133 Unique Gerbil Names From Sweet to Spunky

Updated March 22, 2022
Baby gerbil in child's hand

When you're browsing gerbil names, you have a wide variety of options, from sweet to spunky. Get to know your gerbil's personality before deciding on such an important part of your companionship. Although some names are inspired by colors or you pet's favorite items or foods, just as many names can come from your gerbil's unique demeanor. If your gerbil is kind, you may want to search for a name that highlights their tender side. If your gerbil has a feisty streak, choosing a name that shows their sour but sweet personality can stand out.

Sweet Gerbil Names

Gerbil yawning

If you have a sweet tooth, you may want to use your favorite treat for the name of your gerbil. Maybe you'll pick the name of a candy or other delicious sugary treat. You can try a few to see how they sound and if your gerbil reacts to any of them, you might have found the perfect one.

  • Bonbon
  • Brownie
  • Butterscotch
  • Candy
  • Caramel
  • Cheesecake
  • Cocoa
  • Donut
  • Fudge
  • Gingerbread
  • Gummy Bear
  • Honey
  • Ice Cream
  • Jelly
  • Lemon Drop
  • Lollipop
  • Marshmallow
  • Marzi (short for Marzipan)
  • Meringue
  • Popsicle
  • Pudding
  • Sprinkles
  • Sugar
  • Toffee
  • Truffles

Female Gerbil Names

gerbil on a tropical flower

What kind of girl is your gerbil? You may decide that a romantic female name is perfect for your gal pal. However, it could be that a modern-sounding name is the best choice for your new friend.

  • Bella
  • Betsy
  • Candi
  • Cindi
  • Dottie
  • Gina
  • Glennie
  • Hattie
  • Jewel
  • Lee
  • Leia
  • Lulu
  • Marcie
  • Merry
  • Millie
  • Minnie
  • Patti
  • Rosie
  • Sasha
  • Susie

Spunky Gerbil Female Names

If your gerbil is high-spirited and just downright spunky, she deserves a cool name. Choose a name that personifies your feisty little pal.

  • Babe
  • Carmen
  • Charlie
  • Dede
  • Effie
  • Gertie
  • Happi
  • Moxy
  • Peyton
  • Piper
  • Raven
  • Riley
  • River
  • Rorie
  • Roxy
  • Senna
  • Wren
  • Zara
  • Zoe
  • Zulie

Cute Gerbil Names

Close-Up Of Gerbil On Field

You may decide your buddy deserves a cute or colorful name. You can choose a fun name that describes your gerbil better than a traditional one. Some foods make a fun gerbil name that is unique.

  • Bagel
  • Biscuit
  • Buffy
  • Buttermilk
  • Chestnut
  • Cotton
  • Ecru
  • Ivory
  • Khaki
  • Coconut
  • Sand Dollar
  • Sandstone
  • Sandy
  • Shortbread
  • Tannie
  • Trip

Male Gerbil Names

Gerbil wearing a hat

Your new friend may follow the beat of a different drummer. Finding the ideal name may be challenging at first. You may discover a military-sounding name suits your male gerbil better than a cute and funny name.

  • Admiral
  • Aiden
  • Apollo
  • Artie
  • Axel
  • Bullet
  • Carter
  • Colonel
  • Commander
  • Diesel
  • Frodo
  • Gus
  • Hulk
  • Hunter
  • Knight
  • Leo
  • Logan
  • Luke
  • Mason
  • Mila
  • Ranger
  • Rex
  • Sarge
  • Vlad
  • Wolf

Unisex Gerbil Names

You may want to consider a unisex name for your gerbil. A gender-neutral name might be a better fit for your furry rodent companion.

  • Avery
  • Drew
  • Morgan
  • Noel
  • Parker
  • Reese
  • River
  • Rowan
  • Sawyer
  • Sloan
  • Shiloh

Gerbil Names for Pairs

Portrait of two gerbils looking out of cage

If you have a pair of gerbils, you may wish to name them after a famous couple. You can choose a pair of notorious lovers or select a historical couple that epitomizes love and gives your gerbil pair something to live up to.

Unique and Funny Gerbil Names that Impress

You can choose from these stand-out, hilarious gerbil names. You may decide on an unusual name for your pet gerbil that is different from the rest of your pets. You may also want to choose a name that matches the rest of your pets. For example, if your other pets have names from a particular TV series or movie, you may want to search for a name that correlates with that so you have a theme.

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