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100 Cute and Thoughtful Guinea Pig Names

Updated on September 26, 2018
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You can spend endless hours keeping yourself entertained watching the antics of your pet guinea pig. A sense of calm comes over when you as you watch little piggy move about. A reason why more and more people are keeping guinea pigs as pets is because they are not very expensive and are low maintenance. Furthermore, guinea pigs do not require a lot of space. A small enclosure makes a fancy home and play area for guinea pigs. These little furry wonders are absolute stress busters. All that stress and tension vanishes when you spend time with guinea pigs. Their social interaction skills and ability to bond and adapt with people makes them special.


Interesting facts about Guinea Pigs

  • A male Guinea Pig is referred to as a boar while a female is called a sow.
  • The lifespan of a guinea pig is 7 to 9 years.
  • Guinea pigs originated in 2000BC in the Andes, South America in the region known today as Bolivia and Peru.
  • A guinea pig is also called Cavy.
  • Guinea pigs have 3 toes on their hind foot and 4 toes on their forefoot.
  • Guinea pigs live in herds in the wild with a dominant male (boar) breeding with females.
  • Guinea pig teeth grow constantly which is why they need to chew to wear them down.


Majority of people keep either a male guinea pig or female guinea pig as a pet. However, it’s wise to buy guinea pigs in pairs. Guinea pigs are timid, and loneliness can stress guinea pigs making them sick and reducing their lifespan considerably. So, if you care about your guinea pig, you should be getting him/her a cute partner to raise a happy family. While buying a guinea pig from your local pet store is relatively easy, the difficult bit is coming up with a name for your cuddle buddy.

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Why a Name is important for your Guinea Pig

With name comes an identity. Your guinea pig needs to be associated with a name that is reflective of his/her personality. A creative name gives unique identity to your pet. When you address your guinea pig by name the response you get from your furry pet is absolutely adorable. All the love and affection you give you get back from your pet guinea pig. Believe it or not while guinea pigs are timid and shy, they love social interaction. When guests come home guinea pigs get curious and are eager to know who‘s walked in. In such times, call them by name and they respond in the most charming manner trying to draw your attention. A thoughtful name establishes a link of identity for your pet guinea pig.


How to come up with a Name for your Guinea Pig

There are different ways you can come up with guinea pig names. If you have a preconceived idea of the type of name you want for your little piggy, the task of picking a name becomes easy. A wise way to get the ideas flowing is by mixing words from different genres. You can do a quick brainstorming session to come up with an interesting intermix of words you can relate with your pet. The best way to get the creative juices flow is by just observing the antics of your guinea pig closely. You can also name your guinea pig in accordance with a favorite character you like or relate to your little piggy.

Girly names are very popular with female guinea pigs while a degree of machismo should be taken into consideration while naming male guinea pigs. Ideally, a short name with substance is ideal for a guinea pig, however, there are no rules when it comes to naming your pet. If you believe a long name suits your guinea pig let instinct take over. Once you have some cute and thoughtful names, shortlist and pick a name that goes well with your guinea pigs personality.

The lines below showcase a collection of cute male guinea pig names, female guinea pig names and guinea pig pair names to help you choose and pick a name that suits your little wonder.


