Cool dog names give your already awesome pup an extra special edge.
We’ve got some unique ideas, which are sure to make your pet the top dog at the park.
Let’s get started with the top 50!
Top 50 cool dog names
Our favorite cool names for dogs of the moment are:
Finding Cool Dog Names
Cool dog names are a great way to show off your pup! Finding the right inspiration can be hard, but we’ve got lots of ideas to help you get a wicked choice.
We’ve split these cool names into categories. You can jump to any section by clicking the links below. Or just keep scrolling to start from the very top!
- Male names
- Female names
- Unique ideas
- Cool small dog names
- Cool big dog names
- Fast dog names
- Dangerous dog names
- Top names for 2019
There are many types of cool puppy names. For some more general ideas, check out these fun lists:
Cool dog names male
Cool boy dog names sound great when they’re also human names.
Not just traditional or popular options, but those that are short and snappy to say.
Normally two syllables or less works well.
Cool dog names that easily roll off the tongue, and that your pup will instantly recognize.
Check out these awesome male dog names, and see what you think:
Cool female dog names
Cool girl dog names don’t have to be wild or random.
They can come from traditional baby name routes. Or even the names of awesome female characters.
Check out these seriously cool female dog name ideas:
Cool unique dog names
Thinking up unique dog names can be tricky. But only because everyone wants to be different!
It requires a lot of creativity and imagination. But, never fear. We’re here to make this process easier!
A great way to find the coolest dog names is to think of a topic that’s universally considered to be cool.
Like the beach, surfing, motor bikes…and more! Whatever takes your fancy. Any topics that will make your friends enthusiastically give you a high five are perfect!
Then go through that topic picking out relevant words that are short, snappy and really stand out.
Let’s Go to the Names!
Check out these fun cool unique dog names to get inspired:
Cool small dog names
Really cool dog names for tiny dog breeds come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.
All dogs are cute. But our pint-sized pups really take the (dog) biscuit when it comes to adorable.
Check out these fun ideas for cool names for small dogs:
Cool big dog names
Cool big names can show off their impressive (or soon to be impressive) stature. They can be deadly serious or poking fun in their direction.
Large dog names inspired by fictional characters, like TV giants or tall creatures are good fun. And so are those that are purely descriptive. Dog names inspired by fictional characters usually become more popular as their shows do! Can you recognise any of the names in this list?
Let’s Get Started
If you’ve got a large breed puppy, why not consider one of these cool big dog names:
- Wun Wun
Don’t forget, if you want a bit of a laugh when naming your puppy then you could switch things up.
Fast dog names
Do you have a seriously speedy dog? Are you looking to bring home a sighthound puppy?
Then one of these cool fast dog names might well be a great choice.
Inspired by the world of racing, both human and vehicles, as well as some plain cool fast words.
Check out this great list for some awesome ideas:
Dangerous dog names
We all know your dog is going to be a total sweetie pie. But that doesn’t mean that you don’t want him to look or sound fierce.
Dangerous cool names for dogs are great fun. And we have some awesome ideas for you here:
We’ve got plenty more tough, dangerous dog names here! Check them out!
Cool Celebrity Dog Names
Another way to find a cool dog name is to take inspiration from dogs belonging to famous people! Let’s take a look at some of these ideas, with their owners in brackets.
- Finn (Amanda Seyfried)
- Meatball (Adam Sandler)
- Mr. Famous (Audrey Hepburn)
- Tucker (Charlize Theron)
- Vida (Demi Moore)
- Flossie (Drew Barrymore)
- Brutus (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson)
- Winston (Gwen Stefani)
- Mocha (Hugh Jackman)
- Atticus (Jake Gyllenhaal)
- Mona (Jennifer Love Hewitt)
- Sid (Jessica Alba)
- Kola (Kellan Lutz)
- Foxy (Matthew McConaughey)
- Sidi (Orlando Bloom)
- Baxter (Ryan Reynolds)
- Indo (Will Smith)
- Zelda (Zooey Deschanel)
Top Names for 2019
Perhaps you’re looking for a cool dog name that’s really modern and fits current trends!
Let’s look at some cool ideas that take their inspiration from people, characters, and more, that are popular in 2019!
Choices for Girls
Choices for Boys
Choosing a cool name
In a house piled high with pets, I’ve had more than my fair share of naming to do.
And I find the best way to go about it is to decide what type of name you want to give your pet.
You already know that you want a cool dog name. One that you can be proud of, and repeat with confidence.
And who can blame you!
In all likelihood you’re going to be calling this name out, and saying it repeatedly for the next ten years or more.
The Best Cool Dog Names
You are never going to find a name that everyone in the world thinks is the coolest dog names. But I think that you can come pretty close, especially in your own social circles.
The most important thing to remember when naming your dog is that it only really matters how you feel about the name.
How easy it is to say, for your dog to distinguish from other words, and how much you like it.
The coolest dog names are the ones that suits you and your pup the very best.
What Name Did You Choose?
Have you picked your dog’s name now? Did you choose one from our list, or was your idea from somewhere else?
Why not share your cool puppy names and the stories behind them with us in the comments section below? We can add them to our list and help inspire even more cool dog names!
More Cool Dog Name Ideas!
Still not sure what to name your dog? Then why not check out our other awesome dog names lists here. We’ve even got some great breed-specific ideas: