Good Parakeet Names for Blue, Green, Males & Cute Females

A parakeet is a small to medium-sized species of parrot, that generally has long tail feathers. Other older names include paroquet or paraquet. Parakeets are some of the most popular pet birds in the world.

The scientific name of the common parakeet, also known as the budgerigar, budgie or shell parakeet is Melopsittacus undulatus.

While the budgie is the most common parakeet there are other types of parakeets. If you have a plan to give your parakeet a new name, here is a collection to pick from.

Blue Parakeet Names

Afina-Ideal for girl parakeets, it translates to blueberry

Aster-Girl name that means blue flower

Atasi-blue flower

Amrin-Refers to blue sky

Blue Parakeet
Blue Parakeet

Azurine-A variation of Azure that translates to blue sky

Azul-Means blue in Spanish

Bisman-A very unique name symbolizes dark blue or black.

Blau-Means blue in German

Bluford-Means from Blue Ford

Clodwal-Ideal for male parakeet. Means blue man

Capri-deep sky blue

Cobalt-a bluish colored chemical element

Firuzeh-Greenish-blue colored gemstone

Jayvee-One that resemble blue

Linnaeus- Mascucline name linked to blue flower

Manikaant- Means brightly shining blue jewel

Mazarine-Means deep blue in French

Marlais-This unique male name of welsh origin that means blue color.

Nabhas-One that resembles the sky- Ideal for male parakeets

Nakesha-Male name that means the monarch of the blue havens

Nilam-One that resembles a lighter shade of blue

Okeley-Means blue sapphire

Ruka- derived from a bright blue flower.

Slate-a fine-grained blueish rock.

Other blue names

  • Bluesette
  • Claramay
  • Doli
  • Lapis
  • Hinto
  • Rajeev
  • Sky
  • Jalaneel
  • Sea
  • Turquoise
  • Berry
  • Neelu
  • Sini
  • Sinikka
  • Odeta
  • Denim
  • Cyan
  • Columbine
  • Indigo
  • Iris
  • Navy
  • Neptune
  • Pollia
  • Sapphire
  • Meena

Green Parakeet Names

Apple-Green fruit. Ideal for girl parakeets

Beryl – refers to a “light green gemstone”

Greenlee-An English name that means green clearing

Ivy-A name of English Origin meaning climbing evergreen

Aspen- Another name for a tree that is green (English Origin)

Basil-A name that depicts a green culinary herb. In Greek, it means king and courageous. Ideal for male parakeets

Benton-English name for grass

Green Parakeet
Green Parakeet

Celadon- A name of French origin for the color green.

Denver-An English name meaning green valley

Forest/woodland-a natural-sounding name (area covered by trees which are mostly green)

Irving-A name of Scottish origin meaning green river

Jade-A popular British green color name that represents a hard stone

Kale- a green shade

Orna-A name of Irish Origin meaning little pale green one

Olive-Olive tree (unisex)

Chloris-A name of Greek origin meaning greenish-yellow. Can be used for both male and female parakeets

Fern-Green Plant

Berde-Filipino name that means green

Grun-A name of German origin that means green

Luntian- A masculine name of Filipino origin that translates to a green landscape

Verde-Of Spanish origin meanig green

Verte-Of French origin meanig green

Zold-Means green in Hungarian

Others Green Names

  • Greenwood
  • Jungle
  • Holt
  • Tree
  • Hunter
  • Veggie
  • Sage
  • Kelly
  • Midori
  • Verdell
  • Aoki
  • Grassy
  • Autumn
  • Barrow
  • Calhoun
  • Chloe
  • Blossom
  • Sedgwick
  • Napier
  • Moss
  • Myrtle
  • Teal
  • Lea
  • Leafy
  • Sward
  • Lawn
  • Verdant
  • Greenish
  • Pine
  • Emarald
  • Shamrock
  • Seafoam
  • Mint
  • Pickle
  • Seaweed
  • Pistachio

Other Cute Parakeet Names for Females

Belle-The name is of French origin which means beautiful. A feminine name.

Pixie-A feminine name of Celtic, Swedish, Cornish origins that means fairy.

Ava-A female name is a variation of Eve. It is of Latin origin and it means bird.

Rumi-A female name of Japanese origin that means beauty.

Cute parakeet names
Beautiful sun conure parakeet

Tiki-A female name of Jewish origin that means waterfall; One who is fetched.

Java-The unisex name of Arabic origin that means Island in Indonesia.

Frosty-A unisex name of English-American origin that means one who is cool and grispy.

Yoyo-A Unisex name of Chinese origin meaning friendly.

