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Big List of Boy Guinea Pig Names From Popular to Unique

Mychelle Blake
Coronet Guinea Pigs

So you have a brand new Guinea pig boy or boys and you don't know what to name them? There are lots of fun names you can choose for a Guinea pig based on their personalities, their looks and the adorable noises that they make.

Cute Names for Boy Guinea Pigs

Some names just sound adorable and make perfect monikers for Guinea pigs. These are names that are often easy to say, have one or two syllables and end on a "high" note.

Close-Up Of Guinea Pig
  • Alfie
  • Archie
  • Barney
  • Benji
  • Bobby
  • Charlie
  • Davy
  • Donny
  • Eddie
  • Freddie
  • Hank
  • Harry
  • Jack
  • Joey
  • Louie
  • Otto
  • Ozzie
  • Ricky
  • Sammy
  • Sully
  • Teddy
  • Theo
  • Willy

Musical Names for Guinea Pig Boys

Guinea pig breeds are known for making trilling and snuffling noises that can be described as musical. Choosing styles of music and musical terms for names is a good way to honor this adorable Guinea pig habit.

Guinea Pig In Bowl
  • Allegro
  • Alto
  • Banjo
  • BeBop
  • Bluegrass
  • Bolero
  • Boogie-Woogie
  • Bossa Nova
  • Cadenza
  • Coda
  • Concerto
  • Disco
  • Forte
  • Hip Hop
  • Honky-Tonk
  • Jazz
  • Jig
  • Legato
  • Maestro
  • Mezzo
  • Opera
  • Opus
  • Raga
  • Reggae
  • Rockabilly
  • Rococo
  • Soprano
  • Tango
  • Tejano
  • Tempo
  • Zydeco

Adorable Descriptive Guinea Pig Boy Names

Some names that describe the Guinea pig in general are excellent choices. For one thing, they sound adorable and they also match the physical and personality traits of your fluffy, squeaking small pet. Selecting a Guinea pig name by color is a great idea, too.

Guinea pig on chair
  • Chomper
  • Chunky
  • Cuddles
  • Cotton
  • Fuzzy
  • Gremlin
  • Nibbles
  • Patches
  • Scamp
  • Snuggles
  • Squeaker
  • Squeeky
  • Tweeter

Pig-Based Names for Your Boy Guinea Pig

Although Guinea pigs aren't really pigs, but rodents, you can still use the "pig" half of their name for inspiration. Names based on famous pigs or pig products can be adorable choices for a Guinea pig.

Guinea Pig Relaxing At Home
  • Babe
  • Bacon
  • Banbhan (Irish for "piglet")
  • Dumpling (101 Dalmatians)
  • Fluffy (South Park)
  • Hamlet
  • Hamm (Toy Story)
  • Napoleon (Animal Farm)
  • Old Major (Animal Farm)
  • Peppa (Peppa Pig)
  • Peter Porker (Spiderman)
  • Piggy
  • Piglet
  • Porkchop
  • Porker
  • Snowball (Animal Farm)
  • Squealer (Animal Farm)
  • Tattoo (The Secret Life of Pets)
  • Tonton (Naruto)
  • Wilbur (Charlotte's Web)

Paired Names for Guinea Pig Boys

It's very common to have at least two Guinea pigs as they are social creatures who do better with a companion. If you have two boys, you can choose some names based on fictional and historical male pairs.

Two Guinea pigs for a walk in the Park
  • Abbott & Costello
  • Ali & Frazier (famous boxers)
  • Bangers & Marsh (British dish of potatoes and sausage)
  • Barnum & Bailey
  • Batman & Robin
  • Ben & Jerry
  • Bert & Ernie
  • Bill & Ted
  • Bubble & Squeak (British dish with potatoes and cabbage)
  • Butch & Sundance
  • Calvin & Hobbes
  • Castor & Pollux (Greek mythological twins)
  • Cheech & Chong
  • Chip & Dale
  • Elwood & Jake (The Blues Brothers)
  • Fred & George (Harry Potter)
  • Geralt & Jaskier (The Witcher)
  • Gilbert & Sullivan
  • Gumby & Pokey
  • Han & Chewy (Star Wars)
  • Harry & Ron (Harry Potter)
  • Mick & Keith (The Rolling Stones)
  • Key & Peele
  • Kirk & Spock (Star Trek)
  • Legolas & Gimli (Lord of the Rings)
  • Lewis & Clark (early U.S. explorers)
  • Orville & Wilbur (Wright brothers)
  • Penn & Teller
  • Proton & Neutron
  • Riggs & Murtaugh (Lethal Weapon)
  • Rocky & Bullwinkle
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Sam & Bucky (Falcon & Winter Soldier)
  • Sam & Frodo (Lord of the Rings)
  • Sherlock & Watson
  • Siegfried & Roy
  • Skull & Bones
  • Starsky & Hutch
  • Tintin & Snowy
  • Tom & Huck
  • Tom & Jerry
  • Watson & Crick (famous scientists)
  • Woody & Buzz (Toy Story)
  • Yin & Yang

Sweet Names for Guinea Pig Boys

Guinea pigs make such excellent pets because of their lovely, gentle dispositions and cuddly nature. You can choose names that mean "sweet" in other languages to express your appreciation for this affectionate aspect of their personality.

Guinea pig eating zucchini
  • Damian - Greek, means "sweet and harmless"
  • Drury - French, means "sweetheart"
  • Jaleesa - African, a "sweet man"
  • Kaipo - Hawaiian, means "sweetheart"
  • Lennan - Irish, means "sweetheart"
  • Madhur - Hindu, means "sweet"
  • Madoka - Japanese, means "sweet one"
  • Manju - Hindu, means "sweet"
  • Mashooq - African, means "sweetheart"
  • Shirz - Arabic, means "sweet one"
  • Sumadhur - Hindu, means "very sweet"

Names for a Guinea Pig Boy

There's so many ways you can think up names for your Guinea pig boy or boys. Think about what you like most about your new pet and then look for inspiration there. It could be their fur, their coloring, or even some unusual behaviors that they do in their cages. Have fun and find a name that fits you and your pet best!

Big List of Boy Guinea Pig Names From Popular to Unique