Top 1200 Pet Names

Terrier puppies sitting in a box.Terrier puppies sitting in a box.
Terrier puppies sitting in a box.Terrier puppies sitting in a box.

Trying to figure out the perfect name for your pet, but don’t want anything too typical?

Here is a list to help you choose!

255 Top Names for Your Dog

  1. Abigail
  2. Ace
  3. Adam
  4. Addie
  5. Admiral
  6. Aggie
  7. Aires
  8. Aj
  9. Ajax
  10. Aldo
  11. Alex
  12. Alexus
  13. Alf
  14. Alfie
  15. Allie
  16. Ally
  17. Amber
  18. Amie
  19. Amigo
  20. Amos
  21. Amy
  22. Andy
  23. Angel
  24. Angus
  25. Annie
  26. Apollo
  27. April
  28. Archie
  29. Argus
  30. Aries
  31. Armanti
  32. Arnie
  33. Arrow
  34. Ashes
  35. Ashley
  36. Astro
  37. Athena
  38. Atlas
  39. Audi
  40. Augie
  41. Aussie
  42. Austin
  43. Autumn
  44. Axel
  45. Axle
  46. Babbles
  47. Babe
  48. Baby
  49. Baby-doll
  50. Babykins
  51. Bacchus
  52. Bailey
  53. Bam-bam
  54. Bambi
  55. Bandit
  56. Banjo
  57. Barbie
  58. Barclay
  59. Barker
  60. Barkley
  61. Barley
  62. Barnaby
  63. Barney
  64. Baron
  65. Bart
  66. Basil
  67. Baxter
  68. Bb
  69. Beamer
  70. Beanie
  71. Beans
  72. Bear
  73. Beau
  74. Beauty
  75. Beaux
  76. Bebe
  77. Beetle
  78. Bella
  79. Belle
  80. Ben
  81. Benji
  82. Benny
  83. Benson
  84. Bentley
  85. Bernie
  86. Bessie
  87. Biablo
  88. Bibbles
  89. Big Boy
  90. Big Foot
  91. Biggie
  92. Billie
  93. Billy
  94. Bingo
  95. Binky
  96. Birdie
  97. Birdy
  98. Biscuit
  99. Bishop
  100. Gus
  101. Guy
  102. Gypsy
  103. Hailey
  104. Haley
  105. Hallie
  106. Hamlet
  107. Hammer
  108. Hank
  109. Hanna
  110. Hannah
  111. Hans
  112. Happy
  113. Hardy
  114. Harley
  115. Harpo
  116. Harrison
  117. Harry
  118. Harvey
  119. Heather
  120. Heidi
  121. Henry
  122. Hercules
  123. Hershey
  124. Higgins
  125. Hobbes
  126. Holly
  127. Homer
  128. Honey
  129. Honey-Bear
  130. Hooch
  131. Hoover
  132. Hope
  133. Houdini
  134. Howie
  135. Hudson
  136. Huey
  137. Hugh
  138. Hugo
  139. Humphrey
  140. Hunter
  141. India
  142. Indy
  143. Iris
  144. Isabella
  145. Isabelle
  146. Itsy
  147. Itsy-bitsy
  148. Ivory
  149. Ivy
  150. Izzy
  151. Jack
  152. Jackie
  153. Jackpot
  154. Jackson
  155. Jade
  156. Jagger
  157. Jags
  158. Jaguar
  159. Jake
  160. Jamie
  161. Jasmine
  162. Jasper
  163. Jaxson
  164. Jazmie
  165. Jazz
  166. Jelly
  167. Jelly-bean
  168. Jenna
  169. Jenny
  170. Jerry
  171. Jersey
  172. Jess
  173. Jesse
  174. Jesse James
  175. Jessie
  176. Jester
  177. Jet
  178. Jethro
  179. Jett
  180. Jetta
  181. Jewel
  182. Jewels
  183. Jimmy
  184. Jingles
  185. JJ
  186. Joe
  187. Joey
  188. Johnny
  189. Jojo
  190. Joker
  191. Jolie
  192. Jolly
  193. Jordan
  194. Josie
  195. Joy
  196. JR
  197. Judy
  198. Julius
  199. June
  200. Misty
  201. Mitch
  202. Mittens
  203. Mitzi
  204. Mitzy
  205. Mo
  206. Mocha
  207. Mollie
  208. Molly
  209. Mona
  210. Muffy
  211. Nakita
  212. Nala
  213. Nana
  214. Natasha
  215. Nellie
  216. Nemo
  217. Nena
  218. Peanut
  219. Peanuts
  220. Pearl
  221. Pebbles
  222. Penny
  223. Phoebe
  224. Phoenix
  225. Sara
  226. Sarah
  227. Sasha
  228. Sassie
  229. Sassy
  230. Savannah
  231. Scarlett
  232. Shasta
  233. Sheba
  234. Sheena
  235. Shelby
  236. Shelly
  237. Sienna
  238. Sierra
  239. Silky
  240. Silver
  241. Simone
  242. Sissy
  243. Skeeter
  244. Sky
  245. Skye
  246. Skyler
  247. Waldo
  248. Wallace
  249. Wally
  250. Walter
  251. Wayne
  252. Weaver
  253. Webster
  254. Wesley
  255. Westie

