Zebra Names (399+ Awesome Naming Ideas)

Not many people will have zebras as pets. Once you manage to stand out from the rest of the pet owners, you can’t simply call your zebra – zebra. You need a name that stands out and/or best describes your pet, how they make you feel, their unique character, etc.

If you’re having a hard time naming your zebra, stay put! Below are zebra names touching a variety of categories from gender to unique traits like coolness. We even have a special section for you in case you need more inspiration.

Let’s dive in.

Best Zebra Names

Every pet has a list of best names popularly used by pet owners. For zebras, we’ve compiled some popular names to consider;

  1. Barcode
  2. Cutie
  3. Duchess
  4. Elinor
  5. Esme
  6. Hamu
  7. Ivory
  8. Janey
  9. Marini
  10. Marty
  11. Nadine
  12. Nala
  13. Oreo
  14. Rey
  15. Rose
  16. Ruby
  17. Safi
  18. Stripes
  19. Sukari
  20. Tamu
  21. Tasia
  22. Tunis
  23. Zahara
  24. Zany
  25. Zazu
  26. Zeke
  27. Zuri

Male Zebra Names

Whether you get a fully mature Male zebra (stallion) or juvenile male zebra as a pet, you may need a name that brings out the masculinity.

We’ve compiled some suitable male names for zebras below for your consideration;

  1. Aarav
  2. Adah
  3. Albert
  4. Aqua
  5. Arlo
  6. Arthur
  7. Ballet
  8. Bank pen
  9. Basil
  10. Batman
  11. Baxter
  12. Blazer
  13. Boris
  14. Bronco
  15. Bucephalus
  16. Buckeye
  17. Bullet
  18. Caleb
  19. Cassius
  20. Cecil
  21. Clydesdale
  22. Coconut
  23. Colonal
  24. Cowboy
  25. Diablo
  26. Dunk
  27. Errol
  28. Felix
  29. Frederick
  30. Frodo
  31. George
  32. Great Buddy
  33. Gregory
  34. Hazel
  35. Hunter
  36. Jack
  37. James
  38. Jasper
  39. Jayden
  40. Jude
  41. Kentucky
  42. Leonardo
  43. Luna
  44. Maeve
  45. Maisie
  46. Marley
  47. Max
  48. Miles
  49. Moon
  50. Oliver
  51. Oscar
  52. Priapism
  53. Racer Mania
  54. Rambo
  55. Roger
  56. Sebastian
  57. Theodore
  58. Toby
  59. Trigger
  60. Wilber
  61. Wyatt
  62. Zachary
  63. Zander
  64. Zedric
  65. Zeke
  66. Zephyr
  67. Ziggy

Female Zebra Names

Female zebras (mares) are slightly smaller when compared to male zebras. They also have other distinct physical attributes. For instance, they have a vertical black stripe running between their back limbs that is wider (2-3 inches wider).

We’ve listed names that represent these feminine differences and many others. The list below also has other female names to consider;

  1. Amber
  2. Arabella
  3. Barbara
  4. Big Mama
  5. Bloom
  6. Brandy
  7. Canada
  8. Carla
  9. Cassandra
  10. Cherry
  11. Chloe
  12. Cinamon
  13. Clora
  14. Coco
  15. Cookie
  16. Coraline
  17. Cover girl
  18. Daisy
  19. Dana
  20. Debra
  21. Desdemona
  22. Dolly
  23. Dora
  24. Ebony
  25. Electra
  26. Eliza
  27. Eloise
  28. Epona
  29. Eudora
  30. Evelyn
  31. Fortune
  32. Foxy
  33. Gaarvite
  34. Galaxy
  35. Gimma
  36. Gracy
  37. Gutter
  38. Gypsy
  39. Heather
  40. Hershey
  41. Indigo
  42. Iris
  43. Isabella
  44. Ivy
  45. Jamaica
  46. Jersey
  47. Laura
  48. Lola
  49. Lulu
  50. Luna
  51. Maria
  52. Mona
  53. Mustang
  54. Natasha
  55. Nightshade
  56. Penelope
  57. Ramona
  58. Rhoda
  59. Sasha
  60. Savannah
  61. Sky dancer
  62. Zelda
  63. Zoe
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Unisex Zebra Names

If you’d rather stay away from gender-specific names, you can call your pet zebra any of the following;

  1. Ari
  2. Ashy
  3. Brookly
  4. Brogan
  5. Devin
  6. Dana
  7. Kai
  8. Marin
  9. Nima
  10. Raz
  11. Rotem
  12. Stav
  13. Tegan

Cute Zebra Names

A baby zebra can be the cutest pet you ever get. If you have the honor of getting this rare pet since zebras are already rare and they give birth to one baby zebra, once a year, you need the cutest zebra name you can get.

