You’ve decided to get a pet bird, you’ve got the cage, bought the food, read the books… but now you need a name! This is the ULTIMATE list of bird names!
There are lots of options of bird names but the exact name you pick will depend on the type of bird you get, the sex of the bird, and… well… your personality.
Below are 150 different bird names to help you find the perfect one!
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Picking Bird Names
When you thinking about bird names for your new feathered friend, you need to think about a few things. Such as:
- If your bird will talk, is it a name they can easily say?
- If you aren’t sure about the sex of your bird, is it a unisex bird name?
- Some birds can live for decades! Will the name still mean the same 30 or 40 years from now?
- Will the rest of your family like the name?
Bird names, like all pet names, are such a personal choice. Some people want an unusual name, some would like a popular name. Some people use pop-culture references and others like classical names.
However you decide you pick your bird’s name, I hope this MASSIVE list of bird names will help you!
Popular Bird Names
The following names are the top 10 male and female bird names in the USA.
Top 10 Male Bird Names
Top 10 Female Bird Names
Colorful Bird Names
One reason we love pet birds is their colorful feathers. Why not name your bird after its colorful plumage? What would be your favorite colorful bird name? And a nice bonus is that most of these will work well as a unisex bird name!
Food Related Bird Names
Why not pick a bird name related to your favorite food (or your bird’s favorite food)? There are so many choices! These are also great unisex bird names!
Fruit bird names are particularly popular. Mango, peaches, kiwi and more!
- Tootsie Roll
- Jelly Bean
Film & TV Bird Names
There is a whole world of possible bird names based on movies, TV shows, books, and popular culture.
Below are a few ideas, but why not think about your favorite movie or TV show and see if you can come up with something original.
- Captain Jack
- Foghorn Leghorn
- Scrooge McDuck
- Luke Skywalker
- Puff Daddy
Place Bird Names
Our pet birds are native to countries from all around the world. Why not honor their heritage with a name based on that?
Classic & Historic Bird Names
There are many historical or classic bird names. Here are some ideas, but many you have a favorite period in history or historical character that you can name your bird after?
Cute & Silly Names
Our feathered friends are our pets, so maybe you want to try a cute bird name? These bird names might be a little silly… but then again, so are our birds! Can you think of any silly unisex bird names too?
- Mr./Mrs. Giggles
- Pretty Boy
Bird Names for Pairs
If you decide to get a pair of birds, then you have to think of not just one name… but two! There are lots of fun ways to come up with bird pair names.
Here are some cute ideas for matching bird names.
- Bert & Ernie
- Adam & Eve
- Salt & Pepper
- Jack & Jill
- Mickey & Minnie
- Donald & Daisy
- Chip & Dale
- Ben & Jerry
- Peanut & Butter
- Fish & Chips