Character Name Discussion
May 11, 2020 at 10:22 am #112180Beth Darlene@beth20
Hey, actually I do need a name lol! It’s a last name so if that counts that would be great haha! The first name is Ethan, he is the main bad guys ‘sidekick’ in my book. I originally had Gruber for his last name. But that was when I was younger and looking back I’m like, what the heck lol! He can communicate with my main bad guy telepathically. He lives in Aclabar’s (my main bad guy lol) mansion/house thing. He isn’t as evil as Aclabar, but he is his main general. It’s like medieval times. And he’s about 30.
Jominkreesa! For the weirdos who know what it means! 😉May 11, 2020 at 10:27 am #112181
I will take a peek and let you know if I come up with anything. And I can’t see your post unless I look at my email. So yeah, I’ll do my best to come up with something.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try living with a mosquito.May 11, 2020 at 12:40 pm #112193
Sorry, I guess I forgot to really describe him . . .
So my story is a fantasy. It sort of has a medieval mixed with an early to late 1800s setting (If that makes sense??). I’m actually not really sure how to describe it because it’s kind of complex. But really any medieval, English-sounding name would work for him.
He’s pretty tall and muscular (since he’s a sailor), and he has gray-blue eyes and brown hair. He’s about middle-aged (late 20s, early 30s). He had a wife many years ago, but she died from a fever while expecting their child. At the time my story happens, he hasn’t remarried yet.
Does that help?
Courage, dear heart.May 11, 2020 at 1:39 pm #112206
Thanks, yes that does help. I’ll send you some names in a bit. Also do you want his name to start with any particular letters?
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try living with a mosquito.May 11, 2020 at 1:56 pm #112208
I just found a bunch of first names that had a meaning to do with the sea and then I realized you wanted his last name to have that meaning. Do you still want the last name to have something to do with the sea? I can change it, just let me know.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try living with a mosquito.May 11, 2020 at 2:53 pm #112217
It really doesn’t matter to me what it starts with, as long as it’s not a weird letter like “X” or “Z” 😉
I would like his last name to mean something to do with the sea, because he comes from a long line of sea captains and it’s his family’s occupation.
Courage, dear heart.May 11, 2020 at 5:05 pm #112223
Ok thanks! Will do! I will send those names either tonight or tomorrow. Sorry for the delay.
I will try to get your name soon as well.
Sorry this is taking me so long. Today was a bit busy. (It’s a Monday :D)
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try living with a mosquito.May 11, 2020 at 6:24 pm #112230
Here are a few first names:
Jolyon or Julian
I was trying to find shorter first names. Let me know if you don’t like any of these and I’ll find some new ones.
Last Names: I just copied the meanings people said, so if they sound a little weird, it’s not from me. 😀
Alvarado: I couldn’t really find a meaning for this last names but thought it sounded pretty cool.
Darya: If you want a water inspired name, but are looking for something more original than Aqua or Tallulah, Darya should be your pick. Darya is an Iranian name, meaning ‘sea’.
Hali: the Greek term for ‘sea’, would make an excellent alternative to the somewhat popular Halle. The pronunciation is similar, though.
Marella: Stylish and sophisticated Marella is the Japanese version of Muriel and means ‘of the bright sea’.
Moselle: The name Moselle, meaning ‘from the water’, in the Hebrew language.
Rialta: is an Italian name, meaning ‘deep brook’, has a pleasant and antique feel to it.
Coburn: This is a traditional Welsh name, meaning ‘rocky water’ or ‘stony river’.
Destan: The French name Destan, meaning ‘by the still waters’, is traditionally used as a surname, but is delicate enough to be used as a first name too.
Jordon: meaning ‘flowing down’, was initially given to children baptized in holy water from the Jordan river. But everyone is free to use it now.
If you don’t like any of these just tell me and I’ll try to find some you like better.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try living with a mosquito.May 11, 2020 at 6:40 pm #112231
Here are some names. Let me know if you don’t like them and I will try better next time.
These names I couldn’t find their meanings. They are also kinda more fantasy than medieval:
A little more medieval:
Brewstere: Warrior; man
Bronsone: Guard of his wealth
A few more without a definite meaning:
Hope these are a help!
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try living with a mosquito.May 11, 2020 at 9:27 pm #112243Beth Darlene@beth20
Thanks! I really like, Koberic, Veldor, Kiall, Bronsone, Aylmere, Froste and Hayden! It’s good to see different names! Which one do you like the best out of those?
Jominkreesa! For the weirdos who know what it means! 😉May 13, 2020 at 10:25 am #112341
I like the name Adrian as a first name.
And I like the last names Coburn and Jordon.
Thanks so much for taking the time to do this! This will help me with brainstorming some possibilities 😀
Courage, dear heart.May 14, 2020 at 9:48 am #112460Livi Ryddle@anne_the_noob14
I don’t have many (if any) names I made up myself; mostly just ones I modified some. But I do frequently have unnamed characters!
One in particular right now is one of the antagonists in my current WIP. (It’s set roughly around the 1600s, I think. I don’t use the same timeline in the book.) I really don’t have him fleshed out much at all… but what I know about him so far is he’s the commander of most, if not all, of the groups of bounty-hunters (though they aren’t called that in the book) in the country. He’s also (secretly) deep in the child slave market, and oversees groups of kidnappers. He’s very rich, and rather flamboyantly so. He’s the kind of guy who would fire his servant for bringing him tea that’s a few degrees too hot or cold. He pretends to care deeply about the people he has command of, but really all he cares about is money and power. Not power like kingly power… but he wants to keep his position as the guy who tells the bounty-hunters to go arrest/kill so-and-so. Cause then he can basically just be the one who controls the more minor leaders of different cities. (Not gonna go into much more detail than that lol. [Read as: I have nothing else thought of yet.])
So anyways, he needs a villainous/big-shot/regal-ish name. Something to match his flamboyant, rich mannerisms.
~Sir Nicholas BeauvalletMay 14, 2020 at 12:47 pm #112463Mel@melodyjoy
Katja is a little busy right now and asked me to post this for her.
These names aren’t necessarily 1600 names but they kinda fit your description. 😀
First and Last name:
Greysen Wilsone: First name means “Son of Grave”
Edvin Fryee: First name means “Rich friend”
Edward Hunte: Rich guard
Swithin Glasse: Strong
Some first names:
Kuraim: Dark and gloomy
Draven: One who emerges from the shadows
Dwayne: Black or dark
Seth: A god of disorder, storms, and violence
Let me know if you don’t like them and I will get you some new ones.
Life is short, smile while you still have teeth!May 20, 2020 at 3:57 pm #112872Loki@loki
Looking for cool character names for a character who has an affinity with moths, long story. anyone have any ideas?May 20, 2020 at 6:09 pm #112881
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