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Celebrity Dog Names – Awesome List of 255+ Celebs & Dogs

Last updated: by Jessi Larson

Celebrity dog names are a great way to get inspiration for a fun, hip name for your new pup.

After all, celebrities seem to set the tone for whatever is hot and trendy. The latest hairstyle, the hot color of the season, the new cause to support – the list goes on and on.

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To get started, we looked up famous actors, musicians, athletes, politicians and other stars with pups and gathered a list of their celebrity dog names.

The names run the gamut from cute to funny to just plain bizarre.

Check out this list of celebrity dog names and see if any of them fit your dog’s look and personality.

Celebrity Dog Names – Actors

Actors are very creative individuals, so it makes sense that they’ve selected some interesting and entertaining names for their dogs. 

On the other hand, many picked tried-and-true classics that are beloved by famous and non-famous dog owners alike.

Check out these celebrity dog names and see if any would work for your new furry friend.

  • Adam Sandler – Matzoball and Meatball
    Bulldogs
  • Alec Baldwin – Dama and Gitana
    Maltese dogs
  • Amanda Seyfried – Finn
    Australian Shepherd mix
  • Amy Adams – Pippy and Sadie
    Chihuahuas
  • Anne Hathaway – Esmerelda
    Labrador Retriever
  • Ashley Tisdale – Maui
    Maltese/poodle mix
  • Aubrey Hepburn – Mr. Famous
    Yorkshire Terrier
  • Ben Affleck – Hutch and Martha Stewart
    German Shepherd and Labrador Retriever
  • Blake Lively – Penny and Billie
    Maltese-Toy Poodle and mixed breed
  • Brad Pitt – Blanco
    Mixed breed
  • Bradley Cooper – Charlie
    Labradoodle
  • Charlize Theron – Tucker
    Mixed breed
  • Christina Ricci – Sherriff
    Miniature Pinscher
  • Debra Messing – Henry
    Mixed breed
  • Demi Moore – Vida
    Chihuahua
  • Dianna Agron – Freddie
    French Bulldog
  • Drew Barrymore – Flossie
    Chow Chow-Labrador mix
  • Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – Brutus and Hobbs
    French Bulldogs
  • Emmy Rossum – Cinnamon and Pepper
    Yorkshire Terrier and Terrier-Havanese mix
  • Eric Stonestreet – Coleman Hawkins
    Mixed breed
  • Eva Longoria – Jinxy and Oprah
    Maltese and Pug
  • George Clooney – Einstein, Louie and Milie
    Cocker Spaniels and a Basset Hound
  • Gerard Butler – Lolita
    Pug
  • Gwen Stefani – Winston
    Pomeranian
  • Harrison Ford – Kelpie and Taco
    Mixed breeds
  • Hilary Duff – Lola, Jak and Dubois
    Chihuahua, Jack Russell Terrier and Bernese Mountain
  • Hilary Swank – Karoo and Rumi
    Jack Russell Terrier/Corgi mix and Golden Retriever mix
  • Hugh Jackman – Dali
    French Bulldog
  • Ian Harding – Bailey and Mochi
    Labradoodles
  • Ian Somerhalder – Nietzsche
    Mixed breed
  • Jamie Foxx – King and Kong
    Pitbulls
  • Jake Gyllenhaal  – Atticus and Boo Radley
    German Shepherd and Puggle
  • Jeff Goldblum – Woody
    Poodle
  • Jennifer Aniston – Norman
    Corgi
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt – Mona
    Boxer
  • Jessica Alba – Sid
    Pug
  • Jessica Biel – Tina
    Pitbull
  • Jessica Chastain – Chaplin
    Poodle mix
  • Jessica Simpson – Daisy
    Maltese-Toy Poodle
  • Jim Carrey – George
    Great Dane
  • Johnny Depp – Boo and Pistol
    Yorkshire Terriers
  • Jon Hamm – Splash
    Mixed breed
  • Jonah Hill – Carmela
    French Bulldog
  • Josh Gad – Didi
    Mixed breed
  • Justin Theroux – Kuma
    Pitbull
  • Kellan Lutz – Kola
    Mixed breed
  • Kelly Rutherford – Cappuccina
    Dachshund
  • Kristen Bell – Muppet
    Mixed breed
  • Lea Michele – Pearl
    Pomeranian mix
  • Liam Hemsworth – Dora and Tani
    Labradoodle and Pitbull
  • Liev Schreiber – Scout
    Breed unknown
  • Lucy Hale – Elvis
    Maltipoo
  • Matt Damon – Carlos
    Chihuahua
  • Matthew McConaughey – Foxy
    Australian Cattle Dog
  • Matthew Perry – Alfred
    Goldendoodle
  • Mischa Barton – Charlie, Ziggy and Harvey
    Spaniel mix, Pekingese and Maltese
  • Naya Rivera – Lucy
    Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra – Gino, Diana and Panda
    German Shepherd, Chihuahua and Husky/Australian Shepherd mix
  • Orlando Bloom – Sidi
    Saluki mix
  • Peter Dinklage – Kevin
    Mixed breed
  • Rachel Bilson – Thurman Murman
    Mixed breed
  • Reese Witherspoon – Hank and Pepper
    Labrador Retriever and French Bulldog
  • Rob Lowe – Jack, Bella and David
    German Shorthaired Pointer, Chihuahua and Jack Russell
  • Ryan Gosling – George
    Mixed breed
  • Ryan Reynolds – Baxter
    Labrador mix
  • Sandra Bullock – Poppy and Ruby
    Chihuahuas
  • Sarah Hyland – Barkley Bixby
    Maltipoo
  • Selma Blair – Wink
    Jack Russell mix
  • Sienna Miller – Bess
    Mixed breed
  • Sophie Turner (with Joe Jonas) – Waldo Picasso
    Alaskan Klee Kai
  • Tori Spelling – Mimi LaRue
    Pug
  • Vanessa Hudgens – Darla
    Mixed breed
  • Victoria Justice – Sammy and Sophie
    Bichon Frise/Miniature Schnauzer mixes
  • Will Smith – Indo
    Rottweiler
  • Zoey Deschanel – Dot and Zelda
    Both mixed breeds
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Celebrity Dog Names – Musicians

