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100+ Dwarf Hamster Names: Ideas for Cute & Funny Mini Hamsters

Dwarf Hamster Names

Just when you thought hamsters couldn’t get any cuter, we discovered dwarf hamsters! The same sweet and adorable little creature, only bite-sized! Better served as an observational pet, we know that you must pick up on a lot of cute habits they have by watching them day after day. Dwarf hamsters are the smallest of their kind and are known to be quite active at night. 

If you are looking for a list of the best dwarf hamster names, you’ve come to the right place!


Female Dwarf Hamster Names

Here is a list of fantastic and adorable names for female and male dwarf hamsters.

  • Orla
  • Pixie
  • Burra
  • Lily
  • Honey
  • Mara
  • Gretta
  • Una
  • Pip
  • Hana
  • Magna
  • Bella
  • Babs
  • Jade
  • Dolly
  • Nella
  • Viva
  • Dot
  • Leela
  • Tink
  • Mini
  • Terra
  • Molly
  • Lola
  • Joy
  • Mabel

Male Dwarf Hamster Names

  • Ace
  • Gus
  • Tiny
  • Dexter
  • Bolt
  • Dude
  • Max
  • Chuck
  • Alfy
  • Cotton
  • Rex
  • Dart
  • Elmo
  • Charmin
  • Tinsy
  • Taz
  • Pablo
  • Vader
  • Nibbles
  • Oli
  • Bert
  • Wee
hamster tea party
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Cute Dwarf Hamster Names

From the way they hold and eat their food, to the incredibly sweet way they move about. We know these little critters are the absolute cutest! If you are searching for a name equally as adorable as your mini mate, we have listed them for you below! 

  • Boo 
  • Paws
  • Sugar
  • Bub 
  • Bubbles 
  • Snowy 
  • Chip 
  • Whiskers 
  • Bear 
  • Snap 
  • Fluffy 
  • Darling 
  • Mint
  • Peach 
  • Teacup
  • Berry
  • Cloud
  • Petal 
  • Nettle 
  • Juniper
  • Posy 
  • Jug 
  • Button 

Funny Dwarf Hamster Names

Even though they are small and innocent, it might be amusing to give them a humorous name. See our list below for our top recommendations:

  • Hulk 
  • Boulder 
  • Chumlee 
  • Curly 
  • Killer 
  • Butch 
  • Hercules 
  • Xena 
  • Zeus 
  • Rage 
  • Thor
  • Whale
  • Giant
  • Cyclops
  • Quiche
  • Stilts
  • Broccoli
  • Macho
  • Cheif
  • Brutus 
  • Skettie 
  • Ricotta 
  • Ham
hamster on train
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Movie Inspired Dwarf Hamster Names

Maybe you are looking for a dwarf name inspired by movies and television. From the charming cast of Snow White to the intriguing and complex characters in Lord of the Rings, read on to find our favorite movie-inspired dwarf names: 

  • Moonbeam (Happily Ever After)
  • Grumpy (Snow White)
  • Sleepy (Snow White)
  • Thunderella (Happily Ever After)
  • Happy (Snow White)
  • Gandalf (Lord of the Rings)
  • Dwalin (Lord of the Rings)
  • Sunburn (Happily Ever After)
  • Thorin (Lord of the Rings)
  • Critterina (Happily Ever After)
  • Doc (Snow White)
  • Dopey (Snow White)
  • Bofur (Lord of the Rings)
  • Bilbo (Lord of the Rings)
  • Marina (Happily Ever After)
  • Sneezy (Snow White)
  • Bombur (Lord of the Rings)
  • Fili (Lord of the Rings)
  • Tyrion Lannister (Game of Thrones)
  • Bashful (Snow White)
  • Blossom (Happily Ever After)
  • Muddy (Happily Ever After)

Bonus: Scientific Name for a Dwarf Hamster

Did you know the scientific name for a dwarf hamster is Phodopus Roborovskii? Also known as the Robo dwarf hamster, it averages under 2 cm at birth and only grows between 4.5 to 5 cm in adulthood. Another common characteristic includes white tufts of hair located above the eyes, making it look as though they have eyebrows! This cool fact may even prompt you to select Robo as a name!

hamster book
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Finding the Right Name for Your Dwarf Hamster

Have you found the perfect name? We hope that you have a tiny bit more inspiration from our list of 100 dwarf hamster names. From cute options such as Tiny or Wee, to a silly name like Giant, we are sure there was something on our list for everyone. 

But if you’re still stuck on a name, we recommend taking a peek at one of our other pet name lists:

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