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Names for Guinea Pigs

Names for guinea pigs

Because they come in a variety of breeds, color combinations, and hair length types, it can be difficult to name a colorful and affectionate guinea pig. Take a look at our 100 names for your lovable and cuddly pets and get inspired.

    Best guinea pig names:

    • Goliath
    • Bacon
    • Zipper
    • Squeak
    • Chomper
    • Fluffy
    • Inky
    • Twitter
    • Patch
    • Scamper
    • Pepsi
    • Popcorn
    • Squeak
    • Hamlet
    • Scooter
    • Piglet

    Choose a name for your guinea pig

    The lifespan of a guinea pig is typically 4 to 8 years. When choosing a name, consider how long your guinea pig's name will last. For example, if your child likes the name Poir from the Disney movie "Moana," will they still like it after 8 years? Other suggestions include associating pet characteristics or associating names and shapes. Make sure your pet's name is something you can share with friends, family and veterinarians.

    Find a suitable guinea pig name for your pet

    Guinea pigs come in a variety of colors. Many of the female names listed here have to do with the colors you can use to define your pet.

    Cute Facts and Adorable Names for Guinea Pigs Girl Names for Guinea Pigs

    • Coco
    • Brownie
    • Brandy
    • Penny
    • Snowflake
    • Ginger
    • Sherry
    • Cream Puff
    • Blanca
    • Coral
    • Honey
    • Mocha
    • Blondie
    • Cottonball
    • Sugar
    • Goldie
    • Pearl
    • Luna
    • Ruby
    • Apricot

    Masculine-sounding names for common guinea pig shades.

    Most of these choices are likewise gender-neutral.

    • Ice cream
    • Ivory
    • Charcoal
    • Cognac
    • Coppertop
    • Jet
    • Smokey
    • Butterfinger
    • Raven
    • Whiskey
    • Inky
    • Fudgie
    • Pepsi
    • Midnight
    • Pig

    A pig-themed name

    Guinea pigs are not related to pigs in any way (and they are not from Guinea). See how fun it can be to give your little friend a pig-themed name.
    • Hogwash
    • Peppa
    • Chomper
    • Pumbaa
    • Napoleon
    • Miss Piggy
    • Mr. Pig
    • Nibble
    • Wilbur
    • Spam
    • Chopped Pork
    • Baby
    • Bacon
    • Oinker
    • Poah
    • Bacon Bit
    • Piggy

    Unique name for guinea pigs

    Unlike other rodents, guinea pigs are ferocious small animals. That squeak, which sounds like a "chirp", can suggest rest, but it can also indicate hunger or restlessness. Guinea pigs have unique movements such as jumping, grabbing and jumping. Get inspired by this list.

    • Scooter
    • Shaggy
    • Week
    • Squeak
    • Twitter
    • Squeaker Toots
    • Furball
    • Curly
    • Hopper
    • Scurry
    • Camper
    • Whizzer
    • Rumble
    • Tweety
    • Silkie

    Guinea pig names with a twist

    Think of fun name options using the shape, size, or pig-related fun puns of guinea pigs. Check out this list for inspiration.

    • Jack Hammer
    • Hulk's
    • Hamlet
    • Harry Poker
    • Pen
    • Fuzz
    • Meister
    • Hogwarts
    • Chorizo
    • Hambone 
    • Pancetta
    • Genie Pig
    • Bluebell
    • McFuzz
    • Fuzzbucket
    • Poppy
    • Sophie
    • Domino
    • Gisele
    • Pig 
    • Cleo
    • Pandora
    • Ginger
    • Hogsmeade
    • Chicharrones
    • Sow
    • Goliath
    • Poppy
    • Godzilla
    • Cookie
    • Ariel's Flower

    The definition of sweet is a pair of female guinea pigs. You can adopt non-sister pups and they will get along well. It is very rare to see a group of women adopted together to avoid loneliness and to help interact.
    • Sage and Rosemary
    • Luna and Sol
    • Tangerine and Clementine
    • Evie and Eva

    Charming name for a female guinea pig

    Below is a list of female guinea pig names.

