The Code Name Generator can generate more than 5 million code names - Use the code names in naming all your business projects.
Code Name Generator
The Code Name Generator is a free online web tool that makes cool and catchy code names.
Code names from the code name generator is based on every day words. Common nouns, verbs and adjectives. The code name generator uses random algorithms to combine these words into code names. The result is random, creative and cool code names.
Random code name generator
The main ingredients in a random code name generator are the word arrays and the random algorithms.
The more words the more opportunities for creating new and catchy codenames.
But the random function is equally important. The core random function are responsible of creating completely random and unbiased word combinations. And complex random algorithms that control the construction and the final composition are responsible of combining the words from the arrays into code names with high variation and complexity.
With the current word arrays and random algorithms this random code name generator is able to make 5 million different and unique codenames.
Code name idea generator
A random generator is primarily an idea generator, and the code name generator is no exception. The strength of this tool is the abundance of new ideas and suggestion it can deliver. A code name idea generator never running out of energy and good suggestions.
And with more than 5 million possible names the code name generator will also never run out of good ideas. Or at least it will never happen in practice.
But with this abundance of good ideas and suggestions there will inevitable follow bad suggestions and bad and maybe even inappropriate names. But it's no big deal because new ideas and suggestions are both very easy and very fast to generate over and over again.
Refining your code name
So if you don't find the exact code name you are looking for, you sure will find a lot of inspiration to come up with the perfect name your self. And bear in mind that human intelligence always will surpass any the artificial intelligence in a computer program.
So don't except the code name generator to be more than an idea generator. In the end it's up to you to take the generated ideas, finish and refine them for your personal use and preferences.
Good code names
Good code names often holds some of the same qualities:
- Easy to remember
- Easy to pronounce
- Easy to spell
But often it's a matter of personal preferences if the chosen code name is good or bad. But also the context where you should use the code name is important.
So to find the good code name it is important to consider:
- Where to use it? A private or public project?
- Which signals does it send
- How long shall it last?
- Who will get in contact with the name?
Funny code names
In private internal projects it's cool to use funny code names. It can be great for the team moral to use a fun codename. And making fun of everything can actually help the team members blowing off steam when they are dealing with tiresome projects.
On the contrary it's not a good idea to use funny code names for public and external business projects. Humor various a lot and what you find to be an extremely funny code name other might find stupid or even offending.
It's equally important to consider what signals you code names sends. Screaming monkey is probably not the best code name for a Wall Street project, but could be a great blog name. Blooming rose could be a good code name for some girl scout, but will hardly work for some macho bikers.
The more people a project concerns and the more severe business the project is dealing with, the more important it is to investigate the signals in the name.
How to make cool code names
There's several methods to create cool code names. This generator uses arrays with common words. Nouns, verbs, adjectives, scientific expressions etc.
Often it's not the words themselves but the combination that make the cool codename. Common and plain boring words like:
Can produce cool code names like:
- Red Storm
- Gamma Hawk
- Red Gamma
Pretty cool nicks for any military operation, first person shooter clan or a cool super hero.
Alternative ways of naming
Alternative ways of naming the projects is to use well known words and phrases. It could be you favorite beer brands, James Bond movies, Disco songs, military ranks, superheros, cartoon heroes, furniture, kitchen supplies, body parts etc. Sky is the limit.
Use anagrams to create subtle and ambiguous meanings to your code names. Often the anagrams are made form the subject of the project. And the anagram should have its own meaning to support the intentions with the code name.
Also throw in some random letter or number combinations in the mix to make it it all unique and outstanding and to rise and the cool factor.
And use combinations of all the above naming methods.
Military code name generator
The generator is highly usable as a military code name generator. Military codenames that can be used for all kind of military operations, whether it's in online games, novels or fantasy military maneuvers.
In the military code names has always been used. Both to disguise the operation for the enemy, and to make it easy to train and talk about secret military campaigns.
But also to make the often cruel and inhuman warfare and military operations look less terrible, and maybe even add a sense of glory and innocent adventure to the warfare campaigns.
Often military code names are used publicly after the campaigns making them well know. Here's a list of well know military code names:
- Operation Sealion. Never carried out Nazi German invasion of England.
- Desert Storm. Military operation title of the invasion of Iraq in 1991
- Manhattan Project. Early U.S. nuclear weapons program during World War II
- Operation Overlord. The codename for the allied invasion in France in 1944.
- Operation Barbarossa. The Nazis invasion of the Soviet Union in 1939
You can use the military code name generator to make all kind of cool mission, campaign and operation code names for military and war games. Suitable for making code names for games like: Call of Duty, Battlefield, Medal of Honor, Counter Strike, Navy Seals, Bet on Soldier, Brothers in Arms, CrossFire, Halo, Tom Clancy, Red faction, Soldier of Fortune, Unreal Tournament, World War II and many more first person shooter (FPS).
Easy code names
My main philosophy when it comes to application design is that the application shall be very easy to use.
The code name generator is very easy to use. There's no redundant features or functionalities. No input fields to fill. No check boxes to check. Just core functionality.
All research shows that 90% of the users only use 10% of complex applications features. So by only making the basic features in web applications the application becomes easier to use for everybody. And with only core features the application can be used only split seconds after the page has loaded.
The design of the code name generator supports this easy usability. A huge button and a generated name presented in the center of the page, make it very easy to understand and grasp the functionality of the tool.
And the moment you start generating new codenames, the previous one is transferred to the save list. Easy to copy and save for future use.
Want more code names?
Read much more about Code names in this Wikipedia article.
Company name generator
If you want more business and company like code names check the Company Name Generator out. The company name generator makes generic trendy and high tech company names. Short and powerful.
Brands and code names
Also try out the Brand Generator. The brand generator is a specialized tool for creating new brand ideas. This might be exactly what your are looking for if you want your codenames short and sweet.
The Project Name Generator is an alternative that provides ideas very close to the codename generator. But project titles from the project name generator is focused mainly on making cool project titles for business projects, school projects and hobby projects.
Many of the project names will hold a humorous and funny angle toward naming, so the project generator is definitely a visit worth if you like funny code names.
If you are looking for some generic, high tech, trendy and cool domains, go to the Domain Name Generator. The Domain generator is specialized in generating cool domains. From serious business and cool company domain names to cool blog names.