40+ Famous Turkey Names: Unique Turkey Names To Consider

When it comes to naming your pet turkey, you want to choose a name that is unique and memorable. Here are over 40 famous turkey names to consider! These names have been inspired by turkeys who appeared in pop culture.

Whether you are looking for a funny name or something more serious, we have you covered.

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Here are the most famous turkey names that you should consider for your pet turkey.

Famous Turkey Names From Pop Culture

Famous Turkey Names From Pop Culture
Turkey from Free Birds (Source:
Turkie (ThanksKilling)
Gobbles (South Park)
Redfeather (Pocahontas)
Super Turkey (ARK: Survival Evolved)
Reggie (Free Birds)
Turkey Lurkey (Chicken Little – 1943 short film)
Franklin (Animal Crossing)
Mayor Turkey Lurkey (Chicken Little)
Tom the Turkey (The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror)
Old Turkey Mom (CatDog)
Jake (Free Birds)
Turkey on Guard (Disney’s Magical Quest 3)
The Turkey/Thomas (Looney Tunes)
Turkey (Rover Dangerfield)
Turkey (Animaniacs)
Turkey (A Muppet Family Christmas)
Narrator (Stroker and Hoop)
Evil Turkey (South Park)
Pavita Pechugona (La Pavita Pechugona)
Jenny (Free Birds)

Pardoning Turkey Names

Pardoning Turkey Names
U.S. President Joe Biden participates in the 74th annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon of Peanut Butter (Source:

The US president “pardoning” turkeys every Thanksgiving is an old tradition. It started from the time of George Bush, but naming these pardoned birds began during President Bill Clinton’s presidency.

Here are some of the names the former US presidents gave to pardoned turkeys.

Charlie This bird pardoned in 1987 and later sent to the petting zoo
Woody Raised by NTF and pardoned in 1988
Harry The Turkey Used in 1999
Jerry Turkey A 20 KG giant Turkey pardoned in 2000
Liberty and Freedom Both birds were named on the incidents during 2001
Katie Katie was the first female turkey pardoned in history and named on the chairman NTFs daughter.
Stars and Stripes Used in 2003
Biscuits 2004
Marshmallow This name was chosen on the based of public votes
Flyer 2006
May 2007
Pecan 2008
Courage 2009
Apple 2010
Liberty 2011
Cobbler 2012
Popcorn 2013
Caramel 2014
Abe 2015
Tater 2016
Drumstick 2017
Peas 2018
Butter 2019
Corn 2020

So there you have it, a comprehensive list of over 40 famous turkey names.

If you’re still having trouble naming your pet turkey, maybe our list of funny turkey names would help you find the perfect fit.

And if all else fails, just go with Tubby or Gobbles. They may not be the most creative choices, but they get the job done.

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