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Username Ideas: Creative and Cool Usernames

Updated on April 29, 2016

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Need a Good Username?

It's important to choose a good username for websites. It's the first thing people will notice, so choose wisely to leave a good impression. Unfortunately, coming up with a cool username can be hard—it can seem like all the good ones are taken, especially on big social media sites like Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram, where there are literally millions of users.

This article will provide you with ideas for username, including funny username ideas, and at the end you'll hopefully have a username for any site under the sun. Have fun!


Tips: How to Slightly Alter or Change Your Desired Username

If you've already got an awesome username idea, but it's taken, try altering it. For example:

Add numbers

eg:
ProZack1986
Czarcasm2

So as to not forget the username, meaningful numbers are best, such as your year of birth, post code or favourite number. Just don't forget that if you use your year of birth, most people will recognize it as a year, guess it's your birth year and thus know your age.

Add underscores, dots and dashes

eg:
Cookie_Monster
ob-LIV-ious
L.i.z.z.y
_John_

Change the spelling

eg:
moodie
intelllligent
happee
mischeivous

Note: Make sure to change the spelling of the word only slightly, so that its original meaning is still clear. You can also use this to be ironic, by spelling a word like "intelligent" wrong.

Ideas on how to misspell your username:

Instead of the letter "O", use a "0" (a zero)
Instead of a "C," use a "K."
If there is an "R" in your username add additional ones. For example: Marrrrlin. Sounds pirate-y, eh?

Add "decorative" letters

Examples:
xoxo_Karrie_xoxo
Oo_Eddie_oO

Add a word to the start or the end of your username

Words to add at the start:
uber
theonly
miss
mr
ms
citrus

Words to add at the end:
inabox
eatingcake
ishot

Cute Username Ideas and Sweet Username Ideas

If you're after cute names for your username, there many words that can be used, including in combination with your first name. However, keep in mind that you'll likely outgrow this username.

Use these words below either by themselves with your own name, or combine a few of the words. For example:

  • SweetKristy
  • KristyHoney
  • BubblySnowflake
  • AngelicPrincessKristy
  • FairyPrincessKristy
  • BabyKristyButterfly

See below for other cute or sweet-themed words to use in your username.

 
 
 
angel
bubbles
shimmer
angelic
bubbly
glimmer
baby
pink
little
butterfly
sparkly
doll
sweet
sparkles
dolly
sweetie
sprinkles
lolly
princess
fairy
honey
snowflake
pretty
sugar
cherub
lovely
blossom

Phobias as Usernames

 
 
 
Ecophobia
Hippophobia
Scolionophobia
Ergophobia
Musophobia
Zemmiphobia
Geliophobia
Tachophobia
Hadephobia
 
Radiophobia
 
Phobias aren't fun to have- except as part of your username! There's plenty out there, including some really obscure ones. They sound awesome, and can be a unique username idea.

You can choose a phobia because you like its meaning or just like the way it sounds. View a huge list of phobias for more ideas. If it strikes your fancy, you could even make up a phobia name instead of using a scientific name. For example:

  • Facebookaphobia
  • Cheesecakeophobia
  • DMVphobia

Movie and TV Show-Themed Username Ideas

 
 
 
Swarley
yabba dabba doo!
respectmyauthori-tah
bazinga!
aaay
 
ay caramba!
Newman!
 
If you're a fan of a television show or movie, why not let everybody know with your username? Or, you could just include a reference to the TV show, such as a catchphrase, in-joke or great line.

Your Name (Or Anything Else) Backwards as a Username

Why not see what your name looks like backwards? Chances are, it looks really cool and you never even knew. You can use that as a username to have a personal username where the connection to you isn't immediately obvious. Unless your name is Eve.

You can also try this for words you like, or hobbies- do you like yoga? I bet the username Agoy is still available. The username "South Park" may not be available, but what about kraphtuos? Even stamp collecting almost sounds cool when it becomes Gnitcellocpmats.

Use the Dictionary to Help You Pick a Username

 
 
 
guffaw
hitherto
ligature
guidon
hoary
limner
guilloche
hobbledehoy
titmouse
holystone
hobgoblin
tittup
homeric
intagliated
tmesis
 
tormentil
 
If all else fails, just pull out a dictionary and flip to a random page. Look down until you find a word that sounds interesting. The above are just some cool examples! (Also, you may need to use one of the tricks at the beginning of this article to

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      mecheshier 4 years ago

      Great Hub with wonderful ideas. Thank you for sharing

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      Winsome 3 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Oh I think sugarbabyhoneydollKristy would please Van Halen.

      and your own take: Honorifics before your name like TheHonorable JudgeKristy, HerimperialmajestyKristy, HMSKristy, DameKristy, DuchessofAdelaideKristy....and of course there is the fashion fads, you could be HelloKristy with your own adorable stuffed Koala. =: )

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      Kristy Callan 3 years ago from Australia

      I think "failsatrespondingtocommentsinatimelymanner" is probably a pretty appropriate username for me too.

