Many dog owners 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 others, the standard issue baby name just won’t do. They want their dog’s name to reflect their passions, sense of humour, or background. Whatever the reason, we’re here to help!
According to our data, a lot of dog owners in the UK are also massive foodies. This comes as no surprise, 2019’s top food-themed dog names include breakfast options, booze, and sweet treats—because what’s sweeter than your dog’s face? We’ve handpicked great food names for dogs by digging through our Rover.com database of dog names. 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. Use your imagination, have fun, and be sure to check out our other dog name articles for more ideas.
|Sweet Food Names||Savoury Food Names|
|Macaron (or Macaroon)||Lemon|
These top 10 lists are pulled directly from our top 1000 dog names database here at Rover. Interestingly, food names are much more common for female dogs than they are for male dogs.
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, and the farmer’s market.
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)
Mooncake (a Chinese bakery staple)
Mousse (“no, not Moose”)
Napoleon (as in the layered pastry)
Rugelach (“Ru” for short?)
When it comes to ideas for excellent dog names, we’ve got you covered. Over the years, we’ve compiled plenty of names for you to peruse—and we keep our lists updated with new dog name data each year. You can also check out our list of unique dog names, or take a look at our list of Scottish dog names, and Irish names for dogs! Have fun, use your imagination, and if you need some more name inspiration, check out our Dog Name Generator!