Aliens have scared me ever since I first watched Mars Attacks as a child. Since then, my fear has tapered a bit. With my phobia somewhat diminished, I decided to throw together this awesome alien names generator.
Unlike other generators on the Internet, mine will give you a 360 view of the weird little space creature you get. Every click generates the following:
A unique alien name
Their rank on their home planet
The name of their home planet
For further inspiration, I've listed some the most famous aliens of all time below. Ignite your creative spirit by examing some of the creative, lore rich backstories of characters like Martian Manhunter, Vegeta of Dragon Ball Z, and more.
My personal favorite alien is the prince of a race of warriors called Saiyans. In the Dragon Ball universe they are the most prominent alien race next to the Namekians. If you are looking for some cool Saiyan names, check out my world famous Saiyan Name Generator.
Martian Manhunter (J'onn J'onzz)
One of the last survivors of the Martian civilization, J'onn J'onzz stands as a beacon of hope among the stars. A founding member of the Justice League, he possesses incredible strength, shapeshifting, telepathy, and intangibility. In the DC universe, Martians are celebrated for their advanced mental faculties and a profound sense of community.
Hailing from the doomed planet Krypton, Kal-El found refuge on Earth and assumed the mantle of its greatest protector, Superman. Embodying ideals like truth, justice, and hope, his super strength, flight, laser vision, and near-invulnerability have made him one of the most iconic figures in comic book history.
Chewbacca, the loyal Wookiee from Kashyyyk, has been an integral part of the Star Wars saga. As co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon alongside Han Solo, his roaring bravado and unwavering loyalty have made him a favorite among fans. Wookiees, with their towering stature and warrior's heart, are renowned for their honor and fierce loyalty.
A symbol of logic and reason in the vast universe of Star Trek, Spock, the half-human, half-Vulcan Science Officer of the USS Enterprise, has inspired generations. His Vulcan heritage, marked by suppressed emotions and a pursuit of knowledge, contrasts deeply with his human side, leading to some of the series' most profound moments.
From the dunes of Arrakis in Frank Herbert's Dune saga, Paul Atreides emerges as a complex hero. Experiencing visions of the future and deeply tied to the desert planet's ecology and its native Fremen, Paul's journey from noble heir to the messianic figure Muad'Dib is a tale of destiny, politics, and the power of prescience.