Long List of Boy Guinea Pig Names From Popular to Unique

Updated March 23, 2022
Texel guinea pig with apple flower

So you have a brand new guinea pig boy or boys, and you don't know what to name them? There are lots of fun names you can choose for a guinea pig based on their personalities, their looks, and the adorable noises they make. Use these male guinea pig name ideas for inspiration.

Cute Names for Boy Guinea Pigs

Coronet Guinea Pigs

Some names just sound adorable and make perfect monikers for guinea pigs. These are names that are often easy to say, have one or two syllables, and end on a "high" note.

  • Alfie
  • Archie
  • Barney
  • Benji
  • Bobby
  • Charlie
  • Davy
  • Donny
  • Eddie
  • Freddie
  • Hank
  • Harry
  • Jack
  • Joey
  • Louie
  • Otto
  • Ozzie
  • Ricky
  • Sammy
  • Sully
  • Teddy
  • Theo
  • Willy

Musical Names for Guinea Pig Boys

Guinea Pig In Bowl

Guinea pig breeds are known for making trilling and snuffling noises that can be described as musical. Choosing styles of music and musical terms for names is a good way to honor this adorable guinea pig habit.

  • Allegro
  • Alto
  • Banjo
  • BeBop
  • Bluegrass
  • Bolero
  • Boogie-Woogie
  • Bossa Nova
  • Cadenza
  • Coda
  • Concerto
  • Disco
  • Forte
  • Hip Hop
  • Honky-Tonk
  • Jazz
  • Jig
  • Legato
  • Maestro
  • Mezzo
  • Opera
  • Opus
  • Raga
  • Reggae
  • Rockabilly
  • Rococo
  • Soprano
  • Tango
  • Tejano
  • Tempo
  • Zydeco

Adorable Descriptive Guinea Pig Boy Names

Guinea pig on chair

Some names that describe the guinea pig, in general, are excellent choices. For one thing, they sound adorable, and they also match the physical and personality traits of your fluffy, squeaking, small pet. Selecting a guinea pig name by color is a great idea, too.

  • Chomper
  • Chunky
  • Cuddles
  • Cotton
  • Fuzzy
  • Gremlin
  • Nibbles
  • Patches
  • Scamp
  • Snuggles
  • Squeaker
  • Squeaky
  • Tweeter

Pig-Based Names for Your Boy Guinea Pig

Guinea Pig Relaxing At Home

Although guinea pigs aren't really pigs but rodents, you can still use the "pig" half of their name for inspiration. Names based on famous pigs or pig products can be adorable choices for a guinea pig.

  • Babe
  • Bacon
  • Banbhan (Irish for "piglet")
  • Dumpling (101 Dalmatians)
  • Fluffy (South Park)
  • Hamlet
  • Hamm (Toy Story)
  • Napoleon (Animal Farm)
  • Old Major (Animal Farm)
  • Peppa (Peppa Pig)
  • Peter Porker (Spiderman)
  • Piggy
  • Piglet
  • Porkchop
  • Porker
  • Snowball (Animal Farm)
  • Squealer (Animal Farm)
  • Tattoo (The Secret Life of Pets)
  • Tonton (Naruto)
  • Wilbur (Charlotte's Web)

Paired Names for Guinea Pig Boys

Two Guinea pigs for a walk in the Park

It's very common to have at least two guinea pigs, as they are social creatures who do better with a companion. If you have two boys, you can choose some names based on fictional or historical male pairs.

  • Abbott & Costello
  • Ali & Frazier (famous boxers)
  • Bangers & Marsh (British dish of potatoes and sausage)
  • Barnum & Bailey
  • Batman & Robin
  • Ben & Jerry
  • Bert & Ernie
  • Bill & Ted
  • Bubble & Squeak (British dish with potatoes and cabbage)
  • Butch & Sundance
  • Calvin & Hobbes
  • Castor & Pollux (Greek mythological twins)
  • Cheech & Chong
  • Chip & Dale
  • Elwood & Jake (The Blues Brothers)
  • Fred & George (Harry Potter)
  • Geralt & Jaskier (The Witcher)
  • Gilbert & Sullivan
  • Gumby & Pokey
  • Han & Chewy (Star Wars)
  • Harry & Ron (Harry Potter)
  • Mick & Keith (The Rolling Stones)
  • Key & Peele
  • Kirk & Spock (Star Trek)
  • Legolas & Gimli (Lord of the Rings)
  • Lewis & Clark (early U.S. explorers)
  • Orville & Wilbur (Wright brothers)
  • Penn & Teller
  • Proton & Neutron
  • Riggs & Murtaugh (Lethal Weapon)
  • Rocky & Bullwinkle
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Sam & Bucky (Falcon & Winter Soldier)
  • Sam & Frodo (Lord of the Rings)
  • Sherlock & Watson
  • Siegfried & Roy
  • Skull & Bones
  • Starsky & Hutch
  • Tintin & Snowy
  • Tom & Huck
  • Tom & Jerry
  • Watson & Crick (famous scientists)
  • Woody & Buzz (Toy Story)
  • Yin & Yang

Sweet Names for Guinea Pig Boys

Guinea pig eating zucchini

Guinea pigs make such excellent pets because of their lovely, gentle dispositions and cuddly nature. You can choose names that mean "sweet" in other languages to express your appreciation for this affectionate aspect of their personality.

  • Damian - Greek, means "sweet and harmless"
  • Drury - French, means "sweetheart"
  • Jaleesa - African, a "sweet man"
  • Kaipo - Hawaiian, means "sweetheart"
  • Lennan - Irish, means "sweetheart"
  • Madhur - Hindu, means "sweet"
  • Madoka - Japanese, means "sweet one"
  • Manju - Hindu, means "sweet"
  • Mashooq - African, means "sweetheart"
  • Shirz - Arabic, means "sweet one"
  • Sumadhur - Hindu, means "very sweet"

Names for a Guinea Pig Boy

There are so many ways you can think up names for your guinea pig boy or boys. Think about what you like most about your new pet, then look for inspiration there. It could be their fur, their coloring, or even some unusual behaviors they do in their cages. Have fun and find a name that fits you and your pet best!

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Long List of Boy Guinea Pig Names From Popular to Unique