Name Lists

Need help choosing a name or creating a persona? Here are some resources relating to persona development. Remember, in choosing a name, you need a first name, that everyone will call you, and a second name (family name, byname, placename, patronymic, etc.) to identify you more specifically.

Persona Development

Name Lists

Lists of actual historical names used. These are just a few lists to help you get started. More are available at the Academy of St. Gabriel’s Medieval Names Archive.