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Good names for characters

Discussion in 'General Skyrim Discussion' started by Mr.Self Destruct, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. Mr.Self Destruct

    Mr.Self Destruct Chosen Undead

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    What do guys think are good names for your characters in Skyrim?

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  2. Beran

    Beran Official Writing Team

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    As a guideline, I never have a character without a race specific name, so I don't have an Argonian called Fred, or a Nord named J'arzart etc.

    I normally pic names from fiction, my username (Beran) was taken from Beranabus, a character in Darren Shan fiction. This makes it easier in my opinion.
  3. Su8tle

    Su8tle The Shadow of Elsweyr

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    I flog mine from important characters in the WH40K universe. Im a 40K lore addict.
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  4. Baldr

    Baldr Member

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    Use a Viking name, or a name from Norse mythology for a nord. The skyrim world is much the same as morse mythology. Look what elves were named

    That's where I got Baldr


    It's not how we fall which defines us but how we rise after falling
  5. YoungLord94

    YoungLord94 Yokudan Refugee

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    I named my Saxhleel (Argonian), Scar-Face. Because of these cool-looking scratch marks I put on his right cheek.
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    Hindu names are best

    Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta

    Venkatanarasimha Rajuvaripet

    Maruthhur Gopalamenon Ramachandran

    Singanlluru Puttaswamayya Mutthuraju
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  7. samgurl775

    samgurl775 Cerberus Officer

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    All of my characters have been named after people from A Song of Ice and Fire. Rhaegar, Tyrek, and Renly are my three favorites.
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  8. Quanah

    Quanah Bosmer Shadowscale

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    I named my character after Quanah Parker, the most intelligent and savage Indian Comanche Chief of all time. After reading Empire of the Summer Moon then playing Skyrim, I had no other choice.
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    My Khajiit Archer/Assassin/Thief is named Ja'Guar.
  10. MushroomGenius

    MushroomGenius Jarl of Fungi, Great Khal of the Mushraki

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    Khajiit = NineLives (cause well... cats have nine lives :confused:)
    Altmer = Artemia (a play off of Artemis, though it's ironic that she shuns weapon use)
  11. Halkin

    Halkin pzzzztt

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    my current is called Nagilum, its a reference to a Star Trek Next Generation character who is to be honest an extremely nasty piece of work.

    generally my character dont really have anything to do with the game at hand or any specific influence, just whatever springs to mind at the time
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    R0ckiieGaming Member

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    Zenoh

    I just made this name last night when starting WoW free to play to 20.
  13. Jaeger

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    I got my elf name, Caelro, from here:

    http://www.angelfire.com/rpg2/vortexshadow/names.html

    I got ny nord name by googling scandivian names. Roman names for imperials. Celtic names for Bretons. At the uesp, there are lists of names for khajit and algonians (and others) that have been in previous elder scrolls games.
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    There was another thread about names and I think me and a buddy of mine are the only ones that took the funny name route. everyone elses is serious lol
  15. Krilot Sivaas Do Zoor

    Krilot Sivaas Do Zoor Khajiit Brawler

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    My Orc is named Alkier. I don't recall where I got the name. I just remember sitting at the character creation screen trying to think of a name and it just kinda popped into my head.
  16. Professor Skalvar

    Professor Skalvar General of the Euphoric Gentleman's Club

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    I was disappointed that the Skyrim Collector's Guide didn't have a list of name ideas. At least there's Tamriel Rebuilt to get name ideas from.
  17. Kanil Windmaker

    Kanil Windmaker Wood Elf Archer/Mage

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    I used to have a half elf bard named Elfvis
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    may not believe this but its true .. i work in entertainment ,mostly circuses and growing up we used to look after tigers and my favorite was called kashmir so thats what iv called my khajiit
  19. Ravenna

    Ravenna It's-a Wario time!

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    I prefer to stick to race specific names too. When I make an argonian, I usually make "translated names" for them, like alot of the argonians who claim their black marsh name is impossible to pronounce. My breton has a french name like the bretons in oblivion, rather than celtic.
  20. YOMAMA

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    I have the lamest name ever. Named my High Elf Mage ''Phoenix''...Because I'm not creative with names

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