How do you create names in stories?

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One method is to use a name which in some way, shape or form, references the traits of the character you're naming. Aptronym (also aptonym) or charactonym is a name aptly suited to its owner.

Examples include Gordon Gekko in Wall Street (1987) or Forrest Gump (1994).

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