120+ Most Popular Male & Female Dwarf Hamster Names

February 20, 2020


120+ Most Popular Male & Female Dwarf Hamster Names

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Dwarf hamsters are super cute and stay much smaller than the rest of the hamster breeds, usually around 4 to 12cm long.

Although they sleep a good part of the day, they are much more active and energetic. They like an exercise wheel or a run-about ball. As a treat, they love a bit of unsalted, unflavored or unsweetened popcorn.

Dwarf Hamsters are available in a variety of colors 

Take a good look at your dwarf hamster and make sure that you choose a name that fits your hamster’s looks as well as personality.

If you are struggling to pick a name, we have compiled an incredible list of names for you to choose from below:

Cute and Adorable Dwarf Hamster Names to Consider

Dwarf Hamster
  1. Acorn – for a brown dwarf hamster, meaning seed of a tree
  2. Bambino – for an affectionate dwarf hamster
  3. Bashful – this Snow White’s dwarf was the most shy
  4. Bean – great name for a black or brown furred dwarf hamster
  5. Beanie – cool meaning, small like a bean
  6. Beano – silly name for a dwarf hamster that farts often
  7. Beast – a tongue-in-cheek name for a dwarf hamster
  8. Bebe – a French name, meaning small
  9. Biggie Smalls – a Jamaican-American rapper’s name
  10. Bilbo – a small character in the movie “The Hobbit”
  11. Bing – a diminutive form of Bingham
  12. Binky – simply means a small pacifier
  13. Bitsy – an affectionate name meaning small one
  14. Bo Peep – a character name in a nursery rhyme, meaning small
  15. Bon Bon – for a small round dwarf hamster
  16. Boo – means a little one
  17. Bruiser – great name for a small aggressive dwarf hamster
  18. Bubbles – a small happy dwarf hamster
  19. Bugs – a name for a dwarf hamster that is always trying to catch your attention
  20. Bumblebee – good name for a busy, yellow dwarf hamster
  21. Bunny – an affectionate name for a small dwarf hamster
  22. Buster – for a tough little dwarf hamster
  23. Buttercup – appropriate name for a happy yellow or orange furred dwarf hamster
  24. Buttons – simply because your dwarf hamster is as small as a button
  25. Buzz – an American nickname of a famous astronaut, Buzz Aldrin
  26. Caboose – a small orange furred dwarf hamster
  27. Caesar – a Roman political leader
  28. Capone – for an aggressive dwarf hamster, name him after the Italian gangster Al Capone
  29. Cartman – great name for a small fat dwarf hamster
  30. Champ – good name for an active dwarf hamster, short of champion
  31. Chicklet – means a small chick
  32. Chicko – a diminutive form of Francisco
  33. Chickpea – cute name for a small, round, yellow dwarf hamster
  34. Chip – a diminutive form of Charles
  35. Chiquita – a Spanish endearing name for a dwarf girl dwarf hamster
  36. Coda – for a small happy dwarf hamster
  37. Cracker – for a small, talkative, white dwarf hamster
  38. Crumpet – a small English muffin cake
  39. Crusher – for a strong dwarf hamster
  40. Cubby – a cool name meaning small
  41. Cujo – a pretty name after a book by Stephen King
  42. Cutie – an affectionate name meaning cute one
  43. Dink – a silly name meaning small
  44. Doc – this Snow White’s dwarf was the smartest

Robo Dwarf Hamster Names We Like

Robo Dwarf Hamster Names
  1. Dolly – simply means cute child for a cute dwarf hamster
  2. Donut – for a small fat dwarf hamster
  3. Dopy – this Snow White’s dwarf was simple minded
  4. Fang – a Chinese name for small aggressive dwarf hamster
  5. Felix – means happy
  6. Fifi – a French diminutive form of Josephine
  7. Fonzie – cool name for a mellow dwarf hamster
  8. Freckles – for a dwarf hamster that has small spots on its fur
  9. Furball – cute name for a hairy dwarf hamster
  10. Gadget – means small
  11. Gidget – pretty name for a girl dwarf hamster
  12. Gizmo – a small hairy dwarf hamster
  13. Grumpy – this Snow White’s dwarf was the crankiest
  14. Gumdrop – an affectionate name meaning small sweet candy
  15. Gunner – means warrior
  16. Hairball – a small hairy dwarf hamster
  17. Happy – this Snow White’s dwarf was happy and fattest
  18. Hobbit – a name depicting the novel and movie ‘The Hobbit’
  19. Honey Boo Boo – an American name meaning goofy and small
  20. Itsy Bitsy – simply means small
  21. Java – a nick name for coffee
  22. Jellybean – a happy affectionate name
  23. Jujubee – cool name for a dwarf hamster meaning little chewy candy
  24. Kazoo – a great name after a musical instrument
  25. Kibbles – a brand name meaning small
  26. Kilo – a Greek name describing unit of measurement
  27. Lil’ Buddy – an affectionate name meaning a little pal
  28. Lolly – short for lollipop
  29. Mamacita – an American name meaning little mama
  30. Munchkin – a character from the book ‘The Wizard of Oz’
  31. Niblet – it means a little morsel or little nibble
  32. Pea – means small
  33. Pebbles – toddler daughter of animated TV show ‘The Flintstones’
  34. Peewee – means small and goofy
  35. Penny – a coin that is U.S, currency, also short of Penelope
  36. Pomsky – a nick name for Pomeranian
  37. Popcorn – for a white dwarf hamster meaning corn that is popped
  38. Poppet – means small
  39. Poquito – means small and tiny
  40. Punk – a cool name for a hyper, dwarf hamster
  41. Roo – a character from the books ‘Winnie the Pooh’
  42. Scrappy – for a dwarf hamster that is a little rough around the edges

