Koala Names (599 Awesome Naming Ideas)

While it may not be possible to keep an actual koala as a pet in your backyard, you can adopt one or have a stuffed koala. Whichever you choose, you’ll have the right to name him/her. Luckily, we have hundreds of koala names below.

Koalas are great mammals (warm-blooded) animals. Their cuteness, size, and fluffiness make it impossible to get bored of their presence. Even a stuffed koala will make a great koala bear. While their main original habitats are forests, they have been kept in many specialized shelters in Australia and beyond to protect them from extinction. Koala live births and survival rates are decreasing globally.

Once you have adopted a koala, it’s time to name him/her. We’ve compiled hundreds of names for koalas for you to choose from below.

The names include popular names, names based on gender, cool names, baby names, and more. If you know a famous koala, he/she is probably on our list. We also have many other name suggestions for you.

Let’s dive in.

Best Koala Names

Anyone who has adopted a koala has naming preferences.

We’ve compiled some of the best names for your pet koala out there for your consideration.

The names range from most popular to famous names and more. Enjoy;

  1. Abner
  2. Adelaide
  3. Ash
  4. Australia
  5. Balthazar
  6. Bert
  7. Bindi – means little girl
  8. Binky
  9. Blinky
  10. Blinky Bill
  11. Bob
  12. Bones
  13. Brandi
  14. Carl
  15. Chanel
  16. Charles
  17. Colah
  18. Coola
  19. Cujo
  20. Cyrus
  21. Daenerys
  22. Daffy
  23. Daisey-Mae
  24. Daisy
  25. Dakota
  26. Dandy
  27. Dante
  28. Daphne
  29. Darby
  30. Darcy
  31. Destiny
  32. Dexter
  33. Digger
  34. Dookie
  35. Dream
  36. Dropsy
  37. Elsa
  38. Ethan
  39. Eva
  40. Fate
  41. Fido
  42. Fifi
  43. Fifo
  44. Fred
  45. Freddy
  46. Furball
  47. Furby
  48. Fuzzy
  49. Gasby
  50. Godzilla
  51. Grace
  52. Hemp
  53. Honey
  54. Hope
  55. Howdie
  56. Jackson
  57. Jaffa
  58. Jarli
  59. Jelly
  60. Jenni
  61. Jewel
  62. Jodie
  63. Joe
  64. Joey
  65. Jojo
  66. Joy
  67. Judy
  68. Julie
  69. June
  70. Kali
  71. Kamelia
  72. Kamille
  73. Kasey
  74. Kate
  75. Kathy
  76. Katie
  77. Kayla
  78. Kaylie
  79. Kellie
  80. Kelly
  81. Kelvin
  82. Kenneth
  83. Kenny
  84. Kerry
  85. Kevin
  86. Kimberly
  87. Kira
  88. Kirby
  89. Kirra
  90. Kirra – means leaf
  91. Klara
  92. Koolah
  93. Koya
  94. Kristopher
  95. Kyla
  96. Kyle
  97. Kylie
  98. Larry
  99. Lewis
  100. Lumpur
  101. Luthor
  102. Manfred
  103. Mary-Jay
  104. Mash
  105. Matilda
  106. Mel
  107. Melbourne
  108. Mellie
  109. Milo
  110. Moonshine
  111. Moose
  112. Morgan
  113. Moses
  114. Mouse
  115. Mr Kitty
  116. Muffin
  117. Muffy
  118. Mugsy
  119. Mulligan
  120. Munchkin
  121. Murphy
  122. Nitro
  123. Noodle
  124. Nuala
  125. Opie
  126. Pearl
  127. Petunia
  128. Pommie
  129. Quinn
  130. Rascal
  131. Rinny
  132. Rover
  133. Rowdy
  134. Roxanne
  135. Roxie
  136. Roxy
  137. Ruby
  138. Sheila
  139. Sox
  140. Spanilla
  141. Spanky
  142. Sparkle
  143. Sparky
  144. Speed
  145. Speedo
  146. Speedy
  147. Spencer
  148. Spike
  149. Spirit
  150. Spookey
  151. Stephen
  152. Steve
  153. Sweetie
  154. Sydney
  155. Teddy
  156. Tim
  157. Tofu
  158. Tucker
  159. Vamp
  160. Wally
  161. Wilbur
  162. Willow
  163. Woolly
  164. Xanadu

Female Koala Names

Adult female koalas stand out for their clean white chests and backward-facing pouches.

