Top 50 Funny Dog Names

Four Minutes
May 31, 2024

What’s the one of the best parts of connecting with dog owners from across the country? Getting to see all the unique and witty dog names that our members come up with for their dogs! (Well, that and helping members protect their dogs with award-winning pet insurance.1)

We wanted to celebrate the creativity of MetLife Pet dog owners — and maybe inspire some new dog parents to think outside the box. So without further ado, here are 50 of our favorite silly, clever, and lovingly crafted dog names pulled from our database of insured pets!2

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Hilarious Names for Dogs From Pop Culture

  • Konan the Barbarian
  • Lieutenant Dan
  • Freebird
  • Mad Max
  • Jimmy Chew
  • Buford T. Justice
  • Chewie
  • Frodo
  • McFly
  • King Kong
  • Wednesday
  • Fozzie Bear
  • Vesper Lynd

Punny Names for Dogs

  • Seymour Butts
  • Freddy Furcury
  • Pepper Roni
  • Woofcestershire Sauce
  • Bark Twain
  • Droolius Caesar
  • Peter Barker
  • Lincoln Dog
  • Sherlock Bones
  • Moriarfy
  • Broc Lee

Silly Dog Names Based on Food

  • Cheese and Crackers (perfect for siblings!)
  • Pot Roast
  • Maple Bacon
  • Pinto Bean
  • Caffeine
  • Tater Tot
  • Pizza Roll
  • Jelly Bean
  • Pickles

Want More Clever Names for Dogs?

Are you adopting a new pup? Here are a few more funny dog names to inspire you!

  • Doggy McDogface
  • Bubba Mohan
  • Ms. Maple Butterworth
  • Casper Bumble
  • Chief Beauregard
  • Bane of Existence
  • Brigadier General Blitz
  • Sadie My Lady
  • Steel Gauge Von Nadelhaus
  • Cosmo Von Peppermint
  • Barron Von Bacon
  • Magnum Joe
  • Ziegfried Von Bristlestache
  • Tommy the Pommy
  • Dudley Cakes
  • Quackers
  • Cat the Dog

Once you’ve picked the perfect name for your pup, get them protected with a dog insurance policy from MetLife Pet! Not only will we get to see even more hilarious dog names, but you could get reimbursed for up to 90% of covered vet expenses for your pup.3 It’s a win-win!

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**As with any insurance policy, coverage may vary. Review our coverage and exclusions.


1 “2023 Pet Insurance of the Year Award” Winners, Pet Independent Innovation Awards

2 Based on MetLife Pet internal claims data from June - December 2023

Reimbursement options include: 50%, 70%, 80% and 90%. Pet age restrictions may apply.

Coverage issued by Metropolitan General Insurance Company (“MetGen”), a Rhode Island insurance company, headquartered at 700 Quaker Lane, Warwick, RI 02886. Availability is subject to regulatory approval. Coverage subject to restrictions, exclusions and limitations and application is subject to underwriting. See policy or contact MetLife Pet Insurance Solutions LLC (“MetLife Pet”) for details. MetLife Pet is the policy administrator. It may operate under an alternate or fictitious name in certain jurisdictions, including MetLife Pet Insurance Services LLC (New York and Minnesota), and MetLife Pet Insurance Solutions Agency LLC (Illinois).

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