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Do you need a name for your pet pig or a plush toy?

We have an extensive list of the 220+ best pig names for you!

This article is your ultimate guide to finding the perfect name for your porcine friend. Our exciting collection will leave you oinking for more!

How to choose a pig name

Pigs are intelligent and social animals, so finding a name that suits their personality is essential. Here are some tips on how to choose the perfect pig name.

First, consider your pet’s appearance or unique physical characteristics.

Does your pig have distinctive markings or colors? If so, you could choose a name that reflects these features.

For example, if your pig has spots, you could call them Dotty or Patches. A pink piglet could be named Blush or Pinky.

You could also choose a name that means ”pig” or ”boar”. Or go for a cute moniker that sounds fitting for a pig, such as Pippa or Poppy.

Also, consider your pet’s personality. A curious piglet could be named Ebba or Ebert since these names mean ”brave boar”.

Girl pig names

If you want a name that reflects your pig’s sweet nature, consider options like DaisyHoney, or Buttercup. These names evoke images of innocence and charm, perfectly capturing the delightful essence of your girl pig.

If you’re looking for something more sassy and spirited, names like PixieDiva, or Bella might be just what you’re after.

We’ve also collected names that literally mean ”pig” or ”boar”.

Annabella”Loveable” (French)
Bella”Beautiful” (Italian)
Bertha”Bright one” (German)
Buttercup”Yellow wildflower” (English)
Clara”Bright, famous” (Latin)
Daisy”Day’s eye” (English)
Diva”Goddess” (Latin)
Duchess”Leader” (Latin)
Ebba”Brave boar” (German)
Emma”Universal” (German)
Gemma”Gem” (Latin)
Ginger”Redhead” (English)
Hera”Protectress” (Greek)
Honey”Nectar” (British)
LaporshaA Latin name that means ”pig”.
Lilo”Generous one” (German)
Lily”Lily” (English)
Nelly”Shining light” (Greek)
Nora”Light” (Latin)
Pansy”Thought” (French origin)
Paprika”Red spice” (English)
PipsaPeppa Pig’s Finnish name is Pipsa Possu (”Pipsa Pig”).
Pixie”Fairy” (Cornish)
Poppy”Red flower” (Latin)
Porcha”Pig, offering” (Latin)
PorschePorsche is a German luxury car manufacturer. But few people know the name actually means ”pig”.
Portia”Pig” (Latin)
Posy”Punch of flowers” (British)
Rose”Rose” (Latin origin)
Ruby”Red gemstone” (Latin)
Sylvia”Forest” (Latin)

Boy pig names

Names that mean ”boar”, such as Ebert and Irwin, emphasize your male pig’s masculinity.

Fat boar outdoors in the winter

Another fun option is Hamlet, inspired by the famous Shakespearean character. This name adds a touch of sophistication and literary flair to your boar’s persona while highlighting his charming nature.

Axel”Father of peace” (Icelandic)
Badger”Traveling peddler” (British)
Baxter”Baker” (English)
Borden”Den of the boar” (English)
Brutus”Heavy” (Latin)
Caesar”Cut” (Latin)
Cupid”Desire” (Latin)
Duke”Leader” (Latin)
Eberhard”Brave boar” (German)
Ebert”Brave, strong boar” (German)
Erwyn”Boar friend” (English)
Everett”Strong boar” (English)
Everton”Boar settlement” (British)
Ewart”Strong boar” (British)
Gríss”Piglet” (Old Norse)
Hamilton”Treeless hill” (English)
Hamlet”Little village” (Danish origin)
Hammer”Blacksmith” (German)
Hercules”Glory of Hera” (Greek)
Irwin”Boar friend” (English)
Napoleon”Lion of the new city” (Greek)
Onni”Happiness” (Finnish)
Oscar”Champion warrior” (Irish)
Otto”Wealthy” (German)
Pepe”Jehovah increases” (Spanish)
Pom”Apple” (French)
Porcius”Pig” (Latin)
Rubeus”Red” (Latin)
Rufus”Red-haired” (Latin)
Sylvester”Wooded” (Latin)

Unisex pig names

These gender-neutral names fit male and female pigs alike:

Averil”Boar battle” (English)
Bert”Bright” (German)
Chelsea”Chalk landing place” (British)
Dakota”Friend” (Native American)
Emmett”Universal” (German origin)
Everly”Boar” (English)
Farrow”Litter of pigs” (English)
Parker”Park keeper” (English)
PepperThe name of a spice.
Porter”Gatekeeper” (English)
Valentine”Strong, healthy” (Latin). A cute name for a pink baby pig!

Cute pig names

Pigs are cute, especially baby pigs! These adorable animals deserve to be treated as friends rather than breakfast bacon. And they definitely deserve individual names!

