While we don’t advocate keeping a squirrel as a pet, it’s not unusual to find YouTube or social media posts with people who own a squirrel as a pet. So how do you name a squirrel?
We’ve put together a huge squirrel names database to help you come up with a name for your furry critter.
Whether you have one as a pet or just want to give the squirrel that comes to visit you everyday a name, you’ll love the list we put together for you.
Best Squirrel Names That Start With S
We started with the letter “S” because it’s easier to brainstorm name ideas when you start with a specific letter in the alphabet. There are literally thousands of possibilities when you think of names that start with an S.
Squirrel Names Beginning With S
Grab a piece of piece of paper and pen and jot down your favorite names for your squirrel.
If you don’t see any names on this list you like, then be sure to check out these names that start with the letter T.
Once you’ve determined the gender of your squirrel, it’s time to brainstorm some possible names.
Female Squirrel Names
Male Squirrel Names
Top 10 Female Human Names
It’s normal to give a dog or cat a human name and after watching some YouTube videos, I noticed some people giving their pet squirrel a human name.
We’ve put together a list of some of the most popular human names for girls.
Top 10 Male Human Names
If you have an adorable boy squirrel, you may want to consider some of these popular baby boy names.
Cute Squirrel Names
Squirrels are cute, it’s no wonder people want to give them a cute name. Below you’ll find some cute names for boys and girls. Some of the names can be considered unisex.
- Shifty (squirrels are jumpy)
Funny Squirrel Names
If you watch a squirrel for a few minutes, they’ll make you laugh. They’re funny critters that run, jump, and are extremely skittish which can make you laugh.
Why not consider giving them a funny name that will put a smile on your face whenever you say their name out loud. Some of these can be used as a nickname.
Cartoon Names for Squirrels
Consider giving your name a fictional squirrel name from some popular cartoon shows.
- Scrat – The famous squirrel that chased the acorn in the popular movie Ice Age.
- Sandy Cheeks – One of the main characters in the SpongeBob SquarePants franchise.
- Screwy aka Screwball – A 1944 classic about a screwy squirrel that provokes a pedigree bird dog.
There are literally several cartoons that featured squirrels. You can spend a few hours browsing through some of the famous squirrel names and give them one of those names.
After all, if it’s good enough for TV, then it will be good enough for your critter.
Baby Squirrel Names Starting With S
Many people who find baby squirrels abandoned by their mothers take them into their home to raise them as their own. Here’s what you need to do if you find a baby squirrel.
If you do decide to keep the squirrel as a pet, here are some cute baby names that made the list.
Final Word On Squirrel Names Beginning With S
Hopefully, this huge list of names has helped you come up with some ideas. Don’t expect a wild squirrel to come when you call their name. I’m not even sure if a pet squirrel listens to their name like a dog or cat?
There’s nothing wrong with giving a squirrel a name. Just remember, they are wild critters so you should leave them alone in nature.