Big Question: Are the Reindeer Boys or Girls?

1126Many of you have sent us this question. It is worthy of a straight answer.

According to Elf Victor, Santa has both boy reindeer and girl reindeer. They all have talents and they all have a part to play during Operation Merry Christmas. Santa doesn’t know how many reindeer he actually has — thousands and thousands of them. But the question comes up all the time about Santa’s A-team of reindeer. That I can answer:

Dasher is a boy. One of Santa’s oldest reindeer, Dasher is known for both blazing speed and stamina.

Dancer is a girl. She is very nimble and often when Santa get stuck in snow or mud it is Dancer who can help lead the team out of the mess.

Prancer is a girl. She is Dancer’s sister, in fact. Prancer, as her name might suggest, is an expert runner. She flies well but she does very, very well on the ground, too.

Vixen is a girl. She’s all girl. She loves to wear bows, even when she flies.

Comet is a boy and he is extremely fast. He has thick legs and muscles all over his body. He is so strong that sometimes Santa takes him on trips all by himself.

Cupid is a girl. She is a real sweetheart. She loves to sing when she flies.

Donner is a boy. He’s Rudolph’s father, as you know, and he is the leader among all the reindeer.

Blitzen is a boy. Known as the quiet one, Blitzen is the reindeer who never wants to stop working or take a rest. Santa just loves him.

Rudolph is a boy, of course. Famous for his nose, Santa wishes he was known more for his eagerness to serve. Rudolph never gives up.

My staff is combing through all of your emailed questions. Feel free to send us more. We can’t answer everything but we will get to the most common questions asked of us as we count down the hours to Santa’s launch.

Elf Ernest

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17 thoughts on “Big Question: Are the Reindeer Boys or Girls?

  • October 14, 2015 at 3:56 am
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    Hi please can I have more information about the reindeers

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  • November 9, 2015 at 3:44 pm
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    Do you guys know if there is a girl raindeer on santas slae

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    • December 9, 2016 at 3:21 pm
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      there are four dancer prancer vixen and cupid

      Dancer is a girl. She is very nimble and often when Santa get stuck in snow or mud it is Dancer who can help lead the team out of the mess.

      Prancer is a girl. She is Dancer’s sister, in fact. Prancer, as her name might suggest, is an expert runner. She flies well but she does very, very well on the ground, too.

      Vixen is a girl. She’s all girl. She loves to wear bows, even when she flies.

      Cupid is a girl. She is a real sweetheart. She loves to sing when she flies.

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  • December 5, 2015 at 9:44 pm
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    thx for letting me know about this so yeah.

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  • December 9, 2015 at 5:23 pm
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    do the reindeer eat carrots or cookies

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    • December 5, 2016 at 3:52 pm
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      Both – they love carrots, cookies, anything sweet!

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    • December 12, 2016 at 12:15 pm
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      This one is hard to answer directly, Olive can be either a boy or a girl reindeer. It depends upon what you want it to be. Boy and or a Girl

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  • December 2, 2016 at 11:17 pm
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    Could comet be a girls name too ?

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    • December 12, 2016 at 12:20 pm
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      Yes it can, but also who would doubt Comet is a boy reindeers name too. Kind of an odd name for a reindeer, either way, Santa picked first!

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  • December 2, 2016 at 11:20 pm
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    Why does it take so long to answer ?

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    • December 12, 2016 at 12:17 pm
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      Time my friend, it takes time.. have patience.

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  • December 13, 2016 at 4:07 pm
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    Yes I have a a question elf Ernest. I love dancer and her sister prancer I would love to see them on Christmas please. Xoxo Charlotte

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  • December 17, 2016 at 4:54 pm
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    My favorite raindeer is vixen and prancer and Rudolph of course even though I’m 29 years old I still love Santa xoxo Amanda

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  • December 21, 2016 at 9:38 am
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    what do the reindeer do if its not christmas

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