Character Naming

As an Author naming your Character is an important step right after coming up with the plot. I am here to help you choose the right character name for you and your story.

Make sure your character name is Genre Appropriate. Make sure if it's a Historical Fiction novel or takes place in a real time period that the name was used then. Or if it's a fictionalized place then you can be as creative as you wish.

Just have fun with naming your character. It is after all your story.

Friday, January 31, 2014


Meaning: (Blessed Brow, Fair Brow, Blessed Brow)

Origin: (Welsh)

Pronunciation: (IHL-when, Ail-wyn, ILE-wen)

Gender: Female

When I was looking up information on Aderyn *see on list of posts* I saw that some had suggested sibling names and Aelwen was among them. I think this is a pretty name but I tend to be thrown off by the A in the beginning. Elwen would look really cool but I think the A give is a far more forging look, as it is. I do like the meanings and pronunciations as not all that difficult. All in all I really like this name.

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I try to have the most accurate Meanings, Origin and Pronunciations for the names on this blog. It is best though to do research into the names you decide to use for your characters as there can be errors on my blog. Or meanings, origins, and pronunciations I have not seen thus not been able to add to this blog.

Try some of the leading Baby Name Sites and Baby Name or Character Naming books as well.

The baby name sites below are where I collect many of the Names, Origins, and Pronunciations I use on this blog.

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