Best 100 Names For Turtles & Tortoises

Struggling to choose the perfect name for your pet Turtle or Tortoise? Well, I’m here to help.

Here is a list of 100 different names I’ve put together to assist you with the decision process.

25 Funny Turtle Names

There is a common irony when trying to choose a funny name for your pet turtle or tortoise.

I’ve tried to steer clear away from the typical “Speedy” or “Lightning” with the list I’ve compiled below.

  1. Shell McBitey
  2. Sir Slowpoke
  3. Turbo Tort
  4. Squirtle
  5. Leonardo da Pinch-y
  6. Shelly Long
  7. Captain Sluggo
  8. Turt Reynolds
  9. Sheldon Cooper
  10. Turtley McTurtleface
  11. Flash Gordon
  12. Speedbump
  13. Turtzilla
  14. Flipper the Flapper
  15. Squishy
  16. Tiziano (What I Called My Common Musk Turtle)
  17. Sir Hides-a-lot
  18. Turtwig
  19. Sir Napsalot
  20. Turtwiggy Stardust
  21. Chewbacca
  22. Leonardo DiTurtlio
  23. Gamera
  24. Reptar
  25. Turtletino

Fun Fact: The Galápagos tortoise is the largest species in the world.

25 Male Turtle Names

If you’re not one for having a funny name but still want it to be specific to them if they’re a male. Here is a list of 25 names to call a male turtle or tortoise.

  1. Rocky
  2. Oliver
  3. Max
  4. Leo
  5. Charlie
  6. Oscar
  7. Finn
  8. Toby
  9. Sammy
  10. Buddy
  11. Henry
  12. George
  13. Archie
  14. Louie
  15. Jasper
  16. Winston
  17. Remy
  18. Theo
  19. Milo
  20. Rusty
  21. Benny
  22. Joey
  23. Chester
  24. Gus
  25. Frankie

25 Female Turtle Names

Here is a list of 25 names to call a female turtle or tortoise.

  1. Shelly
  2. Lily
  3. Chloe
  4. Zoe
  5. Ruby
  6. Mia
  7. Olive
  8. Luna
  9. Rosie
  10. Sophie
  11. Emma
  12. Ava
  13. Ivy
  14. Penelope
  15. Willow
  16. Harper
  17. Grace
  18. Zoey
  19. Hazel
  20. Stella
  21. Mia
  22. Ruby
  23. Lily
  24. Olive
  25. Luna

25 Unisex Turtle Names

Now, if you simply don’t know the gender of your turtle or tortoise and want to play it safe. I’ve got you covered with this list of unisex names.

  1. Charlie
  2. Casey
  3. Riley
  4. Sandy
  5. Jordan
  6. Morgan
  7. Avery
  8. Taylor
  9. Alex
  10. Jamie
  11. Riley
  12. Quinn
  13. Logan
  14. Cameron
  15. Dakota
  16. Avery
  17. Jordan
  18. Morgan
  19. Taylor
  20. Sydney
  21. Skylar
  22. Phoenix
  23. Rowan
  24. Avery
  25. Sage

Closing Thoughts

Remember getting a new pet is supposed to be fun, so the best name is one that resonates with you and your pet’s personality or appearance. 

Enjoy the new addition to your home!