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Christmas Elf Name Generator Printable – Free Elf on the Shelf Printable

If you need to name your Elf on the Shelf, you’ll want to download this free Christmas elf name generator printable. It’s a fun way to name a brand new elf without the stress of trying to think of the best name.

When naming your elf, you’ll want your kids to have input. But sometimes, little kids can have some odd ideas about what the name of an elf should be. Don’t get me wrong, I love our Elf on a Shelf names – Ice Cream and Hiro – but, I would have preferred cute names like Snowflake or funny elf names like Mister Twinkletoes.

This image shows the three free Christmas elf name generator printables you can get for free at the end of this blog post.

There is definitely some stress related to the Elf on the Shelf. There is so much planning to make everything perfect to keep the Christmas tradition exciting. There is enough stress during the holiday season. The last thing you need is for selecting the name of a new elf to become stressful.

So how do you come up with the perfect name for your scout elves? Well, in all honesty, any name is great. But, having a name that evokes the Christmas spirit is extra special.

All of the names that are on the Christmas elf name generator printable are full of Christmas cheer. They’re related to winter, Christmas movies, sweet treats, etc.

This image shows one of the three free Christmas elf name generator printables you can get for free at the end of this blog post.

New to Elf on the Shelf?

Congratulations! This fun Christmas activity will keep you busy all Christmas season. It can be a bit overwhelming as a first time elf owner to try to keep up with it all.

Using this free generator is just one of the many ways to ease the stress of the Christmas holiday season. Don’t worry, you’ll be a pro by next year!

Do you need to use a name generator to pick out a name?

No! Children or the whole family can choose their own unique name for their Scout elf. This is just for those that would like a different way to select their scout elf names.

This image shows the three free Christmas elf name generator printables you can get for free at the end of this blog post.

How Does the Elf Name Generator Work?

For the elf’s first name, the child will select the letter in the alphabet that that corresponds with their first name.

For the elf’s last name, the child will select name from the month of the year they were born.

At the bottom of the sheet, they can fill in their new official elf name.

What Comes in the Set of Free Printable Elf on the Shelf Name Generators?

  • Elf name generator for anyone
  • Elf name generator for a girl elf
  • Elf name generator for a boy elf
This image shows one of the three free Christmas elf name generator printables you can get for free at the end of this blog post.

Can I use Any of the Name Generators for my Elf?

Of course! But maybe people have asked me specifically for more feminine or masculine names. I thought it was best to include those as options as well. You can use all three of them to select your name and your child select which one they like the best.

Can I use the Generator for an Elf Pet Name?

Yes, you can use the generator for a pet’s name, reindeer name, baby’s name, etc.

Unique Way to use an Elf Name Generator

Classroom Writing Activity

In addition to selecting a name for your new family elf or elf friend, you could use this for a creative writing activity. Pair this free printable with a writing prompt about Christmas/elves.

Children could use the generator to create elf characters for their story and they could write all about their new elf friend.

Fun Party Activity with Friends

Going to a Christmas party and need some fun Christmas activities? Use this generator to create your own elf name to use during the party. You could add some name tags and you’ve got a fun party game.

What Does the Name Generator Look Like?

Here is what each name generator looks like.

This image shows one of the three free Christmas elf name generator printables you can get for free at the end of this blog post.
This image shows one of the three free Christmas elf name generator printables you can get for free at the end of this blog post.
This image shows one of the three free Christmas elf name generator printables you can get for free at the end of this blog post.

What File Types are Included?

You will get a pdf and JPG file for each generator type.

What Size Paper Should I Print the Printable On?

You’ll need sone piece of paper per generator. It is standard letter size.

Coordinating Printables to Keep the Magic Alive

All of the printables on my site that are for the elf or from Santa Claus, are designed to coordinate. The consistency helps children to believe.

You can get our other coordinating free printables:

87 Elf on the Shelf Name Ideas

If you would prefer to create your own elf name, you can pick random names from the list to create your own Christmas elf name.

Check out the list below for some ideas. Create your elf’s name by picking one or more names from the list below. Add a last name (or even a middle name) to your elf. It’s more unique and fun that way!

  1. Angel
  2. Belle
  3. Bernard
  4. Blitzen
  5. Blizzard
  6. Bob
  7. Buddy
  8. Buster
  9. Buttercup
  10. Butterscotch
  11. Candy
  12. Cane
  13. Carol
  14. Charlie
  15. Chip
  16. Chippy
  17. Clark
  18. Cocoa
  19. Cookie
  20. Cupcake 
  21. Dash
  22. Elfie
  23. Elfred
  24. Elvis
  25. Eve
  26. Evergreen
  27. Figgy 
  28. Frost
  29. Ginger
  30. Glitters
  31. Gloria
  32. Gumdrop
  33. Happy
  34. Harmony
  35. Holly
  36. Humperdink
  37. Ivy
  38. Jack
  39. Jangle
  40. Jinglebell
  41. Jingles
  42. Jolly
  43. Jolly Cakes
  44. Jolly Toes
  45. Jovie
  46. Joy
  47. Kris
  48. Lou Who
  49. LuLu
  50. Marshmallow
  51. Max
  52. Maxine
  53. McFlake
  54. McJingles
  55. Merry
  56. Merry Mint
  57. Minty Pants
  58. Miss
  59. Mister
  60. Molly
  61. Muffin 
  62. Nick
  63. Nicky
  64. Noel
  65. Peppermint
  66. Piper
  67. Pixie
  68. Prince
  69. Princess
  70. Ralphie
  71. Rudy
  72. Scout
  73. Shimmer
  74. Snickerdoodle
  75. Snowball 
  76. Snowflake
  77. Snowy
  78. Sparkles
  79. Sparky
  80. Sprinkles
  81. Star
  82. Sugar Plum
  83. Tinsel
  84. Tiny
  85. Twinkletoes
  86. Winter 
  87. Zippy
This image shows one of the three free Christmas elf name generator printables you can get for free at the end of this blog post.

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