Cool Dog Names – 300 Awesome Puppy Name Ideas


Cool dog names can come from so many different places, it can be hard to pin one down. Especially if more than one person is involved in the decision! We’re going to help you with that!

Finding it hard to agree on a name to suit your new pup? Let’s start by diving straight in to our top 100 cool dog names. If none of those take your fancy, you can scroll down for hundreds more ideas. You’ll see that there are quite a range of name styles for male and female dogs, just in our top twenty!

Flint Harley
Coke Boss
Groot Chanel
Tank Dior
Rex Stella
Titus Rocky
Trixie Spike
Ragnar Hulk
Jinx Thor
Cleo Quinn
Hadley Archer
Blizzard Tanner
Jet Chase
Paddy Drake
Cooper Roxie
Bruno Jazz
Troy Chip
Mac Pepper
Athos Snap
Mitzy Skye
Opal Buddy
Missy Mocha
Salsa Toffee
Guiness Blaze
Patch Arnie
Turtle Snickers
Flare Risk
Kaia Chance
Dingo Sable
Lucky Pepsi
Shades Phantom
Rocket Crow
Sprite Spirit
Dream Zinny
Wiggles Monkey
Mars Umber
Fraggle Jinx
Noodle Shaggy
Raven Fidget
Ghost Bounty
Tweek Crash
Cosmos Tango
Zip Buck
Nacho Dragon
Shredder Ace
Jaws Flash
Holt Buzz
Van Splinter
Moss Mead
Slate Neo


Cool dog names male

Let’s start simple. Cool male dog names.

When it comes to naming your puppy you have massive list of cool boy dog names that you can choose from

  • Ace
  • Ash
  • Axel
  • Bane
  • Blaze
  • Bruce
  • Chase
  • Connor
  • Cooper
  • Dexter
  • Don
  • Duke
  • Felix
  • Finn
  • Flint
  • Grey
  • Gunner
  • Jax
  • Jet
  • Kane
  • Mack
  • Mitch
  • Phoenix
  • Rocky
  • Scrapper
  • Slate
  • Tanner
  • Taz
  • Zed
  • Zeke

Boy there are a lot of them! Those are just a few of my favorites, but don’t worry if you didn’t see one that was quite awesome enough for your furry friend. We’ve got plenty more to come!

Talking of cool, check out this cute video of labradors and their friends enjoying some pool time!

Cool dog names female

Cool female dog names also come in many forms. If you’ve got an awesome little pup joining your family soon then these cool girl dog names are the way forward

  • Angel
  • Blaire
  • Britt
  • Cassie
  • Clara
  • Cleo
  • Coco
  • Dash
  • Eva
  • Fara
  • Flare
  • Flame
  • Hadley
  • Harley
  • Ingrid
  • Kahlan
  • Leda
  • Lila
  • Loki
  • Lola
  • Nel
  • Piper
  • Rebel
  • Rumor
  • Sage
  • Serena
  • Sophia
  • Quinn
  • Thor
  • Trixie

Dog names – girl or boy – are all about expressing the things that you find fun, exciting or entertaining. So let’s carry on by looking first at some cool unusual dog names that could suit either.

Cool unique dog names

You might be surprised to find out just how many people Google ‘unique dog names’ every months. Well, it seems that we all like to be different. So the number is well into the thousands.

Bringing home a cool black puppy? Check out hundreds of great black dog names here!

So with so many of us wanting to be different, how on earth are we supposed to achieve that. It’s an even bigger task wehen you want the name to be cool as well!

I’ve got a lot (and I mean a lot) of animals at home, and as a result have spent more than my fair share of hours mulling over this question.

Here are a few off the wall ideas that have emerged! See what you think:

  • Abstract
  • Acid
  • Anode
  • Argon
  • Atom
  • Brick
  • Carbon
  • Charge
  • Cheetah
  • Coke
  • Core
  • Crumbs
  • Dezi
  • Dragon
  • Evita
  • Fawn
  • Fetch
  • Fly
  • Goal
  • Gold
  • Grass
  • Jail
  • Joke
  • Kali
  • King
  • Lead
  • Magma
  • Mika
  • Mock
  • Nebula
  • Radon
  • Ranger
  • Reach
  • Spider
  • Target
  • Tracker
  • Trigger
  • Xenon
  • Zinc

From the world of random ideas to a topic I bet you’ll be on board with – superhero dog names!

Superhero dog names

If you’re looking for super cool dog names, then what better place to go than to the world of super heroes!

Superhero movies have taken off massively in the last few years, and fortunately show no signs of slowing down. There are some awesome superhero and super villain characters, including some of their hidden identity names!

In this super set of cool names for dogs we’ll check out the best of them.

  • Arrow
  • Atlas
  • Barbara
  • Barry
  • Beast
  • Blade
  • Bruce
  • Bucky
  • Captain America
  • Colossus
  • Cyclops
  • Dinah
  • Donna
  • Eric
  • Flash
  • Fury
  • Gambit
  • Gypsy
  • Hal
  • Hank
  • Hawkeye
  • Hellboy
  • Ironman
  • Jean
  • Jubillee
  • Kitty
  • Logan
  • Luke
  • Nova
  • Oracle
  • Punisher
  • Reed
  • Rita
  • Robin
  • Rogue
  • Rorschach
  • Scott
  • Storm
  • Tula

Cool puppy names can come from anywhere. And though the world of superheroes is mega right now, there is another world that has had some insane fads too.

