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Names of some famous dragons throughout history

DRAGON NAMES

Abraxas
Aido-Hwedo 
Akhekhu 
Amphiptere 
Ananta Boga
Anbraxas
Ancalagon 
Apalala 
Apep 
Apophis
Apsu
Azhi Dahaki
Brinsop
Charizard
Chrysophylax 
Drachenstein 
Eingana 
Fafnir 
Falkor
Galeru
Glaurung
Gleep 
Griaule
Haku 
Hatuibwari 
Illuyankas 
Jabberwock 
Jormungandr 
Julunggul
Kalseru 
Ketu
Knucker 
Ladon
Manasa 
Mayland Long 
Naga
Ness
Nidhogg 
Nithhogr 
Norbert 
Norbert 
Quetzalcoatl 
Rahu
Scatha 
Scylla 
Shen Lung 
Sirrush 
Smaug 
Smerg 
Smok Wawelski 
Stoorworm 
Tarasque 
Tatsu
Tiamat 
Typhon 
Uwibami 
Vasuki 
Vermithrax Pejorative 
Whiro 
Wyvern
Xiuhcoatl 
Y Ddraig Goch 
Yam-nahar 
Yofune-Nushi 
Yong
Zu 

famous dragon from Persian mythology, symbolic of Gnosticism
the Rainbow Serpent of Dahoney mythology
from Egyptian mythology; a desert serpent
famous dragon from North African mythology; winged serpent
from Javanese mythology; ruler of the dead and king of dragons
famous dragon from Persian mythology, symbolic of Gnosticism
the Black in The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
water dragon converted to Buddist doctrine
famous dragon from Egyptian mythology; serpent that chases Ra
famous dragon from Egyptian mythology; serpent that chases Ra
from Babylonian mythology
from Persian mythology; three-headed
famous dragon from European legend
flying, fire-breathing Pokemon
in Farmer Giles of Ham by J. R. R. Tolkien
from Norse mythology; killed by Hurnen Siftrit
from Australian mythology; goddess of creation and death
famous dragon from Norse mythology
the luck dragon, in The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
from Australian mythology; a giant rainbow serpent
the first of the dragons in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth
in the Myth series by Robert Asprin
gigantic dragon, paralyzed and moribund in stories by Lucius Shepard
in Miyazaki Hayao's Spirited Away
famous dragon from Malay mythology
from Turkish mythology
likely a dragon, in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass
from Norse mythology; symbol of infinity and enemy of Thor
from Australian mythology; symbol of rain and fertility
rainbow serpent goddess from aboriginal mythology
the Dragon's Tail in Indian mythology 
famous dragon from British legend; water drake from Sussex
from Greek mythology; guarded Hera's golden apples
from Hindu mythology; symbol of fertility
from Chinese mythology 
in India Nagas are a race of snake-humans
famous dragon from British legend; of Loch Ness
(also Nidhoggr) (the 'Dread Biter')
from Norse mythology; eats the dead
Hagrid's baby dragon, in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
from Harry Potter
from Aztec mythology has a dragon-like aspect
the "Dragon's Head" in Indian mythology 
from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth
famous dragon from Greek mythology; once a nymph
from Chinese mythology; symbol of good luck
from Babylonian mythology; symbol of chaos
in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
evil dragon, in The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
(the Wawel Dragon) from Polish mythology
famous dragon from Celtic mythology; death created Orkney Islands
tamed by Saint Martha
not an individual dragon but a generic term for Japanese dragons 
from Babylonian mythology
from Greek mythology; monstrous son of Tartarus and Gaia
from Japanese mythology
famous dragon from Hindu mythology; symbolic of sea & oceans
in Touchstone Pictures Dragonslayer
from Polynesian mythology; symbol of death and evil
generic name for a comon type of British dragon
serpent from Aztec mythology
famous dragon of British legend; symbol of Wales
from Canaanite mythology
from Japanese mythology; symbol of female sacrifice
generic name for Korean dragons
famous dragon from Sumerian mythology; symbol of chaos

