100+ Best Fish Names for Your Finned Buddy

Best Fish Names

Being a pet owner is a fantastic experience. However, one of the most tricky things that you would have to deal with is choosing a name for your new pet, especially if it’s a pet fish.

The thing with picking a name for a pet fish is the complexity of picking a name that suits your fish’s personality or even selecting a name that wouldn’t sound weird for a fish.

In this article, we have decided to save you the stress of thinking of the right name for your pet fish. We have put together over a hundred titles that you can easily choose from without stress.

So what are you waiting for? Read further to find a name for your new finned buddy.

Fish names you’ll absolutely love

Let’s begin with some fictional fish names. It is totally normal if you think your fish’s personality matches that of a fictional fish character.

So if you find yourself in this situation, you can easily choose from any of this fictional fish name below:

  1. Cleo: Geppetto’s goldfish in the Disney movie Pinnochio
  2. Larry: a Shark from the movie Shark Tales
  3. Bruce: a “friendly” shark from the movie Finding Nemo
  4. Don Lino: a not-so-friendly shark from the movie Shark Tales
  5. Dory: a little blue fish played by Ellen DeGeneres in the movie Finding Nemo and Finding Dory
  6. Nemo: a little clownfish from the movie Finding Nemo
  7. Marlin: Nemo’s clownfish dad
  8. Mr. Limpet: a man-turned-fish, played by Don Knotts in The Incredible Mr. Limpet
  9. Mrs. Puff: Sponge Bob’s hapless driving teacher
  10. Otto: a goldfish that grows to tremendous size in the Dr. Seuss book A Fish Out of Water
  11. Swimmy: the protagonist in the children’s book of the same time
  12. Rainbow Fish: the fish who gives away all her rainbow scales in the children’s book The Rainbow Fish
  13. Flounder: Ariel the Mermaid’s close fish friend from the movie Little Mermaid
  14. Jaws: the terrifying shark from the movie Jaws
  15. Wanda: the luckless fish from the movie A Fish Called Wanda
  16. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, or Blue Fish: from the Dr. Seuss book of the same name

Fun names that aren’t so fishy but cool

Well, sometimes it’s OK just to have fun with pet names even if the names aren’t really what you’d consider “regular “.

  1. Leviathan: a huge mythical sea creature
  2. Flipper: everybody’s favourite dolphin (which is technically a mammal)
  3. Sponge Bob: he’s a sponge, who lives in a pineapple under the sea
  4. Squidward: A squid who happens to be Sponge Bob’s best frenemy
  5. Sebastian: a lovely little crab, from the movie Little Mermaid
  6. Ariel: The Little Mermaid
  7. Poseidon: Ariel’s father, the King
  8. Willie: a friendly and famous whale (another mammal) from the movie Free Willie

Silly fish names your kids will love

When it comes to kids and fish names, the silly options are usually the ones that sound more fun to say.

  1. Algae
  2. Algae B Eater
  3. Alpha
  4. Angel
  5. Atlantic
  6. Atlantis
  7. Bait
  8. Smally
  9. BigFish
  10. Bubbles
  11. Bubbly
  12. Calypso
  13. Fin
  14. Finley
  15. Fish
  16. Fish N’ Chips
  17. Fishy
  18. Flash
  19. Flip
  20. Flotsam
  21. General Finn
  22. Goldie
  23. Turner
  24. Hydra
  25. Jaques Cousteau
  26. Jetsam
  27. Jonah
  28. Kraken
  29. Mahi Mahi
  30. Mr Bubbles
  31. Mr Nibbles
  32. Pacific
  33. Dell
  34. Sushi
  35. Tetra
  36. Walleye
  37. EyeBalls
  38. Mighty
  39. Morty
  40. North
  41. Kimmy
  42. Sir
  43. Tammy
  44. Spaceship
  45. Warmer
  46. Rain
  47. Willow
  48. Stormy
  49. Winner
  50. Tubby
  51. Click
  52. Courage
  53. Blue
  54. Mouse
  55. Blacky
  56. Light
  57. Albert
  58. Jerry
  59. Dipper
  60. Wags
  61. Speck
  62. Rexx
  63. Dusty
  64. Mark
  65. Atom
  66. Mitey
  67. Kaput
  68. Pluto
  69. Salter
  70. Aries
  71. Moon
  72. Sport
  73. Smokey
  74. Red
  75. Leo
  76. Bocce
  77. Archie
  78. Spotty
  79. Richie
  80. Waldo
  81. Mikey
  82. Andrew
  83. Victor
  84. Livinus
  85. Whitney

Cool fish names for adults

  1. Boss
  2. Reggie
  3. Damian
  4. Naira
  5. Bills
  6. Current
  7. Boxy
  8. Biker
  9. Sweetie
  10. Bridgette
  11. Ross
  12. Larry
  13. Patrick
  14. Silver
  15. Stoner

We hope that you find the fish names listed here helpful. If you would like to share more fish names or comment on these, please do so in the comments section provided below.

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