Rabbit Names: How to Pick a Name for Your Bunny

Updated on August 2, 2019
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I have kept a variety of pet rabbits and enjoy sharing what I've learned about bunny care with others.

What will his name be?
What will his name be?

Choosing a name for your bunny is one of the fun things about getting a new rabbit. But sometimes it's just so hard to find the right inspiration. Your bunny's name shouldn't just be cute, it should also be easy for the rabbit to understand.

Easy names to understand are those that sound a little different from everyday speech. It helps if the bunny's name is one that is fun for you to say, or makes you laugh, as the tone in your voice will also influence how quickly the bunny learns its name.

If you're having trouble coming up with a name for your rabbit, you can ask friends or family, or look up in a book of baby names. Sometimes the best names come to you when you're not even thinking about them. There's no need to be in a rush to name your bunny, either—you have plenty of time to get to know your bunny and see what kind of temperament it has before deciding on a name for good. Alternatively, it can sometimes be nice to let someone else name your bunny, like a brother or sister.

If you're still stuck thinking about what to call that cute little bunny you have, here are some fun bunny names, ranging from the classic to the unique. For easy reference, I've listed them alphabetically.

Bunny Name Ideas From A-Z

  • Abba, Alvin, Ace
  • Bandit, Boo, Bouncer, Brat, Basil, Binky, Barney, Basil, Brutus, Biggie Smalls
  • Coco, Cottontail, Conan, Cuddles, Chewy
  • Diesel, Demo, Dax, Destructo
  • Eddie, Edge, Ezekiel, EVOO
  • Fang, Fluffy, Flopsy, Flick
  • Godzilla, Gizmo, Gonzo, Grumpy, Grizelda
  • Hook, Hoppy, Hulk
  • Ida, Iris, Ivan, Ivory
  • Jaws, Joker, Jones, Jose
  • Kritter, Killer, Krull
  • Loopy, Lottie, Lazer, Linux
  • Magnum, Mopsy, Musashi, Mouse
  • Nemo, Nero, Nikko
  • Obi, Ozzy, Ox, Olive, Onyx, Orbit, Overlord of the Universe
  • Peter, Pirate, Popeye, Psycho, Poppy, Peanut, Puff, Prince
  • Quincy, Quetzacotl
  • Runner, Rotter, Rex, Ranger
  • Slick, Smudge, Star, Streak
  • Tinkerbell, Trouble, Thumper, Taz, Toaster, The Bunny Formerly Known As Prince
  • Una, Unix, Ubuntu
  • Vegas, Vera, Vinny, Vista
  • Wanda, Whiskers, Whisky, Wicket
  • Xander, Xena, XP, Xyla
  • Yo-yo, Yahoo
  • Ziggy, Zak, Zeke, Z

Found a name? Would you like to add your own ideas for bunny names? Leave a comment and tell everyone what your bunny is called, or tell us what your bunny would be called if you had one! The great thing about choosing a name for your bunny is that you can share the process with your friends and family.

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      Chelsea 

      4 weeks ago

      I like the names but i have a stuft bunbun

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      :) 

      7 weeks ago

      We have a white and taupe lionhead names Wiggy cause he looks like he’s wearing a toupee or a wig!!

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      Jessica 

      2 months ago

      I had a brown lopped eared and his name was Hersey

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      Somebody you don’t know 

      4 months ago

      Im going to name mines Poppy if it’s a boy and if it’s a girl I’m going to name her Puff

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      Sombody 

      4 months ago

      I think I will call mine Hollyleaf! It's fun to say, and all I can think of when I look at her!

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      Alphonse 

      5 months ago

      My rabbit's name is going to be Mochi! (Like the sweet)

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      Amber 

      5 months ago

      I think for a white rabbit Snowflake would be a great name

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      Domino 

      6 months ago

      Domino

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      Rachelvv 

      6 months ago

      Bandit is a cute name! My rabbits are, Snuff, Eddy, Angus and bugs bunny

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      lillymae 

      8 months ago

      thumper

      coco

      honey

      buddy

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      Madison 

      8 months ago

      Thumper

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      SomeOne 

      8 months ago

      What about Carmel?

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      Julie Owen 

      8 months ago

      I have had rabbits for 25 years plus, as a pet/s not breeding. Some of the names I've had are, Bambi, Jasper, Clover, Lily, Smokey, Poppy, Milly & Muffin, Alfie, Mindy...Hope you like them!

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      Magdalena Vital 

      9 months ago

      My bunnys name is Bugz like bugz bunny and a good girl name is Lola like bugz bunnys girl friend lola!

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      Kaylee 

      9 months ago

      This was sooo helpful m- Molly I had a pet rabbit but it had a seizure so it died then I had a dog and had to pu or down and now we have gotten the opportunity to have a lion head bunny and I'm thinking it either naming it rocket or prince.

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      taylor 

      10 months ago

      my bunny is named thumper

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      Bunnies forever 

      10 months ago

      I named my bunny Cadbury. He loves his name so much that any time I say it he jumps around and then hops in my lap to cuddle.

