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Welcoming a new dog to the family is always an exciting time! The anticipation of looking forward to cute cuddles and dog park dates is the absolute best. While you prepare with loads of toys and accessories for the big day, there is also the hunt for your dog’s name.
Sometimes you have an idea of the perfect name, and other times, you need to get a sense of their personality before you decide. Either way, we want to spark some inspiration when it comes to finding some of the best girl dog names out there! Our list of female dog names range from the most popular (classics like Penny) to unique girl dog names (maybe Sukie or Willow?). And it doesn’t stop there, we also have included food names and funny ones (how adorable is Sarah Jessica Barker?) as well.
There are so many ways to go about naming your dog — all names are equally cute! If you need a little inspo, we have listed all different kinds of cute girl dog names so you can find the perfect one for your furry friend!
Most Popular Female Dog Names
You might not have the only Bella at the dog park. These female names topped the charts in 2021, according to Rover.com.
Cute Girl Dog Names
There's no animal cuter than your new doggo. Give her one of these precious names that are perfect for any pint-sized pup.
Unique Dog Names
Your pup is one of a kind — so why not pick a moniker as unusual as she is?
Look to the kitchen for 100% adorable name inspiration.
Pop Culture Names
A third of pet owners have named their dog after a character from a TV show, video game, movie, or book, Rover.com found (versus 12% for a food and only 5% for a place). Pay homage to an iconic role with one of these famous names:
Arya (Game of Thrones)
Buttercup (The Princess Bride)
Dixie (Because of Winn-Dixie)
Eleven (Stranger Things)
Ginny (Harry Potter)
Holly (Breakfast at Tiffany’s)
Jo (Little Women)
Lady (Lady and the Tramp)
Leia (Star Wars)
Marley (Marley & Me)
Nana (Peter Pan)
Perdita (One Hundred and One Dalmatians)
Scout (To Kill a Mockingbird)
Winnie (Winnie the Pooh)
Funny Girl Dog Names
Sarah Jessica Barker
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