So, you have a furry new bunny friend that loves to snuggle and hop, and you have everything it needs. Fresh water? Check! Nutritious food? Check! Clean hutch or lined cage? Check! But what about cute bunny names?
Fear not, bunny parent, we have exactly what you are looking for listed below! Scroll on to find 300 clever and cute bunny names from books, movies and other pop culture references.
Cute Disney Bunny Names
What better place to start your name search than Disney’s bunny characters? Since the 1920s, Disney has incorporated bunny rabbits in its cartoons and shows no signs of hopping, I mean stopping!
A cute gray bunny from the 1942 Disney movie Bambi, Thumper got his name because he likes to thump his hindfoot just as many real-life rabbits do. The perfect name for a classic bunny!
“Whatever you do, don’t throw me into the briar patch!” begs the clever Brer Rabbit to Brer Fox in the movie Song of the South. Gotta love reverse psychology! A great name for an underestimated bunny.
The mysterious white rabbit from Alice in Wonderland catches Alice’s eye and leads her into a dream-like adventure. You may want to give this name a minute of your time before it’s too late!
During her time in Wonderland, Alice meets the eccentric March Hare at the strangest tea party ever. She thinks he is crazy, yet he wisely states, “If you don’t think, then you shouldn’t talk.”
Skippy from Disney’s Robin Hood is a heroic young bunny who is Robin Hood’s number one fan and follower. His kind-hearted nature makes him an endearing and memorable character.
Sis Bunny is Skippy’s older, more reasonable sister. She embodies both the responsibility and the teasing that older siblings are known for. A cool name if your bunny is a sister!
Little Tagalong is Skippy and Sis’ little sister and is a toddler bunny who carries a stuffed bunny around with her. What a perfect name if your bunny likes to go wherever you go!
Skippy, Sis, and Tagalong, along with eleven other unnamed siblings, live with Mother Rabbit in their small cottage. They live in poverty because the heartless Sherriff of Nottingham is constantly taxing them on behalf of Prince John.
Pancake-loving Fun Bun has a minor role in the Disney sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet as a cute, animated bunny in the Pancake Milkshake app game.
As the first Zootopia bunny cop ever, Judy Hopps follows her dreams to make the world a better place, even if no one else thinks she can do it. A great name for your determined bunny!
Judy’s mom Bonnie worries about her daughter’s safety as she travels to Zootopia alone. Incidentally, she is right to be worried, as Judy nearly dies several times throughout the movie.
Judy’s dad, Stu, is a carrot farmer and has never wanted to be anything else, so he has a hard time understanding Judy’s dream of becoming a police officer.
An easygoing, friendly jackrabbit, Lucky Jack is a bit careless yet helps save the day before the movie Home on the Range ends.
Lilo and Twitch
Instead of Disney’s Lilo and Stitch, you could have Lilo and Twitch! Since bunnies love to twitch their noses, this name is an out-of-this-world choice for your bunny pair.
StellaLou is a purple ballerina bunny from Tokyo DisneySea who becomes friends with Duffy the bear. She was introduced at the park as part of an Easter celebration in 2017.
One of the most famous cartoon bunnies ever, Rabbit from Winnie the Pooh is a practical, garden-loving bunny who lives his life by the book and doesn’t appreciate distractions.
Oswald the Lucky
Oswald has the great honor of being Disney studio’s first animated character featured in their own series, even before Mickey! Interestingly, the rights to Oswald were obtained by Universal Studios in 1928, prompting Disney to create Mickey Mouse as his competition. In 2006, Disney acquired Oswald’s rights again and has since incorporated him into the video game Epic Mickey.
As the hare in The Tortoise and the Hare, Max Hare is an overly confident athlete whose ego causes him to lose a race with Toby, the tortoise. If your bunny needs to learn a lesson, give this name a try!
Clover is the adorable best friend of Disney’s Sofia the First princess and can usually be found right by her side. He is a gray bunny with ears so long they nearly touch the ground.
Bunny Names from Children’s Books
Curl up with a classic story and relive your childhood by reading through this list of bunnies found in popular children’s books!
A mischievous, daring young bunny who steals veggies from Mr. McGregor’s garden, Peter Rabbit hops onto this list from the pages of the Beatrix Potter’s book The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
Flopsy is one of Peter Rabbit’s three sisters. Later in her life and in a separate book called The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies, she marries Benjamin Bunny, and they have six kits of their own.
The oldest of Peter Rabbit’s sisters, Mopsy is a good little rabbit who does as her mother instructs and stays out of trouble.
Instead of one-third of Peter’s triplet sisters as indicated in the book, Cottontail is portrayed as the youngest by several years in the television adaptation Peter Rabbit, while Flopsy and Mopsy are portrayed as twins.
Josephine Bunny is the mother of Peter, Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail. Sadly, she is already a widow when the story begins and does her best to raise her kits on her own.
Written as a sequel to Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny tells the story of how Peter and his cousin Benjamin return to Mr. McGregor’s garden to retrieve Peter’s lost jacket and shoes.
Mr. Bouncer was a minor character in Potter’s books and was identified as the late Mr. Rabbit’s brother, brother-in-law to Josephine Bunny and father to Benjamin Bunny.