  • Evie
  • Nessie
  • Bobo
  • Pippin
  • Charlie
  • Hershey
  • Skylar
  • Kirbie
  • Belle
  • Kiki
  • Cutie
  • Angel
  • Chippie
  • Peep
  • Olivia
  • Crispy
  • Paulie
  • Lucy
  • Pip
  • Jolly
  • Willow
  • Puffy
  • Harley
  • Peanut
  • Rosemary
  • Lolo
  • Beaky
  • Banjo
  • Honey
  • Sophie
  • Vanilla
  • Ollie
  • Whisper
  • Harper
  • Cuddles
  • Blondie
  • Tweety
  • Katy
  • Clyde
  • Billie
  • Magic
  • Sparkle
  • Chirpy
  • Poochie
  • Peach
  • Sweetie
  • Gracie
  • Pixie
  • Cookie
  • Goody
  • Bess
  • Flora
  • Buddy
  • Birdie
  • Evie
  • Nessie
  • Bobo
  • Zoe
  • Flo
  • Amber
  • Rosy

Other Good Male Parakeet Names

Roy-A male name of Anglo-Norman England that means king.

Teddy-A male name of Old German origin that means wealthy protector.

Budgerigar Parakeet moments

Mickey-A male name of Hebrew and English origin that means who resembles God.

Kirbie-A male name that means settlement by a church. It is of Old German origin.

Peep-A male name that can be used to refer to Estonian politician, Peep Janes. It means stone.

  • Alex
  • Alberto
  • Budgie
  • Alfred
  • Oscar
  • Skittie
  • Fred
  • Ricky
  • Buster
  • Bubba
  • Charlie
  • Ollie
  • Romeo
  • Aladdin
  • Luke
  • Casper
  • Elvis
  • Chace
  • Randy
  • Julius
  • Fetch
  • Buttons
  • Homer
  • Toby
  • Frankie
  • Plato
  • Tuck
  • Auzzie
  • Maxwell
  • Adam
  • Boh
  • Cash
  • Jordan
  • Chipper
  • Bart
  • Chaz
  • Miller
  • Jimmy
  • Jasper
  • Ernie
  • Sammy
  • Jet
  • Harry
  • Newton
  • Zazu
  • Gumby
  • Billy
  • Picasso
  • Lee
  • Chael
  • Nigel
  • Chuck
  • Rocky
  • Bogart
  • Paco
  • Willy
  • Milton
  • Jay
  • Carlos
  • Aldo
  • Ray
  • Ashton
  • Buddy
  • Spike

Funny Parakeet Names

  • Flaptain Morgan
  • Meryl Cheep
  • Captain Jack
  • Wingo McFeatherbeak
  • Godfeather
  • Wing Man
  • Yakky
  • Kissy
  • Yankee
  • Plucky
  • Marty McFly
  • Whistle
  • Pipsqueak
  • BamBam
  • Helicopter
  • PingPong

Parakeet Species & Scientific Names

Even though the budgie is the most common and popular parakeet that is kept as pet, there are possibly other types or species of parakeets.

Parakeet pans
A group of budgerigars chilling.

According to some aviculturists, birds that can be called parakeets are those with hooked beaks, have a long tail and are generally smaller than the large types of parrots, such as Macaws, Amazons, and Cockatoos. All parakeets are parrots but not all parrots are parakeets.

The following is a list of different varieties of parakeets with their common and scientific names

Rose-ringed Parakeet

The rose-ringed parakeet), also known as the ring-necked parakeet, is a medium-sized parrot. The Scientific name of rose-ringed parakeet is Psittacula krameri. It has disjunct native ranges in Africa and the Indian Subcontinent, and is now introduced into many other parts of the world.

Rose Ringed Parakeet
Rose ring

Four subspecies are recognized, though they differ little:

African rose-ringed parakeet (P. k. krameri): western Africa in Guinea, Senegal, and southern Mauritania, east to western Uganda and southern Sudan, north to Egypt.

ringneck Parrot

Abyssinian rose-ringed parakeet (P. k. parvirostris): northwest Somalia, west across northern Ethiopia to Sennar state, Sudan

Indian rose-ringed parakeet (P. k. manillensis) originates from the southern Indian subcontinent and has feral and naturalised populations worldwide. In the western countries, it is often referred to as the Indian ringneck parrot

Boreal rose-ringed parakeet (P. k. borealis) is distributed in Bangladesh, Pakistan, northern India and Nepal to central Burma; introduced populations are found worldwide.

Carolina parakeet

Carolina Parakeet
Carolina parakeet

The Carolina parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis), or Carolina conure, is an extinct species of small green neotropical parrot with a bright yellow head, reddish orange face and pale beak that was native to the eastern, Midwest and plains states of the United States.

Alexandrine Parakeet

Alexandrine Parakeet

The Alexandrine parakeet or parrot is a medium-sized parrot named after Alexander the Great, who transported numerous birds from Punjab to various European and Mediterranean countries and regions.

Its scientific name is Psittacula eupatria. It is a smart, talkative and beautifully colored bird.