Here are some cute names for pigs that reflect their sweet character:

  • Angel
  • Apple
  • Blush
  • Butter
  • Button
  • Cashew
  • Chewy
  • Chili
  • Cupcake
  • Dotty
  • Fluffy
  • Mini
  • Muffin
  • Nasu
  • Noodle
  • Nougat
  • Oinky
  • Pal
  • Patches
  • Peanut
  • Pickles
  • Piggy
  • Pinktail
  • Pinky
  • Pompom
  • Pudgey
  • Pumpkin
  • Snuffle
  • Spot
  • Tater
  • Truffle
  • Turbo
  • Walnut
  • Wiggle
  • Wobble
  • Wonky
List of cute pig names with a cute baby pig outdoors

Punny and funny pig names

  • Guinea Pig
  • Hogwarts
  • Hogzilla
  • Muddy Buddy
  • Oinkee
  • Oinkers
  • Pansy Porkinson
  • Piggles
  • Piggy Sue
  • Porkypine
  • Porsche Piggybank
  • Sir Oinks-a-Lot
  • Swinderella

Famous pig names

These famous pigs appeared in movies, television, literature, and comics:

BabeThe protagonist of the 1995 movie Babe.
MinimusA poetic pig in George Orwell’s 1945 novel Animal Farm.
MiseryAnnie Wilkes’s pet sow in Stephen King’s horror thriller novel Misery.
Miss PiggyA character in The Muppet Show.
NapoleonA leader pig in George Orwell’s novel Animal Farm.
Old MajorA boar in George Orwell’s Animal Farm.
PigletWinnie the Pooh’s best friend.
PlopperHomer Simpson’s pet pig in The Simpsons Movie. Also known as Spider Pig.
Porco RossoAn Italian World War I fighter with a pig’s head. The protagonist of the Studio Ghibli anime film Porco Rosso.
Porky PigA character in Looney Tunes.
PuaMoana’s pet pig in the 2016 animated Disney film Moana.
PumbaaA warthog in The Lion King.
SnowballA pig in George Orwell’s Animal Farm.
SquealerA pig in George Orwell’s Animal Farm.
The Naughty PigsThe antagonists in the animated television series Shaun the Sheep.
The Three Little Pigs (Fifer PigFiddler Pig, and Practical Pig)Famous Disney pigs. Constantly a target of the Big Bad Wolf.
WagnerA pig in a famous Finnish comic strip Viivi & Wagner.
WilburThe protagonist in Charlotte’s Web.
Cute baby pig looking at the camera

Peppa Pig names

These are the names of the pig characters in the animated television series Peppa Pig:

Daddy PigPeppa and George’s father. Daddy Pig’s real name is Perseus Pig (Percy Pig).
George PigPeppa Pig’s little brother. Loves his dinosaur toy.
Grandpa PigPeppa and George’s grandfather. His real name is Manuel Pig.
Granny PigPeppa and George’s grandmother. Her real name is Marge Pig.
Mummy PigPeppa and George’s mother. Mummy Pig’s real name is Rachel Pig.
Peppa PigThe protagonist of the series. A cute girl pig.

Luau Island pigs (Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly)

These are the names of the pigs in the Luau Island realm in the video game Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly:

  • Chili
  • Hamlet
  • Hammy
  • Porkins

Unique pig names

Want a name that no other pig has? Consider these unique options:

NameMeaningName gender
Averhilda”Boar battle” (Old English)Female
Bardan”Lives near the boar’s den” (English)Male
Culhwch”Hiding place of the pig” (Welsh). Based on Welsh mythology.Male
Eberhard”Brave boar” (German)Male
Eevert”Strong boar” (German origin)Male
SæhrímnirA magical boar in Norse Mythology. Cooked every night in Valhalla; returns to life every morning.Male
Swinford”Swine ford” (Old English)Male
Sow looking at the camera outdoors

Pig names that start with P

  • Paavo
  • Pablo
  • Paco
  • Paris
  • Parsley
  • Patricia
  • Patrick
  • Patty
  • Pedro
  • Peggy
  • Pepe
  • Peppa
  • Percy
  • Pernilla
  • Perry
  • Pepper
  • Peppi
  • Pepsi
  • Peta
  • Peter
  • Petticoat
  • Petunia
  • Phil
  • Phoebe
  • Phoenix
  • Pia
  • Picasso
  • Pierre
  • Pilar
  • Pincus
  • Ping
  • Pinja
  • Pink
  • Pinkie
  • Pinto
  • Pip
  • Piper
  • Pippa
  • Pippin
  • Pipsa
  • Pius
  • Pixel
  • Pixie
  • Poe
  • Poncho
  • Pongo
  • Pontus
  • Popcorn
  • Poppy
  • Porchia
  • Porky
  • Porsia
  • Portia
  • Posey
  • Possu
  • Potter
  • Prince
  • Princess
  • Prinz
  • Puddle
  • Pudgy
  • Pumba
  • Putte
  • Pyry

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