Top 500 Small Dog Names For Tiny, Toy & Teacup Puppies

Small Dog Names

Does your dog manage to squeeze into the smallest of spaces and do they always manage to jump out of your arms? If so, they definitely fall under the category of toy dogs and you need small dog names!

You will undoubtedly be looking for a brilliant name to reflect the cute, crazy and tiny nature of these pooches.

Then look no further than our list of over 600+ that are right up a toy furry friend’s street!

We have got loads of different kinds of ideas for small dogs from unique and crazy ideas (that you might not have come across before), to adorable titles for the cutest little pooches.

There is something for every kind of teenie weenie doggie, so start exploring our ideas and hopefully you’ll come across a special choice for your equally special puppy.

Unique Small Dog Names

Unique Small Dog

Tiny pooches are undoubtedly unique in their tiny size, and stand out from all others!

The fact that people always stop and stare when they see a tiny, adorable dog means that these pets need unique small dog names to match!

Our unique ideas mean you can wave goodbye to popular titles like ‘Luna’, ‘Bella’ and ‘Milo’.

Instead you can replace them with cool, quirky ideas that will leave people wanting to know more!

Our ideas focus on elements of your pet (other than their size) such as their fur color and personality.

One of the best we have included is the name of our favorite board games, as these make unique monikers which often reflect the pace and excitement of life with a small furry friend!

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Scrabble
Scrabble
after the renowned board game, as this crazy title reflects the hyperactive nature of many small pooches!

  1. Aero
  2. Alyx
  3. Amarillo
  4. Anasazi
  5. Anise
  6. Aragog
  7. Astro
  8. Atticus
  9. Balthazar
  10. Barack
  11. Beebo
  12. Bennie
  13. Beowulf
  14. Bingo
  15. Bismark
  16. Blanche
  17. Boogie
  18. Cairo
  19. Capri
  20. Carmel
  21. Cash
  22. Chaia
  23. Chaplin
  24. Checkers
  25. Chess
  26. Chevalier
  27. Clancy
  28. Cletus
  29. Cluedo
  30. Corona
  31. Cribbage
  32. Cypress
  33. Dallas
  34. Dancer
  35. Dezi
  36. Digby
  37. Domino
  38. Draco
  39. Dulce
  40. Enya
  41. Enya
  42. Enzo
  43. Espresso
  44. Evita
  45. Excalibur
  46. Fabio
  47. Faulk
  48. Fergie
  49. Flex
  50. Flint
  51. Ford
  52. Frenetic
  53. Frostie
  54. Geneva
  55. Gidget
  56. Hamlet
  57. Isuzu
  58. Jada
  59. Joey
  60. Kalei
  61. Keaton
  62. Kiki
  63. Klaus
  64. Leonides
  65. Letke
  66. Ludo
  67. Lulu
  68. Marbles
  69. Mastermind
  70. Merlin
  71. Midget
  72. Mochi
  73. Moki
  74. Monopoly
  75. Nilla
  76. Ninja
  77. Nutmeg
  78. Octavia
  79. Odie
  80. Opal
  81. Opus
  82. Pandora
  83. Picasso
  84. Piper
  85. Pivot
  86. Pursuit
  87. Quatro
  88. Ramzi
  89. Raven
  90. Rigby
  91. Ringo
  92. Risk
  93. Rue
  94. Sampson
  95. Sienna
  96. Spud
  97. Sudoku
  98. Waldo
  99. Yeti
  100. Zuzu

Best Small Dog Names

Best Small Dog Names

When researching the best small dog names, we realized that our favorites were the smallest possible titles which reflect how tiny these animals are!

We have compiled a list of 100 of our favorite three letter ideas, which are just as short and adorable as small dogs (and we hope you agree)!

Not only do these titles look small and cute, they also have adorable meanings, so make sure you research the meaning behind your favorite!

Many of our ideas are shortened versions of longer names such as:

  • ‘Ash’, short for ‘Ashley’
  • ‘Bob’, short for ‘Robert’

If there’s a longer word which you love, try shortening it to create the cutest choice!

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Zoe

Zoe
an adorable and 3 letter Greek name with the beautiful meaning: ‘life’.

