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Dragon Names, Serpent & Snake Names
Names that mean dragon, serpent, snake. Names of famous dragons.
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  • UNISEX:

    1. XIUHCOATLNahuatl unisex name meaning "fire serpent" or "weapon of destruction."

  • MALE:

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

    2. APEP: Egyptian name, possibly connected to the root pp, meaning "to slither." In mythology, Apep is 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. 

    3. APOPHIS (Άποφις): Greek form of Egyptian Apep, possibly meaning "to slither." In mythology, Apep is 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. 

    4. ASKOOK: Native American Algonquin name meaning "snake."

    5. ASTAROT: In demonology, this is the name of a Prince of Hell, meaning "leading one" or "the chief." He is depicted in the Dictionnaire Infernal as a nude man with dragon-like wings, hands and feet, a second pair of feathered wings, and a crown. He is holding a serpent in one hand while riding a wolf-like beast. Compare with feminine Astaroth.

    6. ATTOR: Old English word meaning "gall; poison; venom." Variant: Ator.
    7. CHUA: Native American Hopi name meaning "snake."

    8. COATL: Nahuatl name meaning "snake."

    9. DRACO: Latin form of Greek Drakon, meaning "dragon." Draco was the name of a 7th century scribe of Athens, Greece. It is also the name of a constellation. In Greek mythology, there are many dragons mentioned. For example, Drakon Ismenios was a gigantic serpent which guarded the sacred spring of Ismenos near Thebes; the Drakon Kholkikos was the guardian of the golden fleece; Drakon Maionios was a huge Dragon that ravaged the land of Lydia. 

    10. DRACUL: Romanian name meaning "devil" or "dragon."

    11. DRAGO: Italian form of Latin Draco, meaning "dragon." Compare with another form of Drago.
    12. DRAKE: English surname transferred to forename use, having several possible origins: 1) from the byname Draca, meaning "snake" or "dragon." 2) from Middle English drake, meaning "male duck." 3) from Old Norse Draki, meaning "snake" or "monster." 
    13. DRAKON (Δράκων): Greek name meaning "dragon." In Greek mythology, there are many dragons mentioned. For example, Drakon Ismenios was a gigantic serpent which guarded the sacred spring of Ismenos near Thebes; the Drakon Kholkikos was the guardian of the golden fleece; Drakon Maionios was a huge Dragon that ravaged the land of Lydia.
    14. EHECATL: Nahuatl name meaning "wind serpent."

    15. FÁFNIR: Old Norse myth name of a dwarf who transformed into a dragon, the symbol of greed. Also called Fraener.

    16. FRAENER: Old Norse myth name of a dwarf who transformed into a dragon, the symbol of greed. Also called Fáfnir.

    17. GLAURUNG: In Tolkien's Middle-Earth, this is the name of the wingless, fire-breathing, trickster dragon known as "The Deceiver" and "Father of Dragons." He was slain by Túrin.

    18. HERENSUGE: In the Basque language, this is the word for "dragon."

    19. IORMUNGAND: Variant form of Old Norse Jörmungandr, possibly meaning "giant pole."

    20. JORMUNGAND: Norwegian form of Old Norse Jörmungandr, possibly meaning "giant pole." In mythology, this is the name of the Midgard Serpent--also called the World Serpent--that encircles the earth beneath the ocean. 

    21. JÖRMUNGANDR: Old Norse name, possibly meaning "giant pole." In mythology, this is the name of the Midgard Serpent--also called the World Serpent--that encircles the earth beneath the ocean. 

    22. 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."

    23. LADON (Λαδων): Greek name of unknown meaning. In mythology, this is the name of a river god, and the name of a hundred-headed dragon who guarded the garden of the Hesperides. The Ladon was supposed to be a cleansing river.

    24. LEVIATHAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Livyathan, meaning "coiled, twisted in folds, wreathed." In the bible, this is the name of a demonic water dragon.

    25. LIVYATHAN (לִוִיָתָן): Hebrew name meaning "coiled, twisted in folds, wreathed." In the bible, this is the name of a demonic water dragon.

    26. LONGWEI (龙威): Chinese name meaning "dragon greatness." This was the name of the first Chinese-built ironclad battleship later renamed Pingyuan.

