Every backyard chicken owner knows that chickens make great pets! You also know that chickens can do goofy things. From weird crackling sounds to bobbing their heads up and down while they walk, stalking your every move, etc. That’s why we’ve uncovered some funny chicken names that will match their unique personality.
Coming up with a name for your chicken doesn’t have to be complicated. It’s no different than naming a dog or cat. You do have to get a little creative, but hopefully this list helps you find the perfect name or come up with other unique names.
Funny Chicken Names
Below you’ll find the funny theme inspired chicken names for males and females. These names were inspired from normal everyday things, objects, food, places, and human names.
Funny Female Chicken Names
If you have a bunch of hens, you’re likely looking for a female specific name. Below are some of the funniest names we could think of for your flock.
If your hens are older, you may want to consider checking out these old lady chicken names.
Funny Rooster Names
If you have a rooster in the bunch, then here are some names that are specifically for male chickens.
Funny Chicken Names By Color
One of the easiest ways to name a chicken is by the color of its feathers. Below are the color names along with the color of chicken the name will work best for.
|Pepperoni||Red or Brown|
|Milk and Water||Off White|
Funny Names for Chickens Inspired from Places & Things
If you love traveling, consider naming your chicken or rooster after a place or thing that makes you laugh. Below are some names inspired from places with funny names and comical things.
|Oxo||Oxo Good Grips|
|ILoveHandles||Plank floating cell phone shelf|
This website has a huge list of over 100 cities with funny names you can look for to find more potential ideas.
Funny Human Names for Chickens
Like any other pet, you can consider giving your name a human name. Below are some of our favorite funny human names for boys and girls.
Comical Chicken Names Inspired By Celebrities & Characters
Some pet owners tend to name their pets after celebrities or famous characters from movies, Disney, and etc.
Below are some our favorite bird names that will work great for your pet.
- Big Bird
- James Bond – perfect if your bird is sophisticated and full of charm
- Joker – the villain in Batman movie
- Leonardo – perfect for a blue and green chicken named after Ninja Turtle
- Peter Pan
- Sammy Sosa – baseball player
- Panchito – Disney’s The Three Caballeros
- Sheldon – Chick (inside the eggshell) on Garfield
- Larry Bird – Basketball player
- Heidi Plume
- Oprah “Hen” Frey
- Meryl Streep
Hilarious Chicken Names Inspired from Food
Want to get a real chuckle whenever you call out to your chickens. Consider naming them after any of these foods.
- Hot Dog
Silly Car Names for Chickens
If you’re a car fanatic, consider naming both your hens and roosters after some popular cars. While they make great car names, they can be used as silly chicken names.
- Harley – motorcycle
- Charger – Dodge Charger
Pun Chicken Names
If you’re into silly names, you’re likely into jokes. These pun names are perfect for bird pets, and will make you smile everytime you say them.
- Kanye Nest
- Osprey Winfrey
- Chick Jagger
- Sandra Gullock
- Will Twetton
- Flock Hudson
- Quill Smith
- Pat Chick Swayze
- Jack Nicholas Hen
Coming up with a name for your chicken should be fun. Hopefully, this huge list of funny names has helped you find a name your family can agree on. If not, use it to brainstorm and come up with more ideas.
Once you come up with the perfect name, you can start teaching it to your chickens. Eventually your chickens will learn their name and come running whenever they hear it being called.