A Name Often Reflect a Pug's  Personality.

Choosing names for Pugs can be very hard work. An owner may choose one only to discard it weeks later.It may take months to choose. There are so many choices. Even after making a selection, you often wonder if you made the right decision.

Sometimes, an owner's favorite food tops the list. Or, maybe a famous person is the inspiration. Some pet owners actually wait until they get the animal before choosing. They want to make a choice based upon the animal’s personality.

You want perfection for your little furry friend. On an average, a Pug lives from twelve to fourteen years. So, you want a something that both of you like and can live with. Your choice also demonstrates just how much you care about your best friend.

Pet owners often let the animl choose. You are probably wondering how a dog can choose its own name. That is exactly what my friend Karen did. She selected five names that she felt were perfect for her female Pug puppy. She made a game of choosing. She got down on the floor and played with her puppy. After a few minutes, Karen would stop and playfully called the puppy by the first choice.

Karen kept playing with the animal and trying out each. Finally, she called “Ebony”. The animal's little head turned at the sound. And, you guessed it. Karen’s baby is Ebony. It also helps that the animal is black in color.

I personally do not eat much meat. But, once every two to three months, I enjoy a T-Bone steak. When I purchased my fawn Pug, I chose T-Bone after my favorite food. I also love banana pudding, but that was not a choice.

I have compiled a list submitted by my Pug owner friends in Texas. I will continue to up date as new selections are submitted. Just remember to choose a name that does not confuse your pet. Do not choose one that sounds like a command word. For example, if you use “No” when you want the animal to stop, do not call him “Nolan”.


Alphabetical List of Pug Names

Abby
Abiline
Aesha
Addie
Adobe
Africa
Agatha
Aisha
Alabama
Alamo
Alaska
Alby
Alexandra
A'Lelia
Alexis
Alice
Alisha
Amarillo
Amber
Ami
Ample
Angel
Angie
Anabelle
Anika
Andie
Anita
Annie
April
Aretha
Ashely
Ashanta
Asia
Athena
Austin
Ayla
AyannaBabe Ruth

Baby
Baby Doll
Bacon
Bailey
Balou
Bam Bam
Bandit
Barcarde
Barfly
Barkley
Bart
Bear
Beau
Beau Jangles
Beaumont
Beauty
Be Be
Beethoven
B.J.
Bella
Bengi
Bentley
Betty Boop
Big Guy
Bill Clinton
Bindi
Bit O'Honey
Black Jack
Bogey
Boss Lady
Boney James
Boo
Booker T.
Bootsie C.
Boozo
Boz
Brandy
Brewski
Bronco
Bubba
Buddy
Bud Light
Bugsy
Buffy
Bulka
Bullet
Bunny
Burrito
Butch
Butter Cup
Butter Ball
Buttons

Caddo
Candy
Capone
Cappucino
Captain
Carlito
Casanova
Caviar
Celina
Chablis
Chacho
Chaka
Charlie
Charlie Parker
Chase
Chaz
Chianti
Chief
Chip
Chivas
Chubby
Chubs
Churchill
Chuwy
Cindy Lou
CLEO
Clyde
Cookie
Comet
Cosmo
Cracker Jacks
Crackers
Crash
Cricket
Crispin
Crockett
Cruz
Corky
Cuddles
Cuero

Dallas
Danny Boy
Darling
Dawg
Daytona
Denali
Denzel
Deputy Dog
Desiree
Diggy Wiggy
Dinero
Ditto
Dixie
Dookie
Dottie
Dolittle
Dr. Pepper (DP)
Duchess
Duke
Dumpling
Dynamite

Eartha
Ebony
Edison
EEyore
Egypt
Einstein
Elizabeth Taylor
Ellie Mae
Elsa
Elvis

Fairbanks
Fatso
Flo
Flo Jo
Frank
Fred
Frio
Frito
Frognot

Gabby
Gail
Garcia
Garfield
George Bush
Ginger
Girlfriend
Godiva
Grace
Greedy
Groovy
Gucci
Guy

