91 Marvellous Mascot Names That Will Cheer You Up

Christian Mba
Feb 29, 2024 By Christian Mba
Originally Published on Jun 02, 2022
Edited by Charlene Flanagana
Fact-checked by Sonali Rawat
Mascot names are extremely important for college or school teams.
Age: 0-99
Read time: 9.1 Min



Every school or college student shares a special bond with a mascot representing their favorite team.

A mascot can be seen wearing a costume and trying to encourage the supporters. Supporters are known to create nicknames for the mascot.

Here are some exciting nicknames that can be used for a mascot. Afterward, check 100+ Ice Hockey, Roller Hockey, And Hockey Team Names From Past And Present and 340+ Best Soccer Team Names.

Panther Mascot Names

As a panther lover, the panther mascot names should compel you to go through the list presented below and pick the one which intrigues you the most.

Aaron Community (Hebrew Origin), meaning 'messenger', is a name that describes the thundering excitement of a game

Alpha group (Greek Origin), meaning 'first', is fit for panther mascot names used during racing competitions.

Big Kitty (Middle English Origin), meaning 'strong', is a great mascot name for sports where strength is the deciding factor.

Bird Doppler (German Origin), meaning 'dice player', can be used as a panther mascot name for indoor games like chess.

Blacky (English Origin), meaning 'absolute darkness', is an excellent panther mascot name for college teams related to basketball.

Blade (Old English Origin), meaning 'a leaf', can be used as a mascot name for sports related to swords and fighting.

Buffy (English Origin), meaning 'buffalo-like skin', is the perfect name for sports like boxing.

Celine Wolf (French Origin), meaning 'heaven', can be used as the mascot name for teams in archery where everything happens in a flash.

Century Chico (Portuguese Origin), meaning 'little', is the perfect mascot guy name for tournaments held among little children.

Early Eclipse (Greek Origin), meaning 'to leave', is a bold and beautiful panther mascot name for arts and craft events in schools and universities. 

Ferdinand (Germanic Origin), meaning 'peace', is the perfect panther mascot name for quiet and calm games participated by the students.

Horned Bond (English Origin), meaning 'farmer', is quite suitable as a mascot name during planting events that encourage to go green.

Horned Puma (English Origin), meaning 'mountain lion', is a name full of strength and pride and fit for fighting sports requiring muscular strength.

Hurricanes Bolt (Old English Origin), meaning 'arrow', depicts sharpness and is perfect for shooting, archery, or sword fighting events and programs.

Live Badger (English Origin), meaning 'sly creature', is a mascot name worthy of being used during competitions and matches.

Luca Community (Latin Origin), meaning 'bringer of light', is a great mascot name for archery-related teams where the arrows are like piercing rays of light.

Mr. Black Program (English Origin), meaning 'absolute darkness', depicts the color of the animal, thus, a typical panther mascot name.

Mufasa (Swahili Origin), meaning 'king', is a perfect college mascot name for a team whose performance is top-notch in their respective sports.

Mystique Eagle (French Origin), meaning 'mysterious aura', suits the character of a panther perfectly.

Native Oscar (Irish Origin), meaning 'God's spear', is the model mascot name for a team in the javelin throw.

Nina (Spanish Origin), meaning 'little girl', is a unique mascot name for college sports that require perfection and patience.

Omar (Arabic Origin), meaning 'long life', is the perfect mascot name for sports that can be played at any age of life.

Pacific Bruno (Old German Origin), meaning 'bond', is a sweet and sober name for school functions of poem or story recitation, drawing, and art competition.

Team Mascot Names

Mascot names for sports teams and curricular activity teams that should bring in blessings of good luck and, of course, the winning trophies have been listed below.

Albert and Alberta Gator (Germanic Origin), meaning 'noble', are the official alligator mascots of the University of Florida at Gainesville.

Benny (Latin Origin), meaning 'blessed', is a red bull mascot of the Chicago Bulls, a basketball team.

