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What could be a witch’s name that even sounds sinister?

I’m writing a story for English and I can’t think of a name for a witch that would send chills down your spine just hearing it. Ha ha, okay maybe a name can’t be that scary, but can you think of any good names for a witch?

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    AJUOGA: African Luo name meaning “doctor; witchdoctor.”

    CIRCE: Latin form of Greek Kirke, meaning “hoop-round.” In mythology, this is the goddess pharmakeia (witch or sorceress) who lived on the island of Aiaia and changed Odysseus’s men into hogs.

    FATIN (فاتن): Arabic name meaning “fascinating, seductive.”

    FUAMNACH: Irish name meaning “jealous.” In mythology, this is the name of the first wife of Midir, lord of the underworld. She is a witch goddess who turns Midir’s second wife, the heroine Étaín, into a pool of water, then a worm, and finally a beautiful butterfly.

    HECATE: Latin form of Greek Hekate, meaning “worker from far off.” In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of witchcraft, demons, graves, and the underworld.

    HEKATE (Εκάτη): Variant spelling of Greek Hekabe, meaning “worker from far off.” In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of witchcraft, demons, graves, and the underworld.

    KIRKE (Κίρκη): Greek name meaning “hoop-round.” In mythology, this is the goddess pharmakeia (witch or sorceress) who lived on the island of Aiaia and changed Odysseus’s men into hogs.

    LILURA: Basque name meaning “enchantment.”

    LOUHI: Finnish myth name from the Kalevala, possibly meaning “trance.” Louhi was a queen of Pohjola, and a witch with the ability to shape-shift and cast powerful magic spells.

    MAB: Possibly an Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning “intoxicating.” Compare with another form of Mab.

    MAEV: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning “intoxicating.”
    MAEVA: Variant spelling of English Maeve, meaning “intoxicating.”
    MAEVE: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning “intoxicating.” In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
    MAEVEEN: Pet form of English Maeve, meaning “intoxicating.”
    MAVE: Variant spelling of Irish Maeve, meaning “intoxicating.”
    MÉABH: Variant form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning “intoxicating.” In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
    MEADHBH: Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Medb, meaning “intoxicating.” In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
    MEAVE: Variant spelling of English Maeve, meaning “intoxicating.”
    MEDB: Old Irish Gaelic name, meaning “intoxicating.” In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
    MEDEA: Latin form of Greek Medeia, meaning “cunning.” In mythology, this is the name of the sorceress who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from his father. When Jason later abandoned her for another woman, she got revenge by killing two of her own children fathered by him.
    MEDEIA (Μήδεια): Greek name meaning “cunning.” In mythology, this is the name of the sorceress who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from his father. When Jason later abandoned her for another woman, she got revenge by killing two of her own children fathered by him.
    MEDIA: Modern variant spelling of Latin Medea, meaning “cunning.”
    NIMUE: Welsh name, possibly related to Greek Mnêmê, meaning “memory.” In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the sorceress, known as the Lady of the Lake, who stole the infant Lancelot.
    MOHANA (मोहना): Feminine form of Hindi Mohan, meaning “attractive, bewitching.”

    MOHINI (मोहिनी): Hindi myth name of one of Vishnu’s avatars, meaning “bewitching.” In this form, he was a beautiful woman who enchanted some demons who had stolen the amrita; he was able to enchant them and regain possession of it.

    MORGAN le FAY: Fay derives from Old English faie, meaning “fairy.” Morgan ultimately derives from Old Welsh mor “sea” and cant “circle.” Therefore, “Fairy from

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