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Best Male Witch and Warlock Names

Michele Meleen
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Finding male witch names can be a bigger challenge than finding witchy girl names. Scour history and pop culture to find witchy boy names for your little wizard or warlock.

Boy Names With Witchy or Magical Meanings

If you want a unique baby boy name, look for monikers with magical meanings like other words for "witch."

  • Drudner (German) - male witch
  • Gramarye (Middle French) - book of sorcery
  • Kallikrates (Ancient Greek) - beautiful power
  • Mage - a magician or wizard
  • Maleficus (Latin) - person who committed evil deeds using magic
  • Ngawang (Tibetan) - powerful speech
  • Philokrates (Ancient Greek) - friend of power
  • Shaman - medicine man who acts as a medium between the visible world and spirit world
  • Uzzi (Hebrew) - my power
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Boy Names That Mean Powerful

Male witches, wizards, and warlocks are often seen as all-powerful. Give your little magician a great source of power with a strong name that means "powerful."

  • Azziz (Arabic)
  • Decebal (Romanian)
  • Jabbar (Arabic)
  • K'Awil (Mayan)
  • Prabhu (Sanskrit)
  • Qiang (Chinese)
Young boy dressed as a wizard

Real Male Witch Names

Although most witches in media are women, there were times throughout history that male witches were prosecuted more than women. Honor one of the men accused of witchcraft by choosing one of these names.

  • George (Burroughs) - man hanged for witchcraft in Salem
  • Giles (Corey) - accused witch in Salem who died from his punishment
  • John (Willard and Proctor) - men hanged for witchcraft in Salem
  • Jon (Jonsson) - famous man prosecuted for witchcraft in Iceland
  • Samuel (Wardwell) - man hanged for witchcraft in Salem
  • Wilmot (Redd) - man hanged for witchcraft in Salem
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Names of Fictional Warlocks and Wizards

You'll have no problem finding wizards and warlocks in books, TV shows, movies, and video games to inspire your baby name.

  • Albus - powerful wizard from Harry Potter
  • Allanon - druid from the World of Shannara
  • Caleb - male witch from The Covenant
  • Elminster - Dungeons & Dragons wizard
  • Gandalf - good grey wizard from The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings
  • Geralt - monster hunter from The Witcher
  • Harry - famous wizard boy from Harry Potter
  • Jareth - mystic goblin king from The Labyrinth
  • Magnus - warlock from the Shadowhunter Chronicles
  • Merlin - legendary wizard of lore and literature
  • Pogue - teenage warlock in The Covenant
  • Raistlin - magician Majere from Heroes of the Dragonlance
  • Rand - channeler from The Wheel of Time
  • Saruman - evil wizard from Lord of the Rings
  • Willow - sorcercer's apprentice in Willow
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Male Witch Names Inspired by Wicca

Wiccan names are often inspired by the natural or spiritual world. Check out pagan names and baby names inspired by nature to find more great Wiccan names for boys.

  • Blaze - outburst of flames
  • Clay - person who worked with or lived near clay
  • Drake - dragon
  • Jet - jet aircraft
  • Lumin - light
  • Omen - something that predicts the future
  • Oshun - alternate spelling of "ocean"
  • Smolder - to smoke and burn slowly
  • Wicce - old version of the word "Wicca"
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Popular Male Names That Sound Witchy

If you like common names, check out the top 400 male names in the U.S. to find names that sound strong, powerful, and a bit mystical.

  • Archer - bowman
  • Asher - blessed
  • Atlas - enduring
  • Chance - luck
  • Cohen - priest
  • Damian - to tame
  • Declan - unknown
  • Ezra - help
  • Gael - my father is joy
  • Giddeon - feller
  • Holden - deep valley
  • Legend - to read; story of the past
  • Luca - light
  • Maverick - independent
  • Orion - boundary
  • Phoenix - dark red
  • Thiago - unknown
  • Walker - to walk
  • Waylon - skilled
  • Zayn - grace
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Awesome Witch Names for Boys

You don't have to have a little girl to get inspired by witchy names. Whether you're naming your child, a fictional character, a video game character, or your Halloween costume, witchy boy names sound strong and confident. Check out names from cultures associated with paganism, like Celtic baby names, for even more ideas.

Best Male Witch and Warlock Names