  1. Abe
  2. Ada
  3. Alf
  4. Ali
  5. Ana
  6. Art
  7. Asa
  8. Ash
  9. Ava
  10. Bae
  11. Bea
  12. Ben
  13. Bob
  14. Bud
  15. Cal
  16. Cam
  17. Con
  18. Coy
  19. Dex
  20. Dot
  21. Ean
  22. Ebb
  23. Eli
  24. Eva
  25. Fay
  26. Flo
  27. Fox
  28. Geo
  29. Gia
  30. Hal
  31. Huw
  32. Ica
  33. Ida
  34. Ike
  35. Imo
  36. Ina
  37. Ivy
  38. Jax
  39. Jed
  40. Jet
  41. Joe
  42. Joy
  43. Kai
  44. Kay
  45. Kit
  46. Koa
  47. Lea
  48. Leo
  49. Lex
  50. Liv
  51. Lou
  52. Luz
  53. Mac
  54. Mae
  55. Mat
  56. Max
  57. Meg
  58. Mel
  59. Mia
  60. Mil
  61. Moe
  62. Mya
  63. Nat
  64. Nia
  65. Ola
  66. Ott
  67. Ova
  68. Pia
  69. Poe
  70. Rae
  71. Ray
  72. Red
  73. Rex
  74. Rob
  75. Rod
  76. Ron
  77. Ryo
  78. Sal
  79. Sam
  80. Sid
  81. Sie
  82. Sky
  83. Sol
  84. Tea
  85. Ted
  86. Tex
  87. Tia
  88. Tod
  89. Tom
  90. Tot
  91. Toy
  92. Una
  93. Una
  94. Val
  95. Vic
  96. Wes
  97. Wyn
  98. Zak
  99. Zeb
  100. Zoe

Female Small Dog Names

Tiny Female Dog

The best way to find beautiful small dog names for girls is to research some words that mean ‘small’ in other languages.

These titles are often adorable and accurately reflect the tiny size of these canines!

Our ideas are feminine and flow beautifully as monikers, making them purrrrfect for a fantastically feminine pooch!

Whilst some of these ideas just mean ‘small’ (e.g. ‘Petite’), others have more detailed meanings (e.g. ‘little fair one’); make sure you choose a name with a meaning that reflects the kind of dog you have.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Lassie

Lassie
an adorable choice meaning ‘little girl’

Explore some more brilliant small, female dog names below:

  1. Aiko
  2. Alaina
  3. Alona
  4. Arizona
  5. Armida
  6. Bambalina
  7. Bambi
  8. Beag
  9. Bechette
  10. Beck
  11. Berry
  12. Brooke
  13. Brooke
  14. Capella
  15. Carina
  16. Carina
  17. Carlin
  18. Carlotta
  19. Cendrillon
  20. Charty
  21. Chiquita
  22. Ciara
  23. Cilik
  24. Cinderella
  25. Cosette
  26. Damita
  27. Devika
  28. Devin
  29. Dewi
  30. Ellette
  31. Enya
  32. Fayette
  33. Fiorella
  34. Gladiola
  35. Gretchen
  36. Gwenno
  37. Heidi
  38. Iti
  39. Jemima
  40. Jenna
  41. Kaya
  42. Keira
  43. Kely
  44. Kiara
  45. Kicsi
  46. Kierna
  47. Kitty
  48. Klein
  49. Koemi
  50. Lille
  51. Lucita
  52. Luminita
  53. Malgranda
  54. Mali
  55. Melina
  56. MeMe
  57. Miki
  58. Musetta
  59. Narelle
  60. Nina
  61. Nineta
  62. Nyane
  63. Obere
  64. Ohara
  65. Orsa
  66. Paulette
  67. Pebble
  68. Pequena
  69. Petite
  70. Piccolo
  71. Pieni
  72. Piera
  73. Posy
  74. Prunella
  75. Reagan
  76. Ria
  77. Rilla
  78. Rochelle
  79. Rochelle
  80. Roisin
  81. Rowan
  82. Roxanna
  83. Serpa
  84. Sonnet
  85. Suzu
  86. Sweeney
  87. Talitha
  88. Teagan
  89. Teagan
  90. Tira
  91. Topsy
  92. Txiki
  93. Ursula
  94. Villette
  95. Vogel
  96. Whitley
  97. Yara
  98. Yves
  99. Zita
  100. Zita

Male Small Dog Names

Small Male Dog

When researching the top male names for small dogs, we thought the monikers of the world’s smallest countries made brilliant and unique choices!

