9 Free Business Name Generators

Find the perfect business name

There are a lot of steps to follow when it comes to starting a business, and each one is important for specific reasons. Choosing a business name will probably be one of the harder tasks. This is because your business name is not just a name, it is a brand, a concept that becomes associated with you and your products or services.

Here are nine business name generators that can help you brainstorm, think creatively, and break through the mental block to find the best possible name for your business. Run your potential names by business partners, colleagues, friends, and family to get their input and follow these tips for naming your business to make the best decision possible.

Anadea Business Name Generator

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Use this free business name generator to help you find the best name for your business, website or even your app. Just enter in some keywords related to your business to start generating name suggestions.

Wordlab Business Name Generator

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This business name generator spawns random business names from a list of more than 7.2 million potential names. You can also sign up for a free account and post a topic in the forum on the site to get help from the Wordlab community.

Business Name Generator (BNG)

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To use this name generator, just input a word or words, and it generates a list of possible business names. The tool will also identify which domain names are available for each possible business name.

Dot-O-Mator Name Generator

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A simple generator that displays a random name when you click the button. You can keep a running list of names displayed and then check if the domain name is available as well.


Screenshot of the Namesmith website

Namesmith helps you brainstorm name ideas by generating suggestions from (up to five) keywords. Namesmith features many different name suggestion algorithms from your keywords, including purposeful misspellings, adding suffixes/prefixes, and creating fantasy names based on what you've entered.


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To use NameStation, enter some keywords and view a few thousand combinations with synonyms, similar words and categorized wordlists. Save your favorites and generate similar names. NameStation also provides crowdsourced name contests where you can get the community to help you find the best business name.


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This name generator allows you to enter specific criteria and generate a list of 24-816 possible names for each search. You can specify a root word, syllable, letter, the number of syllables desired, and if you'd like to add rhymes, Latin or Greek roots and other words for variations.

NetSubstance.Com Brand Name Generator

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This tool will randomly generate new business names based upon keywords you identify. You can also select how the letters of your keywords shift in order to create variations.

Once you create your list of names, you can click on them and see if the domains are available. If so you can purchase them and create your business website that has your business name in the address.

Shopify Business Name Generator

Shopify Business Name Generator

Use Shopify's business name generator to search for business names and check domain availability. Once you find the perfect business name, you can select the domain name that fits your business and your personality.