A ferret is a mammal also called a fitchet. It is a carnivore belonging to the weasel family. Ferrets are commonly domesticated and used to drive away rabbits, rats and other vermin from the underground. If you are looking for inspiration for the name to give to your ferret, read on.
Cute Ferret Names
Fitchet: This is a straightforward name; it is cute to name your ferret what it is, a Fitchet.
Manic: The name Maniac is a cute to give to a ferret. This name complements your ferret’s liveliness.
Calm: You can name your ferret Calm; this name is appropriate for a quiet pet ferret.
Lilybelle: Lillybelle is a cute ferret name made by combining two names, Lilly and Belle. This name means a beautiful lilly.
Aboli: If you decide on giving your ferret a nice Hindu name, the name Aboli will do. This name means a flower, hence, it is an apt name for your adorable female ferret.
Frankie: The name Frankie means one who is free and it is a cute name for your male ferret.
Della: You can name your ferret Della, a cute and uncommon name meaning noble. This name suits a polite pet ferret.
Below are other cute names which might suit your ferret.
- Mr Classic F
- Super Cool
- Black Foot
- Ginger Bread Man
Male Ferret Names
Male ferrets are called hobs and they have a strong pungent smell, unless neutered. If you want a name that alludes your ferret’s gender, read the names suggested below.
Ryan: Ryan is a good name for a hob that is charismatic. The name Ryan means a little king.
Kody: You can name your male ferret Kody, a name which means helper. If your ferret likes following you around, this name will suit it.
Xavier: A cute and uncommon name is sometimes the best for your pet. Xavier means bright and so this name is perfect for your ferret since it is light colored.
Skunk: A skunk is a small mammal that emits a notorious smell. This name suits your hob since it has a strong smell.
Dark Foot: There is a species of ferrets called the black-footed ferret. The name Dark Foot suits your ferret with black stripped feet.
Aden: Aden is a good name for a ferret that is cute looking. This name means one who is handsome.
Hardy: You can name your ferret Hardy if it is strong. This name is derived from the term hard.
We have also compiled a list of male ferret names which you might like.
Good Ferret Names
If you want a good name to give to give to your ferret, consider the names listed below.
Snowdrop: The name Snowdrop is a good name for your white pet ferret.
Polite: You can name your ferret Polite, a good name for a noble ferret.
Meat Lover: Ferrets can survive on a diet of water and meat because they are carnivores. The name Meat Lovers is therefore apt for your ferret.
Tame: Tame is a good ferret name for a friendly pet ferret. Once domesticated, ferrets do become tame, so this name will suit.
Meddly: Meddly is a good name for your ferret, especially if it is meddlesome.
Emmy: This name is a variant of Emily, a female given name which means one who is hardworking. If your ferret is overactive, this name will suit it.
Blake: You can name your common ferret. The name Blake means bright or light colored ad so this name will suit your white pet ferret.
Below are other good ferret names which will suit your pet.
Funny Ferret Names
If you want a comic name for your pet ferret below are some of the names which you can consider.
Tubey: You can name your ferret Tubey; a name derived from the word tube refers to a hose shaped container. This is a funny name for your ferret but it is fitting since it has a tubular body.
Lab Rat: Naming your ferret Lab Rat is funny but the name will suit anyway since they are sometimes used in veterinary research.
Squeaky: The name Squeaky means something that is high pitched. Ferrets are not noisy but they require squeaky clean environments so the name Squeaky will suit.
Raccoon: Raccoons and ferrets are in no way related yet the name Raccoon will suit your pet with a black mask across its eyes.
Here are more funny names for your ferret.
- Spy Master
- Snoop Doogg
- Mr Social
- Bear Face
Geeky Ferret Names
A geeky ferret name is one that is bizarre and if you want such a name for your ferret, you can get inspiration from the below names.
Cool Ferret Names
If your ferret is one cool pet, here are some of the names which might suit it.
Burrower: Burrower is a good name for your pet that is used to drive out rats and rabbits from their burrows.
Gentleman: A trained ferret with good etiquette deserves to be named Gentleman.
Eloise: This is a cool name that you can give to your female ferret. This name means to be healthy, therefore it is perfect for a fit ferret.
H.O.H: You can use an abbreviation of choice on your ferret; that will be really cool. H.O.H in this case stands for Hooked on Humans and it is an appropriate for your ferret since it can be so dependent on you so much that it will not be able to survive without care and if lost it can die within a few days.
Ximena: This is an exotic name, perfect for your pet ferret that is attentive and easy to train. Ximena means a good listener.
Hayden: Hayden is a cool male given name which means fire. This name suits a ferret that breaths fire, figuratively speaking; one that is short tempered.
Miss Goody Goodie: If your female ferret has a sassy character, the name Miss Goody Goodie will suit it.
If the names below haven’t satisfied you, consider the names on the list below.
White Ferret Names
If you want a name that complements your ferret’s white coat, consider the names below.
Vanilla: Vanilla is white and so it makes a good name for your light colored pet.
- Miss White
Unique Ferret Names
If you still haven’t found the right name for your ferret, we have also suggested some unique names which will suit your ferret.
Tidy: Tidy is a unique name for your ferret. The name is derived from the fact that ferrets require cages or environments that are scrumptiously clean since they are subject to foot rot.
Adapter: Normally people think of adapters as connectors, however, this term makes a good name for your ferret since it is an adaptable critter.
Polecat: Ferrets resemble polecats in size and habits; therefore, the name Polecat suits your pet.
We have listed more unique names for your ferret.
What are Black-Footed Ferret?
These are one of the rarest mammals which were declared extinct in the wild in the year 2008. Till date this species is considered an endangered species. The black-footed ferret resembles the common ferret in color but it has a black mask across the eyes and brownish black markings on the feet and the tail’s tip. The males are larger than the females and they weigh kilogram or less. They live in prairie dog burrows and eat only prairie dogs. Black-footed ferrets are solitary animals except during their breeding season which is in March and April.
Is it Ideal to Adopt a Pet Ferret for A Child?
A ferret is a demanding pet for a child, in fact, it is not a recommended pet for a household with children younger than 7 years. Ferrets require careful adult supervision as it behaves differently from a cat or a dog. They need to be kept away from infants or babies. Ferrets, no matter how tame remain hunters and they cannot be trained to get along with birds, fish, rabbits and rodents; they can only be trained to get along with cats and dogs. Ferrets also need to be taught not to nip or bite, that is how you get a domesticated ferret not to be vicious. You have to find a way to establish boundaries and communicate them appropriately without hurting or making your ferret to mistrust you. Ferrets require affection, care and understanding.