Pug Names: Cool Names for Pug Breed Dogs

We have gotten several emails from wonderful and dedicated pug owners over the years asking for their own article on pug name suggestions! Here are some suggestions from them!

We hope this list of pug names gives you an idea on naming your pup.

  • Ace
  • Ajax
  • Afrin (like the nasal spray)
  • Ali Baba
  • Armani
  • Baily
  • Bernie – named for the Cleveland Brown’s former quarter back and Stella- she has a white mark that reminded me of a star on her chest)
  • BUBA (boo-bah). Roughly translated, it means little bug.
  • Capri
  • Carlo
  • Casey
  • Crash- because his nose looks like he crashed into a wall.
  • Elvis
  • Elvis Pugsley
  • Ghandi
  • Gigi
  • Gino
  • GWEEDO
  • Herbie
  • Jared
  • Jem
  • Lotti
  • Max
  • Maximus , named after the Gladiator (Russell Crowe)
  • Memphis
  • Mei Ling – Chinese name means beautiful girl
  • Mr Furley – for Three’s Company” Mr. Furley” was the landlord
  • Mr. Chinaman Gray
  • Maggie
  • Maude
  • Miles
  • Munch
  • Niles
  • Olive (love this name for a pug!)
  • Oppie
  • Obbie
  • Princess Tillie Dawn
  • Petunia- named for Porkey Pig’s girlfriend, because she snorted like a little piggy
  • Pongo
  • Pugaciou
  • Pugadore
  • Pugagious (I love this one!)
  • Pugagranate
  • Pugality Plus
  • Pugamino
  • Pugano
  • Pugeii
  • Pugello
  • Pugg Mugg
  • Pugly – fondly named for a sweet pug that was “Ugly” BUT with a lot of Personality
  • Puggadoro
  • Puggles
  • Puggs
  • Puggsy
  • Puggy
  • Pugpano
  • Raja
  • Raymond
  • Reva
  • Rewind – pug that’s about as wide as she is long. owner is a record producer
  • Tariq
  • Teak
  • WrinklesDo you have a cool dog name? Or better yet, a cool Pug dog name? Tell us the cool dog name and how you came up with it! Email us!

    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 dogs, playful dogs, funny dogs, cute or beautiful dogs, loving dogs, sweet dogs, big dogs or dogs with big personalities, small dogs, aggressive dogs or good watch dogs, smart dogs, not so smart dogs, strong dogs, fast dogs, ornery 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 white, yellow, red or brown, silver or grey, black, black and white, spotted, wrinkled 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. How about cool dog names? 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.

    Do you have a name suggestion?. Email us!