We’ve used their unique traits for naming inspiration as well as listed good feminine names and more!

  1. Angel
  2. Ariel
  3. Baby
  4. Bailey
  5. Beccy
  6. Bella
  7. Blueberry
  8. Boba
  9. Buffy
  10. Buttercup
  11. Candy
  12. Chip
  13. Chloe
  14. Coco
  15. Coconut
  16. Cookie
  17. Cricket
  18. Cuddles
  19. Cupcake
  20. Dahlia
  21. Daisy
  22. Dixie
  23. Flora
  24. Fluffy
  25. Ginger
  26. Goldie
  27. Gracie
  28. Honey Bun
  29. Jellybean
  30. Jewel
  31. Kiki
  32. Kolie
  33. Ladybug
  34. Lulu
  35. Marble
  36. Mia
  37. Misty
  38. Mochi
  39. Muffin
  40. Noodle
  41. Pancake
  42. Peaches
  43. Pebbles
  44. Petunia
  45. Pie
  46. Pippa
  47. Pixie
  48. Poppy
  49. Powder Puff
  50. Precious
  51. Princess
  52. Rosie
  53. Roxie
  54. Roxy
  55. Ruffles
  56. Sandy
  57. Sassy
  58. Scruffy
  59. Sleepy
  60. Snuggles
  61. Sophie
  62. Sparkles
  63. Sprinkles
  64. Star
  65. Stella
  66. Sunny
  67. Trixie
  68. Truffles

Male Koala Names

Male koalas have unique attributes and traits that offer great naming ideas. For instance, male koalas are territorial.

They also have distinct physical characteristics. For instance, they have dark marks on their chests. They also don’t smell as good as their female counterparts.

We’ve compiled some ideal names to describe these traits and characteristics as well as included some masculine names;

  1. Archie
  2. Bandit
  3. Bean
  4. Biscuit
  5. Bo
  6. Bobo
  7. Boi
  8. Bolt
  9. Boomer
  10. Buddy
  11. Buster
  12. Butters
  13. Buttons
  14. Buzz
  15. Chance
  16. Chester
  17. Chewy
  18. Chip
  19. Chubs
  20. Comet
  21. Corky
  22. Elvis
  23. Fuzzy
  24. Gizmo
  25. Gnasher
  26. Gordy
  27. Gremlin
  28. Izzy
  29. Junior
  30. Leo
  31. Luke
  32. Marshmallow
  33. Maverick
  34. Max
  35. Meatball
  36. Milo
  37. Monkey
  38. Moose
  39. Nugget
  40. Ollie
  41. Panda
  42. Peanut
  43. Pepper
  44. Phoenix
  45. Pip
  46. Pockets
  47. Pumpkin
  48. Rascal
  49. Ringo
  50. Rocky
  51. Rupert
  52. Sammy
  53. Scooter
  54. Snickers
  55. Sparky
  56. Stephen
  57. Sushi
  58. Teddy
  59. Toby
  60. Yogi
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Cute Koala Names

Koalas are cute and cuddly. Their fur, big ears, and peaceful existence make them too adorable.

We have some names that best describe this below;

  1. Abner
  2. Balthazar
  3. Binky
  4. Bobo
  5. Bodie
  6. Bogey
  7. Bonnie
  8. Boo
  9. Chip
  10. Climber
  11. Climby
  12. Coco
  13. Cocoa
  14. Coconut
  15. Cuddles
  16. Dookie
  17. Ethan
  18. Fred
  19. Furry
  20. Godzilla
  21. Hemp
  22. Jackson
  23. Kathy
  24. Kolie
  25. Konnie
  26. Luthor
  27. Manfred
  28. Noodle
  29. Opie
  30. Otto
  31. Panda
  32. Papa
  33. Petunia
  34. Quinn
  35. Rascal
  36. Rosa
  37. Rosie
  38. Roxie
  39. Sandy
  40. Scruffy
  41. Shelby
  42. Sleepy
  43. Snoopy
  44. Snowflake
  45. snowflakes
  46. Snowy
  47. Snuggles
  48. Softy
  49. Spotty
  50. Squeeky
  51. Steve
  52. Taffy
  53. Teddy
  54. Tiffany
  55. Tiggy
  56. Tim
  57. Truffles
  58. Unadilla
  59. Vamp
  60. Waldo
  61. Wiggles
  62. Wilbur
  63. Woofie
  64. Zoe

Names For Baby Koalas

Baby koalas are small and adorable. They also exhibit unique traits like excessive cuddling and playfulness.

