Hamster Names

Hamster
Hamster. Getty Images/Kerstin Waurick

So you've got your hamster cage, your hamster food, hamster toys, and even the hamster itself, but you can't pick a hamster name? Never fear! Take a look at this long list of hamster names. But don't feel like you have to pick one of these names if you don't like any. Get creative and make one up, or name your hammy after a favorite character or person. If all else fails, read through the ​other exotic pet names and find one that suits your hamster.

A

  • Abby
  • Abster
  • Adelheid Hildegard (Heidi)
  • Adoc Peregrin (Adoc)
  • Aggy
  • Alex
  • Alexander
  • Alexi
  • Alfie
  • Alfonzo (Alfie for short)
  • Alex
  • Algonquin Neapolitan Hamy the 8th
  • Alicia
  • Amber
  • Annabelle
  • Anxious
  • Arnold
  • Audrey
  • Avonlea
  • Axe

B

  • Baby
  • Baby Cindy
  • Bailey
  • Bane
  • Bandit
  • Barney
  • Bazal
  • Bear
  • Beastie
  • Beeker
  • Bella
  • Benson
  • Bibbles
  • Bigon
  • Billabong
  • Billy Bob
  • Biscuit
  • Blitz
  • Bobby Boucher
  • Bonnie
  • Boo Berry
  • Boots
  • Boress
  • Brendan
  • Bright Eyes
  • Browni
  • Brownie
  • Bruno
  • Bubba
  • Bubbles
  • Buckskin
  • Buckwheat
  • Buster
  • Butter
  • Buttercup

C

  • Callie
  • Cappu (Short for Cappucino)
  • Captain Hook
  • Carissa
  • Casey
  • C. C. Bear
  • Chadwick
  • Chance
  • Charles
  • Charlie
  • Charly
  • Cheech
  • Cheeks
  • Cheerio
  • Chesty (in honor of Lt. Gen. Lewis "Chesty" B. Puller, USMC.)
  • Chewy
  • Cheyanne
  • Chico
  • Chili
  • Chino (Short for Cappucino)
  • Chocolate
  • Chomper
  • Chong
  • Chubby
  • Cleo
  • Cletis
  • Cloe
  • Cloud
  • Co-Co
  • Colour Ball
  • Cookie
  • Corey
  • Cosmo
  • Cotton
  • Creme-Puff
  • Cuddles
  • Cupcake
  • Cuppa (Short for Cappucino)

D

  • Daisy
  • Dakki
  • Dany
  • Daphne
  • Delilah
  • Diamond
  • Diane
  • Dinky
  • DJ
  • Dolly
  • Domino
  • Dora
  • Doughnut
  • Dova
  • Dream
  • Duke
  • Duncan
  • Duo
  • Dusty

E

  • Echo
  • Einstien
  • Elephant
  • Ella
  • Elmo
  • Emily
  • Emma
  • Enya
  • Evie

F

  • Fang
  • Fanny
  • Fany
  • Fawn
  • Felix
  • Fidget
  • Flash Quicksilver
  • Flora
  • Floyd
  • Flubber
  • Fluffanutter
  • Nutterbutter
  • Fluffy
  • Fortner
  • Franklin
  • Frannie
  • Fred
  • Friday
  • Frisky
  • Frodo
  • Fudge
  • Furby
  • Fuzzy

G

  • Gabby (short for Gabriele)
  • Galileo
  • Garfield
  • Gerald "Jerry" Sleep-N-Eat
  • Giggles
  • Gimes
  • Gin
  • Ginger
  • Gino
  • Gizmo
  • Gizmonics Murdock
  • Gomez
  • Gonzales
  • Googles
  • Grinch
  • Gus
  • Gus-Gus

H

  • Hado
  • Hambert
  • Hamham
  • Hamilton
  • Hamina Habitha Hornyak (Hamina)
  • Hamlet
  • Hammy
  • Hampton
  • Hampy Dexter
  • Hamsta
  • Haolie
  • Hare
  • Harley
  • Harriet
  • Harry
  • Harvey
  • Henry
  • Hippy
  • Hobart
  • Holly
  • Homer
  • Honey
  • Hoppy
  • Hooch
  • Houdini
  • Hugo

I

  • Idaho
  • Irish
  • Ivy
  • Izzy

J

  • Jacob
  • Jasmine
  • Jasper
  • Jay
  • Jeanie
  • Jeffery
  • Jemima
  • J.J. (short for Jungle Jim)
  • Jojo
  • Juke Box
  • Jules
  • Julio
  • Junior

K

  • Kamyle (alternate spelling of Camille)
  • Kassidi
  • Katy
  • Kody
  • Kujo
  • Kurma

L

  • Lady
  • Layla
  • Lee Lee
  • Leo
  • Levi
  • Licorice
  • Lil' Bit
  • Lil' Chestnut
  • Lil' Dude
  • Lillie
  • Lily May
  • Linnea
  • Little Dude
  • Little One
  • Lola
  • Lloyd
  • L.S.D. (for Lorenzo Saint Dubois)
  • Lucky
  • Lucy
  • Lugs
  • Luke
  • Lux
  • Lycan
  • Lyla

