Many pet parents choose to give their dogs a human name. After all, their pets are part of the family, too. That’s why you meet so many dogs named Max, Sophie, Bella, and Oliver. But for other pet parents, the standard issue baby name just won’t do. They want their dog’s name to reflect their passions, sense of humor, or background. Whatever the reason, we’re here to help! This list of dog names ideas is crafted especially for foodies. We’ve handpicked great food names for dogs by digging through our Rover.com database of dog names nationwide. We also found inspiration from dogs in the Rover office, research, social media, and real-life menus.
Many of these food dog names are quite unique, while others appear in the top 100 dog names. This is only the beginning, of course. Food names for dogs can come from the produce section, the bakery, or family traditions. Use your imagination, have fun, and be sure to check out our other dog name articles for more ideas.
50 Fun Food Dog Names
|Sweet Food Names||Savory Food Names|
|Macaron (or Macaroon)||Lemon|
Most Popular Food Names for Dogs
These top 10 lists are pulled directly from our top 1000 dog names database here at Rover. They’re listed in order of popularity, though not by actual ranking on the list. Interestingly, food names are much more common for female dogs than they are for male dogs.
Top Food Names for Female Dogs
Top Food Names for Male Dogs
Fruits and Veggies
We’ve met dogs named Pumpkin, Pickles, Lemon, Cherry, and Apple—among others. Here, we’ve expanded on the well-known choices for a truly unique batch of 50 dog names inspired by the garden, the orchard, the farmer’s market, and the produce aisle.
There are so many kinds of berries around the world, and many of them are ripe for dog name inspiration. See what we did there?
- Persimmon (technically, a berry!)
Naming your dog after a sweet treat makes sense. After all, what’s sweeter than your dog’s face? D’aww. You know it’s true. Here are 45 more bakery-inspired dog names you might not have heard of—on dogs or at the bakery.
Baguette (for a French bulldog, perhaps?)
Cake Pop (catchy)
Concha (a Mexican “pan dulce” delight)
Crumpet (a corgi named Crumpet would be divine)
Donut (or the more refined Doughnut)
Mooncake (a Chinese bakery staple)
Mousse (“no, not Moose”)
Napoleon (as in the layered pastry)
Rugelach (“Ru” for short?)
Sponge (inspired by The Great British Bake-Off)
Swiss Roll (see above)