699+ Pigeon Names (Cute, Funny & Famous Naming Ideas)

Below is the ultimate pigeon names guide for potential pigeon pet owners.

A pigeon is a great bird to consider as a pet. Pigeons are friendly, smart, and easy to maintain. They also cohabit well with other pets.

If you decide to keep a pigeon as a pet, you are bound to enjoy all the perks of a feathered friend.

But all pets need names which is why we’ve prepared this guide.

Below are several categories of names for pigeons based on gender, cuteness, color, fame, and more.

Consider these categories with hundreds of names to consider for your pigeon. We also cover additional information on coming up with your own pet’s name.

Let’s dive in.

Best Pigeon Names

What makes a good pet name? Well, it can be anything from a popular name to one that is easy to remember. It could also be a human name popular with pets.

We’ve considered this and more in our list below;

  1. Abigail
  2. Acer
  3. Alvin
  4. Angie
  5. Ashton
  6. Ava
  7. Birdie
  8. Blinky
  9. Blue
  10. Candice
  11. Casper
  12. Charlie
  13. Cleo
  14. Clucky
  15. Coco
  16. Cutie
  17. Dave
  18. Derpy
  19. Fizzy
  20. Flappy
  21. Gabby
  22. Grace
  23. Hank
  24. Hermes
  25. Irvin
  26. Isabella
  27. Jackie
  28. Jamie
  29. Jeanette
  30. Jett
  31. Jewel
  32. Kiki
  33. Kora
  34. Lissu
  35. Little Man
  36. Lou Lou
  37. Lucca
  38. Luna
  39. Mason
  40. Melody
  41. Minty
  42. Monte
  43. Neville
  44. Nora
  45. Obie
  46. Oscar
  47. PAblo
  48. Paris
  49. Patrick
  50. Payson
  51. Peter
  52. Phoebe
  53. Piper
  54. Purdie
  55. Rio
  56. Ripley
  57. Rocky
  58. Romeo
  59. Rose
  60. Roxy
  61. Ryker
  62. Shygo
  63. Skittles
  64. Skye
  65. Sunny
  66. Suzaku
  67. Trevor
  68. Turul
  69. Venus
  70. Viraja
  71. Zoe

Names For Female Pigeons

Female pigeons are smaller in appearance than their male counterparts. They also differ in head shape i.e., female pigeons have flattened heads while their male counterparts have round heads.

Other notable differences surround the eyes. Female pigeons have rounder eyes.

If you wish to name your female pigeon pet based on their gender-related traits, here are some feminine names to consider.

We’ve also included some great female human names and feminine names;

  1. Abigail
  2. April
  3. Ava
  4. Baby
  5. Bangles
  6. Bella
  7. Beyonce
  8. Birdie Bear
  9. Bluebell
  10. Bonita
  11. Candy
  12. Caroline
  13. Celeste
  14. Cher
  15. Cherry
  16. Chickpea
  17. Chipper
  18. Chiquita
  19. Chiquitita
  20. Chloe
  21. Cleo
  22. Cleopatra
  23. Clumsy
  24. Coco
  25. Croissant
  26. Cynthia
  27. Daisy
  28. Dotty
  29. Dusty
  30. Edith
  31. Emily
  32. Ethel
  33. Eve
  34. Felicia
  35. Fifi
  36. Fizzie
  37. Flippy
  38. Flit
  39. Florence
  40. Fluffy
  41. Frankie
  42. Frida
  43. Gale
  44. Gigi
  45. Ginger
  46. Girl Nest Door
  47. Goldie
  48. Gracie
  49. Gullfriend
  50. Haley
  51. Hanna
  52. Hedwig
  53. Hermione
  54. Iris
  55. Isabelle
  56. Jade
  57. Jelly
  58. Jenny
  59. Jessa
  60. Jessie
  61. Juniper
  62. Katie
  63. Kira
  64. Kissy
  65. Kora
  66. Lacy
  67. Lady Jane
  68. Lavender
  69. Leia
  70. Lemon
  71. Lexi
  72. Lillith
  73. Lilly
  74. Lima
  75. Lola
  76. Louise
  77. Lucy
  78. Lulu
  79. Luna
  80. Mackenzie
  81. Margot
  82. Martina
  83. Mary
  84. Matey
  85. Mercedes
  86. Merlin
  87. Meryl Cheep
  88. Minnie
  89. Miss Mary Quack
  90. Miss Prissy
  91. Missy
  92. Nibbles
  93. Opal
  94. Ophelia
  95. Paris
  96. Peaches
  97. Peachy
  98. Peanut
  99. Peewee
  100. Peggy
  101. Pepper
  102. Pepperanne
  103. Pepperoni
  104. Perchy
  105. Phoebe
  106. Pickles
  107. Pika
  108. Pixie
  109. Polly
  110. Pretzel
  111. Quacky Quick
  112. Rihanna
  113. Rose
  114. Rosie
  115. Rosita
  116. Roxy
  117. Ruby
  118. Saffron
  119. Sally
  120. Sam
  121. Sandy
  122. Sarah
  123. Sheba
  124. Sidney
  125. Snow
  126. Snowball
  127. Sophie
  128. Stella
  129. Tanny
  130. Tara
  131. Tequila
  132. Thelma
  133. Tik-Tok
  134. Tiny
  135. Tweety
  136. Velvet
  137. Waddles
  138. Wiggles
  139. YoYo
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Names For Male Pigeons

