459+ Panda Names (Best, Funny, Cute, & Famous Ideas)

Pandas bears are adorable creatures, with distinctive, lovable eyes, and laidback and carefree behaviors.

These little balls of fluff are similar to humans sitting up to eat and holding their food in their paws, making them appear cute and cuddly, very much like a baby, giving you a lot to work with when coming up with great pet panda names. 

When you name a panda, whether one you adopt in the wild or the stuffed animal that sits on your bed, you want to give them a title that fits their personality, temperament, and where they came from.

This is why we came up with a list full of great names for these fascinating and enchanting omnivores.

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Best Panda Names

Pandas are some of the most beloved creatures in the world thanks to their adorable little faces and pudgy bellies.

If you happen to get a chance to name a panda, here are 50 names that are more than worthy to bestow upon them.

  1. Maverick
  2. Bear
  3. Knight
  4. Rambo
  5. Thor
  6. Hercules
  7. Zeus
  8. Thor
  9. Maximus
  10. Roller
  11. Chief
  12. Bruiser
  13. Arthur
  14. Freddy
  15. Theodore
  16. Rowen
  17. Freddy
  18. Daniel
  19. Bernard
  20. Dusty
  21. Sabastian
  22. Alfred
  23. Darwin
  24. Mr. Gibbs
  25. Champ
  26. Flynn
  27. Ryder
  28. Harley
  29. Lola
  30. Lilly
  31. Lang
  32. Ninja
  33. Honor
  34. Cole
  35. Courage
  36. Bowser
  37. Kight
  38. Legend
  39. Pac
  40. Bear
  41. Aurora
  42. Doc
  43. Hudson
  44. Fawn
  45. Guido
  46. Jack
  47. Roo
  48. Journey
  49. Ramon
  50. Konga

Names For Female Pandas

While female Pandas can be fantastic mothers and will show plenty of love and compassion towards their young, they can also be quite ferocious and powerful.

Here are a few great names for a female panda whether you’re looking for something sweet and simple or intimidating and strong.

  1. Ellie
  2. Precious
  3. Millie
  4. Fiona
  5. Maddie
  6. Ginger
  7. Lady
  8. Bella
  9. Maggie
  10. Nala
  11. Ebba
  12. Amari
  13. Kari
  14. Jasmine
  15. Cocoa
  16. Primrose
  17. Stormy
  18. Zara
  19. Lucky
  20. Sophia 
  21. Mia
  22. Harper
  23. Mila
  24. Nova
  25. Layla
  26. Penelope
  27. Chloe
  28. Dream
  29. Hazel
  30. Elle
  31. Madison
  32. London
  33. Lexi
  34. Luxus
  35. Chanel
  36. Violet
  37. Grace
  38. Willow
  39. Stella
  40. Zoe 
  41. Lucy
  42. Paisley
  43. Ivy
  44. Everly
  45. Naomi
  46. Savannah
  47. Ruby
  48. Sophie
  49. Quinn
  50. Serenity

Names For Male Pandas

When you think of a male panda bear, your mind probably goes straight to strength and power. While these men might be territorial and very large, they are also lazy and pretty quiet.

Here are some great names to give male pandas that will fit in with their personalities and their massive size.

  1. Bo
  2. Jack
  3. Kane
  4. Oscar
  5. Binx
  6. Frankie
  7. Benji
  8. Maximus
  9. Paddington
  10. Bamboo
  11. Oliver
  12. Benny
  13. Elijah 
  14. Zeus
  15. Loki
  16. Thor
  17. Mateo
  18. Sebastian   
  19. Levi
  20. Jasper
  21. Theador
  22. Rambo
  23. Hercules
  24. Max
  25. Saber
  26. Armel 
  27. Wyatt 
  28. Asher
  29. Carter
  30.  Isaac 
  31. Leo
  32. Lincoln
  33. Triton
  34. Trenton
  35. Ezra 
  36. Grayson
  37. Hudson
  38. Isaiah 
  39. Caleb
  40. Cougar
  41. Bruce
  42. Theodore
  43. Jasper
  44. Hunter
  45. Cooper
  46. Hank
  47. Brook
  48. Leonardo   
  49. Everette
  50. Jace
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Unisex Names For Pandas

Who says you have to give your panda a gender-specific name? If you want something that will work for either or, here is a great list of options to name whatever cute panda comes your way.

This is a great list for anyone who is expecting a baby panda but isn’t sure yet if it is a boy or girl.

