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Looking for a cool screen name? Nobody wants a boring handle of course, especially when it comes to your personal online identity. The name you choose to associate yourself with on the Web should be unique and maybe say a thing or two about who you are, wouldn’t you say so?

So, what does it take to find the right screen name? Not much really. Simply leave all the thinking to a generator and you’re golden.

Here’s four useful ones to help you come up with some cool screen names.

SpinXO

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SpinXO is probably one of the best name generators out there. If you’re looking for a screen name with a little bit of your own personal touch to it, this is the place to go.

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First, some information about yourself is needed for the generator to come up with some good suggestions. Start out by typing in your name or nickname into the first text entry box. It’ll then ask you what you are like, so put in some of your characteristics. Next, type in your hobbies and things you like, followed by any words or numbers that are important to you.

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Filling out all of the fields isn’t required. It just depends on how personal you want the screen names it generates to be. Once you have set all the details, simply hit the “Spin!” button and the list of 90 or so screen names it generated will be displayed below.

Feel free to now pick a screen name that you like or edit the information to generate a new list of cool screen names to choose from.

Generator Land

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Generator Land takes a dead-simple approach to its screen name generator. All it takes is just a push of a button and with that, you can grab a unique name for yourself.

Just hit “Get a Screen Name” and a random name will be instantly displayed above. Don’t like it? Click on the button again for another one. It’s as simple as that.

Name Generator

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Name Generator gives you a little bit of freedom to express yourself with the names it comes up with. The website gives you the option of prepending and appending your name, allowing the generator to list random adjectives before, after, or in between. It’s all up to you as to how you would like to arrange the words.

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Once you’re ready, start by hitting the “Generate Screen Names” button for it to display the various names it forms. As you sort through all the names, keep in mind that they’re all nicely saved below as a list. You can then simply click on the ones you like best to separate them into the “Favourite Names” column.

Online Name Generator

Finally, Online Name Generator has all kinds of generators to choose from. From fantasy ones that include elf and guild names to superheros and nicknames, the number of potential screen names you can find here is virtually endless.

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Each generator is capable of making millions of unique names each. Just hit the “Generate” button to start sorting through all of them until you find a keeper.

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How are these generators working out for you? Do you know of any other sites to find cool screen names? Let us know in the comments.

Image Credit: Rob Blatt

  1. Dina Manushina
    August 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    The best is http://UsernameIdeas.com It's a screen generator based on name.

  2. AirFlow
    March 31, 2015 at 9:58 am
  3. Bill
    March 2, 2015 at 11:50 pm

    Also try usernamenow.com.

  4. Tauno
    March 29, 2010 at 6:12 pm

    See NameStation.com , its a random name generator with available domains search. Try different languages besides English, there are several artificial languages as well.

  5. Raffi
    March 27, 2010 at 11:02 am

    Really cooool.. thanks a lot for sharing

  6. Alex
    March 22, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    Know of any science word generators? Something that would generator the pseudo-science used in movies.

    • Tauno
      March 29, 2010 at 8:12 am

      See NameStation.com , its a random name generator with available domains search. Try different languages besides English, there are several artificial languages as well.

  7. Bakari Chavanu
    March 22, 2010 at 8:01 am

    Ahhh, cool. Thanks for this.

  8. Kevin
    March 21, 2010 at 9:16 pm

    Great list.. generators are always useful!

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