Looking for a masculine name fit for a male pigeon? If yes, we have compiled some great male names, and names representing masculinity below;

  1. Alfie
  2. Angry Bird
  3. Aqua
  4. Auzzie
  5. Avocado
  6. Azul
  7. Barney
  8. Beaker
  9. Bernie
  10. Billy
  11. Bloopers
  12. Boba
  13. Bobo
  14. Booboo
  15. Boychick
  16. Buddy
  17. Butterscotch
  18. Captain Flint
  19. Cash
  20. Casper
  21. Charlie
  22. Chatterbox
  23. Cheepskate
  24. Clucky
  25. Cracker
  26. Croissant
  27. Curly
  28. Daffy
  29. Darwin
  30. Derek
  31. Dewey
  32. Dinky
  33. Domino
  34. Donald
  35. Donnie
  36. Doodles
  37. Egghead, Jr
  38. Einstein
  39. Elvis
  40. Eugene
  41. Fawkes
  42. Flippers
  43. Flit
  44. Floyd
  45. Fred
  46. Godzilla
  47. Goof
  48. Griffin
  49. Gumby
  50. Gunther
  51. Hermes
  52. Hershey
  53. Hewey
  54. Iago
  55. Icecube
  56. Incas
  57. Indie
  58. Indigo
  59. Jabba
  60. Jack Sparrow
  61. Jaden
  62. Jazzy
  63. Jimmie
  64. Jo
  65. Jonas
  66. José Carioca
  67. Kevin
  68. Kiwi
  69. Kowalski
  70. Leroy
  71. Levi
  72. Little Man
  73. Loudmouth
  74. Louie
  75. Lucca
  76. Mac
  77. Malcolm
  78. Mango
  79. Mike
  80. Mojo
  81. Monte
  82. Nevermore
  83. Nibbles
  84. Nigel
  85. Niko
  86. Noodles
  87. Odin
  88. Oliver
  89. One Eye
  90. Oreo
  91. Orville
  92. Oscar
  93. Ozzy
  94. Paco
  95. Pappagallo
  96. Paulie
  97. Payson
  98. Pedro
  99. Pegasus
  100. Pepe
  101. Pepper
  102. Philly
  103. Pickle
  104. Pidgeotto
  105. Pikachu
  106. Pipsqueak
  107. Plucky
  108. Pompadour
  109. Poncho
  110. Popcorn
  111. Purdie
  112. Quacker
  113. Quackers
  114. Quakie Chan
  115. Rascal
  116. Ricky
  117. Rico
  118. Rio
  119. Rio Di Nero
  120. Rog
  121. Romeo
  122. Ruffles
  123. Sinbad
  124. Sir Chirps
  125. Sirocco
  126. Skip
  127. Skipper
  128. Smokey
  129. Sonny
  130. Soren
  131. Star
  132. Tabasco
  133. Taco
  134. Tango
  135. Tengu
  136. Timothy
  137. Titan
  138. Trickster
  139. Trouble
  140. Uncle Quacker
  141. Voldemort
  142. Willie Wagtail
  143. Wingman

