Crows are popular birds found around the world. They usually are not kept as pets but you may wish to name those that show up often around your house. If you are looking for famous and cute names for crows, here are a few options.
Pet Crow Names
Coal: Crows have deep black feathers. This dark color is similar to coal.
Talon: Just like most birds, crows are known to have sharp talons, used for gripping perching. This makes Talon an apt name for a crow.
Angel: Crows are often represented in grim and morbid situations in movies and books. They are usually not associated with brightness or happiness. Naming a crow Angel is unique as angels have white feathers and symbolize hope.
Good Crow Names
Darth Vader: Darth Vader is a popular character in the sci-fi movie, Star Wars. He has been referenced in different movies, TV shows, and even merchandise. He is known for using powerful dark forces while dressed in black attire.
Male Crow Names
Russel: Russel Crowe is an academy award-winning actor and naming a crow after him is an excellent way to recognize the superb work he has put out.
Jon Snow: Jon Snow is a popular character in the TV series Game of Thrones that most of us have watched. Jon snow was a member of the Night’s Watch which was a group of guardians. Members of the Night’s Watch were often referred to as ‘crows’ due to the all-black attire they wore.
Here are some more names for male crows
Funny Crow Names
Scarecrow: This is an interesting name because it comes from something that is set up to keep crows away.
Scarecrow is also the name of Batman’s foe in the movie. The character is a grim person that capitalizes on the greatest fears of others. Since crows generally give off grim vibes, this seems like a fitting name.
CAWford: Crawford is quite a popular name (just like Cindy Crawford). You can play with the name a little and arrive at Cawford.
Crooster: This name is a combination of the words crow and rooster. Although they are very different, they are still birds and hence share some connection.
Punny Crow Names
Vel-crow: Velcro is a well-known fastener. It is made up of two types of pieces that stick together. This pun-tastic name is excellent for a crow who is often around your house, is fond of you, and likes to stick close.
Cool Crow Names
Ravenclaw: Ravenclaw is one of the houses in Hogwarts, which is a school in the famous novel and film series, Harry Potter. If you are a fan of Harry Potter, this is a cool name to use.
Female Crow Names
Raven: Ravens are birds that look very similar to crows. People often mistake crows for ravens and ravens for crows.
Besides, Raven is a common name for female pets and even humans.
The word is also used as a synonym for black – which is the color of the crow.
All these meanings and references show that Raven is an excellent name for a crow.
Yennefer: Yennefer is a character featured in the novel series called The Witcher. The character is a powerful sorceress who is known for her black hair and mostly black attire.
Giving the name Yennefer to a crow is a great way to pay tribute to the medieval fantasy series.
Gwyneth Palcrow: Gwyneth Paltrow is an entrepreneur and a popular actress. She has been in several films and founded her own company called The Goop. Naming a crow after her is a reasonable consideration.
Dahlia: The dahlia flower has completely black petals which makes it unique and beautiful. This is a fitting name since crows are also considered unique and beautiful.
Below are more names for female crows:
Famous Crow Names
Canuck: Canuck the Crow is a famous crow who is an unofficial ambassador of Vancouver. Sadly, the bird has been missing for a while now.
Cartoon Crow Names
Heckle and Jeckle
Heckle and Jeckle had their first appearance in a Terry toons production called The Talking Magpies that aired in 1946. They appeared in several other animated programs as the two crows who always stuck together and often cracked jokes.
If you had a pair of crows, Heckle and Jeckle would make good names for them. If it’s just a single crow you intend to name, you can give it either of the names.
Native American Crow Names
Coyote: In Native American culture, a Coyote is a mythical creature. It is famous for being a trickster and is believed to share similar traits with ravens.
As a tribute to the mythical creature, you can name your crow Coyote. You can also do so if you have an interest in other cultures and mythologies.
Mythical Crow Names
Huginn and Muninn: These were the names of two ravens in Norse mythology. The god Odin used them to spy on other gods so he could stay one step ahead of them all. This knowledge contributed significantly to his power. If the tales in Norse mythology fascinates you, you can consider giving the name of one of Odin’s ravens to your crow.
Japanese Crow Names
Burra: Burra is a character featured in a Japanese animated TV series called Ox-Tales. The show aired between 1987 and 1988 and has been dubbed in English for foreign viewers.
Homer Simpson Inspired Crow Names
Crow Diddley: Homer Simpson, the protagonist in the animated TV series, The Simpsons, befriended a crow named Crow Diddley.
Crow Diddley, is named after the legendary musician Bo Diddley.
Disney Crow Names
The Crow: There is a talking crow in the Disney film Brave that gives his opinions on the behavior of the protagonist. The Crow may not seem like an original name but may be appealing to fans of Disney or the animated film.
Diablo: Diablo is a raven featured in the Disney film, Maleficent. This raven helps Maleficent with her plans throughout the film. Even though Diablo may be a raven, the name is still well suited for a crow.
Warrior Cat Crow Names
Crowfeather: Crowfeather is a character featured in the animated TV show Warrior Cats. In the show, Crowfeather is a deputy in WindClan, a group of cats, and is an indecisive cat who is almost always bitter. If a crow exhibits similar qualities, you can’t go wrong in naming it Crowfeather.
Crowpaw: When Crowfeather was an apprentice, he was called Crowpaw. He changed his name in honor of the person who died saving his life. Crowpaw is an excellent alternative to Crowfeather that you can name your crow.
Final Thoughts: Cute and Funny Crow Names
Crows are closely associated with death and despair even though they are just regular birds. You can change that association by giving crows cute and funny names from the ones mentioned above.