Use this Name Generator to find real historical English names for your next story, game, or other creative project.

These are authentic town names from England around the year 1080, drawn from the famous Domesday Book. This was the record of William I’s survey of England, which covered all of England except the northern areas.

These are suggestions to inspire you. If using a name, always doublecheck it’s spelling and usage in its native language if wanting to use it in the “real” world. If you are naming a fantasy location, try playing with the options provided with different pronunciations or spellings to make something uniquely yours.

Have fun!

Also check out Byrd’s other random name generators.

English historical town names

Farley
Great Hormead
Leighton
Plymtree
Sinderland
St Martin’s
Syresham
Wheldale
Woodford
Wrockwardine