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Dragons have always been fascinating creatures. They come in all shapes and sizes, and they can be found in many different cultures around the world. While there are many different types of dragons, the black dragon is one of the most popular.
Black dragons are known for their dark scales, which can sometimes make them difficult to see in the dark. They are typically considered to be evil creatures, but there are also good black dragons.
They can be found in stories, movies, science fiction and television shows, and people have even created their own artwork featuring these amazing creatures.
If you’re looking for a great name for your black dragon, check out our list below! We’ve got names for male and female dragons, as well as good and evil dragons.
So whatever type of dragon you have, we’ve got you covered!
Best Black Dragon Names
We’ve listed what we think are some of the best names for black dragons overall. Our favorite name on this list is definitely Obsidian. It just speaks darkness!
Of course, there are several ways for you to come up with some great names for your dragon, but many of these really resonate with the topic.
And what else is great is that they are far from normal sounding. Almost all of these names are not something you would commonly name a pet.
Here is a list of twenty-five of the best black dragon monikers:
Female Black Dragon Names
Here is a list of twenty-five of the best names for female dragons.
Male Black Dragon Names
Somehow the names for black male dragons seem so much more sinister. After all, The Mother of Dragons had all male dragons who were fierce.
Many of these names sounded pretty common to me, and some sounded almost boyish or silly. But nonetheless, there are some great names here for your male dragon.
Here are twenty-five of the best male names for black dragons:
Unisex Names for a Black Dragon
Sometimes it doesn’t matter whether your dragon is a boy or girl. Chances are they are still going to be amazing!
Below we have listed twenty-five names for gender-neutral black dragons to choose from:
Names for Baby Black Dragons
While some of these names may sound rather fierce, they are also adorable names for a baby black dragon. After all, they are all going to grow up to be enormous.
Here are forty names for baby black dragons:
- Kayda –
Names For Black Dragons in Other Languages
- Hmong: Zaj
- Islamic: th’uban
- Norse: Ormr
- Catalan: Drac
- Irish: Draic
- Japanese: Ryu
- Hungarian: Sárkány
- Scottish: Dreugan
- Tibetan: Brug
- French: Dragun
- Hindi: Go-ta
- Bhutanese: Druk
- Yugoslav: Zmaj
- Afrikaans: Draak
- Romanian: Dragon
- Iranian: Ejdeha
- Greek: Drakontas
- Portugese: Dragão
- New Zealand: Tarakona
- Dutch: Draak
- Tagalog: Drakón
- Slovenia: Zmaj
- German: Drache
- Indonesian: Naga
- Hebrew: Drakon
- Gaelic: Arach
- Spanish: Dragón
- Danish: Drage
- Luxembourgian: Draach
- Latin: Draco
- Zulu: Uzekamanz
- Czech: Drak
- Finnish: lohikäärme,
- Malay: Naga
- Italian: Drago
- Swedish: Drake
- Bulgarian: Drakon
- Norwegian: Drage
- Quenya: Loke
- Icelandic: Dreki
- Estonian: Draakon
- Mongolian: Luu
- African: Nrgwenya
- Korean: Yong
- English: DRAGON
- Hawaiian: Kelekona
- Austrian: Drach`n
- Flemish: Draeke
- Welsh: Ddraig
- Russian: Drakon
- Roman: Draco
- Polish: Smok
- Chinese: lung/long
- Turkish: Ejderha
- Albanian: Dragua
- Scandinavian: Orm
- Vietnamese: Rong
- Cherokee: Unktena
- Thai: Mung-korn
German Names for Black Dragons
Because so much folklore comes from Europe, we thought having some German names for your black dragon would be a great idea.
Here are twenty-five German names for your black dragon:
Japanese Black Dragon Names
So many beautiful dragons come from ancient Japanese culture. Here are twenty-five names of Japanese black dragons:
Viking Black Dragon Names
Legends of dragons are often associated with Vikings and the Norse Gods, so here are thirty Viking names for your black dragon:
- Björn Ironside
- Sweyn Forkbeard
Fantasy Names for Black Dragons
Dragons are pure fantasy, so why not have a list of awesome black dragon monikers that tie up with that fantasy genre?
