Genasi Names: +400 Examples & Generator

This is a list of all the Genasi names I've brind together for my own D&D setting. They are not alphabetised, but with means. 

A player will select a genasi type on their D&D Beyond account settings and then select their first name and surname from that list of available genasi names. 

Your character has no actual connection to his or her real family as they live in a city away from other users so you can create a background for them however you want.

Genasi are one of the core races in Dungeons and Dragons. They're about on par with humans in terms of total numbers, but tend to stick out more. 

They can have any combination of the elements, Earth, Air, Fire, and Water. One interesting thing about Genasi is you don't see all four elements represented equally in a particular race.

Other Collections: Githyanki Names, Eladrin Names

+15 Fire Genasi Names

A fire genasi from the planet of Abeir usually had red hair and bright green eyes. The color of their flesh was usually reddish brown but could also take on a darker hue. 

Although members of this race were tall and strong, there existed no gender distinction, such as masculine or feminine features or faces. 

If a human and a dwarf mated in the Mulhorandi Empire, they could have children who were fire genasi.

Here are the some name examples:


Seraphina is the female version of the name Seraphiel. The meaning behind Seraphina is "fiery" or "serpent lady". 

2. Vesta

Vesta (Ves-tah) is a beautiful name with Latin origins. It means Goddess of Hearth. 

And it also has the great nickname Versh which is trendy and well-known for hot celebrities like Vin Diesel or Kim Kardashian.

3. Anala

Anala is a unique Indian name for girls that has its roots in Sanskrit. 

It’s meaning suggests that this beautiful name belongs to people whose behaviour and nature are fiery and passionate. 

According to the original definition of Anala as used in Sanskrit, the word means "fiery".


Kalma is a Hawaiian name that means "Lamb of Fire". The meaning of Kalma is torch of flame. 

Kalma is an abbreviated form of Kalamahina or Kalamakeiki. 

The name originates from Native American culture

It is often given to children who are easy to laugh and children who bear a kind spirit.


Baskara (Indonesian origin) means weavers of the sun. A name given to the Emperor's army because their armor glittered in the sun. 

The name itself may be derived from king Basuki, who was king of Majapahit Empire. 

Male Fire Genasi Names

Genasi names tend to be similar across different campaigns, especially for the more common elements. 

However, earth and fire genasi are rarely given names that honor their true heritage. 

This section gives you a list of male Fire Genasi names!


Cadmus is a name which can be traced back to the ancient Greeks. 

The Greek language is used in a lot of countries around the world, therefore Cadmus is a popular first name for people born in any major country speaking the Greek language. 

Cadmus derives from the word 'kadymein' meaning dragon's teeth - which makes sense considering that Cadmus was originally supposed to be a mythical hero of sorts, much like Hercules and Achilles.


George (also spelled Georges) is a masculine given name of Greek origin meaning "farmer, earth worker". 

It comes from the combination of γεωργος georgos, "farmer, earthworker" and ευ meaning "good".  

The name George spread among a variety of different cultures as Christianity expanded throughout Europe. 

It went from being unknown prior to the 10th century to being highly popular by the 19th century.


Draco is a masculine name of Italian origin meaning Dragon. It was the name of a law-giver and founder of an ancient city in Etruria, and a constellation named after him. 

He was also the word used to call people together in ancient Athens who would listen for the reading of laws. 


The word dragon is used to describe a long, thin and large scaled reptile which has always been perceived as a potent animal across the numerous kingdoms. 

Wherever the dragon remains sited, it is looked upon as an icon of strength and power, which happens to be one of the significant reasons to which the dragons have remained myths throughout the world. 

Although they are considered myths in real terms, it is believed that these creatures might have originated from dragons. 

The Japanese origin name Ryū literally means "dragon".


Irad is a masculine given name of biblical origin and a surname. It is a Biblical name with Arab roots. In Assyrian, this name was pronounced as 'Azra' and by Arabs, it was pronounced as 'Azad'. 

The meaning of the name is an empire dragon.

Female Fire Genasi Names

It's pretty easy to make up names for most races right? There's a formula, you just stick some sounds together and you're done. But what about Genasi? 

