You don’t normally think of a badass dog when you see a Pug. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t give your puppy a tough name, especially if she has a big dog personality. Below you’ll find a huge list of badass Pug names for both boys and girls that have been inspired by sports, famous athletes. cool nicknames, cars, trucks, etc.
Is your four-legged friend constantly chewing things or getting into trouble? Maybe you’ve always wanted a big dog, but fell in love with the Pug the moment you saw it? If so, you’ve come to the right place to find a tough name for your canine friend.
List of Badass Pug Names
Badass dog names can be a lot of fun, even for small dogs. Here’s our list of some tough-sounding names to provide you with the inspiration you need to come up with the perfect name. If you can’t find something here, be sure to check out our huge list of Pug names to brainstorm more ideas.
Even if your girl Pug is cute and cuddly, it doesn’t mean she can’t have a name with an attitude. These badass dog names are perfect for powerful females with a sassy attitude.
Tough dog names for males can be based on human names, fiction, or reality. There are no limits when brainstorming for a pet name.
Badass and Tough Pug Names Based On Outlaws and Gangstas
Some of the most famous gangsters and outlaws can make a cool and unique name for your four-legged friend. We’ve gathered some for both boys and girls.
- Gambino – Carlo Gambino was known as “The Godfather” and a member of the crime family.
- Bonnie – Bonnie and Clyde bank-robbing couple.
- Clyde – Bonnie & Clyde
- Jesse James – One of the most notorious outlaws.
- Daly – Danly Gang that terrorized the town of Aurora, Nevada
- Billy the Kid – Teenage outlaw of the Southwest
- Frank – Frank James was the brother of the famous Jesse James
- Butch Cassidy – Famous bank robber of the 1800s
- Wyatt Earp – Famous sheriff that lowered the crime rate
- Laura Bullion – Bank robber and Bullion
Prison Names for Pug Dogs
Consider giving your dog a tough prison name. Below you’ll find the most notorious prisons and jails in the United States and a few others. These names will work great as a tough dog name for your four-legged friend.
|Sing, Sing||New York|
|Alcatraz or Al for short||California|
Badass Pug Dog Names Inspired by Superheroes
Are you looking for a heroic dog name for your pup? We’ve rounded up some of the most daring superhero names from TV, books, and movies.
- Talbot – Hulk
- Claire – Daredevil
- Jade – Justice League
- Amazon – Wonder Woman
- Marvel – as in Marvel Comics
- Beast – Beast Boy from Teen Titans
- Buffy – Buffy the Vampire
- Foggy – Daredevil
- Blake – Thor’s secret human alias
- Frigga – Thor’s mother
- Gambit – X-Men
- Gambit – Captain America
- Mystique – X-Men
- Poolie – Deadpool
- Zemo – Captain America
Human Tough Names With Meaning
Some traditional names work great as a tough dog name as, because of their original meaning. Below you’ll find the human name, the meaning as well as the gender.
|Anders||Manly and strong||Male|
|Bree||Strength or exalted one||Female|
|Ken||Born of fire||Male|
|Kenzo||Strong and healthy||Male|
|Philomena||Lover of strength||Female|
|Gabriella||God is my strength||Female|
Be sure to check out this huge list of human Pug names for boys and girls. We have no doubt you’ll find something you love.
Tough Car Names for Pugs
If you’re a car buff, consider some of these car-inspired dog names for your small four-legged friend.
- Impala – Chevrolet Impala
- Dart – Dodge Dart GT
- Mustang – Ford Mustang
- Tesla – Electric vehicle
- Hemi – Engine type
- Beretta – Chevrolet Beretta
- Stella – Solar-powered car
- Torino – Ford Torino
- Aston – Aston Martin DB5
- Shelby – Shelby Mustang
- Mercedes – Mercedes-Benz
- Jaguar – Juguar
- DeLorean – DeLorean Motor Company
- Vin – Vehicle identification number
- Bumper – The bumper that helps protect the car in a collision
Tough Truck Names for Pugs
Not a car buff? Consider some of the toughest-inspired dog names for your pup.
- Rover (Land Rover)
- Cruiser (Toyota Land Cruiser)
- Colorado (Chevrolet Colorado)
- Runner (Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro)
Tough Sport Theme Names for Pugs
There are several tough sports and athletes that are perfect for naming your dog. Below you’ll find some names of athletes and sports-related dog name ideas.
- Shaq (O’Neal)
- Satchel (Paige)
- Ken (Griffey)
- Babe (Ruth)
- Bo (Jackson)
- Mike (Tyson)
- Laila (Ali)
- Lindsey (Vonn)
- Cleats (plastic or metallic bumps on sports shoes)
Fierce Pug Dog Names
Pugs are one of the most gentle dogs, but there’s no better way to get a pleasant laugh when your velcro dog has a dog name riddled with terror.
Your dog’s fierce name will put a smile on people’s faces when they see your Pug running.
Badass Guard Pug Dog Names
Pugs aren’t your typical guard dogs, but these names can make them feel the need to protect your home by barking and letting intruders know a dog lives there.