Best Dog Names for Boys

  1. Abel
  2. Bits
  3. Bitsy
  4. Bizzy
  5. Bj
  6. Blackie
  7. Black-Jack
  8. Blast
  9. Blaze
  10. Blue
  11. Bo
  12. Bo
  13. Bob
  14. Bobbie
  15. Bobby
  16. Bobo
  17. Bodie
  18. Bogey
  19. Bones
  20. Bongo
  21. Boo
  22. Boo-boo
  23. Booker
  24. Boomer
  25. Boone
  26. Booster
  27. Bootie
  28. Boots
  29. Boozer
  30. Boris
  31. Bosco
  32. Bosley
  33. Boss
  34. Boy
  35. Bozley
  36. Bradley
  37. Brady
  38. Braggs
  39. Brando
  40. Bruiser
  41. Bruno
  42. Brutus
  43. Bubba
  44. Bubbles
  45. Buck
  46. Buckeye
  47. Bucko
  48. Bucky
  49. Bud
  50. Budda
  51. Buddie
  52. Buddy
  53. Buddy Boy
  54. Kane
  55. Karma
  56. Kato
  57. Katz
  58. Kibbles
  59. Kid
  60. Killian
  61. King
  62. Kipper
  63. Kirby
  64. Kismet
  65. Klaus
  66. Koba
  67. Kobe
  68. Koda
  69. Koko
  70. Kona
  71. Kosmo
  72. Koty
  73. Kramer
  74. Kujo
  75. Kurly
  76. Lassie
  77. Latte
  78. Lincoln
  79. Linus
  80. Little Bit
  81. Little-guy
  82. Little-one
  83. Little-rascal
  84. Lucifer
  85. Lucky
  86. Maverick
  87. Max
  88. Maximus
  89. Mercle
  90. Merlin
  91. Pooch
  92. Poochie
  93. Rover
  94. Scoobie
  95. Scooby
  96. Scooby-doo
  97. Slick
  98. Slinky
  99. Sly
  100. Snoopy
  101. Smarty
  102. Sox
  103. Spanky
  104. Spud
  105. Spunky
  106. Squeeky
  107. Squirt
  108. Stanley
  109. Sterling
  110. Stich
  111. Stink
  112. Ty
  113. Tyler
  114. Tyson
  115. Vinnie
  116. Vinny
  117. Willie
  118. Wizard
  119. Wolfgang
  120. Wolfie
  121. Woody
  122. Woofie
  123. Wrigley
  124. Wrinkles
  125. Wyatt
  126. Yin
  127. Yoda
  128. Yogi
  129. Yogi-bear
  130. Yukon
  131. Zack
  132. Zeke
  133. Zeus

