550+ Names for your Pet Chicken


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Every spring millions of baby chicks hatch all around the world. A lucky few may wind up in your yard! These precious little peeps will need a perfect name! Who doesn’t love a baby chicken! The thing is, when you are trying to name your baby chick, “Henrietta” just doesn’t cut it.

I’ve compiled a list of the best pet chicken names here for you.

Best Names for Pet Chickens

These are the top 10 names for pet chickens. They are pretty popular and seem to fit the chickens in almost any flock!

  1. Hen Solo
  2. Foghorn
  3. Henrietta
  4. Annie
  5. Princess Laya
  6. Peep
  7. Rosie
  8. Piper
  9. Zippy
  10. Pebbles

Punny Chicken Names

These chicken names are so funny because they are punny! See what I did there! If you are looking for a name for your chicken that will have you and your guests laughing these punny chicken names are the perfect place to start!

Top 10 Funny Chicken Names

  1. Eggwina
  2. Barbi Q
  3. Meryl Cheep
  4. Oprah Henfrey
  5. Larry Bird
  6. Drumstick
  7. Hen Solo
  8. Mary Poopins
  9. Atilla the Hen
  10. Dolly Carton

Top Punny Chicken Names

  • Lindsey Lohen
  • Princess Layer
  • Crock Pot
  • Feather Flocklear
  • Dixie Chick
  • Hilary Fluff
  • Sophia Lorhen
  • Chick Filet
  • Russell Crow
  • Cluck Norris
  • Amelia Egghart
  • Goldie Hen
  • Tyrannosaurus Pecks
  • Grace Shelly
  • General Tso
  • Doodle Doo
  • Tandoori
  • Tikka
  • Yolko Ono
  • Margaret Hatcher
  • Mother Clucker
  • Eggspresso

Top 10 Cute Chicken Names

Awe! Baby chicks are so cute. These are the top 10 list of the cutest names for a pet chicken!

  1. Beaker
  2. Munchkin
  3. Sparkles
  4. Cora
  5. Lucky
  6. Shelldon
  7. Ellie
  8. Pickles
  9. Apricot
  10. Chickira

Cool Chicken Names

Sometimes you want a cool chicken name. One that isn’t common or, if it is common, has some kind of social meaning so that others will think “wow” that’s a cool chicken name! Here are a few ideas to get you started!

  • Kit and Kat
  • Peanut, Butter and Jelly
  • Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup (from PowerPuff Girls)
  • Laffy and Taffy
  • Thelma and Louise
  • Booger and Snot
  • Mary-Kate and Ashley
  • Faith, Hope and Charity
  • Ebony and Ivory
  • Chip and Dip
  • Bibbidi, Bobbidi and Boo (from Cinderella)
  • Fries and Taters
  • Lucy and Ethel
  • Pepper and Shaker
  • Phoebe, Piper, Paige, and Prue (from Charmed)
  • Frick and Frack
  • Brooks and Dun
  • Pooh, Tigger and Piglet
  • Henny and Penny
  • Gucci and Prada
  • Kami and Kazi
  • Sunny and Cher
  • Sunday, Monday and Tuesday
  • Tic, Tack and Toe
  • Polka and Dot
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Sweet and Tart
  • Chocolate and Vanilla
  • Flora, Fauna and Merryweather (from Sleeping Beauty)
  • Fame and Fortune
  • Blanche, Sophia, Dorothy, and Rose (from Golden Girls)
  • Eenie, Meenie and Miney
  • Ivana and Ivanka – great for a pair of yellow chicks or hens.

Top Names for Roosters

Do you have a rooster that rules the roost at your farm? He’s king of his coop and he deserves a name that fits! These are our top names for pet roosters.

  • Tex
  • Chief
  • Admiral
  • Wyatt
  • Jeb
  • Lieutenant
  • Supreme Leader
  • Landon
  • Mr. Crows A. Lot
  • Cody
  • Captain Nugget W. Sauce
  • Sergeant
  • Amos
  • Grainger
  • Waylon
  • Major
  • Ringo
  • Colonel
  • Rhett
  • Clyde
  • Captain
  • Hank
  • Master
  • Brisket
  • Garrett
  • Prince Plucker
  • Bailey
  • Prince
  • Carter
  • Admiral Eggbar
  • Lord Peck
  • Gunslinger
  • Señor
  • Wade
  • Doc
  • Señor Doodle
  • Apache
  • Cisco
  • His Eggcellency
  • King Crow
  • Brigadier Bodie
  • Boots
  • Billy

Top Names for Female Chickens

Whether your chicken is a young chick, a pullet, or a full-grown hen, these are my top names for female chickens.

