100 Unique Chicken Names for 2024

The process of naming your chickens is arguably one of the most fun parts of settling them into their new home.

Chickens have such unique personalities and looks so the options available to select a name to suit them in truly endless!

We have shortlisted 100 cute, old fashioned, celebrity and pair/group chicken names for you to browse through and see if any match the looks or personality of the birds in your flock!

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If you already have a style of name in mind, below are some quick links to jump straight to that section – or just carry on reading for the full article.

Cute chicken names for your feathered friends…

There are many cute names to choose from for your chickens!

These names would be particularly suited to petite fluffy breeds such as Silkies or Polish hens.

  • Bon-Bon
  • Cuddles
  • Honeycomb
  • Marshmallow
  • Sweet Pea
  • Snuggles
  • Daffodil
  • Buttercup
  • Goldie
  • Fluffy
  • Frizzle
  • Cotton
  • Cupcake
  • Sunshine
  • Puffy
  • Fluff Puff
  • Tootsie

Time tested, old-fashioned chicken names for your girls.

Old fashioned names are popular choices for many chicken owners

Old fashioned names such as these would be well suited to breeds such as the Black Australorp, Rhode Island Red or Brahma hen.

  • Amelia
  • Annie
  • Blanche
  • Bertha
  • Bonnie
  • Betty
  • Betsy
  • Clarabelle
  • Charlotte
  • Daisy
  • Delilah
  • Dorothy
  • Dolly
  • Enid
  • Ethel
  • Frances
  • Florence
  • Gertrude
  • Grace
  • Gladys
  • Harriet
  • Henrietta
  • Lavender
  • Lucille
  • Lynne
  • Mabel
  • Maude
  • Ruby
  • Tilly
  • Winifred

Celebrity Pun Chicken Names

If your chicken has a funny personality there are LOADS of quirky names to choose from!
  • Russell Crow (Russell Crowe)
  • Cluck Norris (Chuck Norris)
  • Dixie Chick (Dixie Chicks)
  • Goldie Hen (Goldie Hawn)
  • Princess Lay-er (Princess Leia)
  • Gwenyth Poultry (Gwenyth Paltrow)
  • Hen Solo (Han Solo)
  • Reece Featherspoon (Reece Weatherspoon) 
  • Mary Poopins (Mary Poppins)
  • Sophia Lo-Hen (Sofia Loren)
  • Yolk-o Ono (Yoko Ono)
  • Hen-neth Paltrow (Gwyneth Paltrow)
  • Atilla the Hen (Atilla the Hun)
  • Amelia Egg-hart (Amelia Earhart)
  • Hillary Fluff (Hillary Duff)
  • Grace Shell-y (Grace Kelly)
  • Meryl Cheep (Meryl Streep)
  • Cluck Kent (Clark Kent)
  • Dolly Carton (Dolly Parton)
  • Gregory Peck (same)
  • Oprah Hen-frey (Oprah Winfrey)
  • Roo-st Paul (Ru Paul)
  • Rooster Cogburn (same)
  • Lindsey Lo-hen (Lindsay Lohan)
  • Hennifer Lopez (Jennifer Lopez)
  • Ellen DeHeneres (Ellen Degeneres)
  • Pippa Middlehen (Pippa Middleton) 
  • Eggatha Christie (Agatha Christie)

Chicken Names for Pairs and Trios

Choosing novelty paired names is fun and you will enjoy sharing your chickens names with friends and family!

Chicken Names for Pairs

  • Beavis and Butthead
  • Biscuits and Gravy
  • Bo and Peep
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Bumble and Bee
  • Buttons and Bows
  • Cherry and Blossom
  • Cinnamon and Spice
  • Cocoa and Mocha
  • Cookies and Cream
  • Coffee and Cream
  • Doodle and Doo
  • Elvis and Priscilla
  • Flopsy and Mopsy
  • Giggles and Wiggles
  • Harry and Sally
  • Hip and Hop
  • Holmes and Watson
  • Hugs and Kisses
  • Laverne and Shirley
  • Lucy and Ethel
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Mary and Rhoda
  • Mary Kate and Ashley
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Peek and Boo
  • Pip and Squeak
  • Polly and Esther
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Sonny and Cher
  • Sugar and Spice
  • Thelma and Louise
  • Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum
  • Wilma and Betty
  • Whitney and Britney
  • Yin and Yang

Chicken Names for Trios

There are a lot of memorable grouping names to choose from from your favourite TV show or movie!
  • Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato
  • Barbie, Skipper, and Kelly
  • Beyoncé, Kelly, and Michelle
  • Blanche, Sophia, Dorothy, and Rose
  • Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup
  • Charlie, Sally, Lucy, Linus, and Snoopy
  • Charlotte, Carrie, Miranda, and Samantha
  • Elmo, Big Bird, and Oscar
  • Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather
  • Ginger, Maryann, and Mrs. Howell
  • Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, and Pugsley
  • Green, Eggs, and Ham
  • Jasmine, Aladdin, and Abu
  • Kelly, Jessie, and Lisa
  • Mario, Luigi, and Princess Peach
  • Marsha, Jan, and Cindy
  • Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and Eeyore
  • Rock, Paper, Scissors
  • Sandy, Betty, Frenchy, and Danny
  • Scary, Sporty, Baby, Ginger, and Posh
  • Snap, Crackle, and Pop
  • Wendy, Peter Pan, and Tinkerbell

We hope you found some names you like and had fun reading through all the options! We certainly had a good laugh putting this list together! Happy naming!

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The team at My Chicken Guide are chicken enthusiasts! Our team has over 20 years experience in raising and caring for chickens. Our head writer is a qualified Environmental Scientist with a passion for sharing science based information on chicken care.

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