Musical dog names: Rap, Classical, Rock for girl, male dogs

If you have a boy pup and are looking for musical dog names, you’ve come to the right place. A list of great rap, classical, rock names for your pup.

Dog names in music are a great way to show a dog’s personality, beauty and love.

Famous musicians, music terms and favorite songs are great options. Maybe a musical style that suits your dog’s personality better. There are many nice and beautiful music-themed dog names for you.

Rap dog names

The fastidious rap fans definitely want a catchy rap name for their dog. Check out this list of rap dog name ideas – These dog names are inspired by real rappers and famous raps – we think these names make up some pretty cool famous dog names taste.

  • 2Chainz
  • 50 Cent
  • Adonis Morissette
  • Akon
  • Andre – Andre 3000 from the group Outkast
  • Apollo – Apollo Brown, producer from Detroit
  • Beastie – The Beastie Boys
  • Biggie – Notorious BIG, classic NYC rapper
  • Biggy
  • Bow Wow
  • Bronson – Action Bronson, NYC emcee
  • Busta – Busta Rhymes
  • Cali – home of the West coast hip hop scene
  • Cardi B – Belcalis Almánzar
  • CeeLo
  • Chance – Chance the Rapper, rapper from Chicago
  • Cole – JCole
  • D(ean)J Rapelye
  • Digga
  • DJ Yung Educated But Unemployed
  • Drake – Aubrey Drake Graham
  • Duncan Hoy-Z
  • Eminem – Marshall Mathers III
  • Homie – good friend
  • Jay-Z – Shawn Carter
  • Lex – short for the car brand Lexus
  • Lil Drummer Boy
  • Migos – Kiari Cephus (Offset), Qavious Marshall (Quavo), Kirsnick Ball (Takeoff)
  • Rae Sremmurd
  • Rakim – Rapper
  • Rudeboy Giuliani
  • So Fresh and’ Soclean Dion
  • The Crying Game
  • The Notorious BIG
  • Yelawolf
Rap names for dogs
Rap names for dogs (Internet photo)

Classical names for dogs

With different genres of music expressing the inner virtues of all of us, our next topic is about the names of classical musical dogs. Are you looking for some dog names to listen to classical music or for your new dog? Check out 33 classical music names each for male and female dogs.

  • Abbot
  • Alfred
  • Amos
  • Angus
  • Archie
  • Argos
  • Axel
  • Bailey
  • Bandit
  • Benji
  • Bingo
  • Blondie
  • Buddy
  • Champ
  • Chance
  • Cinnamon
  • Clifford
  • Duke
  • Fido
  • Fluffy
  • Ginger
  • Lady
  • Lassie
  • Lucky
  • Patches
  • Pepper
  • Queenie/Queen
  • Rex
  • Rover
  • Shadow
  • Socks
  • Sparky
  • Spot
Classical names for dogs
Classical names for dogs (Internet photo)

Rock and roll dog names

If you love rock music and just got a new dog. Here are over 40 rock-inspired music names to choose from. The lists are broken down into heavy metal, classic, punk, Southern, and Folk rock genres, so there are a few things that fit every personality.

  • Abba
  • Ace
  • Achilles
  • Angus
  • Anthrax
  • Arietta
  • Atom
  • Atticus
  • Axl
  • Baba
  • Bacon
  • Bam
  • Bellamy
  • BillieJoe
  • Billy
  • Bon
  • Bonham
  • Bono
  • Bonzo
  • Boogie
  • Bowie
  • Boys
  • Boz
  • Broadway
  • Catcher
  • Cecilia
  • Danzig
  • Gloria
  • Hank
  • Jagger
  • Jagger – MickJagger
  • Jethro
  • Jett
  • Journey
  • Lennon
  • Nash
  • Valerie
  • Ziggy
  • Zorro
  • ZZ – ZZTop
Rock and roll dog names
Rock and roll dog names (Internet photo)

Latin music names for dogs

Latin American music is music from countries in Central and South America, as well as from Spanish-speaking countries in the Caribbean. For Latin music themed names, dogs should have a big personality to show off this dynamism! Cheerful, energetic dogs with a cheerful attitude like good luck fit this theme.

  • Bachata
  • Bossa nova
  • Cumbia
  • Merengue
  • Rumba
  • Salsa
  • Samba
  • Son
  • Tango

Country music dog names

Country dog names are very funny, very strange and certainly unique. For these Southern dog names, the most obvious starting point is to look at country music, a popular genre that originated in the Southern United States. Charming dog Names Inspired By Country Music.

