Funny Sheep Name Ideas: 100 Best Funny Sheep Names


Funny Names to Give Your Sheep

Sheep make fabulous pets, with their docile temperaments and manageable size. If you have decided to keep sheep as pets, you will certainly need to find names for them. There are endless lists of cute sheep names, but have you considered calling your sheep by a funny name instead? 

There are many funny and clever names that you can call your sheep. You can use puns to name your sheep, with something clever like Fleecewood Mac. Or you can use your sheep’s commodities to inspire a funny name, like Lambchops. Read on for 100 of our most popular funny sheep names; you will be sure to find a few that make you laugh!

To help you in your search for the perfect name, take some time to think about the unique traits that are specific to your sheep. Does your sheep have a unique coloring or oddly shaped horns? Is your sheep especially shy or playful? Many of the funny names you will find below might be perfect for your sheep’s particular personality or appearance.

Funny Sheep Names: 9 Celebrity Names For Male Sheep

Celebrity name puns can make for clever pet names, and you can use words that are associated with sheep such as “wool”, “lamb”, and “mutton” to replace like (or rhyming) celebrity names. You can also use your sheep’s personality to match with a specific celebrity – for example, you may choose to call your young comedian sheep “Wool Ferrell”. Check out some of our celebrity or movie-inspired names that we have altered into puns!

  • Prince Hairy
  • Hairy Styles
  • Jack Shepherd
  • Timothy Sham-o-Sheep
  • Obi Wool Kenobi
  • Ewen McGregor
  • Wooly Nelson
  • Hairy Potter
  • Ed Shearin

Funny Sheep Names: 5 Celebrity Names For Female Sheep

You will also find a few hilarious celebrity name puns for female sheep. 

  • Meryl Sheep (she was actually a character on Sesame Street in 1987!)
  • Lady Baba
  • Anne Hathawool
  • Zendaya
  • Khloe (Kardashian)

Funny Sheep Names: 7 Names Based On Sheep Commodities

Most sheep are not kept solely as pets, but also produce wool, meat, or milk. You may choose to name your sheep based on the product(s) that you can extract from them – for example, you may choose to name your sheep Socks in reference to the wool socks that you can produce from his fleece.

  • Lambchop
  • Socks
  • Fleece
  • Yarny
  • Chaqueta (jacket in Spanish)
  • Fluff
  • PomPom

6 “Punny” Funny Sheep Names

We all love puns, and there are a handful of clever “punny” names that you can name your sheep if you replace a word or two.

  • Shear Luck
  • Lamb-orghini
  • Ewe Hoo!
  • Lamb Sandwich
  • Lamb & Cheese
  • Wool-Over

10 Funny Sheep Names for Male Sheep

Below are ten additional clever names for your male sheep. You can look at both your sheep’s personality and appearance to help you in choosing a name. For example, you may choose the name Blackbeard for a black sheep or the name Hairy for a wool sheep!

  • Blackbeard
  • Redbeard
  • Shrek (a good name for an escape artist. Shrek was a famous sheep that escaped his property during a shearing and survived in the wild for 6 years before he was captured.)
  • Woolmer
  • Ewelysses
  • Wooliam
  • Hairy
  • Lambert
  • Baalin
  • Rambo

10 Funny Sheep Names for Female Sheep

Here you will find ten additional funny names for female sheep

  • Cinderella
  • Mary
  • La-bah-a
  • Woolma
  • Lambetta
  • (Lam)Bella
  • Ewe-nice
  • Ewe-na
  • Ewe-nique
  • Snowy

11 Funny Sheep Names from Cartoons

There are a number of sheep names that we can pull from cartoons. If you have a young child in the home, for example, you may be familiar with Doc McStuffins and the name Lambie might suit your sheep well. Or if you are a Toy Story fan and you have three young sheep, the names Billy, Goat, and Gruff might be a great choice.

  • Shaun – Shaun The Sheep
  • Samuel – Charlotte’s Web
  • Bellweather – Zootopia
  • Woolter & Jesse – Zootopia
  • Doug – Zootopia
  • Lambie – Doc McStuffins
  • Woolensworth – Chicken Little
  • Billy, Goat, Gruff – Toy Story

9 Funny Sheep Names for Pairs (or Sets) of Sheep

Do you have a pair of sheep that you need to name, or even three sheep? There are some funny names that you can use that work well for pairs or sets that you will find below. Again, you can use your sheeps’ appearance and personality to help guide you when choosing these names. If you have one black sheep and one white sheep, Salt & Pepper would be a solid choice. If you have two particularly sweet and docile sheep, Cookies & Cream may suit them well. 

  • Cookies & Cream
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Wallace & Gromit
  • Curly, Larry, Moe

34 More Funny Sheep Names

If you still have not found the perfect, hilarious name for your pet sheep you will find 34 more names below that are sure to make you laugh. Many of these names are based on the sheep’s fluffy and soft appearance – for example, Cotton Candy and Cotton Ball are both fitting names for your fluffy lambs. 

  • Cotton Ball
  • Bah-Humbug
  • Q-Tip
  • Poodle
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Cloudy
  • Cream Puff
  • Panda
  • Cool Whip
  • Happy
  • Skittles
  • Vanilla Bean
  • Batman
  • Wookie
  • Yeti
  • Captain Fluff
  • Lord Fluffington – this is the perfect name for the refined sheep in your herd!
  • Appa
  • Popcorn
  • Queen Fluffy-Face
  • Chewbaaca
  • Dodge 
  • Cotton Candy 
  • Marshmallow
  • Cheese
  • Bunny
  • Oreo
  • Teddy
  • Cotton
  • Casper
  • Bear
  • Snowball
  • Puff Ball
  • Huggy

Don’t feel that you need to rush to find the perfect name – it can take time to learn about your sheep and what name would be fitting for him or her. Whatever funny name you choose for your sheep, you will surely get a chuckle when you call it out each day. 


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Carmella Abel

Hello! I’m Carmella. I’ve spent my entire life around farm animals, and I created Savvy Farm Life to share the helpful information I’ve learned over the years. Thank you for stopping by, and best of luck with your farm!

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