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I need some assistance in naming characters. Can you guys help me out by listing names for both guys and girls?
These are a few names hope this helps,
Boys: James, Luke, Marcus, Mathew, Tyler, Bryan, Blake, Chris, William, Kyle, Mark, Andrew, Darren, George, Alex
Girls: Jane, Alison, Marie, Natalia, Lilly, Sarah, Alex (Alexandria), Alice, Brianna, Carie, Hope, Rebecca
What kind of a story is it? Where and when does it take place?
It's really hard to say without knowing the setting or the characters' personalities. You could look through a baby name book or phone book- that's what I sometimes use.
Jane, Clara, Katy, Jewel
Mike, Andy, Drake, Conner, Cameron
Go to behindthename . com
(but without the spaces, obviously); they have tons of great names, and what they mean, what language they come from, and all kinds of other fun naming things.
Try to choose a name that is fitting to the character. I try to name my characters using Latin roots that have a meaning that reflects an aspect of a character's personality and flows well with the story. If you give me a character I can come up with a name, but I'd need to know the character and a bit about him/her first.
I have always liked Maddie or Emily for girls. They are feminine, but simple. They lend themselves well to any personality. :)
ummm. Jasha, and liam
Try modeling the characters after people in your life and pick similar names. FOr example, in my story "But For Now I'll Procrastinate" there is a very stern, even slightly cruel, character named Chris. The story mentions that he is American and used to work as an eighth grade math teacher. Therefore, it hints that I modeled him off of my current 8th grade homeroom teacher, who shares his first name, nationality, profession, and demeanor.
Boys: Joseph, John, Connor, Neil, Kevin, Jeff, Daniel
Girls: Maggie, Jenniffer, Jess,
It really depends on the type of character you're trying to portray, but I've always loved these names:
Boy: Marcellus Domingo
I keep a long list of character names; these names don't even make up half of them... some of these I've made up, and some are ones we've heard.
Female Character: Adalene, Alma, Alona, Andrica, Aspen, Bri, Camilla, Celia, Cyanne, Dalia, Dedre, Dusk, Ebony, Eronda, Feliciti, Fierre, Gwin or Gwen, Herona, Isera, Ivory, Janita, Julianna, Kasilee, Kia, Lamilla, Liesel, Luma, Marquette, Mari, Mati, Nadina, Noranda, Opaline, Qina (pronouned Kina), Ragoda, Roenna, Sienna, Sierra, Tali, Tanya, Victoria, Willa, Wisteria, Xora, Yedlin, Zira
Male Characters: Adon, Anton, Dracalion, Elm, Kodiak, Levi or Levu, Maru, Mikeelo, Nevanus, Nico, Quayde, Quin, Reslow, Rogue, Rye, Shade, Sylvester, Toris, Trei, Xalton, Zeldon