Are you looking for a cool name for your pet scorpion?
Choosing a name for a scorpion is not easy. Scorpions are such unusual creatures that just any common pet name doesn’t match their character.
If you’re looking for an exotic pet, consider having a scorpion. Here are 50+ cool scorpion names to get you started!
Scorpions as pets
While many of us think of scorpions as dangerous creatures, they can make great pets for the right person. Especially emperor scorpions are gaining popularity as pets.
Scorpions are invertebrates, meaning they do not have a backbone. They come from the arachnid family, which also includes spiders.
Scorpions range from half an inch (just over one centimeter) to over 8 inches (20 cm). The most common colors of scorpions are black and yellow. They can also be red or brown.
Scorpions eat small insects and other invertebrates. They can be kept as pets in captivity as long as their habitat is large enough and they have access to water.
These are some cool scorpion names for a badass scorpion!
Cool female scorpion names
Do you want a name with an attitude for your girl scorpion? These are some of your best options:
|Arizona||Scorpions often live in deserts, so this state known for its deserts is a fitting name for a scorpion.|
|Artemis||The goddess of wild animals and hunting in Greek mythology.|
|Athena||The goddess of war in Greek mythology.|
|Dali||The goddess of hunting in Georgian mythology.|
|Kalahari||Means “great thirst”. A desert in Africa.|
|Mystique||“Air of mystery” (French)|
|Nevada||Here’s another name inspired by a desert state.|
|Phoenix||A unisex name that fits both male and female scorpions.|
|Sahara||The largest desert in the world.|
|Sphinx||A mythical beast in Egyptian and Greek mythology.|
|Valerie||A Latin name that means “fierce”.|
|Valkyrie||A figure in Norse mythology.|
Badass male scorpion names
Does your cool scorpion boy need a badass name? Check out these badass options:
|Gobi||Inspired by the Gobi desert in Asia.|
|Hercules||“Glory of Hera” (Greek)|
|Ivan||“God is gracious” (Slavic)|
|Julius||After Julius Caesar.|
|Lucifer||“Morning star” (Latin)|
|Max||A perfect name for a large scorpion.|
|Odin||“God of frenzy” (Norse)|
|Severus||“Stern” (Latin origin)|
|Thor||The god of thunder in Norse mythology.|
|Zeus||The god of thunder and sky in Greek myths.|
Emperor scorpion names
Emperor scorpions are some of the most popular pet scorpions these days. They have a lifespan of around 6 to 8 years and are relatively easy to take care of. Here are some imperial names for your majestic friend!
|Ashoka||Ashoka the Great was an Indian emperor.|
|Augustus||This name is inspired by Caesar Augustus, the first Roman emperor.|
|Caesar||After the Roman emperor Julius Caesar.|
|Cleopatra||An ancient queen of Egypt.|
|Julius||Inspired by Julius Caesar.|
|Musa||The name of an ancient ruler of Mali.|
|Napoleon||After the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.|
|Nero||Inspired by the Roman emperor Nero.|
Funny scorpion names
These are references to the characteristics of scorpions, such as their ability to pinch and sting.
- Spiky Lee
Choosing a name for a pet scorpion
When picking a name for your scorpion, the options are endless. You could choose a cool name like Valkyrie or Maximus. Or maybe you want something funny that describes the natural tendencies of scorpions?
No matter what you choose, make sure the name fits your scorpion’s personality and appearance.
Have fun finding the perfect name for your spiky friend! Only your imagination is the limit.
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