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Measurement name generator
This name generator will give you 12 random names for four types of measurement units.
Alternative names for units of measurements are tricky to come up with, but there are plenty of writers and other creative folk who feel their worlds are incomplete without their own measurement systems. In this generator you'll find names for units of mass, units of volume, units of length/size, and units of time, in this order. Each name is represented by 3 names for a total of 12.
I used words that could be used in alternate universes and time-lines. Just as we use feet, paces, clicks, and so on, this generator has names like allots, pods, palms, studs, and lapses. There is some overlap between the 4 types, as well as some overlap with lesser used real-life and historical measurements I included in this generator because they work well in fictional settings. Either way, there's plenty to pick from.
I ignored the more specific units in science as they're generally named after a scientist (Watt, Kelvin, Ampère), so the real name generators cover these.
If you want more in-depth information on inventing and naming your own measurement unit systems, consider reading my guide foud here.
To start, simply click on the button to generate 10 random names. Don't like the names? Simply click again to get 12 new random names.
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