100 Best Dog Names Of 2015

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If you’re looking for a great name for your new pup, there are plenty of pop culture sources of inspiration from 2015. The past year has been full of blockbuster movies, insanely popular television shows, and exciting announcements for the future. All of these can provide you with ideas if you’re stuck thinking of what to call your furry family member. Here are some of the best names from the pop culture of 2015.

Star Wars is as popular as ever with all the hype surrounding the new movie. Is Star Wars ever not popular? In honor of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, here are a few names from the whole series that would be great for a dog.

Luke

Leia

Han

Kylo

Darth

Finn

Rey

Anakin

Artoo – as in R2-D2

Padme

The Walking Dead is still going strong in its sixth season. Here are some names of characters still living or dead, but I won’t tell you which are which. No spoilers.

Glenn

Carol

Daryl

Beth

Carl – Or Coral

Michonne

Maggie

Hershel

Judith

Zombie

The Harry Potter series is back on top thanks to the announcement of a spin-off movie based on J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, as well as a theater play called Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, which is said to be the eight story in the Harry Potter saga. Here are some names from the series to celebrate.

Sirius

Hermione

Dumbledore

Dobby

Hagrid

Lily

Neville

Severus

Tonks

Weasley

Superhero movies are all the rage right now with Marvel and DC cranking out blockbusters. And with all the new movies announced, it looks like they won’t be slowing down any time soon. There are some very fun names from these films if your pup is particularly heroic or villainous.

Batman

Captain – from Captain America

Loki

Natasha – also known as Black Widow

Storm

Logan – also known as Wolverine

Joker

Jarvis

Beast

Thor

Game of Thrones finished its fifth season this year, and it still has everyone wondering who’s going to be killed off next. But the series has provided no shortage of amazing names that would be great for your dragon or dog companion.

Tyrion

Snow

Daenerys

Kahl

Cersei

Stark

Jaime

Hodor

Drogon

Arya

With The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 bringing a conclusion to the series, kids everywhere are taking up archery and playing that song by Lorde. The Hunger Games is full of unusual names that would be perfect for a dog.

Peeta

Finnick

Haymitch

Katniss – Maybe better for a cat.

Primrose

Cinna

Effie

Rue

Everdeen

Foxface

Video games get more popular every year, and with plenty being released or announced in 2015, there are tons of names from your favorites to choose from. Here are some names for your video game loving pooch.

Zelda

Chief – as in Master Chief

Starfox

Snake

Geralt

Lara – as in Lara Croft

Mario

Evie – as in Evie Frye

Yoshi

Hunter – from Bloodborne

Few shows exploded in popularity as much as Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black. And since you can binge watch it, most people plowed through the new season in a weekend. There are some great character names and nicknames that would make excellent names for a dog.

Piper

Crazy Eyes

Big Boo

Pennsatucky

Flaca

Bennett

Red

Taystee

Vause

Sophia

Parks and Recreation wrapped its final season this year, leaving fans on a high note with a look into the future. I hope we have some of the awesome technology that the show predicted. Here are a few names from the show so your dog can carry on the legacy.

Swanson

Leslie

Jerry

April

Perkins

Donna

Knope

Andy

Ann

Wyatt

There are plenty of other films and shows that were popular this year. Here are a few more names. Do you recognize where they all came from? They’d make some pretty interesting dog names.

Furiosa

Minion

Joy

Bond

Pan

Chappie

T-Rex

Woz

Tris

Southpaw

What other names from this year would make good dog names? What are you naming your new friend? Let us know in the comments below!

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