Winter White Russian Dwarf Hamster Names

White Russian Dwarf Hamster
  1. Shortcake – an affectionate name meaning fluffy white cake
  2. Skids – for a white goofy dwarf hamster
  3. Sleepy – Snow White’s dwarf that had a sleepy look
  4. Sneezy – Snow White’s dwarf that was always on the verge of sneezing
  5. Spike – an excellent dwarf hamster name
  6. Stewie – a baby from the cartoon ‘Family Guy’
  7. Teeny – for a small hamster
  8. Thimble – a small protective finger cover
  9. Tink – it means small one
  10. Tinkerbell – a fairy character and good name for a small white dwarf hamster
  11. Tiny – for a very small hamster
  12. Toto – means small, name of a dog from the book ‘Wizard of Oz’
  13. Toy – means small
  14. Trinket – a small showy ornament
  15. Twiggy – means small and skinny
  16. Winky – it means small one, or one who winks
  17. Wookie – a small ‘Star Wars’ character

Dwarf Hamster Fruit and Vegetables Pet Names

  1. Radicchio – has a bitter and spicy taste that mellows if it is grilled or roasted.
  2. Rhubarb – a vegetable that’s usually served and eaten like a fruit
  3. Shallot – are preferred for their mild onion flavor
  4. Tomatillo – also called Mexican groundcherry or Mexican husk tomato
  5. Watercress – an aquatic plant species
  6. Bamboo shoot – also called bamboo sprouts that are eaten as a vegetable.
  7. Cabbage – is a leafy green, purple, pale green vegetable
  8. Kaffir – also known as Citrus hystrix.
  9. Leek – are long thin vegetables which scent similar to onions
  10. Mushroom – a kind of fungus.
  11. Nashi – also know as Asian Pear
  12. Pepper – a hot-tasting spice which is used to flavor food
  13. Raddish – a small vegetable, usually red or white and round
  14. Anjou – a type of pear which has bright green skin.
  15. Crispin – a type of apple with sweet-tart flavor
  16. Mirabelle – a type of plum and also a girl’s name of French origin meaning marvelous.
  17. Cerise – is a bright pinkish-red fruit.
  18. Citron – it resembles a large lemons.
  19. Gala – a medium-sized apple with crisp yellowish-white sweet flesh
  20. Atherton -a type of raspberry.

Final Thoughts

Dwarf hamster have a high metabolism and require a lot of exercise. Be sure to give your dwarf hamster lots of play things to keep him busy throughout the day. Also, give them something to chew on because their teeth are continuously growing. Wood blocks are good for this purpose.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should i name my Dwarf Hamster

You can name your Dwarf Hamster after a famous movie star or find cool names ideas on our list of 100 most popular Dwarf Hamster names

What is a good name for a Dwarf Hamster

A good Dwarf Hamster name is one that is easy to remember and to pronounce

Can Dwarf Hamsters learn their name

Yes, Dwarf Hamsters can learn their name and acknowledge being called.

Do Dwarf Hamsters respond to names

Yes with time, your Dwarf Hamster may be able to respond to names


Ever since he was young, James has loved hamsters. In all of his life, he has owned over 10 different types of animals, from hamsters to snakes. So, it comes to no surprise that he needed to hop on board the We're All About Pets team to share his knowledge and love for pets.
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    This helped a lot now how can I convines my parents to get me one

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    Cookie Warrior

    Cool! My friend is getting this kind of hamster and she needs ideas!

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    You can convince your parents to let you get a hamster or dwarf hamster by proving to them that you are responsible. Start by doing something helpful without being asked and see if they notice. If not, you should write down all the knowledge about a dwarf hamster or hamster and show it to them. If that doesn't work, you should put it on your birthday or Christmas list and don't ask for anything else, just a hamster or dwarf hamster. I hope this advice worked for you! Thanks, Lucinda

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    no offense, but who would name any type of animal bamboo shoot or mushroom?

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      ya or leek- like what?!

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    I am getting a hamster soon and the name Nashi sounds really cool. But it depends on the hamster so I don't know if I'll name it that yet thanks for all the suggestions

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