What To Name Your Pet Fish? (70 Unique Ideas)

In this guide, we showed you how to name your pet fish. Fish names have been a subject of many interesting studies. From famous personalities and tv shows to men’s names and occupations, fish are known to respond more to people if they are endearing. A noble name will give your fish a unique and lovable personality. A terrible name will just make it difficult for people to remember and thus, difficult for you to gain more followers on social media (like Instagram and Tiktok). Here is a list of some exciting and memorable pet fish names you can choose from.

Pet Fish Names That Are Noble

  • Alakazam
  • Dory
  • Groucho Marx
  • Merlin
  • Nemo
  • Aiden
  • Elliott
  • Shrek
  • Stanley
  • Paddington
  • Toto

Pet Fish Names That Are Inspiring

  • Aladdin
  • Aragorn
  • Einstein
  • Aquaman
  • Batman
  • Clark Kent
  • Elon
  • Jaws
  • James Bond
  • Tesla
  • Luke Skywalker

Pet Fish Names That Are Terrible

  • Dalmatian
  • Poodle
  • Goldfish
  • Lionfish
  • Truffle Fish
  • Catfish
  • Seagull
  • Strawberry Fish
  • Dragon Fish
  • Platypus Fish
  • Armadillo Fish
  • Echidna Fish
  • Kangaroo Fish
  • Raccoon Fish

Some Funny Fish Names You Can Choose From

  • Kiko
  • Snickers
  • Balthazar
  • Emmanuel
  • Oskar
  • Gizmo
  • Groucho
  • Hilary
  • Morris
  • Oscar

Some Cool Fish Names

  • Gizmo
  • Krypton
  • Bam-bam
  • Flounder
  • Ariel
  • Sharky
  • Shrimpo
  • Jack Sparrow
  • Lobstery
  • Montana
  • Catfishy
  • Snailo
  • Groucho

Some Cute Fish Names

  • Gizmo
  • Biff
  • Sparky
  • Bubbles
  • Floundery
  • Rascal
  • Pinto
  • Leo
  • Dory
  • Ducky

Some Male Fish Names

  • George
  • Barack
  • Robert
  • David
  • Jackson
  • Neil
  • George
  • Henry
  • Abraham
  • Winston

Some Female Fish Names

  • Bella
  • Coco
  • Daphne
  • Gemma
  • Jenny
  • Lola
  • Margaret
  • Natalie
  • Pamela
  • Shae
  • Sofia
  • Tricia

Do Fish Need Names?

There is a lot of debate surrounding whether fish need names. Some people believe fish need specific names because this will help them better identify and interact with other fish in their aquarium. Others argue fish do not need specific names and can just as easily be called by their species name or common name. Ultimately, it is up to the person who is taking care of the fish to decide which name they want for their pet.

Can We Name Our Fish?

Yes, we can. Many people name their fish as a pet after famous people and other notable landmarks, so it’s easy to find a fish name that perfectly matches your personality. Just be sure that the name you choose is endearing and memorable enough for your fish.

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Dr Harunur Rashid (Harun) is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine who has five years of experience in large pet animal medicine. He worked as a livestock officer for two years in an NGO, and since then he has been practicing pet animals medicine privately. He holds an MS in Pharmacology from Bangladesh Agricultural University and a DVM from the same institution.