95 Cool Chameleon Names For Your Colorful Pet

Joan Agie
Jan 15, 2024 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Jun 07, 2022
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Pet chameleon names are highly sought after by pet parents.

Chameleons are amongst the most popular pet reptiles across the world.

Chameleon names are greatly inspired by pop culture. Some of the funny chameleon names inspired by pop culture are Taco, Freckles, Dynamite, Olive, Spike, Godzilla, Sneaky, Cham, Dusty, and Camille.

Read on for some of the best chameleon names for your pets. Afterward, also check Italian dog names and mythical dog names.

Cool Chameleon Names

Panthers are said to be the coolest chameleons in the world. They are one of the most expensive species but are worthier than any other. The native of this species is the Madagascar region. Your adorable little chameleon needs the coolest names, and we are here to help you with a comprehensive list of name ideas.

Ace (Latin origin), meaning ‘unity’, can be kept for the pet who can be the ace for all the pets.

Bam Bam (Australian origin), meaning ‘yellow’, looks like a baby that comes in Flintstones.

Bean (Gaelic origin), meaning ‘life’, is considered a famous pet name to call your chameleon.

Bo (Swedish or Danish origin), meaning ‘to live’, is a perfect name for your pet who is your life.

Boo (French origin), meaning ‘sweetheart', because he is your sweetheart.

Button is one of the coolest names because your chameleon might look like one.

Camo (Persian origin) means ‘disguise’ and is one of the fun names for your sweet camo chameleon.

Chameleon Cabello best suits you if you have a small and cute chameleon.

Chamuel L Jackson best suits your chameleon if it has cute google eyes.

Cookie (Dutch word) means ‘small cake’. Just think of this as ‘Coco & Cookie’ that will best suit your two cute pets.

Cuddles is a cute, fun name and your pet friend is definitely going to love it.

Cutie pie is a fun name that can be kept for your adorable chameleon.

Daisy Belle, meaning ‘day’s eye', is the coolest name if you have a female chameleon.

Kiwi is one of the cute-sounding pet names.

Littlefoot will be good if your cute pet has an adorable little foot.

Merlin is a perfect name if your chameleon pet has really cute eyes.

Peaches (English origin) will be a nice name for your cute chameleon who likes peaches.

Pebbles (American origin), meaning ‘small rock', is a suitable pet name if you have a female chameleon who likes pebbles.

Peekaboo is a cute game-based name for your scaly pet boo. Boo is indeed a sneaky name.

Pepper Baby is a cute name for your sweet scaly baby.

Pixie (Irish origin), meaning ‘fairy', will be a cute fairy name for your colorful pet.

Pooh Bear is an alternative form of a teddy bear. It is a fun name for a pet chameleon.

Princess (English origin), meaning ‘counterpart to a prince', best suits your female cutie pets.

Ripple (Indian origin) means ‘small wave’. Try to say it aloud.

Funny Chameleon Names

You can name your cute pet friend according to its features or characteristics. If you have a small chameleon, then name it ‘Nugs’. It is a short form of Nugget.

Here are some of the funny chameleon names you would love for your pet chameleon.

Bennedict Skaleyhat sounds strange but just try it.

Chameleo Estevez sounds like your chameleon is a fearsome one.

Chameleopatra is the one who ruled Egypt, like how your pet rules your heart.

Chamillionaire is a perfect name for your pet if you are a great fan of him.

Dynamite suits your pet if it stays unclean.

Eddie lizard is one of the funniest chameleon names. Eddie is one of the best chameleon names.

Freckles Coco is one of your favorite puns. It is one of the fun chameleon names.

Godzilla sounds such terror. This name best suits your pet if it is a terror.

Houdini is one of the funniest names that refer to an escapism bird.

Lizanardo Da Vinci will be cute and a famous name for your cute pet.

Lynyrd Lizard refers to one of the playful free birds. It is one of the best chameleon names

Mr/Mrs. Pretty Pants will be a good name if your pet.

Nessie sounds somewhat different and gives a realistic feel. It is indeed one of the cool chameleon names.

Olive Spike is the best suitable name for your pet if it is a veiled chameleon.

Queen Elizardbeth is a female chameleon name that sounds quite royal.

Scale Caesar is another favorite pun name.

Sneaky Camille is one of the funniest names, and no funny name list is complete without this name.

Taco, if your pet chameleon looks somewhat weird, then it is indeed one of the best chameleon names for you.

Tie-Dye best suits your pet who is similar to a tie-dye shirt.

Veiled Rango is one of the mightiest duck names that best suits your pet name. One of the fascinating chameleon names.

Cute names for chameleons are highly sought after by pet parents.

Cute Chameleon Names

There are many male and female chameleons that are super cute as pets. Are you interested in having a lizard as your pet? Have you thought of a good and cute name to call it? Do you want to know what a baby lizard is called?

