Funny Puppy Names

Our Favorite 50 Funny Dog Names for 2018

Sometimes you look into a new puppy’s eyes, and you just know that a funny dog name is the way to go. There’s a certain wiggle, a special spark, a goofy smile that tells you this dog is going to make you laugh. Not only that, but your dog is a big part of your life, so their name needs to reflect your personality. Funny dog names are perfect for silly puppies, anyone with a sense of humor, dogs with big personalities, or just dogs that have energy to spare.

If you’re looking for a name that stands out from the pack, you’re in luck. We’ve handpicked some great funny dog names by digging through the our enormous database, going way beyond the top 100 dog names to find a hilarious mix.


Have fun, use your imagination, and be sure to check out other ideas from our unique selection of dog name lists.

Top 50 Funny Dog Names

  1. Artoo Dogtoo
  2. Bacon (Sir Francis)
  3. BamBam
  4. Bamboo
  5. Barkley
  6. Beau-Dacious
  7. Bitsy
  8. Brian
  9. Brunhilda
  10. Butterball
  11. Buzz Pawldrin
  12. Chewbacca (Chewy)
  13. Chocolate Chip
  14. Clive
  15. Dobby
  16. Doris
  17. Eggroll
  18. Elvis
  19. Fabio
  20. Frodo
  21. Hairy Pawter
  22. Hashtag
  23. Huckleberry
  24. Jim
  25. Milkshake
  26. Mister
  27. Moxie
  28. Muttley Crue
  29. Nacho
  30. Noodles
  31. Nugget
  32. Pancakes
  33. Pudding
  34. Pup Tart
  35. Puppaccino
  36. Reeses Puppycups
  37. Sneakers
  38. Sprite
  39. Sweet Pea
  40. Sugar Pie
  41. Tater Tot
  42. Toast
  43. Waffles
  44. Waldo
  45. Widget
  46. Winnie (the Poodle?)
  47. Woofer
  48. Yeti
  49. Yoda
  50. Zippy

If you’re still looking for funny dog names, you might want to dig further into the world of puns, your favorite characters or celebrities, or even snack foods. And remember, funny dog names sometimes work because of a contrast: for example, a name like Bruiser for a tiny Chihuahua, or a name like Peaches for a big, tough dog breed.

For more dog name ideas, check out our list of unique names for dogs, along with Irish choices, romantic dog names, and more. Plus top cat names—in case there’s a new kitty in your life, too.