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Gaelic Name Tables

Gaelic Name Tables

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Page Count: 166 pages


This product works with any role playing game.

This ebook contains names of Gaelic people, which may include first and surnames of a Scottish, Irish, Welsh, French, English, and/or Germanic origin but all perfectly suitable for naming a character from Medieval Ireland (or Wales or Scotland), for example. Quick Statistics:

  • more than 3100 female names (i.e. 31 tables with 100 names each, plus a table with less than 100 names)
  • more than 800 female nicknames (in English),
  • more than 5300 male names,
  • more than 800 male nicknames (in English),
  • more than 3700 surnames.
  • plus a section containing more than 800 place names from Scotland, Ireland and Wales, so that if your campaign is on Earth, you can have place names as surnames.

With regards to all sample names listed: characters and names are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Sample names you could generate from this volume:

  • (Female names) Caitrin "Lithe Caitrin" Bowen, Rowena Cockburn, Aigneis Dinwiddie, Moira "Moira the sociable" McMayhill, and Caley "Caley the wise" O'Ganley.



  • (Male names) Conall Fogarty, Dermot B. (Benen) Lellan, Elathan MacAuselan, Pierrick "Fierce Pierrick" McMickel, and Macklin "Macklin the lawful" Todd.



Terra Ferax Innovations' name tables series is designed to provide you with a way to quickly obtain a name for your PCs and NPCs. Tired of cartoonish names such as an elven ranger named "Woody Trolltracker"? Can your campaign suffer another cobbler named "Tommy Toetacker"?
Remove the cartoonish names from your campaign and give your PCs and NPCs believable and consistent names. Stop agonizing for hours over naming a character with easy to use, alphabetical lists of names arranged in numbered tables.
This booklet is table based, but this is to aid the harried Game Master in rolling up names for NPCs. Players should treat the tables simply as lists and choose names from them. The configuration section helps you design your name (are you Johann Bach, Johann S. Bach, J. Sebastian Bach, J.S. Bach, or Johann Sebastian Bach?). Do you have a nickname? Then you generate your first name, your middle name (if you have one), your nickname (if you have one), and your surname. In real life you might encounter someone with your first name or last name (or both). When's the last time that happened to your characters?

 

The naming tables have a table format that is an aide for the GM (PCs should choose, not roll) and since not all real nicknames are nice, the tables list some cruel nicknames (and you certainly don't have to use nicknames unless you want to).

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August 9th, 2005
This is exactly what it says on the tin. An excellent reference. LIKED: Good reference. DISLIKED: Could be explained better. QUALITY: Acceptable VALUE: Satisfied [...]
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July 7th, 2004
It seems that I am always in a fix for coming up with several names. Here's the answer. [...]
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September 20th, 2003
Excellent Item! If you need inspiration for an ancient culture, use this book as a springboard to name anything from People to Places, and yes, Things! -Ravenseye [...]
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August 10th, 2003
This is an extremely useful book. It's got first names, surnames, middle names, initialed names, and nicknames for both males and females. I have no idea how many combinations are available, but it's more than you'll ever need, at the very least. I [...]
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July 28th, 2002
This product is absolutely superb. It provides you with a superb list of names that are absolutely ideal in a fantasy setting, and is clear, quick and easy to use. It has proven extremely valuable to me, and is a superb source of inspiration. For anyone [...]
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