999+ Best Tortoise & Turtle Names (Funny & Cute Ideas)

If you’ve thought of getting a pet turtle or tortoise or already have one, you need to name him/her. Turtles are great pets for many reasons. Besides them being easy to care for they also have interesting behaviors.

Pet turtles are also more unique than other more popular pets. Not many people have turtles for pets, so that’s a great reason to have one. Anyway, you need a befitting name for your turtle.

We’ve prepared a turtle naming guide below to make your naming process easier. Since turtles are unique, finding good turtle names can be a daunting task.

We’ve listed several turtle name categories to consider below and tried to consider everything from gender to unique characteristics, character traits, and more.

Let’s dive in.

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Best Turtle and Tortoise Names

If you are keen on finding out what most pet turtle owners have named their pet turtles or what names are the best, and most popular, see our list below.

Expect to see some names from famous turtles, funny names, names as a result of wordplay, and more;

  1. Amber
  2. Backtrack
  3. Bolt
  4. Bowser
  5. Bruno
  6. Camo
  7. Clover
  8. Crayola
  9. Crayon
  10. Donatello – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  11. Doorstop
  12. Doris
  13. Flippy
  14. Franklin
  15. George
  16. Globe
  17. Gloria
  18. Goldie
  19. Koopa
  20. Lady Boxworth
  21. Leonardo – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  22. Michelangelo – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  23. Mishell
  24. Miss Shellington
  25. Muddy
  26. Nibbles
  27. Ninja
  28. Nugget
  29. Pipsqueak
  30. Raphael – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  31. Roll
  32. Rosie
  33. Sabrina
  34. Sage
  35. Sami
  36. Sammy
  37. Sandy
  38. Scarlet
  39. Scooter
  40. Scuttle
  41. Selena
  42. Shelby
  43. Sheldon
  44. Shellshock
  45. Shelly
  46. Sienna
  47. Sir Hides-a-lot
  48. Sir Wiggleston
  49. Skye
  50. Smith
  51. Snapper
  52. Speedy
  53. Squirtle
  54. Stone
  55. Tamale
  56. Thalia
  57. Tiffany
  58. Timmy
  59. Tina
  60. Tiny
  61. Tippi
  62. Tommy
  63. Tony
  64. Torti
  65. Tortilla
  66. Tortuga
  67. Tricia
  68. Trixie
  69. Tropicana
  70. Washington
  71. Yertle
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Turtle Names For Girls

If you are interested in a gender-specific turtle name for your female turtle, here are some considerations;

