Pug Dog Names

Whether you think Pug dogs are cute or not, there’s no denying that these little critters are loving and playful. Pug dogs and puppies demand love and friendship from their owners and are great companions.

Certain breeds have certain characteristics, and pugs are incredibly distinct dogs with interesting personalities. We hope you find a fitting name for your new pup in this range of lists, but if you don’t, Fido always works! Until then, here are a few lists of great name ideas for the pug in your life.


Popular Pug names
Studies show these are the top three most common names for pug puppies and adults. If you want a name to perfectly suit the breed, this is the list to use.

  • Boss
  • Nacho
  • Tux

Perfectly Pug-licious Pug names
These dog names are perfectly Pug-licious. They’re absolutely great for your little Pug dog or puppy.

  • Crouton
  • Lollipop
  • Nugget

More great Pug names
Can’t seem to find anything you like? Consider some of these hilarious and unique names for the newest addition to your family!

  • Nacho
  • Oatmeal
  • Studmuffin
  • Charlie
  • Rutherford
  • Leila