A sweet children’s book about a father and his son, Guess How Much I Love You is the story of Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare comparing their love for each other.
Another classic children’s book, The Velveteen Rabbit tells the story of a friendship between a young boy and his stuffed rabbit that is so real, it allows the treasured toy to come to life.
J.K. Rowling’s Babbity Rabbity was featured in her book The Tales of Beedle the Bard. It’s the story of an Animagus named Babbity who takes on the animal form of a rabbit.
Bunnicula is the story of a vampire rabbit that doesn’t thirst for blood but instead prefers sucking the juice out of vegetables. V8 anyone?
An adorable bunny from the Dutch picture books, Miffy loves to draw and have fun with her friends from school.
Comic Book and Video Game Bunny Names
When bunnies are drawn or designed, the sky is the limit! Let your imagination run as wild as a hare as you read through this list.
Published by DC Comics, Captain Carrot is the story of Rodney Rabbit, who transforms into a muscular superhero after eating a cosmic carrot. Unfortunately, his super-powers wear off within 24 hours or a period of extreme exertion.
Hoppy the Marvel Bunny
Debuting in the 1940s, Hoppy the Marvel Bunny is a comic about a DC superhero with powers just like Captain Marvel.
Originally a video game about crazy bunnies running amuck, Raving Rabbids has since become a TV show as well.
Honey Bunny has had an inconsistent history as Bugs Bunny’s sometimes cousin, sometimes ex-girlfriend. She originally appeared in a 1953 Bugs Bunny comic book and then in a Looney Tunes comic book series in the ‘60s and ‘70s.
Mr. Bun is a cute brown stuffed rabbit belonging to Calvin’s friend Susie Derkins in the comic book Calvin and Hobbes. Unlike Hobbes who comes to life for Calvin, it appears Mr. Bun really is just a stuffed animal.
Although initially training to become a sorceress, the cream-colored bunny Bianca from the video game Spyro becomes his ally instead.
Miyamoto Usagi is a highly skilled rabbit samurai in the American comic book Usagi Yojimbo. He has also appeared in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series off and on since 1987.
Originally an unnamed character in the 1982 Bloom County comic strip, Hodge-Podge is a politically conservative bunny who is best friends with Portnoy and Cutter John.
A bright green rabbit hero on a quest to save the princess from an evil tortoise, Jazz Jackrabbit is an awesome name for your adventurous bunny!
Jazz has a younger brother who is red and a bit crazier than his big bro. Spaz joins the team in the second game as a playable character.
It truly becomes a family affair when yellow bunny Lori, sister to Jazz and Spaz, also joins the team in the Jazz Jackrabbit game series.
Originally a comic book character in 1984, Bucky O’Hare is a green bunny captain who comes from a parallel universe. The comic book inspired an animated TV show, toys and action figures.
Also called QT Bunny, Cutey Bunny from Army Surplus Komikz is hailed by Superhero Multiverse as “the world’s first African-American rabbit superheroine.”
Floral/Springtime Bunny Names
All around the world, bunnies are associated with springtime and new life. Check out this list to see the perfect name blossom and grow right before your eyes!
A meadow is a perfect place for a bunny to run around and enjoy life.
A symbol of innocence, Daisy is an adorable name for your angelic bunny.
Lavender is a fragrant purple flower that grows in fields and reduces stress using aromatherapy.
Camellias are beautiful, vibrant flowers symbolic of the arrival of spring in Japan.
Lilac flowers are known for their pink blossoms that bloom in spring, and lilac bunnies are a breed that has a purple hue to its fur.
Instead of April showers bringing May flowers, maybe April brought you a new pet?
As the month most regularly associated with spring, May is the perfect name for your little bun!
Did you know part of June is still considered springtime? This is an excellent name for a bunny with a sunny disposition!
A term used to describe both the flowering part of a plant and the process of its growth.
A cute bunny name in honor of Daylight Savings Time, which requires much of the USA to “spring” time forward by one hour in March of each year.
An awesome name for the bunny mascot of springtime! Or if you are a fan of the TV show, that works too.
Lilies are pretty flowers that come in all different colors. They are symbolic of humility and devotion. Sounds like a bunny to me!
Few flowers are as commonly associated with springtime as the tulip is. Did you know they don’t have a scent?
Is your bunny a free spirit? There is no better way to let her boho personality shine than naming her Wildflower.
The daffodil is a beautiful bright yellow flower that grows in fields and is highly associated with the spring season.
As a vibrant golden-orange flower, the Marigold is a great name for your sunny bunny!
A hardy flowering plant from the legume family, Wisteria forms in clusters and is typically a beautiful purple color.
This name is a bit ironic because a thistle is prickly, and we all know that bunnies are some of the softest animals on Earth.
The Primrose flower is delicate and cute, just like your sweet little bunny!
Not to be confused with a hairball, the Harebell flower is also called a Scottish bluebell.
A bright, happy flower, the Poppy fills fields with joy just as your bunny does for you!
A sweet name for a small, low-lying flower that is typically purple or dark blue.
A small yellow flower from the sunflower family, this is a clever name for any female bunny with black eyes!
