Frog names - A frog on a lily pad

Are you planning to adopt a pet frog or plush toy?

Explore our list of 140+ best frog names for your amphibian friend. From cute and quirky to punny and clever, there’s a name for every type of frog!

How to choose a frog name

Naming your pet is one of the most exciting parts of bringing them home, and frogs are no exception. These unique creatures come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, making them the perfect canvas for creative naming.

Choosing a pet name can also be overwhelming. With so many options, where do you even begin?

Here are some tips to help you select the perfect name for your amphibian friend:

First, consider the appearance of your frog. Look at its coloration, patterns, and size. You may want to choose a name that reflects these physical traits.

For example, if your frog is bright green, you could call it Emerald or Greenie.

Next, think about the personality of your frog. Does it have any unique behaviors or quirks? Is it shy or outgoing? These characteristics can inspire names such as Bashful or Boisterous.

Frogs are amphibians, so freshwater-themed names are always a safe bet for them.

You can also draw inspiration from similar animals, such as axolotl names.

Frog names - Basil, Calypso, Cleo, Jade, Kero Kero, Lotus, Midori, Ponyo, River

Frogs are often the pets of witches and wizards in fantasy and fairytales. So if you want to give your frog a magical-sounding name, you can!

Think of names like Merlin or Mystique. These monikers sound mysterious and wizard-like.

Best pet frog names

These are the top name ideas for pet frogs:

BasilAfter the green herb. Means ”royal” in Greek.
Calypso”Hidden” (Greek). A perfect unisex name with aquatic vibes!
CleoA gender-neutral name that means ”glory”.
JadeThis unisex name refers to the green gemstone.
Kero Kero ケロケロIn Japanese, a frog says ”kero kero”. This name will make your pet frog stand out!
Lotus”Lotus flower” (Greek). I bet you’ve seen a frog sitting on a lotus pad more than once!
Midori”Green” in Japanese. A fitting name for a green frog.
PonyoAfter the Studio Ghibli animated film. This Japanese name derives images of water creatures.
RiverA fitting name for frogs since they live in rivers and ponds.

Best toad names

The toad is a type of frog that can be found on every continent except Antarctica.

Toads are known to be more terrestrial than other frogs. Even their coloring is more Earthy than other frogs’. Also, toads walk rather than hop around.

A brown toad sitting on a rock

These names reflect the lifestyle and appearance of toads:

  • Bruna
  • Bruno
  • Bulky
  • Bumpy
  • Max
  • Olive
  • Rocky
  • Sandy
  • Speckles
  • Terra
  • Todd
  • Yoda

Girl frog names

Some good female frog names include LilyDaisyOlivia, and Dora. These names have a sweet and girly vibe. They’re perfect for a little girl frog who loves to hop around!

More exotic and unusual options are the ones like Mystique (“air of mystery”), Mizuko (“water child”), or Emerald (after the gemstone). These names add an air of mystery to your pet’s personality.

Two frogs swimming
AmazoniaAfter the Amazon rainforest.
Aqua”Water” (Latin)
AquamarineA blue and green gemstone.
Chloe”Young green shoot” (Greek)
Daisy”Day’s eye” (English)
Dora”Gift” (Greek)
Emerald”Green gemstone” (English)
Esmeralda”Emerald” (Spanish)
Frida”Peace” (German)
Hydra”Water serpent” (Greek)
Katniss”Aquatic plant” (Greek)
Lilo”Generous one” (German)
LilyFrogs like to sit on lily pads, so this cute flower name is perfect for them.
Mizuko”Water child” (Japanese)
Myrtle”Evergreen shrub” (Greek)
Mystique”Air of mystery” (French)
Olivia”Olive tree” (Latin)
Opal”Gem” (Sanskrit)
Phyllis”Foliage” (Greek origin)
PrincessA cute name for your frog princess.
Raina”Queen” (Slavic origin). Sounds like ”rain”, and frogs love rain.
Samantha”God has heard” (Hebrew)
Sylvia”From the forest” (Latin)
Terra”Earth” (Latin)
Verde”Green” (Spanish)

Boy frog names

These male frog names are inspired by nature, fairytales, and even a famous frog song!

