The Supernatural Nicknames that Witches of Past Generations Issued to Themselves

There are many different nicknames that witches of the past used to refer to themselves. Some were given to them by their fellow villagers, others came about through a personal decision or revelation. All of these names have fascinating meanings and origins, as well as some interesting stories behind them!

The use of nicknames is not exclusive to witches, but it’s an interesting way for us as modern-day folk to be brought into the world of witchcraft – a time and place that we can only imagine. The following list includes some common witchy names throughout history, with their meanings listed afterwards:

Aislinn (bright; shining): Aislinn means “shining one” or “brilliant.” It derives from the Irish word ‘aisling,’ which translates to vision or dream. This name was popularized by author Angela Carter in her 1979 novel “The Bloody Chamber” The author does an excellent job of describing the origin story and detail on Erzebeth’s journey in this novel.

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The following list includes some common witchy names throughout history, with their meanings listed afterwards. Aislinn means “shining one” or “brilliant.” It derives from the Irish word ‘aisling,’ which translates to vision or dream. This name was popularized by author Angela Carter in her 1979 novel “The Bloody Chamber” The author does an excellent job of describing the origin story and detail on Erzebeth’s journey in this novel. Unfortunately, I don’t have a longer version to share with you!

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  • Adelinda 
  • Aine 
  • Airlia
  • Aislinn 
  • Alcina
  • Alita
  • Althea 
  • Alvin/Alvina
  • Ambrosia/Ambrosius
  • Amethyst 
  • Angela 
  • Aoelus
  • Aradia 
  • Ariadne 
  • Ariel 
  • Artemis 
  • Arwen 
  • Asteria 
  • Aura 
  • Avalon 
  • Awen 
  • Bran 
  • Breena
  • Brigid 
  • Calypso 
  • Cassandra 
  • Cedar 
  • Celeste 
  • Cerridwen 
  • Charon 
  • Chimera 
  • Circe
  • Corvus
  • Crystal
  • Delphine 
  • Devin 
  • Diana 
  • Draco
  • Eartha
  • Endora 
  • Eris
  • Erzulie
  • Fabula 
  • Faye 
  • Fiamma 
  • Foster 
  • Freya
  • Gaia
  • Glinda 
  • Gwydion 
  • Hazel 
  • Hecate
  • Hermione 
  • Herne 
  • Holly 
  • Isis 
  • Jasmine 
  • Jinx 
  • Lamia 
  • Larissa 
  • Leo
  • Ligeia
  • Lilith
  • Lorelei
  • Lucia
  • Lucifer
  • Luna 
  • Maeve 
  • Marisol
  • Medea 
  • Melusine
  • Merlin 
  • Minerva 
  • Miranda
  • Morgan
  • Morpheus
  • Nerissa 
  • Neve
  • Nissa 
  • Oberon
  • Ondine
  • Pagan 
  • Petra 
  • Peregrine 
  • Phoenix 
  • Puck 
  • Pythia 
  • Raven 
  • Rhiannon
  • Rosemary
  • Rowan
  • Rowena
  • Sabrina
