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: (High Born, Well Born, Noble, Variant of Eugene.)

Origin: (Old Greek, Hungarian)

Pronunciation (JEN-see, JHEHNSIY)

Gender: Uni-Sex

I was watching an episode of The Millionaire Matchmaker and one of the ladies they had there for the millionaire was named Jensi. I like it more as a male name but it could be cute as a female name too. I have thought of having this be the name of one of my future characters and have Amita *see on list of posts* be his (Jensi’s) secret guardian. I love the meanings as I love all noble meaning names. It has a unique quality and is likable in my opinion.

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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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