72 Cute and Funny Guinea Pig Names

Updated on February 2, 2016
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What to Name Your New Guinea Pig

So you are getting a guinea pig? You must be squealing just like one with excitement! Who wouldn’t at the news that you are getting one of the cutest, cuddliest, and most lovable little fuzzy animals alive?

Guinea pigs make wonderful pets and are low maintenance. They do not require a whole lot of space, their housing requirements are minimal, and it's a lot of fun to build them a little play area! They enjoy the company of other guinea pigs and really form a bond with their owners. You will love them for their entire five to seven year lifespan, and they'll love you right back.

So, do you have any idea what you will name your guinea pig? Meeting your match at the pet store is the easy part, but giving it a name might not be so easy. If you are lucky, the name will just come to you as soon as you chose which one to take home. Most are not that lucky, and, therefore, need to do a little research.

To make this matter a little easier, I have compiled a list of the best guinea pig names that I could find or think of. Scroll down to find different names in separate categories.

Boy Guinea Pig Names

Male names often sound more “fierce” than girly names, but whether your guinea pig is more of an attention-hog or a shy piglet, there’s a name for all!

 
 
 
Rocko
Bob
Ozzy
Leonard
Chomper
Zipper
Bart
Homer
Paco
Oliver
Fabio
Ham
Boomer
Pepsi
Nemo
Tank
Matty
Braveheart
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Girl Guinea Pig Names

Girl names commonly have a “girly” feel to them and often reflect the foods we eat! Why? Because girls are sweet, so is food, and girls love food. That’s not all that is on our list, of course, so check it out!

 
 
 
Princess
Daisy
Rosie
Cinnamon
Sugar
Ladybug
Nutmeg
Peaches
Cookie
Minnie
Ginger
Hazel
Bella
Lily
Sweetheart
Sofie
Buttercup
Baby
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Cute Guinea Pig Names

Guinea pigs are adorably fuzzy little critters. These cute pets deserve a name as cute as they are! Check out these cute guinea pig names, great for males and females!

 
 
 
Stud Muffin
Caramel
Peanut
Pumpkin
Sprinkles
Cuddle Bunny
Copper
Piglet
M&M
Snickers
Furball
Cupcake
Cottonball
Tootsie
Honey
S'mores
Oreo
Snickerdoodle

Funny Guinea Pig Names

It's easy to come up with a funny name for your furry friend. Pick a name that plays on their species or their small stature, for starters.

 
 
 
Hamlet
Ginny Pig
Goliath
Biscuit
The Hulk
Fuzzmeister
Jedi
Bam Bam
Pork Chop
Meatball
Godzilla
Guinness
Gumbo
Brutus
Guinevere
Alf
Jack Hammer
Chunk
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Picking a Guinea Pig Name

There are plenty of names to choose from, and hopefully you have already found one you like by this point, but if you haven't, not to worry!

Whether you have a male or female guinea pig, try assessing its personality and outer appearance to help you pick a name.

  • Does it run to you right away, or is it still a bit skittish?
  • Is it loud, or does it make little noise?
  • What color is it and what “hairstyle” does it have?

Answering these questions can help when deciding between two or three names, too.

Let Your Guinea Pig Help Decide

Still don’t have a name? I’m a fan of letting my animals help in this process just because I am so indecisive when it comes to these things, not to mention the silly memories that it makes. There are a couple of ways a guinea pig can “help” choose a name.

  • If you have an outgoing piggy, have a few friends sit in a circle, assign a name to each person, and place the guinea pig in the middle. The guinea pig takes on the name of the person it goes to first!
  • Write different names on a few index cards and place them around the room with some guinea pig food; you can even do this in the cage if it’s big enough. Whichever card it eats off first is the name that the guinea pig chooses! Easy, right? I think so!

Whatever you do to figure out the guinea pig’s name, have fun with it!

Questions & Answers

  • What are your favorite names for guinea pigs?

    Food-themed names are my favorite:

    Brownie

    Cheddar

    Cheeto

    Cookie

    Cupcake

    Dorito

    Gummy Bear

    Hazelnut

    Kiwi

    Muffin

    Pretzel

    Reese Puff

    Skittles

    Stromboli

    Sweet Potato

    Taco

    Tater Tot

    Waffles

  • What are your pet Guinea pigs named?

