All children are sweet when they are little. But should their name be too? If you are looking to put a name to your baby that will exceed the normal boundaries of the society, something a little more gothic perhaps, you are in the right place. We have something for you to choose.
Table of Contents
- 1 25 Most Popular Dark Male Names
- 1.1 Abanus
- 1.2 Abinash (Abinesh)
- 1.3 Balvala
- 1.4 Braeden
- 1.5 Cerberus
- 1.6 Charon
- 1.7 Daray
- 1.8 Demogorgon
- 1.9 Diabolos
- 1.10 Djinn
- 1.11 Focalor
- 1.12 Kimaris
- 1.13 Leviathan
- 1.14 Malphas
- 1.15 Moloch
- 1.16 Nergal
- 1.17 Ornias
- 1.18 Pazuzu
- 1.19 Ronove
- 1.20 Samael
- 1.21 Stolas
- 1.22 Uvall
- 1.23 Valefor
- 1.24 Xaphan
- 1.25 Zagan
25 Most Popular Dark Male Names
Abanus comes from the Islamic religion and means someone who has a dark complexion. The name has Arabic origins.
Abinash and Abinesh are both boy names with Indian origins, which mean someone who cannot ever be destroyed, someone indestructible. The name comes from Hindu religion.
According to Indian mythology, Balvala is a huge demon of the Daityas. This is considered a demon of storm and bad weather in general, which fills the entire air with stench and dust.
This name comes from the “bradán” Gaelic term that means “salmon.” The human`s transformation into animals was a common issue in Celtic literature and mythology and, for this reason, a wide range of Irish names are derived from animal names.
Braeden is a modern Americanized name respelled from Braden, which in turn has been transferred from the Irish name O’Bradain. The meaning of the name is dependable, solid and practical.
Cerberus is the Latinized form of the “Κερβερος” ancient Greek word, which probably meant “spotted.” In Greek mythology, Cerberus was the name of the 3-headed dog which protected the entrance to Hades.
A demon from the Greek mythology that used to be a God sent to charge the Gates of the Underworld. He opens the gates for those who are worthy and close them for the damned, letting them to spend an eternity in the Styx Lake of the Underworld.
Daray is a unisex name that means “dark.” The culture of the name is American and is generally used in countries that English spoken. This name`s history is truly fascinating and might have distinct meanings in other languages or countries.
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According to the Greek mythology, Demogorgon is very powerful primordial being associated with the Underworld. His name is composed of the work root daimon, that means “demon” in Greek, and gorgos that means “grim.” Demogorgon is known as Satan; hence, it`s a demon.
Diabolos represents a name from the Greek mythology, which means “accuser” or “slanderer.” The Bible uses Diabolos as Satan`s tile, the epitome of evil or prince of demons. He`s the one taking men away from God and encouraging them to sin.
Djinn demons come from the Islamic teachings and Arabian mythology, they live in the desert and represent pure evil. These demons take their appearance as humanoids and miscellaneous animals.
Jinn and Djinn demons are considered to have occupied a parallel world of humanity, and together with angels, they are considered to be the 3 conscious creations of Allah.
Focalor is a demon that has power over the sea and winds, causing ships to sink and their crew to drown. If he asked not to, he won`t hurt anything or anyone. At times, he also appears as a man with wings similar to a griffin. – Read more!
Kimaris represents the name of the sixty sixth demon of the Solomon`s seventy two spirits in the 1st part of the Lemegeton. This demon is actually a fallen angel that used to command twenty legions of demons. He appears as a brave soldier on a black horse.
Leviathan was a sea creature that was very similar to a whale, who according to a couple of legends might have had 7 heads.
We also find an interesting description in the Apocryphal Book of Enoch:
“And that day will two monsters be parted, one monster, a female named Leviathan in order to dwell in the abyss of the ocean over the fountains of water; and (the other), a male called Behemoth, which holds his chest in an invisible desert whose name is Dundayin, east of the garden of Eden.” – 1 Enoch 60:7-8.
This prince of Hell commands 40 legions of demons. Under request, he can take the shape of a man, but usually has the shape of a crow. He`s also able to destroy the thoughts and desires of his enemies.
Moloch is perhaps derived from Melech king`s name, and was first referred in “1 Kings 11:7 as “the abomination of the children of Ammon.” His most important means of worshipping seem to be child sacrifice. It`s believed that Solomon built him a temple.
Nergal, or Nergali, is a name that refers to a Babylon diet. It`s also a term mentioned in the Hebrew bilble as the son of Ninlil and Enlil.
“And the men of Babylon made Succoth-benoth, and the men of Cuth made Nergal.” – 2 Kings, 17:30.
Ornias, which also means pesky, represents the name of the 1st demon that were ever mentioned in Solomon`s testament. Ornias was bothering the son of the head workman as they were trying to construct the Temple of Jerusalem. This is a fallen angel who was able to shift his shape. – More info!
According to Mesopotamian mythology, Pazuzu is the name of an ancient evil that was made very popular in The Exorcist, a movie from 1973. This demon is responsible for locusts during rainy seasons and famine during the dry seasons. Pazuzu was kind of the wind demons, son of the god Hanbi and brother to Humbaba, the guardian of the Cedar Forest.
Ronove is a demon of fire specialized in pyrokinesis. He has an amazing aura and a wonderful golden hair that falls until his shoulders. He has a small wingspan and he humbles enemies and teaches rhetoric and art.
According to Jewish religion, Samael, also known as the Grim Reaper, is an angel that fell. He`s the chief accuser, destroyer and seducer. Also, Samael is known as the Prince of Darkness and chief of the Dragons of Evil. He was lord over the 7 habitations. His influence extended over the infernal realm. He`s referred to the serpent that tried to tempt Eve to eat the forbidden fruit as well.
Stolas is a prince of Hell in the command of 26 legions. He usually appears as a man that teaches astronomy, worth of precious stones, and the properties of plants, or as an owl.
Uvall is a duke of Hell who is the command of 37 legions. He`s also able to reveal the past, present as well as future. He knows everything there is to know and is able to command time. This demon has white wings and wears a golden armor.
Valefor is another duke of Hell that has a lion form and a donkey head. He`s in the command of ten legions and temps men to steal. He`s considered to be friendly among associates until they`re caught in his trap. He has a great relationship with thieves.
He`s a lower class demon. He`s a fallen angel that once suggested setting heaven on fire, so he was banished. He`s now in charge of the coal glowing and responsible of maintaining the fires lit.
Zagan is the name of a very powerful demon, a Prince of Hell, the 61st of the 72nd spirits as well as one of the fallen angels. He first makes his appearance as a bull with wings of griffin, then changes into a man. He commands 33 legions of demons, and has various duties among which turning oil into water, water into wine and blood into oil.