188 Cool and Funny Lizard Names

Funny Lizard Names

A lizard is a reptile with a small head, long body and tail. They use the heat from the sun to raise their body temperature. We have put together funny and clever lizard names which might suit your pet.


Funny Lizard Names

Funny lizard names can be made from puns, ironic words and even names of food. We have suggested names humorous which will suit your lizard.

Blizzard: Blizzard is a funny name for your lizard. The name will stick because it sounds like lizard. A blizzard is a storm; therefore, the name suits a territorial lizard, one who cannot live with other species.

Noodles: This is a humorous name for your lizard. The name complements the lizard’s long body.

Queen Elizardbeth: This name is a pun for Queen Elizabeth, and the name will suit a dominant female lizard.

Scaley Doggo: Naming your lizard Scaley Doggo is funny, but the name will suit a lizard whose skin has scales.

Dorito: If your pet lizard is light coloured, the name Dorito will suit it.

Cricketslayer: some lizards feed on crickets and the name Cricketslayer is an apt name for such a lizard.

Fluffy: Fluffy is an ironic name; lizards do not look cuddlesome or fluffy at all, so this name makes a funny lizard name.

Below are other hilarious names for your lizard.

  • Kiwi
  • Riri
  • Dondon
  • Puffy
  • Sweets
  • Greedo
  • Toothless
  • Yoshi
  • The Lizard of Oz
  • Diamond
  • Crystal
  • Cutie
  • Jello
  • Budda
  • Boomerang
  • Antsy
  • Vanilla
  • Nugget
  • Mushu

Cool Lizard Names

Lizards are not considered to be cool creatures but you can still select a cool name for your pet lizard.

Mojo: The name Mojo is considered a cool name and giving it to your lizard is ideal.

Slink: If your lizard is sneaky, the name Slink will suit it.

MacGyver: MacGyver is a cool name to give to a lizard whose teeth are claws are sharp.

Toothless: You can consider naming your toothless reptile pet, Toothless.

Pip: The term pip refers to a something small, and it makes a cool name for a small lizard.

Gaspara Le’Gecko: If your pet lizard is a gecko, name him Gaspara Le’Gecko; a striking name for your exotic pet.

Raptor: Raptor is a cool name to give to your lizard. This name is taken from the term reptile and since lizards are reptile, this name is suitable for your pet.

Here are other cool options for your lizard.

  • Abraxas
  • Jade
  • Gila
  • Puff
  • Spaghetti
  • Spook
  • Rainbow
  • Cammy
  • Gex
  • Moon Doggie
  • Rango
  • Natsu
  • Nobert
  • Charizard
  • Xerxes
  • Scylla
  • Haku
  • Balerion
  • Nag
  • Knot

Cute Lizard Names

Although you might not think of a lizard as a cute critter, a cute name will make your pet lizard more likable and interesting.

Littlefoot: Lizards have tiny foot, consequently, the name Littlefoot is appropriate for your pet lizard.

Speedy Gonzales: The name Speedy Gonzales is cute for your fast lizard.

Lizzie: You can name your lizard, Lizzie, short for lizard and the name will suit it.

Kiwi: Kiwi is an apt name for your lizard, especially if she is the colour of a kiwi fruit.

Rainbow: If your pet lizard is spectacularly coloured, the name Rainbow will suit it.

Spook: This is a cute name for that lizard which is best at tricking you into thinking it has disappeared, yet it will have disguised itself by merging with its surroundings.

Neo: Neo means new, and it is a good name for your lizard who shed off his scales often.

If you still haven’t found the perfect name for your lizard, checkout the names below.

  • Leonardo
  • Misty
  • Cesar
  • Atiya
  • Queen
  • Savannah
  • Rex
  • Mia
  • Paula
  • Frank
  • Riley
  • Kendall
  • Fireball
  • Plum
  • Venom
  • Gizzy
  • William
  • Bobo
  • Akira
  • Mike
  • Missy
  • Oscar
  • Raphael
  • August

Popular Lizard Names

If you are in search of a name that is popular for your miniature dragon-like critters, here are a few names commonly used on lizards.

King: The name King suits your territorial and authoritative lizard.

Hodari: You can name your lizard Hodari. This name suits a spirited pet lizard.

Freckles: Freckles makes a good name for your spotted lizard.

Peanut: The term Peanut is used when referring to something small, hence it is a good name for your small lizard.

Bruni: Bruni is a cute lizard’s name that is also inspired by the salamander in the animated film ‘Frozen 2.’

Sharptooth: If you prefer a name which alludes one of the lizard’s features, name him Sharptooth.

Venom: You can consider naming your poisonous lizard Venom; the name will stick.

Here is a list of other popular lizard names.

  • Harry
  • Bob
  • Mojo
  • Frank
  • Axel
  • Spike
  • Toothless
  • Misty
  • Izzy
  • Rango
  • Abby
  • Tundra
  • Lucy
  • Ziggi
  • Littlefoot
  • Bill
  • Wart
  • Fred
  • Omar
  • Ghost
  • Waldo
  • Chuck

Cartoon Lizard Names

Charmander: This is a cute name to give to your pet lizard. The name is inspired by the chameleon character in ‘Pokeman Red and Blue.’