Best Dog Names for Girls

  1. Abbey
  2. Abbie
  3. Abby
  4. Blanche
  5. Blondie
  6. Blossom
  7. Bonnie
  8. Brandi
  9. Brandy
  10. Bridgett
  11. Bridgette
  12. Brie
  13. Brindle
  14. Brit
  15. Brittany
  16. Brodie
  17. Brook
  18. Brooke
  19. Brownie
  20. Buffie
  21. Buffy
  22. Bug
  23. Bugsey
  24. Bugsy
  25. Butter
  26. Butterball
  27. Buttercup
  28. Butterscotch
  29. Buttons
  30. Buzzy
  31. Cali
  32. Callie
  33. Cameo
  34. Camille
  35. Candy
  36. Carley
  37. Casey
  38. Casper
  39. Cassie
  40. Cassis
  41. Cha Cha
  42. Chanel
  43. Chaos
  44. Charisma
  45. Chelsea
  46. Cherokee
  47. Chessie
  48. Cheyenne
  49. Chi Chi
  50. Chic
  51. Chiquita
  52. Chivas
  53. Chloe
  54. Chocolate
  55. Chrissy
  56. Cinnamon
  57. Cisco
  58. Claire
  59. Coconut
  60. Codi
  61. Cody
  62. Kali
  63. Kallie
  64. Kasey
  65. Katie
  66. Kayla
  67. KC
  68. Keesha
  69. Kellie
  70. Kelly
  71. Kelsey
  72. Kenya
  73. Kerry
  74. Kiki
  75. Kira
  76. Kissy
  77. Kitty
  78. Kiwi
  79. Kyra
  80. Lacey
  81. Lady
  82. Ladybug
  83. Laney
  84. Layla
  85. Lexi
  86. Lexie
  87. Lexus
  88. Libby
  89. Lightning
  90. Nikita
  91. Nikki
  92. Niko
  93. Nina
  94. Olive
  95. Olivia
  96. Ollie
  97. Onie
  98. Pandora
  99. Patsy
  100. Patty
  101. Peaches
  102. Tequila
  103. Tess
  104. Tessa
  105. Tessie
  106. Valinto
  107. Vava
  108. Vegas
  109. Velvet

