201 Good and Popular Fox Names

Fox Names

Foxes have dog like bodies; they have thick, bushy tails and large pointed ears. They also have narrow muzzles and luxurious coats. Although in most places, foxes are considered nuisances, because of their behavior of being scavengers; preying on the hens of chicken farmers and sometimes tearing through trash, they make great exotic pets. We have put together good names for your fox.


Good Fox Names

Vixey: The name Vixey is a cute name to give to your female fox since a female fox is a vixen. This name also draws inspiration from the cartoon character from ‘The Fox and the Hound.’

Ariana: Ariana is a good name which is apt for your fox, no matter what size it is. This name is appropriate for a fox that adapts well to arid climate.

Mr Fox: You can add a formal title to fox and get Mr Fox, a good name to give to your fox who is a gentleman.

Astra: The name Astra is a good name for your fox. It is Latin and it translates to star; a beautiful name for a fox that is good at some sort of skill.

Lucky: If you feel fortunate enough to have a pet fox, then name it Lucky.

Scout: To scout is to be on the lookout, hence this name is perfect for a fox that is always alert and aware of its surroundings.

Hunter: A fox who is a great hunter deserves the name Hunter.

We have also listed other good fox names below.

  • Atilla
  • Acorn
  • Chestnut
  • Maple
  • Ginger
  • Luna
  • Rambo
  • Kong
  • Sable
  • Crimson
  • Tank
  • Lisa
  • Ruby
  • Hope
  • Vulpix
  • Felix
  • Jumbo
  • Scarlett
  • Fennia

Female Fox Names

Female foxes are referred to as vixens and they deserve good feminine names. We have put together some feminine names best for your female fox.

Pumpkin: Pumpkin is a term of endearment for someone small and cute, so it makes a good name for your small and lovely vixen.

Celia: This is a Latin based name which means heaven. It is a good female fox name and it suits the vixen that is very adorable.

Rose: You can liken your fox to a beautiful but prickly rose flower; the name matches the fox’s nature.

Luna: The name Luna translates to moon and it is a good name for your female fox.

Lisa: Lisa is a short and nice name that is perfect for your small fox.

Sable: A sable is a small furry mammal; you can name your fox after this mammal since they are both furry.

Ruby: Ruby is a good name for a female fox whose coat is reddish in colour.

We have listed other female fox names suitable for your vixen.

  • Esme
  • Cinderella
  • Carmen
  • Carly
  • Ewok
  • Eve
  • Claire
  • Chocolate
  • Eva
  • Farrah
  • Happy
  • Clara
  • Anabelle
  • Fuzzy
  • Grace
  • Fifi
  • Coco
  • Flo
  • Penelope
  • Pepper

Male Fox Names

If you are looking a good name for your male fox, popularly known as a dog; here are some names which we have suggested for you.

Swiper: Swiper is a good name for your dog; it is inspired by the fox character from the movie ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold.’

Foxi: You can name your male fox Foxi, from the name fox; the name will suit it.

Sunny: The name Sunny is apt for your pet fox. This name is derived from the word sun; hence you will be associating your fox with the light.

Freddie: You can name your fox after a character from the ‘Red Skelton Show,’ Freddie. The name will definitely suit your dog.

Thor: Thor is a perfect name for a strong fox who loves to fight. You will have named your fox after the warrior and protagonist of the movie, ‘Thor.’

Jumbo: You can name your fox jumbo, after an elephant. Although the fox is not as big as an elephant, the name will suit a big fox.

Below are more names that are perfect for a male fox.

  • Tucker
  • John
  • Ollie
  • Jax
  • Dexter
  • Teddy
  • Jack
  • Toby
  • Phineas
  • Bailey
  • Hank
  • Brody
  • Shadow
  • Phantom
  • Gunnar
  • Buster
  • Gizmo
  • Sam
  • Louie

Fox Nicknames

We have compiled the best nicknames which you can give to your pet fox.

Mr Big Ears: This is a good moniker to give to your big eared pet, especially if it is a fennec fox.

Chewy: The name Chewy is an appropriate by name for your fox. It’s a cute fox name.

Blaze: A blaze is a glow; you can name your red glowing fox Blaze.

Chase: A fox that loves chasing its prey around before attacking can be named Chase and the name will suit it.

Mantra: If your fox is noisy, you can name it Mantra, a name that means a chant.

Spotty: Spotty is a good nickname for your fox with a distinguished salt and pepper coat.

Here are other monikers to consider.

  • Frosties
  • Fluffball
  • Winter
  • Sky
  • Lilly
  • Icy

White Fox Names

If you are looking for a name that allude your fox’s white colour, here are some cute name choices for a white fox.

Snowball: The name Snowball is perfect for a white and big fox, who looks like a snowball.

Lucida: Lucida is Latin for bright and it makes a good name for a clear headed white fox.

Snowflake: You can name your white fox, Snowflake, the name will suit it since it complements its colour.

