If you’re searching for the perfect pet name, we’ve got hundreds of ideas for you to scroll through! Find inspiration from classics, popular names and names for the new pet in your life. Whether you are adopting a cat, dog, bunny, fish, hamster or other animal, we hope you find the perfect name on this list.

Related: Girl Dog Names, Boy Dog Names, Cat Names

Cute Pet Names

If you’re searching for a cute name, this list of adorable pet names is a great place to begin.

  • Snugglebug
  • Pudding
  • Sweetpea
  • Honeybun
  • Cuddlekins
  • Buttercup
  • Snickerdoodle
  • Sweetheart
  • Honey
  • Marshmallow
  • Bumblebee
  • Peaches
  • Cupcake
  • Sprinkles
  • Jellybean
  • Muffin
  • Sweetie
  • Lollipop
  • Twinkle
  • Babe
  • Petal
  • Peanut
  • Doodlebug
  • Bubbles
  • Chipmunk
  • Pumpkin
  • Precious
  • Button
  • Gumdrop
  • Sweets
  • Lovebug
  • Dumpling
  • Starlight
  • Cutie Pie

This is a list of 20 of the most popular and common pet names.

  • Max
  • Bella
  • Charlie
  • Lucy
  • Daisy
  • Buddy
  • Molly
  • Rocky
  • Bailey
  • Sadie
  • Cooper
  • Chloe
  • Jack
  • Maggie
  • Sophie
  • Tucker
  • Lola
  • Duke
  • Lily
  • Oliver

Unique Pet Names

Looking for something unique? Scroll this list of uncommon, unique pet names.

  • Zephyr
  • Nimbus
  • Cosmo
  • Seraphina
  • Apollo
  • Juno
  • Solstice
  • Orion
  • Echo
  • Lyra
  • Blaze
  • Aurora
  • Zenith
  • Luna
  • Phoenix
  • Sable
  • Amethyst
  • Nova
  • Zen
  • Pixel
  • Ember
  • Orion
  • Lyric
  • Onyx
  • Vega
  • Nebula
  • Comet
  • Celeste
  • Stardust
  • Draco

Girl Pet Names

Name ideas for a female pet.

  • Willow
  • Luna
  • Daisy
  • Ivy
  • Hazel
  • Olive
  • Ruby
  • Sadie
  • Juniper
  • Kit
  • Muru
  • Penelope
  • Cleo
  • Maisie
  • Luna
  • Nova
  • Stella
  • Wren
  • Callie
  • Freya
  • Mabel
  • Nala
  • Phoebe
  • Piper
  • Zara
  • Elara
  • Athena
  • Clementine
  • Fiona
  • Poppy
  • Aurora
  • Saffron

Boy Pet Names

Name ideas for a male pet.

  • Winston
  • Jasper
  • Felix
  • Oscar
  • Atticus
  • Milo
  • Dexter
  • Finn
  • Hugo
  • Rufus
  • Otis
  • Theo
  • Archer
  • Bruno
  • Baxter
  • Chester
  • Gus
  • Apollo
  • Harvey
  • Watson
  • Duke
  • Monty
  • Reggie
  • Ziggy
  • Murphy
  • Samson
  • Charlie
  • Baxter
  • Maximo
  • Winston

Pet Names with Nicknames

We love name ideas that come with cute nicknames.

  • Theodore (Teddy)
  • Isabella (Bella)
  • Sebastian (Sebby)
  • Penelope (Penny)
  • Alexander (Alex)
  • Genevieve (Genny)
  • Benjamin (Benji)
  • Matilda (Tilly)
  • Nicholas (Nick/Nicky)
  • Eleanor (Ellie)
  • Jonathan (Johnny)
  • Adelaide (Addie)
  • Maximilian (Max)
  • Gabriella (Gabby)
  • Christopher (Chris)
  • Alexandra (Lexi)
  • Zachary (Zach/Zacky)
  • Victoria (Tori/Vicky)
  • Nathaniel (Nate/Nathan)
  • Gabrielle (Gabi)

Big Pet Names

Name ideas for your large pet.

