Guinea pigs are cute little creatures. With their friendly temperament and low upkeep, they make a perfect choice for first-time pet owners. Given the sweet disposition and low maintenance of guinea pigs, it is no wonder that you have decided to bring one home as well.
Naming Guinea Pig
Bringing home a guinea pig is easy but naming it could be overwhelming—like naming your first kid. If you are lucky, your guinea pig might already have a name, when you adopt or purchase it, but most time it is not. And you must go through the herculean task of choosing a name that will sit perfectly with your unique guinea pig. If you are experiencing difficulty naming your guinea pig, continue reading.
We are going to list some useful tips for naming guinea pigs. Besides, there will be a comprehensive list of guinea pig names including
girl guinea pig names as well as names for boy guinea pigs. Furthermore, there will be a list of funny and cute guinea pig names as well. Tips to Choose a Perfect Name For Your Guinea Pig
Naming a guinea pig can be challenging but to help you out we have listed a comprehensive list of guinea pig names. But before we get to the names, take a quick look at the following tips. A perfectly befitting guinea pig name might pop into your head before you even get to the guinea pig names part.
1. Pick a Guinea Pig Name fitting your piglet’s appearances
A great way to name a guinea pig would be to do it based on its appearance. Not all guinea pigs have the same appearances, in fact, there are many different guinea pig breeds, each with its unique characteristics. So, take a good look at your guinea pig—its coat color, texture, eye color, small size, and distinctive markings—brainstorm and come up with a list of befitting names. You can then practice each name for a day or two and if sits well with your piggy, go with and if not, move on to the next name on the list.
2. Choose a Name According to Your Guinea Pig’s Personality
All guineas have unique personalities. So, you should come up with a name that expresses the unique attributes of your guinea pig. Let your guinea pig out of its cage and observe him—is he lazy, energetic, innocent, or naughty?
If your guinea pig is active and likes to explore, you can name him Bullet, Dasher, or Christopher Columbus.
If your guinea pig is highly interactive and affectionate, you can name him Snuggles, Sweeties, or Hugs.
You can also give your guinea pig an ironic name—a name completely opposite of his attributes. For instance, if he is small and innocent, you can name him Hulk, Thor, Destroyer, Wrath, etc.
3. Give Your Guinea Pig a Cute Human Name
Choose a short name consisting of one of two syllables. It’ll be easier for your as well as your piglet and cute on top of that.
You can choose any name of your favorite character, if it’s a male you can go for Jake, Joe, or Ross, and if it’s a female you can go for Mon, Anna, Lilly, etc.
4. Name Your Guinea Pig After His Favorite Treat
If your guinea pig like sweets you can name him Brownie, Caramel, Butterscotch, etc.
Depending on which fruit your guinea pig likes, you can name him Apricot, Berry, Mango, etc.
Similarly, you can name your Guinea pig after his favorite veggie like
pepper, corn, arugula, basil, squash, etc. 5. Name Your Guinea Pig After a Fictional Character
You can name your guinea pig after your favorite character from a book, movie, or TV series.
You can name your male guinea pig Sherlock, Napoleon, Heisenberg, etc.
For a female, you can choose a name from your favorite female characters like Hermione, Katniss, Daenerys, Rachel, etc.
With these tips in mind, you can continue reading the lists of guinea pig names to find a fitting name for your cavy friend.
Guinea Pig Names
So without further ado, let’s get to it. Let’s find you a befitting name for your piglet.
Guinea Pig Names Based on its coat color
White Guinea Pig Names
If your guinea pig has a white-colored coat, you can choose a name from the following.
White Guinea Pig Names Cottonball Snowball Snowy Angle Alaska Sugar Misty Foggy Ghost Coconut Daisy Eskimo Cloud Crystal Pearl Storm Heaven Snowflake Faith Cream Starlight Aspen Arctic Boo Winter Diamond Ivory Luna Ice Snowfire Khaleesi Milkshake Nova Moon Blizzard Frost Ivory Milk Opal Fiona Dove Fiona Gem Glacier Ice Black Guinea Pig Names
Now if you have a black guinea pig, take a look at the Guinea pig names listed below.
