Chinese Name Generator

Generate a Chinese name by entering a name or generate a random Chinese name.

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How it works

Type in a name and click generate. If you want a random name, just leave the input field blank.

Chinese name generator

Are you looking for Chinese names to name a character in your next story? Maybe you need a Chinese name for your business or brand? Or maybe you just want to find out what your name would be if you were Chinese!

Whatever the case, this Chinese name generator is here to help!

So, what are you waiting for? To start, simply hit generate or enter your name to get your personal Chinese name!


Did you know that Chinese is one of the most spoken languages in the world? With over 1.3 billion speakers, it’s no wonder that Chinese names are becoming more and more popular.

But did you also know that what we refer to as "Chinese" is not a single language but a group of languages? This is because there are many different Chinese dialects, the most common ones being Mandarin, Wu, Yue, and Min.

All these languages share some common features, such as the use of monosyllabic words and tonal variation to distinguish meaning. However, they can also be quite different, with some dialects being nearly incomprehensible to speakers of other dialects.

We always show you your generated name also in Chinese characters, so you know how to write the name!

Chinese names

Chinese names are used in China and in Chinese communities throughout the world. Given names are almost always one or two syllables long, and the vast majority of surnames are one syllable.

So, a Chinese name is usually made up of three characters. The first character is the surname, which represents the family name, while the second and third characters are the given name.

Common Chinese names

Since our Chinese name generator takes into consideration how common a name is, most names generated by our tool are rather common Chinese names. But there are also exceptions to this!

So, if you’re looking for an authentic Chinese name, this is the perfect tool for you!

Here are some examples and Chinese name ideas our Chinese name generator came up with!

Chinese boy names

Chinese girl names

Unisex Chinese names

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