Raccoons are my absolute favorite. I’ve had them since childhood, and I simply cannot have enough of them. If you have just got a raccoon as your new pet and are looking for names for the little one, you have hit on the right article.
Without further ado, let’s get down to some name options for your adorable little raccoon.
Fictional raccoon names
Some of the most popular raccoon names that top the chart are those that have been inspired by their animated counterparts from popular cartoon strips, Hollywood movies, video games, and literature. Here’s taking a look at them:
1. Tico – From Dora, the Explorer
2. Rocket – From the Guardians of Marvel comics
3. Meek – From Disney’s Pocahontas
4. Rocky – From the song, ‘Rocky Raccoon’ by Beatles
5. RJ – From Over The Hedge
6. Sly Cooper – From the video game series of the same name
7. Rascal – From Rascal by Sterling North
8. Avery – From Ozy and Millie
9. Ranger Rick – From Ranger Rick by the National Wildlife Federation
10. Roderick from Rock Jaw – From the Master of the Eastern Border, the 5th book from the Bone series
11. Pepper – From Pepper by Barbara Leonard Reynolds
12. Rigby – From Regular Show by Cartoon Network
13. Don – From Regular Show by Cartoon Network
14. Joey – From the 20th Century Fox movie, Dr. Dolittle 2
15. Pinch – From PB&J Otter by Walt Disney Animation Studios and Jumbo Pictures
16. Scootch Raccoon – From PB&J Otter by Walt Disney Animation Studios and Jumbo Pictures
Other popular raccoon names
Didn’t like any of the above? Or, wouldn’t like to consider names inspired by popular media? Here are some that you may want to consider:
17. Shadow – Besides being black (albeit, in parts), like the shadow, wouldn’t your pet little raccoon follow your like he/she is your shadow!
18. Adora – Because he/she is simply adorable
19. Rocket – Referring to its speed, of course.
20. Ringtail – Sums up your raccoon’s tail in one word
21. Bandit – Look at those eyes.
22. Sunshine – Isn’t he/she a little bit of this in your life?
23. Babe – Your precious baby.
24. Dash – The restless one that he/she already is
25. Sprinter – The claws work with the speed of a sprinter.
26. Flash – Oh, the speed of the claws again!
27. Fiddle – The ever-curious little ones that raccoons are.
28. Prowler – Always on the prowl, the inquisitive little one.
29. Naughty – Goes without saying!
30. Whiskers – Oh, those pocky ones!
31. Monster – The naughty one
32. Marbles – Attributing to those wonderfully shiny eyes.
33. Buttons – For the eyes, again!
34. Shine – The shiny eyes, the fur, Woah!
35. Joy – The joy of your life and your home.
36. Foxy – Looks like a miniature fox.
37. Cuddles – So irresistibly cute that you can hardly keep your hands off him/her.
38. Candy – As sweet as one.
39. Jerry – As naughty as the mouse from Tom & Jerry
40. Mushy – Your little ball of love.
41. Mooshie – ‘Mushy’ pronounced with a slight twist.
42. Spark – The spark in your life.
43. Rebel – Quite a rebel with his/her antics
44. Swift – On its toes forever.
Random raccoon names
A list of names that sound like music to our ears:
Food-inspired raccoon names
If you are one that appreciates food, you can certainly think about names that are inspired by food or beverage, specifically those that are brown, black, grey or white. Yes! the colors of your teeny weeny raccoon. Below are a few suggestions:
97. Brown Sugar
Quirky raccoon names
When you are looking for a name that is creative and unique enough to set your little one apart from other pets, our list here will keep you covered:
102. Maverick – A mad-hatter, totally!
103. Chica – A nice name, especially for your raccoon girl
104. Boi – For your little boy.
105. Bolt – The raccoon version of Usain Bolt.
106. Dart -The quick working of the claws – that’s what’s he/she going to do or already does.
107. Lightning – How quickly his/her claws work!
108. Magic – How he/she works his/her way like a true magician with the claws!
109. Mask – Those beautiful eyes with a white and black border around them. Don’t they look like a mask?
110. Smokie – Ah, those smoky eyes!
111. Kohl – The black-bordered eyes. Beautiful, ain’t them?
112. Jumper – The forever restless one.
113. Hip-hop – Moves in perfect beats.
114. Rhythm – Hop, skip and jump – there’s rhythm in his/her moves.
115. Pandora – A Pandora’s Box, indeed!
116. Knight – Your knight in shining armor, the cute little thing.
117. Peekaboo – Your hide-n-seek partner!
118. Twist – A little bit of a positive twist in your life.
119. Amaze – Amazing is an understatement for your little one.
120. Wizard – Quite a magician, your little pet.
121. Brainwave – A quick thinker as much as being quick with his/her moves.
Conclusion: Pet Raccoon Names
Now that you have finally laid your hands on an extensive list of names for your little raccoon, it’s time to carefully mull over your list of favorites and zero in on one that fit’s your tiny tot’s personality perfectly.
Happy naming! We can’t wait to know the name that you finally chose for your pet or if you have some more suggestions.