Dog name suggestions by theme
Irish Dog Names
Does your dog like to dance a jig or search for four leaf clovers? Tis a lucky human who owns an Irish dog! Give him an Irish dog name that honors his Celtic spirit.
Presidential Dog Names
Looking for a presidential name for your new dog? The names of White House dogs through the centuries.
“Star Wars” Saga Dog And Cat Names
George Lucas' Star Wars series has an almost cult-like following. Here's a list of character names from the various films that would make a great moniker for a dog or cat.
Cute Names For Adorable Dogs
A list of cute names for your adorable dog or puppy.
Unique Dog Names
Do you have a favorite unique dog name? Post a comment and add it to our list!
Dog Name Suggestions by Theme
Whether you’re a film junkie, Beatles fan, history buff, or sports aficionado, we’ve got the perfect dog name for your new pooch. Because even if your dog can’t tell a reggae song from a rock opera, what you call him is a reflection of you. Check out our lists of dog names, from the uber-original […]
“The Hunger Games” dog and cat names
Based on the best-selling novels by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games movies are filled with interesting characters with names that would also fit perfectly on a dog or cat.
Science-fiction movie character dog and cat names
Science-fiction films have some of the most dedicated fanbases anywhere. For instance, it’s been 35 years since Star Wars originally hit theaters in 1977, but re-releases the films are still a big box-office draw (including the current 3D incarnations). Those franchises are also rife with character names that are perfect for dog or cat. What […]
“Forbidden Planet” dog and cat names
These dog and cat names are taken from characters featured in the 1956 sci-fi classic, Forbidden Planet. Alta (Full name: Altaria “Alta” Morbius; daughter of Dr. Edward Morbius) Robby (Full name: Robby the Robot; robot assembled by Dr. Morbius)
“2001: A Space Odyssey” dog and cat names
These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 sci-fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. Warning: Plot spoilers are revealed below. Dave (Full name: Dr. Dave Bowman; crew member of the Discovery One, dismantles HAL) Floyd (Full name: Dr. Heywood R. Floyd; authorizes Discovery One mission, played by Roy Scheider […]
“Logan’s Run” dog and cat names
These dog and cat names are taken from characters featured in the movie Logan’s Run (1976), which was later a television series in 1977. The film won an Special Achievement Academy Award for visual effects. Logan (Full name: Logan 5; a bounty hunter, called a Sandman, who tracks people who attempt to flee the domed […]
“Star Trek” and “Star Trek: The Next Generation” dog and cat names
These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in the Star Trek and Star Trek: The Next Generation movies and television shows. Bones (Full name: Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy; medical officer on the USS Enterprise) Chekov (Full name: Ensign Pavel Chekov; navigator on the USS Enterprise) Data (Full name: Lieutenant Commander Data; android […]
“The Terminator” dog and cat names
These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in the movie The Terminator (1984). Connor (Full name: John Connor; leader of the Resistance against the Skynet machines and savior of the human race) Reese (Full name: Kyle Reese; Resistance fighter sent back in time to protect John Connor’s mother, Sarah) Terminator (A cyborg […]
“Wall-E” dog and cat names
These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in the movie Wall-E, which won the 2008 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Eve (Full name:Extraterrestrial Vegetation Evaluator; a robot sent from the spaceship Axiom to look for vegetation on Earth) Wall-E (Full name: Waste Allocation Load Lifter – Earth Class; a solar-powered robot […]
“The Matrix” dog and cat names
These dog and cat names are taken from characters featured in The Matrix trilogy: The Matrix (1999), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), and The Matrix Revolutions (2003). Morpheus (A human who escaped the Matrix, captain of the Nebuchadnezzar) Neo (Full name: Thomas A. Anderson; a computer programmer/hacker recruited by Morpheus to fight the machines) Niobe (Captain […]
“Alien” dog and cat names
These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in the movie Alien (1979) and its sequel Aliens (1986). Warning: Plot spoilers are revealed below. Ash (Featured in Alien; android science officer on board the Nostromo, Ash malfunctions, attacks his fellow crew members, and is ultimately dismantled) Bishop (Featured in Aliens; an android on […]
“Back to the Future” dog and cat names
These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in the movies Back to the Future (1985), Back to the Future Part II (1989), and Back to the Future Part III (1990). Biff (Full name: Biff Tannen; overgrown bully and nemesis of George McFly, Marty’s father) McFly (Full name: Marty McFly; son of George […]
“Battlestar Galactica” dog and cat names
These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in the television series Battlestar Galactica (1978 and 2004). Descriptions are from the 2004 series. Adama (Full name: Admiral William Adama; commander of the Galactica) Apollo (Full name: Captain Lee “Apollo” Adama; Viper pilot) Boomer (Full name: Lieutenant Sharon “Boomer” Valerii; Viper pilot) Starbuck (Full […]
“Blade Runner” dog and cat names
Blade Runner dog and cat names These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in the movie Blade Runner (1982). Warning: Plot spoilers are revealed below. Deckard (Full name: Rick Deckard; a police officer who specializes in “retiring” renegade synthetic humans, known as replicants) Pris (A replicant retired by Decker) Zhora (A replicant […]
“Buck Rogers in the 25th Century” dog and cat names
These dog and cat names are derived from the television series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979). Buck (Full name: Captain William Anthony “Buck” Rogers; a NASA pilot whose space shuttle who is frozen for 504 years after his life support malfunctions) Twiki (A small robot in the year 2491)