Rangers Dog Top 100 Dog Names

Finding the Perfect & Best Dog Name

When it comes to naming a new puppy, it might be harder than at first thought…to start with, there are literally thousands of possibilities, from traditional to completely quirky and ‘out there’ dog names that nobody else has ever heard of…how do you choose a shortlist? Do you base it on the breed? Personality? Looks? Colour? Do you let the kids have a say?

Do you like ‘human’ names for your pets, or something traditionally used for dogs?
Don’t forget that this is a name you will be no doubt calling out several times a day, or even shouting at the top of your voice (remember Fenton, the dog who chased the deer in Richmond park?! Have a look on YouTube!).


Dog names do trend just like human baby names, so no doubt you’ll hear influences from latest films or TV series.
Remember these points as you make your choices, the name will be with pooch for life, and you are going to have to say it on repeat. Shorter names tend to be more effective than longer ones – we prefer two syllable names, but short, monosyllabic names work too. Think about your dog being able to respond to that name when you want his attention.

It might be a good idea to get together a list and narrow it down to just a few. That’s what we like to do, then put it to the whole family and choose ‘the one’.

Rather than making a list of hundreds, we’ve surfed and sifted and filtered out a list of our ‘top 100’ dog names – 50 girls, 50 boys, that we think are pretty pawfect.. As always, let us know what you think!

50 top girl dog names

  1. Annie
  2. Ada
  3. Beauty
  4. Bella
  5. Blossom
  6. Cece
  7. Coco
  8. Daisy
  9. Dotty
  10. Duchess
  11. Elsa
  12. Ember
  13. Fifi
  14. Freya
  15. Ginger
  16. Goldie
  17. Hattie
  18. Holly
  19. Honey
  20. Indie
  21. Izzie
  22. Jazzy
  23. Jessie
  24. Kiki
  25. Kexie
  26. Lola
  27. Luna
  28. Maggie
  29. Nelly
  30. Nina
  31. Olive
  32. Pansy
  33. Pattie
  34. Peggy
  35. Poppy
  36. Queenie
  37. Roma
  38. Rosie
  39. Roxy
  40. Sandy
  41. Sacha
  42. Shadow
  43. Tasha
  44. Toffee
  45. Truffle
  46. Una
  47. Velvet
  48. Whisper
  49. Willow
  50. Zelda

50 top boy dog names

  1. Alpha
  2. Baxter
  3. Benji
  4. Bodhi
  5. Charlie
  6. Chester
  7. Danny
  8. Dexter
  9. Digger
  10. Douggie
  11. Echo
  12. Enzo
  13. FELTON!!!
  14. Foxy
  15. George
  16. Hamish
  17. Harry
  18. Herbie
  19. Iggy
  20. Jake
  21. Jasper
  22. Jetter
  23. King
  24. Lassie
  25. Leo
  26. Lucky
  27. Maxi
  28. Milo
  29. Neo
  30. Olly
  31. Oscar
  32. Pepper
  33. Percy
  34. Quinny
  35. Ranger
  36. Ringo
  37. Rufus
  38. Scooby
  39. Simba
  40. Stanley
  41. Teddy
  42. Titch
  43. Tyson
  44. Valentine
  45. Velvet
  46. Waffle
  47. Wilby
  48. Wrigley
  49. Zachy
  50. Zeuss

And when you’ve chosen the pawfect name, you need to start thinking about what you need for a new puppy. We’ve written plenty of blogs which will help you on your way, from best puppy foods, to toys, training tips and health advice.