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OpenStreetMap has an internal server naming theme based on fictional dragons, as in "here be dragons".


More dragon names on wikipedia.

Also someone seems to have deemed it worthy to compile a similar list before.

Name Description
Fafnir Dragon in Norse mythology
Vipertooth Type from Harry Potter
Lockheed X-men
Lambton Legend lived near Dragonsville, Durham. LivingwithDragons bias
Kalessin Oldest dragon in the Earthsea novels.
Grisù from the cartoon "Grisu, der kleine Drache" (Draghetto Grisù). A little, fire-breathing dragon who wants to become a Firefighter.
Dragon32 of home computing fame back in the 1980's. (suggested by RichardF)
DragonNinja From the Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja arcade game. (suggested by RichardF)
Greygnarl Geriatric, grumpy dragon from Dragon Quest 9
Falkor orig. Fuchur Luckdragon from the Neverending Story by Michael Ende.
Katie KDE Woman mascots
Dulcy Sonic the hedgehog
Dribble An old, toothless, flameless dragon who sleeps a lot - Lady Sybll's pet in the Discworld novels.
Takhisis Five-headed dragon queen, and goddess of evil in the Dragonlance novels (see Takhisis)
Glaedr Inheritance Cycle series of books, an ancient, huge, golden dragon with 3 legs.
Shruikan Inheritance Cycle series of books, an enslaved, villainous black dragon.
Drogon, Rhaegal, Balerion, Meraxes, Vhagar Dragons from the Song of Ice and Fire series of books. More at
Scorch Puppet of 90s ventriloquist act Ronn Lucas
Toothless How To Train Your Dragon
Pirniplix The name means "one head". From the GDR modern tale "Der Drache mit den veilchenblauen Augen" by Gert Prokop. Child dragon, cast out by his father due to his one head, learns to read, write, calculate and finally rules his people.
Elliott The friedly dragon from the 70's film Pete's Dragon
Ancalagon Silmarilion
Kokosnuss "Der kleine Drache Kokosnuss" (eng.: The little dragon coconut) is german children's book from Ingo Siegner.


Name Description
Spike Character from My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic
Thorn Inheritance Cycle series of books, a young red dragon.
Zark from the Eidolon Chronicles/Shadow World books by Jane Johnson - full name is Xarkanadûshak
Faffy Cartoon, Dave The Barbarian
Fiddlestick Strangewood (1999): Fiddlestick, a small musically emotive dragon.
Soup Character from The Clangers, a UK children's TV programme.
Fuchur German spelling of Falkor from The Neverending Story
Sarel Sarel seemonster from Wielie Walie early kids show in South Africa, Firefishy bias
Draco Latin for Dragon, Discworld
Norbert Harry Potter
Puff Puff, the Magic Dragon (song)
Ridley Metroid series
Fafnir Norse mythology
Smaug The Hobbit
Yevaud First dragon Ged talks to in the Earthsea novels.
Errol Pratchett, Guards! Guards!
Horntail Type from Harry Potter
Konqi KDE
Shenron Dragon Ball Z Eternal Dragon
Albi the (not anymore) racist dragon, from Flight of the Conchords comedy
Azure Chinese Symbols
Orm Another dragon in the Earthsea novels.
Poldi Young dragon from the German children's TV series Hallo Spencer (picture)
Eustace Turns into a dragon in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Chronicles of Narnia) after slipping on a gold bracelet.
Gorwen From Through The Dragon's Eye. The theme tune starts "North or South, East or West, the quest..."
Bowser Bowser, also known as King Koopa, or Lord Bowser, is a video game character and the primary villain of Nintendo's Mario series.
Ramoth The main gold queen dragon in the Dragonriders of Pern series
Fumé Father of Grisù. He works as a show dragon for the tourist office and wants to raise Grisù to a proper and scary dragon.
Gorynych A type of Slavic Dragon that is green and has three heads.
Trogdor Homestar Runner cartoon
Idris Ivor The Engine
Jakelong Jake, or Jacob Long, of Jake Long:American Dragon Disney TV series
Katla Given the increased probability of Katla volcano eruption in 2011, Katla from The Brothers Lionheart might fit.
Clifford "Clifford the dragon was the animated star of the Listerine adverts in the late 80s and early 90s."
Ascalon Dragon slain by St. George.
Nepomuk Half-dragon from the Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver by Michael Ende (picture)
Pummelzacken Poldi's girlfriend, also from Hallo Spencer (picture).
Tabaluga Tabaluga was created by the german rockstar Peter Maffay and the childrens song writer Rolf Zuckowski.
(Mrs.) Grindtooth Dragon from the same novel (picture). How about her German name (Frau) Mahlzahn? Anyhow, this name would suit best a server doing heavy number-crunching, like rendering.
Viserion Dragons from the Song of Ice and Fire series of books.

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