Pet Bird Names
Description:Corky was a sitcom moniker of the fifties, Corcoran a better fit for these times.
Origin:Hungarian from Turkish
Description:Japanese feminist Raicho Hiratsuka chose the name Raicho for herself - no doubt because of its fabulously meaning. As a journalist and publisher, Raicho fought for the rights of working class women in Japan’s textile industry and eschewed conventional domesticity, openly living with a lover and having her children out of wedlock. Thunderbirds are GO indeed!
Meaning:"long-winged swimming birds"
Description:Suggests the salty, windswept air of the seashore.
Description:The meaning is kind of silly, but the name might make a distinctive update of Janet.
Description:Owls are revered and feared in Cherokee culture, thought of as witches in disguise. Uguku is one of multiple owl names in the Cherokee language. It is onomatopoetic with the owl's calls.
Origin:Bird name, Nahuatl
Meaning:"large beautiful tail feather"
Description:A quetzal is a beautiful, brightly-colored bird found in Mexico and Central America. It is the national bird of Guatemala, as well as the name of their currency.
Description:Lihini is a word name from Sri Lanka. When used as a name, it is often interpreted as meaning "free as a bird"
Description:A striking Nordic name with ancient roots, Svala (and its less common variant form Svale) derive from the Old Norse name for the swallow. This could be a great choice for nature lovers and fans of Edith Piaf (piaf being a term for a swallow).
Meaning:"dweller at the sign of the grouse"
Description:Dashing Latin surname name -- but also a well-known brand of Spanish packaged foods.
Meaning:"music for two"
Description:Dyveke is related to the Frisian word düveke, which means "dove", as well as to the name Dietlinde.
Origin:Native American, Omaha
Description:Though unrelated, this would probably be taken as a fanciful spelling of Patsy.
Description:This is the sort of name a four-year-old would make up for himself.
Description:Faigel is a secret nature name deriving from the Yiddish word for "bird". Variants include Faiga and Faige.
Origin:English from Greek
Meaning:"to attempt, attack"
Description:A bold new word name that conjures up images of peg-legs and eyepatches. It was brought to national attention by teenage musician Billie Eilish, whose full name is Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell.
Origin:English color name
Description:A romantic elaboration of Blue that would work for a person of any gender.
Description:Maraca sounds more like a name than Banjo, so why not? It's rhythmic and, well, musical, so might make an adventurous choice.
Description:Associated with the mononymic Icelandic singer and her iconic swan dress.