  1. Aaliyah
  2. Abby
  3. Abigail
  4. Ada
  5. Adaline
  6. Adalynn
  7. Addilyn
  8. Adelaide
  9. Adeline
  10. Adley
  11. Adrianna
  12. Aisha
  13. Alaina
  14. Alana
  15. Alani
  16. Alanna
  17. Alayah
  18. Aleah
  19. Aleena
  20. Alejandra
  21. Alessandra
  22. Alexa
  23. Alexandra
  24. Alexandria
  25. Alexia
  26. Alexis
  27. Alice
  28. Alicia
  29. Alina
  30. Alison
  31. Alivia
  32. Aliyah
  33. Allie
  34. Allyson
  35. Alyssa
  36. Amanda
  37. Amber
  38. Amelia
  39. Amina
  40. Amira
  41. Amy
  42. Anastasia
  43. Anaya
  44. Andrea
  45. Angel
  46. Angela
  47. Angelica
  48. Angelina
  49. Anika
  50. Aniyah
  51. Anna
  52. Annabella
  53. Annabelle
  54. Annalise
  55. Anne
  56. Annie
  57. April
  58. Arabella
  59. Aria
  60. Ariana
  61. Arianna
  62. Ariel
  63. Ariella
  64. Arielle
  65. Ariyah
  66. Arya
  67. Ashley
  68. Aspen
  69. Athena
  70. Aubree
  71. Aubrey
  72. Aubrie
  73. Audrey
  74. Aurora
  75. Ava
  76. Avah
  77. Averie
  78. Avianna
  79. Azalea
  80. Bailee
  81. Bailey
  82. Bella
  83. Bethany
  84. Bianca
  85. Blair
  86. Blake
  87. Blakely
  88. Braelyn
  89. Brianna
  90. Briella
  91. Bristol
  92. Brooklyn
  93. Brooklynn
  94. Brylee
  95. Brynn
  96. Cadence
  97. Cali
  98. Callie
  99. Cameron
  100. Camila
  101. Camilla
  102. Camille
  103. Carmen
  104. Carolina
  105. Caroline
  106. Carter
  107. Cassidy
  108. Catalina
  109. Catherine
  110. Cecelia
  111. Cecil
  112. Cecilia
  113. Celeste
  114. Celine
  115. Charlee
  116. Charleigh
  117. Charley
  118. Charli
  119. Charlie
  120. Charlotte
  121. Chelsea
  122. Cheyenne
  123. Chloe
  124. Christina
  125. Claire
  126. Clara
  127. Colette
  128. Cora
  129. Coraline
  130. Dahlia
  131. Daleyza
  132. Dallas
  133. Daniela
  134. Danielle
  135. Daphne
  136. Dayana
  137. Delaney
  138. Delilah
  139. Destiny
  140. Diana
  141. Dolly
  142. Doris
  143. Eden
  144. Edith
  145. Elaina
  146. Elaine
  147. Eleanor
  148. Elena
  149. Elianna
  150. Elisa
  151. Elizabeth
  152. Ella
  153. Elle
  154. Elliana
  155. Ellie
  156. Elliott
  157. Eloise
  158. Elsie
  159. Ember
  160. Emelia
  161. Emely
  162. Emerson
  163. Emersyn
  164. Emery
  165. Emilia
  166. Emily
  167. Emma
  168. Emmalyn
  169. Erin
  170. Esme
  171. Esmeralda
  172. Esther
  173. Eva
  174. Evangeline
  175. Eve
  176. Evelyn
  177. Evelynn
  178. Everleigh
  179. Evie
  180. Faith
  181. Fatima
  182. Felicity
  183. Fernanda
  184. Finley
  185. Fiona
  186. Flower
  187. Frances
  188. Francesca
  189. Freya
  190. Gabriela
  191. Gabriella
  192. Gabrielle
  193. Genesis
  194. Genevieve
  195. Georgia
  196. Gia
  197. Giselle
  198. Gloria
  199. Grace
  200. Gracelyn
  201. Gracelynn
  202. Gracie
  203. Gwendolyn
  204. Hadley
  205. Hailey
  206. Haley
  207. Hallie
  208. Hanna
  209. Hannah
  210. Harley
  211. Harlow
  212. Harmony
  213. Hattie
  214. Haven
  215. Hayden
  216. Hazel
  217. Heaven
  218. Heidi
  219. Helen
  220. Helena
  221. Henley
  222. Holly
  223. Hope
  224. Irene
  225. Iris
  226. Isabel
  227. Isabelle
  228. Itzel
  229. Ivanna
  230. Ivy
  231. Izabella
  232. Jacqueline
  233. Jada
  234. Jade
  235. Jane
  236. Janelle
  237. Janiyah
  238. Jasmine
  239. Jayda
  240. Jayleen
  241. Jazmin
  242. Jazmine
  243. Jenna
  244. Jennifer
  245. Jessica
  246. Jillian
  247. Jimena
  248. Joanna
  249. Jocelyn
  250. Johanna
  251. Jolene
  252. Jordan
  253. Josephine
  254. Josie
  255. Journee
  256. Journey
  257. Joy
  258. Julia
  259. Julianna
  260. Julie
  261. Juliet
  262. Juliette
  263. June
  264. Juniper
  265. Justice
  266. Kaia
  267. Kaitlyn