Black Guinea Pig Names Pepper Midnight Shadow Wicked Knight Sable Ebony Magic Phantom Raven Smokey Blackberry Twilight Crow Jet Ninja Dusk Coal Carbon Thunder Ash Blackie Blackbird Darcy Dracula Inky Mascara Noire Panther Squid Black and White Guinea Pig Names
Black and White Guinea Pig Names Oreo Panda Tux Pongo Chester Goofy Mickey Cappuchino Bandit Butler Charcoal Dottie Inkbolt Polkadot Speck Spuds Stripes Swirl Marble Patches Retro Matrix Neo Severus Snape Cookie Smudge Cruella Collie Zebra Cattle Chess Pinto Penguin Skunk Domino Brown Guinea Pig Names
Brown Guinea Pig Names Barry Baize Beaver Chestnut Chocolate Cinnamon Hazel Cocoa Copper Lebron Peanut Saffron Walnut Bean Brownie Umber Canoli Caramel Butterscotch Bambi Tanner Teddy bear Chip Clove Coffee Heath Latte Nutella Almond Beige Sandy Summer Savannah Chilli Brandy Autumn Silver Guinea Pig Names
Silver Guinea Pig Names Ash Ashley Silver Star Sparkle Starlight Sage Granite Misty Juno Bolt Elsa Sasha Phantom Sterling Thor Bullet Zeus Trout Dakota River Blade Rebel Comet Names for Red Orange Guinea Pigs
Red Orange Guinea Pig Names Pumpkin Apricot Ginger Cheeto Waffles Sweet Potato Chilly Honey Paprika Twizzler Cheddar Nacho Peaches Antarez Blaze Cranberry Elmo Fig Firey Flash Garnet Jasper Radish Raspberry Rooster Rose Ruby Rusty Carrot Firefly Tangerine Popsicle Poppy Cherry Lobster Rudolph Names for Gold Guinea Pigs
Names for Gold Guinea Pigs Goldie Buttercup Alamar Taxi Melora Oro Canary Biscuit Brandy Cadbury Caramel Butterball Blondie Cheese Cashew Crusty Custard Dew Ginky Gravy Honey More Guinea Pigs Boy Names Based Colors
Guinea Pigs Boy Names Based on Standard Colors Charcoal Fudgie Quartz Shimmer Butterfinger Cognac Coppertop Whiskey Jet Red Popcorn Tornado Siberia Inky Ebony Fudgie Pepsi Rusty Girl Guinea Pig Names Based on Colors
Girl Guinea Pig Names Based on Colors Ginger Goldie Brandy Blondie Coco Brownie Coral Apricot Blanca Brandy Mocha Cadbury Penny Sugar Ruby Pearl Sherry Snowflake Guinea Pig Names Based on Their Fur
Fluffy Guinea Pig Names
If you have one of the long-haired guinea pig breeds, the following names would make a perfect fit for your snuggly friend.
Fluffy Guinea Pig Names Furball Fluffy Fluffball Silky Bear Snuggle Fuzz Woolly Furby Teddy Ruffles fleecy Lush Cozy Cashmere Furbaby Furchill Hairy Fluffington Fluffmeister Fluff Poof Feathers Fuzzbutt Puffy Woofy Fleecey Puffin Curly-Haired Guinea Pig Names
Curly Guinea Pig Names Ziggy Curly Noodle Shaggy Frizzle Permed Kinked Crimped Crinky Wavy Cheerio Grizzly Bear Girl Guinea Pig Names
Girl Guinea Pig Names Tinkerbell Rachel Monica Kim Sweetie Zendaya Ruby Jasmine Ace Penny Phoebe Martha Willow Sophia Cookie Mocha Cleopatra Abbi Pearl Rosie Chase Frisky Minnie Tweetie Darling Apricot Lily Honey Merlot Blanca Sweeheart Bella Nutmeg Giselle Sofie Pincess Poppy Daisy Luna Ladubug Pinot Alice Sugar Jasmine Peaches
Girl Guinea Pig Names For Pairs Elsa and Anna Jess and Jenn Monica and Rachel Carmen and Lena Tibby and Bridget Cher and Dionne Roberta and Samantha Lexi and Allie Molly and Amy Romy and Michele Annie and Elise Stella and Grace Teeny and Chrissy Thelma and Louise Marlin and Dorry Sasha and Ryan Ava and Mia Lisa and Dina Stony and Frankie Annie and Lilian Cagney and Lacey Kate and Ashley Velma and Roxy Betty and Wilma Guinea Pigs Boy Names
Guinea Pigs Boy Names Alfalfa Charcoal Tiberius Thor Monty Pinkman Oliver Tiger Leo Thor Bart Zeus Logan Theodore Tango Biscuit Basil Goliath Wrath Taz Gustavo Simba Buddy Simon Rocky Milo Phoenix
Guinea Pigs Boy Names for Pairs Buzz and Chip Timo and Pumbaa Joey and Chandler Ron and Harry Nemo and Marlin Frodo and Sam Bert and Ernie Dom and Brian Dale and Dewy Burno and Mars Mort and Rickey Dale and Dewey Batman and Superman Goose and Maverick Bill and Ted Thumper and Tiger Corden and Cooper Harold and Kumar Woody and Buzz Elvis and Presley Kirk and Spock Rhyming Twin Guinea Pig Names
