Exotic Pet Names That Start With the Letter A

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Deciding on your pet's name is a big decision. You'll be living with this animal, and likely calling for your pet over and over again. Pick a name that you like and that suits the pet's personality. If you are looking for a name that starts with the letter A, this list should inspire you to pick a creative name for your new pet.

Creative "A" Names From History, Literature, Movies, and TV

  • Abby: A sweet human name that is a sweet choice for a sweet pet. 
  • Abner: This classic name dates all the way back to the Bible. 
  • ACDC: Give your pet the name of the Australian rock band. 
  • Ace: A short, classic name for your pet; keep this in mind if you are a card player. 
  • Acrobat: This wily name is good for a fast-moving and athletic animal, especially one that is good at tricks. 
  • Adam Ant: Honor the British singer from the 1980s with this funny pet name.
  • Adele: Give a nod to the modern British singer with an amazing voice. 
  • Adelheid Hildegard: Be prepared to explain who this woman was—a German resistance fighter against the Nazi regime. This is a serious and heavy name for a pet. 
  • Agamemnon: Go Greek with this ancient name from Greek mythology. 
  • Alaska: A sweet name, especially for a furry, warm animal. 
  • Albert Einstein: Is your pet a genius? If so, pick this name and call him Albert for short. 
  • Albus: Honor the Harry Potter professor with this intelligent (and magical) name. 
  • Al Capone: If your animal is more the criminal type, or just gets into a lot of trouble, this is the name for you. 
  • Alcatraz: Another criminal focused name; you can always call your pet "Al" for short. 
  • Alex: This classic human name works for any animal, male or female. 
  • Alfie: A British romantic comedy movie provides a sweet name for a sweet pet. 
  • Alf: Honor the 1980's alien life form with this name for your strange pet. 
  • Alley: A good name for a cat, this name can also be spelled "Ally."
  • Alphalpha: This name is for the silly troublemaker from the classic Little Rascals TV show and a perfect name if you have your own little rascal of a pet. 
  • Amber: A nice human name for a pet and also a creative name for a light brown colored animal. 
  • Ambrosia: The food or drink of the Greek gods or a variation on a fruit salad; either way, this is a sweet name for a sweet pet. 
  • Amun Ra: Honor the Egyptian gods with this ancient name for your pet. 
  • Annie: A nod to the famous red-headed orphan of movie fame, this name is especially meaningful if your pet was adopted.
  • Anthrax: A slightly scary name from the poisonous chemical; be ready for some glances if you name your pet this one. 
  • Aphrodite: Honor the Greek god of love and beauty with this ancient name. 
  • Aspen: Name your pet after this beautiful Colorado city, especially if your pet enjoys being outdoors. 

If this list is not extensive enough, feel free to check out some other lists including more alphabetical names by other lettersnames by type of exotic pet, and names for pairs.