Dragon Names: 150+ of the Best & Scariest Dragon Names (in 2021)

In this blog post, I'll dive into some of the best and scariest dragon names that I've found during my childhood.

Dragon Names: 150+ of the Best & Scariest Dragon Names (in 2021)
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Dragons are awesome, right? Whether you want to give an in-game character or even your child the name of a dragon I've got you covered with these 150+ dragon names that are sorted into the following categories:

Psst... click on a dragon name category above and you'll be taken to the section.


Female Dragon Names

Some of my favorite dragon names are the female dragon names. They sound so badass yet so cute. If I were to name a baby girl, I'd definitely name her after a dragon! Here are the 10 best female dragon names:

  • Dalinda
  • Kayda
  • Libelle
  • Hydra
  • Tanwen
  • Kimba
  • Nuri
  • Malinda
  • Kaliyah
  • Khaleesi

Male Dragon Names

If you thought that female dragon names were cool, then check these male dragon names. Perfect for a little boy. Here are the 10 best male dragon names:

  • Dracul
  • Pendragon
  • Ladon
  • Brenton
  • Brantley
  • Aiden
  • Apalala
  • Belindo
  • Kai
  • Nithe

Game of Thrones Dragon Names

There are a ton of different dragons within the series Games of Thrones, and they all sound so cool. Here are 10 of the best Game of Thrones dragon names:

  • Viserion
  • Rhaegal
  • Balerion
  • Meraxes
  • Vhagar
  • Drogon
  • Arrax
  • Cannibal
  • Caraxes
  • Dreamfyre

Cool Dragon Names

Why don't name your character slash child after a cool dragon? I'm not talking about the kind of cool on the North Pole. I'm talking Smaug cool. Here are 10 of the best cool dragon names:

  • Draco
  • Drake
  • Blaze
  • Electra
  • Bullet
  • Darksmoke
  • Dragonite
  • Falkor
  • Thorn
  • Tyson

Ice Dragon Names

Cold as ice but strong as iron. That's what the ice dragon names below inflict in one's mind once you read them out loud. Here are the 10 best ice dragon names:

  • Blizzard
  • Chilalea
  • Eisdrachen
  • Eirwen
  • Lodsmok
  • Nieves
  • Sarmite
  • Absinthe
  • Yukina
  • Watatsumi

Skyrim Dragon Names

I played a ton of Skyrim back in high school and came across many awesome skyrim dragon names. Here are 10 of the best skyrim dragon names that I came across:

  • Alduin
  • Mirmulnir
  • Naaslaarum
  • Paarthurnax
  • Sahloknir
  • Vulthuryol
  • Nahagliiv
  • Kruziikrel
  • Odahviing
  • Relonikiv

Famous Dragon Names

I've come across a set number of dragon names during my childhood while watching shows such as Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokémon. Here are the 10 best famous dragon names:

  • Ghidorah
  • Rhaegal
  • Shenron
  • Smaug
  • Toothless
  • Thorn
  • Viserion
  • Uruloki
  • Katla
  • Falkor

Fire Dragon Names

What's the one thing that I love about dragons the most? You ask. One word. Fire. Wouldn't it be awesome if you could breathe fire? Here are 10 of the best fire dragon names:

  • Blaze
  • Ember
  • Vulcan
  • Hephaestus
  • Ra
  • Scorch
  • Ignacio
  • Enya
  • Hephaestus
  • Kresnik

Red Dragon Names

Maybe you want to name your character or child after a dragon of a special color. There's nothing cooler than a blazing red dragon, right? Here are 10 of the best red dragon names:

  • Almandine
  • Mushu
  • Thorn
  • Moonga
  • Pyrope
  • Adamek
  • Aries
  • Crimson
  • Edom
  • Rauthuell

Black Dragon Names

I've always been fascinated with dragons. Especially black dragons that live in mountains and can set an entire city in flames in seconds. Here are the 10 best black dragon names:

  • Drogon
  • Shruikan
  • Darkclaw
  • Smokefang
  • Demonex
  • Vulnificus
  • Aatrox
  • Evren
  • Volos
  • Pendragon

Blue Dragon Names

Blue dragons fade into the color of the sky. They're stealth, deadly, and always on the lookout for their next prey. I'm a fan! Here are 10 of the best blue dragon names:

  • Saphira
  • Heldras
  • Abazigal
  • Chezzaran
  • Saluuknir
  • Tekthyrios
  • Venasorrn
  • Maldraedior
  • Lennithon
  • Idrizraele

Water Dragon Names

There are a ton of water dragon names out there, and I'm almost a fan of all of them. Hower, these 10 water dragon names are without a doubt my favorite:

  • Dilong
  • Feilong
  • Longma
  • Shenlong
  • Bakunawa
  • Ghidorah
  • Haku
  • Imoogi
  • Jörmungandr
  • Knucker

Bronze Dragon Names

Bronze dragons are almost as popular as red dragons, and there are lots of different bronze dragon names. These 10 bronze dragon names are just some of the names I found during my research:

  • Nozdormu
  • Anachronos
  • Soridormi
  • Alurmi
  • Coridormi
  • Erozion
  • Nozari
  • Zephyr
  • Zirion
  • Andormu

Silver Dragon Names

Silver dragon names tend to be longer and harder to pronounce than the other dragon names that made this list. Here are 10 of the best silver dragon names:

  • Arianwyn
  • Cikeissa
  • Dargentum
  • Frendressur
  • Mikkaalgensis
  • Otaaryliakkarnos
  • Ramyrurth
  • Silverywing
  • Teskulladar
  • Zidrays

Gold Dragon Names

Gold dragons are the most majestic dragons apart from platinum dragons. They usually have shorter and more pronouncable names. Here are 10 of the best gold dragon names:

  • Akhekh
  • Fafnir
  • Glaedr
  • Ramoth
  • Smaug
  • Vritra
  • Ayrsia
  • Flavia
  • Oriol
  • Paz

Key Takeaways

Jees, that was quite a list, huh? I hope you found a name that you liked. There are a ton of dragon names out there, and the names that made this list was my favorite. If you think another name could've made the list, don't be afraid to hit me up by visiting my contact page.