Master Viper: Master Viper is a good name which draws inspiration from the cartoon character from ‘Kung Fu Panda.’ This name suits a poisonous lizard.

Leatherhead: You can consider naming your pet lizard Leatherhead, after a famous reptile hero character in the animated series ‘Teenage MutantNinja Turtles.’.

Rango: Rango is a good name to give to your reptile. It is inspired by the pet chameleon who gets lost in the movie ‘Rango.’ This name will suit your lizard pet who often gets lost.

Bad Bill: You can name your lizard after the Gila monster in ‘Rango.’ The name will suit a weird looking and scary lizard.

Dr Axoloti: A pet lizard is not like a dog that you will need to call regularly, so you can choose a long and, or complicated name for it. Dr Axoloti is a great name to give to your lizard.  You would have named your pet after the crazy doctor in ‘TaleSpin.’

Blinky: You can also name your lizard after Blinky, Mr Smith’s pet in ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates.’

We have also listed more cartoon lizard names; in case you haven’t found the one you like.

  • Sugar Ray
  • Mr Jones
  • Gaspa Le’Gecko
  • Antonio Agama
  • Kenge
  • Shupavu
  • Camille Chameleon
  • Chico
  • Kinyonga
  • Roderick
  • Sal Manders
  • Dragaunus
  • Wart
  • Pascal
  • Makucha
  • Flizard
  • Ora
  • Mrs Kipling
  • Morg
  • Fred
  • Herman Melville
  • Hodari
  • Burt Quackarach
  • Joanna
  • Knuckles

Best Lizard Names

We have suggested the best names which you can give to your lizard,

Blade: If your lizard is a good fighter with sharp teeth, the name Blade will suit it.

Tiberius: Large lizards need an impressive name and the name Tiberius is perfect for your large lizard.

 Twig: You can consider naming your lizard Twig, a perfect name for your lizard. Lizards are able to camouflage themselves to look like whatever is close to them, so it is possible for you to mistake a lizard for a twig.

Striker: Striker is a name derived from the word strike which means to ‘attack.’ This name is apt for an aggressive lizard.

Twitchy: Lizards have the tendency of making sudden twitchy moves; therefore, the name Twitchy will suit your lizard.

Rocky: Rocky is the best name you can give to your pet lizard who loves the rocky terrain.

Peanut: If your pet lizard is small, you can name him Peanut.

Savannah: The name Savannah is appropriate for your lizard pet who loves a hot environment.

Below are some of the best lizard names you can consider.

  • Calypso
  • Chad
  • Rasta
  • Pascal
  • Herbie
  • Luna
  • Ralph
  • Diego
  • Dash
  • Oz
  • Lenny
  • Misha
  • Gila
  • Hydra
  • Muscles
  • Riddle slip
  • Diana
  • Belinda
  • Marmalade

Famous Lizard Names

You can name your lizard after famous lizard characters from movies, commercials and video games. We have put together a few names which you might like for your lizard.

Geico: Geico is a cute name to give to your gecko. This name is derived from the gecko used by Geico insurance.

Basilisk: If your lizard is full of tricks, name him after the lizard in ‘Harry Potter,’ Basilisk.

 Goanna: Goanna is a nice feminine name for your female lizard.

Below are other famous lizard names.

  • Dragaunus
  • King Rool
  • Liz
  • Camille
  • Master Viper
  • Hydra
  • Bill the Lizard
  • Bad Bill
  • Toffee
  • Gaspar
  • Kinyonga
  • Wally
  • Chance
  • Uncle deadly
  • Mr Jones

Clever Lizard Names

Every pet deserves a good name, therefore, you can pick a clever name for your lizard.

Athena: You can name your lizard after Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom.

Spartacus: Spartacus is a good name to give to a male lizard. This name is associated with good leadership.

Wylie: This name means clever or cunning and so it makes a clever name for your lizard.

Here are other Clever Lizard names.

  • Speedy
  • Hook
  • Tounges
  • Clapper Claw
  • Camo
  • Curt
  • Liz
  • Striker
  • Gorgon
  • Cleo
  • Medusa
  • Nag
  • Spike
  • Zilla
  • Shenron
  • Smaug
  • Gex
  • Cameron
  • Draco
  • Puff
  • Monstro

Big Lizard Names

  • Dirawong
  • Balerion
  • Ness
  • Haku
  • Hydra
  • Reptar
  • Scylla
  • Charybdis
  • Sobek
  • Kongamoto
  • Basilisk
  • Xerxes
  • Falcor
  • Jabberwock

What do lizards eat?

Most lizards are carnivores, they feed on ants, spiders, termites, cicadas and other lizards. Caiman lizards are those which feed on animals with shells. Other lizards are omnivores, they eat both meat and vegetation and some are herbivores.