Character Name Generator API

Character Name Generator API

The Character Name Generator API will help you generate captivating character names for games with ease, choose from available races to create your characters.

About the API:  

Introducing the Character Name Generator API, an innovative tool that generates unique and captivating names for your characters or non-player characters (NPCs) with just one click. With a vast selection of 28 available races to choose from, including humans, elves, dwarves, hobbits, orcs, and many more, this API empowers you to effortlessly create immersive and diverse fantasy worlds.

Whether you're designing a role-playing game (RPG), writing a novel, or building a virtual universe, the Character Name Generator API simplifies the process of naming your characters, saving you valuable time and sparking your creativity. By leveraging the API's intelligent algorithms and extensive database, you can instantly obtain fitting and evocative names that perfectly match the chosen race of your character.

The API offers a comprehensive range of 28 distinct races to cater to various fantasy settings. From the elegant and ethereal elves to the resilient and sturdy dwarves, the mischievous hobbits to the fierce orcs, and everything in between, the Character Name Generator API ensures that each name aligns seamlessly with the chosen race, enriching the depth and authenticity of your creations.

Whether you seek names for heroic adventurers, enigmatic sorcerers, cunning thieves, or mighty warriors, the Name Generator API provides a diverse array of options suitable for any character archetype or personality. Immerse your players or readers in an immersive and engaging experience by utilizing names inspired by fantasy lore and seamlessly integrated into your world.

Integrating the Character Name Generator API into your application, game, or website is a breeze, thanks to its user-friendly interface and extensive documentation. With a simple API call, you can effortlessly retrieve character names based on race, allowing you to focus on building captivating narratives and memorable encounters.

Experience the ease and efficiency of Character Name Generator API, unlocking the power to create compelling and authentic characters in an instant. With its extensive selection of races and its ability to provide evocative names at the click of a button, this API is an indispensable tool for any developer, writer, or creator seeking to bring their fantasy worlds to life.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Role-playing games (RPG): Generate names for player characters or non-player characters (NPCs) in role-playing games, ensuring diverse and appropriate names for different races.

  2. Writing and storytelling: Quickly generate character names for fantasy novels, short stories or any creative writing project, improving the authenticity of your characters.

  3. Game development: Use the API to generate character or NPC names for video games, ensuring a wide range of names that align with specific races.

  4. Board games: Enhances immersion in board games such as Dungeons & Dragons by generating names that match the races chosen by players.

  5. World creation: Generate unique and culturally appropriate character names to populate your fantasy worlds or settings.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls, there is no other limitation.

API Documentation


To use this endpoint all you have to do is run the endpoint.


Test Endpoint




curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


To use this endpoint all you have to do is enter a race and a gender (male, female).


Generate character name - Endpoint Features
Object Description
race [Required]
gender [Required]
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"name":"Male Warforged Name: Crank Weldsteel"}

Generate character name - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Character Name Generator API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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The API may impose limits to ensure fair use and prevent abuse. Please refer to the API plans for specific details on limitations.

The API utilizes a sophisticated algorithm that combines race-specific naming conventions and linguistic patterns to generate authentic and fitting names for each race.

The API allows you to generate character names individually.

Currently, the API provides names based on gender and race of choice.

Yes, the API is designed specifically for fantasy-themed settings, ensuring that the generated names seamlessly integrate into your world.

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