So, it’s time to take the plunge and finally adopt your pet lizard.
Lizards are known for their striking physical features, such as bold colors, shedding scales, and beady eyes. Most lizards are familiarized with the ancient reptiles of the Dinosaur era and deserve bold names to keep up with their almighty heritage.
As lizards are not your typical Golden Retriever or Tuxedo cat, we understand that as a unique pet owner, your pet lizard deserves a unique name.
Here is our fun and expansive guide dedicated to over 375 Lizard names, all to help you name your new slithering companion and all of his or her reptilian glory.
Female Lizard Names
More often than not, female lizards and male lizards have mild differences.
Despite these small dissimilarities in tail width, pore size, and scale vibrancy, they still maintain a distinct difference between male and female lizards.
Does your lizard make you think she is a queen? Perhaps your pet needs a lizard name that embodies both her saurian features and femininity.
Take a look, as we are sure that these names will bring out your Lizard’s inner queen:
Male Lizard Names
Male lizards are better known for their bright colors and general vibrancy.
Although male lizards are known to be more demonstrative and aggressive in comparison to their female lovers, as pets, they still maintain a friendly and fun nature.
Therefore, a good lizard name should embrace both their authoritative nature and radiant figure.
Understandably, your squamate needs a name to unify his cold-blooded body, but warm, four-chamber-hearted ways.
Somewhere in this list lies the perfect male lizard name for your ectothermic friend:
Funny Lizard Names
Introducing a comedic flair is a great way to ensure that your new Lizard’s name is unique and bold.
Funny lizard names are a great way to add personality to your pet’s identity and create a bond between the two of you.
If you are someone who gets joy out of cringingly lame jokes, a little irony, and a lot of puns, then Iguana show you something…
Q: How much does a lizard weigh?
A: Depends on the scales.
Q: What do you call a flying lizard?
A: A dino(soar)
Q: Why did the gecko leave?
A: He needed to geckoing.
Q: Why did the chameleon jump in the blender?
A: To blend in.
Okay, so perhaps those failed to make you chuckle, but surely these names will make you laugh every time you say hello to your silly “slitherer”:
- Ice Cube
- Lil’ Scales
- Lizarnado Da Vinci
- Nervous Rex
- Queen Elizardbeth
- The Lizard of Oz
- Twinkle Toes
The Good Names
Whether you adopted the docile Bearded Dragon, nocturnal Leopard Gecko, or the colorless Argentine Tegu, there’s a name here to fit any of them, while also living up to their independent features.
We have taken into account the most popular lizard pets, their most unifying traits, as well as their special idiosyncrasies.
So, when it comes to finding a classic, name for a lizard, here’s a list of that will live up to your lizard’s Mesozoic ancestry and captures his or her unique features.
- Megalosaurus (or Mega)
Cool Lizard Names
Does your little Dinosauric creature need a cool name to match its stealthy moves and scaly physique?
The oldest fossils of lizards are thought to be dated from 220 million years ago.
Since the 13th century, lizards have been acknowledged for their reptilian traits.
Do not let your lizard’s “royal” lineage intimidate you – it should not be a difficult task naming your lizard something trendy or mystifying.
- Blue (Jurassic World)
- Charizard (Pokemon)
- Charlie (Jurassic World)
- Charmander (Pokemon)
- Delta (Jurassic World)
- Echo (Jurassic World)
- Herbert (Little Critter series)
- Khaleesi (Game of Thrones)
- Norbert (Harry Potter)
- Saphira (Eragon)
- Slytherin (Harry Potter)
- Smaug (The Hobbit)
- Snape (Harry Potter)
- Waylon (Batman)
Best Pet Lizard Names
Common reptilian names usually reference stories of ancient lizards and dragons, however, we have found the absolute best lizard names.
Just because they are common or popular, does not mean any of them is the one for your lizard, and we understand that.
So, if those common lizard names are not enough for your pet, we have listed even more sensational options below to find that one-in-a-chameleon name:
Which Was The Best?!
Getting a pet lizard is a big commitment. With over 4,500 species, lizards come with an array of unique and peculiar attributes.
There are lizards with four, two, or no legs at all; some lizards are black and white and others are green and yellow; there are lizards with horns, rills, and sometimes wings.
Lizards are often the reptile lovers’ first reptilian pet. Their visually arresting features and independent nature make them enticingly, admirable companions.
These cold-blooded reptiles complement their unique pet owners, and therefore deserve an outstanding Lizard name. Whether your scaly pal most suits a funny, cool, or bold name, we hope this list makes the decision exciting and enjoyable.
If this list inspired you to come up with your own saurian names, let us know below.