100+ Pug Names: Ideas for Mischievous & Lovable Dogs

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If you own Pugs, you know how charming and expressive they are. These adorable dogs make excellent companions and family dogs — but before they can settle into your family, you’ll need to pick out a great name.

What should you name your Pug? How about something from our extensive list, which includes names for boys and girls, along with cute, funny, and famous options. Scroll down to find your beloved Pug’s perfect name!

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Female Pug Names

  • Coco
  • Lucy
  • Zoe
  • Penny
  • Rosie
  • Lulu
  • Sophie
  • Bella
  • Daisy
  • Ruby
  • Molly
  • Susie
  • Ellie
  • Lily
  • Bailey
  • Lola
  • Penelope
  • Maggie
  • Luna
  • Winnie
  • Olive
  • Stella
  • Mia
  • Pepper
  • Roxy
  • Gracie
  • Riley
  • Chloe
  • Fiona
  • Ollie
  • Sadie
  • Emma
  • Charlie
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Male Pug Names

  • Hank
  • George
  • Rocco
  • Tucker
  • Rocky
  • Leo
  • Winston
  • Oliver
  • Diesel
  • Oscar
  • Frankie
  • Bo
  • Buddy
  • Bentley
  • Gus
  • Bobby
  • Louie
  • Henry
  • Harley
  • Cooper
  • Dexter
  • Buster
  • Teddy
  • Bruno
  • Jack
  • Duke
  • Sammy
  • Max
  • Milo
  • Toby
  • Jax
  • Frank
  • Otis
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Cute Pug Names

Your pug is adorable, of course. But why not make him even cuter with a cute name? Take a peek at the names below and see if one of them fits your perfect little pup.

  • Cupcake
  • Diva
  • Princess
  • Sprinkles
  • Wrinkles
  • Slim
  • Petal
  • Bean
  • Tiny
  • Bunny
  • Flan
  • Daisy
  • Shortcake
  • Pancake
  • Bubbles
  • Peanut
  • Duchess
  • Piper
Silly pug
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Funny Pug Names

There’s nothing like a dog name that makes you laugh every time you say it. We’ve got a few of them below. The only problem is, it’d be pretty difficult to discipline a Sir Puggington if he chewed up your shoe. 

  • Tank
  • Elvis Pugsley
  • Puggles
  • Giant
  • Wrinkles
  • Pugsworth
  • Brutus
  • Gizmo
  • Gadget
  • Pugsley
  • Sir Puggington
  • Pugzilla
  • Wrigley
  • Bear
  • Bubba
  • Yoda
  • Admiral
  • Boss
  • Munchkin
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Famous Pug Names

Pugs have been around for thousands of years, so you won’t be surprised to learn that there have been many famous Pugs. Here are some of the best-known Pugs (and their often famous owners).


Mops was a Pug owned by Marie Antoinette, the infamous queen of France.


This famous Pug alerted his owner, the Prince of Orange, to an attack. For saving his life, Pompey became the official dog of the House of Orange.


Queen Victoria was a famous dog-lover, and her favorite Pug was named Bosco.


Disney’s “Pocahontas” features a cute Pug named Percy. 

Doug the Pug

With over 4 million followers on Instagram, Doug the Pug is famous in his own right.


While imprisoned, Josephine Bonaparte used her Pug to send secret messages to her husband, Napoleon.

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Finding the Right Name for Your Pug

Choosing the ideal name for your sturdy little Pug can be tricky. How do you encapsulate the winning personality and goofy expressions in just one or two words? We hope this helps you do just that, whether you’re looking for a cute, funny, or famous name.

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