 
Dragon Names
DRAGONS IN LEGENDS AND MYTHOLOGY
  • Aido-Wedo, the Rainbow Serpent of Dahomey mythology
  • Apalala, a mythical river dragon who was converted to Buddhism 
  • Azhi Dahaka from Persian mythology 
  • Leviathan, in Hebrew scriptures, a demonic dragon reigning the waters. 
  • Seiryuu, in Chinese mythology, one of the four Gods/Holy Beasts, God of the East. 
  • Apep or Apophis the giant snake or serpent from Egyptian mythology 
  • Y Ddraig Goch, the Red dragon of Wales 
  • Fafnir, transformed dragon (Norse mythology) 
  • the Hydra from Greek Mythology is described as a dragon-like animal 
  • Illuyankas from Hittite mythology 
  • Ladon from Greek mythology 
  • Nidhogg (also Nidhoggr) (the 'Dread Biter') and Jormungand the Midgard's Worm from Norse mythology 
  • Orochi, the eight-headed serpent slain by Susanoo in Japanese mythology 
  • Quetzalcoatl from Aztec mythology has a dragon-like aspect 
  • the Tarasque, tamed by Saint Martha 
  • Tiamat and Apsu from Babylonian mythology are sometimes considered dragons 
  • Smok Wawelski (the Wawel Dragon) from Polish mythology, was killed by a clever shoemaker's apprentice
  • Xiuhcoatl is a serpent from Aztec mythology 
  • Yam-nahar from Canaanite mythology
  • Zu from Sumerian mythology 
  • the unnamed five-headed dragon subdued by the Buddhist goddess Benzaiten at Enoshima in Japan in A.D. 552 
  • the unnamed dragon (referred to by the Saxon draca and wyrm) defeated by Beowulf and Wiglaf in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf. Additionally, Grendel and his mother are sometimes described as dragons. 
  • as a child the prophet Merlin was to be sacrificed to a red dragon and a white dragon, but won his freedom by foreseeing their battle and the victory of the red dragon.
  • the unnamed dragon defeated by Saint George 


DRAGONS IN LITERATURE

  • Ancalagon the Black in The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien 
  • Glaurung, the first of the dragons in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth 
  • Scatha, from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth 
  • Smaug, in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien 
  • Chrysophylax, in Farmer Giles of Ham by J. R. R. Tolkien 
  • The (genetically engineered) Dragons of Pern from the novels by Anne McCaffrey 
  • Griaule, a gigantic dragon, paralyzed and moribund yet still capable of casting a baleful influence, in stories by Lucius Shepard 
  • Jabberwock, likely a dragon, in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass 
  • Falkor, the luck dragon, and Smerg, an evil dragon, in The Neverending Story by Michael Ende 
  • Katla in Astrid Lindgren's The Brothers Lionheart. 
  • Mayland Long, who used to be a Chinese dragon, in Tea with the Black Dragon and Twisting the Rope by R. A. MacAvoy 
  • Norbert, Hagrid's baby dragon, in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling 
  • Various unnamed adult dragons in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling 
  • The Reluctant Dragon, from the story of the same name by Kenneth Grahame 
  • Various dragons in Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels, notably The Colour of Magic and Guards! 
  • Various dragons in the Dragonlance series of fantasy novels
  • Tehanu & various dragons in Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea novels
  • Various dragons in Gordon R. Dickson's the Dragon Knight series 
  • Unnamed dragons (there used to be three: two males and one female but the males killed each other in the first mating season leaving the female alone for millennia) in The Belgariad and The Malloreon series of fantasy novels by David and Leigh Eddings. 
  • A depiction of a Chinese dragon as the sigil of the Dragon, Lews Therin Telamon, in The Wheel of Time series of novels by Robert Jordan. 
  • Chrestomanci's pet dragon (rescued from poachers who killed its mother), in Charmed Life by Diana Wynne Jones 
  • The two-headed dragon in the Pelmen the Powershaper series by Robert Don Hughes 
  • Various Dragons from Susan Fletcher's Flight of the Dragon Kyn novels. Names like Byrn, Pyro, etc.
  • The dragons of Wyvernwood from the Dragonkin series by Robin Wayne Bailey. 
  • Tiamat, in Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher by Bruce Coville 
  • Gleep in the MythAdventures series by Robert Asprin 
  • Various dragons in The Enchanted Forest series by Patricia Wrede 
  • Saphira, the female dragon in the Eragon series by Christopher Paolini. 
  • Heart's Blood and several others in the Dragon's Blood series by Jane Yolen 
  • Avatre and several others in the Dragon Jousters series by Mercedes Lackey.
  • Tintaglia and Icefyre, the last remaining dragons in Robin Hobb's The Tawny Man trilogy. 
  • Fanuilh, a miniature dragon and familiar in a series of books by Daniel Hood. 
  • Various dragons in Chris d'Lacey's series, starting with "The Fire Within". 
  • The entity Dragon in several books by author Neal Asher. 

