The 'teddy' got its name in 1901, when the president of the United States of America, Theodore Roosevelt, refused to shoot a cub during a hunting trip. This news spread across the country, and toy bears became widely made and sold across America, called 'Teddy Bears,' after the president, and they've been our worldwide favourite stuffed toy ever since.
Choosing their teddy bear's name lets your child use their imagination, and connect more deeply with their teddy bear. By giving a toy a name and deciding if it's a girl or boy teddy, or a gender-neutral bear, you can create a unique personality for the toy, and they can become the special friend your little one loves and adores for a long time to come.
Finding the perfect name can be hard, but we've come up with some of our favourite teddy bears names to help boost your little one's creativity and bring your bear to life.
We think our list has some of the best teddy bear names out there, and we hope it sparks your imagination to create a special name for your child's special friend.
Cute Teddy Bear Names
Choosing the name for teddy bear can be tough, but sometimes a cute classic is best! Check out our favourite cute choices for some adorable inspiration.
11) Baby Bear
Classic Names for a Classic Bears
These old-time classics are the best choice for fancy friends who love attending fancy tea parties!
The Sweetest Names
If your child has a bear with soft brown fur, these cute, yummy names might be what you choose!
Funny Teddy Bear Names
For cheeky bears with naughty tendencies, these popular funny name choices will make you and your child laugh.
46) Eddy the Teddy
47) Fuzzy Wuzzy
48) Mr. Bear
51) Mr Hugglesworth
54) Mr Fluffles
Girly Names for Teddy Bears
For the sweetest care bears, these popular name choices might be your child's top choice.
If your child is a big Disney fan, you'll love these name ideas from our favourite Disney movies!
Famous Teddy Bear Names
For a child who likes the idea of a bear with a name no one will forget, try out some of these for size.
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