Did you get a Pug puppy for Christmas and now you’re looking for Christmas dog names for Pugs? Maybe it’s your favorite holidays and you want to give your dog a bright, merry, and joyous name?
If so, you’re in the right place. We’ve brainstormed several of the best Christmas dog names and categorized them into different holiday categories to make it easier for you to find the perfect name.
There’s no shame in giving your dog a festive name to help you stay in the holiday spirit all year round.
Let’s get started on finding a festive name for your dog!
Christmas Dog Names for Female Pugs
If you’ve woken up on Christmas morning and found an adorable female Pug under the Christmas tree, you’ll want a cute feminine name. We’ve made a list (and checked it twice) of some of the most unique, cool, and trendy festive dog names for female dogs.
Avery – Means Elf King
Felicity – Happiness
Ginger – Short for Gingerbread
Natashia – Born on Christmas Day
Star or Starr
Faith – Means trust or belief
Clara – Bright
Merry – Guardian of the Sea
Nora – Light
Christmas Dog Names for Male Pugs
Did you get a cute little boy, Pug? If so, we’ve handpicked some of the best festive dog names and their meanings for your newest member of your family.
Felix – Happy
Miles – Soldier
Linus – Charlie Brown Christmas
Jack – God is Gracious
Mlachi – Messenger
Ralphie – Wolf counsel
Alfred – Christmas Elf
Balthazar – Three kings
Eul – Yule
Emmanuel – God is with us
Jasper – One of the three kings
Cool Christmas Dog Names for Pugs
We all want the coolest gifts to show off to our friends. It doesn’t have to take you forever to find the coolest name for your Pug puppy.
Below are some of the coolest and creative festive dog names.
- Bing (Bing Crosby)
- Tiny Tim
- Rey (King in Spanish)
Unique Christmas Pug Dog Names
If all you want for Christmas is a unique dog name, look no further. These are some of the most unique dog names you won’t hear often at the dog park. No matter how naughty or nice your new puppy is, these names are perfect for your four-legged friend.
- Jack Frost
Winter Inspired Names for Pugs
When you think of Christmas, snow is one of the first things to come to mind. You don’t have to have a white Pug to give them a wintery name. We’ve put a list of dog names of things you’ll see in the Winter, not just Christmas time.
- Nieve – Snow in Spanish
- Blanco / Blanca – White in Spanish
- Frio – Cold in Spanish
- Old Man Winter
Pug Dog Names Based on Santa’s Reindeer
Santa’s reindeer are a common tradition of Christmas. You’ll see them flying all over the world with a gift-giving Santa Claus filling the stockings of thousands of children, in several movies and children’s books.
Reindeer names can make a great name for your canine friend.
- Rudolph (the Red-Nosed Reindeer)
Pug Dog Names Based Around Holiday Movies & Characters
Lounging in front of the fireplace and watching Christmas movies is one of my favorite things to do during the holidays. Whether you enjoy Hallmark movies or Die Hard, below you’ll find some names from popular flicks.
- Max – Dog companion of the Grinch
- Elsa – The Queen from Frozen
- McClane – NYPD detective
- Cindy Lou Who
- Cousin Eddie
- Mrs. Claus
- Marv – Home Alone
- Sven – Reindeer on Frozen
- Shelby – The Dog Who Saved Christmas
- Snoopy – A Charlie Brown Christmas
- Hercules – Hercules Saves Christmas
- Snot – National Lampoon Christmas Vacation
- Zero – The Nightmare Before Christmas
Holiday Food Pug Dog Name Ideas
The best part of Christmas is the holiday food. It’s that time of the season when you don’t worry about counting calories. It’s that time of the season when you gather with family and friends and indulge in the most delicious foods you only eat once a year.
Some of our favorite holiday snacks, drinks, and food can make a great pet name.
- Marshmallow (great for a white Pug)
- Nog (short for eggnog)
Dog Names Inspired from Holiday Singers and Songs
Love it or hate it, Christmas music is one of the biggest traditions of the holiday season. Below you’ll find some traditional and trendy dog names based around some of the most popular music and artists.
- Dolly (I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus)
- Jingle (Jingle Bell Rock)
- Mariah (the Queen of Christmas music)
- Bing Crosby (Silent Night, White Christmas, etc)
- Felz (Feliz Navidad)
- Legend (John Legend)
- Elvis (Elvis Presley)
- Bieber (Justin Bieber “Mistletoe”)
- Andy (Andy Williams “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”)
Names Related to the Birth of Jesus
Give your dog a name that represents the true meaning of Christmas. All these names represent the holiness of the holiday.
- Emmanuel (boy)
- Emmanuelle (girl)
- Yeshua (other versions of the name Jesus)
Choosing a dog name for your new Pug puppy shouldn’t be too difficult. However, it’s not something you want to rush.
It’s a name that you’ll be using for the life of your best friend. If you decide these Christmas names aren’t right for you, check out these other Pug names that are based on color, alphabet, sporty, and continue to grow.
We’ve also got articles covering male Pug names, female pug names, big dog names for Pugs, Spanish Pug dog names, and many more.