  • Titan
  • Hercules
  • Jumbo
  • Maximus
  • Tank
  • Moose
  • Goliath
  • Thor
  • Everest
  • Bear
  • Brutus
  • Atlas
  • Colossus
  • Bigfoot
  • Avalanche
  • Magnum
  • Sumo
  • Bison
  • Titan
  • Hulk

Small Pet Names

Name ideas for your miniature pet.

  • Peanut
  • Tiny
  • Pixie
  • Sprout
  • Pebbles
  • Mini
  • Nibbles
  • Button
  • Pippin
  • Bitsy
  • Titch
  • Squeak
  • Chip
  • Biscuit
  • Munchkin
  • Twinkle
  • Squirt
  • Nugget
  • Jellybean
  • Sparky

Foreign Language Pet Names

Here are some foreign language pet names ideas along with their meaning.

  • Amore (Italian for “love”)
  • Osito (Spanish for “little bear”)
  • Schnucki (German for “sweetheart”)
  • Bambino/Bambina (Italian for “baby boy/girl”)
  • Chérie (French for “darling”)
  • Minou (French for “kitty”)
  • Cariño (Spanish for “sweetheart”)
  • Kokoro (Japanese for “heart”)
  • Schatz (German for “treasure”)
  • Poupée (French for “doll”)
  • Piccolino/Piccolina (Italian for “little one”)
  • Carino (Italian for “dear”)
  • Amigo/Amiga (Spanish for “friend”)
  • Kätzchen (German for “kitten”)
  • Cucciolo (Italian for “puppy”)
  • Mi Tesoro (Spanish for “my treasure”)
  • Tendre (French for “tender”)
  • P’tit Loup (French for “little wolf”)
  • Mignon (French for “cute”)
  • Petit Chou (French for “little cabbage”)

Food-Inspired Pet Names

We love food-inspired names! Here are a few great names inspired by favorite foods.

  • Cinnamon
  • Basil
  • Saffron
  • Biscotti
  • Pepper
  • Butterscotch
  • Truffle
  • Paprika
  • Ginger
  • Brie
  • Cannoli
  • Mochi
  • Sorbet
  • Toffee
  • Macaron
  • Fig
  • Chai
  • Mango
  • Sushi
  • Cheesecake

Movie-Inspired Pet Names

Here are some names inspired by classic movies as well as Disney favorites.

  • Simba (The Lion King)
  • Marley (Marley & Me)
  • Arlo (The Good Dinosaur)
  • Elsa (Frozen)
  • Yoda (Star Wars)
  • Neo (The Matrix)
  • Hermione (Harry Potter)
  • Rocky (Rocky)
  • Gandalf (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Nala (The Lion King)
  • Dory (Finding Nemo)
  • Indiana (Indiana Jones)
  • Maverick (Top Gun)
  • Hermione (Harry Potter)
  • Shrek (Shrek)
  • Gandalf (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Forrest (Forrest Gump)
  • Elle (Legally Blonde)
  • Katniss (The Hunger Games)
  • Buzz (Toy Story)
  • Aragorn (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Elsa (Frozen)
  • Sherlock (Sherlock Holmes)
  • Leia (Star Wars)
  • Frodo (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Thor (Thor)
  • Leia (Star Wars)
  • Bella (Twilight)
  • Trinity (The Matrix)
  • Woody (Toy Story)

Color-Inspired Pet Names

  • Ruby
  • Ginger
  • Scarlet
  • Copper
  • Jasper
  • Ivory
  • Raven
  • Sapphire
  • Emerald
  • Indigo
  • Onyx
  • Hazel
  • Ash
  • Violet
  • Amber
  • Luna
  • Sienna
  • Midnight
  • Sterling
  • Coral
  • Topaz
  • Sage
  • Marigold
  • Azure
  • Pearl
  • Rusty
  • Mocha
  • Olive
  • Orchid
  • Cyan

We hope you found your new pet’s name in this post. Here are some more ideas to browse: Girl Dog Names, Boy Dog Names, Cat Names.

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