The Ultimate List of Cute Pet Names for Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Updated on August 2, 2018
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Sam wishes you happiness forever in your relationship. And if you aren't in one yet, it will be OK! Everybody's been there.

Tired of calling each other babe, baby, honey, or boo? If you’re looking for something original, then here is a list of really cute pet name for your boyfriend or girlfriend to put as their contact name in your phone or to call them in person. Hopefully, this list will help you come up with even more creative ideas based on your own names. At the end of this article, I offer some tips on how to come up with unique monikers based on personality, physical appearance, hobbies, or inside jokes that the both you share. For example, my name is Sam, but my boyfriend calls me Samurai because I love Japanese culture. It’s a unique pet name that may sound strange to outsiders, but we both understand it and think it’s funny. Share your own funny or unique name in the comments.

Cute Pet Names to Call Your Boyfriend

  1. Beau

  2. Teddy

  3. Butterfingers

  4. Lover Boy

  5. Snugglekins

  6. Handsome

  7. Boo

  8. Baby boy

  9. Love

  10. Sweet Cakes

  11. Bossman

  12. Champion/Champ

  13. Snickers

  14. Captain

  15. Prince Charming

  16. Tater Tot

  17. Suave

  18. Cowboy

  19. Fly Guy

  20. Gum Drop

  21. Casanova

  22. Sweetums

  23. Hero

  24. Honey Bun

  25. Loverboy

  26. Snookums

  27. Pooh Bear

  28. Sugar

  29. All-star

  30. Apple

  31. Anchor

  32. Bambi

  33. Bubba

  34. Romeo

  35. Love Muffin

  36. Gummy Bear

  37. Sweet Prince

  38. Cuddle Cakes

  39. My King

  40. My Everything

  41. Chubby bunny

  42. My World

  43. Dreamy Eyes

  44. Hubba Bubba

  45. Superman

  46. My Lucky Charm

  47. Better Half

  48. Mr. Big

  49. Pudding Pop

  50. Beef Jerkey

  51. Handyman

  52. Mac Daddy

  53. Moonsine

  54. Bubba

  55. Lion King

  56. Cupcake

Sexy Names for Your Boyfriend

  1. Beef Cakes

  2. Stud

  3. Papi

  4. Daddy

  5. Big Boy

  6. Hot Bun

  7. Super Study

  8. Sexy Beast

  9. Dreamboat

  10. Stallion

  11. Sugar Lips

  12. Sugar Daddy

  13. Dreamy Eyes

  14. Muscleman

  15. Bossman

  16. Chef

  17. Soldier

  18. Chief

  19. Captain

  20. King

  21. Coach

  22. Hero

  23. Boss

  24. Cowboy

  25. Sailor

  26. Sheriff

  27. Mayor

  28. Big Papa

Funny Pet Names for Your Guy

  1. Sir Snores-a-lot

  2. Stinky Binky

  3. Farty Butt

  4. [First initial]-Money

  5. Mr. Postman

  6. Heavyweight

  7. Giraffe

  8. Slam Dunk

  9. Big D

  10. Donut

  11. Disaster

  12. Tornado

  13. Boyfriend

  14. Partner in Crime

  15. Monkey Buns

  16. Pigbutt

  17. Vacuum

  18. Hairy

  19. Prickly

  20. Beer Chugger

Pet Names Based on Eye Color for Girls and Guys

  1. Baby Blue

  2. Ombre

  3. Autumn

  4. Lucky

  5. Brown Eyes

  6. Chocolate Haze

  7. Jade

  8. Sky

  9. Cinnamon

  10. Cheyenne

  11. Savannah

  12. Ebony

Cute Pet Names for Your Girlfriend

  1. Gorgeous

  2. Angel Face

  3. Beautiful

  4. Kitten

  5. Princess

  6. Bella

  7. Goddess

  8. Precious

  9. Sugar

  10. Sunshine

  11. Buttercup

  12. Heaven Sent

  13. Babygirl

  14. Cookie

  15. Sweetie

  16. Angel

  17. PYT (Pretty Young Thing)

  18. Rose

  19. Pooka

  20. Treasure

  21. Snookums

  22. Pudding

  23. Hunny Bun

  24. Peach

  25. Sweetheart

  26. Sweet Pea

  27. Jelly Belly

  28. Tender Lips

  29. Sweetie

