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Funny Names to Give a Squirrel

Updated December 22, 2019 31.8k votes 5.9k voters 154.2k views42 items

List RulesVote up the funniest, most clever names to give pet squirrels.

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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  • Nibbles1
    2,075
    1,039

    Nibbles

  • 2
    1,576
    794

    Peanut

  • 3
    1,320
    779

    Chipper

  • Skippy4
    1,067
    690

    Skippy

  • 5
    446
    305

    Chestnut

  • 6
    909
    667

    Nutty

  • 7
    734
    539

    Rocky

  • 8
    696
    536

    NutterButter

  • Nutella9
    220
    172
  • 10
    373
    315

    Peaches

  • 11
    320
    328

    Pistachio

  • Sandy Cheeks12
    460
    501
  • 13
    329
    420

    Scrat

  • 14
    508
    676

    Nutz

  • 15
    283
    383

    Twiggy

  • 16
    24
    28

    Akornz

  • 17
    304
    420

    Twitchy

  • 18
    220
    303

    Patches

  • 19
    172
    241

    Honeycomb

  • 20
    277
    403

    Mr. Squirrel

  • Rupert21
    286
    426
  • 22
    252
    395

    Hammy

  • 23
    76
    127

    Mr. Nutty

  • Gerard 24
    118
    214

    Gerard

  • 25
    82
    180

    Choppy