Beagle Names – 285+ Perfect Ideas for Your Pup

Looking for the best Beagle names out there? You’re in luck because we have 285+ awesome ideas!

Consistently in the top 10 most popular dog breeds, the Beagle is an adorable dog with a sweet demeanor and curious personality.

Finding inspiration for Beagle names is easy. Their unique appearance, cool coloring, trademark Beagle baying and nosy personality all provide excellent inspiration.

Our guide to Beagle names also includes some cute, classic and crazy ideas.

group of beagle puppies

Famous Beagles

Let’s start things off with the names of most famous Beagles in entertainment and history.

You’ll definitely recognize at least a few of the names on this list and may even learn a few new facts in the process.

  • Snoopy – Perhaps the most famous Beagle of all is Snoopy, the pet dog of Charlie Brown in the Peanuts cartoon.
  • Shiloh – The main character in the Shiloh novels and films.
  • Brain – Inspector Gadget’s dog Brain is likely a Beagle mix.
  • Gromit – The British stop motion clay animation Wallace and Gromit stars a Beagle named Gromit.
  • Underdog – As the star of a classic cartoon show and 2008 live action movie, Underdog always saved the day.
  • Him and Her – President Lyndon B. Johnson famously had a pair of Beagles named Him and Her.
  • Bagel – Bagel the Beagle was the beloved dog of singer Barry Manilow, who even featured her on several of his album covers.
Beagle puppy

Beagle Names Inspired By Their Howl and Baying

Perhaps the thing that Beagles are best known for is their trademark howl and baying. The sounds that these little dogs make are quite remarkable!

Beagles are a hunting dog, and they howl to signal that they’ve found something. To do this, they throw back their heads and let out a howl that sounds almost like a deep yodel.

They are also prone to baying, which is essentially a cross between a bark and a howl that sounds sharper and more intense.

All of this provides excellent inspiration for unique Beagle names.

  • Bay
  • Bayley
  • Barkley
  • Barker
  • Bellow
  • Gnarl
  • Growler
  • Howley
  • Howler
  • Jabber
  • Roar
  • Shriek
  • Yappy
  • Yeller
  • Yelper
  • Yip
  • Yowl
Beagle on walk

Beagle Names Based on Other Breed Characteristics

In addition to their distinct sounds, the Beagle is also known for a few other breed characteristics which lend themselves to cool name ideas.

Sense of smell

The curious Beagle has an incredible sense of smell and loves to sniff around and explore. These names pay tribute to the dog’s nosy nature.

  • Nosy
  • Sherlock
  • Holmes
  • Snoop
  • Sleuth
  • PI
  • Flatfoot
  • Gumshoe
  • Sniffer
  • Scout

Perky personality

The Beagle is also an incredibly joyful animal, which is why these names are also fitting.

  • Happy
  • Merry
  • Sunny
  • Joy
  • Cheery
  • Chirpy
  • Jolly
  • Friendly
  • Love

Enormous appetite

Last but not least, we can’t forget about the Beagle’s love of food. This breed will eat everything in sight if you let them! These fun names recognize their enormous appetites.

  • Meatball
  • Muffin
  • Pudding
  • Dumpling
  • Butterball
  • Chomper
  • Snacker
  • Porkchop
  • Piglet
  • Rolly
  • Porky
  • Pudge
  • Hunter
  • Chubbs
beagle side view

Beagle Names Based on Appearance

The Beagle is a downright adorable dog. They often perpetually look like puppies even when they’re full grown, and their sweet smiles have melted many hearts.

As you hunt for Beagle names, some of their most noteworthy physical attributes can spark name ideas.

Big ears

The Beagle stands out for its long, floppy ears that make its face extra cute.

  • Flopsy
  • Dumbo
  • Droopy
  • Eeyore
  • Horton
  • Bugs

Breed size

Beagles come in two sizes: 13 inch and 15 inch. The smaller sized Beagle stands no taller than 13 inches and weighs only 22 to 30 pounds.

If you have a pup on the smaller side, these small dog names are a fun choice.

  • Tiny
  • Little
  • Peewee
  • Squirt
  • Baby
  • Peanut
  • Bitty
  • Shorty
  • Munchkin
  • Runt
  • Mini
  • Minnie
  • Teensy
  • Button
  • Smalley
  • Morsel
  • Puny
  • Bean
  • Nugget
  • Half Pint

Overall cuteness

It’s safe to say that the Beagle is quite cute. Names like the ones below recognize their overall adorableness.

  • Honey
  • Cutie
  • Sweetie
  • Beauty
  • Angel
beagle on leash

Beagle Names Inspired By Color

Beagles can come in a number of different colors, including:

  • Tri-color
  • Chocolate tri-color
  • Red and white
  • Orange and white
  • White and chocolate
  • Lemon and white
  • White and tan

That’s quite the color range, and as you look for Beagle names, the following color-inspired ideas can possibly fit your furbaby depending on their unique coloring.

Tri-Color Names

  • Checker
  • Harlequin
  • Monarch
  • Oriole
  • Patches
  • Pebbles
  • Rainbow
  • Sundae
  • Tre – three in Italian for the number of colors in a tri-color coat
  • Tres – three in Spanish
  • Turtle
  • Twix

Brown and/or Tan Names

  • Acorn
  • Bambi
  • Bean
  • Bear
  • Braun – brown in German
  • Brownie
  • Brun – brown in Swedish
  • Charlie Brown
  • Chestnut
  • Chewbacca
  • Chip – like chocolate chip
  • Cocoa
  • Fawn
  • Guinness
  • Godiva
  • Heath
  • Hershey
  • Java
  • Kahlua
  • Kobicha – one of the Japanese traditional colors used in kimonos
  • Marron – brown in French
  • Mocha
  • Moose
  • Peanut Butter
  • Pumpernickel
  • Russet
  • Sandy
  • Sesame
  • Tanner
  • Teddy
  • Topaz

If you’re liking these ideas, we have enough more brown dog names to check out.