  30. Sweetie Pie

  31. Sugar Lips

  32. Sweet Thang

  33. Pumpkin

  34. Boo

  35. Baby Doll

  36. Bibi

  37. Queen

  38. Honey Bee

  39. Love Bud

  40. Chiquita

  41. Lucky Charm

  42. Blossom

  43. Honeydew

  44. Little Dove

  45. Hummingbird

  46. Chipmunk

  47. Cherry

  48. Sugar Plum

  49. Gem

  50. Dollface

  51. Jewel

  52. Chica

  53. Sticker Shock

Sexy Pet Names for a Girl

  1. Foxy

  2. Sexy

  3. Mami

  4. Lil’ Mama

  5. Lady

  6. Boss woman

  7. Fine Thang

  8. Lovergirl

  9. Wifey

  10. Lover

  11. Sex Kitten

  12. Kitty

  13. First Lady

Funny Pet Names for Your Girl

  1. Poo Butt

  2. Stinky Poo Bear

  3. Wiggles

  4. Snuggles

  5. Bam-bam

  6. Featherweight

  7. Sugar Tits

  8. Snugglepuff

  9. Squiggles

  10. Fierce One

  11. Booger

  12. [First initial]-Money

  13. Kissy Poo

  14. Cinnamon Twist

  15. Twinkie

  16. Shorty

  17. Air Freshener

  18. Arm Candy

  19. Eye Candy

Tips to Create Unique Pet Names

Try to think of things in each of these categories that would make for a cute name.

Personality: Is your boyfriend or girlfriend always tired, sleepy, smiley, or attention-seeking? Try to come up with some adjectives or some things that are associated with these characteristics. For example, if your girlfriend is always sleepy, you can call her Eye Booger, Nappy Face, or Sleepy Bear. If you boyfriend smells really good you can call him Mr. Fresh. Think outside of the box!

Physical Appearance: This one is fairly easy. Think of a physical feature that you like about your girlfriend or boyfriend. What makes them stand out? If it’s their eyes, you can go off of their eye color and think of things associated with that color. If it’s their lips, something like Sugar Lips or Ruby sounds really sweet. What about their skin? If they have really smooth skin, you can call them Silk, Gloss, or Butter. Got a buff guy? Call him Popeye or Heavyweight.

Hobbies and Interests: This is a really broad category, depending on who you’re dating. If your girlfriend or boyfriend is a polymath who loves all sorts of different things, then narrow it down to some of the interests that they are most passionate about. For example, if they like food, you can narrow it down to the cuisine they most enjoy or the dish they always order at a restaurant. If your man loves hamburgers for example, you can call him Burger Buns. What if you’re dating someone who loves sports? If your girlfriend loves basketball, for example, call her Dribble or Coach Lady.

Inside Jokes: Sometimes the best names come from inside jokes that you have about each other. These are formed when events happen that only the two of you have experienced and understand. If you have a memorable experience with each other, try to think of an object associated with that event to use as a name. For example, if you went to a baseball game on your first date, and your date spilled ice cream on their shirt, you can call him/her something cute like Creamsicle or something even sillier, like Stained Shirt (Stainer) or Messy Mouth.

Making Up Words: The cutest names are names that are completely made-up. You can take part of your name and add a suffix or prefix to it. For example, if your girlfriends name is Bella you can call her Bellakins. You can also add Mr. or Miss to the front of the name. You can also add nonsensical endings to objects as well. For example, if your guy was into the ocean, you could call him Turtlebug or Dolphino.

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