20th century English name generator

This name generator will give you 10 random names ranging from the year 1900 to the year 2000.

I've separated the names as follows:
- Name 1-2: 1900-1920
- Name 3-4: 1930-1940
- Name 5-6: 1950-1960
- Name 7-8: 1970-1980
- Name 9-10: 1990-2000

Names didn't change a whole across the years. Most names could be used in any era, but sticking to the right era might be a safer option if you really care about authenticity in the project you might be working on.
The names are (mostly) English-American, but they will generally work for British characters as well, especially the older names.

Last names obviously remained mostly the same as you usually don't get to pick your last name. As time progresses surnames from other cultures do mix in with the already existing names. Today you'd find a lot of Hispanic, Asian and Arabian surnames mixed in, as well as a good amount of names from other cultures.

To start, simply click on the button to generate 10 random names. Don't like the names? Simply click again to get 10 new random names.

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