Namey! A random name generator

Welcome to Namey, your friendly neighborhood random name generator. It uses the US Census Bureau database of first and last names to generate random names. You can specify a few options for the sort of name you would like to get. It's pretty easy, so... Lets make some names!

Options What sort of names do you want?

The Census Bureau divides names by gender, so you can filter by that if it's important to you.
Note: If you uncheck this, you'll only get a first name.


Code: Namey is powered by a ruby gem. The code is totally open source, do what you like with it! Check it out on github.

API: Do you like APIs? You're in luck! Namey has a Javascript API available so you can generate names however you would like.