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Best Female Pug Names

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With their beady eyes and curly little tails, pugs are as lovable as a dog can be. If you’re planning on bringing one of these dogs into your family, it deserves the perfect title! And fortunately, their unique appearances and personalities can inspire some pretty unique names.

If you’re searching for a name for your female pug, you’ve come to the right place–we’ve compiled some of the best feminine pug names out there. There’s a lot to choose from, so you may want to grab a notebook and jot down any ideas that catch your eye. 

Also check out: Cute Names For Your Unique Pug


Things to Consider 


Before we get into the list of names, there are a few factors you’ll want to consider. This will help ensure that you’ll choose a name that sticks. 

Finding the right name might take some time, but once you find the perfect title for your new pug, you’ll be glad you made the effort. 


Consider Her Personality 

What kind of personality does your pug have? Knowing this can be difficult before you bring her home, so you may want to save the naming for after you’ve gotten to know her. 

Playing with your new pug can help you get a better feel of her personality. Is she notably energetic? You may want to find a name that evokes a feeling of excitement, like “Spark” or “Racer.” 


best female pug names


Or if you notice your pug is particularly fond of treats, a food-based name might be appropriate. “Cookie” or “Mochi” are a couple of food-based names that could work great for a pug. 

Once you have an understanding of your pug’s personality, finding the right name may come along much easier than you’d expect. 


Consider Her Appearance 

Your dog’s appearance is another factor to keep in mind when coming up with names. Pugs come in a variety of colors, from night-black to various shades of brown to snow-white, which provides plenty of opportunities for fitting names. “Shadow,” “Mocha,” and “Coconut” are just a few fitting names that can reflect your pug’s pelt color. 

You could also consider some of your pug’s unique features when coming up with a name. Do the markings on her face remind you of a mask? Maybe a name like “Panda” or “Bandit” will be appropriate. Or perhaps you’d like a name inspired by her curly tail? “Curly” or “Noodle” could be the name you’re looking for. 

When you choose a name that suits your dog’s appearance, you’ll also have a much easier time remembering it–especially if you have other dogs in your home. So if you’d like something easy to remember, consider giving your pug a name that reflects her appearance. 


Choose Something Short and Sweet 

Try to choose a name that’s short, simple, and rolls off the tongue. Not only will it be easier to remember, but if you have kids, they’ll have an easier time pronouncing and remembering it. 

In general, the best name for a dog is two syllables. A one-syllable name may be easy to remember, but may not sound right when you’re calling for your dog across the yard. Three syllables, on the other hand, can be a bit clunky, and you may end up shortening it over time. 

So if you choose a name with more or less than two syllables, you might end up calling her by a nickname after a while–and if you don’t, others likely will. But as long as you don’t mind that, you don’t necessarily need to stick to the two-syllable rule. 


Popular Female Pug Names 


Don’t be afraid to go with a classic pug name. After all, they’re popular for a reason. 


best female pug names


Here are a few popular female pug names–one of them might be perfect for your dog! 

  • Bella 
  • Olive 
  • Penny 
  • Sophie 
  • Zoey 
  • Harlie 
  • Sadie 
  • Bailey 
  • Luna 
  • Sally 
  • Pepper 
  • Millie 
  • Winnie 
  • Roxie 
  • Lola 
  • Lexi 
  • Patsy 
  • Angel 
  • Patty 


Fancy Female Pug Names 


Is your pug a distinguished little lady? Maybe she loves to be the center of attention, or perhaps she just holds herself with a sense of elegance and pride. 

No matter how she expresses her regal nature, there’s sure to be a name out there that’ll reflect that! Here are some distinguished female pug names to get you started. 

  • Dorothy 
  • Duchess 
  • Ophelia 
  • Annabelle 
  • Penelope 
  • Lady 
  • Ava 
  • Princess 
  • Sapphire 
  • Zelda 
  • Elsa 
  • Grace 
  • Ivory 
  • Isabelle 
  • Scarlet 
  • Saffron 
  • Mercedes 
  • Diamond 


Cute Female Pug Names 


When people try to describe pugs, “cute” is probably one of the first words that come to mind. With their squishy faces, chubby bodies, and curly little tails, you can’t help but smile when one of these dogs is around. 

Reflect your pug’s adorable nature with one of these cute female pug names! 

  • Bubbles 
  • Cookie 
  • Daisy 
  • Tulip 
  • Sugar 
  • Mochi 
  • Marshmallow 
  • Cupcake 
  • Pumpkin 
  • Teddy 
  • Sprinkles 
  • Powder 
  • Mocha 
  • Peach 
  • Snowball 
  • Peanut 
  • Buttercup 
  • Sweetie 
  • Cupid 
  • Blossom 
  • Minnie 
  • Rosie 


Funny Female Pug Names 


Some dogs have a bit of a goofy side, and pugs are no exception. If your pug is a bit of a jokester, she deserves a name to reflect it! 

Here are a few suitable names for the pug who fills the room with laughter and smiles! 

  • Munchkin 
  • Miss Piggy 
  • Taters 
  • Waffle 
  • Butterball 
  • Puptart 
  • Ziggy 
  • Poppy 
  • Tictac 
  • Pebbles 
  • Zipper 
  • Doodle 
  • Bean 
  • Binky 
  • Rainbow 
  • Coco 
  • Toasty 
  • Pinkie 
  • Slinky 
  • Jester 
  • Cheeto 
  • Sparkles 
  • Socks 


Nature-Inspired Female Pug Names 


Are you or your pug a fan of the great outdoors? Luckily for you, there are plenty of unique nature names that are perfect for pugs. 


best female pug names


Here are some of the best female pug names for your outdoorsy furry friend! 

  • River 
  • Autumn 
  • Maple 
  • Cedar 
  • Clover 
  • Hazel 
  • Heather 
  • Bluebell 
  • Cricket 
  • Ivy 
  • Truffle 
  • Willow 
  • Robin 
  • Jay 
  • Sky 
  • Brook 
  • Sandy 
  • Prairie 
  • Tundra 
  • Violet 
  • Timber 
  • Aurora 
  • Summer 


Wrapping Up – Best Female Pug Names


Finding the right name can be difficult, so to make things easier, you can narrow it down by making a list of names that jump out at you. Try saying a few names to see how they roll off the tongue–be sure that the whole family gets involved as well. 

Of course, this list is just a way to get your ideas flowing. The perfect name for your new pug may not even be on this list. But with a little trial and error, you’re sure to find a name that will be the perfect match. 


rachael barkzine

About the author

Rachael is the co-founder and editor at Pug Facts. Owner of one elderly Pug, she’s dedicated to helping other Pug owners create healthy, happy, lives with their furry best friends.

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