Welcome to our selection of awesome anime dog names!

Anime dog names

Do you love Anime? Are you a fan of Japanese cartoons? Whether you’re a fan of the genre in general or a more specific lover of a particular series (Escaflowne anyone?!) then check out these cool anime dog names.

really cool dog names

  • Allen
  • Antonio
  • Bob
  • Bulma
  • Carlos
  • Erza
  • Faye
  • Folken
  • Frieza
  • Goku
  • Hitomi
  • Jet Black
  • Laughing Bull
  • Light
  • Milerna
  • Natsu
  • Piccolo
  • Punch
  • Roy
  • Spike
  • Taiga
  • Van
  • Vegeta

Anime names are in their hundreds if not thousands. But there is an area of this cartoon style more popular than most.

I am, of course, referring to Pokemon.

Pokemon dog names

Have you been a Pokemon fan? Or did you live through years of having to watch it with your kids and the ideas have stuck around?

Pokemon was massive when I was young, and those adorable little faces have stuck in my mind. And so have their names!

If you’re looking for cool Pokemon dog names then check out these.

I’ve even thrown in some other characters for you too.

  • Abra
  • Ash
  • Beedrill
  • Brock
  • Chansey
  • Diglett
  • Ditto
  • Eevee
  • Hypno
  • Jynx
  • Krabby
  • Misty
  • Muk
  • Ninetales
  • Oddish
  • Onix
  • Pikachu
  • Raichu
  • Seel
  • Slowpoke
  • Squirtle
  • Vulpix
  • Weedle

Stylish dog names

Let’s take a step back from the world of fiction for a moment, and check out some stylish dog names instead.

This selection is inspired by the world of fashion.

If you’re into fashion with style as your forte, then you will want a cool stylish dog name to match.

Here are some great ideas for cool pet names for dogs with style.

  • Armani
  • Boss
  • Carolina
  • Chanel
  • Daphne
  • Dior
  • Donna
  • Hugo
  • Isabel
  • Jimmy
  • Karl
  • Kate
  • McQueen
  • Oscar
  • Phoebe
  • Prada
  • Ralph
  • Satin
  • Silk
  • Stella
  • Tommy
  • Tory
  • Vera
  • Versace
  • Yves

Movie dog names

Fancy naming your dog after your favorite movie?

It can be great fun to use either the title or a cool character as inspiration.

Although I want be naming my pup Die Hard any time soon, there might be something in the handle ‘Hans Gruber’…

Here are some cool movie dog names that might take your fancy. From the standard to the slightly out there. Enjoy!

  • Alex
  • Amelie
  • Amy
  • Buzz
  • Clarice
  • Deadpool
  • Donnie
  • Ellen
  • Erin
  • Ethan
  • Ferris
  • Forrest
  • Gollum
  • Gromit
  • Groot
  • Hal
  • Hannibal
  • Harry
  • Hermione
  • Ilsa
  • Inigo
  • Jessica
  • Juno
  • Katniss
  • Kirk
  • Legolas
  • Leia
  • Lester
  • Neo
  • Norman
  • Maria
  • Maximus
  • McClane
  • Randle
  • Red
  • Ripley
  • Sarah
  • Scarlett
  • Woody
  • Xena

names for cool dogs

Music Dog Names

Do you love music? Do you want to give him one of the coolest rockstar dog names?

Then check out this great list of rock and roll dog names!

  • Aretha
  • Axl
  • Blondie
  • Bob
  • Bono
  • Bowie
  • Buddy
  • Chrissie
  • Chuck
  • Clash
  • Courtney
  • Elton
  • Elvis
  • Eric
  • Floyd
  • Freddie
  • George
  • Hayley
  • Hendrix
  • Iggy
  • Janis
  • Jarvis
  • Jeff
  • Jerry
  • Jimmy
  • Joni
  • Kurt
  • Lacey
  • Liam
  • Lita
  • Madonna
  • MJ
  • Morrissey
  • Pat
  • Pink
  • Presley
  • Prince
  • Queen
  • Ringo
  • Stevie
  • Sting
  • Tina
  • Tyler

Best Cool Dog Names

Picking the coolest dog names can be a challenge. Not just because there are so many options out there, but because what’s cool to one of us might not be quite so awesome to another.

If non of those took your fancy, then a great trick is to simply write down a short list of things that you find cool.

Then pick some characters, words or ideas that go with it.

More inspiration

For more ideas take a look at our amazing Dog Names Library. Then check out the links below, and see if you can find the perfect puppy names you’re looking for.

  • Male Dog Names
  • Female Dog Names
  • Dog Name Central
  • Big Dog Names

What’s your favorite cool dog name?

Do you have a cool dog name that stands head and shoulders over the rest? Why not let us know in the comments section below, and we might even add it to our list!

If you’re needing more inspiration, take a look at some of our other great ideas!

Bringing Home A New Puppy?

Then you’ll love The Happy Puppy Handbook.

A complete guide to caring for and raising a happy, healthy little dog.

You can buy The Happy Puppy Handbook from Amazon by following this link*. If you do, The Labrador Site will receive a small commission which is greatly appreciated and won’t affect the cost to you!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here