120+ Rooster Names to Crow About

These funny, punny, ironic and creative rooster name ideas are sure to make your rooster crow with pride.

Published October 30, 2023
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Naming roosters is a fun feathered fest! Unleash your creativity and pick a name that tickles your fancy, oozes awesomeness, or honors tradition. No matter what, it'll have your rooster crowing with pride.

Punny Rooster Names

Who said naming had to be serious? Let's toss seriousness out the window and dive into the fun realm of silly names that are bound to bring a smile to your face. 

  • Cluck Norris: Chuck Norris
  • Cock-a-Doodle Drew
  • David Peckham: David Beckham
  • Feather Locklear: Heather Locklear
  • Jimmy Talon: Jimmy Fallon
  • General Tso
  • Pecktrick Stewart: Patrick Stewart
  • Roostie Hawn: Goldie Hawn
  • Roostin Timberlake: Justin Timberlake

Cute Rooster Names


When your rooster is simply irresistible or adorable, why not opt for a name that matches their cuteness factor? Picking an endearing name can be the perfect way to celebrate your feathered friend's charming personality.

  • Beaker
  • Bubbles
  • Bumblebeak
  • Chickie
  • Chico
  • Dash
  • Doodle Doo
  • Fluffernugget
  • Fuzzy
  • Honeybee
  • Munchkin
  • Peep
  • Pippin
  • Prince Chirpalot
  • Sir Cluckles
  • Tank
  • Tootsie
  • Twinkles

Cool Rooster Names Based on Breed

Discovering rooster names by drawing inspiration from their breed names can add an extra layer of fun to the naming process. Whether your rooster acts like royalty or is really shy, you can get creative with names inspired by his breed.

  • Austra: Australorp
  • Bantam: Booted Bantam
  • Brab: Brabanter
  • Brak: Brakel
  • Buck: Buckeye
  • Dumpy: Scots Dumpy
  • Felder: Bielefelder
  • Freedom: Freedom Ranger
  • Frizz: Frizzles
  • Jersey: Jersey Giant
  • Orp: Orpington

  • Ranger: Speckled Ranger
  • Red: Rhode Island Red
  • Rhode: Rhode Island Red
  • Shire: New Hampshire
  • Speckles: Speckled Ranger
  • Toten: Tôtenkô
  • Velder: Lakenvelder
  • Wyan: Wyandotte
  • Yoko: Yokohama

Rooster Names from Pop Culture

Roosters come in all flavors, so so should their names. From wise to the comically clueless, each name gives a nod to the personality that keeps us clucking with happiness and laughter. 

  • Angry Bird: From the Angry Birds movie or game
  • Bunty: From Chicken Run
  • Darth: Darth Vader from Star Wars
  • Elvis: For the rooster that has a beautiful comb resembling Elvis' hair
  • Feathers McGraw: From Wallace and Gromit
  • Foghorn Leghorn: From Looney Tunes
  • Fowler: From Chicken Run
  • Foxy Loxy: From Chicken Little
  • Ginger: From Chicken Run
  • Gyro Gearloose: The rooster from DuckTales
  • Heihei: The odd and wacky chicken from Moana
  • Rocky: From Chicken Run
  • Roy Rooster: From Garfield
  • Turkey Lurkey: From Chicken Little

Rooster in Other Languages

Looking for a quirky name? Translate 'rooster' into different languages for a distinctive moniker that reflects your bird's personality. Be sure to pick one you and the fam can pronounce.

  • Gallo: Spanish 
  • Hahn: German
  • Hani: Icelandic
  • Kogut: Polish
  • Kukkutas: Sanskrit
  • Moa: Hawaii

Black Rooster Names

Naming black roosters is your moment to celebrate their shadowy elegance! Pick names that add mystery and grandeur to these striking birds, whether it's showcasing their regal vibes or their dark charm.

  • Cinder
  • Cosmo
  • Eclipse
  • Galaxy
  • Java
  • Midnight
  • Nightshade
  • Onyx
  • Raven

White Rooster Names

Naming a white rooster is like a canvas for your creativity! Dive into the realm of names that celebrate their pure, graceful side, or go wild with a nature-inspired tribute to our Earth's beauty. Whether you opt for serene or snow-inspired, naming a white rooster is your chance to honor their unique and stunning style with flair!

  • Arctic
  • Blanco
  • Coconut
  • Cottonball
  • Frostbite
  • Frosty
  • Glacier
  • Marshmallow
  • Moonbeam
  • Nimbus
  • Polar

Rooster Names Based on Food


Why not inject a dash of irony by giving your rooster names inspired by our favorite foods? It's a playful twist on the usual naming conventions and can add a dash of dark humor to life with your rooster.

  • Alfredo
  • Bok Choy
  • Brioche
  • Butterball
  • Butterscotch
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Churro
  • Colonel Sanders
  • Drumstick
  • Eggnog
  • McChicken
  • Muffin
  • Nugget
  • Oreo
  • Pancake
  • Sprout
  • Sushi
  • Tater Tot
  • Tender 
  • Toffee
  • Tofu

Funny Rooster Names

These clever and funny names are bound to make you grin whenever you call your feathered buddy. So, if you're up for adding a bit of humor to your daily crows, these names are just the thing.

  • Barbeque
  • Birdzilla
  • Chicken Pox
  • Chick Magnet
  • Colonel Featherbottom
  • Dodo Bird
  • Feathered Fiasco
  • Feathered Funny Bone
  • Rooster Booster
  • Roostiferous
  • Sir Roosts-a-Little
  • Sir Scratch-n-Strut
  • Terriyaki
  • Wing Commander

Picking Out the Name

Choosing a name for your rooster is a fun adventure. You can pick a name that matches how he acts, how he looks, or even something funny only you know about him. You can even go with a name that would be an awesome conversation starter for guests you have over. Regardless of how you choose the name, it's sure to add a sprinkle of charm to your farm or backyard coop.

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120+ Rooster Names to Crow About