Cool dog names can come from so many different places, it can be hard to pin one down. Especially if more than one person is involved in the decision! We’re going to help you with that!
Finding it hard to agree on a name to suit your new pup? Let’s start by diving straight in to our top 100 cool dog names. If none of those take your fancy, you can scroll down for hundreds more ideas. You’ll see that there are quite a range of name styles for male and female dogs, just in our top twenty!
Cool dog names male
Let’s start simple. Cool male dog names.
When it comes to naming your puppy you have massive list of cool boy dog names that you can choose from
Boy there are a lot of them! Those are just a few of my favorites, but don’t worry if you didn’t see one that was quite awesome enough for your furry friend. We’ve got plenty more to come!
Talking of cool, check out this cute video of labradors and their friends enjoying some pool time!
Cool dog names female
Cool female dog names also come in many forms. If you’ve got an awesome little pup joining your family soon then these cool girl dog names are the way forward
Dog names – girl or boy – are all about expressing the things that you find fun, exciting or entertaining. So let’s carry on by looking first at some cool unusual dog names that could suit either.
Cool unique dog names
You might be surprised to find out just how many people Google ‘unique dog names’ every months. Well, it seems that we all like to be different. So the number is well into the thousands.
So with so many of us wanting to be different, how on earth are we supposed to achieve that. It’s an even bigger task wehen you want the name to be cool as well!
I’ve got a lot (and I mean a lot) of animals at home, and as a result have spent more than my fair share of hours mulling over this question.
Here are a few off the wall ideas that have emerged! See what you think:
From the world of random ideas to a topic I bet you’ll be on board with – superhero dog names!
Superhero dog names
If you’re looking for super cool dog names, then what better place to go than to the world of super heroes!
Superhero movies have taken off massively in the last few years, and fortunately show no signs of slowing down. There are some awesome superhero and super villain characters, including some of their hidden identity names!
In this super set of cool names for dogs we’ll check out the best of them.
- Captain America
Cool puppy names can come from anywhere. And though the world of superheroes is mega right now, there is another world that has had some insane fads too.
Welcome to our selection of awesome anime dog names!
Anime dog names
Do you love Anime? Are you a fan of Japanese cartoons? Whether you’re a fan of the genre in general or a more specific lover of a particular series (Escaflowne anyone?!) then check out these cool anime dog names.
- Jet Black
- Laughing Bull
Anime names are in their hundreds if not thousands. But there is an area of this cartoon style more popular than most.
I am, of course, referring to Pokemon.
Pokemon dog names
Have you been a Pokemon fan? Or did you live through years of having to watch it with your kids and the ideas have stuck around?
Pokemon was massive when I was young, and those adorable little faces have stuck in my mind. And so have their names!
If you’re looking for cool Pokemon dog names then check out these.
I’ve even thrown in some other characters for you too.
Stylish dog names
Let’s take a step back from the world of fiction for a moment, and check out some stylish dog names instead.
This selection is inspired by the world of fashion.
If you’re into fashion with style as your forte, then you will want a cool stylish dog name to match.
Here are some great ideas for cool pet names for dogs with style.
Movie dog names
Fancy naming your dog after your favorite movie?
It can be great fun to use either the title or a cool character as inspiration.
Although I want be naming my pup Die Hard any time soon, there might be something in the handle ‘Hans Gruber’…
Here are some cool movie dog names that might take your fancy. From the standard to the slightly out there. Enjoy!
Music Dog Names
Do you love music? Do you want to give him one of the coolest rockstar dog names?
Then check out this great list of rock and roll dog names!
Best Cool Dog Names
Picking the coolest dog names can be a challenge. Not just because there are so many options out there, but because what’s cool to one of us might not be quite so awesome to another.
If non of those took your fancy, then a great trick is to simply write down a short list of things that you find cool.
Then pick some characters, words or ideas that go with it.
For more ideas take a look at our amazing Dog Names Library. Then check out the links below, and see if you can find the perfect puppy names you’re looking for.
What’s your favorite cool dog name?
Do you have a cool dog name that stands head and shoulders over the rest? Why not let us know in the comments section below, and we might even add it to our list!
If you’re needing more inspiration, take a look at some of our other great ideas!
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Our new miniature schnauzers are Kevin, black and silver phantom and Tucker, salt & pepper!
Thinking of naming my Chinese crested male puppy Loki or Kaleeki.
Our yellow lab was named Maverick..and he was every bit the coolest dog ever! From watching the movie Tombstone at the drive in my husband came up with the name and it was perfect!
My favorite pet was named, Dude. Thats definetly a cool name for a dog.
We had a Malamute/Husky with the name Osha. It just popped into my head when we got him and it was perfect. Have never seen it anywhere else.
I’m getting a Boston Terrier puppy next week and I’m teying to decide between names. First after an old cartoon “Elmer Fudd” lol… Then bc he is almost totally black wuth just a littlebwhite I thought “Blackey” or bc I am a diehard Chicago Cubs fan and my favorite first baseman name is “Mark Grace” I could call him Mark or Grace or his nickname on the Cubs that has stuck with him is “Gracie” or our last first baseman was “Anthony Rizzo”. Also I am proud to be Dutch and I collect wooden shoes so I thought of “Woody Two Shoes”… if you like any of these let me know. Oh I even thought of “Oreo Cookie”…
We have bi black sheltie boy named Rizzo. His registered name bid MM The First Baseman. Also a girl Sable shektie named Wrigley. We’re Cub Fahd but Rizzo is a Yankee now.
I have an all grey female American Staffordshire terrier and I named her Hazy.
My female Weinmeraner name is Winter Goosey Super, nicknames, banker and stinky. She is 13 now.
I just received a 1 yr 2 month old Female Weinmeraner who was originally had the name Violet l assume it was the color of her litter collar, 2 nd owner named her Faith. I wanted to make her summer but I’m thinking of calling her Rachel Rebecca is sticking more. I have had her now for a week. It’s been a wild ride. Shalom!
I had a 100# American Bulldog that I named Kevlar. His name came the material Kevlar that bullet proof vest are made from. He was such a handsome fun loving dog.
I think if we had another dog, we would call him Trampas, had 8 dogs, still got 5 always room for anorher one !
My wife named our new puppy chuck, due to his personality at the doggie boot camp his trainer called and informed us that his his full name is Chuck Norris nad it stuck. I could go on but I gotta go to bed now.
I have two Weimaraner brothers Enzo – Blue and Ezra – Silver.