Are you looking to adopt a goose to your farm or backyard? We’ve got you covered! Here is a list of 200+ of the best goose names for your pet bird.
From classic names to unique and quirky options, this list will give you plenty of ideas for naming your new feathered friend. Whether you’re looking for a name inspired by nature, pop culture, or something more creative, we have it!
According to science, geese were domesticated in China as early as 7,000 years ago. That means the goose was the first domesticated bird. It was kept by humans even before chickens!
Since geese and humans share a long history together, geese hold a special meaning in many cultures. They represent loyalty, courage, and strength. The ancient Egyptian Earth god Geb was depicted with a goose on top of his head.
With such an illustrious history behind them, it’s no wonder people feel inspired to give their feathered friends meaningful names!
Female goose names
Are you looking for the perfect name for your girl goose?
One fitting option is Daisy. This sweet and natural name perfectly captures the gentle nature of geese.
Another choice is Gigi, which has a playful and fun sound that matches the delightful personality of geese.
If you’re looking for something more regal, consider naming your goose Queenie. This name is elegant and sophisticated, just like these majestic birds.
Male goose names
Are you on the hunt for the perfect name for your boy goose?
We have compiled a list of some creative monikers to make your gander stand out from the flock. Naming your feathered friend is not only fun, but it can also help you bond with them.
First up on our list is Gandalf, after the wise and powerful wizard from The Lord of the Rings. This name would be perfect for a majestic-looking goose with white feathers.
Next, we have Hank, a playful moniker that suits any goofy and silly goose.
For fans of classic literature, Atticus (after Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird) is an option for a dignified and noble bird.
Gender neutral goose names
There are many cute male and female goose names to consider. But you don’t always want to be gender-specific when naming your pet. If so, try these unisex goose names!
One of my favorite picks is Haneul, a gender-neutral Korean name that means ”sky”. What a perfect option for a goose joining a migrating flock!
|Arden||”Valley of the eagle” (English)|
|Griffin||A mythical creature that is half a lion and half an eagle.|
|Hayden||”Hayfield” (Old English)|
|Pax||Means ”peace” in Latin.|
|Phoenix||A mythical bird that rises from the ashes.|
|Xian||”Flying like a bird” (Chinese)|
Funny goose names
Are you tired of boring pet names for your feathered friends? Do you want to give your goose a name that will make people smile? Look no further than these funny and punny goose names!
First up, we have Honk-a-Doodle-Doo. This punny play on words will have everyone cracking up whenever they hear it.
Next on the list is Goose Wayne. Your bird may not be able to fight crime like Batman, but they’ll definitely look cool strutting around with this name. And who knows, maybe they’ll even inspire some heroism in their fellow geese.
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Goose pun names
- Goose Berry
- Goose Bumps
- Goose Wayne
- Honk Azaria
- Honk Kong
- Honky Tonk
- James Pond
- Nymphadora Honks
- Ryan Gosling
- Tom Honks
Cute goose names
If you’re a proud owner of a pet goose, here are some charming name ideas for your unique bird:
Baby goose names
Geese are magnificent birds that humans have kept for thousands of years. But all great stories have a small beginning! Consider these adorable names for your tiny gosling:
Famous goose names
Geese are often associated with abundance and prosperity. This association might have something to do with Aesop’s Fable ”The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs”. The story warns against greed and destroying valuable resources.
|Golly||A gander in the 2006 movie Charlotte’s Web. Gussy’s mate.|
|Gussy||A female goose in Charlotte’s Web.|
|Gwen||A goose in the book Charlotte’s Web.|
|Jeffrey||A gosling and Gwen’s son in Charlotte’s Web.|
|The Golden Goose||A fairy tale about a golden goose by the Brothers Grimm.|
|The Wawa Goose||A 28 ft (8,5 m) tall goose landmark in Wawa town in Ontario, Canada.|
Fly Away Home goose names
Fly Away Home is a 1996 family drama film. The movie is also known for the titles Flying Wild and Father Goose.
A 13-year-old girl Amy Alden moves from New Zealand to Canada to live with her father and his girlfriend. She finds 16 abandoned goose eggs and keeps the goslings as pets.
Amy and her father teach the geese to fly using an ultralight aircraft. The goal is to get the Canadian geese to migrate south and return to the farm yearly.
These are the names of the goslings (or some of them) in Fly Away Home:
|Igor||Was born with a limp. The main character among the geese.|
|Long John||The leader of the flock.|
If you enjoy heartwarming, family-friendly entertainment and fluffy baby birds, you’ll love Fly Away Home. But don’t watch it without a pack of tissues!
Cartoon goose names
Gandy Goose: The Terrytoons character appeared in 54 cartoons from 1938 to 1955.
Disney goose names
|Abigail and Amelia Gabble||Bonnet-wearing geese in the 1970 Disney film The Aristocats.|
|Gladstone Gander||A lucky and lazy cartoon goose from Disney. Donald Duck’s cousin and rival. Shows up in the 2017 edition of DuckTales.|
|Goose Lee||A master of martial arts in Darkwing Duck.|
|Goosey Loosey||A character in the movie Chicken Little.|
|Gus Goose||Donald Duck’s lazy and hungry cousin. Grandma Duck’s farm hand.|
|Honker Muddlefoot||A shy and smart goose in Disney’s Darkwing Duck.|
|Lucy||A goose in the 1961 Disney film One Hundred and One Dalmatians.|
|Sara Bellum||A scientist in Disney’s Darkwing Duck.|
|Uncle Waldo||Abigail and Amelia Gabble’s uncle in The Aristocats.|
|Vacation Van Honk||A character in DuckTales.|
Goose names in The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
The anime series The Wonderful Adventures of Nils was one of my favorites as a kid. It is an adaptation of the Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf’s 1906 novel with the same title.
The protagonist of the series is Nils Holgersson, a selfish teenage boy. A tomte (a gnome-like creature) transforms him into a little miniature tomte. Nils joins a flock of wild geese with his pet hamster and a domestic goose Morten.
|Captain Akka||The matriarch of the wild geese. An old and wise goose.|
|Gunnar||A stern and serious goose. Falls in love with Ingrid, which loosens him up.|
|Gusta||A grumpy wild goose.|
|Ingrid||A charming female goose. Gets captured by Smirre the fox and falls in love with Gunnar.|
|Morten||A domestic goose that belonged to Nils’s family’s farm. Nils escapes from the farm flying on Morten’s back.|
Goose pair names
Why stop at just one name when you can get two? Many people love to give their geese pair names that go together perfectly. Here are some adorable monikers for goose duos or couples:
- Abigail and Amelia
- Fluffy and Puffy
- Goldie and Silver
- Golly and Gussy
- Griffin and Phoenix
- Halley and Hayden
- Hansel and Gretel
- Jade and Jin
- Martha and Martin
- Romeo and Juliet
Good goose names
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