Best Names for Cats

  1. Bullet
  2. Bullwinkle
  3. Bully
  4. Bumper
  5. Bunky
  6. Buster
  7. Buster-brown
  8. Butch
  9. Butchy
  10. Caesar
  11. Calvin
  12. Capone
  13. Captain
  14. Chad
  15. Chamberlain
  16. Champ
  17. Chance
  18. Charles
  19. Charlie
  20. Charlie Brown
  21. Charmer
  22. Chase
  23. Chauncey
  24. Chaz
  25. Checkers
  26. Chester
  27. Chevy
  28. Chewie
  29. Chewy
  30. Chico
  31. Chief
  32. Chili
  33. China
  34. Chip
  35. Chipper
  36. Chippy
  37. Chips
  38. Chubbs
  39. Chucky
  40. Chyna
  41. Cinder
  42. Cindy
  43. Clancy
  44. Cleo
  45. Cleopatra
  46. Clicker
  47. Clifford
  48. Clover
  49. Clyde
  50. Coal
  51. Cobweb
  52. Coco
  53. Cocoa
  54. Cole
  55. Comet
  56. Commando
  57. Conan
  58. Connor
  59. Cookie
  60. Cooper
  61. Copper
  62. Corky
  63. Cosmo
  64. Cotton
  65. Cozmo
  66. Crackers
  67. Cricket
  68. Crystal
  69. Cubby
  70. Cubs
  71. Cujo
  72. Cupcake
  73. Curly
  74. Curry
  75. Cutie
  76. Cutie-pie
  77. Cyrus
  78. Daffy
  79. Daisey-mae
  80. Daisy
  81. Dakota
  82. Dallas
  83. Dandy
  84. Dante
  85. Daphne
  86. Darby
  87. Darcy
  88. Darwin
  89. Dash
  90. Dave
  91. Deacon
  92. Dee
  93. Dee Dee
  94. Dempsey
  95. Destini
  96. Dewey
  97. Dexter
  98. Dharma
  99. Diamond
  100. Dickens
  101. Diego
  102. Diesel
  103. Digger
  104. Dillon
  105. Dinky
  106. Dino
  107. Diva
  108. Dixie
  109. Dobie
  110. Doc
  111. Dodger
  112. Doggon’
  113. Dolly
  114. Domino
  115. Doodles
  116. Doogie
  117. Dots
  118. Dottie
  119. Dozer
  120. Dragster
  121. Dreamer
  122. Duchess
  123. Dude
  124. Dudley
  125. Duffy
  126. Duke
  127. Duncan
  128. Dunn
  129. Dusty
  130. Dutches
  131. Dutchess
  132. Dylan
  133. Earl
  134. Ebony
  135. Echo
  136. Eddie
  137. Eddy
  138. Edgar
  139. Edsel
  140. Eifel
  141. Einstein
  142. Ellie
  143. Elliot
  144. Elmo
  145. Elvis
  146. Elwood
  147. Ember
  148. Emily
  149. Emma
  150. Emmy
  151. Erin
  152. Ernie
  153. Eva
  154. Faith
  155. Fancy
  156. Felix
  157. Fergie
  158. Ferris
  159. Fido
  160. Fifi
  161. Figaro
  162. Finnegan
  163. Fiona
  164. Flake
  165. Flakey
  166. Flash
  167. Flint
  168. Flopsy
  169. Flower
  170. Floyd
  171. Fluffy
  172. Fonzie
  173. Foxy
  174. Francais
  175. Frankie
  176. Franky
  177. Freckles
  178. Fred
  179. Freddie
  180. Freddy
  181. Freedom
  182. Freeway
  183. Fresier
  184. Friday
  185. Frisco
  186. Frisky
  187. Fritz
  188. Frodo
  189. Frosty
  190. Furball
  191. Fuzzy
  192. Gabby
  193. Gabriella
  194. Garfield
  195. Gasby
  196. Gator
  197. Gavin
  198. Genie
  199. George
  200. Georgia
  201. Georgie
  202. Giant
  203. Gibson
  204. Gidget
  205. Gigi
  206. Gilbert
  207. Gilda
  208. Ginger
  209. Ginny
  210. Girl
  211. Gizmo
  212. Godiva
  213. Goldie
  214. Goober
  215. Goose
  216. Gordon
  217. Grace
  218. Grace
  219. Gracie
  220. Gracie
  221. Grady
  222. Greenie
  223. Greta
  224. Gretchen
  225. Gretel
  226. Gretta
  227. Griffen
  228. Gringo
  229. Grizzly
  230. Gromit
  231. Grover
  232. Gucci
  233. Guido
  234. Guinness
  235. Gunner
  236. Gunther

