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  • #60342

    Rochellaine
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    Hi everyone!

    I just found out recently that I like making up names.  But I can’t use most of the names I make up because I don’t write fantasy so I don’t have any need for cool/unusual/just plain weird names.  But I do know the troubles that come with naming a character, and thought that maybe someone here who has a character with a missing name would like my names and put them to use.

    So I thought I’d start a topic where people can post names they like, preferably not real names, which can be used in fantasy stories.  Anyone who likes the names can take them and use them in their own stories, and it’s okay if more than one person likes the same name – it will just mean there will be two stories out there with the same unusual name, making the name a little less unusual! 🙂

    I will start with a list of mine, but my list is so long I will have to break it up into a couple of separate posts. 🙂

    “Sylvester – Sylvester!”

    #60343

    Rochellaine
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    Ok, here are my girls names!  I looked a couple of them up in case, and found that one or two had been used before, but very rarely, if at all.

    1. Carill
    2. Shirae
    3. Lisilan Funespie
    4. Kirlas
    5. Tayice
    6. Carean
    7. Janyn Galler
    8. Rochellyn Mars
    9. Lizev
    10. Lyhavia
    11. Russlyn
    12. Kethra

    “Sylvester – Sylvester!”

    #60344

    Rochellaine
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    Boys names!

    1. Lurnaz
    2. Nnesim
    3. Glorald j’Eannor
    4. Jeale Carain
    5. Dylar
    6. Loruss
    7. Lorever
    8. Jamalon
    9. Javal
    10. Kethram

    “Sylvester – Sylvester!”

    #60345

    Rochellaine
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    These are kind of weird names that I think can be used for bad guys, strange creatures, or sidekicks:

    1. Grogalmon
    2. Shmagojo
    3. Hokedoda
    4. Buddle
    5. Budley Ebsle
    6. Clomark
    7. Dvonzig
    8. Dirbojean

    And lastly, here are a few that aren’t in any category.

    1. Gorley
    2. Allyjun
    3. Juraine
    4. Marthek
    5. Jana Neader
    6. Landke Gabis

    “Sylvester – Sylvester!”

    #60346

    Rochellaine
    @rochellaine
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    Wow, that was a lot.

    Anyway, I hope some people like some of these names and can put them to good use! 🙂

    “Sylvester – Sylvester!”

    #60356

    WaterLily
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    *gasps* @rochellaine, you’re the best!! I write fantasy, but I’m horrible at making up names. Thank you so much for these lists! I’ll definitely use some of these names in my fantasy story.

    Feel free to disregard any and all writing advice given. It's mostly just my opinion anyways.

    #60371

    Rochellaine
    @rochellaine
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    @waterlily That’s great! Which ones do you like best?  I want to know if anyone has the same favorites as I do.

    (I actually held back on my favorite of favorites.  I am going to try to use it in one of my own stories, because I love it so much.) 🙂

    “Sylvester – Sylvester!”

    #60376

    NotAWriter
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    @rochellaine
    Cool 😀 I like Jana Neader. Though I don’t really have any characters that I could use it for.

    and I was so confused

    #60378

    Dekreel
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    …….That was weird……..

    TAKE TWO! *claps clapperboard*

    Thanks @rochellaine!  I might actually use some of those for my novella! (assuming I ever get back to it……)

    Anyway, can I drop in some names, too?

    Girls (I got these from a book, mostly)

    • Airow
    • Aine
    • Altair
    • Ashe
    • Vekka
    • Cleo
    • Dae
    • Dove
    • Elke
    • Fae
    • Faune
    • Ginger
    • Greer

    Boys (made up/picked up from places)

    • Viktor (favorite name)
    • Peder
    • Asher
    • Rodrik
    • Ahmot
    • Roz
    • Nero
    • Tink
    • Rhedd
    • Adric

    And just for good measure let me tag @his-instrument

    Feel like giving names, Hannah? 😉

    • This reply was modified 1 month, 1 week ago by  Dekreel.

    Pronounced DEE-kreel. ENFJ -T (with a hint of ENFP)
    And no, I am not a wolf. I’m NOT!

    #60382

    Rochellaine
    @rochellaine
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    @notawriter Cool.  What type of person do you think Jana Neader is, though?  Is it a hero or heroine, or a sidekick or mentor?  I think it could sound kind of forbidding and be a “dark lord” or something, but could also be sweet and sympathetic.  🙂

    @dekreel Those are cool names!  I like Airow, Dae, and Adric a lot!  I was kind of thinking for this topic to be mostly newly invented names, since you can find a lot of real (but cool-sounding) names on any baby name website.  However, the names you selected are really nice, and though I don’t think I could use Airow, I might use Dae sometime. 🙂  By the way, let me know if you do decide to use my names.  I’d like to hear they’re getting used. 🙂

    “Sylvester – Sylvester!”

    #60394

    Ingrid
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    @rochellaine  Great idea!!!  I have a few…

    Girls: Lenna, Mern, Andraya

    Boys: Den, Boren, Remiro (rem-EAR-oh)

    Kinda weird, but…*shrugs*.

    A dreamer who believes in the impossible...and dragons. (INFJ-T)

    #60395

    NotAWriter
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    @rochellaine
    Hmm Idk. Names are kind of a weird thing. Like they have a large impact on how you perceive the character but then also I feel like one name could go to so many completely different characters. Y’know what I mean? although for me its the kind of name I would give to a hero. (or heroine)  🙂

    and I was so confused

    #60397

    N. C.
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    @rochellaine This is the bestiest! *flailing* Here are some names I’ve dreamed up but will never use:

    Ero

    Driana

    Romanique ( roh-man-EEK. I don’t know if this is a boy’s name or a girl’s…)

    Ivari

    Larik

    Arax

    Railos

    Evina

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    #60401

    Dekreel
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    @daughteroftheking  @ingridrd  I love those names!!!!!

    @rochellaine  *talking to self* She likes Adric…. SHE LIKES ADRIC!!!!!!!!! Sorry, Adric is a Dr Who character’s name, and you know how we Whovians are……..

    Pronounced DEE-kreel. ENFJ -T (with a hint of ENFP)
    And no, I am not a wolf. I’m NOT!

    #60403

    Rochellaine
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    @ingridrd I really like Mern.  It sounds unusual, and would make a character unique, I think.

    @daughteroftheking Driana is really pretty and I LOVE Larik!  I hope someone writes a story with someone named Larik just so I can read it and relish in the name. 🙂

    @dekreel Um, I’ve never met a Whovian, but my brother is a Trekker…

    “Sylvester – Sylvester!”

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