Looking for inspiration for your new guinea pig’s name? Or maybe you just need that an extra push to help you finalize a name choice. Then, you have come to the right place!
Here are our top picks for guinea pig names for 2021. We hope these fun, unique, and traditional names give you some inspiration during this exciting time, or, give you a name to trial before making your final decision.
DESTINATION INSPIRED NAMES FOR GUINEA PIGS
Travelling may not necessarily be possible right now, so why not name your guinea pig after your favourite destination? Here are some suggestions!
- Winnie (Winnipeg)
GUINEA PIG NAMES INSPIRED BY NATURE AND THE OUTDOORS
When shops are shut and attractions closed, why not get inspired by nature! Go for a walk and tune into what’s around you, you’ll find plenty of fun and interesting things to inspire your name choice.
- Dawn or Dusk
TOP FOOD RELATED NAMES FOR GUINEA PIGS
We all probably have food on our minds, probably now more than ever when we are all cozying up indoors! Here are our top picks for food inspired names, hopefully it won’t make you too hungry!
TOP PERSONALITY RELATED NAMES FOR GUINEA PIGS
Or, maybe you would like to wait on choosing a name as you get to know your piggie first. Sometimes inspiration strikes when you sit and watch them run around and interact with their cage mates. Is your piggie more excitable and energetic? Or maybe he or she is more of a homebody or couch potato:
- Hijinks (mischievous piggies)
- Mosey (lazy or relaxed piggies)
- Jet (hyper pigs)
- Teddy or Bear (for the cuddlier of piggies)
TOP NAMES FOR A GUINEA PIG PAIR
Not only is it difficult finding a name for one guinea pig addition, it doubles in difficulty for those who are homing two new piggies. Here are some fun names for your cuddly duo:
- Watson and Sherlock
- Ruby and Sapphire
- Lucky and Jinx
- Bubble and Squeak
- Orville and Wilbur
- Ebony and Ivory
- Muffin and Puffin
- Rosemary and Thyme
- Bluebell and Tulip
TOP NAMES INSPIRED BY YOUR GUINEA PIGS' FEATURES
Does your guinea pig have an interesting marking on their fur? Or a fluffy, crazy hair style? With cute little faces like theirs, it can be fun naming your piggy after their own unique quirks and qualities:
- Pearl or Opal
- Abby (Abyssinian)
- Dot or Dottie
2020 INSPIRED NAMES
Despite the doom and gloom of 2020, we look towards a brighter year in 2021. Here are some names inspired by our crazy year! We don’t think you’ll probably want to name your guinea pig “Covid” or “Virus”, but here is a lighter take on the year:
- Locks or Lockie
- Sani (Short for Sanitizer)
We hope you’ve enjoyed our suggestions for guinea pig names of 2021! If you haven’t chosen a name from this list, we hope that you’ve found some inspiration in the categories listed above. Remember, there is not time constraint when choosing a name so, whether you decide before or after you bring your piggie home, make sure you choose a name that you and your guinea pig can both be proud of!
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