425+ Rat Pet Names (Male, Female, Color based & More)

Rats, believe it or not, are great pets. They are intelligent, happy, and loyal. Rats are trainable and can be receptive to commands and tricks if taught consistently.

Although they may not seem like typical pets, they also make fantastic companions. Owners can bring them out in public and even tote them around on their shoulders. 

So if you have just adopted a wee little rat of your own, we know that you’ll want to find a name as sweet and smart as they are. 

Here are some great ideas for you!

Top Rat Names

  1. Apricot
  2. Beads
  3. Bess
  4. Cameo
  5. Chewy
  6. Chomper
  7. Claws
  8. Ears
  9. Fluffy
  10. Furball
  11. Fuzzy
  12. Gritty
  13. Jackie
  14. Jaws
  15. Judy
  16. Laurel
  17. Leia
  18. Lola
  19. Longtail
  20. Nala
  21. Pennie
  22. Scamper
  23. Scratch
  24. Shivers
  25. Skye
  26. Squeaker
  27. Toss
  28. Twinkle

Cute Rat Names

  1. Beanie
  2. Berry
  3. Bessie
  4. Blinker
  5. Boo
  6. Boop
  7. Bubble
  8. Bucky
  9. Buddy
  10. Busters
  11. Buttercup
  12. Charlie
  13. Chaser
  14. Chickpea
  15. Chuckles
  16. Cookie
  17. Cracker
  18. Crackles
  19. Cupcake
  20. Dodo
  21. Donald
  22. Duke
  23. Dusky
  24. Frisky
  25. Gale
  26. Giggles
  27. Husky
  28. Jiggly
  29. Junie
  30. King
  31. Neon
  32. Nibbles
  33. Nippy
  34. Noodle
  35. Pascale
  36. Philips
  37. Pickle
  38. Pixie
  39. Pooch
  40. Poppet
  41. Queen
  42. Rattles
  43. Skippy
  44. Skittles
  45. Skitty
  46. Sneakers
  47. Snickerdoodle
  48. Snuggles
  49. Sparky
  50. Speedy
  51. Squishy
  52. Stretchy
  53. Sunny
  54. Sunshine
  55. Sweet pea
  56. Tickle
  57. Tiffany
  58. Tinkerbell
  59. Tiny
  60. Toto
  61. Trixie
  62. Wiggly
  63. Yoshi
  64. Zee

Famous Rat Names

  1. Remy – Ratatouille
  2. Samuel Whiskers – from Beatrix Potter’s stories
  3. Templeton – the rat’s name in Charlotte’s Web
  4. Rattie – from The Wind In The Willows
  5. Scabbers – from Harry Potter
  6. Roscuro – The Tale of Despereaux
  7. Roddy – Flushed Away
  8. Rita – Flushed Away
  9. Nick – Chicken Run
  10. Fletcher – Chicken Run
  11. Rizzo – The Muppets
  12. Splinter – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles rat name

Female Rat Names

  1. Apple
  2. Bagel
  3. Bella
  4. Bieber
  5. Blossom
  6. Brownie
  7. Caitlin
  8. Cakie
  9. Chilli
  10. Chloe
  11. Clover
  12. Coco
  13. Cream
  14. Cutie
  15. Daisy
  16. Dill
  17. Evie
  18. Flower
  19. Forest
  20. Hadie
  21. Ham Ham
  22. Hendrix
  23. Hickory
  24. Hurricane
  25. Jellybean
  26. Jimmi
  27. Juniper
  28. Katy
  29. Lara
  30. Laurie
  31. Lexie
  32. Lily
  33. Mabel
  34. Madonna
  35. Malik
  36. Mandy
  37. Maple
  38. Mars
  39. Martha
  40. Mercy
  41. Orea
  42. Pansy
  43. Patter
  44. Peaches
  45. Phoebe
  46. Pitter
  47. Poppy
  48. Prairie
  49. Reese
  50. Renee
  51. River
  52. Rosemary
  53. Rosie
  54. Roxy
  55. Ruby
  56. Sage
  57. Sallie
  58. Sally
  59. Salt
  60. Savannah
  61. Sophie
  62. Spiney
  63. Spruce
  64. Styles
  65. Suzie
  66. Sweetie
  67. Tangerine
  68. Taragon
  69. Temy
  70. Willow

