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Pug Names That Are Really Cool

The BIGGEST Selection of PLAYFUL Pug Names

Are you searching for just the right name to match your pug’s personality and features?

YOWZA…200+ “Pug-fect” Names to Think About!

We have names ranging from cute to serious, luxury-laden, manly or foo-foo, and well, just something different! 

Now that you have a little pug picked out or already in your home, it’s time to give that little fella a name.

pug names

Pugs are definitely a breed that demands a name befitting of the sweet little characteristics that make these dogs so darn cute. 

Don’t settle on the mundane and ordinary dog names.

Let’s have some fun and explore different names that will fit your pug like a glove. 

You can even choose a name that reflects your lifestyle and personality, as well. 

Pugs are cute, adorable, fun and at times funny. These fur babies are amazing.

Thought their origin isn’t really known what we do know is that each pug comes with it’s own personality.

The most common names for pugs is 

“Gizmo” and “Cosmo”

When it comes time to name your little one, you want to be sure you choose a name that fits that unique pug personality.

So without further ado, here are some really cool names for pugs.

cute pug names

Names of Famous Pugs

There have been pugs make appearances on the big screen as well as on TV and magazines so it goes without saying that we start out with these names first.

Let’s Find Your Pug a Name!

So, what should I name my pug?

Browse through our BIG list of pug names where you will find a little something for everyone.

Whether you are looking for something perky, sophisticated, comical, or yummy, we have the perfect name for your pug!

  • Frank (from “Men in Black”)
  • Otis (from “The Adventures of Milo and Otis”)
  • Mops (Marie-Antoinette’s dog)
  • Basco (Queen Victoria’s favorite pug)
  • Percy (from “Pocahontas”) 
  • Pompey (legendary pug who saved the life of the Prince of Orange in the 1500s)
  • Peter Pug (from “Wee Peter Pug”)

Pug Names based On Size and Appearance

  • Baby
  • Stumpy
  • Shortcake
  • Shorty
  • Bean
  • Junior
  • Pudge
  • Munchkin 
  • Teenie
  • Wrinkles
  • Crinkles
  • Mr. Big
  • Yoda
  • Peanut
  • Tiny 
  • Mini Pixie
  • Slim
  • Button
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Cute and Whimsical Names for Pugs

Most dog owners prefer names for their furry friends that are descriptively cute and high-spirited.

  • Aladdin
  • Archie
  • Astro
  • Bambi
  • Bandit
  • BaoBei
  • Batman
  • Beano
  • Big Mac
  • Biscuit
  • Bon Bon
  • Bubblegum
  • Buddha
  • Butterbean
  • Buttercup
  • Butterscotch
  • Buttons
  • Cashew
  • Checkers
  • Cheech
  • Cheerio
  • Cheeto
  • Chili
  • Chopstick
  • Chumley
  • Cookie
  • Cooter
  • Cozmo
  • Cuddles
  • Cupcake
  • Dumpling
  • Eggroll
  • Elmo
  • Emoji
  • Freckles
  • Fuji
  • Gadget
  • Gidget
  • Gizmo
  • Goober
  • Guido
  • Gumball
  • Gumdrop
  • Gustav
  • Hershey
  • Hobbit
  • Houdini
  • Iggy
  • Jaz
  • Jelly Bean
  • Jughead
  • Jumanji
  • Klondike
  • Lego
  • Mario
  • Mattel
  • Mei Mei
  • Meo
  • Meyli
  • Milo
  • Moby
  • Mocha
  • Moonpie
  • Muffin
  • Mushu
  • Nemo
  • Noodle
  • Nugget
  • Nutmeg
  • Obie
  • Olly
  • PacMan
  • Payday
  • Peabody
  • Peanut
  • PeeWee
  • Pickles
  • Puff
  • Puggers
  • Puggles
  • Pugsley
  • Rufus
  • Skittles
  • Skunk
  • Snickers
  • Snoopy
  • Snuffles
  • Starbuck
  • Stewy
  • Stumpy
  • Sugar
  • Sushi
  • Taco
  • Taz
  • Tofu
  • Tootsie
  • Trump
  • Turbo
  • VooDoo
  • Wheatie
  • Wonton
  • Yeti
  • Yogi
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MANLY and GIRLY Names for Pugs

Okay, guys, we are going to separate the “foo-foo” girly names from those that are macho and less insulting. Likewise, ladies, we give you names that are oozing with girl-power for your pretty little pug!

