Name Ideas

450 Legendary And Horror Creature Names

In this blog post, you will see some cool creature names that you will surely like. You can use these catchy names anywhere you want.

This article includes some best monster and evil creature names all over the globe. So you can surely use them anywhere. Without wasting any time. Let’s dive In.

Creature Names

Here you will see some cool and horror creature names:

  • Tanuki
  • Teggie
  • Draug
  • Zhu Bajie
  • Vermilion Bird
  • Drude
  • Koschei
  • Athos
  • Madame White Snake
  • Colo Colo
  • Flatwoods Monster
  • Loveland frog
  • Beelzebub
  • Ogopogo
  • Ropen
  • Ghoul
  • Mokumokuren
  • Seiryū
  • Camahueto
  • Genbu
  • Bonnacon
  • Makara
  • Drasheo
  • Headless Mule
  • Squonk
  • Yali
  • Lyngbakr (Kraken)
  • Invunche
  • Fulad-zereh
  • Ouroti
  • Les Lavandières
  • Mummy
  • Tessa
  • Eigiu
  • Phoenix
  • Lamastu
  • Rui Shi
  • Jasy Jaterei
  • Long Mu
  • Marid
  • Unqe
  • Ayncu
  • Dybbuk
  • Skitaur
  • Alecndo
  • Preta
  • Sleipnir
  • Karakura
  • Greys
  • Kui
  • Pombero
  • Pegamops
  • Slavic mythology
  • Myling
  • Sandwalker
  • Myrmecoleon
  • Abasi
  • Grillou
  • Duat
  • Teju Jagua
  • Amphisbaena
  • Amphiptere
  • Grendel
  • Tiyanak
  • Laestrygonians
  • Mileni
  • Vitro
  • Demirkiynak
  • Stuhać

Legendary Creature Names

These are some best legendary creature names you can use:

  • Criadun
  • Tanzanian folklore
  • Oobra
  • Dullahan
  • Bambuti mythology
  • Tsurube-otoshi
  • Griffin
  • Rusalka
  • Dhamrbaa
  • Dragon
  • Negoogunogumbar
  • Drekavac
  • Fucanglong
  • A-senee-ki-wakw
  • Strahorn
  • Jenglot
  • Kobold
  • Skaigega
  • Cynocephaly
  • Psoglav
  • Chinese Dragon
  • Steager
  • El Jacho
  • Al-mi’raj
  • Bogle
  • Winged Lion
  • Lidérc
  • Apophis
  • Gray Alien
  • Popobawa
  • Dragon King
  • Silebree
  • Hag
  • Kur
  • Rokurokubi
  • Asura
  • Ammit
  • Ophiotaurus
  • Chindes
  • Fairy
  • Jinmenju
  • Turkish folklore
  • Banana Leaf Ghost
  • sirens
  • Kitsune
  • Alkarisi
  • Hitug
  • Sigbin
  • Sheone
  • Scorpion Man
  • Germanic mythology
  • Fomorians
  • The Grinning Man
  • Gorgon
  • Diagau
  • Hadhayosh
  • Yakshini
  • Taniwha
  • Knacabra
  • Witch
  • Kee-wakw
  • Dracon
  • Genie
  • Hecatoncheires
  • Domovoi
  • Suzaku
  • Welisk
  • Xtabay
  • Aumoth
  • Dhampir
  • Julpa
  • Geryon
  • Ciguapa
  • Bodach
  • Eachy
  • Sirin

Fantasy Creature Names

Enlisted we have shared some clever and famous fantasy creature names:

  • Darkman
  • Trauco
  • Dholisk
  • Huay Cot
  • Nuckelavee
  • Antero Vipunen
  • Chonchon
  • Ticabph
  • Trecotta
  • Calygreyhound
  • Azure Dragon
  • Minotaur
  • Danus
  • Leshy
  • Krampus
  • Orok
  • La Siguanaba
  • Selqua
  • Nyaid
  • White Tiger
  • Mazikeen
  • Panlong
  • Zombie
  • Trow
  • Brarelti
  • Pig Dragon
  • Chaneque
  • Aque
  • Wadjet
  • Campe
  • Homa
  • Akaname
  • Jersey Devil
  • Terrible Monster
  • King Ghidorah
  • Underwater panther
  • Hannya
  • Thesu
  • Bunlles
  • Thootinp
  • Bukavac
  • Jactangoop
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Aztec myth
  • Axehandle hound
  • Yeti
  • Dinosaur
  • Piasa
  • Roc
  • Arab mythology (Pre-Islamic)
  • Bugbear
  • Scandinavian mythology
  • Tarasque
  • Saroo
  • Fenrir (Fenrisulfr)
  • Mboi Tui
  • Y Ddraig Goch, the Welsh dragon
  • Chestorius
  • Auboror
  • Fomorian
  • Ala (Hala)
  • Karabasan
  • Owlman
  • Occult mythology
  • Hippogriff
  • Sceadugenga
  • Xing Tian
  • Silsups
  • Ittan-momen
  • Cherok
  • Beast of Gévaudan
  • Serkahn
  • Apollyon
  • Futakuchi-onna
  • Odyssey
  • Bruxrach
  • Pi Boph

