Finding a Unique Name for Your Dragon - A Short Tutorial

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So, this is my official thread for anyone who wishes to learn how I come up with the unqie names for my dragons. So far, using the method I'm about to teach you, I've come up with the following names:

 

Mangru - Hotburple

Raefor - Deadly Nadder

Kraytor - Monstrous Nightmare

Meldoe - Monstrous Nightmare

Corma - Scauldron

Purlee - Scauldron

 

I've gotten tons of people telling me that they love one of these names, so I thought "Why not teach everyone how to come up with these kinds of names." If you don't like these names, its fine, i take nothing into offense. But the method always works somehow.

 

First, how did I come across this method? I noticed that most dragon names are a combination of two words (in the series at least). Not all ofcourse, but most.  Examples from in the series are as follows (side note, the capt:

 

Meat + Lug = Meatlug

Hook + Fang = Hookfang

Storm + Fly = Stormfly

Tooth + Less = Toothless 

 

This is how I discovered the method.

 

Now its simple, so simple that this tutorial won't be long. First, find two items or words. Take section out of each and combine them to make a name. Its that simple!

 

An example from above are names like Purlee and Mangru.

 

- Mangru was created by using the words Manga and Gru. I took out the a, combined it with gru and got Mangru :)

 

- Purlee was created by using the words Purple and Lee. I took out ple from purple and combined the rest with Lee and I got Purlee :)

 

Now, it takes a few tries. Sometimes you combine two words and get a horrible name. But don't sweat, keep trying! :D

 

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There's another method of course that you can try. Take a word and try to come up with a name that sounds similar to it.

 

This method was used when coming up with Raefor, my first dragon. My mom talks about getting a Rabford, a S.U.V (or a van, i ca never remember -.-) so when I was trying to come up with a name, I came up with Raefor because it sounded like Rabford.

 

But these are the methods I use; they create unique names. The second method is harder, but still fun ^^

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*side not: the beginning of

*side not: the beginning of each word below is bolded

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Oh! I never thought of that.

Oh! I never thought of that. Silly me XD

On my Roleplay characters I sometimes make up names by putting letters together and keep changing it till I find one I like, usually for last names (x

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LOL!!

Try it! I want to see what you come up with :D

 

Smart ^^

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Thank you! :D I usually come

Thank you! :D I usually come up with names that have to do with the dragons like Smokebomb for a Smokebreath or Pincushion for a Nadder, or Scapula for a BK. I'll try making some by mashing up words. I think this would also be good for naming my roleplay characters, since almost all are named after me even though they are different characters......

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If you also look above at the

If you also look above at the characters dragon names, each name is carefully chosen to represant not only the characters personality, but the dragons as well. By observing this, you realize how strong the bond between lets say, Fishlegs and Meatlug is :) You can tell a lot by the name a human gives his/her dragon.

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OMG

OMG THX now i know what im going to name my thunderdrum 

 

thunder + speed = thupeed or thunderpee 

 

thxxx 

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Thunderpee XD

Thunderpee XD

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^^

Nice job! :) 

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Thunderpee xD!    Lol xD

Thunderpee xD! 

 

Lol xD

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THANK YOU. I struggle with naming things sometimes, and I'm totally going to take these methods into account. :)

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ThunderPEE? o.0 xD

ThunderPEE? o.0 xD

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2nd Dragon: DarkStorm | Nightfury | Male

3rd Dragon: StormThistle | Stormcutter | Female

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