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What Should I Call My Guinea Pig?

Guinea pig owners over the decades have had great fun choosing cute, serious, or fun names for their pets. Below are a few of our choice favorites to give you some inspiration.

 Guinea pig
Does this look like a Beetroot, a Fluffy, or an Artemis?

Cute Names

  • Beetroot
  • Bramble
  • Button
  • Bunty
  • Bounty
  • Elmo
  • Fluffy
  • Fudge
  • Marmite
  • Muffin
  • Patches
  • Peaches
  • Spike
  • Spot

Serious Names

  • Amber
  • Artemis
  • Bob
  • Cuthbert
  • Denzel
  • Emeka
  • Harry
  • Li
  • Marigold
  • Martha
  • Montague
  • Naomi
  • Queenie
  • Zanzibar

Funny names

  • Hamlet
  • Goliath
  • Mrs Grimshaw
  • Mrs Norris
  • Mr Tubbs
  • Mr Tumnus

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Andria, 6 January 2018

I found the information extremely helpful. I have 2 female guineas, one is a new addition and I was wondering why they make a rumbling sound. Many thanks for all the info provided on your site!