Human Names with a Fantasy Flavor

This page contains tables of generic fantasy names.  You’ll find the following tables:

  • First Names – Generic Fantasy
  • Surname Forms – Generic Fantasy
  • Surname Elements – Generic Fantasy
First Names – Generic Fantasy
Roll 1d, 1d.  (Need a die roller?)  You can choose any name in the indicated row.

1 1 Seraphina Leila Daire Abrielle Pyralis
2 Sirius Lilith Darius Adair Gaerwn
3 Sorcha Liora Destin Adara Ginerva
4 Tavish Lucien Drake Adriel Katriel
5 Tearlach Lyra Drystan Aiyana Kyrielle
6 Terra Maia Eira Alissa Leira
2 1 Thalia Marius Eirian Alixandra Liriene
2 Thaniel Mathieu Elysia Altair Liron
3 Theia Mireille Eoin Amara Maylea
4 Torian Mireya Evadne Anatola Meira
5 Torin Natania Fineas Anya Neirin
6 Tressa Nerys Finian Arcadia Nyfain
3 1 Tristana Nuriel Fyodor Ariadne Oleisa
2 Uriela Nyssa Gareth Arianwen Orinthea
3 Urien Oisin Gavriel Aurelia Pryderi
4 Vanora Oralie Griffin Aurelian Pyralia
5 Vespera Orion Guinevere Aurelius Quinevere
6 Xanthus Orpheus Hadriel Avalon Renfrew
4 1 Yadira Ozara Hannelore Bastian Saira
2 Yseult Peregrine Hermione Breena Sarielle
3 Zaira Persephone Hesperos Brielle Serian
4 Zephyr Perseus Iagan Cambria Séverin
5 Zora Petronela Ianthe Cara Ulyssia
6 Zorion Phelan Ignacia Carys Vasilis
5 1 Acalia Qadira Ignatius Caspian
2 Alaire Quintessa Iseult Cassia
3 Auristela Raisa Isolde Cassiel
4 Briallan Remus Jessalyn Cassiopeia
5 Briseis Rhyan Kara Cassius
6 Dagen Rhydderch Kerensa Chaniel
6 1 Devlin Riona Korbin Cora
2 Devlyn Saoirse Kyler Corbin
3 Eliron Sarai Kyra Cyprian
4 Evanth Sebastian Seraphim Leala
5 Zaniel Yeriel Yakira Xara
6 Zarek Yestin Yeira Xylia
Surname Forms – Generic Fantasy
Roll 1d, 1d to determine which kind of Surname Elements are involved in the name.  (Need a die roller?)

Then refer to the table of Generic Fantasy Surname Elements, below.

If you have a “Medieval” type surnames element, then choose whether the name is Trade- or Locality-based, and then roll on the tables at the bottom of this page.

Feel free to reverse the order of the two elements if you think it sounds better.

1 1 [NATURE] [Color]
2 [NATURE] [Actor 1]
3 [NATURE] [Actor 2]
4 [NATURE] [POETRY]
5 [NATURE] [MUNDANE]
6 [NATURE] [CREATURE]
2 1 [NATURE] [MORALITY]
2 [NATURE] [Animal]
3 [POETRY] [Actor 1]
4 [POETRY] [Actor 2]
5 [POETRY] [MUNDANE]
6 [POETRY] [CREATURE]
3 1 [POETRY] [MORALITY]
2 [MUNDANE] [Actor 1]
3 [MUNDANE] [Actor 2]
4 [MUNDANE] [CREATURE]
5 [MUNDANE] [MORALITY]
6 [CREATURE] [Actor 1]
4 1 [CREATURE] [Actor 2]
2 [CREATURE] [MORALITY]
3 [CREATURE] [Hurter]
4 [MORALITY] [Actor 1]
5 [MORALITY] [Actor 2]
6 [NATURE] [MEDIEVAL]
5 1 [POETRY] [MEDIEVAL]
2 [MUNDANE] [MEDIEVAL]
3 [CREATURE] [MEDIEVAL]
4 [MORALITY] [MEDIEVAL]
5 [MEDIEVAL] [Actor 1]
6 [MEDIEVAL] [Actor 2]
6 1 [MEDIEVAL]
2 [MEDIEVAL]
3 [MEDIEVAL]
4 [MEDIEVAL]
5 [MEDIEVAL]
6 [MEDIEVAL]
Surname Elements – Generic Fantasy
If you’re rolling within the larger CAPITALISED categories at the top of the table, roll 1d, 1d.  (Need a die roller?)

If you’re rolling within the narrower categories within the chart, roll 1d.   (Need a die roller?)

You can choose any name in the indicated row.

NATURE POETRY MUNDANE CREATURE MORALITY ACTOR1 ACTOR2
Element Destiny Weapon Monster Sinister Hurter Mover
1-2 1 Sky/Cloud Far/Deep Hammer/Pike [Local Monster] Corpse/Grave Slayer/Killer Walker/Sitter
2 Earth/Stone Fate/Wyrd Spear/Lance Dragon/Drake Tomb/Death Reaver/Bane Runner/Bearer
3 Fire/Flame/Ice Doom/Flung Axe/Sword Orc/Goblin Doom/Dark Beater/Eater Rider/Leaper
4 Sea/Water Sleep/Dream Spear/Lance Serpent/Giant Bone/Skull Breaker/Tamer  Crawler/Chaser
5 Foam/Spray Light/Dark Helm/Shield Spider/Wolf Web/Pit Foe/Fiend  Vaulter/Skater
6 Mist/Smoke Tinder/Wing Bow/Arrow Troll/Ogre Bat/Fiend Fell/Dread  Dancer/Sailor
Environment Emotion Place Person Holy Doer Relater
3-4 1 Snow/ Frost Grief/Tear Ton/Thorp Elf/Dwarf Chapel/Church Maker/Breaker Ward/Warden
2 Stream/Rill Hope/Joy Tavern/Inn Lady/Lord/Lad Prayer/Praise Seeker/Sower Guard/Hold
3 River/Brook Heart/Soul Smith/Anvil Woman/ Man God/Goddess Borrower Watch/Keeper
4 Mount/Peak Peace/Mourn Tower/Wall Slave/Serf Temple/Altar Weaver/Weave Ruler/Lord
5 Hill/Cave Wrath/Ire Keep/Castle Thief/Robber Hymn/Song Singer/Song Follower/Slave
6 Wave/Wind Tender/Harp Farm/Mill Sister/Brother Mercy/Wrath Dancer/Dance Friend/Thrall
Forest Cycle Farm Animal Color Feeler Exister
5-6 1 Leaf/Bough Spring/Autumn Field/Furrow Hound/Hog Gloom/Glow Craver/Craven Born/Bred
2 Branch/Twig Summer/May Crop/Hay/ Rat/Serpent Green/Blue Mourner/Acher Haired/Minded
3 Wood/ Tree Winter/Frost Harvest/Sown Horse/Dove Black/Dark Weeper/Joy Brother/Sister
4 Ivy/Beech Dawn/Dusk Corn/Sheaf Mare/Eagle White/Pale Griever/Hope Fated/Destined
5 Oak/Elm Sun/Moon Grain/Bale Hawk/Raven Ash/Grey Lover/Hater Minded
6 Flower/Petal Star/Comet Mead/Ale/ Starling/Lark Red/Crimson Longer/Fearer Ache/Pain
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