Do you have a new rabbit and are looking for a reliable and/or hilarious moniker to bestow upon it? Here are 50 rabbit namesâ€“some from fiction and mythology while others are just separated by color or into silly and less-silly. Take your pick!
Rabbit Names Based on Fictional Characters
We know how easily one can be overwhelmed with all the possible names you can give your pet rabbit. So, hereâ€™s a list of popular rabbit names based on fictional characters to help you get started. For your convenience, weâ€™ve separated the names for female rabbits and male rabbits.
Female Rabbit Names
â€‹From the eponymous Babbitty Rabbity, a childrenâ€™s story set in the universe of Harry Potter.
â€‹The main character of Watership Down.
â€‹Though technically not a rabbit herself, she is married to a rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit? and has the last name â€œRabbit.â€ This a good name choice for those pretty and naughty female rabbits.
â€‹The famous mascot bunny of Cadburyâ€™s Caramel bar. As her name suggests, she displays a caramel-colored fur.
Male Rabbit Names
â€‹You canâ€™t have a list of rabbit names without the most famous rabbit of them all. Bugs Bunny would feel bad.
â€‹The name of the dangerous and sometimes-psychopathic rabbit in the Sluggy Freelance comic strip.
â€‹An intelligent and psychic rabbit in Watership Down.
â€‹The semi-terrifying lead character of the Bunnicula series. Heâ€™s a rabbit whoâ€™s also a vampire.
â€‹For â€œMarch Hareâ€â€“the rabbit in Alice in Wonderland whoâ€™s late, late, for a significant date.
â€‹Like â€œPeter Rabbitâ€ and â€œPeter Cottontail,â€ two of the most famous fictional rabbits of all time. If you have two male rabbits to name, then these two would be perfect for them.
â€‹The name of a six-foot imaginary rabbit in the film Harvey.
â€‹The main character of The Tale of Benjamin Bunny by Beatrix Potter.
â€‹The imaginary playmate of the child in Chocolat.
â€‹The name of the cuddly subject of The Velveteen Rabbit.
â€‹The rabbit who lays those delicious chocolate eggs.
â€‹The zany, madcap protagonist of Who Framed Roger Rabbit? You can give this name to any of your white male rabbits with a silly and hyperactive personality.
Rabbit Names by Color
One of the easiest tricks in coming up with a good name for your pet rabbit is to simply look at how he or she looks like. You might think naming a bunny after a color sounds too unimaginative. Well, here is our list of some of the most popular rabbit names inspired by the different colors of their fur to prove you wrong.
â€‹Perfect for a rabbit with many small spots all over their body like the English Spot breed.
â€‹Got an all-white rabbit? Try a snow name like â€œFlurry.â€
â€‹Another name for a white rabbitâ€“particularly one that is an exceptionally fast hopper. This goes to show that you can create cool bunny names by combining both their looks and skills.
â€‹Another name for the spotted breeds; itâ€™s also somewhat unique and fun to say.
â€‹Have a female, chocolate-brown bunny? Godiva is the perfect name.
â€‹Good for a reddish-brown color, the name also shortens easily to â€œHoggy.â€
â€‹A black or dark-furred rabbit with a mysterious past. It is one of the most straightforward and awesome male rabbit names you can give your pet.
â€‹Amber is the ideal name for a rabbit with a golden coat.
â€‹Works for a boy or a girl rabbit with gray fur.
â€‹Greyscale is a cute name for a rabbit with black-and-white coloration.
Rabbit Names of Mythology
Do you want to take it up a notch and be crazy unique with your list of bunny names? The world of Mythology is a good place to start. If youâ€™re looking for rare and interesting male rabbit names, you can pick from one of these names below.
â€‹The old spelling of â€œEasterâ€â€“makes for a hip rabbit name.
â€‹â€œJackâ€ for short; the Jackalope is a mythological rabbit with antlers.
â€‹Speaking of rabbits with antlers, the wolpertinger is a flying, antlered rabbit from Bavarian folklore.
â€‹A half-rabbit, half-cat creature from mythology.
â€‹From Arabic folklore, Almiraj is a rabbit with a unicorn horn.
â€‹A kind of tall-tale Swedish snipe, the skvader is half-rabbit, half-bird.
â€‹Though Inaba is just a region in Japan, the â€œHare of Inabaâ€ is about a famous mythical rabbit who tricks travelers.
â€‹The name of a Native American trickster rabbit god.
â€‹The name of a trickster rabbit in African mythology.
â€‹Ometotchtli is the head of an Aztec crew of rabbit gods who like to party, and no I didnâ€™t just make that up.
Funny Rabbit Names
As if bunnies arenâ€™t adorable enough, you can dub them with funny rabbit names and it will surely make things even better.
â€‹Everyone loves a good jumping pun when it comes to rabbit names.
â€‹For the rabbit with positively enormous ears.
â€‹A simple name thatâ€™s easy for kids to remember, but it works best when paired with another rabbit named â€œClyde.â€
â€‹Have a male and a female rabbit? You canâ€™t go wrong with â€œBunny and Clyde.â€
â€‹â€œJ-Rexâ€ for short, this rabbit name will send lesser bunnies scurrying.
â€‹Another name for a bunny is a â€œlop,â€ and â€œLoplopâ€ sounds exactly like a cartoon rabbit.
â€‹Obvious, really, and also the name of the beloved Sheriff in Stranger Things.
â€‹Good for a nervous rabbit, but it also describes their twitchy noses and tails.
â€‹Because who names a rabbit Andrew?
â€‹This rabbit name is for the type who wants Christmas year-round.
â€‹Everybody loves Elmoâ€“the adorable red toddler-Muppet from Sesame Street.
â€‹Bunnies are traditionally tricksters; why not name yours after the most well-known trickster around?
â€‹You canâ€™t go wrong with a rabbit name that just sounds fun to say.
â€‹This name works best for a rabbit with either a yellowish coat or the ability to shoot lightning bolts.
â€‹Just make sure you donâ€™t use your rabbit as a sponge. Theyâ€™re no good for exfoliating. Too soft.
Cute Rabbit Names
Rabbits are naturally cute and cuddly, so a cute moniker that perfectly complements their nature is a perfect way to flatter them.
â€‹Because who doesnâ€™t love Oreo? This is perfect for the cutest white and black rabbit in the household.
â€‹For the squishy and soft bunny.
â€‹From the book â€œThe Tale of Peter Rabbitâ€. Originally, Flopsy and Mopsy are two separate names but they just sound cuter when combined as a single name. This works even better when you have another female rabbit with the name Cottontail.
â€‹Two words: bunny munchkin.
Jump on The Perfect Rabbit Name
Where you own a rabbit, there are often more â€“ theyâ€™re known for their ability to multiply. Once youâ€™ve found the right name for the right hare, make sure you put a couple of these other pet names in your pocket, just in case.