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100+ Unique Names for Bearded Dragons To Make Your Pet Stand Out

Sarah Psaradelis

By Sarah Psaradelis

Bearded Dragon Names

As an exotic pet, a unique-sounding name seems quite fitting for Bearded Dragons. If you have just got a Bearded Dragon, it’s only right to start finding a name for your new pet. With so many common Bearded Dragon names out there, you probably want a name that is unique.

Instead of spending hours searching for a unique Bearded Dragon name, we’ve done the work for you. We compiled a list of unique Bearded Dragon names that can make it easier to choose the perfect one for your new reptile.

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How To Name Your Bearded Dragon

There are many unique names for Bearded Dragons, and you might have difficulty finding the right one. You might feel rushed to pick a name for your new pet, making it more likely for you to be unhappy with the name after a while. That’s why it is not a good idea to name your Bearded Dragon right away, but rather take the time to discover their personalities, and quirky traits, or find a name that best describes their appearance.

You can start by seeing which personality traits they have, such as a playful or shy personality or perhaps they are fearless and outgoing. If that is the case, a name that matches their personality might be suitable for them. If your Bearded Dragon has an interesting appearance, then choosing a name that describes their appearance can work. Alternatively, you can choose 3–5 of your favorite names and see which one sounds the best.

Your Bearded Dragon will have their name for their entire lives, so take your time to find the perfect unique name for them.

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Top Unique and Unisex Bearded Dragon Names

If you are unsure of your Bearded Dragon’s gender or simply prefer unisex names, these are good names to choose from. These names can be used for either male or female Bearded Dragons, so you won’t have to change the name if you find out their gender later on.

  • Chickpea
  • Pogona
  • Hissle
  • Satin
  • Pangie
  • Lennox
  • Pistachio
  • Jigsy
  • Sutton
  • Darter
  • Cheddar
  • Smaug
  • Hoover
  • Gaper
  • Mustard
  • Sanders
  • Pumpernickel
  • Norbert
  • Spyro
  • Pascal
  • Eggo
  • Puff
  • Mushu
  • Raisins
  • Marbles
  • Beryl
  • Topaz
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Unique Names for Male Bearded Dragons

Male Bearded Dragons are often described as territorial, playful, and fierce. Below is a list of masculine-sounding names that will fit a male Bearded Dragon well.

  • Charmander
  • Draco
  • Godzilla
  • Toothless
  • Reptar
  • Yoda
  • Magnum
  • Heliolisk
  • Diablo
  • Rambo
  • Dracarys
  • Yondu
  • Aragog
  • Ekko
  • Dino
  • Kraken
  • Helios
  • Ren
  • Leonardo
  • Randal
  • Tyranitar
  • Drogon
  • Typhoon
  • Diesel
  • Scorpio
  • Lizarnardo De Vinci
  • Rango
  • Ajax
  • Blackbeard
  • Shenron
  • Kodiak
  • Talon
  • Rankin
  • Elliot
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Unique Names for Female Bearded Dragons

Female Bearded Dragons are sweet but fiery, so strong-sounding feminine names can be a great choice. You will find female Bearded Dragons to generally be more affectionate and “cuddly” than males, so even a soft and flowery name could suit them.

  • Daenarys
  • Primrose
  • Falcon
  • Dahlia
  • Stormfly
  • Queen Elizardbeth
  • Daffodil
  • Saphira
  • Turmeric
  • Belindo
  • Aspen
  • Hazelnut
  • Tanis
  • Valeria
  • Khaleesi
  • Drakaina
  • Reptilia
  • Drache
  • Amelinda
  • Cheesecake
  • Cyclone
  • Sweetpea
  • Peony
  • Rhode
  • Thistle
  • Macadamia
  • Cappuccino
  • Sienna
  • Mirabelle
  • Lizziana
  • Chardonnay
Bearded dragon enjoying the hammock
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Unique Bearded Dragon Names Based On Appearance

Bearded Dragons can be found in a range of unique morphs and color mutations. Below is a list of names that are inspired by a Bearded Dragon’s appearance or species.

  • Paradox
  • Citrus
  • Oatmeal
  • Leatherback
  • Leucistic
  • Sunburst
  • Morphy
  • Silkie
  • Tanner
  • Smoothie
  • Zero
  • Amelan
  • Tangerine
  • Sandfire
  • Micro
  • Olive
  • Beige
  • Cloud
  • Dunner
  • White lightening or Witblit
  • Wero
  • Minima
  • Nullarbor
  • Melan
  • Vitti
  • Small scales
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Unique Bearded Dragon Names with Meanings

While nearly all names have some sort of meaning, certain names have more interesting meanings than others. The following names are not unique but have fascinating meanings that might inspire your Bearded Dragon’s new name.

  • Zmaj – The Slovenian word for dragon.
  • Apalala – The water-dwelling dragon in Buddhist mythology.
  • Houdini – Magician or escape artist.
  • Astrid – The main female character in How To Train Your Dragon, perfect for a female Bearded Dragon.
  • Uruloki – The Quenya name of the fire-breathing dragons.
  • Sirius – Meaning ‘fiery”, great for a Bearded Dragon with this type of personality.
  • Amethyst – The purple or violet-colored quart, great for a Bearded Dragon with purplish scales.
  • Shesha – King of dragon serpents in Hindi mythology.
  • Chusi – The Hopi name that means “dragon flower.”
  • Tatsuya – Meaning “dragon-assertive.”
  • Kayda – Meaning “looks like a little dragon” in Japanese.
  • Tanwen – A Welsh dragon name meaning “white fire”, suitable for white-Bearded Dragons.
  • Rytys – Meaning “lady of the yellow”, for sandy or gold-colored female Bearded Dragons.

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Conclusion

Choosing a name for your Bearded Dragon is going to be a fun yet challenging process since there are so many unique names to choose from. A unique name is going to make your Bearded Dragon stand out and perhaps reflect their personality or appearance. We hope that this article has helped make it easier for you to choose the perfect name for your Bearded Dragon, or perhaps narrowed down your options.


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