Ever got stuck at the "Your name here" part of a role playing character sheet or video game? Are you the GM of a pen & paper RPG, currently in urgent need of names for a group of elves, dwarves, orcs, etc.? Or perhaps you're writing a fantasy novel? This site can probably help.

Select a name type and length:


Name length:

Some tips:

  • Fantasy surnames work well only as short names, as medium or long ones will probably sound ridiculous (e.g. Stormwolfblade). Unless that's your intention, of course.
  • Apostrophes (') and dashes (-) only appear in medium and long names.
  • English names are in the format "name surname" (short) or "name middle-name surname" (medium or long, which in this case are the same).
  • For place names, fantasy titles, superhero / supervillain names or military operation names, the length selection doesn't affect anything.
  • Adapt suggestions to your needs. E.g. if you need ideas for baby names, simply choose English names and ignore the suggested surnames.
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