Parakeet Names: Check Out Our List of 100 Great Ideas!

Parakeet Names
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Every parakeet owner needs to name their feathered friend, but it can be challenging to find the perfect name! If you’re looking for cute, unique, or funny parakeet names that you won’t hear anywhere else, this list of Parakeet names will help you get started!

Female Parakeet Names

Many parakeet names are inspired by rarer colors, some of which result from dedicated breeding efforts. They are also influenced by the keet’s small size and delicate beauty.

  • Violet
  • Lacey
  • Skye
  • Opal
  • Bianca
  • Sapphire
  • Cobalt
  • June
  • Shirley
  • Gracie
  • Lizzie
  • Poppy
  • Cher Ami
  • Sarah
  • Jewel
  • Polly
  • Alexandra

Blue Parakeet Names

Your bird’s color is a great way to find inspiration for naming them. If you’ve got a gorgeous blue Parakeet, why not celebrate his oceanic plumage with a beautiful blue name like the ideas below?

If they are another color, why not grab a pen and note down all the parakeet names listed below that you can think of that match their gorgeous hue?

  • Navy
  • Sky
  • Blueberry
  • Ocean
  • Cloud
  • Wave
  • Surf
  • River
  • Brooke
  • Summer
  • Delphinium
  • Lupin
  • Azure
  • Swim
  • Tiffany
  • Steel
  • Baby
  • Maya
  • Teal
  • Saphire
  • Bluebell
  • Veronica

Male Parakeet Names

Generally, male parakeets tend to be more colorful regarding feathers and personalities. Male parakeets also tend to be great talkers and mimics, which experts believe is due to them having to vocalize in the wild to attract mates.

The following male parakeet names are perfect for a talkative boy bird and are short, sweet, and easy to say.

  • Miller
  • Fred
  • Bubba
  • Jordan
  • Alan
  • Kent
  • Bernie
  • Ray
  • Alex
  • Jimmy
  • Donald
  • Jose
  • Hector
  • Rio
  • Kevin
  • Nigel
  • Ernie

Green Parakeet Names

Many of the names of green parakeets can be drawn from nature, from the plants in your backyard to the jungles of the tropics.

Here are some great green names for you to try!

  • Jade
  • Jasmine
  • Emerald
  • Dill
  • Bay
  • Fern
  • Sage
  • Chive
  • Aloe
  • Herb
  • Basil
  • Thyme
  • Weed
  • Mint
  • Fennel
  • Rosemary
  • Teal
  • Lime
  • Shrub
  • Neon
  • Leaf
  • Jungle

Cute Parakeet Names

These colorful birds are unbelievably sweet and happy. Parakeets are beloved and adored. They sound pretty endearing with their songs and constant chatter.

Here are some of our picks for the cutest parakeet names:

  • Spangle
  • Rainbow
  • Olive
  • Cinna
  • Disco 
  • Sunny
  • Froot Loop
  • Bubbly
  • Aladdin
  • Treasure
  • Keet
  • Tweety
  • Egghead
  • Beaky
  • TrixiePop
  • Echo
  • The Kidd

Funny Parakeet Names

You will find that parakeets are pretty comical when they get into a conversation – whether it is with you, their cage mates, or simply to themselves.

They are also curious and enjoy toys and puzzles – watching them will keep you entertained all day long! This list will help you choose a name as goofy as your buddy.

  • Helicopter
  • Frisbee
  • Kite
  • Zesty
  • Jinx
  • Rooster
  • Spock
  • Iago
  • Long John Silver
  • BamBam
  • Dodo
  • Daffy
  • Panchito
  • Plucky
  • PingPong
  • Pepper
  • Birdie

Yellow Parakeet Names

If you’re looking for a name that’s as cheerful as your new yellow parakeet, try one of these options. 

  • Sunflower
  • Glow
  • Ember
  • Shine
  • Daffodil
  • Corn
  • Summer
  • Flame
  • Butter
  • Sunny
  • Spring
  • Flare
  • Amber

Tough Parakeet Names

These names take inspiration from popular fictional parrots, cartoon birds, and famous pirates and their avian sidekicks.

These are fierce birds and feathered fantasies from the past and present. Maybe one of these titles describes your feisty little pal to a “t”!

  • Diablo
  • Hawk
  • Big Bird
  • Buzz
  • Goodfeather
  • Pancho Villa
  • Chicken
  • Sergeant
  • Sonny Boy
  • Rico Tico
  • Vulture
  • Avenger
  • Dodger
  • Captain Flint
  • Peg Leg
  • Blackbeard
  • Calico Jack
  • G.I. Joe/Jane

Unique Parakeet Names

Parakeets might look similar, but experienced owners and breeders can readily tell them apart by their unique personalities.

For instance, while some birds are content to cuddle and preen, others may be influential and bold leaders.

We have compiled a list of unique parakeet names to help you choose the word which matches your pet’s personality.

  • Inca
  • Thor
  • Percival
  • Sirocco
  • Hollywood
  • Cliff
  • Ulysses
  • Cher
  • Maya
  • Stork
  • Freebird
  • Einstein
  • Poll
  • Hank
  • Skylar
  • Spike
  • Rosie

Cool Parakeet Names

You are likely to hear a resounding “nope!” from a parakeet owner if you inquire about their tiny bird’s perception of being little. These birds are calm and confident customers indeed!

Here is a list of cool parakeet names drawn from music, movies, pop culture, literature, pirate legend, and avian mythology.

  • Paulie
  • Coltrane
  • Poe
  • Thelonius
  • Drake
  • Anna
  • Carlos
  • Flaubert
  • Ebi
  • Darth
  • Vladimir
  • Olivier
  • Channing
  • Irene
  • Ahoy
  • Jolly Roger
  • Monty


When it comes to naming your parakeet, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, choose the perfect parakeet names that are easy to pronounce and remember.

Second, avoid words that might be confusing or difficult for your bird to understand. Third, consider choosing a name that reflects your bird’s personality.

Fourth, make sure the name you choose is one you’re comfortable with using for years to come. Fifth and finally, have fun with it! Most importantly, you and your bird enjoy finding and choosing the perfect name together.

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