107 Names for Ducks

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Whether you are getting a pair of ducks to inhabit a small backyard pond or adding some new ducklings to a growing flock, finding the right duck name is important. This cute bird species is often found on farms but is becoming more popular as a pet on urban homesteads.

As pets, ducks can be fun, loyal animals to have around. Your unique pet needs a name to fit their feathered personality. Here are some classic, cute, and funny duck names to help you find the right option for your pet.

Top Duck Names 

  • Daffy
  • Waddles
  • Aflac
  • Mallory 
  • Puddles
  • Downy 
  • Bill
  • Ernie 
  • Daisy 
  • Bubbles

Tips for Naming Your Duck

Ducks make entertaining, lovable pets that are sure to make you smile. With some careful consideration, you can find a name perfectly suited for these friendly little birds. Whether your duck is a class clown or a dapper, proud bird, finding a name that reflects who they are will make the naming process all the more fun.

When picking out a name, there are a couple of things to keep in mind. Depending on the species, ducks can live around 10 to 15 years. This means that whatever name you choose will, hopefully, be with you for the next decade or more. Naming a duck may give you some leeway to choose witty or funny names, but just be sure you are comfortable sharing this name with your family, friends, and others.

Keeping in mind your duck’s personality and appearance can help you find a name well-suited for your unique duck. Are they always making you laugh with their antics? Perhaps Daffy is a good name! Are they gentle, kind, and outright adorable? Maybe Waddles or Bubbles would make a good pick! Here are some more duck names to consider.

Male Names for Ducks

If you have a boy duck to name, the choices range from strong masculine options like Maverick to cute-and-cuddly Bubba.

  • Dillard 
  • Otis
  • Buddy
  • Emmett
  • Ace
  • Duncan 
  • Moe
  • Gary
  • Franklin 
  • Monty 
  • Alfred 
  • Ben
  • Jerry
  • Hunter 
  • Bubba 
  • Charlie 
  • Alphonso 
  • Maverick 
  • Marley 
  • Sammy

Female Names for Ducks

Girl ducks often have names borrowed from flowers or trees, but the options are endless. These feminine duck names include both sweet and sassy options.

  • Holly
  • Marigold 
  • Lily
  • Harper
  • Gabby 
  • Willow
  • Jade 
  • Molly
  • Penny
  • Tulip 
  • Peach 
  • Bella 
  • Jasmine 
  • Millie 
  • Zoey
  • Gracie 
  • Dixie 
  • Lacey
  • Sadie 
  • Lucy   

Famous Cinema Names for Ducks

The silver screen is full of famous, well-loved ducks worthy of naming your new friend after. Perhaps some of your favorite childhood cartoons included characters like Huey, Dewey, Louie, or Mrs. Featherby. Let’s take a look at some famous duck names to consider for your feathered friend.

  • Daffy
  • Huey
  • Dewey
  • Louie
  • Mrs. Featherby
  • Daisy
  • Daphne 
  • Duck Dodger 
  • Donald 
  • Webbigail Vanderquack 
  • Darkwing Duck 
  • Professor Waddlemeyer 
  • Howard 
  • Ming-Ming Duckling 
  • Drake Mallard 
  • Gosalyn Mallard  

Funny Names for Ducks

Something about naming a duck opens up a plethora of pun-inspired and chuckle-worthy name choices! A clever name may be the perfect choice for a pet duck that always keeps you laughing. Here are some funny duck names to consider. 

  • Quackers
  • Duck Norris
  • Waddles
  • Quack Sparrow
  • Quackie Chan 
  • Bill
  • Moby Duck 
  • James Pond 
  • Webster
  • Quackerjack 
  • Eggs Benedict 
  • Firequacker
  • Sir Quacksly lV
  • Duckleberry Fin 
  • Chicken 

Cute Names for Ducks

A fuzzy little duckling is as cute as can be! Finding a cute, playful name to fit your little ducky’s adorable looks may be just the ticket. Here are some cute duck names to consider.

  • Puddles
  • Little Fluffs 
  • Pickles
  • Munchkin 
  • Nibbles
  • Pepper
  • Jelly Bean 
  • Walnut 
  • Ruffles
  • Popcorn 
  • Peanut 
  • Apricot 
  • Sparkles
  • Suds 
  • Wiggles  
  • Splash  

A to Z Duck Names

A-C

  • Ace
  • Alfred 
  • Alphonso 
  • Apricot 
  • Bella 
  • Ben
  • Bill
  • Bubba 
  • Bubbles
  • Buddy
  • Charlie 
  • Chicken 
  • Cleo
  • Coco 
  • Cookie 

D-F

  • Daffy
  • Daisy
  • Daphne 
  • Darkwing Duck 
  • Dewey
  • Dillard 
  • Dixie 
  • Donald 
  • Drake Mallard 
  • Duck Dodger 
  • Duck Norris
  • Duckleberry Fin 
  • Ducky
  • Duncan 
  • Eggs Benedict 
  • Emmett
  • Firequacker
  • Franklin 

G-J

  • Gabby 
  • Gary
  • Gosalyn Mallard 
  • Gracie 
  • Han 
  • Harper
  • Holly
  • Howard 
  • Huey
  • Hunter 
  • Jade 
  • James Pond 
  • Jasmine 
  • Jelly Bean 
  • Jerry

L-O

  • Lacey
  • Lilo
  • Lily
  • Little Fluffs 
  • Louie
  • Lucky
  • Lucy  
  • Manny 
  • Marigold 
  • Marley 
  • Maverick 
  • Millie 
  • Ming-Ming Duckling 
  • Moby Duck 
  • Moe
  • Molly
  • Monty 
  • Mrs. Featherby
  • Munchkin 
  • Nibbles
  • Otis

P-R

  • Peach 
  • Peanut 
  • Pebbles 
  • Penny
  • Pepper
  • Pickles
  • Popcorn 
  • Professor Waddlemeyer 
  • Puddles
  • Quack Sparrow
  • Quackerjack 
  • Quackers
  • Quackie Chan 
  • Ruffles

S-Z

  • Sadie 
  • Sammy
  • Sir Quacksly lV
  • Sparkles
  • Spice 
  • Splash  
  • Suds 
  • Sugar
  • Thelma 
  • Tulip 
  • Waddles
  • Walnut 
  • Webbigail Vanderquack 
  • Webster
  • Wiggles  
  • Willow
  • Zoey

Other Duck Name Ideas

If you feel like you haven't found the right name for your duck yet, keep thinking till you hatch a good idea! You might even gain inspiration by checking out other popular pet names, like in these articles: