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Names for Pet Iguanas | 100 Unique Ideas for Any Gender

Are you adopting an iguana and looking for ideas on how to name your new pet?

Take a look below for some inspiration, with our list of names suitable for any gender of iguana.

We’ve selected a few names inspired by the world of reptiles, iguanas, pop culture, and mythology, or which we simply found to be especially suited or funny for an iguana.

Below, a list of unique name ideas for pet Iguanas.

Pet green iguana with name tag
What are you gonna name your iguana?
  1. ♂️ Iggy: A playful and classic name for an iguana.
  2. ♀️ Verde: Meaning ‘green’ in Italian, a fitting name for a green iguana.
  3. ⚥ Spiky: A fun name that refers to the spiky scales of an iguana.
  4. ♂️ Dino: A powerful name for a large iguana, inspired by dinosaurs.
  5. ♀️ Sunny: A bright name for a yellow iguana.
  6. ⚥ Rocky: As iguanas are often found basking on rocks.
  7. ♂️ Rex: A strong, regal name that means ‘king’, suitable for a dominant iguana.
  8. ♀️ Jade: A beautiful green gemstone, perfect for a green iguana.
  9. ⚥ Camo: Short for camouflage, a key feature of iguanas.
  10. ♂️ Blizzard: For an albino iguana with a snowy white color.
  11. ♀️ Meadow: A bright, cheerful name for a green iguana.
  12. ⚥ Pebbles: A cute name that refers to the rocky habitats of many iguanas.
  13. ♂️ Rango: A nod to the animated movie character who is a chameleon, but could also suit an iguana.
  14. ♀️ Olive: Another name inspired by the iguana’s green color.
  15. ⚥ Echo: Named after the ability of iguanas to blend into their environment.
  16. ♂️ Moss: As they can be a vibrant green color like moss.
  17. ♀️ Fern: A beautiful plant-based name, perfect for a green iguana.
  18. ⚥ Cactus: A fun, nature-inspired name that reflects their desert habitat.
  19. ♂️ Scales: A cool, modern name that refers to the scaly skin of an iguana.
  20. ♀️ Venus: After the Roman goddess of love and beauty, a fitting name for a beautiful iguana.
  21. ♂️ Marine: Inspired by the Marine Iguana, a species known for its ability to live and forage in the sea.
  22. ♀️ Galapagos: Named after the Galapagos Islands, where some unique species of iguanas are found.
  23. ⚥ Bracken: A nod to the Brackenridge’s Tree Iguana, a rare species found in Fiji.
  24. ♂️ Bluey: A fun name for a Blue Iguana, a critically endangered species found in the Cayman Islands.
  25. ♀️ Spiny: A cute name for a Spiny-tailed Iguana, a species known for its spiky tail.
  26. ⚥ Desert: Inspired by the Desert Iguana, a species that thrives in arid environments.
  27. ♂️ Rocky: A strong name for a Rock Iguana, a species known for its rocky habitat.
  28. ♀️ Fiji: Named after the Fiji Banded Iguana, a beautiful species found in the South Pacific.
  29. ⚥ Land: A simple name for a Land Iguana, a species found in the Galapagos Islands.
  30. ♂️ Club: A unique name for a Clubtail Iguana, a species known for its club-like tail.
  31. ♀️ Cayman: Named after the Cayman Brac Iguana, a species found in the Cayman Islands.
  32. ⚥ Lesser: A humble name for a Lesser Antillean Iguana, a species found in the Lesser Antilles.
  33. ♂️ Rhinoceros: A powerful name for a Rhinoceros Iguana, a species known for its horn-like outgrowths.
  34. ♀️ Santa Fe: Named after the Santa Fe Land Iguana, a species found on Santa Fe Island in the Galapagos.
  35. ⚥ Turk: A cool name for a Turks and Caicos Rock Iguana, a species found in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
  36. ♂️ Godzilla: Named after the famous movie monster.
  37. ♀️ Yoshi: Inspired by the friendly dinosaur from the Super Mario video games.
  38. ⚥ Sobek: Named after the ancient Egyptian deity associated with the Nile crocodile.
  39. ♂️ Bowser: The main antagonist of the Super Mario series, known for his dragon-like features.
  40. ♀️ Medusa: In Greek mythology, Medusa was a monster with snakes for hair.
  41. ⚥ Fafnir: A dwarf turned dragon in Norse mythology.
  42. ♂️ Charizard: Inspired by the fire-breathing Pokémon.
  43. ♀️ Tiamat: A primordial goddess of the sea in Babylonian mythology, often depicted as a serpentine dragon.
  44. ⚥ Nidhogg: A dragon who gnaws at a root of the world tree, Yggdrasil, in Norse mythology.
  45. ♂️ Gex: The title character of a video game series, who is a wise-cracking gecko.
  46. ♀️ Alexstraza: The dragon queen in World of Warcraft, who can take on a humanoid form.
  47. ⚥ Spyro: A small purple dragon from the Spyro video game series.
  48. ♂️ Ridley: A dragon-like villain from the Metroid video game series.
  49. ♀️ Quetzalcoatl: An Aztec deity, often depicted as a feathered serpent.
  50. ⚥ Jormungandr: The Midgard Serpent in Norse mythology, an enormous sea serpent.
  51. ♂️ Galaxy: Named after the vast collections of stars, gas, and dust that make up our universe.
  52. ♀️ Nebula: Inspired by the interstellar clouds of dust, hydrogen, helium, and other ionized gases.
  53. ⚥ Orion: Named after the prominent constellation located on the celestial equator and visible throughout the world.
  54. ♂️ Pulsar: Inspired by the highly magnetized, rotating neutron star that emits beams of electromagnetic radiation.
  55. ♀️ Quasar: Named after the extremely luminous active galactic nucleus, with a supermassive black hole at its center.
  56. ⚥ Sirius: Named after the brightest star in the Earth’s night sky.
  57. ♂️ Vega: Inspired by the brightest star in the constellation of Lyra, the fifth-brightest star in the night sky, and the second-brightest star in the northern celestial hemisphere.
  58. ♀️ Andromeda: Named after the spiral galaxy nearest to the Milky Way.
  59. ⚥ Cassiopeia: Named after the constellation in the northern sky, named after the vain queen Cassiopeia in Greek mythology.
  60. ♂️ Betelgeuse: Inspired by the second-brightest star in the constellation of Orion, marking the eastern shoulder of the hunter.
  61. ♀️ Bamboo: Named after the fast-growing plant that is known for its resilience and versatility.
  62. ⚥ Canyon: Inspired by the deep ravines formed by rivers cutting through the landscape over millions of years.
  63. ♂️ Dune: Named after the hills of sand built by wind or water flow.
  64. ♀️ Evergreen: Inspired by plants that retain their green leaves throughout the year.
  65. ⚥ Fjord: Named after the long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between high cliffs typically formed by submergence of a glaciated valley.
  66. ♂️ Glacier: Inspired by the slow-moving mass or river of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow on mountains or near the poles.
  67. ♀️ Hail: Named after the pellets of frozen rain that fall in showers from cumulonimbus clouds.
  68. ⚥ Iris: Named after the genus of 260–300 species of flowering plants with showy flowers.
  69. ♂️ Jungle: Inspired by the land covered with dense vegetation dominated by trees.
  70. ♀️ Kelp: Named after the large brown algae seaweeds that make up the order Laminariales.
  71. ⚥ Leonardo: Named after the leader of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, who are named after famous artists.
  72. ♂️ Morpheus: Inspired by the character from “The Matrix” who lives in a world that isn’t what it seems, much like an iguana in a terrarium.
  73. ♀️ Nagini: Named after Voldemort’s snake in the “Harry Potter” series.
  74. ⚥ Oscar: Named after Oscar the Grouch from “Sesame Street,” because iguanas can sometimes be a bit grouchy.
  75. ♂️ Picasso: Inspired by the famous painter, because iguanas are a work of art.
  76. ♀️ Quinn: Named after Harley Quinn from the DC universe, because iguanas can be both beautiful and dangerous.
  77. ⚥ Ripley: Named after Ellen Ripley from the “Alien” series, because iguanas are a bit alien-looking.
  78. ♂️ Sherlock: Inspired by the famous detective, because iguanas are very observant.
  79. ♀️ Trinity: Named after the character from “The Matrix” who is strong and agile.
  80. ⚥ Ursula: Named after the sea witch from “The Little Mermaid,” because marine iguanas are excellent swimmers.
  81. ♂️ Vader: Inspired by Darth Vader from “Star Wars,” because iguanas can have a bit of a dark side.
  82. ♀️ Wonder Woman: Named after the superhero from the DC universe, because iguanas are pretty wonderful.
  83. ⚥ Xena: Named after the warrior princess, because iguanas are quite the warriors in the wild.
  84. ♀️ Iguanita: A cute, feminine twist on “iguana.”
  85. ⚥ Iguander: For an iguana that loves to wander and explore.
  86. ♀️ Iguanabelle: A beautiful name for a female iguana.
  87. ⚥ Iguanarama: For an iguana that’s full of drama.
  88. ♀️ Iggy Azalea: Named after the Australian rapper and singer.
  89. ⚥ Iguana Del Rey: Inspired by the American singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey.
  90. ♀️ Iguana Grande: Inspired by the American singer and actress Ariana Grande.
  91. ♀️ Iguana Trump: Named after the business magnate and television personality.
  92. ♂️ Iguan Musk: Inspired by the business magnate and CEO of SpaceX, Elon Musk.
  93. ♀️ Iguana Montana: Named after the character from the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana.
  94. ♂️ Iguan Solo: Inspired by the character from the Star Wars franchise Han Solo.
  95. ♂️ Blaze: For an iguana with a fiery personality.
  96. ♀️ Viper: Inspired by the venomous snake, perfect for a fierce iguana.
  97. ⚥ Raptor: Named after the bird of prey, for an iguana with a keen eye.
  98. ♂️ Thunder: For an iguana with a powerful presence.
  99. ♀️ Tempest: Inspired by the storm, for an unpredictable iguana.
  100. ⚥ Titan: Named after the powerful deities from ancient Greek mythology.

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