Pet Names

Looking for a creative name for your new best friend? We have compiled a list of more than 10.000 names that have been given to pets around the world. They range from naming your dog after a cartoon character to a simple pun.

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Pet names

Pet Names by Animal

Looking for a creative pet name? Here’s a huge list of names that have been given to pets or animals around the world.

Dog Names

Naming a dog is a big decision because you have to consider so many factors. Before you give your dog a name, make sure that it is easy to pronounce correctly and that it is not offensive. We have compiled a list of popular names for dogs. They range from naming your puppy after a cartoon character to using different characteristics of the breed.

Female Dog Names

10 Popular Male Dog Names

  • Duke
  • Winston
  • Cooper
  • Toby
  • Charlie
  • Max
  • Bentley
  • Ollie
  • Murphy
  • Oliver

See the full list of male dog names

10 Popular Female Dog Names

  • Annie
  • Lucy
  • Bella
  • Coco
  • Molly
  • Lola
  • Maggie
  • Chloe
  • Sadie
  • Penny

See the full list of female dog names

You can also find inspiration in our dog name generator!

Cat Names

Your new kitten needs a good name. Think about what kind of name you’d like to give it and then this list can help! See if there’s one that suits your cat perfectly!

Male Cat Names

10 Popular Male Cat Names

  • Oliver
  • Simba
  • Max
  • Oscar
  • Jasper
  • Charlie
  • Milo
  • Toby
  • Jack
  • Sam

See the full list of male cat names

10 Popular Female Cat Names

  • Amy
  • Bella
  • Lucy
  • Kit Cat
  • Kitty
  • Luna
  • Gracie
  • Molly
  • Sassy
  • Snowflake

See the full list of female cat names

Horse Names

Horse names are usually of the utmost importance to their owners. We have compiled a list of interesting an exotic names for horses. The list can help you come up with a name for your future horse.

Female Horse Names

10 Popular Male Horse Names

  • Lucky
  • Lightning
  • Colt
  • Bronco
  • Blazer
  • Buck
  • Hero
  • Kentucky
  • Tank
  • Legolas

See the full list of male horse names

10 Popular Female Horse Names

  • Angel
  • Lady
  • Star
  • Lily
  • Luna
  • Pink
  • Willow
  • Misty
  • Rainbow
  • Honey

See the full list of female horse names

Bird Names

There are many different kinds of birds in the world. Each breed has its own characteristics, personality and looks. Use our list and think about how your bird’s name could be more original!

Male bird names

10 Popular Male Bird Names

  • Blue
  • Button
  • Dusty
  • Rocky
  • Miles
  • Rio
  • Charlie
  • Shadow
  • Christian
  • Waldo

See the full list of male bird names

10 Popular Female Bird Names

  • Tweety
  • Barbie
  • Scarlett
  • Sandy
  • Snowy
  • Fiona
  • Coco
  • Madison
  • Yoyo
  • Goldie

See the full list of female bird names

Fish names

Many people name their fish after a favorite color, shape or object. Use our list to come up with a name that will stick with your new fish.

Male fish names

10 Popular Male Fish Names

  • Amiral
  • Nemo
  • Captain
  • Sparrow
  • Bubbles
  • Jack
  • Moby
  • Bubba
  • Hook
  • Blackbeard

See the full list of male fish names

10 Popular Female Fish Names

  • Ariel
  • Angel
  • Goldie
  • Pearl
  • Jewel
  • Nessie
  • Nelly
  • Penny
  • Bait
  • Sushi

See the full list of female fish names

Reptile Names

Reptiles of all kinds are really cute pets. They may seem scary and intimidating at first, but they make great companions. Use our list to think about a new name for your snake or lizard!

Female Lizard Names

Names for Small Animals

Don’t think of your pet as just an animal, but as a part of your family. Choose a name that tells everyone how much you love your pet and shows you take care for it.

Names for Exotic Pets

Exotic pets are popular among people who appreciate diversity and difference. Use our list to give your pet a name as exotic and unique as your pet!

Pet names by Theme

Funny and Punny Pet Names

The following list of pet names is a perfect example of clever and humorous names that bring smiles to people’s face.

Top Funny Pet Names

  • Chew Barka
  • Thin Lizzy
  • King Kong
  • Bilbo Waggins
  • C3 Pee-O
  • Bingo
  • Bark Twain
  • E.T.
  • Taco
  • Waldo
  • Ninja the cat
  • Meatloaf

Astrology and Zodiac Pet Names

Looking for a short and sweet pet name to compliment a zodiac sign? These rare and unusual pet names follow the signs of the zodiac, giving you a starting point in choosing a unique pet name.

  • Aries
  • Cosmo
  • Pluto
  • Luna
  • Venus
  • Virgo

Pet Names by Country

Are you looking for pet names by country? Then look no further. Pet name lists for a wide range of countries and cities, including pet names for people from Australia, Asia, Europe, Canada, England and U.S.

Popular Pet Names Around the World

10 Most Popular Male Pet Names

  • Charlie
  • Buddy
  • Cooper
  • Rocky
  • Max
  • Jack
  • Milo
  • Teddy
  • Buster
  • Charlie

10 Most Popular Female Pet Names

  • Luna
  • Lucy
  • Bella
  • Daisy
  • Molly
  • Lola
  • Maggie
  • Chloe
  • Coco
  • Penny


This was a list of funny pet names and pet names from around the world. The goal is to help you find the perfect name for your new puppy or kitten! If you want even more options, check out our other related lists focused on human baby names or maybe you can find some inspiration from our list of names for creatures in fantasy.