Awesome dog names with meaning for male, female puppies

Are you looking for really awesome dog names? Here is the list of super awesome names for male, female dogs.

Once you’ve decided to adopt a dog, the first thing you will consider is how to name your dog. There are countless possibilities, which makes deciding to name your dog more difficult.

When naming your dog, the most important factor is making sure it attracts their attention. This will make their training time and socialization much easier.

Dogs learn names and remember very quickly, especially if they are short and not names that match commands. To do this, your dog will analyze your tone and tone when you call them or talk to them. This is why many people choose a short one or two syllable name because it’s so much easier to learn and recognize.

A list of great cute awesome dog names for your pup. You’ll find 190 cool awesome names ideas for any male, female dog, large or small!

Awesome dog names

There are a bunch of awesome dog names on this list for those who are new parents to male, female puppers.

  • Ace – Meaning: “one, unity”.
  • Boomer – Meaning: “gatekeeper”.
  • Dash – Meaning: “to run quickly”.
  • Dre – Meaning: “man”.
  • Duke – Meaning: “the leader” or “son of Marmaduke”.
  • Harley – Meaning: “Dawn”.
  • Harper – Meaning: “harp player”.
  • Damon – Meaning: “loyal”.
  • Doc – Meaning: “Wise Person”.
  • Garth – Meaning: “Gift from God”.
  • Tonto – Meaning: “stupid” or “crazy”.
  • Lucias – Meaning: “Light”.
  • Luigi – Meaning: “renowned warrior”.
  • Malfoy – Meaning: “bad faith”.
Awesome dog names for males

Awesome dog names for males

If you’re looking for a more original name, try our list of awesome dog names.

  • Apollo – Meaning: “sea” or “water” or “man of Adria”.
  • Austin – Meaning: “great”.
  • Bailey – Meaning: “Bailiff, Steward”.
  • Bandit – Meaning: “Thief”.
  • Barley – Meaning: “grower or seller of barley”.
  • Bear – Meaning: “Strong, brave bear”.
  • Beau – Meaning: “Beautiful”, “Handsome”.
  • Benji – Meaning: “son of the right hand or son of the south”.
  • Bora – Meaning: “snow” or “storm”.
  • Brie – Meaning: “marshland”.
  • Bristol – Meeting place by the bridge.
  • Buddy – Meaning: “You”.
  • Charlie – Meaning: “free man”.
  • Cooper – Meaning: “barrel maker”.
  • Dallas – From The Meadow Dwelling.
  • Diego – Meaning: “supplanter”.
  • Fido – Meaning: “loyal”.
  • Ford – Meaning: “river crossing”.
  • Hooch – a usually thatched hut broadly.
  • Hunter – Meaning: “one who hunts”.
  • Lassie – Meaning: Young Girl, Maiden.
  • Marley – Meaning: “pleasant seaside meadow”.
  • Max – Meaning: “the greatest”.
  • Milo – Meaning: “gracious” or “soldier” or “rival”.
  • Otis – Meaning: “wealthy”.
  • Pongo – The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith
  • Rex – Meaning: “the King”.
  • Rocky – Meaning: “rest”.
  • Skip – Meaning: “Skipper”.
  • Spot – Meaning: “Snuggle bug or gift of mine”.
  • Teddy – Meaning: “wealthy protector”, “brave people” or “God’s gift”.
  • Tucker – Meaning: “to torment”.
  • Mario – Meaning: “manly”.
  • Beckham – Meaning: “homestead by the stream”.
  • Hawkeye – Meaning: “Vigilant”.
  • Victor – Meaning: “winner” or “conqueror”.
  • Warrick – Meaning: “leader who defends”.
  • Scooby – Meaning: Gift of joy, love, and laughter.
Awesome dog names for pup

Awesome dog names for females

Looking for an awesome name for your new female dog? Not sure how to start narrowing it down? Here’s 30 awesome puppy names to get you started.

  • Alfredo – Meaning: “Wise counsellor”.
  • Almond – Meaning: “Noble protection”.
  • Apple – Meaning: The Apple Fruit.
  • Bagel – Meaning: “ring” or “bracelet”.
  • Baguette – Meaning: “wand”, “baton” or “stick”.
  • Banana – Meaning: “fruit of the wise men”.
  • Banshee – Meaning: “woman of the fairy mound” or “fairy woman”.
  • Bella – Meaning: “beautiful”.
  • Bonnie – Meaning: “Pretty”, “Attractive”, “Beautiful”, “Good”.
  • Daisy – Meaning: “day’s eye”.
  • Dingo – Type of wild dog found in Australia.
  • Faye – Meaning: “fairy” or “loyalty” or “belief”.
  • Glorious – Meaning: “Glorious”.
  • Hashtag – Meaning: “connect”.
  • Holliday – Meaning: “holy day”.
  • Izzy – Meaning: “God Is My Oath”.
  • Lily – Meaning: “Son Of Jack”.
  • Lola – Meaning: “sorrows”, “free”, “proficient” and “army”.
  • Lucy – Meaning: “light”
  • Luna – Meaning: “wood carver, sculptor”.
  • Millie – Meaning: King’s field.
  • Molly – Meaning: “sea of bitterness”, “rebelliousness” and “wished for child” or “beloved”.
  • Opal – Meaning: “jewel”.
  • Penny – Meaning: “weaver”.
  • Queen – Meaning: Title For A Female Royal.
  • Sadie – Meaning: “Lion”.
  • Zoe – Meaning: “thunder”, “god of thunder”.
  • Kona – Meaning: “origin, popularity, and the world rule”.
  • Olive – Meaning: “olive tree”.
  • Pepper – Meaning: “berry”.
Awesome dog names from movies

Awesome dog names from movies

Giving your new pooch a famous dog name is a fun way to celebrate your love of entertainment or pay homage to a favorite movie. 

