25 Dragon Names to Inspire Your Baby Name Search

Updated: January 23, 2020
If you’re looking to name your little one after these magical, mythical creatures but want more options than Khaleesi, you’re in luck. Here are the top dragon names for boys, girls, and gender-neutral options.
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Dragons are nothing if not fascinating. These scaly creatures, often with wings, have the ability to breathe fire and are utter magic. Sometimes they’re used for good and sometimes for evil. In English mythology, they’re usually the monsters, while in Chinese mythology, they’re often seen as wise. And thanks to shows like Game of Thrones, our curiosity and obsession with dragons has only gotten more fervent.

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If you’re looking to name your little one after these magical, mythical creatures but want more options than Khaleesi, you’re in luck. This list of names come from not only actual dragons, but also other serpents. Throw in a little fire and a bit of luck, and you’ll find the perfect name for your little dragon.

Girl Dragon Names

dragon names for baby girls

  • Hydra - Mythology fans will recognize this name as the many-headed water dragon
  • Libelle - This name comes from the German word for dragonfly
  • Kayda - This name of Japanese origin means “looks like a little dragon”
  • Dalinda - This sweet sounding name means noble serpent
  • Tanwen - A Welsh name meaning white fire
  • Kimba - This Aboriginal name means brush fire
  • Nuri - This is Hebrew for my fire, as your little one will be for you
  • Malinda - A variant of Melinda, it means sweet or dark serpent

Gender-Neutral Dragon Names

gender neutral dragon names for baby

  • Drake - Typically used as a boy’s name, this means one who has the power of snake and dragon
  • Brantley - Meaning fire brand, it’s ideal for any dragon
  • Ryoko - Though it means woman who is like the dragon, it can be for anyone
  • Arrow - We all know arrows defeat the dragon, but maybe you’re raising a dragon slayer
  • Tatsuya - Meaning sign of the dragon, this name is of Japanese origin
  • Pachua - This name from the Hopi tribe, means feathered water snake
  • Chance - Meaning luck or fortune, it’s perfect for your lucky dragon baby
  • Aidan - This name of Irish origin means little fire, perfect for a tiny dragon
  • Blaze - A perfect name for your little fire breather

Boy Dragon Names

dragon names for baby boys

  • Draco - It’s not surprising JK Rowling named her Malfoy Draco; the name means one who is like a serpent
  • Brenton - This name describes those from the town of fire (Bryni’s Town)
  • Pendragon - Meaning chief dragon, it’s probably why King Arthur’s last name is Pendragon
  • Tyson - This is an English name for firebrand 
  • Ladon - Also the name of the hundred-headed dragon said to guard the garden of the Hesperides
  • Knucker - This name meaning water monster comes from an Old English legend about a winged dragon
  • Devlin - This name of Irish origin has roots could be perfect for your luck dragon
  • Egan - A little fire for your little fireball

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