45 Dragon Baby Names for Your Little Firecracker

Team Peanut
Team Peanut8 months ago6 min read

Looking for the perfect dragon baby names for your little firestarter? We’ve got 45 red-hot dragon baby names!

Dragon Baby Names

Dragons have captured our imaginations for thousands of years.

They play a huge part in ancient myths and legends and today’s most popular films and TV shows.

Dragon names make us think of power and magic.

So it makes sense that these creatures are going to inspire us to name our little ones after them too, especially if we’re looking out for a rare baby name.

Here are 45 dragon baby names to inspire you.

In this article: 📝

  • 10 names that mean dragon
  • What are some good dragon names for boys?
  • What are some good dragon names for girls?
  • Famous dragon names to inspire you

10 names that mean dragon

Do you want to name your peanut something that actually means “dragon”?

Every country seems to have its own dragon myth, and its own way to say dragon.

Here are a number of names that mean dragon, plus what they mean:

  1. Drago: Italian for “dragon”.
  2. Drake: Greek for “dragon”.
  3. Eisendrache: A chilly one, meaning “ice dragon” in German.
  4. Hydra: Meaning “many headed dragon” in Greek.
  5. Longwei: This means “dragon greatness” in Chinese.
  6. Nithe: An Old Norse name meaning “dragon” and “serpent”.
  7. Ormr: Nordic for “dragon”.
  8. Pendragon: King Arthur’s last name in Celtic legend, actually meaning “chief dragon”.
  9. Ryuu: Try this one if you think your baby might have “the dragon spirit”.
  10. Wyvern: A name with French origins meaning “dragon”.

What are some good dragon names for boys?

Here are some names associated with dragons that we think would work for a baby boy name:

  1. Aiden: An Irish-inspired name meaning “fire”.
  2. Apalala: A Hindi word meaning “water dragon”.
  3. Brantley: This name means “fire” (brant) in German.
  4. Cadmus: A strong one meaning “dragon teeth” in Greek.
  5. Fafnir: A dwarf from Norse legend who turned into a dragon.
  6. Kai: A Scottish-inspired name that means “fire”.
  7. Ladon: Ladon is one of the most famous dragons in Greek mythology. He was a serpent with a hundred heads who guarded the golden apples in the Garden of Hesperides.
  8. Ormarr: This name means “serpent army”.
  9. Shesha: Shesha is the king of the serpents in Hindu mythology and one of the primal beings of all creation. He is said to hold every planet in the universe in his huge snake’s hood, and constantly sings the praises of the Hindu god Vishnu from his many mouths.
  10. Sirrush: This interesting name refers to a dragon-like creature from Babylonian mythology. It most famously appears on the reconstructed Ishtar Gate of the city of Babylon, dating to the sixth century BCE.
  11. Tyson: This name means “fiery-tempered”.
  12. Sirrush: This interesting name refers to a dragon-like creature from Babylonian mythology. It most famously appears on the reconstructed Ishtar Gate of the city of Babylon, dating to the sixth century BCE.

What are some good dragon names for girls?

Dragons control elements like fire and water.

In different languages, these words make great names.

There are also a number of figures from myths and legends associated with dragons that would make great names for girls. Here are our favorites:

  1. Adalinda: Meaning “noble serpent”.
  2. Aine: Meaning “fire” and “splendor”.
  3. Brenna: If you’d like a Celtic name for your little girl, this is a lovely one. It means “blazing light”.
  4. Edna: This name is taken from the Hebrew meaning for “fiery red”.
  5. Electra: Electra is a popular female figure in Greek mythology. She was the daughter of King Agamemnon, commander of Greece’s army at the fall of Troy. She appears in several tragedies, taking vengeance for the death of her father. The name makes us think of a dragon that can control lightning, and would make a great name for a little girl.
  6. Kaida: Japanese for “little dragon”. Cute!
  7. Kaliyah: A name of Indian origin that actually means “killer of dragons”.
  8. Nuri: This cute name is Hebrew in origin and means “my fire”.
  9. Ryoko: A Japanese word meaning “she who is like a dragon”.
  10. Scylla: In Greek mythology, Scylla was a scary sea monster who attacked the hero Odysseus in his attempt to return home from Troy. But we think it’s a lovely name.
  11. Tanis: This name has a Greek origin and is thought to mean “serpent lady” — very dragon-like.
  12. Tanwen: Tanwen is a Welsh name meaning “white fire” or “holy fire”.

Famous dragon names to inspire you

Dragons have made their way into lots of films, books, and TV shows.

Some of the names of our best-loved dragon friends would make great names for your little one. Why not consider:

  1. Arman: This name refers to the young man in the 2015 film He’s a Dragon. You guessed it — Arman turns out to be the dragon who kidnaps princess Miroslava.
  2. Draco: You might think of Harry Potter when you hear this name. But Draco is also a noble dragon in the film Dragonheart.
  3. Elliot: Elliot is a loveable green dragon from the film Pete’s Dragon.
  4. Errol: Errol is a swamp dragon in Terry Pratchett’s Guards! Guards! Novel.
  5. Falkor: Falkor the luckdragon is a much-loved character from The NeverEnding Story film.
  6. Haku: The river spirit in the film Spirited Away takes the form of a snakelike dragon.
  7. Khaleesi: While not technically a dragon, Daenerys Targaryen from George R. R Martin’s Game of Thrones series and the following hit show raises three dragons. Khaleesi is Dothraki for “mother of dragons”.
  8. Llewellyn: A dragon from the Ozy and Millie comic strip.
  9. Saphira: Christopher Paolini’s Eragon trilogy is a great place to look for dragon-related name inspiration. Saphira is the main character’s dragon.
  10. Siveth: A character voiced by Helena Bonham Carter in the film Dragonheart: Vengeance.
  11. Summer: A dragon from the How To Train Your Dragon universe, seen in the animation Dreamworks Dragons: Rescue Riders.
  12. Thorn: Also from Paolini’s books, Thorn is the dragon belonging to the character Murtagh.

So there you have it! A mythical list of dragon baby names to inspire you as you decide how to name your peanut.

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