  • Cora
  • Violet
  • Faith
  • Peanut
  • Opal
  • Gloria
  • Josie
  • Sadie
  • Pepper
  • Blondie
  • Harley
  • Diamond
  • Henrietta
  • Trixie
  • Kiki
  • Summer
  • Prudence
  • Annabelle
  • Bella
  • Macy
  • Jazzy
  • Zuri
  • Dot
  • Petra
  • Theo
  • Birdie
  • Lollipop
  • Lacey
  • Delilah
  • Betty
  • Suki
  • Izzy
  • Goldie
  • Squawk Box
  • Sheba
  • Clover
  • Chloe
  • Maya
  • Phoebe
  • Lena
  • Layla
  • Sparkles
  • Sparkle Pop
  • Sassy
  • Lola
  • Hennifer
  • Harper
  • Millie
  • Kayla
  • Lexi
  • Holly
  • Avery
  • Gigi
  • Sugar
  • Karma
  • Ella
  • Amelia
  • Libby
  • Piper
  • Buffy
  • Molly
  • Caroline
  • Suzie
  • Edna
  • Kiwi
  • Nettie
  • Leia
  • Cleo
  • Sunshine
  • Destiny
  • Diva
  • Winnie
  • Duchess
  • Oreo
  • Roxy
  • Hazel
  • Sugar Cakes
  • Queenie
  • Princess
  • Tessa
  • Ethel
  • Parker
  • Dory
  • Eva
  • Georgia
  • Vixen
  • Starla
  • Pumpkin
  • Zoe
  • Thumbelina
  • Shiloh
  • Alice
  • Jenna
  • Polly
  • Sprinkles
  • Petunia
  • Bonnie
  • Emma
  • Jackie
  • Flower
  • Callie
  • Lulu
  • Paige
  • Blossom
  • Abby
  • Ivory
  • Olivia
  • Lilly
  • Mabel
  • Dixie
  • Juno
  • Hannah
  • Nikki
  • Carly
  • Skye
  • Minnie
  • Flora
  • Beth
  • Daffodil
  • Hope
  • Phoenix
  • Clara
  • Trudy
  • Honey
  • Diana
  • Dorothy
  • Lady
  • Taffy
  • Abigail
  • Sweetie
  • Dallas
  • Iris
  • Muffin
  • Pixie
  • Zelda
  • Brooklyn
  • Peaches
  • Frida
  • Tasha
  • Miley
  • Baby
  • Elsa
  • Sunny
  • Lemon Drop
  • Ava
  • Sandy
  • Willow
  • Shadow
  • Hadley
  • Tilly
  • Nala
  • Twinkle Butt
  • Daphne
  • Maddie
  • Koda
  • Mia
  • Paris
  • Fancy
  • Whisper
  • Chanel
  • Dakota
  • Sierra
  • Hailey
  • Heidi
  • Star
  • Tabby
  • Fluffy Butt
  • Darla
  • Shelby
  • Casey
  • Karen
  • Eggsta (like Gangsta)
  • Storm
  • Kennedy
  • Mocha
  • Sugar Kiss
  • Lily
  • Blanche
  • Gabby
  • Grace
  • Stella
  • Candy
  • Missy
  • Rain Drop
  • Sydney
  • Bubbles
  • Henny Penny
  • Olive
  • Daisy
  • Nellie
  • Moxie
  • Pearl
  • Precious
  • Liberty
  • Lucy
  • Penny
  • Bailey
  • Maisie
  • Mimi
  • Sophie
  • Dolly
  • Luna
  • Hershey

April

April has owned and worked with domestic fowl including chickens, turkeys, geese, ducks, and guineas since 1998. She has a B.S. in Agriculture from Cal Poly in Pomona, CA where she studied genetics, nutrition and reproduction.

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