  268. Kalani
  269. Kali
  270. Kaliyah
  271. Kara
  272. Karen
  273. Karina
  274. Karla
  275. Karsyn
  276. Kassidy
  277. Kate
  278. Katelyn
  279. Katherine
  280. Kathryn
  281. Katie
  282. Kaydence
  283. Kayla
  284. Kelly
  285. Kelsey
  286. Kendall
  287. Kendra
  288. Kennedi
  289. Kennedy
  290. Khloe
  291. Kiara
  292. Kinsley
  293. Kora
  294. Kyla
  295. Kyleigh
  296. Kynlee
  297. Kyra
  298. Lacey
  299. Lainey
  300. Lana
  301. Laura
  302. Laurel
  303. Lauren
  304. Lauryn
  305. Layla
  306. Leah
  307. Leia
  308. Leighton
  309. Leila
  310. Leilani
  311. Lena
  312. Lennon
  313. Leona
  314. Lexi
  315. Lia
  316. Liberty
  317. Lila
  318. Lilah
  319. Lilian
  320. Liliana
  321. Lilith
  322. Lillian
  323. Lilliana
  324. Lily
  325. Logan
  326. Lola
  327. London
  328. Londyn
  329. Lorelai
  330. Lorelei
  331. Lucia
  332. Lucille
  333. Lucy
  334. Luna
  335. Lydia
  336. Lyla
  337. Lyric
  338. Mabel
  339. Maci
  340. Macie
  341. Mackenzie
  342. Macy
  343. Maddison
  344. Madeleine
  345. Madeline
  346. Madelyn
  347. Madilyn
  348. Madilynn
  349. Maggie
  350. Magnolia
  351. Maisie
  352. Makayla
  353. Makenna
  354. Makenzie
  355. Malaysia
  356. Malia
  357. Mallory
  358. Margaret
  359. Margot
  360. Maria
  361. Mariah
  362. Mariam
  363. Mariana
  364. Marilyn
  365. Marlee
  366. Marley
  367. Mary
  368. Maryam
  369. Matilda
  370. Maya
  371. Mckenna
  372. Mckinley
  373. Megan
  374. Melanie
  375. Melany
  376. Melissa
  377. Melody
  378. Meredith
  379. Mia
  380. Michaela
  381. Mikayla
  382. Mila
  383. Millie
  384. Mira
  385. Miracle
  386. Miranda
  387. Miriam
  388. Molly
  389. Morgan
  390. Mya
  391. Myla
  392. Myra
  393. Nadia
  394. Naomi
  395. Natalia
  396. Natalie
  397. Nevaeh
  398. Nia
  399. Nina
  400. Noelle
  401. Norah
  402. Nova
  403. Nyla
  404. Nylah
  405. Oakley
  406. Olive
  407. Olivia
  408. Ophelia
  409. Paige
  410. Paisley
  411. Parker
  412. Payton
  413. Peanut
  414. Penelope
  415. Petunia
  416. Peyton
  417. Phoebe
  418. Phoenix
  419. Piper
  420. Presley
  421. Priscilla
  422. Quinn
  423. Rachel
  424. Raegan
  425. Raven
  426. Reagan
  427. Rebecca
  428. Reese
  429. Regina
  430. Remi
  431. Remington
  432. Renata
  433. Riley
  434. River
  435. Rory
  436. Rosalie
  437. Rose
  438. Rosemary
  439. Rowan
  440. Royalty
  441. Ruby
  442. Ruth
  443. Rylee
  444. Sabrina
  445. Sadie
  446. Sage
  447. Samantha
  448. Samara
  449. Sapphire
  450. Sara
  451. Sarah
  452. Sasha
  453. Savanna
  454. Savannah
  455. Sawyer
  456. Saylor
  457. Scarlet
  458. Selah
  459. Selene
  460. Serena
  461. Serenity
  462. Shannon
  463. Shelby
  464. Shelly T. Turtle
  465. Shiloh
  466. Sienna
  467. Sierra
  468. Skye
  469. Skyla
  470. Skylar
  471. Skyler
  472. Sloane
  473. Sofia
  474. Sophia
  475. Sophie
  476. Stella
  477. Stephanie
  478. Summer
  479. Susan
  480. Sydney
  481. Sylvia
  482. Tahlia
  483. Talia
  484. Tammy
  485. Tania
  486. Tara
  487. Tatianna
  488. Tatum
  489. Taya
  490. Taylor
  491. Teagan
  492. Tess
  493. Tessa
  494. Thea
  495. Theresa
  496. Tia
  497. Tiffany
  498. Timber
  499. Tina
  500. Toni
  501. Tonya
  502. Treasure
  503. Tricia
  504. Trinity
  505. Truffle
  506. Tyra
  507. Valentina
  508. Valeria
  509. Valerie
  510. Vanessa
  511. Venus
  512. Vera
  513. Veronica
  514. Victoria
  515. Violet
  516. Virginia
  517. Vivian
  518. Vivienne
  519. Willa
  520. Willow
  521. Winter
  522. Wren
  523. Yaretzi
  524. Zara
  525. Zariah
  526. Zoe
  527. Zoey
  528. Zuri
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Turtle Names For Boys

