155 Amazing Celebrity Dog Names

Written by Asia Mayfield
Published: March 2, 2024
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Look at that spunky face — your pup’s a star! This diva dog needs a name pulled from the upper echelons of fame. Luckily, we have you covered. From famous pet names to monikers inspired by Hollywood’s best, here are 155 exciting celebrity dog names. 

Celebrity Names for Girl Dogs

spoiled dog - english bulldog dressed up with tiara and pink boa

What’s in a name? A lot of fun if you give your pup a celebrity dog name.

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Does your confident girl strut around the place like she owns it? Is she so cute you have to document every moment with a picture? We understand. Flamboyant pups like this grab everyone’s attention and refuse to let it go.

Or, maybe your pooch has a quiet personality, but they’re just so gorgeous you have to give them a superstar name.

These celeb names might fit:  

  • Miley Cyrus
  • Taylor Swift 
  • Beyonce 
  • Gaga 
  • Ariana Grande
  • Kardashian 
  • Rihanna
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Selena Gomez
  • Oprah
  • Jolie
  • Angelina
  • Paris Hilton
  • Demi 
  • Madonna
  • Britney
  • Pink 
  • Anna Taylor-Joy
  • Marilyn
  • Meryl Streep
  • Zendaya
  • Florence Pugh 
  • Scarlett Johanneson
  • Priyanka 
  • Coco 
  • Tyra
  • Janice Dickinson
  • Adele
  • Celine 
  • Cardi B
  • Iggy Azaelia 
  • Elizabeth Olsen
  • Nyong’o
  • Lupita
  • Kidman 

Celebrity Names for Boy Dogs

Important dog in star glasses portrait profile close-up. Dachshund in stage image of rock and roll star. Proud profile of dog wearing sunglasses, star fever. Stylish clothes and accessories for pets.

A larger-than-life dog deserves a name with a fun history.


Sure, you can give your proud boy a simple, generic name. But since you’ll hear and say your pooch’s name quite often, why not choose the perfect one? Look at these celebrity dog names for male pups and see if one makes you smile. 

  • Elvis
  • Chris Hemsworth
  • Usher
  • Bono
  • Dev Patel
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • George Clooney
  • Paul Rudd
  • Daniel Craig
  • Peyton Manning 
  • Keanu Reeves
  • John Legend
  • Kit Harrington
  • Chris Rock
  • Timothee Chalamet 
  • Bruno Mars 
  • Michael B. Jordan
  • Idris Elba
  • Mick Jagger 
  • Brad Pitt 
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Chris Evans 
  • Chris Pine 
  • Michael Cera 
  • Snoop Dog 
  • Eminem
  • Dr. Dre 
  • Justin Bieber 
  • Tom Cruise 
  • Zach Braff
  • David Beckham
  • Austin Butler
  • Henry Cavill
  • The Rock
  • Johnny Depp

Entertainment Dog Names

couple of dogs wacthing streaming  tv program , movie or series in bed cozy together

TV dogs are bona fide stars.

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Forget about human celebs; what about naming your dog after your favorite furry movie star? Countless dogs are central characters in movies and TV shows. Some are real-life celebrity dogs, while canines like Scooby Doo are pure fiction. Either way, prepare to fall in love with these names.

  • Buddy (Air Bud)
  • Blue (Blue’s Clues)
  • Snoopy (Charlie Brown)
  • Beethoven (Beethoven)
  • Porkchop (Doug)
  • Marley (Marley & Me)
  • Comet (Full House)
  • Clifford (Clifford the Big Red Dog)
  • Lassie (Lassie)
  • Tramp (Lady & the Tramp)
  • Tramp (Lady & the Tramp) 
  • Brian (Family Guy)
  • Pongo (101 Dalmatians)
  • Balto (Balto)
  • Toto (The Wizard of Oz)
  • Bruiser (Legally Blonde)
  • Dug (Up)
  • Fly (Babe)
  • Perdita (101 Dalmatians)
  • Eddie (Frasier)

Celebrity Dogs Names from Instagram 

Smart beautiful dog chihuahua photographed themselves on the phone. Funny animals. Photo shoot

Have you posted a pic of your pup on social media yet?

