Godzilla: This was the name of the massive creature who started destroying Japanese buildings in the film, Godzilla. Sheldon: This adorable-sounding reptile name is a play on the word, “Shell.” 18. Find the perfect name for a leopard gecko or a crested gecko. Japanese names do not just embody ancient Japanese beliefs, but also echo their artistic forms like gardening haiku poetry, architecture, and the noble lifestyles such as the Samurai Bushido Code. Your lizard needs a name before he or she can feel at home in your terrarium. This list of 50 lizard names should be able to help find something inspiring and/or terrifying for your new lizard pal. Japanese names are used in Japan and in Japanese communities throughout the world. See also about Japanese names. You could also go for punny, celebrity-inspired names like “Chamuel L. Jackson” or “Chamillionaire,” too. 16. Note that depending on the Japanese characters used these names can have many other meanings besides those listed here. Looking for gecko names? It would be a fun name for a reptile. Lizards are cool, exotic pets, so naming them something like “Trevor” is right out of the question. Alphys: In the Undertale video game, this was a reptile-like monster who made a robot that had a soul. Schlegel's Japanese gecko (Gekko japonicus) is a species of gecko. For bearded dragons, “Smaug” or “Norbert” would simply be perfection. It is found in eastern China, Japan, and South Korea. Japanese words for gecko include 守宮 and ヤモリ. Some names also reflect the birth order. The most obvious would be “Rango,” based on that adorable chameleon movie. Here is a collection of the most popular names for male and female geckos. And for gecko names, what about “Geico Gekko,” or even “Gordon Gecko”? Taro, for instance, means ‘the first-born male’. Find more Japanese words at wordhippo.com! 15. 17.