Guinea Pig Names

Pet guinea pig
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Choosing names for your pets can be tough. Lists like this one may not always provide me the name you end up selecting for your pet, but it may help to inspire that perfect name for your precious pet guinea pig.

A

Abner

Adam Ant

Alphalpha

Ambrosia

Angel

Annabelle

Anne

Annie

Archie

Asha

Asti

Astra

Aubrey

Autumn

Axel

B

Babby

Babooshka

Baby Girl

Baby Golliya Fredrick Edwin Howard the Second (Baby Golli)

Bacon

Bacon Bit

Bailey

Bambi

Basil

BB

Bea

Beach

Bea Honey

Beanie

Beauty

Benny

Betty

Billie Jo

Bingo

Binney

Biscuit

Bissel

Black Jack

Black Princess

Blanca

Blondie

Blueberry

Bo

Bob

Bobo

Bojangles (aka Bo or Bobo)

Bono

Booboo

Booma

Brian

Brownie

Brunhilda

Bruno

Bubba

Bubbles

Buc

Buddy

Buddy Love

Buffy

Buntie

Busta

Butterfinger

C

Caramel

Cash

Cassidy (Hopalong)

Castor

Charlotte

Chatter

Checkers

Cheeko

Chelsea

Chesney

Chili

Chipper

Chloe

Chocolate

Chopper

Chris

Chucky

Chunky

Cinnabunn

Cinnamon

Clarence Augustus (Gus)

Clarice

Cledus

Cleo

Cleopatra

Clyde

Cocktail

CoCo

Cocoa

Cola

Combat

Cookie

Corrie

Cortez

Cosmo

Cotton Ball

CreamPuff

Cruella

Crumpet

Curly

D

Dafny

Daisy Mae

Dakota

Dasher

Dave

De Niro

Denver

Destiny

Dixie

Dizzie Dough

Dolly

Domino

Doogle

Dottie

Doughby

Dudley

Dumbo

Duobe

E

Eddie 

E.L. Fudge

Emma 

Emmy Lou

Estella

Eureka

Eve

F

Felicette

Feliz

Fenix

Figi

Flash

Flower

Fluffy

Forrest

Franklin (full name - Franklin Tigger)

Frisky

Frizzy

Fudge

Fudgie

Furball

Fuzzbucket

Fuzzy McFuzz

G

Gabbrille

Gadget

Gary

Geekers

Gertrude

Gidget

Ginger

Gingerbread

Gingi

Girly

Gizmo

Gizzi

Gnasher

Goldie

Grapes

Gremlin

Guinea

Guss Guss

Guy

H

Half & Half

Hamish

Hannah

Harley

Hearty

Heather

Heidi

Herman

Hieme

Hines Ward, Jr

Hip

Hippie

Honey

Hoover

Hop

Hope

Hopper

Horace

I

Irwin

Isabella

Isabelle

Ishmael

J

Jacky

Jake

James

Jamie

Jasper

Jelly Bean

Jewels

Jonny Sleek

Josh's Brown Sand Shrew

Juanita

June

K

Kermie

Kinga

Kirby

Krabby Patty

L

Lacey

Larry

Lasca

Laser

Laurence

Lavern

Layla

Lenny

Lily

Limpy

Linny

Little Buddy

Little Lucy Ball

Little Miss Piggy

Llama

Lola

Loofa

Louie

Lovely

Lucky

Luke

Lulu

Luv

M

Mandy

Mary

Marble

Margaret

Marmalade

Marshmallow

Marshmello

Martzepan

Marvin ("Messy Marvin")

Matrix

Maximillian (Max)

McFluffy

Meeko

Mellisa

Midnight

Milk Dud

Milly

Milo

Minerva

Mistletoe

Misty

Mocha

Moe

Monty

Morgan

Morumotto (pr. mou-roo-MAHT-toh)

Moxie

Mozart

Mr. Ginners

Mr. Pig

Mrs. Ginners

Mr. Mustaccio

Ms. Piggy

Muffin Mighty Pig

Murphy

Mystic

N

Napoleon

Nellie

Nessa

Nevada

Nibbles

Nilla (short for Vanilla)

Noah

Nooshka

Nutmeg

O

Oliver

Oreo

Orville

Ozzy

P

Pabio

Pacino

Pancake

Panda

Patch

Patches

Peanut

Pearl

Pebbles

Peede (PD)

Peneloepe

Penny

Pepper

Piggy

Piggy Sue

Piglet

Pigy

Pinkerton

Pinky

Pip

Pippin

Pistachio

Pixie

Plaxico (Plax)

Pocohontas

Pollux

Pollyanna

Pooka

Poopsie

Poppy

Pork Chop

Porkie

Preston

Princess

Princess Leia

Princess Piggie

Puddin'

Puddin' Pig

Pummy

Pumpkin

Punky

R

Rainbow

Raisin

Rascal

Raymond (Ray)

Reba

Regina

Rexy

Ringo

Robert

Rocko

Rocky

Rodney

Roger

Ruby Dee

Russell

S

Salem

Salt

Sam

Sammy

Sampson

Sandy

Sarah

Satin

Scooter

Scout

Scruffles

Scuttle

Screecher

Sebastian

Shadow

Shaggy

Shirley

Simon

Skeeter

Skinny

Skipper

Skittles

Slash

Sleepy

Smeg

Smokey

Smudge

Sneezy

Snickers

Snoopy

Snow

Snow White

Snuffleupagus

Snuggles

Sonic

Sonja

Sooty

Spade

Spanky

Sparkle

Speckles

Spice-rip

Spike

Spotster

Sprocket

Squeaker

Squeeky

Squiggy

Squirt

Squishy

StarFire

Stewart

Stitch

Strawberry

Stripe

Sugar(Suggie-sugee)

Sugar Bandit

Sulley

Summer

Sunshine

Sweetie

Sweetie-pie

Sweet Pea

T

Tac

Taz

Teddy

Telfes

Thelma

Thomas

Thumper

Tic

Tidy Bowl

Tig

Tigger

Timmy

Tinkerbell

Tiny

Toby

Toffee

Tonino

Toodilpip

Totero (toe-ter-oh)

Trigger

Trixie

Truffles

Tui

Tutter

Tutu

Twix

Twizzler Twix (Tizzy for short)

U

Ushanka

V

Valentino

W

Wallace

Wednesday

Wheater

Whizzer

Wilbur

Windex

Wombat Wonker Will Junior (Wombo)

Woodstock

Y

Yellownose

Z

Ziggy

Zippy


If you still haven't found a name you like for your guinea pig, be sure to see the alphabetical list of all pet names. There are some names for pairs of animals, too.

Edited by Adrienne Kruzer, RVT