Raising Chickens

100+ Cute Chicken Names

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

If you’re searching for a cute chicken name for a new batch of fluffy, chirping baby chicks, you’ve come to the right place!

It’s a secret that only chicken owners know, but some of these feathery friends can be quite cuddly and sweet. No wonder they make great backyard pets! That’s why giving your chickens an even more adorable name is a great idea.

We’ll get you started with a comprehensive cute chicken names list of sweet and cute ideas to give your pet chickens.

Cute Chicken Names

If you still don’t have a clue after reading the list, try out our Chicken Name Generator, do more brainstorming with our tips to come up with cute chicken names, or go to our related articles to get more funny and original chicken name ideas:

Here are the lists we compiled with cute chicken names:

Cute names for hens and Pullets

  1. Polly
  2. Lucky
  3. Sybil
  4. Bunny
  5. Geraldine
  6. Cutie
  7. Dolly
  8. Mabel
  9. Nancy
  10. Buttercup
  11. Pebbles
  12. Baby
  13. Pompom
  14. Mathilde
  15. Fluff
  16. Cinnamon
  17. Sunny
  18. Missy
  19. Bo
  20. Dora

Cute Names for Roosters

  1. Nugget
  2. Poncho
  3. Randy
  4. Kyle
  5. Gerald
  6. Doodle
  7. Marcel
  8. Edgar
  9. Rufio
  10. Oliver
  11. Bear
  12. Milton
  13. Arthur
  14. Scrappy
  15. James
  16. Darcy
  17. Humphrey
  18. Benjamin
  19. Buddy
  20. Penguin
baby chick

Cute names with a food reference

  1. Cappuccino
  2. Pumpkin
  3. Cheese Puff
  4. Nacho
  5. Brownie
  6. Puddin
  7. Meatball
  8. Cookie
  9. Toast
  10. Pancake
  11. Breadcrumb
  12. Omelet
  13. Couscous
  14. Basil
  15. Blueberry
  16. Latte
  17. Merlot
  18. Broccoli
  19. Biscuit
  20. Cupcake

Cute Names with color reference

  1. Chocolate
  2. Black beauty
  3. Azul
  4. Ginger
  5. Spotty
  6. Rainbow
  7. Snowball
  8. Amber
  9. Mocha
  10. Copper
  11. Café au lait
  12. Moss
  13. Honey
  14. Hazel
  15. Dotty
  16. Chestnut
  17. Harvest
  18. Smokey
  19. Petrol
  20. Coral
malines chicken

Cute Names with flower reference

  1. Rose
  2. Petunia
  3. Daisy
  4. Florian
  5. Poppy
  6. Rosemary
  7. Ash
  8. Violet
  9. Lily
  10. Dahlia
  11. Lavender
  12. Aster
  13. Bluebell
  14. Leilani
  15. Ivy
  16. Garland
  17. Saffron
  18. Roselie
  19. Lilac
  20. Blossom

Some Tips for Coming up With Even More Cute Chicken Names

If you couldn’t find the perfect name for your cute chicks in this extensive list, here are some tips to come up with even more ideas:

  • Consider their looks: what colors and patterns do you see at their dawn? What do they look like? Are they fluffy? Do they remind you of an Oreo?
  • Personality: even baby chicks already show personality. Is it the Bold one in the flock? Is it a Rebel? Is it the escape artist Houdini? Or is the chick as timid as Bambi?
  • Pop Culture: you can draw inspiration from your favorite movies, TV shows, artists, or books. A yellow chick could be Pikachu, and the one with the brownish dawn could be Chewbacca. What about Elsa for that cute white Silkie?
  • Puns: many people like to get punny with their chicken names. Have you seen Eggbert and Hen Solo? What about Lindsey Lohen and Yolko Ono?

Did we mention that choosing the perfect name for your backyard flock together with the kids or the whole family is an ideal activity?

Do you think you have all you need to get started? Finding the perfect name for your chicken or any other pet for all that matters is an important task. Let’s hope this list got you on the way to reviewing all possibilities.

Generate Even More Chicken Names!

Still not sure you found the perfect name for your chicken? Then you can head over to our chicken name generator.

chicken name generator

Just select whether you have a hen or a rooster, and choose the size of your chicken and what kind of names you want to generate. You can choose to generate funny names, traditional chicken names, puns based on movies and celebs, or derive names from mythical characters.

And if you think you’re out of options, we’ve even compiled more lists of chicken names for you to pick from:

Good luck picking one, and let us know what you went for!

Chicken Fans Editorial Team

The editorial team consists of 3rd generation chicken owners Kat, journalist, editor-in-chief, and Nick, working with illustrators and specialists in the field.