Female dog names can be delicate and cute, but they can also be strong, tough and unique.
We’ve selected hundreds of the best girl dog names, from the traditional to the slightly crazy.
Let’s get started with this year’s most popular choices!
What are the Top Female Dog Names?
Here are the 40 most popular female dog names for 2019:
Finding the best Female Dog Names
The moment you choose your new puppy is the start of an amazing journey.
Naming a puppy should be fun. Yet many of us struggle when it comes to picking the perfect name!
Especially when there are several family members to please.
Don’t worry if none of the most popular female dog names appeals.
We have hundreds more ideas and suggestions to inspire you!
The International Dog Survey results don’t just show us the most popular names for this year.
They are also a great record of popular names from previous years.
You don’t have to follow this year’s trend – you might feel more at home with some old favorites!
Our 2018 top girl dog names included some lovely options, just pipped to the post this year.
It’s Nearly Puppy Time!
Chances are that while you are mulling over your favorite names, you are also getting ready for your new arrival.
To make things easier for you we have some great information on preparing for those first few days with a new fur baby.
And we’ve collected groups of different types of dog names together:
- Cute Names
- Unique Names
- Traditional Names
- Strong Names
- Human Names
- Unusual Names
- Cool Names
- Pretty Names
- Adorable Names
- Sweet Names
- Funny Names
- Celebrity Names
- Techie Names
- Colorful Names
Naming Your Puppy
We have some great tips to help you!
Neat Tips for Choosing Female Dog Names.
- Percussive names rich in consonants can be easier for your little girl to remember.
- Consider how picking a very popular name might cause confusion in a multi-dog situation.
- Pick a name you feel comfortable saying as it will make recall training simpler.
- Select a name that will translate well from puppyhood into the adult dog years.
- It’s okay to change a name that doesn’t seem to be working well or that you don’t really feel comfortable with.
With all that in mind, what are we waiting for?
Cute Girl Puppy Names
As sweet as your new 8 weeks old puppy is, you may despair of ever finding cute female dog names that do her adorableness justice.
Her fluffy butt… Those soft round liquid eyes…. Adorable oversized paws…..
What is a puppy mama to do?
Check out this list of cute female puppy names, for starters.
You may just find the perfect cuteness match for your gal on this list!
- Sadie Mae
- Lilly Bell
- Sally Sue
Cute Names for 2019
We also had some wonderfully cute female dog names included in the latest survey results.
Some of our favorites were:
- Love Bug
If cute is your thing but none of these quite hit the spot, you can find a bunch more of the sweetest names for cute puppies here.
Unique Girl Dog Names
When you land on a one-of-a-kind moniker for your little gal, it can feel like you just won the grand prize of puppy naming!
Here are some inventive unique female dog names to give your brainstorming a jump-start!
- Sundance Cassidy
- Chai Chai
- Anna Banana
- Sweet Clementine
- Huggie Bear
- Jelly Belly
- Karma Chameleon
- Cherry Kool-Aid
- Lady Bird (your last name)
- Conchita Margarita
- Savannah Georgia
- Maisie Madison
- Ruby Redd
- Buffy Summers
- Holly Golightly
Unique Names 2019
These unique girl dog names only came up once in our massive Dog Name Survey:
Not unique enough for you? You’ll find some more totally off the wall ideas here.
Good Puppy Names For Girls
A cute puppy can get away with just about anything – we all know this is true.
Even as they are biting our feet while we’re trying to make coffee at 5am.
How can you stay mad in the face of such cuteness overload, even if your toes are sore!
But every so often, instead of a mini marauder, what you get is a good, good girl.
Here, your very good girl deserves good girl puppy names to match! Traditional names often go well with a perfectly behaved puppy!
Strong Female Dog Names
For every true-blue good girl pup, there is the little girl who just can’t sit still.
She wants to see and do and experience everything. Even if it is in the so-called “puppy proofed” portion of the house!
Clearly you have a young confident lady in the making, and she can carry off of one of these fierce, forceful and strong female dog names!
- Annie Oakley
- Mae West
- Bonnie (of Bonnie & Clyde)
Strong girls are often tough too, and you can find some rock hard names to match in this fun list.
Human Female Dog Names
Did you know that 90 percent of all dog names are “people” names?
This is more so than ever today, when we look at the results of the dog name survey.
