275 of The Best Nicknames for Pugs [Adorable for Boys & Girls]

Congratulations, after browsing our huge database of Pug names, you’ve finally named your dog! But if you’ve ever owned a pet before, you know that you hardly ever call them by their full name. Similar to how we use nicknames for the people in our lives, chances are you’ll start coming up with your own for your Pug. We’ve put together a huge list of nicknames for Pugs.

Human Names With Nicknames

According to this Khou poll, 55% of pet owners have used or considered using a human like name such as Fran, Jack or Sophie for their pet. The great thing about human names, is there are several nicknames you can use for your Pug.

Below you’ll find popular nicknames for girl and boy human names that would make a good pet name for your Pug.

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Girls Names With Nicknames for Pugs

NameNicknames
AlexandraLexie, Alex, Al, Ally
AmeliaMilly, Lia, Mimi
CameronCamy, Cam
CharlotteChar, Lola, Charlie
DestinyDez, Desi
FeliciaElli, Lish, Licia, Elle
GracieRae, Gray, Grace
HannahHanni, Han
MackenzieMac, Kenz, Kenzie
MercedesSadie, Mercy, Merce
MindyMin
PaisleyPais, Pai, Paisy
PaytonPey, Pay
QuincyQuince, Quinn
RachelleShelly, Shell, Chelle
RosemaryMary, Rosey, Rosa, Ro,
ScarlettScar, Lettie
SkylarSky
PhoebeFee, Pheebs
SophiaSophie, Fifi
SerenityRennie, Seri, Sera
TiffanyTiff, Tiffy, Tia
VeronicaVera, Nika, Roni
WillowLo, Will, Willa

Boys Names With Nicknames

BoysNicknames
BrandonBradno, Don, Bran, Donnie
AntonioTonio, Tony, Ant, Nino
AtticusGus, Atty
AugustGus, Auggie, Aug
BradenBrade, Brady
BronsonBronnie, Bron
BrysonBry, Bryce
CamdenCam, Amden
CarterCar, Cart
CaseyAce, Cay
CharlesChas, Charlie
ClintonClint
EiljahEli
EmersonSonny, Em, Emery
GraysonAyson, Sonny, Gray
GabrielGil, Gabe
JacksonJack, Jay, Jax, Jace
KalebKale, Kal
LoganLo, Logie
MasonMace
MilesMilo
PrestonRon, Pres
QuincyQuince, Quinn
RoscoeRoss

Funny Pug Nicknames

  • Punk
  • Rambo
  • Teacup
  • Teeny
  • Goon
  • Scout
  • Bruiser
  • Smarty
  • Petite
  • Charm Bomb
  • Lacy
  • Lady
  • Lap Dog
  • Tiny Tim
  • Speedy
  • Shortie
  • Bond
  • Oldie
  • Ms. Congeniality
  • Kiddo

Cool Nicknames

BoysGirls
HulkBlaze
Hawk EyeEmpress
DynamoAce
ChaosBlack Magic
SoldierDynamo
HammerRebel
SupermanQueen
TankTwister
ThorXena
TigerVicious

Athletic or Sports Nicknames

  • Marvelous
  • Juggernaut
  • Rip
  • The Spider
  • Doc
  • The Mad Scientist
  • El Caballo
  • Coach
  • Goali
  • MVP
  • The Grim Reaper
  • VIP
  • Master
  • Orange Crush
  • Defense

Cute Nicknames

BoysGirls
CocoBlue
ButtercupBig Red
Mr. DoggByte
SeymoreClumsy
BubbaBone Crawford
BusterChewie
Chi ChiBritney Ears
BarkleyDiva
GandhiPrincess
K-9Cutey
PistolChiquita
RogueHansel
TimexFifi
Air BudsFrito
DeeferJane Pawsten
AmigoKaty Pawry
BubbaMouse
ChiefKiki
SeniorOreo
BuckStinky
BroMyrtle
PalMulligan
KingTina Spay
BuddyXena

Formal Titles Before Their Name

  • Sire
  • Mistress
  • Gentleman
  • Dame
  • Excellency
  • The Honorable
  • Her Honor
  • His Honor
  • Esquire
  • Lady
  • Dame

Medical Nicknames

  • Stitches
  • Lifesaver
  • Doc or Doctor
  • Med Zeppelin
  • Stethescope
  • Super Scrub
  • Cutting Edge
  • EMS
  • Heroe
  • Gas Passer
  • Frequent Flyer
  • Nursling
  • Noctor
  • CBT – Chronic Biscuit Toxicity
  • SBI – Something Bad Inside

Sleepy Nicknames

  • Snoozer King
  • Sleepy Joe
  • Slumber Bunny
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Baby Sloth
  • Dreamer
  • Nyquil
  • Nighty
  • Dozy
  • Mr. Sandman
  • Angel
  • Noddy
  • Rockabye
  • Darling Dreamer
  • Sleepy Pie
  • Sir Snoozes a Lot
  • Hammock
  • Slug
  • Apnea
  • Siesta
  • Daffodil

Funny Work Nicknames

  • Creative Juices
  • Visionary
  • Team Concept
  • Desk Temons
  • Bits Please
  • Incognito
  • Soothing Prints
  • The Mentors
  • Cubicle
  • The Spammer

Food Nicknames

  • Pancakes
  • Bacon
  • Honey
  • Cookie
  • Buttercup
  • Doughnut
  • Frito Pie
  • Waffle
  • Apple
  • Muffin Chops
  • Nacho
  • Nugget
  • Milkshake
  • Noodles
  • Pup Tart or Pop Tart

Adorable Nicknames

BoysGirls
StudHoney
BooToots
HandsomeLove
TerrorKitty
Spark PlugPrincess
Ozzy PawsborneBella
WooferStar
YetiMs. Universe
BuddySparky
SlimTeacup
ChiefBestie
DudeChica
PalHomegirl
KingBFF
AmigoGirly
BudSugar Pie
BooMonkey
SunshinePunk
BubbyPaws
PumpkinSpanky
CowboyWhiskers
SparkyCare Bear
First MateFlawless
GuapoTwinkle

Does Your Pug Need A Nickname?

If you’ve chosen a name for your Pug, you don’t have to give them a nickname. However, most pet owners admit to giving their pets a nickname and using it more often than their chosen name.

Similar to how you give nicknames to your human family members, you’ll likely come up with one or several nicknames for your four-legged friend. People love their pets and that’s why they come up with nicknames for them.

It’s up to you what type of nickname you give them. After all, you’re the only one who is going to use it.

Hopefully, the list of nicknames above help you come up with one for your Pug.