  1. Zen
  2. Fluffy
  3. Lyric
  4. Remmy
  5. Milo
  6. Charlie
  7. Sky
  8. Munchkin
  9. Blake
  10. Blu
  11. Andi
  12. Ash
  13. Teddy 
  14. Tranquility 
  15. Sam
  16. Aspen
  17. London
  18. Dilan
  19. Amari
  20. Noble
  21. Ainsley
  22. Breslin
  23. Lucian/Lucy-Ann
  24. Reid
  25. Sydney
  26. Caelan
  27. Cambell
  28. Sailor
  29. Remi
  30. Payton
  31. Stevie
  32. Parsley
  33. Channing
  34. Marley
  35. Chandler
  36. Kennedy
  37. Tanner
  38. Sawyer
  39. Stirling
  40. Kingsly
  41. Royal
  42. Marlo
  43. Memphis
  44. Lee
  45. Alby
  46. Ramsey
  47. Rayne
  48. Regan
  49. Scout
  50. Tate

Cute Pet Panda Names

When you see a panda at the zoo, on TV, or even in the wild they look so cute and lovable. That’s why many people turn to cute titles when naming a panda bear.

Here are some adorable names you should consider calling your panda or names to throw at your kids when they are trying to name their favorite stuffed animal.

  1. Mr. Cuddles Worth
  2. Bean
  3. Bubbles
  4. Honey
  5. Caramel
  6. Pebbles
  7. Cupcake
  8. Winnie
  9. Rupert
  10. Jumbo
  11. Tubby
  12. Yogi
  13. Twinky
  14. Coco
  15. Lovebug
  16. Bubsy
  17. Snowball
  18. Sprinkles
  19. Cinnamin
  20. Bowie
  21. Bobby
  22. Bubsy
  23. Fuzzy Wuzzy
  24. Baby Bear
  25. Teeny Weeny
  26. Squeeks
  27. Beary
  28. Lea
  29. Fozzie
  30. Tubsy
  31. Little Bear
  32. Itty Bitty
  33. Boo Boo
  34. Queen Bee
  35. Fuzz ball
  36. Honey Pot
  37. Butter Cup
  38. Wally
  39. Fudge
  40. Angle
  41. Little John
  42. Gummy bear
  43. Pixi
  44. Marshmellow
  45. Sweetie pie
  46. Munchkin
  47. booger
  48. Huggles
  49. Jellybean
  50. Shaggy
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Good Names For Pandas

Sometimes you hear a great name thrown out that you really like, then realize it just doesn’t fit well with an adorable panda bear, or the name may be over-used on other types of animal lists.

Here are a few options that are perfect, specifically for the panda bear breed.

  1. Kai
  2. Yoo
  3. Iris
  4. Jupiter
  5. Bamboo
  6. Boo Boo
  7. Winnie
  8. Snowball
  9. Honeypot
  10. Snuggles
  11. Twilight
  12. Magic
  13. Ebony
  14. Onyx
  15. Toto
  16. Pooky
  17. Lei Lei
  18. Checkers
  19. Ping
  20. Amber
  21. Java
  22. Copper
  23. Khaki
  24. Whiskey
  25. Smoke
  26. Licorice
  27. Rupert
  28. Elvis
  29. Smokey
  30. Dusty
  31. Stevie
  32. Winslow
  33. Moby
  34. Cash
  35. Bitsy
  36. Candy
  37. Gus
  38. Eskimo
  39. Diamond
  40. Coconut
  41. Kodiak
  42. Panda
  43. Onyx
  44. Opal
  45. Tiger
  46. Roosevelt
  47. Jude
  48. Wizz
  49. Sable
  50. Toffee

Funny Panda Name Ideas

Pandas can be goofy at times, making it easy to want to give them a silly name. You know, a little something to match their personality.

Here is a list of funny names for pandas that will make you smile every time you call out to them.

  1. Snugglebug
  2. Fluffy Butt
  3. PeeWee
  4. Meatball
  5. Waffles
  6. Mr. Panda
  7. Porkchop
  8. Mr. Miyagi
  9. Chewie
  10. Ding Dong
  11. Chubby
  12. Rawr
  13. Panda Poo
  14. Champ
  15. Beary Potter
  16. Frankenstein
  17. Scooter
  18. Boots
  19. Sprout
  20. Yoda
  21. Biscuit
  22. Snickers
  23. Mini
  24. Sugar Plum
  25. Bugsy
  26. Butterfinger the bear
  27. Mr. Hairy
  28. Cookie
  29. Sugar
  30. Beast
  31. Sprinkles
  32. Bernard
  33. Mr. Bamboo
  34. Captain Furry Pants
  35. Grizzly Adams
  36. Teddy Ruxpin

Cool Names For Pandas

Maybe you want your panda to be the coolest cat (or bear) in town. If so, you are going to need a great name to give your bear some street cred.

Here is a list of cool names for all the pandas in the world that want a strong name to make them the coolest cub.

