20 Best Goat Names for When You're Not Kidding Around

If you're the owner of a budding homestead, it's hard to pass up the opportunity to get a goat. They're fun, adorable, and delightfully random—and that's to say nothing about how great goat cheese and goat milk tastes. Goats love to nibble at your clothes, jump, frolic, and do back-flips solely for your entertainment. While they can be kind of high-maintenance, they're worth the extra care for the joy they bring. They're also great at cutting down brush on your property. If you're hoping to bring a goat into your home, you've probably researched various breeds, found a reputable breeder, worked on a housing solution for your yard, and found the perfect goat food to feed your new kid. But what about goat names?

Whether your new goat is a male or a female goat, here are 20 goat name ideas we can guarantee you and your furry kid will absolutely love!

Boy Goat Names

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  1. Rambo
  2. Pan
  3. Lambert (Great for Disney fans, this is a name from a 1952 Disney short!)
  4. Butter
  5. Goofy
  6. Gruff
  7. Clover
  8. Goatzilla
  9. Billy (A punny name, this is a good name for all boy goats!)
  10. Ozzy

Girl Goat Names

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  1. Cuddles
  2. Bubbles
  3. Tinkerbell (Another cute one for Disney fans!)
  4. Barbara (or Baaa-rbra!)
  5. Nanny (Same as "Billy", this is a good name for any girl goat as all female goats are called nanny goats.)
  6. Daisy
  7. Trinket
  8. Bo-Peep
  9. Coco
  10. Brownie

We hope this provided some inspiration for your journey to find the perfect name for your new baby goat! However, if you're still having trouble choosing a goat name, you could wait until you meet your new pet goat. Pets have a way of letting you know which name is the right one!

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