    27. NAGENDRA: Hindi name composed of Sanskrit naga "snake" and the name of the god Indra, hence "snake-Indra."

    28. NIDHOGG: Anglicized form of Old Norse Níðhöggr, meaning "dreaded striker." In mythology, this is the name of a dragon or serpent who gnaws at the roots of the world tree Yggdrasill.

    29. NÍÐHÖGGR: Norse name meaning "dreaded striker." In mythology, this is the name of a dragon or serpent who gnaws at the roots of the world tree Yggdrasill.

    30. NIDHUG: Danish form of Old Norse Níðhöggr, meaning "dreaded striker."

    31. NILAKANTA: Hindi name meaning "blue-throated." In mythology, this is a title belonging to the naga king Vasuki.

    32. OPHIUCHUS (Ὀφιοῦχος): Greek name meaning "serpent bearer." This is the name of one of the constellations listed by Ptolemy, depicted as a man supporting a serpent. The man depicted in the constellation is thought by some to actually be the demigod Asclepius.

    33. ORMARR: Old Norse name composed of the elements orm "serpent" and herr "army," hence "serpent army."

    34. ORMR: Old Norse byname derived from the word ormr, meaning "dragon, serpent, snake."

    35. OROCHI (大蛇): Japanese name meaning "big snake." In mythology, this is the name of an eight-forked serpent who demanded virgin sacrifices. He was killed by the god-hero Susanoo.

    36. PACHUA: Native American Hopi name meaning "feathered water snake."

    37. PENDRAGON: Celtic name meaning "chief dragon." In Arthurian legend, this is a title/name of several kings of the Britons, and King Arthur's father Uther Pendragon

    38. PYTHAGORAS (Πυθαγόρας): Greek name composed of the name Pythios "python" and the word agora "market," hence "python market."

    39. PYTHIOS (Πύθιος): Greek name, possibly derived from the word pythein, meaning "to rot." In mythology, this is the name of a serpent killed by Apollo near Delphi. The name then became one of his epithets.
    40. PYTHIUS: Latin form of Greek Pythios, possibly meaning "to rot." In mythology, this is the name of a serpent killed by Apollo near Delphi. The name then became one of his epithets.
    41. QUETZALCOATL: Aztec Nahuatl name meaning "feathered serpent." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sky.
    42. RYUU (): Japanese name meaning "dragon spirit."

    43. SAMAEL (סמאל): In Jewish mythology, this is the name of an archangel, a fallen angel, the Angel of Death or Poison, the accuser, seducer, and destroyer famously known as The Grim Reaper. He is said to be both good and evil, having been one of the heavenly host. He rules over seven habitations called Sheba Ha-yechaloth, infernal realms of the Earth. The Talmud states: "the evil Spirit, Satan, and Sama'el the Angel of Death, are the same"; and Samael is also therein equated with the biblical serpent who tempted Eve in the Garden of Eden. He is called the Prince of Darkness and chief of the Dragons of Evil and is held responsible for the scorching wind of the desert called the simoom. It is probably the Hebrew form of Syrian Shemal ("left"), but composed of 'el "god" and suwm "to create" or "to place, to set," hence "whom God makes." It is also sometimes rendered "venom of God." Also spelled Samil and Sammael.

    44. SHESHA (शेष): Hindi myth name of a naga king of serpents, one of the primal beings of creation. The name was derived from the Sanskrit root shiş, meaning "that which remains."

    45. TATSUO (1-竜夫, 2-達夫, 3-龍雄): Japanese name meaning 1) "dragon man," 2) "far-reaching man," or 3) "imperial man."
    46. TATSUYA (竜也): Japanese name meaning "dragon-assertive."
    47. TEZCACOATL: Nahuatl name meaning "reflecting serpent; king."

    48. URULÓKI: This is the name of a sub-species of wingless fire-breathing dragon, also known as the fire-drake. They appear in Tolkien's Middle-Earth and were probably sired by Glaurung. A single Urulóki is called an Urulokë.

    49. UTHER: In Arthurian legend, Uther Pendragon ("Uther, chief dragon") was the youngest son of King Constantine and father of King Arthur. The name may be a variant form of Arthur, possibly meaning "bear-man."

    50. VASUKI: Hindi myth name of a naga (serpent) of Hindu mythology. He is a king who has a gem on his head. 

    51. VELES (Велесъ): Variant form of Slavic Volos, meaning "ox." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the earth, underworld, dragons, cattle, magic and trickery. He is an enemy of Perun and is described as being horned and serpentine. 

