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152 - Chikorita - From CHICORY, a type of spice.
153 - Bayleef - Respelling of BAY LEAF, an herb with very sharp leaves.
154 - Meganium - Rhymes with GERANIUM, a type of flower.
155 - Cyndaquil - From CINDER and QUILL.
156 - Quilava - From QUILL and LAVA.
157 - Typhlosion - Conjunction of TYPHOON and EXPLOSION
158 - Totodile - -Dile from CROCODILE, Toto might be a reference to the
Wizard of Oz dog.
159 - Croconaw - CROCODILE plus GNAW, a crocodile that gnaws on foes.
160 - Feraligatr - FERAL, to be wild and uncontrollable, and ALLIGATOR,
shortened to fit.
161 - Sentret - From SENTRY, a guard or scout.
162 - Furret - Derivation of FURRY and FERRET, a long, slender rodent.
163 - Hoothoot - Named for the hooting of an owl.
164 - Noctowl - a NOCTurnal (Active at night) OWL.
165 - Ledyba - From LADYBUG, an insect resembling this Pokemon.
166 - Ledian - Respelling of LEDYBA, to denote an evolution.
167 - Spinarak - From SPIN and ARACHNID, theis is a spider that spins webs.
168 - Ariados - ARachnid plus DOS, spanish for two. The second spider.
169 - Crobat - ???
170 - Chinchou - ???
171 - Lanturn - Respelling of LANTERN, for the light on it's head.
172 - Pichu - CHU seems to mean "mouse" (See Pikachu, Raichu, Chu Chu
Rocket). Loss of "ka" syllable to denote prevolved state.
173 - Cleffa - CLEF, musical notation, FA shortening of FAIRY to denote
174 - Igglybuff - Loss of J letter for prevolution, BUFF meaning "strong".
175 - Togepi - ??? This is the Japanese name too.
176 - Togetic - ??? The original name, Togechick, made more sense.
177 - Natu - ???
178 - Xatu - ???
179 - Mareep - From SHEEP, a wooly animal this Pokemon resembles.
180 - Flaaffy - From FLUFFY, plus BAA, the sound a sheep makes.
181 - Ampharos - From AMPERAGE, a measure of electricity.
182 - Bellossom - a BLOSSOM shaped like a BELL.
183 - Marill - From MARINE, meaning underwater, and RILL, a small ripple on
184 - Azumarill - From AZURE, a blue color and MARILL, see 183.
185 - Sudowoodo - Respell of PSEUDO, meaning false and WOOD, literally
186 - Politoed - POLIWOG and TOAD, it also gains TOES, therefore it is
187 - Hoppip - HOP and PIP. What is a pip?
188 - Skiploom - SKIP and PLUME. A plume that skips in order to glide.
189 - Jumpluff - JUMP (Hop, skip, and jump) and PUFF. It has puffy wings.
190 - Aipom - APE and PALM, meaning the part of the hand. An ape with a palm
(on the tail).
191 - Sunkern - SUN and KERNEL, a seed that needs sun.
192 - Sunflora - SUN and FLORA, meaning plants. Also derived from SUNFLOWER.
193 - Yanma - ???
194 - Wooper - Perhaps named for it's sound?
195 - Quagsire - From QUAGMIRE, a sucking marsh. It also sires Woopers when
196 - Espeon - Phonetic pronounciation of ESP (Extra Sensory Perception).
EON is a suffix common to all Eevee-lutions.
197 - Umbreon - UMBRA, the darkest part of a shadow, and Eeveelution suffix
198 - Murkrow - MURK, a state of darkness, and CROW. Literally, "Crow of
199 - Slowking - The KING of the SLOW set (Slowpoke and Slowbro).
200 - Misdreavus - A respelling of MISCHEAVOUS (sp?).
201 - Unown - Soundalike of UNKNOWN, meaning not known.
202 - Wobbuffet - WOBBLE plus BUFFET, to strike, as with repeated blows.
203 - Girafarig - From GIRAFFE, this is what you get when you make it a
204 - Pineco - From PINECONE, which Pineco looks like.
205 - Forretress - FOREST and FORTRESS, which describes this one.
206 - Dunsparce - DUN, a beige color, and SPARSE, rare.
207 - Gligar - From GLIDE. Uncertain where "gar" comes from.
208 - Steelix - STEEL, Steelix's type. IX comes from the Onix prevolution.
209 - Snubbull - SNUB, to reject, and BULL, like a bulldog.
210 - Granbull - A GRAND BULLdog.
211 - Qwilfish - A FISH with QUILLs.
212 - Scizor - From SCISSOR, a cutting tool.
213 - Shuckle - To SHUCK is to remove a hull or husk. Shuckle does SHUCK
Berries (Making juice).
214 - Heracross - CROSS for the cross-shaped horn. Derived from HERACLES, a
Greek mythic hero.
215 - Sneasel - SNEAKY and WEASEL, and apt description.
216 - Teddiursa - TEDDYBEAR and URSA, the Latin for bear.
217 - Ursaring - Named for the RING-shaped mark on it's body.
218 - Slugma - SLUG, a gastropod, and MAGMA, molten rock.
219 - Magcargo - Derived from MAGma and ESCARGOT.
220 - Swinub - SWINE, meaning pig, and NUB, a small protrusion.
221 - Piloswine - Literally, a PILE O' SWINE.
222 - Corsola - ???
223 - Remoraid - From REMORA, a fish that coexists with larger lifeforms.
224 - Octillery - OCTOPUS and ARTILLERY, fitting, considering the variety of
weapons it has.
225 - Delibird - A DELIVERY BIRD.
226 - Mantine - From MANTA, a ray this Pokemon resembles.
227 - Skarmory - SKY + ARMORY.
228 - Houndour - HOUND, a dog, and DOUR, meaning somber or grouchy looking.
229 - Houndoom - a HOUND that brings DOOM.
230 - Kingdra - a KING DRAGON (or HYDRA)
231 - Phanpy - PHAN, like in ELEPHANT.
232 - Donphan - DON, "Heavy", and ELEPHANT.
233 - Porygon2 - Simply the second Porygon.
234 - Stantler - From ANTLER, the protrusions on a deer's head.
235 - Smeargle - SMEAR, to spread (as in paint), and BEAGLE.
236 - Tyrogue - ROGUE, masterless.
237 - Hitmontop - HIT, MONSTER, and TOP. Hitmontop spins like a top.
238 - Smoochum - SMOOCH, a kiss, and 'EM.
239 - Elekid - An ELECTRIC KID.
240 - Magby - a MAGMA BABY.
241 - Miltank - This Pokemon is a MILK TANK.
242 - Blissey - BLISS, meaning joy or happiness. (Side note: Japanese name
is Happinassu "Happyness")
243 - Raikou - Not changed from the Japanese.
244 - Entei - Not changed from the Japanese.
245 - Suikune - Not changed from the Japanese.
246 - Larvitar - a TAR LARVA
247 - Pupitar - a TAR PUPA (Pupa is an intermediate stage for insects)
248 - Tyranitar - a TAR TYRANT.
249 - Lugia - Not changed from the Japanese.
250 - Ho-oh - Not changed significantly from the Japanese. (I named mine
Quetzal, for Quetzalcoatlus, the Aztec bird-god)
251 - Celebi - A respelling of Japan's SEREBII. Meaning unknown.
Feel free to fill in any blanks.