Angel: Angels are associated with the colour white, therefore, the name angel is apt for your white fox.

Here are other white fox names to consider.

  • Crystal
  • Moon
  • Blanca
  • Icy
  • Frosty
  • Snow Paw
  • Luna

Arctic Fox Names

Arctic foxes come in just two colours: white or blue, but they do change colours with seasons. In winter, white foxes are almost entirely white and blue foxes are pale bluish gray. In summer white foxes turn mostly brown and blue foxes turn dark bluish gray. Here are names suitable for your arctic fox.

Chameleon: You can name your fox after a chameleon; this name matches its ability to change colour.

Blue: Blue is a good name for an arctic fox that is blue in colour.

Furball: An arctic fox has thick fur which keeps it warm even in frozen habitat, so the name Furball suits.

Smally: The name Smally is perfect for a small arctic fox who is as small as a Chihuahua.

Below is a list of other arctic fox names which you might like.

  • Artemis
  • Summit
  • Comet
  • Storm
  • Alaska
  • Timber
  • Spirit
  • Aster
  • Grizzly
  • Noel
  • Jacob
  • Boots
  • Snow Paw
  • Vanilla

Popular Fox Names

Giving a name to your pet fox can be quiet tricky as the name has to be clever and cute. Here are some popular fox names to consider.

Bear: Foxes are as fluffy as bears, so the name Bear will stick.

Cliff: Cliff is a perfect name for a fox. This name is short for Clifford and it can also allude to the fox’s den which is in the side of a cliff.

Megan Fox: You can name your fox Megan Fox, a cute name for a female fox. It is also the name of a famous American actress Megan Denise Fox.

Felix: The name Felix is appropriate for your dog with sharp senses.

Pepper: The term pepper makes a beautiful name for a fox who is both feisty and adorable.

Vixen: A vixen is a female fox, so you can just name your female fox Vixen.

Gazelle: A gazelle is an elegant animal and if your fox is as elegant as a gazelle, name it Gazelle.

Below are more popular fox names which will suit your pet.

  • Muggles
  • Nibble
  • Pluto
  • Jamie
  • Starfox
  • Blaze
  • Espeon
  • Chance
  • Luke
  • Oreo
  • Beach
  • Mythic
  • Chase
  • Ranger
  • Hunter
  • Ziggy
  • Rusty
  • Astra
  • Bea

Black Fox Names

Black foxes can be completely black, have a pattern of black extending across the shoulders and down the back, or they may simply be gray with black tipped fur. Here are some of the names you can give to your black fox.

Silver: Silver is a good name for your black fox since they are frequently called silver foxes.

Sable: A sable’s coat is black; hence the name matches the coat of a black fox.

Here is a list of other cute names for your black fox.

  • Salt and Pepper
  • Whitey-Tailey
  • Ace
  • Chocolate Milk
  • Mythic
  • Sir Luxurious Fur

Best Fox Names

The best names for a fox are ones that are unique, pretty and fitting the animal’s personality. Here are some of the best fox names we have compiled for you.

Fluffers: Fluffers is the best name for your fox and it is derived from the term fluffy which complements the fox’s fur.

Zorro: You can name your fox, Zorro; it is Spanish for fox.

Autumn: A fox with a very attractive and beautiful coat deserves the name Autumn. The name suits a fox whose coat reminds you of the autumn season.

Olivia: Olivia means one who is adorable, therefore, it is a good name for your beautiful fox.

Medusa: Medusa is an exotic name that suits a fox a with a dazzling gaze.

Gem: A valued pet fox, can be named Gem, a name that represents its preciousness.

Luna: Luna is the best fox name that you can give to your fox. This name means to be charming as the moon.

Here are more of the best fox names one can give to their pet.

  • Mia
  • Daisy
  • Phoenix
  • Jewel
  • Snowball
  • Misty
  • Lucky
  • Lisa
  • Felix
  • Finn
  • Willow
  • Mr Foxy
  • Vixey
  • Swipa
  • Sky
  • Pip
  • Finch
  • Rosie
  • Fitz
  • Apple

Unique Fox Names

If you prefer giving a unique name to your pet, we have compiled a list of uncommon fox names.

  • Iris
  • Latte
  • Lemur
  • Dicey
  • Demo
  • Bridget
  • Crispin
  • Denali
  • Digger
  • Dejavu

Fennec Fox Names

If your pet fox is a fennec, here are names that will suit it.

  • Ace
  • George
  • Piper
  • Peter
  • Zoey
  • Benji
  • Beatrice
  • Mimi
  • Finn
  • Ruby
  • Bailey
  • Tucker
  • Max
  • Leo
  • Joey
  • Izzy
  • Dex
  • Baxter
  • Wally

What are Gray Fox?

Gray foxes are one of the friendliest and calmest fox species. They are affectionate and they are not as stinky as the other species. They love to chew and eat random things; they also love to dig. They are the best kind to keep as pets.