If a charming pet with a beautiful shell on the back has got in the house, you should immediately come up with a name for him. To make it original and sonorous, you need to show imagination and watch the animal.
Turtles with royal or simply graceful in your opinion habits can be called in accordance with literary or cinematic prototypes: Martha, Berta, Margot, Ariel, Ophelia, Michelle, Lilith.
Sometimes female turtles are given cute human names: Sonya, Tonya, Raya, Shura, Kira, Polina. Some owners call turtles by the name or surname of their favorite celebrities: Barto, Bella, Faina.
In addition, you can call the turtle after one of the ancient goddesses or queens: Penelope, Cleopatra, Demeter, Venus.
Nicknames for boys can also be selected in honor of famous movie characters, animated films, works of art: Ostap, Vinnie, Bonniface, Clyde, Nemo.
Someone prefers to give turtles names in honor of their favorite writers, poets, actors, directors and other famous figures of science and arts. For example: Brahms, Darwin, Che Guevara, Freud, Henry, Shelley, etc.
The use of the names of the host idols is widespread: Roy, Tim, Ozzy, Kurt, Jack, Patrick, Leonardo, etc.
Nicknames symbolizing various areas of a particular professional activity are less popular, but they are actively used among admirers of something original: Forecaster, Pharaoh, Doctor, Sprinter.
Some owners choose to give pets names that correspond to edible or inedible items. Say, for boys, nicknames are selected in the spirit: Coconut, Cupcake, Iris, Buttercup, for girls - Jasmine, Tequila, Button.
There are also universal names that are suitable for turtles of both sexes, for example, Lu, Tesla, Pepe, Pashka. Whatever name you choose, the main thing is that you personally like it and it is desirable that it matches the character of the pet.
Turtles should not be called by the names of cats or dogs. It will look much weirder than if you come up with a non-existent nickname for your pet from your own head.