What should I name my characters?

12 tips on how to name your characters

  • Keep the time period of your story and your character’s age in mind.
  • Make sure your characters’ names fit their ethnic background.
  • Pick a name that fits the character’s personality.
  • If you want, pay attention to a name’s meaning.
  • Avoid giving several characters similar names.

What are some good adventure names?

Outdoorsy and Adventurous Baby Boy Names

  • Aaron. Aaron means ‘high mountain’.
  • Ace. Ace is the ‘winner’.
  • Archer. Archer has Anglo-Saxon origins.
  • Ash. Ash is short for Ashley or Ashton or Asher.
  • Bear. Who can forget Bear Grylls?
  • Bertrand.
  • Cedar.
  • Christopher.

How do you make a catchy character name?

13 Strategies to Create Character Names

  1. Pick a One Word Name.
  2. Go Wild With Puns, Humor and Craziness.
  3. Make the Name Represent the Character’s True Nature.
  4. Reverse the Relationship Between First and Last Name.
  5. Repeat.
  6. Give Your Character Your Name.
  7. Create Cool Character Names by using an Anagram Generator.

What names mean brave?

Classic Boys’ Names That Mean Brave

  • Ajax (Greek origin) meaning “eagle.”
  • Anders (Swedish origin ), meaning “strong.” This is a common name in Scandinavian countries.
  • Andy (English origin) meaning “brave”.
  • Angus (Gaelic origin) meaning “one strength”.
  • Amos (Hebrew origin) meaning “brave”.

How to create unique names for your characters?

Use the name generator to provide story characters with dissimilar names. If you have Polly and Paul in the same story, or even Robert and Rebecca, readers will have a difficult time remembering their names. Give your characters names that not only begin with different letters but that also sound as dissimilar as possible.

What’s the best name for a fantasy character?

Coming up with realistic and cool fantasy character names requires a huge level of creativity. Unlike everyday names like Katie or Jimmy, fantasy names are highly unusual to spell and say out loud. The everyday name can be changed into a fantasy name with a few tweaks. Take for example the name Kate could be Katrel or even Katrilla.

Who are the characters in the name generator?

If you’d like to ascend into legend alongside characters like Azazel, Bilbo, and Daenerys, this fantasy name generator is for you. Heroes. Villains. Sidekicks.

What’s the best way to describe a character?

This is a fun way to display different words that describe book characters. You can get students to write words that describe what a character is like on the inside and the outside. After you have studied a character from a story add them to your celebrity heads list.