    I don't have them any longer, but the ones I've had in the past were named Chuckles, Sausage, Cookies, and Meatball.

  • Can I use a human weight measure for my guinea pig?

    I'm not a veterinarian, so I can't give you health tips for your pets, but when it comes to weight, a human scale should work as long as it can measure a small enough weight. You might have better luck with a kitchen scale, but make sure your parents help you, and you clean it well after using it. I'd suggest putting some plastic wrap over the top of the scale. You may also need to use a glass bowl as your guinea pig may not sit still long enough to weigh it properly. I hope this helps.

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      Ginny piggys 

      2 days ago

      I have 2 guinea pigs the smooth haired American is Ellie and the texel is Lexi

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      Marrissa 

      3 days ago

      I had 2 guinea pigs and there names were ginger, and butter cup. They were so cute and fluffy. Guinea pigs are the best choldhood pet to have. I hope people can see that soon.

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      Olivia 

      4 days ago

      can you put Kiki,Fluffy on the list

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      Raniya, 

      5 days ago

      I'm getting a Guinea pig her name is princess lola

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      My two girls 

      6 days ago

      I have two guineapigs their names are cupcake and marshmallow

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      Cool girl 

      6 days ago

      I used to have two guinea pigs but they died.But there names were Carlsberg and Guinness

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      Awesome 

      7 days ago

      I named my guidance pig waffles and she Is female. My sisters is named jinx.

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      crazy guinea pig lady!!!! 

      7 days ago

      i have 11 guinea pigs and there called peanut, nibbles, mr and mrs grumpy, bumbles ,milky way, fifi, Pepsi, meatball and guinness

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      Girl guinea pig 

      7 days ago

      My guinea pig is called OREO!!! LOL

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      MikenahBailey 

      9 days ago

      I’m probably going to get a guinea pig soon and if I do, i’m naming him Oreo

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      Guinea Pigs are the best!!! 

      10 days ago

      Yep, i love those name Randomgirl

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      Guinea Pigs are the best!!! 

      10 days ago

      I'm getting some guinea pigs soon and I'm so excited, although I have no idea what to name them!!! Please help me. :)

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      Randomgirl 

      2 weeks ago

      Is fudge and cashew a good name?

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      Chloe 

      2 weeks ago

      I own 2 guinea pigs thay are girls and so cute there names are Melody and Rosey

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      guest 

      2 weeks ago

      name it honey or rookie or taffy

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      Guest 

      4 weeks ago

      My girl guineas are called milly, dolly, daisy, creme, norma, poppy

      my boys are called needles, jynxy, lucky and bear

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      buddy the guinea pig 

      4 weeks ago

      thanks for naming me!

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      robloxianplayz 

      5 weeks ago

      im getting a guinea pig and im gunna call him ozzy or snikerdoodle

      lol

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      nishen malindu 

      5 weeks ago

      Very good.

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      music 

      5 weeks ago

      i just got my first guinea pig today and his name is Theodore

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      J.J 

      5 weeks ago

      I love all these names, we have just found out one of our guinea pig's is a male. We are going to rename the male because when we thought he was a female we named him Hazel, I am going back and forth with some names! here are the names:

      - Prince

      -Oreo

      -Peanut

      -Snickers

      -Snickerdoodle

      -Bacon Bitz

      Which one should I pick!!!

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      pig lover 

      6 weeks ago

      How do u convince your parents to get one

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      Hi I'm Jessica 

      6 weeks ago

      I have two guinea pigs

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      Hi I’m Chloe 

      6 weeks ago

      I love guinea pigs i’m just about to get a couple my self .do you have any fancy names or scary ones like scare

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      Elmo 

      6 weeks ago

      Do guinea pigs need a cage mate

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      connie 

      6 weeks ago

      she just had her babies today

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      Anne 

      6 weeks ago

      I love the names, Snickers, and SnickerDoodle

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      Pepsi 

      7 weeks ago

      My dog was named Pepsi but he ran away...

