100 Awesome Hedgehog Names

July 14, 2018


100 Awesome Hedgehog Names

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These days you can make anything your pet. People have more than just the choices of cats, dogs, and parrots. Now, pet owners can choose pet animals like lizards, chameleons, ferrets and even hedgehogs. Before, people thought that owning a hedgehog seemed impossible considering its prickly hairs. However, it turns out that hedgehogs are quite cute and fluffy beneath their spiky back. These exotic creatures are extremely lovable and adorable.

Your pet animal is a precious friend. For that reason, anything precious should have a unique name attached to it. Naming your pet is a very important task because whatever you give it, that’s how you will refer to it. So, when it comes to naming your pet hedgehog to keep in mind that the name should correspond to its personality and appearance. This is what will help associate the name better. If you run out of ideas, check out these unique and popular names down below.

Top 100 Names for Your Pet Hedgehog

  1. Spiky – The most relevant name you can find for your pet hedgehog.
  2. Joy – These little creatures are very lively so a suitable name like Joy works.
  3. Huffy Puffy – Hedgehogs are known for being cuddly and puffy.
  4. Quill – This is great because your hedge is as unique as Peter Quill.
  5. Thorn – This is a self-explanatory name.
  6. Turbo – These little troublemakers can run very fast, so it should suit your pet well.
  7. Slayer – These little things can hurt you pretty bad if they are offended.
  8. Skipper – This is a cute name for your jumpy cute hedgehog.
  9. Penny – A pretty name for a pretty pet.
  10. Hazel – For your beautiful brown skinned pet hedgehog.
  11. Chika – A good name for a female hedgehog.
  12. Zuri – A ninja-like name for your energetic and athletic hedgehog.
  13. Pippie – This name sounds suitable for a squeaking little baby hedgehog.
  14. Clover– A classy and simple name, especially for a lucky pet.
  15. Piper – This is a pretty name to give to any pet.
  16. Cocoa – This name fits your sweet little pet perfectly.
  17. Chip – It is a simple name that fit well.
  18. Nicky – Your hedgehog better sing like one
  19. Twix – Because your adorable hedgehog looks as delicious and sugary as a twix
  20. Pepper – Your hedgehog must have a temper if you are going to call him this
  21. Peanut – Perfectly suitable for a tiny one
  22. HedgyWhat is a hedgehog? Hedgy! Why not call your pet what he actually is
  23. Periwinkle – An appealing name for your pet
  24. Pincushion – Because they are hard on the outside and mushy on the inside
  25. Butterball – Perfect name for your buttery skinned pet
  26. Dizzy – Fits perfectly if your pet makes you run after him a lot
  27. Spike  – Perfectly relevant and unique
  28. Needles – Because we all know why you named your pet needles
  29. Prickles – Just don’t prick your finger on him else it is a smart name
  30. Sonic – Will suit your noisy hedgehog perfectly
  31. Annabella – Not sure why anyone would name their pet after a haunted doll
  32. Maddie – Your hedgehog must have a diva in him
  33. Kella – sweet and innocent
  34. Zoey – Sounds like an obedient name
  35. Eddie – For lazy pet hedgehog
  36. Bonnie – Feed your pet hedgehog well if you going to name him that based on his physique
  37. Willow – One of the most popular names for a hedgehog
  38. Allie – Simple, cute and attractive
  39. Franky – For a rebellious one
  40. Brooke – For a drama queen type of a hedgehog
  41. Tex – Unique and uncommon
  42. Kirra – Perfect for your girl hedgehog
  43. Tiffany – This one must play hard to get
  44. Pip – Funny and concise
  45. Leo – For a brave pet hedgehog
  46. Gracie – For the little obedient ones
  47. Bruno – An edgy and vibrant name
  48. Patrick – An interesting and smart choice for a name
  49. Bubbles – For your ever smiley and jubilant hedgehog
  50. Brisby – For the serious and lonely types
  51. Bumper – This one must like to hit things with his head
  52. Buck – For the friendly type
  53. Rudy – Don’t mind his indifference he`ll get along
  54. Sid – For the funny ones
  55. Peaches – For the extremely adorable ones
  56. Manny – A good name for a healthy pet hedgehog
  57. Casper – Popular name adapted from children`s cartoons
  58. Cotton – Because they are very soft
  59. Ginger – A perfect complementing the color
  60. Luna – Catchy and simple
  61. Obie – Something new for your precious pet
  62. Pixie – For the little jumpy ones
  63. Griff – For the grumpy ones
  64. Popples – Made up name from popular shows
  65. Snuggles – Because you like to snuggle them always
  66. Walnut – Perfect name to compliment the color
  67. Wizzy – For the noisy ones
  68. Zippy – Perfect name for your active hedgehog
  69. Zen – A mysterious name
  70. Zoe – Cute and appealing
  71. Skittles – A fetching name with great appeal
  72. Nutty – Because your hedgehog looks like a giant loveable walnut
  73. Hokey pokey – They poke you, but you still love them
  74. Cactus – Funny reference to their physique
  75. Snoopy – For the ones who snuck around
  76. Hoggy – Quite catchy and complementing their nature
  77. Ashley – Catchy and popular for a lady hedgehog
  78. Rebel – For the rebellious nature of your brave hedgehog
  79. Jazz – For your music loving pet
  80. Almond – Witty reference to your pet`s appearance
  81. Ace – Because your pet is number 1
  82. Hoglet – Creative and rare
  83. Buzz – Strong reference from kid`s cartoon characters
  84. Mario – Quite chic and hipster
  85. Cookie – Because we love cookies and our pets
  86. Nugget – For your nugget looking hedgehogs
  87. Pinball – Extremely creative reference to their spikey and round appearance
  88. Cody – Cuddly and trustworthy name
  89. Cheeto – Special name for a special pet
  90. Pooh – Because they do sometimes resemble Winnie
  91. Mickey – A loveable name from a loveable character
  92. Mike – For the jock type
  93. Moody – Perfect for a pet with intense mood swings
  94. Beedle – Captures their spikey nature perfectly
  95. Dumpling – Because they look delicious
  96. Marv – Original and catchy
  97. Ralph – From popular cartoon character
  98. Shaggy – Captures their shaggy nature
  99. Sofy – This is an uncommon name
  100. Rio – Captures your pet`s wild nature

Final Thoughts

In conclusion, hedgehogs are rare and exotic animals. They aren’t at all like the common pets we are used to keeping. Therefore, whatever your pet`s name is, give your hedgehog a lot of extra attention and care. Give a lot of consideration into naming them. Be aware of your pet`s habits and moods. This will consequently help you with finding a name.


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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    Limerick Family

    We just got a hedgehog! And he's a very sweet boy!! We are having to learn what he likes and dislikes. And he seems to be adjusting VERY well!! It didn't take us long to come up with a name for him!! We named him Dagger!! Gonna try getting a pic of him to send with this comment!!

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    I just wanted to leave a comment because it seems no one else has, & this list is very good! Even for non-hedgehog pets! I search often for pet names, & this list is the best I’ve found. THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing! Such cute ones here!

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    If I ever get a hedgehog I'm gonna name it Prickle(s) :) <3

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    I am gonna get a hedgehog for my birthday and I don't know what to name it. any suggestions

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    I love hedgehogs

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