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Names for Budgerigars

By Josie F. Turner, Journalist specialized in Animal Welfare. Updated: September 25, 2016
Names for Budgerigars

Pets can become our invaluable friends, and sometimes finding the right name for a pet can be as difficult as choosing a name for our own child. This might sound exaggerated - but really, it isn't.

Australian parrots, like budgerigars, lories and rosellas, are very popular thanks to their bright and gorgeous colors. Are you thinking about adopting a budgerigar but haven't found the best name yet? Don't worry - you've come to the right place.

Here at AnimalWised we'll help you with our compilation of names for budgerigars and other Australian parrots.

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Names for male budgerigars

There are so many names out there - you can choose any human name for your budgerigar, and you'll have endless choices. However, we believe such a bright and colorful bird should have a name to match its appearance and traits. Here are our favorites, but if you can't find your own, please tell us and we'll add them to the list.

  • Thor
  • Baalthazar
  • Cyrus
  • Hermes
  • Kiwi
  • Krusty
  • Pippin
  • Baccus
  • Paco
  • Tristan
  • Apollo
  • Blau
  • Chiron
  • Hercules
  • Janus
  • Cupid
  • Curro
  • Goliath
  • Phoebus
  • Guido
  • Momo
  • Pepe
  • Rufus
  • Percival

What's your favorite? As you can see, we've combined old-sounding names like Guido or Rufus with mythological ones like Thor, Goliath or Apollo. The important thing here, though, is that you feel proud whenever you call your budgerigar.

Of course, you can also name your male budgerigar after Australian celebrities or historical figures like Ned Kelly, Crocodile Dundee or even Mad Max.

Names for Budgerigars - Names for male budgerigars

Names for female budgerigars

If your pet budgerigar or other Australian parrot is female, this is the place for you. We've compiled bright-sounding names that you will love. Pay attention:

  • Aphrodite
  • Hera
  • Luna
  • Noa
  • Princess
  • Stella
  • Minerva
  • Tiara
  • Alina
  • Olympe
  • Ariel
  • Natura
  • Venus
  • Bianca
  • Celeste
  • Dame
  • Isis
  • Frida
  • Gina
  • Rita
  • Astarte
  • Tauret
  • Sybil
  • Martha

As you can see, we do love names from Greek mythology. However, all names of sky goddesses and heroines will surely fit your female budgerigar. Names from Australian celebrities and characters include Nicole, Cate, Furiosa or, of course, Priscilla.

Names for Budgerigars - Names for female budgerigars

What is your budgerigar's name?

Do you have a budgerigar or other Australian parrot? We'd love to expand this list until we get to 100 names. No matter whether you actually own one of these birds or not, we'll add your suggestions to the list.

If you want more inspiration, why not check out our list of names of famous parrots?

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Rachael
Great ideas for budgie names! I started with a white female budgie named Charlie (for that YouTube video "Charlie bit my finger" ... my girl loves nibbling at fingers) and later got our blue male that we named Tiki (Japanese for waterfall). Budgies make the best pets!
Administrador AnimalWised
Hi Rachael,

Thank you for sharing this with us. We always think it is best to choose a name which suits an animal's specific personality or behavioral traits and your reason for choosing Charlie is brilliant. Please feel free to share with us any more creative ideas you come up with.

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