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They’re quick. They’re colorful. They’re vibrant, outgoing, and a popular pet for those who don’t have much space.
But how do you choose a name for a pet frog? What are the best frog names out there?
Fortunately, below we’ve compiled a list of the best names for frogs and toads, including specific names for male and female frogs, badass toad names, and silly names to suit your pet’s individual personality.
Let’s dive in.
Best Toad and Frog Names
Who can forget the beloved Muppet?
The name of a kind of mushroom, a great name for frogs and toads alike.
With frogs come dragonflies.
A regal title for your jumpy companion, this name also evokes memories of the classic fairy tale, The Frog Prince.
7. Ping Pong
Named for the small white ball that moves like lightning across the table.
Named for the frog’s default pose.
A straightforward choice named for the classic frog sound.
A great name for a large frog who loves to eat.
For a brightly colored frog.
A rugged name for your awesome amphibian, it brings to mind images of the Old West.
Great for a poison dart frog, just don’t handle it!
This video game character looks like a frog and gobbles up dots like your slimy companion gobbles up flies.
They are, aren’t they?
A clever twist on “Polliwog,” can also be a name in its own right.
Named for the Greek goddess who was married to Zeus.
What frogs make when they hop into the pond.
21. Green Queen
A great name for a large green female who rules the roost.
Means “lady” in Australia, a good frog name for you Aussies out there.
This exotic pet frog name is synonymous with high-class fashion. Work it, froggy!
This name works well, especially given the iridescent coloring of some frog species.
Named for the beloved character from Lilo and Stitch.
Given how frogs are synonymous with spring and blooming flowers, it’s no wonder why this name is such a great fit.
29. Princess Tiana
Named for the hard-working protagonist in Disney’s The Princess and the Frog.
It’s round like a frog.
A reminder of frogs’ gelatinous bodies.
A heroic name for your little fighter.
A name to honor all that far-leaping energy.
Did you know there is a red species of frog called the tomato frog?
A queenly name for your slimy diva.
40. Prince Naveen
The male protagonist of Disney’s The Princess and the Frog. Comes off as somewhat villainous at the beginning but has a change of heart by the end of the movie.
41. Big Daddy
A funny frog name for the ruler of the pond.
Another name for tadpole.
Well, it’s true, isn’t it?
A pretty name for a female frog.
This is a great name for particularly colorful frogs, like tree frogs or poison dart frogs.
Female Frog Names
From the dainty to the fierce, this list will have the perfect fit for your female frog.
1. Water Lily
Under which frogs are frequently found.
Another name for a water lily, this elegant name is a wonderful choice for your graceful female froggy.
A flower name that is perfect for an exotic frog species.
Means “beautiful” in Italian.
A cute abbreviation for Gertrude.
Named for the calla lily.
A royal moniker for your slimy companion.
While your pet might dive for cover from its namesake, it’s still a cute name for a female frog.
Male Frog Names
From the classic to the heroic and everything in-between, check out our list of the best male names for your pet frog.
A regal name for a Pokemon also sounds like a salamander, which is an amphibious cousin to the frog.
This short, grumpy name seems fitting for a pet frog.
A straightforward reference to your pet’s main food source.
Short for “tadpole,” a reference to your pet’s first stage of life.
A good choice for a loner frog.
8. Butch Cassidy
Named for the American train and bank robber. Put ’em up, froggy!
Funny Frog Names (Including Puns)
If you’re a fan of puns and want something lighthearted for your jumpy pet, look no further than our list of funny names for frogs.
1. MC Hopper
After the famous rapper who wrote, “U Can’t Touch This.” Does anyone remember when harem pants were a thing?
A great name for a wise, pensive frog.
6. Anthony Hopkins
You don’t even have to change the name to understand the pun!
Any frog would be honored to be named after this wise green character from the Star Wars franchise.
10. Snoop Froggy Frog
11. Ed Bighead
A famous frog from the cartoon series Rocko’s Modern Life.
