Are you looking for epic deer names for pets or the wild deer you see in your backyard? Check out this list of 250+ remarkably-fun names for any doe, buck, or majestic backyard creature. From Axel to Zenith, these deer names can make your deer feel special!
- Our Favorite Deer Names for Pets and Wild Deer
- Other Names for Deer
Our Favorite Deer Names for Pets and Wild Deer
While many people rely on classic names like Bambi and Bucky for their pet or wild deer, there are plenty of other options to choose from and contemplate!
Our deer name list is perfect for pet deer or deer farms with does or bucks. (Male deer get called bucks. Female deer get called does.)
With that in mind, you’ll also want to consider your deer’s personality and appearance to make the right naming choice.
Here are some of the best pet deer names to choose from and consider!
Names for Pet Deer
Want a pet deer name? Look no further! Here are some great options for naming your new furry friend. Whether you’re looking for something unique or traditional, these will help. For sure!
- Lucky Ivan
- Mr. November
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Famous Deer Names
What’s in a name? For deer, quite a lot. These animals are known by many names worldwide, reflecting their importance in mythology and culture. Here are some famous deer names to consider.
- Robbie the Reindeer
- Aunt Ena
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Girl Deer Names
Do you ever spend hours thinking of the perfect name for your new pet? Well, if you’re looking for a unique and beautiful name for a girl deer, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best names for female deer out there.
Whether you’re looking for something sweet and delicate or powerful, we’re about to start an epic brainstorming session. So read on to find the perfect name for your new BFF!
- Jane Doe
Boy Deer Names
When naming their bucks, deer parents can be creative. Names can range from Buck to something more unique, like Captain. While there is no definitive list of buck names, we’ve compiled some of our favorites.
Baby Deer Names
From Ash to Willow, there are plenty of elegant names to choose from when looking for good baby deer names. Here are some others.
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Cute Deer Names
Want an adorable name for your new pet deer? Check out this list of cute deer names! From Bambi to Fawn, there are plenty of options to choose from and contemplate. So get inspired and give your furry friend the perfect name!
Punny Deer Names
Want some fun deer cliches? Here are a few of our favorite punny deer names to get you thinking. Which one is your favorite?
- John Deer
- Katniss Everdeer
- Deer John
- Big Pine
- Uncle Buck
- Deera Knightly
- Shaun of the Deer
- Big Buckwheat
- Meryl Stripe
- Robert De Deero
- Clint Deerwood
- Walter Whitetail
- Ron Burgundy
Santa’s Deer Names
In case you didn’t know, Santa has a reindeer named Dasher. But did you also know that he has a deer named Blitzen? And Dancer? And Prancer? And Vixen? Yes, it’s true! Santa has quite the herd of deer. And each one has a unique name. Want to know what they all are? Here’s the official list.
Funny Deer Names
It’s interesting to see how creative some people can be when naming their animals. What are some funny deer names that you’ve heard? Here are some of the best.
- Mr. Big
- Old Timer
Deer Squad Characters Names
Love the Deer Squad show? Here are some great names for your pet deer inspired by that program.
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Disney Deer Names
Want a unique name for your new pet or entire squad? Check out these Disney-inspired names for deer!
Whether you’re naming a fawn you’ve just adopted or simply daydreaming about the perfect name, these Disney deer names are sure to inspire you.
- Aunt Ena
- Boone Wiseman
Other Names for Deer
We all know what deer look like, but what’s the best way to identify deer? We’re about to give you a rundown of the different deer terms all homesteaders should know. You’ll never be lost for words again when discussing these gentle creatures!
Deer Meat Names
Most people are familiar with venison – the name for deer meat that gets used in food. However, there are several different types of deer meat, all of which have their unique flavor and texture.
The four main types of deer meat are the loin, the tenderloin, the flank, and the saddle. The loin is the most prized cut of deer meat, as it is very tender and has a mild flavor.
The tenderloin is also quite tender but has a more potent flavor than the loin. The flank is a leaner cut of deer meat with a chewy texture.
Finally, the saddle is the leatheriest cut of deer meat. But it has a rich flavor.
African Deer Names
If you’re ever wondering what to name your pet deer, you can look to Africa for some inspiration! In Africa, many species of deer have unique and intriguing names. Read on to learn more about some of these exotic animals and their monikers. You might just find the perfect deer name for your new pal!
- Thomson’s gazelle
- Grant’s gazelle
- Dorcas gazelle
- Giraffe gazelle
- Red fronted gazelle
Names That Mean Deer
Need a unique name for your baby deer? Why not consider one that means deer? Many deer names fit this description. Our favorites include Roe, Bambi, and Stag.
All of these names have a certain elegance and charm about them. So if you’re looking for something special for your child, why not consider a deer name that means deer?
- Afra (Hebrew) – young deer
- Ayala (Hebrew) – female deer
- Ayelet (Hebrew) – gazelle
- Doe (English) – deer
- Dyani (Native American) – deer
- Elaine (Welsh) – young deer
- Eniko (Hungarian) – young deer
- Hinda (Hebrew) – female deer
- Jelena (Serbian) – stag
- Maral (Armenian) – Caspian Red Deer
- Xiomara (Aramaic) – deer
- Buckley (English) – deer meadow
- Darton (English) – settlement of deer
- Dren (Albanian) – deer
- Hershel (Yiddish) – deer
- Renwick (English) – roe deer village
- Shenandoah (Iroquois) – deer
Deer Antler Names
There are endless things in the world that don’t have names! But deer antlers aren’t one of them. Here is some common terminology regarding deer antlers.
- Abnormal tine – A tine that grows off another tine instead of off the main beam.
- Bay Tine – The second branching-off point.
- Brow Tine – The section at which the first antler branches off.
- Burr – Bony rim of the pedicle.
- Crown – The top tine on the deer’s antlers.
- Drop tine – A tine that is growing at a downward angle.
- Hart’s Horns – a common term for deer antlers in the United Kingdom
- Kicker point – An odd antler tine growing from the burr. Near the pedicle.
- Non-typical – Refers to a rack that has one or more abnormal tines. Or antler tines growing off another tine instead of the existing beam.
- Antler Rack – A complete set of antlers
- Surroyal Tine – Fourth branch on a separate tine of a deer’s antler.
- Tray Tine – The third branching-off mark.
Whether you are considering naming your next pet deer or want to give an epic name to a wild buck you spotted, we hope our list of deer names will help you find the perfect moniker for your new four-legged friend.
Do any of these names appeal to you? Have we missed your favorite deer name? Let us know in the comments below!
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