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137+ Cute and Funny Goat Names for Girls and Boys


Inquisitive, intelligent, and friendly – goats are definitely creatures that need great names! They’ll respond to their name when you call them in for food or milking, so what better name to call out across the paddock than Snap, Crackle, Pop, or Gilbert Goatfried? Give your neighbors something to smile about!

What to name your goat? Here are over a hundred cute and funny goat names, including punny goat names, girl and boy goat names, unique goat names, and goat names from movies.

Let’s go!

Cute and Funny Goat Names


Celebrity Punny Goat Names

  • Gilbert Goatfried
  • Billy the Kid
  • Amy VanderGoat
  • Baaabra Streisand
  • Hall and Goates (musicians)
  • Goatis Redding (musician)

Old-Fashioned Goat Names

  • William (“Billy,” of course, as a nickname)
  • Bertha
  • Mabel
  • June
  • Gertrude
  • Daisy
  • Matilda
  • George
  • Nanny
  • Heidi

Sweet Goat Names

Goats can be very sweet. Why not honor this characteristic with a cute goat name, like . . . 

  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Molasses
  • Taffy
  • Mocha
  • Candi
  • Sugar

Inquisitive Goat Names

Natural explorers that they are, how about honoring your goats with . . . 

  • (Sir Edmund) Hilary
  • Lewis
  • Clark
  • Marco
  • Polo
  • Columbus

Goat Meat Names + Cheese

Just like many great chicken names based on their meat dishes – goats have plenty too!

  • Chevon
  • Mutton
  • Curry
  • Capretto
  • Kid
  • Cabrito
  • Mouton
  • Stew
  • Jerky
  • Chevre
  • Biryani
  • Kashi
  • Sukuti (a kind of goat jerky)
  • Sekuwa
  • Cachupa
  • Korma
  • Tandoori

Herbal Goat Names

Raising milk goats? If you also love goat cheese, you might enjoy this recipe. It’s also the inspiration for some great herb-style names, such as:

  • Basil
  • Rosemary
  • Parsley
  • Sage
  • Cilantro

Goat Names for Twins and Pairs

  • Spic N’Span
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Chipper and Shredder (great for those goats who are munching on vegetation)
  • Snap, Crackle, and Pop (okay, that’s three goats, but we couldn’t resist)

Names That Mean Goat

  • Chevre (French)
  • Geitur (Iceland)
  • Capra (Italian)
  • Poli (Africa)
  • Imbuzi (Africa)
  • Koati (Maori – New Zealand)
  • Bok (Dutch)
  • Puc (Irish)
  • Taish (Hebrew)

Pretty Girl Goat Names

Some females have such sparkly personalities! This made us think of:

  • Diamond
  • Pearl
  • Ruby
  • Emerald
  • Sapphire
  • And, for fun, how about “Zirconia”!

Funny Goat Names

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With their goofy personalities, goats are naturals for funny names. Here are some fun ones:

  • Whiskers
  • Goatya (like got ya 😀 – thanks to Ben!)
  • Pokey
  • Peanut
  • Skippy
  • Nibbles
  • Cupcake
  • Snowball
  • Pickles
  • Pippi
  • Oat-is
  • Tippy
  • Peaches
  • Bob
  • Dave
  • Kevin
  • Punkin
  • Checkers
  • Chonky
  • Sunny
  • Patches
  • Sparky
  • Nugget
  • Blackie
  • Juniper
  • Larry, Curly, and Moe (but your goats are probably smarter than those guys)

Military Goat Names

Bossy goat?

  • Commander
  • Sarge
  • Colonel
  • Major

Hawaiian Goat Names

The Big Island of Hawaii has loads of wild goats, roaming the mountains. Why not give your herd Hawaiian names, such as:

  • Ulu
  • Hula
  • Ikaika
  • Kai
  • Mauka
  • Makai
  • Kai
  • Puna
  • Luna
  • Lani
  • Hui

Royal Goat Names

Noble creatures, your goat may need a hoity-toity name, like:

  • Queenie
  • Princess
  • Duke
  • King
  • Duchess
  • Lady
  • Lord

Maybe your goat isn’t fancy. Serf (and Turf)? 

Goat Names From Movies and TV

70’s television shows are, to this day, much-beloved. That brings us to:

  • Elly Mae
  • Billy Goat Gruff
  • Jethro
  • Mr. Drysdale
  • Gunter the Goat
  • Granny
  • Gompers
  • Jed
  • Buddy McBilly
  • And let’s not forget — Miss Jane!
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If your goats live in the Wild West, let’s go with:

  • Matt Dillon
  • Festus
  • Doc
  • Miss Kitty

Classic movies are fun, too, for a herd of goats. Can you imagine:

  • Rhett
  • Scarlett
  • Mammy
  • Prissy
  • Ashley
  • Melanie

Help Us Build This Goat Names List!

Did we help? We’ve probably only scratched the surface, but hopefully, we got your brains going. 

We have had fun coming up with this list, and we would love your feedback and additions. Readers, show us what you’ve got!


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