Chicory flowers have bright blue petals and are a part of the sunflower family. This amazing plant also has many medicinal health benefits for humans.
Television Bunny Names
Grab the remote and tune in to see this list of TV’s most adorable bunny stars! We promise you won’t be dis-hop-pointed!
As the face of Looney Tunes, Bugs Bunny has been a celebrity since the late 1930s and is known for wanting to know “What’s up, Doc?”. Well, he’s what’s up at the top of this list.
Lola Bunny made her debut as Bugs’ girlfriend in the 1996 film Space Jam. She was created as a merchandising counterpart to Bugs and has appeared in Looney Tunes episodes ever since.
Buster Bunny is a new generation’s Bugs Bunny and the face of Tiny Toon Adventures. He is high energy and full of life, but someone really needs to tell him to put on some pants.
A cute bunny with bows on her ears, Babs is Buster’s best friend on Tiny Toon Adventures. She is a funny, confident bunny who loves to entertain and do impersonations of her friends.
In the Canadian children’s TV show Max & Ruby, Max is a lively and curious little white rabbit who is the age of a preschooler and is continually getting himself into trouble.
Max’s older sister Ruby feels responsible for her little brother and is regularly rescuing him from the trouble he has gotten himself into. She is portrayed as a patient, mature sibling.
Debuting in 1950 in black and white, Crusader Rabbit is considered the oldest animated TV show and ran for only 4 minutes at a time.
Much like Oscar the Grouch, Benny Rabbit is a grumpy, irritable bunny bellhop at the Furry Arms hotel on Sesame Street. This name is just fine for a cranky bunny.
As the pet of Fluttershy the pony on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Angel Bunny is a cute, white male rabbit who can come off as a bit bossy yet does anything he can to help Fluttershy stand up for herself.
Bean Bunny is a young, fluffy, brown Muppet who originally appeared in the 1986 TV special The Tale of the Bunny Picnic and has shown up in a few various Muppet productions since then.
As a British children’s TV show, Bing is the story of an adorable black-furred preschool bunny learning new things every day about the world all around him.
Bing’s stuffed bunny companion Flop comes alive and acts as his guide, patiently teaching Bing life lessons that come up in everyday life.
Buster Baxter is Arthur’s best friend in the kid’s TV show Arthur and is slightly obsessed with aliens. He is described by Arthur as always happy and has a close relationship with his parents.
Separated from his twin brother at birth, Bionic Bunny is a muscular superhero resembling Superman who was raised by a robot. He is the star of the fictional TV show Bionic Bunny, frequently watched by Arthur and Baxter on Arthur.
Dark Bunny is the twin brother of Bionic Bunny, and he was raised by a witch after they were separated. He looks very similar to Batman and even has a similar alter ego name, Deuce Dwayne.
A fellow preschooler and best friend to Arthur’s little sister D.W., Emily is a girly blonde rabbit who loves gymnastics.
As a blue bunny with a belly badge depicting a red heart with wings, it’s no surprise that Swift Heart is the fastest of all the Care Bear cousins. A cool name for Care Bears fans!
The Magilla Gorilla Show’s Richochet Rabbit was a sheriff from the Wild West who often bounced off various objects while yelling “Bing, Bing, Bing!”. A groovy name for a retro bunny!
As a bright yellow bunny who sports pink bunny slippers, Cuddles is adorable. But don’t get too attached because the poor bun regularly dies in the TV show Happy Tree Friends that is not intended for young viewers.
Instead of Inspector Gadget, you could have your very own detective, Incisor Gadget!
Tweak is a green engineer bunny on the kid’s TV show Octonauts. She runs the engine room and is responsible for all Octonaut vehicles.
Appearing in the Sonic the Hedgehog TV series, Bunnie is part bunny, part robot. She is close friends with Sally and Sonic and is part of the Knothole Freedom Fighters.
Mr. Bunny Rabbit
Mr. Bunny Rabbit was a bunny hand puppet that appeared in the retro children’s TV show Captain Kangeroo.
Movie Bunny Names
Grab your popcorn and settle in. These bunny names are inspired by the stars of the big screen and are sure to dazzle you!
As the star of the live action/animated movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Roger is a goofy cartoon rabbit framed for the murder of businessman Marvin Acme.
Jessica Rabbit is a voluptuously drawn cartoon woman and the wife of Roger Rabbit, who reminds us in the movie’s famous quote, “I’m not bad, I’m just drawn that way.”
E.B. is the bunny star of the Easter-themed movie Hop. Not wanting to take over the family business of becoming the Easter Bunny, E.B. sets out to follow his dreams instead.
While exploring the human world, E.B. gets hit by a car driven by Fred O’Hare. The two become friends and eventually work together to make sure Easter goes as planned.
The Easter Bunny, as portrayed in the movie Hop, is the father of E.B. and an Easter Bunny dedicated to making sure the baskets full of candy get to their correct places on time.
An evil and super creepy human-sized rabbit, Frank is the anti-hero of the film Donnie Darko and appears to Donnie in a dream to predict when the world will end.
As a cute tan-colored rabbit in Wallace and Gromit’s The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Hutch gets caught in the Mind Manipulation-O-Matic and becomes a rabbit counterpart of Wallace.
