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Cornish Name Generator

Welcome to the Cornish Name Generator! Use this idea generator to generate thousands of possibilities for Cornish names. Have fun!

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10 tips for coming up with Cornish names

  1. Search through genealogical and history books of Cornwall to brainstorm old Cornish names.
  2. Research toponymic surnames and combine elements of the Cornish landscape to create interesting names.
  3. Look at common Cornish surnames, like Trewill and Trevelyan, for inspiration.
  4. Incorporate Cornish mythology, folklore and literature for name inspiration.
  5. Play with words to create Cornish names. Popular examples include Eglos (church) and Pons (bridge).
  6. Listen for sounds that evoke Cornwall. Try and pick names that rhyme with Cornwall's topography.
  7. Scan traditional Cornish spelling books to find rare and unusual names with an old-fashioned charm.
  8. Visit the Cornwall Online Census Project to find examples of Victorian-era Cornish names.
  9. Check out local newspapers, like the Cornish Guardian, for examples of modern Cornish names.
  10. Consult the Cornwall County Council website for suggestions on official Cornish names.

Cornish Names

Cornish names come in all shapes and sizes. Some are short and simple, and others are long and complicated. Regardless of what you're looking for, you'll find a name that fits.

Why should you use a Cornish Name Generator?

Using a Cornish Name Generator is a great way to find a unique and meaningful name for yourself or your loved ones. With the generator, you can easily find a name that reflects your identity and heritage, without having to spend time researching and filtering through a massive database of names. With this tool, you can find a name that celebrates your love of the Cornish culture and language.

So many ideas, but can I use the Cornish names for free?

All random Cornish names created with this tool are 100% free to use without any need to provide credit (although we do appreciate the occasional shoutout). Be a little careful though, as there is always a small chance that an idea already belongs to someone else.

Is there a limit to how much I can generate with this random Cornish Name Generator?

There's thousands of Cornish names in this Cornish Name Generator, so you won't need to be worried that we'll run out anytime soon. Just have fun with it.

For even more ideas and some additional options, be sure to also check out the Cornish Name Generator over on The Story Shack.

Explore some Cornish names

  • Kytto Choak
  • Iudicael Phillips
  • Wella Lanyon
  • Konan Nancollas
  • Myrmen Roscrow
  • Rosenwyn Penrose
  • Jenefer Mellin
  • Medwuistel Roscarrock
  • Tecca Colenso
  • Nonna Kitto

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