The 100 Best Girl Dog Names That Are as Cute and Unique as Your Pup

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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

  1. Bella

  2. Luna

  3. Lucy

  4. Daisy

  5. Zoe

  6. Lily

  7. Lola

  8. Bailey

  9. Stella

  10. Molly

  11. Coco

  12. Maggie

  13. Penny

  14. Roxy

  15. Nala

  16. Rosie

  17. Chloe

  18. Sophie

  19. Ruby

  20. Ellie

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Photo credit: Kymberlie Dozois Photography - Getty Images

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.

  • Maya

  • Abby

  • Pebbles

  • Sunny

  • Cassie

  • Lacey

  • Gigi

  • Kali

  • Sugar

  • Piper

  • Nikki

  • Millie

  • Heidi

  • Mia

  • Maddie

Unique Dog Names

Your pup is one of a kind — so why not pick a moniker as unusual as she is?

  • Amber

  • Annie

  • Bea

  • Dot

  • Ella

  • Irene

  • Izzy

  • Koda

  • Layla

  • Lulu

  • Mimi

  • Minnie

  • Nova

  • Pearl

  • Olive

  • Sasha

  • Suki

  • Tess

  • Trixie

  • Willow

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Food Names

Look to the kitchen for 100% adorable name inspiration.

  • Bean

  • Biscuit

  • Brandy

  • Cinnamon

  • Cocoa

  • Ginger

  • Mai Tai

  • Marshmallow

  • Mocha

  • Mochi

  • Nugget

  • Peanut

  • Pepper

  • Pickle

  • Pumpkin

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Pop Culture Names

A third of pet owners have named their dog after a character from a TV show, video game, movie, or book, 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)

  • Eloise (Eloise)

  • 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

  • Fluffernutter (Fluff)

  • Mary Puppins

  • Mimosa (Mimi)

  • Brutus

  • Lisa Vanderpup

  • Maybelline

  • Butters

  • Virginia Woof

  • Bon Bon

  • Sarah Jessica Barker

  • Matcha

  • Kitty

  • Bitsy

  • Cinderella

  • Zola

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