Find Cool Names for Your Gadgets with Computer Namer

Akshata Shanbhag 02-10-2015

Finding names is more than just a fun exercise Chase Away Summer Boredom: Make Superheroes With Your Kids If you're a busy parent, you may not yet have figured out how you're going to help the kids fill all of those idle vacation hours. Get them started creating their own superheroes. Read More . It can be quite practical, such as when you need to come up with cool names for your devices. But finding a name that fits and one that you like? It can be tough.


Which is why you need to use Computer Namer.

This website features names that you can use for your phones, computers, gadgets, or anything else. As you can see below, it generates one name at a time. Just keep hitting the Next button till you find a name you like.


If one name at a time is too slow for you, click on Browse in the navigation. That’ll take you to the entire list with the names arranged alphabetically. As expected, the names of monarchs and mythological characters feature prominently.

Want to see how popular a name is? Cast your vote with the “I Like It” or “I Dislike It” buttons below the current name and you’ll be able to see what other people thought afterwards.

There’s also a Top 10 list of the most popular and least popular names. And if you think of a name that isn’t included The 13 Funniest Online Name Generators Want to have a new cool name for your online persona? Here are some of the top random and silly name generators available online. Read More , you can suggest it and they’ll add it.

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  1. Anonymous
    October 4, 2015 at 2:33 pm

    I'm using a science fiction/fantasy theme. My FreeBSD hostname is Eowyn, my wireless router is Star's End, my MiFi thingy is Millenium Falcon.

    Guess that means I don't really need Computer Namer :)

    • Akshata Shanbhag
      October 5, 2015 at 6:05 pm

      You might, Daniel, in future,... If more gadgets are set to enter your life :)