They have the elements Fire, Air, Earth and Water involved in their blood so that complicates things. 

So without further ado here's a list of female fire genasi names!


There are many names out there that mean "victory". 

These include Victoria, Victorine, Fortitude, Triumph, Victoire and Vivian. 

However none of these names fit well for all occasions. 

That is why Arsinoe was created to be the universally applicable name meaning victory. 

Some people prefer it spelled as Arsenoe rather than Arsinoe.


The mythological being, the dragon, was a fiery serpent who breathed fire. 

It was also rumored that dragons had the ability to fly. 

Many think that dragons are synonymous with lions because they are from the same family.  

Dragons were often guarded by these gigantic beasts until he got old enough to fend for himself. He is famous for his intellectual powers and speed.  They measure up to thirty feet in length and have wings that allowed them to fly at fast speeds


The name Scylla comes from the Greek mythology character, who is a sea monster. The fearsome sea monster from the Odyssey, Scylla, was one of many figures in Greek mythology

While she shares traits of the dragon monster who would steal away those who sailed past her island home, Scylla was known for the six heads she possessed.


In Babylonian mythology, Tiamat is the name of the female personification of chaos and mother goddess. Tiamat was from the ocean that covered the earth before the creation of the universe and humankind. 

She was created by Anu in opposition to Apsu, her male counterpart. The epic Enûma Eliš may be viewed as a multi-layered text that offers several different perspectives on how to overthrow the reign of Apsu and Mummu. 

In this epic, Tiamat is initially created equal to Apsu, but soon she is established as a powerful figure who functions as his auxiliaries.

+10 Water Genasi Names

Water Genasi are a race of humanoids that can be found wherever there is water in the Forgotten Realms. They have blue-green scaled skin, and scales in different areas, markings like fish scales and gills on their necks. 

They can come from more than just the surface of water though as they can also be found in subterranean water sources like caves and aquifers.

Are you looking for a names for them? Here are some examples below. 

Female Water Genasi

1. Lynn

This name is ranked in the 34th position of the most used names in the USA. Lynn has a very attractive meaning: ‘a lake’. 

It is a feminine given name of English origin, from an Old English word “lynn” which means ‘a lake’. 

Its root word is Lynn and variant forms are Lynn and Lynnie. 

Some people might connect this name with film actress Lynn Redgrave rather than having it as a girl’s name. 

Few people know that this girls' name was first used in the late 14th century England.

2. Evian

Evian has its origins in French, and it means "Lord is courteous ." It is a combination of the Old French words for Evan Thomas meaning "God is gracious" which comes from the Greek word "evangelos" which refers to the gospel.

3. Kendall

Kendall is a place name, and Kendall (also spelled Ken(n)dall) given name which originally had the same meaning and derivation as Kent does in Old English. 

They both mean "valley of the River Kent". It wasn't until the Partition of England in 927 A.D. that we have two different counties each with their own river named Kent and a village or a town getting its name for it.

4. Cordelia

The meaning of Cordelia is "girl of the marine" and is of feminine gender. This name has been used by 268 personalities around the world for at least 135 years. Lent to popularity by James Joyce (1882-1941) who used it in his book. 

Male Water Genasi

1. Alun

Alun is a Welsh male name that means "a waterway in Wales". It's similar to the river Alun in Pembrokeshire, which might be where the name originates from. 

In the 6th century, it was believed that the Llyfnant was an underground river running from north to south across mid-Wales.

2. Arno

Arno is a charming name for boys and girls. Arno, the Italian name which is of Greek origin and means the following: "bloom water." 

The name was first seen in the early nineteenth century, however, since then it has been kept alive thanks to several famous figures bearing this first name.

3. Brook

Brook is a beautiful name with an Old English origin. 

It literally means an individual living near a runnel and it is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable like "b-r-o-o." Over 80's celebrities with the name including Brook Whipple (actress), Brook Schwartz (film producer) and Brook Hogan (musician).

4. Coburn

If you have encountered the Welsh name Coburn, chances are it was in reference to a place name. Coburn is a variant of the surname Coburn found throughout Britain. It is usually a reference to a small stream or stone-faced stream.