Top Names for Boy Cats

  1. Laddie
  2. Lazarus
  3. Lefty
  4. Leo
  5. Levi
  6. Logan
  7. Loki
  8. Lou
  9. Louie
  10. Louis
  11. Lucas
  12. Mac
  13. Macho
  14. Macintosh
  15. Mack
  16. Magic
  17. Major
  18. Mason
  19. Maxwell
  20. Mcduff
  21. Michael
  22. Mickey
  23. Midnight
  24. Mikey
  25. Miko
  26. Miles
  27. Miller
  28. Milo
  29. Mister
  30. Mojo
  31. Monkey
  32. Monster
  33. Montana
  34. Montgomery
  35. Monty
  36. Moocher
  37. Moochie
  38. Mookie
  39. Moonshine
  40. Moose
  41. Morgan
  42. Moses
  43. Mouse
  44. Mr Kitty
  45. Muffin
  46. Mugsy
  47. Mulligan
  48. Munchkin
  49. Murphy
  50. Napoleon
  51. Nathan
  52. Nero
    Nestle
  53. Newt
  54. Newton
  55. Nibbles
  56. Nibby
  57. Nibby-nose
  58. Nick
  59. Nickers
  60. Nickie
  61. Nicky
  62. Nico
  63. Nike
  64. Niki
  65. Nitro
  66. Nobel
  67. Noel
  68. Nona
  69. Noodles
  70. Norton
  71. Nosey
  72. Nugget
  73. Nutmeg
  74. Oakley
  75. Obie
  76. Odie
  77. Old Glory
  78. Oliver
  79. Onyx
  80. Opie
  81. Oreo
  82. Oscar
  83. Otis
  84. Otto
  85. Oz
  86. Ozzie
  87. Ozzy
  88. Pablo
  89. Paco
  90. Paddington
  91. Paddy
  92. Panda
  93. Panther
  94. Papa
  95. Paris
  96. Parker
  97. Pasha
  98. Patch
  99. Patches
  100. Patricky
  101. Pedro
  102. Pepe
  103. Pepper
  104. Peppy
  105. Pepsi
  106. Persy
  107. Pete
  108. Peter
  109. Petey
  110. Petie
  111. Phantom
  112. Picasso
  113. Pickles
  114. Pierre
  115. Piggy
  116. Piglet
  117. Pink Panther
  118. Pinky
  119. Pinto
  120. Plato
  121. Pluto
  122. Pockets
  123. Pogo
  124. Pokey
  125. Pip-squeek
  126. Pirate
  127. Poncho
  128. Pongo
  129. Pooh
  130. Pooh-bear
  131. Porkchop
  132. Porky
  133. Porter
  134. Powder
  135. Prancer
  136. Prince
  137. Puck
  138. Puddles
  139. Pudge
  140. Puffy
  141. Pugsley
  142. Pumpkin
  143. Punkin
  144. Puppy
  145. Purdy
  146. Quinn
  147. Rags
  148. Raison
  149. Ralph
  150. Ralphie
  151. Rambler
  152. Rambo
  153. Ranger
  154. Rascal
  155. Rebel
  156. Red
  157. Reggie
  158. Reilly
  159. Remy
  160. Rex
  161. Rexy
  162. Rhett
  163. Ricky
  164. Rico
  165. Riggs
  166. Riley
  167. Rin Tin Tin
  168. Ringo
  169. Ripley
  170. Rocco
  171. Rock
  172. Rocket
  173. Rocko
  174. Rocky
  175. Roland
  176. Rolex
  177. Rollie
  178. Roman
  179. Romeo
  180. Roscoe
  181. Rosebud
  182. Rudy
  183. Ruffe
  184. Ruffer
  185. Ruffles
  186. Rufus
  187. Ruger
  188. Rusty
  189. Sage
  190. Sailor
  191. Salem
  192. Sampson
  193. Samson
  194. Sarge
  195. Sawyer
  196. Schotzie
  197. Schultz
  198. Scooter
  199. Scottie
  200. Scout
  201. Scrappy
  202. Scruffy
  203. Shadow
  204. Shady
  205. Shaggy
  206. Sherman
  207. Shiloh
  208. Shiner
  209. Shorty
  210. Sebastian
  211. Silvester
  212. Simba
  213. Simon
  214. Skinny
  215. Skip
  216. Skipper
  217. Skippy
  218. Skittles