    52. VIPER: From the vocabulary word, meaning "serpent, snake," itself composed of the Latin elements vivus "alive, living" and parere "to bear, to bring forth." 

    53. VOLOS (Волосъ): Slavic name derived from the word volu, meaning "ox." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the earth, underworld, dragons, cattle, magic and trickery. He is an enemy of Perun and is described as being horned and serpentine. Also known as Veles.

    54. VRITRA: Hindi myth name of a dragon or serpent, the personification of drought and enemy of Indra, meaning "the enveloper."

  • FEMALE:

    1. ADALINDA: Old High German name composed of the elements adal "noble" and lind "serpent, snake," hence "noble serpent."

    2. ADELIND: Abbreviated form of Old High German Adelinda, meaning "noble serpent."
    3. ADELINDA: Variant spelling of Old High German Adalinda, meaning "noble serpent." 
    4. ADELINDE: Variant spelling of Old High German Adelinda, meaning "noble serpent."
    5. ADELONDA: Variant spelling of Old High German Adelinda, meaning "noble serpent."
    6. ÆTHELINDA: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements æðel "noble" and lind "serpent, dragon," hence "noble serpent."
    7. AMELINDA: Old German name composed of the elements amal "work" and lint "serpent, snake," or lind "soft, weak," hence either "work serpent" or "weak worker."
    8. ANNABELINDA: English compound name composed of Latin Anna "favor; grace," and German Belinda, "beautiful serpent," hence "gracious beautiful serpent."
    9. BELINDA: Possibly a contracted form of Old High German Betlinde, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
    10. BELLINDA: English variant spelling of German Belinda, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
    11. BELYNDA: English variant spelling of German Belinda, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
    12. BINDY: English pet form of German Belinda, possibly meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
    13. CHUMANA: Native American Hopi name meaning "snake maiden."
    14. CHUSI: Native American Hopi name meaning "snake flower."
    15. COAXOCH: Nahuatl name meaning "serpent flower."
    16. DALINDA: Variant spelling of English Delinda, meaning "noble serpent." 
    17. DELINDA: English name derived from German Adelinda, meaning "noble serpent." 
    18. ETHELINDA: Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Æthelinda, meaning "noble serpent."
    19. HYDRA (Ὕδρα): Greek name derived from the word hydor, meaning "water." In mythology, this is the name of a many-headed water dragon killed by Hercules.
    20. LINDA: English name probably derived from Germanic lindi, meaning "serpent." In some cases, it may have been derived from the Spanish word for "pretty."
    21. LINDY: Pet form of English Linda, meaning "serpent."
    22. LINNIE: Pet form of English Linda, meaning "serpent."
    23. LYNDA: Variant spelling of English Linda, meaning "serpent."
    24. LYNDI: Pet form of English Lynda, meaning "serpent."
    25. MALINDA: Variant spelling of English Melinda, meaning either "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent."
    26. MEDOUSA (Μέδουσα): Greek name meaning "guardian." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Gorgons who had snakes for hair, and whose glance turned anyone who looked at them to stone. She was the only Gorgon who was mortal.
    27. MEDUSA: Latin form of Greek Medousa, meaning "guardian." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Gorgons who had snakes for hair, and whose glance turned anyone who looked at them to stone. She was the only Gorgon who was mortal.
    28. MELINDA: Modern English compound name composed of Mel- (from Melissa ("sweet") or Melanie ("black, dark") and Linda "serpent," hence "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent." 
    29. MELUSINE: German 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. 
    30. MINDY: Pet form of English Melinda, meaning "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent." 
    31. SHUMAN: Native American Hopi name meaning "rattlesnake handler."
    32. TANIS (Τάνις): Greek form of Phoenician Tanith, possibly meaning "serpent lady. In Egyptian her name means "land of Neith."
    33. TANIT: Phoenician myth name of a goddess of love, the moon and the stars, possibly meaning "serpent lady. In Egyptian her name means "land of Neith."
    34. TANITH: Variant spelling of Phoenician Tanit, possibly meaning "serpent lady. In Egyptian her name means "land of Neith."
    35. TIAMAT: Babylonian name composed of the Sumerian elements ti "life," and ama "mother," hence "mother of life." In mythology, this is the name of a primeval sea dragon goddess, the embodiment of Chaos, and mother of the first gods.

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