Unisex Names for Pigeons

Gender may be a sensitive factor when naming a pet. For some neutral names fit for a pigeon, consider our list below;

  1. Beaker
  2. Birdie
  3. Bronco Bird
  4. Casper
  5. Chipper
  6. Chippie
  7. Crazy Bird
  8. Cuddles
  9. Happy
  10. Harley
  11. Hershey
  12. Hunter
  13. Jazz
  14. Kudo
  15. Magic
  16. Maxi
  17. Megabyte
  18. Moo
  19. Moon Beam
  20. Moon Dust
  21. Nibbles
  22. Ozzy
  23. Packer
  24. Peach
  25. Pepsi
  26. Peri
  27. Piglet
  28. Piper
  29. Pirate
  30. Pita
  31. Poncho
  32. Royalty
  33. Scooter
  34. Silly
  35. Snickers
  36. Spice
  37. Sprite
  38. Squidward
  39. Sugar
  40. Sunshine
  41. Teale
  42. Teke
  43. Tiger
  44. Toots
  45. Touche
  46. Twix
  47. Whiskey
  48. Whisper

Cute Pigeon Names

Pigeons are cute birds. Their sheer size and color make them adorable pets.

If you are lucky enough to get a baby pigeon, he/she should get any of the following cute names below;

  1. Alex
  2. Alexis
  3. Alice
  4. Andrea
  5. Ash
  6. Ava
  7. Baby Doll
  8. Barney
  9. Bess
  10. Betsy
  11. Birdie
  12. Biscuit
  13. Brad
  14. Cathy
  15. Charlotte
  16. Chick
  17. Chip
  18. Chirpie
  19. Chloe
  20. Coco
  21. Cocoa
  22. Coconut
  23. Cookie
  24. Cupcake
  25. Dina
  26. Dorothy
  27. Emerald
  28. Eugene
  29. Freddie
  30. Gail
  31. Goldie
  32. Handsome
  33. Harry
  34. Honey
  35. Honey Bear
  36. Iren
  37. Ivy
  38. Jellybean
  39. Jimmy
  40. Juntal
  41. Kate
  42. Kim
  43. Koko
  44. Kyla
  45. Lawrence
  46. Leona
  47. Lexy
  48. Lime
  49. Lisa
  50. Liv
  51. Lola
  52. Lora
  53. Maggie
  54. Malcom
  55. Marvin
  56. Miles
  57. Muffin
  58. Natalia
  59. Natasha
  60. Nate
  61. Oats
  62. Paula
  63. Payson
  64. Peanut
  65. Pearl
  66. Phoebe
  67. Pip
  68. Pixie
  69. Poochie
  70. Pretty
  71. Riley
  72. Skip
  73. Sunshine
  74. Thyme
  75. Tia
  76. Tod
  77. Trish
  78. Vanilla
  79. Wiggles
  80. William
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Good Names for Pigeons

A good pet name is one you can live with. If you want pigeon pet names that have been satisfactory to pigeon pet owners, consider our list below.

We’ve compiled many typical names of pets and humans;

  1. Abby
  2. Abigail
  3. Alice
  4. Alison
  5. Alistar
  6. Amelia
  7. August
  8. Bonnie
  9. Brave
  10. Castello
  11. Chipper
  12. Cody
  13. Corbin
  14. Daisy
  15. Dawn
  16. Derpy
  17. Fiona
  18. Flea
  19. Flippy
  20. Frank
  21. Freddie
  22. Gabby
  23. Gadget
  24. George
  25. Gracie
  26. Harpy
  27. Hawkeye
  28. James
  29. Jasmine
  30. Jerry
  31. Jessie
  32. Joe
  33. Julia
  34. June
  35. Katie
  36. Kobie
  37. Korra
  38. Little Elvis
  39. Lola
  40. Mac
  41. Margarita
  42. Mary
  43. Max
  44. Maximus
  45. May
  46. Merlin
  47. Mike
  48. Mitch
  49. Modena
  50. Moira
  51. Mrs. Pigeon
  52. Paige
  53. Pinky
  54. Pixie
  55. Rocky
  56. Ryker
  57. Saffron
  58. Sammy
  59. Skittles
  60. Skylar
  61. Sydney
  62. Teddy
  63. Thema
  64. Tia
  65. Tiberius
  66. Tutu
  67. Waldo
  68. William

Funny Names For Pigeons

Funny pet names make pet ownership more fun. We have gotten inspiration from fun things, humor, wordplay, and more.