Given that 74 percent of dog owners today think of themselves as “dog parents,” this isn’t at all surprising!
And it is a lucky pup indeed that is chosen to be your canine daughter, bearing the special name you have chosen for her!
Some Human Name Ideas!
Unusual Girl Puppy Names
Choosing unusual female dog names is one way to make the beginning of your new life “with pup” feel really special!
- Julia Child
- Strawberry Shortcake
- Princess Diana
- Madame Toulouse
- Little Nikita
- Miss Molly
- Honeysuckle Rose
- Queen Cleopatra
- Scarlett O’Hara
- Gypsy Rose Lee
- Jane Austen
- Midnight Moon
- Liesel Von Trapp
- Diamond Dame
- Ella Rose Mae
Unusual Names 2019
These unusual ideas also came up in our Dog Name Survey, but just once!
Cool Female Dog Names
Some little gal pups just know how to play it cool right from the start.
They are too stylish for style, too trendy for trends, too timeless for time itself…
No matter what the day may bring, your femme fatale has it covered.
These cool puppy names for girls can match your growing pup’s unique panache and flair!
Not ice cold enough for you? We’ve got plenty more cool dog names in this awesome list.
Pretty Girl Puppy Names
If your little pooch is all about being the pretty princess that she is, these pretty girl puppy names can capture her style right from the start!
- Fleur (“fluhr”)
Adorable Female Dog Names
In many families today, the younger set is in charge of naming the family’s new pooch.
This likely explains the popularity of adorable girl puppy names that come straight from the genius of Walt Disney’s legacy!
These adorable female puppy names, featuring some of Disney’s less commonly used female character names, might just suit your little girl to a “t!”
- Daisy Mae
Sweet Female Dog Names
These sweet-as-sugar baby girl puppy names capture the pure essence of “puppyness!”
- Esme (“ehz-may”)
Funny Female Dog Names
If there is a better comedian than a young, cute puppy, we have yet to discover it!
Puppies are just funny. They make everyone smile.
Watching a puppy trying to make sense of all four gangly puppy legs and paws is better than a comedy special!
Like some people, some puppies just have a flair for the comedic, and these funny girl dog names might be the perfect fit!
- Princess Buttercup
- June Bug
- Filet Mignon
- Betty White
- Mary Puppins
- Princess of Barkness
- Miss Napsalot
- Trixie Pop
- Kitty Kat
- Billie Howliday
- Funny Girl
- Chelsea (Dog) Handler
- Lady Muttilda
None of those quite tickle your funny bone? True comedians will want to check out this list before making their final choice.
Celebrity Female Dog Names
If you love following fashion, pop culture and celebrity news, why not let your fur girl in on the fun with one of these celebrity names!
- Billie Jean
Techie Female Dog Names
Who among us isn’t consumed daily with all things technology?
From checking emails to typing text messages to talking to devices of all screen sizes…
But with these names, you get to take a refreshing puppy break instead!
- Ping Pong
Colorful Female Dog Names
A final great way to name your little girl is by taking inspiration from her coat.
Owners of brown puppies will love these chocolate dog names – many of which are of course inspired by candy treats.
And we can’t forget our gorgeous jet black dogs and their special names with this list.
Spoiled for Choice
Oh boy. There is a LOT of choice. How will you ever decide??
If you are torn between two names, you might be tempted to double up.
This is why some little canine girls have a first name and then two, three or even four middle names.
Bear in mind that for training purposes one, fairly short name is going to be the best option.
But that doesn’t stop you painting five glorious names along the side of your dog’s bed!
Best Female Dog Names
We hope you have enjoyed reading through this curated list of some of the best female puppy names!
We’d love to hear some of your favorite female dog names.
If you have a moment, please drop us a line in the comments section here to tell us what name you choose for your new fur girl and why!
And don’t forget to add your puppy’s new name to the Dog Name Survey! That way, future puppy parents will have an even better choice when they are making this important decision.
- Hancock, S., “What’s in a Name? Tips for Naming Your Pet,” Yorkshire Vets, 2017.
- LeFave, S., “The Name You Give Your Dog Actually Says A Lot About You,” Redbook, 2015.
- Coren. S., PhD, DSc, FRSC, “Should a Dog’s Name Be Part of an Obedience Command?,” Psychology Today, 2015.