DRAGONS IN RADIO

  • Trorg, the Last Amber Dragon in Hordes of the Things 
  • The blue sock-stealing dragons in Hordes of the Things, which survive and steal even unto this day 

DRAGONS IN TELEVISION

  • Dojo, the Wyvern in Xiaolin Showdown 
  • Dudley The Dragon 
  • Dulcy, in the Sonic the Hedgehog SatAM series 
  • Gerry the Idgit Dragon, in Warner Brothers cartoons 
  • Grisu, the little dragon (animated series) 
  • The big-footed dragon from the Disney's adventures of the Gummi Bears, who was the most peaceful dragon in the world 
  • The Ice Dragon, in Noggin the Nog 
  • Orville, from Captain Kangaroo 
  • Pongo, in Oswald 
  • Spot, the pet dragon in The Munsters 
  • The Soup Dragon from The Clangers 
  • Hakuryu, Cho Hakkai's dragon in the anime series Gensomaden Saiyuki 
  • The characters from the American children's series Dragon Tales
  • The Pocket Dragons in Pocket Dragon Adventures 
  • various Transformers, notably Megatron 
  • Malchior, the dragon in Teen Titans who disguises himself as the wizard Rorek 
  • The Dragons of the Dragon Drive, including Chibisuke a baby white dragon. 
  • Wip, a small talking dragon in the Xcalibur mediaeval /magic / fantasy computer-generated imagery series. 
  • Spike, the baby dragon, and other dragons in My Little Pony 
  • Jake Long, a boy that can transform into a dragon in Disney's American Dragon: Jake Long TV series 
  • Faffy, the pet dragon in Dave the Barbarian 
  • Scorch, a 1,300-year-old puppet dragon created and controlled by Ronn Lucas, had his own ALF-esque sitcom briefly on ABC in 1992. 
  • Shendu and his son Drago from Jackie Chan Adventures. 

DRAGONS IN FILM

  • Danny the Dragon, from the movie of the same name 
  • Devon and Cornwall (a two-headed dragon), played by Eric Idle and Don Rickles in Quest for Camelot 
  • Draco in Dragonheart and Drake and Griffin in Dragonheart II: A New Beginning 
  • Mushu in Disney's Mulan (animation) 
  • Haku in Miyazaki Hayao's Spirited Away 
  • Vermithrax Pejorative in Touchstone Pictures' Dragonslayer 
  • Unnamed dragon in George Pal's Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm 
  • Unnamed dragon in Ray Harryhausen's Seventh Voyage of Sinbad 
  • Fafnir in Fritz Lang's Die Nibelungen Part 1: Siegfried 
  • Large numbers of unnamed dragons in Touchstone Pictures Reign of Fire 
  • Norbert in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 
  • Elliot in Disney's Pete's Dragon and The Search for Mickey Mouse (animation) 
  • Maleficent in dragon form in Disney's Sleeping Beauty (animation) 
  • Several unnamed dragons in the movie Dungeons & Dragons 
  • Unnamed two-headed dragon in Lucas' Willow (unofficially dubbed "the Eborsisk" in honor of Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel) 
  • Falkor in Petersen's The Neverending Story 
  • Unnamed six-legged dragon in Hallmark's Merlin (TV movie) 
  • Two small unnamed dragons in Hallmark's Arabian Nights (TV movie) 
  • Unnamed dragon in Hallmark's Jason and the Argonauts (TV movie) 
  • The female dragon called Dragon in DreamWorks' Shrek (animation) 
  • Unnamed dragon in The Pagemaster (animation) 
  • King Ghidorah from various Godzilla movies. 
  • Yowler in Dragonworld 
  • The young dragon in The Dragon Who Wasn't (Or Was He?) (animation) 

DRAGONS IN COMICS AND PUPPETRY

  • The Great Red Dragon and his colleagues, in Jeff Smith's Bone
  • The eight baby dragon brothers in the web comic Dragon Tails by Tim Dawson 
  • Fin Fang Foom, in various Marvel Comics. 

