Macaw Names

Macaw is a group of unique parrots that are long-tailed and very colorful. They are popular in aviculture or as companion parrots. Macaw parrots have lots of different names that vary from their origins, ecology and even cultures. Below are names that you can choose from for your macaw pet.

Spix’s Macaw
  • Aero-A gender-neutral name of Greek origin that means Of the Sky.
  • Archer-A male name of Latin origin that means bow, bowman.
  • Avery- A Unisex name of French origin that means wise, or ruling with elf-wisdom.
  • Buddy-A male name of American origin that means friend.
  • Chatterbox-A Unisex name that refers to one who engages in much idle talk.
  • Cisco-A male name of Spanish origin that means free.
  • Cleo-The name is of Greek origin. A Unisex name that means pried, fame or glory.
  • Coco-A female name of American origin that means chocolate Bean.
  • Flora-A female name of Latin origin that means flower.
  • Lago-A name of Spanish and Portuguese origin that means someone living by a Lake.
  • Jersey-A gender-neutral name of English origin that means Grassy Island.
  • Juno-A feminine name of Latin origin that means queen of heaven.
  • Kiwi– It is a male name used as a symbol of pride and endearment for the people of New Zealand.
  • Love-A Unisex name of English origin that means female wolf.
  • Melody-The name means song. A female name of Greek origin.
  • Mojo-The name is of African American origin that means fertility, rain, music, dance or lucky charm. It is a gender-neutral name.

Other Names

  • Molkky
  • Paco
  • Peaches
  • Pepsi
  • Pilot
  • Polly
  • Pixel
  • Piper
  • Quiver
  • Rasmus
  • Rico
  • Ringo
  • Roo
  • Skye
  • Sunshine
  • Zazu

Species/types of Macaws.

  • Hyacinth macaw-A parrot native to central and eastern South America. With a length of one meter it is longer than any other species of parrot.
Hyacinth Macaw
  • Blue-and- yellow macaw-Also known as blue-and-gold macaw. A large South American parrot with mostly blue top parts and light orange underparts, with gradient hues of green on top of its head.
Blue and Yellow Macaw
Blue and Yellow Macaw in air.
  • Spix’s macaw-Also known as little blue macaw. Native to Brazil.
  • Scarlet macaw-A large-red, yellow and blue Central and South American parrot. A member of a large group of Neotropical Parrots macaws.
  • Red-and-green macaw-Also known as the green-winged macaw, is a large, mostly-red macaw of the genus Ara. The largest group of the genus Ara, widespread in the forests and woodlands of northern and central South America.
  • Great green macaw-Also known as Buffon’s macaw or the great military macaw. A central and South American parrot.
  • Military macaw-A large parrot and medium sized macaw that gets its name from its predominantly green plumage resembling a military parade uniform.
  • Lear’s macaw-Also known as indigo macaw. A large all-blue Brazilian parrot, a member of a large group of neotropical parrots.
Lear’s macaw
  • Blue-throated macaw-Also known as the Caninide macaw or Wagler’s macaw. A endemic to a small area of north-central Bolivia known as Los Llanos de Moxos.
  • Chestnut-fronted macaw-This is one of the largest of the mini-macaws. It reaches a size around 45cm of which around half is its tail’s length.
Macaw Names
Chest Nut macaw

Other types

  • Blue-winged macaw
  • Glaucous macaw
  • Red-fronted macaw
  • Golden-collared macaw
  • Red-belled macaw
  • Blue-headed macaw
  • Cuban macaw
  • Martinique macaw
  • Lesser Antillean macaw


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