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    Names for pair of girl guinea pigs?

    Hello! I'm going to be adopting two girl guinea pigs in October and I can't wait! I'd like to give them human names that match (ex. Lucy and Ethel) but not something too obvious. My favorite comedian is Tim Conway which would be fun to name them after -- but they are girls! Do you have any suggestions, or perhaps what the name Tim and Harvey or Amos and Theadore (from a Tim Conway movie...) would be? What are the names of your pigs?

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    Re: Names for pair of girl guinea pigs?

    Welcome!!
    My piggies are two boys named Friar Tuck and Robin Hood... I love the old british legends.
    If you really want to name them after Tim Conway, you should name them Timothea and Connie! They'll have the namesake but still girls names, they're not too obvious, and they're human names
    This site has a huge guinea pig name list if you want to check it out: www.guineapigmanual.com. It's a fantastic site for any new guinea pig owner too! There's also a thread here on guinea pig cages that's the names of all different member's piggies.
    I always have a hard time deciding until I get to know them and their personalities...Robin Hood got his name because he likes to steal things and hide them in his house! No matter what you choose, I'm sure it'll be perfect for your piggies when you get them!

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    Re: Names for pair of girl guinea pigs?

    Quote Originally Posted by MerryFriarTuck View Post
    Welcome!!
    My piggies are two boys named Friar Tuck and Robin Hood... I love the old british legends.
    If you really want to name them after Tim Conway, you should name them Timothea and Connie! They'll have the namesake but still girls names, they're not too obvious, and they're human names
    This site has a huge guinea pig name list if you want to check it out: www.guineapigmanual.com. It's a fantastic site for any new guinea pig owner too! There's also a thread here on guinea pig cages that's the names of all different member's piggies.
    I always have a hard time deciding until I get to know them and their personalities...Robin Hood got his name because he likes to steal things and hide them in his house! No matter what you choose, I'm sure it'll be perfect for your piggies when you get them!
    Those names are so adorable! And I love how they match the personalities of your guinea pigs. I'll definitely put those names on the list and check out that website thank you!

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    Re: Names for pair of girl guinea pigs?

    Don't worry about naming them in advance. Once they are in your home and the personality starts to come out, you'll find a name for them. And, I should add, that we often call our cavies by different names to the point that I doubt my boy knows which one is his name. His proper name is Sparky, but he's also called Sparks, Biggy Boy, Bigs, (his deceased brother was Lil' Bits), Mr. Rumbles, Puppy, etc. etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Floatingzoo View Post
    Those names are so adorable! And I love how they match the personalities of your guinea pigs. I'll definitely put those names on the list and check out that website thank you!
    Yay, I'm glad I helped inspire!! It's so much fun finding the perfect names---and I totally agree with spy9doc; once you get to know them you'll know the right name!
    Friar Tuck was my first piggy (he's a Crested breed,) and his crest hairdo looks like a monk's tonsure haircut. Add his gentle, shy personality and my love of robin hood stories we managed to strike upon Friar Tuck the first day!
    Robin Hood took us nearly a week to decide, though. I wanted to stick with the Merry Men theme, but that could be anything from Sherwood to Alan a Dale. But then he started to steal everything and hide it in his hidey house--- and it was usually something shiny! Add his bold personality and we had to name him after the outlaw himself
    They know their names by heart but also answer to Piggy, or Friar, or Robin...or the magic word: Veggies!

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    P. S. The name thread on here is under Hot Tips right on the top....sorry, I forgot to say that before!

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    Re: Names for pair of girl guinea pigs?

    Quote Originally Posted by spy9doc View Post
    Don't worry about naming them in advance. Once they are in your home and the personality starts to come out, you'll find a name for them. And, I should add, that we often call our cavies by different names to the point that I doubt my boy knows which one is his name. His proper name is Sparky, but he's also called Sparks, Biggy Boy, Bigs, (his deceased brother was Lil' Bits), Mr. Rumbles, Puppy, etc. etc.
    Thank you so much for the advice! And I do agree, once we know their personalities it will be much easier. Okay -- Sparky is adorable!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MerryFriarTuck View Post
    Yay, I'm glad I helped inspire!! It's so much fun finding the perfect names---and I totally agree with spy9doc; once you get to know them you'll know the right name!
    Friar Tuck was my first piggy (he's a Crested breed,) and his crest hairdo looks like a monk's tonsure haircut. Add his gentle, shy personality and my love of robin hood stories we managed to strike upon Friar Tuck the first day!
    Robin Hood took us nearly a week to decide, though. I wanted to stick with the Merry Men theme, but that could be anything from Sherwood to Alan a Dale. But then he started to steal everything and hide it in his hidey house--- and it was usually something shiny! Add his bold personality and we had to name him after the outlaw himself
    They know their names by heart but also answer to Piggy, or Friar, or Robin...or the magic word: Veggies!
    Haha that is perfect I love that Friar has a crest hairdo. I hope to be able to choose names that fit them as well as your names fit yours! And thank you so much for the name thread, I didn't know there was one!

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    Re: Names for pair of girl guinea pigs?

    How about naming the new girls Tuddie and Wiggins?

    We have been watching episodes of the Carol Burnett Show. We just saw the episode with Mr. Tudball and Mrs. Wiggins where Rock Hudson is her love interest. What a hoot!

    How exciting getting two pigs!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ItsaZoo View Post
    How about naming the new girls Tuddie and Wiggins?

    We have been watching episodes of the Carol Burnett Show. We just saw the episode with Mr. Tudball and Mrs. Wiggins where Rock Hudson is her love interest. What a hoot!

    How exciting getting two pigs!
    That is genius! Those are some of my favorite sketches, and I love the Rock Hudson one. Have you seen the Cobumble sketch (parody of Columbo)? It's one of my favorites! Thank you for the names, they will be added to the (top) of the list!

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    Mine are Ellie & Emmie


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    Quote Originally Posted by Floatingzoo View Post
    Have you seen the Cobumble sketch (parody of Columbo)? It's one of my favorites! Thank you for the names, they will be added to the (top) of the list!
    I havenít seen the Cobumble sketch and I love Colombo! Iíll have to look for that.

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