Donkey Names selection is easy if you read this guide. Hope you get a new burro or baby donkey and want to choose a catchy name for a donkey.
For me, Donkey is cooler and best companion then horse some times. Donkeys are the most innocent creatures on earth. Good thing is that donkey is also a member of the Equidae family.
Donkey is innocent as such in Asia people are using it as a cart Animal from the last 5000 years. Keeping Donkey as a pet is also a creative idea. Some horse owners also love to have a pet donkey.
Giving Name to your pet Donkey is not difficult is some cases, actually breed of your donkey or burro can help you to find the best name for him. It does not make a difference some times when you are moving with the best names for your male and female donkey names.
Every Donkey breed has special skin colour and different from each other, so when you find inspiration in variety, it can be the best choice. Here is the list of names that will help you to navigate and pick some good names for your donkey. Let us Scroll ideas.
“If a donkey bray at you, don’t bray at him.”George Herbert
Famous Donkey Names
There are many famous donkeys in history. They are from fiction movies, cartoons, or books. Hee is a few famous donkey characters.
A famous character from Hundred Acre Wood. He is the best friend of pooh (the main character). Eyeore is a very gloomy character and everyone appreciates him. He speaks less than all character but not considered a sad donkey. This name can extract the past idea behind this name.
National Federation of Coffee Growers of Columbia made this fictional character. If you are a coffee lover then never miss this name. He always carries 2 bags of coffee beans on his back.
A football lover donkey from Walt Disney’s movie “Gus.”.This healthy donkey later moves to the United States with his owner. She has a fabulous kicking ability.
Francis is talking mule appeared in 1950. She played the role of Molly who was intelligent and well trained. Molly performed exceptionally well as awarded in 1951.
Benjamin first appeared in George Orwell. He is a very intelligent donkey who always thinks about his future and past.
It refers to an acute and gentle donkey character who never kicks. It used by an Italian singer in his song.
Jasper the mule is a very famous fictional character. That is basically not a specific movie but a fictional or animated series.
Male Donkey Names
Giving Name to your male donkey is easy as compared to other names. We can pick characters from movies or surname of some human names. Male names demand kind of tough and swag look in their names.
A name should be catchy enough and self-explanatory so everybody can identify a name that either it is for male or female. These male names for you donkey can be used for babies.
“It’s hard for the donkeys to win the race if they’re going to carry the elephants on their backs.”Jim Hightower
Female Donkey Names
A female donkey is called jenny or Jennis while male donkey is called a jack, so the first name which is good for your female horse is jenny.
We can select female names the same as male names from movie characters. It is good to pick names from the movie heroine character as it is the best idea to pick cute names for your female donkey.
Some good ideas we can take from other languages like Esel is the best to name for your female donkey which is translated from the German language. You can pick Osiol from polish as a replacement for a donkey. Hamar is named in Arabic. Some more ideas are listed below.
Baby Donkey Names
A young donkey is called foal. A baby donkey is very cute and fluffy. Everyone loves to pick it up this cute creature. We can use jenny and jack names for foal but some additional ideas also bring catchy ideas.
Magar is the best to name for your foal which is translated alternative in Romanian. Marapu is also good to pick for baby donkey which is also translation from the Serbian language.
Funny Donkey Names
Famous Donkey Names
Famous names are tags that we commonly used. Some famous names like Gizmon, jenny, and jack are being used for years. Some new lines are also appearing for a donkey. Esak is the best to name which is a translation from Azerbaijani language. Marape is a famous name in the Bulgarian language.
Good Donkey Names
Donkey Pair Names
Aston & Martin
Barnum & Bailey
Ben & jerry
Tom & Jerry
Burk & Wills
Bilbo & Frudo
Calvin & Hobbs
Jekyle & Hyde
Cain & Abel
Laurel & Hardy
Chaos & Badlam
Rum & Coke
Jeffer & Jeena
Baby & Ruth
Betty & Wilma
Loverne & Shirley
Black & Decker
Biblo & Frodo
Thelma & Louise
Donkey Names with Meaning
In irish translation for word ”Love”
Kama is word for ”Love” in Sanskrit
Dakota is word for Friend in Translation
Used for ”Female Friend” in Italian
English word means ”Friend of Heart”
Name of movie character, Currency name
Basil is a type of Healthy Hurb in world
It is used for high educated Liberal
A character , also a famous surname
A famous shoe brand , sign of victory
A famous painter, creator of paintings
In irish translation stands for ”Heart”
German character, also for bright Heart
A kind of cool breeze, fresh wind is Zephyr
“All the donkeys I knew had small ears!”Mehmet Murat Ildan
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Naming your Donkey
Some times we can not select names from the list and want to pick my own choice. There are some factors you can consider while choosing a name for your pet. Personality, breed, and colour can help you to find some new names.
Personality should be the first factor to choose a name. Choose ”lup” for your jack as it stands for ”swag. Have a look at ”Twardy” also stands for the word ”tough”. If your selection is based on the tough name then ”Twardy” is the best name for your jenny. Dragut is an alternative of cute.Uzas is named in Bosnia for Horror.
Some donkey breeds itself name for this cute animal. Breeds have different colours and body shapes so we can select on the base of these characters like Arabian, orthodox, and Runner some breed associated names which we can carry from horse breeds too. Like we use ”Pashmina” for jenny. In Irish ”Port” is a name for foal or jack.
Colour is the best selection model among all factors and criteria. Like by selecting colors we have different names. Dearg is named for Irish donkey. Cassan is also the name which picked by grey name conversion in Somalian language. Rossa is an alternative of red in the Italian language. Dirigo is a replacement of grey colour.
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