Fantasy Names

250+ Beautiful Fantasy Names For Characters 

A fantasy name generator will help you create names for vampires, elves, witches, and fairies. However, you can come up with fantasy names on your own instead of relying on random generators. Here are some names you can use for fantasy characters:

Male Fantasy Names From TV Shows And Movies (A-F)

If you’re creating a fantasy world, you need the perfect name for each character. Here are some fun fantasy names you might want to write into your next story:

Aldwin/Aldwyn 

This name is from Willow.

Anakin 

This is a famous character in Star Wars.

Atreyu 

This name comes from The NeverEnding Story.

Artemis 

This beautiful fantasy name is featured in Artemis Fowl.

Bastian 

This name is from The NeverEnding Story.

Ben 

This is a common name. But it’s also used in Star Wars.

Bronn 

You’ve probably heard this name in Game of Thrones.

Cullen 

This is the famous vampire in Twilight. His first name is Edward. 

Daario 

This is one of the fantasy characters from Game of Thrones.

Draco 

This is one of the best fantasy names. It’s one of the students in Harry Potter.

Durin

This is one of the dwarves from The Lord of the Rings.

Eddard 

This is a name from Game of Thrones.

Emmett 

This is a name for a fan-favorite character in Twilight.

Eowyn

This is a name from The Lord of the Rings.

Falkor

This is another name from The NeverEnding Story.

Faramir

This is another name from The Lord of the Rings.

Finn

This is a name from the newest version of Star Wars.

Male Fantasy Names From TV Shows And Movies (G-Z)

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Gandalf

This is a super famous name from Lord of the Rings.

Gendry

This is a beautiful fantasy name from Game of Thrones.

Gregor

This name also comes from Game of Thrones.

Han

This is one of the most famous names from Star Wars.

Tormund

This is one of the best fantasy names. This is a name from Game of Thrones.

Tyrion

This is another name from Game of Thrones.

Tywin

This is one more gorgeous fantasy name from Game of Thrones.

Tumun

This is a name from The Chronicles of Narnia.

Willow

This is a name from a show called by the same name.

Female Fantasy Names From TV Shows And Movies (A-H)

If you need name ideas for a story or a game of D&D, look no further. Here is some inspiration you can use in order to make your stories sound as authentic as possible:

Amidala

This is a name from Star Wars.

Aravis

This is a name from The Chronicles of Narnia.

Arwen

This is a name from The Lord of the Rings.

Arya

This is a name from Game of Thrones.

Astoria

This is a name from Harry Potter.

Bellatrix

This is another name from Harry Potter.

Brienne

This is a name from Game of Thrones.

Catelyn

This is another name from Game of Thrones.

Cersei

This is probably the most famous woman from Game of Thrones.

Cherlindrea

This is a name from Willow.

Daenerys

This is a name from Game of Thrones.

Elora

This is another name from Willow.

Fleur

This is a name from Harry Potter.

Galadriel

This is one of the most famous elf names from The Lord of The Rings.

Gen

This is a name from Star Wars.

Gilly

This is a name from Game of Thrones.

Hermione

This is a name from Harry Potter.

Female Fantasy Names From TV Shows And Movies (J-Z)

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Jadis

This is a name from The Chronicles of Narnia.

Katniss

This is one of the fantasy names you might recognize. It comes from the Hunger Games.

Lavender

This is a name from Harry Potter.

Leia

This is the most famous name that comes from Star Wars.

Luna

This is a gorgeous name from Harry Potter.

Margaery

This is a name from Game of Thrones.

Melisandre

This is a name from Game of Thrones.

Minerva

This is a name from Harry Potter.

Missandei

This is a name from Game of Thrones.

Morla

This is a name from The NeverEnding Story.

Nymphadora

This is a name from Harry Potter.

Nyota

This is a name from Star Trek.

Olenna

This is a name from Game of Thrones.

Ornela 

This is another name from Game of Thrones.

Osha

This is a name from Game of Thrones.

Padme

This is a name from Star Wars.

Pansy

This is a name from Harry Potter.

Raziel

This is one of the most gorgeous fantasy names. It comes from Willow.

Rey

This is a name from Star Wars.

Ripley

This is one of the most famous fantasy names. It comes from Aliens.

Sansa

This is a name from Game of Thrones.

Shae

This is another name from Game of Thrones.

Sorsha

This is a name from Willow.

Sybil

This is a name from Harry Potter.

Ygritte 

This is a name from the hit TV show, Game of Thrones.

Female Elf Names For Fantasy Characters (A-B)

Names are important. You need to give your characters ones that match their personality perfectly. In order to do that, it’s important to read through as many different names as possible. Make sure you examine all of your options. Then you can choose a fantasy name that is right for your elf!