Here are some good names to consider;

  1. Bella
  2. Bryan
  3. Buttercup
  4. Chuie
  5. Cubby
  6. Cubs
  7. Cuddles
  8. Cupcake
  9. Curly
  10. Cutie
  11. Daisy
  12. Ella
  13. Fatty
  14. Flower
  15. Fluffy
  16. Gilda
  17. Gwen
  18. Harry
  19. Honey
  20. James
  21. Jellybean
  22. Jenny
  23. Jewel
  24. Joey
  25. Judy
  26. Leo
  27. Lily
  28. Lizzy
  29. Lola
  30. Louis
  31. Love
  32. Luna
  33. Munchkin
  34. Nelly
  35. Neo
  36. Nina
  37. Olivia
  38. Ophelia
  39. Penny
  40. Phoebe
  41. Plumpy
  42. Prince
  43. Princess
  44. Queen
  45. Rachel
  46. Rainbow
  47. Rex
  48. Rose
  49. Roxanne
  50. Rubin
  51. Sox
  52. Spookey
  53. Stephen
  54. Sugar
  55. Teddy
  56. Tega
  57. Terry
  58. Winnie
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Good Names For Koalas

It’s important to take your time and find the right koala name. However, it doesn’t have to be the best name in the world.

Here are some good names that will work well;

  1. Alfie
  2. Biggie
  3. Bobo
  4. Bongo
  5. Charlie
  6. Huggin’Bear
  7. Jenne
  8. Joy
  9. Kai
  10. Kalua
  11. Kaly
  12. Kassie
  13. Kaya
  14. Keanna
  15. Keesha
  16. Keiko
  17. Kiefer
  18. Koby
  19. Koko
  20. Kona
  21. Laguna
  22. Landon
  23. Larissa
  24. Lefty
  25. Leia
  26. Lexi
  27. Lilypie
  28. Lil’bit
  29. Linus
  30. Logan
  31. Lola
  32. Luca
  33. Lucy
  34. Luke
  35. Luna
  36. Madonna
  37. Malble
  38. Malibu
  39. Margo
  40. Marshmellow
  41. Marti
  42. Max
  43. Maya
  44. Meadow
  45. Mercedes
  46. Merlot
  47. Merry
  48. Mia
  49. Midnight
  50. Midori
  51. Mika
  52. Milan
  53. Millie
  54. Mira
  55. Mischa
  56. Mitzi
  57. Moby
  58. Mochi
  59. Monet
  60. Monkey
  61. Mooshie
  62. Mozart
  63. Muggles
  64. Mulder
  65. Mulligan
  66. Murphy
  67. Mylo
  68. Nanda
  69. Nate
  70. Nell
  71. Niana
  72. Nico
  73. Noodle
  74. Nugget
  75. Olive
  76. Onyx
  77. Otis
  78. Owen
  79. Ozzie
  80. Paddington
  81. Paisley
  82. Paris
  83. Parker
  84. Paulie
  85. Pazzo
  86. Peanut
  87. Pearl
  88. Pepper
  89. Persia
  90. Pesci
  91. Phoebe
  92. Phoenix
  93. Picasso
  94. Pinot
  95. Pipsie
  96. Pixie
  97. Porche
  98. Quattro
  99. Ramona
  100. Redford
  101. Reece
  102. Rico
  103. Robin Hood
  104. Rocco
  105. Rocky
  106. Romeo
  107. Roxie
  108. Rufus
  109. Rusty
  110. Scooby
  111. Scotty
  112. Scout
  113. Shelby
  114. Shorty
  115. Skinny
  116. Skippy
  117. Skye
  118. Snoopy
  119. Tilly

Cool Names For Koalas

Koalas are fussy eaters and have slow movements, which are the epitome of coolness.

If you want a cool name or want to name him/her after a cool character or thing, here are some good suggestions;

  1. Alfie
  2. Charlie
  3. Fumi
  4. Henry
  5. Joe
  6. Kris
  7. Luna
  8. Millie
  9. Mimi
  10. Phoebe
  11. Scooby
  12. Sheba
  13. Shelby
  14. Shorty
  15. Skinny
  16. Skippy
  17. Skye
  18. Snoopy
  19. Tilly
  20. Willo

Funny Names For Koalas

Koalas can be funny pets too. Their laziness can inspire some giggles.

