Weasels are small carnivores with long bodies, long necks, small heads and short legs. Though they come in many diverse colors, they all turn white in winter. If you have a weasel for a pet, read on for some cute and funny names for your weasel.
Good Weasel Names
Emma: The name Emma means whole and it is usually used as a moniker for the name Emmeline. This makes a good name for your weasel.
Walnut: You can consider naming your weasel Walnut, a name which suits its color, that is if your pet is brown in color.
Carlotta: The name Carlotta is a good name to give to your weasel. This name is a variant of the name Charlotte which means a petite creature. The name matches your weasel’s stature.
Extension: Extension is a good name for your weasel that has a long tail which makes it longer than the rest.
Dumpy: You can name your short legged pet weasel.
Amy: Amy is a French female given name which you can also give to your weasel. This name means beloved and it suits your favorite weasel.
If you still haven’t gotten the right name for your weasel, read on for more good weasel names.
Funny Weasel Names
If you want funny names for your pet weasel, consider the names below.
Beasty: Beasty is a funny name for a weasel since a beasty is assumed to be a scary creepy, crawly being and a weasel is a tiny mammal.
Slayer: To slay is to kill using a sword or knife, therefore, it is a funny name for your weasel since it does not necessarily slay its prey.
Farmer: Weasels are not farmers; they do not even eat plants but the name Farmer will suit since they occupy a territory of 4 to 6 hectares per weasel.
Cute Weasel Names
Weasels are very cute small critters and they deserve cute names. Here are some of the names which might inspire you.
Abbey: Abbey is a cute name for your weasel. This name means intelligent and beautiful; it alludes the weasel’s cleverness and adorability.
Ouncey: The name Ouncey is a cute name for your weasel and it is appropriate for a least weasel as it weigh one ounce.
Sharon: Sharon is a Hebrew name inspired by the ancient Palestine area where roses grew abundantly. This name is cute and it suits a beautiful weasel.
Brief: You can name your weasel Brief, a name apt for a short tailed weasel.
Dusk: Dusk is a cute name for your pet since it is a nocturnal animal; operating when the sun sets.
Abrianna: This name is different and it is Italian. Abriana is the female version of Abraham.
Appetite: Weasels have a huge appetite. It has been recorded that they eat 40 to 60 percent of their body weight per day.
Here are other cute names for your weasel.
Cool Weasel Names
We have come up with cool names for your weasel.
Lavender: Lavender is a cool name to give to your weasel. This name complements how the weasel’s fur glows a bright lavender color when exposed to ultraviolet light.
Giraffe: Giraffe is a cool name to give to your long necked pet weasel.
Stoat: Weasels look exactly like stoats except that they do not have a black tip to the tail; therefore, this is a perfect name for your weasel.
Alcine: Alcine is an Italian name inspired by the mistress of alluring enchantments. It is a cute name for a weasel that makes cute sounds.
Doggy: You can name your weasel Doggy and the name will stick since a male weasel is called a dog.
Iris: The name Iris is Greek for rainbow and it is a cool name for a spectacularly colored weasel.
Confused: The name Confused is cool for a weasel. This name is derived from the term confusion, which is used to refer to a group of weasels.
Below are other cool names which might suit your weasel.
Baby Weasel Names
A baby weasel is called a kit and when they are many they are kittens.
Kitty: Kitty is a cute name for your baby weasel since it is called a kit.
Dot: A weasel has brown fur on the back and a white underpart, hence the name Dot will suit it.
Smally: Weasels are relatively small, especially the baby weasels, therefore, the name Smally is apt for a kit.
Bullet: A bullet is a tiny metal but it is capable of killing or injuring a person or animal; so is the kit, when it turns four weeks it will be able to hunt and kill.
Kit Kat: A kit kat is a delicious chocolate and you can name your baby weasel after it; the name will sound good on your kit.
Sarah: Sarah is Hebrew for princess and it is a good name for your baby weasel.
Chloe: You can name your bitch Chloe, a name which means blooming. This name suits your young growing kit.
Peanut: The name Peanut is a good name for your baby weasel and it complements the weasel’s size.
Here are other names to give to your kit.
- Miss Smallz
Male Weasel Names
A male weasel is called a dog and it usually measures around 20 to 22cm, with a tail of 6.5 cm. If you want a male given name for your weasel, here are a number of names which you might consider.
Killer: You can consider naming your dog Killer, a name which suits its behavior. Weasels are carnivores, they hunt and kill their prey.
Ivaan: Ivaan is a great name which means undefeatable. The name is appropriate for your dog.
Dusk: Dusk is a good name for your male weasel, as they are active at twilight.
The Invader: The Invader is an appropriate name for your pet that does not build its own burrows, rather, it occupies the tunnels of the animals they would have eaten.
Aatami: Aatami is Hebrew for man and it is a great and straightforward name for your male weasel.
Pursuer: This name is perfect for a male weasel since it is the one that travels long distances outside its normal range to find a mate.
Hardy: Hardy is a cute name for your dog. This name means one who is bold and it matches the weasel’s impudence.
Here are more names for your male weasel.
Female Weasel Names
A female weasel is a bitch and female weasels tend to be smaller than the males both in length and weight.
Nanette: The name Nanette is French for favor and it makes a good name for the female weasel which is your favorite.
Huntress: Huntress is a good name for your female pet weasel which hunts for its prey.
Twilight: The name Twilight is a cute name choice for your bitch as it is crepuscular, operating at dusk and dawn.
Loney: The name Loney is taken from the word loner which means to be alone. This name is perfect for your female weasel because they are solitary animals, each staying within the boundary of its own territory.
Dancer: Dancer is an ideal name for your weasel that often performs the weasel war dance.
Leah: Leah is a good name for a lazy weasel; this name means one who is weary and it suits the bitch that is always sleeping.
We have listed a number of other female weasel names which might inspire you.
- Fur Lady
Weasels are capable of digging their own burrows but they take over the burrows of their prey and make them their own. They are also known to take over termite hills. Weasels also live in sand dunes, grasslands, upland moors, lowland forests and they can even be found in towns. Their nests are made of grass and holes and they are found in holes in walls as well as on tree stumps. Basically, weasels stay anywhere where there is suitable food.
The Behavior of a Weasel
Weasels are good climbers, that is how they manage to capture young birds as well as the eggs from the bird’s nests. They also hunt for rats, mice and field voles in their own burrows; weasels are small enough to enter rat burrows. They consume 60 percent of their own weight daily. They also hunt at dusk and at dawn. They are solitary animals, with each weasel occupying at least 4 hectares of land alone.