, and Linda serpent, yielding black/dark serpent

Melusine

European legend name of a fresh-water spirit believed to reside in sacred springs and rivers, meaning either wonder or sea-fog Melusine is depicted as being like a fish or serpent from the waist down.

Mindy

Pet form of Melinda, possibly meaning black/dark serpent

Nagendra

Snake-Indra Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements naga snake and the name of the god Indra.

Nidhogg

English form of Norse Nidhoggr, meaning dreaded striker

Nidhoggr

Dreaded striker Norse myth name of a dragon or serpent who gnaws at the roots of the world tree Yggdrasill.

Nidhug

Danish form of Norse Nidhoggr, meaning dreaded striker

Ophiuchus

Constellation name, depicted as a man supporting a serpent, meaning serpent bearer Ophiuchus, the man depicted in the constellation is thought by some to actually be the demigod Asclepius, who learned the secret of life and death from a serpent and was killed by Zeus to prevent him from sharing his knowledge with mankind.

Ormarr

Serpent army Old Norse name composed of the elements orm serpent and herr army

Ormr

Old Norse name which was originally a byname meaning dragon, serpent, snake

Orochi (大蛇)

Japanese myth name of an eight-headed serpent who demanded virgin sacrifices. He was killed by the god-hero Susanoo.

Pachua

Native American Hopi name meaning feathered water snake

Phineas

English variant of biblical Phinehas, meaning "Nubian" in Egyptian, "mouth of a serpent" in Hebrew.

Phinehas

Biblical name of a grandson of Aaron. If Egyptian, the name means Nubian If Hebrew, it means mouth of a serpent

Pinchas

Hebrew form of Phinehas, meaning "Nubian" in Egyptian, "mouth of a serpent" in Hebrew.

Pythios

Greek myth name of a serpent killed by Apollo near Delphi. The name may be related to the word pythein, meaning "to rot."

Quetzalcoatl

Aztec Nahuatl myth name of a god of the sky, meaning feathered serpent

Ryuu (竜)

Japanese name meaning dragon

Shuman

Native American Hopi name meaning rattlesnake handler

Tanis

Greek form of Phoenician Tanith, meaning "serpent lady."

Tanit

Variant of Phoenician Tanith, meaning serpent lady

tanith

Tatsuo (竜夫, 達夫, 龍雄))

Japanese name meaning dragon man

Tatsuya (竜也)

Japanese name meaning become dragon (and possess its wisdom and longevity)

Tezcacoatl

Nahuatl name meaning reflecting serpent; king

Tiamat

Babylonian myth name of a sea goddess and dragon who was the mother of the first gods, meaning sea

Vritra

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

Xiuhcoatl

Nahuatl unisex name meaning fire serpent or weapon of destruction
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