Grumpy Dog Names

Grumpy dog names can be hilarious, especially for small, sassy dogs, or sullen-looking pugs and bulldogs. Enjoy this great list of moody names.

Grumpy Dog Names

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All Grumpy Dog Names

  • Bold and stubborn, this name suits dogs with a feisty, no-nonsense attitude.
  • Crabby captures the snappy, sour mood of a moody pooch perfectly!
  • Curly tails often match their twisty, fussy attitudes.
  • Curmudgeon captures the essence of a pooch with a grouchy attitude.
  • High maintenance and drama queen tendencies match the diva persona.
  • The name echoes Scrooge's sour demeanor from "A Christmas Carol".
  • He's wise, stern, and has a bark as commanding as his staff.
  • The famous cartoon cat's moody, lazy persona suits such pooches perfectly.
  • Griper barks a lot, always seems annoyed and loves a good moan!
  • Sounds like a grouchy pooch, always barking and growling!
  • This name suits dogs who always seem to have a sour mood.
  • Grouser sounds like a pooch who loves to moan and growl a lot!
  • Grump perfectly captures a pooch's moody, sulky, and fussy demeanor.
  • This moniker perfectly suits pooches with a constant case of the grumbles.
  • Harold sounds stern, like a dog who's always scowling.
  • Miss Havisham, a Dickens character, was bitter and never cheerful.
  • Hermes, the Greek messenger god, was known for his quick temper.
  • Even the sourest pup can brighten up with a little optimism!
  • Ira
    Ira means wrath in Latin, perfect for a moody pooch!
  • Jambres, a biblical magician, was known for his stubborn, sour demeanor.
  • Sounds like "Geez I'm mad", perfect for a moody pooch!
  • Mae
    Mae sounds like a moan, perfect for a sulky pooch!
  • Mara means "bitter" in Hebrew, perfect for a moody pooch!
  • Marlin, like the feisty fish, suggests a stubborn, spirited personality.
  • Maude sounds stern, perfect for a pooch with a serious attitude!
  • "Mere" sounds like a growl, perfect for a moody pooch!
  • Mindel sounds like a mix of "muddle" and "kindle", sparking fiery fussiness.
  • Minny sounds like mini, perfect for small, moody pups!
  • Moira means "bitter" in Irish, perfect for a sourpuss pooch!
  • Mortimer sounds stern, serious, and a bit old-fashioned.
  • He parted the Red Sea, they part crowds with their grumbles.
  • Moya means "sullen" in Russian, perfect for moody pups!
  • Murron sounds like a growl, perfect for a moody pooch!
  • Sounds like a grumbling old man, perfect for a moody pooch.
  • Paili sounds like a bucket of sulkiness and stubbornness.
  • Petunia sounds fussy, perfect for a pooch with a sourpuss attitude!
  • Polly sounds like growly, perfect for a pooch with attitude!
  • Prissy suggests a fussy, easily annoyed, and high-maintenance pooch.
  • Character from the book thief
  • The sitcom character's sass and bark match these pooches perfectly!
  • Scrooge's sour attitude and stinginess match moody, ungenerous pups.
  • Sheldon mirrors a fussy, stubborn character from a popular sitcom.
  • Sourpuss captures the moody, frowning face of a sulky pooch perfectly.
  • Sulky captures their moody, frowny, and often pouty behavior perfectly!
  • Surly means bad-tempered, perfect for a moody mutt!
  • Wallace sounds stern, like a pooch who won't share his bone!
  • Yanamarie sounds like a pooch with a permanent pout!

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How popular are Grumpy Dog Names?

Grumpy Dog Names currently rank in 99th place out of all categories.

As of July 2024, grumpy dog names are trending down with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that they are less fashionable than they were at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation for this category, which suggests its popularity could be seasonal or based on cultural events.

Which are the cutest and most unique Grumpy Dog Names?

These grumpy dog names range from cute to badass, and from traditional to unique. Click each circle to see the name.

Hope is among the cutest of these. If you prefer tougher, edgier dog names, the one considered the most badass is Gandalf.

Murron scored high for its uniqueness, which would help your dog to stand out. But if you prefer more common, old-fashioned names, the more traditional option here is Archie.

How does interest compare across the United States for Grumpy Dog Names?

The map below compares each state by the number of people browsing Grumpy Dog Names.

The states that love grumpy dog names the most are Delaware, North Dakota and District of Columbia.

The least amount of interest in this category was registered in Alabama, Kansas and Vermont.

Which countries have the most love for Grumpy Dog Names?

Here's a world map showing the popularity in each country of grumpy dog names.

Who'd have thought?! Some of the countries you might not have thought about that LOVE grumpy dog names are Vanuatu, Kuwait and Brunei.

On the flip, PupNames data shows there's not much interest in United Arab Emirates, Lithuania and China.

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Todavía no tiene (Region de Valparaiso, Chile)
Todavía no tiene nombre,peroooo muy gruñon
August 17, 2023

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