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Choosing a good DJ name is essential for making sure that you will be memorable in your career, here are some tips to set you on the right track:

Good DJ Names

A good DJ name should have some ties to the act of DJ-ing or the experience of performing music live. If not, then choose a punch, memorable word that people will have a hard time forgetting.

  • DJ Pyro
  • Voyage
  • Quicksand
  • Azure
  • Stitches
  • DJ Melodyrama
  • Poison
  • DJ Heartbeats
  • DJ Bit
  • Luck


Famous dancehall DJ wish was catapulted to stardom after videos surfaced online of his elite DJing at private parties for less than 20 people.

  • DJ Spider
  • Psych
  • Bassy Bee
  • Adventune
  • Questune
  • DJ Escape
  • Venom
  • DJ Robin
  • DJ Image

Funny DJ Names

Sometimes, the best way to be memorable is to be funny. Stick with the similar naming conventions outlined above, but add in some comedic exaggeration to really make those names shine.

  • Chronos
  • DJ Prismatic
  • DJ Escapade
  • DJ Pyrite
  • Sliver
  • Absurd
  • Tremor
  • Treble Trouble

DJ Clamor

DJ Clamor was so-called because of his habit of ending his sets with a full wall of noise in order to clear the room.

  • Witness
  • Clarity
  • DJ Refresh
  • DJ Rumor
  • Stranger
  • Adventunes
  • DJ Primal
  • Infinity
  • DJ Tremor
  • Chrono
  • DJ Dexter
  • DJ Venomous
  • DJ Snow

Techno DJ Names

Techno DJs can often be a little pretentious and aloof, and their names tend to reflect those aspects of their personalities.

  • Carnage
  • DJ Whistle
  • Maximus
  • DJ Tempest
  • Snow
  • DJ Fusion
  • Dexter
  • Triple
  • DJ Satisfriction
  • DJ Tempestuous
  • Brass

DJ Chance

DJ Chance decided on that name because he said he wanted people to think of seeing his shows as “the chance of a lifetime”.

  • DJ Bliss
  • DJ Azure
  • DJ Adventune
  • DJ Daydrought
  • Blade
  • DJ Espadrill
  • DJ Aftermath
  • Double Trouble
  • Ink

EDM DJ Names

In contrast, EDM DJ names are usually much more to the point and even a little edgy when compared to the naming conventions of their techno counterparts.

  • DJ Light
  • DJ Psych
  • DJ Acrobat
  • DJ Mercy
  • Bliss
  • Crush
  • Acoustics
  • Flight
  • Refresh


It only took Zephyr two years to become a household name in the EDM scene, whereupon he soon took the headlining spot at Florida’s largest festival for the next decade.

  • Thriller
  • DJ Venom
  • DJ Status
  • Enigma
  • Chains
  • Discord
  • DJ Creatune
  • Fluke
  • Heartbeat
  • Data
  • DJ Motion

That sums up our list of DJ name suggestions for now! If you found this article helpful then please do share it with your friends, especially if they are DJs! If you have a favorite name from this list then let us know in the comment section below, maybe someone else agrees!

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Cassidy Ferrari
D&D is a creative practice for me, in which I can explore everything from the surreal to the divine. I like to use names as a storytelling device, so every interaction helps players to build a stronger mental image of the world. I hope that my articles for Codex Nomina help you have more fun with fantasy names!

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