Male turtles can be named after or inspired by the following names;

  1. Aaron
  2. Abel
  3. Abraham
  4. Abram
  5. Ace
  6. Adam
  7. Adan
  8. Aden
  9. Adonis
  10. Adrian
  11. Adriel
  12. Aesop
  13. Ahmad
  14. Ahmed
  15. Aiden
  16. Alan
  17. Albert
  18. Alec
  19. Alejandro
  20. Alex
  21. Alexander
  22. Alexis
  23. Alfie
  24. Alfredo
  25. Ali
  26. Allen
  27. Alonzo
  28. Anderson
  29. Andre
  30. Andres
  31. Andrew
  32. Andy
  33. Angel
  34. Angelo
  35. Anthony
  36. Antonio
  37. Apollo
  38. Archer
  39. Ari
  40. Ariel
  41. Arjun
  42. Armando
  43. Armani
  44. Arthur
  45. Arturo
  46. Asher
  47. Ashton
  48. Atlas
  49. August
  50. Augustus
  51. Austin
  52. Avery
  53. Axel
  54. Ayaan
  55. Barrett
  56. Beau
  57. Beckett
  58. Beckham
  59. Benjamin
  60. Bennett
  61. Benson
  62. Bentley
  63. Bert
  64. Blake
  65. Bodhi
  66. Bowen
  67. Bradley
  68. Brady
  69. Brandon
  70. Braxton
  71. Brendan
  72. Brennan
  73. Brian
  74. Brock
  75. Brooks
  76. Bruce
  77. Bryan
  78. Bryant
  79. Bryce
  80. Brycen
  81. Bryson
  82. Burt
  83. Caleb
  84. Camden
  85. Cameron
  86. Cannon
  87. Carlos
  88. Casey
  89. Cash
  90. Cason
  91. Cassius
  92. Cayden
  93. Cayson
  94. Cesar
  95. Chance
  96. Chandler
  97. Charles
  98. Charlie
  99. Chase
  100. Chris
  101. Christian
  102. Christopher
  103. Clark
  104. Clayton
  105. Cody
  106. Cohen
  107. Colby
  108. Cole
  109. Colin
  110. Collin
  111. Colt
  112. Conner
  113. Connor
  114. Conrad
  115. Cooper
  116. Corbin
  117. Corey
  118. Corky
  119. Cristian
  120. Cruz
  121. Cullen
  122. Cyrus
  123. Dakota
  124. Dallas
  125. Dalton
  126. Damian
  127. Damien
  128. Damon
  129. Daniel
  130. Danny
  131. Dante
  132. Darius
  133. Darren
  134. David
  135. Davis
  136. Dawson
  137. Dax
  138. Deacon
  139. Dean
  140. Declan
  141. Dennis
  142. Derek
  143. Derrick
  144. Desmond
  145. Devin
  146. Dexter
  147. Diego
  148. Dillon
  149. Dominic
  150. Dominick
  151. Donald
  152. Donovan
  153. Dorian
  154. Drake
  155. Drew
  156. Duke
  157. Dustin
  158. Dylan
  159. Easton
  160. Eden
  161. Edgar
  162. Edison
  163. Eduardo
  164. Edward
  165. Edwin
  166. Eli
  167. Elian
  168. Elias
  169. Elijah
  170. Elliot
  171. Elliott
  172. Ellis
  173. Elvis
  174. Emanuel
  175. Emerson
  176. Emmanuel
  177. Emmett
  178. Emmitt
  179. Enrique
  180. Eric
  181. Erick
  182. Erik
  183. Esteban
  184. Ethan
  185. Evan
  186. Everett
  187. Ezekiel
  188. Ezequiel
  189. Ezra
  190. Fabian
  191. Felix
  192. Fernando
  193. Fillmore
  194. Finley
  195. Finn
  196. Finnegan
  197. Francis
  198. Francisco
  199. Frank
  200. Franklin
  201. Frederick
  202. Gabriel
  203. Gael
  204. Gage
  205. Garrett
  206. Gavin
  207. George
  208. Gerardo
  209. Gianni
  210. Gideon
  211. Giovanni
  212. Grady
  213. Graham
  214. Grant
  215. Gregory
  216. Greyson
  217. Griffin
  218. Gunner
  219. Gustavo
  220. Hank
  221. Harrison
  222. Harvey
  223. Hayden
  224. Hayes
  225. Hector
  226. Hendrix
  227. Henry
  228. Holden
  229. Horace
  230. Hudson
  231. Hugo
  232. Hunter
  233. Ian
  234. Isaac
  235. Isaiah
  236. Israel
  237. Ivan
  238. Jace
  239. Jack
  240. Jackson
  241. Jacob
  242. Jaden
  243. Jaime
  244. Jake
  245. James
  246. Jameson
  247. Jared
  248. Jase
  249. Jasiah
  250. Jason
  251. Jasper
  252. Javier
  253. Jaxon
  254. Jaxton
  255. Jay
  256. Jayden
  257. Jaylen
  258. Jayson
  259. Jeffrey
  260. Jensen
  261. Jeremiah
  262. Jeremy
  263. Jerry
  264. Jesse
  265. Jimmy
  266. Joaquin
  267. Joel
  268. John
  269. Johnathan
  270. Johnny