Male Rat Names

  1. Abel
  2. Ace
  3. Alexander
  4. Apollo
  5. Archie
  6. Ares
  7. Arnold
  8. Beans
  9. Benny
  10. Billie Joe
  11. Billy
  12. Bobby
  13. Boomer
  14. Brandon
  15. Brandy
  16. Bruno
  17. Buck
  18. Bush
  19. Carter
  20. Churchhill
  21. Custer
  22. Danza
  23. Dave
  24. Drake
  25. Dusty
  26. Eddy
  27. Edward
  28. Elton
  29. Eric
  30. Ferry
  31. Finn
  32. Frank
  33. Franklin
  34. Freddie
  35. George
  36. Hoover
  37. Howie
  38. Jagger
  39. Jasper
  40. Jed
  41. Jimmy
  42. Josh
  43. Kuro
  44. Leonard
  45. Lincoln
  46. Matt
  47. Mercury
  48. Milo
  49. Monty
  50. Napoleon
  51. Nelson
  52. Oliver
  53. Peanut
  54. Pebbles
  55. Percy
  56. Perry
  57. Peter
  58. Pip
  59. Rider
  60. Rocko
  61. Rod
  62. Roger
  63. Scabbers
  64. Scooter
  65. Skipper
  66. Splinter
  67. Theo
  68. Tre
  69. Wellington
  70. Whiskers
  71. Wilson
  72. Winston
  73. Wormtail
  74. Zac
  75. Zed
  76. Zipper

Funny Rat Names

  1. Bam Bam
  2. Basher
  3. Biscuit
  4. Brutus
  5. Cheese Wiz
  6. Chunk
  7. Crusher
  8. Fink
  9. Fuzzmeister
  10. Gnasher
  11. Gummy
  12. Hamlet
  13. Jeff
  14. Joel
  15. McCheesy
  16. Pork Chop
  17. Ratt Damon
  18. Ratt Lauer
  19. Ratthew McConaughey
  20. Ratunzel
  21. Shredder
  22. Sneezie
  23. Sniffy
  24. Spongebob
  25. Squarepants
  26. Tattler
  27. Waffles

Unique Rat Names

  1. Drizzle
  2. Bean
  3. Levi
  4. Oats
  5. Zippy
  6. Warrior
  7. Cholmondley
  8. Belford
  9. Davies
  10. Fischel

Cool Rat Names

  1. Pythagorus (Thaggy for short)
  2. Ozone
  3. Darwin
  4. Crick
  5. Watson
  6. Gravity
  7. Louis
  8. Pasteur
  9. Mario
  10. Luigi
  11. Zelda
  12. Legend
  13. Sonic
  14. Nintendo
  15. Remy
  16. Templeton
  17. Camel
  18. Roddy
  19. Poppee
  20. Hazelnut
  21. Popcorn
  22. Chewbacca
  23. Muffin
  24. Romeo
  25. Roscuro
  26. Hazel
  27. Woodrow
  28. Bournville
  29. Squeak
  30. Tinker
  31. Rattie
  32. Rita
  33. Basil
  34. Nutmeg
  35. Petra
  36. Venus
  37. Sandy
  38. Twister
  39. Storm

Rat Names for Pairs

  1. Lexie and Laurie
  2. Buttercup and Blossom
  3. Pitter and Patter
  4. Mabel and Martha
  5. Sally and Suzie
  6. Salt and Pepper
  7. Ben and Jerry
  8. Jeckyl and Hyde
  9. Itchy and Scratchy
  10. Trucker and Tracker
  11. Digger and Dozer
  12. Rambo and Rocky
  13. Abbott and Costello
  14. Abercrombie and Fitch
  15. Adam and Eve
  16. Anna and Elsa
  17. Anthony and Cleopatra
  18. Bangers and Mash
  19. Batman and Robin
  20. Beavis and Butt-head
  21. Bert and Ernie
  22. Bob and Bing
  23. Bonnie and Clyde
  24. Boris and Natasha
  25. Butch and Sundance
  26. Calvin and Hobbes
  27. Chip and Dale
  28. Cheech and Chong
  29. Phoenix and Ember
  30. Flora and Fauna
  31. Lexi & Allie
  32. Eden and Savannah
  33. Ace and Monty
  34. Beans and Toast
  35. Benedict and Arnold
  36. Crackers and Cheese
  37. Fire and Ice
  38. Snap and Crackle
  39. Scritch and Scratch
  40. Sugar and Spice
  41. Wine and Cheese
  42. Tom and Jerry

Black Rat Names

  1. Ash
  2. Ashes
  3. Cafe
  4. Cibo
  5. Coffee
  6. Ember
  7. Jupiter
  8. Oscuro
  9. Raven
  10. Ultima
  11. Universe
  12. Coal
  13. Charcoal
  14. Dark
  15. Jet
  16. Pitch
  17. Ebony
  18. Midnight
  19. Oil
  20. Crow

White Rat Names

  1. Alaska
  2. Arctic
  3. Beaches
  4. Benji
  5. Bianca
  6. Blanca
  7. Blizzard
  8. Capone
  9. Cloud
  10. Drift
  11. Fisk
  12. Flakey
  13. Foggy
  14. Frankie
  15. Frink
  16. Frosty
  17. Galileo
  18. Glacier
  19. Hielo
  20. Hookfin
  21. Hubble
  22. Hypatia
  23. Ice
  24. Jax
  25. Misty
  26. Nadaz
  27. Pearl
  28. Peppa
  29. Piggy
  30. Rabbit
  31. Silvio
  32. Ski
  33. Skinner
  34. Snowball
  35. Snowy
  36. Tourist
  37. Twitch
  38. Vitch
  39. Whitey

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