Felicitaciones por tu nuevo perro!
Getting a new puppy is an exciting time for anyone. Many people think that you have to have a Spanish dog breed to give their dog name a Spanish name. However, Spanish Pug names are a fun, playful option for anyone who wants to give them a beautiful romantic name.
Maybe your family speaks the Spanish language, and you want to carry on the tradition of giving your dog a Spanish dog name? Whatever the reason, there are hundreds of Spanish dog names to try out for your four-legged member of your family. And they’ll be in good company, especially with over 450 million people speaking the Spanish language. (it is the second-most spoken language behind Chinese!)
Brose the other categories to see even more ideas to name your Pug! We have hundreds of name ideas and it continues to grow!
Read on for some potential Spanish dog names for your new perrito.
Popular Spanish Dog Names for Pugs
Are you looking for a trendy name that is easily recognizable? If so, consider one of the following names that are easily recognizable throughout the English-speaking world.
|Name||Meaning||Male / Female|
Pug Spanish Names
We realize that Spain is not the only Spanish-speaking country, so we added some Mexican dog names into the mix. Whatever Spanish-speaking country you have in mind, we have no doubt you’ll find something to suit you.
We’ve also put the English translation next to the ones that are more unique.
Lupita (little wolf)
Elvira (all true)
Chiquita (little girl)
Zita (little hope)
Do you have a boy Pug? Consider some gender specific dog names that are for boys only.
Funny Spanish Pug Dog Names
Some of the things your Pug puppy will make you smile. They are known as the “payaso/a” (clown) because of their comical and charming personality. Below are some funny dog names that will bring a smile to you and those around you.
- Grade – Big
- Loco – Crazy
- Torpe – Clumsy
- Feo – Ugly
- Bruja – Witch
- Toro – Bull
- Gordo / Gorda – Fat
- Dinero – Money
- Comida – Food
- Uno – One
Spanish Food Pug Dog Names
Maybe you have a favorite dish or food you love to eat? If so, consider naming your dog after some of your favorite foods. Here are some Spanish foods that will make a great name for your pet.
- Chorizo – cured sausage
- Jamon – ham
- Empanada – crescent-shaped pastry
- Croqueta – Breadcrumbed and fried roll of food popular in Spain.
- Leche – Milk
- Pach or Gaz – Gazpacho
- Picante – as in spicy foods
Alcohol Inspired Spanish Pug Dog Names
These Mexican cocktails are not only tasty, but they can help inspire you to come up with a name for your furbaby!
- Michelada – (Spicy beer cocktail)
- Paloma – (Tequila with grapefruit soda and lime juice)
- Horchata – (Rum drink)
- Cerveza – (Beer)
- Rosada – (Tequila cocktail)
- Ponche – (Comforting punch popular at Christmas time)
- Batidos – (Latin American milkshake)
Cool Spanish Names for Pugs With Meaning
A cool dog name is subjective. However, you’ll find some names that are popular in Spain and Latin America.
Spanish City Names
Do you love to travel? Consider naming your dog after your favorite destination. Below, you’ll find some of the best places to visit in Spain that can make a great name for your canine friend.
Spanish Names Based On Appearance
Many people will give their dog based on the appearance. Does your dog have unique markings? Maybe you have a jet-black dog or a rare white dog?
Below you’ll find names based on a Pug’s appearance.
Black Pug Names in Spanish
- Negro (Black)
- Noche (Night)
- Oscuro – Dark
- Paella (black rice)
- Pantera (panther)
- Brujua – witch
Spanish Names for White Pugs
- Blanco / Blanca (white)
- Ciaro – Light
- Arroz (rice)
- Macabeo (white wine)
Animal Inspired Spanish Dog Names
It’s not unusual to want to come up with a Spanish nickname for your cute puppy. Below are some animal-inspired nicknames that your puppy won’t outgrow.
|Animal||Meaning||Boy / Girl|
|Cerdita||Piggy||Boy or Girl|
|Perro / a||Dog||Boy or Girl|
Terms of Endearment
Just like we use terms of endearment for the love of our life, such as “honey,” you can use them when addressing your new puppy. Some Spanish-language names have gender specific names, while others can be used for any dog.
|Term of Endearment||Meaning||Male / Female|
|Mi cielito/a||My little sky||Both|
|Corazoncito/a||Sweetheart||Boy or Girl|
|Papá / Mamá||Father & Mother||Either|
|Gordo / Gorda||Fat or Fatty||Both|
|Lindo / Linda||Pretty or nice||Both|
|Flaco / Flaca||Thin||Both|
More Ideas for Spanish Dog Names
There are many ways to come up with creative names for your puppy. If you don’t see anything on this list, consider using cultural and celebrations that are a part of the Spanish heritage. Some Mexican traditions that come to mind are Dia de Muertos, Mexican folk dance steps, bullfights, beautiful music, clothing, etc.
Hopefully, this huge list of Spanish dog names helps you come up with the perfect name for your cute Pug. Pick a name that rolls off your tongue easily, and your dog responds to.
Use these ideas to come up with the perfect Spanish name for your Pug! And, for more dog name ideas, browse our huge list of Pug names directory.