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100+ Parakeet Names: Ideas for Bright & Musical Parakeets

Nicole Cosgrove

February 16, 2021

Parakeets are colorful songbirds and great pets for any owner who is looking for a social and devoted companion. These birds are wonderful buddies for families or individuals who are able to dedicate a lot of time and energy to taking care of them. Parakeets are not necessarily loud, but they are definitely chatty, and always happy to sing you a song or tell you all about their day. 

Now, there are so many options available when trying to find a suitable name for your little avian friend, and we hope that by giving a detailed list of names, we help relieve some of your stress! Below you will find a selection of names for female and male parakeets, a few based on their feather color, as well as adorable and hilarious suggestions. 

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Female Parakeet Names

  • Melody
  • Cheery 
  • June 
  • Luna 
  • Birdie 
  • Bella 
  • Dina
  • Liz
  • Goldie 
  • Poppy
  • Ava 
  • Jewel 
  • Astra 

Male Parakeet Names 

  • Shadow 
  • Rockey 
  • Aldo 
  • Oliver
  • Jose
  • Rio 
  • Nigel
  • Paulie 
  • Puck 
  • Ahoy
  • Medel 
  • Einstein
  • Jett 
  • BonBon 
  • Jack 
  • Pilot 
  • Ernie
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Funny Parakeet Names 

Parakeets are quite comical when they get into a conversation – that could be with you, with their cage mates, or simply to themselves! They also are very curious and enjoy fun toys and puzzles – watching them is all the entertainment you’ll need in a day! If you are in the market for a name as goofy as your buddy, this is the list for you.

  • Loud Mouth 
  • Feather Flocklear
  • The Godfeather 
  • Kayne Nest 
  • Chatterbox 
  • Chick Jagger
  • Polly Parton
  • Quackie Chan
  • Chandler Wing
  • Pipsqueak 
  • Feather Fawcett
  • Meryl Cheep
  • Christopher Squawking
  • Edgar Allen Crow
  • Stephen Squawking 
  • Marty McFly
  • Parrot Hilton
  • Hootie 
  • Check Jagger
  • Puff Daddy

Cute Parakeet Names 

Sweet and happy, these colorful birds are sure to capture the hearts of anyone who meets them. Parakeets are adorable and ever so loving. Their beautiful songs and continuous chatter are quite endearing. Here are our picks for the cutest parakeet names:

  • Peep 
  • Chip 
  • Elvis 
  • Disco
  • Petri
  • Boo 
  • Pip
  • Polly
  • Olly
  • Crooner
  • Pixie
  • Dove 
  • Penny 
  • Cleo 
  • Taco 
  • Java 

Green Parakeet Names 

Green is the most common parakeet color. Although they may not be head to toe green, their feathers are likely to be predominantly light green or olive. Usually offset with yellow, these vibrant birds are charming! Below are our top picks for green parakeets.

  • Forest 
  • Avocado
  • Fern
  • Moss 
  • Pine 
  • Pea
  • Kiwi
  • Olive
  • Caper
  • Basil
  • Clover
  • Jade
  • Sage 
  • Pickles 
  • Pistachio
  • Mint
  • Emerald
  • Matis 
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Blue Parakeet Names 

Another commonly seen parakeet feather color is blue. These parakeets are usually one of three shades – sky blue, cobalt, or mauve, with color combinations like blue and white, or blue and gold/yellow. These colors have a whimsical and airy feel to them, and below are our favorite picks for the blue-bird in your life!

  • Comet 
  • Azure 
  • Skye 
  • Astra 
  • Murk
  • Dusk
  • Cadet
  • Frosty
  • Icey
  • Royal 
  • Winter
  • Celeste 
  • Smurf 
  • Violet 
  • Myst
  • Haze
  • Sapphire
  • Steely
  • Casper 
  • Cyan 
  • Periwinkle
  • Fade 
  • Slate 

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Finding the Right Name for Your Parakeet

Selecting a great name for your musical parakeet should be a wonderful experience. With suggestions referencing feather colors like Echalyptus and River, or silly and cute names such as Fruitloop and Boo, we are sure there are im-peck-able options for every parakeet!

You might also find additional inspiration from our of our other pet name posts below: 


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Nicole Cosgrove

Nicole is the proud mom of Baby, a Burmese cat and Rosa, a New Zealand Huntaway. A Canadian expat, Nicole now lives on a lush forest property with her Kiwi husband in New Zealand. She has a strong love for all animals of all shapes and sizes (and particularly loves a good interspecies friendship) and wants to share her animal knowledge and other experts' knowledge with pet lovers across the globe.