Unique Names For Toads And Frogs
Looking for something a little bit different?
Check out the list below for some names that you might not have heard of before.
This cute name pays homage to what frogs do best.
A perfect choice for a smaller frog.
A straightforward reference to a frog’s natural habitat.
Named after the grouchy ogre with a heart of gold in the Dreamworks franchise.
Who can forget the adorable baby pterodactyl from Land Before Time?
A dainty moniker for your little green lady.
Responsible for those far jumps.
Cool Names For A Pet Frog Or Toad
For the cool, stylish, charismatic frog in your life, discover your pet’s perfect name on our list of unique names for your frog.
If you’ve ever heard a bullfrog, you know they can sometimes sound like a diesel engine.
Named for the largest planet and the Roman name for Zeus.
A fearsome name for your ferocious froggy.
Perfect for a big bullfrog.
Named for the iconic Ozzy Osbourne himself, who’s cooler than the lead singer of Black Sabbath?
Named for the famed general who led an army of 300 Spartan soldiers against the Persian army. A fierce choice for your little green warrior.
9. Iron Maiden
Arguably one of the best heavy metal bands of all time, a great choice for fans of classic rock.
A fierce name for your slimy green friend.
Cute Frog Names
If you’re searching for a cute name for your sweet froggy dumpling, look no further than our list of names for cute frogs.
Straightforward and succinct, yet adorable as ever.
Cute and with an added pun.
Named for another adorable animal that frequents ponds.
Named after the popular chip, a cute name for your froggy friend.
Named for the silky, long-sleeved Japanese robe, this is a great choice if you are into Japanese culture.
Cute and green. Can also add “Mr.” or “Miss” to the beginning, depending on your frog’s sex.
Badass Names for Your Pet Frog or Toad
What’s cooler than cool? Badass, of course! Check out these names for your awesome amphibian.
Is there any pet that can’t be named after the ill-fated Roman general?
A clever name for a bullfrog.
Frogs usually share ponds with snapping turtles. They aren’t usually as mean, though.
Named for the dreaded sea witch in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, is there a more badass name for your kick-ass pet frog?
This distinguished moniker is as badass as they come.
If you let this frog out of its terrarium, you might see your friend live up to its name.
A name that works for a pet of any species, but is particularly badass for a frog.
Green Names for Frogs and Toads
Looking for a name to honor your amphibious friend’s slimy green skin? Check out the names below that all pay homage to this vibrant color.
2. Granny Smith
A unique name for a female frog, even cuter if you happen to have an older pet.
3. Snap Pea
4. Brussels Sprout
A particularly good choice for a small green frog.
This stone is a pale green and happens to be the August birthstone.
Your frog and this common vegetable share striking similarities, being both round and green.
Found in the same natural habitats as frogs.
This stone is a regal deep green, perfect for your froggy friend.
Frog and Toad Name Inspiration
If you are having trouble finding the right name for your pet frog, consider the qualities that first come to mind when you think of the word “frog.”
Do you picture the myriad of colors or their size? Do you think of speed? Water? Or do you think about ponds and marshes where frogs spend their lives?
In many cultures, frogs are considered a symbol of truth and transformation. For this reason, you also see them depicted in art, literature, and even as tattoos. They also symbolize spiritual and emotional cleansing, in part because of their watery environment. Their ability to lay hundreds of eggs at once lends them to also symbolize fertility and prosperity.
They can be silly and fun or serious and reflective. What do frogs mean to you? Taking these things into consideration will help you find the perfect frog name for your amphibious companion.
Help Choosing The Right Name
Whether you are choosing a name for a horned frog, a pacman frog, or any other type of frog or toad, consider your pet’s personality.
Is your frog or toad affectionate? Energetic? Stoic or sluggish? Maybe the colors or patterns are your frog’s most distinguishing feature.
Choose a name you are happy with!
We hope our list helped you to find the perfect name for your froggy friend.
After all, for a creature as unique and vibrant as the frog, naming is an important decision that requires thought, patience, and sometimes a little help.