A small frog sitting at the tip of a person's finger
Beck”Small stream” (English)
Carvel”Swamp dweller” (French)
Cosmo”Beauty” (Greek)
Darwin”Dear friend” (English)
Fenton”Marsh town” (English)
Frank”Free” (German)
Fred”Peaceful ruler” (German)
Frodo”Wise by experience” (British)
Gizmo”The playful one” (English)
Hydro”Water” (Greek)
Irving”Green river” (Scottish)
Kano”God of the waters” (Japanese and African)
Oliver”Olive tree” (Latin)
PrinceThe Frog Prince is a famous fairytale.
Rio”River” (Spanish)
Ronald”Counselor” (Norse origin)
SakuA Finnish boy’s name. “Saku Sammakko” (”Saku the Frog”) is the Finnish version of the song ”Froggy Went a-Courtin’”.
Sylvester”Of the forest” (Latin)
Trent”The flooder” (English)
Trevor”Great settlement” (Welsh)

Famous frog names

Kermit in The Muppets is one of the most famous fictional frogs.

Three Kermit frog plush toys side by side

Perhaps even more well-known is the story about The Frog Prince. The modern version of the fairytale is the most famous one; a princess must kiss the frog to turn him back into a prince.

AogaeruA frog spirit in the Studio Ghibli anime film Spirited Away.
Crazy FrogA Swedish animated Eurodance musician and social media star.
KermitA famous Muppet frog.
Keroppi HasunoueA kawaii frog character by Sanrio. Hello Kitty’s friend.
King HaroldThe king of Far Far Away in Shrek 2 and Shrek the Third. He was born a frog.
RobinKermit’s nephew.
Mr. ToadAn anthropomorphic toad in Kenneth Grahame’s novel The Wind in the Willows.
The Frog PrinceA fairytale by the Brothers Grimm.
TrevorNeville Longbottom’s pet toad in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

Disney frog names

ChuraA frog in The Lion Guard.
Croaky FroginiA character in JoJo’s Circus.
NanetteA water spout frog in the movie Gnomeo & Juliet.
Prince NaveenTransformed into a frog in the animated Disney film The Princess and the Frog.
TianaKissing a frog prince turns her into a frog in the Disney film The Princess and the Frog.
ToadieA character in the animated series Amphibia.

Cute frog names

Frogs are cute little fellows, and these names reflect that:

  • Apple
  • Bubbles
  • Cinnamon
  • Flipper
  • Froggy
  • Greenie
  • Hopper
  • Hoppy
  • Jelly
  • Jumpy
  • Kiwi
  • Marmalade
  • Nemo
  • Peaches
  • Puddles
  • Ribbit
  • Speedy
  • Splashy
  • Tadpole
  • Ziggy

Funny frog names

Frogs are fun creatures that have captured the hearts of many people. And what’s more fun than giving them hilarious names?

A colorful frog on a green leaf

Making puns and playing with words is a lot of fun. Here are some silly and punny frog names to inspire you:

  • Croaky
  • Froggie McHopperpants
  • Frogzilla
  • Hermit Kermit
  • Hopscotch
  • Hopster the Third
  • James Pond
  • Kerminator
  • Mr. Green
  • Prince Charming
  • Sir Ribbit

Good frog names

Whether you have a tree frog or an African dwarf frog, you’ll find good name ideas in this list:

  • Amazon
  • Barry
  • Blue
  • Buzzy
  • Dash
  • Dory
  • Drift
  • Francis
  • Indigo
  • Ivy
  • Kerry
  • Leap
  • Merlin
  • Mint
  • Mojito
  • Ollie
  • Peppermint
  • Rain
  • Sam
  • Sapphire
  • Topaz
  • Tropicana
  • Turbo
  • Verdi
  • Zaphod
  • Zoom

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