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Dead Names, Death Names
Names that mean death or dead. Names associated with death or the dead.

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  • UNISEX:

    1. AERON: Welsh unisex form of Celtic Agrona, the name a goddess of war and death who was portrayed as a masculine figure in Welsh mythology, meaning "carnage, slaughter." 

  • MALE:

    1. MARDUK: Akkadian name meaning "solar calf." In Babylonian mythology, this is the name of a god said to have killed a dragon named Tiamat. In the bible, he is known by the Hebrew name Merodach, and is a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims.

    2. MERIKH (مريخ): Variant spelling of Mirrikh, the Arabic and Persian name for the planet Mars, possibly meaning "death, slaughter." 

    3. MIRRIKH (مريخ): Arabic and Persian name for the planet Mars, possibly meaning "death, slaughter." Also spelled Merikh.

    4. MORT: Short form of English Morton "settlement on the moor," and Mortimer "dead sea."

    5. MORTIMER: English surname transferred to forename use, from the Norman baronial name Mortemer, composed of the Old French elements morte "dead" and mer "sea," hence "dead sea," which may have referred to either the biblical Dead Sea or a stagnant marsh. Compare with another form of Mortimer.
    6. MORTY: Pet form of English Morton "settlement on the moor," and Mortimer "dead sea."
    7. THAN: Short form of Greek Thanatos, meaning "death."
    8. THANATOS (θάνατος): Greek myth name of a god of death, meaning "death."
  • FEMALE:

    1. LIBITINA: Roman myth name of a goddess of corpses, funerals, and the dead. Her name was synonymous with the word "death." 

    2. MORANA: Slavic name meaning "death." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of death and winter.

    3. THANA (θάνα): Feminine form of Greek Thanatos, meaning "death." Compare with another form of Thana.
    4. VALDÍS: Old Norse name composed of the elements valr "the dead, the slain" and dís "goddess, woman," hence "goddess of the slain in battle."
    5. VALDIS: Swedish and Norwegian form of Old Norse Valdís, meaning "goddess of the slain in battle."
    6. WALDEBURG: Old High German name composed of the elements wala "dead, slain in battle" and burg "help, protection, salvation," hence "salvation of the slain in battle."

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