100 Cute and Thoughtful Guinea Pig Names (Male)

  1. Rambo
  2. Bazooka
  3. Robbie
  4. Axl
  5. Brute
  6. Champ
  7. Breezer
  8. Martin
  9. Hulk
  10. Sylvester
  11. Picasso
  12. Turner
  13. Crunch
  14. Sheldon
  15. Cyclop
  16. Bruce
  17. Rudy
  18. Parker
  19. David
  20. Rusky
  21. Homer
  22. Thor
  23. Mac
  24. Jedi
  25. Tyson
  26. Scotty
  27. Kane
  28. Blake
  29. Wrecker
  30. Blaze
  31. Gibson
  32. Dozer
  33. McLane
  34. Sherlock
  35. Crypto
  36. Harry
  37. Stomper
  38. Lipton
  39. Rico
  40. Expresso
  41. Beck
  42. Loki
  43. Owen
  44. Ryder
  45. Phantom
  46. Dapper
  47. Bono
  48. Sage
  49. Freddy
  50. Buzz
  51. Chandler
  52. Rudolf
  53. Murphy
  54. Electro
  55. Apollo
  56. Norman
  57. Ripper
  58. Malcom
  59. Gavin
  60. Chief
  61. Flash
  62. Rusty
  63. Jason
  64. Neo
  65. Dexter
  66. Goku
  67. Titan
  68. Dozer
  69. Frost
  70. Hector
  71. Archer
  72. Chalky
  73. Thunder
  74. Rocky
  75. Auggie
  76. Skipper
  77. Calvin
  78. Greg
  79. Lucas
  80. Twister
  81. James
  82. Dusty
  83. Zander
  84. Bart
  85. Zoomer
  86. Maximus
  87. Dagger
  88. Gecko
  89. Arnold
  90. Cracker
  91. Gary
  92. Floyd
  93. Tanker
  94. Smudge
  95. Leonadis
  96. Slayer
  97. Benny
  98. Ozzie
  99. Bolt
  100. Chopper


100 Cute and Thoughtful Guinea Pig Names (Female)

  1. Brandy
  2. Pudding
  3. Delilah
  4. Anaya
  5. Pixie
  6. Edlyn
  7. Boniza
  8. Celesta
  9. Anna
  10. Cocoa
  11. Edna
  12. Stormy
  13. Vinnie
  14. Missy
  15. Sharon
  16. Gia
  17. Rachel
  18. Grace
  19. Josie
  20. Henna
  21. Dorothy
  22. Brooke
  23. Reva
  24. Emma
  25. Pricilla
  26. Joya
  27. Buffy
  28. Pia
  29. Felcy
  30. Amber
  31. Scarlett
  32. Blossom
  33. Merlin
  34. Amara
  35. Isha
  36. Elena
  37. Hiya
  38. Nancy
  39. Ria
  40. Gina
  41. Carol
  42. Akira
  43. Sara
  44. Bessie
  45. Violet
  46. Beth
  47. Meera
  48. Emily
  49. Flora
  50. Cindy
  51. Gracie
  52. Scully
  53. Devna
  54. Monica
  55. Nadia
  56. Rina
  57. Lisa
  58. Tia
  59. Kara
  60. Greta
  61. Blessy
  62. Erika
  63. Hannah
  64. Abigail
  65. Tara
  66. Mysha
  67. Liya
  68. Debra
  69. Jennifer
  70. Vanessa
  71. Agnes
  72. Leora
  73. Ursula
  74. Keesha
  75. Faith
  76. Bambi
  77. Nina
  78. Delora
  79. Cathy
  80. Eliza
  81. Lily
  82. Bitsy
  83. Viola
  84. Mimi
  85. Gloria
  86. Athena
  87. Lea
  88. Eva
  89. Charmaine
  90. Ibis
  91. Misty
  92. Dana
  93. Farah
  94. Sophie
  95. Cyra
  96. Victoria
  97. Hana
  98. Alena
  99. Carina
  100. Maya