  271. John the Turtle
  272. Jonah
  273. Jonas
  274. Jonathan
  275. Jordan
  276. Jorge
  277. Jose
  278. Joseph
  279. Joshua
  280. Josiah
  281. Josue
  282. Juan
  283. Judah
  284. Jude
  285. Julian
  286. Julio
  287. Julius
  288. Justice
  289. Justin
  290. Kade
  291. Kaden
  292. Kai
  293. Kaiden
  294. Kameron
  295. Kane
  296. Kash
  297. Kayson
  298. Keaton
  299. Keith
  300. Kendrick
  301. Kenneth
  302. Kevin
  303. Killian
  304. King
  305. Kingston
  306. Knox
  307. Kobe
  308. Korbin
  309. Kyle
  310. Kyler
  311. Kyrie
  312. Kyson
  313. Landen
  314. Landon
  315. Lane
  316. Lawrence
  317. Lawson
  318. Legend
  319. Leland
  320. Leo
  321. Leon
  322. Leonardo
  323. Leonel
  324. Leonidas
  325. Levi
  326. Lewis
  327. Liam
  328. Lincoln
  329. Lionel
  330. Logan
  331. Lorenzo
  332. Louis
  333. Lucas
  334. Lucian
  335. Luciano
  336. Luke
  337. Major
  338. Malachi
  339. Malcolm
  340. Malik
  341. Manuel
  342. Marcelo
  343. Marco
  344. Marcos
  345. Marcus
  346. Mario
  347. Mark
  348. Marshall
  349. Martin
  350. Marvin
  351. Mateo
  352. Mathew
  353. Mathias
  354. Matteo
  355. Matthew
  356. Matthias
  357. Mauricio
  358. Max
  359. Maximilian
  360. Maximiliano
  361. Maximus
  362. Maxwell
  363. Memphis
  364. Messiah
  365. Micah
  366. Michael
  367. Miguel
  368. Milan
  369. Miles
  370. Milo
  371. Mohammed
  372. Moises
  373. Moses
  374. Moshe
  375. Muhammad
  376. Myles
  377. Nathan
  378. Nathaniel
  379. Nehemiah
  380. Nicholas
  381. Nicolas
  382. Niko
  383. Nikolai
  384. Nixon
  385. Noah
  386. Noel
  387. Nolan
  388. Oakley
  389. Odin
  390. Oliver
  391. Omar
  392. Omari
  393. Orion
  394. Oscar
  395. Otto
  396. Owen
  397. Pablo
  398. Parker
  399. Patrick
  400. Paul
  401. Paxton
  402. Pedro
  403. Peter
  404. Peyton
  405. Philip
  406. Phillip
  407. Phoenix
  408. Pierce
  409. Porter
  410. Preston
  411. Prince
  412. Princeton
  413. Quentin
  414. Quinn
  415. Rafael
  416. Raphael
  417. Raul
  418. Raymond
  419. Reece
  420. Reed
  421. Reid
  422. Related Post
  423. Remington
  424. Rhys
  425. Ricardo
  426. Richard
  427. River
  428. Robert
  429. Roberto
  430. Rocco
  431. Roland
  432. Roman
  433. Romeo
  434. Ronald
  435. Ronan
  436. Ronin
  437. Rory
  438. Rowan
  439. Roy
  440. Royal
  441. Royce
  442. Ruben
  443. Russell
  444. Ryan
  445. Ryder
  446. Ryker
  447. Sabastian
  448. Sam
  449. Sammy
  450. Samuel
  451. Santiago
  452. Saul
  453. Sawyer
  454. Scooter
  455. Scott
  456. Scout
  457. Sean
  458. Sebastian
  459. Sergio
  460. Seth
  461. Shane
  462. Shawn
  463. Sheldon
  464. Silas
  465. Simon
  466. Sincere
  467. Slash
  468. Smith
  469. Snapper
  470. Snappy Sam
  471. Solomon
  472. Soren
  473. Speed
  474. Spencer
  475. Steele
  476. Stephen
  477. Sterling
  478. Steven
  479. Stryker
  480. Sullivan
  481. Tanner
  482. Tate
  483. Tatum
  484. Taylor
  485. Thaddeus
  486. Theo
  487. Theodore
  488. Thomas
  489. Timmy
  490. Timmy-Joe Terrapin
  491. Timothy
  492. Tim Turtle
  493. Titan
  494. Titus
  495. Tobias
  496. Toby
  497. Todd
  498. Tommy
  499. Tony
  500. Travis
  501. Trenton
  502. Trevor
  503. Trey
  504. Tristan
  505. Tristian
  506. Tristin
  507. Troy
  508. Tucker
  509. Ty
  510. Tyler
  511. Tyson
  512. Uriah
  513. Uriel
  514. Verne
  515. Victor
  516. Vincent
  517. Wade
  518. Walker
  519. Walter
  520. Warren
  521. Washington
  522. Wesley
  523. Weston
  524. Wilder
  525. William
  526. Winston
  527. Wyatt
  528. Xander
  529. Xavier
  530. Zachariah
  531. Zachary
  532. Zander
  533. Zane
  534. Zion

