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101 Fun Dog Names for Every Type of Pet Owner

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101 Fun Dog Names for Every Type of Pet Owner

Choosing a name for your dog is a big decision. This is the name you’ll be calling for years to come! Picking the perfect name can be tricky, so we’ve put together this list of fun and interesting dog names for inspiration.

CLASSIC DOG NAMES

These dog names are old-school cool, for people who like to stick to the classics. After all, they’re classics for a reason.

  • 1. Buddy
  • 2. Fido
  • 3. Fluffy
  • 4. Lassie
  • 5. Lucky
  • 6. Rex
  • 7. Rover
  • 8. Spot

ROYAL DOG NAMES

Even the Queen of England loves dogs! For anyone who stayed up late to watch the royal wedding live on TV, these royalty-inspired dog names are for you.

  • 9. Duke
  • 10. Elizabeth
  • 11. King
  • 12. Kate
  • 13. Princess

POPULAR DOG NAMES

These days, “people” names for dogs are all the rage. Chances are you already know a pup with one of these trendy dog names.

Popular Girl Dog Names

  • 14. Annie
  • 15. Bella
  • 16. Emily
  • 17. Emma
  • 18. Maggie
  • 19. Molly
  • 20. Sophie

Popular Boy Dog Names

  • 21. Barney
  • 22. Charlie
  • 23. Dexter
  • 24. Jack
  • 25. Jake
  • 26. Max
  • 27. Oscar

FLOWER DOG NAMES

These floral-inspired dog names are perfect for anyone with a green thumb (or paw!).

  • 28. Daisy
  • 29. Lily
  • 30. Rose
  • 31. Tulip
  • 32. Violet

CAR-RELATED DOG NAMES

Rev your engines! Whether you’re a car lover or not, these car-themed dog names are super cool and unique.

  • 33. Cooper
  • 34. Ferrari
  • 35. Jazz
  • 36. Kia
  • 37. Ranger

FOOD NAMES FOR DOGS

Attention, foodies! Naming your dog after your favorite food is a recipe for sweet, sweet success.

  • 38. Chef
  • 39. Cocoa
  • 40. Cookie
  • 41. Olive
  • 42. Peanut
  • 43. Pork Chop
  • 44. Pumpkin
  • 45. Sugar
  • 46. Sushi

ASTRONOMY AND ASTROLOGY NAMES FOR DOGS:

For dogs whose pet parents check their horoscope every morning, you can’t go wrong with these astrological dog names!

  • 47. Comet
  • 48. Cosmo
  • 49. Luna
  • 50. Pluto
  • 51. Star
  • 52. Stella
  • 53. Venus

POP CULTURE DOG NAMES

These cute pet names are great for bookworms, movie lovers, and super-fans alike!

Literary Dog Names

  • 54. Darcy (Pride and Prejudice)
  • 55. Gatsby (The Great Gatsby)
  • 56. Holden (The Catcher in the Rye)
  • 57. Horton (Horton Hears a Who)
  • 58. Sherlock (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)

Lord of the Rings Dog Names

  • 59. Bilbo
  • 60. Frodo
  • 61. Gandalf
  • 62. Gollum

Game of Thrones Dog Names

  • 63. Arya
  • 64. Daenerys
  • 65. Khaleesi
  • 66. Tyrion

Harry Potter Dog Names

  • 67. Dobby
  • 68. Draco
  • 69. Hedwig
  • 70. Hermione
  • 71. Neville
  • 72. Snape

Star Wars Dog Names

  • 73. Chewy
  • 74. Jabba the Mutt
  • 75. Leia
  • 76. Vader
  • 77. Yoda

PRESIDENTIAL DOG NAMES

History buffs may want to follow in the footsteps of former presidents and name their dogs after a presidential pooch. Or cut out the middle man and name your dog after a president!

  • 78. Bo (Barack Obama)
  • 79. Bruce (Woodrow Wilson)
  • 80. Checkers (Richard Nixon)
  • 81. Juno (John Adams)
  • 82. Otis (Rutherford B. Hayes)
  • 83. Sebastian (James Monroe)
  • 84. Veto (James Garfield)

NAMES FOR DOG PAIRS

Sometimes one dog just isn’t enough. These names are great for littermates or just dog BFFs!

  • 85. Batman and Robin
  • 86. Ben and Jerry
  • 87. Chip and Dale
  • 88. Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • 89. Romeo and Juliet

TRAVEL-INSPIRED DOG NAMES

These geographic dog names are perfect for jet-setting, world-traveling, dog-loving pet parents!

  • 90. Alaska
  • 91. Denver
  • 92. London
  • 93. Paris
  • 94. Sydney
  • 95. Vegas

NATURE-THEMED DOG NAMES

If your new puppy is also your future hiking partner, these nature-inspired dog names are for you.

  • 96. Bear
  • 97. Meadow
  • 98. River
  • 99. Rocky
  • 100. Storm
  • 101. Sunny
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