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.
Top Food Dog Names in 2020, Ranked
Top 20 Sweet Food Dog Names
Top 20 Savory Food Dog Names
- Sweet Potato
These lists are pulled directly from our top dog names database here at Rover and are ranked in order of popularity. Interestingly, it’s more likely for female dogs to be named after favorite foods than male dogs.
Maybe one of the best perks to choosing one of these food names is the matching accessories that go along with them: harnesses for Honey, candy cane collar and leash sets for Candy, seasonal looks for Pumpkin, and a personal favorite, the Taco print bowtie collar.
Fruits and Veggies
While we already shared the top food-inspired dog names of the year, here are some other popular fruit and vegetable dog names! 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!)
Bakery-Inspired Dog Names
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. And who could resist accessorizing with a baked good name?
Cake Pop (catchy)
Napoleon (as in the layered pastry)
Rugelach (“Ru” for short?)
More Dog Names
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!