Character names can be surprisingly useful for characterisation, worldbuilding, and even plotting. If you need to set some naming conventions for your story, I hope this worksheet will help!
Character Name Generators
- Random Name Generator from Behind the Name (best one, in my opinion!)
- Name Generators from Seventh Sanctum – so much to choose from!
- Science Fiction Name Generator from donjon
- Fantasy Name Generator from donjon
- Surname Generator from Springhole – I always struggle with surnames!
- Random Name Generators from Springhole
- Fantasy Name Generator from ChaoticShiny
- Modern Name Generator from ChaoticShiny
- Victorian and Steampunk Name Generator from Spencer Rhodes
- The Steampunk Name Generator from Name Generator Fun
P.S. You might find the history, geography and character trait worksheets helpful in informing your character names.
P.P.S. Bonus tip: give your characters names that can be shortened for use as nicknames and you’ll avoid repetition. Best not to go full-out Russian, however!