Names That Mean Destroyer

  1. Casimir
    • Origin:

      Polish, Slavic
    • Meaning:

      "destroyer of peace"
    • Description:

      Casimir, a traditional name of Polish kings, could do quite well these days as we see the rise of Caspian, Cassius, Castiel, et. al. Like Leopold and Laszlo, Casimir is strong and worth considering if you've got an adventurous streak — and bet your son will too.
  2. Apollo
    • Origin:

      Greek mythology name
    • Meaning:

      "destroyer"
    • Description:

      With mythological names rising, the handsome son of Zeus and god of medicine, music, and poetry among many other things might offer an interesting, if high-pressure, option.
  3. Apollyon
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "destroyer"
    • Description:

      The Greek equivalent of Abaddon — both a place name (that of an abyss) and a demonic angel that lives there.
  4. Kazimir
    • Origin:

      Russian, Slovene, Croatian
    • Meaning:

      "destroyer of peace"
    • Description:

      A strong Slavic classic, borne by many kings and princes through the ages.
  5. Casimiro
    • Origin:

      Spanish form of Casimir, Polish and Slavic
    • Meaning:

      "destroyer of peace"
    • Description:

      All names Cas are cool right night, from Cassius to Cassian to Caspian to, yes, Casimir and its Latin form Casimiro. An attractive possibility in this appealing group.
  6. Deianira
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "man destroyer"
    • Description:

      The name of Hercules' third wife in Greek mythology, who unwittingly killed her demigod husband by giving him a poisoned shirt. Hence the meaning. Dayanara -- as in "Orange is the New Black" character Diaz and Puerto Rican beauty Torres -- may be a distant relation.
  7. Kazimierz
    • Origin:

      Polish
    • Meaning:

      "destroyer of peace"
    • Description:

      The original Polish version of Casimir.
  8. Kazmer
    • Origin:

      Hungarian
    • Meaning:

      "destroyer of peace"
    • Description:

      Hungarian form of Casimir
  9. Perses
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "destroyer"
    • Description:

      In Greek mythology, Perses was a Titan and the father of Hecate, goddess of magic and the Underworld. His name derives from Ancient Greek pertho ("to destroy").
  10. Persea
    • Origin:

      Italian
    • Meaning:

      "destroyer"
    • Description:

      Italian feminine form of Perseus