Female Pet Fish Names

Here’s our selection of female pet fish names…female pet fish names

Alpha
Origin: Greek
Meaning: The first letter of the Greek alphabet

Angel
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Messenger of God
Fish Fact: Angelfish are freshwater fish originating from the Amazon River basin in South America.

Aqua
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Water

Ariel
Trivia: The name of “The Little Mermaid” in Disney’s adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen story.

Bahama
Meaning: Derived from “Bahamas” – a group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean

Bermuda
Meaning: A group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean

Beta
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Second letter in the Greek Alphabet
Fish Fact: Betta splendens, better know as Siamese fighting fish, are one of the most popular species of aquarium fish. Two males should never be kept in the same tank, unless it is a very large tank or the tank has a divider.

Bubbles
Origin: English
Meaning: A body of air or gas formed within a liquid

Coral
Origin: English
Meaning: The skeleton created by certain marine polyps

Dory
Trivia: Dory is the fish with “short-term memory loss” in Disney’s “Finding Nemo”.

Fin
Origin: English
Meaning: Organs attached to the bodies of fish used for propulsion, steering or balancing

Flipper
TV Notable: A 1960s television series featuring a dolphin named “Flipper”.

Flounder
Fish Fact: Flounders are flatfish that live in ocean waters. They have both eyes situated on one side of their head.

Flow
Origin: English
Meaning: To circulate or move along in a stream

Goldie
Tip: This is one of the most popular goldfish names. It’s not original, but it’s definitely fitting!

Hydra
Origin: Greek
Meaning: In Greek mythology, Hydra was a water serpent with nine heads, each of which, if cut off, would grow back as two.

Jewel
Tip: This name is inspired by colorful, shiny fish scales – a perfect pet fish name for your exotic fish.

Kai
Origin: Hawaiian
Meaning: Ocean

Kelp
Meaning: Cold-water seaweed

Ripples
Origin: English
Meaning: Little undulations or waves on the surface of water

Scuba
Meaning: Acronym for Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus

Sparkle
Tip: Like “Jewel”, this name is inspired by the beautiful iridescence of fish scales.

Splash
Trivia: The name of the movie starring Darryl Hanna as the beautiful mermaid who comes ashore.

Splish
Trivia: “Splish splash, I was tanking a bath…” are lyrics from a popular Bobby Darin song.

Sprite
Origin: English
Meaning: An elf or fairy (when inhabiting water, called a water sprite)

Sushi
Origin: Japanese
Meaning: Food made of rice and vinegar and often topped with raw seafood. This is one of our favorite female pet fish names!

Tetra
Fish Fact: A species of small, freshwater South American fish. Many, such as the neon tetra, are brightly colored and make popular aquarium fish.

Wanda
Movie Notable: Wanda is the beautiful Angelfish in the film “A Fish Called Wanda”.

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