Your other baby needs a name, too. Here's our guide to dog monikers beyond Fido and Sadie.

By Compiled by Lindsay Baron and Cristina Velocci
December 04, 2018
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As any dog parent can attest, choosing a moniker for your furry friend isn’t easy. The perfect moniker should fit your dog’s personality while reflecting your own style  – and it can’t be something you’ll regret after training the puppy.

Need some inspiration? We rounded up nearly 500 unique dog name ideas, so you can find the perfect match for man’s best friend.

People Dog Names

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Famous Painter Dog Names

  • Calder
  • Diego
  • Frida
  • Gauguin
  • Georgia
  • Henri
  • Hopper
  • Klimt
  • Leo
  • Manet
  • Matisse
  • Michelangelo
  • Monet
  • Pablo
  • Painter
  • Picasso
  • Pollock
  • Rembrandt
  • Renoir
  • Salvador
  • Van Gogh
  • Vincent
  • Warhol
  • Whistler

Literary Dog Names

Fashionable Dog Names

Celebrity Dog Names

  • Atticus (Jake Gyllenhaal's)
  • Charlie (Mischa Barton's)
  • Chloe (Lindsay Lohan's)
  • Daisy (Jessica Simpson's)
  • Flossie (Drew Barrymore's)
  • Foxxy Cleopatra (Nicole Richie's)
  • Honeychild (Nicole Richie's)
  • Jinxy (Eva Longoria's)
  • Lola (Hilary Duff's)
  • Martha Stewart (Jennifer Garner's)
  • Matzah ball (Adam Sandler's)
  • Norman (Jennifer Aniston's)
  • Penny Lane (Adam Brody's)
  • Porgy and Bess (Sienna Miller)
  • Rufus (Leonardo DiCaprio's)
  • Stinky, Scratchy and Coco (Christina Aguilera’s)
  • Sid and Nancy (Jessica Alba's)
  • Solomon and
  • Sophie (Oprah's)
  • Thurmen Murmen (Rachel Bilson's)
  • Tinkerbell (Paris Hilton's)
  • Tucker (Charlize Theron's)
  • Winston (Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale's)
  • Zhaki and Ludo (Will Smith's)

Floral Dog Names

Musical Dog Names

  • Amadeus
  • Bruce
  • Elvis
  • Costello
  • Dylan
  • Fleetwood and Mac (for a pair)
  • Gershwin
  • Grimaldi
  • Guns and Roses (for a pair)
  • Hendrix
  • James Brown
  • Lennon
  • Ludwig
  • Lyndard and Skynard (for a pair)
  • Madonna
  • Marley
  • Marvin
  • Otis
  • Metallica
  • Mozart
  • Nirvana
  • Pavarotti
  • Sid and Nancy (for a pair)
  • Simon and Garfunkel (for a pair)
  • Sufjan
  • Pink and Floyd (for a pair)
  • Rolling Stone
  • Zeppelin
  • Wolfgang

European Dog Names

  • Alfie
  • Alistair
  • Andretti
  • Antoinette
  • Beatrix
  • Beckham
  • Chico
  • Chauncey
  • Enrique
  • Fabrizio
  • Finnegan
  • Giacomo
  • Henrik
  • Hermione and Harry (for a pair)
  • Jacques
  • Luc
  • Lucas
  • Maude
  • Mario
  • Matteo
  • Nico
  • Prince William and Prince Harry (for a pair)
  • Raoul
  • Rocco
  • Ronan
  • Umberto
  • Yves
  • Zeke

Classic Dog Names

Big Dog Names

Scrappy Dog Names

  • Aero
  • Ali
  • Aries
  • Cinnamon
  • Fitzgerald
  • Francesca
  • Frisson
  • Fritz
  • Ginger
  • Gretta
  • Jacques
  • Jingle
  • Holyfield
  • Nutmeg
  • Pepper
  • Rocco
  • Skipper
  • Rocky and Bullwinkle (for a pair)
  • Rookie
  • Scooter
  • Scottie
  • Scrappy
  • Sneakers
  • Tyson
  • Vero
  • Yves

Preppy Dog Names

Leading Lassies Dog Names

  • Casanova
  • Confucius
  • Castro
  • Cleopatra
  • Darwin
  • Einstein
  • Franklin
  • Freud
  • Fidel
  • Galileo
  • Garibaldi
  • Gorbachev
  • Hercules
  • Houdini
  • Hamilton
  • Napoleon
  • Nostradamus
  • Nero
  • Pavlov
  • Plato
  • Washington
  • Zorro
  • Zeus

Colorful Dog Names

Names of Famous Dogs

  • Astro
  • Benji
  • Brian
  • Clifford
  • Copper
  • Goofy
  • Huckleberry
  • Lady
  • Lassie
  • Marmaduke
  • Pluto
  • Ren
  • Scooby
  • Scrappy
  • Snoopy
  • Snowball
  • Tramp

Destination Dog Names

Food Dog Games

  • Ambrosia
  • Blueberry
  • Biscuit
  • Brie
  • Brownie
  • Bubblegum
  • Cayenne
  • Cherry
  • Chocolate
  • Cinnamon
  • Clementine
  • Clove
  • Coco
  • Cookie
  • Crumpet
  • Cupcake
  • Dumpling
  • Ginger
  • Guinness
  • Kobe
  • Lambchop
  • Marmalade
  • Marshmallow
  • Matzoh
  • Meatball
  • Nacho
  • Oatmeal
  • Peaches
  • Peanut
  • Pecan
  • Pepperoni
  • Pickles
  • Pumpkin
  • Saffron
  • Sage
  • Sashimi
  • Sarsaparilla
  • Snickers

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