    1. Sapphire is a Greek word meaning "blue".
    2. Cookie means "small, flat, delicious cake" and originated in the United States.
    3. Sol is a Spanish word meaning "sun". A fantastic name for a group of brightly colored guinea pigs.
    4. Luna means "moon" in Italian, Spanish and Latin. Diego Luna is a Mexican actor best known for 'Narcos: Mexico'.
    5. Evie is a Latin word meaning "life, breath". Prince Ebi in 'The Descendant'.
    6. Giselle, meaning "bright promise" in French. The ballet 'Giselle' is romantic.
    7. Poppy Meaning (Latin Origin): "The source of this quote is Poppy Moore's 'Wild Child', a kind of flower.
    8. Tangerine is a kind of fruit.
    9. Sunny is an English word meaning "sunshine, happiness, or a cheerful attitude."
    10. Ruby is a Latin word meaning "red".
    11. Sophie is a Greek name meaning "knowledge". Sophie Turner is a famous actress on the HBO series "Game of Thrones".
    12. Bluebell is an English word meaning "flower".
    13. Rosemary means "herb" in English. The movie 'Rosemary's Baby' was released in 1968.
    14. Ava is German for "beautiful". "New
    15. Cleo means "bragging, frame, splendor" in Greek. Excerpt from the movie 'Cleo'.
    16. Sage is a word meaning "wise man" in English and French.
    17. Pandora (Greek for "all-given, all-talented or all-giver") is the goddess "all-given, all-talented, or all-giver". Pandora's box is associated with this term.
    18. Ginger is an English word meaning "red, orange tint".
    19. Clementine is an English name meaning "tender, compassionate." Freddy Quinn's song 'Oh, My Darling Clementine' is related to this character.
    20. Blossom is an English word meaning "flower, flower". 'Blossom' is an American comedy. It's a sweet name even for guinea pigs.

    Guinea pig male names

    Guinea pigs are great little pets because they are so cute and cuddly. For male guinea pigs, here is a list of boy guinea pig names.

    1. Jinx means "the twist, charm, or fascination of birds" in English.
    2. Bailey (from Norman, French) is a word meaning "executor". Bailey May is best known for her film 'On Wings of Love'.
    3. Monty means "Mountain of Gomeric" in English. Links to Jim Meddick's famous 'Monty' comic strip.
    4. Lucky is an English word meaning "lucky". Lucky is a character in the book Waiting for Godot.
    5. Ember is an English word meaning "flame, weak fire." Amber Island is a musical group known for 'Umbrella' and 'Need You'.
    6. Milo is an English word meaning "soldier". From the movie 'Phantom Tollgate'.
    7. Bart, meaning “son of Tolmai” in Hebrew. 'Yesterday's Seeds' is a song from the 'Yesterday's Seeds' album.
    8. Gus means "great" in English.
    9. Edward is an Anglo-Saxon name meaning "wealth, wealth, prosperity." Linked to 'Twilight' series' Edward Cullen. It's a nice and classy name for a male guinea pig.
    10. Peanut is an American word meaning "peanut legume". Charles M. Schulz's comic strip "Peanuts"
    11. Ace is a Latin word meaning "unity, unit." Inspired by the movie 'Ace Ventura: Pet Detective'.
    12. Phoenix (Latin, English): "Deep red, vivid, the name of a legendary bird."
    13. Homer, meaning “promise” in Greek. Author of 'The Iliad' and 'The Odyssey'. This can be a fun twist for someone who is always at home (Home-r) or a guinea pig who refuses to leave us.
    14. Goliath (in Hebrew, "to expose, to expose") is number 27. A guinea pig with an ironic name.
    15. Biscuit, meaning "Double Cooked" in Old French. It can also indicate the tint of the biscuit.

    Guinea Pigs with Movie and TV Celebrity Names

    Betty and Wilma are the Stone Age contemporaries of Fred and Barney in The Flintstones.

    Who can forget Clueless, Cagney and Lacey's two stylish best friends, avid female detectives from the hit 1980's show Cher and Dionne?

    Dolce and Gabbana - If guinea pigs have real style, D&G is their name!

    We all need superheroes in life. Like Homer and Bart, the famous father and son The Simpsons duo Batman and Robin. Then why not these two?

    We all love Sesame Street Bugs and Daffy, but which of the characters from this famous duo did you like the most?

    Mary Kate and Ashley are sisters who appeared in movies and TV shows in the 1990s and became popular as Olsen twins.

    Monica and Rachel - Thelma and Louise's best friends - and even better best friends Tia and Tamera Velma and Roxy are girlfriends road movie Tia and Tamera Velma and Roxie from Chicago. Who can forget the vampire duo of Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renee Zellweger?

    If you have a male guinea pig, here are some well-known names to consider:

    Tom and Jerry.

    Butthead and Beavis

    Piglets like Woody and Buzz enjoy exploring as much as these two.

    You can have one very famous rock star like Elvis and Presley, so why two famous movie stars?

    Kirk and Spock are two names not far from light years away.

    Everyone's favorite Star Wars combo is Hans Solo and Chewbacca.


    Finding a name that adequately reflects the pig's cheeky personality, beautiful appearance, and variety of colors is no easy task, so take your names from the above list easily.

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    About the author

    I am Paige and I love pets. I have a bearded dragon and a husky. My bearded dragon's name is Bart and he is a lot of fun. He likes to eat crickets and play in his cage. My husky's name is Sandy and she is a lot of fun, too. She likes to run and play in the park. I love taking them for walks and playing with them. They are both a big part of my family.
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