Picking a name is one of the many fun parts of welcoming a pup into your family. That said, it’s also a big responsibility. After all, you want to select something that perfectly suits your one-of-a-kind best bud.
With that in mind, consider looking to the holiday season for inspiration. Brimming with good cheer, sweet treats, and memorable characters, the most wonderful time of year has plenty of equally wonderful dog naming options for your furry fluffball.
From the faintly festive to the jubilantly jolly, here are 142 Christmas dog names you’ll want to celebrate all year long.
Female Christmas Dog Names
Ladies first! When it comes to girl dogs, most pet parents stick with the classics. And while we love a tried-and-true hit, perhaps you’re in the market for a merrier moniker. Look no further than this Christmas dog names list.
- Candy Cane
- Cindy Lou-Who
- Sugar Plum
More Female Christmas Dog Names
There are so many precious Christmas names for female pups, here are a few more for your consideration.
Male Christmas Dog Names
We didn’t forget you, festive fellas. Similar to girl dogs, the most popular boy dog names are usually fairly predictable: Max, Charlie, and Cooper often round out the top three.
Good Boys, consider these Christmas-inspired dog names instead. They’re our gift to you.
- Buddy the Elf
- Charlie Brown
- Clark Griswold
- Santa Paws
- Scut Farkus
More Christmas Boy Names for Dogs
Nothing tickling your fancy so far? Here are some more of our favorite Christmas boy names for dogs to think about.
- Bob Cratchit
- Jack Frost
12 Dogs of Christmas Names
Inspired by the famous song, The 12 Days of Christmas, here are some fun and meaningful names for your bundle of furry joy.
Famous Christmas Singers Boy Dog Names
Christmas music inspires people and evokes feelings of cheer and good tidings. Christmas is one of the only holidays that comes with its own music. Keep the holiday music in your heart all your long with these dog names.
- Bing (Crosby)
- Bowie (David)
- Elton (John)
- Elvis (Presley)
- Harry (Belafonte)
- Lennon (John)
- McCartney (Paul)
- Nat (King Cole)
- Perry (Como)
Famous Christmas Singers Girl Dog Names
Let’s hear it for the girls with these delightful, Christmas music inspired names.
- Ariana (Grande)
- Carrie (Underwood)
- Dion (Celine)
- Ella (Fitzgerald)
- Judy (Garland)
- Kacey (Musgraves)
- Kelly (Clarkson)
- Meghan (Trainor)
- Reba (McEntire)
- Taylor (Swift)
Christmas Candy Names For All Dogs
Christmas brings out the sweetest candies that disappear from store shelves in the blink of an eye. Here are a few nuggets to snack on for your good girls and boys.
- Bark (like Peppermint Bark)
- Sugar Plum
Christmas Tree Names For Boy Dogs
Look no further than your Christmas tree (or under it) for name inspiration for your male pup.
Christmas Tree Names For Girl Dogs
There are many amazing names for girl dogs inspired by Christmas trees and what goes on and under them.
Fun, sweet, and beloved, dogs and Christmas were made for each other. From our pups to yours, we’re wishing you a pawesome holiday season!