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Cow Name Generator

On the hunt for cow names? Our cow name generator is the right spot!

You could be looking for a name for your new farm animal or backyard pet or many other reasons.

It’s a guarantee that you’ll walk away with loads of inspiration and hopefully just the right name.

Generate some names and then click the star to save them to your list.

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Want to browse through some of our favorite cow names?

We have 200 ideas that are ‘udderly’ awesome.

Our guide to cow names includes ideas that are popular, funny, famous, and so much more.

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Top Cow Names

The following names represent the top cow names for both males and females.

They’re a mix of tried-and-true classics that instantly scream “cow name” plus up-and-coming names that are quickly rising the ranks.

We recommend you start your search here and get a feel for the most popular names of the moment.

You may fall in love with one of the ideas, or at the very least, you’ll start to feel inspired and on track to finding the perfect cow name.

Top Female Cow Names

  1. Annabelle
  2. Annie
  3. Bella
  4. Bessie
  5. Betty
  6. Bossy
  7. Clarabelle
  8. Dahlia
  9. Daisy
  10. Dixie
  11. Dorothy
  12. Dottie
  13. Ella
  14. Emma
  15. Flossie
  16. Flower
  17. Gertie
  18. Gigi
  19. Henrietta
  20. Lola
  21. Luna
  22. Maggie
  23. Minnie
  24. Molly
  25. Nellie
  26. Nettie
  27. Olive
  28. Penelope
  29. Rosie
  30. Roxy
  31. Shelly
  32. Willow
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Top Male Cow Names / Bull Names

  1. Angus
  2. Asher
  3. Axel
  4. Blue
  5. Buddy
  6. Bully
  7. Charlie
  8. Cooper
  9. Diesel
  10. Duke
  11. Earl
  12. Guinness
  13. Humphrey
  14. Max
  15. Midnight
  16. Milo
  17. Rocky
  18. Sampson
  19. Shadow
  20. Storm
  21. Tank
  22. Thunder

For even more ideas try out our bull name generator.

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Cute Cow Names

If you ask us, cows are pretty darn cute. Most people would agree that those sweet faces are sure to melt your heart.

Those big, soulful eyes. The protruding ears. The wet, curious nose. And, of course, that tongue that always seems to be sticking out.

All of these features add up to an animal that is absolutely adorable. And a creature this cute surely deserves a cute name.

That’s why we’ve rounded up dozens of cute cow names for you to check out.

People may think of cows as big, slow, and clumsy, but if you’re someone who appreciates their full-blown cuteness, you’ll enjoy these ideas.

  • Amber
  • Antoinette
  • Arabella
  • Arthur
  • Audry
  • Baby
  • Bertha
  • Brandy
  • Brown Cow
  • Buttercup
  • Butterscotch
  • Cheyenne
  • Cocoa
  • Cookie
  • Cupcake
  • Dot
  • Ella
  • Elloise
  • Emma
  • Espresso
  • Ginger
  • Goldie
  • Heifer
  • Hershey
  • Honey
  • Madonna
  • Maya
  • Millie
  • Minnie
  • Muffin
  • Oreo
  • Orville
  • Patches
  • Peaches
  • Pearl
  • Penelope
  • Penny
  • Phoebe
  • Pinky
  • Princess
  • Rose
  • Ruby
  • Sadie
  • Snickers
  • Snoopy
  • Snowflake
  • Spot
  • Sprinkles
  • Sugar
  • Sunny
  • Sunshine
  • Sweetie
  • Waffles

Funny Cow Names

Our naming guide wouldn’t be complete without funny cow names that are sure to tickle your funny bone.

Everyone needs a good laugh these days, and one way to do it is by picking one of these funny cow names.

People will get a kick out of these silly, goofy, and punny ideas that are great for any cow.

Who’s ready to laugh? These names are sure to a-moooooo-se you! (Sorry, we couldn’t resist.)