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      Tobias & sam 

      10 months ago

      My partner and I have named our bunny Dykoda

      And it suits her so much

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      Phoebe 

      10 months ago

      I think nibble would be a cute name

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      Megan 

      11 months ago

      A name for the X could be Xena. :)

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      Kalyx 

      11 months ago

      I have a name for the letter P -

      Puppy

      I'm not joking though - I think that would be really cute.

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      Kimberly 

      11 months ago

      Hello how much is that bunnie

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      Springcrid 

      12 months ago

      My bunnies name is Twitch. I named him that after his twitching nose.

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      Rocket 

      13 months ago

      Rocket seems like a nice name for a dark colored rabbit

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      elizabeth howard 

      13 months ago

      I just got 2 bunnies they are bugs bunny and roger rabbit.

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      Lilly 

      13 months ago

      My bunny rabbits name is Roy she was she was on a boat to paint over but I have to put her down because it was a funny funny is always mean to me I will always happy because I'm in a bunny

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      Lion head breed bunny 

      13 months ago

      I’m getting a rabbit tomorrow I’m thinking about naming her

      Coco

      Truffle

      Lopsy

      -I’m thinking truffle -and lopsy &. Coco I can’t xhoose need help thanks!!

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      Sydnee 

      13 months ago

      My bunny's name was Jackson than Jackson died so I got a new one and I about know what to name it. What should I name it

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      sarah 

      13 months ago

      sr mc fluffles if a girl then mrs.fluff ball

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      Dlxyzwh 

      13 months ago

      I looking a new forever friend and came here for the perfect name. I found one, Basil. But I also really like the name Honey, Daisy, and Honeybee

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      Alyssa 

      13 months ago

      I won a bunny yesterday. I am trying to think of a name for her. So I was thinking about the name "sky" and I think I really like the name, but it was just so simple but I really like it. Although it was too simple. So I came up with... get ready..! " Sky-McBunbun"! I will obviously call her Sky for short but I think it's cute and unique!

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      lance 

      14 months ago

      how bout lance for a name!!!!!

      lol

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      Little man 

      15 months ago

      Cutest dwarf hotpot!

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      Gizmo 

      15 months ago

      I have one for s

      Sarabi Thank you

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      Olivia 

      15 months ago

      I didn’t find any but, if you can for S and N do another S and do spots if you like it and for N nibbles if you like it :) thanks this was super helpful this website is amazing thanks again :)

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      Kate 

      15 months ago

      I have 4 Peaches, Luna, Pumpkin & Moose

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      Kelly Mills 

      16 months ago

      Peaches

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      Whatever 

      16 months ago

      Coconut

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      Shelby 

      16 months ago

      Kara

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      Amber Weatherhead 

      16 months ago

      I have a baby bunny that I’m either going to call cinnamon or skipper

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      Milzy 

      16 months ago

      My tlrabbit is name SQUISHY and my sisters flFLUFFY. My old rabbits were LIGHTNING BOLT and TARGET. My friends rabbit is named CINNIMON BUN but se sometimes calls him CINNIMON.

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      Sammy 

      16 months ago

      Zucchini

      Hazel

      Alfie

      Month the you got the bunny

      Example : got a bunny in May therfore I nane my bunny May.

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      Rabbit_Lover 

      16 months ago

      I have some names for rabbits such as-

      Choco

      Chocolate

      Vanilla

      Strawberry

      Ginger

      Carrots

      Mr. Winkles

      Hope they helped

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      Human 

      17 months ago

      Ayla

      Willow

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      Oof 

      17 months ago

      I like Honey, or Bee!

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      UnKnown 

      17 months ago

      Luna & Lizzie!

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      molly 

      17 months ago

      zoomie

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      Fluffy 

      17 months ago

      Bellido

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      Gabriel Bellido 

      17 months ago

      Gabrielwaffles56.com

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      Brooklyn Bennett 

      17 months ago

      These names where very helpful thanks xx

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      Pluff 

      18 months ago

      Thanks for the good names

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      bella 

      18 months ago

      angle,oreo Hershey ,buttercup ,bronie ,snowflake

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      Julia 

      18 months ago

      I am looking into getting a blue tort Holland lop (boy). I am stuck on a name for him. He is very gentle and calm. He is 7 weeks old. What should I name him? Any ideas?

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      Crystal 

      18 months ago

      I have two rabbits: a brown Netherland Dwarf named Mocha, and a New Zealand named Princess SnowRose

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      lillian 

      18 months ago

      whuts a fun name for a bunny

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      cs9610 

      19 months ago

      lint

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      Hanny 

      19 months ago

      I am getting two rabbits these names are helpful, however you couldn’t always use the name *pippa *peppa *pippy as your rabbits name ?

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      Ricky Rodson 

      19 months ago

      https://pethelpful.com/rabbits/Tips-For-Choosing-A... Here are more tips for anyone in need.