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      guinyguy88 

      2 months ago

      our guinea pigs hard to tick car of? lolz XD mi gorl friend wantz mi to get 1 butt i thik there hard????? plz halp also i kneed some namz 4 the pigz. she wantz like for or somthin idrk bc she blabs alot and i dint listen to her lolz XD... any who.... hers the list!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      - pork rhine

      - fat pig

      - bacon bitz

      - lil sausage mouth

      - pork chip

      - rib master

      - potato hip

      - gordon pamsy

      - chez ballz

      - red marker

      -egghoe

      - hamster

      If anybod got some iteas lkm and hit me up if u a cuttie bc mi gf is nagging me ughhhhhhh XDDD

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      Sia 

      2 months ago

      My Guinea pigs name is fuzz Meister and my sisters is Buddacup

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      Donna 

      2 months ago

      I have a cool gunieapig name bluebell winston henry berry

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      Gamer 

      2 months ago

      Guinea pigs are the best animal's alive

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      guineapigspandas1 

      2 months ago

      I LOVE GUINEAPIGS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Elizabeth 

      2 months ago

      M guinea pigs name is oreo because he is black an white he is the cutest thing on earth I love him so much

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      unnown 

      2 months ago

      i have a guinea pig and his name is lighting he sheds alot i have a black sheet and it is covered in his hair

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      naily 

      2 months ago

      i have a Guinea pig for sale for 85 because he is white with black spot and he is a cutee baby.

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      Miley 

      2 months ago

      I'm getting a Guinea pig for my tenth birthday

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      Guinea pig 

      2 months ago

      Do you have any names 4 a white long haired guinea pig?

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      Taryn 

      2 months ago

      I’m getting a Guinea pig In a week it’s white,black,and bron but I don’t know what to name it btw it’s a girl

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      karlie 

      2 months ago

      does anyone have any baby guinea pigs for sale if yes can you text me back how much

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      Rebeka S.J. 

      2 months ago

      I got two guinea pigs and I named them- Caramel and Storm.

      They are boys, 7 weeks old & realllllllly FAT!!!

      By the way these 72 guinea pig names are ADORABLE!!!!!

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      Sahana 

      2 months ago

      Nice names! I am going to get 2 guinea pegsbut i don’t know when. I have sooooooooo many names for it and I don’t know what to chose. Have any ideas.

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      Madeline 

      2 months ago

      I'm gonna get a girl and I'm gonna make it panda because it's black and white

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      Ómra 

      2 months ago

      I’m getting two adorable baby boys and I’m soo exited ones brown and swirly and I don’t know about the other I love piggies so much

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      Janiris 

      2 months ago

      I’m getting a Guinea pig in a few days and I can’t wait to name her buttercup

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      shae.odon@valeparkps.net 

      2 months ago

      i love the name peanut for my guinea pig.

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      Ao 

      2 months ago

      To "Anyone" I like Ginger more but Hazel is cute too.

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      shudfgihoktr 

      3 months ago

      hey i have a ginger dog

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      Lily Kassin 

      3 months ago

      I need a good name for my ferret any thoughts

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      Tatiana 

      3 months ago from Florida

      Very cute names! Thanks for sharing :-)

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      Tatiana 

      3 months ago from Florida

      Hi Jade,

      I'm sure you'll figure the perfect names :-)

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      Tatiana 

      3 months ago from Florida

      Hi Adyn,

      Raider's a cool name. :-)

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      Tatiana 

      3 months ago from Florida

      @Melis I like it!

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      Tatiana 

      3 months ago from Florida

      Hi Piper_Mac

      That's really cute!

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      Carley 

      3 months ago

      I am going to name my new ginnie pig s’mores

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      THEY are super cute 

      3 months ago

      I have two Abyssinian and they are both black and orange like there names are bandit and spooks

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      Anyone 

      3 months ago

      Name Hazel or ginger

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      I can’t wait to get my Guinean pig 

      3 months ago

      I am getting a guinea pig and I can’t wait but I also can’t think of a name, but with the commonwealth games mascot being Borroby I was thinking of changing it to borropig for a guinea pig name

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      Unknown 

      3 months ago

      I still dont know what to call my guinea pig. She has a black head with a line in the middle her back is all white and she had a small brown spot on her head. She is very cuddly and calm. Any ideas?