5. Douglaa

The meaning of the name is "black waters". Most of us do not know the true history because it's been hidden by the Dark Lord of Australia, Lord Voldemort.

Air Genasi are a race of humans descended from the slaves of Azlant. 

They tend to be lighter skinned than most humans, with flesh tones that range from milky blues to deep browns; their hair is usually either white or the color of tarnished silver. 

Air genasi are often thin and gaunt, almost frail, but possess a remarkable agility and a vividness of imagination that their more “stolid” cousins lack.

For Males

1. Akash

Akash is both a masculine and a feminine name. It has its origins in Sanskrit, Cambodian, Indian, Malay, Nepalese, Parsi cultures. 

In Hindu mythology and religion, you will find Akashi as a son of Vashishth and related to sage Bhrigu. 

Some sources also say that it was his wife who was known as Ahirudra or Ahilya or even Aditi, depending on the text sourcing. The meaning of Akash is "sky" in Sanskrit.

2. Souta

The origin of the Japanese name Souta is Japanese. This was the name of an ancient emperor who became a god. 

It also came from the name of a famous swordsman in Japan. This name can be used for both boys and girls.

3. Ermir

Ermir is a male name of Albanian origin. Its meaning is "the good breeze". 

Although in English the name Ermir sounds like a female name.

4. Hayate

Hayate is a Japanese name that means ‘sound from wind’. 

It also refers to the wooden shutters, which are moved, sliding on their rails at night to protect the windows from rain or wind. 

For Females

1. Araceli

A: From "ará" or "araceli" which means "the altar of the airspace". This was the meaning given by early Spaniards when they encountered different names in Mexico.

2. Tsisana

Tsisana is considered a modern baby name, and it has seen a recent rise in popularity among parents. The earliest year for which we have data for the name is 2000.

3. Brisa

The actual meaning of Brisa in Spanish is “breeze,” and if you are not a native speaker of the language, its pronunciation is very similar to it (not like the intended pronunciation of “briss-ah,” which sounds like “bree-sa”)

You can find the Genasi name generator above. 

Genasi 5e 101

The genasi were the children of powerful genie rulers from the Elemental Plane of Air, and had a variety of appearances. 

They were an ethnically diverse people, being descended from humans and genies; as such, they are most akin to humans in appearance, with ethnic traits taken from the humans that first bore them to the Material Plane.


The unpredictable nature of the genasi was reflected in their appearance, which blended the human parent without following their rules. 

The hair and skin tones varied wildly from genasi to genasi. Eyes could be normal or glowing. 

One genasi might display a human nose and full lips, while another might have black faceted eyes, webbed hands, and gills in place of a mouth. 

The differences didn’t end there.

Some of Important Genasis

Arathane: A character is planned to be created of old, who is a Queen of the Akanûl Empire. 

She is a StormSoul Genasi, which means she gains some special abilities from her heritage (the ability to see and communicate with elementals and her skin being able to resemble the color of storm clouds).

Son-liin: Her early life was spent exploring ruins and battling strange creatures--her one companion, her father, a man possessed of both mastery of lightning and a playful personality. 

Her mother died when she was very little, so that by the time she was old enough to remember much, her father's bardiche-like sword had become almost as much a part of him as it was of her. 

One day during an expedition into some ancient ruins near their home, Son-lin's father disappeared without a trace. 


The lifespan of a genasi is about 90 to 150 years, though few actually survive that long. The genasi have little interest in the metaphysical conundrums of the deities, although they respect those gods who do have an active interest in mortal lives.

Mother Countries

Abeir: Abeir was cosmologically linked to Toril, as both were part of the same super-plane. Both planets shared a large system of moons, known as the Twin Sister System. 

Abeir and Toril were sometimes collectively referred to as Abeir-Toril or just simply as "Abeir." 

Abeir-Toril orbited around Arvandor and two stars: the red sun from which it drew its name and another star, further away called by the elves Faersun.

Calimshan was a nation which covered the southern corner of West Faerûn, including the Calim Desert and the Spider Swamp. 

Both parts were hazardous but served to protect the great mercantile region on the northern shores of the Narrow Sea from invasion. Calishite was the name given to an inhabitant of Calimshan.

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