147 Funny Pug Names [Hilarious and Silly Ideas for Pugs]

Should You Give Your Pug A Funny Name?

Pugs are clownish in nature, so you might be wondering can I give them a funny name? The great thing about naming a dog is that you can get as creative as you want. Below you’ll find several funny Pug names that I’ve rounded up from the Internet, social media, and other resources.

Be sure to check out our huge database of Pug names to help you come up with even more ideas. Be sure to check out these nerdy Pug names that will work for males and females.

Funny Pug Names

Maybe you want to give your newest member of the family a silly, clever, or unique name that no one sees coming, not even your vet.

funny Pug names

Male Pug Names

The following names below will make the people smile around you as you call out your pet’s name at the dog park.

  • Mr. Muggles
  • Wags
  • Bruno (great name for fawn-colored Pug)
  • Rory
  • Lilo
  • Pax
  • Harley
  • Bond
  • Booger
  • Byte
  • Chewbacca
  • Einstein
  • Scooter
  • Butterball
  • Hashtag
  • Elvis
  • Widget
  • Pugsley
  • King
  • Booger

Funny Names for Female Pugs

goofy Pug names for girls

If you have a sweet girl dog, then consider some of these silly names that work great for females.

  • Kitty (I saw a female dog on the Puppy Bowl named kitty)
  • Fluffy
  • Marry Puppins
  • Pee Wee
  • Spark Plug (suits a high energy Pug)
  • Buffy
  • Chica
  • Chubby
  • Cutey
  • Diva
  • Bubba
  • Doodle
  • Fang (fits a Pug with an extreme overbite)
  • Goldilocks (fits a light-colored Pug)
  • Gorda
  • Hooch
  • Killer
  • Fifi
  • Queenie
  • Mouse

Funny Pug Puppy Names

Pug puppies can be silly with their short feet and big bellies. We’ve rounded up some silly dog names that are sure to make anyone smile. Some of these are hilarious, so be ready to laugh.

Sir-Barks-a-LotMariah Hairy
WooferTina Spay
TacoBonnie Parker
BullwinklePee Wee
Oscar MayerUPS
E.T.Santa Paws (perfect if your Puppy was a Christmas gift)
Some of the names are unisex, meaning they will work for either gender

Funny Human Names For Pugs

Pug names funny

Maybe you like to give your dog a human name? If so, then you’ll find some human names that are for both boys and girls.

Some of the names below will even work well as unisex names.

  • Mr. Stephenson
  • Waldo
  • Archie
  • Betty
  • Vinny
  • Harry
  • Harriet
  • Gertrude
  • Leo
  • Ezra
  • Barney
  • Andy
  • Ricky
  • Oliver
  • Ferga
  • Bernadette
  • Gary

If you prefer giving your Pug a human name, consider some of these funny human Pug names.

Funny Music Related Names For Pugs

funny names for Pugs

If you love music and your dog reminds you of your favorite song or group, then here are some funny music names to help you brainstorm some name ideas.

These names will work for either a female or male and some are extremely hilarious.

  • 50 Scent (cent) (great for this smelly breed)
  • Bustamove
  • Cha-Cha
  • Elvis
  • Braxton (Toni Braxton)
  • Cher
  • Notorious D.O.G. (Notorious B.I.G.)
  • Jewel
  • Bruno (Bruno Mars)
  • Cash (Johnny Cash)
  • Dolly (Dolly Parton)
  • Prince
  • Broadway
  • Hendrix (Jimi Hendrix)
  • Diggy Azalea (Iggy Azalea)

Funny Big Dog Names For Pugs

funny Pug boy names

Pugs are a small dog, so when you’re at the dog park and call them out by name, they are sure to make people smile.

After all, it’s funny to hear a dog named after a giant, when they are a small dog.

  • Bear
  • Hulk
  • Tankerbell
  • Yeti
  • Brutus
  • Godzilla
  • Rocky
  • Thor
  • Shrek
  • Beethoven
  • Texas
  • Clifford
  • Moose
  • Maximus
  • Tank

Goofy Boy and Girl Pug Names Inspired By Food

funny Pugs
  • Cocoa (great for fawn-colored Pugs)
  • Meatball
  • BonBon
  • Penne
  • T-Bone
  • Nacho
  • Chipotle
  • Taco
  • Tofu
  • Reuben
  • Jack (cheese)
  • Pistachio
  • Bacon
  • Beans (great for dogs that fart a lot)
  • Jalapeno
  • Frito
  • Sir Loin

Funny Nicknames for Pugs

People love nicknames. Dogs quickly become a member of the family and it’s no wonder that more and more people are looking for nicknames they can use for their four-legged friend.

If owned had a pet in the past, you’ve likely had one or two nicknames for them. Most people say their rarely refer to their dog’s by their “real” names because they have several nicknames.

Below are some of the funniest ones we’ve found to help you come up with your own.

  • Bubba
  • Sweet boy
  • Stinkboy
  • Honeybunny
  • Bruiser
  • Baby Puppy Bear
  • Buppy
  • Baby Boy
  • Man Man
  • Bloody Mary
  • Jigglez
  • The Pig
  • Ole Gunner
  • Mom
  • Dad
  • Bisque – Goes good with a Pug named Biscuit

If you don’t see something you like, check out this list of nicknames for Pugs.

Should You Give Your Pug A Funny Name?

There’s nothing wrong with choosing any of the funny Pug names above or coming up with something more creative. If you’re the type of person who loves to laugh, then forget about giving your pup a typical dog name like Fido or Fluffy.

Instead, consider some of the silly names for pets above. Or take inspiration from some of these pet owners who have come up with some adorable silly names that would make adorable Pug names.

Here are some silly dog names and nicknames people are calling their dogs. I think either of these would be adorable Pug names as well.

Need More Inspiration For Naming Your Pug?

If you’re not the type of person who dresses your dog up in adorable clothes or wants to stick with something that doesn’t turn heads when you call your pet.

We’ve put together other lists of pet name ideas you can use to help you brainstorm the right name for your pooch. Feel free to browse through all the different lists till you come up with the perfect name for your four-legged friend!

Final Word On Funny Names For Pugs

Naming your Pug can be a huge challenge, but the great thing is that it doesn’t have to be. There are no rules to follow when it comes to naming your dog.

Pugs have a huge personality, so why not give them a cute funny name to it?

Hopefully, this huge list of dog names has made it so much easier to come up with a great name for your Pug!

References And Further Reading

The New York Times – You Named Me Brutus? Really?

Black Pug Site