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400+ Charming Goat Names for Males and Females

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Goats are wonderful animals. They are easy to care for, hardy, produce milk, and make great pets for everyone. If you have a new goat, you may be thinking of a name to call your goat. This article gives you awesome name ideas for your mammalian friend.

Group of goats in the field

Popular Goat Names

Here are my top 7 names for your goat:

  • Kid: Baby goats are called kids and the name sounds cute just like your goat.
  • Xena: I just love this name. Perfect for female goats.
  • Nanny: Nanny belonged to Abraham Lincoln
  • Billy Goat Gruff: From a popular story called ‘Three Billy Goats Gruff’
  • Wizkid: Wizkid is a popular Nigerian musician who loves goats. ‘Wizkid’ is suitable for your Nigerian Dwarf
  • Messi or Ronaldo: While the world continues to tag both Messi and Ronaldo as the GOATs, you can name your male goat with either of their names.
  • Sahara: Sahara is the largest hot desert in the world and it is in Africa (where many goat breeds originated from). It is a lovely name for female goats.

Names for African Goats

Goat breeds such as Nigerian dwarf goat, West African dwarf goat, Boer goat, Kalahari goat, and Sahelian goat originated from Africa.

If your goat originated from Africa, would it not make sense to give your goat an African name?

Here are great African names for your goat:

  • Shola (Yoruba)
  • Zino (Isoko)
  • Obi (Igbo)
  • Emelie (Igbo)
  • Abu (Hausa)
  • Imbuzi (Zulu)
  • Poli (Zulu)

Goat Names by Colors

Many people love naming their animals based on the color of the animal. This article lists some popular goat colors and suitable names for them.

Two African goats eating grass

White

White is angelic. There are so many breeds of goat that come in white color including the Russian white goat, the white shorthaired goat and the Carpathian goat.

Here are some great names for your white goat.

  • Snowy
  • Daisy
  • Snowflake
  • Cloud
  • Snow White
  • Cream
  • Snowball
  • Milky, Milky White, or Milky Way

Black

Black is yet another popular color for goats. This is a particularly popular color for Nigerian dwarf goats as well as pygmy goats. Here are some awesome names for your black goat.

  • Midnight
  • Stormy
  • Licorice
  • Shadow
  • Smokey

Brown

Brown goats can be all brown or brown and black. Some, though, are a light brown shade. No matter what shade brown your goat is, here are some excellent brown goat names.

  • Latte
  • Coffee
  • Cocoa
  • Brownie
  • Mocha
  • Caramel
  • Sand
  • Toffee
  • Amber
  • Cinnamon

Red

If you have ever seen a Boer goat you have probably seen how beautiful red can be. Whether your goat is all red or red and white, these are some great red goat names.

  • Carrots
  • Sweet Red
  • Tomatoes
  • Trouble or Danger
  • Fuego (fire in Spanish)

Names for Boy Goats

Is your goat male? Here are masculine names for him:

  • Abbot
  • Alston
  • Buster
  • Abaco
  • Abel
  • Casper
  • Cisco
  • Clatus
  • Buck
  • Billy
  • Donnel
  • Donald
  • Dion
  • Chad
  • Dillon
  • Elmo
  • Elijah
  • Fitzgerald
  • Edgar
  • Elvis
  • Ferris
  • Gian
  • Xander
  • Fanny
  • Fabio
  • YoYo
  • Yankee
  • York
  • Xanthe
  • Zeus
  • Zeke
  • Zylen
  • Yves
  • Zen
  • Ralph
  • Rio
  • Rico
  • Qusay
  • Rambo
  • Sean
  • Sky
  • Tarzan
  • Sam
  • Santa
  • Uno
  • George
  • Gator
  • Ted
  • Tito
  • Tray
  • Hank
  • Hawk
  • Harold
  • Galino
  • Hal
  • Ivan
  • Inca
  • Jacob
  • Ian
  • Iggy
  • Kale
  • Kris
  • Kelvin
  • Jasper
  • Jinx
  • Logan
  • Liam
  • Loris
  • Kinger
  • Lex
  • Martin
  • Marco
  • Nate
  • Mark
  • Matrix
  • Nutty
  • Oliver
  • Oscar
  • Nigel
  • Noel
  • Pete Paulo
  • Phil
  • Qazar
  • Oak
  • Pablo
  • Uther
  • Uriel
  • Umar
  • Quintin
  • Quinn
  • Van
  • Vlad
  • Waylon
  • Vito
  • Victor
  • Will
  • Xylon
  • Xavier
  • Whisky
  • Wyatt

Names for Girl Goats

Girl with brown goat

Do you have a pretty female goat? Here are wonderful names for her:

