129 Marvellous Moose Names

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Who wouldn’t want a pet moose? Probably not most of us, to be honest! But that doesn’t mean you don’t need some good moose names in your life. Whether your moose is a stuffed plushie, a color-by-numbers art project, a cool craft, a favorite cartoon character or a safari bucket list wild moose sighting, now you’ll have a whole list of great moose names at the ready.

These names also make great picks for deer (did you know a moose is really just an extra large deer?). In the market for some festive reindeer names? Moose are related to reindeer too! Need a name for your new cow, horse, sheep, goat or pig? Borrow one from these lists of moose names and keep it all in the family…the ungulate family, that is. Need some names in a hurry? No worries – just click and go from these category lists below!

Moose Names for Females

The lady moose in your life should have a name that reflects her unique personality, poise and charm. On that note, we think you will love these female moose names!

  • Ena
  • Faline
  • Cammie
  • Annie
  • Lady
  • Zoe
  • Aurora
  • Ivy
  • Marie
  • Savannah
  • Windy
  • Sabrina
  • Bella
  • Cara
  • Graciela
  • Amelia
  • Gabbi
  • Fawn
  • Helen
  • Emma

Male Moose Names

There is no power in the forest like the power of a bull moose in his prime. These male moose names strive to capture the strong, the tall, the broad and the bold buck in your life – use them as-is or add your own creative touch!

  • Rocky
  • Arnold
  • Roosevelt
  • Truman
  • Chaplin
  • Ernest
  • Tony
  • Bud (or Buddy)
  • Woody
  • Butch
  • Billy Bob
  • Walter
  • Horace
  • Tommy
  • Gus
  • Eugene (or Gene)
  • Jerry
  • Templeton
  • Sven
  • Harry

Cute Moose Names

If you have ever seen a baby moose, you already know why you need this list of cute moose names. Try mixing and matching the names on this list to come up with your own stuffed animal moose name that is even cuter and more unique!

  • Sparkles
  • Tinkerbell
  • Moosie-Q
  • Twinkletoes
  • Pipsqueak
  • Bambi
  • Eeyore
  • Jelly Belly
  • Petunia
  • Jinglepants
  • Simba
  • Petal
  • Spruce the Moose
  • Gus
  • Pebbles
  • Minnie Moose
  • Fifi
  • Igloo
  • Tiny
  • Cupid

Funny Moose Names

The word moose is funny. Just saying “moose” can make you laugh. Moose is singular. Even better, moose is also plural, which means one moose is moose and 10 moose is still moose. Maybe the shy, solitary wild moose isn’t a stand-up comic, but that’s no reason you can’t pick one of these funny pet moose names!

  • Yes, Deer (get it?)
  • Great Rack (a rack is what hunters call a full set of antlers)
  • Zombie Long Legs (moose can turn into zombies after eating snails due to a parasite)
  • Toothless (moose have no upper front teeth)
  • Four Eyes (moose are so nearsighted they really need glasses!)
  • Bellows (after the sound bull moose make in mating season)
  • Bugle Boy (another odd moose noise)
  • Moosic (what moose lovers call moose sounds)
  • Saved by the Bell (after the fur-covered skin flap or “bell” beneath the lower jaw)
  • Claim Jumper (moose are great at jumping)
  • The Maine Event (the moose is the state animal of Maine)
  • Big Foot (moose have very big feet)
  • Speedy (moose are very fast – running up to 40 mph!)
  • Old Bucket Nose (moose nickname for their face/nose shape)
  • Get the Scoop (scoop is another word for moose antlers)
  • Snowy Snowshoes (their wide feet act like snowshoes)
  • Mr. Moostache
  • Don’t Moose With Me
  • Keeping It Anonymoose
  • Buck Buck Moose

Unique Moose Names

If you were always the tallest or shortest in your class, you know how it feels to stick out. Moose are the largest, tallest, heaviest deer in the world! Often weighing more than 1,000 pounds and standing up to seven feet tall, moose seem born to stick out. And if you’re gonna stick out, why not do it with style with these unique moose names!

  • Gigas (stands for “giant”)
  • National Velvet (the soft covering on the antlers is called velvet)
  • Twiggy (the Algonquin name for moose means “eater of twigs”)
  • Mr. Paddles (paddles are another term for the wide part of moose antlers)
  • Nubbins (one stage in antler development is called “nubs”)
  • Spike (one stage in antler development is called “spikes”)
  • Doggie Style (moose are great swimmers who favor the doggie paddle swim style)
  • Long Face (moose have very long faces)
  • Browser (moose are plant eaters who browse for their dinner)
  • Cud-dle Up (moose chew their cud like cows)
  • Hump It Up (the moose hump is actually a group of strong shoulder muscles)
  • Baked Alaska (after the Alaskan moose species and millenia of moose meat meals)
  • Ring the Bell (the skin beneath the lower jaw is called a bell or dewlap)
  • Fairbanks (a law there states it is illegal for a moose to enter a saloon)
  • Salty or Salt Lick (moose have been known to lick salt off cars and roadways in winter)
  • Rubber Nosed Swamp Donkey (official common name of moose in the Yukon)
  • Cavalry (the Soviet Union once tried to train moose to join the calvary)
  • Killer Whale (the moose’s only known marine predator)
  • Tycho Brahe (Danish astronomer who owned a moose that loved beer)
  • Beer Belly (sorry, we couldn’t resist!)

Famous Moose Names

Being big and tall doesn’t just get you noticed. Sometimes it also brings you fame and fortune! Or at least it does when you happen to be a cartoon moose, a moose in the movies or a moose owned by a famous human like the famous moose names on this list.

  • Bullwinkle J. Moose (The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show)
  • Morris the Midget Moose (Disney’s Silly Symphonies)
  • Balsam the Moose (Disney’s Silly Symphonies)
  • Thunderclap the Moose (Disney’s Silly Symphonies)
  • Peter Moosebridge (Zootopia the movie)
  • Scoutmaster Lumpus (Camp Lazlo)
  • Lumpy (Happy Tree Friends)
  • Rutt (Brother Bear)
  • Tuke (Brother Bear)
  • Montgomery “Good News” Moose (The Getalong Gang)
  • Anda (Brother Bear 2)
  • Elliot Moose (from Canada’s children’s television series of the same name)
  • Marsha Moffet the Moose (Paws and Tales)
  • Kata (Brother Bear 2)
  • Mr. Moose (Captain Kangaroo)
  • Morris the Moose (from the children’s book by the same name)
  • Honk the Moose (from the children’s book by the same name)
  • Thidwick the Big Hearted Moose (from the children’s book by the same name)
  • Stan the Moose (wrestler)
  • Älgen Stolta the Moose (famous Swedish moose who won harness races)
  • Tyrone (The Backyardigans)

Picking the Perfect Names for your Moose

A wild moose is an awesome sight! And they can be characters – memorable enough to make news headlines in some cases. So your perfect moose name will have personality and presence in spades. When you find the perfect moose name, be sure to pop back by and tell us which name you chose!

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Shannon is a passionate pet parent, with lots of knowledge of parrots, tortoises, and box turtles. She is also doting auntie to a standard wirehaired dachshund named Flash Gordon. She runs a popular pet blog and has authored two animal books.


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