As a result of the Mind Manipulation-O-Matic mix-up, Wallace starts acting more like a rabbit and devours the town’s vegetables at night. Once the townspeople discover what has happened, they blame a Were-Rabbit for the garden destruction.
Don’t let his bunny face fool you, Snowball from The Secret Life of Pets is not as cute and cuddly as he seems. This somewhat crazy, streetwise bunny is the leader of The Flushed Pets, who live in the sewers under New York City.
In the Transformers franchise, Optimus Prime is the inspirational hero and leader of the Autobots, which are an elite extraterrestrial race of robotic vehicles.
If you were a fan of the 1987 movie Robocop, the story of a murdered police officer who is revived as a crime-fighting robot cop, give this name a try!
Rabbit of Caerbannog
A formidable foe in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog looks innocent enough, but then again where did these bones come from, laying all around its feet?
Happy Gilmore is the hilarious story of a hockey player who ends up giving golf a try instead and ends up wildly successful, despite his outbursts. Are you too good for this name?
Obi-Wan Kenobi is a legendary Jedi Master of the force in the Star Wars franchise. He was responsible for training both Anakin and Luke Skywalker throughout his life.
Luke Skywalker was always meant for more than his humble life on Tatooine. As one of the main heroes of Star Wars, Luke sets out on a mission to protect the Republic and ends up discovering the truth about his family’s past along the way.
The 1994 film Forrest Gump tells the underdog story of a man who had every hurdle lined up in front of him and managed to overcome them all in order to live a fulfilling life.
Hare E. Potter
If you have ever wanted your very own Harry Potter hopping around, give this magical name a try!
Product Advertising Bunny Names
Companies have been using bunnies for centuries to sell their products. Check this list out, and then tell your bunny to get a job too!
As a cool pink bunny wearing shades and flip-flops, the Energizer Bunny is powered by, you guessed it, an Energizer battery in its back that allows it to “keep going and going and going…”
The Duracell Bunny, which is also pink with a battery in its back, was the original concept by about 15 years. Once their trademark expired, the Energizer Bunny opportunistically appeared in commercials across North America in 1988.
The sweetest bunny name of all, the Cadbury Bunny is a peaceful white rabbit symbolic of the beginning of the Easter candy frenzy. A delicious name for anyone with a sweet tooth!
If you have ever received one of those singing greeting cards, you may already be aware of Hallmark’s joyous Hoops and Yoyo characters. Hoops is a pink cat and Yoyo is a green bunny.
Originally called the Quik Bunny, the Nesquik Bunny was renamed in 2003. Today, he is a brown bunny with a blue N on his chest and a red collar.
As the mascot for Trix, this white bunny craves the popular fruity cereal and is constantly reminded that “Trix are for kids.” A fitting name for a silly rabbit!
Watership Down Bunny Names
Watership Down is a survival story published in 1972 about a group of rabbits on a journey to a new way of life. If you have a resilient group of bunnies who need names, check this list out!
As the leader of the rabbits once they reach Watership Down, Hazel unites the rabbits and inspires them to action as no one else can. A nice name for an alpha bunny!
Bigwig is a former officer in the Sandleford Owsla and is the strongest and most resilient of the Sandleford survivors. Because of this, he is chosen by Hazel to lead the team on the most dangerous missions.
The little brother of Hazel, Fiver is a prophet who sees visions, which give him wisdom and insight into what to do next. Also a fitting name for the fifth bunny in a litter!
Blackberry gets his name from his black-tipped ears. He is one of Hazel’s most trusted advisors, possessing wisdom and adaptability beyond a typical Watership Down rabbit’s capabilities.
Described as a jokester, Bluebell was a traveling companion to Holly following the Sandleford warren’s destruction. Holly and Bluebell become quite attached to each other following their escape.
Strawberry asks to join the Sandleford warren and becomes an advisor in the plans to build the main chamber of the Watership Down warren.
As a laid back yet fierce rabbit that is a good, dependable fighter, Buckthorn is a valuable member of the Watership Down warren.
Hawkbit does a lot of doubting and complaining when he first joins the escape from Sandleford, but later apologizes and becomes a loyal follower of Hazel.
Noted for being a swift rabbit as well as his talent for telling stories, Dandelion is the key to luring a Nuthanger Farm dog into attacking General Woundwort and the Efrafans.
Silver is a gray-furred rabbit and a reliable follower of Hazel. He partners up with Buckthorn when the time comes to defend the Watership warren from the Efrafans.
Considered the baby of the group, small and timid Pipkin looks up to Hazel for protection and direction.
Speedwell initially sides with Hawkbit when he expresses concern and wishes to return to Sandleford, before also having a change of heart. He is described as an easygoing joker, but also a reliable defender of the warren.
Acorn also initially wants to return to Sandleford, but instead ends up as a loyal follower to Hazel during the battle against General Woundwort.
Previously a captain in the Sandleford Owsla, Holly tries to stop Hazel’s group when they leave Sandleford but is overcome by Bigwig. He soon becomes a loyal follower of Hazel.
Chervil is an Owsla officer assigned to escort Bigwig around the Efrafa warren when Bigwig pretends to wish to join them.
