Generally, each pet bird is distinct in its own way, in terms of characterizes, traits, and personality. Birds make fascinating friends if you are dedicated to caring for them. Choosing a name for a new pet bird is equally as taxing as choosing a name for a child. Birds are highly intelligent creatures, which demand a lot of attention. Therefore, constant interaction is necessary; this shows the need to give your bird a name that relates to it on a personal level.  You do not have to name your pet immediately you get it. You can even decide to name it after it warms up to you.

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List of Naming Themes for Pet Birds

When it comes down to naming pet birds, most people tend to leave out human names. The following are themes that are might be of help with respect to the naming of birds. You could look further into the aforementioned themes, to get more ideas about what you want to name your pet bird.

  • The color of the bird- Some people try to keep it simple by using names that they can easily remember. What easier way to remember the name of your pet than by naming it according to the color of its feathers.
  • Names from TV shows and movies– You could settle for the name of  a character from an animation such as:

Tinkerbelle from Peter Pan

Stitch or Lilo from Lilo and Stitch cartoon

Nemo from Finding Nemo

Mushu from The Mystery of Mulan

Mowgli from The Jungle Book

  • Names from foreign languages– The idea is either to settle for a name that reflects the origin of the species of the bird or to go for a noun translation into a foreign language.

Luna is a Latin name for moon

Callia is a Greek name for beautiful voice

Charis is a Greek name for grace and beauty

  • Names from the solar system– If you have a particular interest in stargazing and astronomy, this is your lucky chance to use the information you have acquired. You can choose any name from the solar system, be it a planet, moon or a galaxy. Examples of names in this theme are Pluto, Mars, Neptune, Orion, Jupiter, Titania, Phoebe, Halley, and Astrid.
  • Names of Greek gods– Greek gods and goddess are present in Greek mythology. These gods have super powers, which make them immortal. However, aside from this, they are full of flaws and personality disorders. You could name your bird after a Greek god that you admire, or a god who has the same characteristics that your bird portrays. Examples of names in this theme are Aphrodite, Adonis, Zeus, Arcas, Ares, Athena, Enyo, and Eris, among others.
  • Names of random objects– Alternatively, instead of digging too deep into the background of various nomenclature, you could opt to settle for a random name like Toodles, Sirena, Vector, Porsche, Oops, Oracle, and Jet, among others.