Male Pet Fish Names

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

Anchovy
Fish Fact: A small, herring like marine fish, often used in appetizers and salads.

Atoll
Origin: French
Meaning: A ring shaped corral reef ; a close string of coral islands

Bait
Origin: English
Meaning: Something used as a lure in fishing or trapping

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.

Bob, Bobby
Tip: A perfect name for a fish that bobs up and down in the water.

Bubbles
Origin: English
Meaning: A body of air or gas formed within a liquid
Tip: This cute name is one of our favorite pet fish names.

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 pet goldfish names. It’s not original, but it’s definitely fitting!

Gill
Origin: English
Meaning: The respiratory organ of fish that helps them to breathe oxygen in water. Another of our favorite pet fish names.

Hydro
Meaning: Pertaining to water

Jaws
Movie Notable: The title of a Steven Spielberg film about a man-eating shark.

Kai
Origin: Hawaiian
Meaning: Ocean

Kelp
Meaning: Cold-water seaweed.

Marlin
Origin: Dutch
Meaning: A large, saltwater game fish

Nemo
Movie Notable: The young clownfish in Disney’s “Finding Nemo”.

Neptune
Trivia: The ancient Roman god of the sea.

Pisces
Trivia: Astrological sign symbolically represented as two fish tied together with a chord.

Poseidon
Trivia: The ancient Greek god of the sea.

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

Scuba
Meaning: Acronym for Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus

Sebastian
Movie Notable: The despairing crab, sent to watch over Ariel in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”.

Sharky
Tip: A cute name for a tough little fish.

Sinbad
Trivia: A fictional sailor who experiences fantastic adventures in his voyages throughout the seas east of Africa and south of Asia.

Sparkler
Tip: This name is inspired by the beautiful iridescence of fish scales.

Splash
Tip: This is a perfect name for a very active fish, especially one that likes to jump out of the water.

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

Sushi
Origin: Japanese
Meaning: Food made of rice and rice vinegar and often topped with raw seafood.

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.

Triton
Trivia: In Greek mythology, Triton is the son of Poseidon, god of the sea.

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