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      Jade 

      3 months ago

      A good name for maybe a white guinea pig could be Abba or maybe Snowflake. I am turning 10 and i am getting two guinea pigs for my birthday. We r wirking on a name for one but my sisters can't agree

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      Adyn 

      3 months ago

      My sister named hers S'mores before I found the site. I was looking for a name for my new guinea pig and couldn't find one that fit, it is a long haired male with lots of cow licks two on his head make a Mohawk. I think I wanna call him raider

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      Melis 

      3 months ago

      My Guinea pig named Teodor

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      Piper_ Mac 

      3 months ago

      Mine is Fuzz because he has cowlicks and he is fuzzy

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      lizzy 

      3 months ago

      I named mine Clark

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      winnie 

      3 months ago

      brandi what kind of hamster or at least a color we can help u

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      winnie 

      3 months ago

      vickie u can name it oreo and Breckyn that is supes cute love it

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      winnie 

      3 months ago

      OMG i found the right name poco

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      winnie 

      3 months ago

      you guys really cough my eyes now i can read this any time i have problems when i get my 4 guinea pigs ginger,guronimo,hazle and somthing im still working on it and it will be a boy i will go look up some names right no bye

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      nancy 

      3 months ago

      nice job

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      Vickie 

      3 months ago

      Have anyone got any names I could name my black boy guniea pig plz

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      Maddy 

      3 months ago

      I am going to call mine Jellybean ahaha

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      dinkle 

      3 months ago

      do you have any other names?

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      Princess sweetheart 

      3 months ago

      Lol I think Its a good n

      ame

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      Gracie 

      3 months ago

      I want to call my guinea pig cupcake

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      Brandi 

      3 months ago

      hi me and my family are getting a girl hamster and we are having some trouble finding a name for the hamster can you please help use finding a name thanks

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      Meg 

      3 months ago

      I am going to call it Fabio if its a boy and Tootsie if its a girl

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      Savannah 

      3 months ago

      I named my guinea pig S’mores

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      Sophia 

      3 months ago

      Hi my guinea pig is a boy and is named Moo

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      Nhu Mai 

      3 months ago

      Thank you for the names it helped me a lot

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      RJ L. 

      3 months ago

      Those are really cute names and this web site will help me figure out what I will name my future Ginea pig

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      marina w 

      3 months ago

      i named mine snickers

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      kiersten-daniellebregoliFAN 

      3 months ago

      how about hammy for a male and cuttiepeeps for a girl

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      haleigh 

      3 months ago

      how about twix for a male

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      #guineapigsforever! 

      3 months ago

      mine are called pickle and pikelet. I had old ones called Huffle and Puffle but they died when I left them with my parents to go camping. I loved the idea of cookie, Godzilla, S'mores and Ham!

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      Alice 

      3 months ago

      How ^bout Alice

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      Guinea Pig Loverrrr 

      3 months ago

      When I get mine, I'm naming them Mushu and Luna

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      Yohannes 

      3 months ago

      Hi I'm Yohannes my guinea pig's name is Guane

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      Aiden 

      3 months ago

      Hi I'm aiden and I have 7 guinea pigs and I needed to know what I should name each one and this site helped me a lot THANKS

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      Gerty Pig 

      3 months ago

      Mine is called Stumpi Puff Puff.

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      Blackcat 

      4 months ago

      My female guinea pigs name is Vanilla.

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      roxy and roller 

      4 months ago

      I have two guinea pig they are called Roxy and Roller after the song Roxy Roller. we call them sisters but they are not really related. Roxy is black ,white and gray spotted. Roller is our little red head

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      4 months ago

      I have there guinea pigs and I love them. So easy to take care of. Their names are Sprinkles, Oreo and Skunky.

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      Coconut 

      4 months ago

      She is so cute and I love the name thanks to this thing! I love this thing all the names are so cute!

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      tyler 

      4 months ago

      Im getting a guinea pig and naming it hamster lol

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      Lexi 

      4 months ago

      I named my guinea pig Maple syrup

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      Charlie 

      4 months ago

      I named my pigs Timmy and Tommy

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      Daisy 

      4 months ago

      Cute guinea pig name for a girl

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      abby 

      4 months ago

      lol, im getting a guinea pig for my bday, and im gonna combine like 3 of these names to make a long one like peanut butter peachy baby

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      Little Adventures Fan 

      4 months ago

      You had me laugh at Hamlet XD BWAHAHAHAHAHA

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      guinea pig lover5 

      4 months ago

      OMG those names are so cute I am so going to use them. thank you so much. love you so much

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