Hyzenthlay is a follower of General Woundwort up until she decides to switch sides and helps Bigwig liberate the citizens of Efrafa. She eventually escapes from Efrafa with Bigwig and becomes Hazel’s mate.
A seer who has visions like Fiver and Hyzenthlay, Vilthuril is one of the Efrafa bunnies who escapes with Bigwig and the other does. She becomes Fiver’s mate and, since they both see visions, understands him in a way no one other than Hazel can.
Thethuthinnang is Hyzenthlay’s friend and a fellow leader of the Efrafan does. If you pick this name, you may want to come up with a nickname too!
Another doe who escaped with Bigwig and Hyzenthlay, Thrayonlosa gets seriously injured in the process.
Nelthilta is a feisty doe who foolishly drops hints about her intended escape with Bigwig when she taunts an Efrafan officer. As a result, she gets arrested and is forced to confess, almost foiling the whole plan
Blackavar is a dark-furred rabbit who is caught when trying to escape Efrafa. He is put on display as a way to discourage other rabbits from escaping but is set free by Bigwig and joins the Watership rabbits.
The villain of the story, General Woundwort is a ruthlessly cunning tyrant and founder of the Efrafa warren. After the does escape from his warren with Bigwig, he leads an attack on the Watership warren as revenge.
General Woundwort’s right-hand rabbit, Captain Campion is brave and loyal. Once Woundwort is gone, he becomes the leader of Efrafa and makes sginificant changes, including peace with the Watership Down warren.
Snowdrop is a wise old rabbit serving as an advisor to Woundwort on the Council.
Vervain is one of the most hated rabbits in the Efrafa warren as the head of the council police. Woundwort orders him to kill Fiver; however when Fiver prophesies Vervain’s death, he scurries off in fear, never to be seen again.
El-ahrairah is a trickster rabbit folk hero that represents what the rabbits want in life: intelligence, tricky, devoted to their warrens and devious.
Celebrity Bunny Names
Instead of reading tabloids, check out this list of exclusive bunny names inspired by famous performers!
Called Carrot Top because of his bright red curly hair, Scott Thompson is an American comedian best known for his witty one-liners and use of props on stage.
Academy-Award winner Marlon Brando has been named as one of the greatest movie stars of all time. Best known for his role in The Godfather, this name is an offer you can’t refuse.
Sir Anthony Hopkins
Best known for his chilling role portraying Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs, Anthony Hopkins is an award-winning actor, philanthropist, and a knight as of 1993.
As the face of Marvel’s Black Widow superhero, Scarlett Johansson has become one of the highest paid and highest-grossing actresses of all time. This is a great name for a ScarJo fan!
Robert Pattinson played Edward Cullen in the Twilight series and stole the hearts of teenagers all over the world. With this name, you can have him in your life every day!
Audrey Hepburn has been a legend ever since the Golden Age of Hollywood and has starred in movies such as Sabrina, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and My Fair Lady. If your bunny is quite lady-like, this name is for you!
Referred to as a blonde bombshell, actress Marilyn Monroe is one of the most famous icons of all time. The perfect name for a blonde bunny who gets noticed everywhere she goes!
Dennis Hopper was a minor actor in films such as Speed, Waterworld, and Apocalypse Now.
A movie star from the Classic Hollywood era, Humphrey Bogart is best known for his role in Casablanca. This is a smoldering name for a classic male bunny!
Since bunnies live in tunnels called warrens, Warren Beatty is a clever name for your little burrowing bunny.
Drew Barrymore has been on the silver screen since she was a little girl and has enjoyed a stable career into her adulthood. This is a great name for the Ever After fans out there!
Originally a soccer player who suffered an injury that leads him to act, Antonio Banderas is a Spanish-born actor most famous for starring in Assassins, Evita, Interview with a Vampire and The Mask of Zorro.
An award-winning actor and director, Dustin Hoffman is best known for his roles in films such as The Graduate, Rain Man, Hook, and Wag the Dog.
Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen is best known as a model for Victoria’s Secret and is among the most successful models in the world. A fitting name for a bunny who knows how to strike a pose.
Descriptive Bunny Names
This list is perfect for the literal-minded bunny parents. No fuss, nothing cute, just actual terms from the world of bunnies!
The scientific name for the family containing rabbits and hares.
A cute name for a bunny with long, wispy whiskers.
An adult male bunny is called a Buck.
An adult female bunny is referred to as a doe. (See the similarity with deer?)
This term is outdated now but was once used as another word for rabbit.
If you have never felt a rabbit’s fur before, you should know that they are incredibly soft, fuzzy creatures.
When bunnies eat, they nibble with their four large incisor teeth.
A cute name to describe the buzzing sound bunnies make when they are happy or trying to attract a mate.
Both an adorable name and a term used to describe a happy, twisting jump that bunnies do to indicate that they are overjoyed.
To scamper is to run with small, quick steps.
Frolicking is the act of moving about merrily and energetically.
Silly Bunny Names
Bunnies have been called silly tricksters, so why not embrace that description in your new bunny’s name?
A small, sweet confection originating in the 17th century and derived from the French word “bon”, which means good.
Remember back in the day when you had to rely on rabbit ear antennas to watch TV? Now you can name your bunny after the experience!
