Unicorn Names, Meanings, Ideas

This list features legendary unicorn names from movies, TV, games, and books.

Plus you’ll find a big list of creative unicorn name ideas below. Use the unicorn naming guide to come up with a sparkling and flashy new name for role-playing games or just naming your stuffed animal.

Famous unicorn names

Let’s begin with the most famous unicorns from pop culture, literature, and mythology.

From videos, movies, and TV

1.) Jewel – The noble male unicorn from C.S. Lewis’ “The Chronicles of Narnia, The Last Battle.”

2.) Uni – From the Dungeons & Dragons television series.

3.) Cleo – Star of the Canadian animated TV series “Kleo the Misfit Unicorn.”

4.) Rapidash – The unicorn from “Pokémon” red and blue video games with a mane made of fire.

5.) Nico – From the movie “Nico the Unicorn.”

6.) Charlie the Unicorn – Featured in a viral video from Newgrounds.

7.) Sleepy Unicorn – From the animated children’s series “Hanazuki: Full of Treasures.”

8.) Twisted Unicorn – Also from the animated children’s series “Hanazuki: Full of Treasures.”

9.) Corn – From the Canadian animated series “Corn & Peg.”

10.) Rose – The main character from the fantasy TV series “Filly Funtasia.”

11.) Oleander – The rebellious central character from the indie game “Them’s Fighting’ Herds.”

12.) Equus – The unicorn from the action-adventure video game “ARK: Survival Evolved”.

13.) Lila – The purple unicorn from the animated movie “Barbie of Swan Lake.”

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Walt Disney unicorns

14.) Buttercup – The unicorn from Walt Disney’s “Toy Story 3.”

15.) Rainbow – The unicorn in Riley’s dreams from the movie “Inside Out.”

“My Little Pony” unicorn names

The “Mane Six” pony characters featured in the animated television series “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” — representing positivity and goodness:

16.) Twilight Sparkle – The “magic” unicorn.

17.) Rarity – Unicorn of generosity.

18.) Rainbow Dash – Unicorn of loyalty.

19.) Pinkie Pie – Unicorn of laughter.

20.) Fluttershy – Unicorn of kindness.

21.) Applejack – Unicorn of honesty.

22.) Spike – The seventh unicorn and Twilight Sparkle’s foil.

From “Mia and Me”

23.) Onchao – The white-winged unicorn.

24.) Lyria – The queen of unicorns.

25.) Ono – The king of unicorns.

26.) Kiara – Onchao’s little sister unicorn.

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From “Despicable Me”

27.) Lucky – The little goat with one horn, confused to be a unicorn.

28.) Papoy – The toy unicorn given to Agnes by the Minions.

Unicorn names from books and literature

29.) Amalthea – From the best-selling novel “The Last Unicorn” by Peter S. Beagle.

30.) Marigold Heavenly Nostrils – From the book “Unicorn on a Roll” by Dana Simpson.

31.) Qilin – The Chinese term for unicorns from “The Twelve Kingdoms” fantasy novels.

32.) Uncle Unicorn – The antagonist from the graphic novel series “Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Uranium Unicorns from Uranus.”

Unicorn names from mythology and legends

33.) Monoceros – The Greek word meaning “one” and “horn” as described in “Natural History” by Pliny the Elder.

34.) Re’ems – The Biblical unicorn-type creature.

35.) Indrik – A unicorn creature from Russian folklore.

36.) Shadhavar –The legendary beast from medieval Muslim mythology.

37.) Camahueto – The legendary creature of Chilote mythology.

38.) Qilin – A unicorn in Chinese mythology.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are unicorn names?

Unicorn names can be famous names (like Twilight Sparkle or Rapidash) or you can make up your own from the creative unicorn name ideas listed below.

Who discovered unicorns?

The earliest written record of unicorns comes from ancient Greece, in the natural history accounts of the Greek physician and historian Ctesias.

Where do unicorns come from?

In traditional heraldry, the unicorn is from Scotland and represents the natural enemy of the English lion.

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Unicorn naming guide

Use this guide to help you create your own unicorn name. You can use any name you like from the list or take a name and modify it to fit your personality.

Unique unicorn names can be used for:

  • Video and roleplaying games like Adopt Me! and Dungeons & Dragons.
  • Unicorn themed birthday parties.
  • Kids will have fun naming stuffed animals.
  • Caption your unicorn posts on social media like Instagram.

Cute unicorn name ideas for kids

Having a unicorn-themed birthday party? Dressing up as your favorite unicorn for a costume party or photo session? Here are a selection of girl and boy unicorn names to get you started.

