9 Unique French Dog Names Inspired By French Legendary Creatures

If you like unique French dog names, let's look further into the French culture, for instance French mythology and folklore. Naming your super puppies with one of these French legendary supernatural creatures will be a good idea, and these unusual dog names make your boy or girl dogs different with those common canines. Check out the below list of mythological French dog names for your male or female puppies.

Dahu: A legendary creature well known in France, Switzerland and the north of Italy. French, Italian and Swiss pranksters often describe the dahu as a mountain goat-like animal with legs of different sides having differing lengths to fit the mountain's side.
Fae: A fae is a humanoid mystical creature that wields great power in magic and elementals, usually have anteneyes and insect like wings, and are short. Faes are otherwize known as faries, and the word fae is the origin of the word fairy.
Guivre: A mythical creature similar to a dragon. In legend they were portrayed as serpentine creatures who possessed venomous breath and prowled the countryside of Medieval France.
Lutin: A type of hobgoblin in French folklore and fairy tales. Female lutins are called lutines. A lutin plays a similar role in the folklore of Normandy to house-spirits in England, Germany and Scandinavia. Lutin is generally translated into English as: brownie, elf, fairy, gnome, goblin, hobgoblin, imp, leprechaun, pixie, puck, or sprite.Peluda: A supposed dragon or mythical beast that terrorized La Ferte-Bernard, France, in medieval times. It is said to have come from and lived near the Huisne river near the town.
Oberon: A king of the fairies in medieval and Renaissance literature. He is best known as a character in William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream, in which he is Consort to Titania, Queen of the Fairies.

Quinotaur: A mythical sea creature mentioned in the 7th century Frankish Chronicle of Fredegar. It was held to have fathered Meroveus by attacking the wife of the Frankish king Chlodio and thus to have sired the line of Merovingian kings.
Reynard: The main character in a literary cycle of allegorical Dutch, English, French and German fables. Those stories are largely concerned with Reynard, an anthropomorphic red fox and trickster figure. His adventures usually involve him deceiving other anthropomorphic animals for his own advantage or trying to avoid retaliations from them.
Tarasque: A fearsome legendary dragon-like mythological hybrid from Provence, in southern France, tamed in a story about Saint Martha.
Gargouille: A legendary water-spouting dragon with four legs and bat-like wings is said to have terrorized the Seine River.
Melusine: A figure of European folklore, a feminine spirit of fresh water in a sacred spring or river. She is usually depicted as a woman who is a serpent or fish from the waist down. She is also sometimes illustrated with wings, two tails, or both. Her legends are especially connected with the northern and western areas of France, Luxembourg, and the Low Countries.

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