Punderful Names for Hairless Pets

Updated on July 22, 2017
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Theophanes is a New England-based blogger, traveler, writer, photographer, sculptor, and lover of life.

Sphynx cat (Sloopy) singing for a more punderful name
Sphynx cat (Sloopy) singing for a more punderful name


Naming animals can be a fun and amusing activity, especially when the said animal happens to have some unique characteristics. Dogs, cats, rats, mice, hamsters, rabbits, guinea pigs and probably a few other animals now come in hairless varieties! For those that find them endearing (rather than hideous) a list of clever names may be in order (as they are like potato chips - you just can't have one!)

Godiva - Sphynx rat
Godiva - Sphynx rat

Female Names

  • Bikini
  • Botox
  • Electra (short for Electrolisis)
  • Godiva
  • Gillette
  • Hair-a
  • Hair-e-ette
  • Lady Schick
  • Lady Godiva
  • Lucile Bald
  • Nair
  • Pantene
  • Perm
  • Scarlet No Haira
  • Venus di Milo
  • Vo5
  • Wax
  • Weave

Chinese Crested Dog
Chinese Crested Dog

Male Names

  • Alopecia
  • Bacchus (Only a drunk God could create a creature like that..)
  • Balderdash
  • Baldwin
  • Calvin (means bald)
  • Fabio
  • Goatee
  • Hairy
  • Hairold
  • Magnun (for the prince who was cursed to wander the desert naked for all eturnity pining for his lost love.)
  • Monty (As in bare the full monty!)
  • Mr. Clean
  • Osbald
  • Picard
  • Propecia
  • Razor
  • Rip Van Wrinkle
  • Rogaine
  • Samson
  • Toupee

Baby SKinny Pig (Mostly hairless Guinea Pig)
Baby SKinny Pig (Mostly hairless Guinea Pig)

Gender Neutral Names

  • Barber
  • Folicle
  • Lunch (as in Naked Lunch)
  • Moon
  • Placebo
  • Raison (for the wrinkles)
  • Streaker
  • Truth (Nothin' but the Naked Truth!)
  • Whiskers
  • Wrinkles

Note to Readers

If I've forgotten any punderful names do let me know and I'll gladly add them!

Questions & Answers


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        3 weeks ago

        my hairless cat is named Chimmy... whoops.

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        3 years ago

        Oh, and don't forget George hairlesson

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        4 years ago

        I have a Chinese crested dog and named him Skyner

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        4 years ago

        I have a hairless rat named Pelo which is Spanish for hair

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        5 years ago


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        Amelia Hohl 

        5 years ago

        I have had a bunch of hairless rats and their names were Chauncy, Blimey and Eegor. Eegor had tons of tumors I was constantly removing and walked really funny. His name was perfect for him. I miss my little Eegsie:(. Other names were Peat, Buddy, Rocky, and Max.

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        6 years ago

        nelly is a really goood one you should add it

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        Lisa A. 

        7 years ago

        I had a hairless cat named Yoda. have one now named Smeagol. Have a hairless rat named Don Wrinkles. good name for hairless cat is Merkin. Google merkin to see what it is and you'll understand why this is the perfect hass pussycat name. LOL!

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        8 years ago

        When my hairless rat was still alive, we named him, "Master Splinter" even though he was hairless [:

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        8 years ago

        My hairless rat, I called GOLLUM.

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        8 years ago

        Piglet, cuz mine looks like a little piggy and eats like one!

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        9 years ago

        Lol... Britney spears is perfect

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        Yorkie Luver 

        9 years ago

        hi im also animal lover. her name is fluffy cuz i thought britney spears was an insult i only like her music. ok bye :)

        :) B) :P

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        Theophanes Avery 

        10 years ago from New England

        Heh, I knew someone with a rat named Catfood so lunchmeat is only slightly better. :)

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        10 years ago

        We have a hairless rat my dad calls LUNCHMEAT"he looks like a piece "

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        11 years ago from Georgia

        I like some hairless pets, but find others so ugly their cute. Ha. I like Sphynx cats and hairless rats best! Great source of names!


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