Ten Things to Help with Creating Character Names
Briam Klems's 7 Rules of Picking Names for Fictional Characters.
Use the search engine at Behind the Name to find the origin and meaning of a first name.
The Character Name Generator will help you generate a name and a personality for your character (you can also customize with several ethnicities and birth eras.)
To figure out who your character is (which can help you come up with a good name for them) try Rick Hamper's Character Profile Sheet.
How writer Mervyn Love uses maps to name his characters (which has historic roots in actual, real-world naming.)
Need a name that means something secret or mysterious? Here you go.
Find out what your naming personality type is with this name quiz from Name Nerds.
Seventh Sanctum has twenty-four different generators here to help you name everything from an angel to a vampire.
Try my telephone book name game here to exercise your character profiling skills.
Find names from all over the globe at YeahBaby.com.