100+ Golden Retriever Names: Ideas for Adventurous & Fun-Loving Dogs

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Golden Retrievers are the third most popular dog in America, and it’s easy to see why. As their name suggests, these social, family-friendly dogs are particularly good at retrieving — though you’ll need a great name to call yours back.

So what should you name the newest member of your family? Keep reading for our favorite names for Golden Retriever puppies, including cool and unique names for boys and girls.

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Female Golden Retriever Names

  • Bailey
  • Marigold
  • Sophie
  • Maggie
  • Cookie
  • Molly
  • Anna
  • Daisy
  • Rosie
  • Ginger
  • Amy
  • Jordan
  • Lilly
  • Ellie
  • Lucy
  • Eva
  • Chelsea
  • Marie
  • Grace
  • Emma
  • Lizzie
  • Marley
  • Nellie
  • Tess
  • Chloe
  • Summer
  • Riley
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Male Golden Retriever Names

  • Javier
  • Blake
  • Teddy
  • Harley
  • Oliver
  • Scout
  • Charlie
  • Sammy
  • Buddy
  • George
  • Jack
  • Joe
  • Danny
  • Duke
  • Harry
  • Billy
  • Leo
  • Chip
  • Brad
  • Graham
  • Jamie
  • Jake
  • Max
  • Albert
  • Cooper
Golden Retriever with ball
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Cool Golden Retriever Names

  • Sergeant
  • Drake
  • Hunter
  • Blue
  • Bones
  • Tsunami
  • Captain
  • Lightning
  • Alpha
  • Sawyer
  • Luna
  • Madonna
  • Tango
  • Vin Diesel
  • Tesla
  • Poppy
  • Buffy
  • Saratoga
  • Bono
  • Angel
  • Sleet
  • Malibu
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Unique Golden Retriever Names

  • Ladybug
  • Bungee
  • Copper
  • Phoenix
  • Hobbes
  • Jabba
  • Mishmash
  • Snake
  • Whiskey
  • Karat
  • Lars
  • Stretch
  • Suri
  • Hermione
  • Nugget
  • Chai
  • Patches
  • Bagel
  • Freckles
  • Foxtrot
  • Clifford
  • Fetch
  • Letty
  • Spock
  • Bubba
  • Ogre
  • Sunny
  • Obiwan
  • Pongo
  • Knox
Golden Retriever
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Finding the Right Name for Your Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are beautiful, lovable dogs, so you’ll probably want to pick great names for them. We hope this list helps you find the perfect name for your best friend, whether it’s cool, classic, or unique.

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