100+ Creative Names for Your Chicken

Updated on March 22, 2018
List of awesome chicken names
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The task of naming your chicken is just as challenging as raising one. Luckily, I've compiled a list of chicken names to help. Below, you'll find a wide range of ideas, from classic names to funny names. Even if you don't find the perfect moniker, you'll still find some inspiration to come up with something unique on your own.

Chicken Names You've Never Heard of

  • Shelldon
  • Bug Eater
  • Crispy
  • Pasteurized (Pat or Patty)
  • Lady Bird
  • Poop Maker
  • Oven
  • Cooper
  • Bathsheba
  • First (Which came first?)
  • Toe Jam
  • Grass-Fed
  • Free Range
  • Public Nuisance
  • Rocky
  • Babz
  • Ginger
  • Bunty
  • Mac
  • Homerun
  • Chuck
  • Two Left Feet
  • Bob
  • Kernel
  • Alarm Clock
  • Benjamin
  • Penny
  • Amarillo
  • Pollo
  • Loco
  • Bolba
  • Wormy
  • Peter
  • Freida
  • Lady Gaga
  • Ostrich
  • Resurrection
  • Lean
  • Flappy Bird

Food Chicken Names

  • Dinner
  • Popcorn
  • Quesadilla
  • Stuffing
  • Omelette
  • Peep
  • KFC
  • Drumstick
  • Taco
  • Teriyaki
  • Kabob
  • Buffalo
  • Benedict
  • Fry
  • Egg Nog
  • Custard
  • Potpie
  • Alfredo
  • Ceaser
  • Chick-fil-a
  • Egg tart
  • Nugget
  • McChicken
  • Sweet and Sour

Funny Chicken Names

  • Mother Clucker
  • Chickovsky
  • Mary Poopins
  • Donald Trumpet
  • Chick-eel O'neil
  • Princess Lay-a
  • Goose
  • Chick-a-las Cage
  • Chickira
  • Sir Clucks-a-Lot
  • Hen Solo
  • Chick Jagger
  • Hilary Fluff
  • Abraham Chicken
  • Albert Eggstein
  • Russell Crow
  • Meryl Cheep
  • Cluck Norris
  • Amelia Egghart

Classic Chicken Names

  • Henrietta
  • Duke
  • Ethel
  • Chester
  • Bessie
  • Fletcher
  • Clementine
  • Gus
  • Delilah
  • Abigail
  • Bo
  • Dixie
  • Earl
  • Dusty
  • Goldie
  • Hank
  • George
  • Merle
  • Haggard
  • Johnny
  • Cash
  • Loretta
  • Norman
  • Otis
  • Eloise
  • Irene
  • Nora

Cute Chicken Names

  • Pompom
  • Cotton Candy
  • Daffodil
  • Marshmallow
  • Cupcake
  • Midget
  • Dodo
  • Sunshine
  • Dawn
  • Midnight
  • Cheese Puff
  • Tootsie

Tips for Naming Your Chick

  • Turn to Color for Inspiration: You can name your chicken based on its color. For example, you can name your chick Rouge, Sliver, Amarillo, or Coffee.
  • Personality Matters: Is your chicken skittish, bold, or crotchety? Names like Old Gramps, Bashful, or King Kong can perfectly illustrate your chick's personality.
  • Cities and States: Why not name it after a city or state? You can either choose your hometown, your parent's hometown, or some place you love. Cheyenne, Wyoming, Tucson, or Reno are all beautiful names.
  • Singers: If you're a big fan, why not name your chicken in that singer's honor. Some examples include Dolly Parton, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Prince, Luke Bryan, Garth Brooks, Bruno Mars, or Justin Bieber.
  • Cartoon Characters: There are some famous animated chickens you can name your chick after, such as Chicken Little, Foghorn Leghorn, Sheldon, Lady Cluck, or Rocky.

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        Kate Rix 

        4 months ago from Oakland, California

        Poop maker? Genius! What a great article!

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