Since a buck is a male rabbit, a speedy one should bear this name.
A fun outdoor game played with sidewalk chalk and any small object that is easily tossed, this name is so much fun for a playful bunny!
Furball is an excellent way to describe a bunny that tucks its paws under itself to resemble a ball.
If you happen to have a Flemish Giant rabbit, you should consider this endearingly accurate name.
A cute name for a fluffy gray bunny, there is certainly a resemblance between the two.
Used as a slang term to describe a person who is cheerful and in a great mood, the idiom was initially used by Yosemite park rangers to describe those who were “not happy campers”.
Since bunnies are as fluffy as clouds, what better way to describe your oh-so-fluffy friend than to compare it to cumulonimbus?
Happy-go-lucky is the perfect way to describe a bunny hopping around and binkying in delight.
Jump 4 Joy
The term jump for joy certainly describes such a happy, bouncy pet!
A rad name for any silver-haired bunnies that have a laid-back, relaxed attitude.
Bunnies use their noses to “bonk” or nudge as a greeting, when they want attention or if they want something or someone out of their way.
A fun name for any bunny leader, Captain Fluffytail is going places in the world.
Instead of a T-Rex, if you have a Rex rabbit you can have your very own non-threatening B-Rex!
It is said that “Opportunity knocks only once” so don’t miss your chance to grab hold of this name.
There are way worse things animal breath can smell like, so this term isn’t really an insult. In fact, I’m pretty sure your bunny will take it as a compliment.
Whether your bunny was born on a Sunday or if that is just your favorite day of the week, give this name a try!
Inspired by the marshmallow-stuffing game of the same name, this is a silly name for a bunny with big, puffy cheeks.
A clever name to describe a bunny that flips over from one side to another and then flops down to rest.
Musical Bunny Names
Whether or not your bunny enjoys music, this chart-topping list will make your new bunny purr!
Ever wish it was your birthday every day? Your wish can come true with this clever bunny name!
Little Bunny Foo Foo
Based on the kid’s song about a bunny who likes to harass some field mice, this bunny does get scolded for his crimes by the Good Fairy.
My Bunny Valentine
Fans of Frank Sinatra will love this sweet name, based on one of his most recognizable songs, “My Funny Valentine”.
As a music type representing so much more than just music, Hip Hop originated in the Bronx during the 1970s and is still going strong to this day.
American country music group Lady Antebellum is best known for their chart-topping hit songs “I Run to You” and “Need You Now”.
Childish Gambino is the stage name for actor Donald Glover, who raps fiercely and honestly about the inequalities he sees facing black Americans.
Elton John’s 1973 song “Jack Rabbit” is a song about him warning a jackrabbit to run before the farmer gets him, much like Mr. McGregor chasing Peter Rabbit.
Johnny Cash is one of the best-selling music artists of all time and gains new fans even today with his classic songs like “Ring of Fire”, “I Walk the Line”, and “Man in Black”.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band Bon Jovi has stood the test of time and has been thrilling audiences all over the world since the mid-1980s. Not to worry, we wouldn’t dare give your bunny love a bad name!
If you are a Smashing Pumpkins fan, check out this alternative rocking name!
A country music songwriter, Eddie Rabbit started out writing songs for performers in the ‘60s like Elvis Presley and Ronnie Milsap before eventually writing and performing on his own.
Considered the “Godfather of punk rock” and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010, Iggy Pop was the lively lead singer of The Stooges in the 1960s.
To quote Sir Mix-a-Lot himself in his most famous song, “…don’t want none unless you got buns, hun!” Who knew he loved bunnies so much?
“Rabbit Heart” is a song by the English band Florence and the Machines, which tells of a girl who is scared to the point that heart beats like a rabbit heart.
Singer/songwriter Taylor Swift has captivated fans all over the world with her down-to-earth lyrics and relatable stories told in song form. However, if you choose this name, please skip the red lipstick!
American music legend Buddy Holly is considered a pioneer of early rock and roll and has been called an inspiration for bands like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.
As an American dance popular during the swing era, the Lindy Hop is a lively, athletic coupling that keeps the legs continually moving.
Flavorful Bunny Names
If your new bunny is made of sugar and spice and everything nice, this list is the sweetest!
A tan-colored spice, this soothing herb is a cute name for a bunny with similar coloring.
Cinnamon is a brown, aromatic spice obtained from the bark of trees within the Cinnamomum genus.
A dark-colored spice commonly paired with salt; the name Pepper is nothing to sneeze at.
Vanilla has a subtle taste that comes from the vanilla bean. This is a cool name for a cream-colored bunny!
The sweetest name of all, Sugar is the perfect name for an irresistible bunny.
Cocoa is an inviting name for any brown bunny that warms you up with snuggles on a cold day.
As you may have guessed, Nutmeg spice comes from the seed of a nut and light brown in color.
A highly aromatic flower bud, Clove is native to Indonesia’s Maluku Islands.
Basil is a bright green leafy plant that is a popular herb choice for chefs all over the world. Incidentally, it was also a common name for males in Britain and Europe throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.
Also called Anise Seed, the Anise spice is a prime ingredient in many Asian, Indian, Arabic and Mediterranean dishes.
