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100+ Sugar Glider Names: Ideas for Adorable Mini Possums  

female sugar glider

Sugar Gliders are an exquisite pet. These nocturnal possums inherited this distinct and fun name from their love for sweets and ability to magically fly. Can these animals actually fly?! Well no, but their interesting build allows them to glide ever so swiftly from place to place. When stretched out, their limbs unveil blanketed fur that connects back to their body, resembling that of a flying squirrel, or as we like to think, a cape! 

Adopting one of these adorable critters comes with a ton of responsibility, but you’re ready for the commitment these guys require! The next step in preparing for your wee possum’s arrival is choosing them a name. Whether they have yet to make the journey to you and their forever home, or they’ve already had a chance to settle in, you are ready to find them the perfect name. 

Below are good sugar glider names for females and males, ideas for the cutest of sugar gliders, creative names fitting for this unique pet, and for those who have chosen to adopt in twos we have a list designated to dynamic duos, twins, and iconic pairs.

Happy Searching, and good luck with your new pet! 


Female Sugar Glider Names

  • Zoe 
  • Jewel 
  • Buffy 
  • Dot 
  • Angel 
  • Gretel 
  • Astra 
  • Cherie 
  • Pixie 
  • Winnie 
  • Izzy 
  • Hazel 
  • Bernadette
  • Gypsy 
  • Rosie 
  • Brie 
  • Flower 
  • Gretchen 
  • Bella 
  • Olive 

Male Sugar Glider Names 

  • Taz 
  • Ninja 
  • Bo 
  • Romper 
  • Zazoo 
  • Ditto 
  • Bumble 
  • Goku
  • Flint
  • Nano 
  • Odie 
  • Rocket
  • Watson 
  • Sailor 
  • Chipmunk 
  • Bruiser 
  • Rascal 
  • Lightning 
  • Peepers 
  • Waldo 
sugar gliders mating
Image Credit: Akarat Thongsatid, Shutterstock

Cute Sugar Glider Names 

There is no denying that all pets are cute in their own ways, but sugar gliders are exceptionally adorable. A little teddy bear face, round black button eyes, and a strong desire for companionship truly sets them apart. Naturally, choosing a name that pairs well with an already cute exterior sounds to us like a winning combination. 

  • Chewie 
  • Sugar 
  • Boo 
  • Cuddle 
  • Giggles
  • Roo 
  • Doodle 
  • Zen 
  • Neo 
  • Squirt 
  • Wiggles
  • Fuzzy 
  • Wings 
  • Teddy 
  • Pip 
  • Yoda 
  • Chip 
  • Yogi 
  • Snugs 
  • Cherib 
  • Darling 
  • Littlefoot 
  • Peewee 
  • Turnip 
  • Beans 

Creative Sugar Glider Names 

Since they are not your average everyday pet, a creative sugar glider name might be an interesting idea. You could find inspiration from their odd way of moving, how they only weigh in at a whopping 4 ounces, or the fact they have a pouch that would be comparable to a kangaroo! There are many traits that make these animals so wildly different from any other domestic pet, that we love any of these options for your new addition. 

  • Goofie 
  • Andora 
  • Binkie 
  • Boop 
  • Gizmo 
  • Bashful 
  • Buckly 
  • Axel 
  • Magnet
  • Kanga 
  • Webster 
  • Hercules 
  • Cairo 
  • Pouncer 
  • Chatters 
  • Bodi 
  • Crash 
  • Havoc 
  • Lotus 
  • Flash 
  • Chaos 
close up sugar glider
Image Credit: Pixabay

Pair Sugar Glider Names 

It is known that sugar gliders are social creatures and are naturally found in large groups when spotted in the wild. So adopting more than one is usually in your sugar glider’s best interest! Choosing to adopt in pairs or larger groups when possible, will ensure they are fulfilled and destined to live long and happy lives! Here are our favorite suggestions for iconic duos and trios. If you have more than three, hopefully, this list will inspire you to find an adorably cute group name that includes all of your sugar gliders. 

  • David & Goliath
  • Harry & Lloyd
  • Scooby & Shaggy 
  • Thelma & Louise 
  • Snoopy & Woodstock 
  • Batman & Robin 
  • Doc & Marty
  • Mac & Cheese 
  • Tom & Jerry 
  • Peanut & Butters 
  • Chip & Dale 
  • Tarzan & Jane 
  • Cheech & Chong 
  • Kirk & Spock 
  • Mario & Luigi 
  • Woody & Buzz 
  • Bonnie & Clyde 
  • Ewok & Chewbacca 
  • Harry, Ron & Hermione 
  • Alvin, Simon & Theodore 
  • Athos, Aramis & Porthos 
  • Huey, Dewey & Louie 
  • Snap, Crackle & Pop
  • Buttercup, Bubbles & Blossom 
  • Larry, Curly & Moe 
  • T-Boz, Left-Eye & Chilli


Finding the Right Name for Your Sugar Gliders

Choosing a name for your new pet can be a bit overwhelming at times, considering the options tend to be limitless. The trick to narrowing down your search will be finding one trait you wish to name them after. If you are in awe of their appearance, a cute name could be fitting. Maybe you’ve adopted more than one, leading you to choose a duo or group inspired name. 

We hope our list has provided you with a perfect match for your new addition! If not, here are a few other name posts. They may not be for sugar glider specifically, but names can truly be universal when it comes to the pet world!

Feature Image Credit: Praisaeng, Shutterstock

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