Cybertronians are created through two confirmed methods: they are either "Forged" or "Constructed Cold." Their names include a "of [place]" suffix to describe where they were born, e.g. "Megatron of Tarn".
The web cartoon "Computer Showdown" tells the stories of Syms: beings that are sentient representations of computer hardware and companies. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBF0CAF7F4A846727 This shindan will tell you what type of Sym you are!