Combination Generator

Generate random or ordered combinations from 1 or 2 lists of items/names

Random Combination Generator

Random Combination Generator is an online tool to generate all possible combinations random or ordered from one or two lists of items/names.

You can choose to generate all possible combination random or ordered, all combination grouped by first or second list random or ordered or just select a number of random combinations that you want.

Tip: You can also print all the combination if you want to use it for a sport competition or game. Enjoy our free Random Combination Maker.

Combination Generator options

Add lists of items/names
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Amount of items: 0
Number of combinations possible: 0

Combinations (random/ordered)

How to generate random combinations?

Quickly make random combination from one or two list of items in the following simple steps:

  1. Enter list of names/items in first text block
  2. Enter list of names/items in second text block
  3. Choose how you want to generate random combinations, all (random/ordered), grouped by list (random/ordered), number of random combinations
  4. Select how you want to output the combinations, by newline, comma, space, line between or pipe.
  5. Click "Generate combination" to generate all possible combinations
  6. Click "Generate new combinations" to generate new random combinations
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What is Combination Generator?

Combination Generator is an online tool to generate all or unique combinations from one or two lists of names or items which can be sorted by group, random or ordered.

In the random pairing generator you can choose if you want to generate a number of random combination or all possible combinations. All combination can be random or ordered and/or grouped by one of the lists. The combination maker can also create combinations from one list.

After entering the two list of item/names, you will see the possible number of combinations possible. When selecting a specific number of combination, it will always be a random combination. You can also choose how you want to separate the combinations, by newline, comma, pipe, space or line between.

Do you want new features for the combination maker? Please send us a message via Facebook or Instagram, so we can build this feature for you! We already did it for a few other users :)

Combinations Generator examples

A simple example of the output of the combination generator with a list of letters and list of numbers.

Input first list of items:

  • A
  • B

Input second list of items::

  • 1
  • 2

Output combinations random/ordered:

  • All (random): "B - 2 | A - 1 | A - 2 | B - 1"
  • All (ordered): "A - 1 | A - 2 | B - 1 | B - 2"
  • Unique (random): "A - 2 | B - 1"
  • Unique (ordered): "A - 1 | B - 2"
  • All grouped by list 1 (random): "A - 2 | A - 1" & "B - 2 | B - 1"
  • All grouped by list 1 (ordered): "A - 1 | A - 2" & "B - 1 | B - 2"
  • All grouped by list 2 (random): "A - 1 | B - 1" & "A - 2 | B - 2"
  • All grouped by list 2 (ordered): "B - 1 | A - 1" & "B - 2 | A - 2"
  • All combinations from list 1 only (random): "A - B"
  • All combinations from list 1 only (ordered): "A - B"
  • All combinations from list 2 only (random): "1 - 2"
  • All combinations from list 2 only (ordered): "1 - 2"

What can I use the Combination Generator for?

There are a lot of use cases for a combination generator:

  • Split up your exercises where you have 2 categories, e.g. one key on note sequence
  • Split up two teams of people into groups of 2, whereby you want 1 person from each team
  • Create random combinations of drinks and food
  • Create pairs of colleagues based on their skills, e.g. list 1: colleagues with junior skills, list 2: colleagues with senior skills
  • Create pairs for sport games from 2 teams
  • To avoid using excel to create combinations ;-)
  • Match players with a unique position
  • Number combination generator or letter combination generator

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can find answers about our tool in the list of frequently asked questions (FAQs).

First we generate all possible combination based on the input of one or two lists of items. After that, we shuffle all combinations or a group of combinations. Then we pick one or multiple random combinations based on the option number of type of combinations.

With the Combination Generator it is possible to generate all combinations randomly or ordered. It is also possible to generate all combination grouped by one of the two list random or ordered.

Yes, we you can also add one list of items. We wll generate all (random) combinations possible.

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