150+ Cockatiel Names From Adorable to Distinctive

150+ cockatiel names

Cockatiel names can be fun, zany, and even silly. You can choose a name that best fits your feathered friend's personality.

Cockatiel Names for Feather Buddies

When you consider the possible names for your cockatiel, you'll find lists of many types of perfect cockatiel names. You can select from a play on words, candies, your favorite foods, famous people, sweet endearing names, and others.

150+ cockatiel names

Let the Feathers Greet the Heathers

Substituting the name Feather for Heather can give you a few chuckles. This play on words can be a lot of fun for a cockatiel name, especially if you train your feathered pal to correct you when you call her by this moniker!

  • Feather Angel - actress
  • Feather Bloom - actress
  • Feather Graham - actress
  • Feather Hanson - actress
  • Feather Headley - singer
  • Feather Lind - actress
  • Feather Locklear - actress
  • Feather Lynch - actress
  • Feather McDonald - comedian
  • Feather Mills - model
  • Feather Morris - actress
  • Feather Nova - singer
  • Feather O'Rourke - child actress
  • Feather Thomas - actress
  • Feather Watson - tennis player

What Should I Name My Female Cockatiel?

What you should name your female cockatiel depends on the type of name you want. You may find the ideal name from a list of a few light-hearted cockatiel names.

  • Poppy
  • Pop Topper
  • Sunny
  • Sunshine
  • Golden Gal
  • Pinkie
  • Tweety Pie
  • Chickie Poo
  • Squawk
  • Squawker
  • Gabby
  • Gabber
  • Chatty
  • Chatty Cathy
  • Chatterbox
Female Cockatiel in cage

What Should I Name My Male Cockatiel?

You can choose a name for your male cockatiel that personifies his quirky personality. You may decide he deserves more than one name and combine from two different lists.

  • Bubba
  • Chewy
  • Conehead
  • Hawkeye
  • Jibber
  • Mo
  • Mohawk
  • Quacker Jack
  • Rocky
  • Wookie
  • Zippy

Favorite Foods for Cockatiel Names

If you have a favorite food, you may decide it's a good name for your cockatiel. It's the perfect way to indulge without guilt.

  • Brownie
  • Cheetos
  • Cheez Wiz
  • Cheez-It
  • Chicken Nugget
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Chips Ahoy
  • Cookie
  • Cupcake
  • Donut
  • Dumplings
  • Eggroll
  • French Fry
  • Froot Loops
  • Honey Bun
  • Honey Bunny
  • Hotcakes
  • Lucky Charms
  • Macaroon
  • Marshmallow
  • Moon Pie
  • Muffin
  • Peaches
  • Pop Tart
  • Pumpkin
  • Sugar Plum
  • Sweet Pea
  • Tater Tot
  • Twinkie
  • Waffles
Colorful cockatiel sitting on a hand

Sweet Cockatiel Names

What could be sweeter than a candy name for your wonderful feathered buddy? You can choose a name that matches your cockatiel's coloring or winning personality since a pet's persona always wins out.

  • Butterscotch
  • Candy
  • Candy Corn
  • Candy Kisses
  • Cotton Candy
  • Gumdrop
  • Gummy Bear
  • Kit Kat
  • Lemon Drop
  • Lollipop
  • M&M's
  • Reese's
  • Snickerdoodle
  • Snickers
  • Starburst
  • Sugar Babies
  • Sweet Tarts
  • Twix
  • Twizzler
  • Zagnut

Cocktail Drinks for Cockatiel Names

If you like cocktails, then your cockatiel might enjoy a little play on words. You may find your favorite drink makes a cute name for your bird bud.

  • Americano
  • Aviation
  • Bamboo
  • Bloody Mary
  • Brandy Crusta
  • Gimlet
  • Gin Fizz
  • Hanky Panky
  • Jungle Bird
  • Lime Rickey
  • Manhattan
  • Margarita
  • Michelada
  • Piña Colada
  • Pisco Sour
  • Rum Punch
  • Sidecar
  • Tom Collins
  • White Lady
  • Zombie

Cockatiel Names That Have Nothing to Do With Beaks

Fun antics can make for silly cockatiel names. If your feather pal has a sense of humor, then you'll appreciate a name that goes far beyond a simple beak for a more human touch.

  • Cheeky
  • Cheeks
  • Cute Face
  • Cutesy
  • Hot Lips
  • Kisser
  • Kisses
  • Kissy Face
  • Smacker
  • Smackie
  • Smooch
  • Smoochie
  • Sugar Lips
  • Tongue Tied
  • Whistler
adult, male Cockatiel seen in his opened cage.

Cockatiel Names That Are Color Coded

What better way to confuse everyone than to name your cockatiel a name that implies a color that might not match your lovey's coloring? You can choose a well-known iconic name that your chirping pal will love.

  • Amber Rose - actress
  • Jack Black - actor
  • Karen Black - actress
  • Vida Blue - baseball player
  • Buster Brown - shoe brand, comic strip character
  • Charlie Brown - Peanuts character
  • Cleveland Brown - fictional character
  • Foxy Brown - actress
  • James Brown - singer
  • Paddington Brown - fictional character
  • Ginger Rogers - actress
  • Goldie Hawn - actress
  • Tracey Gold - actress
  • Linda Gray - actress
  • Dorian Gray - fictional character
  • Al Green - singer
  • Lorne Greene - actor
  • Jennifer Grey - actress
  • Pink - singer
  • Pink Panther - cartoon, fictional character
  • Red Skelton - comedian
  • Phil Silvers - comedian
  • Joel Silver - producer
  • Snow White - fictional Character
  • Betty White - actress

Lists of Cockatiel Names for Every Bird

You can find a delightful name for your cockatiel when you browse through several lists. It's fun to choose a name that isn't a typical name selected for a pet bird.

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