Owls are silent birds with high intelligence and hard to control or train. You can name your owl based on its personality, appearance and gender.
Good Owl Names
Snowflake: Snowflake makes a good name for an owl with snow white feathers.
Dexter: If your owl is always serious but loves to play, then he matches up to the name Dexter. The name Dexter is inspired by the wise owl’s cousin from ‘Winnie the Pooh.’
Ace: A black and white feathered owl can be named Ace. The name is good and it suits a male owl.
Nimrod: The name Nimrod is the best name for your owl as it means ‘skilful hunter,’ which an owl definitely is.
Batman: Owls are not bats, but like bats, they are creatures of the night, hence, the name Batman is suitable.
Phantom: Phantom is a good name for your owl, because owls love the dark.
Whoolie: The name Whoolie is a bit funny but it is a good owl name, made from the owl’s ‘whoo.’
Other good names which you can give your owl are listed below.
Female Owl Names
Expects have gathered that, female owls are more aggressive as compared to male owls. We have suggested a number of names which will suit your female owl.
Frostine: Frostine is a perfect name for an all-white owl. The name is created from the word frost which refers to ‘ice crystals.’
Celeste: This name is perfect for a female owl as its hoot compares to a celeste, which is ‘a deliberately out of tune sound giving an undulating sound.’
Raven: A raven is a jet black bird and you can name your owl after it, as owls are associated with the dark.
Evie: Evie is a cute, short and easy to pronounce name for your owl. It is a pet name for the term evening; the name is perfect because owls are night creatures.
Owlivia: You can do a little pun to the female given name Olivia, by adding an owl to it so that it becomes Owlivia; a good female owl name.
Atermis: Owls are good hunters, therefore, you can name your female owl after the goddess of the hunt in Greek myth, Artemis.
Angelica: You can consider naming your owl Angelica, if she is white in colour. The name will suit her.
We have listed more names suitable for your female owl below.
Male Owl Names
If your owl is male, here are a number of nice male owl names you might like.
Zombie: Naming your owl Zombie is crazy but the name is just perfect. An owl is always perched on his ledge, inept and he never seems to blink, so this name suits him.
Nimrod: An owl is a great hunter, so this name is a good male owl name describing the owl’s hunting abilities well. The name Nimrod means a ‘skilful hunter.’
Nightwing: Nightwing is a good name for your male owl since he has night power.
Alert: You can consider naming your owl Alert; the name will suit him because an owl has super-sonic hearing.
Saga: You can name your male owl Saga, a short and attractive male given name. The name is short for the word sagacious which refers to a ‘farsighted individually.’ This name is good for your owl, since owls are farsighted.
Screechie: Screechie is a cute name for your owl pet, describing the screeching sound it produces.
Ace: You can name your owl with an ego, Ace, after the ace of cards.
Other male owl names are listed below.
Pet Owl Names
We have suggested different names that will help you name your pet owl according to its personality.
Vision: You can name your pet owl Vision; a good name which complements the owl’s farsightedness.
Duke: Duke is a good pet owl name which suits your owl since he rules the night.
Sherik: Sherik is a good pet name for your female owl pet. The name is inspired by Sherek the witch in the series ‘Elena of Avalor.’ The name is perfect for your owl as owls are associated with witchcraft.
Buttons: Owls have very big eyes which look like buttons, so the name is perfect.
Dixie: Dixie is a beautiful, short and catch name which is perfect for your sweet owl.
Bea: Bea is a good name for your owl and the name is short for Beatrice.
Hegwig: Hegwig is a good name for your intelligent owl. The name is inspired by the owl character from ‘Harry Potter,’ who is very intelligent.
Here are some pet owl names which you can consider for your pet.
Snowy Owl Names
A snowy owl is a pure white owl with a shiny coat; if you own one, you can choose from the names below.
Frostine: This is a great name for your snowy owl. The name Frostine is made from the word frost which refers to ‘ice crystals.’ The name Frostine is perfect because ice crystals are sparkly.
Snowy: Naming a snow white owl Snowy is cute.
Snowflake: Snowflake is a good name for your white faced owl with white feathers.
Blizzard: A blizzard is a ‘severe snowstorm causing strong winds and reduced visibility.’ The name Blizzard suits a female owl, since they are known to be more aggressive as compared to male owls.
Other names which will suit your snowy owl are listed below.
Girl Owl Names
Miss Know It Owl: You can name your owl, Miss Know It Owl, a pun for ‘know it all.’
Noctua: Noctua is a good name for a girl owl. The name is derived from the term nocturnal which refers to a species that is active during the night; therefore, the name is perfect for your girl owl, who is active at night.
Owlet: Owlet is a good name to give to your girl owl. The name is inspired by the cartoon character from the animated film ‘PJ Mask.’
Screech: The name screech is best for your girl owl; this name describes the sound your owl makes.
Angel: Angels are associated with the colour white, hence, the name Angel suits your owl, especially if she is a snowy owl.
Glimfeather: Glimfeather is a unique name for your girl owl; the name is derived from the word glim which refers to ‘light or brightness.’ The name is perfect for an owl with shiny feathers.
Quilla: Quilla, is a good name for your owl pet. The name is inspired by a Maori moon goddess; it is perfect since the moon appears at night and the owl is active at night too.
You can also consider the girl owl names below.
Barn Owl Names
Blinky: An owl never blinks, so the name is perfect for your owl.
Weebles: Weebles is a funny name, perfect for your barn owl; this name complements your owl’s tiny feet.
Caramel: You can name your female barn owl, Caramel. The name will suit her, complementing her colourful, shiny collar.
Snowy: Snowy is the best name for your snow white barn owl.
Bubbly Eyes: You can consider naming your owl Bubbly Eyes; the name will stick because owls have big, bubbly eyes.
Sia: Sia is a cool name for your girl owl. You would have named her after the Australian singer, Sia.
Ibid: You can name your barn owl after an adorable eyed character named Ibid, from ‘Hercules.’ If your owl has a tendency of looking at you beseechingly, turning his head to the side, this name will suit him.
Other cute names which you can give your barn owl are listed below.
- Sharp Ear
- Owl Jolson
Best Owl Names
We have suggested unique names made from owl puns, which will suit your owls.
Owlpacino: Owlpacino is a pun for cappuccino and the name is perfect for a cappuccino coloured owl.
Whoo Dini: You can name your owl after an old magician named Dini and the whoo is the sound that the owl makes. This name is perfect because owls are creepy, just like magic.
Fresco: This is a good name for your owl who is coffee brown in colour.
Dr Whoo: If you add a formal title to the owl’s sound, you get the best owl name ever, Dr Whoo.
Nimrod: The name Nimrod complements an owl’s hunting skills; therefore, it is the name.
Owlbert Einstein: This is a cute name for an intelligent owl; it is a pun for Albert Einstein.
Other names, best for your owl are listed below.
- Mama Owl
- White Stripe
Duke Owlington: This makes a good name for your snobbish owl.
Below are more funny owl names.
- Owl Capone
- Hoo Dini
- Owlivia Wild
- Dr whoo
- Fat Owlbert
- DJ Whotay
- Andie McOwl
Owls are broody, silent and furtive fliers. They are hard to train and cannot be controlled, they are also highly intelligent. With owls, you can figure out their sex by weighing them; a female owl usually weighs more than the male, though this might not be true. The female owl has a coloured streak extending from its neck, but the male owl has no coloured streak.