Random Name Picker

Pick a name at random from a list of names.

Name Picker

Separate each name by comma or newline

Number of names: 0

Name Picker settings

Name Picker Winners

First enter your list of names and press "Pick random name" button to choose a winner.

About Random Name Picker

Name Picker is an easy-to-use online tool to quickly select a name from a list of names at random. You can add an unlimited number of entries and draw multiple random winners.

You can use the Random Name Picker for several purposes, such as:

  • Deciding who should start.
  • Determining who is responsible for doing the dishes.
  • Selecting who should clean the room.
  • Identifying the winner of your Facebook giveaway.
  • Choosing a random winner of your Instagram raffle or contest.
  • Assisting in the selection of a baby name.
  • Select random names to create teams.
  • Determining the winning name for your Twitter competition.

Teachers can also make use of this tool in the classroom to randomly select:

  • Students who need to provide the correct answer.
  • Students who should be assigned to specific groups for activities.

How to pick a random winner for your online contest?

You've created an Instagram, YouTube, or Facebook giveaway, and now it's time to select a random winner. How can you accomplish that using our name selector?

  • Collect names from participants who comply with the giveaway rules.
  • Enter all names in the Name Picker tool.
  • Select multiple winners by adjusting the number of winners.
  • Customize Name Picker settings for your draw, if needed.
  • Start raffle and draw random winners.
  • Contact the winners and share the results on social media.

You can also utilize our Facebook Comment Picker, Instagram Comment Picker, or YouTube Comment Picker to automatically retrieve all comments from your post or video. This feature allows you to effortlessly select a random winner for your giveaway from the all comments.

How does the Random Name Picker work?

It's very easy to use our Name Picker tool:

  • Enter your list of names in the tool
  • Select the number of winners.
  • Choose if it is allowed to draw a name multiple times.
  • Choose if we should filter duplicate names from your list of names.
  • Choose if we should remove a selected name from the list of names after a draw.
  • Press the button "Pick random name" to start the name draw.

The result displays the winner(s) of the Random Name Picker, the total number of names, and the date/time of the draw.

If you run multiple draws, you will have access to the previous draw information as well. You can easily remove the previous name picker results with the cross button.

Tip: You can select new winners with the pick again button that with be displayed below the result with winners.

Can I add my logo to the Name Picker results?

We have introduced a new feature that allows you to personalize the Name Picker contest results. You can now customize the results with a title, intro text, and a logo. Simply check the "Add contest information to results" option within the form and enter your desired custom information. For the logo, please provide a link to an online image in one of the following formats: jpg, jpeg, png, svg, or gif.

How many names can the Name Picker handle?

The Name Picker tool can capable of handling an unlimited number of names. We have extensively tested our tool with over 1 million names, and it continues to function effectively. However, it's worth noting that in certain browsers, the name selector may experience some slowdown when dealing with such a large volume of names.

How fair is the Name Picker?

Every raffle conducted using our tool is entirely random and cannot be manipulated. We want to emphasize that we do not entertain requests to alter the outcome of the random winner generator. It is designed to ensure fairness and impartiality, and we will never engage in any actions to change the results.