60+ Super Cool Assassin Names For Your Characters

Georgia Stone
Feb 16, 2024 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Nov 25, 2020
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Assassins are also known as hitmen, they are professional killers who are paid to carry out murder.

They exist in both the real world and in the gaming world. In the world of gaming, assassins are popular characters, and all great characters need great names.

Assassin's names must be cool and different assassin names can represent different assassin characters. There are four types of assassins called novices, dilettantes, hitmen and journeymen.  This article will introduce you to some famous assassin names that might inspire you when choosing assassin names for your own characters.

For more gaming names, check out these hacker names and these thief names.

Male Assassin Names

Here are some hard core assassin names for boy characters that you might like.

1. Adofo (African origin) meaning "warrior". This warrior name is a strong choice.

2. Astrolabe Jones for a terrestrial killer.

3. Andy Dick for the neighborhood assassin.

4. Bob “Brussel” Sprout for the assassin who loves his greens.

5. Basin Journe a play on the name of famous assassin Jason Bourne.

6. Barry Block for an assassin who is solid and sturdy.

7. CCH Pounder for a violent assassin.

8. Cowboy Jim for an assassin with a lasso.

9. “Crispy” Chris Killguy who leaves you no chance of survival.

10. Chanel No. Kill for an assassin programmed to kill.

11. Kamau (African origin) means "silent warrior".

12. Orpheus (Ancient Greek origin) means "dark of the night" or "midnight". This is a strong warrior name.

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Female Assassin Names

Many fictional assassins have strong names. Here are some great fictional female assassins' names. 

13. Aveline de Grandpré for the grand killer.

14. Elektra for someone with an electric presence.

15. Emiko Queen for someone who kills in cold blood.

16. Madame Rouge who can make you blush a deep red.

17. Miho from the city of sin.

18. Morana (Slavic origin) the name of the Goddess of death.

19. Mystique for the killer who is filled with mystery.

20. Nyssa Raatko for the stylish assassin.

21. Natasha Romanoff for a Russian killer.

22. Nikita Mears the assassin who makes everyone tremble with fear.

23. Revanche an assassin name inspired by the film 'Revanche'.

Assassin Names Inspired By Fiction

If you love to read fiction you might be familiar with the following names. These names are inspired by assassins throughout popular culture.

24. Agent 47 the feared hitman.

25. Akuma the feared street fighter.

26. Ayane the character from 'Dead Or Alive'.

27. Juri the character made popular in 'Street Fighter'.

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Bold Female Assassin Names

Have a look at the names of some of the best famous female assassins.

28. Aurra Sing, born in the slums of Nar Shaddaa, she hunts Jedis for sport.

29. Bombshell is an expert juggler that is specialized in explosives.

30. Bounty is character from the Marvel universe. She works as a space bounty hunter.

31. Cheshire is one of the deadliest assassins in the DC universe.

32. Ezra is a hired mercenary who clashed with Batgirl early in her career.

33. Lady Bullseye is an assassin that works for the Hand.

34. Lady Vic wields the heirlooms of her descendant's trade with an exceptional degree of skill.

35. Lady Deadpool is a female version of Deadpool from 'Earth-301'. She is now part of the Deadpool Corps.

36. Lien Neville is a character from 'King Of Fighters: Maximum Impact'.

37. Mercy Dante is a famous assassin who witnessed her parents' murder.

38. Mara Jade is a character in 'Star Wars'.

39. Sintas Vel was a Kiffar bounty hunter.

40. Scarab is an armored lethal female assassin, she is an enemy of Tim Drake.

41. Zam Wesell was the Clawdite bounty hunter.

Gender Neutral Assassin Names

Here are some more cool assassin and ninja names for your characters, these suit both boys and girls.

42. Ashanti means "warlike".

43. Asta means "divine beauty".

44. Alessandra means "defending men".

45. Aloysia means "famous fighter".

46. Aoife means "beautiful and radiant".

47. Audrina means "noble strength".

48. Bruna means "dark".

49. Bree means "strength or exalted one".

50. Dalit means "flowing water".

51. Elke (EL-ka) means "noble".

52. Elin means "the touch of light".

53. Emiliana means "rival".

54. Elianna means "pretty and different".

55. Karyan means "dark".

56. Kerra means "dark".

57. Kerry means "dark, dark haired".

58. Lotte means "free man".

59. Lark is a bird name.

60. Melania means “black”.

61. Naeva means "born at night".

62. Saden means "black-hearted".

63. Shideh means "radiant".

64. Silvanna means "variation of Silvia from the woods".

65. Stealth for an assassin who has deft moves.

66. Umbrielle means "one in the shadow".

67. Veronica means "one who brings victory".

68. Valencia means "brave and strong".

Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for assassin names then why not take a look at these mythical names, or for something different take a look at these blue dragon names.

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Written by Georgia Stone

Bachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

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Georgia StoneBachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.

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