The baby lizards are called hatchlings, and they are very independent chameleons. If you own a male lizard, you can prefer names like Aiden, Amos, and Arnie. On the other hand, if you prefer a female lizard, then choose names like Liz, Joanna, and Sephira.

Atlas (Greek origin), meaning ‘to carry', is for your cute chameleon who loves to roam around. It is indeed one of the best female chameleon names.

Charlie (English origin), meaning ‘free person', is for your chameleon who thinks of itself like a cat Charlie.

Crissy (Latin origin), meaning ‘follower of Christ', best suits your pet if it is a small and sweet-tempered one.

Dax (French origin), meaning ‘leader', sounds cute.

Elly (Greek origin), meaning ‘sunray’; Elly is a traditional name that sounds cute.

Eve (Latin origin), meaning ‘to live', is a perfect name that refers to green nature.

Finn (Irish origin), meaning ‘fair', is a perfect name if your pet is blue, which is related to the ocean.

Frankie (Italian name), meaning ‘free man', is a plucky chameleon name for your female pet.

Green Rango is a perfect name if you have a dignified male chameleon pet.

Ivy (English origin), meaning ‘vine', is a name that is related to nature and best suits your female ivy chameleon.

Kona (Hawaiian origin), meaning ‘woman', best suits your female chameleon. It is indeed one of the fun chameleon names.

Leia (Greek origin), meaning ‘relaxed', is something that relates to your female pet that looks relaxed all the time.

Leon (Greek origin), meaning ‘lion', is always a perfect choice for both male and female lizards.

Lizzy (Hebrew origin), meaning ‘promise of god', is an adorable name for your female chameleon.

Luna (Roman origin), meaning ‘moon', relates to the ancient mythological name.

Marley is a great choice for your pet.

Meg (Greek origin), meaning ‘pearl', is a short and sweet name for your female chameleon.

Mila (Slavic name), meaning ‘dear', sounds like one of the gracious names to call your pet.

Milo (German origin), meaning ‘soft-hearted', is a different strong-sounding name that was most popular during ancient times. It is one of the fun chameleon names.

Pixie (Irish origin), meaning ‘fairy', is a name for a female chameleon who thinks of herself as a princess.

Rexy (Indonesian origin), meaning ‘gift of god', is called a spin that is related to the dinosaur species.

Samson (Hebrew origin), meaning ‘sun', best suits your pet if it is stronger.

Skye (Scottish origin), meaning ‘cloud', will be a great choice if your pet looks blue.

Yoshi (Japanese origin), meaning ‘good luck', is a name of a video game dinosaur called Yoshi that looks green in the video.

Zeus (Greek origin), meaning ‘to shine', is another popular name of ancient Greek times.

Famous Chameleon names

Are you looking for famous chameleon names with colorful bodies with specific personalities? Are you a beginner who is confused about choosing your pet a famous chameleon name? Then the list here is perfect for you to choose famous names that are quite interesting.

007 is one of the famous chameleon names that looks so cool.

Abe (English origin) represents the former president of the United States of America.

Anakin (American origin), meaning ‘warrior’, will be a cute name for your pet.

Beast is the perfect name for your pets if you don’t want to mess with them.

Bruce can be referred to as both male and female chameleons that look cute.

Bruce Lee is a famous name if your pet.

Cabella is a female singer’s name that can be used for naming your cute pet.

Chamy is the best nickname to name your pet chameleon.

Digger best suits your pet if you feel your pet behaves like a machine.

Dot refers to a small chameleon pet that looks colorful and stronger like a dot.

Elton (English origin), meaning ‘enclosure’, is a perfect name if your pet is a music lover.

Elvis (British origin) is the name of a king that will be perfect for your male chameleon.

Jolie (French origin), meaning ‘pretty’, can be used to name your pet after a star actress.

Khan (Turkic origin), meaning ‘ruler’, is the name of a Mongol emperor. It is one of the famous chameleon names

King can be used for your pet if you think your pet is a king of chameleons.

Nat (English origin), meaning ‘gift of god’, is a short and sweet name to call your pet.

Nicki (Greek origin), meaning ‘victory’, will be an obvious choice for your pet if he likes rap music.

Pascal is a French name that can be kept for your pet if he resembles an inventor like Pascal.

Rainbow will sound cute if your pet friend looks colorful like a rainbow.

Rambo (unknown origin) is a name that can be given to your pet if he is a tough fighter.

Rango (Celtic origin) is the name of the actor Johnny Depp who was a chameleon in his famous film.

Simba (Swahili origin), meaning ‘lion’, perfectly matches your pet’s strength and pride.

Winfrey (English origin), meaning ‘joy’, is a female name that can be used for your pet if she wants to be a very strong role model.

Zeek (Hebrew origin), meaning ‘god strengthens', is a perfect name if you have a male chameleon that looks spirited.

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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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