Examples of names for teddy bears include Rupert, Basil, Ben, Duffy and Barry. Additional names for teddy bears are Fluffy, Horace, Oscar, Patches and Rocky.
Rupert is the name of the bear from a comic strip that ran in the Daily Express newspaper in 1920. He later became an icon in children’s culture through several television shows. Basil was the name of the bear that was the main character in the Canadian version of "Sesame Street," which was titled "Sesame Park." The name Ben has been used for a number of well known bears, such as the bear from "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams" and "The Secret Life of Benjamin Bear."