Cool Dog Names: Cool Dog Names for Cool Dog Owners

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Are you looking for a cool name for your cool dog? Picking the right dog name can be an important job and a difficult job. The dog name you choose can say as much about you as it does about your dog!

We have several lists of dog names on our site. We have a list of over 1200 names, top dog names and some uncommon dog names.

Some of our users suggested that we also create an article on “cool” dog names – submitted by cool dog users! Here is our list so far! Do you have a cool dog name to ad to our list? Email Us!


Cool Dog Names:

  • 55
  • Abigail-Marie
  • Archemedes (Archie)
  • Ari
  • Arizona
  • Atticus Storm – for a choc/black Labrador – Atticus after the character from the book ‘ To kill a Mockingbird’ and Storm after his color.
  • Baxter
  • Black Sparrow
  • Bobber
  • Bodacious
  • Bodey
  • Cable
  • Cadbury
  • Campbell
  • Carina (cute in Italian)
  • Cash
  • Ceasar
  • Cerberus (after the comic character)
  • Chaos
  • Chi Se (means yes in Thailand)
  • Chief (Native American for “Course”)
  • Cisco
  • Clearance (purchased on sale)
  • Cowboy
  • Cool
  • Cuervo
  • D.O.G. (Deeyogee)
  • Dammit
  • Darth Vader
  • Deputy
  • Derek
  • Destiny
  • Deuce
  • Devilchild
  • Devo
  • Dicy
  • Dopples (short for the German word doppelganger which means someones dark half)
  • Fathom
  • Finneghan
  • Fleetwood
  • Flisa
  • Fluffernutter
  • Fonzarelli
  • Fosters
  • Friday
  • Gamble
  • Gandalf (from the Lord of the Rings)
  • Goovey
  • Groucho (for a dog with a little moustache like Groucho Marx)
  • Gruvel
  • Hannibal
  • Hazzard
  • Heaven
  • Highway
  • Hiho
  • Hoosier
  • Huckleberry
  • Hurricane
  • Jackpot
  • Jaeger
  • Jupiter
  • Kaiser
  • Kat
  • Kili (A dwarf king from Lord of the Rings)
  • Kizzy” which means “stay home” in some African dialect
  • Klondike
  • Laika (The first dog in space in the Soviet “muttnik” program)
  • Lex Luthor
  • Lightning Bolt
  • Lela
  • Lita – after the WWE wristler
  • Lobo
  • Lucky number Slevin (7th pup)
  • Ludwig
  • Luka
  • Magdalena (because we got her at Easter;named for Mary Magdalene)
  • Major
  • Malibu
  • Mick
  • Miss Tallulah
  • Nakai
  • Nanuck
  • Nash
  • Nony (taken from anonymous)
  • Ollie
  • Oscar
  • P.D. = Puppy Dog
  • Paco
  • Panda
  • Parker – a user submitted because their dog finds a spot…. and PARKS it!
  • Patron
  • Prizzi Honor
  • Puck
  • Pucker
  • Rajah
  • Reiken
  • Ripley
  • Ronin
  • Saavik
  • Seamare
  • Seamus
  • Sen-Sen
  • Shadzy
  • Shaela (Celtic, and it means: “Fairy From a Palace”)
  • Shalimar
  • Shelby
  • Shiraz
  • Shooter
  • Shunka (Native American for “dog”)
  • Sirah
  • Skittles
  • Skye
  • Skynyrd
  • Smudge
  • Snafu
  • Snickers
  • Solstice
  • Southpaw
  • Spare Bear
  • Sperry
  • Spumoni
  • Striker
  • Tequila
  • Terk…the gorilla off Tarzan
  • Tiki
  • Tisha
  • Toa
  • Trinity (Trinnie)
  • Tundra
  • Tyra
  • Tzar
  • Violet
  • Wicca
  • Winchester
  • Winslet
  • Wookie
  • Yuletide Mischief
  • Zed
  • Zin
  • Zoltan

Do you have a cool dog name? Tell us the cool dog name and how you came up with it in the comments below.

Doesn’t matter how or what you would like to name your dog, we have the perfect name for you. Are you looking for a dog name to go with personality traits such as independent dogsplayful dogsfunny dogscute or beautiful dogsloving dogssweet dogsbig dogs or dogs with big personalitiessmall dogsaggressive dogs or good watch dogssmart dogsnot so smart dogsstrong dogsfast dogsornery dogs, or talkative dogs?

Or are you looking for a name your dog based on his hair coat color or type such as he is whiteyellowred or brownsilver or greyblackblack and whitespottedwrinkled or a fluffy dog. Check out the links associated with any of those words and get our list! We have the perfect name for your dog!

Or have you found a stray dog or rescued a stray and want a name that fits?

Here is even a list of over 1200 common dog names. Or maybe you just want to look for an unusual dog name. We have tons of those!

Do you want to know what the most common dog names mean? Learn about the “meaning” behind common Male dog names and Female dog names.


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