Pugs are small dogs that love being around their human owners. Once they bond with you, they quickly become your shadow. Therefore, they deserve a name that is fitting to their adorable personalities. I’ve put together a list of the most popular Pug names to help you name your pooch.
Check out our huge database of Pug name ideas to help you name your newest member of your family. Regardless of whether you’ve adopted a puppy or older Pug, we have no doubt you’ll find something to match your dog’s personality!
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The Most Popular Pug Names
According to the American Dog Kennel Club (AKC), Pugs are ranked #28 out of 195 other breeds. This is a popular dog and many celebrities and families have welcomed them into their homes.
We put together some of the most popular names people give to their four-legged friend. This list was put together by browsing social media sites, and other online websites.
Here is our list of the most popular names chosen for this breed:
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Popular Female Pug Names
If you adopted a female Pug dog, you’ll want a name that shows off her personality and are a common name for this breed.
Below are some of the most popular names for this breed as well as some uncommon names that made the list because we think they would be good for this breed.
If you don’t see anything you like, check out these amazing names for female Pugs.
Popular Male Pug Names
Do you have a male Pug? If so, then you’ll want to browse through these names as they are the most common and popular names for males.
Top 10 Female Human Names
If you’re like most dog owners, you prefer to give your dog a human name. Pet parents everywhere are realizing that their dogs are a part of their human family. Therefore, they prefer to stick to human names.
Below are some of our favorite girl names that work great for this breed.
Top 10 Male Human Names
If you have an adorable boy Pug, you might want to consider some of these names, as they are some of our favorites.
Celebrity Pug Dog Names
As I mentioned above, several celebrities such as; Ted Danson, Sammy Davis Jr., George Clooney and etc have all owned Pugs or still own them. Below you’ll find some of the names that celebrities ave given to their dogs’.
Below are some of the names that were chosen for the dog, as well as the celebrity that owned the pup.
- Lolita (Gerard Butler)
- Dracula (Rob Zombie)
- Mimi LaRue (Tori Spelling)
- Sid (Jessica Alba)
- Franky (Amber Rose)
- Rocky (Kelly Brook)
- Gladys and Pixies (Brix Smith)
- Roxy (Ted Danson)
- Mugsy (Paris Hilton)
- Mr. Pickle (Jonathan Ross)
Popular Food Names
It’s no secret that Pugs love to eat, in fact, they are prone to obesity. If you’re a foodie or your dog is always hungry, you may want to consider giving them a name that matches their hunger.
Below you’ll find some funny and silly food names that will work great for this breed.
- Queso (cheese in Spanish)
Size and Appearance
Pugs are small stout dogs that weigh anywhere between 14-20 pounds when full-grown. They have big bulging eyes, wrinkles, smooshed faces with short stubby legs, which makes them adorable.
Below you’ll find dog names that are geared towards unique characteristics.
- Mr./Ms. Big
While Pugs come in a variety of colors, the most popular colors are black and fawn (a light or yellowish-tan).
Below are dog name ideas based on the color of your dog’s coat.
Be sure to check out our huge list of Pug fawn names if you didn’t see anything above.
- Coal or Cole
If you have a black Pug, then be sure to check out our ultimate list of black Pug dog names.
Maybe you’re the owner of one of a different colored Pug that you don’t see very often? If so, we’ve put together some names for the rarer colored Pugs below.
Silver or Grey
Final Popular Name Ideas For Pugs
I personally know how hard it can be to name your Pug, it took me a long time to come up with a name for my black Pug. The great thing is that your dog will love you no matter what you choose to call them.
Hopefully, this list has helped you find the right name for your dog or has given you inspiration for something unique and different.
References And Further Reading
Buzzsharer – 24 Celebrities With Pugs