Fantasy names


I’m writing a high fantasy story but I need some names!

Basically there is six realms, the realm of fire, water, air, earth, light and darkness. They all have their own rulers and everything is in balance. But the king of darkness wants to rule all the realms, which disturbs the power balance and makes chaos unleash. The protagonist (who’s also the princess of fire/heir of fire) then has to go on a quest to fix the balance again but to do so she has to work with the prince of darkness who is the enemy (and who’s also the love interest). Oh, and they are all fairies with magic that is like their home realms.

I’d like the names to be unusual and preferably also have some meaning, for example that the Mc’s name means fire.

The characters I need names for:

  • The protagonist: a 19 year old female, the princess of fire and strongest fairy alive if she can learn to wield her powers. She’s the only fire fairy alive that can summon the dragon flame.

  • the love interest: a 436 year old male (stoped aging at 20), the prince of darkness. [name_m]Can[/name_m] turn into shadows and disappear, teleport and manipulate minds. Enemy in beginning but turned hero

  • the enemy: the king of darkness. Really just a ruthless ruler who wants all powers to himself. Similar magic to the love interest.

Oh I love high fantasy! Your story has a really interesting premise!

The protagonist

I found these names which have meanings related to fire:

[name_f]Aeliana[/name_f] (“sun”)
[name_f]Aithne[/name_f] (“fire”)
[name_f]Eleadora[/name_f] (“gift of the sun”)
[name_f]Idalia[/name_f] / [name_f]Idalie[/name_f] (“behold the sun”)
[name_u]Nuri[/name_u] / [name_f]Nuria[/name_f] (“my fire” / “fire of the Lord”)
[name_f]Solana[/name_f] (“sunshine”)
[name_f]Sunniva[/name_f] (“sun gift”)
[name_f]Tanwen[/name_f] (“holy fire”)
[name_f]Tesni[/name_f] (“warmth from the sun”)

The love interest

[name_m]Itzal[/name_m] (“shadow”)
[name_u]Kieran[/name_u] / [name_u]Kiernan[/name_u] (“dark”)
[name_m]Skandar[/name_m] (“defender of the men”)
[name_m]Samran[/name_m] (“converser at night”)

The enemy

[name_m]Donovan[/name_m] (“dark”)
[name_m]Orpheus[/name_m] (“the darkness of the night”)

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Hmm… I have a way to create some fantasy names if you have a few examples for what you like for girls and for boys.

I second [name_m]Orpheus[/name_m], [name_f]Aithne[/name_f] and [name_m]Samran[/name_m]!

Some others…

[name_u]Oleander[/name_u] – a poisonous plant (prince)
[name_f]Aine[/name_f] – fire (Princess)
[name_f]Adara[/name_f] – several meanings, one is fire (Princess)
Solwyn – white sun (Princess)
Thanatos – a God of darkness (the enemy)
[name_m]Ciaran[/name_m] – dark (prince of darkness)
[name_u]Elia[/name_u] – sun (princess)
[name_f]Seraphina[/name_f] – ardent, fiery (Princess)
Apollonina (female version of [name_m]Apollo[/name_m], the [name_u]Sun[/name_u] God (Princess)
[name_f]Enya[/name_f] – fire (Princess)
[name_f]Helia[/name_f] – sun (Princess)
Heliadora – beautiful sun (Princess)
[name_f]Solana[/name_f] – sunshine (Princess)
Solvig – daughter of the sun (Princess)
Solaria – female version of [name_u]Solaris[/name_u], which means ‘of the sun’ (Princess)
[name_m]Agni[/name_m] – fire (Princess)
Abnus – ebony/dark wood tree (enemy or prince)
Ozul – shadow (enemy)
[name_f]Oriana[/name_f] – dawn (Princess)
[name_f]Oriane[/name_f] – sunrise (Princess)
**Heolstor – darkness – (love interest)
Dargan – dark-haired (love interest)
[name_f]Eliane[/name_f] – sun (Princess)
Erebus – deep darkness/shadow (love interest or enemy)
[name_m]Cymbeline[/name_m] – sun lord or sun hound (Princess)
[name_f]Elidi[/name_f] – gift of the sun (Princess)
[name_u]Mirri[/name_u] – gift of the sun (Princess)
[name_f]Anala[/name_f] – fire (Princess)
Kuragari – darkness (love interest)
[name_f]Savita[/name_f] – sun (Princess)
[name_m]Perran[/name_m] – little dark one (love interest)
[name_f]Alinta[/name_f] – fire/flame (Princess)
Tamesis – one who is dark (love interest)
[name_f]Kalinda[/name_f] – sun (Princess)
Cethin – dusky (love interest)
[name_f]Arpina[/name_f] – rising of the sun (Princess)
Ahriman – evil spirit (enemy)
[name_m]Hadeon[/name_m] – destroyer (enemy)
Bellinor – dark and beautiful (prince)