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100+ Ferret Names: Ideas for Playful & Mischievous Ferrets 

Oliver Jones

Ferrets are interesting pets – they combine the strong independence of the feline and the playful demeanor of the puppy, rolled into a long and mischievous fuzzy creature! Although ferrets are cage animals, they require just as much care and love as your cat or dog. 

Believe it or not, these adorable little animals are part of the weasel family – which means they are bound to have a curious personality and a drive for activity! You will benefit from a ton of playtime and an endless amount of tunnels, puzzles, and toys. 

So if you’ve done your research and decided that a ferret is a pet for you, you might be on the search for the perfect ferret name. Below we have noted our favorite names for female and males, cute ferret names, funny names for ferrets, cool and trendy ferret names, and finally mischievous options for devilish ferrets. 


Female Ferret Names

  • Vixen 
  • Frita
  • Kiki 
  • Happy 
  • Dot 
  • Tink 
  • Lola 
  • Penelope 
  • Darla 
  • Minnie 
  • Gina 
  • Sofia 
  • Jolly 
  • Joy 
  • Mina
  • Ella 
  • Belle
  • Sweety 
  • Sugar 
  • Winnie 

Male Ferret Names 

  • Bouncer 
  • Swift 
  • Scout 
  • Herb 
  • Skeeter 
  • Patch 
  • Henry
  • Pip
  • Looper
  • Oscar 
  • Hobbs 
  • Twigs 
  • Jumper 
  • Scooter 
  • George
  • Tuba 
  • Dusty 
  • Bear 
  • Ziggy 
  • Tubby 
Ferret Eating Straberries
Image Credit By: Vladislav Pavlovich, shutterstock

Cute Ferret Names 

If you have adopted a ferret you already know how cute these furry animals are. They are exceptionally fast runners but with their sleek and long bodies, have one of the sweetest waddles. Pair that with a tiny nose and a set of long whiskers and you have yourself a unique and cute pet!

  • Buttons 
  • Poppy 
  • Wobbles 
  • Goofy 
  • Smoochies 
  • Slinky 
  • Watson
  • Munch 
  • Gummi 
  • Chip 
  • Howie 
  • Chomper 
  • Doodle 
  • Nugget 
  • Swipe 
  • Turnip 
  • Moose 
  • Mars 
  • Chewy 
  • Speedy 
  • Nip 
  • Dodger 

Funny Ferret Names 

Chances are, your ferry has a fairly quirky personality. One that keeps you entertained and bursting into laughter during playtime. So choosing a funny name is a great way to honor your fur babies comical personality. 

  • Ferret Buller 
  • Ferret Faucet 
  • Robin Hood 
  • Flash 
  • Nosey
  • Amy Ferret Fowler 
  • Zoom 
  • Will Ferret 
  • Fuzzy Wuzzy
  • Weasley

See Also: 10 Fun Games You Can Play With Your Ferret

Albino Ferret
Image Credit: Tambako The Jaguar, Flickr

Cool Ferret Names 

You might also be interested in giving your trendy pet with an equally cool name. If that is the case, you have come to the right spot. Here we have a few of our favorite chic names that would be fitting for any ferret. 

  • Gizmo 
  • Aurora 
  • Muppet 
  • Pinot 
  • Miso 
  • Chunk 
  • Noodle 
  • Cylus 
  • Archie 
  • Moet 
  • Aria 
  • Ora 
  • Cous Cous 
  • Dripper 
  • Taco 
  • Kibble 

Mischievous Ferret Names 

Weasels are quite notorious for their naughty behavior, and being that the ferret is from this family you can bet that your little buddy is fueled by his curiosity. Here are the best ferret names for one whose playfulness is truly boundless! 

  • Bandit 
  • Mask
  • Theif 
  • Raccoon 
  • Swiper 
  • Messy 
  • Stinky 
  • Sly 
  • Guilty
  • Pockets 
  • Sketch 
  • Suspect 
  • Robber / Robbie 
  • Sneaky 
  • Lucifer 

See Also: 4 Reasons Why Ferrets Steal (and How to Stop Them)

Sable Ferrets
Image Credit: Free-Photos, Pixabay

Colored Ferret Names 

There are quite a few color variations that your ferret could have when it comes to their fur. Here is a list that covers a list of all the potential coat colors your ferret could have.  

  • Champagne 
  • Sandy 
  • Hershey 
  • Rusty 
  • Hazel 
  • Red 
  • Sable 
  • Amber 
  • Alba 
  • Sienna 
  • Coal 
  • Soot 
  • Terra 
  • Pointer 
  • Flame 
  • Lynx 
  • Ginger 

Finding the Right Name for Your Ferret

Adopting a new pet is a fun and exciting adventure, and choosing their name is a wonderful part of the process. You can bet that whatever name you choose, your ferret will be proud to wear it! Whether they are sweet and cuddly, or a just little naughty, we are sure that you will have found something perfect for them! 

You might be interested in getting a few more ideas before you make a final decision. Below you will find a few other great pet name articles that are sure to give you the inspiration you need! 

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Oliver Jones

Oliver (Ollie) Jones - A zoologist and freelance writer living in South Australia with his partner Alex, their dog Pepper, and their cat Steve (who declined to be pictured). Ollie, originally from the USA, holds his master's degree in wildlife biology and moved to Australia to pursue his career and passion but has found a new love for working online and writing about animals of all types.