  • Sage
  • Salem 
  • Samantha
  • Sedona
  • Selene 
  • Shadow
  • Shasta 
  • Shayla 
  • Silver 
  • Sirena
  • Sirius
  • Sophia
  • Stella 
  • Strega 
  • Sybil 
  • Sylvia 
  • Tanith 
  • Tara
  • Thurston
  • Titania
  • Umbra
  • Urania 
  • Vera 
  • Vernon 
  • Vesta 
  • Willow 
  • Zephyr
  • Acantha
  • Aemilia
  • Aeronwen
  • Aija
  • Aldo
  • Alexis
  • Amethyst
  • Anastasia
  • Ariadne
  • Avalon
  • Abellona
  • Acenith
  • Adalheid
  • Adalwulf
  • Aeolous
  • Aeson
  • Aiko
  • Alexo
  • Amalthea
  • Amaretat
  • Aneira
  • Atalante
  • Blossom
  • Bradan
  • Brennan
  • Björg
  • Blade
  • Chase
  • Clytie
  • Conan
  • Caireann
  • Candika
  • Castalia
  • Corvus
  • Damian
  • Damiana
  • Darcy
  • Draco
  • Drake
  • Enya
  • Evander
  • Eileithyia
  • Electra
  • Etaine
  • Finn
  • Faeryn
  • Gawain
  • Hale
  • Harper
  • Hayden
  • Iolani
  • Invidia
  • Kane
  • Kyna
  • Leon
  • Leticia
  • Lilith
  • Logan
  • Loki
  • Lux
  • Lieve
  • Marcia
  • Mason
  • Misty
  • Neoma
  • Oisin
  • Onyx
  • Ophelia
  • Orin
  • Orion
  • Ourania
  • Parker
  • Penelope
  • Peregrine
  • Persephone
  • Perseus
  • Phoebus
  • Phoenix
  • Piper
  • Phoebe
  • Pontia -Pontia
  • Raina
  • Rainbow
  • Raven
  • Riley
  • Riordan
  • Rogan
  • Ruari
  • Sakura
  • Silvan
  • Vance
  • Valkyrie
  • Wade
  • Warren
  • Willow
  • Winter
  • Wren
  • Xander
  • Xavier
  • Zarya
  • Zelenia
  • Zenon
  • Zenovia
  • Zephyr
  • Allegra
  • Aradia
  • Beatrix
  • Blaise
  • Circe
  • Evanora
  • Gullveig
  • Fiona
  • Helena
  • Luna
  • Margery
  • Marie
  • Rhiamon
  • Sukie
  • Sybil
  • Theodora
  • Ursula
  • Kijo 
  • Alita
  • Freya
  • Grimalkin
  • Locasta
  • Jinx
  • Salem
  • Tabatha
  • Tabit
  • Tamsin
  • Tituba
  • Thackery Binx
  • Trixie
  • Adonis
  • Aether
  • Aine 
  • Aislinn
  • Alcina 
  • Althea
  • Amethyst 
  • Andromeda 
  • Artemis 
  • Aura 
  • Bran 
  • Brigid 
  • Cabot 
  • Crystal
  • Diana
  • Endora 
  • Gwydion
  • Gaia
  • Jinx 
  • Lamia
  • Maeve
  • Marisol 
  • Merlin
  • Nissa
  • Orion 
  • Peregrine
  • Phoenix
  • Rosemary 
  • Sage 
  • Samantha 
  • Sedona 
  • Shadow 
  • Tanith
  • Tara
  • Titania 
  • Vesta 
  • Agnes
  • Alice
  • Alizon
  • Abraham
  • Alatar
  • Agate
  • Andromeda
  • Astra
  • Aurelia
  • Alcina
  • Asterope
  • Atlantes
  • Angela
  • Bessie
  • Belinda
  • Christian
  • Clementine
  • Cerys
  • Celeste
  • Dahlia
  • Edith
  • Elsie
  • Elspeth
  • Eris
  • Edel
  • Eliphas
  • Fabian
  • Glinda
  • Gwen
  • Garnet
  • Ginevra
  • Gatria
  • Ganondorg
  • George
  • Gerald
  • Gwydion
  • Hazel
  • Hyacinth
  • Hecate
  • Jasmine
  • Jadis
  • Joan
  • Laurie
  • Leanne
  • Lucia
  • Lenore
  • Lily