We have some names that symbolize infancy, the cuteness of a baby zebra minutes after birth, the characteristic playfulness, and more;

  1. Baby
  2. Bambi
  3. Casper
  4. Clover
  5. Coco
  6. Cookie
  7. Cricket
  8. Cupid
  9. Dazzle
  10. Lamb
  11. Pixie
  12. Sparky
  13. Sprout
  14. Squirt
  15. Thumper
  16. Toto
  17. Twinkle
  18. Velvet
  19. Zapper
  20. Zebby
  21. Zippy
  22. Zoomer
  23. Zou

Good Names For Zebras

If you need a satisfactory zebra name that simply refers to the black and white stripes or type of zebra (i.e., mountain zebras, African zebra, plains zebras, etc.,) consider these names below.

A good pet name is one that is creative and captures the main attributes of the pet in question.

  1. Aaron
  2. Adelaide
  3. Amelia
  4. Anna
  5. Astrid
  6. Atlas
  7. Badger
  8. Bandit
  9. Charlotte
  10. Checkers
  11. Chess
  12. Clara
  13. Cora
  14. Dice
  15. Domino
  16. Eleanor
  17. Eli
  18. Ezra
  19. Freya
  20. Genevieve
  21. Grevy
  22. Harlequin
  23. Hazel
  24. Houndstooth
  25. Iris
  26. Isla
  27. Ivy
  28. Jane
  29. Jude
  30. Julian
  31. Kai
  32. Liam
  33. Licorice
  34. Lucy
  35. Luna
  36. Maisie
  37. Maya
  38. Oreo
  39. Panda
  40. Patch
  41. Penguin
  42. Pepe Le Pew
  43. Pepper
  44. Raven
  45. Ref
  46. Rose
  47. Sebastian
  48. Shadow
  49. Skunk
  50. Snoopy
  51. Soren
  52. Stripes
  53. Sylvester
  54. Taxi
  55. Thea
  56. Theo
  57. Thomas
  58. Tuxedo
  59. Violet
  60. Wyatt

Funny Zebra Names

Pet owners that love silly or funny names will be pleased with this zebra names section.

The names below are bound to put a smile on every zebra pet owner’s face;

  1. Barcode
  2. Batman
  3. Blitz
  4. Bonkers
  5. Cheetah
  6. Convict
  7. Dash
  8. Donkey Kong
  9. Eddie
  10. Flash
  11. Jay-Z
  12. Michael Stripe
  13. Mr. Zed
  14. Nipper
  15. Skeeter
  16. Sprint
  17. Striper
  18. Tom Zebrady
  19. Toni Zebraxton
  20. Tux
  21. Zebra Messing
  22. Zebrad Pitt
  23. Zebradley Cooper
  24. Zebraska
  25. Zeeyore
  26. Ziebart
  27. Zig Zag
  28. Zingo
  29. Zonk
  30. Zonkey
  31. Zubby
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Cool Names For Zebras

Zebras are cool pets. They are attractive, have unique physical attributes, run fast and exhibit strength and resilience in the wild.

Most importantly, zebras are socially cool. They hang out in groups (herds) all day and do things together. Zebras are therefore fit to inherit a cool actor’s name or other symbols of coolness.

We have some cool names to consider below;

  1. Aaron
  2. Ada
  3. Adeline
  4. Alice
  5. Amara
  6. Anna
  7. Aragon
  8. Archer
  9. Archie
  10. Arlo
  11. Ash
  12. Astrid
  13. Atticus
  14. Audrey
  15. Aurelia
  16. Aurora
  17. Axel
  18. Bodhi
  19. Bolt
  20. Breeze
  21. Bullet
  22. Charlie
  23. Chloe
  24. Clara
  25. Declan
  26. Eclipse
  27. Eleanor
  28. Eli
  29. Eliza
  30. Elodie
  31. Eloise
  32. Emilia
  33. Ethan
  34. Everett
  35. Genesis
  36. Genevieve
  37. Harley
  38. Henry
  39. Imogen
  40. Iris
  41. Isabella
  42. Isla
  43. Jane
  44. Jasper
  45. Jazzy
  46. Josiah
  47. Julian
  48. Kai
  49. Knight
  50. Leggy
  51. Levi
  52. Liam
  53. Lightning
  54. Louis
  55. Lucy
  56. Maverick
  57. Maya
  58. Mia
  59. Miles
  60. Milo
  61. Nora
  62. Olivia
  63. Ophelia
  64. Penelope
  65. Phantom
  66. Phoenix
  67. Polo
  68. Rebel
  69. Renegade
  70. Rose
  71. Runner
  72. Sebastian
  73. Shades
  74. Silas
  75. Spirit
  76. Thea
  77. Theo
  78. Thomas
  79. Tobias
  80. Violet
  81. Zachary
  82. Zen

