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100+ Cute Rat Names Ideas

Rats make great pets! They’re intelligent, happy, and loyal. You can train & teach them and they can be receptive to commands & tricks if you persistently train them.

Although they might not seem like the average pet at first, owners can bring them out with them when they go in public and even carry them on their shoulders.

If you just added a new rat friend to the family, you might be looking for a name that is as sweet and smart as they are-“we know our readers will get it.” Below, we’ve got some of the best female and male names for rats, as well as great celebrity and cute names.

Cute Rat Names 

You might not think of rats and “cute” being in the same sentence, but once you see that their inquisitive and bright personalities make them absolutely adorable, you’ll understand.

How adorable! We love these names for your little ones. Below are Cute Rat Names :

Cute Rat Names 
  • Asterix
  • Atari
  • Basil
  • Bilbo
  • Boo
  • Cheeto
  • Chewy
  • Chip
  • Doc
  • Dorito
  • Elmer
  • Enzo
  • Finn
  • Gin
  • Groot
  • Iris
  • Juno
  • Kermit
  • Loki
  • Mozart
  • Nacho
  • Opal
  • Plato
  • Poe
  • Tate
  • Tux
  • Wiggles

Male Rat Names 

Below are some Male rat names ideas:

Male Rat Names 
Male Rat Names 
  • Aslan
  • Benny
  • Bonbon
  • Camo
  • Cheddar
  • Chess
  • Churro
  • Dizzy
  • Eccles
  • Echo
  • Einstein
  • Flint
  • Fox
  • Jot
  • Kojak
  • Lynx
  • Meatball
  • Odin
  • Pascale
  • Piper
  • Pistachio
  • Reggie
  • Sirius
  • Socks
  • Sushi
  • Wasabi

Female Rat Names

Below are some female rat names ideas:

  • Alani
  • Autumn
  • Bella
  • Chatters
  • Chutney
  • Cruella
  • Dove
  • Fawn
  • Hazel
  • Henna
  • Hugs
  • Luna
  • Madeira
  • Marbles
  • Mina
  • Morticia
  • Olive
  • Pip
  • Scarlet
  • Soda

Funny Rat Names 

To make the process of naming your new pet rat as easy and simple as possible, we offer a range of some of the best funny names. From funny to less obvious, this list is perfect for any rat owners to use.

  • Aristorat
  • Basil Ratbone
  • Catnip
  • Cheesewiz
  • Julius Cheeser
  • Kid Rat
  • McCheesy
  • Pi-Rat / Pirate
  • Rat Benetar
  • Rat Damon
  • Rat Lauer
  • Rat Von D
  • Ratatattat
  • Ratchew McConaughey
  • Ratchew Perry
  • Ratman
  • Ratness Everdeen
  • Ratrick Swayze
  • Ratsafarian
  • Ratso
  • Ratticus Finch
  • Rattletale
  • Ratunzel
  • Rugrat
  • Scatrat
  • Slick
  • Sneaky
  • Squealer
  • Tekashi 69
  • Weasel

Famous Rat Names

Famous Rat Names
Famous Rat Names

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You might like to choose a name that is recognizable from TV, movies, or books. The following are the most notable fictional characters to date – one will be perfect for your new rat!

  • Captain Dirtbeard –Turbo Fast
  • Django –Ratatouille
  • Fletcher –Chicken Run
  • Frankie Waterson –The Amazing World of Gumball
  • Jake –Rescuers Down Under
  • Peter Pettigrew –Harry Potter
  • Professor Ratigan –The Great Mouse Detective
  • Ratasha –Forest Friends
  • Rattus P. Rattus
  • Remy –Ratatouille
  • Rita Malone –Flushed Away
  • Rizzo –The Muppet Show
  • Rubella –Tiny Toon Adventures
  • Sardines –The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents
  • Scabbers –Harry Potter
  • Scrabble –Little Women
  • Splinter –Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Templeton –Charlottes Web
  • Twitch –League of Legends

Conclusion: Choosing The Right Name for Your Rat

Rats, despite being looked down on by many people, make fantastic pets. This is why we’ve come up with a list of names as cute, extravagant, funny or unique as your new pet rodent.

There are many names in the list to choose from or find while browsing. Hopefully, you found something that suits your rat nicely.

If not, check out one of our other pet name posts. Although they’re not rat-specific, they just might have what you’re looking for!

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