DRAGONS IN SONGS

  • Puff the Magic Dragon 
  • Tharos 
  • Trogdor 

DRAGONS IN VIDEO GAMES

  • The main character of nearly all games in the Breath of Fire series is usually a dragon in human form, or a host for a dragon 
  • Spyro of the Spyro the Dragon series 
  • Various Pokémon, including Dragonite and Charizard 
  • Feyrbrand, The Green Tusked Dragon, Regole, the Blue Sea Dragon, Michael, The Black Burst Dragon, and the Divine Dragon, the King of Dragons, of Legend of Dragoon
    Bahamut of the Final Fantasy series, including alternate forms Neo-Bahamut and Bahamut Zero of Final Fantasy VII 
  • Arokh, of Drakan 
  • Unnamed Dragon from True Crime: Streets of L.A 
  • Angelus, of Drakengard 
  • Elemental Dragon-gods of Chrono Cross 
  • Cael Cyndar of Dragon Rage 
  • Trakanon, Lady Vox, Lord Nagafen and others from EverQuest 
  • Yorgle, Grundle, and Rhindle from Atari Adventure
  • Ridley from the Metroid series (a disputable entry) 
  • Race of dragons in Fire Emblem 
  • A breed of monster in Monster Rancher. 
  • Various Dragons (Red, Black, Green, Golden, Bone, Ghost, Rust, Crystal, Fairy, Azure Dragon) in the Heroes of Might and Magic Series by 3DO 
  • Hooktail, Gloomtail and Bonetail from Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door 
  • Volvagia, Valoo and others from the Legend of Zelda series
  • Various flights (distinguished by colour) in the Warcraft universe by Blizzard, of which Alexstrasza is most noteworthy as queen
  •  Singe, the villianous dragon referenced in the title of Dragon's Lair 

DRAGONS IN ROLE-PLAYING GAMES

  • numerous varieties of dragons in Dungeons & Dragons; see dragon (Dungeons & Dragons) 
  • various Great Western dragons and others in Earthdawn 
  • various Great Feathered Serpent dragons, Great Eastern dragons, Great Western dragons, Great Sirrush dragons, and others in Shadowrun 
  • various types of dragons found in Rifts Role Playing Game. 

DRAGONS IN CARD GAMES

  • The Elder Dragon Legends, including Nicol Bolas and Palladia-Mors "Magic: the Gathering" 
  • The Primeval Dragons, including Darigaaz and Rith "Magic: the Gathering" 
  • The Guardian Ryuu of Kamigawa, including Jugan and Kokusho "Magic: the Gathering" 
  • The Blue-Eyes White Dragon and its incarnations "Yu-Gi-Oh
  • Timaeus, Critias, and Hermos, the Three Legendary Dragons, from "Yu-Gi-Oh" 
  • The Red-Eyes Black Dragon, and various other dragons, from "Yu-Gi-Oh" 

DRAGONS IN OTHER GAMES

  • Red, green and white dragons in the Mahjong game 
  • Dragon Chess, a three-board chess variant designed by Gary Gygax, has a dragon piece 
  • Big Snore, the sleepy purple title dragon from Don't Wake the Dragon!, a mid-1980s children's board game 
  • Carcassonne - The Princess & the Dragon, an expansion for Carcassonne, centers around a dragon represented by a large wooden piece 

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FICTION DRAGON LIST 
A list of dragons from stories, poems, plays, songs and other works of literature. The dragons are in alphabetical order.

NAMES OF DRAGONS IN DRAGONLANCE NOVELS
The list also contains a few dragons who have not been in the novels, but are unique and much too important to be left out

FAMOUS DRAGON NAMES
Here are some famous dragon names throughout history all around the world.

DRAGON WARRIOR MONSTERS NAME CHANGES
This list contains several original popular character names in Dragon Quest games (such as the healer and babble)

DRAGON BALL NAMES
Name and it’s meaning in Japanese and/or Chinese

MYTHOLOGICAL DRAGON LIST
Dragons from mythology and folklore

FAMOUS DRAGONS, SERPENTS & WRYMS
A huge alphabetical list of names of famous dragons from myth, legend and literature

FAMOUS DRAGONS NAMES
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