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When you think of rabbits, bunnies, and Easter, your mind begins to imagine cute parades, Easter eggs, and all things cute, fluffy, and pure. Everyone loves a soft, furry, and cuddly bunny. Rabbits are arguably one of the best pets and almost always rank among the five most common pets people have.
With a lot of folks owning rabbits, it makes a lot of sense that tons of names are needed. If you have got a bunny and are struggling to come up with a perfect name, don’t worry we have loads of Easter bunny name ideas, just sit back, relax, grab a bowl of carrots to munch on, and choose a name for your new adorable, furry companion.
Most people want Easter-inspired names because this season symbolizes new beginnings with beautiful and colorful flowers. Bunnies are not just cute and cuddly but widely associated with spring and new beginnings. This makes it even more meaningful to have an easter-inspired bunny name.
Famous Names For Easter Bunnies
If you still can not find the perfect name, the following name ideas may help.
- Fo Fo
- E. Aster Bunnymund
- Judy Hopps
Easter Bunny Names Idea from Characters
There are a dozen options available to name Easter bunny ranging from classic to comical. It is not bad to narrow down the list to famous rabbit names which include ideas like zippy, retro, daring, even classic names.
Rabbits are adorable so it makes sense that you would want a name befitting their beauty and cuteness with a little touch of history. So, without further ado, here are some of the famous names
- Peter – No matter where you go to search for the Easter Bunny name, you would see Peter being the top suggestion. It is because this name is associated with not only one but two iconic bunny names; Peter Rabbit and Peter Cottontail. This is a classic name that has so much history with its biblical background, many heroes namesakes, and warm and pleasant sound.
- Benjamin – This name is undoubtedly one of the popular bunny names to date. Benjamin B was the name of a Beatrix Potter bunny, the cousin of Peter’s.
- Buster Baxter – Buster can be a cool, unique name for an Easter bunny. This name was inspired by the happy, creative, anthropomorphic, white rabbit third-grader best friend character from the popular book-based PBS Kids “Arthur” TV show. If not Buster, name the new cute companion, Buddy or Ace.
- Cecily – Cecily Parsley is the title collection of Cecily Parsley Nursing Rhymes from the Beatrix Collection. A pet owner can also name the rabbit after Cecily Tyson and Cecily Brown.
- Easter – What could be a more Easter-inspired name than a straightforward shout-out to the Easter bunny himself. This name has been used for hundreds of years and has a featured character name in the TV miniseries “Queen”.
- Edward – Edward was a protagonist in the YA novel, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. This book was based on the adventures of a china rabbit given to a girl named Abilene in the 1930s. The featured rabbit was one of the few fictional bunnies to get a surname. It was also the name of the lead character of the Twilight series.
- Harvey – Harvey was a 6’3″ imaginary rabbit in the 1940 acclaimed play and 1950 movie, Harvey.
- Hazel – Hazel was one of the characters of the classic novel, Watership Down. Also, The leading character in the book and blockbuster movie, The Fault in Our Star was named Hazel.
- March – Do you remember the phrase “Mad as March hare” from the famous movie Alice in Wonderland. A bunny named March Hare made an unforgettable appearance in the tea party scene.
- Oswald – This name is very special as it was featured in one of Walt Disney’s Project Childhood Chum Ub Iwerks and is now in video games. Ozzie or Ozzy would be a great nickname.
- Roger – This iconic modern character plays the role of a husband to Jessica Rabbit in “Who Framed The Roger”. This name is also associated with the legendary Tennis player.
- Ruby – “Max and Ruby” is an animated show adapted from a children’s book series, highlighting the relationship between a rabbit brother and sister. It is also a jewel and your bunny is nothing less than a precious jewel.
Bunny Names Inspired by Easter Events
- Ash – Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. This feast is held while preparing for Easter.
- Birch – This name signifies a closer connection with Easter traditions, therefore, a perfect Easter-themed name.
- Pascal – Originated from the Latin word paschalis meaning “related to Easter”.
- Acacia – This name is based on two important Easter themes “immortality” and “revivification”.
Naming An Easter Bunny
It is never easy coming up with a name for a pet. The bar is too high, nothing seems perfect as you want the best name for your bunny or other pet. Even when you are close, and picked up a couple of names for a final decision, still, it can be hard to finalize. Follow these tips when naming a bunny.
Know a specific category that you want the bunny to be named after. It can be inspired by a TV character or Easter traditions.
Get to know the bunny’s personality and name it after its adorable traits or characteristics.
Make it funny, catchy, creative, and do not forget to add a surname.
Naming a bunny is serious business, you do not want to name it something that gets old in a week. Take your time, no need to rush, and choose a name that best fits your furry friend.