75 Pirate Names for Your Little Buccaneer

Updated: July 8, 2021
Calling all scallywags! We've compiled a list of baby names for boys, girls, and gender neutral options inspired by famous pirates, fictional pirates, and everything in between.
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Calling all scallywags! Are you expecting a wee one to join your pirate crew soon?

Choosing baby names is as difficult as sailing the high seas, and we wanted to lend you a hand. There are famous pirates, fictional pirates, and everything in between to help a sea dog like you find the perfect pirate name!

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Below is a list of pirate names that will suit your landlubber so well! It's going to save you some time and you won't have to use a pirate name generator.

Pirate Names For Girls

  1. Aegea - Old Greek name that means "shield," and is derived from Aegean for the Aegean Sea
  2. Anamaria - For the character portrayed by Zoe Saldana in the Disney film Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl
  3. Angelica - For the character portrayed by Penelope Cruz in the Disney film Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
  4. Anne - For Anne Bonny, an Irish pirate during the 18th century and one of the only female pirates in history
  5. Arcelia - Spanish for "treasure chest"
  6. Bonny - For Anne Bonny, an Irish female pirate
  7. Calypso - For the character and sea goddess featured in Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean film series
  8. Charlotte - For Charlotte de Berry, an English female pirate captain
  9. Ching - For Ching Shih, a famous Chinese pirate who was known as one of the deadliest pirates in history
  10. Christina - For Christina Skytte, a Swedish female pirate in the 17th century
  11. Destiny - Derived from the French word "destine," and means "to determine" or "fate"
  12. Elise - For Elise Eskilsdotter, a Norwegian female pirate
  13. Elizabeth - For the character portrayed by Keira Knightly in Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean film series
  14. Flora - For Flora Burn, an English female pirate
  15. Grace - For Grace O'Malley, an Irish female pirate in the 16th century
  16. Jacquotte - For Jacquotte Delahaye, a French Haitian female pirate who is known as "Back from the Dead Red" and she is most likely a fictional character
  17. Jade - For the green gemstone that is Spanish for "stone of the side"
  18. Jeanne - For Jeanne de Clisson, a Breton female pirate who is known as the "Lioness of Brittany"
  19. Johanna - For Johanna Hard, a Swedish female pirate
  20. Lindsey - For Maria Lindsey, an English female pirate in the 18th century and wife of Captain Eric Cobham
  21. Maire - Latin or Irish for "star of the sea"
  22. Margaret - For Margaret Croke, a female Canadian pirate during the 19th century
  23. Maria - For Maria Lindsey, an English female pirate in the 18th century
  24. Marina - Latin for "from the sea"
  25. Mary - For Mary Read, a female English pirate in the Caribbean during the 18th century
  26. Nerina - Greek for "sea nymph"
  27. Rachel - For Rachel Wall who was thought to be the first American female pirate
  28. Ruth - For the character in the operetta Pirates of Penzance
  29. Sadie - For Sadie the Goat, an American female pirate during the 19th century
  30. Sayyida - For Sayyida al-Hurra, a Moroccan female pirate in the 1500s
  31. Sirene - Greek for "enchanter" or "mermaid"
  32. Teuta - A Queen of Illyria who was a female pirate that was active in the Adriatic Sea
  33. Tia - For Tia Dalma, a character in Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean film series
  34. Ula - Celtic for "gem of the sea"

Pirate Names for Boys

  1. Amaro - For Amaro Pargo, a Spanish corsair in the 18th century
  2. Archer - An English origin name made famous by bowmen in the Middle Ages
  3. Barbossa - For Hector Barbossa, a character in Disney's The Pirates of the Caribbean film series
  4. Bartholomew - For Bartholomew Roberts, who was a member of a confederation of buccaneers in the 17th century
  5. Calico - For Calico Jack, an English pirate captain in the Bahamas during the end of the 17th century
  6. Caspian - For the Caspian Sea
  7. Charles - For Charles Vane, an English pirate in the Bahamas during the Golden Age of Piracy
  8. Cornelius - For John Cornelius, an Irish pirate that was active in the Red Sea
  9. Davy - For Davy Jones, a character seen in Disney's The Pirates of the Caribbean film series
  10. Drake - For Sir Francis Drake, an English explorer and sea captain
  11. Edmund - For Edmund Cooke, a pirate and buccaneer who sailed against the Spanish
  12. Edward - For Edward Teach, who is best known as "Blackbeard"
  13. Francis - For Sir Frances Drake, an English explorer and sea captain
  14. Frederick - For Frederick Barbarossa, the pirate also known as "Redbeard"
  15. Hawkins - For Sir John Hawkins, an English naval commander and privateer
  16. Henry - A Welsh buccaneer who was famous during the 17th century
  17. Hudd - An English form of Richard that means "brave ruler"
  18. Jack - For Captain Jack Sparrow, the main protagonist in Disney's The Pirates of the Caribbean film series
  19. John - For Long John Silver, the main protagonist of the novel Treasure Island
  20. Kidd - For Captain William Kidd, a very famous pirate, and privateer during the 17th century
  21. Marquis - For Marquis de Bouillabaisse in the Disney series Adventures of the Gummi Bears
  22. Nathaniel - For Nathaniel North, who was a pirate during the Golden Age of Piracy
  23. Nicholas - For Nicolas Brown, an English pirate who was active during the 18th century
  24. Phineas - For Phineas Bunce, a pirate active in the Caribbean during the 18th century
  25. Pierre - For Pierre Lafitte, who was a French pirate and privateer during the 19th century
  26. Raleigh - For Sir Walter Raleigh, a famous English adventurer in the 16th century
  27. Richard - For Richard Worley, an American pirate in the Caribbean Sea during the 18th century
  28. Roger - For the Jolly Roger, the English name for the skull and crossbones flag used to identify a pirate ship
  29. Ronan - For Ronan O'Rahilly who was a pioneer of pirate radio
  30. Stede - For Stede Bonnet, who was nicknamed "the Gentleman Pirate" in Barbados during the 18th century
  31. Thomas - For Thomas Tew, a privateer known as "the Rhode Island Pirate"
  32. William - For Captain William Kidd, a famous privateer during the 17th century
  33. Zheng- For Zheng Chenggong, a Chinese pirate during the 17th century

Gender Neutral Pirate Names

  1. Bellamy - For Samuel Bellamy, an English pirate also known as "Black Sam"
  2. James - For James Flint, one of the most feared pirates during the Golden Age of Piracy
  3. Jordan - For Edward Jordan, an Irish pirate from the 19th century
  4. Journey - An English name for "trip" that is used to describe routes pirates take
  5. Morgan - For Sir Henry Morgan, a Welsh buccaneer during the 17th century
  6. Phoenix - For the "Phoenix Pirates" a pirate crew from the anime series One Piece
  7. Scout - American for "the first explorer"
  8. Sailor - English for "mariner"

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