Best newt names?

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I'm curious as to what people name their newts, some come share your best!

I have Monty - for the Monty Python line "She turned me into a newt! .... I got better...", the eastern eft.

I also have Banquil, Tiny, Bazooka, Ozai, and Falcor, the fire-bellies. Banquil and Tiny came with their names - Tiny is Tiny because he's so fat. Bazooka is Bazooka simply because he's the largest and fastest of all of them. Ozai is for the Avatar: The Last Airbender firelord. Falcor is for Falcor in The Neverending Story, for they always have the same look on their face.

Come and share!
 

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I have Kane and Bully... my 2 male paddletails... Kane is called Kane cos he looks like a stick :D Bully was called Noah, (the whole water theme) but he started bullying Kane when they were housed together...hence the name Bully. It just kinda stuck.

I also have Bruce and Harley... my male and female carnifex. They are named after brace wayne and Harley Quinne cos I am a batman geek :)
 

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These are names i use/used:
Chinese firebellies: Uriel, Belinda, Sibylla, Diana
Swordtails: Nitager (previously Liara), Tali
Pachytriton: Tesar (previously Matilda)
HK firebelly: Kroq-Gar and Amphitrit
Reed frogs: Tenoqual, Tenehuini, Loki and Pawarotti

Naming animals is great, it makes them different, gaves them some sort of character. Everybody has "cynops orientalis females" but only i have Sibylla!
 

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I had one Uriel! xD
 

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I had a fire bellied newt named Ketchup.

On a side note, my dog's name is Newt. :D
 

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I've got a roughskinned newt named Einstein... as in "she's no Einstein". She came pre-named.

a Jefferson's salamander named Weezie (she's movin' on up. That's oldskool there).

My axolotls are Blue (You're my boy, Blue!), Big Momma, and Thad (this is a bit twisted: his back legs are bent, useless, and shortened, like a child whose mother took thalidomide).

3 tiger sals named Mario, Luigi, and Toad

An eastern milksnake named Peach

2 black ratsnakes named Bonnie and Clyde

a python named lumpy

a cat named Al.

None of them come when called.

And as a side note, my parents nicknamed me 'newt' when I was 2 months old. 28 years later, it still sticks. And they wonder why I turned out the way I did.
 
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OK, here are all the newt names I have used:
Amelia, Cutie-Pie, Little Yellowy, * Stubby
Dewlap, Neutrino, Orangina, Mermaid, Isordil, Dardis
Big Fatty, Lara Flynn, Leona, Albert, Mars, Madeline, Spot

*Newtling, *PeeWee, *Little Mack(e), *Eensy Weensy
Slimy, *Warty, Soldier
Beauty, The Beast
*Greenie, *Greeno, *Greeneroo

*Alpy ,*Alpo, Alperoo, *Spotty, *Dotty, Blotty
Little Bo Peep, Mary Mary, Peter Peter, *Wee Willie Winkie
Casanova, Helen, Cleopatra
Rosa, Ricki, Mira, Nixie, Naiad, Undine

Hektor, Helen, Cassandra, Ajax
Popeye
Achilles, Patroclus

*Phoebe, Phaedre, Phyllis
Spike, Slash, Pokey, Rip, Slice

Mystrey (Mr. E), Miss Terious, Newt X

and of course, the famous Eddie and Elektra.


* indicates that they've perished.
 

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"Ballard" - we got him the week the J.G.Ballard died...so that was in memory

"Virginia" - after Virginia Wolf...as she kept trying to kill herself by jumping out of the tank...

"bonnie-prince-billy-pinter"..."billy-pinter" for short...named after a combination of the play-write harold pinter, and the musician bonnie-prince-billy (we couldn't decide which so joined them together

"Dunya" ... a character in Dostoyevskys Crime and Punishment

and we had "Nico"...after the 60s singer...
 

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to revive this fun thread:

I don't usually name my newts, but a few have earned it:

- Hannibal, one fat and impressive apuanus larva who raised himself in his parents' tank (partially by eating his younger siblings)

- I call my alpine females the fat lady (because she is, well, fat), the crocodile (because she has a huge longish head like a croc) and the pitbull (because she has a funny, "mean" face - this one was named by my neighbor. Occasionally, we call her Sarah Palin).

- Quasimodo, an apuanus morph with a slightly deformed eye

- Had an alpine newt named "schluckauf" (which is German for hiccup) as a kid because he would make those loud squirting noises when breathing at the surface

- as a kid, I had 2 cristatus I named Romeo and Juliet, in hopes they would fall in love and breed. They never did. Then again, Romeo and Juliet didn't ever really get around to it, either...
 
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Japanese fire-bellies: Naoko, Akira, Yoshimitsu, Hiro, Matsuko (turning into a boy I think) and one is called Metabo....because as a tiny morph he wouldn't stop eating, wouldn't even move off the dish. Later this newt stopped eating and nearly died but the name stuck. He's doing great again.

T.marmoratus: Fernando (aka Froggie), Alfonso, Esmeralda (aka Big Green Monster), Estrela (has a green star on her nose) and one so far unnamed.

A. opacum: Sal and Mandy

And our Horsfield tortoises: Tortellini, and 2 later additions Linguini and Risoni :happy:
 
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this thread is really old and to revive this fun thread....
i got 3 salamanders
1. big long toed named big Sal
2. big northwestern Smaug
3. colorful long toed named nebula
 

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My axolotl's names are in my signature but just in case: King Ghidorah, Ryu, Trogdor, Glow Boi, and Spaz

If I had a newt I would want to name them Fig Newton or Newt Scamander
 

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Olivia Newton-John :famous:

(trying to think of a pun about Sandy substrate...)
 

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I'm ashamed to say I haven't named my three alpine newts. I tried but it was hard to get them to stick since they seemed to be less indivualistic or "engaged/personable" as other pets, like my two snakes, who really are just barely clinging to their names.
 
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