Welcome to the Pagan Name Dictionary

Welcome to the Pagan name database.

Our database contains over 921 Pagan names and their meanings.

Whether you are naming a baby, a pet or familiar, yourself or a character in a story, I am sure that you will find a name that will suit your needs and desires perfectly.

With different purposes for names comes different ways of looking for them. So I am providing you with several ways to search. The easiest way to begin is by checking out our Table of Contents where our names are organized by meaning and ethnic group.

If you wish to dive headlong into your search you may use the alphabetical index
Or you may wish to search by gender. You can search for feminine names here. Or masculine names here.

If you have no idea where to begin, leave it to the fates and choose a Random page!

Or you may wish to choose a name based on its ethnic origin.

African names including Egyptian, Ewe, Yuroba, Ibo etc.
Celtic names, including Welsh, Irish, English, Gaelic, & etc.
Germanic names including German, Norse and Scandinavian
Eastern names, including Japanese, Hindi and Sanskrit names
Native American and Hawaiian names for those following Kuna and Native paths
And of course Greek and Roman names for those on Classical paths.

You can also find names from literature although most of those are also listed under other catagories as well.

Many people use composite names like Silver Ravenwolf, Starhawk, and Morningbird as craft names. These aren't included here because the possibilities are simply endless. We have included some nature based names like Blossom, Forest and Rose, but it will be up to you to embellish them as you see fit.

Whether you're naming a new baby, or a new pet, yourself or your creation, we hope that I can help you out. If you think of more names that I'm missing, feel free to pass them on at moc.oohay|aidepihctiW#moc.oohay|aidepihctiW. Also, if you find a name here that you use, we'd love to hear about it!

The names for Witchipedia's Pagan Name Database are selected based on the following criteria:

  • Names whose meanings are associated with things that are in line with Pagan values and virtues, especially those names that are associated with Nature, magick and spirituality.
  • Names from ethnic backgrounds from which many modern Pagan practices and belief paths are drawn.
  • Names from myths, legends and folklore associated with modern and ancient Pagan paths.
  • Names from literature that is popular the modern Pagan and Wiccan communities.
  • Names that do not originate with cultures related to Abrahamic religions.
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