Rhyming Twin Guinea Pig Names Salt and Pepper Gin and Tonic Wine and Cheese North and South Dance and Trance Zig and Zag East and West Fish and Chips Ying and Yang Pro and Con Hugs and Kisses Thunder and Lightening Knife and Fork Back and Forth Coffee and Cream Pen and Page Sugar and Spice Hammer and Nails Crimson and Clover Hide and Seek Spaghetti and Meatballs Bacon and Eggs Cop and Robber Tweedledee and Tweedledum Jack and Jill Artsy and Crafty Ebb and Flow Macaroni and Cheese Nuts and Bolts Lock and Key Unisex Guinea Pig Names
Unisex Guinea Pig Names Addison Alex Basil Atlas Danny Dot Ariel Cameron Berlin Riley Bean Taylor Beau Elf Brooklyn Duke Alpine Tofu Cody Chance Espresso Avery Aiden Boo Alex Bagel Cassidy Kenzie Pebbles Bentley Bandit Emerson Freckles Aspen Cheerio Dana Bronx Clover Bonbon Skylar Colby Blake Pig-Related Guinea Pig Names
Pig Related Names for Guinea Pigs Name Explanation Bacon The crispy bacon comes from pigs Porky Pork is a word for pig meat Berkshire It’s an all-black guinea pig breed Boar A male pig that has reached the breeding age is called boar Babe After the title pig in the hit film The Franchise Babe Plopper A character from the Simpson Movie Peppermint Pig The name of a popular pig with many tales surrounding it. There is a candy and a movie named Peppermint Pig. Puma A play on the word Simba from the hit film the Lion King Miss Piggy America’s favorite Prima-donna pig from the Muppet Show Piglet A nickname for small pigs created with a play on the word pig Hogwash Hogwash means something worthless. As hogs/pigs eat grass, clover, and table scrap that would have become garbage. Ham Ham is pig meat Chorizo It is a spicy pork sausage in Spain Gordy Gordy is a talking pig in the hit movie Gordy Waddles Pet pig of Mabel Pines in the hit series Gravity Falls Piggy A play with the word pig. Piggy is a common nickname for guinea pigs and teacup pigs Barrow Male pigs who are castrated before hitting puberty are called Barrow Oinker Pigs make the “oink” sound, so we can call them Oinker Shoat Pig babies who are newly weaned from the mother’s milk are called Shoats Napoleon The highest leader, a tyrant pig on the Manor Farm in the Animal Farm by George Orwell Squealer Second, in command of Napoleon, Squealer is a cunning pig and sycophant of Napoleon Gilt Young female pigs who have not been bred are called gilts Hereford A domestic pig breed that has red color on all skin but a white face Sow Breeding female pigs who have had their first litter are called sows Yorkshire A widely found domestic breed of pig in the US Petunia Name of an animate pig character in the Looney Tunes Pignite Play on two words “pig” and “ignite” Funny Guinea Pig Names
Funny Guinea Pig Names Peter Porker Spider-Ham Hogwarts Slop Hogwash Crispy Hamlet Gub Gub Stinker Oinker Pork ‘N Beans Hogzilla Sooey Hambone Pancetta Muffin Hickory Jerky Bon Bon Ginny Pig Pig Pen Goliath Hen Wen Hamton Hammertime Fuzzmeister Fuzz McFuzz M&M Short Rib Hogsmade Pigtails Hulk Webber Badass Guinea Pig Names
If you have a badass guinea pig who never backs down and always has his way, take a look at the following list of badass guinea pig names.
Badass Guinea Pig Names Napoleon Trouble Spartacus Roar Rumpus Tumult Ashoka Julius Cesar Pratap Aragon Bruiser Brutus Lionheart Sun Tzu Genghis Khan Alexander the Great Peter the Great Fracas Hannibal Olympias Teuta Bullet Danger Bolt Irk Bug Hoo-Ha Wallace Cynane Hitler Hullabaloo Furore Spice Hercules Loki Rambo Stalin Rasputin Ivan the Terrible Catherine Macho Daredevil Scarecrow Thanos Titan Errant Bolshie Raven Rebel Maverick Imposter Rocket Racoon Athena Arya Guinea Pig Names Based on Greek and Roman Gods and Goddesses
Guinea Pig Names From Greek and Roman Mythology Zeus Poseidon Ares Aphrodite Hera Demeter Athena Apollo Artemis Hephaestus Hermes Dionysus Helios Sol Venus Gaia Jupiter Juno Mars Mercury Neptune Venus Ceres Minerva Diana Vulcan Vesta Hades Morpheus Chronos Demeter Hesita Achlys Erebus Eros Nyx Nemesis Hypnos Phanes Aion Aether Pontus