When we get a new pet one of the first and hardest things we have to do is think of a name for our new family member.
You want something that is going to match the personality of your little friend, it can be tough to get the perfect name!
In this post I am going to give you — different and unique name that you could call your leopard gecko. There is bound to be one that matches your leopard geckos personalities or look.
There are names for male and female leopard geckos, unisex names and also some fun names mixed in there as well! So let’s get on with the list and find your new pets name.
Names ideas for a male leopard gecko.
First of i am going to start with a list of classic male leopard gecko names.
Male leopard Gecko names.
|Rocky||Male||Leo’s love rocks|
|Dave||Male||Everyone knows a Dave!|
|Raptor||Male||It does look prehistoric|
|Speedy||Male||They are fast|
|Racer||Male||Again, they are quick|
|Buzz||Male||In reference to sounds they make|
|Tiger||Male||The markings give it away|
|Reptilian||Male||Because it is a reptile|
|Ice||Male||Leo’s are cold blooded|
|Spot||Male||Does your leo have spots?|
Names ideas for a female leopard gecko.
If you have just got a new female leopard gecko then the lust below will be great for you. There are name ideas for all female leopard geckos.
Names for female Leopard Geckos
|Tigeress||Female||Like tiger but a female version|
|Lizzy||Female||Leopard geckos are lizards|
|Dotty||Female||Because it has dots and spots|
|Ginger||Female||Taken from the ginger stripes|
|Princess||Female||Because it is a princess|
|Leona||Female||A play on leopard|
|Misty||Female||Misting of the tank|
|Missy||Female||It just works|
|Pimple||Female||Pimply skin texture|
Unisex and cool leopard gecko names.
This next list of name ideas and suggestions works perfectly with both male and female leopard geckos. There are some really good names in here so I am sure that you will find something to call your new little friend.
|Bumpy||Unisex||Bumpy skin texture|
|Smiler||Unisex||Leo’s always look to be smiling|
|Scratch||Unisex||You may find that your gecko digs around|
|Dino||Unisex||They look like mini dinosaurs|
|Chirper||Unisex||After the noise they make|
|Bleep||Unisex||Again after the noises they make|
|Blizzard||Unisex||Fits for the blizzard morph|
|Raptor||Unisex||Velociraptor dinosaur look|
|Rex||Unisex||Again after a dinosaur|
|Sunny||Unisex||The color can look like a sunrise|
|Cricket||Unisex||Names after the Leo’s favourite food|
|Tails||Unisex||Inspired by its big tail|
|Little foot||Unisex||Because they have tiny feet|
|Croc||Unisex||Same shape as a crocodile|
|Gizmo||Unisex||It’s just a cute name|
|Stinky||Unisex||Does it smell a little bit?|
|Hatch||Unisex||Your leopard gecko hatched|
|Lucky||Unisex||It is lucky to have you as an owner|
|Freckles||Unisex||The markings can look like freckles|
|Lazy||Unisex||Does your leo like to just laze around?|
|Bump||Unisex||They can be a little clumsy|
|Hunter||Unisex||The way they hunt for the food|
|Hider||Unisex||Does your gecko like to hide?|
|Digger||Unisex||Leopard gecko like digging the substrate|
|Peanut||Unisex||A cute name for a cute gecko|
|Ninja||Unisex||Is your gecko stealthy like a ninja?|
|Dart||Unisex||You may have a fast gecko that darts around|
|Mini me||Unisex||A cute name for your pet|
|Spotty||Unisex||Reference to the markings|
How to think of your own leopard gecko name.
If for some reason non of the above names seemed to fit with your new leopard the. It is time to think of some names.
It can be difficult to think of the best name for your Leo but below are some tips to help you along the way:
- Spend a week watching and observing before naming your leopard gecko.
- Look out for any personality traits that it shows such as being clumsy, noisy or really active or maybe even very lazy.
- Look at its skin coloroation and texture.
I always find that the best names come from observing your pet and then basing it on it’s personality. You will then get a unique name that fits your leopard gecko perfectly.
There are so many cool names that you could give to your leopard gecko, take your time and find the perfect one for your pet.
I would love to know the names that you have given your pet. Let me know in the comments what you have called your leopard gecko and I will add it to the above list!
My name is Andy Baines and I am the owner and writer here at Super Crazy Pets.
For the last 20 years I have been the carer/parent of many exotic pets, from reptiles to amphibians I have cared for and looked after them all.
I created this website to share my knowledge of looking after pets with other fellow owners.
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