  • Aaliyah – Aleyah
  • Abby – Abigail
  • Abel
  • Abigail
  • Adele
  • Alan
  • Alanis
  • Alice
  • Ammo
  • Anastasia
  • Angus
  • Annie
  • Aretha
  • Arrow
  • Bait
  • Baylor
  • Bentley
  • Billy
  • Blake
  • Boys
  • Brantley
  • Brooks
  • Buck – For Buck Owens, a pioneering musician and one time co-host of Hee Haw
  • Carter – June Carter Cash
  • Cash – Johnny Cash
  • Catch – Brett Young.
  • Cline or Patsy – Patsy Cline
  • Dolly
  • Faith
  • Garth – Because Garth Brooks rules the world of country music.
  • GStrait – George Strait
  • Hank
  • Jolene
  • Loretta
  • Nash
  • Remington
  • Waylon – As in Waylon Jennings, the quintessential country singer.
  • Weston
  • Wyatt
Country music dog names
Country music dog names (Internet photo)

Singer names for dogs

When choosing a dog’s name, always remember to pick something you want to shout around in the neighborhood and will stand the test of time. Check out awesome dog names inspired by famous male and female singers around the world.

  • Andre – Andre 3000 from the group Outkast.
  • Apollo – Apollo Brown, producer from Detroit.
  • Aretha Franklin – singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, and civil rights activist.
  • Ariana Grande
  • Arijit Singh
  • Badshah
  • Beastie – The Beastie Boys.
  • Beyonce
  • Biggie – Notorious BIG, classic NYC rapper.
  • Billie Eilish
  • Bronson – Action Bronson, NYC emcee.
  • Buck – For Buck Owens.
  • Coldplay
  • Dolly – As in Dolly Parton, the legendary, larger-than-life country superstar.
  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Eminem
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Garth – Because Garth Brooks rules the world of country music.
  • Joe Cocker – popular name for male Cocker Spaniel dogs
  • Johnny / Cash – Both make fun country dog names
  • Joni – Joni Mitchell.
  • Joplin – Janice Joplin.
  • Joss – Joss Stone.
  • Jovi – Bon Jovi.
  • Jude – song by The Beatles.
  • Julio – Juio Iglesias.
  • Justin – Justin Timberlake or Justin Beiber.
  • Katy Perry
  • Lady Gaga
  • Mariah Carey
  • McGraw – An ode to Tim McGraw.
  • Neha Kakkar
  • Reba – The bubbly and talented redhead Reba McEntire.
  • Rihanna
  • Selena Gomez
  • Shania / Twain – The Canadian singer is so good, she topped both the country and pop charts.
  • Vince – Like Vince Gill.
  • Waylon – As in Waylon Jennings, the quintessential country singer.

Guitar names for dogs

Dogs are wonderful animals that inspire us every day and this is only underpinned by musicians’ pet dogs – who – knowingly or by chance – enter history through sound. music. If you’re a guitar music lover and just got a new dog, here is a list of names for you.

  • André Millard (2004)
  • Billy Gibbon’s “Muddywood”
  • Eddie Van Halen’s “FrankenStrat” or “Frankenstein”
  • Eric Clapton’s “Blackie”
  • George Harrison’s “Lucy”
  • Neil Young’s “Old Black”
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Lenny” and “Number One”
  • Terry Burrows (1998)
  • The Axe – or Ax, depending on whom you ask – is possibly the most common slang word for a guitar.
  • Willie Nelson’s “Trigger”
  • Yngwie Malmsteen’s “The Duck”

Punk dog names

Punk, also known as punk rock, was a powerful form of rock that merged into an international movement in the years 1975–80. Below is a list of names inspired by old and new punk rock heroes. From the artists themselves to their lyrics and inspiration, this list is full of punk rock-style names in every way.

