Pug Names: Cool Names for Pug Breed Dogs

Pug Names: Cool Names for Pug Breed Dogs

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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
  • 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
  • Wrinkles

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