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 quiet 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.
In this article, we have compiled a list of 147 cute, funny & famous names for your otter. Let’s get going!
- 7 Otter Names – Inspired From Cartoons
- Best Name For Your Otter Based On His Character Traits
- 20 Names For Otters With An Independent Personality
- 20 Funny Names For Playful Otters
- 20 Otter Names Inspired From Movies
- 20 Cute Names For Otters
- 20 Cute Names For Baby Otters
7 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!
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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 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!
4. 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!
5. 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 Americal otter with large green eyes & a pink nose. If you have brought a pair of otters, you can name them Mr & Mrs. Otterton. Afterall otters live with their family in the wild.
6. 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, big black nose & big teeth. If your otter is very active and would love to explore around you should probably name him Ed.
7. 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?
Best Name For Your Otter Based On His 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.
In this section we have classified the names based on the different character traits, you can choose anyone from the list for your otter!
20 Names For Otters With Funny Personalities
20 Names for loving otters
Yeah, otter 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 otter, 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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.
We have divided this section into two, 10 names each for male & female otters.
10 cute names for male otters
- Tinker Boy
10 cute names for female otters
20 Cute Names For Baby Otters
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.
For male otters
- Mr. Small
- Mr. Little
For female otters