Cool pet tortoise and turtle names for your shelly best friend

Cool pet tortoise and turtle names for your shelly best friend

Turtles and tortoises are friendly pets. Below are some great tortoise and turtle names that you can use to name these pets.

turtle names
Close-Up shot of a tortoise on the grass. Photo: pexel.com @Edwin Lopez
Source: UGC

Do you need a name that matches your tortoise or turtle’s adorable appearance? Consider the following name ideas below!

Funny turtle names

Funny turtle names
Close-up photo of sea turtle. Photo: pexels.com, @Maria Isabella Bernotti
Source: UGC

Some funny, catchy naming options include:

  • Alice B
  • Annabelle
  • Aristurtle
  • Captain Turt
  • Cardi T
  • Carol B Baskin
  • Fluffy
  • McTortoisebutt
  • MeShell
  • Missy Shelliot
  • Pipsqueak
  • Plum
  • Russell
  • Sal Monella
  • Shellack
  • Shellvester
  • Silent Bob
  • Slowpoke
  • Stalone
  • Swim Shady
  • Tina Turtle
  • Tom
  • Zippy

What are some cute tortoise names?

While naming your tortoise, consider a name that is more creative and possibly even punny? Have a look at some of the cute tortoise names.

What are some cute tortoise names?
Close-up photography of a tortoise near leaves. Photo: pexels.com @Jonny Lew
Source: UGC
  • Andretti
  • April
  • Armaggon
  • Aurelius
  • Banana
  • Bean
  • Bertie
  • Bruno
  • Bulldozer
  • Carrot
  • Cerise
  • Clementine
  • Clover
  • Coco
  • Colby
  • Cole
  • Cranberry
  • Daisy
  • Damson
  • Dandelion
  • Donatello
  • Doorstop
  • Ebony
  • Ella
  • Emerald
  • Flippy
  • Franklin
  • Gamera
  • Garnet
  • Gilda
  • Gooseberry
  • Grandmaster
  • Hothead
  • Howard
  • Jackfruit
  • Jade
  • Juane
  • Kamoebas
  • Kelly
  • Klunk
  • Koopa
  • Lenny
  • Leonardo
  • Lily
  • Luna
  • Mario
  • Melanie

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Here are more names you can choose from:

  • Metalhead
  • Michelangelo
  • Morla
  • Myrtle
  • Nemo
  • Ninjara
  • O’Neil
  • Olive
  • Oogway
  • Orla
  • Orville
  • Paulie
  • Penny
  • Pong pagong
  • Popeye
  • Poptart
  • Primrose
  • Puddles
  • Raphael
  • Red
  • Rocky
  • Romeo
  • Rosie
  • Rosy
  • Ruby
  • Rufus
  • Sable
  • Sage
  • Scarlet
  • Scooter
  • Shelly
  • Spice
  • Splinter
  • Starla
  • Sugar
  • Terraspin
  • Thad
  • Titan
  • Titian
  • Tokka
  • Tomato
  • Tortura
  • Tory
  • Trent
  • Trixie
  • Troy
  • Tuck
  • Turdy turtle
  • Turtletaub
  • Umber
  • Venus
  • Venus de Milo
  • Verne
  • Xanthus
  • Yang
  • Yertle
  • Zoom

Good names for turtles

good names for turtles
Black and white turtle. Photo: pexels.com @Richard Segal
Source: UGC

Looking for a good pet turtle name? Here is a list to choose from.

  • Alfie
  • August
  • Bentley
  • Blossom
  • Bud
  • Carmine
  • Caroline
  • Cecil
  • Clover
  • Coco
  • Cranberry
  • Cressida
  • Crush
  • Damson
  • Dandelion
  • Donatello
  • Donnashello
  • Doris
  • Ella
  • Flannery
  • Flip
  • Flippers
  • Flippy
  • Franklin
  • Gator
  • Gilda
  • Harry
  • Howard
  • Kelly
  • Leonardo
  • Lightening
  • Milly
  • Mindy
  • Minnie
  • Muriel
  • Myrtle
  • Nancy
  • Opal
  • Poppy
  • Quickie
  • Raphael
  • Raven
  • Ruby
  • Sheldon
  • Shyman
  • Sienna
  • Snapper
  • Sneak
  • Squeeze
  • Tawny
  • Tucker

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Baby turtle names

baby turtle names
Selective focus photography of turtle on bench. Photo: pexels.com @Arun Thomas
Source: UGC

Check out some of these cute turtle names for baby turtles:

  • Bentley
  • Bruno
  • Carnation
  • Casanova
  • Chance
  • Dwight
  • Eddie
  • Einstein
  • Giovanni
  • Gunner
  • Herk
  • Hudson
  • Indy
  • Jerry
  • Kai
  • Luka
  • Mack
  • Maraschino
  • Michelangelo
  • Moby
  • Murphy
  • Nubs
  • Oscar
  • Ozzy
  • Ralph
  • Reece
  • Ren
  • Rose
  • Rufus
  • Sasha
  • Sherman
  • Slash
  • Slick
  • Snapper
  • Spotty
  • Squiggles
  • Squirtle
  • Taco
  • Tad
  • Talula
  • Tamara
  • Tango
  • Tank
  • Tara
  • Taylor
  • Terry
  • Thelma
  • Thor
  • Tillie
  • Tim
  • Titan
  • Tort
  • Trey
  • Truman
  • Tubby
  • Tyrell
  • Zack

Cute names for turtles

cute names for turtles
Brown turtle on wood trunk. Photo: pexels.com @Jonathan Meyer
Source: UGC