  • Anya
  • Axel
  • Beckett
  • Corin
  • Dee Dee
  • Exene
  • Helena
  • Iggy
  • Jett
  • Johnny
  • Lita
  • London
  • Lux
  • Max
  • Meg
  • Ness
  • Penny
  • Ramone
  • Rudie
  • Sheena
  • Sid
  • Vivienne
  • Wally
  • Wren
  • Yoko
  • Yoyo
  • Zaha
  • Zak
  • Zakky
  • Zapper
  • Zeke
  • Zishan
  • Zombie
  • Zona
  • Zorya
  • Zoubia
  • Zuik
  • Zula
  • Zuri
  • Zwan
Punk dog names
Punk dog names (Internet photo)

Dance names for dogs

Famous dancers can be inspired by dog names like Bella who suits a pretty, stylish bitch. Disco can be great for an energetic dog – it’s fun and, again, easy to pronounce. Now check out these male and female dogs inspired by dance music and dancers!

  • Allegro
  • Ballet
  • Battu
  • Bella
  • Belly
  • Bolly
  • Butterfly
  • Cabriole
  • Carlton
  • Charleston
  • Charlie
  • Chicky
  • Cupid
  • Electrica
  • Ethan
  • Fannie
  • Freddy
  • Giselle
  • Harlem
  • Hula
  • Jazz
  • Jazzy
  • Jitterbug
  • Kachina
  • Limbo
  • Lindy
  • Macarena
  • Pamela
  • Polka
  • Polly
  • Potato
  • Rumba
  • Samba
  • Shaggy
  • Shimmy
  • Suzanne
  • Suzi Q
  • Tango
  • Twerk
  • Twista
  • Valse

Techno names for dogs

Whether you love electronic dance music or are yourself a DJ, giving your dog an inspirational name to the DJ is a great way to show your gratitude to even your loyal friend.

  • Amelie Lens – Amelie Lens is a Belgian electronic DJ.
  • Bumble Bass
  • Carl Cox – Carl Cox has been a fixture in the British techno scene and has been an important figure in advancing techno music worldwide.
  • Deborah de Luca – Deborah de Luca is an Italian DJ and has been building a growing audience for over a decade now.
  • DJ Friction
  • DJ Locket
  • DJ Lucky
  • DJ Phantom
  • DJ Requiem
  • DJ Snow
  • DJ Wish
  • Dubfire – Dubfire is also an Iranian-born American house DJ.
  • Flight
  • Fluke
  • Nina Kraviz – Nina Kraviz is a Russian DJ, producer, and singer.
  • Objekt – Objekt’s polyrhythmic mixing style has thrown some real innovation into the mix, in addition to having more accessible hits that have received their fair share of airplay.
  • Peggy Gou – Peggy Gou is a Korean artist based in Berlin who has gained a lot of attention for her impressive mixes, seamless and searing live sets, and some very diverse productions.
  • Richie Hawtin – Richie Hawtin is a truly international artist, living between the UK and Canada, and having been a huge influence on the Detroit techno scene in the 1990s.
  • Sharam – Sharam is an Iranian-born American house DJ.
  • Solomun – Solomun is a key figure in the German DJ.

Blues names for dogs

Find your new dog the perfect name by browsing our list of acoustic blues dog names.

  • Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup
  • Baby Tate
  • Backwards Sam Firk
  • Bailey – Pearl Bailey
  • Barbecue Bob
  • Barkin’ Bill Smith
  • Barrelhouse Chuck
  • BB – BB King
  • BB King
  • Big Bill Broonzy
  • Billie – Billie Holiday aka Lady Day
  • Bland – Bobby Bland
  • Buddy – Buddy Guy
  • Chase Walker
  • Diddley – Bo Diddley
  • Ella – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Etta – Etta James
  • Gary Hoey
  • Jared James Nichols
  • Sammy
  • Sonny
  • Tyler Morris
Blues names for dogs
Blues names for dogs (Internet photo)

Jazz names for dogs

Jazz music is great, trendy and modern, and suitably named jazz musicians. We borrowed the best of them for our list of jazz dog names.

  • Al Jarreau
  • Andrew Llyod Webber
  • Anita Baker
  • Billie Holiday
  • Celine Dion
  • Charles Mingus
  • Charlie Christian
  • Charlie Parker
  • Chris Botti
  • Dave Koz
  • Django Reinhardt
  • Dr Dre
  • Duke Ellington
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Herb Alpert
  • Herbie Hancock
  • Jay Z
  • JJ Johnson
  • John Coltrane
  • Keith Jarrett
  • Kurt Elling
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Madonna
  • Mary Lou Williams
  • Miles Davis
  • Nat King Cole
  • Norah Jones
  • Paul McCartney
  • P-Diddy
  • Thelonious Monk

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.