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Backflip Studios has inserted real life references into DragonVale.

Important Important: This page contains primarily user interpretations of various references found within the game. These references have not all been specifically confirmed by Backflip Studios.


Update Note: All lists are alphabetized.


Dragon Names - Decorations - Goals - Habitats - Dragons - Buildings - Others

Real life references to the automated dragon names

Names
Reference
Ag The chemical symbol for silver.
Ahab Captain Ahab- The deranged whaler from Herman Melville's famous novel Moby Dick.
Amelia Amelia Earhart - Famous female pilot who disappeared flying around the world.
Amp Short for ampere - The unit for electrical current.
Aput Inuit word for "snow" (on the ground).
Argent Latin word for "silver".
Au The chemical symbol for gold.
Aurum Latin word for "gold".
Autumn Season
Azul Spanish word for "blue".
Blitzen "Blitz" or "Bliksem" which are German/Dutch words for "lightning".

Reindeer in A Visit from St. Nicholas.

Boreal Northern Tundra biome.

Aurora Borealis- Boreas the Greek god of the North Wind; Greek god of cold/ice/snow.

Borogoves A word from the poem Jabberwocky, by Lewis Caroll.
Bryllyg "Bryllyg" with a vowel change is Brillig - A word from the poem Jabberwocky, by Lewis Caroll.
Buck Name of the main character in The Call of the Wild novel by Jack London's.
Buzz Buzz Aldrin-The second man to set foot on the moon.
Cecil The sea serpent from the cartoon Beany and Cecil.
Ceres Roman goddess of the harvest.
Chuck Chuck Yeager- The first pilot to break the sound barrier, in 1947.
Cobalt A hard, lustrous, silver-gray metal.
Cucoo A character in The Legend of Zelda, an action-adventure video game series.
Curly Name of the dog in The Call of the Wild novel by Jack London's.
Dewi Ancient Celtic god who took on the form of a serpent or dragon.
Donner "Donder" or "Dunder" which are German/Dutch words for "thunder".

Reindeer in A Visit from St. Nicholas.

Dvergr A type of Scandinavian dwarf that dwells in rocks and hills and is skillful in working metals.
Flower
Names
There are too many to list all, but references to different types of flowers.

Names
Reference
Elmo St. Elmo, patron saint of sailors, said to protect them from storms.

A character from Sesame Street.

Fafnir Norse dwarf who was cursed and became a dragon.
Fall Season.
Faraday Famous scientist in electrics.
Freya Norse god of love and fertility.
Fuji Mount Fuji- A mountain in Japan.
Gaia Greek goddess of the Earth.
Geoff Geoff Hurst- A famous, retired football player from England, remembered for being the only player to score a hat trick in the world finals.
Glinda The good witch from "The Wizard of Oz".
Gotard Goddard- A rocket scientist.
Helen Mt. St. Helens- A volcano near Seattle.
Hydra The water snake constellation.

Multi-headed serpent.

Flower
Names
There are too many to list all, but references to different types of flowers.

Names
Reference
Iz Hawaiian singer Israel Kamakawiwo'ole or "Iz" for short- Famous for his version of the song "Somewhere over the Rainbow".
Jotun Name used for frost giant in Norse mythology.
Jupiter Roman god of thunder.

Fifth planet from the Sun.

Kelvin Unit of measurement for temperature based on absolute zero - It was the name of a river near the laboratory of William Thompson, the scientist who "discovered" absolute zero. When he was elected to the House of Lords he was given the title Lord Kelvin.
Kraka Krakatoa- A volcano in Indonesia.
Kraken Mythical sea monster from Norse/Icelandic Mythology.
Kukul Mayan word for "feathered".
Larson A company that makes boats.
Lemmy "Lemmy" Kilmister- A heavy metal musician.
Leo Flight simulator software.

Fifth astrological sign of the zodiac.

Leviathan A biblical sea monster.
Lief King Lief-The king of Deltora in Deltora Quest.

Lief Erikson- A norse explorer.
A series of books by Emily Rodda.

Loki Norse god of mischief.
Flower
Names
There are too many to list all, but references to different types of flowers.

Names
Reference
Mar Spanish word for "sea".
Meeker Mount Meeker- A mountain in Colorado.
Moby Moby- American singer-songwriter, musician, DJ and photographer.

The Whale- A novel by Herman Melville.

Nami Japanese word for "wave".
Nanuk Inuit word for "polar bear".
Nemo Captain Nemo from Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

A character from Finding Nemo.

Neptune Roman god of the seas.

Eighth planet from the Sun.

Nessy Loch Ness Monster.
Nico Nico- German singer.
Oakheart Braveheart.
Ohm Measurement for electrical resistance.
Orrie Comes from ore which is solid material in metal.
Orville Orville Wright- Co-inventor of the airplane.
Pele Hawaiian goddess of fire and volcanoes.

Pele- A famous soccer player from Brazil.

Petra Famous "lost" archaeological city in Jordan.

Arabic word for "stone".

Pompey Pompeii, Italy.
Poseidon Greek god of the seas.
Flower
Names
There are too many to list all, but references to different types of flowers.

Names
Reference
Ra Egyptian god of the Sun.
Rip Van Winkle A short story written by the American author Washington Irving.
Ritu Season in the Hindu calendar.
Saturn Roman god of time.

Sixth planet from the Sun.

Sierra Spanish word for "mountain".
Siren Greek sea nymph with a beautiful, but deadly, voice.
Sol Spanish word for "Sun".
Spitz A character from The Call of the Wild novel by Jack London's.

A famous Olympiad in swimming events.
A type of Spitz dog.

Spring Season.
Stratos Stratosphere - One of the layers of Earth's atmosphere.
Sulfur A yellowish brown element often associated with volcanic activity.
Summer Season.
Tesla Famous scientist in electrics.
Thor The Norse god of thunder.
Toa Polynesian word for "warrior".
Tul The famous European singer.
Tundra Northern biome with less trees and more permafrost than Boreal.
Flower
Names
There are too many to list all, but references to different types of flowers.

Names
Reference
Ural Ural Mountains- Mountain range in Russia.
Vesuvius Mount Vesuvius-'A volcano in Italy responsible for the destruction of the city of Pompeii.
Vulcan Roman name of Hephaestus, the god of blacksmithing.
Whitefang The titular character and a novel by American author Jack London's .
Wilbur Wilbur Wright- Co-inventor of the airplane.
Winter Season.
Flower
Names
There are too many to list all, but references to different types of flowers.

Names
Reference
Yeager Chuck Yeager-The first pilot to break the sound barrier, back in 1947.
Ymir A Frost Giant from Norse mythology.
Zeus The Greek god of the skies, and king of the Olympian gods.
Flower
Names
There are too many to list all, but references to different types of flowers.


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