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100+ Funny Dog Names: Ideas for Happy & Hilarious Dogs

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By Nicole Cosgrove

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Your pet is one of the few beings in life that is bound to crack you up and keep you in a good mood every time your eyes meet. This is even truer when your furry creature is given a funny name.

Regardless of how large and mighty, or short and tiny, your pet may be, your dog is a creature that deserves a fun title that brings a smile to everyone (including his) faces. 

Comedy is a funny thing. With so many genres and styles that tickle individual fancies, but we’ve still tried to cover all bases with different styles and themes of funny. We’ve got funny dog names based on gender, size, and stature, different languages like Italian, different countries like Mexico, the list goes on! But don’t go anywhere until you have a read of our favorite punny and human names. We are sure you’ll find something that leaves you in stitches. 

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Funny Female & Girl Dog Names

  • Mama
  • Bertha
  • Twinkle Toes
  • Whoopi
  • Nacho
  • Kitty
  • Fifi
  • Pickles
  • Foofoo
  • Mrs. Fluffington
  • Olga
  • Puddin’
  • Aphrodite
  • Miss Piggy
  • Skittles
  • Ladybug
  • Miss Furbulous
  • Gertie
  • Professor Wagglesworth

Funny Male & Boy Dog Names

  • Tater
  • Bacon
  • Mr. Muggles
  • Bingo
  • Waffles
  • Sushi
  • Buckaroo
  • Alfred von Wigglebottom
  • Deputy Dawg
  • Wiggles
  • Waldo
  • Cheeto
  • Chomp
  • Cookie Monster
  • Barkley
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Funny Names for Little & Small Dogs

There’s nothing like seeing a tiny dust mite of a pup with a massive personality and funny dog name to go with it. If you’ve got a sweet little treat, try some of these funny dog names on for size.

  • T. rex
  • Tank
  • Terminator
  • Charger
  • Boss
  • Thor
  • Tortellini
  • King Kong
  • Dozer
  • T-Bone
  • Brutus
  • Duke
  • Chompers
  • King
  • Tank
  • Cujo
  • Queenie

Funny & Cute Names for Big Dogs

Usually, big dogs are not described by the word cute, by anyone other than you of course. What if you gave your big dog a cute and funny dog name that made you laugh all the time? It’d be worth it for sure!

  • Custard
  • Squirt
  • Hobbit
  • Frito
  • Jellybean
  • Spaghetti
  • Hotdog
  • Mittens
  • Peewee
  • Gumdrop
  • Cupcake
  • Tinker
  • Smidgen
  • Buttons
  • Peanut
  • Stewie
  • Spud
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Funny Fat Dog Names

You may not know how big your puppy will be when he reaches adulthood, but certain breeds are always going to be pudgier than others. Celebrate the chunk with one of our favorite funny fat dog names below.

  • Roly Poly
  • Tank
  • Tubby
  • Fat Tony
  • Dumpling
  • Jumbo
  • Beefy
  • Wobbles
  • Tubbs
  • Shrek
  • Buddha
  • Heffalump
  • Butterball
  • Blimpie
  • Pumba
  • Biggie Smalls
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Funny Dog Names for Black Dogs 

Naming dogs for their coat color is super popular, but finding a second theme (like funny) can sometimes be hard. These are our favorite funny dog names for black dogs, though they will work on a dog of any color.

  • Porkchop
  • Tarmac
  • Beans
  • Ninja
  • Ashy
  • Burner
  • Burrito
  • Meatball
  • Cheeseburger
  • Guiness
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Funny Pun or Punny Dog Names

  • Arf Vader
  • Winston Furchill
  • Bark E. Bark
  • Black Labbath
  • Snarls Barkley
  • Woof Blitzer
  • Anderson Pooper
  • Salvador Dogi
  • Jabba the Mutt
  • Woof Bader Ginsberg
  • Queen Elizabark
  • John Bone Jovi
  • Hairy Paw-ter
  • Benedict Cumberbark
  • Albus Puppledore
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Funny Human Names for Dogs 

Imagine being at the dog park and hearing someone call over their dog “Steven.” It’d be hard not to burst into laughter, but maybe you and your pal could be the ones generating the laughs. Take a peek at our favorite human names for dogs.

  • Michael
  • Ashley
  • Steve
  • Peter
  • Steven
  • Karen
  • Gary
  • Jeff
  • Hillary
  • Jessica
  • Linda

Funny Names for Dogs from Movies

The list of comedy movies is endless, as are the characters. So we haven’t even bothered diving in. Here’s our scratch of the surface for some of the top funny dog names inspired by movies. 

  • Cher
  • Goldmember
  • Deadpool
  • Monty
  • Harry
  • Austin
  • Zoolander
  • Lebowski
  • Lloyd
  • Borat
  • Goofy
  • Brick
  • Hooch
  • Marley
  • Roxbury
  • Fantana
  • Ricky Bobby

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Have you had a chuckle? How about a few? We hope, if nothing else, you’re smiling. There are so many things to think about when you name your pet, but the one thing you should always remember is to have fun. What better way to have fun with naming than giving your dog a funny name!

If you are still feeling down in the dumps and need some more inspiration, take a peek at the dog names lists below. We’ve got plenty more where these came from!


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