  • Mira
  • Mabel
  • Maleficent
  • Margaret
  • Mark
  • Molly
  • Mary
  • Medea
  • Moll
  • Noemi
  • Nora
  • Ondine
  • Opal
  • Ommin
  • Oscar
  • Pallando
  • Poppy
  • Priscilla
  • Pleione
  • Prospero
  • Puck
  • Rowan
  • Radagast
  • Raymond
  • Rincewind
  • Salome
  • Selene
  • Selma
  • Sidney
  • Siobhan
  • Sophia
  • Stella
  • Sarin
  • Sterope
  • Syrma
  • Saruman
  • Terra
  • Tethys
  • Thabit
  • Verana
  • Vera
  • Vega
  • Winifred
  • Zosia
  • Acacia 
  • Acantha 
  • Adele 
  • Aerwyna 
  • Aife – Irish 
  • Aksana
  • Albina
  • Alfreda 
  • Alice 
  • Allegra 
  • Allura 
  • Amaris 
  • Amaryllis
  • Amber 
  • Ambrosine 
  • Anastasia 
  • Andrea 
  • Angelina 
  • April 
  • Araminta 
  • Ardith 
  • Aria 
  • Arianwyn 
  • Artemesia 
  • Arwen
  • Asherah 
  • Aster 
  • Astra 
  • Astrid 
  • Aurelia
  • Aurora 
  • Autumn 
  • Avery 
  • Azalea
  • Aziza
  • Baptisia 
  • Bathsheba
  • Bea 
  • Beatrix 
  • Belinda 
  • Bellatrix 
  • Belle
  • Belphoebe 
  • Bethan
  • Betla 
  • Blossom 
  • Blue
  • Bluebell
  • Blythe
  • Boudicca 
  • Briony 
  • Cadence 
  • Calliope 
  • Callista 
  • Caroline 
  • Catrine
  • Cecelia 
  • Celeste 
  • Ceridwen 
  • Cerys 
  • Charlotte 
  • Chiara
  • Circe 
  • Claudina 
  • Claudine 
  • Clementine 
  • Clio
  • Clover
  • Constance 
  • Coraline 
  • Cordelia 
  • Cornelia
  • Cosima 
  • Cynthia 
  • Cyrene 
  • Cyrilla 
  • Daffodil 
  • Dahlia
  • Daisy 
  • Daphne 
  • Davina
  • Dawn 
  • Deidre 
  • Deja 
  • Delilah 
  • Delphine 
  • Demelza 
  • Demetria 
  • Diantha 
  • Donatella 
  • Dorothy 
  • Dove 
  • Drusilla
  • Ebony
  • Eden 
  • Edith 
  • Elara
  • Elendra 
  • Eletta 
  • Elide
  • Elodie 
  • Elowen 
  • Elsa 
  • Elsie
  • Elska 
  • Elspeth 
  • Ember 
  • Enya 
  • Eris 
  • Esme 
  • Esmeralda
  • Esther
  • Evangeline 
  • Fable 
  • Faeryn 
  • Fauna 
  • Faustine 
  • Fawn
  • Faye 
  • Ferelith
  • Fern 
  • Fiametta
  • Fifer 
  • Fiona
  • Fleur 
  • Flora 
  • Forsythia 
  • Freesia 
  • Freya 
  • Friday 
  • Gaia
  • Galilea 
  • Gardenia 
  • Genesis 
  • Genevieve
  • Genoveva
  • Gerda
  • Ginevra 
  • Giselle 
  • Gretel 
  • Greta 
  • Guinevere 
  • Gypsy 
  • Hadassah
  • Halley 
  • Harmonia
  • Harmony 
  • Harper
  • Haven 
  • Hazel 
  • Hebe
  • Hecate
  • Helena 
  • Helga 
  • Helia
  • Henna 
  • Hermione
  • Hilda 
  • Honey
  • Hortensia 
  • Hyacinth
  • Hydrangea 
  • Ilona 
  • Indigo
  • Ingrid
  • Iphigenia 
  • Iridessa
  • Iris 
  • Isidora
  • Isla 
  • Isolde 
  • Ivy 
  • Jade 
  • Jadis
  • Jasmina
  • Jasmine
  • Jessamine
  • June 
  • Juniper
  • Karma 
  • Katerina
  • Katherine
  • Laurel
  • Lavender
  • Lavinia – 
  • Lenore – 
  • Leora
