100 Snake Names for Pets

Names for Pet Snakes

Pet snake names are as varied as the species, sizes, colors, and temperaments of the snakes. It's critical to choose the best name for your new, unique snake. Here are some wonderful name lists in several categories to begin you thinking about what you'd want in a snake name, whether it's naming your snake after your favorite novels or movies or something that matches their personality.

Top Snake Names

  • Asmodeus
  • Basil or Basilisk
  • Buttercup
  • Diablo
  • Ebony
  • Fluffy
  • Jafaar
  • Medusa
  • Naga or Nagini
  • Noodles
  • Severus
  • Slider
  • Slinky
  • Slithers
  • Slytherin

Tips for Naming Your Snake

Consider the longevity of the name: most snakes may survive for up to 20 years. You'll most likely tell your family, friends, and the veterinarian. Make sure the name makes sense to you and that you can explain it if you're asked for more information. Some individuals like to name their dogs by their appearance, while others prefer to remain anonymous. Many pet owners name their dogs and cats after their gender; however, because it's difficult to discern the gender of a snake by looking at it, this may be less significant. Although the sex of your snake may influence your name selection for some.

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Pet Snakes: Names and Fun Facts

Girl Snake Names

Most girl snake names are as exotic as the snake itself. Take a look at some feminine names that predominantly come from place names and nature.

  • Anemone
  • Aurora
  • Baby
  • Bella
  • Bindi
  • Catalina
  • Cherry
  • China
  • Dakota
  • Dolores
  • Ginger
  • India
  • Ivy
  • Izzy
  • Juniper
  • Leaf
  • Lotus
  • Precious
  • Raven
  • Zoe

Boy Snake Names

When thinking of boy snake names, most are masculine or menacing. Take a look at some tough-guy names mixed in with some lighthearted selections.

  • Apollo
  • Bowie
  • Buddy
  • Danger
  • Duff
  • Ghost
  • Harley
  • Hendrix
  • Jackson
  • Lennon
  • Mali
  • Mars
  • Mojo
  • Moss
  • Nigel
  • Nirvana
  • Pickle
  • Piglet
  • Sammy
  • Ziggy

Names From History and Fiction

The biblical account of the Garden of Eden has the most renowned serpent of all time. Some well-known snakes may also be found in Hinduism, Greek, and Norse mythology. Picking names from pop culture allusions to literature and movies like "Harry Potter," "The Jungle Book," and "Indiana Jones" may be entertaining.

  • Asmodeus
  • Attila
  • Basil or Basilisk
  • Diablo
  • Eden
  • Eve
  • Genghis
  • Heaven
  • Hydra
  • Indiana
  • Jafaar
  • Kaa
  • Medusa
  • Naga or Nagini
  • Rainbow
  • Severus
  • Shiva
  • Sir Hiss
  • Slytherin
  • Snape

Unique Snake Names

Color, attitude, and natural behavior may be traits that stick out when considering what makes your snake distinctive. Everything about your snake, including its species, markings, movement, and forms, might affect how you name it.

  • Amethyst
  • Brazil
  • Cherry
  • Coral
  • Cornelius
  • Curls
  • Ebony
  • Goldie
  • Jade
  • Opal
  • Pearl
  • Poke
  • Rainbow
  • Rex
  • Rio
  • Rosy
  • Slider
  • Slinky
  • Stripes
  • Worm

Funny or Silly Snake Names

Another amusing method to name a pet snake is to call it something completely different. Snakes, for example, aren't recognized for being fluffy and cuddly, but that clever moniker might make people laugh. Check out a couple of those names, as well as some snake jokes.

  • Buttercup
  • Cuddles
  • Cupcake
  • Fluffy
  • Kitty
  • Monty the Python
  • Mr. Huggy
  • Muffy
  • Nofeet
  • Noodles
  • Pretzel
  • Rumplesnakeskin
  • Serpico
  • Smiles
  • Snuggles
  • Sparkles
  • SSSSSam
  • Tootsie
  • William Snakespeare
  • Yoshi

A to Z Snake Names

AB

  • Amethyst
  • Anemone
  • Apollo
  • Asmodeus
  • Attila
  • Aurora
  • Baby
  • Basil or Basilisk
  • Bella
  • Bindi
  • Bowie
  • Brazil
  • Buddy
  • Buttercup

CD

  • Catalina
  • Cherry
  • China
  • Cobra Kai
  • Coral
  • Cornelius
  • Cuddles
  • Cupcake
  • Curls
  • Dakota
  • Danger
  • Diablo
  • Dolores
  • Duff

EH

  • Ebony
  • Eden
  • Eve
  • Fluffy
  • Genghis
  • Ghost
  • Ginger
  • Goldie
  • Harley
  • Heaven
  • Hendrix
  • Hydra

IL

  • India
  • Indiana
  • Ivy
  • Izzy
  • Jade
  • Jackson
  • Jafaar
  • Juniper
  • Kaa
  • Kitty
  • Leaf
  • Lennon
  • Lotus

MN

  • Mali
  • Mars
  • Medusa
  • Mojo
  • Monty the Python
  • Moss
  • Mr. Huggy
  • Muffy
  • Naga or Nagini
  • Nigel
  • Nirvana
  • Nofeet
  • Noodles

OR

  • Opal
  • Pearl
  • Pickle
  • Piglet
  • Poke
  • Precious
  • Pretzel
  • Rainbow
  • Raven
  • Rex
  • Rio
  • Rosy
  • Rumplesnakeskin

S

  • Sammy
  • Serpico
  • Severus
  • Shiva
  • Sir Hiss
  • Slider
  • Slinky
  • Slithers
  • Slytherin
  • Smiles
  • Snape
  • Snuggles
  • Sparkles
  • SSSSSam
  • Stripes

TZ

  • Tootsie
  • William Snakespeare
  • Worm
  • Yoshi
  • Ziggy
  • Zoe

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