Otters have a reputation for being some of the most adorable animals in existence, so you might be looking for a cute name for your pet otter? Well, read on and I’ll show you fantastic otter names to choose from.
Over the past few years, otters have gained momentum in the pet industry. Otters are extremely cute and who wouldn’t want to have one as a pet?
But you need to understand that otters cannot be good pets like you imagine them to be. They are not meant to be living in captivity and it can be quite depressing for them.
That being said, if you would still want to bring one home this article is for you.
This article is for all those who are planning to buy a pet otter and for those who have already brought one and finding it difficult to find them a name. Worry not, for we have you covered.
Buying an otter is not difficult but finding a name for them can be quite daunting because they are not like your common pets.
Bringing a pet into your family is not a small thing and so you need to think a lot before you find them a name. For me, I would name them something that I can personally relate to or something that resembles their character. But that is just me.
Otters are adorable, cuddly, and fun to play with (if you’re not the one getting wet and agitated). They make a great mascot for your startup or company. Whether you are looking for a brand name, or just want some ideas for a name for your pet otter here is a great list of all things ottery to get you started.
In this article, we have compiled a list of cute, funny & famous names for your otter.
Let’s get going!
Cute Names For Otters
Otters are damn cute and each one of the pet owners might feel that their otter is the cutest in the world. In this section, we will see some cute names for your otters.
- Tinker Boy
- Admit It Otter
- Lone Otter
- Cocktail Shaker
- Chilly Willy
- Puff Daddy
- Tiger Otter
- Billy Ray
Otter Names Inspired From Cartoons
If you are a big fan of cartoons or have kids at home, this section is for you. Here we have compiled a list of 7 names of famous otter characters in the cartoon. Your kids are going to love this!
- Baby Butter: Baby Butter is a famous Disney character who is an otter. This character made his debut in an animated TV series which was first aired on March 15, 1998. The cartoon centered around an otter family that lived near a fishing lake. Baby butter is portrayed as the youngest of the three otter kids in the family. Baby butter was famous for the way she speaks because she never liked to talk in complete sentences. She is portrayed as a jovial person who is generally happy and always ready to dance
- Peanut Otter: Peanut Otter is portrayed as is the eldest among the three kids of the Otter family in the Disney cartoon series PB&J Otter. Peanut otter is 8 years old and is known for his smartness & his jovial nature. Peanut’s best friends are Munchy Beaver & Flick Duck. If you have brought a pair of otters, you can probably name the elder one Peanut Otter.
- Opal Otter: Opal is an Otter character in the famous Disney cartoon series PB & J. Opal is the mother of the three otters Butter, Peanut & Jelly. She is portrayed as a serious character in the movie who has a happy relationship with her husband who is a fun-loving person. If your otter is not playful or appears to be a little reserved, you can probably name it Opal!
- Mr. Otterton: If you have seen the Oscar-winning movie Zootopia, you must already be knowing Mr. Otterton. In the movie, Mr. Otterton is portrayed as an otter who went savage after he was shot by a sniper containing a serum which makes him go salvage. The entire movie develops on the events that follow the missing of Mr. Otterton. Officer Judy Hopps & Nick Wilde are sent to find Mr. Otterton by his wife. If your otter has temperament issues or acts strangely at times, Mr. Otterton can be the best name for him!
- Mrs. Otterton: Mrs. Otterton is a character in the Oscar-winning movie Zootopia. The entire movie plot develops over the incidents that unfold when Mrs. Otterton approaches officer Judy Hopps & Nick to help her find her husband. Mrs. Otterton is portrayed as a North American otter with large green eyes & a pink nose. If you have brought a pair of otters, you can name them Mr & Mrs. Otterton. After all, otters live with their family in the wild.
- Ed: Ed is the famous cartoon character from Disney’s animated TV series Brandy & Mr. Whiskers. Ed is portrayed as a giant South American otter living in the Amazon rain forests and is Mr. Whiskers’ best friend. Ed is loved for his sympathetic & talkative nature and is admired for the plans he comes up with. He is also known to have a blue color, a long snout, a big black nose & big teeth. If your otter is very active and would love to explore around you should probably name him Ed.
- Terry: Terry is a not-so-famous cartoon character who was an otter. He appeared in the Disney animation series ‘Yin Yang & Yo’ in the episode Camp Magic Pants. Terry is portrayed as an otter who is a student and a self-proclaimed ‘chosen one’. Since Terry hasn’t made any other appearances don’t you think it is going to be a good name for your otter?
Otter Names Based On Their Character Traits
As mentioned earlier, you need to keep in mind that the name you choose for your pet should resonate well with his/her character. Gone are those days when you give them random names.
The best way to go about naming an otter would be to first bring it home and observe it and understand its character.
Lovely Otter Names
Yeah, otters can be quite loving. They are in fact, wild animals who live in big groups and are known to be social. You also need to be aware that otters, though they look cute can be quite aggressive to humans at times.
Take your time to observe your otter and if you feel that your otter likes being around you or is loving this list is for you!
- Sweet pea
Names For Otters With An Independent Personality
Yeah, though otters are social animals and live together in a group, there are chances for them to be independent. They will be a bit reserved and would keep a distance from you or the other otters.
- Dora (The Explorer)
- Jack Sparrow
Funny Names For Playful Otters
Most otters can be playful if you give them adequate space to move around and to swim. Otters love to swim and that is when they play the most. If your otter is playful, this list is for you.
- Mr. Otter
Otter Names Inspired From Movies
If you watch a lot of movies, this list is for you. In this section, we have compiled a list of 15 names that are inspired by the characters from the cult classics to the cartoons!
Here it comes!
- Harry Otter
- Professor X
Baby Otter Names
Chances of an otter responding when you call its name is very bleak. Which gives you the freedom to give them different names anytime you want. This section is for those people who are looking for names for baby otters.
- Mr. Small
- Mr. Little
Conclusion: Otter Names
Wow, you made it to the end! You deserve a pat on the noggin! In fact, you deserve a lot of things! Like more otter facts.
Yeah, here’s are some otter facts for you:
- Did you know that an otter can hold its breath underwater for 8 minutes?
- Did you know that an otter’s fur is so sleek and shiny that it can literally use its skin as a mirror? Of course, it’s not widely known whether they are using this power to judge their cuteness or their hair, but hey — how awesome is nature?!
- Owls aren’t the only ones with keen visual acuity. Otters have been spotted using reflections in the water to scope out fish.
That brings us to the end of our article! There are countless ideas of otter names, but hopefully, you picked up some inspiration from the list above. I hope you’ve been inspired and your creativity has been fired up.
If you have any great otter name ideas that we haven’t covered here please share them with us via email. This would give the otter-loving crowd some more options than those outlined above!
Thanks again for reading, and stay otty.