Exotic Pet Names That Start With 'M'

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People have slightly varying definitions of what an exotic pet is. But most often exotic pets are considered to be anything that is not a dog, cat, or domesticated farm animal. If you’re the new caretaker of an exotic pet, you’re probably thinking about the perfect name for your animal. And finding the right name isn’t always easy. Some people opt to name their pet based on its appearance, such as Marshmallow for a white pet rabbit. And others choose a name that’s associated with the species, such as Mickey or Minnie for a pet mouse. If you’re looking for an exotic pet name that starts with the letter M, check out these marvelous options. 

Top Exotic Pet Names

  • Maisy
  • Marley
  • Marshmallow
  • Mascot
  • Mickey
  • Midge
  • Midnight
  • Milo
  • Minnie
  • Mischief
  • Mocha
  • Monster
  • Monty
  • Munchkin
  • Muppet

Tips for Naming Your Exotic Pet

Depending on the species, exotic pets have a wide range of lifespans. For instance, certain small rodents and fish only live a few years on average. But some snakes, parrots, and tortoises can live for decades. So you should take as much time as you need to settle on a name that you will be happy with for your animal’s entire lifespan. Not every animal will end up learning and responding to its name. However, changing a pet’s name still can be a hassle, especially if you’ve used it on vet records and other information. 

One of the most important factors in selecting a pet's name is choosing something you will be comfortable sharing with people for years to come. It might seem fun in the moment to pick a name that’s somewhat risqué or otherwise offbeat. But if you think you will ever be self-conscious about hearing that name called in your vet’s waiting room, that probably means you should select something else.

In addition to an animal’s appearance and species traits, many people pick out a name based on personality. Observe your pet as it settles into its new home. You might find out it’s a pretty calm animal, so Mellow could be a good name. Or maybe it tends to get into trouble, inspiring the name Mischief. Or perhaps you're simply looking for a name that starts with a certain letter of the alphabet.

M Exotic Pet Names

  • M&M
  • Mabel
  • Mac
  • Macaroni
  • Macintosh
  • Macy
  • Maddie
  • Mae
  • Maestro
  • Magenta
  • Maggie
  • Magic
  • Magnolia
  • Magoo
  • Mahi
  • Maia
  • Maisy
  • Major
  • Malibu
  • Malone
  • Mama
  • Mango
  • Maple
  • Marble
  • Marco
  • Margot
  • Marigold
  • Marley
  • Mars
  • Marshall
  • Marshmallow
  • Marvin
  • Mary Jane
  • Mascot
  • Matilda
  • Matrix
  • Maui
  • Maverick
  • Max
  • Maxine
  • Meadow
  • Meatball
  • Meeko
  • Mel
  • Mellow
  • Melody
  • Mercedes
  • Meringue
  • Merlin
  • Merry
  • Mia
  • Mickey
  • Midas
  • Midge
  • Midnight
  • Mighty
  • Mike
  • Miley
  • Millie
  • Milo
  • Mimi
  • Minerva
  • Minnie
  • Mint
  • Mischief
  • Missy
  • Mister
  • Misty
  • Mittens
  • MJ
  • Moana
  • Mocha
  • Mochi
  • Moe
  • Mohawk
  • Mojo
  • Molly
  • Monkey
  • Monroe
  • Monster
  • Monty
  • Moon
  • Morris
  • Morsel
  • Morty
  • Mosquito
  • Motley
  • Mouse
  • Mowgli
  • Moxie
  • Mozart
  • Mozzarella
  • Mudge
  • Mufasa
  • Muffin
  • Munchkin
  • Muppet
  • Murphy
  • Muse
  • Mystic

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