50 Gnome Names With Meanings For Dungeons & Dragons

Georgia Stone
Feb 16, 2024 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Nov 02, 2020
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Looking for a perfect name for these secretive and psychic characters, from the popular role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons?

Don't let their small size fool you; trusting these small yet significant characters can help you defeat an invincible-looking adversary. You can play tricks, and be secretive with a gnome on your side or team.

This list contains names of 50 male or female gnome names you can use for your character in D&D or some other game. Strong gnomish names will bode well with your characters.

Names that let your audience know precisely who they are before you even have a chance to say his or her's name. So to help you achieve that, you can use these best gnomes names from our list.

For some more D&D names, take a look at Halfling Names and Dragonborn Names.

Gnome Names For Girls

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Irrespective of their small size, these girls can make or break your game, trust us. You can select one of the best gnome names and feel free to like and share these awesome monikers with your friends.

1. Adva (Hebrew origin) meaning "wave".

2 Aiko (Japanese origin) meaning "love".

3. Aithne (Celtic origin) meaning "fire," an ideal name for your forest gnome.

4. Belita (Spanish origin) meaning "beauty".

5. Carlin (Gaelic origin ) meaning "victor".

6. Demi (French Origin) meaning "half" or "little'.

7. Jenna (Arabic origin) meaning "baby".

8. Koemi (Japanese origin) meaning "little grin".

9. Maleah (Hawaiian origin) meaning "young lady'.

10. Miette (Spanish origin) meaning "sweet thing".

11. Posy (English origin) meaning "bloom".

12. Rowan (Gaelic origin) meaning "little redhead".

13. Tawnie (English origin) meaning "little one".

14. Tulla (Irish origin) meaning "a little slope".

15. Viveca (Scandinavian origin) meaning "lady'.

16. Yves (French origin) meaning "minimal toxophilite".

Male Names For Gnomes

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Next on our list is gnome names for boys. These names are perfect for your fantasy game characters, or even your for garden gnomes. So, check out our list:

17. Arno (French origin) meaning "falcon".

18. Babak (Persian origin) meaning "father".

19. Cerin (Gaelic origin) meaning "dark one".

20. Dell (Old English origin) meaning "little valley".

21. Egan (Gaelic origin) meaning "fire".

22. Fishel (Yiddish origin) meaning "little fish".

23. Gair (Irish origin)  meaning "spear-brave".

25. Gorman (Irish origin) meaning "blue-eyed boy".

26. Hackett (German origin) meaning "hacker".

28. Hewitt (Old French origin) meaning "intelligent one".

29. Iven (French origin) meaning "archer".

30. Kane (Gaelic origin) meaning "someone who likes battle".

31. Leib (Yiddish origin) meaning "lion".

32. Lorcan (Irish origin) meaning "the wild one".

33. Malin (Old English origin) meaning "warrior".

34. Tomlin (Old English origin) meaning "twins".

Gender Neutral Gnome Names

Sometimes a gender-neutral name can make things so interesting. These gender-neutral names can add more oomph to your gnome character:

35. Justice (English origin) meaning "doing right by the law".

36. Luca (Latin origin) meaning "sacred wood".

37. Misha (Hebrew origin) meaning "who is like God".

38. Nicola (Greek origin) meaning "victory".

39. Pat (Latin origin) meaning "noble".

40. Zhenya (Russian origin) meaning "well-born".

Gnome Names Inspired By Myths And Legends

Most gnomes character monikers are made-up. These names are made using two different names either of some legends or myths. So, check out these names for your mystical gnome characters:

41. Fudwick (Unknown origin) meaning "versatility and enthusiasm".

42. Garder (English origin) meaning "to keep".

43. Klemmut (German origin) meaning "newborn".

44. Wayrick (German origin) meaning "priest spreading incense".

Gnome Names Inspired By Popular Media

Games like World of Warcraft and D&D are very popular among multiplayer role-playing gamers, which are filled with unique and funny gnome names, some gnome first names and some last names too. So, if you have been looking for a gnome name for your gnome Warlock, then you are in the right place.

45. Aerin (Tolkien language origin) meaning "ocean".

46. Eowyn (Tolkien language origin) meaning "horse joy".

47. Nessa (Quenya origin) meaning "one who is youthful".

48. Aldon (Quenya language origin) meaning "tree".

49. Haga (Norwegian origin) meaning "enclosure". It is also the name of the Old Norse God Haga.

50. Samuel (Hebrew origin) meaning "name of God". This unique name comes from the Sindarin language.

Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Gnome Names then why not take a look at Tiefling last names, or for something different take a look at Mayan 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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