125 Cute and Adorable Hamster Names

Hamster Dec 27, 2018
Doron Wolffberg
Written by Doron Wolffberg | Updated Mar 30, 2021
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125 Cute and Adorable Hamster Names

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Hamsters are playful, docile and friendly. They will charm you with their never-ending tactics.  We have compiled a great inspiration name list for your fur friend:

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  • Angel – an affectionate name meaning messenger of God
  • Archie – an affectionate name, short form of Archibald
  • Asta – a happy name meaning bright as a star
  • Bambi – an affectionate Italian name meaning child
  • Beauty – cute name for a beautiful hamster
  • Bitsy – a pretty name for a small hamster
  • Bogo – an acronym for buy one, get one
  • Bon-Bon – an affectionate name meaning candy
  • Brandy – name your hamster after your favorite drink
  • Brown Sugar – a pretty name for a brown hamster
  • Bubbles – great name for an affectionate hamster
  • Bud – a goofy name meaning friend
  • Buddy – a happy name meaning friend
  • Buttercup – an affectionate name for a yellow hamster
  • Caboodle – a fun name for a cute hamster
  • Caramel – a good name for a brown hamster
  • Cashmere – for a soft cuddly hamster
  • Cersei – after character in the series Game of Thrones
  • Checkers – great name for a black and white hamster
  • Chee-Chee – for a talkative hamster, name from the book Dr. Doolittle
  • Chooch – an affectionate cute name
  • Coco – for a brown hamster
  • Cuddles – great name for a hamster that likes to cuddle
  • Cupcake – if your hamster is small and sweet like a cupcake, give him this name
  • Dimples – a happy name for a hamster
  • Dolce – a cute Italian name meaning sweet
  • Dolly – for a small cute hamster
  • Domino – appropriate name for a black and white hamster
  • Eightball – silly name for a black and white hamster
  • Eros – Greek God of love
  • Fabio – a cute name after a famous male model
  • Felix – a goofy name after a cartoon character, meaning happy
  • Fleur – a French name meaning flower for a very cute hamster
  • Fluffernut – a great name for a hairy hamster who loves eating nuts
  • Fluffy – for a hamster covered with soft fur
  • FooFoo – a delightful hamster name
  • Frappuccino – name your hamster after your favorite coffee
  • Garbo – an affectionate hamster name
  • Garfield – a cartoon character
  • Goldie – a yellow furred hamster
  • Grizzly – for a hamster that looks like a big ol’ bear
  • Gumdrop – name your hamster after a candy
  • Gump – a movie character in the Forrest Gump
  • Hairball – a hairy hamster that looks like a small hairball
  • Happy – does your hamster seem to be always happy, give him this name
  • Hercules – a name associated with power and strength
  • Houdini – for a hamster that is always trying to escape
  • Hugz – for an affectionate hamster
  • Hunny – for a hamster whose color is as yellow as honey
  • Jade – after your favorite gem
  • James – a movie character in James Bond series
  • Jelly – a sweet fruit condiment
  • Jellybean – a small, sweet and an adorable hamster name
  • Jester – for an entertaining hamster who likes to clown
  • Kisses – likes to be kissed
  • Lamama – an affectionate name meaning ‘mother’
  • Loki – a cool character in the Marvel movie series Thor
  • Lola – a diminutive form of Dolores
  • Lollypop – a cute name for a plump hamster
  • Lolo – a happy hamster name
  • Lovie – name meaning loved one
  • Lucy Lou – great name for a talkative hamster
  • Lulu – a lovely name
  • Maestro – a distinguished figure
  • Magness – appropriate name for a mellow hamster
  • Marble – a name meaning shinning stone
  • Marmalade – a conserve made from the citrus fruit
  • Mayo – an affectionate name, short for mayonnaise
  • Mimi – name of a character in the opera “La Boheme”
  • Minnie Mouse – Mickey mouse’s partner
  • Miss Piggy – a muppet character
  • Mocha – a coffee-colored brown hamster
  • Muffin – a term of endearment
  • Nilla – short of vanilla
  • Nutmeg – an affectionate name for a brown hamster
  • Opie – an affectionate name for an orange-furred hamster
  • Oreo – after your favorite biscuit
  • Oso – a big hairy bear
  • Pal – for a friendly hamster
  • Patches – for a hamster with different patches of color
  • Patsy – a diminutive form of the name Patricia
  • Peachy – a cool hamster name
  • Pebble – toddler daughter in the animated series ‘The Flintstones’
  • Peewee – cute name for a small hamster
  • Peppy – for a persistent hamster
  • Pom Pom – an affectionate name for your pet
  • Pudding – an adorable name
  • Romeo – a character in the Shakespeare’s play
  • Rusty – a brown colored hamster
  • Samoa – another affectionate name
  • Sassy – for a hamster with a sassy personality
  • Scooter – a hamster that likes to scoot around
  • Shaggy – for a hamster with shaggy fur
  • Smokey – a grey furred
  • Smooch – a cute hamster name
  • Snowball – a white hamster that is as small as a ball
  • Snuggles – likes to cozy up
  • Sporty – for an active hamster
  • Squirmy – a hamster that likes to wriggle free
  • Tickles – for a hamster that enjoys being touched
  • Twister – great name for a hamster who likes twisting about
  • Yolo – an acronym meaning ‘You Only Live Once’

The name that you give your hamster should have special meaning for your household. It should be short, as hamsters don’t usually respond to their names like cats and dogs. A cute name like ‘Smalls’ will be perfect for a miniature hamster.

Final Thoughts

If you spend a little time getting to know your pet hamster, you are likely to come up with a delightful name that perfectly suits your pet hamster. Look for unique characteristics, maybe your hamster reminds you of a cartoon character? Do you want to name him after the color of his fur?

Having an awesome name will pave the way to a loving relationship with your pet. Whatever name that you come up with, be sure to have lots of fun with your furball.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I name my cute pet hamster?

You can name your pet rat after a celeb or find more adorable names ideas in our article

What are cute names to name a pet hamster?

A cute pet hamster name is one that is short and easy to pronounce

Can hamsters respond to their names?

Pet hamsters are extremely intelligent, and do know their name

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Doron Wolffberg

Doron is the Founder and Head of Growth at Werellaboutpets.com. He’s used his expertise in digital publishing and marketing to help other pet parents make informed decisions about their pets’ health and wellbeing since 2015.
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