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60+ Barn Owl Names: The Best List You’ll Ever Find




Barn owls are among the most beautiful barn animals, and they make wonderful pets.

They have a lot of personalities and can be very affectionate with their humans.

One thing you’ll need to decide is what name to give it!

Whether this barn owl will live indoors or outdoors doesn’t matter – both barns have plenty of options for barn owl names.

We’ve compiled a list of over 60 barn owl names that are perfect for your new pet!

barn owl names

Old English Names for Barn Owls

  • Billy Whit
  • Jenny Howlet
  • Farmer’s Friend
  • Billy Wise
  • Gilli-Howlett
  • Woolert
  • Barnyard Owl
  • Ghost Owl
  • Church Owl
  • Gil-Hooter
  • Screaming Owl
  • Hobgoblin Owl
  • Night Owl
  • Oolert
  • Berthuan
  • Madge Howlett
  • Stone Owl
  • Yellow Owl
  • Common Owl
  • Billy Wix
  • Hoolet
  • Hobby Owl
  • Cherubim
  • Moggy
  • Hissing Owl
  • Roarer
  • Screech Owl
  • Scritch Owl
  • Cave Owl
  • Delicate Owl
  • Golden Owl
  • Silver Owl
  • Straw Owl
  • Death Owl
  • Demon Owl
  • Dobby Owl
  • White Breasted Owl
  • White Owl
  • Monkey-faced Owl
  • Ullet
  • White Hootlet
  • Rat Owl
Old English Names for Barn Owls

Barn Owl Latin Names

Strix
a “screech-owl”
Ulula
the “screech-owl”
Bubo
this is your standard, vanilla “owl”
Noctua
this one is your “night-owl”
Parra
this one is your owl as a bird of ill-omen
Barn Owl Latin Names

Famous Barn Owl Names

Nyra
(Greek origin) meaning “rose”
Errol
(English origin) means “a nobleman”
Kludd
the name for owls in Ecuador
Nightwing
is the name of a DC Comics superhero
Owlboy
the name of a video game
Owly
The title character of the American graphic novel series
Jareth
the owl manifestation of the Goblin King in the ‘Labyrinth’
Owlbear
the name of a creature in ‘Dungeons & Dragons’
Hoots
(English origin) means “to scream”
Hedwig
(Germanic origin) meaning “warrior in war”.
Pigwidgeon
(English origin) meaning “small”
Woodsy
the name of the icon of the US Forest Service
Hermes
(Greek origin) meaning “interpreter”
Scowl
In ‘Happily Ever After’, Scowl was a sarcastic owl.
Noctus
(Latin origin) meaning “night”
Glimfeather
The name of an owl in C. S. Lewis’s ‘Chronicles of Narnia’
Gylfie
(Norse origin) meaning “miracle”.
Archimedes
(Greek origin) means “master planner” and was the name of Merlin’s owl.
Soren
(Scandinavian origin) meaning “strict”
Famous Barn Owl Names

There are so many barn owl names to choose from! It can be tough narrowing down which one is the perfect fit for your feathered friend.

But don’t worry, we also have a list of over 40 baby owl names that you and your family will enjoy perusing until you find just the right name.

Just pick up some scratch paper and go through this list with pen in hand before deciding on which one seems most fitting for your new pet.

Which of these barn owl names do you think would suit yours?

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