19 Unique Dog Names Inspired by Mythology
Are you looking for a name for your new dog that’s a little different? A name that, when you call it at the dog park, won’t have 3 different pooches running up to you? Here are some mythology-inspired ideas if you just can’t quite come up with something unique on your own.
A Welsh dragon god.
A minor Scottish goddess, who rules the land, specifically hillsides and mountains.
The mythical Japanese raccoon-dog described as a shape-shifter and trickster.
In Norse mythology, she is one of Freyr's servants known as the "goddess of bees". Very little is written about her, but she is often associated with the earth.
The name given to the supposed sea monster that occupies the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
A personification of death in Breton mythology that appears as a skeleton with a lantern and scythe.
A generic term for any malevolent mythical spirit or demon in the folklore of some Caribbean countries.
The Greek goddess of the night.
A nature sprite, fairy, or demon in English folklore.
In Japanese mythology, Baku are supernatural beings that devour dreams and nightmares. They are said to have been made from the spare parts from other animals by the gods.
The goddess of war in Classical Greek mythology.
Also known as Dianmu, Leizi is the Chinese goddess of lightning who used flashing mirrors to send lightning bolts across the sky.
The Aztec goddess of the family hearth that was turned into a dog by the creator god Tonacatecuhtli for breaking a fast.
The Roman goddess of peace.
The Polynesian goddess of tuna.
A Finnish forest spirit or god in mythology, said to have a beard of lichen and eyebrows of moss.
In Greek mythology, the daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe, the sister of Asteria, and the mother of Apollo and Artemis.
Fairies or spirits of Irish legend that live by ancient stones.
The Woyo (Congolese) goddess of rain.