Unisex Turtle Names

If you aren’t sure you have a boy turtle or a girl turtle, you can choose a gender-neutral name.

Here are some name suggestions;

  1. Cariad meaning love’ in Welsh
  2. Crwban which is Welsh for tortoise’
  3. Dandelion and Burdock
  4. Esiotrot – tortoise spelt backwards
  5. Flash
  6. Fleetfoot
  7. Fluffy
  8. Freckles
  9. Hinge and Bracket
  10. Itsy and Bitsy
  11. Mambo
  12. Mortje – (pronounced Morty)
  13. Nubbin
  14. Peanut
  15. Ramon
  16. Rompy
  17. Shelly
  18. Shimmer
  19. Shine
  20. Sixpence
  21. Sparkles
  22. Speedy
  23. Stompy
  24. Thunder and Lightening
  25. Tic and Tak
  26. Tiddles
  27. Trigger
  28. Truffle
  29. Turbo
  30. Twix
  31. Zippy
  32. Zoom
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Cute Turtle Names

Turtles are cute funny pets that are bound to elicit feelings of love, and happiness.

If your turtle looks adorable, lovable, sweet, or endearing, you can call him/her the following;

  1. Amber
  2. Apple
  3. Banana
  4. Bean
  5. Beryl
  6. Buttercup
  7. Carrot
  8. Cherry
  9. Clementine
  10. Clover
  11. Coco
  12. Cole
  13. Cranberry
  14. Damson
  15. Dandelion
  16. Dragon fruit
  17. Durian
  18. Elderberry
  19. Emerald
  20. Esmeralda
  21. Fawn
  22. Flippy
  23. Garnet
  24. Ginger
  25. Goji
  26. Goldie
  27. Gooseberry
  28. Grapefruit

Baby Turtle Names

If you get a baby turtle, get some naming inspiration below;

  1. Balboa
  2. Chapo
  3. Essie
  4. Flippers
  5. Hermione
  6. Izzy
  7. Lily
  8. Lucy
  9. Moana
  10. Morla
  11. Peanut
  12. Petey
  13. Shellby
  14. Tonka
  15. Urtle

Good Names For Turtles

Pet turtle owners who want a satisfactory turtle name can choose or get inspired by any of the following names;

  1. Bonsai
  2. Brown
  3. Earth
  4. Flower
  5. Herbie
  6. Natura
  7. Sandy
  8. Terra
  9. Volcano

Funny Turtle Names (Including Puns)

You can choose a funny turtle name to make you laugh every time you hear or say the name.