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Do it for the ‘gram. Name your four-legged showstopper after a famous dog on Instagram and tap into the fame. Maybe your puppy should have millions of fans, too! The first step toward the doggy limelight is choosing a memorable name. Get inspired by these:                                                                                         

  • Maya (@mayapolarbear)
  • Jiff (@jiffpom)
  • Kler (@ppteamkler)
  • Manny (@manny_the_frenchie)
  • Pavlov (@pavlovthecorgi)
  • Tucker (@tuckerbudzyn)
  • Doug (@itsdougthepug)
  • Chewie (@hi_im_chewie)
  • Tuna (@tunameltsmyheart)
  • Aspen (@aspenthemountainpup)
  • Maddie (@thiswildidea)
  • Bodhi (@mensweardog)
  • Brodie (@brodiethatdood)
  • Maru (@marutaro)
  • Noodle (@showmenoodz)

What Celebrities Name Their Dogs 

A miniature Poodle dog in a travel carrier bag being held by a woman getting out of a car with a suitcase

If your dog is pampered, they’re like a celebrity dog.


Some dogs become famous by acting or showing their adorable faces on social media; others find fame on the laps of the rich and famous. You can bestow some of the glitz on your puppy by naming them after a celebrity’s pooch. Your dog’s fan club might be limited to just you, but that’s all a good dog needs! Read through these celebrity dog names and find your favorites. 

Food-Based Names

Does your round puppy look like a little nugget? Do they have soft, yellow fur reminiscent of fresh butter? You might love these food-inspired celebrity dog names. 

  • Meatball (Osbourne family dog)
  • Butters (Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom)
  • Cinnamon (Ariana Grande)
  • Oat (Kelly Osbourne)
  • Pilaf (Demi Moore)
  • Cheesy (Camila Alves & Matthew McConaughey)
  • Chicken (Adrien Brody)
  • Mocha (Hugh Jackman)
  • Cappuccino Houston (Selma Blair)
  • Matzoball and Meatball (Adam Sandler)

Location-Based Names 

Who doesn’t enjoy the sound of Maui or London? Location-based names are common celebrity picks. 

  • India (Obama family dog)
  • Windsor (James Van Der Beek)
  • Oslo (Bella Hadid)
  • Asia (Lady Gaga)
  • Maui (Addison Rae)

Human Names

You can get pretty creative with your dog’s name, but you certainly don’t have to. Maybe they have the air of a Bob or Lucy. Celebrities seem happy to give their pooches the following names:

  • Darla (Vanessa Hudgens)
  • Frankie, Teddy (Miranda Kerr)
  • Harley (Kate Upton)
  • Joe  (Karlie Kloss)
  • Bob (Adele)
  • Bobby (Tom Hiddleston)
  • Bernice (Chelsea Handler)
  • Ethel (Lucy Hale)
  • Eunice (Alexandra Daddario)
  • Frank (Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard)
  • Gary (Jimmy Fallon)
  • Stevie (Aubrey Plaza)
  • Norman (Kylie Jenner)
  • Bertha (Caitlyn Jenner)
  • Georgia (Ryan Seacrest)
  • Jonathan (Brie Larson)
  • Oscar (Justin Bieber)
  • Pepe (Rihanna)
  • Larry (Kaley Cuoco)
  • Maggie (Jenna Fischer)

Character Names

Unsurprisingly, stars are influenced by pop culture. Here are celebrity dog names from TV and Movies. 

  • Bambi (Kylie Jenner)
  • Esmeralda (Anne Hathaway)
  • Colombo (Emily Ratajkowski)
  • Barbie (Miley Cyrus)
  • Fran (Saoirse Ronan)
  • Pippi (Jennifer Lawrence)
  • Batman (Demi Lovato)
  • Minnie (Nicky Hilton)
  • Mona (Jennifer Love Hewitt)
  • Freddie (Heidi Klum)
  • Gidget (Neil Patrick Harris)
  • Ewok (Jamie Chung)
  • Sherriff (Christina Ricci)
  • Johnny Utah (Charlize Theron)
  • Pebbles (Chrissy Teigen & John Legend)

The photo featured at the top of this post is © Javier Brosch/Shutterstock.com

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About the Author

Asia Mayfield is a writer at A-Z Animals primarily covering cats and dogs. Asia regularly volunteers at the local animal shelter. As a resident of Nevada, Asia enjoys hiking, reading, and playing with her cats.

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