Pick the funniest pigeon name you can find below;

  1. Ace Hentura
  2. Aerial Rodent
  3. Beak-a-boo
  4. Bellatrix
  5. Billy Elliot
  6. Bird Brain
  7. Bird Reynolds
  8. Blunder
  9. Booby
  10. Boogie
  11. Buzzard Aldrin
  12. Cha Cha
  13. Chandler Wing
  14. Chappy
  15. Chatterbox
  16. Chip
  17. Chipper
  18. Clicker
  19. Coo Coo Chanel
  20. Duckbill Gates
  21. Feather Fawcett
  22. Feather Flocklear
  23. Feathers
  24. Finchton Churchill
  25. Flappy
  26. Flight Eisenhower
  27. Flight Schrute
  28. Flossie
  29. Fowlen Angel
  30. Girl Nest-Door
  31. Godfeather
  32. Goldie Hen
  33. Goose Springsteen
  34. Hen Night
  35. Hen Stefani
  36. Hillary Puff
  37. Hummus
  38. Jet
  39. Jimmy Tallon
  40. Kanye Quack
  41. Leonardo Diquackrio
  42. Luke Skyquacker
  43. Maleo
  44. Maple
  45. Marl-hen Monroe
  46. Marty McFly
  47. Meatball
  48. Michael Parakeeton
  49. Millenium Squawken
  50. Monica Geller
  51. Osprey Winfrey
  52. Pappagallo
  53. Peewee
  54. Piggy
  55. Poopstar
  56. Poopster
  57. Puff Daddy
  58. Rachel Preen
  59. Rainbow
  60. Robin Hood
  61. Rumple
  62. Sandra Gullock
  63. Screech
  64. Shrimp
  65. Sir Pufferton
  66. Spike
  67. Squawk
  68. Stephen Squaking
  69. Stinker
  70. Swoops
  71. The Claw
  72. The New Yorker
  73. Tony Quark
  74. Unpleasant
  75. Waffle
  76. Wil Tweeton
  77. Wing Man
  78. Zazu

Cool Names for Pigeons

A name can portray enthusiasm, friendliness, and popularity. We have names bound to make your pet pigeon popular.

Our list is derived from the coolest characters, people, things, places, and more;

  1. Baymax
  2. Drax
  3. Elvis
  4. Flash
  5. Gamora
  6. Hulk
  7. Ice
  8. Mystique
  9. Rio
  10. Rocky
  11. Storm
  12. Thunder
  13. Tyson

Unique Pigeon Names

If you want a pet name that is different you will like the unique names that are listed below.

Our list includes names of rare birds;

  1. Bristlefront – name after another rare bird (Stressmann’s Bristlefront) found in Brazil.
  2. Brushfinch – name after Antioquia Brushfinch, another rare bird found in Columbia.
  3. Cebu – name after another rare bird (Cebu flowerpecker) native to Cebu Island, the Philippines.
  4. Ground Dove – name after blue-eyed ground dove also found in Brazil (Cerrado region).
  5. Nuthatch – name after another rare bird (Bahama Nuthatch) that is currently listed as endangered.
  6. Owlet – name after New Caledonia owlet nightjar, a rare bird native to New Caledonian forests.
  7. Pochard – name after a rare duck Madagascar pochard species unique to Madagascar wetlands.

Famous Pigeon Names

Disney has introduced the world to many pigeons.

