201 Squirrel Names From Movies And Cartoons

squirrel names from movies and cartoons

Do you have a favorite squirrel name? Whether you’re a fan of animated movies, classic cartoons, or television, we’ve got some of the best squirrel names inspired by movies and cartoons to help you name your pet. Hopefully, you find one you like. 

Why Cartoon and Movie Names for Squirrels?

When you think of a squirrel, the first thing that usually comes to mind is a furry, cute animal. Their behavior is jerky, often amusing, and makes you smile or laugh.

Squirrel Movie and Cartoon Names

This is why cartoon or movie-inspired squirrel names can be perfect for your pet. The names below are not always names of squirrel characters but instead names from Hollywood, Disney, Pixar, and other animation characters or actors that evoke the same silly humor or energy.

They will bring back memories of favorite movies and cartoons from childhood and make naming your pet fun!

Scrat (Ice Age)

Chatter (Bambi II)

Rocket (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2)

Mrs. Brisby (The Secret of NIMH)

Nutsy (Robin Hood)

Digger (Cats Don’t Dance)

Scamper (An American Tail Trilogy)

Rocky (Flushed Away)

Alvin (Alvin and the Chipmunks)

Sandy Cheeks (SpongeBob SquarePants)

Pippin (The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad)

Speedy Gonzales (Looney Tunes)

Slyvester (Looney Tunes)

Hazel (The Nut Job)

Surly (The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature)

Woody (Toy Story 4)

Conejo (Rio 2)

Ozzie (Over the Hedge)

Camilla (The Looney Tunes Show)

Rodney (Rodney Rabbit and Friends)

Twiggy (The Animals of Farthing Wood)

Sandy (Escape to Witch Mountain)

Spike (My Little Pony: The Movie)

Nutsy the Squirrel (Fantasia 2000)

Lady Timbertail (Ferngully 2: The Magical Rescue)

Mikey (Open Season 3)

Pepe Le Pew (Looney Tunes)

Nutkins (Flushed Away)

Bucky & Betsy Beaver (The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad)

Izzy (Happily N’Ever After)

Nutty (Happy Feet 2)

Jaden & Jenny (The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle)

Sophie (Rio 2)

Captain Redwood (Open Season 3)

Max the Squirrel (Over the Hedge)

Flash the Super Squirrel (Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness)

Nibbles (Tom and Jerry)

Sniffles (Looney Tunes)

Nutley (Furry Tale Theatre)

Sylvia (Rio 2)

Twig (The Nut Job)

Bubbles (Happy Feet)

Taz (Looney Tunes)

Bucky Bug (Disney’s Silly Symphonies)

Rodney the Squirrel (Squirrel Boy)

Chuckles & Chuckle (Lilo & Stitch)

Sniffer (Garfield and Friends)

Hammie (A Bug’s Life)

Giggles (Happy Feet Two)

Female Cartoon and Movie Names

While it’s not easy to tell if a squirrel is a female or male, sometimes their behavior can give it away. For example, studies have shown that Female squirrels are more active than males.

Below are some female names we’ve gathered that are tied to a female cartoon, movie characters, or actresses, making them perfect for your female squirrel.

Mrs. Calloway (Home on the Range)

Duchess Whitely (Storks)

Sam Sparks (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs)

Gia (Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted)

Scrooge McDuck’s Mother (DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp)

Granny (Looney Tunes)

Lulu Plummer (101 Dalmatians II: Patch’s London Adventure)

Atta (A Bug’s Life)

Ma (The Fox and the Hound 2)

Mrs. Twombly (WALL-E)

Granny Jojo (The Powerpuff Girls Movie)

Mrs. Cauldron (The Adventure of Ichabod and Mr. Toad)

Dot Matrix (Tron: Legacy)

Miss Spider (James and the Giant Peach)

The Cow (Chicken Run)

Kanga (Winnie the Pooh)

Dory Skunk (A Bug’s Life)

Mrs. Miller (Bambi)

Baileywick (Sofia the First)

Flora (Fantasia)

Sandy Cheeks (SpongeBob SquarePants)

Miss Kitty (An American Tail)

Marcy (The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature)

Clara Cluck (Mickey Mouse Clubhouse)

Robyn Starling (Tom and Jerry: The Movie)

Brie (Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness)

Matilda (The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle)

Cotton-Tail (Watership Down)

Giselle (Open Season 2)

Bianca (Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness)

Lola Bunny (Looney Tunes)

Tootles (Peter Pan)

Clarice (An American Tail)

Duchess (The Aristocats)

Tiffy (An American Tail 2)

Marlene (Madagascar)

Frou-Frou (The Aristocats)

Mrs. Jumbo (Dumbo)

Turtle Tuck (Open Season 3)

Elsie the Cow (The Pebble and the Penguin)

Miss Bianca (The Rescuers)

Tinker Bell (Peter Pan)

Miss Cottontail (Peter Rabbit)

Maureen (The Wild Thornberrys Movie)

Male Cartoon and Movie Names

A male squirrel deserves a good name too! Below is a list of male cartoon and movie names that will give you some ideas on naming your squirrel.

