Exotic Pet Names That Start With H and I

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Hamster with front feet on ledge. Getty Images/Kerstin Waurick


Are you looking for a name for your pet hippo, hamster, or iguana? Perhaps you just want a name that starts with the letter H or I. Well, you've come to the right place. Naming a pet can be hard but this list of reader submitted names should make the task a little easier. Find the perfect name for your pet right here and if you've already named your pet see if that name made this list!

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H

  • Haagen-Daz (like the ice cream company)
  • Hades
  • Hadley
  • Hado
  • Hagedis ("Dis")
  • Hagrid
  • Hagen
  • Hailey
  • Hailie
  • Hairy
  • Hala
  • Haldir
  • Haley
  • Half & Half
  • Halfpint
  • Halfy Twins
  • Halla
  • Halle
  • Hally
  • Hambert
  • Hamham
  • Hamilton
  • Hamina Habitha Hornyak
  • Hamish
  • Hamlet
  • Hammer
  • Hammy
  • Hampton
  • Hampy Dexter
  • Hamsta
  • Hamtaro
  • Hana
  • Hane
  • Hank
  • Hannah
  • Hannibal
  • Hannibird
  • Hannible
  • Hans
  • Hanukah (like the Jewish holiday)
  • Haolie
  • Happy
  • Hare
  • Hardy
  • Harlequin
  • Harley
  • Harold
  • Harper
  • Harpo
  • Harpy
  • Harriet
  • Harriette
  • Harrington
  • Harriot
  • Harry
  • Harry Potter (like the famous fictional wizard)
  • Harry Zorro Spiderman
  • Haru
  • Harvest
  • Harvey
  • Harvy
  • Has en peffer
  • Hastings
  • Hatchi
  • Hathor
  • Havoc
  • Hawk
  • Hawkbit
  • Hawk Shaw Hawkins
  • Hayden
  • Hayley
  • Haystack
  • Hazel
  • Hazelnut
  • Hazel-rah
  • Hazy
  • Hearty
  • Heathcliff (like the cartoon character)
  • Heather
  • Heath Matthew
  • Hebe
  • Hector
  • Hedda
  • Hedgebert McPricklesworth
  • Hedwig
  • Heero
  • Heero-Chan
  • Hefner
  • Heidi
  • Helen
  • Heli
  • Helio (pronounced Ehleo)
  • Helix
  • Hellfire
  • Hemana
  • Hendrix
  • Hennessy
  • Henry
  • Her
  • Hera
  • Herb
  • Herbert
  • Herberta
  • HerbertSherbert
  • Herbie
  • Herb Williams
  • Hercule
  • Hercules
  • Herman
  • Hermi
  • Hermie
  • Hermikey
  • Hermilia
  • Hermione
  • Hermione Hamhock
  • Hermoine
  • Hermone
  • Hermy
  • Hero
  • Heroo
  • Hershey (like the famous chocolate)
  • Hester
  • Hiawatha
  • Hibbean
  • Hibiscus
  • Hidey
  • Hiei
  • Hieme
  • Higgins
  • Highpie (pronounced Hy-pee)
  • Hillary
  • Him
  • Hines Ward, Jr
  • Hip
  • Hip Hop
  • Hip-Hop
  • Hippie
  • Hippo
  • Hippy
  • Hirudoki
  • Hissss
  • Hissy
  • Hissyfit
  • Hi-Ya!
  • Hobart
  • Hobbes
  • Hoek
  • Hogarth
  • Holli
  • Holliwood
  • Holly
  • Hollywood
  • Holyfield
  • Homa
  • Homer
  • Homero
  • Homie
  • Honey
  • HoneyBun
  • Honeybunches
  • Honey Bunny
  • Honor
  • Honydrops
  • Hooch
  • Hoodie
  • Hootie
  • Hooty
  • Hoover
  • Hop
  • Hop Along Cassidy
  • Hope
  • Hophop
  • Hoppa's Marquessa
  • Hopper
  • Hoppy
  • Hopscotch
  • Hopup
  • Horace
  • Hornless
  • Horsepower
  • Horus
  • Hoss
  • Hotdog
  • Hotflip
  • Hotohori
  • Hot Rod
  • Hottie
  • Hoover
  • Houdini
  • Houdini Buddy Magoo
  • Houston
  • Howie
  • Hubcap
  • Hudini
  • Huey
  • Huggy
  • Hugh Hefner
  • Hugo
  • Hugs
  • Humor
  • Hungry Jack Biscuit
  • Hunnybunny
  • Hunny Nut
  • Hunter
  • Hunter X
  • Hurcules
  • Hurley
  • Husker
  • Hwoarang
  • Hyacinth (like the type of flower or macaw)
  • Hyde nor Hare
  • Hydra
  • Hydrangea
  • Hyperion
  • Hypollita
  • Hyzenthlay

I

  • Iago
  • Iano (pronounced Yahno)
  • Iberia
  • Icey
  • Ichoris
  • Ickiss
  • Icy Stare
  • Idaho (like the state)
  • Ida May
  • Idgie
  • Ifrit
  • Iggy
  • Igloo
  • Ignatz
  • Igor
  • Igus
  • Ike
  • Iki
  • IM2AK9 (M2 for short)
  • Ima
  • Ima Ferret
  • Imo
  • Imona
  • Imotep
  • Inca
  • Incubus (like the famous band)
  • Indiana
  • Indiana Stone
  • Indica
  • Indie
  • Indigo
  • Indira
  • Indonesia
  • Indy
  • Infinity
  • Inigo
  • Ink
  • Inky
  • Inspector Gadget
  • Inuyasha
  • Iodine
  • Ione
  • Iori
  • Irene
  • Iris
  • Irish
  • Irwin
  • Isabeaux
  • Isabell
  • Isabella
  • Isabelle
  • Isabelle Antoinette
  • Isaiah
  • Isela
  • Ishi
  • Ishmael
  • Isis
  • Iso
  • Istral
  • Itsy
  • Itty Bitty
  • Itty Bitty Angel
  • Ity Bity
  • Iuka
  • Ivan
  • Ivory (like what elephant tusks are made of)
  • Ivy
  • Izma
  • Izzard
  • Izzi
  • Izzy

If you are still stumped on what to name your pet then consider checking out names that start with other letters, names for pairs of animals, or the names that are sorted by type of exotic pet.

Otherwise don't be afraid to get creative and make one up yourself. Look for inspiration from a favorite movie, television show, singer, actor, or book. The possibilities are endless!

Edited by Adrienne Kruzer, RVT