M

  • Mae
  • Maëva
  • Maggie
  • Mango
  • Ma Petit Fleur ("My Little Flower" in French)
  • Marble
  • Marshmallow
  • Marvin (Marv)
  • Mary Jayne/Mary Jane 
  • Max
  • Maxwell
  • Maxy
  • Megan
  • Merla (Merla Pearl)
  • Mesina
  • Mia Ham-ster
  • Midori
  • Milky Way
  • Mimi
  • Mini-Me
  • Minnie
  • Mississippi
  • Misty
  • Mo Bo
  • Mocha
  • Mocha Cappuccino
  • Moley
  • Molly
  • Morgan
  • Motley
  • Mr. Magoo
  • Mr. Ted-Ted
  • Mr. Whiskas
  • Muffin

N

  • Nala
  • Nanook
  • Nibble
  • Nichole
  • Nikki
  • Nina
  • Nipsey (short for Sir Nips-a-Lot)
  • Nora
  • Nugget
  • Nutmeg

O

  • Oda Mae
  • Odies
  • Olivia
  • Oompa Loompa
  • Ophelia
  • Oreo
  • Orlando

    P

    • Pacey
    • Palikeke
    • Pancake
    • Party Nugget
    • Pashmina
    • Pax
    • Peaches
    • Peanut
    • Pebbles
    • Pee-wee
    • Penelope
    • Pepper
    • Pepperoni
    • Peppy
    • Pip Squeak
    • Pepsi
    • Perdy
    • Pernelle
    • Patch
    • Phoebe
    • Pickle
    • Pig Dog
    • Ping-Pong
    • Pipa
    • Piping
    • Pippilatus Willa-Mae (Pippi)
    • Pixie
    • P-nut
    • Poopsie
    • Poppet
    • Poptart
    • Precious
    • Pretty
    • Prof. Collene Wells
    • P-taro (or P-Taro)
    • Pugnacious
    • Pumpkin
    • Punkin

    Q

    • Q-Tip
    • Quincy

    R

    • Raivi
    • Rambo
    • Ranger
    • Regina
    • Rhino
    • Rib-Rab
    • Riley
    • Rocko
    • Rocky
    • Roli Poli Olli
    • Rolo
    • Rosie
    • Roxey/Roxy 
    • Rugrat
    • Running Buffalo Wings
    • Ryan

    S

    • Sadie
    • Sammy
    • Sandusky
    • Sandy
    • Scabbers
    • Scaramouch
    • Scooby
    • Scratches
    • Scratchy (short for Sir Scratch-A-Lot)
    • Scrubbie
    • Scrumpy
    • Scurry
    • Shaggy
    • Sherbet Tensing
    • Shredder
    • Sidney
    • Skip
    • Skipper
    • Skittles
    • Skyler
    • Small Fry
    • Smiley
    • Smirnoff
    • Smoky/Smokey 
    • Smudge
    • Snickers
    • Snookums
    • Snoop
    • Snoozy (short for Snoozy Kaploozy)
    • Snowball Snowball and Oranges
    • Snowy
    • Snuggles
    • Sophie
    • Squeak
    • Spanky
    • Sparky
    • Spaz
    • Speedy
    • Speedy Ralph
    • Sphinx
    • Spiffy
    • Spike
    • Spot
    • Spunky Spunky (nicknamed Spunkaroo)
    • Squidward
    • Stardust
    • Stevie the Wonder Hamster
    • Stinky Pete
    • Stitch
    • St. John
    • Storm
    • Stripe
    • Stymie
    • Sue
    • Sugar
    • Sundance
    • Sunflower
    • Sunita
    • Sunny
    • Sunshine
    • Sweetie
    • Swiper
    • Swirly

    T

    • Taco
    • Tater
    • Taz
    • Tazmina (Tazi for short)
    • T-Bone
    • Teddy
    • Tedward
    • Tica
    • Tickles
    • Tike
    • Tiko
    • Tilly
    • Tink
    • Tinkerbell
    • Tiny
    • Tojo
    • Tommy
    • Tookie
    • Totti
    • Treacle
    • Tricia
    • Trixie
    • Trogdor
    • Trooper
    • Truffles
    • Tweak
    • Twinkle
    • Twister
    • Tyson

    U

    • Uhura
    • Una
    • Uzi

    V

    • Violet
    • Vito

    W

    • Waffles
    • Wall-E
    • Walla-Walla
    • Walnut
    • Waxy Q-Tip
    • Weetabix
    • Wheeler
    • Whipple
    • Whiskers
    • Whiskey
    • Wiggle
    • Wiley

    Y

    • Yo-Yo 

    Z

    • Zander
    • Zebra
    • Zed
    • Zeke
    • Zippy
    • Zizzi
    • Zoey