Best goat names - Two baby goats in a meadow

Explore our list of 240+ best goat names! Maybe you’re a proud owner of these adorable creatures or have a goat plush toy. Either way, we’ve got you covered.

Grab your imagination by the horns and explore pun-tastic wordplay, charming personalities, and everything in between!

The goat was one of the first domesticated animals after the dog. Goats were domesticated as early as 10,000 years ago.

Goats and sheep are closely related, but goats are more curious and independent than sheep.

According to National Geographic, goats are some of the quirkiest farm animals. Goats deserve names that are as unique and lively as these animals themselves.

Cute goat names

If your goat is known for being playful and constantly getting into trouble, why not give them a mischievous name to match?

How about BiscuitPickles, or Snickers? These quirky and fun names will bring a smile to anyone’s face when they meet your little troublemaker.

Want something girly and sweet? Try monikers inspired by nature and flowers, like DaisyPoppy, or Meadow.

  • Angel
  • Berry
  • Biscuit
  • Butter
  • Buttercup
  • Clover
  • Cocoa
  • Cupcake
  • Daffodil
  • Daisy
  • Dandelion
  • Hopper
  • Lucky
  • Meadow
  • Petticoat
  • Pickles
  • Poppy
  • Posy
  • Pumpkin
  • Raspberry
  • Snickers
  • Tulip

Famous goat names

Billy the Mountain GoatThe first goat Sheila the Kangaroo talks to in Sheila’s Alp in the Spyro: Year of the Dragon video game.
Bobby the Mountain GoatA character in Sheila’s Alp in Spyro: Year of the Dragon.
Demon ItsyDemon Itsy is a boss in Croc: Legend of the Gobbos. He consists of four small mountain goats that Baron Dante merged into one.
GoboA goat in the British television series Big Barn Farm.
Pete the Mountain GoatOne of the mountain goats in Sheila’s Alp (Spyro: Year of the Dragon).
RasputinA black-necked goat with the largest horn spread in the world (among goats). Entered Guinness World Records in 2017.
SoothsayerA female goat in Kung Fu Panda 2.

Disney goat names

The most famous Disney goat is Djali from The Hunchback of Notre Dame. He’s Esmeralda’s loyal and clever companion. Like many goats, Djali has a mischievous personality.

DjaliEsmeralda’s sidekick in the 1996 animated Disney film The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
JebA grumpy goat in the 2004 animated Disney movie Home on the Range.
ValentinoAsha’s pet goat in the 2023 animated Disney film Wish.
A list of goat names with a goat looking at the camera

Female goat names

One popular approach is to select names that highlight the distinct physical features of your goat.

For instance, if your goat has beautiful brown eyes, you might consider naming her Cocoa or Amber. If she has a striking black coat, Midnight or Ebony could be fitting choices.

Another option is to choose names inspired by nature. Think of the ones like DaisyLuna, or Willow. These names capture the natural grace and spirit of goats.

  • Abigail
  • Ally
  • Amber
  • Anabell
  • Annie
  • April
  • Bella
  • Belle
  • Betty
  • Blanche
  • Bluebell
  • Cornelia
  • Doe
  • Dolly
  • Eve
  • Fanny
  • Faun
  • Fawn
  • Flora
  • Frida
  • Gertrude
  • Gigi
  • Ginger
  • Ginny
  • Grace
  • Greta
  • Hannah
  • Hayley
  • Hazel
  • Heidi
  • Isabell
  • Jolene
  • Lily
  • Lola
  • Lucy
  • Luna
  • Marja (”Berry” in Finnish)
  • Maybell
  • Nan
  • Nanna
  • Nanny
  • Nicole
  • Noelle
  • Olivia
  • Phoebe
  • Primrose
  • Princess
  • Ramona
  • Rosa
  • Rosemary
  • Ruby
  • Sally
  • Simona
  • Viola
  • Willow

Buck goat names

Boy goats deserve names that capture their strength, intelligence, and playful nature.

A black and white goat looking at the camera

Frodo: For all the Lord of the Rings fans, this name is an excellent choice for a playful and adventurous male goat.

Gandalf: This name fits a billy with an impressive white goatee.

Zeus: Inspired by the king of gods in Greek mythology, this name suits a regal and commanding male goat. With its rich history and association with thunderbolts and lightning, Zeus encapsulates the strength and dominance often found in these animals.