  • Amber
  • Glory
  • Lexie
  • Rachel
  • Cici
  • Faith
  • Ally
  • Anna
  • Amy
  • Amber
  • Bailey
  • Bell
  • Cally
  • Barbie
  • Bea
  • Cora
  • Didi
  • Dorothy
  • Candy
  • Cici
  • Ellie
  • Emerald
  • Elisha
  • Dazzle
  • Derby
  • Fern
  • Fiona
  • Flora
  • Eva
  • Faith
  • Gabriella
  • Gracy
  • Hannah
  • Gem
  • Glory
  • Hailey
  • Inka
  • Ivy
  • Heidi
  • Hazel
  • Jessie
  • Juliet
  • Judith
  • Iris
  • Isa
  • Kelly
  • Kim
  • Kylie
  • Janet
  • Katie
  • Lizzy
  • Leigh
  • Mandy
  • Lexie
  • Lisa
  • Mia
  • Nelly
  • Nicole
  • Marisa
  • Margo
  • Nigel
  • Olivia
  • Opal
  • Zoe
  • Nikki
  • Rachel
  • Ruby
  • Rose
  • Oprah
  • Ora
  • Sapphire
  • Sarah
  • Satin
  • Riri
  • Sadie
  • Tinkerbell
  • Tasha
  • Uma
  • Tiffy
  • Tammy
  • Zia
  • Wendy
  • Weeta
  • Ursula
  • Wilma
  • Xerox
  • Xia
  • Ysabel
  • Wonder
  • Xio
  • Yoshi
  • Zani
  • Zakia
  • Yvette
  • Yellow

Plant Names

Goats eat plants, so you can name your goat after some plants. Here are some plant names that double as great goat names:

  • Anise
  • Arnika
  • Aloe
  • Bee Balm
  • Borage
  • Calendula
  • Basil
  • Bay
  • Chives
  • Cilantro
  • Comfrey
  • Catnip
  • Cayenne
  • Camomile
  • Geranium
  • Ginger
  • Ginseng
  • Dill
  • Fennel
  • Foxglove
  • Hyssop
  • Laurel
  • Lavender
  • Hibiscus
  • Horehound
  • Mint
  • Mullein
  • Myrtle
  • Lemongrass
  • Licorice
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Patchouli
  • Nettle
  • Nasturtium
  • Rosemary
  • Rue
  • Sage
  • Pennyroyal
  • Peppermint
  • Terragon
  • Thyme
  • Valerian
  • Saffron
  • Stevia
  • Tansy
  • Alder
  • Aspen
  • Balsam
  • Yarrow
  • Ash
  • Butternut
  • Cedar
  • Cypress
  • Birch
  • Buckeye
  • Magnolia
  • Maple
  • Oak
  • Fir
  • Hemlock
  • Spruce
  • Tupelo
  • Willow
  • Poplar
  • Pine

Nickname for Horned Goats

Long horned goats

Do you have goats with horns, here are some nicknames for them:

  • Mephistopheles (or Lucifer)
  • Faun
  • Gandalf
  • Dumbledore
  • Satyr
  • Sarge
  • Colonel
  • Major
  • Commander

Other Goat Names

  • Joker
  • Vincent van Goat
  • Butt-Head
  • Scape Goat
  • Ramsey
  • Buttinsky
  • Toby Billy the Kid
  • Butter
  • Rigatoni
  • Poppy
  • Sweet Pea Winchester
  • Goose
  • Opie
  • Ansel
  • Petal
  • Lawson
  • Jax
  • Nia
  • Candie
  • Cora
  • Tulip
  • Gemma
  • Jenni
  • Minnie
  • Pippa
  • Tori
  • Lorax
  • Marina
  • Nanny
  • Rorie
  • Storm’s A Comin’
  • Delancey
  • Coral
  • Dew Drop
  • Straight No Chaser
  • Horton
  • Black Coffee
  • Goat-a-bunga
  • Hemingway
  • Stanley (Stan)
  • Ferdinand
  • Marvin
  • Chase
  • Fernando
  • Alfie
  • Charlie
  • Baxter
  • Pippi Lamb Stocking
  • Rambling Goat
  • Fred
  • Happy Meal
  • On the Lamb
  • Not Kid-din’
  • Hoof N Holler
  • Cloudy With a Chance of Hay
  • Sundance Kid
  • Hairy Quite Contrary
  • The Hoofmaster
  • Horn of Plenty
  • Capri-Horn
  • Goat Home
  • G.O.A.T.
  • A Buck & a Half
  • Dyed in the Wool
  • Hay Girl
  • Little GTO
  • Twist and Bleat
  • Pound Cake
  • Goat Boy
  • Artemis
  • Yang Ching
  • Justin Baaaah-ber
  • Fan-yin
  • Shofar
  • Silvanus
  • Agni
  • Diego
  • Loki
  • Chopper
  • Faunus
  • Dionysus
  • Hammerhead
  • Rawhide
  • Maverick
  • Gunther
  • Mojo
  • Festus
  • Kahuna
  • Karma
  • Majesty
  • Dave
  • Babe
  • Jalapeno
  • Sybaaala
  • Cimbeline
  • Caprica Six
  • Rico

So what will you name your goat?

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colby

Wednesday 10th of March 2021

i like tulip we have 6 baby goats and 5 grown up goats we live on a goats farm

Hud the goat man

Saturday 3rd of April 2021

@colby, COOL!