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Slave Name Generator

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

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10 tips for coming up with slave names

  1. Choose a name that was common in the period during which slavery was practiced in the region of your story.
  2. Look at a list of typical names from the time period.
  3. Recreate the sounds of a language spoken by an enslaved population.
  4. Choose a name inspired by a location where the owner resided.
  5. Choose a name inspired by an ancestor to honor their enslaved relative.
  6. Brainstorm names that convey a sense of oppression, fear, or strength.
  7. Draw inspiration from popular characters or works of literature.
  8. Choose a name that could also be used as a word or phrase.
  9. Look up Biblical names or other religious names that could be used to name a slave.
  10. Select a name expressing hope and freedom.

What is a slave?

What is a slave? Slavery is an ancient form of bondage that has been around for centuries. In most cases, slaves are people who are owned by someone else and are forced to work for them. Slaves can be made of any race or ethnicity, and they usually live in very poor conditions.

Why should you use a Slave Name Generator?

Using a Slave Name Generator can help us to better understand the legacy of enslaved peoples and the ways in which names were taken from them when stripped of their freedom. By generating names based on what enslaved people were commonly given, we can get a greater appreciation for their history and are reminded of the gravity of the enslavement of people during that time.

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

All random slave 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 Slave Name Generator?

There's thousands of slave names in this Slave 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 Slave Name Generator over on The Story Shack.

Explore some slave names

  • Fool
  • Vile Crude
  • Buffoon
  • Vile Fly
  • Plague Mongrel
  • Fragile Vermin
  • Noisome Slug
  • Noisome Barbarian
  • Gremlin
  • Lousy Slime

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