Maybe you want an identity that makes it very clear that it's strong and flint, like Rambo or Xena. Or maybe you prefer your dog to show a name that speaks to his softer side, such as Ruby or Roxie. But whatever your goal, you'll find 150 badass dog names that will inspire you and, hopefully, provide you with a nickname that will last. ZiggyZiggy is a great retro name for a puppy.
The name is very special if you're a fan of glam rock from David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust era. If your pup has a knack for drama, this could be the perfect choice for him. Bear Some dogs just look like big, friendly bears, especially puppies with big legs that they haven't yet turned into. In addition to being a delicious, bite-sized package and one of the most perfect foods in the world, Dumpling is also a very nice name for a small dog.
Although technically Stitch is more of a “dog” character from the 2002 Disney movie Lilo %26 Stitch, Lilo is a great name for a dog with a bustling, quirky personality. Keep reading for hundreds of unique dog names that fit just about any dog in the world, from terriers to mastiffs and everything in between. The name means “battle force”, and while you obviously want to keep your girl away from any fight, Matilda is a strong name for a female dog. These dog names are unusual because they are at the bottom of Rover's list of the 1000 best dog names.
Hercules would be a great name for a strong, athletic and courageous little dog, especially for a rescue dog that has endured many difficulties in its life and has only grown stronger. But what are the most unusual people's names for dogs? These are the least common in the Rover database, all of them with at least 50 individual dogs. Atticus Finch %26 Boo RadleyThese characters from Harper Lee's classic novel to kill a mockingbird were those chosen by Jake Gyllenhaal, a dog lover, for his two puppies. Fans of Ireland's iconic dark beer can find in Guinness a great name for a dog with black or brown fur with characteristic white markings.
The name comes from the Phoenician adon meaning “lord” and would be an excellent choice for a very handsome dog. Now, however, you're more likely to hear human names on dogs, from French bulldogs named Jacques to pit bulls named Bella and golden retrievers named Sheena. Falcorsi Bien Falcor from The Never-ending Story is technically a dragon (specifically a lucky dragon), it looks a lot like a huge flying white dog. The name would suit a French breed or any breed of so-called “designer dogs”, but in reality it's all about personality.
Pongo is obviously a good name for a Dalmatian puppy, but it could also be a fun name for any black and white dog (or just for a dumb puppy with a heart of gold).