  • Liberty
  • Lilac
  • Lilette 
  • Lilou 
  • Lorelei 
  • Lotus 
  • Lucinda 
  • Lucy
  • Luella
  • Lula 
  • Luna 
  • Lydia 
  • Lyric
  • Mabel 
  • Maeve
  • Maggie 
  • Magnolia 
  • Maisie 
  • Marceline
  • Marcellina
  • Mareike 
  • Marion
  • Marjorie 
  • Maurelle 
  • Maven 
  • May 
  • Meadow 
  • Melisande 
  • Melisandre 
  • Melody 
  • Memphis
  • Merry 
  • Millicent 
  • Mindy 
  • Minette
  • Mirabelle 
  • Miranda
  • Moira 
  • Mona 
  • Monet 
  • Morgan 
  • Morgana 
  • Morrigan 
  • Morwenna
  • Moxie 
  • Muirgen 
  • Myra
  • Myrtle 
  • Nadalia
  • Nadia 
  • Naida 
  • Nephele 
  • Nesrin 
  • Nilly 
  • Nixie 
  • Nora 
  • Nova
  • Octavia
  • Ode
  • Odessa
  • Olive
  • Ondine 
  • Oona
  • Opal 
  • Paige
  • Paisley 
  • Paloma
  • Parisa 
  • Pearl
  • Penelope
  • Pepper 
  • Petal 
  • Petra 
  • Philomena 
  • Piper 
  • Pippa 
  • Poppy 
  • Prairie
  • Primrose
  • Prudence 
  • Prunella
  • Qetsiyah 
  • Quintessa 
  • Radella
  • Rain 
  • Raina 
  • Rebel 
  • Reverie 
  • Reyna
  • Rhiannon
  • Rhoswen 
  • Rita 
  • River 
  • Romina 
  • Rose 
  • Rosemary 
  • Rowena –
  • Roxanna 
  • Roxanne 
  • Ruby 
  • Ruth 
  • Sabel
  • Sabina
  • Sabine 
  • Sabrina
  • Saffron 
  • Sage 
  • Samantha
  • Samona
  • Saoirse
  • Scarlet 
  • Sen 
  • Serafina
  • Seraphina 
  • Serefina 
  • Serendipity
  • Serenity 
  • Seven
  • Sidney 
  • Sidonie –
  • Sigourney
  • Siobhan 
  • Siofra 
  • Sky
  • Sol 
  • Soleil 
  • Sprite 
  • Starling 
  • Starr 
  • Sterope 
  • Story 
  • Sybella 
  • Sybil –
  • Sydra 
  • Tabitha
  • Tallulah 
  • Tamara
  • Tawny 
  • Temperance
  • Terra 
  • Tess 
  • Thaddea 
  • Theodora 
  • Thora
  • Tindra 
  • Tova 
  • Triss 
  • Tuesday 
  • Tulip 
  • Twila 
  • Valerie
  • Vanessa 
  • Vasilisa 
  • Veda
  • Vera 
  • Verdie 
  • Verena
  • Verity
  • Vesta 
  • Violet 
  • Viorica
  • Viveca
  • Waverley 
  • Wednesday 
  • Wendy
  • Wilhelmina
  • Willa 
  • Winifred 
  • Winona
  • Wisteria
  • Zelda 
  • Zoe 
  • Abriel 
  • Alaric
  • Alasdair
  • Alatar 
  • Alder 
  • Aldrich 
  • Aleks 
  • Alpheus
  • Alvaro 
  • Amadeus 
  • Ambrose 
  • Andy 
  • Ansel
  • Arden
  • Aries
  • Arion 
  • Armon
  • Arrow 
  • Arthur 
  • Asher 
  • Aslan
  • Aspen
  • Atreyu
  • Atticus
  • Auburn 
  • Auden 
  • August 
  • Augustus
  • Bacchus 
  • Baldwin 
  • Balthasar
  • Barnaby 
  • Basil 
  • Bastien
  • Bayard 
  • Beauregard
  • Bellamy 
  • Beowulf 
  • Bertram 
  • Birch 
  • Blair 
  • Booker 
  • Bram 
  • Breccan 
  • Breeze 
  • Briar
  • Brogan 
  • Bromley 
  • Bruno 
  • Calder
  • Caledon
  • Callum 
  • Cane 
  • Casper 
  • Castor 
  • Cecil 
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