  • Ackbar – “greater”, “greatest”.
  • Aladdin – “nobility of faith” or “nobility of creed/religion”. 
  • Alfred – “elf counsel”.
  • Alvin – “noble friend”, “friend of the elves” and “old friend”.
  • Anakin – “Warrior”.
  • Aragorn – “Royal Zeal”.
  • Argos – “vigilant guardian”.
  • Ash – “The Greek god of war”.
  • Barney – “Gremlins”.
  • Baxter – “Anchorman”.
  • Beethoven – “Beethoven”.
  • Bolt – “Bolt”.
  • Boris – “Lady and the Tramp”.
  • Brinkley – “You’ve Got Mail”.
  • Bruiser – “Legally Blonde”.
  • Bruno – “Cinderella”.
  • Chance and Shadow – “Homeward Bound”.
  • Charlie B’. Barkin – “All Dogs Go To Heaven”.
  • Clue – “The Adventures Of Mary-Kate”.
  • Falcor – “Neverending Story”.
  • Ferris – “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”.
  • Frankenstein – “stone of the Franks”.
  • Hairy Pawter – “Harry Potter”.
  • Norman – “Psycho”.
  • Reno – “Top Dog”.
  • Rhapsody In White – “Best In Show”.
  • Rimshot – “Ernest Goes To Jail”.
  • Rin Tin Tin / Rinty – “Rin Tin Tin”.
  • Rocco – “The Drop”.
  • Rocks – “Look Who’s Talking Now”.
  • Samantha – “I Am Legend”.
  • Sandy – “Annie”.
  • Scraps – “A Dog’s Life”.
  • Shiloh – “Saving Shiloh”.
  • Yoda – “Star Wars”.

Really awesome dog names

Check out the awesome names for dogs below, and see if you can find the really cool puppy names you’re looking for.

  • Archer – Meaning: “to destroy”.
  • Blizzard – A severe snowstorm with high winds.
  • Boss – Badass name for a bossy dog.
  • Bruno – Meaning: “Brown” or “greatest” or “largest”.
  • Chase – “hunter”.
  • Cleo – Meaning ‘pride’, ‘fame’ or ‘glory’.
  • Drake – Meaning: “Dragon” or “Snake”.
  • Hadley – Meaning: “Heather meadow”.
  • Hulk – Fictional giant green superhero in Marvel comics.
  • Jazz – A kind of music of African-American origin.
  • Jet – Jet is a type of lignite, the lowest rank of coal, and is a gemstone.
  • Jinx – A badass dog name for a female pup.
  • Quinn – Meaning: “counsel”.
  • Spike – Cute and badass name of dog.
  • Stella – Meaning: Soldier.
  • Tank – Meaning: “a man who is big and strong”.
  • Tanner – Meaning: “leather maker.”
  • Thor – Meaning: “thunder”, “god of thunder”.
  • Titus – Meaning: “title of honour”.
  • Troy – Meaning: “foot soldier”.
  • Flint – Meaning: “born near outcrop of flint”.
  • Chanel – Meaning: “pipe”.
  • Chip – Meaning: “a son who takes after his father”.
  • Coke – Meaning: “to cook”.
  • Dior – Meaning: “golden”.
  • Groot – Meaning: “big”.
  • Paddy – Meaning: “Noble”.
  • Ragnar – Meaning:  “warrior or judgment”.
  • Roxie – Meaning: “dawn”.
  • Trixie – Meaning: “bringer of joy”.
Awesome dog names

Super awesome dog names

Looking for cool and super awesome names for your new pup? Check out our list of super awesome dog names.

  • Bean – Meaning: Farmer.
  • Bullet – Meaning: “clever” or “curly-haired”.
  • Chiquita – Meaning: “little one”.
  • Denali – Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,310 feet above sea level.
  • Hagrid – Harry Potter.
  • Hera – The goddess with a mean streak in Greek mythology.
  • Jewel – Meaning: “Precious Stone”.
  • Nana – The Darling family’s pet in Peter Pan
  • Rita – Meaning: “pearl”.
  • Zeus – King of gods, heaven and lightning.
  • Balto – Meaning: “Baal protect the king”.
  • Cheerio – Meaning: “Good health”. 
  • Claire – Meaning: “bright, clear”.
  • Gibson – Meaning: “Gilbert’s son”.
  • Governor – Meaning: “governor”.
  • Herc – Meaning: “Glory of Hera”.
  • Hobbes – Meaning: “bright fame”.
  • Jolene – Meaning: “pretty”.
  • Juju – Meaning: “Kind and funny people”.
  • Kovu – Meaning: “scar”.
  • Ladybug – Meaning: “scarlet”. 
  • Leela – Meaning:  “night beauty”.
  • Mavis – Meaning: “song thrush”.
  • Mitzi – Meaning: “bitter”.
  • Mochi – Meaning: “Japanese Rice Cake”. 
  • Nacho – Meaning: “fiery one, fire, light, glow, radiance, rays of the sun”.
  • Patch – Meaning: “Noble”.
  • Piglet – Meaning: “pig”.
  • Skyler – Meaning: “fugitive; giving shelter”.
  • Timmy – Meaning: “Honouring God” or “Honoured by God”.
  • Tuck – Meaning:  “garment maker”.
  • Vinnie – Meaning: “to conquer”.
  • Wonton – Meaning: “dumpling”.
  • Yukon – Meaning: “great river”. 
  • Zuzu – Meaning: “lily”.

About the Author

Henry Mark
Mark is the animals Editor at dognamesbest.com covering Information about breeds, naming dogs, naming pets. He's a graduate in veterinary medicine at the agricultural academy.