Caraway spice is made from the striped seeds of the plant which bear a resemblance to the texture of a bunny’s coat. You could even nickname your bunny Cara!
A woody herb with fragrant evergreen needles, Rosemary is a staple in many Mediterranean dishes.
Coriander seeds are used as a spice while the leaves, also called cilantro or Chinese parsley, are used as an herb.
Paprika is a bright red spice obtained from the dried fruits of the bell pepper. A cool name for a bunny with a fiery personality!
Sage is a flowering plant with big leaves covered in fine hairs called trichomes. It is described as having a slightly peppery flavor.
Since fluffy bunnies sometimes look a bit like cotton candy, this name is as sweet as a day at the fair!
A culinary masterpiece that combines peanut butter and marshmallow crème on two slices of white bread, Fluffernutter sandwiches are a favorite among kids. A sweet name for a bunny that has similar coloring!
As the holiday song implies, chestnuts are often roasted before being consumed. This is a fitting name for a bunny with a different color patch on its chest!
Known for their delicious cinnamon buns with an aroma you can smell a mile away, Cinnabun is a shopping mall staple of temptation. Just try not to drool on your bunny!
Terms of Endearment Bunny Names
One of the gentlest animals ever, bunnies are affectionate, loving pets. Express your admiration every day with these names inspired by terms of endearment!
This term can be traced all the way back to the 13th century and implies tenderheartedness.
One of the oldest terms of endearment, Darling is used to express love and admiration.
The term Baby has multiple uses, but for your bunny, it indicates that he or she is your fur-baby!
An affectionate name for a bunny who loves nothing more than to be nestled close to its owner.
If you feel like your bunny was sent straight from heaven, give this serene name a try!
This is a term of endearment typically used to describe females, but who wouldn’t love to be called lovely?
Typically used by an adult speaking to a child, Pumpkin would be a cute name for an orange-furred rabbit.
Indicating that someone is priceless to you, Treasure is a golden name for your bunny!
A cupcake is a sweet, cute, and small dessert. This is a perfect name for dwarf bunnies.
If you can’t help but say “Awwww” whenever you see your bunny, this name is for you!
Bunnies love to hop around in the sunshine. What a fitting name for such a happy animal!
Also the name of a bright yellow flower, Buttercup is a term used for someone you like.
Fur Descriptive Bunny Names
Bunnies naturally have different markings that make each one truly unique, so why not pick a name based on the description of your new pet’s fur?
Although typically thought of as a dog’s name, Spot is perfect for spotted bunnies too!
Freckles is an adorable name for a bunny with brown spots all over its fur.
If you have a gray bunny, Smokey is a hot name that is sure to set off alarms!
A distinguished name for any bunnies with black fur and a white patch on their chests.
Used to describe a gray bunny’s fur, Slate is an eloquent name for a male rabbit.
If your bunny’s fur has a mottled appearance, consider Pebbles as a name option.
For bunnies that have a solid coat with different colored paws, Socks is a perfect fit!
Patches is an accurate description of any bunnies with fur resembling a patchwork quilt.
Because many rabbits have a coat that looks like the beach’s sandy shores.
Commonly used as a cat name, this name also works wonders for calico bunnies!
While rare, there is such a thing as striped bunnies. If you are lucky enough to have one as a pet, use this name to show it off!
If your bunny is covered in spots like a dalmatian, it’s easy to see why this name is for you!
Because some bunnies have different color fur just on their noses.
The perfect name for a bunny who is lighter on its body than it is on its belly!
Many gray bunnies have lighter fur on the top of their body, making it look like they need to be dusted!
For any bunny who has small circular markings on its fur or even rings around its eyes like glasses.
Because some bunnies have coloring that looks like it was dipped in a different color paint.
A fitting name for bunnies with distinct coloring on just their front paws.
If your bunny looks like paint splattered on it, this name is a masterpiece!
Historical Figure Bunny Names
People throughout history have helped shape the world into what it is today. As a tribute, consider naming your bunny after a historical figure!
As a classical Greek physician, Hippocrates is credited as the “Father of Medicine” and he, among his many other contributions, inspired the Hippocratic Oath still taken by physicians to this day.
Atilla the Bun
Atilla the Hun was one of the most feared barbaric rulers of his time, plundering and conquering his way throughout Eastern and Western Europe. He unified the Hun tribes in a way that no other leader could.
Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance-period astronomer most memorable for his theory that the Earth revolves around the Sun and not the other way around.
Napoleon Bonaparte was a French statesman who became both the Emperor of France and the King of Italy. He rose to power by conquering armies and spreading the spirit of the French Revolution across Europe.
Are you a fan of American history? Consider naming your bunny after the first president of the United States and founding father, George Washington.
Benjamin Franklin was one of America’s founding fathers, as well as an author, inventor, polymath, scientist, politician, diplomat, printer and statesman. Wow!
Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States and one of the nation’s founding fathers. He is credited with writing the Declaration of Independence, and also contributed his own personal library after the Library of Congress was burned during the War of 1812.
Considered by many to be one of the best American presidents of all time, Abraham Lincoln is most remembered for his involvement in freeing three million slaves when he signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862.