      Honorifics? Great idea. I especially like HMSKristy! I've always wanted a boat named after me... I guess I could settle for being named after a boat instead.

      Thanks for commenting, Winsome!

    • kostis 3 years ago

      very good thanks

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      Mrinal Saha 3 years ago from Jaipur,India

      Hey thanks for the hub,,

      I would like to add this ,, After you have selected you cool username ,do make sure it's available on all social media ,, you can do this through namechk.com .

      Tip : use the same username but different password on social media ,, It's really helpful.

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      Kristy Callan 3 years ago from Australia

      Thank you, receivetipstricks. That's a very good point. I'll add it to the article now.

    • Mad_HaTTer_254 3 years ago

      u can also use uppercase and lower

    • Swarley Charlie 3 years ago

      Nice

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      FullOfLoveSites 3 years ago from United States

      Nice suggestions and tips! It would take me a while to think for a cool and unique username, now I think your hub will help me through it. Thank you. :)

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      Keely Deuschle 3 years ago from Florida

      It is quite difficult to come up with a creative username! Your suggestions are great for getting the creative juices flowing. How fun is hobbledehoy?! Going with some honorific spin on it - HMSHobbledehoy lol! Spin on occupations can be fun, too! One of mine that's a remnant from a past life is webdevgal. Thanks for an inspiring hub!

    • Dorival 3 years ago

      Life is what you make of it

    • Nurse_Sydney 3 years ago

      I love sweet usernames like SweetKissy or something girly :)

    • Keyeraaaaa_ 2 years ago

      I want like a cool user with my name or something in it or having to do with a sport

    • Zy Kierra Guice 2 years ago

      I found my name it is miss star.. you helped me, thank you.,

    • Vachelle318 2 years ago

      I need a popular one that can get more followers thanks

    • Karia 2 years ago

      Can you also give website names? Im trying to start a social media like instagram or facebook or kik or twitter and I can't think of any good names

    • Jennifer 2 years ago

      I want to change some letters to numbers or something

    • Morgan 2 years ago

      Qt get it cutie

    • beatrice 2 years ago

      you should try to make a username that is easy to see and to pronounce and that people will like. mines is short and simple it is @lolbeatrice_

    • trololo 2 years ago

      jellybutt is funny

    • Molly 2 years ago

      I want a good username for Instagram x

    • 2 years ago

      Awesome hub !

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      Will-I-Am II 2 years ago

      doyousitdown&wonderwhysomeusernamesaresocatchy. Use this one. Risk will be yours.

      I love to just think of some of this usernames:

      Vogeur

      Lifehacker

      ehow

      Why can't i seem to get a username i like?

    • T_partaaah 2 years ago

      I can make a few usernames from daz_black vines:

      hppy.cloud

      gt-yr-@$$-her-noww

      Selfi-smack

      dnt.now.legs?!

      covrdinhar

      hw_grls_dnc_now

      swagachu

      wingardioswagatrocious

      swagatron

      iphone4_hateparents

      pistl_go.to.slep

      cutofface

    • Amber 2 years ago

      Hi this just said my comment was rather short so I'll say sup meh homies

    • Joshua 2 years ago

      Be a person

    • Miss Priss123 2 years ago

      I'm only 10 so i didn't really understand how to do it but I think that LadyCraft3895 is a cute minecraft username

    • Madissyn 2 years ago

      I want something that goes with my. Name

    • H a t y y y y 23 months ago

      Princess , pooh bear , gummy bear (if they are taken change the spelling or add more letters) princessssssss,poo bere , gummie bare , something like that to make it sound cool don't just put a word at a twist to it

    • irshadanduzma 23 months ago

      Menswear

    • Pinkyyy 21 months ago

      Love it ty:)x

    • Jennie 20 months ago

      i want to put a cute animal or fruit in it

    • Fox Ockellen 19 months ago

      xXx_the_harzoo_that_was_promised_xXx

    • brenda 18 months ago

      Want something cool

    • Christy 16 months ago

      Need something to look different then plain boring Christy. Thanks!

    • Karen Escobar 11 months ago

      In between love hate and weed

    • Ydahs 6 months ago

      Thanks this helped ~ Shady.

    • Katelyn collins 5 months ago

      I think yodivasistax would work for me

    • Rutvik 3 months ago

      Give a good name for Instagram

    • nagma 3 months ago

      Want some cool name for profile

    • heetrono 3 months ago

      thanks for the ideas...

    • Lei 2 months ago

      Very helpful! Thanks! I was able to get a cool unique username. Steps were great! Thank you for doing this article! It helped me so much, instead of having my lame old username. My old username was HeyoKiddo (cause I didn't know what to put) but now my new username is Xx_Zarcasm_xX! Thanks for creating this article! Helped me a lot!

      -Lei

    • meep 5 weeks ago

      how bout derpyjazz

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