These include countries like ‘Lichtenstein’ and ‘Samoa’, so if a country-name is up your street, have a look through our suggestions and see if any would suit your tiny male!

We also love choices that bring out the personality of your canine, so we have included loads of titles for speedy dogs (e.g. Chaos) that would suit a small dog who is a bundle of energy.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Vatican

Vatican
after the world’s smallest country and home to the Pope.

  1. Apollo
  2. Arrow
  3. Aston
  4. Bahrain
  5. Ballistic
  6. Blitz
  7. Bolt
  8. Breezy
  9. Brisk
  10. Brunei
  11. Bubbles
  12. Bullet
  13. Calamity
  14. Chaos
  15. Chase
  16. Chipper
  17. Cobra
  18. Comoros
  19. Crash
  20. Cyclone
  21. Dart
  22. Dash
  23. Dash
  24. Daze
  25. El Nino
  26. Ferrari
  27. Fiji
  28. Fizz
  29. Flash
  30. Flux
  31. Fly
  32. Folly
  33. Frantic
  34. Frisky
  35. Frolic
  36. Go-Go
  37. Grenada
  38. Gunner
  39. Havoc
  40. Hooligan
  41. Hurricane
  42. Jackal
  43. Jiffy
  44. Jolt
  45. Kiribati
  46. Kitts
  47. Kosovo
  48. Lark
  49. Liechtenstein
  50. Lightning
  51. Maldive
  52. Malta
  53. Marino
  54. Marshall
  55. Mayhem
  56. Monaco
  57. Nauru
  58. Nevis
  59. Nike
  60. Palau
  61. Peppy
  62. Pronto
  63. Qatar
  64. Ricochet
  65. Rip
  66. Rollick
  67. Rush
  68. Samoa
  69. Scooter
  70. Scurry
  71. Shine
  72. Shooter
  73. Skip
  74. Smoke
  75. Sniper
  76. Sonic
  77. Speedo
  78. Speedy
  79. Spirit
  80. Sprinter
  81. Spritzer
  82. Sunny
  83. Surge
  84. Swift
  85. Testarossa
  86. Tonga
  87. Tornado
  88. Torpedo
  89. Trickster
  90. Trouble
  91. Tsunami
  92. Tuvalu
  93. Typhoon
  94. Vincent
  95. Whisk
  96. Wizz
  97. Yeager
  98. Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah
  99. Zippy
  100. Zoom

Funny Small Dog Names

Small Dogs Laughing

There are many ways of creating a hilarious name for a small dog, but our favorite is by using irony!

Choosing a big dog name for a small pooch is a timeless way of making everyone who hears it laugh.

So take a look at our list and see if there are any that catch your eye!

Our ideas include the titles of famous warriors, giants, monsters and dinosaurs, in addition to famous big dogs like ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’, that everyone will recognize and will therefore find funny!

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Goliath

Goliath
after the biblical giant who is defeated by David.

  1. Adamastor
  2. Alaric
  3. Alexander the Great
  4. Angalo
  5. Arminius
  6. Atilla the Hun
  7. Atlas
  8. Balor
  9. Baryonyx
  10. BFG
  11. Bloodaxe
  12. Brachiosaurus
  13. Caesar
  14. Clifford
  15. Colossus
  16. Cookie Monster
  17. Count Roland
  18. Cyclops
  19. Deadly
  20. Diva
  21. Dozer
  22. Dracula
  23. Druon
  24. Everest
  25. Fomorian
  26. Frankenstein
  27. Gaius
  28. Garganta
  29. Gargoyle
  30. Genghis Khan
  31. Giant
  32. Giganta
  33. Gigantosaurus
  34. Ginger Fitzgerald
  35. Godzilla
  36. Gog
  37. Gogmagog
  38. Groucho
  39. Grover
  40. Hagrid
  41. Hannibal
  42. Hercules
  43. Horatius Cocles
  44. Hrungnir
  45. Hulk
  46. Jentil
  47. Julius
  48. Jumbo
  49. Kaiju
  50. King
  51. King Kong
  52. Kumbhakarna
  53. Leonidas I
  54. Mammoth
  55. Marmaduke
  56. Maximus
  57. Megalodon
  58. Miltiades
  59. Minilla
  60. Minotaur
  61. Musashi
  62. Napoleon
  63. Olentzero
  64. Oni
  65. Orion
  66. Polyphemus
  67. Porkchop
  68. Predator
  69. Pyrrhus of Epirus
  70. Queen
  71. Richard the Lionheart
  72. Rocky
  73. Rosita
  74. Rupert of the Rhine
  75. Saladin
  76. Sarge
  77. Scipio Africanus
  78. Scorponok
  79. Spartacus
  80. Spinosaurus
  81. Sumo
  82. Sun Tzu
  83. Tankerbell
  84. The Bulgar-Slayer
  85. The Rock
  86. Thor
  87. Thunderdell
  88. Titan
  89. Tyrannosaurus
  90. Velociraptor
  91. Vercingtorix
  92. Vlad the Impaler
  93. Wallace
  94. Whopper
  95. Xiahou Dun
  96. Yeti
  97. Yue Fei
  98. Zilla
  99. Zombie
  100. Zuma

