240 Popular Names For Small Dogs

Naming your small dog is no small feat. Despite their stature, they're full of personality. And you want to choose a name that reflects just that. So here is a list to get you started on the long journey of finding a name for your short pup.

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Little Ladies

  • Amy
  • Ana
  • Ariana
  • Ariel
  • Ash
  • Babe
  • Belle
  • Berries
  • Betsy
  • Bertha
  • Birdie
  • Bitsie
  • Bloosom
  • Bobby
  • Bridget Jones
  • Candy
  • Chai
  • Cherry
  • Cups
  • Dana
  • Dot
  • Duchess
  • Earrings
  • Elle
  • Erin Brockovich
  • Eve
  • Fern
  • Fifi
  • Freya
  • Galadriel
  • Gigi
  • Grace
  • Hagrid
  • Hermione
  • Hope
  • Joy
  • Juno
  • Kay
  • Lady Bug
  • Leia
  • Lil' Kim
  • Lipstick
  • Liv
  • Maple
  • Mary-Kate
  • Marge Gunderson
  • May
  • Mia
  • Missy
  • Olive
  • Page
  • Petals
  • Pennies
  • Pico
  • Pixie
  • Princess
  • Poscha
  • Queen/ Queenie
  • Ripley
  • Rose
  • Roo
  • Sahara
  • Scout
  • Scrappy
  • Sequoia
  • Sylph
  • Star
  • Starling
  • Sugar
  • Sweet-pea
  • Swift
  • Valkyrie
  • Xena
  • Yoko
  • Yum Yum
  • Zoey

Itty Bitty Boys

  • Ace
  • Andre the Giant
  • Antman
  • Baskerville
  • Biggie Smalls
  • Bear
  • Beck
  • Beowulf
  • Bernie
  • Bono
  • Books
  • Boots
  • Briefs
  • Bristles
  • Bruce Lee
  • Buba
  • Buckshot
  • Cassius
  • Clifford
  • Crumbs
  • Danny Devito
  • Dash
  • Dobby
  • Ferrari
  • Flea
  • Flick
  • Frodo
  • Gary Coleman
  • Genghis
  • Godzilla
  • Goliath
  • Grasshopper
  • Hercules
  • Hooch
  • Hulk
  • Jet
  • Kindle
  • Kisses
  • Kanye
  • Macho Man
  • Major
  • Manny
  • Marmaduke
  • Martin Short
  • Napoleon
  • Neutron
  • Notes
  • Paul Bunyon
  • Pencils
  • Peter
  • Pluto
  • Pony Boy
  • Porky
  • Potatoes
  • Prince
  • Q-Tip
  • Radar
  • Rhino
  • Romeo
  • Roo
  • Scrappy
  • Slim
  • Smiles
  • Sparkles
  • Spike
  • Splinter
  • Spud
  • Tank
  • Tex
  • Thimble
  • Tom Cruise
  • Turtle
  • Tycho
  • Webster
  • Winston
  • Yuri
  • Zippers
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Gender Neutral (but packed with pint-sized punch)

  • Apple
  • Baby
  • Bantam
  • Beans
  • Big Mac
  • Biscuit
  • Bits
  • Bones
  • Boo Boo
  • Bubble
  • Bug
  • Bunny
  • Button
  • Chia
  • Crumpet
  • Cramps
  • Crayon
  • Dinky
  • Dozer
  • Eggroll
  • Elf
  • Flea
  • Glitter
  • Hiccup
  • Itty-Bitty
  • Juice Box
  • Kitten
  • Kernels
  • Kid
  • Laces
  • Legos
  • Lemonade
  • Lil Lovebug
  • Marbles
  • Marshmallow
  • Meatball
  • Micro
  • Moose
  • Mosquito
  • Naps
  • Needles
  • Noodles
  • Nugget
  • Pasta
  • Peanut
  • Pebbles
  • Pico
  • Pint-sized
  • Pip
  • Pizza
  • Pockets
  • Popcorn
  • Pudding
  • Puck
  • Raman
  • Rogue
  • Seeker
  • Shrimp
  • Smalls
  • Snacks
  • Specks
  • Spoons
  • Stamps
  • Stir Fry
  • Sprout
  • Squeaks
  • Tadpole
  • Teeny
  • Teensy
  • Thumbtacks
  • Tiny
  • Toy
  • Twig
  • Tweet
  • Wee
  • Weensy
  • Whisper
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Miniature But Mighty

  • Anderson Pooper
  • Atlantis
  • Bark Vadar
  • Bark Whalberg
  • Biggie Smalls
  • Billie Howliday
  • Colossus
  • Hercules
  • Jabba The Mutt
  • J.K. Growling
  • L.L. Drool J
  • Mighty Mouse
  • Notorious D.O.G.
  • Queen Elizabark
  • Rosa Barks
  • The Rock
  • Snarls Barkley
  • Superman
  • Tina Spay
  • Virginia Woof
  • William Shakespaw

Do you need more inspiration for your pet's new name?

Pets are like our children. We love them, care for them, and we get to dress them up in adorable outfits — if that's a thing we feel like doing! So it's extra important that we take time to find the perfect name that reflects our new pet's personality and potential. Naming can be hard, which is why we've gathered nine pet-naming techniques to find the perfect fit, as well as assembled a handful of our most beloved lists of pet names!