300 Domain Prefixes and Suffixes (and More Ideas) to Help Create Your Name

As our previous article discussed, adding a prefix or a suffix to a desired generic term extends your options to target a particular market with your name. There are some benefits as well as downsides to doing it, and not all prefixes and suffixes work in all situations.

There’s really an unlimited amount of prefixes and suffixes to choose from, but we’ve put together a list of 300 total as a starting point, along with some additional ideas that give further options. Many of these are general and can be used in most cases, but some have particular uses and have been included primarily because they are used often. Never assume that a combination of any one of these and your targeted generic term makes a good name to use – think carefully about what the name conveys, whether the complete brand would be strong and whether your market would respond well to it.

List of Prefixes (115)

1
4
24
123
247
360
1st
A
AAA
ABC
About
Access
Active
All
AllAbout
Auto
Best
Better
Big
Bit
Buy
Buzz
Cafe
Classic
Cloud
Club
Cool
Crowd
Custom
Cyber
Daily
Digital
Direct
Dr
e
Easy
Eco
Elite
EZ
Fast
Find
First
Free
Fresh
Front
Get
Giga
Go
Good
Great
Hot
Huge
Hyper
i
Insider
Instant
Inter
Interactive
Internet
Just
Live
Local
Macro
Mega
Meta
Metro
Micro
Miss
Mobile
Mr
Ms
Multi
My
Nano
Neo
Net
New
Nova
Now
Omni
On
Online
Only
Paradise
Pro
Quick
Rapid
Retro
Share
Simple
Simply
Sleek
Smart
Social
Super
Talk
Tech
Techno
Tera
The
Think
Top
Uber
Ultra
Urban
Valley
VIP
Virtual
Watch
We
Web
World
XYZ
You
Your

Other Prefix Ideas

1. Geo terms and locations

Once you introduce a city, state/province, region, country or other geo term into the mix, there are practically unlimited possibilities. Unlike many prefixes/suffixes, geos can actually help you target a specific location. Geo terms can include North, Coastal and similar terms to describe the general area you’re located..

2. Positive adjectives

Good, Great, Best and Top are already on the list, but there are hundreds more positive adjectives that can be used as prefixes. If you’re targeting a younger audience, Awesome might work well for instance, or if there’s a positive aspect of your business you’d like to highlight (similar to Fast and Quick), using it as a prefix may be the way to do it.

3. Colors

Green has especially been in use as of late to signify environmentally friendly, but colors are often used as prefixes whether or not they have a particular meaning in the use. They can have an added branding benefit in the design of the brand – using Blue as a prefix and having a predominantly blue logo and website design may help the name be remembered.

List of Suffixes (185)

Note: “-” reflects suffixes to add onto a single word or at the end of a made-up word

24
101
123
247
-able
Advisors
Alley
Area
Attic
Bank
Base
Bay
Beat
Bin
Biz
Blog
Board
Book
Box
Buddy
Buzz
Cafe
Camp
Cast
Castle
Cave
Center
Central
Chat
Circle
City
Cloud
Club
Co
Com
Company
Connection
Consultants
Corp
Corner
Country
Cove
Creek
Daily
Day
Deck
Depot
Direct
Dock
Exchange
Expert
Experts
Express
Farm
Field
Finder
Forever
ForSale
Forum
Front
Garden
Genie
Group
Guide
Guru
Heaven
Help
Hill
Hole
Home
Hour
House
Hub
Hut
Inc
Info
Insider
Insight
Interactive
-io
Island
Land
Lane
Life
Limited
Line
Link
List
Live
LLC
Ltd
-ly
Mansion
Market
Marketplace
Mart
Master
Masters
Me
Media
Minute
Nation
Net
Network
News
Nexus
Ninja
Now
Ocean
Online
OnTheGo
Pad
Pal
Palace
Park
Pit
Place
Planet
Point
Pond
Portal
Post
Pro
Pros
Pulse
Report
Resource
Review
Reviews
Road
Room
Scene
Search
Seek
Shack
Share
Shop
Site
Social
Solutions
Source
Space
Sphere
Spot
Square
Station
Stead
Stop
Store
Street
Studio
Studios
Talk
Tech
Time
Tips
Today
Tools
Town
Trends
Tube
TV
Ultra
Universe
Unlimited
Us
Valley
Vault
Venue
Village
-ville
Vine
Voice
Warehouse
Watch
Wave
Way
Web
Whiz
Wire
Wizard
World
-zilla
Zone
Zoo

Other Suffix Ideas

1. Geo Locations

Similarly to prefixes, geo locations can be used as suffixes as well (geo terms like North and Coastal generally don’t work for suffixes) and there are thousands of possibilities. It’s not as desirable usually to use them as a suffix but they can still work well and still help target the specific location.

2. Animals

While animals can sometimes work as a branding prefix, they’re more often used as a suffix as it makes the brand double as the name of a mascot that can be used to strengthen the brand. People like animals and remember them rather easily, plus some animals may convey certain attributes that can help with the branding.

3. Positive nouns

Pro, Master, Genie and others are already in the list and depict knowledge and experience in the field. Similar to positive adjectives as a prefix, this can be a possibility to express something about your company that you’d like some focus on.

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When you consider all the names that can be created with just adding a prefix or suffix to a single term, it can be tough to figure out what will work best for you. Domainate, we have helped many businesses get the right domain that will help them establish and grow a strong brand online. We have helped brand and rebrand startups and local companies along with multi-billion dollar corporations. Contact us and we can help you sort through the unlimited domain possibilities and determine which name your business should build on.

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6 Comments on “300 Domain Prefixes and Suffixes (and More Ideas) to Help Create Your Name”

  1. Gaye Crispin says:

    Very cool list.. thank you :)

  2. Dr. Altaf says:

    I have been in domains from 1997,at that point many experts misguided us “not to take prefix or suffix” while they booked it ,now valued millions of doallars. So thak you so much for providing branded prefix/suffices with nouns, adverb, or adjectives to make real brands. God bless you!
    Regards,
    Dr.Altaf

    • Steve Jones says:

      Those experts weren’t completely off base. In 1997 you could still get the exact term without the prefix/suffix for many things. That said, a name like eBusiness.com would be worth a ton of money.

      Like with any sort of addition to a name, you need to make sure the rest of the name is better to make up for it. I’m glad this list helps!

      -Steve

  3. [...] and suffixes can help you get the name you want – sort of. We provided 300 common examples of ones used. Adding a random character on the other hand tends to ruin the name. At worst, added [...]

  4. connie says:

    thanks


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