  • Abraham
  • Adam
  • Alfie
  • Apollo
  • Benny
  • Billy
  • Bobby
  • Buck
  • Casper
  • Cornelius
  • Florian
  • Frankie
  • Fred
  • Frodo
  • Gandalf
  • Gary
  • George
  • Gunnar
  • Gunther
  • Hans
  • Harry
  • Jacob
  • Jerry
  • Lucas
  • Nico
  • Noel
  • Oliver
  • Oscar
  • Pan
  • Peter
  • Prince
  • Ragnar
  • Rainer
  • Ramon
  • Ramses
  • Rasmus
  • Simon
  • Stevie
  • Thomas
  • Tom
  • Winston
  • Zeus

Pun goat names

Which spam protection service do goats use online?

”Google reGOATCHA!”

Who do you call when you need to catch a goat?

”Goat Busters!”

If you like baaaad jokes and puns like the ones above, you’ll love these funny and punny goat names:

  • Baaaart Simpson
  • Baaaatman
  • Billy Clinton
  • Billy Idol
  • Billy the Kid
  • Goatzilla
  • Hillbilly
  • Karate Kid
  • Nanny McPhee
  • Pettigoat
  • Silly Billy
  • Vincent Van Goat

Names for a black goat

  • Ash
  • Blackberry
  • Dusty
  • Ebony
  • Eclipse
  • Espresso
  • Licorice
  • Midnight
  • Mocha
  • Mystery
  • Nero
  • Onyx
  • Sable
  • Spade

Mountain goat names

Mountain goats are some of the best climbers in the world. They can access steep cliffs that humans can only dream of.

A mountain goat nanny with her baby on a cliff

Mountain-themed names are perfect for mountain goats.

You could name your mountain goat after a famous mountain, such as EverestBlanc (Mont Blanc is the highest peak of the Alps), or Matterhorn. Or go for a moniker related to rock climbing, such as Boulder.

Another option is to name a mountain goat after their habitat (AlaskaMontana, etc.) or their white coat (Blanche, Snow).

  • Alaska
  • Alp
  • Alpina
  • Alpine
  • Annapurna
  • Aspen
  • Avalanche
  • Blanc
  • Blanche
  • Blizzard
  • Boulder
  • Cairn
  • Canyon
  • Cliff
  • Colorado
  • Crag
  • Dakota
  • Everest
  • Matterhorn
  • Montana
  • Peak
  • Ridge
  • Rocky
  • Sierra
  • Snow
  • Zenith

Names that mean goat

These names literally mean ”goat”:

NameMeaningName gender
Aegis”Young goat” (Greek)Male
Aja”Goat” (Hindi)Female
Aran”Wild goat” (Hebrew)Male
Arwa”Mountain goat” (Arabic)Female
Capella”Little goat” (Latin)Female
Cheever”Female goat” (English)Male
Giles”Small goat” (Greek)Male
Jaala”Little goat” (Hebrew)Female
Jael”Mountain goat” (Hebrew)Female
Jahel”Mountain goat” (Hebrew)Female
Nyala”Mountain goat” (African)Female

Twin goat names

Do you have twin goats or two goats who are best friends?

Twin goat names - Two baby goats

These goat pair names are perfect for a couple or duo:

  • Abigail and Abraham
  • Ace and Spade
  • Adam and Eve
  • Aries and Capricorn
  • Boulder and Rocky
  • Buck and Doe
  • Cliff and Canyon
  • Cornelius and Cornelia
  • Flora and Florian
  • Gideon and Goliath
  • Ginger and Ruby
  • Gunnar and Gunther
  • Ramon and Ramses
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Windy and Willow
  • Zeus and Zenith

Unique goat names

Whether you have a playful Nigerian Dwarf, a majestic Saanen, or any other breed, we’ve got unique names that will make your goat stand out from the herd.

For example, Oinas means ”Aries” in Finnish. Saana is a Finnish girl’s name and an arctic hill in Lapland.

  • Ares
  • Capricorn
  • Chicory
  • Dali
  • Domino
  • Gaia
  • Gamma
  • Gideon
  • Goliath
  • Gunter
  • Hilla
  • Lybris
  • Merlin
  • Oinas
  • Ounas
  • Rama
  • Saana
  • Vadelma
  • Valdemar
  • Vuokko
  • Windy
  • Zeno

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