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  • Names for new goats UPDATED Chosen Names

    We got two new goats today and both are girls. They came without names and I am having a hard time coming up with good names. All our goats that come to our farm with no names are named in pairs (Bonnie and Clyde, Thelma and Louise, etc) and I would like to stick to this with our new goats. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks everyone

    And the names are.....

    LUCY and ETHEL

    Thanks everyone
    Last edited by RubyLink; Mar. 4, 2009, 05:39 PM.

  • #2
    Two suggestions:

    1. Charlotte and Emily - after the Bronte sisters

    2. Ruth and Naomi -- after the mother-in-law/daughter-in-law of the Bible

    <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


    • #3
      Mary-Kate and Ashley

      baaaaaad, I know...


      • #4
        Betty and Wilma (from the Flinstones)


        • #5
          Sampson and Delilah!
          proud owner of a crazy dutch warmblood


          • #6
            Marie and Antoinette
            save lives...spay/neuter/geld


            • #7
              Flower names? Lily and Rose. I had a Nubian named Ophelia. It just fit her perfectly. Opal and Pearl. Jade and Ruby- gemstones.


              • Original Poster

                Thanks everyone. I really like some of those names. Keep 'em coming and I will be sure to let everyone know the chosen names.
                Thanks again


                • #9
                  Ozzie and Harriett.

                  Laverne and Shirley

                  Patty and Maxene (then when you get a third you can name her Laverne and refer to them as the Andrews Sisters har har)

                  Zsa Zsa and Eva

                  Margret and Helen (sisters in Howards End)
                  Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                  Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                  -Rudyard Kipling


                  • #10
                    Crimson and Clover!


                    • #11
                      If you want some unusual ones, how about the Rhinemaidens Woglinde, Wellgunde, and Flosshilde from Wagner's Ring Cycle? You could toss in Brunhilde for good measure. Somehow "floss" just seems to fit a goat.

                      A search through the Greek and Roman goddesses should also turn up some interesting ones.
                      The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
                      Winston Churchill


                      • #12
                        Peas and Carrots

                        Can we have goat photos? I want a goat named Grubby.


                        • Original Poster

                          I will take some pics today and post them. I have to admit they are pretty cute even though I originally wasn't that fond of floppy eared goats.


                          • #14
                            Lucy and Ethel.
                            I realize that I'm generalizing here, but as is often the case when I generalize, I don't care. ~ Dave Barry


                            • #15
                              Paris and Nicole!!!

                              I had a female pygmy that I named Doris (after my mother in law)
                              The only difference between a runaway and a fast gallop is nothing but a SMILE
                              Most horses cross the Rainbow Bridge, but TEDDY JUMPED IT!!!
                              Member of the COTH Enabler Clique


                              • #16
                                I name all my barnyard animals (chickens, goats and a PB pig) after my friends. They get a kick out of it...


                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Go Fish View Post
                                  I name all my barnyard animals (chickens, goats and a PB pig) after my friends. They get a kick out of it...

                                  seriously priceless
                                  proud owner of a crazy dutch warmblood


                                  • #18
                                    My neighbor wanted me to name my 2 goats Barbie and Q so when you called for them they would come to Barb-B-Que! As they are pets, I opted not to go that route I'm terrible at names, my first goat's name is still officially Baby Goat (Baby for short)


                                    • #19
                                      Inga and Helga after our resident COTH fruitbats?
                                      "Oh, sure, you may be able to take down one smurf, but mark my words: You bonk one smurf, you better be ready for a blue wave."---Bucky Katt


                                      • #20
                                        whatever you name them be sure it "calls" well when you are hollering for them to come.