Hailey Halle
Ham Bone
Ham Hocks
Handsome
Hanz
Happy
Harley
Harpo
Harrison
Hawke
Heineken
Heinz
Honey
Hoover
Huggy Bear
Hurricane

Ian
Ike
Iggy
Isis
Itty Bitty

Jabba the Pug

Jack
Jada

Jade
Jalapeno
Jamaica
Jammin
Jasmine
Jazz
Jazzy Jazz
Jelly Belly (Belly)
Jenny
Jeri
Jesse James
Jill
Jimmy Choo
Joplin
Jot ‘Em Down (Jot)
Julie
June Bug

Kaila
Kareem
Karly
Kenny
Kenya
Kermit
Keshia
King Tut
Kizzie
Kobe

Lady
Lady Bug
Lady Day
Lady Di
Lakota
Lala
Laredo
Latifah
Layla
Lena
Lenny
Leon
Lexus
Li Bit
Lilly
Ling
Lil Tweety Bird
Little Man
Little Rascal
Lottie
Lucky
Luna

M&M
Mac
Macaroni
Madison
Mad Max
Madonna
Maestro
Makeda
Mambo
Marshmallow
Max
Me Too
Mercedes
Merlin
Metro
Mia
Miata
Michelob
Midnight
Mighty Wrinkles
Milo
Minnie Pearl
Mischief
Miss Daisy
Miss Ellie
Miss Marple
Miss Priss
Missy
Molly Hatchet
Mr. Big
Mr. Magoo
M.R Pickles
Ms. Teddy Bear
Muddy Waters
Munchkin
Murphy Brown
Murray

Nash
Nelson
Night
Nitro
Nocona
Nona
Nosey

Ola
Olive
Oliver
Oprah
Otis
Othello
Outlaw

Paco
Padre
Pam
Pancake
Pancho
Panther
Patches
Payton
Peanut
Pebbles
Pecos
Pedi
Pepper
Pepperoni
Peppi
Pee Wee
Peso
Pharaoh
Piano Man
Picasso
Piggy
Pinocchio
Pipsqueak
Pistol Pete
Plato
Poncho
Pooh Bear
Popeye
Pork Chops
Porky
Portia
Potter
Preacher Precious
Pretty Boy
Prince
Princess
Prissy
Professor
Psycho
Puchu
Puck
Pudgy
Puggle-Oh-Seven
Puggy
Pugly
Pugnelope
Pugsley
Pugweiser
Punch

Quanah
Queen
Quincy
Quinn

Radar
Rainbow
Ralph
Rambo
Ramses
Raphael
Rascal
Raoul
Ray
Razor
Razz
Razzle Dazzle
Rebound
Reebok
Regan
Reggae
Reggie
Rembrandt
Rhoner
Ringo
Rio
Rock
Rocket
Romero
Rose
Rosebud
Rosita
Ruffie
Rufus
Run Run
Rusty

Sabrina
Sachmo
Sade
Saffi
Sally Mae
Sam
Samantha Jo
Santana
Sara
Sargent
Sassy
Satin
Scottie
Scout
Scruffles
Sebastian
Scotter
Shakespeare
Shaq
Shaquille
Shayla
Sherlock
Shiloh
Shonda
Short Stuff
Shredder
Shula
Shylo
Skeeter
Skittles
Smooshie Face
Snookie
Snoop
Snuggle Bear
Socrates
Sonic
Sonny Boy
Sooie
Sophie
Sparkie
Speed Racer
Spencer
Squirt
Steinway
Stoney
Storm
Stubby
Sump'tin F'r Nuttin(Something)
Sugar Bear
Suzy O

Tabasco
Taco
Tallulah
Tango
Tanner
Taxi
Taz
Teddy E Bear (Teddy)
Tedgar Allen Poe (Teddy)
Teo
Tequila
Thunder
Timmy
Tingo
Toby
Toussaint
Tyson

Umeka
Uriel

Vana
Venita
Vergie

Who ‘D Thought It (Whoddy)
Whoopi
Wiggles
Wilson
Winona
Winston
Wolfie
Wrinkles

Xavier

Yahoo
Yadira
Yashi
Yogi

Zack
Zahara
Zara
Zasha
Zelda
Zena

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Teo 
I am one handsome fellow. What do you think?

