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Names like 31edo, 17-tone equal temperament, the 9th root of 2, etc, while mathematically descriptive, are not especially evocative or poetic! Here are a few suggestions for alternative names, nicknames if you will. Please add your own!

EDO
M. Battaglia
I. Jones
K. Pepper
G. Breed
A. Heathwaite
Tútim Dennsuul
Others
5edo

Woodbeach
blackwood whole tones
slendro
Bananabell
Kindergarden, Taib
slendro ~ H. Miller
6edo





Pandero, Enis
Debussy ~ Chris Vaisvil
7edo
Note from 2013: does anyone
remember why on earth I
named equal temperaments after
Sonic the Hedgehog?
Paintmask
whitewood whole tones

Goldenhair
Epit
burmese ~ H. Miller
Mozambican ~ R. Avella
8edo
Hill Top
Diabolon


Bloodcape
Otin

9edo
Mystic Cave
Gongweaver
mavila whole tones
pelog
Greentouch
Basichromal, Tiibis

10edo
Sandopolis
Nightsweat
blackwood 1/2-tones

Skyladder
Hands, Atdih

11edo
Green Hill Zone
Bleachbrass


Blackfrog
Uxnid
Machine 1/2-tone
12edo
lol

standard 1/2-tones
chromatic
Whitewash
The Rusty Old Bastard, Coscacho Piedra, Bernid
Dominant ~ R. Avella
13edo
Hidden Palace
Swimmingstone,
a-team 1/2-tones


Tanswan
Primayan, Rilnid

14edo
Mushroom Hill, when it turns to winter
Fernmouth
whitewood 1/2-tones

Forestbeard
Orange Aura, Volkid
touchtone ~ J. Barton
15edo
Angel Island, Peppermeister II
Vermilliorgan
blackwood 1/3-tones

Bluepine
Semiday, Barif
porcupine chromatic
16edo
Also Mystic Cave, Sword[16]
Citrigloam
mavila 1/2-tones

Orangecore
Superdiatonic, Selkif
Esadecafonia ~ Armodue
17edo
Lava Reef
Buzzshock
superpyth 1/3-tones

Yellowedge
Hertif
Scorp ~ J. Barton
18edo
possibly Hydrocity,
Lunarity, a-team 1/3-tones



Oʤif
Gandalf ~ Chris Vaisvil
19edo
possibly Marble zone
Cloudcutter
meantone 1/3-tones

Purplefin
Luís Waltz, Lubnif
metonic ~ H. Miller
20edo
Ice Cap
Mechfruit
blackwood 1/4-tones

Firelake
Mayan Civial, Gawir

21edo

Querrelude
whitewood 1/3-tones


Yarun

22edo
Aquatic Ruin
Limpidity
superpyth 1/4-tones
shruti
Maroonmoon
Baurun
Shruti ~ Karma Jinpa Zangpo
23edo

Swelterspots
hornbostel 1/3-tones

Limelog
Hornbostel (3;1 superdiatonic relation), Icositriphony, Dalplun

24edo

Hiveshackle
standard 1/4-tones

Wintercup
Kalwir
Balrog ~ Chris Vaisvil
25edo


blackwood 1/5-tones


Armodue-Mávila 1/3-tone, Filbat

26edo


flattone 1/4-tones

Plumstone
Fermosus Nostalgius, Leiwir
alphabetic ~ H. Miller
27edo


superpyth 1/5-tones

Lilredsportscar
Truechromatic, Perlun

28edo


whitewood 1/4-tones


Oowir

29edo


schismatic 1/5-tones

Woodblossom
Narim, Orange Sunflower, Niltib

31edo


meantone 1/5-tones
enharmonic
Brownflower
DolbySurround, Ulvi-lum

36edo


standard 1/6-tones


Guatón, Ulvi-enis
Legolas ~ Chris Vaisvil
37edo





Dangria Triba, Ulvi-epit
porcupine hyperenharmonic
39edo


superpyth 1/7-tones


Hornbostel (5;2 superdiatonic relation), Tricesanonaphony, Ulvi-tiibis

41edo


schismatic 1/7-tones


Armodue-Mávila 1/5-tone, Ulvi-uxnid

43edo


meantone 1/7-tones


Tiglio della suerte, Ulvi-rilnid

50edo


meantone 1/8-tones


Delbus, Ulvi-gawir

53edo


schismatic 1/9-tones
holdrian

Serta, Ki, Ulvi-dalplun

57edo





Armodue-Mávila 1/7-tone, Ulvi-perlun

59edo





Ulvi-niltib

60edo


standard 1/10-tones


'Nibiru, el Yeta', Bidulvi
Bamboo ~ R. Perry
62edo


meantone 1/10-tones


Hornbostel (8;3 superdiatonic relation), Hexacesaduophony, Bidulvi-bid

72edo


standard 1/12-tones
sextulas

Ediondo, Bidulvi-bernid

85edo





Hornbostel (11;4 superdiatonic relation), Octocesapentaphony, Bidulvi-filbat