Fox Names – 400+ Funny & Cute Names for Foxes

Red Fox Names

Do you have a devious fox that sneaks into your yard during the night? Maybe you’re looking for a perfect name for this cute mischief-maker, or maybe you’re even looking for fox names for your latest Minecraft pet?

There is something about foxes that has fascinated humans since the beginning of time, we know this from the many stories and tales which have been passed down from generation to generation.

From the shapeshifting foxes with magical abilities in Ancient Japanese folklore to Aesop’s fable, where the fox couldn’t reach the grapes, and so he called them ‘sour grapes’! These incredible creatures are known for being wise, yet mischievous!

Whatever type of name you’re searching for, whether it is a funny name, a cute one, or a tough one, we have compiled the largest list of names for foxes on the internet, to help you find the perfect one.

Perhaps you’re looking for a movie or book inspired name? We have plenty of those dotted throughout these lists, from the Fantastic Mr. Fox to Robin Hood!

Contents

Fox Names Generator
Names Meaning Fox
Cute Names
Female Names
Male Names
Arctic Names
Famous Names
Even More Names for a Fox
Summary

 

Names Meaning Fox


If you’re looking for unique names that mean fox, we have ten unisex names that could be used for mischievous female foxes or sly male foxes! Each one is a different way of saying fox, in a different language.

Using another language to come up with a name can provide a really interesting and exotic name. Most of these names sound beautiful as well, and most people will not know that the name quite literally translates to ‘fox’!

  1. Rebane – an Estonian name meaning fox.
  2. Renard – fox in French.
  3. Kit – Japanese for fox.
  4. Kettu – fox in Finnish.
  5. Sionnach – the Irish name for fox.
  6. Volpe – the Italian word for fox.
  7. Lomdi – Hindi name for fox.
  8. Zorro –fox in Spanish.
  9. Todd – an English surname meaning fox, derived from Middle English ‘todde’.
  10. Vulpes – the scientific name of a fox.

Fennec Fox

Cute Fox Names

Is your fox too cute for words? Maybe it’s a fennec fox, who has the cutest large ears? Or maybe they just have a shy and sweet personality?

These top ten cute names will be sure to make you, and anyone else that hears these adorable names smile!

  1. Snowball – an apt name for a big white fluffy fox.
  2. Autumn – a cute name for a fox whose colors remind you of the season.
  3. Clover – the perfect name for a lucky fox, just like a four leaf clover.
  4. Fluffers – a great name for a sweet fluffy fox!
  5. Candy – for a fox who is as sweet as candy.
  6. Mystic – does your sweet fox seem to appear just when you’d like to see her?
  7. Nibbles – foxes LOVE to nibble and chew, making this name perfect!
  8. Snuggles – does your fox look extra cuddly?
  9. Fuzzy – perhaps your fox is slightly more fuzzy than fluffy!
  10. Elf – a funny, yet very appropriate and cute name for a fox with large ears.

Female Fox Names

Female foxes are also known as vixens. When you start to think of a name for a female fox, watch her for a while to figure out her personality. Is she fiery and brave, or is she more laid back and chilled?

These twenty female names are taken from famous foxes, fox inspired names and just plain old pretty names that would be great for a vixen.

  1. Megan – as in, Megan Fox!
  2. Foxy Lady – the song by Jimi Hendrix.
  3. Kira – from MTV’s Teen Wolf.
  4. Penny – Penny fox is a character from Awesomenauts.
  5. Mia – stemming from the ancient Egyptian word Mery which means beloved.
  6. Nala – meaning Queen in Swahili.
  7. Lucky – is your fox particularly lucky, this is a great name if so!
  8. Misty – a gorgeous female name of American origin.
  9. Jewel – a precious name for a precious animal.
  10. Daisy – a pretty name for a pretty fox!
  11. Foxy – not very original, but a fantastic name for a feisty fox!
  12. Felicity Fox – Any name beginning with an F would go well with ‘fox’!
  13. Melody – perhaps you think the noise they make at night is quite melodic?!
  14. Vixen – a female fox, and also a perfect name for a spirited or friend foxy lady!
  15. Sandy – a great name for an animal with lighter colored fur.
  16. Rita – a precious name meaning pearl.
  17. Ruby – the ideal name for a fox with dark red ruby fur.
  18. Luna – foxes are nocturnal and usually only come out at night to hunt. Luna is a perfect moonlike name.
  19. Cleopatra – the Egyptian Queen was an incredibly beautiful woman, making the ideal name for a beautiful fox.
  20. Roxy – Roxy Fox has quite a nice ring to it!

Red Fox in Forest

Male Fox Names

A male fox, also known as a dog fox, a tod, or a Reynard, also needs a name that reflects his character and personality.

Maybe this fox is deserving of a cute, gentle name, or perhaps a more devious and sly one would be better suited to them? Here are our top twenty suggestions.

