50+ Famous Unicorn Names – Famous Unicorns From Pop Culture

Do you know what a unicorn is? Most people would say yes, but there are many different definitions of the word. A unicorn is traditionally described as a white horse with a horn on its head, but in recent years the term has been used to describe any kind of mythical creature.

In this blog post, we will be discussing unicorns in pop culture. We will be listing over 50 famous unicorns and their corresponding names!

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Here are the most famous unicorn names from pop culture which you use as inspiration for a pet name.

Famous Unicorn Names From Pop Culture

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Silver Spanner
A female unicorn that has a wrench for a cutie mark.
Professor Flintheart
A pony based on Professor Snape from Harry Potter.
Mythical unicorn living in the Unicorn Forest.
Princess Celestia
Princess Celestia is the Alicorn queen of Equestria from the TV series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She’s beautiful and wise, but also a bit mischievous.
Claude the Puppeteer
A puppeteer who had a puppet theater built for him by Rarity.
A winged unicorn monster from season 1 of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
A young male unicorn and best friend of Snails.
Unicorns of the Middle Ages
Unicorns are used as imagery in paintings and tapestries of the Middle Ages. You’ll often see them dwelling in a field of flowers, serene and beautiful with their heads resting in the lap of a young girl.
A popular background pony from My Little Pony, often called Colgate for color scheme.
Once a man named Helios, Pegasus is a winged unicorn who is an ally of Sailor Moon and Sailor Chibi Moon.
the Progressive Insurance Agent. She sells auto-insurance online, and makes some cameos in various games.
Stellar Flare
The mother of Sunburst.
DJ Pon-3
Ponyville’s resident DJ in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, as well as Octavia Melody’s roommate.
Sunset Shimmer
Ex-student of Princess Celestia and now-reformed villain of Equestria Girls.
The Fay Enchantress
The earthly representative of the Lady of the Lake and the overall and undisputed leader of her cult, as well as the supreme political and spiritual authority in Bretonnia.
Sugar Belle
The baker of Starlight Glimmer’s village, later Big Mac’s wife.
Starlight Glimmer’s childhood friend.
Unicorn Attack is a game everyone played in 2009. It’s a side-scrolling video game, where you play as a robot unicorn and have to gallop through a magical land filled with obstacles.
Laid-Back Fan
A snack bar manager at the Daring Do convention.
Tempest Shadow
The broken-horned villain of My Little Pony: The Movie, voiced by Emily Blunt.
Party Favor
One of the village ponies enslaved by Starlight Glimmer. He tends not to listen.
a mystical, horned creature from Chinese mythology. It’s often referred to as a Chinese unicorn even though it’s usually depicted with two antler-like horns instead of just one.
Neon Lights
A background pony who is a unicorn.
Hondo Flanks
The father of Rarity and Sweetie Belle.
The sixty-seventh demon of the Goetia.
Trixie Lulamoon
A stage magician and former villain from My Little Pony.
a very unicorn-looking creature from neopets. It’s a site where you can create your own pet, feed it, dress it up and a lot of other stuff.
Morell Thule
Morell Thule is a god in the EverQuest franchise. He is known as The Lord of Dreams and is the god of peaceful dreams.
Famous unicorn names from pop culture
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A young male unicorn and best friend of Snips.
Liza Doolots
A background filly.
A camper at the Cutie Mark Day Camp.
Sweetie Belle
Rarity’s younger sister and member of the Cutie Mark Crusaders.
Rare Find
A background pony.
A deer-like beast from the Maluku Islands with bird-like legs, thick fur around its neck, and a prominent, single horn on its head like a unicorn.
Julian is a unicorn villager in Animal Crossing. He’s classified as a horse in the games.
the founder of the Peggle Institute.
Charlie the Unicorn is the unlucky star of a series of shorts that went viral in 2005. He’s a gray and grumpy old colt who suffers from depression.
Starlight Glimmer
Once a Cutie Mark-shaming equality supremacist, Starlight Glimmer has since reformed and became Twilight’s student.
Gaffer Crimpdigit
Pirate Glassblower. Makes glass unicorns, vowels, and “unbreakable” bottles.
Knight is a playable character in Gauntlet: Legends, and Gauntlet: Dark Legacy. Blue is his default costume, although he does have alternate costumes.
The protagonist of a series of animated short films on Youtube, Charlie is constantly being tortured by the malicious antics of the Pink and Blue unicorns.
WhirlwindWhirlwind is a unicorn/dragon hybrid that is a member of the Skylanders.
One of the antagonistic unicorns in the Charlie the Unicorn series.
The unicorn Key Keeper who dabbles in black magic.
Twilight Sparkle
A unicorn, later-turned alicorn living in Ponyville. The main protagonist of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Twilight is the star student of Princess Celestia, and eventually becomes a princess herself.
The somewhat posh pony that represents the Element of Generosity from the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic franchise.
Lady Rainicorn
Lady Rainicorn is a character from the amazing TV show Adventure Time. She’s a snake-like, flowy unicornic creature from the crystal dimension.
Black Unicorn
This unicorn is from a book by Tanith Lee I read as a kid. The main character, Tanaquil, is the daughter of a sorceress but not very good at magic.
Shining Armor
Twilight’s brother, Cadance’s husband, and captain of the royal guard.
from the anime The Fantastic Adventures of Unico, is a very tiny “kawaii” unicorn with the body of a white foal and the head of a redhaired baby.
Twilight Velvet
The mother of Twilight Sparkle.
Lyra Heartstrings
A popular background character from My Little Pony: Friendship is magic, noted for her odd sitting habits and relationship with Bon Bon.
Jet Set
An upper class unicorn.
the unicorn Pokémon called Gallop in Japan, evolves from Ponyta at Level 40.
Fetuscorn is actually my own unicorn creation. He’s a cute little creature, floating around inside a balloon, with a rainbow-color umbilical cord dangling behind him.
One of the antagonistic unicorns in the Charlie the Unicorn series.

So there you have it, a comprehensive list of over 50 famous unicorns and their magical names. If you need more ideas like hilarious ones, you can check our list of funny unicorn names.

Now go forth and name your next fictional unicorn character or new pet something truly spectacular!

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