Stubby 
When I got my male Pug, I couldn't come up with a name for the stubborn little booger. I took him to show to my mother and her husband, who said, "Well …

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I would love to find a black male pug. My black pug was so precious to me. I loved my pug friend very much. He was 15 years old when he died last Wednesday. …

Dookie 
Got it from a Green Day Album "1994" actually the name stands for poop and that is true because he poops a lot!

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I went with my friend to the breeder because he was thinking about getting a puppy. I was not. When we got there, the first dog I saw was a little tiny …

Jabba the pug! Not rated yet
When we brought our two month old home, we figured it was best to let him choose his own name. I already have two cats named Djarth Vader and Chewbacca, …

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I liked the name Penelope and she's a pug so it just happened we call her "Nellie" for short =)

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Hanz... my best friend, forever loved

Hanz Not rated yet
"Hanz" is a German name correct spelling is 'Hans' and I remembered the name from a high school friend so I just put a (z) at the end to change it.... …

Shonda  Not rated yet
My 5 year old son wanted a dog, and would not take anything less than a pug. We researched, visited breeders and puppy adds, and most importantly, he had …

Annie and Bear Not rated yet
Annie is small, delicate and has cute little barks. She was the smallest of the bunch. Annie sounds like a cute little name, and not a big name like BOXER …

Tyson Not rated yet
He was a tough little guy and deserved a strong name.

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We just got our gorgeous puppy Tequila a week ago and when my hubby said how about the name tequila we all loved it.. She's full of spunk and has an amazing …

Luna Not rated yet
I named my black pug Luna, since she is very powerful and strong, and she is like the night with her color.

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I don't have my pet yet but when I do these are the names I chose: Prissy, Sassy, Sophia, Storm,and Sugar Bear. Please let me know what you think. I'm …

boozo Not rated yet
uh......I wanted to keep my pug's name, Puchu; but my parents wanted to name him Boozo. Still, it's a good name.

Lilly Not rated yet
Her mom picked it for her, I miss her mom dearly.....and Lilly

Hoover Not rated yet
The first time I saw my puppy it reminded me of J. Edgar Hoover, because of its eyes. So, I decided to call him Hoover. He is a great dog and a great …

zara Not rated yet
I named my Pug Zara, which means radiance, delight. This was a very good description of my dog. She brought me a lot of happiness.

Freddie Not rated yet
He was rescued as Harry, but my daughters and I agreed on Freddie.

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Crackers Not rated yet
When I was 3, I liked eating chicken soup and crackers. So, I named my fawn Pug, Crackers.

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I chose it because he looks so BAD, and I always dress him up in a suit.

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About a week after having this delightfol stubborn little pug, I heard "Flirting with Disaster," and there was the perfect name - little Molly Hatchet! …

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My pet's name is Julie. I miss her very much. She went to hospital to deliver her babies, but I have 1 of her babies. My Julie will come back soon.

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Rex Not rated yet
Because it attracted me...

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My 10 month old male pug loves to ride in the car, so I named him after the chevy cruze...minus the e.

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He is always so cheeky and playful! He loves food especially marshmallows!

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he is always so cheeky and getting up to mischief

taco Not rated yet
my dog taco

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I had a pug named Chuwy. He farted and snored in his sleep.

Mac Not rated yet
When I was little I loved, loved, loved Mac-n- Cheese. So, I named my pug Macaroni or Mac fo short.

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I named my female Pug after Bindy Erwin. I thought of the carkey colour. My Pug is that colour, and that's what I came up with.

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It all sums down to the fact that she is black, I live in Arkansas and am a die hard Razorback fan! It fits her to a "T"!

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chubs Not rated yet
i have a pug and he is gorgeous!

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