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150+ Best Barn Owl Names

The common barn owl (Latin Tyto alba) is a bird of prey of the barn owl family. The most common species in the world of the genus Barn.

Below you can find a name for your barn owl.

Old English Names for Barn Owls

  • Common Owl
  • Golden Owl
  • Barnyard Owl
  • Church Owl
  • Billy Wise
  • Cherubim
  • Cave Owl
  • Oolert
  • White Breasted Owl
  • Gilli-Howlett
  • Madge Howlett
  • Hoolet
  • Billy Wix
  • Yellow Owl
  • Demon Owl
  • Silver Owl
  • Berthuan
  • Hissing Owl
  • Moggy
  • Dobby Owl
  • Scritch Owl
  • Hobgoblin Owl
  • Gil-Hooter
  • Night Owl
  • Jenny Howlet
  • Farmer’s Friend
  • White Owl
  • Death Owl
  • Rat Owl
  • Ghost Owl
  • Roarer
  • Stone Owl
  • Monkey-faced Owl
  • Screech Owl
  • Hobby Owl
  • Screaming Owl
  • White Hootlet
  • Billy Whit
  • Straw Owl
  • Delicate Owl
  • Ullet
  • Woolert

Barn Owl – Latin Names

  • bubo, bubonis, masc. – this is your standard, vanilla “owl”
  • noctua, noctuae, fem. – this one is your “night-owl”
  • parra, parrae, fem. – this one is your owl as a bird of ill-omen
  • strix, strigis fem – a “screech-owl”
  • ulula, ululae, fem. → the “screech-owl” again

Scientific Names for Barn Owls

  • Tyto capensis capensis
  • Tyto capensis cameroonensis
  • Tyto capensis damarensis
  • Tyto capensis liberatus.
  • Tyto novaehollandiae manusi
  • Tyto novaehollandiae sororcula
  • Tyto novaehollandiae castanops
  • Tyto nigrobrunnea – Black-brown barn owl or Taglabu
  • Tyto rosenbergii – Sulawesian barn owl
  • Tyto sororcula – Small barn owl
  • Tyto soumagnei – Madagascar barn owl
  • Tyto tenebricosa – Large black barn owl
  • Tyto capensis – African or herbal barn owl
  • Tyto aurantia – Golden or bismarck barn owl
  • Tyto castanops – Tasmanian or burrow barn owl
  • Tyto deroepstorffi – Andaman barn owl
  • Tyto detorta – Cape Verde Barn owl
  • Tyto glaucops – Ash-faced barn owl
  • Tyto inexspectata – Minakhas barn owl
  • Tyto longimembris – Oriental herbal barn owl
  • Tyto manusi – Manus barn owl
  • Tyto multipunctata – Small black barn owl
  • Tyto navaehollandiae – Australian barn owl

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