Below are cartoon names, pigeon monikers from popular culture, celebrity pigeon names, and more;

  1. Baby Huey
  2. Beaky Buzzard
  3. Becky – a name from Finding Dory
  4. Blue
  5. Bugsy – Character from Valiant film. Bugsy is among Valiant’s buddies with notable traits such as being filthy and stinky. Bugsy also has unique feathers.
  6. Cher Ami – name after legendary messenger pigeon known for saving 200 men from imminent death on 2nd October 1918 during WW1.
  7. Chilly Willy
  8. Chris Mcclain
  9. Commando – name after Commando pigeons that transmitted vital intelligence in WW2.
  10. Daffy – a name from Looney Tunes
  11. Daisy – a name from Looney Tunes
  12. David – Name after David Pigeon, leader of provincial New England militia in the 1700s.
  13. Diablo – name from Sleeping Beauty
  14. Dodo
  15. Flit
  16. Gleep
  17. Gogo Dodo
  18. Hedwig – name from Harry Potter
  19. Iago – name from Aladdin
  20. Jewel – name from Rio
  21. Joey, Bobby & Vinnie: name after characters in Disney animation – Bolt released in 2008. Joey (blue pigeon), bobby (purple pigeon), and Vinnie (green pigeon).
  22. Jokey Smurf
  23. Kevin
  24. Kristy – Name after Kristy Pigeon, a retired U.S. tennis player renowned in the 1960s and 1970s.
  25. Lofty – Another character from Valiant film. He is also among Valiant’s friends.
  26. Mallard Fillmore
  27. Mocker – famous hero pigeon that served in the WW1.
  28. Mordecai
  29. Nigel – name from Finding Nemo
  30. Orville
  31. Pidgeot
  32. Pidgey
  33. Rubik
  34. Spritle
  35. Toughwood & Tailfeather – name after twin brothers from Valiant film.
  36. Tweety – name from Looney Tunes
  37. Valiant – pigeon name from famous Disney animated film – Valiant released in 2005.
  38. William of Orange – name after male MI14 pigeon soldier of the British secret service.
  39. Woodstock – name from Peanuts
  40. Zazu – name from Lion King

White Pigeon Names

If you get a white pigeon, it’s only right that you give him/her a name that matches or represents its color.

Here are our white pigeon name suggestions;

  1. Antarctic
  2. Casper
  3. Cloudy
  4. Cream
  5. Ghost
  6. Ice
  7. Ivory
  8. Nova
  9. Pure
  10. Snow
  11. Snowfall
  12. Snowflake
  13. White

Racing Pigeon Names

Pigeon racing involves releasing trained homing pigeons that return to their “home” after flying a specific/measured distance.

Suppose you get pigeons for racing or you want a name related to racing pigeons, we have some suggestions below for renowned racing pigeons;

  1. Armando – Name after Armando – a racing pigeon that holds the current racing record.
  2. New Kim – name after Belgium-based racing pigeon by the same name.
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Name Inspiration: Help Choosing the Perfect Name

The above names may not be enough for a pigeon owner. If that’s the case with you, there are other tips to consider when choosing the perfect pigeon name.

For instance, you can base your search on special physical/character traits such as tail feathers or type (i.e., rock pigeons) and use that as a basis for naming.

You can also search for names online or seek ideas from family and friends. Once you find potential names, it also helps to choose a name that your pigeon won’t outgrow.

Pigeons can live for 15 or more years. The name you select should factor in longevity.

Pet names should also be easy to pronounce to avoid confusing family members and the pet. The name should also vary from common commands you may issue with your trained pigeon. Contradictory names are hard for birds to internalize.

To choose a perfect new/fresh name fast backed by meanings, FAQs, and other naming resources, consider naming sites like blogoftom.

Conclusion

There you go. We’ve listed hundreds of names for you to choose from.

We have male names, female names, cute names, funny names, famous names, and more. If you need more names, you can follow our pigeon naming inspiration tips.

Asking your friends and family to name your pigeon can help. You could also go online and search.

Your bird’s unique traits can also guide you. Is your pigeon white? find a name that best represents their color i.e., snow or other names under our white pigeon name section. Blue pigeons can be named after the sea, sky, etc.

You could also create a new name from existing common names. For instance, you can translate a name into another language to get a brand-new unique name.

Lastly, you could turn to name resources like blogoftom for a quick, easy, and informative pet naming process.

Most importantly, make sure your pet pigeon doesn’t outgrow the name, or the name doesn’t conflict with common commands.

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