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Best Squirrel Names: 400+ Ideas for Your Fuzzy Friend

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Do you have a pet squirrel, or have you just made friends with a squirrel in your backyard? Give it the perfect name!

Do you have a pet squirrel, or have you just made friends with a squirrel in your backyard? Give it the perfect name!

Every Good Squirrel Needs a Good Name

Squirrels are small to medium-sized rodents, and they're very cute. We might see them in our yards, often climbing trees or staring inquisitively back at us. It’s fun to watch their antics!

Can You Have a Squirrel as a Pet?

While it is not easy to domesticate squirrels, many people do keep them as pets. You need to be well-acquainted with the squirrel to ensure it is not scared of you or disturbed by your presence.

If you do have a pet squirrel, you need a name for it! Of course, you can also name the wild squirrels that visit your home—maybe you want to greet them by name when you see them playing peek-a-boo in your windows and digging up your garden. There are lots of name options for squirrels, from cute names like Chippy to funny names like Beast.

How to Come Up With a Name for Your Squirrel

The best way to get started is by observing squirrels. Every squirrel has a unique personality and a distinctive character. By watching your squirrel closely, you can find inspiration for a thoughtful name that really suits it. A name that is short, snappy, catchy, and even a little quirky is a good choice, since it'll be easy to say and to remember.

Whether you're naming your pet squirrel, a squirrel in your garden, or the nosy little squirrel eavesdropping at your window, choosing a memorable name that matches the squirrel’s personality is ideal.

Each squirrel you meet will have a unique personality. What would you name this curious little creature? Maybe Holmes?

Each squirrel you meet will have a unique personality. What would you name this curious little creature? Maybe Holmes?

400+ Good Names for Squirrels

The list below showcases a diverse collection of squirrel names. It includes cute names, macho names, female names, and creative names you can use for your bushy-tailed friend.

Cute Squirrel Names

Is your squirrel super cute? Maybe one of these names will fit!

Buffy

Dookie

Stoney

Dodo

Echo

Moppy

Chip

Zombie

Ozzy

Duke

Mutter

Neo

Puffy

Grumpy

Zeus

Smokey

Zeb

Cad

Breezer

Trekker

Slidy

Nutsy

Spinner

Frenzy

Cameo

Roco

Broody

Robo

Catcher

Cribber

Skipper

Starry

Tailsy

Chummy

Racer

Paramour

Nibbles

Bender

Harlow

Teaser

Mustard

Squeaky

Munchy

Yonder

Momo

Pumpkin

Moody

Starky

Doodle

Grippy

Dippy

Gummy

Tumbler

Twigger

Freddy

Credo

Denim

Boomer

Bugsy

Bingo

Cadenza

Muff

Scotty

Fondo

Hopper

Flame

Atlas

Zorro

Bundles

Cruiser

Bolt

Max

Wooshie

Vespa

Axel

Docky

Zinger

Conny

Hugsy

Tricky

Pokey

Dribble

Hoffer

Wooer

Ego

Sipper

Hamsy

Coco

Whiner

Boogy

Ziggy

Greeko

Stainer

Fausty

Binky

Blinker

Snoozer

Sage

Beepo

Bricky

Hoody

Pompom

If your squirrel seems pretty tough, maybe a macho name is called for. What are you planning to do with that stick, Crusher?!

If your squirrel seems pretty tough, maybe a macho name is called for. What are you planning to do with that stick, Crusher?!

Macho Names for Tough Boy and Girl Squirrels

Does your squirrel look tough and beefy? Try one of these rugged names.

Rambo

Hardy

Sonny

Bazooka

Rotter

Puma

Hulk

Tyson

Dragon

Chopper

Breaker

Harley

Blade

Ravage

Cyclops

Riot

Biceps

Brawny

Roadie

Shooter

Goliath

Wrecker

Bandit

Django

Bucket

Mobster

Crusher

Logger

Captain

Sniper

Stomp

Doom

Rebel

Ripper

Hyde

Chunk

Thug

Blast

Beast

Storm

Rogue

Stinger

Maddox

Smash

Diesel

Blaze

Buster

Punch

Maximus

Hector

Splinter

Avalanche

Digger

Rugsy

Splash

Axe

Butch

Thumper

Jaws

Grinder

Rumbler

Spike

Hitter

Gunner

Rancho

Wilder

Raider

Gutsy

Stitch

Avatar

Hercules

Muggy

Swagger

Pirate

Tiger

Ransom

Achilles

Muscles

Honcho

Crash

Phantom

Draven

Striker

Trucky

Dagger

Rocky

Lash

Sergeant

Dasher

Rocket

Rowdy

Bullet

Brute

Slogger

Squad

Hunter

Talon

Masher

Bobcat

Buzzer

Ranger

Bowie

The following names are a bit more on the feminine side. This squirrel's name could be Fluffina.