Girl unicorn names

1.) Alexandra

2.) Grizelda

3.) Celina

4.) Mystique

5.) Ursula

6.) Eternia

7.) Angelica

8.) Bliss

9.) Daphne

10.) Hope

11.) Kiara

12.) Lola

13.) Midnight

14.) Oriana

15.) Sindra

16.) Trixie

17.) Starfly

Boy unicorn names

18.) Acorn

19.) Charlie

20.) Chipper

21.) Lightning

22.) Majesty

23.) Xander

24.) Cantaro

25.) Dash

26.) Hero

27.) Knight

28.) Markos

29.) Nevil

30.) Oren

31.) Questor

32.) Stark

33.) Uno

34.) Xerxes

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Funny unicorn names

Kids will love these fun unicorn names. They are as fun to create as they are to say!

1.) Unihorn the Unicorn

2.) Unicornie

3.) Twinkle Toes

4.) Cuddle Bug

5.) Sprinkle Pie

6.) Bubbles

7.) Jolly Gingersnap

8.) Fluffy Fanny

9.) Princess Pop

10.) Periwinkleton

11.) Flying Flikka

12.) Sparklefluff

13.) Delores Glitterton

14.) Glimmer Glitterhorn

15.) Daisy Dasher

16.) Galloping Gertrude

17.) Dasha Dashtail

18.) Sparklehoof

19.) Fuchsia Fluttertail

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Unique unicorn names

We’ve selected themes that represent the unicorn spirit to inspire this list of names.

Jewel names

Like a rare gemstone, the unicorn embodies a unique beauty, strength, and value.

1.) Diamond

2.) Sapphire

3.) Emerald

4.) Topaz

5.) Ruby

6.) Opal

7.) Pearl

8.) Moonstone

9.) Amber

10.) Jasper

11.) Jade

12.) Beryl

13.) Carnelian

Color names

Unicorns live in a sun-filled world where the sky is all the colors of the rainbow.

14.) Periwinkle

15.) Pinky

16.) Crimson

17.) Turquoise

18.) Lavender

19.) Fuchsia

20.) Rainbow

21.) Chartreuse

22.) Magenta

23.) Indigo

24.) Alabaster

Sweet unicorn names

Children know unicorns are their ‘sweetest’ best friends.

25.) Butterscotch

26.) Ginger

27.) Honey

28.) Plum

29.) Caramel

30.) Marshmallow

31.) Lollypop

32.) Cinnamon

33.) Berry

34.) Chocolate

35.) Coconut

36.) Sugar

37.) Brownie

38.) Molasses

39.) Cookie

40.) Dumpling

41.) Pudding

42.) Peppermint

43.) Taffy

44.) Cocoa

45.) Sugar Lump

46.) Tutti Frutti

47.) Tootsie Roll

48.) Cotton Candy

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Flower names

A unicorn is as a flower, a thing of true beauty and wonder.

49.) Daffodil

50.) Marigold

51.) Daisy

52.) Violet

53.) Orchid

54.) Rose

55.) Lily

56.) Tulip

57.) Poppy

Magical names

Unicorn names with a hint of mystery and magic!

58.) Hermione

59.) Calypso

60.) Ariel

61.) Merlin

62.) Sabrina

63.) Bellatrix

64.) Gwydion

65.) Pixie

66.) Ariadne

67.) Parisa

68.) Aslan

69.) Persephone

70.) Lorelei

71.) Gwendolyn

72.) Nixie

73.) Asteria

Mystical names

Unicorn names that harken back to legends of yore.

74.) Morpheus

75.) Phoebe

76.) Isis

77.) Daphne

78.) Oberon

79.) Triton

80.) Cassandra

81.) Juno

82.) Andromeda

83.) Aurora

84.) Orion

85.) Flora

86.) Gabriel

87.) Athena

88.) Anastasia

89.) Maia

90.) Calypso

91.) Asherah

92.) Callisto

93.) Arcadia

94.) Aphrodite

95.) Apollo

96.) Artemis

97.) Circe

98.) Calliope

99.) Maya

100.) Lilith

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Whimsical names

Fun names that capture the true spirit of the magical unicorn.

101.) Glitter

102.) Twinkle

103.) Shimmer

104.) Flicker

105.) Blinky

106.) Dazzle

107.) Sparkle

108.) Flash

109.) Pizzaz

110.) Luster

111.) Razzmatazz

112.) Tinsel

113.) Flash

114.) Ritzy

115.) Glitzy

116.) Bling

Celestial names

A list of unicorn names inspired by the heavenly stars and skies.

117.) Star Dust

118.) Celestia

119.) Luna

120.) Orion

121.) Lyra

122.) Opehlia

123.) Atlas

124.) Moon Glow

125.) Andromeda

126.) Estelle

127.) Jupiter

128.) Draco

129.) Cosmos

130.) Sunbeam

131.) Cassiopeia

132.) Portia

133.) Galaxy

134.) Artemis

135.) Altair

136.) Solstice

137.) Larissa

138.) Starburst

139.) Aurora

140.) Starshine

141.) Moonbeam

142.) Neptune

143.) Pluto

144.) Miranda

145.) Elara

146.) Bianca

147.) Pandora

148.) Callisto

149.) Chandra


We hope this list of unicorn names has inspired you to create your own new name. Thanks for reading!