100+ Sports Dog Names: Ideas for Athletic & Fun Dogs

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Are you a sports fan? The athletic world could be a perfect inspiration for your dog’s name.  If your new puppy is strong, agile, and fun-loving, a name inspired by your favorite sport or athlete could be just right. 

To help you find a great sports-themed name for your pup, we’ve put together this list of over 100 great options. Choose from sporty names for male and female dogs, or look for your favorite teams on our list of sports team dog names.

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Female Sports Dog Names

  • Olympia
  • Hoop
  • Angelique
  • Billie
  • Kwan
  • Tiger
  • Relay
  • Aly
  • Magic
  • Bird
  • Montana
  • Kathy
  • Winner
  • Gold
  • Babe
  • Lap
  • Bo
  • Simone
  • Bronze
  • Love
  • Hop
  • Knockout
  • Point
  • Coco
  • Danica
  • Silver
  • Vonn
  • Michelle
  • Peyton
  • Sprint
  • Wynn
  • Leap
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Male Sports Dog Names

  • Ball
  • Hawk
  • Yogi
  • Blitz
  • Jordan
  • Dempsey
  • Tony
  • Fighter
  • Bruiser
  • Basket
  • Beckham
  • Barkley
  • Astro
  • Jump
  • Archer
  • Boxer
  • Ty
  • Brady
  • Gordy
  • Michael
  • Touchdown
  • Basket
  • Apollo
  • Kobe
  • Run
  • Hurdle
  • Woods
  • Cobb
  • Battle
  • Willie
  • Goal
  • Tyson
  • Shaq
  • Hamm
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Sports Team Dog Names

  • Buccaneer
  • Maple Leaf
  • Eagle
  • Warrior
  • Galaxy
  • Cardinal
  • Celtic
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester
  • Colt
  • Chelsea
  • Packer
  • Ram
  • Dolphin
  • Cowboy
  • Avalanche
  • Saint
  • Lion
  • Falcon
  • Patriot
  • Maverick
  • Giant
  • Knick
  • Sox
  • Bull
  • Raider
  • Jaguar
  • Arsenal
  • Rocket
  • Angel
  • Cub
  • Raptor
  • Bronco
  • Laker
  • Chief
  • Viking
  • Ranger
  • Bear

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Finding the Right Sports Name for Your Dog

Have you found a sports-related name for your furry ball of energy? We hope this list has helped you decide which athletic name is perfect. Any sporty dog will love a powerful and fun name!

Not there yet? Try one of our other lists of dog names:


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