• The name Aaron is a Hebrew baby name. In Hebrew the meaning of the name varies, and can sometimes mean "Lofty", "Enlightened", "Exalted", or "High mountain". Biblically, Aaron was Moses' older brother (and keeper by God's command).


  • Abby is a diminutive of Abigail, that comes from the Hebrew name אֲבִיגָיִל ('Avigayil) meaning "My Father is Joy".


  • Alexis is a Greek name. In Greek, the meaning of the name Alexis is "Defend".


  • Alina is a female given name of Greek origin whichmeans "light". Other sources, however, attribute an Arabic or a Germanic origin.In both cases, it means "noble".The Germanic version seems to be related to Alicia in Spanish and Adele or Delia in English.


  • Amber comes from the English word amber that denotes either the gemstone, which is formed from fossil resin, or the orange-yellow colour.


  • According to an astrology website, the name Aphmau means "Chronic Insomnia", or "Chronic Warrior". This name was taken from the Final Fantasy franchise, from a royal puppeteer named Aphmau.


  • Azura is an elaboration of Azure, that comes from the English word that means "sky blue".


  • The name Brendan is an English name that comes from the name Brendanus, the Latinized form of the Irish name Bréanainn, which was derived from a Welsh word meaning "prince".


  • The name Chad is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Chad is: "Protector". It is the modernized form of the Old English name Ceadda, influenced by the Welsh word cad meaning the word "battle".
    • As for his middle names, Augistine is a name derived from the Latin word augere, meaning "to increase." The name is a variation of the Roman names Augustus and Augustinus. Augustus, meaning "the great" or "the venerable" was a title given to Roman emperors.
    • Leopold is a Germanic name composed of two stems, common to Germanic names. The first part is related to the Latin word Leo, meaning "lion" (although some say the first part is related to Old High German liut meaning "people", since the Germanic peoples had no word for "lion" as they weren't aware of the existence of lions until they established contacts with the Romans). The second part is also of Germanic origin and means "brave", or "bold". The name hence originally meant something close to "as brave as a lion".


  • Corey is a Gaelic name with different meanings depending on where in the British Isles the name is being used. In Scots Gaelic, from Scotland, the name would be translated to mean "Cauldron", while in Irish Gaelic the name translates to "From the hollow". The name has a number of possible derivations, including the Old Norse name Kori of uncertain meaning, which is found in Scandinavia and England.


  • Dale is an English name, meaning "Lives In That Valley".


  • Dante is an American name meaning "enduring", and is a diminutive of Durant, a Latin name of a similar meaning.


  • Dmitri is a Greek name meaning "Earth Lover" or "Lover of Earth". The feminine variation of the name, Demeter, is the name of the mythological Greek goddess of corn and harvest.


  • The name Donna is of American origin, and means "lady".


  • The name "Emma" is of Germanic origin derived from the word ermen that means "Whole" or "Universal".


  • The name Emmalyn is a variant of Emmeline, or else a combination of Emma and the fashionable name suffix lyn. Emmeline comes from an Old French form of the Germanic name Amelina, originally a diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element amal meaning "work".


  • The name Garroth is possibly a variation of the name Gareth, a Welsh name meaning "Gentle", and also the name of one of the Knights of the Round Table in Arthurian legend. He was the youngest son of King Lot and of Morgause, the half-sister of King Arthur, thus making him Arthur's nephew, as well as brother to Gawain, Agravain, Gaheris, and half-brother to Mordred. The name Gareth is derived from the Welsh word gwaredd, meaning "gentleness".
    • Whether it is intentional or not, it should also be noted that Zane's personality is very much like those of Agravain and Mordred, while Vylad is similar in personality to Gaheris.


  • The name Garte is of Norse origin, and means "Defender". It is derived from the Scandinavian name Garth, which has a similar meaning.


  • Irene is a feminine name of Greek origin, meaning "Peace", and is derived from εἰρήνη — the Greek for "peace", which was later adapted into the name Eirene, which thus became Irene. Eirene was the Greek goddess of peace. Irene was also the name of an 8th-century Byzantine empress, as well as the name of several saints.


  • Issa is an Arabic name, and is the Arabic form of the Hebrew name Yeshua. The name Issa means "Messenger of Allah and His Word". Allah is the Arabic word for God, referring to the God in Abrahamic religions, such as Islam.


  • Ivy is a name of English origin, and means "Faithfulness". The name is derived from the word ivy, a common nickname for a leafy plant called hedera. A well known subspecies of the plant, toxicodendron radicans is commonly referred to as "poison ivy", because of its ability to cause an itching, irritating and sometimes painful rash in most people that touch the plant. This may be a reference to Ivy's title: Ivy the Venom Scythe, since venom is a type of poison.


  • The name Jeffory is of English origin, and is derived from the French name Geoffrey, which is turn is believed to be derived from the Germanic name Gaut. The name means "Pledge of Peace" or "Peaceful Pledge".


  • John is an English form of Iohannes, the Latin form of the Greek name Ιωαννης (Ioannes), itself derived from the Hebrew name יוֹחָנָן (Yochanan) meaning "Yahweh is Gracious". Yahweh (spelt as Yhwh is classic Hebrew, where vowels are not used) is the Jewish name for God.


  • The name Katelyn is of British origin, and means "Pure". It is the phonetic variation of the name Caitlin, and the Irish variation of the name Katherine.


