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Female Hamster Names

Female hamster names tend to be more cute and cuddly than boy hamster names. Typically, girl names take on a personality trait or a popular teen icon, if the pet owner is a young child. Sonny, London, or Carly are popular names from the Disney and Nickelodeon channels. Older children and adults usually name their hamsters from something close to them like a character in a favorite book or movie or even a favorite place like a restaurant or location.

Why Name a Hamster

Female Hamster Names

Name your hamster, like any pet, is an important process in bonding with your pet. You should name the hamster within the first few days of taking it home. In that time, if you are stuck in finding a name, watch the hamster and play with her to see if she has any quirks or personality traits that you can name her after. For example, Speedy for a fast hamster or Jumpy for a hamster that like to—you guessed it—jump. Besides, you’ll want to play with it a lot in the first few days so it can get comfortable in the home, so by this time, she should have a name.


First, try perusing some of the current websites to see if there is a name that strikes a chord with you.

The United States

Pull out a map of the United States or a road map of your state. Cities and States make excellent female hamster names. Montana, Kansas and Texas are good state examples. New York (or York), Annapolis, Dubuque and Tallahassee, are good city examples. You can also find the name of a city that you like and use a shortened version, like the York example above. Another example is that Tennessee can be shorted to Tenny; or Los Angeles can simply be L.A.


If you have gotten a pair of hamster, whether they looked alike or are a boy and girl pair, then consider using dual names. Dual names are used in conjunction with each other because they are based off of famous names our household characters.

  • Paris and Nicole.
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Thelma and Louise
  • Barbie and Ken
  • Venus and Serena
  • Tic and Tac
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Biscuit and Gravy
  • Anthony and Cleopatra
  • Hugs and Kisses
  • Ping and Pong
  • Zig and Zag
  • Mary-Kate and Ashley

Female Hamster Names

Below are some popular and unique names you can give your hamster. Remember to choose carefully because this is the name that will be with her for the rest of her life. Switching up the name after a year to two will only confuse her, just as it would you if you mother decided to give you a different name.

  • Abigail, Abi
  • Dharma
  • Wilma
  • Zoe, Zoya
  • Brooklyn
  • Princess
  • Grace
  • Alice
  • Sylvia
  • Brittany
  • Virginia (a good name if you live in that state also)
  • Carolina (again, a good name if you live in North or South Carolina)
  • Anna, or Annabelle
  • Cinnamon (a nice name for a brown or rust-colored hamster)
  • Buttercup
  • Caramel
  • Rosie
  • Kiara
  • Amber
  • Daisy
  • Freckles (a good name is your hamster has a lot of dots on her)
  • Chloe
  • Hannah (or Lola, for those Hannah Montana fans)
  • Winter, Summer, Spring, Fall
  • April, June, May, August (or Augusta)
  • Mindy
  • Melinda
  • Claire
  • Juliet
  • Lucy
  • Mary
  • Amelia
  • Amore
  • Alaska
  • Ann, Anne, or Annie
  • Aphrodite
  • Gidget, Gadget


Finding the right name can be frustrating if you are having trouble. Don’t worry about coming up with something unique or wanting a different name than everybody else. You should want female hamster name you like and fits your hamster. Not something that makes people wonder how you ever could have come up with that name.