Dog Names Articles

Since the site launched in 2013, My Dog’s Name has helped millions of new dog parents find the perfect name for their pup. In addition to our interactive name generator, we publish articles with name ideas inspired by breed, size, personality, appearance and more.

  1. Boxer Dog Names

    250+ Boxer Dog Names – The Ultimate List!

    Get ready for the ultimate list of Boxer dog names. With 250+ ideas, you’re sure to find a name that fits your pup perfectly. Today the Boxer is the 10th most popular dog breed in the United States, and it’s easy to see why this pup is so popular. For starters, their distinctive, slightly smushed […]

  2. Dachshund Names – 150+ Awesome Wiener Dog Names

    If you’re searching for Dachshund names, you’re in the right place, my friend. We’ve got 150+ awesome ideas for your wiener dog. Dachsunds are currently the 13th most popular dog breed in the United States. Spunky and spirited, the breed is short on legs but long on personality. Dog owners love the Dachshund’s friendly, curious […]

  3. 100+ Brown Dog Names You’ll Love

    Looking for brown dog names? You’re in the right spot. We’ve rounded up 100+ perfect ideas for your new pup. Brown is a popular color for dogs with many breeds reporting coats that range from deep espresso brown to a light tan. After searching high and low, we’ve created a list full of ideas that […]

  4. Pomeranian Names

    140+ Furry and Fabulous Pomeranian Names

    If you’re looking for Pomeranian names, you’re in luck. We’ve got 140+ furry and fabulous ideas perfect for your Pom! As Pomeranian owners can attest, this breed is small in size but big on personality. Bold, curious and full of life, the Pomeranian is a popular companion dog who loves to play and curl up in your lap afterward […]

  5. Corgi Names

    130+ Brilliant Ideas For Corgi Names

    Get ready for 130+ Corgi names that are cute, sweet and a little bit sassy – kind of like Corgis themselves! The Welsh Corgi originated in Wales as a herding dog, and two separate breeds are recognized: the Pembroke Welsh Corgi and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi. For the sake of simplicity, we’ll use the word “Corgi” […]

  6. Police Dog Names

    Strong & Courageous Police Dog Names

    Are you on the hunt for police dog names? If so, your search ends here. We are honored to provide name inspiration for dogs serving their communities. Police dogs certainly play an important role on the force. Their jobs include chasing a fleeing suspect and detaining them; sniffing out illegal substances; searching for missing persons; […]

  7. French Bulldog Names

    200+ Perfect French Bulldog Names

    Get ready for an ultimate list of 200+ French Bulldog names. From sweet and sassy to elegant and stylish, we’ve got plenty of inspiration for finding the perfect name for your adorable little Frenchie. Our list even includes French names that pay homage to the breed’s international beginnings. Have a look at these lovely names […]

  8. Rottweiler Names

    Rottweiler Names – Get 150+ Ideas!

    Looking for Rottweiler names? You’ve come to the right place. Robust and powerful while at the same time loyal and obedient, the Rottweiler makes a devoted companion ready to protect their family and keep their loved ones safe. With their intelligence, endurance and physical abilities, it’s no wonder that in addition to being a loyal […]

  9. Yorkie Names

    Yorkie Names – 100+ Sweet & Sassy Ideas

    Are you ready for 100+ Yorkie names that are cute, clever and perfect for a little furbaby? From names inspired by their itty bitty size to funny and quirky ideas you’ve never thought of, we’ve got you covered. Our list even includes elegant names perfect for this sassy and spirited breed. Get ready to find […]

  10. Great Dane Names

    The Ultimate List of Great Dane Names

    When looking for Great Dane names, how do you find one fit for this giant and gentle creature? That’s a good question. As a pet, Great Danes emanate a soulful and sensitive quality. At the same time, you can’t deny their large, looming size. A female weighs 100-130 lbs, and a male tops the charts at […]

  11. Small Dog Names

    Adorable Small Dog Names

    If you’re in the market for small dog names, look no further. Our comprehensive list includes 100 names you’ll love! Small dogs bring so much joy and love to a home. They’re easy to snuggle, easy to exercise and easy to bring places. Oh, and did we mention they have the cutest little faces imaginable? […]

  12. Clever Dog Names

    50+ Super Clever Dog Names

    Clever dog names are fun, witty options when naming your pup. Get ready for 50+ ideas that will instantly bring a smile to your face! As you look for ideas, we should note that there’s nothing wrong with giving your dog an ordinary name. Plenty of people choose options like Buddy, Rocky, Bella, Lola, Max […]

  13. Chihuahua Names

    150+ Perfect Chihuahua Names

    If you’re searching for Chihuahua names, look no further. We’ve got 150+ awesome ideas for your tiny tot. When it comes to Chihuahua names, there is no shortage of inspiration, from their size to their Mexican heritage to famous Chihuahuas in pop culture. Take a look at the list and see if any are a right fit for […]

  14. Bulldog Names

    125+ Bulldog Names That Are Totally Awesome

    Trying to think of Bulldog names? We’re got you covered. To help you in your search, we’ve rounded up over 125 awesome names that range from tough to funny to doggone cute. Naming your dog is an important first step as a pup parent. You want to find something that fits your dog’s personality and […]

  15. Badass Dog Names

    Badass Dog Names – 60+ Tough and Tenacious Ideas

    Badass dog names are bold, brawny and a whole lot of fun. If you have a strong dog breed like a Rottweiler, Pit Bull or German Shepherd, it can be cool to play up the tough aspect and give your pup a tenacious name. Or, if you have a small and sassy dog, you could […]

  16. Star Wars dog names

    Star Wars Dog Names

    I’m a huge fan of Star Wars. Ever since seeing the original films as a kid, I couldn’t get enough. We’re pretty lucky to live in the new era of Star Wars now that Disney has acquired it and is cranking out the new content. It also creates a bunch of options for Star Wars […]

  17. pit bull names

    70+ Pitbull Names You’ll Love

    Finding Pitbull names can seem daunting. With so many ideas out there, where do you begin?  Don’t stress. We’ve found plenty of ideas perfect for your adorable Pit.  One interesting fact I found out while researching names: Pitbull is technically a type of dog, not a breed. Included in this category are the American Pit […]

  18. greek dog names

    Greek Dog Names – 90+ Cultural, Cool Ideas

    Greek dog names are perfect if you have Greek heritage, you’ve traveled to the beautiful country or you’re simply enamored with the stunning landscape and remarkable culture. Greece is a country full of personality and history. When creating a list of Greek dog names, it wasn’t hard to round up over 90 ideas, each one with a […]

  19. native american dog names

    Native American Dog Names

    When searching for a name, Native American dog names can be a beautiful and powerful choice. The dogs that lived in the Americas before they were colonized were thought to be much like wolves. The Hare Indian breed was even said to be like a domesticated coyote. These dogs were used as work dogs for […]

  20. Top Dog Names

    Top Dog Names of 2016 [Infographic]

    As this crazy year comes to a close, let’s take a look back at the top dog names of 2016 and explore the favorite picks for new puppy parents. This year more than 3 million new dog owners used My Dog’s Name to find the right name for their pup. The site allows users to […]