Gnome Priest

Ravenholdt
I'm new to rolling on an RP server and I'm having a difficult time with coming up with a name for a Gnome Priest.

RP wise.. I'm wanting him to be a kind of different Gnome. Not so much eccentric as Gnomes tend to be. A quieter type, less excitable than normal.

I need help with names. I keep drawing blanks. :(

EDIT: I was drawn to this server b/c of Duhr's post over in General, you all seem to have a good community spirit going on.
Do you know what professions you're planning on getting with him? Random question, but sometimes that can help a little bit. How old is he going to be? Shadow? Holy/Disc? These can all help you flesh out what you want from your character and spark some ideas for names. (I'll try to help you out too, with a bit more info!)
Smash the random button until you find a good one. It's worked for every character I have (except my priest, I picked her name).
02/13/2013 08:35 PMPosted by Lukar
Smash the random button until you find a good one. It's worked for every character I have (except my priest, I picked her name).

This is also a good one. Or if you see a name that you sorta like, tweak it a little bit.
02/13/2013 08:00 PMPosted by Zakarnas
Do you know what professions you're planning on getting with him? Random question, but sometimes that can help a little bit. How old is he going to be? Shadow? Holy/Disc? These can all help you flesh out what you want from your character and spark some ideas for names. (I'll try to help you out too, with a bit more info!)


Disc is what I'm leaning to. Considering Shadow. But mostly Disc.

And probably Tailoring and Enchanting :)
A lot of the best gnome names I see are ICly the gnome's family name rather than a first name, so in choosing your gnome's IC name, consider that what you name your character OOCly does not have to be their first name. Off the top of my head, the first thing that comes to mind would be Spellsprocket. Granted, that would not be priest exclusive, could go for any gnome caster.
Also something like Lightsprocket, I like that too and it's more priest-exclusive. If you'd prefer something other than -sprocket, consider classics like tinker, fizzle, or even boom.
Or if you want, check yoru family's cultural back ground and look for a diety, person of folklore or even a real character that sparks your interest.
So I could use the Last Name as my character's name?

So I could just use Lightfizzle or Lightsprocket, etc?
So I could use the Last Name as my character's name?


Absolutely! A lot of players use the last name for their visible name, then those that roleplay with them refer to them by the IC first name. The most famous example that comes to mind is Thom Jarington, whose display name is Jarington.

BTW I love your idea! I was trying to do the same thing with Flitin: Take a drastically underutilized race and explore some different options and plotlines. Some of Flitin's stories thus far are here: http://www.ravenholdt.us/viewtopic.php?p=28491#p28491

I'd love to RP with you sometime. And if you're looking for a guild, check out the Night's Veil: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/7909211027 Flitin has some delusions of grandeur when it comes to the ascension of the Gnomish race that your priest might like to join in on... or put a stop to. Either would be fun and interesting.
http://www.babynames.com/

http://www.sheknows.com/baby-names

A couple sites to browse for inspiration.

Keep an eye out for typos while you're reading! I've gotten names from them before.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=700R9XJR5yo
This link might also be helpful to you - a friend let me know that gnomes give themselves their own last names when they reach adulthood rather than retaining their parents' last name. And they passed this along for me to give you: http://www.mmo-champion.com/threads/819777-Zappie-s-Guide-to-Roleplaying-Gnomes
Should give you some more general ideas for getting your roleplaying going! Let us know what name you decide on and/or if you need any more direction and we'll be glad to help.
Since I have nothing constructive to contribute to the question at hand, I will simply commend the OP on his choice of the race/class combo.

Although, if I had a twin, I would call him Schnoozle.
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Gnomes names are very fun to come up with.

My rogue is 'Clori' short for 'Clori Forma' which was taken from chloroform.

My mage is 'Fitzcrackle' or with full name and title 'The Amazing Hupert T. Fitzcrackle, Esquire.'

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