How do I come up with names for the characters and locations of my writing?

I like to give the names of the characters and locations of my stories strange but exotic names like they have in other book series like Harry Potter or The Chronicles of Narnia or The Lord of the Rings. But I'm running out of ideas for names and I was wondering could you give me some advice where I can get... show more I like to give the names of the characters and locations of my stories strange but exotic names like they have in other book series like Harry Potter or The Chronicles of Narnia or The Lord of the Rings. But I'm running out of ideas for names and I was wondering could you give me some advice where I can get inspiration for names?
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