Hamsters are cute little animals, and when you're getting one you have lots of choices as to what to call him or her. You can choose a human boy or girl name, a cute name, a funny name, a celebrity name or even a hamster celebrity name! (Yes, there are famous hamsters.) Read on to find the best name for your hamster.
Girl Hamster Names
Trying to think of a female hamster name? Here are some to get you started.
Boy Hamster Names
These male hamster names include famous people from history, characters and regular human names.
Cute Hamster Name Ideas
Piggy (because hamster)
Food Hamster Name Ideas
Why not name your hamster after your favorite food or lolly? Here are some foods and drinks that also make great hamster names.
Famous Hamster Names
The world has a few well-known hamsters, so why not name your hamster after one of them. People copy celebrity names all the time, it's only fair to do it for hamsters too!
Hamtaro (from a manga series)
Houdini (from a book about a hamster who likes escaping and exploring. The book is called I, Houdini by Lynne Reid Banks)
Rhino (from the movie Bolt)
Darren (was on The Cosby Show)
The Hamstinator (was on an animated TV show called Earthworm Jim)
Penfold (was on TV show Danger Mouse)
Huey (was in comic strip Calvin and Hobbes)
Billie (belonged to John F. Kennedy)
Debbie (belonged to John F. Kennedy)
Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters is a comic book spoofing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, replacing turtles with hamsters. These hamsters are named: Clint, Chuck, Bruce and Jackie.
Hampton - from the Hampster Dance song. The Hampster Dance was originally created by a Canadian arts student named Deirdre LaCarte, who was having a competition with her sister to see who could get the most web page views. The Hampster Dance went viral and ended up being made into a single. It made the Top 40 in Canada. I think it's safe to say Deirdre won the competition.