Popular Hamster Names

Use these popular hamster names for inspiration

Looking for popular names that everybody loves? See what these film makers, toy makers, celebrities names their hamsters!

Celebrity Hamster Names

Few celebrities advertise their hamsters as opposed to cats and dogs. Hamsters are considered a bit more exotic. Recently there are a few celebrity pet hamsters that were revealed.

  • Justin Bieber has Pac
  • Paris Hilton has Princess Annabelle
  • Simon Cowell has had 18 hamsters before (name unrevealed though)

Hamster Character Names

Story creators have to put a lot of thought into creating live movies and animation. The name of a character is carefully matched with the hamster's personality. Here are some examples of hamster character names:
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  • Rhino the Hamster from Bolt (2008)
  • Hamtaro from the animated series Hamtaro (2000)
  • Etienne from Etienne (2009)
  • Hammy from live action series Hammy the Hamster

Hamster Toy/Doll Names

There are strong lines of hamster toys, yeah, the Zhu Zhus. There are plenty of different Zhu Zhu pets. Some of them have really cute names, too. These may be a good name choice for your pet.

Mr. Squiggles, Pipsqueak, Num Nums, Chunk, Patches, Scoodles, Jilly, Nugget, Winkie, Cappuccino, Peachy, Jinx, Yo-Yo, Moo, Tex, Rocky, Spottie, Pinkie, Dezel, Bamboo, Hank, Sweetie, Stinker, Zu Zu, Rocco, Captain Zhu, Fluffy, Carly, Kacee, Roxie, Ryder, Pax, Kingston

Here are some other Zhu Zhu pet names. They're so cute!

Chewy, Justice, Shamrock, Bitsy, Red Squirrel, Nilla, Nutters, Butters, Boo, Snowball, Beaver, Lucky Charm, Rock'O, Stonewall, Seargent Serge, Duke, Azer, Yama, Drayko, Thorn, Baby Cakes, Pumkin, Muffin, Snickle Fritz, Butter Cheeks, Peanut, Baxter, Rori, Merritt, Pookie, Chandler


Did you get any ideas on a name for your new hamster? Or are there too many popular hamster names too choose from? :) Post your hamster name ideas below! Have fun

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