Bevo (Slavic Origin), meaning 'beverage', is the mascot of the athletic events and sports programs of the University of Texas at Austin.

Billy Buffalo (Old German Origin), meaning 'resolute protector', is the mascot of the American soccer team 'Buffalo Bills'.

Blue (Old German Origin), meaning 'shimmering', is a mascot of the team 'Indianapolis Colts' from  America.

Chomps (English Origin), meaning 'to bite fiercely', is the mascot of the American soccer team 'Cleveland Browns'.

Chuck (Anglo-Norman Origin), meaning 'stump of a tree', is the condor mascot of the Clippers' Los Angeles basketball team.

Harry (Germanic Origin), meaning 'ruler', is the husky mascot for Washington University's athletic programs.

Howler (English Origin), meaning 'animal that howls', is the mascot of the 'Arizona Coyotes' in the American NFL.

Hugo (Italian Origin), meaning 'spirit', is the basketball team's mascot, Charlotte Hornets.

Izzy (Greek Origin), meaning 'gift', was the mascot of the Summer Olympics of 1996 held in Atlanta.

Kingston (Old English Origin), meaning 'king's town', was the snow leopard mascot of the ice hockey team, Los Angeles Kings.

Lucky (American Origin), meaning 'fortunate', is the lynx mascot of the soccer club Ajax Amsterdam.

Miles (German Origin), meaning 'soldier', is the official mascot of the soccer team 'Denver Broncos' from the American National Football League.

Misha (Hebrew Origin), meaning 'resembling God', was the mascot of the Summer Olympics of 1980.

Olly (English Origin), meaning 'elf warrior', was the official mascot of the Summer Olympics of 2000.

Oski (Norse Origin), meaning 'pantheon', is the golden bear mascot of the University of California's Golden Bears Men's basketball team.

Pistol Pete (Greek Origin), meaning 'rock', is the mascot of Oklahoma State University's athletics.

Poe (Old Norse Origin), meaning 'peacock', is the main mascot of 'Baltimore' Ravens from the National Football League of America.

Pucky (Scottish Origin), meaning 'punch', is the polar bear mascot for the ice hockey team, Milton Keynes Lightning.

Red Jaguar (Old English Origin), meaning 'warm', was the mascot of the Summer Olympics of 1968 held in Mexico City, Mexico.

Roni (Hebrew Origin), meaning 'joyful', was the mascot of the Winter Olympics held in 1980.

Sam (Hebrew Origin), meaning 'told by God', was the mascot of the Summer Olympics of 1984.

Schuss (German Origin), meaning 'shot', was a mascot of the Winter Olympics of 1968 held in Grenoble, France.

Smoky (English Origin), meaning 'smoke emitter', is a mascot of the team 'The Volunteers', with 'The Vols' being their nickname.

Supernova (Latin Origin), meaning 'new', is the 'Chicago Red Stars' mascot in the Chicago National Women's Soccer League.

Toro (Latin Origin), meaning 'bull', is the famous mascot of 'Houston Texans' from the American NFL.

Waldi (Old English Origin), meaning 'wooded valley', was the first-ever mascot to be an official mascot of the Olympic Summer Games.

Winger (Old English Origin), meaning 'friend's spear', is the eagle mascot for the Washington Capitals.

College mascot names are highly sought after by the students.

Creative Mascot Names

A list of creative mascot names for high schools and colleges for fun and other creative activities is given below.

Athletic Sloths (Greek Origin), meaning 'fit contender', can be the perfect mascot nickname for a state team.

Bouncing Rats meaning 'to thump', can be a mascot name for school teams.

Crimson Course (Arabic Origin), meaning 'blood red', is a great mascot name in history.

Curry Fury (British Origin), meaning 'spicy food', is fit for a school team

Fearless Ostriches (Old English Origin), meaning 'free from fear', is good for the fearless state team.

Forest Screech, meaning 'high pitched voice', is suitable for bird mascot names.

Former Crunch (English Origin), meaning 'to bite', is the perfect mascot name for sports like swimming, where you must possess strength.