100 Cute and Thoughtful Guinea Pig Pair Names

  1. Burt and Brenda
  2. Helter and Skelter
  3. Russ and Bella
  4. Timber and Rochelle
  5. Roco and Kylie
  6. Luke and Channel
  7. Clyde and Bonnie
  8. Daniel and Pearl
  9. Felix and Jenna
  10. Gilbert and Fiona
  11. Clive and Mercy
  12. Logan and Donna
  13. Dutch and Fiona
  14. Bertie and Natasha
  15. Mylo and Shimmer
  16. Rufus and Tess
  17. Zack and Tyra
  18. Hutch and Blanca
  19. Cooper and Sadie
  20. Geoff and Haylee
  21. Donovan and Iris
  22. Adam and Eve
  23. Carter and Daisy
  24. Hudson and Bianca
  25. Smokey and Diva
  26. Alvin and Jasmine
  27. Tucker and Molly
  28. Harper and Stacey
  29. Paul and Jessica
  30. Luca and Melissa
  31. Albert and Petula
  32. Oliver and Stella
  33. Elton and Clara
  34. Walter and Ida
  35. Gerald and Penny
  36. Jack and Maggie
  37. Barney and Jade
  38. Rusty and Mable
  39. Max and Luna
  40. Nate and Margo
  41. Kenneth and Audrey
  42. Dominic and Kaya
  43. Conroy and Janis
  44. Xavier and Heather
  45. Wilbur and Nyla
  46. Stan and Freeda
  47. Judas and Mia
  48. Ross and Whitney
  49. Benitto and Jenny
  50. Kenny and Trisha
  51. Vihan and Jana
  52. Samuel and Alicia
  53. Bruno and Naomi
  54. Otis and Zara
  55. Alex and Irene
  56. Bugs and Rene
  57. Noel and Myra
  58. Rian and Denise
  59. Clark and Rita
  60. Nash and Zelda
  61. Tab and Kim
  62. Shane and Carla
  63. Edgar and Diana
  64. Tito and Kari
  65. Drake and Amanda
  66. Amos and Hazel
  67. Billy and Gwen
  68. Norman and Maria
  69. Oscar and Mona
  70. George and Tina
  71. Sam and Layla
  72. Peter and Mira
  73. Ashton and Pamela
  74. Matt and Rihanna
  75. Carlos and Mary
  76. Ray and Lina
  77. Steve and Doris
  78. Francis and Loraine
  79. Joe and Megan
  80. Denzel and Alanis
  81. Fabian and Debbie
  82. Bobby and Gladys
  83. John and Sheryl
  84. Cesar and Nicole
  85. Roy and Lyra
  86. Mark and Erica
  87. Kevin and Barbara
  88. Rum and Margarita
  89. Chris and Britney
  90. Ryan and Shania
  91. Mozart and Kaya
  92. Cedric and Helen
  93. Bob and Kate
  94. Alan and Sandra
  95. Hush and Aretha
  96. Brad and Wendy
  97. Nicholas and Carrie
  98. Griffin and Tiffany
  99. Ernie and Michelle
  100. Toby and Paula

More Cute and Thoughtful Guinea Pig Names

  • Mooncake
  • Pickles
  • Bubbles
  • Mooshie
  • Biscuit
  • Tricky
  • Shaggy
  • Nugget
  • Buttercup
  • Pebbles
  • Magnolia
  • Starlight
  • Arrow
  • Oreo
  • Sumo
  • Pepper
  • Mittens
  • Vodka
  • Peaches
  • Trigger
  • Doodle
  • Looper
  • Mushy
  • Laguna
  • Nutmeg
  • Flopsy
  • Salty
  • Pandora
  • Toasty
  • Libby
  • Zeemon
  • Sushi
  • Kindle
  • Moocher
  • Bash
  • Thump
  • Iggy
  • Pookie
  • Twiggy
  • Curby
  • Elmo
  • Dickens
  • Spunky
  • Tequila
  • Whiskers
  • Nosey
  • Rowdy
  • Mookie
  • Grumpy
  • Typhoon
  • Cobweb
  • Webster
  • Houdini
  • Frisky
  • Tanner
  • Bunky
  • Nibbles
  • Scrumptious
  • Tiggy
  • Zeppelin
  • Pockets
  • Newton
  • Spooky
  • Fuzzy
  • Skittles
  • Tipper
  • Godiva
  • Rolex
  • Duffy
  • Mugsy
  • Silky
  • Kramer
  • Sassy
  • Gringo
  • Chewy
  • Bosco
  • Gunner
  • Skyler
  • Figora
  • Ripley
  • Shorty
  • Higgins
  • Leopold
  • Puffy
  • Blackbeard
  • Stagger
  • Lilac
  • Jagger
  • Chubs
  • Hacker
  • Footie
  • Truffle
  • Scrappy
  • Casper
  • Jericho
  • Nova
  • Beamer
  • Codex
  • Hippie
  • Ruffles

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