Some websites that generate nicknames for users are ProProfs.com, Online-Generator.com and Spinxo.com. Spinxo provides meaningful names for use as online usernames, Online-Generator makes random nicknames, while ProProfs uses a quiz to turn a name into a nickname. Users can also go to NameGeneratorFun.com to find a Star Wars name, fairy name, elf name, pirate name and more.
Some name generators ask users to answer several questions about themselves before giving them a nickname that is based on their personality, sometimes combining it with a given name. Others generate names entirely randomly. The fantasy name generator at RinkWorks.com generates random names based on the user's constraints, such as length, amount of consonants or vowels, or what language or letters upon which the names should be based.
Many users enjoy finding what their names might be if they were living in a different time or universe. NameGeneratorFun.com allows users to generate many different styles of names, either randomly or based on a user's name. These names can also be used as screen names and include styles such as dragon names, Christmas elf names, Star Wars names, rap names and tough-guy names.
GetNicknames.com provides users with a list of five possible nicknames based on a name, gender and chosen style, such as Harry Potter, mobster, hacker, redneck or rock band.