Gold Knight (Germanic Origin), meaning 'soldier', is the perfect mascot name for a game.

Graceful Eagles (Latin Origin), meaning 'pleasing movements', is a crunchy mascot name for elegant sports like dancing.

Gust Foot (Old Norse Origin), meaning 'to gush', is a great mascot name for a school team.

Mid Patriotic Lion (Greek Origin), meaning 'country's lover', is perfect to be used as a mascot during national events.

Ricochet Gold (French Origin), meaning 'return', can be a mascot name for sports like Kabaddi.

Shy Tortoises (Germanic Origin), meaning 'easily scared', is a great mascot name from history.

Southern Defenders (French Origin), meaning 'protectors', is the model mascot name for the school team.

Swift Pouncers (Old English Origin), meaning 'fast', is suitable for speed requiring sports like racing, speed skating, swimming, and others.

Town Bulldogs (British Origin), meaning 'strong fighters', is a good game mascot name depicting strength and courage.

Town Lions (Greek Origin), meaning 'majestic king', is a good mascot nickname.

West Flexers (English Origin), meaning 'showing off', can be the perfect mascot name for a school team.

West Slow Vipers (Germanic Origin), meaning 'sluggish', is the perfect name for a tiger-like team.

Weird Mascot Names

Mascot names are not always supposed to be cool and awesome. You can also go for weird mascot names to which you are attracted.

Adopted Denim (French Origin), meaning 'serge', is a great mascot name for teams in boxing and rugby where durability is necessary.

Big Al (Middle English Origin), meaning 'strong', is a proper mascot name for a state team.

Big Macintosh (Middle English Origin), meaning 'strong', can be used as a mascot name for weight lifting and wrestling.

Billiken Identity (English Origin), meaning 'smiling figure', can be a funny name for a school's mascot whom the students would love.

Black Fury (English Origin), meaning 'absolute darkness', is a good mascot name for sports played at night like basketball.

Blue Ephs can be a good elephant mascot name for sports like weight lifting.

Blue Gold (Anglo-Saxon Origin), meaning 'metal', can be a good school's mascot name.

Braveheart (Latin Origin), meaning 'courageous', can be used as a hippo or chimpanzee mascot.

City Geoduck (Old English Origin), meaning 'diver', is a perfect mascot of duck or goldfish for water sports and events.

Early Slug (Middle English Origin), meaning 'heavy body', is a great mascot name for a college sports team.

Fantom Dog (Old French Origin), meaning 'appearance', is an excellent and classy mascot name for drama events.

Fighting Okra (Germanic Origin), meaning 'combat', is a cool dolphin mascot name for sports like swimming.

Keggy City (Old Norse Origin), meaning 'container', can be a good shark or dolphin mascot name for swimming competitions.

Otto Hat (German Origin), meaning 'wealth', is a great mascot name for sports played by rich people like golf.

Schrodinger Blue (German Origin), meaning 'place of stay', is a cool cat or horse mascot name.

Scrotie is a good parrot or weasel high school mascot name for organized functions for colleges.

Sultan (Arabic Origin), meaning 'powerful ruler', is a mascot name for a state team.

Thunderbird (Old English Origin), meaning 'lightning', is an excellent mascot name for sword fighting or other sharp sports games.

Trolls (Old Norse Origin), meaning 'demon', can be used as a mascot for portraying a demon or satan for soccer or basketball.

Walla Walla (Arabic Origin), meaning 'by God', is a weird mascot name for different sports.

WuShock (French Origin), meaning 'sudden impact', can be a great school's mascot name.

Zippy Dog, meaning 'energy', is the perfect mascot name for Pikachu for sports requiring energy and strength.

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Christian MbaBachelor of Science specializing in Computer Science

Christian Mba is an experienced blogger and content writer with over a decade of experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Nigeria and has a keen interest in Python programming. Along with his writing and blogging expertise, he is also an SEO specialist with more than six years of experience. Chris, as he is commonly known, has a passion for music and enjoys playing the piano.

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