126 Pig Names Perfect For The Porcine Pal In Your Life

126 Cute, Punny, And Pop Culture Pig Names That Aren’t Hogwash

August 31, 2021 Updated October 13, 2021

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Are you thinking about adopting a pig? If you have the right home for it, pigs can be wonderful and loyal pets. And, if a porcine pal does join your family, finding the perfect moniker may help your pig’s personality shine even brighter. Pig names aren’t just handy for pet adoptions, either. They also serve as excellent inspiration for writers who might be penning a children’s book or kids looking for a great name for their new stuffy. The best part about pig names, though, is that they can be really creative. A pig can have a noble name or a human name — or their name can be a complete pun that’ll make people laugh every time they hear it.

Here are a few good pig names if you happen to be drawing a blank. Just remember, whatever name you choose is bound to be best-in-show. On the hunt for a stuffed pig for a child? You might want to print this list out for them to consider. But no matter who ultimately picks it, the winning name is surely somewhere below.

Pig Names in Pop Culture

Pop culture has brought us some of the best pig names of all time. There’s nothing wrong with naming your piglet after a famous pig that came before them. Pop culture names may also be easier for the whole family to remember. So, if you’re naming a small pig and have a child, they may side with one of these.

  1. Wilbur (Charlotte’s Web)
  2. Miss Piggy (The Muppets)
  3. Piglet (Winnie The Pooh)
  4. Porky (Looney Tunes)
  5. Petunia (Looney Tunes)
  6. Hamm (Toy Story)
  7. Arnold Ziffel (Green Acres)
  8. Pumbaa (The Lion King)
  9. Orson (Garfield and Friends)
  10. Peppa (Peppa Pig)
  11. Waddles (Gravity Falls)
  12. Hen Wen (The Black Cauldron)
  13. Spider-Pig (The Simpsons Movie)
  14. Plopper (The Simpsons Movie)
  15. Mr. Porky (The Simpsons)
  16. Sir Oinksalot (The Simpsons)
  17. Babe (Babe)
  18. Petal (Gilmore Girls)
  19. Rosita (Sing)
  20. Happig (Pokémon)
  21. Anquer (Pokémon)
  22. Boarest (Pokémon)
  23. Grumpig (Pokémon)
  24. Madame Oink (Chuck ‘E’ Cheese)
  25. Alpha Pig (Super Why!)
  26. Napoleon (Animal Farm by George Orwell)
  27. Snowball (Animal Farm by George Orwell)
  28. Squealer (Animal Farm by George Orwell)
  29. Old Major (Animal Farm by George Orwell)
  30. Bebop (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  31. Maxwell (Geico ads)
  32. ManBearPig (South Park)
  33. Fluffy (South Park)
  34. Gub-Gub (Doctor Dolittle)
  35. Pua (Moana)
  36. Tattoo (The Secret Life of Pets)

Cute Pig Names for a New Pet Pig

Pigs are cute! So, why not give them a cute name to match? Here are a few worth considering.

  1. Bella
    Meaning: Beautiful or lovely.
  2. Dottie
    Meaning: Gift or beautiful.
  3. Darla
    Meaning: Dearling or darling.
  4. Gizmo
    Meaning: Gadget.
  5. Piper
    Meaning: Pipe player.
  6. Daisy
    Meaning: Day’s eye.
  7. Pinky
    Meaning: Little finger.
  8. Hamilton
    Meaning: Crooked or dun hill.
  9. Quincy
    Meaning: Fifth born.
  10. Boone
    Meaning: Good.
  11. Winston
    Meaning: Joy or stone.
  12. Willy
    Meaning: Resolute protector.
  13. Apollo
    Meaning: Manly beauty.
  14. Dorothy
    Meaning: God’s gift.
  15. Luna
    Meaning: Moon.
  16. Ava
    Meaning: Guarantee or bird-like.
  17. Honey
    Meaning: Sweet.
  18. Rosie
    Meaning: Beautiful rose.
  19. Lucy
    Meaning: Of light.

Food-Based Pig Names

Let’s not focus on this fact for too long, but there’s a reason why pigs named after food are kinda irresistible. So, yes — it might feel a little morbid, but not so if you’re providing a loving home. (Some of these names will be even funnier if you’re vegan or vegetarian!)

  1. Pepperoni
  2. Chris P. Bacon
  3. Ham
  4. Sausage
  5. Pork
  6. Truffles
  7. Pork Roll
  8. Fry
  9. Muffin
  10. Enchilada
  11. Taylor Ham
  12. Latke
  13. Meatball
  14. Oreo
  15. Taco
  16. Slider
  17. Peanut
  18. BLT
  19. Burger
  20. Frankfurter
  21. Carnitas
  22. Pork Chop
  23. Gammon
  24. Pancetta
  25. Pig Newton

Punny Pig Names

Looking for more of a laugh? Luckily, there’s no shortage of punny pig names. Plenty of celebrities have names that can morph into perfect pig names. So, if you have a favorite, it’s time to start brainstorming. In the meantime, here are some great names worth considering:

  1. Hamlet
  2. Kevin Bacon
  3. Jennifer Lopig
  4. Hogwarts
  5. Pygmalion
  6. Syndey Porkier
  7. Sooey
  8. Piggy Smalls
  9. Chewbacon
  10. Jimmy Dean
  11. Gordon Hamsey
  12. Ham Beesly
  13. Natalie Porkman
  14. Albert Swinestein
  15. Beatrix Trotter
  16. Piggy Azalea
  17. Merle Hoggard
  18. Duke of Pork
  19. Ham Solo
  20. Elvis Pigsley
  21. Peter Porker
  22. Amy Swinehouse
  23. Tommy Hilpigger
  24. Hammibal Lector
  25. Jimi Hamdrix
  26. Jon Hamm
  27. Heather Hocklear
  28. Hamela Anderson
  29. Lindsay Loham
  30. The Notorious P.I.G.

Pig Names That Everyone in Your Family Will Love

Naming a pet can be very difficult — even if that pet happens to be a stuffed animal. There are reasons why certain names constantly top the popularity charts, and it’s because they’re beloved by all. If you and your family are still looking for a good name, here are a few that everyone can easily fall in love with.

  1. Dahlia
  2. Benny
  3. Jewel
  4. Lucky
  5. Jazz
  6. Scooby
  7. June
  8. Yogi
  9. Tyson
  10. Piggly Wiggly
  11. Snort
  12. Squirt
  13. Chewbacca
  14. Pepper
  15. Dozer
  16. Buddy