You may be excited about your new pet bird, whether it is a parakeet or cockatiel, or another winged species, so the next step is to choose the Names for Birds for your feathered friend.
We have compiled a huge list of the best bird names. This includes cool names for boys like Eagle Eye and popular female names like Beyonce.
You can choose cute names that suit any bird species or you want to name a specific species (parrot names, parakeet names or cockatiel name) but one thing is certain: There are tons of names available for birds.
Find a comfortable perch, and then start searching and pecking through this huge list of bird names until you find the right name for your pet.
So find a comfy perch and start hunting and pecking your way through this big list of the best bird names until you find the perfect monicker for your new pet.
Best Bird Names for Budgies, Cockatiels, Parrots, and More
Do you prefer a cat or a dog? Or do you prefer a bird person? We at Rover would choose all three. And we are not the only ones. Birds are the second most popular pet in America, after cats and dogs.
We believe bird names are worthy of more attention as Rover pet name experts. To compare the top options for furry friends with our vast database, we also looked into bird names and chose our favorite choices.
There are many options for names for male and female birds, parakeets and lovebirds.
According to their personalities, the best birds deserve the sweetest and most funniest names.
Name your bird and help to shape its identity for many years. Here are some popular names for birds this year. Good luck with choosing the right name.
Best Bird Names
7. Zazu (from The Lion King)
11. Skye (for a blue bird)
12. Lark (Hunger Games, anyone?)
16. Sunny (for a yellow bird)
18. Tweety (a bird name classic)
Cute Bird Names
21. Pumpkin (for an orange bird)
22. Cupid (for a red bird)
24. Blu (for a blue bird)
28. Sweetie-pie (or Sweetie, for short)
29. Mr. Beaks
31. Wing Man
36. Stephen Sqauwking
37. Peanut (perfect for a pint-sized bird)
Cool Bird Names
43. Eagle Eye
44. Bond (“The name’s Bond… James Bond.”)
53. Phoenix (the ultimate cool bird name)
Bird Names for Boys
66. Scout (one of the best bird names for boys)
75. Romeo (he’ll sing his way into your heart)
Bird Names for Girls
84. Duchess (for a fancy feathered friend)
85. Ruby (for a red bird)
88. Sweet Pea (for a green bird)
91. Daisy (for a white and yellow bird)
92. Oreo (for a black and white bird)
93. Peaches (for pink, yellow bird)
95. Meryl Cheep (after the iconic movie icon)
103. Elvis (an ode to the king)
110. Lord of the Wings (for all you Tolkien fans)
116. Polly (one of the most iconic parrot names)
117. Loud Mouth
121. Your Highness
122. Big Bird (for a yellow bird)
124. Echo (this bird name is spot on!)
126. Kanye Nest
130. Carrie (after Bradshaw or the Caribbean)
134. Chick Jagger (you’ll laugh every time)
136. Angry Bird
139. Dwight (from The Office)
140. Puff Daddy
142. Coo Coo Chanel
149. Donald Duck
10 Top Male Bird Names
- Jack or Jackson
- Sterling (great for an African gray parrot)
10 Top Female Bird Names
Famous Bird Names
- Woodstock (Peanuts)
- Daffy (Looney Tunes)
- Iago (Aladdin)
- Zazu (The Lion King)
- Tweety (Looney Tunes)
- Hedwig (Harry Potter)
- Jewel (Rio)
- Daisy (Looney Tunes)
- Becky (Finding Dory)
- Diablo (Sleeping Beauty)
- Nigel (Finding Nemo)
65 Cool Bird Names
We love this variety of choices, from mythological to nature or pop culture-inspired. Fun fact: parrots learn their names in the wild—so they’re sure to learn the one you give them!
Diana (Roman goddess of the moon)
Edie or Edith
Hedwig (after the owl, of course)
Isabella (or Bella)
Starlight or Star
60 Cute Bird Names
Many of these names would sound great on a species like a budgie (parakeet), or cheerful cockatoo.
Gabby (short for Gabrielle, perhaps?)
Great Names for a Blue Bird
Not surprisingly, blue birds are among the most popular feathered pets. So how do you choose the perfect moniker for a blue parrot, —besides, well, Blue? Rover has some great options for you.
- Azure or Azura
- Blue or Blu
- Skye or Sky
- Teal or Teale
Great Names for a Red Bird
Beautiful crimson-colored macaws or tiny red-breasted robins are both striking to look at—so it makes sense we’d want to give them a name that reflects their lovely color.
- Blaze or Blaise
- Spark or Sparky
Human Names for Birds (and Vice Versa)
We consider our pets part of our family. When you choose your pet’s name, you will feel closer to them.
It is not surprising that popular bird names are also top choices for human babies such as Isabella and Ava.
The trend is interestingly reversed. We love to give names to our birds and we love to name our babies.
Many baby boys and girls have bird-inspired names, from classics like Robin to modern, trendy choices like Wren and Phoenix.
Need Pet Care?
You’ll likely need someone to care for your pet while you are away. Even though pet birds are not dependent on walking, they still require care when you’re away.
It’s easy to find one person who can care for all your furry friends, whether they are dogs, cats, or other pets. Rover is the perfect solution.
You can find the perfect pet match right from your smartphone and then go on the road.