Many of the biggest music stars in the world are also pup parents. They use their creativity to create beautiful music – and pretty cool dog names.

Take for example the following artists. They love their canine companions and have gone to great lengths to give them the very best names.

When searching for celebrity dog names, you’ll find plenty of inspiration in these ideas.

  • 50 Cent – Oprah Winfree
    Miniature Schnauzer
  • Adele – Louie
    Dachshund
  • Alicia Keys – Samba
    Mixed breed
  • Ariana Grande – Toulouse
    Beagle/Chihuahua mix
  • Beyonce – Munchie
    Shih Tzu
  • Billie Eilish – Shark
    Pitbull
  • Britney Spears – Lucky
    Chihuahua
  • Bruno Mars – Geronimo
    Rottweiler
  • Carrie Underwood – Penny, Ace and Zero
    Dachshund mix, Rat Terrier and German Shepherd
  • Christina Aguilera – Stinky
    Papillon
  • Demi Lovato – Cinderella and Batman
    Yorkipoos
  • Drake – Winter and Diamond
    American Bully and Akita
  • Dua Lipa – Dexter
    Labrador mix
  • Fergie – Meatloaf and Zoe
    Both Dachshunds
  • Jennifer Lopez – Tyson
    Goldendoodle
  • John Legend – Puddy, Pippa and Penny
    English Bulldog, French Bulldog and French Bulldog
  • Josh Groban Sweeney Houdini
    Wheaton Terrier
  • Justin Bieber – Sammy
    Papillon
  • Katy Perry – Nugget
    Poodle
  • Kelly Clarkson – Wyatt
    Poodle
  • Lady Gaga – Asia
    French Bulldog
  • Madonna – Gypsy
    French Bulldog
  • Miley Cyrus – Emu, Mate and Sophie 
    Shetland Sheepdog, German Shepherd and Maltese-Toy Poodle
  • Pink – Elvis
    Bulldog
  • Rihanna – Oliver
    Maltipoo
  • Selena Gomez – Baylor
    Siberian Husky mix
  • Shawn Mendes – Tarzan
    Golden Retriever mix
  • The Weeknd – Caesar
    Doberman Pinscher
  • Vanessa Hudgens – Shadow
    Toy Poodle
  • Victoria Beckham – Scarlet
    French Bulldog
  • Wiz Khalifa – Vincent the Dog
    French Bulldog
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Celebrity Dog Names – Media Personalities

Continuing our list of celebrity dog names, here are more ideas inspired by media personalities. These famous figures are vocal about their four-legged friends, and you may have even seen a few of them on television.