Unique Names For Zebras

A unique pet like a zebra deserves a name that turns heads. If you want a unique name, you can consider naming them based on African or safari-related names. Remember, zebras are naturally from the vast savannahs and grasslands in east and southern Africa. Naming them in accordance with their roots is guaranteed to work.

We have some suggestions below, ranging from African names to places in Africa that work well as zebra names;

  1. Abdu
  2. Adana
  3. Alexandria
  4. Ali
  5. Barika
  6. Chika
  7. Dakarai
  8. Hondo
  9. Jafari
  10. Jamila
  11. Keisha
  12. Kenya
  13. Madagascar
  14. Mandala
  15. Nairobi
  16. Nala
  17. Nayo
  18. Obi
  19. Oran
  20. Sahara
  21. Themba
  22. Zahara
  23. Zanzabar
  24. Zuri

Famous Cartoon Zebra Names

The popularity of zebras in films, movies, books, and advertisements globally rivals other wild animals. All types of zebras including pink zebras have been featured in many movies and publications.

Below are the most popular names in famous zebra cartoons;

  1. Dhahabu – name from The Lion King)
  2. Duchess – name from Swiss Family Robinson
  3. Hamu – name from The Lion Guard
  4. Jourdan Zebra – name after the artist
  5. Kwato – a name from The Lion Guard
  6. Marty – name from zebra in Madagascar movie
  7. Muhimu – a name from The Lion Guard
  8. Thurston – name from The Lion Guard
  9. Yipes – name from Fruit Stripe Gum mascot
  10. Yipes the Zebra
  11. Zany Zebra
  12. Zaza – name from Peppa Pig
  13. Zebstrika name from Pokémon
  14. Zecora – a name from My Little Pony
  15. Zigby – a name from Zigby books
  16. Zuzu – name from Peppa Pig
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Help Choosing The Right Name

The names guide for zebras above has many pet zebra monikers to consider.

However, this shouldn’t be mistaken to mean you must settle for the names we’ve suggested. You can use this guide for inspiration.

There are also many other names you can come up with using the simple tips below;

Tip 1: Focus On Your Zebra’s Unique Attributes

Besides the black and white stripes, what other physical attributes does your zebra have? Contrary to popular belief, zebra stripes aren’t identical. If you look keenly, you’ll notice some differences you can use as the basis of naming.

Tip 2: Unique Character Traits

If you get a baby zebra for a pet, he/she will obviously have traits like playfulness that can be used as a basis for naming. If he loves to jump, you can call him jumpy, stride, etc. There’s no limit to what you can use as pet naming inspiration.

Tip 3: Ask Friends/Family Members

You can ask your friends or family members to help you name your pet. Naming inspiration can come from other people who know your pet. You just need to select a suitable name from the suggestions you get.

Tip 4: Test The Name

Zebras respond to names. You can use the names you like before identifying the one your zebra responds to the best. This tip can also help you see how different names sound.

Tip 5: Turn To Name Resources

You can use websites like www.blogoftom.com that do the naming for you and let you concentrate on other more important pet owner responsibilities.

Conclusion

The names guide for zebras above offers great names. However, you can get unmatched naming inspiration. Zebras are great pets that deserve unique names. Their unique look (stripes) and traits (like sociability and playfulness) offer great opportunities for naming. If you don’t get a name after going through this guide, consider naming resources like blogoftom.

FAQs

What’s The Zebra’s Name In Peppa Pig?

Zoe Zebra. Peppa pig resides with her parents (mummy and daddy pig) and little brother George. She also has many friends, including Zoe Zebra.

What’s The Zebra’s Name In Madagascar?

Marty – a male zebra.

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