100+ Boston Terrier Dog Names: Ideas for Energic & Playful Dogs

Known for their high energy, happy demeanor, and adorable faces, Boston Terriers are one of the more common breeds we see today. Great additions to homes with multiple pets, children or simply paired up with just their owner, they are a wonderfully dynamic and multifaceted dog. 

Having such a happy-go-lucky pooch might inspire you to choose a name that represents their paws-itive attitude, all while capturing their individualistic personality. Look no further as we have gathered the top 100 names for Boston Terriers! Below we have noted the most popular femme and male names, funny suggestions for the humorous dog, unique and cute ideas and finally, we dive into a few famous Boston terriers that have great names you may want to consider. We’ve also included a list of a few brindles inspired ideas for those with a textured coat! 

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Female Boston Terrier Dog Names

  • Cookie 
  • Pepper 
  • Minnie 
  • Bella 
  • Greta 
  • Mika
  • Vixen 
  • Liv
  • Josie 
  • Harley 
  • Cinder 
  • Lady 
  • Nola 
  • Olive 
  • Ember 
  • Mina 
  • Mango
  • Gia 
  • Zoey 
  • Paisley 
  • Harper 
  • Willow 
  • Mia 
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Male Boston Terrier Dog Names

  • South
  • Domino 
  • Tucker 
  • Biggie 
  • Jet 
  • Snoopy 
  • Duke 
  • Winston
  • Birdie  
  • Lux
  • Jersey
  • Oscar
  • Fred 
  • Onyx
  • Boss

Funny Boston Terrier Dog Names

Boston terriers are goofy – they could play for hours and have a face that’s always painted with curiosity and wonder. Pairing them with a name as silly and playful as their personality might be the best option! 

  • Bitty 
  • Moose 
  • Fresh Prints 
  • Ozzy Pawsbourne 
  • Rambo 
  • Prince of Barkness 
  • Droolius Caeser
  • Doggy Howsler
  • Shorty 
  • Runt 
  • Notorious DOG 
  • Jimmy Chew 
  • Sir Licks Alot 
  • Chewbarka
  • Muttley Crue
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Unique Boston Terrier Dog Names

You might be inclined to choose a name that’s a little different. One that’s rare and completely unique to your furry friend. 

  • Ying Yang
  • Bonsai
  • Poco
  • Remy
  • Suki
  • River
  • Tilly
  • Venus
  • Zuri
  • Gizmo
  • Paris
  • Slim
  • Bugsy
  • Vera
  • Rio
  • Birdie

Cute Boston Terrier Dog Names

You really cannot go wrong with a name that’s just as adorable as your new pup. If your dog seems to get all the attention while out on walks, or 

  • Bean 
  • Milo
  • Elf 
  • Luna 
  • Morsel 
  • Louie 
  • Murphy 
  • Gigi
  • Peanut 
  • Chewie 
  • Poppy
  • Dixie 
  • Scout 
  • Buttons 
  • Rascal 
  • Finn
  • Barkley 
  • Peewee
  • Sox
  • Sully 
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Famous Boston Terrier Dog Names

Pets in Hollywood are always trending. Popular among almost all of the notable names in the biz, some dogs even outshine their owners! Here are our favorite Boston Terriers and their iconic owners:

  • Sergeant Stubby – Most decorated dog of WWI
  • Licorice – Famke Janssen 
  • Phiz – Helen Keller 
  • Fester & Bug – Rose McGowen
  • Verna Pearl – Robin Williams 
  • Fleck & Spot – Gerald R Ford 
  • Owen TD – Certified Therapy Dog 
  • Lulu – Joan Rivers 
  • Winky – Allison Sweeny 
  • General – Louis Armstrong 

Brindle Boston Terriers Dog Names

The brindle pattern consists of textured stripes usually as a lighter brown checkered in between a darker brown giving the coat a tiger-esk appearance. Here are a few great names to choose from if your pup happens to be blessed with a gorgeous brindle coat!

  • Noir 
  • Shadow
  • Camo 
  • Freckles 
  • Stripes 
  • Tigger 
  • Speck 
  • Octavia 
  • Rolo
  • Patches 
  • Beau 
  • Blotch 
  • Hickory 

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Finding the Right Name for Your Boston Terrier

We want you to enjoy your pup naming experience! Although there may be endless options to choose from we hope that you were able to find what you were looking for among our list of 100 + Boston Terrier names. With suggestions for the most adorable, to the goofiest of dogs, we are positive there is an ideal match for all types of Boston Terriers! 

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