The tradition of giving people descriptive surnames is universal and goes back to prehistoric times. This way, everybody was classified into a predetermined social niche to which he would be bound for life, and even pass that destiny on to his descendants.
Your last name is extremely important because it indicates, among many other things:
Our service is based on the biggest collection of surnames (more than 1.5 million) from around the world to help you come up with lots of ideas for a character's name. We have researched numerous geographic regions and historic periods to come up with surnames from a wide variety of cultures.
You will be able to find the perfect surname for your characters, whether they are supposed to be Japanese, American, British, French, or Greek. We also have a large selection of fantasy names based on the relevant literature from all over the world.
All you need to do is select your search criteria and click on the button to get ten random last names, then click again for ten more if necessary, until you see the one that describes your character most eloquently.