101 Unique Axolotl Names for Your Awesome Aquatic Pet

Published December 13, 2021
Portrait of an axolotl in aquarium

Whether you are the new owner of a real or Minecraft mob axolotl, you're probably looking for the perfect name to give your friend. These smiley aquatic creatures have so many fun characteristics to look to for naming inspiration. Consider one of these unique axolotl names for your cute pet.

Axolotl Names After Colors

Axolotls can come in numerous color variations. You can use one of their morphs or another color as an unusual name.

  • Amaranth
  • Axanthic (or Zan, for short)
  • Azure (a perfect name for your rare blue mob axolotl in Minecraft)
  • Celadon
  • Chartreuse
  • Chimera
  • Cobalt
  • Copper
  • Cyan
  • Goldy
  • Lavender
  • Leucistic (or Lucy, for short)
  • Mosaic
  • Onyx
  • Phlox
  • Piebald
  • Smalt
  • Speckled
  • Vermilion
  • Viridian
Unique Axolotl Names

Aquatic-Inspired Names

Although axolotls are related to salamanders, they spend their lives fully submerged in the water. Choosing the name of another aquatic creature or sea-related term can be appropriate.

  • Algae
  • Aquaman
  • Bubbles
  • Crabby
  • Flipper
  • Jaws
  • Jelly
  • Kelp
  • Minnow
  • Orca
  • Pacific
  • Seadragon
  • Sebastian
  • Sponge Bob
  • Sushi
  • Tetra

Names Based on the Axolotl's Features

With long, flat bodies and feathery gills, axolotls are unusual-looking creatures. Consider giving your new pet a name inspired by their appearance. Pick your favorite feature or the name that you prefer the sound of.

  • Bobble
  • Blob
  • Blocky
  • Fin
  • Grin
  • Gummy
  • Jello
  • Medusa
  • Noodle
  • Pudding
  • Sally Mander
  • Sandy
  • Slime
  • Slippy
  • Smiles
  • Smiley
  • Squishy
  • Swimmer
  • Toad

Whimsical Axolotl Names

Axolotls look like they could have been plucked out of a fantasy novel. Consider giving your axolotl the name of a character from a mythological tale.

  • Adonis
  • Aphrodite
  • Falkor (from The Neverending Story)
  • Gandalf
  • Gimli
  • Hades
  • Hercules
  • Kili
  • Kraken
  • Loch Ness
  • Nymph
  • Poseidon
  • Siren
  • Triton
  • Zeus
domestic axolotl in the aquarium

Unusual Axolotl Names

Do you want a name for your axolotl that's really out there? Picking an unusual name can really speak to your own personality as well as that of your new pet. Think outside the box and look to food items, sounds, or other eccentric terms for inspiration.

  • Anomaly
  • Bamboo
  • Biff
  • Castle
  • Chalupa
  • Coven
  • Daylla
  • Daz
  • Etsy
  • Galaxy
  • Gubbins
  • Obby
  • Suzu
  • Tokyo
  • Valor
  • Wink
  • Yeti
  • Zula

The Cutest Axolotl Names

There's no denying your axolotl is ridiculously adorable. If your little one's smile makes your heart melt, you should pick an equally cute name. Try any of these monikers out.

  • Axie
  • Axo-little
  • Bean
  • Boba
  • Bubba
  • Button
  • Cici
  • Cutie
  • Doodle
  • Mad Maxolotl
  • Magoo
  • Mochi
  • Neo
  • Noodle
  • Pickle
  • Puff
  • Shmoo
  • Sir Mixolotl
  • Squirt
  • Toothless

Help Picking a Unique Axolotl Name

Axolotls are fun and fulfilling pets (IRL or through the screen). There's no need to rush to find a name for your new amphibious friend right away. Take some time to try a few names out until you find the right fit. When you find it, you'll know!

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101 Unique Axolotl Names for Your Awesome Aquatic Pet