We thought these names were particularly cool:
Famous Black Dragon Names
Here are twenty-six famous black dragon monikers as well as their source:
- Rhaegal – A Song of Ice and Fire
- Igjarjuk – Memory, Sorrow, ; Thorn
- Akita – Humanlike Dragons
- Montague – Dragon Boy
- Reluctant Dragon – The Reluctant Dragon
- Mnementh – Dragonriders of Pern
- Ember – Hill Talon Saga
- Norberta – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
- Meraxes – A Song of Ice ; Fire
- Griffin – Griffin the Dragon
- Errol – Guards! Guards!
- Icefyre – The Tawny Man
- Ancalagon – The Black Legendarium
- Balerion – A Song of Ice and Fire
- Gleep – MythAdventures
- Fírnen – Inheritance
- Dagurashibanipal – Grunts!
- Faranth – Dragonriders of Pern
- Chrysophylax – Dives
- Pyralspite – Homestuck
- Glaurung – The Silmarillion
- Dragon – Jane and the Dragon
- Glaedr – Brisingr
- Ramoth – Dragonriders of Pern
- Drogon – A Song of Ice and Fire
- Toothless – How To Train Your Dragon
Good Names For A Black Dragon
We always seem to associate dragons as being evil or monstrous, but if any of you remember the movie, The Never Ending Story, you know that Falcor was the good-luck dragon!
We realize he was all white, but there is no way we could overlook him.
Below are twenty-five good dragons that you could easily use to name your black dragon:
- Fin Fang
Evil Names For A Black Dragon
Here are twenty-five names for your evil dragon:
Mysterious Sounding Black Dragon Monikers
Here are twenty-five mysterious-sounding black dragon monikers:
Royal Sounding Black Dragon Monikers
Here are twenty-five royal-sounding black dragon monikers:
Fancy Sounding Black Dragon Names
Here is a list of twenty-five fancy-sounding black dragon monikers:
Names For Ice-Breathing Black Dragons
It’s pretty hard to forget the beautiful ice dragons from Game of Thrones, even if they were evil. They were just so powerful and awe-inspiring.
Below are twenty-five names for ice-breathing black dragons.
Names For Double-Headed Black Dragons
There may not be anything as creepy as a double-headed dragon! Those two scaly necks coming out of one body! Yikes!
Here are twenty-five names for double-headed black dragons to suit you.
Names For A Fire Breathing Black Dragon
This would not be a complete list if we didn’t have names for those dragons that breathe fire!
Here are twenty-five names for the fire-breathing dragon in your life.
Black Dragon Name Inspiration
Finding inspiration for a black dragon name can be easy or hard, depending on what you’re looking for. If you want a more traditional name, you can usually find lists of dragon names in mythology or folklore.
If you want a more modern and creative name, then you might want to look at some of your favorite books, movies, or video games for ideas.
For example, one black dragon in Game of Thrones is named Drogon. Other great black dragon monikers could include Bane, Smaug, or Morgrim.
Tips for Choosing the Perfect Name for a Black Dragon
When it comes to picking a name for your black dragon, there are a few things you should keep in mind.
Here are a few tips:
- Consider the dragon’s personality. What kind of name would fit its personality? For example, if your dragon is fierce and intimidating, you might want to choose a name that reflects that, such as “Fury” or “Vengeance”.
- Consider its appearance. Does your dragon have jet black scales? If so, consider names like “Nightmare” or “Sinister”. However, if your dragon has other colors mixed in with its black scales, you might want to choose a more general name like “Raven” or “Ebony”.
- Consider the meaning of the name. When choosing a name for your dragon, make sure you pick one with a meaning that suits it. For example, if you have a benevolent dragon named “Hope”, it would be fitting because it has a hopeful connotation. However, if you have an evil dragon named “Death”, the name would be quite ominous and fit well.
- Have fun with it! Ultimately, when it comes to picking a name for your black dragon, it should be something you enjoy and feel fits well. So don’t be afraid to get creative and have some fun with it!
No matter the reason you are looking for black dragon monikers, I hope this extensive list will help you in naming the one you’ve created. You are sure to find something in the above lists for your book, screenplay, or artwork. I tried to include a little something for everyone, as each dragon is different but equally as awesome!