  • Beefcake
  • Big Mac
  • Bully
  • Cheesehead
  • Cow-asaki
  • Cowlick
  • Hugh Heifer
  • Leonardo DiCowprio
  • Lovabull
  • Milkdud
  • Milkmaid
  • Milkshake
  • Milky
  • Mooana
  • MooDonna
  • Moody
  • Mooley Ray Cyrus
  • Moona-lisa
  • Mooshu
  • Moosolini
  • Mootilda
  • Moo York
  • Motley Moo
  • Sir Loin
  • T-Bone
  • Winnie the Moo
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Cool Cow Names

Cows are pretty cool characters. They’re chill and relaxed and don’t get rattled by much.

With this in mind, you might want to explore cool cow names. Sophisticated, stylish, and with a bit of an edge, these names stand out among the herd.

Any cow would be lucky to receive one of these awesome names as its own.

  • Antoine
  • Armand
  • Blackjack
  • Cabernet
  • Cayenne
  • Claude
  • Copper
  • Crimson
  • Denver
  • Domino
  • Dre
  • Elvis
  • Emery
  • Foxy
  • Gaston
  • Ghost
  • Harley
  • Harper
  • Hendrix
  • Hickory
  • Hux
  • Indie
  • Ivory
  • Jacques
  • Jazz
  • Kai
  • Magic
  • Midnight
  • Mocha
  • Molasses
  • Moose
  • Oakley
  • Onyx
  • Phanton
  • Remy
  • Riley
  • Sirius
  • Skye
  • Tux
  • Vader
  • Winchester
  • Victor
  • Zelda

Famous Cow Names

Cows are one of the most well-known animals in the world. So it’s no surprise that they’ve appeared in movies, TV shows, and cartoons. Heck, even corporate branding and marketing campaigns feature this sweet creature.

Consider these famous cow names as you figure out what to call your cow.

They represent the most well-known cows in the world and make great monikers for that special bovine in your life.

  • Angus – Ferdinand the Bull
  • Babe – The big blue ox, pal of Paul Bunyan
  • Benny – The Chicago Bulls Mascot
  • Bones – Ferdinand the Bull
  • Chewcudda – Tiny Toon Adventures
  • Clarabelle – Disney, Minnie’s friend
  • Daisy – Back at the Barnyard
  • Dorothy – Clifford’s Really Big Movie
  • Elmer – Bull mascot of Elmer’s Glue
  • Elsie – Borden mascot
  • Ferdinand – Ferdinand the Bull
  • Grace – Home on the Range
  • Guapo – Ferdinand the Bull
  • Heffer Wolfe – Rocko’s Modern Life
  • Kai – Kung Fu Panda 3
  • Maggie – Home on the Range
  • Maquina – Ferdinand the Bull
  • Minnie Moo – Holstein from Disney World
  • Mrs Calloway – Home on the Range
  • Norman – Cow from City Slickers
  • Pauline – President Taft’s cow
  • Taurus Bulba – Darkwing Duck
  • Toro – Bugs Bunny
  • Valiente – Ferdinand the Bull

Final Thoughts

Hopefully, you found inspiration reading this guide to cow names and walked away with at least a few ideas that could fit your farm animal friend.

If you want some other ideas for farm animal names, be sure to check out these generators:

In the end, you may find you want to stick with a classic cow name like Bessie or Annabelle. They’re beloved for a reason and make excellent cow names.

Or you could go with a unique name that is distinct and perfectly suited for your new pal.

You can’t go wrong when exploring cow names!

When naming any pet, it’s always a good idea to write down any idea that piques your interest. Next, gradually narrow it down one by one until you find the right one.

And how do you narrow down the list, you might ask?

These tips can help you quickly find the right option from your list of cow names.

How Do You Pick The Right Name?

Here’s an important question: how do you know if you’ve picked the right name for your cow?

These tips can help narrow down your search:

  • Is it easy to say? Some names are great on paper but tough to pronounce in everyday life. Before you become set on a name, make sure it rolls off the tongue because you could be saying it frequently.
  • Does it fit your cow? Check to see if the name matches your cow’s personality and appearance before committing to a name.
  • Say it out loud. Can you imagine calling for your cow with this name? If not, then it’s not the right choice. Move on and select something more appropriate.
  • And finally, trust your gut. Ask any pet owner: when you find the right name, you’ll know it!