Gothic Names

Male Names
  • Draven (English) - N/A [English speaking countries]

    Draven was a name used in the movie "The Crow." It is popular among gothic circles, but has no known meaning.

  • Edgar (English) - Protector of the good [English, French and Polish speaking countries]

    From the Anglo-Saxon 'eád' or German 'ôt' - 'good, property, inheritance' and 'gar' or 'ger' meaning 'spear'. This combines in the meaning 'spear of prosperity', 'protector of the good (with the spear)'.

    Originally and English name which b

  • Talon (English) - A claw [English speaking countries]
Female Names
  • Dolores (Spanish) - Sorrows [English and Spanish speaking countries]

    A derivation from María de los Dolores, "Mary of Sorrows."

  • Estelle (Latin) - Star [English and French speaking countries]

    Common to England, Estelle is the French cognate of the Spanish Estella, which is derived from the Latin stella (star).

  • Ophelia (Greek) - Help; aid [English speaking countries]

    Ophelia is a main character in Shakespeare's tragic play "Hamlet" who dies by drowning while in a state of delirium and mental torment. Ophelia has since become a symbol of angst for teenage girls.

  • Wednesday (English) - Woden's Day [English speaking countries]

    Wednesday Addams was the name of a character in the popular American cartoon/sitcom/movies "The Addams Family" about a supernatural family living in suburbia.

Gender Neutral Names
  • Chandra (Sanskrit) - The moon; shining [English and Hindi speaking countries]

    In Hinduism, a son of Krishna and a name of Lakshmi.

  • Raven (English) - Raven [English speaking countries]
  • Willow (English) - Willow [English speaking countries]

    Comes from the Willow tree. Also, is the name of two iconic science-fiction characters. The male title-character of the movie "Willow" and the female best-friend of Buffy from the television series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".

  • Winter (English) - Winter [English speaking countries]

    The middle name of Nicole Richie and Joel Madden's firstborn daughter, Harlow Winter Kate Madden.