Cute Small Dog Names

Cute Small Pooches

These dogs are undoubtedly the epitome of ‘cute’, so we’ve made sure to give you the cutest ideas for small dog names we could find!

Our suggestions include the titles of baby animals (e.g. Ant), small elements of science (e.g. ‘Atoms’), and the names of stars and small planets, which we believe make adorable and out-of-this-world choices.

We also think that tiny, adorable puppies are just as cute as fictional characters like fairies, pixies and elves, so included a few of those too!

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Sookie

Sookie
after the half-human, half-fairy ‘Sookie Stackhouse’ from ‘True Blood’.

  1. Ailie
  2. Ainsel
  3. Airy
  4. Alala
  5. Ant
  6. Ariel
  7. Atom
  8. Barnard
  9. Basil
  10. Bat
  11. Belbel
  12. Blue Fairy
  13. Brooha
  14. Brute
  15. Candy
  16. Caramel
  17. Cereal
  18. Chinchilla
  19. Cirno
  20. Claude
  21. Clownpiece
  22. Cobweb
  23. Corona
  24. Cosmo Cosma
  25. Crysta
  26. Daffodil
  27. Dodo
  28. Doodle
  29. Draconis
  30. Electron
  31. Elias
  32. Elina
  33. Eridani
  34. Fafa
  35. Fairy
  36. Fairy Godmother
  37. Fanta
  38. Fauna
  39. Fei Liai
  40. Felicia
  41. Fern
  42. Ferret
  43. Flora
  44. Florence
  45. Geminga
  46. Ginger
  47. Gliese
  48. Grain
  49. Guinea
  50. Harp
  51. Hermit
  52. Kapteyn
  53. Krissssss
  54. Leprechaun
  55. Lili
  56. Lumina Flowlight
  57. Luyten
  58. Margie
  59. Merryweather
  60. Mimi
  61. Moth
  62. Mustard Seed
  63. Nana
  64. Neutron
  65. Oberon
  66. Oona
  67. Particle
  68. Peaseblossom
  69. Peri
  70. Pixie
  71. Pocket Rocket
  72. Pop
  73. Primera
  74. Princess Holly
  75. Proton
  76. Proxima Centauri
  77. Puck
  78. Pygmy
  79. Queen Mab
  80. Red Dwarf
  81. Rere
  82. Ricky
  83. Roro
  84. Ruby
  85. Rufus
  86. Sand
  87. Sherbert
  88. Shrew
  89. Sirius
  90. Stellar-mass
  91. Suffie
  92. Sugar Plum Fairy
  93. Thiana
  94. Tinker Bell
  95. Titania
  96. Ulric
  97. Vanilla
  98. Vela
  99. Wanda Fairywinkle-Cosma
  100. Wolf

Summary

Now that we have reached the end of our long list of small dog names, we really hope you have been successful in finding a choice which suits the size of your little pooch.

We also hope your choice showcases all its other amazing and one-of-a-kind attributes too!

All dogs are adorable, but there is something just so cute and loveable about a teeny dog that can fit in the tiniest of spaces.

So make sure to take plenty of time and care when choosing a perfect name for your new pocket-sized companion.

Good luck, and let us know any brilliant monikers we might have forgotten in the comments below.

David Woods Autho Bio Picture
David is the pet lover behind My Pet's Name. He is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America, holds two degrees and has studied Applied Animal Behavior and Welfare. As well as writing, David has helped over 50,000 people choose the best name for their pet.

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