Perhaps the names of these pups will provide you with the inspiration you need for your new pet.

We love these names, and clearly these famous celebrities did, too!

  • Chelsea Handler – Chunk
    German Shepherd-Chow mix
  • Ellen Degeneres – Augie
    Mixed breed
  • Heidi Klum – Max, Freddie and Simba
    Two German Shepherds and a Pomeranian
  • Howard Stern – Bianca
    English Bulldog
  • Hugh Hefner – Charlie
    Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Julianne Hough – Harley
    Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Kendall Jenner – Blue
    Great Dane
  • Kelly Osbourne – Noodles
    Pomeranian
  • Kelly Ripa – Lena
    Maltese/Shih Tzu
  • Khloe Kardashian – Gabbana
    Labrador Retriever
  • Kim Kardashian – Sushi, Sake and Soba
    Pomeranians
  • Kourtney Kardashian – Cub
    Golden Retriever
  • Kris Jenner – Bridgette
    Mixed breed
  • Kylie Jenner – Norman and Bambi
    Italian Greyhounds
  • Lauren Conrad – Chloe and Fitz
    Mixed breeds
  • Lisa Vanderpump – Giggy
    Pomeranian
  • Martha Stewart – Francesca, Sharky and Ghenghis Khan 
    French Bulldogs and a Chow Chow
  • Miranda Kerr – Frankie
    Yorkshire Terrier
  • Nicole Richie – Honeychild
    Shih Tzu
  • Olivia Palermo – Mr. Butler
    Maltese
  • Oprah – Lauren and Sadie 
    English Springer Spaniel and Cocker Spaniel
  • Paris Hilton – Bambi and Tinkerbell
    Both Chihuahuas
  • Rachael Ray – Isaboo
    Pitbull
  • Ryan Seacrest – Georgia
    Labrador Retriever
  • Simon Cowell – Freddie, Squiddly and Diddly
    Yorkshire Terriers
  • Steve-O – Walter and Bernie
    Chihuahua/Dachshund mix and Poodle mix)
  • Taylor Hill – Tate
    Miniature Labradoodle
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Celebrity Dog Names – Athletes

Another avenue for celebrity dog names is to see what the athletes are doing. Many proudly show off their precious pups online, in interviews and even on the field.

If you’re a sports fan, these names are essential to explore. They range from sweet or silly to tough and strong.

  • Alex Morgan – Blue
    Mixed breed
  • Alexis Sánchez – Atom and Humber
    Golden Retrievers
  • Christen Press – Morena
    Mixed breed
  • Cristiano Ronaldo – Marosca
    Labrador Retriever
  • David Ortiz – Happy
    Terrier
  • David Price – Astro
    French Bulldog
  • Derek Stepan – Jake
    Mixed breed
  • Dwyane Wade – Tre
    French Bulldog
  • Frank Thomas – Bubba and Barbie
    Bulldogs
  • George Kottaras – Leo
    Labrador Retriever
  • Greg Louganis – Nipper, Dobby, Gryff and Hedwig
    Two Jack Russell Terriers, Border Collie and Puli
  • Gus Kenworthy – Mishka and Jake
    Mixed breeds
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster – Boujee
    French Bulldog
  • Klay Thompson – Rocco
    English Bulldog
  • Lebron James – King
    Cane Corso
  • Lindsey Jacobellis – Sochi
    Mixed breed
  • Lindsey Vonn – Lucy, Leo and Bear
    Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, mixed breed and Chow/Retriever
  • Manny Pacquiao – Pacman
    Jack Russell Terrier
  • Meyers Leonard – Koko
    Siberian Husky
  • Michelle Wie – Lola
    Pomeranian
  • Natalie Coughlin – Dozer and Shera 
    American Bulldog and Border Terrier
  • Patty Mills Harvey
    Labradoodle
  • Rose Lavelle – Wilma Jean Wrinkles
    Bulldog
  • Russell Wilson – Prince, Naomi and Hero
    Great Danes
  • Serena Williams – Chip
    Yorkshire Terrier
  • Simone Biles – Lilo and Kea
    French Bulldog and Golden Retriever
  • Tiger Woods – Bugs and Lola
    Border Collie/Springer Spaniel mix and Australian Shepherd
  • Todd Helton – Abby
    Labrador Retriever
  • Tom Brady – Lua, Scooby and Fluffy
    Pitbull mix, Beagle and mixed breed
  • Tony Azevedo – Olympia
    Pitbull mix
  • Tyus Jones – Duke
    Husky Pomeranian mix
  • Venus Williams – Barbie
    Yorkshire Terrier
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Celebrity Dog Names – Political Figures