Caranary winged parakeet

Caranary-winged parakeet
Caranary winged

Canary-winged parakeets are small, affectionate, intelligent, and playful South American parakeets. 

canary-winged parakeets come in two varieties: the white-winged parakeet (Brotogeris versicoluris) and the yellow-chevroned parakeet (Brotogeris chiriri).

Both birds are similar in appearance, but the yellow chevron lacks the white patch on the secondary and inner primaries that is found on the white-winged parakeet.

Plain parakeets

Sociable and with endearing personality, the plain parakeet’s popularity has been growing day by day. It is native to South America, especially Brazil. Most individuals are green and have pink feet and a pink beak. This particular parrot has a length of about 9 inches and can live for up to 10 to 15 years.

Derbyan parakeet

This parakeet originates from forested regions of China, India, and Tibet. It is now considered a threatened species due to losing its natural habitat. 

Monk parakeet

Native to South America, this small and bright green parrot has a green to yellow abdomen and a grey breast.

Monk Parakeet type
Monk Parakeet

Scarlet-chested parakeet

Also known as scarlet-breasted parrot, orange-throated parrot or splendid parrot. A parrot endemic to central South Australian and Inland South Western.

Eastern Rosella

The Golden-mantled Rosella or Cecilia’s Rosella is an active parakeet and a very skillful flyer. It loves to play, climb, and chew. Though they are not great talkers they can be quite vocal. 

Other varieties/types of parakeets include;

  • Plum-headed parakeet
  • Quaker parakeet
  • Regent parakeet
  • Lineolated or barred parakeets
  • Moustache parakeet
  • Jandaya parakeet
  • Sulphur-breasted parakeet
  • Blue-crowned parakeet
  • Mitred parakeet
  • Orange-fronted parakeet
  • Dusky-headed parakeet
  • Golden-capped parakeet

Interesting & Fun Facts About Parakeets

Beautiful Romantic Parakeets
  • The name “parakeet,” from the French word “perroquet,” means “parrot.” The French word for parakeet, however, is “perruche.”
  • Parakeets arenative to Australia, where they are known as budgerigars or budgies. In Australia they live in the outback, where they like to nest in hollow trees rather than creating their own nests.
  • Parakeets are very intelligent and can be taught a large vocabulary. Conversing with them can be a fun pastime for you both. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the bird with the largest vocabulary was a budgerigar, Puck, owned by Camille Jordan of Petaluma, California, USA, who knew an estimated 1728 words before its death in 1994.
  • The parakeet’s intelligence also makes them relatively easy to train and tame. With a little patience they can even be taught tricks and to listen to cues.
  • The most interesting fact about every parakeet species is that they change their feathers every year.
  • Female parakeets generally lay about 4 to 9 eggs, which hatch in about 3 weeks of time
  • Their intelligence and easy they’re to train make Parakeets one of the most popular cage birds in the world
  • A well cared for parakeet can live to be 10 to 20 years old, but they do require a lot of care and attention to stay happy. These smart, social animals need stimulation—both mental and physical—and can become a true member of your family.
  • Its feet are X-shaped, with four toes; two toes oriented forward and two backward.
  • Baby parakeets learn to fly out of their nests after 4 to 5 weeks of age and they can start mating after they are around 6 months old
  • Parakeet can rotate its head for 180 degrees.
  • A parakeet’s feet can tell you a lot about their health—scaly feet can be a sign of parasites or a nutritional deficiency.
  • Parakeets are fastidious groomers, so a change in your bird’s grooming habits can be an indicator of poor health or stress.
  • A parakeet’s beak is continuously growing. An easy way to promote wearing and combat overgrowth is to provide your bird with a cuttlebone and chew toys.
  • Parakeets are social animals that live in large groups (flocks). Under ideal environmental conditions, they can form flocks composed of thousands of birds.
  • The cere, located right above a parakeet’s beak, reveals their gender. A fully mature male parakeet has a blue cere, while a female’s is brown.
  • Parakeets are extremely curious animals, and they love entertaining toys like puzzles and foraging games.
  • Parakeets are dexterous and love to climb and hold objects. Unlike parrots, however, parakeets do not use their feet to hold food while they eat. Instead, they just use their beaks.
  • Another interesting fact that you might not be interested in knowing is that parakeets pee and poop at the same time
  • Parakeets enjoy water activities.
  • Pine and cedar shavings can be toxic to parakeets.
  • Parakeets enjoy seeds, but these can be fattening, so a 50/50 mix of pellets and seeds should be offered to provide a more nutritionally balanced diet.
  • Fruits and vegetables should make up 10 to 15 percent of your parakeet’s diet.
  • Parakeets are fastidious groomers, so a change in your bird’s grooming habits can be an indicator of poor health or stress.
  • Natural enemies of parakeets are snakes and birds of prey.

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