As the twenty-sixth president of the United States, Teddy Roosevelt is ranked as one of the top five presidents of all time. He is best remembered for his role in establishing the FDA, the conservation of natural parks, and for negotiating a treaty ending the war between Russia and Japan.
Dwight D. Eisenhopper
Formerly a five-star general, Eisenhower became the thirty-fourth president of the United States in 1953. He is credited for the Korean War armistice, establishing the Civil Rights Act and the construction of interstate highways.
John F. Bunnedy
John F. Kennedy was the thirty-fifth president of the United States and is most memorable for his involvement in the Cuban Missile Crisis. Ask not what you can do for this name, but what this name can do for your bunny!
George W. Bushytail
George W. Bush was the United States’ forty-third president and the son of former President George H. W. Bush. He is most noted for how he handled the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City and the Pentagon.
Donald Trump was a businessman and TV personality before his 2017 inauguration as the forty-fifth president of the United States. He became the first person ever elected as president without previous military or government background.
As a renown theoretical physicist and author, Steven Hawking is best known for his theories regarding black holes. When told he would only live two years after his diagnosis with ALS, he ended up living fifty-five more years instead.
Grace Hopper had the privilege of working on one of the first computers during WWII and ended up designing a program which allowed human language to be converted to code.
Coffee Inspired Bunny Names
While bunnies are naturally full of energy, their humans often need a little pick-me-up. Check out these bunny names inspired by all things coffee!
The heavenly combination of chocolate, espresso, and steamed milk, this is a sweet name for a dark brown bunny.
Originating in Italy, this delicious espresso-based coffee is a light brown color with white foam on top. Sound like your bunny’s fur?
Instead of covering the top of the coffee with foam as a Cappuccino does, a Macchiato is an espresso-based coffee with a small spot of foamy milk.
Espresso is a concentrated version of coffee that is nearly black in color and contains significantly more caffeine than a regular cup of joe. If you have a hyper bunny, give this name a shot!
A rich, buttery coffee flavor, the hazelnut comes from the Corylus tree. This is a smooth name for a bunny that is just a bit nutty!
Caramel is an orange-brown sticky syrup-like candy made by heating different types of sugar. It is often drizzled over coffee or used as a filling in chocolate candy.
An excellent name for a bunny with light fur, a blonde Espresso is a lighter roast made by roasting the beans until just before they crack open.
Defined as a coffee made from espresso and steamed milk, Latte is a smooth name for a milk-colored bunny.
We can’t forget the most straightforward term to describe a cup of joe! Skip all the fancy names and go with a classic name like Coffee.
Mythological and Magical Bunny Names
If you find mythological stories and folklore fascinating, look no further than this list of magical bunnies from around the world!
Hare of Inaba
From the oldest remaining chronicle in Japanese history, the Hare of Inaba is the story of how one prince’s kindness towards a suffering hare leads to the fulfillment of his dreams.
The Al-Mir’aj is a mythical horned rabbit from Arabic poetry that looks harmless, yet it’s capable of killing much larger animals by using its long horn to spear them. Legend has it that the Al-Mir’aj was a gift to Alexander the Great following his defeat of a large dragon.
Common in American folklore, a jackalope is described as a jackrabbit with antlers growing out of its head resembling the horns of an antelope.
The Jade Rabbit from East Asian folklore is a rabbit who lives on the moon, based on the perceived figure of a rabbit in the markings and craters of the moon’s surface. In Chinese folklore, it is believed to be the companion to Chang’e, the moon goddess.
This Swedish fictional animal was constructed by a taxidermist and had the forequarters and hind legs of a hare, with the back, wings and tail of a female wood grouse.
Wenet the Swift One was a mythological Egyptian snake goddess who was at one point depicted as having a woman’s body and a hare’s head.
From Native American folklore, the spirit of Nanabozho often appears in rabbit form and is characterized by being both a trickster and a hero. When in this form, he is called Mishaabooz or Chi-waabooz.
The mythical cabbit is a hybrid animal that is a mix of a cat and a rabbit. The cabbit can be found in many fictional stories, including Japanese manga and anime.
From German folklore, a Wolpertinger is an animal with body parts common to several different animals. It is said to have the head of a rabbit, body of a squirrel, wings and sometimes legs of a pheasant, and the antlers of a deer.
A Milk Rabbit in Scandinavian folklore is the animal form of a witch that steals milk from cows and cream from homes.
Rabbits have been associated with magic as far back as the early 1800s when the first rabbit was pulled out of a top hat.
Since a magician’s catchphrase is “Alakazam!”, this is an apt name for any bunny who dreams of being in a hat trick one day.
Another term used by magicians just before a big reveal is “Abracadabra.” The perfect name for a magical bunny!
Since rabbits are the main component of a magician’s hat trick, this is a fitting name for any bunny.
International Bunny Names
Ever wonder how to say Rabbit in other languages? Well, wonder no more!
Spanish for Rabbit
German for Rabbit
Italian for Rabbit
Finnish for Rabbit
Polish for Rabbit
French for Rabbit
Vietnamese for Rabbit
Latin for Rabbit
Japanese for Rabbit
Dutch for Rabbit