Name Generator Tools

The Internet makes it easy to come up with plenty of names thanks to name generators. Before the Internet researching potential character names involved the use of baby name books, encyclopedias, phone books and other resources. Some of these resources are still useful if they provide background information on names. Today, writers also have the benefit of name generators, which can help when trying to come up with character names for a novel or short story. These name generators are also used by gamers and people trying to generate names for social media. The name generators also get very specific so you can create a name for a certain type of fantasy character or a name associated with a person from a certain region or nationality.

Name Generator Sites Specific Name Generators

In addition to the general name generators described above you can also use generators to create names for a specific race or class, or even twins. Here are a few examples: You can find more information about building rich characters in our character section.