Chinese dragon name generator
This name generator will give you 10 random Chinese dragon names.
Chinese dragons are mythological beings that come in many different forms, but the most common one is the long, snake-like creature with four legs and no wings. Other forms include turtles, fish, lions and imaginary creatures. In Chinese mythology the dragon symbolizes power, success, good luck and strength.
In terms of names things got a little tricky. Many of the names use specific symbols for added meanings in sometimes poetic ways. Unfortunately working with a language I know little about made creating names difficult, but I think I succeeded at least partially by using the existing name patterns and applying them in this generator.
For example, the names Qiulong and Shenlong mean Curling Dragon and Divine Dragon respectively, as 'long' means dragon. The name Longmu means Mother of Dragons, as the 'mu' in this name is taken from the word for mother (muqin). I followed these patterns in the hopes of creating mostly authentic names, but I will have likely taken the wrong bits of words in some cases and the simplified Chinese might make things less authentic as well.
To solve this to some extent I've added the words I took either the meaning of or a small part of in brackets after each name. So Longmu would come up as 'Longmu (Dragon + Mother)' for example, this way those who do know Chinese can correct the names for their works if they wish.
To start, simply click on the button to generate 10 random names. Don't like the names? Simply click again to get 10 new random names.
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