120+ Famous Dog Names


Most of us think long and hard about the name for our future or new dog. And rightly so, because the name of our dogs can also tell a lot about ourselves, about our ideas, sense of humor and character. Therefore, choosing a beautiful dog name can be really difficult. However, a suitable name often comes to mind by itself, and sometimes a little fantasy or inspiration is enough. Here we have compiled a list of over 120 of the most famous dog names for males and bitches, just go through it and hopefully you will find the perfect one for you!

Famous Male Dog Names

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  • Simba
  • Riley
  • Duke
  • Luke
  • Peanut
  • Jax
  • Tyson
  • Ranger
  • Romeo
  • Max
  • Shadow
  • Jackson
  • Chico
  • Lucky
  • Chewy
  • Rocco
  • Buster
  • Cooper
  • Chase
  • Gus
  • Jasper
  • Winston
  • Oliver
  • Tucker
  • Beau
  • Boomer
  • Jack
  • Otis
  • Blue
  • Harley
  • Bandit
  • Scout
  • Charlie
  • Milo
  • Zeus
  • Benny
  • Jake
  • Benji
  • Kobe
  • Oscar
  • Brady
  • Thor
  • Bailey
  • Ace
  • Baxter
  • Maverick
  • Finn
  • Oreo
  • Archie
  • Teddy

Famous Female Dog Names

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  • Holly
  • Georgia
  • Ava
  • Phoebe
  • Fiona
  • Sandy
  • Nina
  • Roxie
  • Honey
  • Baby
  • Macy
  • Delilah
  • Sugar
  • Ella
  • Mocha
  • Ivy
  • Paisley
  • Missy
  • Hazel
  • Athena
  • Penelope
  • Cleo
  • Allie
  • Scout
  • Leia
  • Minnie
  • Marley
  • Shelby
  • Charlotte
  • Peanut
  • Josie
  • Heidi
  • Jasmine
  • Lacey
  • Winnie
  • Sydney
  • Bonnie
  • Harper
  • Shadow
  • Gigi

Famous Dog Names From Books

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  • Kerouac (On the Road)
  • Hermione (Harry Potter)
  • Clifford (The Big Red Dog)
  • Haruki (famed author Murakami)
  • Ellison (Invisible Man)
  • Francie (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn)
  • Bram (Dracula)
  • Lorca (poet Federico García)
  • Rumi (the poet)
  • Rip Van Winkle (Rip for short?)
  • Mowgli (The Jungle Book)
  • Maya (as in Angelou)
  • Tennyson (the poet)
  • Bronte (as in the sisters)
  • Gulliver (Gulliver’s Travels)
  • Matilda (Matilda)
  • Elena (author Ferrante of the Neapolitan novels)
  • Rhett (Gone With the Wind)
  • Marlowe (The Big Sleep)
  • Anais (as in Nin)
  • Bingley (Pride and Prejudice)
  • Galadriel (Lord of the Rings)
  • Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale and many more)
  • Blanche (A Streetcar Named Desire)
  • Truman (In Cold Blood)
  • Wilder (The Little House on the Prairie)
  • Dalloway (Mrs. Dalloway)
  • Huckleberry (Adventures of Huckleberry Finn)
  • Baldwin (Another Country and many more)
  • Dante (The Divine Comedy)
  • Cullen (Twilight)
  • Pablo (as in the poet Neruda)
  • Beckett (Waiting for Godot)
  • Holden (The Catcher in the Rye)
  • Pippi (Pippi Longstocking)
  • Gandalf (The Hobbit)
  • Harper (as in Harper Lee)
  • Poe (as in Edgar Allen)
  • Whitman (Leaves of Grass and more)
  • Sherman (as in author Alexie)

Famous Dog Names From Movies And TV Shows

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  • Fly & Rex ( Babe )
  • Nanook( The Lost Boys )
  • Sparky ( Frankenweenie )
  • Blue ( Blue’s Clues )
  • Marley ( Marley And Me )
  • Perdita & Pongo ( One Hundred And One Dalmatians )
  • Frank the pug( Men In Black )
  • Copper ( The Fox And The Hound )
  • Ren Höek ( The Ren & Stimpy Show )
  • Hosehead ( Strange Brew )
  • Bolt ( Bolt )
  • Milo ( The Mask )
  • Buddy ( Air Bud )
  • Comet ( Full House )
  • Beethoven ( Beethoven )
  • Astro( The Jetsons )
  • Charlie B. Barkin( All Dogs Go To Heaven )
  • Rin Tin Tin / Rinty ( Rin Tin Tin )
  • Einstein ( Back To The Future )
  • Scooby-Doo (Scooby-Doo)
  • Benji ( Benji )
  • Chopper( Stand By Me )
  • Daisy ( John Wick )

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