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Rabbit names: popular, fancy or cute - what do they reveal about the rabbit holder?

What rabbit names say about their owners ...

According to a study, the five most popular rabbit names are right nowKrümel, Lilli, Paul, Luna and Max.

Just as popular, especially among group owners, are very unusual ones matching names, e.g. there are owners who name their rabbits in the group all according to a certain topic.
e.g. after

  • Bavarian first names (Bepperl, Wiggerl, Gustl, Luisl, Mani, Sepperl, Xaverl ...)
  • historical figures (Napoleon, Luther, Picasso, Galileo, Einstein, Darwin ...)
  • Planets (Luna, Mercury, Jupiter ...)
  • Politicians (Obama, Schröder and Angi ...),
  • Singers (Bob Marley, Michael Jackson ...)
  • Chocolate bars (Mars, Twix, Pickup, Bounty, Snickers, Lion ...)
  • Cities (Paris, London, Boston, Houston, Sydney, Dakota, San Diego ...)
  • etc.

There are no limits for the fanatasy!
Holders who opt for such fancy names are

Individualists, but want the names of the group to give a rounded impression to the outside world.

Typical rabbit names

Classic rabbit names are popular again and again, but the trend is moving away from these nicknames. Owners whose rabbits bear these names often had rabbits as a child or saw them being kept by friends, relatives, neighbors or acquaintances. Or they choose the name from tradition, as they associate it directly with rabbits.

Mümmel (Mümmeline, Mümmlerich, Mümmelchen)
Hoppel (hoppeline)
Hops (hopsi)
Rabbit
Bunny
flake
Bobble
Wuschel
Floret (flower)
Bonni
Blacky
Romy
Rascal
knocker
master lamp
Long-eared
turnip
Bongo
Mausi
Rocky
Crumbs
Rambo
Jumbo (Jumpi)
Lapin
Rabbit

Famous names

Names of well-known characters are particularly popular, regardless of whether they are more historical or from the press, films and comics. Those who decide on these names often see that they are associated with a certain joke or the quality of the rabbit reminds him of the figure.

Momo
Frodo
Tarzan
Hitchcock
Dobby
Mowgli
Jim button
Urmel
Nessie
Bambi
Gonzales
Asterix
Obelix
Pythagoras
Zorro
Pumuckl
Elvis
picasso
Dolittle
Hamlet
Cookie Monster
knocker
Miss Marpel
Snow white
fairy

Children names

Germans particularly often choose human names to name their rabbits. Owners who choose these names often want a sleek, more adapted name that sounds nice and pays tribute to the rabbit in personality. The rabbits are also often kept “as a substitute for children”.

Paul
Emil
Mia
Lilly
Felix
Benno
Nils
Nelly
Johnny
Max
Eumel
Bruno
Oscar
Luna
Charly
Emma
Lulu
Amy
Eugene
Snoopy
Kalle
Emmi
Asterix
Aaron
Lea
Ben
Finn
Scrooge
Daisy
Mats
Marie
Clara
Heribert

Names according to appearance / properties / character

It is also popular to name the rabbits according to their appearance or character traits. Often these names arise from observations and come from more spontaneous owners who are looking for a suitable name for their animal.

bee
Thicker
Flakes
Plushie
sock
Flopsi
Happy
cloud
Spot
Moppel
Dots
Goliath
knocker
Fluffy
Crunchy
Dandelions
Schlappi
Putzi
Floppy ear
Cuddle
Knuffi
marble
Ball lightning
Zora
dwarf
Seppi
Puschel
Whirlwind
Smurfette
Rasp teeth
Snowflake
Shaggy
Wuselchen (Wuselchen)
Cuddle
Tapsi
moth
Twirls
Shaggy
Truffle
siesta
Snail
Taps
graffiti
Wuschel
Zausel
Sock
Wolli
Teddy
Snow
Rascals
Vanilla
Lumpi
dreamer
Flakes
joker
Flips
Flo
Schnuffel
Stupsy (Stupsi, Stups)
Checki
Troll
Schnuffi (Schnuffel, Schnuffelchen
marble
Mother Hulda
lint
caramel
Caramelo
Bugs
Molli
Mimmi
rollmops
Muckel
Hops
Scuttlebutt
Rübezahl (turnip)
Paw
Hazel
Coco

"Product" names

Product names are also common. These are often chosen by keepers who care about how the name looks to the outside world. So it is holders who are concerned about their reputation. The choice of name can also testify to humor and comes from humorous, funky people.

Baileys
Cookie
Brownie
cappuccino
whiskey
Biscuit
licorice
cake
Popcorn
mango

Couple names (matching names)

When keeping two rabbits, many owners like to choose names that go together.

Bugs & Bunny
Pünktchen & Anton
Max & Moritz
Pina & Colada
Hanni & Nanni
Stripes & socks
David & Goliath
Toffee and fairy
Asterix & Obelix
Jim & Button
Tom & Jerry
Bonny & Clyde
Daisy & Donald
Ratz & Rübe
Romeo & Juliet
Ying & Yang
Tarzan & Jane
Hansel & Gretel
Harry & Hermione
Holmes & Watson
Ernie & Bert
Tequila Sunrise
Cuba & Libre
Mona & Lisa
Snow white & rose red
Lady Gaga