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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;
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;
- Bank pen
- Great Buddy
- Racer Mania
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;
- Big Mama
- Cover girl
- Sky dancer
Unisex Zebra Names
If you’d rather stay away from gender-specific names, you can call your pet zebra any of the following;
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;
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.
- Pepe Le Pew
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;
- Donkey Kong
- Michael Stripe
- Mr. Zed
- Tom Zebrady
- Toni Zebraxton
- Zebra Messing
- Zebrad Pitt
- Zebradley Cooper
- Zig Zag
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;
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;
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;
- Dhahabu – name from The Lion King)
- Duchess – name from Swiss Family Robinson
- Hamu – name from The Lion Guard
- Jourdan Zebra – name after the artist
- Kwato – a name from The Lion Guard
- Marty – name from zebra in Madagascar movie
- Muhimu – a name from The Lion Guard
- Thurston – name from The Lion Guard
- Yipes – name from Fruit Stripe Gum mascot
- Yipes the Zebra
- Zany Zebra
- Zaza – name from Peppa Pig
- Zebstrika name from Pokémon
- Zecora – a name from My Little Pony
- Zigby – a name from Zigby books
- Zuzu – name from Peppa Pig
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.
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.
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.