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225+ Female Turkey Names

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As a farm owner, one of the most fun things you can do is purchase your first baby turkeys. While not as cute as some chicks, turkey poults are sure to keep you entertained around the farm.

You can purchase baby turkeys from a variety of places including your local feed store, local breeders, and online hatcheries. Once you do, you’ll need the perfect name!

Here we’ve compiled a list of some awesome female turkey names. Don’t worry, we have a list of male turkey names as well!

brown baby turkey in a wheat field

Here are some awesome female turkey names to consider.

Top 10 Female Turkey Names

  1. Bertha
  2. Tilly
  3. Butterball
  4. Easter
  5. Christmas
  6. Hope
  7. Cranberry
  8. Carolina
  9. Waddles
  10. Tawny
brown female turkey in the grass

Funny Names for Your Girl Turkeys

  • Big Bird
  • Butterball
  • Cranberry
  • Deliciosa (delicious in Spanish)
  • Icicle
  • Saucie
  • Hottie
  • Tottie

Thanksgiving Themed Names for Female Turkeys

  • Maizie – (like corn)
  • Ceres – (Roman Goddess of Grain)
  • Demeter – (Goddess of Agriculture, Greek version of Ceres)
  • Asante – (Means Thank You)
  • Zendaya – (means “To Give Thanks”)
  • Autumn
  • Merrygold
  • Roesmary
  • Basil
  • Thyme
  • Mercy
  • Apple
  • Grace
  • Beans
  • America
female wild turkeys in the brush
  • Cornucopia
  • Casserole
  • Cornbread
  • Giblet
  • Gobble
  • Gravy
  • Gracie
  • Holiday
  • Leftover
  • Mayflower
  • November
  • Pecan
  • Pie
  • Pumpkin
  • Potato
  • Sweet Potato

Pardoned Turkey Names

female turkey next to a stump with president in thought bubble

In the United States, it has become tradition for the President to pardon one or more turkeys for thanksgiving. These birds get a true “Presidential Pardon” and are able to live out their lives on a farm, without every becoming turkey dinner.

Both male and female turkeys have been pardoned over the years. Here are the names of some pardoned turkeys that would work great for your female turkey. Keep in mind that not all of these turkeys may have been female, but many of these are unisex turkey names and could work great for your girl!

  • Charlie – Pardoned in 1987
  • Freedom – Pardoned in 2001
  • Liberty – Pardoned in 2001 & 2011
  • Katie – Pardoned in 2002 (the first female turkey to get a pardon)
  • Stars – Pardoned in 2003
  • Stripes – Pardoned in 2003
  • Gravy – Pardoned in 2004
  • Marshmallow – Pardoned in 2005
  • Yam – Pardoned in 2005
  • Flyer – Pardoned in 2006
  • Fryer – Pardoned in 2006
  • May – Pardoned in 2007
  • Flower – Pardoned in 2007
  • Pecan – Pardoned in 2008
  • Pumpkin – Pardoned in 2008
  • Biscuits – Pardoned in 2004
  • Carolina – Pardoned in 2009
  • Courage – Pardoned in 2009
  • Apple – Pardoned in 2010
  • Cider – Pardoned in 2010
  • Peace – Pardoned in 2011
  • Cobbler – Pardoned in 2012
  • Gobbler – Pardoned in 2012
  • Caramel – Pardoned in 2013
  • Popcorn – Pardoned in 2013
  • Cheese – Pardoned in 2014
  • Honest – Pardoned in 2015
  • Tater – Pardoned in 2016
  • Tot – Pardoned in 2016
  • Drumstick – Pardoned in 2017
  • Wishbone – Pardoned in 2017
  • Carrots – Pardoned in 2018
  • Peas – Pardoned in 2018

White Female Turkey Names

white turkey hen foraging in the grass
  • Alaska
  • Beluga
  • Ivory
  • Snowball
  • Ice
  • Lace / Lacey
  • Coconut
  • Daisy
  • Floss / Flossie
  • Pearl
  • Lilly
  • Powder
  • Diamond
  • Angel
  • Snowflake
  • Cotton
  • Vanilla
  • Diamond
  • Marshmallow
  • Opal
juvenile white turkey with patriotic glitter background
  • Glacier
  • Tofu
  • Dazzle
  • Blizzard
  • Casper
  • Spirit
  • Polar
  • Cream
  • Moon
  • Magnolia
  • Snow
  • Luna
  • Ghost
  • Sugar
  • Swan
  • Icicle
  • Cloud

Black Female Turkey Names

black spanish turkey hen
  • Bear
  • Black Bean
  • Black Pearl
  • Black Widow
  • Cinderella
  • Coco / Cocoa
  • Cola
  • Cruella
  • Dahlia
  • Dot
  • Ebony
  • Eclipse
  • Galaxy
  • Godiva
  • Licorice
  • Luna
  • Maggie
  • Magic
  • Magpie
  • Midnight
  • Moira (like Moira Rose)
  • Morticia
  • Nebula
  • Nightshade
  • Raisin
  • Raven
  • Sable
  • Salem
  • Shadow
  • Shady
  • Slate
  • Smoke
  • Stormy
  • Velvet

Black and White Female Turkey Names

  • Oreo
  • Gretta
  • Patches
  • Flower
  • Sky
  • Harley
  • Stripey
  • Skunk
  • Puffin
  • Dice
  • Cookie
  • Stripes
  • Cruella
  • Domino
  • Checkers
  • Sprinkles
  • Penguin
  • Dottie
  • Maleficent
  • Orca
  • Minnie
  • Galaxy
  • Magic
  • Swirl
  • Maggie
  • Harlequin
  • Pepper
  • Shamu
  • Magpie

Brown Female Turkey Names

brown turkey hen in the snow
  • Amber
  • Autumn
  • Bean
  • Bear
  • Brandy
  • Brownie
  • Caramel
  • Cherry
  • Cinnamon
  • Coco
  • Cocoa
  • Copper
  • Cranberry
  • Dusty
  • Ember
  • Foxy
  • Garnet
  • Ginger
  • Hazel
  • Honey
  • Kahlua
  • Kona
  • Maple
  • Mocha
  • Nutmeg
  • Paprika
  • Peaches
  • Penny
  • Pepper
  • Phoenix
  • Pumpkin
  • Ruby
  • Rusty
  • Sandy
  • Scarlet
  • Sienna
  • Sierra
  • Snickers
  • Summer
  • Taffy
  • Tawny
  • Toffee
  • Tootsie
  • Truffles
  • Waffles

Whether you are picking a name for a pet turkey, one you have seen in the wild, or even just a favorite stuffed animal, I hope you have found some great name ideas for your girls!

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