Gurgle (Finding Nemo)

Fergus the Bulldog (Brave)

Rufus (Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama)

Murray (Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation)

Elvis the Ostrich (Hotel Transylvania 2)

Scratchy (Kung Fu Panda 3)

Willie the Giant (Mickey and the Beanstalk)

Timon (The Lion Guard)

Bunnie Rabbot (Sonic the Hedgehog)

Cody Maverick (Shark Tale)

Blu (Rio 2)

Bing Bong (Inside Out)

The Fox Patrol (The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature)

Zuba and Flo (Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa)

Bobby the Beaver (Rise of the Guardians)

Sebastian (The Little Mermaid)

Charlie Brown (Peanuts Movie)

Bill the Lizard (Alice in Wonderland)

Skipper (Penguins of Madagascar)

Rabbit (Winnie the Pooh)

Max (The Secret Life of Pets)

Finny (Happy Feet Two)

B.O.B. (Monsters vs Aliens)

Norbert the Nutjob (Ice Age: The Meltdown)

Timon (The Lion King)

Speedy Gonzales (Looney Tunes)

Ryder (The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature)

Ralphie the Squirrel (Ice Age 4: Continental Drift)

Dinky (The Fox and the Hound II)

Thumper (Bambi)

Ziggy (Happy Tree Friends)

Sid the Sloth (Ice Age 4: Continental Drift)

Drake (The Pebble and the Penguin)

Ocho (Happy Feet)

Cartoon and Movie Names for Baby Squirrels

Naming a baby squirrel can be tricky. If you need some inspiration, here are some cartoon and movie names that can be perfect for your little one!

Daffy Duck (Looney Tunes)

Pumbaa (The Lion King)

Olaf (Frozen)

Simba (Lion King)

Pus in Boots (Shrek 2)

Timon (Lion King)

Bubbles (Finding Nemo)

Zazu (The Lion King)

Dot (A Bug’s Life)

Roz (Monsters Inc.)

Rita (Rio 2)

Pocahontas (Pocahontas)

Judy Hops (Zootopia)

Cooper (The Fox and The Hound)

Squirt (Finding Nemo)

Tigger (Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day)

Snow White (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs)

Cinderella (Cinderella)


Luiz/Louis (Rio 2)

Ariel (The Little Mermaid)

Jane Porter (Tarzan)

Duchess (The Aristocats)

Benny The Cab (Who Framed Roger Rabbit?)

Cute and Famous Squirrel Names In Movies

Squirrels are not portrayed as stars in movies as often as; dogs, cats, and even horses. But when they are, they tend to be memorable characters with distinct personalities. 

Here are some of our favorite famous squirrel names in movies:

  1. Scrat (Saber-toothed squirrel in Ice Age)
  2. Sid the Squirrel (101 Dalmation Street)
  3. Rocky the Flying Squirrel (Gray flying squirrel on Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle)
  4. Sandy Cheeks (SpongeBob SquarePants)
  5. Bucky (The Emporer’s New Groove)
  6. Hammy (Dim-witted Squirrel in Over the Edge)
  7. Secret Squirrel (The Atom Ant)
  8. Girl Squirrel (The Sword In The Stone)
  9. Conker The Squirrel (Donkey Kong)
  10. Squirrel Girl (Dorren Green Marvel)
  11. Pachirisu (Pokeman)
  12. Surly (The Nut Job)
  13. Benny (The Wild)
  14. Grace (Suisei no Gargantia)
  15. Sally the Squirrel (Pete the Cat)
  16. Grayson (The grey-colored squirrel on The Nut Job)
  17. Andie (A orange/cream-colored loving squirrel on The Nut Job)
  18. Spip (Red squirrel on Spirou and Fantasio Comics)
  19. Chitter (Wild Smurf’s constant companion on The Smurfs)
  20. Titana (Squirrel on Jewelpet that represents Work, Luck, and Balance)
  21. Squeaks the Squirrel (An orange squirrel that is Bugs Bunny’s companion on Looney Tunes

Celebrity Names for Squirrels

When you think about exotic pets, the first thing that comes to mind is celebrities. So if you’re looking for a unique and fun name for your pet squirrel, why not look to the stars?

Some celebrities could provide great inspiration for naming your furry friend. After all, many people name their pets after their favorite celebrities. 

  1. Miley: After Miley Cyrus
  2. Justin: After Justin Timberlake
  3. Angelina: After Angelina Jolie
  4. Taylor: After Taylor Swift
  5. Rihanna: After Rihanna
  6. Will: After Will Smith
  7. Jennifer: After Jennifer Aniston
  8. Brad: After Brad Pitt

Several celebrities have owned or currently own exotic pets. For instance, Megan Fox has owned a few exotic pets, such as; a parrot, a pig, a Bengal cat, and a squirrel.

Unique Squirrel Names from Mythology and Literature

If you’re looking for unique names for your pet squirrel, why not look to the past?

Some great names from mythology and literature could be perfect for your furry friend.

  1. Apollo: After the Greek god of light and truth
  2. Ares: After the Greek god of war
  3. Athena: After the Greek goddess of wisdom
  4. Odysseus: After the hero in Homer’s Odyssey
  5. Dumbledore: After the headmaster in Harry Potter
  6. Merlin: After the wizard in Arthurian legends
  7. Hermione: After the hero in Harry Potter
  8. Frodo: After the hero in The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  9. Bilbo: After the hobbit in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  10. Gandalf: After the wizard in The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  11. Aragorn: After the Ranger in The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  12. Aslan: After the lion in The Chronicles of Narnia series

These are just a few inspiring names from mythology and literature that could be perfect for your pet squirrel. You can mix and match different names to create a unique name for your furry companion.

Final Word

A unique pet, like a squirrel, requires you to think of a unique name for it. Looking at movies, cartoons, celebrities, mythology, and literature is a great way to get inspired and find the perfect name for your furry friend.

Whether you’re naming your pet or a friendly visitor that visits your backyard, these names are sure to inspire you so you can come up with the perfect name for your squirrel.

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