100 Names for Your Pet Mouse

name ideas for mice

 Catherine Song / The Spruce, 2018

Mice are gentle, well-loved little pets that have captured the hearts and minds of people of all ages, from animator Walt Disney to other artists who have featured this little creature in novels, fables, and full-feature films. The list of mouse names from fiction is long, as are the names that can be derived from this animal's unique qualities. Take a look at 100 names for mice, including male and female names, funny names, famous fictional mice, and so much more.

Top Mice Names

  • Basil
  • Danger Mouse
  • Geronimo Stilton
  • Jerry
  • Julius Cheeser
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Mighty Mouse
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Nicodemus
  • Nibbles
  • Pikachu
  • Pinky
  • Squeaker or Squeaks
  • Steamboat Willie
  • Stuart Little

Tips for Naming Your Mouse

A mouse's lifespan is about 1 to 2 years; each litter comes with 4 to 12 pups. So, whether you get one mouse or a couple and you have to name them, think about the qualities of your mouse that you like. Maybe you are drawn to their whiskers, their color, or size. Perhaps mice from childhood stories tickle the heartstrings, or it's witty names that give you and your loved ones a chuckle. Think about what you like and personalize your pet mouse's name to something meaningful to you.

Girl Mouse Names

Take a look at some cute, feminine names for mice that might work for your furry friend.

  • Amelia
  • Bebe
  • Blossom
  • Buttercup
  • Coco
  • Crystal
  • Daffodil
  • Dot
  • Heidi
  • Holly
  • Laurel
  • Matilda
  • Nectar
  • Penny
  • Phoebe
  • Poppy
  • Saffron
  • Summer
  • Tabby
  • Uma

Boy Mouse Names

Being that mice have such darling little faces, most of the favorite male monikers tend to be sweeter, gentler selections.

  • Barney
  • Elmo
  • Fritz
  • Frodo
  • Hamish
  • Hank
  • Harrison
  • Hughie
  • Kermit
  • Lemmy
  • Melvin
  • Oscar
  • Otto
  • Rasputin
  • Samson
  • Sebastian
  • Sylvester
  • Theo
  • Woody
  • Ziggy

Disney Mice Names

Animator, writer, and theme park entrepreneur Walt Disney featured mice in his cartoons, movies, and theme parks. His mice were the stars of the show and supporting cast, too (think: Cinderella's little helpers). If you love Disney and his mice, you have a wide range of naming options.

  • Basil of Baker Street
  • Bert
  • Gadget
  • Gus-Gus
  • Jaq
  • Megavolt
  • Mert
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Miss Bianca
  • Monterey Jack
  • Mortimer
  • Olivia Flaversham
  • Perla
  • Remy
  • Roquefort
  • Steamboat Willie
  • Suzy
  • Timothy Q. Mouse
  • Fievel

Mouse Names From Other Fiction

The rats from "The Secret of NIMH" as well as other cartoon and comic book mice make for some fitting famous mice names. Take a look at what tops the list from other movies, television, and non-Disney fiction sources.

  • Angelina Ballerina
  • Danger Mouse
  • Despereaux Tilling
  • Dormouse
  • Frederick
  • Geronimo Stilton
  • Itchy and Scratchy
  • Jerry
  • Maisy
  • Mighty Mouse
  • Minute Mouse
  • Mrs. Frisby
  • Nicodemus
  • Pikachu
  • Pinky and the Brain
  • Ralph
  • Samuel Whiskers
  • Speedy Gonzalez
  • Stuart Little
  • Tucker

Funny or Unique Mouse Names

If none of the fictional mice characters float your fancy, check out a few witty selections or names based on mouse qualities that mouse fans love.

  • Anonymouse
  • Big Cheese
  • Cashew
  • Catnip
  • Cheddar
  • Cheesy
  • Chuck E. Cheese
  • Eeka
  • Julius Cheeser
  • Little Cheese
  • Mousetrap
  • Nibbles
  • Nutella
  • Nutsy
  • Peanut
  • Squeaker (or Squeak)
  • Titan
  • Walnut
  • Whiskers
  • Wormtail

A to Z Mouse Names

AB

  • Amelia
  • Angelina Ballerina
  • Anonymouse
  • Barney
  • Basil of Baker Street
  • Bebe
  • Bert
  • Big Cheese
  • Blossom
  • Buttercup

CD

  • Cashew
  • Catnip
  • Cheddar
  • Cheesy
  • Chuck E. Cheese
  • Coco
  • Crystal
  • Danger Mouse
  • Daffodil
  • Despereaux Tilling
  • Dormouse
  • Dot

EH

  • Eeka
  • Elmo
  • Fievel
  • Frederick
  • Fritz
  • Frodo
  • Gadget
  • Geronimo Stilton
  • Gus-Gus
  • Hamish
  • Hank
  • Harrison
  • Heidi
  • Holly
  • Hughie

IL

  • Itchy and Scratchy
  • Jaq
  • Jerry
  • Julius Cheeser
  • Kermit
  • Laurel
  • Lemmy
  • Little Cheese

M

  • Maisy
  • Marvin
  • Matilda
  • Megavolt
  • Mert
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Mighty Mouse
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Minute Mouse
  • Miss Bianca
  • Monterey Jack
  • Mortimer
  • Mousetrap
  • Mrs. Frisby

NP

  • Nectar
  • Nibbles
  • Nicodemus
  • Nutella
  • Nutsy
  • Olivia Flaversham
  • Oscar
  • Otto
  • Penny
  • Peanut
  • Perla
  • Phoebe
  • Pikachu
  • Pinky and the Brain
  • Poppy

RS

  • Ralph
  • Rasputin
  • Remy
  • Roquefort
  • Samson
  • Saffron
  • Samuel Whiskers
  • Sebastian
  • Speedy Gonzalez
  • Squeaker (or Squeak)
  • Steamboat Willie
  • Stuart Little
  • Summer
  • Suzy
  • Sylvester

TZ

  • Tabby
  • Theo
  • Timothy Q. Mouse
  • Titan
  • Tucker
  • Uma
  • Walnut
  • Whiskers
  • Woody
  • Wormtail
  • Ziggy