Python lovers know that these creatures make great pets. Look no further if you’re on the hunt for the perfect name for your new friend. We’ve compiled a list of 163 cool ball python names.
Discover male and female ball python names and some cute and cool monikers.
Choosing a ball python name
Python regius, commonly known as the ball python, is a python species native to sub-Saharan Africa. The snake can be found in West and Central Africa. It can grow up to 6 feet long.
The ball python is a popular pet snake due to its docile nature and small size.
When choosing a name for your ball python, there are many factors to consider. These include your pet’s personality and appearance.
You might also want to respect your pet’s roots. That’s why we’ve added some African names to the list.
Female ball python names with meaning
There are many factors to consider when naming your new female ball python. The first is whether you want a traditional or creative name. Traditional names might be something like Eve or Lilith, while creative names could be ones like Aurora or Isis.
You should also consider the meaning of the name and whether it reflects your snake’s personality. For example, if your snake is shy and reserved, you might want to avoid names that mean “warrior” or “goddess.”
|Abena||“Born on Tuesday” (Ghanaian)|
|Addison||“Son of Adam” (Latin)|
|Bekka||“To bind” (Hebrew origin)|
|Bellatrix||“Female warrior” (Latin)|
|Blanca||“White” (Spanish) This name is a good option for an albino snake.|
|Bona Dea||“Good goddess” (Latin)|
|Calliope||“Beautiful voice” (Greek)|
|Cleopatra||“Glory of her father” (Greek)|
|Elvira||“White, fair” (Spanish)|
|Goldie||“Made of gold” (English)|
|Hadiza||“One with no desire” (Arabic)|
|Isis||The goddess of magic in Egyptian mythology. Isis means “throne”.|
|Juno||“Queen of heaven” (Latin)|
|Lilith||“Ghost, night monster” (Assyrian)|
|Maddison||“Son of Maud” (English)|
|Medusa||“Protect, rule” (Greek)|
|Myrtle||“Flowering shrub” (Greek origin)|
|Phoebe||“Bright and shining one” (Greek)|
|Vesta||The goddess of the hearth in Roman mythology. Means “pure”.|
Male ball python names with meaning
There are a variety of names for male ball pythons.
Some name their snake after its coloration, like Onyx or Butter. Others name their snake after its personality, like Buddy or Vulcan. Ultimately, it’s up to the owner to decide what name is best for their pet.
Here are cool ball python names for male snakes, including their meanings:
|Abu||“Father of” (Arabic)|
|Adjo||“Born on Monday, righteous” (Ghanaian)|
|Bane||“Glorious defender” (English)|
|Baron||“Son of strength” (Hebrew)|
|Basil||“Royal, kingly” (Greek)|
|Cypher||“Coded message” (English origin)|
|Daemon||Means “guardian spirit” in Greek.|
|Diallo||“Bold” (West African)|
|Domino||“Lord, master” (Latin)|
|Hades||The god of the underworld in Greek mythology.|
|Jambo||“Elephant, large” (African)|
|Kofi||“Born on Friday” (Ghanan)|
|Kwame||“Born on Saturday” (Ghanaian)|
|Magnum||“Big, great” (Latin)|
|Morpheus||“God of dreams” (Greek)|
|Osiris||The god of the afterlife in Egyptian mythology.|
|Paladin||“Of the palace” (French origin)|
|Ra||The sun god in Egyptian mythology.|
|Thor||The Norse god of thunder.|
|Vulcan||“To flash” (Latin)|
Cool ball python names
- Black Mamba
- Dark Heart
- Death Adder
- Death Stalker
- Red Dragon
Good ball python names
Cute ball python names
- Lil’ Red
Funny ball python names
Albino ball python names
Albino ball pythons have very little melanin in their skins. They have the same skin patterns as other ball pythons. But instead of the standard brown or black ones, the albino pythons have yellow markings on their white skin. And they have pinkish-red eyes.
These monikers reflect the unique yellow-white appearance of these beautiful snakes.
Which moniker would you choose?
If any good ball python names are missing from the list, please share them in the comments. And please let us know which moniker you chose for your snake!
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