If he/she is funny, or you just want a name that makes you smile every time you hear it/say it, we have some good suggestions below;

  1. Blu
  2. Bolt
  3. Bootycheekas
  4. Fluffy
  5. Hairy
  6. Key
  7. Koalumbus
  8. Koddles
  9. Koleepy
  10. Kolimber
  11. Lazy bones
  12. Muffin
  13. Pompey
  14. Poncho
  15. Pongo
  16. Pooch
  17. Poochie
  18. Smelly
  19. Squiggles
  20. Wiggles
  21. Zeus
  22. Zippy

Names Of Famous Koalas

Koalas have been featured in cartoons, movies, TV series, and many other platforms.

If you want a famous koala name, we have many below;

  1. Aussie – a name from Jungle Jinks
  2. Bambi
  3. Blinky Bill – a name from Blinky Bill stories
  4. Bruce – a name from Beyond the Stump
  5. Charlotte – a name from Koala Kid
  6. Constance Koala – a name from Taz-Mania
  7. Cubcake – a name from Boner’s Ark
  8. Frank and Buster – a name from The Koala Brothers
  9. Johnny – a name from Koala Kid
  10. Julius – name from Ty Tasmanian Tiger
  11. Katy – a name from Beyond the Stump
  12. KoKo – name from KoKo Krunch – mascot Asia
  13. Krebbs – a name from Rescuers Down Under
  14. Kwicky Koala – name from The Kwicky Koala
  15. Leonard – a name from Penguins of Madagascar
  16. Miranda – name from Koala Kid
  17. Nigel – name from The Wild
  18. Nom Nom – a name from We Bare Bears
  19. Penelope – name from Penelope
  20. Pinky and Blinky – name from Noozles
  21. Roobear – a name from Adventures of Little Koala
  22. Thomas – name from Cuticle Detective Inaba
  23. Tolee – a name from Ni Hao
  24. Waldo – toy koala
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Name Inspiration

Koalas are one of the most unique and beloved animals on the planet. These furry marsupials are native to Australia, where they spend most of their time in eucalyptus trees. While they may look cute and cuddly, koalas are actually quite shy and reclusive.

So it’s no surprise that many people choose to name their teddy bears after these fascinating creatures.

When it comes to naming your own koala teddy bear, there are a few things to keep in mind.

First, consider what makes koalas so special to you. Do you love their fuzzy ears or their big noses? Or perhaps you’re drawn to their gentle demeanor. Whatever it is that drew you to koalas in the first place, try to find a name that captures that quality.

You can also try opting for a classic Australian name like “Boomer” or “Thumper.” Or if you’re feeling particularly creative, you can even make up your own koala-inspired name.

The important thing is to have fun with it and choose a name that you’ll love for years to come.

Help Choosing The Perfect Name

Here are a few tips to help you choose the perfect name for your koala teddy bear:

  • Think about what qualities you love most about koalas. Do you love their soft fur, their big ears, or their adorable noses? Try to find a name that captures the quality you love most.
  • If you’re struggling to come up with ideas, try looking to popular culture for inspiration. Many movies and TV shows have featured koala characters with unique names.
  • If you’re still stuck, try asking your friends or family for help. Sometimes it takes a fresh perspective to come up with the perfect name.
  • Once you’ve settled on a name, be sure to test it out. Say it out loud and see how it feels. The perfect name will make you smile every time you say it.
  • And last but not least, have fun with it! Naming your koala teddy bear is an opportunity to be creative and have a little bit of fun. So don’t take it too seriously and enjoy the process.

Conclusion

There you go. Our ultimate names guide lists all the koala name categories and corresponding examples. We have made just about every naming consideration imaginable.

However, if you don’t find a suitable name, we can offer further inspiration. Your koala has unique traits and physical characteristics. You can use them for naming inspiration. You can also turn to friends and family to name your new pet.

Having a koala as a pet is a great thing, given the declining population. Koalas have also suffered through tragedies like bushfires. If you can adopt a koala, please do so. Most importantly, find a good name for him/her.

If you wish for fresh names minus the hustle of searching for names from countless sites, consider naming resources like blogoftom.

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