The following names are a bit more on the feminine side. This squirrel's name could be Fluffina.

Female Names for Squirrels

If you think your squirrel is a girl, consider one of these female names.

Brandy

Cambria

Teyla

Peaches

Lilac

Glinda

Celesta

Capella

Velecia

Magica

Indie

Isolde

Elora

Dainty

Era

Dimples

Starlight

Auliya

Shimmer

Angela

Delyth

Luna

Oleisa

Pudella

Petal

Cassia

Elysia

Rudella

Figgy

Varona

Ziesta

Glitter

Ceecee

Poppy

Tauriel

Maia

Alta

Cutie

Evora

Squibble

Astrid

Breena

Dusty

Elodia

Tiara

Nebula

Pixie

Lilith

Angel

Shiny

Willow

Fluff

Calindra

Adora

Wella

Kalisha

Daphne

Ginger

Finesse

Cytheria

Shandy

Fiona

Karensa

Picola

Anaya

Peggy

Ziana

Padme

Terra

Twitty

Xylia

Dishy

Belisha

Eira

Ignacia

Aquila

Brunelle

Felicity

Minty

Destiny

Auryn

Viva

Callista

Cora

Misty

Mireya

Buttercup

Aura

Evanth

Delphina

Ellica

Adara

Pudding

Flexy

Demetria

Brielle

Sorsha

Lyrna

Peony

Marbella

Mishy

Suzie

Well, this squirrel should obviously be named Peanut.

Well, this squirrel should obviously be named Peanut.

Creative Names for Squirrels

Give your squirrel one of these unique names, and it'll be the envy of all the other squirrels.

Snyder

Marlowe

Omry

Tanner

Prescott

Jiola

Idris

Dewey

Iker

Nelius

Remy

Renzo

Casper

Mercer

Ekiseo

Orion

Petula

Taya

Marshy

Topher

Ulani

Orpheus

Issey

Mojave

Perseus

Waverly

Keegan

Nuriel

Hugo

Renfrew

Footsie

Brio

Upton

Binx

Garian

Tate

Zephyr

Tenzin

Huxley

Rolla

Fabius

Sly

Holt

Quinto

Apollo

Abner

Urijah

Hedi

Paloma

Vika

Diem

Kyler

Akuna

Grecia

Quiller

Neon

Nimah

Brinley

Taffeta

Oriana

Ingram

Sty

Tatjana

Rocker

Jethro

Juneau

Rhyan

Larkin

Maurizio

Drego

Weylyn

Sweeney

Tyrell

Quartz

Ripley

Cyloc

Pryor

Marni

Quest

Sena

Scout

Arjan

Tobin

Ulyana

Udell

Magnus

Ferja

Ramsey

Peanut

Bastien

Omari

Lazaro

Declan

Jaylon

Rayna

Joziah

Liya

Devo

Gussie

Kohel

Talisha

Bumbles

Do Squirrels Recognize Their Names?

When you are well-acquainted with a squirrel and you call it by name, it may respond by waving its tail or chirping. Squirrels may also produce a barking sound. The squirrel may use any of these three forms of communication when you call it by name, depending on how comfortable it is with you. See the video below to hear what it sounds like when a squirrel chirps and barks!

© 2019 Ansel Pereira

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Comments

Belky on July 26, 2020:

I think it's a rare name

I'm also having a cute squirrel

Remmi on July 25, 2020:

I have a squirrel he fell off the tree he was about 2-3weeks old noe a year later he is doing great

MAGGGIEEE12345 on June 29, 2020:

If professional squirrel namer was a thing, it would be my dream job. Because no offense but I just don't like these names. What about Parmesean, Jelly, PB, or Marshmello? Just a few.

Riley on May 13, 2020:

How do you get them to let you pet them

squirrel on May 13, 2020:

so cute!

Stan on March 30, 2020:

Duke or ramsey im leaning on duke

Susan on March 01, 2020:

Thanks for a great couple of lists. I figured I need to stop calling the squirrel in our yard, that we have fed for 4 mos. or more and now medicating (ivermectin), Mr. Squirrel. I chose "Remi" and see from googling, it is unisex so, perfect!

Minnie on December 11, 2019:

I liked the variety if names you came up with

Mickey on October 13, 2019:

Because it is very cute

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