If youâ€™re searching for the perfect name for your new hamster, weâ€™ve got a list of 50 right here. A fancy name gives your hamster a touch of class, and weâ€™ve also got a few fictional characters that work great as hamster names.
Hamster Names that are Way Too Fancy
â€‹Nothing will grant your hamster a sense of weight and authority like â€œthe Emperor.â€
â€‹The Last Hamster
â€‹Maybe not technically accurate, but your hamster is going to feel very special with this hamster name.
â€‹An extremely masculine name and a noble title, all wrapped up in one.
â€‹You could call him â€œArchie,â€ but why deprive him of the dignity of â€œArchibald?â€
â€‹Archimedes was Merlinâ€™s pet owl and is way too grand a name for a hamster, which makes it fantastic.
â€‹An old British name, itâ€™s also get â€œKingâ€ right there in the name.
â€‹Itâ€™s kind of a deep legacy to give a hamster, but whoâ€™s going to stop you?
â€‹Put a pyramid in their terrarium and you have one grand hamster.
â€‹His Royal Nibbles
â€‹Donâ€™t be surprised if â€œHis (or Her) Royal Nibblesâ€ starts making wild demands of you.
â€‹Furry von Hamovich
â€‹This name speaks for itself, really.
â€‹King Authorâ€™s wife makes for a surprisingly elegant hamster name.
â€‹Wilhelmina, Duchess of Woodchip
â€‹You donâ€™t have to add the title on every time you say it, but youâ€™ll know itâ€™s there.
Hamster Names Based off Fictional Characters
â€‹Tribbles were the name of the tiny furry balls of fluff in Star Trek. Apropos, eh?
â€‹Small, wise, and true, this hamster name will lend an air of wisdom to your fluffy friend.
â€‹ If you have a hairy companion, why not name him Chewbacca?
â€‹Alright, last Star Wars name, but Wicket is the name of the tiny adorable Ewok that follows Princess Leia around.
â€‹The house elf from Harry Potter, this name pays homage to a true hero.
â€‹Like the Terminator, but with fur.
â€‹Snowball was the hamster rival of Brain in Pinky and the Brain.
â€‹Shrekâ€™s counterpart in Shrek makes a beautiful hamster name.
â€‹From the Ratchet and Clank series, Ratchet is an adorable and heroic furry lombax.
â€‹Rahne is the name of a hairy werewolf mutant in the X-Men comics.
â€‹Or Wolfwoman, you can use this name to convince your friends that your hamster might be a person.
â€‹All youâ€™ll need is a tiny blue rain coat and a yellow hat.
â€‹Based off the patriarch of the Munster family from The Munsters.
Hamster Names that Get Right Down to It
â€‹Ham â€˜N Cheese
â€‹Delicious and funny, Ham â€˜N Cheese (or just Hammin) makes a solid hamster name.
â€‹Pretty much the technical description of what a hamster is.
â€‹The last name of noir author â€œDashiell Hammett,â€ it also has â€œHamâ€ in the name which is hilarious.
â€‹Why not roll a classical literature reference into the name of your adorable hamster?
â€‹King of the hamsters. You could also go with Hamqueen, for the ladies.
â€‹Itâ€™s just hamster backwards, but itâ€™s fun to see how long it takes your friends and family to notice that.
â€‹A cute name, or a warning to keep your fingers away from his cage? Only one way to find out.
â€‹Small, sweet, and everyone wants one.
â€‹Pretty much the same reason as â€œCupcake.â€
â€‹An accurate name for a hamster, just donâ€™t dip him or her into honey mustard dressing by accident.
â€‹Why Pickles? Because it makes you smile every time you say it.
â€‹Really only works for an orange-brown hamster. Or a red hamster.
Shockingly Hardcore Hamster Names
â€‹For a hamster with speed, fire, and a tendency to drop from outer space.
â€‹Or just â€œWrecker,â€ Wrecking Ball will strike fear in the hearts of hamsters everywhere.
â€‹Would you mess with a hamster named berserker? Didnâ€™t think so.
â€‹This is a hamster that is in desperate need of a rad pair of sunglasses.
â€‹Perfect for a hamster with dark fur.
â€‹Great for a white or lightly-colored hamster.
â€‹Is he named for the famous bull â€œFerdinand,â€ or is he just from Spain? Only youâ€™ll know for sure.
â€‹A tiny ball of destruction for your tiny ball of destruction.
â€‹A name that reminds people of both the fiery self-defense spray and the huge medieval weapon.
â€‹For a spicy hamster that you donâ€™t want to put in your mouth. Actually, please donâ€™t put any hamster in your mouth.
â€‹This name works best for only the most honorable of hamsters.
A pirate name for a hamster that takes what he can and gives nothing back.
â€‹For a big hâ€‹â€‹amster. Like, really big.
â€‹A Hamster by Any Other Name
â€‹Our favorites on the list are â€œHotsauce,â€ â€œHis Royal Nibbles,â€ and â€œChewbacca,â€ but did you find the hamster name youâ€™re looking for? If not, try naming him or her after your favorite family member, to let them know how much you value and respect them.