You’ll love these 113 Elf of the Shelf names & FREE printable boy and girl Elf on the Shelf names! Your kids will love choosing from these funny and cute Christmas elf names.
My kids adore our two elves that come visit us each holiday season, and it’s become a fun tradition that we all look forward to each year.
When your kids first get their new elf, they’ll want to pick the very best elf name they can for their new friend.
Be sure to grab our FREE elf letter printable for your kids when their elf arrives!
If you and your kids are looking for funny elf names, cute elf names, unique names, or mischievous elf names, you’ve come to the right place!
I sure wish we had this valuable resource when we were naming our two elves.
It is such a time saver to have a list of tried and true elf names available.
BEST Elf on the Shelf Names
We’ve compiled a GIANT list of 113 good elf names for you to choose from!
My kids and I brainstormed these names for hours and made a list of our very favorites.
Some of the names come from favorite Christmas movies (like Home Alone, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas), while others are named after our favorite Christmas treats or Disney characters.
These Elf on the Shelf name ideas are sure to have the perfect elf name for your new little friend!
How do I Get the FREE Printables?
All of the printable names are listed below.
There are separated by boy names and girl names and are all in ABC order to make it easier to read.
You can also download a FREE printable list of girl and boy elf names at the bottom of each list!
Don’t forget to print our FREE elf adoption certificate signed by Santa to make your elf an official member of your family.
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Boy Elf on the Shelf Names
Need Elf on the Shelf names for a boy?
Here’s the perfect list for you to get started, all in ABC order.
My favorites are Buddy, Dash, Jingle, Pip, Tiny, and Zippy.
Don’t these names have so much character and personality?
Girl Elf on the Shelf Names
How about some girl elf names?
Look no further!
My personal favorite female elf names are Ginger (that’s our girl elf’s name), Holly, Ivy, Jingles, Twinkle, and Cookie.
How cute are all these spunky and fun girl elf names?
This printable is for personal use only. Not for resale or distribution!
I recommend printing on white card stock so the certificate is more sturdy and durable.
Reindeer Elf Names
After publishing this article, I realized that I left out all of Santa’s reindeer names, which also make great names!
Be sure to consider these awesome choices too.
Dasher and Donner are my top choices for a boy, while Dancer and Cupid are my favorites for a girl.
Hopefully this list helps you pick out the perfect name for your new friend and adds a little Christmas magic to your holiday season!
Don’t forget to print a FREE Christmas wish list from our 9 FREE gorgeous Christmas wish lists.
You’re sure to find a wish list that’s perfect for everyone you’re shopping for this Christmas!
FREE Elf on the Shelf Printables
Need more help getting creative with your elf this year?
Here are some FREE printables to help…
Elf on the Shelf Goodbye Letter-
Saying goodbye to your elf can be tough, but our Elf on the Shelf goodbye letter can make it easier!
It’s written by your elf to your kids, and lets the kids know how much your elf loves them and can’t wait to see them next year.
There’s both a boy elf and girl elf version to print.
Elf on the Shelf Notes Printable-
Do you suffer from elf burnout?
Make your life easier with these FREE Elf on the Shelf printable notes!
There’s one note per day from December 1st – Christmas Eve, and each note has a fun, cute letter from your elf to your kiddos that encourages an activity or some fun for the day.
Bad Behavior Letter-
If your kid is headed towards the naughty list, your elf can deliver a bad behavior letter warning to gently guide them back on the straight and narrow.
There’s even a free printable good behavior letter too for when your kids do something extra nice!
FREE Designer Christmas List Templates-
Make your own Christmas wish list with these gorgeous printable Christmas lists!
There are 9 Christmas wish lists to choose from, ranging from toddler age all the way through adult.
There truly is a wish list template for everyone, and you can print them all for free!