Sometimes, coming up with new character names is difficult. You want your characters to have unique and interesting names that fit the theme of your story or that reflect the character's personality. There are also times where you just want really cool names for your fantasy novels and get a little stuck while coming up with them. Sure, you could just Google some names, but the lists will be limited, have probably been used before, might not suit your tastes, or don't fit into your fantasy or science fiction stories.
I have come up with a solution for helping your creative mind create creative names. Try out some of these name formulas to put together some words, then tweak them until you have something wonderful. It takes a bit of practice, but once you warm up to it, you'll find that you have a whole new list of names to add to your writing files for future reference. Then, it's a matter of writing your story and defining your characters!
I'll list a few examples and some lists for references to get you started. Good luck and happy writing.
Flower/Tree/Plant + Precious Stone
- Example: Petunia + Diamond = Petumond, Diaunia, Petiam, Tuniamon
Flower/Tree/Plant + Color
- Petunia + Grey = Grunia, Pegrey, Petung
Flower/Tree/Plant + Musical Instrument
Flower/Tree/Plant + Flower/Tree/Plant
Musical Instrument + Musical Instrument
Musical Instrument + Color
- Piano + Cobalt = Pibalt, Baltano, Pib, Copi
Musical Instrument + Clothing Item
Color + Celestial Body/Planet
- Example: Cobalt + Sun