Girly
  • Ariel
  • Bon Bon
  • Buttercup
  • Chanel
  • Cinnamon
  • Cookie
  • Cupcake
  • DeBeers
  • Dior
  • Dumpling
  • Espresso
  • Freckles
  • Gidget
  • Gucci
  • Gumball
  • Gypsy
  • Hershey
  • Iggy
  • Keto
  • Mercedes
  • Meyli
  • Mocha
  • Moet
  • Moonpie
  • Noodle
  • Nutmeg
  • Olive Oil 
  • Paloma
  • Pandora
  • Pompeii
  • Starbuck
  • Sugar
  • Tofu
  • Tootsie
  • Vercase
  • Wonton
Manly
  • Ace
  • Apollo
  • Archie
  • Armani
  • Astro
  • Bacardi
  • Bandit
  • Barley
  • Batman
  • Beano
  • Bentley
  • Beretta
  • Big Mac
  • Bowser
  • Bruiser
  • Bruno
  • Buddha
  • Bulgar
  • Cashew
  • Cerveza
  • Checkers
  • Cheech
  • Cheeto
  • Chili
  • Chong
  • Chopstick
  • Chumley
  • Cigar
  • Cooter
  • Corona
  • Cozmo
  • Crash
  • Cujo
  • Czar
  • DaVinci
  • DeNiro
  • Dorito
  • Dynamite
  • Elmo
  • Elvis
  • Emoji
  • Espresso
  • Flash
  • Fry
  • Gadget
  • Genghis
  • Gizmo
  • Gobbles
  • Goober
  • Gouda
  • Guido
  • Guinness
  • Gumball
  • Gustav
  • Hagrid
  • Hamlet
  • Harley
  • Heineken 
  • Hercules
  • Hershey
  • Ho Chi Minh
  •  Hobbit
  • Houdini
  • Hulk
  • Jasper
  • Jax
  • Jughead
  • Jumanji
  • Killer
  • Klondike
  • Lego
  • Liberace
  • Lomein
  • Mario
  • Matel
  • Moby
  • Monkeybutt
  • Napoleon
  • Nemo
  • Nigel
  • Nitro
  • Nugget
  • Obie
  • Oddley
  • Ollie
  • Oscar
  • Pacino
  • PacMan
  • Payday
  • Peanut
  • PeeWee
  • Peugeot
  • Piston
  • Popeye
  • Pugbury
  • Pugsley
  • Pugsworth
  • Raleigh
  • Rascal
  • Rocky
  • Rolex
  • Rufus
  • Sake
  • Samson
  • Shazam
  • Skittles
  • Skunk
  • Snoopy
  • Snuffles
  • Spike
  • Starbuck
  • Stewy
  • Stumpy
  • Sumo
  • Sylvester
  • Taco
  • Taj
  • Tarzan
  • Taz
  • Tequila
  • Tesla
  • Thor
  • Trump
  • Turbo
  • Tux
  • VooDoo
  • Yeti
  • Yogi
  • Zeus
  • Zorro
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DESIGNER and LUXURY Inspired Names for Pugs

If a chic designer handbag or something dripping with luxury sparks your fancy, we have names that scream “opulent.” Pugs that have a name as such not only carry their heads high, but they OWN IT!

  • Armani
  • Caravelli
  • Bentley
  • Cartier
  • Bonbon
  • Caviar
  • Botticelli
  • Chanel
  • Burberry
  • Cigar
  • Cadbury
  • Czar
  • DaVinci
  • Liberace
  • DeBeers
  • Matisse
  • Dior
  • Mercedes
  • Frenchie
  • Moet
  • Gauguin
  • Monet
  • Gucci
  • Nigel
  • Peugeot
  • Starbuck
  • Picasso
  • Taj
  • Pugbury
  • Tesla
  • Pugsworth
  • VanGogh
  • Rembrandt
  • Versace
  • Rolex
  • Zeus

FOODIE Related Names for Pugs

Foodies want to share your passion of edible delights with your pug? Why not give that furry friend a yummy name? 

  • Barley
  • Beano
  • Big Mac
  • Biscuit
  • Bonbon
  • Bubblegum
  • Butterbean
  • Butterscotch
  • Cadbury
  • Cashew
  • Caviar
  • Cheerio
  • Cheeto
  • Chili
  • Chopstick
  • Cinnamon
  • Cookie
  • Cupcake
  • Dimsum
  • Dorito
  • Dumpling
  • Eggroll
  • Espresso
  • Gouda
  • Gumball
  • Gumdrop 
  • Hershey
  • Ho Chi Minh 
  • Jelly Bean
  • Keto
  • Klondike
  • Lomein
  • Mocha
  • Moonpie
  • Muffin
  • Mushu
  • Napoleon
  • Noodle
  • Nugget
  • Nutmeg
  • Olive Oil
  • Payday
  • Peanut
  • Pickles 
  • Rollo
  • Sake
  • Skittles
  • Snickers
  • Starbuck
  • Stewy
  • Sugar
  • Sushi
  • Taco
  • Tofu
  • Tootsie 
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One-Of-A-Kind Pug Name Maker

Here’s a SUPER UNIQUE way to generate a name for your pug. We can say with certainty that no one else’s pug will have the same name!

  1. Choose the appropriate letter that corresponds to the month you were born in.
  2. Choose the appropriate letter that corresponds to the era/year you were born in.
  3. Choose the appropriate letter that corresponds to the color of your hair.
  4. Choose the appropriate letter that corresponds to the region you live in.

Example:

  • Birth Month is April = C
  • Birth Year is 1963 = U
  • Color of Hair is Gray = U
  • Region of Residence is East = Q

CUUQ (you can change this to “Cuke” or something that sounds similar)

Example:

  • Birth Month is November = G
  • Birth Year is 1954 = O
  • Color of Hair is Bald = I
  • Region of Residence is North = K

GOIK (now that’s different!)

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A “Pug-errific” Name!

Now that you have some pretty awesome names to choose from, you can give your little friend a name that fits them perfectly.

When all else fails, and you just can’t decide, start calling out names and see how your pug responds.

Who knows, your pug may end up choosing its own name in the end!

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