75 Baby Names Meaning Trickster

75 Trickster names for your child

If you love to play little pranks or perhaps get into a little bit of trouble now and then, chances are you want your children to follow in your footsteps.

Why not start them out on the right track with names meaning Trickster, or something to do with mischief? It’s a harmless thing, giving them inspiration to look at the fun side of life, instead of just work, work, work.

Looking for some name suggestions? We’ve got tons of mischievous names for you to choose from. Remember boys are not the only tricky ones. Girls like to have fun too.

Here is a great list of trickster names to get you started:

List Of Names Meaning Trickster From A To Z

NameMeaning
AellaGreek mythology Amazon warrior. The name means whirlwind.
AidenIrish name meaning "enlightened", which also means they have many tricks up their sleeves.
Alea or AleahArabic meaning is exalted, godlike. Italian meaning is a risk or hazard. Just adding to the fun.
Ameliameans industrious, and striving in Latin.
AnansiThe spider trickster of African origin.
AtroposA female Greek Mythology name, meaning inevitable, inflexible. Will stop at nothing to do what they please.
BerettaItalian from the gun, of course. It needs no more explaining.
BlaiseLatin meaning is fire. A female name.
BlazeThe male variant of Blaise
BrazenThe name just elicits pure practical jokes and mischief.
BriarEnglish origin, meaning a thorny patch. Watch out for this one.
BusterWhile meaning belligerent, it could also mean belly buster, full of wisecracks.
CameronScottish origin, meaning crooked nose. Could mean, follows a crooked path.
CannonThe English name means "clergyman", but we are all too familiar with a loose cannon.
CharlieA German name meaning free, which would express their nature.
ClaudiaRoman name meaning never truly in or out, their own way.
CrashAmerican name following "Maverick" and "Wilder"
DaggerAn English name, meaning sharp edge
DieselA newer name associated with the actor, who plays many daring adventurous parts.
DracoGreek origin meaning Dragon. Also the character in Harry Potter.
DreamerA person who dreams or is dreaming.
EllaIt means light or beautiful fairy woman.
ErisThe Greek meaning for the goddess of discord, coincidentally, her brother is Ares, the god of war.
EsauHebrew means hairy, could be crazy like.
FachnanAn Irish name, meaning malicious
FogartyIrish origin, meaning "exiled one"
FoleyIrish origin. Means plunderer.
FoxSly like a fox.
GeorgeGreek name meaning tiller of the soil, or someone who stirs up dirt?
GunnerA Scandinavian name, meaning bold warrior, or one who is always looking for trouble.
HarlowEnglish name meaning, "meadow of hares". They are not afraid to let loose and be themselves.
HarpoEnglish, Groucho Marx.
HermesMessenger of gods in Greek mythology, and patron of travelers and thieves. He notably stole a herd of cattle from Apollo.
IndraIndian and Hindu Mythology, he is the King of Gods who always use tricks and supernatural powers to save his position as King.
InikoNigerian, meaning, "Time of Trouble."
JaggerMiddle Ages origin. It means to pack, load.
JerryEnglish, but often reminded of Jerry Lewis.
JettIt can be considered, fast-paced, witty.
JinxComes from a James Bond movie.
JoplinEnglish meaning afflicted
LokiWe all know that villain from "Thor" now. It comes from the Nordic God, meaning Trickster. It is of Scandinavian history. Remember Loki turns into a good guy in the end.
MacEnglish origin. Means wise guy.
MaverickAmerican name, meaning nonconformist, goes their own way. Perfect name to set their independence.
MaximónA cunning deity in the modern Mayan tradition. Famous for using trickery to achieve his goals.
MedeaThe Greek origin, meaning "cunning."
MischiefIt means playful misbehavior or troublemaking.
OdysseusGreek origin, meaning wrathful.
OsmanThe Arabic name, meaning "son of snake."
PandoraGreek meaning all gifted, however mostly associated with Pandoras box.
PatrickAn Irish name means "Noble." However, you can shorter it for fun to "Trick" to produce the trickster from inside.
PenelopeIt is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Penelope is "weaver".
RavenA great name for a baby with jet black hair. Derived from the Middle English, Old Norse meaning dark-haired, wise, or thieving.
RebelThe ultimate in trouble. English origin meaning defiant.
RekkerAmerican name, meaning as the name suggests, wrecker.
RhondaWelsh origin, meaning "noisy one."
RiotThis one is self-explanatory.
RobinOld Medieval name, meaning bright and shining. However, most attribute it to Robin Hood, a trickster that was a good guy, stealing from the rich, and giving to the poor. It might be nice to have that in this day and age.
RocketAmerican name meaning supercharged.
RogueEnglish origin, meaning unpredictable. It sounds like a fun one.
RowdyNeeds no explanation, comes from Clint Eastwood's character.
RoxiePersian meaning Dawn, however, associated with being sassy.
RuseThe name means red-haired, and we know how mischievous, and feisty redheads are. It is English, derived from what they called the Scottish and Irish.
SaxonGerman, meaning people of the dagger, so sharp-edged.
ShabinaAn Arabic name meaning, "Eye of the storm".
ShooterEnglish, associated with"sharpshooter, funny."
SophiaGreek origin, meaning wisdom.
StormAssociated with turbulent weather, never knowing what will happen next.
TempestEnglish name with two parts; being calm, but also a feisty storm.
TerachHebrew name, meaning wild goat, silly.
ThortonEnglish, meaning "place of thorns"
TornadoSpanish, meaning whirlwind.
TrixieEnglish name whos' Latin meaning is "brings joy", or happiness, though the name implies otherwise.
WilderAnother fun American name.
WilyIt means deceitful, gaining an advantage, or crafty. It has an old English origin.
WolfDerived from the German name Wolfgang, has a rebellious side.

These are some great names having to do with trickster or mischief. We hope you found the one you like!

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