Names Ideas for Pet Hermit and Fiddler Crabs

name ideas for hermit crabs
Illustration: Catherine Song. © The Spruce, 2018

Not everyone has a pet crab so it's probably hard to ask your friends for some name options. But thankfully this awesome list of hermit crab and fiddler crab names exists to help you find that perfect name for your pet. If you have a pair or group of hermit crabs or fiddler crabs you can pick names for pairs or explore other exotic pet names - or invent one of your own!

Numbers

  • 007
  • 7 Up

A

  • Alpha
  • Alt
  • Angel
  • Angelica
  • Anne Shirley
  • Aphrodite
  • Apollo
  • Ariel (Arieal, Arie, Aerial, Arial)
  • Arnold
  • Auburn
  • Azalea
  • Azilia
  • Aztec
  • Azz
  • Azzi

B

  • Baby
  • Backhoe
  • Backspace
  • Bam-Bam (like from the Flintstones)
  • Bashful
  • Bella
  • Bibbity
  • Bielka
  • Biggie
  • Big Mac
  • Big Mo
  • Billy Bob
  • Billy-Bob-Joe
  • Bippity
  • Bitsy
  • Blaze
  • Blazer
  • Blister
  • Blondie
  • Blueberry
  • Bluto
  • Bo
  • Bob
  • Boppity
  • Bounce
  • Brittany (aka Crabina)
  • BrutusCrabCakes
  • Bubba
  • Bubba Gump
  • Buddy
  • Bungie
  • Burt
  • Butterscotch
  • Buttons

C

  • Cami
  • Caps
  • Caramel
  • Carlonia
  • Carly
  • Carolina
  • Champagne
  • Chance
  • Charmander
  • Checkers
  • Cheeto
  • Cherry
  • Chester
  • Chuck
  • Chuckie
  • Clark
  • Claws
  • Cobo
  • Coco
  • Cocks
  • Cocky
  • Copper
  • Coral
  • Crabanasty
  • Crabby
  • Crabby Patty
  • Crabina
  • Crane
  • Crash
  • Crimson
  • Crusher
  • Crusty

D

  • Dazzle
  • DC
  • Dee Dee
  • Deja Vu
  • Digglet - aka Trouble
  • Dino
  • Dixie
  • Dude
  • Dudley
  • Dylan

E

  • Edd
  • Eddie Izzard
  • Edward (Scissorhands)
  • Ef-one
  • Elmo
  • Elvis
  • Emilleo
  • Emmo
  • Enter
  • Ernie
  • Escape

F

  • Fang
  • Felipe (pronounced Felip-ay)
  • FiFi
  • Flash
  • Flexi
  • Fritz

G

  • Gamecocks
  • George
  • Georgie
  • Gil (pronounced like Jill)
  • Gimli
  • Giraffe
  • Godzilla
  • Gunther

H

  • Hagrid
  • Harold Harriot
  • Harry
  • Harvy
  • Heidi
  • Helio (pronounced Ehleo)
  • Hemana
  • Hemie
  • Herman
  • Hermi
  • Hermie
  • Hermikey
  • Hermilia
  • Hermione (like the Harry Potter character)
  • Hermy
  • Hiawatha
  • Hopper

I

  • Iano (pronounced Yahno)
  • Indy
  • Itsy
  • Izzi

J

  • Jade
  • Jenabell or Jenabella
  • Jenny
  • Jessica
  • Jo-Jo
  • Jorge (pronounced Hor-hay)
  • July

K

  • Kani
  • Kanye (pronounced con-yae)
  • Kermit the Hermit
  • Killer
  • Kingkong
  • Kuka

L

  • Lady Quinn
  • Layton Jr.
  • Latonka
  • Latoya
  • Leo
  • Lexy
  • Lillian
  • Lily
  • Lime
  • Lime Pie
  • Little Man
  • Liv
  • Lock
  • Lucee (pronounced Lucy)
  • Lucy

M

  • Mae
  • Maggie
  • Maja
  • Malcolm
  • Mango Ma'am/Mango Man
  • Mark
  • Matilda
  • Maverick
  • Max
  • Maxy
  • MB (short for Myrtle Beach)
  • Mikey (pronounced My-Key)
  • Milly Mae
  • Missy
  • Moony
  • Moreno
  • Mr. Crab
  • Mr. Crabbitz
  • Mr. Crabs
  • Mr. Krabs
  • Mr. Pinch
  • Mr. Tudball
  • Mrs. Crabapple (pronounced Cra-Bopple)
  • Mrs. Mrs.
  • Mrs. Whiggins
  • Ms. Shopper
  • Mynah

N

  • Nay Nay
  • Nazar
  • Nelly
  • Nigel
  • Norbert

O

  • Ocean
  • Oggnob
  • One-Eyed Willie
  • Onyx
  • Orange Sherbet
  • Oreo
  • Ormond
  • Omega
  • Orealve Reef
  • Oscar

P

  • Paddy
  • Patty
  • Pebbles
  • Peddley
  • Peek-a-boo
  • Penny
  • Pepsi
  • Peurto
  • Piccolo
  • Pie'r
  • Pierr
  • Pinstripe
  • Pique (pronounced pee-kay)
  • Pixie
  • Pootie
  • Porticus
  • Posiedon
  • Prince Charming
  • Princess
  • Print
  • Pumba
  • Purple Passion
  • Purpy

Q

  • Quella Divill
  • Quwela Deivil
  • Quinkadink

R

  • Radar
  • Rafael
  • Rainbow
  • Recluse
  • Red Guy
  • Rex
  • Rio
  • Ripple
  • Robert de Niro
  • Rogue
  • Ron
  • Roshi
  • Rosie
  • Ruby
  • Runt
  • Rusty

S

  • Sally
  • Sam
  • Sandy
  • Sandy Bottom
  • Scroll
  • Sea Biscuit
  • Seamore
  • Sebastian
  • Serendipity
  • Sexy
  • Shabastin
  • Shabby
  • Sham (Short for Shamrock)
  • Shammy
  • Shelldon
  • Shelly
  • Shift
  • Shizzelle
  • Shoman
  • Shorty
  • Sir James
  • Skipper
  • Slowbro
  • Snockums
  • Squirtle - aka Speedy (like the Pokemon character)
  • Sparkle
  • Sparky
  • Speedy
  • Spider
  • Spike
  • Spikes
  • SpongeBob
  • Spot
  • Spyder
  • Squidward
  • Stan
  • Star
  • Stuart
  • Sunshine
  • Switch
  • Syd

T

  • Tab
  • Tang
  • Tango
  • Taz
  • Thee Incredible Mr. Limpett
  • Tiago
  • Tia-Maria
  • Timon
  • Tingle
  • Tinka
  • Tonks
  • Tony
  • Topper
  • Tweedle
  • Twister
  • Twonka

U

  • UGA

W

  • Waikiki
  • Wallie
  • WannaHawkALoogie
  • Wendi
  • Whopper
  • Wonka

Y

  • Yolanda
  • Yssup

Z

  • Zeus
  • Zippy
  • Zoe

Remember, sometimes you just need to wait a little while to observe and get to know your special little crab friend before choosing the best name that suits them. There's no rush but there is also no shortage of names available. It's up to you to decide on the perfect one for your pet!