Finally, let’s venture into the world of political figures. Some may argue that they’re not technically celebrities, but in this modern age, they’re well known and get frequent attention.

Many at the highest level of government are also proud pup parents. For example, almost every modern U.S. President has brought at least one dog to the White House.

And of course there’s Queen Elizabeth. She’s famous for her love of canines, in particular the Corgi. She’s owned over a dozen dogs throughout the years, all of which had interesting names.

Check out these ideas and see if any are of interest to you.

  • Barack Obama – Bo and Sunny
    Bboth Portuguese Water Dogs
  • Bill Clinton – Buddy
    Labrador Retriever
  • George W. Bush – Barney
    Scottish Terrier
  • Jimmy Carter – Grits
    Border Collie mix
  • Joe Biden – Champ and Major
    German Shepherds
  • Prince Charles and Camilla – Bluebell and Beth
    Jack Russell Terriers
  • Prince William and Kate Middleton – Lupo
    Black Cocker Spaniel
  • Queen Elizabeth
    • Dookie
    • Susan
    • Sugar
    • Whisky
    • Sherry
    • Heather
    • Tiny
    • Smoky
    • Dash
    • Disco
    • Dagger
    • Flora
    • Minnie
    • Pundit
    • Mint
    • Monty
    • Willow
    • Holly
  • Ronald Reagan – Lucky and Rex
    Bouvier des Flandres and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Want to learn more about U.S. presidents and their dogs throughout history? Check out this complete list of presidential dog names.

Final Thoughts: Celebrity Dog Names

Hopefully these celebrity dog names provided some solid inspiration as you name your new pup.

Finding the right dog name is a fun but sometimes challenging process, and it’s always a good idea to gather lots of ideas when you start your search.

These celebrity dog names are cool, classy, funny and even a little bit wild a great place to start your search.

More Dog Name Ideas

If you’d like to find even more name options, our website offers a helpful online generator.

All you have to do is enter your favorite styles and/or themes, and it generates the perfect name for your precious pooch.

Over the years, we’ve helped million of new pup parents find just the right name. You’re sure to find a great name, too!

How Do You Pick the Right Name?

With so many ideas, it can be tough to find just the right name. Where do you even begin?

These helpful tips and tricks can work wonders.

  • To start, find lots of inspiration. When you see a name you like, jot it down.
  • Next, narrow down the list. If you’re not completely sure about a name, remove it immediately.
  • Do this until you have about five or so names you like.

Once you have a short list, it’s time to make the final decision. Follow these steps to narrow it down to one.

  • Ask yourself, is the name easy to say? Sure, some names look great on paper, but they can be tough to pronounce out loud. You’ll want a name that rolls off the tongue.
  • Does it match your dog? Is it a fit for their personality? How about their appearance? You don’t want a name that’s completely out of place.
  • Can you imagine calling for your dog with this name? When you have a dog, you’ll have to call for them loudly and publicly.
  • Does everyone in your household agree on the name? This is an important and often-overlooked step.

By following these steps, you’ll know in your gut when you’ve found the right name.

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