Betta Fish Names by Color


Betta Fish Names by Color

Betta fish make a great pet for kids, beginners, and old pros. If you’re adding a new betta to your family, you need to perfect name. Some of the best names are the ones that are inspired by your betta’s lovely natural color. Whether you’re looking for funny betta fish names or just something to match their beautiful coloring, we have a ton of unique ideas. Check them out below. (And if you need more name ideas, check out our megalist of fish names.)

Betta Fish Names by Color

Red Names

Red Betta Fish Names

These name ideas are perfect for red betta fish.

  • Apple
  • Ariel
  • Beet
  • Blaze
  • Brandy
  • Brick
  • Cherry
  • Cheyenne
  • Coral
  • Cranberry
  • Crimson
  • Cupid
  • Curry
  • Flame
  • Ginger
  • Jessica Rabbit
  • Ketchup
  • Kimchi
  • Lady Bug
  • Lobster
  • Merida
  • Paprika
  • Pepperoni
  • Pinky
  • Poppy
  • Radish
  • Raspberry
  • Robin
  • Rojo
  • Rose
  • Rouge
  • Ruby
  • Rusty
  • Scarlet
  • Strawberry
  • Strawberry
  • Tomato
  • Twizzler

Pink Names

For your precious pink beta, try these name ideas.

  • Baby
  • Blossom
  • Blush
  • Cora
  • Coral
  • Fuchsia
  • Miss Piggy
  • Penelope
  • Pinky
  • Poppy
  • Posey
  • Rosabelle
  • Rosemary
  • Rosie



Orange Names for Betta Fish

Names for Orange Betta Fish
These are some vibrant name ideas for an orange betta.

  • Amber
  • Apricot
  • Auburn
  • Autumn
  • Butternut
  • Butterscotch
  • Candy Corn
  • Carrot
  • Cheddar
  • Cheese Puff
  • Cheeto
  • Chester
  • Clementine
  • Copper
  • Dorito
  • Garfield
  • Ginger
  • Mandarin
  • Marmalade
  • Nacho
  • Nemo
  • Peaches
  • Penny
  • Pumpkin
  • Rusty
  • Sunset
  • Sunset
  • Tangerine
  • Tigger

Yellow Inspired Names

Try one of these brilliant betta names for your yellow fish.

  • Blondie
  • Bolt
  • Buttercup
  • Butters
  • Custard
  • Daisy
  • Dandelion
  • Flame
  • Flash
  • Flounder
  • Glow
  • Goldie
  • Honey
  • Lemon
  • Mustard
  • Pikachu
  • Ray
  • Spark
  • Star
  • Summer
  • Sunflower
  • Sunny
  • Sunshine
  • Tumeric


Green Name Ideas

These clever betta names are perfect for green hued fish.

  • Algae
  • Celery
  • Clover
  • Cucumber
  • Edamame
  • Hulk
  • Kermit
  • Leaf
  • Leprechaun
  • Lime
  • Lucky
  • Olive
  • Oscar (the Grouch)
  • Peacock
  • Yoda
  • Zucchini

Blue Betta Fish Names

Blue Betta Fish Names
These names are perfect for blue and indigo betta fish. Some of the names are ocean themed for extra fun.

  • Aqua
  • Bluebell
  • Blueberry
  • Cookie Monster
  • Dory
  • Genie
  • Jack Frost
  • Marina
  • Mr. Freeze
  • Navy
  • Ocean
  • Sea
  • Sky
  • Teal
  • Wave


Purple Fish Names

Perfect name ideas for purple betta fish.

  • Barney
  • Eggplant
  • Grape
  • Lavender
  • Lilac
  • Mauve
  • Orchid
  • Plum
  • Violet

White Names

White Betta Fish Name Ideas

Pure and pristine name ideas for white fish.

  • Banshee
  • Blizzard
  • Crystal
  • Diamond
  • Dove
  • Fog
  • Ghost
  • Ice
  • Icicle
  • Ivory
  • Luna
  • Mayo
  • Nickel
  • Salt
  • Shimmer
  • Shine
  • Snow
  • Snowball
  • Snowflake
  • Sugar
  • Swan
  • Tinsel
  • Wisp


Black Names

  • Ash
  • Char
  • Cinder
  • Coal
  • Coffee
  • Ebony
  • Ink
  • Java
  • Jet
  • Licorice
  • Midnight
  • Olive
  • Panther
  • Pepper
  • Raven
  • Shadow
  • Smokey
  • Smudge
  • Tar

Name Ideas for Multi-Colored Fish

If your lovely betta has many colors or patterns, try one of these names.

  • Dotty
  • Freckles
  • Holo
  • Patches
  • Peacock
  • Picasso
  • Prism
  • Rainbow
  • Skittles
  • Spot
  • Sprinkles
  • Zebra
  • Zigzag

Need more name ideas? Check out our megalist of fish names.