Gothic Dog Names

Dogs don't have to be cute and fluffy creatures... they can also be as dark as your soul. Choose one of these gothic dog names for the ultimate alternative pup.

Gothic Dog Names

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All Gothic Dog Names

Sanskrit for 'sky
From the Gothic name Alareiks, which meant "ruler of all", derived from the Germanic element ala "all" combined with ric "ruler". This was the name of a king of the Visigoths who sacked Rome in the 5th century.
(Jungian psychology) the inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious
Ash
Success
The goddess of dawn in greco-roman mythology
An Irish spirit.
Noble Man
From Egyptian bꜣstjt, a variant of Bast. This form of the name, was given to her after the similar goddess Sekhmet (protector of Upper Egypt) became more important.
Beautiful; short for Isabella.
Originally it meant 'female warrior' in Latin, but it's had a pop culture revival thanks to the character Bellatrix Lestrange in the 'Harry Potter' series.
Battlefield Or Plain
Bright and shiny.
A name for a badass but cute dog.
Short form of Abraham. This name was borne by Bram Stoker (1847-1912), the Irish author who wrote Dracula.
From buffy the vampire slayer television series.
From the fortress
An element in carbon dioxide.
Latinized form of Greek Κίρκη (Kirke), possibly from κίρκος (kirkos) meaning "hawk". In Greek mythology Circe was a sorceress who changed Odysseus's crew into hogs, as told in Homer's Odyssey. Odysseus forced her to change them back, then stayed with her for a year before continuing his voyage.
Created by the French composer Adolphe Adam for one of the main characters in his opera Le toréador (1849). He probably based it on the name Coralie. It was also used by the author Neil Gaiman for the young heroine in his novel Coraline (2002). Gaiman has stated that in this case the name began as a typo of Caroline.
Earth Mineral Or Brilliant Glass
One-eyed giants in greek mythology
French form of Damian.
Steadfast
invulnerable to fear or intimidation
Ancient Greek name derived from δῆμος (demos) meaning "the people".
Right-handed, skilled
comprises tropical American species usually placed in genus Masdevallia: diminutive plants having bizarre and often sinister-looking flowers with pendulous scapes and motile lips
From a surname (of unknown meaning) that was used in the movie The Crow (1994).
Leader, commander, governor of a province
Dark Black-wooded Tree
Rich Spear
inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening
Foreign And True
From the English word essence, which means either "odour, scent" or else "fundamental quality". Ultimately it derives from Latin esse "to be".
a shallow salt lake in south central Australia about 35 feet below sea level; the largest lake in the country and the lowest point on the continent
Beautiful
Fay
English for beautiful
From the surname Frankenstein, used by Mary Shelley in her 1818 novel of the same name for the scientist Victor Frankenstein. The monster that Frankenstein created, which has no name in the novel, is sometimes called Frankenstein in modern speech, as if it were his given name.
A goddess of love in norse mythology
state of violent mental agitation
an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors
(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
Grey-haired
Bunny
Safe Place
Short for Stephen Hawking.
From the Greek Ἑκάτη (Hekate), possibly derived from ἑκάς (hekas) meaning "far off". In Greek mythology Hecate was a goddess associated with witchcraft, crossroads, tombs, demons and the underworld.
Hex
an evil spell
A woman who hunts in mythology
Russian form of Yngvarr (see Ingvar). The Varangians brought it to Russia in the 10th century. It was borne by two grand princes of Kiev. Famous bearers include Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), a Russian composer whose most famous work is The Rite of Spring, and Igor Sikorsky (1889-1972), the Russian-American designer of the first successful helicopter.
Imp
one who is playfully mischievous
Jet
To move or travel rapidly, especially if jet-propelled.
Unexalted
Energetic
Dear One
A pop culture name that now refers to a strong, sassy girl.
The sneaky and trickster god in Norse mythology.
Means "bringing light", derived from Latin lux "light" and ferre "to bring". In Latin this name originally referred to the morning star, Venus, but later became associated with the chief angel who rebelled against God's rule in heaven (see Isaiah 14:12). In later literature, such as the Divine Comedy (1321) by Dante and Paradise Lost (1667) by John Milton, Lucifer became associated with Satan himself.
The divine embodiment of the moon in greek mythology
Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Medb meaning "intoxicating". In Irish legend this was the name of a warrior queen of Connacht. Her fight against Ulster and the hero Cúchulainn is told in the Irish epic The Cattle Raid of Cooley.
The most famous of the monster figures known as gorgons in greek mythology
12:00 AM
Feminine form of Morgan 1.
New; a star that suddenly releases a huge burst of energy, temporarily becoming extraordinarily bright.
a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy
a cruel wicked and inhuman person
Black Gemstone
The first woman in greek mythology
A long-lived bird in greek mythology.
Fairy
Poe
United States writer and poet (1809-1849)
a ghost that announces its presence with rapping and the creation of disorder
a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
Rebellious.
From the English word reign, derived from Latin regnum "royal power".
a city in western New York; a center of the photographic equipment industry
Latinized form of Habren, the original Welsh name of the River Severn. According to Geoffrey of Monmouth, Sabrina was the name of a princess who was drowned in the Severn. Supposedly the river was named for her, but it is more likely that her name was actually derived from that of the river, which is of unknown meaning. She appears as a water nymph in John Milton's masque Comus (1634). It was popularized as a given name by Samuel A. Taylor's play Sabrina Fair (1953) and the movie adaptation that followed it the next year.
Peace
one who is playfully mischievous
United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)
The goddess of the Moon in Greek mythology
From The Sloping Field
Hybrid girl.
someone who causes the death of a person or animal
to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
a woman sorcerer
From the name of the bird, ultimately from Old English spearwa.
Variant of Star.
Star
To deliver a violent attack or assault. barrage.
(Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls
an elemental being believed to inhabit the air
a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
Strong.
angling by drawing a baited line through the water
Dusk
Father
provide (a shoe) with a new vamp
Soft Fabric
Prince of Wallachia.
One who uses magic
Destitute, bereft
From The Willow Grove
a city in southern England; administrative center of Hampshire
Peaceful friend
The Season
a female sorcerer or magician
Battle maid

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