Cool Creature Names

Following is the list of cool creature names:

  • Cilnte
  • Boogeyman
  • Omoth
  • Banshee
  • Bloody Bones
  • Tiamat
  • Dreesel
  • Simurgh
  • Jiaolong
  • Siren
  • Onocentaur
  • Bai Gu Jing
  • Asakku
  • Yinglong
  • Cippa
  • Nian
  • Succubus
  • Hydra
  • Adlet
  • Fafnir
  • Egyptian mythology
  • Latin American folklore
  • Taotie
  • Gorchna
  • Patasola/Sayona/Tunda
  • Jingwei
  • Guaraní myth
  • Batibat
  • Mermaid
  • Kuyutha
  • Chōchinobake
  • Manananggal
  • Indus Worm
  • Dasoga
  • Leyak
  • Cuca/Cuco/Cucuy
  • Nemean Lion
  • Talos
  • Adramelech
  • Nackaccood
  • El Cadejo
  • Tikbalang
  • Afanc
  • Minontoath
  • Sun Wukong
  • Champ
  • Hafgufa (Kraken)
  • Ördög
  • Echidna
  • Qilin
  • Kreyip
  • Timingila
  • La Llorona
  • Krosena
  • Hiisi
  • Wolperccunx
  • Kreqehe
  • Uerel
  • Choronzon
  • Mohan
  • Medieval revenant
  • Oatyzcu
  • Hellhound
  • Asaccest
  • Fenghuang
  • Nguruvilu
  • Baxbaxwalanuksiwe
  • Metti
  • Kallikantzaros
  • Bugul Noz
  • Indrik
  • Nightingale the Robber
  • Greek mythology

Fantasy Monster Names

Below are some clever fantasy monster names:

  • Norse mythology
  • Venadek
  • Pugot
  • Ushi-oni
  • Duhlaloa
  • Capacu
  • Erchitu
  • Zocorn
  • Hyriok
  • Lusca
  • Limffi
  • Likho
  • Bujyin
  • Kraken
  • Erlking
  • Topielec
  • Skrzak
  • Chimera
  • Vampire
  • Gobij
  • Laotian/Thai folklore
  • Gashadokuro
  • Kojiki
  • Sea serpentslithsss
  • Succutroo
  • Muatrice
  • Yama-uba
  • Cuchivilu
  • Braocorn
  • Basilisk
  • French folklore
  • Wanyūdō
  • Homer’s Odyssey
  • Selnti
  • Melusseirm
  • Jörmungandr
  • Pabelniz
  • Sylph
  • Inugami
  • Hortlak
  • Loch Ness Monster
  • Beidrius
  • Hopkinsville Goblin
  • Falak
  • Cockatrice
  • Salamander
  • Kelpie
  • Cacus
  • Hinkir Munkur
  • Sha Wujing
  • Asag
  • Shinigami
  • Nue
  • Fachen
  • Çarsamba Karisi
  • Mafrbunx
  • Karkadann
  • Church Grim
  • Kurupí las Doce
  • Yūrei
  • Monocerus
  • Fenrir
  • El Chupacabra
  • Questing Beast
  • Huay Pek
  • Bat Boy
  • Dragon Turtle
  • La Velue
  • Typhon
  • Ao Ao
  • Serpopard
  • Acabra
  • El Lobison
  • Luison

Evil Creature Names

Enlisted we have shared some clever and famous evil creature names:

  • Taotao Mona
  • Papaid
  • Dryad
  • Bestial beast
  • Shenlong
  • Simargl
  • Scottish folklore
  • Cogo
  • Hirtik
  • Bigfoot
  • Melusine
  • Oozlum Bird
  • Fiura
  • Leviathan
  • Black Eyed People
  • Karakoncolos
  • Alma
  • Maya myth
  • Mares of Diomedes
  • Naga
  • Tigre capiango (were-jaguar)
  • Jikininki
  • Rougarou
  • Buraq
  • Kronos
  • Bhutas
  • Vetala
  • Trayy
  • Luduan
  • Argus Panoptes
  • Fachan
  • Dover Demon
  • Hecatonchires
  • Knokoa
  • Ox-Head and Horse-Face
  • Merman
  • Nachzehrer
  • Öcü
  • Dueque
  • Mbói Tu’ĩ
  • Harsse
  • Phoasoga
  • Dhiagy
  • Baku (spirit)
  • Chernobog
  • Black Annis
  • Lucifer
  • Gulon
  • Pelesit
  • Bloody Mary
  • Crooque
  • Grindylow/Jenny Greenteeth/Peg Powler
  • Abra
  • Culahi
  • Werewolf
  • Lavellan
  • Humbaba
  • Peuchen
  • Azukiarai
  • Ahuizotl
  • Haondiost
  • Lizum
  • Einost
  • Scelez
  • El Sombrerón
  • Byakko
  • The Burry Man
  • Lamacad
  • Basilisco Chilote
  • Akloccorn
  • Lou Carcolh
  • Peng

Creature Names

How to Create Your Own Creature Names

Have you ever tried coming up with a good name for a character in your favorite book series? If you’re like, me, then you’ve probably spent hours trying to come up with a creature names but you still end up with the same boring name every time.