  1. Franki
  2. Phoenix
  3. Gunner
  4. Turbo
  5. Rambo
  6. Zeus
  7. Odin
  8. Luna
  9. Atlas
  10. Cheif
  11. Bruiser
  12. Zina
  13. Warrier
  14. Midnight
  15. Velvet
  16. Stinger
  17. Yin Yang
  18. Raven
  19. Shadow
  20. Jet
  21. Bandit
  22. Smokey
  23. Azgard
  24. Dash
  25. Armani
  26. Blacksun
  27. Royal
  28. Atticus
  29. Nico
  30. Magnus
  31. Zane
  32. Roman
  33. Ophelia 
  34. Mabel
  35. Delilah
  36. Harlow
Giant Panda

Giant Panda Names

Giant Pandas can grow up to six feet tall and weigh more than 300 pounds. When you consider giving a giant panda a great name, it is “go big or go home” for these guys.

Here are a few names to consider using when naming your giant panda bear.

  1. Grizz
  2. Zorro
  3. BlackBerry
  4. Noir
  5. Alabaster
  6. Michelangelo
  7. Panther
  8. Puma
  9. Nike
  10. Monsoon
  11. Hurricane
  12. Riku
  13. Glazier
  14. Blaze
  15. Granit
  16. Titan
  17. Mako
  18. Kenji
  19. Haruto
  20. Dynamo

Names Of Famous Pandas

The best place to get ideas for a panda is by looking at some of the well-known pandas already out there.

You will find some great names that come from popular zoos all around the world such as the San Diego Zoo, the Beijing zoo, and the National Zoo in Washington DC.

Here are some famous panda names you may already know.

  1. Tai shan – National Zoo in Washington D.C 
  2. Gao Gao – Dujiangyan Panda Center
  3. Basi. –  Research and Exchange Centre in Fuzhou, China
  4. Bei Bei – Bifengxia Panda Base
  5. Hua Mei – Sandiago Zoo
  6. Mei Lan – Zoo Atlanta in Atlanta Georgia
  7. Lin Bing – Wolong National Nature Reserve
  8. Mei Xiang – National Zoo in Washington D.C.
  9. Po – Chengdu Panda Base

Disney Panda Names

A great way to name a panda is by pulling them from great films. Disney is the perfect place to go when looking for a unique and absolutely adorable name for any animal, but especially our charming, and cheeky panda cubs.

Here are a bunch of Disney-inspired names for you to choose from.

  1. Bruno
  2. Dumbo
  3. Dori
  4. Abu
  5. Lilo
  6. Stitch
  7. Goofy
  8. Meeko
  9. Mini
  10. Olaf 
  11. Wasabi – Big Hero Six
  12. Anna
  13. Elsa
  14. Flynn
  15. Grumpy
  16. Mrs. Potts
  17. Bambi
  18. Luca
  19. Ariel
  20. Jesse
  21. Nala
  22. Bashful
  23. Daisey
  24. Doc
  25. Simba
  26. Pongo
  27. Sven

Names For Pandas Inspired By Cartoons

With all of the cartoons out there today, they can be a fabulous place to find some of the most popular and innocent names for any animal, especially your adorable little panda.

Here is a list of names you may have already heard if you have kids that enjoy watching cartoons. 

  1. Alvin
  2. Angelica
  3. Betty Boop
  4. Charley Brown
  5. Snoopy
  6. Daisey
  7. Fiona
  8. Tommy
  9. Chucky
  10. Kermit
  11. Smurfette
  12. Scooby-Doo
  13. Daffy
  14. Lady
  15. Thumper
  16. Casper

Japanese Names For Pandas

Many of the most famous Pandas come with Beautiful Japanese names.

While they may not be native to this area, Japan seems to really treasure this beautiful mammal and keep them safe in zoos all over the country. This is especially true for giant pandas and red pandas.

Here are a few Japanese-inspired panda bear names you should definitely try out.

  1. Asaka: Meaning Berar
  2. Anzu: Meaning Apricot
  3. Mai: Meaning dance
  4. Reina: Meaning wise
  5. Kazuno: Meaning Harmony
  6. Emiko: Meaning Prosperous
  7. Ikuye: Meaning flourishing
  8. Hana: Meaning Flower
  9. Bashira: Meaning Joyful
  10. Chiyo: Meaning 1000 years; forever
  11. Sakura: Meaning Cherry Blossom
  12. Kayo: Meaning Good
  13. Ayano: Meaning Color
  14. Kang Kang: A famous Japanese entertainer
  15. Suki: Meaning loved one
  16. Akari: Meaning Lights
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Help Choosing The Right Name

Here are a few tips to help you pick the perfect name for your panda:

  • Make sure the name is easy to pronounce and spell so that people can easily identify your panda when they see or hear its name.
  • Choose a name that reflects your panda’s personality. If your panda is playful, choose a name that sounds happy and lighthearted. If your panda is more serious, consider a name that sounds regal or dignified.
  • Don’t be afraid to get creative! There are no rules when it comes to naming your panda, so have fun with it and choose a name that you and your panda will love.

Conclusion

The list above is full of fantastic names that would be perfectly fitting for any panda. If you are ready to give your bear a name, consider some of our ideas to help you narrow your list.

If the options above just aren’t for you, consider searching for names in your favorite movies, television shows, or names from other countries that will match your panda bear perfectly.

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