Writer's References

Fantasy Name Generators

A sometimes updated list of name generators to use in your writing, gaming, or whatever.


  1. Codex Nomina



  1. Fantasy Land: Comprehensive Fantasy Names Links
  2. The Baby Name Network
  3. A Barrel of Names
  4. Social Security Administration Popular Names
  5. Most Common Surnames in the U.S.
  6. 100 Most Common U.S. Surnames
  7. Wikipedia: Most Common Surnames
  8. Behind the Name
  9. Rinkworks Fantasy Name Generator
  10. Donjon Name Generator
  11. Behind the Name Random Name Generator
  12. YAFNAG: Yet Another Fantasy NAme Generator
  13. Squid.org Random Name Generator
  14. 20,000 Names


  1. Seventh Sanctum: Dwarf Name Generator
  2. Dwarf Names
  3. RPGInspiration: Dwarf Names
  4. Dwarf Names


  1. Orcish Name Generator


  1. Seventh Sanctum: Cat Being Namer


  1. Rats Rule: Males / Females


  1. Weird Encyclopedia: Demons A-Z
  2. Demonology: Demon Names
  3. Names of Demons
  4. Seventh Sanctum Angel/Demon Name Generator


  1. Dungeons & Dragons: Fantasy Name Generator
  2. Seventh Sanctum: Lovecraftian Name Generator


  1. Codex Nomina: Tavern Name Generator
  2. Place Name Generator
  3. Seventh Sanctum: Tavern Name Generator
  4. Manon's Garden: Fantasy Place Name Generator
  5. Dwarven Strongholds
  6. Denmark Castle and Palaces
  7. Native North American People Tribal Names
  8. African Tribal Names
  9. Wikipedia: List of Celtic Tribes
  10. List of earldoms
  11. A Barrel of Names: Street Name Generator

Further Reading 

  1. Paperback Writer: Place Names
  2. BabyNames.com: Tips for Writers
  3. Fantasy Author's Handbook: The Name Game

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