155 Vintage Dog Names

Are you a fan of thrifting and old-fashioned delights? Well, if you're on the hunt for a new friend, here is a treasure trove of vintage dog names for you to sort through! Who knows? You may find a diamond in the ruff!

Check out these 155 vintage names for your pet!

Antique photo: dressed dog and cat portrait
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Vintage names for female dogs

  • Agatha
  • Alta
  • Antonia
  • Augusta
  • Beatrice
  • Betty
  • Betty
  • Birdie
  • Blanche
  • Celestine
  • Chloe
  • Clementine
  • Cleo
  • Cordelia
  • Daisy
  • Dixie
  • Doris
  • Edie
  • Edwina
  • Effie
  • Ella
  • Eloise
  • Etta
  • Fay
  • Flossie
  • Frances
  • Ganet
  • Geneva
  • Georgia
  • Georgiana
  • Gladys
  • Gloria
  • Hattie
  • Hazel
  • Ida
  • Imogen
  • Jane
  • Kitty
  • Lelia
  • Libby
  • Lottie
  • Lucy
  • Lulu
  • Lydia
  • Madge
  • Mae
  • Mamie
  • Martha
  • Marge
  • Maude
  • Mavis
  • Maxine
  • May
  • Mazie
  • Millicent
Leonberger dog old black and white portrait
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  • Millie
  • Minnie
  • Muriel
  • Myrtle
  • Nellie
  • Odessa
  • Opal
  • Penny
  • Philomena
  • Polly
  • Prudence
  • Rita
  • Rosie
  • Roxie
  • Ruby
  • Sally
  • Selma
  • Shirley
  • Stella
  • Tillie
  • Vera
  • Viva
  • Willa
  • Winifred
  • Winnie
  • Zelda
Dog holding a tea cup in his mouth old black and white drawing
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Vintage names for male dogs

  • Abner
  • Ambrose
  • Angus
  • Archie
  • Barnaby
  • Barney
  • Benji
  • Booker
  • Buddy
  • Casper
  • Chester
  • Claude
  • Clemens
  • Cliff
  • Clovis
  • Constantine
  • Cornelius
  • Dewey
  • Donnie
  • Dorsey
  • Doyle
  • Earl
  • Felix
  • Florian
  • Floyd
  • Frank
  • Freddie
  • Fritz
  • Garland
  • Grady
  • Grover
  • Gus
  • Henry
  • Hiram
  • Hudson
  • Ike
  • Jack
  • Jacob
  • Jennings
  • Mack
  • Maguire
  • Mason
  • Max
  • Murphy
Victorian female photographer taking photograph of man and dog
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  • Ned
  • Noble
  • Norris
  • Olaf
  • Oliver
  • Ollie
  • Otis
  • Otto
  • Percy
  • Perry
  • Pete
  • Ralph
  • Reno
  • Rogers
  • Rollie
  • Roscoe
  • Rover
  • Rufus
  • Scooter
  • Scout
  • Sedrick
  • Smith
  • Spike
  • Spot
  • Sylvan
  • Teddy
  • Turner
  • Virgil
  • Winston
  • Wylie
Cute scene with sleeping small girl and two dachshunds - 1896
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Do you need more inspiration for your new pet’s 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!