Cool pirate Names
To make cool pirate names I use a mixture of good old English names, combined with surnames with the proper feel.
To spice the names up, the random generator adds expressions, nouns, verbs etc. from a sailor and seaman's jargon.
The pirate names shows huge variation due to a complex random algorithm, that combines the different names, surnames and jargon into new
Huge variation guarantees lots of different, creative and cool pirate names.
Pirate names for girls
25% of the pirate names from the generator are female pirate names for girls. The female pirate names are
generated with a girl name and a surname.
Finally special words are randomly added to finish and refine the name.
In real life female were rare in the piracy business, but the female pirate names are the obvious choice for cool pirate ship names.
Through all time sailors always has named their ships after females. Many fine lady has crossed the oceans, seven seas
bays and straits.
Real female pirate names
For a list of real female pirate names check this list of
historical female pirates.
These traditional names is also a great source for inspiration for funny and cool pirate names for girls.
75% of the of the names generated are male.
The male ones are made from traditional English sailor names. These are combined with generic surnames
and the special words.
Pirate ship name generator
You can easily use this application as a pirate ship name generator. Just choose the random female pirate
names as pirate ship names. There you go,
a build-in pirate ship name generator.
Historical ships and piracy
At the Wikipedia you can find a list of historical pirate ships at the
This article deal with every aspects of piracy from historical time and up till the piracy the world experience today.
You can find even more piracy ship names at the
famous pirate ship names
The United Nations definition of piracy sounds like this:
"Piracy consists of any criminal acts of violence, detention, rape, or depredation committed for
private ends by the crew or the passengers of a private ship or aircraft."
Piracy is indeed a dirty business. Both now and in the past.
So even though the movie industry and literature usually glorifies piracy and the criminal acts on the sea,
piracy has never been and will never
romantic and heroic as described.