Unique bird names

200+ Unique Bird Names With Cool Meanings

If traditional parrot names don’t quite do it for you, and you’re looking for unique ideas for your pet parrot, you’re at the right place. Each bird has a distinct personality, so you should find them a name befitting their nature. 

We’ve put together a list of the best unique male, female as well as unisex bird names with meanings. We’re confident that with this list, you’ll find the perfect name that truly resonates with your feathered companion. 

Female Bird Names With Meanings 

NylahChampion, hero
EulaliaWell-spoken; Sweetly speaking
PetuniaThe name of a genus of flowering plants
HeidiNobility, the noble one
BonitaPretty, beautiful, lively
ZephyraThe gentle west wind
ValkyrieNorse mythology, a female figure choosing those who may die and those who may live in battle.
TindraSwedish name meaning “sparkle” or “twinkle.”
NyxGreek goddess of the night
AriaA solo song for a singer in an opera
LunaLatin for “moon,” symbolizing femininity and mystery.
RivuletA small stream or brook
VelvetSoft and luxurious material
ElaraA moon of Jupiter, suggesting celestial beauty.
ZaraArabic name meaning “Princess” or Radiance or “Flower.”
CalistaDerived from the Greek word “kalos,” meaning “beautiful.”
VesperaA Latin name for girls that means “evening star” or “evening light”
AthenaGreek goddess of wisdom and warfare.
SaffronA spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus
CleoShort for Cleopatra, meaning “glory of the father.”
Elysiais Derived from Elysium, a place of ideal happiness.
CassiaCinnamon; symbolizing sweetness, warmth and festive feeling
SolaraOf The Sun or Sunlight
ZeldaHappiness and good fortune
MiraOf Latin origin, meaning “wonderful” or “admirable.”
SeleneGreek goddess of the moon.
ZinniaA vibrant and colorful flowering plant.
LyraA constellation, associated with music and poetry.
PhaedraOf Greek origin, meaning “bright” or “radiant.”
Beatrixvoyager, traveller
EffieWell-spoken; Speckled

Male Bird Names With Meanings 

AceThe top or the best in a particular field
ZeusZeus, derived from Greek mythology, signifies the supreme god of the sky, lightning, and justice.
Apollo Apollo was the god of music, poetry, art, prophecy, archery, healing, and the sun.
BasilAn aromatic plant of the mint family
BorisA warrior or wrestler
SinbadThe legendary sailor and adventurer from Middle Eastern folklore, Sinbad the Sailor.
PanchoA Spanish nickname meaning “free”
LokiThe mischievous Norse god of trickery
RockyHardy and strong
FlashA popular superhero known as the Flash
NimbusA dense, dark cloud that brings rain.
CosmoShort for “cosmos,” symbolizing the universe.
BreezeA gentle and refreshing wind
DieselA type of fuel; that symbolizes speed and power
DoyleDark Stranger
DynamoDemonstrating vitality, strength, and a dynamic nature
GuinnessA famous beer
HugoBright mind and intellect
MonkA religious practioner. It can be a cool name for “Monk Parakeets”
PicassoA famous painter
RoyceRoyce suggests nobility, power, and a sense of regality
SinatraFamous American singer and actor

Unisex Bird Names With Meanings

BrynnA name of Welsh origin that means “hill” or “high”
SnoopyCurious or inquisitive
PepperHaving a spicy personality
HarmonyA pleasing arrangement, indicating balance.
TangoEnergetic and rhythmic, like the dance.
AiryCasual and nonchalant
SnickersSweet-natured like the popular candy bar Snickers. 
ScooterAgility, speed, and a sense of fun
BanjoA musical instrument. The name can be apropos for birds with a knack for music. 
DustySome parrots shed dust, leaving dander all over the house. 
SleepySomeone who is lazy or a bird who is a perch potato. 
BrunoA male name of German origin that means “brown,” “dark,” and “dusky”.
JettA Hebrew name that means “excellence” or “abundance”
DoodleSketches, scribbles, or designs that are whimsical, playful, and lack detailed planning.
AtomThe fundamental building block of matter
JollyHappy and cheerful
CupcakeA small, delightful treats that bring joy and happiness.
FiestaFestivities or party
BanditSomeone who engages in stealthy or sneaky behavior. 
GigglesDenoting infectious laughter
WigglesSuggests a lively and animated personality
Dorson Joseph
Dorson Joseph

I'm Dorson, a bird enthusiast who's had a lifelong fascination for the avian world. I am a parent to my beloved Senegal parrot and budgie, which has deepened my love for avian creatures and taught me a lot over the years. I co-run a bird store and care center with my friends, where we work with experienced professionals to care for our flock. Now, I find great joy in sharing my knowledge with others, hoping to assist fellow bird keepers and enthusiasts in understanding birds and helping them live happy lives.

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