  • The word "kawaii" is Japanese for cute. "Chan" is a Japanese diminutive suffix; it expresses that the speaker finds a person endearing. It comes from a "cute" pronouncing of -san (in Japanese, replacing s sounds with ch sounds is seen as cute). In general, chan is used for babies, young children, grandparents and teenagers. It may also be used towards cute animals, lovers, close friends, any youthful woman, or between friends.
    • Kawaii~Chan tends to alter names, Example: Dante~Kun
    • "Sama" is a more respectful version of "san", and is used towards people much higher in rank than oneself, for example, a waitress may refer to their customer as "sama". It can also be used when talking to somebody you greatly admire.

"Kun" is usually used when talking to boys or men who are of a lower rank than you, such as male children or teenagers, however, in more modern times it is typically used when talking to or about a male friend.

"Chan" expresses that the speaker finds a person endearing. It comes from a "cute" pronouncing of "san" (in Japanese, replacing s sounds with ch sounds is seen as cute). In general, "chan" is used for babies, young children, grandparents and teenagers. It may also be used towards cute animals, lovers, close friends, any youthful woman, or between friends. "Tan" is another variation of "chan".


  • Kenmur is a name of Scottish origin, which means "Handsome".


  • Kiki is a name, typically used a nickname, which is attributed to various countries, and has different meanings in all of them. In Japan, the name Kiki means "Crisis", while in Korea, the name Kiki means "Lovely Flower". It is usually seen as a diminutive of many names beginning with K, such as Katherine, Katarina, or Kathleen. Since it is mentioned that Kiki is not her real name, it is possible that her real name could be one of these, or something similar.


  • Kyle is a Scottish name. In Scottish, the name Kyle means "a narrow spit of land".


  • Laurance is an English name meaning "man from Laurentum". Laurentum was an ancient Roman city on the west coast of the Italian Peninsula, southwest of Rome.
    • In his earliest appearances, Laurance's name was spelled Laurence, which is both the original and what is considered to be the "grammatically correct" variation of the name. However, the spelling does not effect the name's meaning.


  • Leona is a Latin name. In Latin, the meaning of the name Leona is "Lioness". This could be considered to be quite fitting since her mother looks after animals - or ironically, seeing as she is a werewolf.


  • Levin is a name of German origin, meaning "Dear Friend".


  • The name Lillian is of Latin origin, and means "Pure Lily", with lilies being a species of flower.


  • Lilith is a Hebrew name meaning "Storm Goddess", and is derived from the Akkadian word lilitu meaning "of the night".
  • In the series, the choice of the name Lilith derives from the name "Lily", in reference to Aaron's first wife, Lily, which in turn is after the flower of the same name.
  • Her middle name Garnet, is a traditional gemstone that is considered the birthstone that represents the month of January. Garnets come in a variety of colors, varying in shades of reds, oranges or violets.


  • From the name of the flower, a symbol of Purity. The word is ultimately derived from Latin lilium.


  • The name Logan is Gaelic, and means "From the Hollow". A hollow is a low wooded area, like a thicket.


  • The name Lucinda is a Latin name. In Latin the meaning of the name Lucinda is "Illumination", or "Light". It was also the name of the mythological Roman goddess of childbirth and giver of first light to newborns.


  • Malachi is a Hebrew name with various meanings. In some translations, it means "My Angel", and in others, it means "Messenger of God".


  • From the Germanic name Mahthildis meaning "strength in battle", from the elements maht meaning "might, strength" and hild, meaning "battle". Saint Matilda was the wife of the 10th-century German king Henry I the Fowler. The name was brought to England by the Normans, being borne by the wife of William the Conqueror. It was popular until the 15th century in England, usually in the vernacular form Maud. Both forms were revived by the 19th century. This name also appears in the popular Australian folk song 'Waltzing Matilda', written in 1895.


  • Michi is a Japanese name meaning "Righteous Way", which is ironic, as Michi is portrayed to be wicked and devious.


  • Molly is an English name derived from the Gaelic name Maili, meaning "Bitter".


  • "Neko" is Japanese for cat, a clear reference to her being a Meif'wa, while "-ette" is a feminine suffix typically used in French girls' names such as Collette or Annette. The suffix "-tan" is a Japanese honorific considered to be the "baby-talk" variation of the suffix "-chan", which is used by her mother, Kawaii~Chan.


  • Nicole is a Greek name meaning "People's Victory". It can also be translated to "Victorious People".


  • Coming from the name of the bird, ultimately from Old English hræfn. The raven is revered by several Native American groups of the west coast.


  • Sasha is a name of Russian origin meaning "Defender of Man". The name is commonly found as a diminutive of Alexandra.


  • The name Travis is an English name. In English the meaning of the name Travis is "Crossroads".


  • Urla (sometimes spelt as Orla or Orlagh) is a name of Irish origin. It comes from the original Irish spelling of the personal name Órfhlaith. In the Irish language, the name means "gold".


  • The name Zane has been attributed to several countries. In Hebrew, the name means "Gift from God", and since Zane is a priest, this name could be considered rather fitting, though as he is a villain, it can also be considered to be ironic. The name can also be traced back to Arabic origins, where it used as a unisex name. When used for a boy, the Arabic meaning of the name is "Good", while in the case of a girl, it means "Beautiful".


  • Zoey is modern English name, and is a variant spelling of the more common name Zoe, which means "Life" in Greek.


  • The name Zianna is possibly of Italian origin, and means "Love" or "Peace".