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Funny Names to Give a Squirrel

Updated December 22, 2019 31.0k votes 6.0k voters 157.1k views42 items

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Have you adopted a squirrel as a pet? Give that sweet little critter a creative name - everyone deserves one. This list of squirrel names ranges from funny and clever squirrel names and puns to cool, classic squirrel names. Pick your favorites!

If you’re looking for some funny squirrel name ideas, why not start with some famous squirrels throughout history, real and fictional? Rocky, or Rocket J. Squirrel, is one of the most recognizable cartoon characters around. This name is a lock if you’re a fan of the Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. Can’t get enough of the Ice Age movies? Chances are, Scrat the sabre-tooth squirrel is one big reason. This poor guy can’t catch a break, but if you name your squirrel after him, you can make sure he gets all the acorns he wants.

Other notable names for pet squirrels include “Secret” (from Secret Squirrel), “Sandy Cheeks” (from SpongeBob SquarePants), and “Slappy” or “Skippy” squirrel (from Animaniacs).

When it comes to cute pet squirrel name ideas, you can’t go wrong with “Nibbles,” “NutterButter,” or “Peanut."

Vote for your favorite funniest squirrel names here, and good luck with your new rodent friend!

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  • 1
    2,021
    1,012

    Nibbles

  • 2
    1,538
    772

    Peanut

  • 3
    1,279
    752

    Chipper

  • 4
    1,042
    672

    Skippy

  • 5
    878
    633

    Nutty

  • 6
    441
    300

    Chestnut

  • 7
    711
    520

    Rocky

  • 8
    673
    521

    NutterButter

  • 9
    371
    304

    Peaches

  • 10
    215
    178
  • 11
    311
    318

    Pistachio

  • 12
    446
    485
  • 13
    318
    413

    Scrat

  • 14
    490
    655

    Nutz

  • 15
    282
    375

    Twiggy

  • 16
    250
    336

    Surly

  • 17
    278
    385

    Mr. Squirrel

  • 18
    213
    296

    Patches

  • 19
    288
    412

    Twitchy

  • 20
    163
    235

    Honeycomb

  • 21
    25
    36

    Akornz

  • 22
    277
    416
  • 23
    240
    381

    Hammy

  • 24
    77
    129

    Mr. Nutty

  • 25
    114
    206

    Gerard