A funny name is also ideal for a turtle with a funny nature;

  1. Baloo
  2. Bean
  3. Big Guy
  4. Biggie Smalls
  5. Billy the Kid
  6. Biscuit
  7. Blue
  8. Bobby
  9. Bolt
  10. Brownie
  11. Bubblegum
  12. Buckaroo
  13. Buffalo Bill
  14. Burger
  15. Butternut
  16. Caveman
  17. Chewie
  18. Chubby
  19. Coconut
  20. Cutey Honey
  21. Cyrano
  22. Diva
  23. Dude
  24. Dumbletort
  25. Earthquake
  26. Elf
  27. Ewok
  28. Fastback
  29. FifiAfro
  30. Flo
  31. Fluffy
  32. Fuzzy
  33. Garfield
  34. Gordo
  35. Hare
  36. Huntress
  37. Jawa
  38. Jerry Lee
  39. Joan of Arc
  40. Kiwi
  41. Ladybug
  42. Lightning
  43. Lightning McQueen
  44. Lois
  45. Lucy Lu
  46. Madam Shell
  47. Marshell
  48. Mary Shelley
  49. Matilda
  50. Medusa
  51. Miss Beazley
  52. Miss Kitty
  53. Mossback
  54. Mulligan
  55. Nessie
  56. Ole
  57. Peakaboo
  58. Peanut Butter
  59. Pee Wee
  60. Picasso
  61. Pickle
  62. Pinky
  63. Poet
  64. Porkchop
  65. Puss in Boots
  66. Racer
  67. Ricky Bobby
  68. Robinson Cruise-Slow
  69. Rotten Robbie
  70. Sable
  71. Sammy
  72. Shell-ibration
  73. Shellshock
  74. Sir Tort
  75. Slaking
  76. Sloth
  77. Slowbro
  78. Slowpoke
  79. Snail
  80. Sockington
  81. Speedster
  82. Speedy
  83. Speedy Gonzales
  84. Spotty
  85. Squirt
  86. Stewie
  87. Sulcatticus Finch
  88. Sven
  89. T-Bone
  90. The Flash
  91. The Shell
  92. Tic Tac Turtle
  93. Tuck
  94. Turbo
  95. Turtianna
  96. Usain Bolt
  97. Vettel
  98. Waddles
  99. Waffles
  100. Whiskers
  101. Whoopi
  102. Yoda
  103. Zippy
  104. Zoomy

Badass Turtle Names

A pet turtle can look cute. However, turtles have a savage side.

If your turtle portrays more of its badass side, here are some suitable names;

  1. Agamemnon
  2. Beastie
  3. Blastoise
  4. Brutus
  5. Bullseye
  6. Chains
  7. Creeper
  8. Croc
  9. Falcon
  10. Frank the Tank
  11. Gator
  12. Hare Slayer
  13. King
  14. Kong
  15. Mussolini
  16. Omega
  17. Onyx
  18. Phantom
  19. Punk
  20. Quaker
  21. Rambo
  22. Reptar
  23. Reznov
  24. Ripper T
  25. Sharky
  26. Shellraiser
  27. Shellshock
  28. Spike
  29. Tank
  30. Terror
  31. Trek
  32. Triple Threat
  33. Turbo
  34. Viper

Cool Names For Turtles

A pet turtle that acts cool should have a cool name. Here are some cool suggestions to consider;

  1. Ace
  2. Bruiser
  3. Bruno
  4. Captain
  5. Chancellor
  6. Danny
  7. Einstein
  8. Godzilla
  9. Hommer
  10. Hopie
  11. Indy
  12. Joker
  13. Miss Godley
  14. Napoleon
  15. Poe
  16. Raptor
  17. Rowdy
  18. Scarlet
  19. Shakespeare
  20. Sky
  21. Slow Poke
  22. Speedo
  23. Stretch
  24. Tank
  25. Trix
  26. Zippy

Hawaiian Names For Turtles

Your turtle name can also be inspired by Hawaii.

  1. Honu – means green turtle
  2. Ikaika – means powerful
  3. Kai – means sea/ocean. Ideal name for a cool turtle
  4. Kaipo – means sweetheart
  5. Kale – means free
  6. Akamu – means earth
  7. Kapena – means captain
  8. Keanu – means cool
  9. Kilo – means dreamer
  10. Koa – means warrior
  11. Lui – also means warrior
  12. Malo – means winner
  13. Miki – means active. Ideal name for an active turtle
  14. Alemana – means tough
  15. Pika – means rock. Ideal name after the hard turtle shell
  16. Tua – means behind. Ideal name to mean behind
  17. Amoka – means strong
  18. Etana – also means strong
  19. Akamai – means smart

Unique Names For Pet Turtles

Pet names don’t have to be common. You can find the most unique turtle pet names below;

