100+ Mexican Dog Names: Ideas for Lively & Fun Dogs

Hola amigos y Bienvenidos! Hello friends, and welcome!

You don’t have to have a hairless Mexican Xolo to be interested in giving your sweet dog a Mexican name. Mexican names range from classic to cute to funny – and everything in between – making them perfect for any fun-loving dog. Mexico also has a rich culture full of music, spirituality, art, and food, so it’s no wonder you’re wanting to pay tribute to such an incredible country.

No matter what kind of dog you have, you can probably find a great name on this list. We’ve gathered unique names for boys, girls, and specifically for Chihuahuas. Don’t wait any longer. Scroll down to find a name that’s perfecto!

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Female Mexican Dog Names

  • Susana
  • Fresca
  • Hola
  • Maria
  • Tulum
  • Gabriela
  • Oaxaca
  • Sonora
  • Fiesta
  • Margarita
  • Puebla
  • Paz
  • Alma
  • Sol
  • Salma
  • Rita
  • Yuca
  • Sierra
  • Agave
  • Clara
  • Jicama
  • Anna
  • Reynosa
  • Alejandra
  • Alba
  • Sangrita
  • Iris
  • Isabel
  • Bonita
  • Maize
  • Maya
  • Celaya
Mexican Xolo
Mexican Xolo | Image credit: Jorge Gonzalez, Flickr

Male Mexican Dog Names

  • Esteban
  • Matamoros
  • Oscar
  • Saltillo
  • Colima
  • Leon
  • Mario
  • Azulejo
  • Alberto
  • Gabriel
  • Miguel
  • Antonio
  • Emilio
  • Blanco
  • Santo
  • Javier
  • Pablo
  • Cancun
  • Francisco
  • Quintana Roo
  • Carlos
  • Pedro
  • Cordero
  • Sergio
  • Toro
  • Juarez
  • Luis
  • Domingo
  • Juan
  • Benito
  • Amigo
Chihuahua
Chihuahua | Image credit: Piqsels

Mexican Dog Names for Chihuahuas

We all know the Taco Bell dog, but not many people know that her real name was Gidget. The adorable little Chihuahua was part of an incredibly successful marketing campaign, coining the phrase “¡Yo quiero Taco Bell!” – meaning, I want Taco Bell. It sounded so much better coming from an adorable Chihuahua. Chihuahua is also a state in Mexico, so it is only natural to want a Mexican name for your little Chihuahua love.

  • Tigre
  • Tabasco
  • Arroz
  • Esmeralda
  • Paco.
  • Eva
  • Pequeño
  • Cecilia
  • Gidget
  • Risa
  • Vida
  • Niña
  • Frida
  • Lobo
  • Mariposa
  • Pepe
  • Yolanda
Funny Chihuahua
Image credit: Mylene2401, Pixabay

Funny Mexican Dog Names

  • Dante
  • Perro
  • Quesadilla
  • Churro
  • Taco
  • Aztec
  • Salsa
  • Tequila
  • Nacho
  • Hombre
  • Mezcal
  • Che
  • Enchilada
  • Burrito
  • Mujer
  • Diablo
Chihuahua yawning
Image credit: elbambolo bambolina, Public Domain Pictures

Cute Mexican Dog Names

  • Coco
  • Corazon
  • Chico
  • Amiga
  • Manana
  • Azul
  • Amarillo
  • Chiapas
  • Sonrisa
  • Flor
  • Amor
  • Querida

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Finding the Right Mexican Name for Your Dog

Whether you have a Chihuahua or a Pitbull, we hope this list has helped you find the perfect name. Cute, funny, classic – whatever you’re looking for, we’ve gathered plenty of great Mexican names. Now it’s your turn to pick one!

Remember that regardless of the name you decide on, your little pup, they will love it, learn it, and respond to it. Choosing a name should be a fun process, so let loose, try imagining yourself with a pup of many names, and trust your gut instinct. You’ll know the name as soon as it rolls off your tongue.

But, if you still can’t decide just yet, that’s ok too. Why not take a look at our other lists? There are so many more names where these ones came from:


Header image credit: Matthew Dillon, Flickr