The online Pet Name Generator makes random pet names for dogs, cats, and other animals used for pets. Over 3 million good pet names. All the generated pet names are saved to a list you can copy and save before you leave.

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Pet Name Generator

The Pet Name Generator is an online and free web application that make cool pet names and cute pet names for your cats and dogs and other pets.

The Pet Name Generator uses a number of different arrays containing suitable cool and cute words and names for animals. Words from these arrays are randomly mixed together and combined into new cool pet names.

Random Pet Name Generator

As a random Pets Name Generator the application uses JavaScripts native random function. With a random function it is possible to make catchy, creative and completely random animal names.

The random function is combined with random algorithms that control the combination of the different arrays in use for building each pet name.

Together the animal name generator can create more than 3 million different and absolutely unique combinations. The end result is the perfect random dog name generator.

Cool pet names

Making cool pet names is not that hard. The hard part is to get the family to agree on what a cool pet name is. Many feelings are involved and off course all family members wants the naming to be perfect.

Here's some considerations to make when coming up with that cool pet name for your dog or cat.

  • Appearance. How is the general appearance of your animal? Is it cute, lazy, heavy, furry etc.?
  • Personality of your animal. How does your animal behave? Is it friendly, hostile, fast
  • Endearment. All pets are loved by their owner. But how much love do you want to show in public?
  • Favorite celebrities. Some people like naming their cats and dogs after celebrities. Do you?

Naming of animals

Pet names often reflect the owner's view of the animal, and the expectations and feelings they have for it.

Some pet owners give human names to their dogs and cats. Maybe because the owner having a human-like relationship with the animal. Making it easier to see the dog or cat as an almost human companion, you can talk to and share your secrets and feelings with.

In some cultures, such as the Chinese, it is considered offensive and disrespectful to persons to give animals human names. In Japan, dogs are often given non-Japanese first names, such as "John" or "Charley". This random dog name generator is basically using the western european tradtion for naming dogs and other animals.

Ingredients in cool pet names

Cool pet names can be generated in many ways. You can use adjectives with sweet and cute meanings. Combine these adjectives with diminished human names to create the perfect cute or cool pet name. Some times it's not the word itself that makes the good pet name, but rather the combination of words creating a good rhythm to the name.

Also remember that a good name for a dog should be easy to yell, when you want to call your dog back to you.

Animal name generation

The animal name generator uses the above method to make cool pet names. But also uses word suffixes and diminutive word forms in the process of generating.

All these small words, suffixes, prefixes and diminutive words are recombined by the animal generator.

The final results can be used for several groups of animals and pets:

  • Pet names for dogs and puppies.
  • For rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs and other small rodents.
  • Pet names for cats and kittens.
  • And also cool animal names for various species like birds, spiders, snakes, turtles.

It even will make pet names for your fish, if you really insists. ;)

Cute pet names?

I try to make as huge variation as possible in the generators result. Sometimes it leads the result to be cute pet names, and sometimes it is cool pet names. And under the influence of pure randomness sometimes the results even end up being rather silly or even plain right absurd.

Variation is important though, when you try to target large groups of animals and also many peoples personal preferences. So if you are looking for a cute pet name and get a funny one. Don't worry, just hit the generate button once again, and you get a new one in a jiffy. ;)

It's just a computer program, not an oracle

Remember that the random pet name generator is just a small computer program. It can't compete with the human mind in making good names.

First of all it doesn't know what kind of animal you own. And it doesn't know the appearance of personality of your dog or cat. Therefore the generator inevitable will make bad pet name ideas or even inappropriate suggestions. Luckily the generator is very easy to use. Just hit the button and make another name, and another one... and another one. Each is generated in a split second.

Also remember that this program is just for fun and inspiration. If you have a good time using the online pet name generator and get some new cool ideas for pet names my mission is accomplished. Hopefully you'll also get some good ideas for continuing the work yourself.