Once you have picked out your guinea pig and taken him home, you can start the process of going through guinea pig names and picking out the one you like best. You can buy books of pet names, search the internet for guinea pig names, or ask your friends and family what they think might be some good names. It is always fun for kids to pick out guinea pig names too.
People name their pets, including guinea pigs, for many different reasons. Sometimes it is based on the color of the guinea pig. Here you might choose Blackie, Whitey, Brownie, Amber, Cranberry, Hazel, Orange, Rusty, Chocolate, Goldy, or Blondie. Fruit flavors are popular guinea pig names too. These could include Apple, Blueberry, Citrus, Cranberry, Apricot, Cherry, Fig, Lemon, Kiwi, Strawberry, Mango, Peach, Coconut, and Avocado.
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As long as we are on an edible theme, many guinea pigs are named after foods and drinks. You might want to try one of these: Caramel, Hot Dog, Custard, Cola, Chocolate, Barley, Pizza, Bacon, Biscuit, Popcorn, Tea Bag, Big Mac, Crackers, Cookie, Onion, Pepper, Nutmeg, Dough, Cracker, Trix, Gingerbread, Fudge, Pork Chop, Honey, Marshmallow, Soup, Jellybean, Pancake, Peanut, Milk Dud, Snickers, Ginger, Pudding, Sugar, Truffles, Olive, Chips, Toffee, Milky Way, Lamb, Coffee, Flapjack, Sandwich, Lemonade, Stew, Peanut, Bread, Jello, Pie, Oatmeal, or Yam.
If you watch a lot of TVs, you might want to choose guinea pig names from TV characters. Some of the most used are Fonzie, Columbo, Snoopy, Gilligan, Winnie the Pooh, Carter, John Boy, Crockett, Elmo, Lone Ranger, Homer Simpson, Tarzan, Mickey, Frasier, Maude, JR, Spock, Oprah, Ozzie and Harriet, or Roxanne.
If you want an official sounding name for your guinea pig, see what you think of presidents: Clinton, Ford, Kennedy, Nixon, Madison, Eisenhower, Truman, Roosevelt, Washington, Lincoln, Fillmore, Harrison, Cleveland, Coolidge or Harding. If you have a female guinea pig, check out the names of some First Ladies: Abigail, Hillary, Anna, Caroline, Dolly, Elizabeth, Florence, Eleanor, Julia, Jane, Sarah, Laura, Thelma, Barbara, Lucy, or Jane.
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Or, maybe you would rather go with the names of some other guinea pigs: Amigo, Artie, Arnie, Archie, Acorn, Bambi, Bandit, Xena, Yoko, Wellington, Vienna, Mozart, Vivaldi, Freckles, Dodger, Daisy, Demi, Johnny, Jenny, Ernie, Beauty, Lily, Elton, Furball, Faye, Tony, Coke, Pepsi, Bubble Gum, Oregano, Elvis, Dixie, Dumpling, Rose, Noah, Noodle, Skipper, Fluffer, Ricky, Piglet, Tiffany, Chester, Beatrice, Hutch, and April.
If you acquire a pair of guinea pigs, you might want to name them with some combinations of names that go together. Think about: Dumb and Dumber, Batman and Robin, Lone Ranger and Tonto, Laurel and Hardy, Fred and Barney, Hansel and Gretel, Honey and Oats, Adam and Eve, or Romeo and Juliet.