913 Amazing Chicken Names

Choosing names for your new chickens might possibly be the most fun task.

There are endless possibilities out there, so we compiled all the best names and organized them in easy-to-read categories.

From punny names like Feather Flocklear and Mary Poopins, to earthy names like Pearl and Willow, we have them all here. 

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Best Chicken Names

Punny Chicken Names

Funny Chicken Names

Pop-Culture Chicken Names

Cute Chicken Names

Rooster Chicken Names

Pairs & Group Chicken Names

Color Chicken Names

Food & Drink Chicken Names

Earthy Chicken Names

Old Lady Chicken Names

Additional A-Z Chicken Names

Best Chicken Names

We hand-picked some of the most popular names from a few categories. Keep scrolling if you'd like to see more from the categories below!

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Punny Chicken Names

Pun intended.

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Funny Chicken Names

If you have a sense of humor, you are going to enjoy these.

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Pop-Culture Chicken Names

Calling all Disney fans! This Disney-heavy list is full of awesome chicken names. Don't worry, we included plenty of non-Disney names if that's not your jam.

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Cute Chicken Names

Warning: some of these names were provided by 5-year-olds. You're welcome.

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Rooster Chicken Names

You may not have a rooster at home, but we can guarantee you'll get a kick out of some of these names.

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Pairs & Group Chicken Names

If anyone ends up naming a pair of chickens Beavis and Butthead, please send us a picture of them, as they will be our new favorite duo.

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Color Chicken Names

These names are perfect for those who want a name that matches the bird, or if you just like color names.

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Food & Drink Chicken Names

We don't recommend reading these names on an empty stomach.

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Earthy Chicken Names

You don't have to be a tree-hugger to love these names. Is your chicken really fast? Name him/her Lightning. Perhaps you have a white hen. May we suggest Pearl?

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Old Lady Chicken Names

Darling names for darling hens. That is all.

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Additional A-Z Chicken Names

Want more names to browse? You're in luck. Keep scrolling for more hen names.

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Know of a good chicken name that belongs here? Comment the name below and we’ll add it to the list.



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adoselejoruko July 31, 2020

I thought I was the only one who used my relatives “old lady” names. You could add; Altie, Audra Leigh, Thora, Lolie and Lucinda Elytte.

Stacy July 17, 2020

@cris Glad you enjoy it! Hennifer Anniston is one of my favorite too;)

Mile Four October 22, 2019

@Michelle – glad you like this! We spent a lot of time making it so nice to get feedback:)
Good luck with your new 4 chickens!

Mile Four October 22, 2019

I will get 4 chickens this month and this was great!

Michelle September 24, 2019

Oooo, I love this! Henifer Anniston makes me want to add to my floc!!! LOL:)

Cris September 23, 2019

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