Drow name generator - Dungeons & Dragons
This drow name generator will give you 10 names which will generally fit the drow races of the Dungeons & Dragons universe, but since the drow are (dark) elves, their names could be used for elves in other works of fiction as well.
The drow are a race of evil elves, cursed with their appearance by deities of the good elves after the drow followed a vile goddess into a path of corruption. Despite their curse or perhaps due to it, many of the drow continue to worship evil, although there are some drow who choose a more neutral side to life.
The drow possess a unique sign language which allows them to communicate over larger distances, as long as their remain in vision of each other. These distances can reach up to 120 meters, making them very dangerous to anybody in their way.
Drow names are, like many Elven names, quite melodic. But the drow names also contain harsher sounding elements, which usually makes their names stand out from other Elven names.
Drow names, both first and surname, usually also have a meaning, which I didn't include in this generator. However, I did separate their names into 3 categories.
The first 4 names all consist of existing name elements, which means all those names have a meaning.
The next 4 names are made up name elements, I added those to increase the number of names the generator can generate and if you don't care about the meaning, these names can be used easily. You could even give them your own meanings.
The last 2 names are always names of existing drow, but the first and surname combo is usually different from the existing ones. So if your character needs to be named after a different drow, these names are a good start.
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.
The background image above is a low res version of an image part of the Wizards.com copyright. This is not an official name generator, merely one inspired by this universe.