In this article, we’ll provide you with a host of cute female guinea pig names. We’ve included names that match your girls’ coat color or personality and names that will set her apart from the rest. You’ll even find names that might have her mistaken as a celebrity’s pet!
Girl guinea pig names, like any pet names are important. With each girl guinea pig having unique looks and personality, finding a name that’s worthy of each of them may seem like quite the challenge. Our fifteen favorite girl guinea pig names for are:
Did You Know…
Most people think guinea pigs are actually pigs. They’re not — they’re rodents! They also aren’t called guinea pigs because they’re from Guinea. In reality, your cute guinea pig is originally from the Andes. Did you also know that a female guinea pig is called a sow? Males are boars and their young are known as pups.
Many people may think that animals are animals and it doesn’t matter whether your female guinea pig has a “girl” or “boy” name. It’s okay if you’re in that camp, but we think female guinea pig names really suit those cute creatures. And really, the names are as much for them as they are for us, no?
Making the Right Choice
Girl guinea pigs come in an awful lot of shapes and sizes. Their fur could be short, long, shiny, or even dense and wiry. Their color could be black as night, white as the driven snow, red as a fire engine, or a mix of a few colors. It could be solid, patterned, or roan.
With all this variety, it only makes sense to have a girl guinea pig name that perfectly captures your pet’s essence. So let’s get started. We begin first with cute girl guinea pig names.
- Cute Guinea Pig Names
- Names for a Pair of Girl Guinea Pigs
- Long-haired Girl Guinea Pig Names
- Girl Baby Guinea Pig Names
- White Guinea Pig Names
- Black Guinea Pig Names
- Ginger Guinea Pig Names
- Unique Guinea Pig Names for Girls
- Funny Guinea Pig Names for Girls
- Cool Guinea Pig Names for Girls
- Flowery Guinea Pig Names for Girls
- Celebrity Guinea Pig Names for Girls
Cute Girl Guinea Pig Names
If you’re looking to emphasize your female guinea pigs’ baby-like cuteness, then consider one of these ultra adorable names!
- Betty Boop
- Sweet Pea
Names for a Pair of Girl Guinea Pigs
Most pet owners who are fortunate enough to receive a double package — two of the same at once — love pair names! We’re big fans of those too. These are some of our favorite names for a pair of girl guinea pigs. We’ve included names of celebrities, fictional characters, and even inanimate objects and food that pair like no other!
- Chips & Salsa
- Chocolate & Chip
- Ginger & Snap
- Cookies & Cream
- Lemon & Lime
- Yin and Yang
- Kim and Kourtney
- Betty and Veronica
- Thelma & Louise
- Bow & Arrow
- Sugar & Spice
- Venus & Serena
Long-haired Female Guinea Pig Names
If you have a long-haired piggy breed then you might well be looking for long haired guinea pig girl names. Long-haired guinea pigs include the gorgeous Peruvian, Silkie, Silkie Satin, Sheltie, Coronet, or Texel. Your girl’s gorgeous coat could serve as your inspiration for her name.
- Cousin It
- Fuzzy Wuzzy
Girl Baby Guinea Pig Names
White Guinea Pig Names
Like many other species, guinea pigs may be born completely white. Also, guineas can be white with dark spots or splashes of color. These names are guaranteed to emphasize your guinea’s albino or primarily white coat!
Black Guinea Pig Names for Girls
Black guinea pigs are totally stunning. And, their coat comes in a range from darkest mat grey to the shiniest jet black. If your guinea pig is black or has lots of black in her coat, then you could choose a name that draws attention to her mysterious coloring.
- Noir (black in French)
Ginger Guinea Pig Names
It’s quite common for guinea pigs to have a little or a lot of red and ginger shades in their coat. We’ve listed some names that will surely complement your guinea’s fiery fur. Look carefully because you might recognize a few names that are shared by well-known redheads. After all, redheads are special, regardless of their species!
- Cinnamon Stick
- Red Velvet
Unique Girl Guinea Pig Names
Everyone likes to be different, at least some of the time. You don’t necessarily want your new little pets to have names that your friends have already chosen. Your guinea pigs are unique, so why shouldn’t their names be too?
Picking a unique name can tricky, but there are a few places you can look for ideas. For instance, historical names, interesting objects or even random words are a great place to start. Here are our favorite unusual names for female guinea pigs
Funny Girl Names for Guinea Pigs
Naming your new guinea pig doesn’t have to be a serious business. For example, if your pet is a rather round and often unkempt-looking “pig-pig,” there’s nothing wrong with letting their humorous appearance guide the naming process! We think the names below will give everyone who meets your guinea a good giggle.
- Cotton Ball
- Honey Bunch
- Miss Piggie
- Mrs. Nibblesworth
- Ms. Whiskers
- Pom Pom
- Roly Poly
Cool Girl Guinea Pig names
Let’s face it, if you are choosing a name you want it to be cool. After all, you are going to be telling all your friends about your new pets. You want to be proud to say their names when you share them.
Flowery Female Guinea Pig Names
Your gorgeous guinea pigs are bound to be beautiful. These lovely ladies work really well with floral names that bring out their delicate and lovely natures.
- Chrysanthemum (Chrissy for short)
- Moss (Mossy)
Celebrity Names for Female Guinea Pigs
- Beau (Hillary Duff)
- Bella (Hillary Duff)
- Cinnamon (Emmy Rossum)
- Gabbana (Khloe Kardashian)
- Josie (Kerry Washington)
- Meredith (Taylor Swift)
- Patter (Ellen Page)
- Popeye (Eva Longoria)
- Story (Bryce Dallas Howard)
Best Guinea Pig Names for Girls
There you have ‘em! We hope you’ve enjoyed browsing our lists of female guinea pig names. These names are fun, unique, cute, and even inspirational. Hopefully, you’ve found one that describes your special furry friend(s) perfectly!
If you are looking for more inspiration, you’ll love these other list of guinea pig names we’ve already published.
Your Girl Guinea Pig Names
What’s your guinea pig called? We’d love to hear the story of how you chose their name! Let us know all about your pets, and your favorite girl name ideas, in the comments below!
References and Further Reading
- Weir, Barbara J. (1974). “Notes on the Origin of the Domestic Guinea-Pig”. In Rowlands, I. W.; Weir, Barbara J. (eds.). The Biology of Hystricomorph Rodents. Academic Press. pp. 437–446. ISBN 978-0-12-613333-2.
- Fitzroy Vets. Interesting Facts About Guinea Pigs.