League of Legends Champions Real Names

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By Ali Ahmed Akib Shoaib Akter Himel
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Have you ever wondered what your favorite champion’s real full name is? No worries, now you can know.

League of Legends currently has a stock of 166 champions. Almost every year, new champions are released. And each champion has their own unique design, lore, and gameplay mechanics.

Riot is praised for in-depth character writing. This is reflected in the individual champion lore and background stories. The care shown to champion design is exemplified by how almost every champion either has an alias, epithet, or nickname.

These names are not randomly selected either. Each name has clear ties with the respective champions’ origin, location, and the culture surrounding it. Some nicknames or aliases perfectly portray the champion’s personality. For example, Aatrox is the World Ender.

Finding all the champions’ names or aliases can be tough. That’s why in this article, names collected from various sources are incorporated.

As there is no official list from Riot Games, Reddit user u/TricolorStar has compiled a list showing all the champions’ real names. Some of the newer champions’ names are collected from fan wikis.

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Real Names of All the Champions

Here are all the champions’ full names that are currently known:

ChampionsReal Name
Akali Akali Jhomen Tethi
Annie Annie Hastur
Azir Azir Omah
Camille Camille Ferros
Cassiopeia Cassiopeia du Couteau
Elise Elise Kythera Zaavan
Fiora Fiora Laurent
Garen Garen Crownguard
Graves Malcolm Graves
HweiLukai Hwei
Heimerdinger Cecil B. Heimerdinger
Irelia Irelia Xan
Jarvan IV Jarvan Lightshield IV 
Jax Saijax Cail-Rynx Kohari Icath’un
JayceJayce Giopara
Katarina Katarina du Couteau
Kayn Shieda Kayn
Lux Luxanna Crownguard
Miss FortuneSarah Fortune
Mordekaiser Sahn-Uzal
NilahAshlesh (Demon)
Orianna Orianna Reveck
Qiyana Qiyana Yunalai
Riven Riven Konte
Sett Settrigh
Sivir Sivunas Alahair
Sona Sona Buvelle 
Swain Jericho Swain; His demon is named Raum
Talon Talon du Couteau
Twisted Fate Tobias Felix
Vayne Shauna Vayne
ViegoViego Santiarul Molach vol Kalah Heigaari
Yorick Yorick 
Zac Zaun Amorphous Combatant
Ziggs Zigmund
Zilean Zilean Icath’un

Here are all the champions’ full names based on their Hosts/Incarnations:

ChampionsReal Name (Based on Hosts/Incarnations)
Ashe Avarosa (Previous incarnation)
Brand Kegan Rodhe
Ivern Ivern the Cruel
Karma Darha (Name of current host)
Pantheon Atreus; His previous host names: Zeonia / Astraea / Areion 
Sejuani Serylda 
Varus Valmar / Kai (Name of human components used to form his body)
ZoeMyisha (Previous host)
Zyra Strangle-Thorn

Here are all the champions’ full names that they received through events or regional translations:

ChampionsReal Name (Based on Events or Regional Translations)
Ivern Ivern Bramblefoot
Janna Jan’ahrem 
Kai’sa Kaisa 
Kassadin Kassaiadyn 
KindredLamb & Wolf (Common), 
Ina & Ani (Ionian), 
Farya & Wolyo (Freljordian), 
Death (True Name) During their monologue, they refer to themselves as “The Pale Man“, while Fiddlesticks called them “The Grey Man
Wukong Kong 
Xerath Yerath
Zed Govos (Birth Name) or Usan (Kinkou Name)

Here are all the champions’ full names that were used as Disguises or Aliases:

ChampionsReal Name (Based on Disguises or Aliases)
Ezreal Jarro Lightfeather
Jhin Khada Jhin
LeBlanc Evaine or Emilia (Her lore is inconsistent with too many names)
Neeko Everyone
ZeriZ (Codename)

Here are all the champions’ full names that are not Canon:

ChampionsReal Name
Aatrox Boris (Fan Name)
Morgana Morgana Hex
Galio Galio Justice Justice (Joke Name)
Urgot Jeremiah James Urgot
Singed Dr. Peter Singed

Here are all the champions’ full names based on names with Tribes/Locations as a Surname:

ChampionsReal Name (Based on Tribes/Locations as a Surname)
Nami Nami of the Marai 
Quinn Quinn of Uwendale
Rakan Rakan of the Lhotlan
Rengar Rengar of the Kiilash
Sylas Sylas of Dregbourne
Taliyah Taliyah of the Nasaaj
Xayah Xayah of the Lhotlan

Some champions’ full names are unknown from forums, Riot’s database, or Wiki pages. Almost all the champions have epithets, though. They are not listed here, as you can easily see them in-game.

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