  1. Dobby – just like the big eared dobby from Harry Potter!
  2. Monty – from the French word ‘mont’ meaning mountain.
  3. Ghost – perhaps you’re looking for a name for a fox who likes to keep hidden?
  4. Snoopy – or maybe your fox is very bold and likes to snoop!
  5. Gray – perfect for a grizzly gray fox.
  6. Shifty – does this describe the character of your fox?
  7. Tails – a great name for a fox with a large bushy tail.
  8. Swiper – the ideal name for a fox who swipes food!
  9. Sparky – for a parcticularly clever fox!
  10. Bandit – for the fox who lives to his own laws.
  11. Max – derived from Aboriginal origin meaning ‘the greatest’.
  12. Winston – after England’s famous leader and prime minster.
  13. Teddy – perhaps your fox looks adorable and cuddly, just like a teddy?
  14. Chestnut – for a red haired, chestnut fox.
  15. Buddy – the best name for a friend!
  16. Mischief – for a fox who gets up to all sorts of mischief!
  17. Bomber – does this fox have boundless energy?
  18. Scout – of French origin meaning ‘to listen’.
  19. Duke – meaning ‘leader’, or ‘noble’.
  20. Rufus – in Latin rufus means ‘red’, a perfect match for a red fox.

Arctic Fox

Arctic Names

An arctic fox is a white fluffy fox that lives in the arctic regions of the northern hemisphere. These gorgeous little bundles are also known as white foxes, polar foxes, and snow foxes!

All of these names would be perfect for an arctic fox.

  1. Frosty
  2. Sky
  3. Spirit
  4. Blanc
  5. Vanilla
  6. Casper
  7. Moon
  8. Eskimo
  9. Crystal
  10. Snowy

Famous Foxes

  1. Mr. Tod – from Beatrix Potters ‘The Tale of Mr. Tod and Jemima Puddle Duck’.
  2. Foxy Loxy – the antagonist in Chicken Little.
  3. Basil Brush – a fictional red fox featuring in British children’s TV shows.
  4. Brer Fox – the trickster from African American folklore.
  5. Swiper – the cheeky fox from Dora the Explorer.
  6. Robin Hood – the fearless, robbing from the rich to give to the poor: Robin Hood, was portrayed by a fox in this Disney classic.
  7. Maid Marian – perhaps you’re looking for a duo name for a male and female fox? What better pair than Robin Hood and Maid Marian!
  8. Nick Wilder – from Disney’s animated film Zootopia.
  9. Fox in Socks – brought to life by Dr Suess in his fun tongue twisting books.
  10. The Fantastic Mr Fox – from the book written by Roald Dahl and brought to life in the 2009 movie.

Red Fox Looking Through Bush

Even More Names For a Fox

The most common a widespread species is the red fox, but there are also 11 other species of true foxes including the arctic fox, the large-eared fennec fox, and the swift fox.

If you still haven’t found the perfect name that you’re searching for, you’ll be sure to find it in this huge list of names that are all perfect for a fox.