Red or Orange Names

  • Amaretto
  • Amber
  • Ambrosia
  • Autumn
  • Brandy
  • Burgundy
  • Cayenne
  • Cheyenne
  • Chili
  • Copper
  • Goldy
  • Hazel
  • Honey
  • Merlot
  • Penny
  • Rose
  • Ruby
  • Rusty
  • Saffron
  • Scarlet
  • Sepia
  • Shiraz
  • Sienna
  • Terra
  • Valentine

We have even more red dog names if you’re interested.

beagle in grass

Cute Male Beagle Names

Up next, let’s explore some classic, cute dog names that are perfect for a sweet pup like the Beagle.

These male dog names are among the top picks for new dog owners and a great choice for boy Beagles.

  • Alfie
  • Barkley
  • Beau
  • Brody
  • Buddy
  • Buster
  • Chance
  • Charlie
  • Chase
  • Chewie
  • Coach
  • Comet
  • Cooper
  • Ernie
  • Finn
  • Hank
  • Henry
  • Jack
  • Leo
  • Louie
  • Marley
  • Max
  • Mickey
  • Milo
  • Murphy
  • Odie
  • Oliver
  • Patches
  • Percy
  • Rascal
  • Rudy
  • Scout
  • Sully
  • Wally

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Cute Female Beagle Names

And if you have a girl Beagle, these cute female names are fun for your new furbaby.

They’re cute, classy and popular among many pup parents.

  • Amelia
  • Bella
  • Chloe
  • Daisy
  • Dakota
  • Dixie
  • Emma
  • Gertrude
  • Gigi
  • Hannah
  • Happy
  • Hazel
  • Izzy
  • Jojo
  • Joy
  • Lily
  • Lola
  • Lucy
  • Luna
  • Macy
  • Madison
  • Maggie
  • Maisie
  • Mia
  • Olive
  • Paisley
  • Petunia
  • Phoebe
  • Piper
  • Poppy
  • Rosie
  • Sophie
  • Willow
  • Zoey

Get more cute female dog names.

beagle eating a stick

Elegant Male Beagle Names

The Beagle is a dignified little dog. In fact, some people call it the “regal Beagle.”

With this reputation, another direction for dog names is to check out elegant monikers with an air of nobility.

The names below are designed especially for male dogs with a hint of refinement.

  • Alcott
  • Alfred
  • Asher
  • Ashton
  • Augustus
  • Charleston
  • Duke
  • Edwin
  • Emerson
  • Fairfax
  • Francois
  • Kingsley
  • Kingston
  • Prince
  • Winston

Elegant Female Beagle Names

If you like the idea of posh names for pups and have a female Beagle, these elegant girl dog names are a great choice, too.

  • Aspen
  • Aurora
  • Bianca
  • Camilla
  • Chanel
  • Constance
  • Effie
  • Genevieve
  • Harper
  • Juliet
  • Lady
  • Lux
  • Octavia
  • Princess
  • Victoria
Funny beagle

Funny Beagle Names

Do you have a silly sense of humor? Or is your Beagle quite the little comedian?

If you said yes to one of the above – or both! – then a funny dog name could be exactly what you’re looking for.

These name are silly, fun and sure to put a smile on your face.

Male Dog Funny Names

  1. Bacon
  2. Biggie Smalls
  3. Boss
  4. Bubba
  5. Dude
  6. Einstein
  7. Groucho
  8. Homer
  9. Houdini
  10. K-9
  11. Meatball
  12. Pickle
  13. Spud
  14. Squirt
  15. Stinky
  16. Wags

Get more funny male dog names.

Female Dog Funny Names

  1. Babushka
  2. Brunhilda
  3. Chalupa
  4. Diva
  5. Flo
  6. Giggles
  7. Jezebel
  8. Kitty
  9. Lady Rover
  10. Nugget
  11. Olga
  12. Sassafras
  13. Sheba
  14. Tinkerbell
  15. Tootsie
  16. Twinkie

Get more funny female dog names.

Beagle sniffing

More Dog Name Ideas

The dog name ideas don’t stop here. If you’re not inspired by any of the names above, try our online generator and find even more options. 

You can enter in the styles of names you like or themes based on things you enjoy, like movies, TV, history, music, food, sports and more, and it’ll generate names that are perfectly suited to you and your pooch.

Or you can also explore popular categories and see if any are a fit for your new bundle of fur. These include:

How Do You Pick The Right Name?

How do you know if you’ve picked the right name for your dog? That’s a question all new dog parents ask.

After years of helping new pup parents, here are some tips we’ve picked up when it comes to selecting a name for your dog:

  • Is it easy to say? Some names are great in theory but tough to pronounce in everyday life. Before you lock in on a name, make sure it rolls off the tongue.
  • Say it out loud. Can you imagine loudly calling for your dog with this name? If not, then it’s not the right name and you should move on.
  • Does it fit your dog? Check to see if the name matches your dog’s personality and appearance. This is important for both you and your pup.
  • And finally, trust your gut. When you find the right name, you’ll know it!
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