Best Names for Female Cats

  1. Mandi
  2. Mandy
  3. Mango
  4. Marble
  5. Mariah
  6. Marley
  7. Mary
  8. Mary Jane
  9. Mattie
  10. Maxine
  11. May
  12. Maya
  13. Mckenzie
  14. Meadow
  15. Megan
  16. Meggie
  17. Mercedes
  18. Mia
  19. Miasy
  20. Millie
  21. Mimi
  22. Mindy
  23. Ming
  24. Mini
  25. Minnie
  26. Mischief
  27. Misha
  28. Miss Kitty
  29. Miss Priss
  30. Missie
  31. Missy
  32. Piper
  33. Pippin
  34. Pippy
  35. Pixie
  36. Polly
  37. Pookie
  38. Pooky
  39. Popcorn
  40. Poppy
  41. Porch
  42. Precious
  43. Presley
  44. Pretty
  45. Pretty-girl
  46. Princess
  47. Prissy
  48. Queen
  49. Queenie
  50. Quincy
  51. Raven
  52. Rosa
  53. Rosie
  54. Rosy
  55. Rowdy
  56. Roxanne
  57. Roxie
  58. Roxy
  59. Ruby
  60. Ruchus
  61. Ruthie
  62. Ryder
  63. Sabine
  64. Sable
  65. Sabrina
  66. Sadie
  67. Sally
  68. Salty
  69. Sam
  70. Samantha
  71. Sammy
  72. Sandy
  73. Smoke
  74. Smokey
  75. Smudge
  76. Sneakers
  77. Snickers
  78. Snoop
  79. Snowball
  80. Snowflake
  81. Snowy
  82. Snuffles
  83. Snuggles
  84. Solomon
  85. Sonny
  86. Sophia
  87. Sophie
  88. Sparkle
  89. Sparky
  90. Speed
  91. Speedo
  92. Speedy
  93. Spirit
  94. Spookey
  95. Spot
  96. Spotty
  97. Star
  98. Starr
  99. Stella
  100. Stormy
  101. Sugar
  102. Sugar-baby
  103. Summer
  104. Sumo
  105. Sundance
  106. Sunday
  107. Sunny
  108. Sunshine
  109. Susie
  110. Susie-q
  111. Suzy
  112. Sweetie
  113. Sweetie-pie
  114. Sweet-pea
  115. Sydney
  116. Tabby
  117. Tabetha
  118. Taco
  119. Taffy
  120. Tally
  121. Tammy
  122. Tangles
  123. Tango
  124. Tank
  125. Tara
  126. Tasha
  127. Taylor
  128. Thelma
  129. Thyme
  130. Tiffany
  131. Tiger
  132. Tigger
  133. Tiggy
  134. Tiki
  135. Tilly
  136. Timber
  137. Tippy
  138. Titan
  139. Tito
  140. Titus
  141. Tobie
  142. Toby
  143. Toffee
  144. Toni
  145. Tony
  146. Toots
  147. Tootsie
  148. Topaz
  149. Tori
  150. Toto
  151. Tracker
  152. Tramp
  153. Trapper
  154. Trinity
  155. Tripod
  156. Tristan
  157. Trixie
  158. Trooper
  159. Trouble
  160. Zena
  161. Ziggy
  162. Zippy
  163. Zoe
  164. Zoey
  165. Zoie

61 More Names for Any Pet

  1. Spencer
  2. Spike
  3. Stuart
  4. Tank
  5. Tanner
  6. Taz
  7. T-bird
  8. T-bone
  9. Teddy
  10. Teddy-bear
  11. Tex
  12. Thor
  13. Thumper
  14. Thunder
  15. Timmy
  16. Tinker
  17. Tinker-bell
  18. Tinky
  19. Tiny
  20. Tipper
  21. Tom
  22. Tommy
  23. Tommy-boy
  24. Travis
  25. Trigger
  26. Troy
  27. Truffles
  28. Tuck
  29. Tucker
  30. Tuesday
  31. Tuffy
  32. Turbo
  33. Turner
  34. Tux
  35. Twiggy
  36. Twinkle
  37. Violet
  38. Vito
  39. Volvo
  40. Waddles
  41. Wags
  42. Whiskers
  43. Whiskey
  44. Whispy
  45. Whitie
  46. Whiz
  47. Wiggles
  48. Wilber
  49. Willow
  50. Willy
  51. Wilson
  52. Winnie
  53. Winston
  54. Winter
  55. Wiz
  56. Xena
  57. Yaka
  58. Yang
  59. Yeller
  60. Yellow
  61. Zorro

 

More Pet Name Options

For tips on how to choose the right name, read What’s In a Name – Naming Your Dog.

Looking for something popular? Check out Top Names for Dogs and Top Names for Cats.

Are you looking for a dog name to go with personality traits for independent and 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?

Need a name for a dog based on hair coat color or type? Try these articles on white, yellow, red or brown, silver or greyspotted, wrinkled and fluffy dogs.

Rescued a stray dog and need a name that fits? Click here.

Want an unusual dog name? How about cool dog names?

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

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