Alisaie

Allisara

Alengwan

Alglaranna

Alachia

Alysia

Amberle

Anethra

Aalya

Aerin

Allyrion

Ammae

Adaia

Apperford

Arinalue

Arrely

Arwynn

Ashford

Aurola

Avilyn

Avitihne

Bancey

Bayle

Branwen

Brelyna

Briala

Beatsarda

Beesbury

Beicaryn

Female Elf Names For Fantasy Characters (C-E)

Camyla

Celebrían

Clothild

Cullich

Cylia

Crane

Daedi

Donnis

Dalish

Dirael

Durwell

Eilgolor

Elbereth

Elrora

Elyana

Esalin

Estel

Eldyra

Elanor

Elenwen

Elezen

Ellia

Elynea

Esthis

Eyva

Female Elf Names For Fantasy Characters (F-H)

Faenys

Failla

Faralda

Fleur

Freyalise

Gaenzira

Garner

Gifmedha

Gislila

Glynrie

Gresnalyn

Haleth

Halyziar

Helehorn

Herdan

Female Elf Names For Fantasy Characters (J-M)

Jaidyn

Jelissa

Joansevel

Jenassa

Johvis

Keyvyre

Katriel

Kira

Kririah

Laerra

Leodove

Lia

Liamyar

Laina

Laniatte

Lauriel

Liallan

Liayra

Maryana

Melian

Meya

Mayael

Merril

Minaeve

Mirazumin

Morwen

Female Elf Names For Fantasy Characters (N-Z)

Norrey

Nadja

Nirya

Norydark

Ololar

Oloxina

Pabanise

Parge

Reyanna

Reyanna

Rina

Raewyn

Sesa

Shaed

Siofra

Selveni

Sera

Shaera

Sylvina

Tallhart

Taner

Tauriel

Teflorna

Teftrana

Umezorwyn

Valxina

Vicraera

Virdan

Valya

Waker

Wynna

Yinlee

Yvkiasha

Male Elf Names For Fantasy Characters (A-D)

Men can be elves, too! If you need names for your male characters, then check out the list provided below. Make sure you pick a name that works well with the fantasy world that you’ve created. Ask yourself whether it’s realistic that your characters would be called by these names.

Aenalorn

Aralian

Aldon

Balin

Biwenys

Brackwell

Bryer

Bulwer

Byrant

Callon

Cartwell

Caemabryn

Cerlalorn

Cethaden

Charcraes

Cherman

Crowlin

Daewynn

Daman

Dondarrion

Male Elf Names For Fantasy Characters (E-G)

Emellan

Elrand

Fillefin

Firmavan

Firlath

Finabryn

Finalon

Gabthor

Gordar

Gerobryn

Gallebryn

Gelvaden

Gallevan

Gemavel

Gethavorn

Male Elf Names For Fantasy Characters (H-K)

Haldir

Harredrim

Heroden

Hathadrim

Halvavel

Harrefin

Hethalorn

Hamell

Hernafin

Heleqirelle

Harnavan

Hentevar

Isemthil

Ishton

Jarvoril

Jimmer

Khort

Krismys

Kyllan

Male Elf Names For Fantasy Characters (L-Z)

Lindir

Marnabryn

Mamalorn

Olaqen

Peregrin

Presphine

Pyne

Richenas

Richtevar

Ridman

Roberd

Rohan

Rud

Seamas

Syltumil

Teague

Terlaern

Theoden

Torgeiros

Ulajyre

Yelkrana

Funny Fantasy Football Team Names For Your Fantasy League

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Maybe you’re not interested in elves and dragons — but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy fantasy! You could always join a fantasy football league to test your skills. Of course, you must have a good name if you want to win your draft. Feel free to use these fantasy football team names the next time you play:

Jake Fromm State Farm (Jake Fromm)

Kerryon My Wayward Son (Kerryon Johnson)

Bend It Like Beckham Jr. (Odell Beckham Jr.)

Oh Saquon Can You See… (Saquon Barkley)

Barkleying Up the Wrong Tree (Saquon Barkley)

Gateway Ruggs (Henry Ruggs III)

Country Road, Take Mahomes (Patrick Mahomes)

Fresh Prince of Helaire (Clyde Edwards-Helaire)

Haley’s Kmet (Cole Kmet)

Hit Me Brady One More Time (Tom Brady)

Donald Dak Prescott (Dak Prescott)

The Sun Will Come Out, Kamara (Alvin Kamara)

License to Khalil (Khalil Mack)

Murray Up and Draft (Kyler Murray)

Dude looks like a Brady (Tom Brady)

Murray Christmas (Kyler Murray)

McLaurin F1 (Terry McLaurin)

Don’t You Fournette About Me (Leonard Fournette)

Guns and Rosen (Josh Rosen)

Mountin’ Drew (Drew Brees)

Dwayne Maskins (Dwayne Haskins)

Diggs in a Blanket (Stefon Diggs)

Home Sweet Mahomes (Patrick Mahomes)

The More You Joe (Joe Burrow)

Hotel, Motel, Golladay Inn (Kenny Golladay)

Aaron On The Side Of Caution (Aaron Rodgers)

Jeudy, Jeudy, Jeudy Rocking Everywhere (Jerry Jeudy)

My Kupp Runneth Over (Cooper Kupp)

Kmet the Frog (Cole Kmet)

Zeke A Virus (Ezekiel Elliott)

The Real Slim Brady (Tom Brady)

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