  • Emma
  • Jude
  • Mantra
  • Kirby
  • Diesel
  • Cookie
  • Lava
  • Chestnut
  • Aron
  • Freeze
  • Pixie
  • Fernie
  • Archie
  • Chance
  • Apollo
  • Astra
  • Miranda
  • Lilly
  • Farrah
  • Cinderella
  • Rocky
  • Yoda
  • Rosie
  • Demo
  • Arwen
  • Pikachu
  • Hope
  • Dolly
  • Alaska
  • Petunia
  • Nibble
  • Oscar
  • Charlotte
  • Gizmo
  • Rey
  • Rebecca
  • Noel
  • Bentley
  • Ranger
  • Cordelia
  • Phoebe
  • Whisper
  • Molly
  • Flame
  • Ember
  • Crimson
  • Dido
  • Autumn
  • Rainbow
  • Chase
  • Lucy
  • Teddy
  • Snowflake – one of the cute and arctic fox names
  • Penny
  • Ripley
  • Ollie
  • Finnick
  • Simba
  • Isabelle
  • Stella
  • Nick
  • Pumpkin
  • Zack
  • Evelyn
  • Ace
  • Elf
  • Peggy
  • Darcy
  • Jazzy
  • Fennia
  • Jacob
  • Ash
  • Daphne
  • Lemur
  • Roma
  • Biscuit
  • Koda
  • Odin
  • Casey
  • Blizzard
  • Scarlet
  • Blanca
  • Twiggy
  • Arty
  • Ridley
  • Russell
  • Snow Paw
  • Pookie
  • Lisa
  • Willow
  • Jojo
  • Harley
  • Zorro
  • Clover
  • Haze
  • Ninetales
  • Moose
  • Bunny
  • Murphy
  • Crystal
  • Wilma
  • Chloe
  • Moon
  • Roo
  • Chili
  • Frostbite
  • Nala
  • Hannah
  • Carly
  • Radish
  • Benji
  • Sly
  • Arctic
  • Cotton
  • Banana
  • Letty
  • Esme
  • Paprika
  • Aspen
  • Alfie
  • Foxy
  • Miki
  • Iris
  • Flynn
  • Max
  • Happy
  • Eve
  • Flash
  • Lenny
  • Aurelia
  • Elmo
  • Fawx
  • Bridget
  • Finn
  • Jamie
  • Jellybean
  • Ivory
  • Shadow
  • Finch
  • Jessica
  • Ruby
  • Maggie
  • Angel
  • Blaze
  • Felix
  • Maverick
  • Coconut
  • Danica
  • Gracie
  • Iris
  • Avalanche
  • Kahlua
  • Piper
  • Louie
  • Leopold
  • Robin
  • Cora
  • Coco
  • Pepper
  • Ace
  • Red
  • Mystic
  • Vesta
  • Cinnamon
  • Dora
  • Muggles
  • Asher
  • Glacier
  • Kona
  • Theo
  • Jill
  • Millie
  • Chris
  • Evy
  • Vanilla
  • Fuzzy
  • Bailey
  • Picasso
  • Windy
  • Snowball
  • Ferris
  • Bella
  • Kara
  • Hershey
  • Harvey
  • George
  • Amigo
  • Bingo
  • Rouge
  • Cody
  • Lucky
  • Eva
  • Gus
  • Lucida
  • Zoey
  • Sophie
  • Spark
  • Frankie
  • Joey
  • Hickory
  • Jax
  • Melissa
  • Alpine
  • Caspian
  • Sara
  • Fiona
  • Izzy
  • Xavier
  • Charlie
  • Juno
  • Arvi
  • Ernie
  • Simon
  • Ghost
  • Winter
  • Goldilocks
  • Maroon
  • Geneva
  • Cece
  • Swift
  • Buddy
  • Winston
  • Claire
  • Amber
  • Polly
  • Comet
  • Rufus
  • Goldie
  • Justine
  • Punky
  • Dexter
  • Harper – One of our favorite fox names
  • Mia
  • Cleo
  • Vulpix
  • Buttons
  • Roxy
  • Whitney
  • Antarctica
  • Rococo
  • Flo
  • Duke
  • Misty
  • Eskimo
  • Toby
  • Clara
  • Sunny
  • Fredrick
  • Bond
  • June
  • Rowan
  • Birch
  • Apricot
  • Gertrude
  • Fifi
  • Hunter
  • Juliet
  • Swiper
  • Holly
  • Mars
  • Marley
  • Cooper
  • David
  • Casper
  • Mimi
  • Thor
  • Henry
  • Rex
  • Roger
  • Celia
  • Dakota
  • Wally
  • Riley
  • Jake
  • Ewok
  • Ginger
  • Rooney
  • Luke
  • Melanie
  • Daisy
  • Leo
  • Fitz
  • Chocolate
  • Benjamin
  • Ziggy
  • Eevee
  • Poppy
  • Gidget
  • Chester
  • Brody
  • Latte
  • Jack
  • Scout
  • Ariana
  • Honey
  • Alyssa
  • Gracie
  • Sonic
  • Zeus
  • Josie
  • Hazel
  • Otto
  • Java
  • Franklin
  • Trixie
  • Rusty
  • Maple
  • Annamaria
  • Michael J Fox
  • Milo
  • Bruno
  • Baxter
  • Alexis
  • Auburn
  • Annie
  • Iceberg
  • Andrew
  • Rose
  • Gigi
  • Snowy
  • Badger
  • Pinky
  • Pip
  • Beau
  • Cuddles
  • Polar
  • Beatrice
  • Tails
  • Apple
  • Dejavu
  • Hank
  • Ella
  • Poet
  • Oswald
  • Christopher
  • Isabella
  • Lola
  • Penelope
  • Dixie
  • Adolf
  • Marshmallow
  • Aurora
  • Loki
  • Princess
  • Lulu
  • Frida
  • Oreo
  • Isadora
  • Ramon
  • Ice
  • Carter
  • Ann
  • Annabelle
  • Phantom
  • Espeon
  • Frannie
  • Chantilly
  • Pluto
  • Starfox
  • Eclipse
  • Joy
  • Balto
  • Peter
  • Celeste
  • Ariel
  • Oliver
  • Tyson
  • Frosty
  • Jasper
  • Cherry
  • Chewy
  • Abby
  • Buster
  • Digger
  • Beach
  • Georgia
  • Jinx
  • Precious
  • Primrose
  • Arizona

Summary

We hope you have enjoyed this huge list of fox names and have found the perfect name for your vulpine companion.

Foxes are playful, curious creatures and enjoy playing together. You can ensure that you choose a playful and fun name to match their character and give them a well-deserved name.

If you’re still stuck for a name, foxes share many characteristics with cats. Just like cats, they are most active when the sun goes down, and they hunt similarly by stalking and pouncing on their prey.

If you’re still waiting for inspiration to strike, why not take a look at some cute cat names?

If you can think of any names that you’d like us to include in this list, let us know in the comments below. We love hearing from you!

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David is the pet lover behind My Pet's Name. He is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America, holds two degrees and has studied Applied Animal Behavior and Welfare. As well as writing, David has helped over 50,000 people choose the best name for their pet.

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