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      Emma anderson 

      19 months ago

      I want a bunny so bad

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      ellie 

      19 months ago

      i am getting two dwarf nertherland rabbits one is grey and the other one is black with grey they are both males, and i am stuck on what i should call them.

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      Blanx 

      20 months ago

      My bunies name is booboo and my other ones name is snowball

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      Rabbit 

      20 months ago

      - Midnight

      - Shadow

      - Charcoal

      - Sooty

      - Inky

      - Raven

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      Marshmallow's owner 

      20 months ago

      Add Marshmallow. He's the best lop rabbit ever!

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      Rabbit 

      21 months ago

      Fidget was my bunny she died a few days ago. Nibbles was my other one

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      Wyatt 

      21 months ago

      Have to name my rabbits SOON. Had them for six months.

      =-) Thinking of naming my black girl lionhead rabbit Pepper, and my tan boy lionhead Mac, like Macadamia nuts. This article was very helpful!

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      Jess 

      21 months ago

      add Fi Fi it's my bunny's name.

      :)

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      Daisie 

      21 months ago

      I have a grey rabbit called Bella she's gorgeous I think Bella is a lovely name

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      Alice 

      21 months ago

      Clover midnight spiky alice Luna

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      Peter 

      22 months ago

      I love the name peter

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      Shona 

      22 months ago

      We have a grey & white mini lop called Coco and 2 mini rex brothers called Jake & Elwood :)

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      Unknown 

      22 months ago

      I think Apollos a cute name for a black and white lop rabbit

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      Aonymous 

      22 months ago

      I don't know what to name my rabbit, so many names to choose from. I was thinking April.

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      Mud 

      23 months ago

      Very impressive.

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      Anonymous 

      2 years ago

      I want to name my bunny basil now!

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      Luke 

      2 years ago

      My new rabbits names are Thumper and Morty

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      Name 

      2 years ago

      If I ever get a bunny I shall name them Satan. Why? Coz then I can say I know Satan. Duhhhhhh

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      2 years ago

      I love the name Binky it would be perfect

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      Willow 

      2 years ago

      I don't have a bunny. But I'm looking to get one. My old bunnies were called Charlie and Snowbell

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      Lucia 

      2 years ago

      What are some none gender specific names?

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      2 years ago

      I picked the name Ida for my new baby bunny

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      Cmcj 

      2 years ago

      My rabbit is Scooby DPI

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      lydia 

      2 years ago

      i like the name Riley

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      lydia 

      2 years ago

      im getting a bunny soon but im struggling to fid the perfect name for her/him. i dont think the bunny is even born yet but 2 months after its born i get to keep it.

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      Eric 

      2 years ago

      my bunnys name is charlie

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      I'm am not saying name 

      2 years ago

      I thing trigger is cute and serious at the same time but it's a lion head bunny so please commet if I should name my lion head bunny trigger

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      Zarren 

      2 years ago

      Hi, my bunny's name is Grizelda! I absolutely love the name. Thankyou to whoever made this website because it helped me soo much!! Now my cat, Galaxy and my pet bunny, Grizelda are best friends now! Thanks again. P.S:I love everyone elses bunny names too, they're great!!

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      Bob 

      2 years ago

      I think Jack is a good name like Jack Rabbit

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      samboosa 

      2 years ago

      my old rabbits were called tacos and nachos and my rabbits i have now are called yeezyz , 23s and superstar

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      Aditi Saha 

      2 years ago

      It is nice. I have two rabbits. Ones name is Chikkoo and for other i chose Daisy

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      Em 

      2 years ago

      Love this net work

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      Kylee 

      2 years ago

      My bunny is called Molly. I just like that name and she is a meat rabbit.

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      Mad Hatter 

      2 years ago

      He is mysterious and funny

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      Ev 

      2 years ago

      My bunnie is called olive this site was very helpful

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      Aubrin 

      2 years ago

      My bunny is named sunomie like the wave

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      2 years ago

      Mine are Bambi moo moo and snow Bambi and moo moo are brother and sister and their both lion heads and snow is a short hair show rabbit

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      Hannah 

      2 years ago

      my bunny's name is charco because she is the color of charcoal

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      Willow 

      2 years ago

      I'm extremely young, I'm only 10. I just got 2 bunnies. My brother named the male (Lionhead) bunny, and I get to name the female (albino Lionhead) bunny. I just can't decide on a name. I don't like names to do with color like Snowball, Snowbell, Blizzard, etc. But I want a normal name (Not food) like Stella or Winnie or something. Any ideas?

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      Anonymous 

      2 years ago

      I'm getting a bunny and I'm going to name it dr. Fluffles! He's going o be white with light grey floppy ears.

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      Angelie 

      2 years ago

      i can't find a perfect name for my new bunny.

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      Cas 

      2 years ago

      I am thinking of naming my baby Holand Lop mix Jynx.

      Not sure yet though. I am going back and forth with names.

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