Draw names for your Secret Santa gift exchange!
In 2022, more than 23 million names have been drawn.
DrawNames® is the best free Secret Santa Generator online for Christmas and other festivities!
- Secret Santa Generator with wish lists
- Search personal gift ideas
- Ask your Secret Santa anonymous questions
How to use DrawNames
It’s easy to make a wish list using the gift finder
Draw names for your Secret Santa or make a wish list group without drawing names. You can find the most popular gifts for men and women in our gift finder.
New: The DrawNames App
Make your Secret Santa gift exchange easy with the free DrawNames Secret Santa app. Download the Secret Santa app and organize your gift exchange with exclusions and wish lists. No ads, and no registration required.
How does it work?
Enter the names
Enter the names of people to organize your Secret Santa with. You still can add names or delete them after you confirm the group.
Add exclusions and group details
If there are enough group members, you can make exclusions: who shouldn’t draw whom. You can also add details like a group name and the date of the celebration.
Send out the invitations
You need to send out the invitations as soon as the group has been created. You can do this via email, text message, WhatsApp or other social media.
Make your wish list
Don’t keep your Secret Santa guessing! Make a wish list of the gifts you’d like. Did you know that you can also set up a group just to share wish lists?
Draw the names
Now it’s also possible to watch the drawing live, so that everyone sees whose name they’ve drawn at the same time.
Draw names for all occasions
December 25, 2023
With tinsel and cheer, Christmas is soon here! Plan a Secret Santa exchange to draw names with family and friends!
April 9, 2023
Easter has many traditions and customs. A new tradition is to have a Secret Easter Bunny gift exchange with family and friends!
April 21, 2023
The end of Ramadan brings celebration. Drawing names and exchanging gifts (Secret Eid) is quickly becoming a new Eid al-Fitr tradition.
I enjoyed using your service - it made Secret Santa so easy, without spoiling the surprise for anyone! Thanks to you and your team for the brilliant work. Happy holidays!
Honestly, this service is amazing. Draw Names makes my life so much easier. I can focus on the party itself rather than chasing down Secret Santa’s and providing gift ideas. The Wish Lists, anonymous questions and reminder emails are helpful without being overbearing. Keep up the great work!
My only suggestion would be to not change anything to the way it is, it was very easy to use, instructions were very straightforward, it's a great stress relieved as it is all done for you, and it is all done in a way that it really add suspense to it. Thank you very much for this useful tool!