Combination Generator

Generate all random or sorted combinations from 1 or 2 lists of items or names

Random Combination Generator

Random Combination Generator is an online tool to generate all possible combinations with random order or sorted by input from one or two lists of items or names.

In the Random Pair Generator you can choose to generate all possible (unique) combination random or sorted by input, all combination grouped by first or second random or sorted by input or just select a fixed number of random combinations.

Tip: You can easy print or copy all the combinations 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
Amount of items: 0
Amount of items: 0
Number of combinations possible: 0
Pairing options

Combinations (random/sorted)

Add your lists of items to the combinations generator, select the type of combinations you want and press the generate combinations button to pair all possible combinations.

How to generate random combinations?

Quickly create all or random combinations from one or two list of items in the following steps:

  1. Enter list of items or names in first text area.
  2. Enter another list of items in second text area which you want to pair with.
  3. Choose how you want to generate random combinations, all (random/sorted), unique (random/sorted), grouped by list (random/sorted), fixed number of random combinations.
  4. Select how you want to output the combinations, by newline, comma, space, line between or pipe.
  5. Click 'Generate combinations' to generate all possible combinations of your selected type.
  6. Click 'Generate new combinations' to generate new combinations, this will only work for random combination.
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What is Combination Generator?

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

In the random pairing generator you can choose if you want to generate a number of random combination or all possible combinations without repetition. All combination can be unique, random, sorted by input and/or grouped by one list. The Combination Maker can also create combinations from one list of items.

After entering one or 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 created some new features for some users :)

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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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 of the combinations random/sorted/unique by selected type:

All combinations

  • All (random): "B - 2 | A - 1 | A - 2 | B - 1"
  • All (sorted): "A - 1 | A - 2 | B - 1 | B - 2"

Unique combinations

  • Unique (random): "A - 2 | B - 1"
  • Unique (sorted): "A - 1 | B - 2"

All pairs grouped by a list

  • All grouped by list 1 (random): "A - 2 | A - 1" & "B - 2 | B - 1"
  • All grouped by list 1 (sorted): "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 (sorted): "B - 1 | A - 1" & "B - 2 | A - 2"

Combinations in one list

  • All combinations from list 1 only (random): "A - B"
  • All combinations from list 1 only (sorted): "A - B"
  • All combinations from list 2 only (random): "1 - 2"
  • All combinations from list 2 only (sorted): "1 - 2"

Video: Random Pairing Generator

Learn how to use our Random Pair Generator tool by watching our how-to video.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find answers of frequently asked questions about our tool in the list below. Is your specific question not in the list? Please send us a message via Facebook or Instagram.

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 Combinations Generator it is possible to generate all (unique) combinations and sort it randomly or sort it by input. It is also possible to generate all combination grouped by one of the two list random or sorted.

Yes, you can also add one list of items. We will generate all (random) combinations possible. Note: we only generate pairs of two item.

We don't have a native mobile application, but our website is 100% mobile friendly and can be used on any device.