Some good turtle names include:

  • Amber
  • Apple
  • Auburn
  • Aurelius
  • Banana
  • Blastoise
  • Bolt
  • Bowser
  • Bronwyn
  • Bruno
  • Bubbles
  • Burt
  • Buttercup
  • Cantaloupe
  • Carnation
  • Carrot
  • Cerise
  • Chartreuse
  • Cherry
  • Cloudberry
  • Coconut
  • Colby
  • Daisy
  • Dee
  • Delilah
  • Denise
  • Dior
  • Donatello
  • Doris
  • Dragonfruit
  • Durian
  • Ebony
  • Elderberry
  • Ella
  • Ellie-Mae
  • Emerald
  • Esme
  • Esmeralda
  • Fawn
  • Flippers
  • Flippy
  • Garnet
  • Georgina
  • Ginger
  • Goji
  • Goldie
  • Gooseberry
  • Grapefruit
  • Hard Hat
  • Hari
  • Hilda
  • Hollie
  • Honeyberry
  • Hope
  • Houdini
  • Hunter
  • Imogen
  • Ivy
  • Jackfruit
  • Jade
  • Jet
  • Juane
  • Kale
  • Kiwi
  • Lady Boxworthy

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Have a look at some more cute turtle names.

  • Lilian
  • Lily
  • Mariam
  • Marigold
  • Maureen
  • Meep
  • Melanie
  • Michelangelo
  • Monella
  • Nemo
  • Nibbles
  • Ninja
  • Nugget
  • Olive
  • Oriana
  • Orla
  • Pea
  • Peach
  • Peep
  • Peeping
  • Penny
  • Petunia
  • Pineapple
  • Poppy
  • Primrose
  • Puddles
  • Rose
  • Rosie
  • Ruby
  • Sable
  • Saffron
  • Sage
  • Sally
  • Scarlet
  • Shelly
  • Shredder
  • Sienna
  • Speedster
  • Spice
  • Spinach
  • Squiggles
  • Star
  • Sugar
  • Tallulah
  • Tank
  • Tilly
  • Titian
  • Tokka
  • Tom
  • Tomato
  • Tortellini
  • Truffles
  • Turt Reynolds
  • Turtilini
  • Turtle Recall
  • Turtleneck
  • Xanthe
  • Xanthus
  • Zoom

Male names for turtles

names for turtles
White and black Turtle under water. Photo: pexels.com @Leonardo Lamas
Source: UGC

If you are looking for a name to match your male turtle, choose from the list below.

  • Addy: The son of man
  • Alex: The defender of mankind
  • Arnold: Eagle power
  • Asher: Blessed
  • Blastoise: Water blasting tortoise
  • Crush: To smash (English origin)
  • Donatello: Gift (Italian origin)
  • Flip: Turn upside down (Dutch origin)
  • Flippers: Flat limb used to swim (English origin)
  • Gator: Alligator (American origin)
  • Leonardo: Strong and brave
  • Leonardo: Strong as a lion (Italian origin)
  • Michelangelo: God's messenger (Italian origin)
  • Molasses: Uncrystallized sugar syrup (Portuguese origin)
  • Monster: Terrifying creature (English origin)
  • Nemo: From the valley (Greek origin)
  • Puddles: Small pool of water (English origin)
  • Quickie: Fast (English origin)
  • Raphael: God has healed (Hebrew origin)
  • Sammy: God heard (Hebrew origin)
  • Sapphire: A precious blue stone.
  • Scarlet: A turtle with beautiful colors
  • Sheldon: Town in the valley (English origin)
  • Shredder: Means that your tortoise has a huge appetite
  • Slick: Smooth and glossy
  • Slider: One who slides
  • Slimer: Slime producing (English origin)
  • Sluggy: Slow (English origin)
  • Snapper: One who snaps (English origin)
  • Speedy: Fast-paced (English origin)
  • Squiggles: To wiggle (English origin)
  • Star: Luminous cosmic object (English origin)
  • Sunny: Excellent
  • Verne: Over the Hedge
  • Waddles: A clumsy gait (English origin)

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Cool girl names for a turtle

good names for turtles
Brown and grey turtle in underwater photography. Photo: pexels.com, @John Cahil Rom
Source: UGC

Consider the following female name suggestions!

  • Annabel: Grace (English origin)
  • Bertie: Bright (German origin)
  • Colby: Swarthy place (Norse origin)
  • Ella: Beautiful (Greek origin)
  • Lily: Pure (Hebrew origin)
  • Luna: Moon (Latin origin)
  • Myrtle: Evergreen shrub (English origin)
  • Shelby: From the town in the hollow (English origin)
  • Starla: Star (English origin)
  • Yertle: The unknown (Fictional origin)

Cool male and female tortoise name

Some of these cool names include:

  • Apollo
  • Atlas
  • August
  • Balboa
  • Baldwin
  • Beakers
  • Bertie
  • Burt
  • Crimson
  • Donatello
  • Ernie
  • Fergus
  • Jill
  • Juliet
  • Kisses
  • Kurma
  • Mack
  • Maturin
  • Mustafa
  • Napoleon
  • Nugget
  • Oogway
  • Samwhise
  • Toby
  • Trixie
  • Truffles
  • Tuck
  • Turbo
  • Venus
  • Wartortle
  • Yertle
  • Zoom

Choosing the right name for your brand new pet can be just as exciting as bringing them home. Make choosing a name both easy and fun by using one of the many suggestions from our list of cool pet tortoise and turtle names.

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