Think conventional dog names are boring? If you’re looking for an unusual name for your adorable new pup and have a dark sense of humor, you’re going to love pairing these demonic names with your loveable ball of fluff.
I’ve rounded up names from ancient mythology, urban legends, and modern cartoons to give you a list of the best feminine and masculine demon names.
Here’s a list of 46 dog demon names to choose for your precious puppy– I mean hell-hound – and their meanings.
Mythical Demon Dogs and Their Names
Let’s start with actual demon dogs from mythical stories and urban legends around the world.
- Cerberus – The three-headed dog guarding the underworld in Greek mythology.
- Mauthe Doog – A ghost of a giant dog that roams the ground of Peel Castle on the Isle of Mann, an ancient Viking castle on St Patrick’s Isle.
- Shug Monkey – This black dog is from British folklore. It has dog and monkey features and is said to haunt Slough Hill Lane in Cambridgeshire.
- Dip – This blood-sucking back dog is said to be an agent of the devil. Its origins are from Catalan mythology.
Feminine Demon Names
All demon names don’t have to sound like “Beezlebub.” So here are some feminine demonic names to title your pooch.
- Abaddon – from biblical origins meaning “angel of death” and “place of destruction.” Traditionally a masculine name, but has become feminine due to the popularity of the show Supernatural.
- Al Basty – from Sumerian origins and means “being guilty”.
- Batibat – from the Filipino culture and means “nightmare.”
- Banshee – from Irish origins, meaning a female wailing spirit.
- Borda – an Italian demon witch.
- Chamunda – in Hindu mythology, this is a form of the demon goddess Kali.
- Daruka – in Hinduism, these are female demons that become goddesses.
- Dimme – also known as Lamashtu, is from Mesopotamian mythology and tormented women during childbirth and tried to steal their babies.
- Estry – from Hebrew origins meaning feminine demonic vampires.
- Hecate – from Greek mythology, she is associated with witchcraft, magic, and hellhounds.
- Jengu – from African origins, meaning good water spirit.
- Kali – in Hinduism, she’s the goddess of Hell.
- Lilith – from Judaic mythology, she’s the primordial she-demon and first wife of Adam.
- Mazikeen – is of Hebrew origin and means “harmful spirits.” Also a demon on the show Lucifer.
- Morgen – from Welsh origins, meaning feminine water spirits who drown men.
- Okiku – is a famous Japanese spirit that means “chrysanthemum.”
- Tezrian – from Armenian origins, she’s the goddess of war and battle.
Masculine Demon Names
If you’re looking for more masculine-sounding names for your pup, here’s a whole list of them.
- Alastor – from Greek mythology, meaning avenger of evil deeds.
- Azazel – in Jewish culture, this is a demon or evil spirit and means “scapegoat.”
- Beelzebub – from biblical origin, meaning “lord of the flies”.
- Cassiel – another archangel cast out of heaven right after Lucifer.
- Dagon – was originally a Semitic god of agriculture and was one of the first demons created by Lucifer.
- Diablo – another name for “devil” in the Spanish language.
- Dracula – from Romanian origins and is another name for “the devil.”
- Furfur – is another fallen angel and is a “Greate Earl of Hell” who commands 26 legions of demons.
- Jezebeth – from Christian origins, he’s the demon of falsehood and lies.
- Leonard – another from Christian demonology, he’s the grandmaster demon in the Dictionnaire Infernal.
- Lucifer – from biblical origins, he was an archangel cast out of heaven.
- Mara – from Buddhist origins, he was a demon who tempted Buddha.
- Samael – from Hebrew origins, meaning “venom of God.” A variation of the Christian mythology of Lucifer.
- Shiva – from Vedic origins, he’s the deity of death and time.
- Stolas – from Judaic mythology and also known as the Owl Demon, he originated from the Lesser Key of Solomon. He’s a demonic teacher.
Fictional Demon Names
Here are some fictional demon character names. These names come from more modern sources like cartoons, games, TV shows, or books.
- Angelus – evil version of Angel from the Buffyverse.
- Arkham – from Devil May Cry, but with roots in horror literature.
- Axel – the Nobody of Lea from Kingdom Hearts.
- Callisto – a human turned into a demonic goddess from Xena: The Warrior Princess.
- Randall Flag – a recurring antagonist in Stephen King novels.
- Iggy Koopa – a crazy maniacal lunatic in the Marioverse.
- Rumplestilskin – also known as The Dark One from the show Once Upon a Time.
- Chernabog – a demonic villain in the 1940s Disney movie Fantasia, and is based on Slavic folklore.
- Luci – the loveable demon sidekick from Disenchantment.
- Drusilla – the vampire with demonic powers from the Buffyverse.
Color and Nature Specific Dog Names
- White dog names
- Black dog names
- Red dog names
- Fire inspired dog names
- Yoga inspired dog names
- or for a totally different tack – try our list of hippie dog names
Naming your dog is one of the most enjoyable parts of getting a new pup. You don’t have to stop at typical dog names, so refer to this list when you want something a little more unorthodox. These names are also great demon names for cats.
It’s cool to give your dog a demon name because it’s unexpected and hilarious. It’s the perfect way to make people laugh and show off your creative side. Plus, it’s a great way to stand out from the crowd and be unique. So go ahead and give your dog a demon name – it will definitely make everyone take notice!