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Random Name Generator

Generate random names for writing and people

Random Name Generator

Generates random names for writing, games and people. Writers, authors, screenwriters, game developers, teachers, students, marketers use it to get unique names and ideas. Create fictional names for characters in books, movies or games. Create real names for babies, pets, activities, businesses or products.

Random Name Generator: Input

First Name (Forename)

Last Name (Surname)

Random Name Generator: Output

Austin Mcnair, Joel Crawford, Harold Syed, Brenden Lott, Andres Spellman

Names requested: 5. Names returned: 5

How to use the Random Name Generator

  1. Select how many names you want in the return set, from 1 to 100 names.
  2. Select the frequency of the names to draw from the list of 48,000 first names from U.S. Social Security Administration, and 162,000 last names from U.S. Census. Most common 3% of names. Next common 30%. Bottom 67%. All 100% of names.
  3. For First Name: Select the gender. Select the minimum and maximum lengths of the names, from 2 to 15 letters.
  4. If you want, enter a first letter(s) to start the First Name.
  5. For Last Name: Select the minimum and maximum lengths of the names, from 2 to 15 letters.
  6. If you want, enter a first letter(s) to start the Last Name.
  7. Press the Generate button. View the list of Random Names generated in the output box.
  8. View the number of names returned. Check if it is equal to the number of names you requested. If fewer names were returned, change the input parameters to be less restrictive, such as increase the range of letters or reduce the first letters.

What is a Random Name Generator?

A random name generator uses a random or pseudo-random process to select a forename (first name) and surname (last name) from a predefined list.

The names can be drawn from a large list of common names or from a small list of rare names.

What are random names used for?

Random name generators have many applications for personal and business purposes where a random and possibly unknown name is required.

  • Creative fiction writing: Create more unique and interesting characters that support your story or theme. The names affect the audience reaction to the characters. Engage your readers.
  • Business and Marketing: Get names for new products, brands, campaigns and events. A name that is unique, easy to remember, and shows something positive. A name with the right connotation for your situation. A good product name can help generate years of success. Remember to check its acceptability in other countries and cultures.
  • People: Pick a name for your new baby. A name that shows character or aspirations. Consider any nicknames. Would you want the name you choose?
  • Pets: Pick a name for your dog, cat or pet. A name that reflects their looks, actions or behaviors. A simple name the pet can easily recognize.
  • Game development: Get ideas for interesting and exciting characters in video games. Names that support your story or theme.

Why Use a Random Name Generator?

Random name generators have many applications for personal and business purposes where a random or new name is required.

  • Selection: Manual name selection is limited by the knowledge of the person. Select a name from our list of thousands of verified English names.
  • Trends: Popular names change with time, with new names being adopted and some names less used. Our list has popular names from the years 1990 to 2021.
  • Context: Find the name you want for your situation and context. Names for growth. Names for likability. Pick a popular or less popular name.

Our Random Name Generator is always here to simply provide you with verified English names from a list of thousands for all your business and personal needs.

Who uses random names?

Many types of people use random names in their personal and business lives.

  • Writers and screen-writers: Find a name with meaning that supports your story, theme and characters. Find a name outside of your normal thinking.
  • Marketers and digital marketers: For more interesting and compelling characters in marketing or sales material. Find a name likely to generate more sales and growth.
  • Parents: For naming their children with something special for them or the child. Find a name you think means fame, fortune, success or happiness. Be proud of them.
  • Pet-owners: For naming their pets to be part of the family. A name for the master to call out.
  • Students: High-school, college and university students. Use new names in fiction assignments to be more creative and complete. Show you understand how names can add to writing.

Our Random Name Generator is always here to provide you with verified English names from a list of thousands for all your content and naming needs.