300+ Blue Tongue Skink Names (Descriptive, Funny, Butch, Literature, and Movies For Your BTS)

If you are a pet enthusiast, you will notice that it’s difficult and not reasonable to pick a random name to your pet blue tongue skink from the list of blue tongue skink names.

Thus, giving your skinks the proper names base on their gender, personality, hobby or others is inevitable.

Besides, if you are a blue tongue skink keeper, referring him or her as such is boring.

Therefore, blue tongue skink owners have given their pets proper nouns. Each breeder provides his/her pet a name depending on their ideas or circumstances. 

In this article, we will tell you how blue tongue skink keepers name their pets and why they call them so.

If you are a blue tongue skink keeper and have no idea what to name your pet, keep reading for suggestions.


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50+ Blue tongue skink names

Here are the first 50+ names for your blue tongue skinks that you can easily pick and name your pet skinks. But I would suggest you read through the section name your blue tongue skinks before knowing it gender to ave the better overview about blue tongue skink names.

  • Adonia
  • Angel
  • Aphrodite
  • Arabella
  • Bloom
  • Carmen
  • Cecily
  • Cleopatra
  • Crissy
  • Diva
  • Dolce
  • Dora
  • Elsa
  • Gala
  • Gigi
  • Gorgon
  • Iris
  • Ivy
  • Jolene
  • Juno
  • Kaa
  • Kitana
  • Knot
  • Lottie
  • Luna (Princess)
  • Marianna
  • Minnie
  • Medusa
  • Model
  • Nag
  • Nala
  • Nessie
  • Patrick
  • Pheora
  • Pixie
  • Poseidon
  • Poppy
  • Ruby
  • Savannah
  • Sierra
  • Siren
  • Skylar
  • Smurfette
  • Stella
  • Sugar
  • Xena
  • Zelda

Choosing Names for a Blue Tongue Skink Before You Know Its Gender

Blue Tongue Skink Names
Blue Tongue Skink Names

It’s hard to identify the sex of a young blue tongue skink before it reached the adult stage. Thus, it is important to choose a name for baby blue tongue skink.

For these reasons, most owners give their young blue tongue skink a unisex name.

Later, they can change the pet’s name to a more personalized name that matches its gender and personality or they will keep the name because their pets get familiar with their name.

When a blue tongue skink grows above five months, it becomes easy to identify its sex.

For male blue tongue skinks, hemipenes start to be noticeable. For females, you will locate them by missing the male characteristics such as seminal plugs or hemipenes.

Having said that, what names do blue tongue skink keepers give to their pets if they don’t know their gender?

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Whatever name you give to your pet depends entirely on you. If you feel lost and don’t know what name to give your baby blue tongue skink, here are some few names you can choose.

List of baby blue tongue skink names

  • Chorizo 
  • Churro
  • Croco
  • Glitter
  • Copper
  • Echo,
  • Hannibal
  • Dracula
  • Hunter if it has stripes near eyes), 
  • Honey
  •  Hypno
  •  Indigo
  • Moonlight
  • Omega
  • Rocket
  • Puffer
  •  Scaly
  •  Shorty (short legs) 
  • Skinky
  •  Smokey
  • Skittle
  •  Sniffer
  •  Stitch
  •  Topaz (blue gemstone)
  •  Tourmaline
  •  Twinkle
  •  Vanity
  •  Zappy

The good news is, there’s no general rule to naming your pet. Thus, whatever comes in your mind, just use it to personalize your blue tongue skink. 

Naming Female or Male Blue Tongue Skinks 

Male and Female BTS Names
Male and Female BTS Names

From the age of 5-8 months, it is easy to identify the sex of the blue tongue skink. Thus, you can now give your blue tongue skink the best name that suits her/him.

People choose names depending on what inspires them. Some will name their pets after the people they admire most. Others prefer a signature name depending on their feelings or the character of the pet.

Let’s see some of the things that people use to choose names for their blue-tongue skink.

