These names are sure to give your dog a reputation as the cutest hound around.
We can’t deny that man’s best friends are more than just great companions. They are loyal, intelligent, and charming. Most of all, though, they are masters of being incredibly cute.
If you’re struggling to find a name fit for your cute pooch, here are the 50 cutest dog names, ranked in order of cuteness.
The World Bucket List’s fun facts about dogs:
- Did you know that Dalmatians are born without spots and develop them as they grow, making each one a unique work of art?
- The adorable Shiba Inu is one of the oldest and smallest native Japanese breeds.
- Bichon Frises are a popular choice for dog shows and entertainment acts due to their talent for learning tricks and commands.
- Aside from being incredibly friendly and loyal, Golden Retrievers have gentle mouths and can carry delicate objects without damaging them.
- Did you know Dachshunds were bred in Germany to hunt badgers?
- If you are thinking about getting a pooch, check out our list of the cutest dog breeds.
50. Mocha – for coffee-lovers
Mocha is the perfect name for dogs with a sweet temperament and coffee-coloured coat.
49. Spot – a classic choice
Made popular by the children’s series of the same name, Spot is a great name for a dog with dotted markings.
48. Baloo – for Disney fans
Baloo is the keen-spirited and cuddly black bear from Disney’s The Jungle Book.
47. Sandy – for light-coloured dogs
Sandy is a sweet name for a dog with a light-coloured coat, like the dog from Annie.
46. Marigold – a floral name
This yellow flower is bright, delicate, and beautiful.
45. Aero – like the chocolate bar
For cute dogs with a bubbly personality, Aero is a great choice.
44. Suki – one of the cutest dog names
Made famous by actress Suki Waterhouse, this is not only unique but one of the cutest dog names for a female. It’s also a popular name in Japan.
43. Laika – out of this world
Like the first dog in space, Laika is a name reserved for dogs who are out of this world.
42. Eddie – inspired by the TV dog
Eddie, the Jack Russell Terrier, was the sweet and comedic dog in Frasier.
41. Minnie – another one for Disney fans
Inspired by Minnie Mouse, this is a great choice for adorable females.
40. Poppy – a cute floral name
Poppy is another great flower-inspired name for your cute pooch, being a sign of hope after the First World War.
39. Mowgli – have you seen The Jungle Book?
Another character from The Jungle Book, Mowgli is a name fit for an adventurous and sweet pup.
38. Bruno – an adorable name for your pup
Bruno means ‘shield’ or ‘armour’ in German, making it the perfect name for your cute protector.
37. Duchess – for a pampered pup
Duchess is a perfect name for your pampered lady, who wouldn’t be out of place amongst royalty.
36. Fiel – for your faithful friend
Fiel is a beautiful and unique name, meaning ‘faithful’ in Spanish.
35. Brandy – great for an Irish pup
Brandy is one of the cutest dog names for affectionate dogs, with it being warm and inviting. This is a popular name for dogs in Ireland.
34. Scamp – another Disney-inspired pick
Scamp was the mischievous and lovable son in the second Lady and The Tramp film.
33. Boots – this is too cute
Boots is one of the cutest dog names that you could give a dog with markings on its feet.
32. Billy – perfect name for a companion
Like Billy Connolly, Billy is an adorable name for a male dog that has dark curls.
31. Penny – a lovely ring to it
Named after the coin, Penny is one of the cutest dog names.
30. Harley – for DC fans
Made popular by the Suicide Squad’s Harley Quinn, this is a great and cute name for a female.
29. Alfie – a cheeky choice
Alfie is a great shout for your cheeky and adventurous dog!
28. Tillie – we love this one
Tillie is a cute and sassy choice for your dog, meaning ‘battle mighty’.
27. Cinnamon – perfect for pups with a red coat
Perfect for pooches with a deep red coat.
26. Bailey – a friendly name
You may want to brand your dog with a powerful and cute name that means ‘one who enforces law’.
25. Lucky – we all need some luck
For the cutest dogs, which seem to only bring you good luck.
24. Lulu – we love this name
Lulu is short for Louise or Louisa and is one of the cutest dog names you could choose from.
23. Biscuit – want a biscuit, Biscuit?
Like the treat, the name biscuit is great for a sweet dog that is brown in colour.
22. Sammy – an adorable choice
Sammy is not only cute but is a Hebrew name, meaning ‘God heard’.
21. Odie – one of the cutest dog names ever
Odie is the cute dog from Garfield, who is not only loving but also very forgiving.
20. Bella – meaning beauty
Short for Arabella, Bella it is an endearing name.
19. Dotty – an alternative to Spot
Dotty is another cute pick, short for Dorothy.
18. Buddy – perfect for your four-legged friend
Buddy is the perfect name for your cute companion. This is a popular name for dogs in the United States.
17. Lady – for a posh pooch
Lady is a dog who is not only cute but also delicate and well-behaved.
16. Blossom – we love floral names
Like the beautiful flower, Blossom is another cute choice.
15. Lassie – inspired by the movies
Lassie was the beautiful Rough Collie dog from the Lassie films.
14. Dobby – for Harry Potter fans
For all the Harry Potter fans, why not name your cute pooch after the character with perked-up ears?
13. Pippin – an adorable name
Come Outside fans will remember Aunty Mabel’s cute companion, Pippin.
12. Snoopy – everyone loved Snoopy
Snoopy became a popular name from the Charlie Brown series, with the adorable Snoopy making the name one of the cutest dog names.
11. Willow – for nature-lovers
You could name your cute pet after the slender and elegant tree.
10. Missy – for your sassy pal
Missy is a cute female dog with an attitude.
9. Bonnie – for your Scottish pup
Bonnie is a Scottish name that means ‘pretty’.
8. Coco – perfect for your chocolate-coloured dog
Like the character in the Crash Bandicoot franchise, Coco is a great choice for a sweet dog.
7. Roo – one of the cutest dog names ever
Baby Roo is one of the cutest characters in the Winnie the Pooh series.
6. Honey – for a pup with a sweet temperament
A name for a dog who is as sweet as honey.
5. Bear – for big dogs
Bear is the perfect name for the big, fluffy dog in your life.
4. Peanut – we love this name
For small dogs, Peanut is one of the cutest dog names out there. It’s also a great name for a cat, too.
3. Toto – grab your red shoes
Toto from The Wizard of Oz was a loyal and charming dog.
2. Chip – one of the cutest dog names we can think of
Chip is an adorable name for playful and cute dogs.
1. Teddy – for a cuddly pup
Teddy is our top choice of cutest dog names. Short for Theodore, the name means ‘rich protector’.
Your questions answered about the cutest dog names
If you’ve still got questions, we’ve got you covered. In this section, we answer some of our readers’ most frequently asked questions as well as some popular questions in online searches.
What is a unique dog name?
Some of the more unique names on our list are Odie, Laika, and Roo.
What is a cute name for a dog?
If you’re trying to think of a cute name for your furry friend, we think our list of 50 names is bound to inspire you.
What is a cute name for a girl dog?
Tillie, Suki, Honey, Bonnie, Dottie, Lulu, and Sandy are some of the cutest names for girl dogs.
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