Chicken Names

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by HorseFeathers, Jul 19, 2008.

  1. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    I wasn't sure whether to put this in Everything Else Chicken or Raising Baby Chicks; but as sometimes you name an older chicken Everthing Else seemed appropriate. Mods, please move it if you don't think it belongs here!

    This is basically a list of names that might be good for chickens. My favorites are Lalli, "babbler" because there's a loud chicken in every flock. And Danior, "born with teeth". That one's just good for laughs.

    Please add to this list! If you have a name that you think is WAY too awesome to not be shared, please tell us! I'll keep adding, too.

    Girl's Names:
    Esperanza- hope (Spanish)
    Lacy- cheerful (Latin)
    Lalli- babbler (English) For the loud one in every flock
    Kumiko- girl with braids (Japanese)
    Iris- rainbow (Greek)
    Isis- supreme goddess (Egyptian)
    Indira- splendid (Hindi)
    Hermione- earthy (Greek)
    Hermosa- beautiful (Spanish)
    Imelda- warrior (German)
    Imogene- image, likeness (Latin)
    Electra- shining, brilliant (Greek)
    Ella- elfin; beautiful fairy-woman (English)
    Donata- gift (Latin)
    Donalda- world leader; proud leader (English)
    Deryn- bird (Welsh)
    Deana- divine (Latin) and valley (English)
    Cynthia- moon (Greek)
    Cora- maiden (Greek)
    Corazon- heart (Spanish)
    Cordelia- warm hearted (Latin) and sea jewel (Welsh)
    Charlene- little and womanly (English)
    Bambi- child (Italian)
    Alma- learned (Arabic) and soul (Latin)
    Xela- my mountian home (Quiche)
    Yin- silver (Chinese)
    Yepa- snow girl (Native American)
    Zemirah- song of joy (Hebrew)

    Zephyr- west wind (Greek)
    Cappi- good fortune (Gypsy)
    Gia- family (Vietanamese)

    Boy's names:
    Adair- oak-tree ford (Scottish)
    Balder- bald (Scandanavian)
    Bem- peace (Tiv)
    Bay- seventh son (Vietamese) and chestnut brown color; evergreen tree (French) and howler (English)
    Bardrick- axe ruler (Teutonic)
    (Just for laughs) Danior- born with teeth [​IMG] (Gypsy)
    Hercules- glorious gift (Greek)
    Jaali- powerful (Swahili)
  2. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Songster

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    I have ONLY named 2 of mine . BIG ROOSTER is named BIG RED ( RIR )

    and one of my rir pullets is kinda lighter in color compared to the rest of the flock ...

    SO , we have named her Barbara Jean AS ON REBA . LMAO

    Hoping she is not a weird BLONDE THO . LOL
  3. missourichickenmama

    missourichickenmama SURPRISE!

    Jul 17, 2008
    mama's girl: a loveing buff orp
    fan head: a silver laced polish that looks like he has a fan on his head
    sweet hart: a loveing black astrolorp
    all i named for now
  4. kinnip

    kinnip Songster

    Feb 24, 2008
    Carrollton, GA
    Lulabelle is one of my BRs. Carmine is a Blue Andalusian. My Black Copper Marans have French names: Lisette, Nanette, Giselle, Louis Rex and Jean-Phillipe. I'd like to name one Turkey (I already have a cat named Monkey).
  5. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
    Barton City, MI
    I just call everyone Mr Chicken.

    But then as far as I know I only have ONE pullet.

    I don't think the guineas mind, as long as I feed them and let them outside to scratch around the ant hills.
  6. milleryardchx

    milleryardchx Songster

    May 25, 2008
    Washington State
    My girls are Wilma because she is always cleaning the coop and is the one i could see being a mama later on
    then betty boop because she is flirt and Lucy Recardo because she is a redhead and when you say lucy I'm home she hops up on the back deck.
  7. chicken farmer meigs

    chicken farmer meigs Songster

    Jul 6, 2008
    Florence Mt.
    My daughter names all of our chickens. Here they are:
    Barred Rocks are named Omlet,Clarabelle,
    Golden sexlinks : cinnoman roll, Goldie
    White Leghorn: twins(2 layers)
    White slikes:Daisy,Putonia
    Blue polish:Speckles,Hendie,Rosie Powder( she is a splash)
    Old English Game bird:CoCo Puff
    Blue Whetin Americana Rooster is Mr. Pickles
    Red Burbon Turkey is Trixie
  8. DWavs

    DWavs In the Brooder

    Jul 10, 2008
    I have 6 barred rocks that are a couple of months old but I can't keep them straight to name them!
  9. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Songster

    Jun 22, 2008
    Central Texas
    I have a hyper-active chick named Thumper, and another chick is named Halulu, which means "loud, roaring thunder" . It's Hawian. (I know I didn't spell that right...[​IMG])
  10. DDRanch

    DDRanch Songster

    Feb 15, 2008
    I name all my chickens Mary....... something in alphabetical order. Mary Anne, Mary Beth, Mary Catherine, Mary Ellen, Mary Frances, and so on. No, I am not catholic but do love the sound of the double names.

    When I call them, I just holler......MARY....MARY......and here they come.


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