Descriptive skinks names

If you use a descriptive method to get a name for your pet, you name it depending on its physical looks. If your blue tongue skinks are small or big, you can call it depending on their body size.  

If your blue tongue skink is colorful or plain or loves vegetables or meat, all these qualities can help you choose a funny name for your pet.

Let’s see some of the descriptive names given to blue tongue skinks.  

  • Fatty- This is for people who think their blue tongue skink is fat.
  • Jade – It is for blue tongue skinks that appear greenish.
  • Other names that might describe the color of the blue tongue skink are; cappuccino, Kiwi, Emerald, Esmeraldas, Kiwi, Woody, and others that might seem appealing regarding the color of your skink.
  • Scoot – Describing the pace at which your blue tongue skink moves. Other similar names are Zippy, Scooter, Racer, Slowy, or whatever you might think.
  • Slimy
  • Tiny Scarlet
  • Stumpy
  • Browny
  • Natty
  • Sluggish 
  • Victorian
  • Royal
  • Pinky
  • Mutant
  • Creepy
  • Clumsy 
  • Skeletal

Funny Names That Make You Smile

Baby Blue Tongue Skinks
Baby Blue Tongue Skinks

Some blue tongue skinks are just ugly, unusually large, grouchy, or even unappealing. Others might have a weird deformity that makes them look funny. You can name them depending on these unusual appearances.

For example, one time, our dog came home one-eyed. I know the situation was sad, but we called it “Kajicho,” meaning one-eyed. The name became permanent up to date. Other blue tongue skinks keepers have done the same.

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For instance, a blue tongue skink can detach its tail from the body. In this case, imagine how your blue tongue skink would look without a tail. It must be a  funny look! What name would you give a blue tongue skink without a tail?

Let’s some of the funny names for blue tongue skinks;

  • Skinkasaurus – The owner of the pet thinks her blue tongue skinks looks like a small dinosaur. 
  • Little punk – The owner of the pet thinks her blue tongue skink is irritable, and when it’s friendly, he calls it “little buddy.”
  • Stinker: The owner probably thought that the blue tongue skink’s feces smell bad.
  • Rango
  • Gordizilla
  • Dino
  • Spot
  • Diablo
  • Juana
  • Rico
  • Charmander
  • Frito
  • Havoc
  • Lickety
  • Split
  • Stinky
  • Skinky
  • Shiko

Butch Names 

It means naming your pet after the historical legend. If you compare your pet to an ancient legend, you can call it after him.

Some of the names that represent historical legends for your blue tongue skinks:

  • Tiberius: If you think your blue tongue skink character can match the Roman Emperor Tiberius, name it.
  • Pendragon: Does your blue tongue skink remind you of King Arthur, you can name him Pendragon, the family name of the legendary King Arthur. 
  • Annie Jones
  • Fuzz
  • Jane Barnell
  • Shadow
  • Helen Antonia
  • Madam Josephine
  • Jenifer Miller
  • Krao Farin
  • Hanaan Kaur
  • Magdalena Ventura

There are more names to historical legends. Whichever inspires you most, don’t hesitate to name your blue tongue skink.

Names from Literature and Movies

We all have favorite movies or books. Some of these feature lizards that star in the film. If you just bought yourself a blue tongue skink and didn’t know what to call it. You can name it after the famous staring lizard in the movie.

Some of the best names for your blue tongue skinks from movies and books are;

  • Toothless: From the movie “How to Train a Dragon.”
  • Norbert: from the movie “Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone.”
  • Smaug: Your pet must be as greedy as Smaug in, “The dragon from The Hobbit.”
  • Chamelia
  • Dart
  • Maleficient 
  • Peril
  • Shupavu
  • Tsunami
  • Sunny
  • Liz
  • Alphys
  • Almondine
  • Joana
  • Storm


It can be challenging to choose a name for your pet. However, don’t make the process so stressful. A title for your pet is just a name that helps you to personify him.

Thus, you can name it after whatever makes you happy or inspires you or whatever you think is simple for you, and your children.

Whatever names you see appealing for your blue tongue skink, name it if it makes you happy. 

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