  1. Bill
  2. Billy
  3. Bugsy & Bitsy
  4. Crispy
  5. Elizabeth
  6. Floss
  7. Indie
  8. Jose
  9. Kenny
  10. Kiwi
  11. Leggs
  12. Marley & Mollie
  13. Myrtle
  14. Nelson
  15. Mourinho
  16. Percy
  17. Petal & Dobby
  18. Pistachio
  19. Raffi
  20. Rocky
  21. Sheldon
  22. Spyro
  23. Stevie
  24. Titan
  25. Toby
  26. Tommy
  27. Tortellini
  28. Tortie
  29. Turnip & Cabbage
  30. Twinkle & Flash

Disney Turtle Names And Famous Turtle Names

TV and films have been responsible for many pet names. Turtle names aren’t an exception.

Below are some Disney and famous names of turtles to consider;

  1. Bowser – a name from Super Mario Bros
  2. Burt – named from Danger Rangers
  3. Carolina – named from Boule et Bill
  4. Crush and Squirt – named from Finding Nemo
  5. Franklin – named from Franklin the Turtle
  6. Godzilla
  7. Koopa Troopa – Named from Super Mario Bros
  8. Lenny Turteltaub – name from Bojack Horseman
  9. Master Oogway – a name from Kung Fu Panda
  10. Morla – name from The Neverending Story
  11. Mudface – a name from Doctor Dolittle
  12. Sammy – a name from A Turtle’s Tale
  13. Shelbow – a name from The Little Mermaid
  14. Shelly – a name from Sesame Street
  15. Shen-zin Su – a name from World of Warcraft (Mists of Pandaria)
  16. Skalman – name from Bamse
  17. Speed – a name from The Swan Princess
  18. Tamachan – a name from Love Hina
  19. Tardy – a name from Greg the Bunny
  20. Tiptup – a name from Banjo Kazooie
  21. Tuck – name from Wonder Pets
  22. Verne – name from Over the Hedge
  23. Yertle and Mack – names from Dr. Seuss books

Sea Turtle Names

You can use types of sea turtles as an inspiration.

  1. Flatback
  2. Green
  3. Hawksbill
  4. Kemp’s Ridley
  5. Leatherback
  6. Loggerhead
  7. Olive Ridley

Snapping Turtle Names

Snapping turtles are feared. However, they don’t pose any danger unless they are threatened.

If you get a snapping turtle as a pet, you can name him/her according to character or uniqueness. You can even consider scientific classification names.

Here are some good suggestions;

  1. Bite
  2. Chelydra
  3. Reptilia
  4. Snap
  5. Scales
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Help Choosing The Perfect Name

The above turtle naming guide offers hundreds of turtle name suggestions based on many factors.

However, if you don’t find a suitable name, you can use the information below to get inspired.

If you wish to get a name from scratch, here are some pointers;

1. Consider Your Turtle’s Personality, Type, And Appearance

Your pet’s behavior can offer important naming clues. If he is lazy, seems bored, likes to sleep a lot, and doesn’t walk fast, you have several probable names already.

The type of turtle can also be a good source of inspiration. If he/she is a boxed turtle or red-eared slider, you may want to name him/her something that rhymes with these names or plays on their characteristics.

Appearance is another aspect to consider when naming your turtle. If he has unique shell markings, you can use this as inspiration for a name. For example, you could name your turtle “Zebra” if he has shell stripes.

2. Personal Preferences

Do you have a turtle name, pet name, or other names that you’ve always wanted to use? You can let your own preferences lead you.

3. Brainstorm

You can brainstorm alone or with friends and family members and choose the best name from many suggestions.

4. Online Resources

If googling doesn’t help, you can turn to highly specialized naming resources like blogoftom for inspiration.

5. Practice Patience And Follow Your Instinct

Some patience also helps. It takes more time to settle on a good name. Most importantly, take your time and choose a name that feels right. Turtles live for decades. You should be sure about the name you choose.

Finding the perfect name can be lots of fun. By following the tips above, you can come up with a great name that’s both unique and meaningful.

Conclusion

You can call your pet turtle/s anything you wish. However, the freedom to name a pet can come with challenges. If you feel stuck, you can find a good name above. The above information can offer inspiration for other names.

Whether you name by species of turtle, gender, famous characters, personality, etc., ensure you end up with a name that you will be proud of.

For more turtle naming inspiration, visit www.blogoftom.com.

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