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Gaelic Otherworld name generator
This name generator will give you 10 random names for either places within the Otherworld or simply realms similar to the Otherworld..
The Otherworld is a realm of Celtic mythology said to be the home of their deities and, in some cases, of the dead. As far as the Gaelic (Irish) version goes, it is a realm of eternal youth, health, beauty and joy belonging to the gods and certain heroes and ancestors. It is possible for the dead to eventually make their way here, depending on the myth, but it's more often the case they end up in a different realm or simply reincarnated.
In the tales of gods and heroes involving entry to the Otherworld, entry is usually gained through either ancient burial mounts or under the waters of larger bodies of water. Likewise, it's possible to reach the Otherworld by crossing the western sea. In the tale of Oisín and Niamh, in which Niamh is a fairy woman who falls in love with the mortal man Oisín, Oisín travels across the sea toward Tir na nÓg on a magical horse that can walk across water. Tír na nÓg means Land of the Young and is either a place within the Otherworld or one of the many names for the Otherworld.
Other names for the Otherworld or places therein include: Tír nAill (the other land), Tír Nairngire (the promised land), Tír na mBeo (land of the living), Mag Mell (plain of delight), Mag Argatnél (the silver-clouded plain) and Mag Cíuin (the gentle plain), as well as several others.
For the purposes of this name generator, I followed these naming conventions. I expanded beyond the Otherworld's more paradise-based themes, though the majority are still befitting places or realms akin to the Otherworld. Either way, there's plenty to pick from, so hopefully you manage to find something you enjoy.
To start, simply click on the button to generate 10 random names. Don't like the names? Simply click again to get 10 new random names.
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