I’m here to help you with that problem. I’ve collected some creature names from different sources, including novels, movies and comics, which you can use to come up with a name for your characters in your favorite book series.

Here are some tips to create creature names

Keep it Short and Simple

Have you ever tried to come up with a name for a character in a roleplaying game? If so, you know how hard it can be. You begin with a pile of names and eventually you find one that you like, but getting it right the first time is a challenge.

This is because they are long and boring names. You should find names that are short and simple.

Here is a list of short and simple legendary creature names

  • Cherufe
  • Behemoth
  • Jewish folklore
  • Duppy
  • myths of wyverns
  • Gremlin
  • Yale
  • Cyclops
  • Bahamut
  • Deequix
  • Mapuche myth
  • Great Sphinx of Giza
  • Matagot
  • Savoosk
  • Zeefoi
  • Kreidusa
  • Abaddon
  • Reptoid Alien
  • Tiangou
  • Yaksha
  • El Duende
  • Enfield beast
  • Daitya
  • Upad
  • Zahhak
  • Morag
  • Water Monkey
  • Medusa
  • Nyuk (Ogre)
  • Dinosauraur
  • Kesaro
  • Hippocampus
  • Charybdis
  • Mesopotamian myth
  • Wendigo
  • Slavic dragon
  • Black Tortoise
  • Centaur
  • Thunderbird
  • Huay Chay
  • Unktehila
  • Uedino
  • Harpies
  • Aswang
  • Gruequix
  • Dragon of the Zodiac
  • Lindworm
  • Selkie
  • Kisu
  • Zlaffue
  • Werehyena
  • Mara
  • Pabindeg
  • Ondine (Undine)
  • Imp
  • Udcl
  • Pedro Mountains Mummy
  • Usag
  • Himalayan folklore
  • Each uisge
  • Alphyn
  • Zutorog
  • Yaoguai
  • Sea Serpent
  • Strixes
  • Yunaba
  • Germakoçi
  • Wulver
  • Slenderman
  • Fish-Man
  • Tizheruk
  • Baba Yaga
  • Clurichaun
  • Calffed
  • Bagiennik
  • Yacumama
  • Rabisu
  • Herne the Hunter
  • Lubber fiend
  • Mandragora
  • Vinayakas
  • Kapre
  • Phoechnioff
  • Scamera

It’s a pain to have a long, unwieldy name. You can’t just be Kaitlin or Jane or Taryn. You need something that is specific and not too common.

Make it memorable.

Creature names that are short and sweet are usually memorable too. To make a name memorable, make sure it is easy to understand and say aloud. When a name is easy to understand, it automatically fits in the sub conscious mind of people and thus cratering a memory in their mind.

To come to know whether your selected name is memorable or not, say it a few times loudly and you will come to know if it’s memorable or not.

Avoid Difficult Names

Some names are creative but difficult to understand and memorize. Although they looks cool, but they should be ignored. Thus is because they aren’t memorable. People try to avoid all the dwarf names that include hard to spell words.

Here are some examples of easy legendary creature names

  • Orang minyak
  • Kheclops
  • Ziz
  • Arab mythology (Post-Islamic)
  • Hodag
  • Wirry-cow
  • Celtic mythology
  • Niu Mo Wang
  • Rehrif
  • Abura-akago
  • Ifrit
  • Yamata no Orochi
  • El Nahual
  • Namazu
  • Jack-In-Irons
  • Balor
  • Black Dog
  • Set
  • Griload
  • Bunngua
  • Sirrush
  • Incupein
  • Aacac
  • Hitodama
  • Knocdu
  • Kaiju
  • Eiquis
  • Brapir
  • Breecore
  • Satan
  • Níðhöggr
  • Satyr
  • Cadborosaurus Willsi
  • Fuath
  • Hindu mythology and Indian Folklore
  • Wurm
  • Garuda
  • Judeo-Christianity religion
  • Rakshasa
  • Huay Chivo
  • Yale/Centicore
  • Pabilnshet
  • Python
  • Trueros
  • Ekek
  • Acheri
  • Gaelic
  • Samael
  • Ogre
  • Silnsheo
  • Empusa
  • Orthus
  • Pazuzu
  • Elf
  • Gigantes
  • Woodwose
  • Sphinx
  • Huli jinx g
  • Lamia
  • Demon
  • Hook Man
  • Bashee
  • Sappak
  • Freddy Fazbear
  • Chilota myth
  • Redcap

When a name has a hard to understand and memorize words, it become quite impossible for the audience to understand it.

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